Man Arrested on Warrant while Driving Someone Else’s Vehicle; Vehicle’s Owner Arrested on Warrant Too
A Milton man with a warrant out for his arrest was caught last week driving a vehicle for which the rightful owner had no insurance.
Officer Conor Ashe, on patrol near Abbott Road Sept. 22, saw Galen R. Fischer, 52, driving a black station wagon with an expired registration, according to a query. The officer pulled Fischer over and found out there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest for “miscellaneous ordinances and bylaw violations,” according to Lt. Marie Cleary of the . He was arrested and the vehicle was impounded.
The registered owner of the vehicle, Veronica L. Wilkerson, 38, of Roslindale went to the department the next day to pick up the vehicle. Upon a check of Wilkerson’s license, police learned she had an active warrant out for her arrest on motor vehicle related offenses, according to Cleary. She was arrested and transported to Dedham District Court.
Officer Arrests Man on Warrant-Related Charges
Joseph R. Madden, 26, of Wellesley was arrested last week on warrant-related charges.
Officer Nate Derby saw Madden while on patrol in the area of Barton Road Sept. 21, according to Cleary. Derby had knowledge that there was a warrant out on Madden, and he was placed under arrest.
Cambridge Man Arrested for Drunken Driving after Crashing into Curb and Stopping at Green Light
Levi Canty, 48, of Cambridge was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol last week after an officer saw him driving erratically on Washington Street.
Officer Matt Farwell, on patrol on Washington Street near Micah Lane Sept. 24, observed a red sedan go over a fog line, nearly strike a curb and almost come to a complete stop at a green light at the corner of Washington and Walnut streets, according to Cleary.
Farwell activated his lights, and the vehicle proceeded to drive slowly near the curb striking it twice before coming to a stop.
Farwell detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver, Canty, and he was placed under arrest. Canty was additionally charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.
Drunk Driver Arrested after Telling Officer he Crashed Because of Wet Road
Giridharan Thangavelu, 35, of Marlborough was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol last week after he crashed his car into a Route 9 traffic signal pole.
Officer Ty Mao was dispatched to Route 9 and Oakland Street Sept. 24 on a report that a car had careened into a guard rail and came to a stop at a traffic signal pole.
Thangavelu told Mao he had lost control of the vehicle due to a slippery roadway. Mao detected a strong odor of alcohol on Thangavelu, Cleary said, and concluded that his description of the accident was not consistent with tire tracks on the sidewalk.
Thangavelu was taken to for observation, where he was later released into police custody. He was additionally charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.