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August 20, 2010

Gloucester Police/Fire: Woman charged after crash; other accidents being probed

A Gloucester woman was charged with driving with a suspended license after she was involved in a two-car accident on Warren Street at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to police reports, Irina Temkina, 54, of 5 Newton Road, Gloucester, collided with a vehicle driven by a New Bedford man while pulling onto Warren Street. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and both drivers declined medical attention.

Police are also looking into two accidents that occurred Friday.

They are investigating the cause of a two-car accident at the Eastern Avenue lights at 8:05 a.m. and a hit-and-run accident on Grant Circle at 8:30 a.m.. No further information was available about either crash.

Arrest

Derek J. Titus, 17, of 35 Bennett St., Gloucester, was arrested at his home at 9:00 a.m. Friday on an outstanding warrant. Police did not specify the charge of the warrant.

Other incidents

Police were called to Main Street at 8:15 p.m. Thursday on reports of an assault in progress. When police arrived on scene, a witness said he saw a woman being assaulted; the alleged victim, however, denied being assaulted and said it was just a verbal argument. No charges were filed in the incident.

A "highly intoxicated" man was transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital by the rescue squad from his Mansfield Street home at 4:15 a.m. Friday. A Commercial Street woman who injured herself in a fall was also transported at 10:40 a.m. Friday.

A Way Road woman reported to police at 8:45 a.m. Friday that fraudulent charges were made to her credit card in Connecticut sometime this week. The incident is under investigation.

A Middle Street woman reported to police at 1:15 p.m. Friday that sometime overnight her gas grill and several potted plants were vandalized and broken in her backyard. The woman told police this is the third time her backyard has been vandalized.

Eight Revere residents were cited for trespassing after police say they were found swimming in Klondike Reservoir at 1:40 p.m. Friday. Of the eight, five were 18-years-old, two were 17 and one was 14.

Nick Curcuru may be contacted at 978-283-7000 x3461 or ncurcuru@gloucestertimes.com.

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