Natick Police say a dispute over a washing machine led to an assault on Cedar Avenue.
An argument stemming from the shared use of a clothes washing machine led Natick's Richard Heaton to assault his neighbor, a person older than 60, Natick Police said. Heaton, age 55, from 90 Cedar Ave. in Natick, was arrested on July 28 and charged with assault and battery on a person older than 60 and intimidation of a witness. Natick Police Department's Brian Lauzon said Heaton would not let the victim leave the area to report the alleged crime, resulting in the intimidation charge. There were no weapons used in the alleged assault and no injuries were reported, Lauzon said.
The following information was supplied by the Natick police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Friday, June 6 2:59 p.m.: A caller reported an assault at Central Auto Parts on West Central Street. Police arrested Scott Cohen, 25, from 4000 NE 170th St. in Miami Beach, Florida and charged him with assault and battery on a victim older than 60 and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (chemical mace). Sunday, June 8 1:48 a.m.: After a motor vehicle stop on Kansas Street, police arrested Andy Barrois, 20, from 15 Mill St. in Natick for OUI drugs, resisting arrest, carrying a dangerous weapon (spring assisted knife) and class E drug possession. 6:45 p.m.: Natick Mall security called police suspecting two people were selling marijuana in the parking garage. Police arrested Kyle Benson, 18, from 102 Hunting Ln. in Sherborn and …