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Motor Vehicle Crash With Injuries

March 28, 2019 

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at approx. 8:47pm, Quincy Police received reports of a head on motor vehicle crash on Washington Street. Several units, including Quincy Fire Dept and Brewster Ambulance Service, were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles involved in a head-on collision on Washington Street by Pray Street. Members of the Quincy Police Crash Reconstruction Unit were notified and responded to the scene.

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Lane Restrictions on Burgin Parkway between Hannon Parkway and Granite St

March 22, 2019 

Burgin Parkway Access Road Bridge and Roadway Construction

Traffic impacts for Phase I of the MassDOT project on the new bridge is scheduled to begin the week of March 24th. The State's contractor will set up a permanent work zone on the west side of Burgin Parkway between Hannon Parkway and Granite Street. The four travel lanes will be reduced to two travel lanes, one in each direction for a period of 10-12 months. Work will consist of relocating utilities, constructing a retaining wall, and raising the grade of the road. One Phase I is complete, Phase II will follow behind on the east side of Burgin Pkwy.

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Coffee With A Cop

January 17, 2019 

Please join us for our first Coffee With A Cop in 2019! The event is being held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Coffee Break Cafe, 77 Parkingway, Quincy from 8am-10am. No agenda or speeches. Just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, or meet the officers.

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Two-Night Women Only Self Defense Course Offered

January 8, 2019 

WHEN: January 22nd & 23rd (Tues/Wed)
WHERE: Sons of Italy, 120 Quarry St
TIME: 6:00pm-8:30pm

This free program is open to females aged 18+, 16 with adult or guardian. Attendance is required both nights because this is a progressive learning program. There is no exam and no one is required to do anything that they do not feel comfortable with. The first night involves learning strikes, blocks, and blows. The second night provides an opportunity to test your skills against an "attacker." Bring a friend! It's more fun!

To sign up or get information, contact Lt. Dan Minton at 617.745.5719 or dminton@quincyma.gov. This is a two-night program and pre-registration is required.

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Quincy Police First Agency in State to Join ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to Provide Users with Real-Time, Local Crime and Safety Information

January 7, 2019 

We are excited to announce that we have joined Neighbors by Ring! The 'Neighbors' app is a digital neighborhood watch right on your phone where you can get real-time crime and safety alerts from your neighbors and law enforcement.

Quincy Police will be using "Neighbors" to monitor crime and send you updates on key crime incidents so you can stay informed. By working together, we can make Quincy a safer community.

Here's how 'Neighbors' works:
* Download the Neighbors app using the link or text below:
https://download.ring.com/quincy
-or-
text quincypd to 555-888
* Opt-in to join your neighborhood.


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Alert Resident Leads to Arrest of Three For Motor Vehicle Break

December 28, 2018 

On Friday, December 28, 2018, at approx. 3:00am, an alert resident contacted Quincy Police and reported suspicious behavior. The caller stated that he observed a Pontiac Grand Am with extensive damage parked on the side of Guild St with four individuals inside the vehicle. He stated that he observed a male exit the driver's seat of the Pontiac and enter his neighbor's vehicle. The resident told officers that he saw the male rummage through his neighbor's vehicle and walk further down Guild Street while pulling on the handles of other vehicles.

Officer approached the Pontiac, which was occupied by three individuals. Officers spoke with the occupants, now identified as Kristin McNeil, David Attardo, and Siobhan Brady. Mr. Attardo provided Officers with a license in the name of another individual, but he was eventually identified as David Attardo. None of the occupants of the vehicle would identify the driver.

Based on statements of the reporting party, observations made at the scene, and their refusal to identify the driver, officers concluded that they were all joint venture in the car being broken into. The driver was never located or identified.

David Attardo, 32, of O Street Boston, Siobhan Brady, 28, of East Water St. Rockland, and Kristin McNeil, 35, of School Street, Quincy, were arrested and charged with Breaking & Entering Into a MV at Night to Commit A Felony.

All are scheduled to be arraigned at Quincy District Court this morning.

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

December 28, 2018 

The Quincy police were awarded a special grant from the Highway Safety Division (HSD) of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to increase the number of impaired driving patrols during the holiday season. Quincy police will join other departments across the state and the State Police in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over (DSOGPO) enforcement mobilization and public information campaign.


“When an impaired driver is behind the wheel, everyone is at risk – passengers, other motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists,” said Chief Keenan of the Quincy Police Department. “These funds will increase the number of impaired driving patrols over the holidays. Regardless of the type or level of impairment, if a driver is operating the vehicle in a dangerous manner, they will be stopped.”

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Four Arrested With Stolen Packages

December 3, 2018 

On Friday, November 30, 2018, at approx. 4:05pm, a victim reported that an unknown male had just attempted to steal packages that had been delivered to her home on Dixwell Ave. As Officer Francis was responding to speak with the victim, an off-duty Lieutenant contacted dispatch reporting that he had observed a blue Altima in the Dixwell Ave area acting suspiciously.

Officer Francis located the vehicle as it pulled into a driveway on Dimmock Street. Officer Francis conducted an investigation and determined that the occupants were in possession of at least 10 packages, all believed to be stolen from the immediate area. The vehicle had pulled into the driveway in an attempt to elude the police.

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K9 Unit Featured in 2019 Calendar

November 30, 2018 

A preview of the 2019 Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog calendar featuring three of Quincy's finest: K9 Lexi, K9 Tucker, and K9 Hodor The calendar is a great Christmas gift for the dog-lover in your family and your donation supports canines across the state. It's a win-win! Pictured from L-R are:

K-9 Lexi, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, partner of Officer Kent Yee, is certified in EOD and Patrol.

K-9 Tucker, an 11-year-old German Shepherd Dog, partner of Patrolman Chris McDermott, is certified in EOD and Patrol.

K-9 Hodor, a 2 1/2-year-old Dutch Shepard, partner of Officer Christian Donovan, is certified in EOD and Patrol.

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Families Donate Hand-Made Blankets

November 20, 2018 

Thank you to the Kerrins & Bergin families for their thoughtful donation of hand-made blankets. These blankets will be placed in cruisers in the event we come across homeless individuals during the winter months. A special thank you to Lea Bergin who used her own money to purchase hats and gloves to accompany the blankets.

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Murder Arrest in February Quincy Baby Death

November 20, 2018 

Detectives from the Quincy Police Department and State Police detectives from the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office have arrested Shu Hsu on a murder warrant from Quincy District Court related to the February death of 11-month old Chloe Chen .

Hsu, 28, of Weymouth was already facing assault charges in the incident and had already pled not guilty to those charges.

The incident has been under continuous investigation by the Quincy Police Department, State Police Detective Unit - Norfolk DA. Law enforcement was provided with additional information and determinations by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner relative to the injuries to Chloe Chen yesterday, leading to Hsu’s arrest today, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey.

Hus is being processed at the Quincy Police Department and will be arraigned on the new murder count as soon as practicable today.

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Coffee With A Cop

November 8, 2018 

We will be holding our next "Coffee with A Cop" on Thursday, November 15th at the Dunkin' located at 366 Centre Street, Quincy from 11:00am-1:00pm.

There is no agenda or speeches. This is an opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns, and meet officers in an informal setting.

We hope to see you there!

To view the flyer, click here

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Officer Rolfsen Visits YMCA Early Learning Center

November 8, 2018 

On Wednesday, November 7th, Officer Rolfsen visited the YMCA Early Learning Center. He interacted with the children, ages 2.9-5 years and talked to them about being a police officer. We received a very kind Thank You note from, which is below.

"I wanted to reach out and say thank you for making a police visit possible at the North Quincy Early Learning Center. The children were absolutely thrilled with officer Nick. Officer Nick went above and beyond making every child feel special and answered every question he was asked. Every child was able to take an individual picture with him and was given a sticker after. We couldn’t believe he was coming from finishing a shift and had so much energy. He even gave the class a special surprise and had officer Donovan stop by with his k-9 Hodor. Yesterday was truly a memorable day for the preschool class room and we have the wonderful people at the Quincy Police Department to thank for it." _ Kerry

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Two Arrested For Breaking & Entering

October 24, 2018 

On Monday, October 22, 2018, at approx. 9:22pm, Officer Waters responded to a Channing Street residence on a report of a past breaking & entering. She spoke with a resident and learned that the suspect(s) entered the home via the basement door and stole numerous items. At that time, Detective Pepdjonovich and Lt. Detective Guarente responded to process the scene.

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Detective Chen obtained video surveillance from a home in close proximity to the above break. The video showed the front end of a light colored Cadillac SUV and two individuals walking along the sidewalk. Detective Chen noted that the Cadillac had a loud muffler.

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Please Welcome Officer Stephen Brown

October 24, 2018 

Good morning everyone! Today we are happy to introduce Officer Stephen Brown. Officer Brown graduated the Police Academy back in July and has completed his Field Training. He is currently assigned to the First Half shift (4pm-12am). He is no stranger to law enforcement. He worked at the Sheriff's Department for 8 years, was a Randolph Auxiliary Police Officer for 3 years, and a Foxborough Police Reserve Officer for 2 years. Not to mention his father was also a police officer. We asked him a few questions so you could get to know him a little better.

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer? When did you realize that was what you wanted to do?
A: I want to help make a difference in my community. I shadowed my father in 7th grade who was a Police Officer. I rode with him the entire day and I knew this is what I wanted to do.

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Drug Take Back Day - October 27th

October 22, 2018 

Drug Take Back Day is being held on Saturday, October 27th from 10am-2pm at the Quincy Police Station, 1 Sea Street, Quincy. Officers will be in the parking lot of the station to collect your unused / expired prescription medication.

ACCEPTED: Prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, samples, medications for pets, ointments, lotions, liquid medications in glass or leak proof containers.

NOT ACCEPTED: Needles (sharps), thermometers, bloody or infectious waste, medications from businesses or clinics, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, inhalers.

Manet Community Health Center offers a syringe disposal kiosk for safe disposal at the North Quincy site at 110 West Squantum Street. The kiosk is located in the main entrance vestibule. Used sharps can be brought to the kiosk in a secured sharps container (coffee cans, small laundry detergent containers can be used).

Syringe disposal is available during the following hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

*For your convenience, the Department maintains a drug disposal receptacle in the lobby at Police Headquarters. You can bring in your unused medications 24 hours a day, seven days per week - no questions asked.

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Please Welcome Officer Cian O'Connor

October 22, 2018 

Please welcome Officer Cian O'Connor. Cian is a Staff Sergeant in the Air National Guard. Prior to joining QPD, he served five years of active duty service in the Air Force.

We asked him some questions so you could get to know him a little better.

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer and when did you realize that was what you wanted to do?
A: I have wanted to be a police officer since I was a kid. I want to make a difference in the community that I grew up in.

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Resident Facing Numerous Charges Following Execution of Search Warrant

October 18, 2018 

On Wednesday, October 10th, Officer M. McNeil was dispatched to the lobby of the Quincy Police Station to speak with a victim regarding a larceny. Officer McNeil took the initial report, and a follow-up investigation was assigned to Detective James Menz of our Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

Based on a thorough investigation by Detective Menz, and information he learned, Detective Menz applied for and was granted a search warrant for 25 Buckley Street #3, Quincy.

At approx. 3:42am this morning, October 18, 2018, members of the QPD Bureau Of Criminal Investigations, SWAT Team, and Crisis Negotiation Team executed the search warrant.

Robert Bozeman, 29, of 25 Buckley St #3, Quincy was arrested and charged with the following:
- Human Trafficking
- Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Gun)
- Threats to Commit A Crime
- Armed Assault to Murder
- Possession a Firearm without FID
- Discharging a Firearm within 500 feet of building
- Possession of Ammunition w/out FID
- Assault Deadly Weapon (gun)
- Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B (cocaine)
- Possess of an Electric Stun Gun without FID/LTC as well as numerous Assault & Battery charges.

He is expected to be arraigned in Quincy District Court this afternoon.

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Coffee With A Cop

October 4, 2018 

Another very successful #CoffeWithACop yesterday afternoon at Dunkin’! It was a pleasure to talk with all of you!

Lots of conversation about our pink patches and the #PinkPatchProject

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Quincy Dunkin' Franchisees Donate to Quincy Police DARE Program

October 4, 2018 

Thank you Dunkin’

#Quincy Dunkin’ franchisees generously donated $3,500 to the Quincy Police Department DARE Program. Chief Keenan accepted the check early yesterday morning.

Pictured from L-R: Joe Murray, Director of Development for Donovan Network; Octavio Carvalho, Franchisee of Carvalho Group; Peter Doyle, General Manager for Govostes Group; Chief Keenan; Justin Duquette, District Manager for Sardinha Family Trust. Not pictured: Paul Cleary of Cleary Network and Eric Eskander of Cadatte Network.

Thank you so much for your generous donation!

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Please Welcome Officer Krestina Habib

September 28, 2018 

Please welcome Officer Krestina Habib. Officer Habib was a Correction Officer for the Plymouth County Sheriffs Department for four years prior to joining us. She has completed her Field Training Program and is currently assigned to our E-911 Communications Center as a dispatcher on the 4pm-12am shift.

Here's a little more information to get to know her.

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer? When did you realize that was what you wanted to do?
A: I have always felt it was my duty to give back to a community that gave me so much during my childhood.

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Please Welcome Officer Brendan McNeil

September 21, 2018 

Please welcome Officer Brendan McNeil. Officer McNeil comes from a family of Quincy police officers: his father is a retired captain and his brother is a current sergeant -making them the 9th set of brothers currently working together at QPD!

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer? When did you realize that was what you wanted to do?
A: I knew I wanted to become a police officer since I was young. Growing up my father was a police officer and I saw my brother become one also, it is a profession I have always looked up to.

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Meet Officer Stephen Graham

September 20, 2018 

It's time to welcome our newest members of the Quincy Police Department! On July 2, 2018, five new members joined the Quincy Police Department as full time police officers. At this point, they have completed their Field Training and are now assigned to various shifts / areas of the City.

Please meet Officer Stephen Graham. Officer Graham worked at the Norfolk Sheriff's Office for 4 years prior to joining Quincy PD. He is currently assigned to the 4pm-12am shift as a fill-in, which means he could be working any section of the city or even inside the station processing prisoners or answering 911 calls. Here's a little bit of information to get to know him.

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer? When did you realize that was what you wanted to do?
A: I wanted to become a Police Officer to serve the community that I grew up in. I realized this is what I wanted to do after college.

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Two Arrested Following Report of Breaking & Entering

September 19, 2018 

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at approximately 3:10pm, Quincy police communications received a 911 call for a B&E in progress on Sherman St. Multiple officers responded to the scene. The caller reported that her home was broken into and two male suspects fled on foot. The caller reported seeing a black Infiniti outside her home prior to the break.

Upon officers' arrival, a perimeter was set up in an effort to contain the suspects. Officers Leuchte and Brokmeier noticed a black Infiniti parked out in front of the address. The operator, identified as 20 year old Lezhan Santos, was immediately detained.

Officer DiMattio was able to interview the victim and get further information. The victim explained to officers that she heard the doorbell ring three times. She then heard the side door shaking. She went to her window and observed two males enter a black Infiniti that was parked outside her house. This vehicle then drove away. She said one male suspect had a red backpack, black jacket and a dark baseball hat. The other suspect was wearing a dark jacket. A few minutes later, she heard the rear door being kicked in. She heard an intruder(s) downstairs on the first floor and called 911. Moments later she heard police sirens. She looked out her window and observed the same two suspects running from the back of her house.

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Captain Steele Promoted During Ceremony Held This Morning

September 13, 2018 

Congratulations to Captain John Steele, who was promoted in a ceremony early this morning, September 13, 2018, at City Hall.

Captain Steele began his career with the Quincy Police in 1993. He attended the Foxboro Police Academy, 16th M.P.O.C. After graduating, he was assigned as one of the department’s first Community Policing Officers in the Germantown area, where he worked until 1995. He returned to the Patrol Division and in 2000 he was assigned as a detective in Community Services Unit (now called the Special Investigations Unit) where he investigated sex crimes and juvenile offenses.

He was promoted to Sergeant in 2002 and Lieutenant in 2005. He has been a Lieutenant in the Bureau of Criminal Investigations since 2008 and graduated the FBI's National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, Session 260, in June of 2015.

Congratulations Captain!

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"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Urges Drivers to Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride"

August 10, 2018 

The Quincy Police Department will increase impaired driving patrols on local roads with grant funds from the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). We will join local departments across the state as well as the Massachusetts State Police in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization and public information campaign. This year’s campaign will urge drivers drinking alcohol or using marijuana and other drugs to plan ahead and designate a sober driver, use a ride-share service or take public transportation.

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Stolen Firearm Recovered After Shots Fired in Parking Lot

July 30, 2018 

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Officer Smith was monitoring the area of 50 Revere Rd in the parking lot of Kelly's Cellar bar. At approx. 12:30am, he observed an altercation between two men. As he made his way across the parking lot to intervene, he observed one of the males discharge a firearm at the other. Officer Smith drew his firearm and gave several commands for the male, now identified as Curtis Gordon, to drop his weapon and show him his hands. Mr. Gordon ignored the commands. Officer Smith repeated his commands. Mr. Gordon, who had his back to Officer Smith, then looked at Officer Smith and ducked down behind a parked car. He then turned around with his hands empty and stated " I work here, I work here!". Officer Smith then ordered Mr. Gordon to the ground.

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Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery of TD Bank on Hancock St

July 17, 2018 

Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery of TD Bank on Hancock St

On July 16th 2018, at approx. 5:33pm, Officers responded to a report of a robbery at the TD Bank located at 323 Hancock St. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a white hat and shirt, with a brace on his elbow and tattoos on his forearms. The suspect passed a note saying he had a weapon.

Officers arrived on scene and began to interview the victim and witnesses. Meanwhile, responding units began to attempt to locate the suspect with the assistance of a tracking device that had been placed into the cash given to the suspect. At approx. 5:42pm, Detective Wash observed a male matching the description of the suspect walking in the area of Harriet Av (a short distance down the street from the bank). When Detective Wash identified himself and attempted to speak with the suspect, the male sprinted away. He ran down the street and into the rear yard of a residence on Harriet Av before disappearing over a fence in the direction of Montclair Av. Detective Wash described the white male as having tattoos on his forearms and wearing a gray shirt and tan shorts. A perimeter was established in the area. The tracking device was found dismantled on Montclair Ave.

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Quincy Police Department Receives Donation of 200 Bicycle Helmets for Children from the Boston Law Firm of Breakstone, White & Gluck and its Project KidSafe Campaign

July 17, 2018 

Quincy Police Department Receives Donation of 200 Bicycle Helmets for Children from the Boston Law Firm of Breakstone, White & Gluck, Boston, MA Personal Injury Lawyers and its Project KidSafe Campaign

The Quincy Police Department has received a generous donation of 200 bicycle helmets from the Boston law firm of Breakstone, White & Gluck. The firm made this donation as part of its Project KidSafe campaign, which works to encourage safe cycling and prevent head injuries. This is the second year the firm has made a donation to help protect children in Quincy.

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Please Welcome Officer Kevin Adams

July 13, 2018 

Last, but certainly not least, we introduce Officer Kevin Adams. Kevin has recently finished his Field Training and is currently assigned to the overnight patrol division. Prior to joining the Quincy Police Dept, he worked five years at the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office.

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer? When did you realize that was what you wanted to do?
A: Started to realize I wanted to become an officer in high school. I wanted to make a difference and help the community.

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Please Welcome Officer Paul Farina

July 5, 2018 

As part of the ongoing effort to introduce our newest police officers, we introduce Officer Paul Farina. Paul served 8 years active duty service in the United States Army. Having just completed his 8-week Field Training Program, he is currently assigned to the 4pm-12am shift.

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer? When did you realize that is what you wanted to do?
A: I wanted to become a police officer to serve the community I grew up in. realized I wanted to become a police officer while in high school.

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Two Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl

July 2, 2018 

Two arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl Over 36 grams

During the month of June, the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit, in cooperation with the South Shore Drug Task Force, began an investigation into the distribution of narcotics in the Germantown section of Quincy, as well as other communities on the South Shore. On Friday, June 29th, members of the DCU observed what they believed to be a drug transaction between a male party and the operator of a Honda Pilot, now identified as Jefferson Guerrero.

Detectives interviewed the male who turned over heroin that he admitted to purchasing from Mr. Guerrero.

Detectives then stopped the Honda Pilot and placed Mr. Guerrero, and his passenger, Joshua Martinez, under arrest. The vehicle was towed to the Quincy Police station, where Officer Foley utilized his canine partner, Charlie, to perform a "sniff" of the Honda Pilot. Charlie showed a positive alert to the presence of a narcotic odor in the area of the front passenger seat and the center console. After a further search of the vehicle, officers located a mechanical "hide" under the front passenger seat. This mechanical hide contained approx. 46 grams of a substance believed to be heroin/fentanyl and approx. 7 grams of a white powder believed to be cocaine. The mechanical hide was removed from the vehicle.

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Meet Officer Matthew Benvie

June 28, 2018 

Next up for introduction is Officer Matthew Benvie. Matt served 13 years in the United States Army.

Q: Why did you want to become a police officer and when did you realize that it was what you wanted to do?
A:To better serve my community and to have a positive impact with the citizens of Quincy. I realized I wanted to become an officer in high school.

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Meet Officer Kenneth "Cody" Stanley

June 11, 2018 

As part of the ongoing effort to introduce our newest police officers, we introduce Officer Kenneth "Cody" Stanley. Cody served 8 years active duty service in the United States Air Force.

Q: Why did you become a police officer?
A: I've always wanted to help people since I was a young kid.

Q: What activities do you enjoy on your time off?
A: Golfing

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Meet Officer Timothy Duggan

June 5, 2018 

Over the course of the next few weeks, we will introduce our six newest officers that graduated from the MBTA Transit Academy on April 27th. At this point, all have completed the in-house portion of their field training (rules, regulations, etc). They have now moved into one of the most important aspects of policing - street patrol. Each new officer is assigned to a Field Training Officer who will help them get to know the city and how we, as a department, operate.

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Meet Officer Michael McNeil

June 4, 2018 

Over the course of the next few weeks, we will introduce our six newest officers that graduated from the MBTA Transit Academy on April 27th. At this point, all have completed the in-house portion of their field training (rules, regulations, etc). They have now moved into one of the most important aspects of policing - street patrol. Each new officer is assigned to a Field Training Officer who will help them get to know the city and how we, as a department, operate.

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Officer Ryan Donnelly Receives the Robert P. Dana Award

May 3, 2018 

This morning during the “Law Day” ceremony held at Quincy District Court, Officer Ryan Donnelly received the prestigious Robert P Dana Distinguished Service Award for meritorious police work.

On June 11, 2017, at approximately 4:50 p.m., off duty Officer Ryan Donnelly was traveling on Route 3A towards Plymouth. As he approached the exit 9 Route 3 overpass he observed two motorcycles pulled over. As Officer Donnelly slowed down, he observed a man hanging off of a fence over the northbound traffic of Route 3. Officer Donnelly pulled over, exited his truck and observed the male to be crying and yelling. Officer Donnelly spoke with one of the bystanders who was talking with the man. He told the bystander that he is a Police Officer and a Crisis Negotiator and was going to take over the scene.

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Officers Investigate Fatal Crash

April 30, 2018 

On Sunday, April 29, 2018, at approx. 7:27pm, officers were dispatched to Quincy Ave and East/West Howard Street on a report of a crash involving a motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the operator of the motorcycle, identified as Nicholas Lombardi, 26, of Easton, was traveling southbound on Quincy Ave at a high rate of speed when he lost control. Mr. Lombardi was ejected from the motorcycle and he and the motorcycle struck separate vehicles in traffic. He was transported to South Shore Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

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Two Arrested on Gun Charges Following Search Warrant

April 27, 2018 

During the months of March and April, the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit (DCU) along with Braintree Police Department Drug Control Unit, South Shore Drug Task Force, and the Boston Police Department became involved in a drug investigation into a drug trafficking organization headed by Matthew Martinez of 74 Tirrell Street, Apt. 2R, Quincy MA. As a result of this investigation, search warrants were issued for the residence of Mr. Martinez, as well as his vehicle.

On 04/26/2018 at 6:00am, members of the QPD DCU executed the search warrants. Inside the home, detectives located Mr. Martinez and Lisselot Ariasbaez. The following items were seized: $2,346 US Dollars, brass knuckles, a KAHR CW-45 SE1082 firearm, magazine loaded w/ 6 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition, numerous cellular phones, items indicative of drug sales, as well as other items.


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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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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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Chief Keenan, Lt. Robert Gillan, and Captain Gelzer (US Coast Guard)

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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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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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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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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