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Quincy Police Will Be Providing Free Basic Boating Safety Course

April 20, 2018 

The Quincy Police Marine Unit, in partnership with the Massachusetts Environmental Police, will be presenting a Basic Boating Safety Course at no cost to the public. These courses are designed for persons 12 years old and up, regardless of boating skill.

Courses are nationally approved, and course completion will allow persons to legally operate a boat in states requiring Basic Boating Safety Courses. Everyone who completes the course will be issued a Basic Boating Safety Certificate. All graduates in the 12 through 15 year-old age group will be legally allowed to operate a motorboat without adult supervision. The same is true for 16 and 17 year old youth who wish to operate a personal watercraft (jet ski, wave runner, etc.) In addition, some insurance companies offer policy discounts for customers that complete a Basic Boating Safety Course.


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Quincy Police to Participate in National Drug Take Back

April 19, 2018 

On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Quincy Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 15th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Quincy Police Headquarters at 1 Sea Street. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.


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Three Arrested Following Foot Pursuit

April 12, 2018 

On April 11, 2018, at approx 6:40pm, Officer Paul Foley was monitoring traffic at the intersection of Apthorp St and Quincy Shore Dr when he observed a red Chrysler Pacifica speeding. As the Pacifica passed by him, Officer Foley noticed the vehicles windows were heavily tinted. Officer Foley activated his emergency lights and siren in an attempt to pull the vehicle over in the area of Pratt Rd, however, the vehicle fled. Officer Foley terminated his pursuit as the vehicle continued to accelerate and reached speeds of approx. 60 miles per hour.

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A Night of Bowling Fundraiser

April 4, 2018 

We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Night of Bowling Fundraiser. This year's fundraiser will benefit Quincy Public Schools "CARES" (Children Achieve Real Educational Success) Program.

WHEN: Saturday, April 21st
WHERE: O'Lindy's Bowling
TIME: 6pm*-10PM

CARES is a series of intensive language-based substantially separate classrooms for students who have Pervasive Developmental Disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorders and other severe disabilities marked by communication, social and cognitive delays.

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Judge Orders 8 to 10 Year Sentence For Animal Cruelty

March 28, 2018 

A former Quincy man has been sentenced to 8 to 10 years in Massachusetts State Prison following his conviction on 12 counts of animal cruelty, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey.

The Commonwealth asked Norfolk Superior Court Judge Beverly Cannone to impose a sentence of 12 to 15 years even though Massachusetts suggested sentencing guidelines called for incarceration of 0 to 18 months. Defendant Radoslaw Czerkawski’s defense attorney, Larry Tipton, asked Judge Cannone to sentence the defendant to 4 ½ to 5 years in state prison.

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Lieutenant Robert Gillan Receives the US Coast Guard Public Service Commendation

March 27, 2018 

On Friday, March 23, 2018, Captain Claudia Gelzer and Commander Lee Titus from the U.S. Coast Guard Base Boston presented Lieutenant Robert Gillan, of the Quincy Police Marine Unit, with the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation. The commendation is given to individuals "in recognition of notable services that have assisted greatly in furthering the aims and functions of the Coast Guard." Captain Gelzer recognized Lt. Gillan for his dedication and stated that Lt. Gillan and the members of the Quincy Police Marine Unit are "always at the ready for us...any hour... any day." The presentation was attended by Chief Paul Keenan.

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Arrest & Arraignment in February Baby Death Investigation

March 22, 2018 

A 27-year-old Quincy woman has been arrested for assault on a baby who later died.

Shu Feng Hsu, 27, of 34 Sewall St., Quincy, was arrested at her residence this morning (March 22, 2018) by detectives from the Quincy Police Department Special Investigation Unit and a State Police detective assigned to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office. Police had obtained a warrant for the charge of Assault and Battery on a Child causing serious bodily injury.

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FREE Boating Safety Courses Offered in March / April

February 7, 2018 

The Quincy Police Marine Unit, in partnership with the Massachusetts Environmental Police, will be presenting three Basic Boating Safety Courses at no cost to the public. These courses are designed for persons 12 years old and up, regardless of boating skill. Courses are nationally approved, and course completion will allow persons to legally operate a boat in states requiring Basic Boating Safety Courses

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Two Arrested Following Pursuit

January 31, 2018 

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at approx. 6pm, members of the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit were conducting surveillance in the West Quincy section of the city. Detectives observed what they believed to be a drug transaction between the passenger of a red Chevy Van and resident of a home on Water Street. The passenger of the van, identified as Kimberly Haskins, had entered the home, stayed for a very short period of time, and exited. As she stood on the sidewalk waiting for the van to pick her up, detectives attempted to approach Ms. Haskins to investigate their beliefs that a drug transaction had just occurred inside the home. Detectives were also aware that there was an outstanding warrant for Ms. Haskins' arrest.

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Two Arrested in Stolen MV. Loaded Firearm Recovered

January 29, 2018 

On Saturday, January 27th, at approx. 1:10am, Officer Bossart was on routine patrol in the West Quincy section of the city. As part of that patrol, Officer Bossart drove through the parking lots of the baseball fields located at 299 Ricciuti Drive. As he entered the parking lot, he observed a gray Ford Expedition. The engine of the vehicle was running, but the vehicle was parked. Officer Bossart exited his cruiser and approached the vehicle. As he spoke to the operator, now identified as Amaru Mark, he observed two plastic sandwich bags containing marijuana on the center console. He explained to Mr. Mark and his passenger, now identified as Alethia Kindle, that no one is allowed to be in the lot after dark due to a city ordinance.

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Ty Shon Forbes, 21, Arrested for November Robbery

January 17, 2018 

On Friday, 11/10/2017 at approx. 3:45am, a victim reported to the Quincy Police Department that she had been robbed in front of her residence on Pope St. in Quincy.

The female victim stated that she had just returned home after spending the night at a casino. As she exited her vehicle, she was attacked by a young black male who was wearing a black jacket and black hat. The suspect threw her to the ground and stole her handbag. After stealing her bag, the suspect ran across the street and entered a small black motor vehicle that was waiting for him. The vehicle fled north.

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Snow Removal Operations to Continue This Weekend During Overnight Hours

January 5, 2018 

From January 5, 2018 through January 7, 2018 snow removal operations will take place during overnight hours in targeted locations around the city including schools, MBTA Walking Routes and the business districts. Overnight snow emergency parking rules remain in effect as operations proceed. Residents should park on the ODD side of neighborhood side streets.

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Three Arrested During Drug Investigation

December 4, 2017 

On Friday, 12/01/17, members of the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit were conducting surveillance in the area of Woodcliff Rd due to recent complaints. At approx. 12:00, detectives observed a male, identified as William Vieira, and female, identified as Melissa Barkowsky, exit 67 Woodcliff Rd. Detectives observed what they believed to be a drug transaction between Ms. Barkowsky and another male, as Mr. Vieira acted as the "lookout."

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Uber Driver Arrested for Indecent A&B and Kidnapping

November 30, 2017 

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at approx. 12:58pm, Quincy Police Dispatch received a call from a party who stated that her friend (the victim) had been sexually assaulted by an Uber driver and that the driver was scheduled to drop the victim off on Cottage Ave. The caller stated that the Uber vehicle was a gray Honda Civic and provided the license plate number.

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Looking for Persons of Interest in Robbery

November 29, 2017 

On Friday, 11/10/2017 at approx. 3:45am, a victim reported to the Quincy Police Department that she had been robbed in front of her residence on Pope St. in Quincy.

The female victim stated that she had just returned home after spending the night at a casino. As she exited her vehicle, she was attacked by a young black male who was wearing a black jacket and black hat. The suspect threw her to the ground and stole her handbag. After stealing her bag, the suspect ran across the street and entered a small black motor vehicle that was waiting for him. The vehicle fled north.

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Holiday Shopping Safety

November 22, 2017 

Holiday Shopping Safety


With the busy holiday season fast approaching, many people are getting ready to do some serious shopping. It is important to remember during this hectic time to be vigilant about safety. Awareness is the key to avoid becoming a victim! During this season, shoppers are often pre-occupied making them easier targets of crime. There are many people out shopping at all times, so those that prey on the unsuspecting have a broader range of potential victims. To make this a safe holiday season, here are some safety tips:

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PROFESSIONAL THIEF AT LOCAL HEALTH CLUB?

November 16, 2017 

A message from Lt. Minton of our Crime Prevention Unit.

On November 13th, a member of the YMCA put his wallet in a locker in the men’s locker room and secured it with a padlock. A few hours later he unlocked his locker and went home. Later that night, at approximately 10:00 p.m., he received a call from Discover Card security stating that there were irregular charges on his card. He denied making any purchases and said that he had his card with him in his wallet.

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Five Arrested For Trafficking Fentanyl Following Search Warrant

November 15, 2017 

During the months of October and November 2017, the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit (DCU) initiated an investigation into the distribution of Fentanyl in the City of Quincy. The targets of the investigation were identified as Giovanni Bautista and Justin Reyes. The DCU learned that Mr. Bautista and Mr. Reyes used two vehicles to facilitate their drug distribution business: a green Ford Expedition and a black Acura TSX.

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Pink Patch Project

October 5, 2017 

The Quincy Police Department is proud to join over 150 public safety agencies across the nation and support the Pink Patch Project (#PinkPatchProject). The Pink Patch Project is an innovative public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and to support breast cancer research organizations in combating this devastating disease.

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Job Well Done

March 3, 2017 

On Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Officers Robert Sweetland and Ken Wood were dispatched to the 800 block of Southern Artery after a caller reported a suspicious male who entered the front porch area of her home.

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