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Police Booking Log: 'Why Don't You Go Lock Up Some Crack Heads," Man Tells Police

The following arrest information was supplied by the Somerville Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Arrests made by the Somerville Police Department from Nov. 6 to Nov. 11. Please remember that the charges listed below do not indicate a conviction.

Assault and battery

On Nov. 8, Joseph Mento, 48, was arrested at 45 Memorial Rd. and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, trespassing and violating an abuse prevention order.

On Nov. 9, Raul Parra, 38, of 137 Pearl St., was arrested at 31 Washington St. and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon. Parra is accused of brandishing a sword at a car wash.

On Nov. 11, Maureen Doherty, 42, of 26 Walnut Rd., was arrested at 28 Walnut Rd. and charged with assault and battery.

On Nov. 11, Calixto David, 27, of Chelsea, was arrested at 52 Puritan Rd. and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.

On Nov. 11, Santano Dessin, 33, of 196 Somerville Ave., was arrested at that address and charged with armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery causing serious bodily injury and discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. He is accused of shooting someone in the neck. Dessin was arraigned Tuesday, and his lawyer indicated he was acting in self defense.

Other arrests

On Nov. 8 at 5:27 p.m., Thomas Hopkins, 37, of 1 Fitchburg St., was arrested at 524 Somerville Ave. and charged with violating an abuse prevention order. According to the booking log provided by Somerville Police, he was then arrested an hour later at 493 Somerville Ave. and charged with violating an abuse prevention order. According to the booking log, Hopkins was arrested again on Nov. 9 at 220 Washington St., the police station, and charged with violating an abuse prevention order.

On Nov. 9, Christopher Hicks, 24, was arrested at 299 Broadway and charged with trespassing.

On Nov. 10, Franklin Swain, 28, of Bolton, was arrested at 15 Mason St. and charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. According to a police report, officers responded to the area for reports of a fight. Once there, Swain alegedly yelled obscenities at police officers, including, "[Expletive] you, I go to MIT, why don't you go lock up some crack heads." According to the police report, Swain was handcuffed and put in the back seat of a police cruiser, but he managed to climb into the front seat, open the door and try to flee. The report says he was caught again outside the cruiser. Swain was arraigned in Somerville District Court Tuesday, where lawyers said he did not go to MIT.

On Nov. 11, Steven Lee-Kramer, 21, of Princeton, N.J., was arrested at 102 Powder House Blvd., and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and destruction of property.

On Nov. 11, Juventino Lemus, 31, was arrested at 299 Broadway and charged with violating an open container law.

Warrant arrests

On Nov. 6, Michael Marujo, 48, of 88 Avon St., was arrested at 30 Linden St. on a warrant for defacing property.

On Nov. 7, Devin Mack, 27, was arrested at 299 Broadway on a warrant for breaking and entering.

On Nov. 8, Christine Gouveia, 25, of Everett, was arrested on Broadway on a warrant for shoplifting.

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