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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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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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