Monday, April 22, 2013
Professor, author and translator Dr. Richard S. Haugh has been on the lam since 1993.
Richard S. Haugh is, quite simply, brilliant: a scholar educator who taught church history at Rice and was a Harvard Fellow in Medival Studies, the former Belmont resident focused his rigorious academic life on the topic of religion in history and literature. A translator of Greek, French, Latin and German, Haugh was an expert in Dostoevesky, Hawthorne and Augustine, a subject he authored two book on, and edited "Solzhenitsyn in Exile" which the Nobel Prize committee recommends today to understand the Soviet dissedent. In the early 1990s, Haugh was completing his masterpiece on 8th century comparative Latin and Byzintine religious and intellectual history. But the Belmont native's facade of a religious academician who pondered God and his …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Incidents reported by the Belmont Police Department does not indicate a conviction.
Internet harrassment Nov. 15 – Earlier this month, a Gordon Terrace teen began receiving mail into her email account that was certainly unwarranted on her part. Men several years older then her began sending her request for personal information about herself and if they could meet up with her. Then came the phone calls to her private cell phone number with the same requests. It soon became apparent that someone had set up a personal account for her on meetme.com, a dating website "where new friends meet." The account not only had a photograph of the teen taken from her Facebook account, but her personal information and her cell phone number. The account was opened with an email address that was set up especially to create the fraudulent …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Incidents and arrests made by the Belmont Police does not indicate a court conviction.
Not taken to make a Revere saucepan Nov. 12 – A quarter after 11 a.m., an Evergreen Way property owner and the construction supervisor of his house told police that someone with nefarious intentions entered the building site and from the open walls and the basement stole approximately $600 of copper pipe. Elderly taken by credit card fraud Nov. 13 – A quarter 'til noon, a elderly White Street resident called the police after learning that someone had been issued three credit cards in her husband's name. It could not have been him since he has been housed in a nursing facility for the past 18 months. The total take of the cards that were issued in July was approximately $9,000. The police assisted the woman in closing the accounts and …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Victim recovering from his injuries in September accident.
A 23-year-old Belmont man is under arrest for allegedly hitting a Bentley University student and fleeing the scene of the accident, according to Waltham Police. Eric Romero, 23, of Belmont, faces one charge of leaving the scene of a crash after causing personal injury stemming from a Sept. 16 incident in which Romero allegedly struck the student at Chesnut and Hall streets, according to Waltham Police Sgt. William Gallant. The (White River Junction, Vt.) Valley News identified the victim as 18-year-old Zachary Pollard of Lebanon, NH. Police found Romero after searching several location, Gallant said. Police used debris from the car to identify the license plate and owner, Gallant said. From there, Waltham officers went to Romero's home …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Rolling up its sleeves Aug. 24 – Officers were sent to the Dunkin' Donuts on Trapelo Road and not for the reason you think. The store manager told officers that someone had taken two of the plastic coverings of the cement posts in the parking lot. Officers took a look at surveillance cameras and sure enough, around 8 p.m. four teens were seen walking through the parking lot with the sleeves. Then the manager told the officers that employees found the coverings near the store. This is not the first time the sleeves have been taken and probably not the last time. Possession is 100 percent of ownership Aug 24 – A Springfield Street resident called about her cell phone being stolen. She told officers that she left it in a convenient store. She…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Scanner reports say Belmont Police have called for a search dog after an armed robbery of the 93 Food Mart.
Belmont Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery on Trapelo Road this afternoon. According to scanner reports police chased the suspect to the area of Lewis Road, after the robbery of 93 Food Mart on Trapelo Road, near Common Street. Police have requested a search dog to help find the suspect, according to scanner reports. Follow Belmont Patch for updates on this incident.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Incidents handled by the Belmont Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
Hello, you're under arrest Aug. 17 – Belmont Police found their man just after 9 a.m. although it meant just showing up at his door. Dominic Ladetto, a 51-year-old resident of 47 Bartlett Ave., was arrested on a Belmont warrant for a larceny of a credit card, entering a dwelling at night, using a credit card that wasn't his and a few more serious charges. Race to the truth Aug. 17 – At just about half past 5 p.m., Belmont officers received a call from a 21-year-old Channing Road resident who said someone had just broken into his home minutes earlier. Police found the young man shaken by the alleged incident. He said he was taking a shower when he heard the door knob begin giggling as if someone wanted to come in. The man soon afterwards …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Incidents handled by the Belmont Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Open door policy Aug. 12 – It was really late, just before 3 a.m., when officers were informed of a suspicious person lurking around a convenience store at Brighton and Blanchard. They encountered a man saying he was only looking for empty bottles and cans. While there, police also found a door open at a construction site that was once the home to Zeff Photos. A searched was conducted but officers found no one. A small part of New Orleans in Belmont Aug. 12 – At 6 a.m., a Flett Road resident just wanted police to know what appeared to be a drunken man was sleeping on the lawn next door. The police said they would be around immediately. You pay, pal Aug. 13 – A Shean Road resident called police to say that she just received a bill from …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Incidents provided by the Belmont Police Department does not indicate guilt.
Surprise passenger Aug. 2 – Just before midnight, a man drove up to the drive-through automated teller machine at the Bank of America in Waverley Square. But just as he got to the ATM, a young man wearing a Gap hoodie jumped into the back seat and proceeded to choke the driver, demanding he withdraw cash for him. The driver handed over between $200 and $300 to the Gap man who fled on White Street. Left on the street Aug. 3 – Police were called to Beech Street to collect a hypodermic syringe lying on the street at the corner of Beech and Creeley. Occupied Hub Caps Aug. 4 – After spending most of the day at the Belmont Country Club, a Weston man discovered that some scallywag had liberated the hubcaps from his 2012 Bentley. What is …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Burlington man was a fugitive from justice out of Belmont.
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Monday, August 6, 2012
Nashua, NH police arrested a Massachusetts man who was wanted on a warrant for alleged cocaine trafficking from an orginial charge by Belmont Police. Police said Derek Sacca, 28, of 15 Forbes Ave., Burlington, was arrested Aug. 1. He was also charged with possession of a narcotic drug – cocaine – a class B felony, police said. Sacca was being held late last week at the police station pending arraignment and extradition to Massachusetts.