ACMi-21
Media partner

Site stats: July traffic | Cambridge Day: News >> 

Somerville man faces 4 charges after fight

apd logo

A 35-year-old Somerville man faces four charges following a fight over drugs Monday, July 8, at Old Colony Lane.

Frank A. Laporta was arrested on two counts of assault with a knife and a baton, resisting arrest and possessing a Class E substance.

A police report of the 11:34 p.m. incident, which is extensively redacted, describes a fight between two males inside an address at Old Colony Lane. Police saw two others, a male and female, walk away as a cruiser pulled up.

Concerned residents let police in and said they heard an argument in the hallway. The two involved were later identified Laporta and another man. The latter told police he had been stabbed. Laporta ran, but was caught after a foot pursuit.

Laporta was read his Miranda rights and declined medical treatment. 


This news announcement was published Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Your Businesses

Latest comments

Bob Sprague Letters: Emailing Advocate & Star? Copy it here; it'll be published first
17 January 2022
Let the public know with a letter to the editor. For details, see https://www.yourarlington.com/easy...

Your People

Susan Papanek McHugh

Town rights commission cofounder dies at 66

McHugh UPDATED Aug. 4: Susan Rachel McHugh, a cofounder of the Arlington Human Rights Commission in 1993 and its first chairwoman, died in June after a brief illness at age 66. Those who worked with her remembered her immediately after her June 20 passing. The Boston Globe published her obituary…
Julian Carpenter, Berklee drummer./ Liam Garcia photo

'Tiger Wizard,' an AHS grad, drums up a future

Julian Carpenter, Berklee drummer. / Liam Garcia photo Musician Julian Carpenter, a 2019 Arlington High School grad, aims to feel the beat of the big time as he is among the performers at the Lollapalooza Festival, four days of sounds in Chicago that runs from rap to electro pop and indie to…

Housing Authority

FACEBOOK BOX: To see all images, click the PHOTOS link just below

 



Support YourArlington

An informed Arlington
keeps democracy alive
:
Why we are your news source >>

Donate Button

YourArlington is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Your contributions are tax-deductible.

Your Arts

Your Police, Fire

Your Democracy

Your Housing

Site Partners