Somerville Police Department
220 Washington St
Somerville, MA 02143
(In Union Square)
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Published on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 16:56
BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY AWARD
is presented for outstanding dedication and effort for the month of June 2014 to
Det. Natacha Montina-Garcia
Over the last eight years, Detective Natacha Montina-Garcia has proved to be an exceptional employee of the Somerville Police Department. After only two years in patrol, Detctive Montina-Garcia was assigned as the Juvenile Officer in the Criminal Investigation Division and still holds that position today. During the past eight years Detective Montina-Garcia has received praise from many members of the Somerville Public School system for her prompt and professional response to any issue that may arise. More recently, she was recognized by the Director of Student Services for her work with the students of the Next Wave Alternative Junior High School. During a presentation, Detective Montina-Garcia, along with Officer Steve St. Hilaire, sent a very strong message to the students that the Somerville Public Schools and the Somerville Police Department work together to solve issues, and more importantly, that the officers of the SPD care about the students at the Next Wave School. There was also a great follow-up discussion after the session within the students’ counseling groups. Aside from her work with the youth of the city, Detective Montina-Garcia is always willing to assist with general investigations or other issues in the department. Her actions truly are above and beyond the call of duty and merit this recognition.
Charles J. Femino, Chief of Police
Published on Thursday, 19 June 2014 19:17
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 140 Section 157, the Somerville Police Department will be conducting a public hearing on a dog complaint to determine whether two dogs are a nuisance or dangerous dogs, in accordance with Section 157 or other applicable law. Said canines named “CASHEW” & “BLIZZARD are owned by Boey Bertold and Lisa Maurietto and are housed at 84 Husdon Street, Somerville, MA. This hearing will be conducted in the Somerville Police Academy Room, located at 220 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143 on June 27 at 11:00 am.
Anyone wishing to be heard should appear at the time and place designated.
Published on Friday, 13 June 2014 19:11
SCAM ALERT: The Somerville Police have just arrested a 54 y/o man who had been going around our city falsely representing and soliciting donations for the “Somerville Babe Ruth Baseball Fund”. This is an active and ongoing investigation and other parties are believed to be involved. If any businesses or individuals believe they have scammed in this manner, please contact Detective Paul Duffy at 617-625-1600 x7219 or at email@example.com
As a general note, these types of scams, whether they be by phone, email, or door-to-door solicitations, are becoming more and more prevalent. We urge our citizens to remain vigilant and cautious of random donation requests.