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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at crimereports.com
Friday, February 28, 2020
An officer took a report for car breaks. At approximately 0227 hrs, a vehicle in seen entering a parking lot in the area of Hurd Rd. The suspect exits his vehicles and opens the unlocked doors of two separate vehicles. It is unknown if anything was stolen. The suspect then leaves the lot in his vehicle.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
An officer took a car break report from a residence on Walnut St. Sometime overnight, two vehicles were entered through unlocked doors. Items were disturbed, but nothing was reported stolen.
At 1015 hrs, officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a shoplifting that just occurred. One suspect was stopped just outside the business entrance. He admitted to shoplifting, but provided a false ID. His identity was later learned and several warrants were found for his arrest. This suspect was arrested for shoplifting and the warrants. A second suspect was located inside the store. The second suspect was identified and several warrants for his arrest were found. This suspect was placed under arrest for the warrants.
At 1804 hrs, officers responded to the main library on Washington St for a fight between two patrons. The victim stated that he woke the suspect from sleeping at a computer by shaking him. The suspect responded to being woken by punching the victim in the head. It was later learned that the suspect had a warrant for his arrest and was in possession of a pill bottle belonging to someone else. The suspect was arrested for assault and battery on an elderly person, possession of class e drugs and the warrant.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
An officer took a report for a stolen cell phone. Between 0930 and 1200 hrs, the victim was at a school on Goddard Ave and left her bag with a phone in it unattended. When the victim returned, the phone was no longer in her bag and was being tracked to Cambridge.
An officer took a report for a car break. Sometime overnight a vehicle on High St was entered through unlocked doors and a door stopper was stolen.
Officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. Staff stated two suspects were concealing hygeine products and laundry detergent in their personal bags and subsequently fled. The suspects were stopped further down Harvard St and subsequently arrested for shoplifting and warrants.
Officers responded twice in the afternoon for well being checks of two individuals sleeping in an ATM vestibule on Beacon St. Shortly after the second well being checked, it was learned that the two individuals had shoplifted from a nearby store earlier in the day. Both individuals were subsequently arrested for shoplifting.
At 1500 hrs, an officer responded to a person bit by a dog on Harvard St. Upon further investigation it was learned that the dog in question had bit another dog tied to a bench on the sidewalk after being spooked by a passing vehicle. Bystanders attempted to separate the dogs and in the process were bit with one person requiring transport to the hospital. Both dog owners were cited for various by-law violations.
An officer took a report for a car break. Sometime overnight a vehicle on Walnut St was entered through unlocked doors and a laptop and checkbook were stolen.
An officer responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a larceny report. The victim stated that he left his wallet in a locked locker between 1630 and 2015 hrs while working out. Upon returning to the locker he noticed the lock was tampered with and his wallet was stolen.
FEBRUARY 25, 2020
At 1155 hrs, officers observed a subject they are familiar with for shoplifting exit a business on Washington St holding merchandise. The subject was stopped and upon further investigation it was learned that the subject had concealed merchandise in his jacket and left without paying. The subject was arrested for shoplifting.
An officer took a report for a past stolen wallet. The victim stated he left his wallet in the restaurant when leaving after his shift. Upon returning to the restaurant to retrieve his wallet it could not be located. Video surveillance inside the restaurant showed another employee stealing the wallet. Upon further investigation, the suspect was summonsed for larceny.
Monday, February 24, 2020
At 1322 hrs, officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. Staff stated the suspect concealed beauty products in his bag and dropped them when he was confronted. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.
At 1738 hrs, officers responded to a business on Beacon St for a stolen cell phone. The victim stated she left her cell phone in the bathroom and it was gone when she returned to locate it. The woman who used the bathroom after her was confronted and the victim could hear the phone ringing in her bag. The suspect eventually admitted to taking the cell phone. She was arrested for the larceny as well as several warrants.
FEBRUARY 18, 2020
At 2318 hrs, officers responded to a residence on Beals St for a dispute between roommates. Both had conflicting stories as to how the argument became physical. Both were summonsed for mutual assault and battery.
At 0847 hrs, an officer responded to a business on Harvard St for a stolen laptop. The victim stated he left his laptop in the ATM area of the business while conducting business. After determining he left the laptop behind, he was unable to locate it when he went back.
An officer took a report for a past assault. The victim stated she and her son observed a male urinating on a building near the intersection of Washington St and White Pl. When confronted the suspect was verbally confrontational and threatened physical violence.
At 1630 hrs, officers responded to a business on Beacon St for an individual attempting to cash a fraudulent check. Upon further investigation, the suspect was arrested for attempted larceny and fraud.
FEBRUARY 19, 2020
At 0919 hrs, officers assisted the Fire Department with a porch fire on Powell St. The fire was extinguished and was possibly started by a cigarette.
FEBRUARY 20, 2020
An officer took a report for a past stolen wallet. The wallet was stolen from the victim's jacket while it was unattended in a gym on Tappan St.
FEBRUARY 21, 2020
An officer took a report for a past assault and battery. The victim and suspect were in the common area of a residence on Centre St. The suspect went to grab her child who was running around and in the process grabbed a cell phone out of the victim's hand and slammed it on the table causing damage. The suspect was summonsed for assault and battery as well as malicious damage.
FEBRUARY 22, 2020
At 1733 hrs an officer responded to a residence on Kenwood St for a package theft that occurred in the past hour. The package was delivered to the front porch area of the residence and was stolen prior to the victim retrieving it.
FEBRUARY 23, 2020
An officer took a report for a stolen cell phone from a school on Park St. The phone was stolen sometime between 0900 and 1200 hrs during a sports game. The phone was tracked to Cambridge, but was unable to be recovered.
Monday, February 10, 2020
An officer took a report for a car break from a residence on Park St. Sometime between February 5 at 6PM and February 6 at 730AM the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors and a wallet as well as cash were stolen.
Officers responded to a business on Harvard St for an armed robbery that just occurred. The staff stated that they observed the suspect conceal multiple clothing items and attempt to leave the store without paying. Staff confronted the suspect and asked for return of the merchandise as well as he accompany them to the loss prevention office to be issued a no trespass order. The suspect then stated he had a gun and for the staff to let him go. Upon further investigation, the identity of the suspect was learned and he was arrested for armed robbery.
An officer took a report for a package theft from a residence on Walnut St. On January 31 between 2PM and 6PM, a package was delivered and stolen from the front door area of the residence.
Officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting that just occurred. The suspect concealed multiple Tide Pods in a backpack and fled the store. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
An officer took a report for a past assault and battery at a medical facility on Park St. The victim and her roommate disagreed with the volume of a radio. The roommate called for staff to assist in turning down the music. After turning off the radio, the victim called the staff member a derogatory term. The victim stated the staff member then struck her in the mouth. The case is under investigation.
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle at a medical facility on Heath St. The victim stated she parked her vehicle in the facilities garage between 3PM and 745PM. During this time the vehicle's front emblem was stolen.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
An officer took a theft report from a residence on Clinton Rd. Solar panels kept in the backyard of the residence, while it is under construction were stolen sometime between January 28 and January 29.
Officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. The suspect stole a bottle of alcohol and fled the store. The suspect was stopped a short distance away and arrested.
An officer took a package theft report from a residence on University Rd. On January 29 between 9PM and 930PM, the package was delivered to the front door and the contents were stolen before the resident could retrieve it.
An officer took a package theft report from a residence on Beacon St. Between 912AM and 5PM, the package was delivered to the locked foyer area of the building and stolen.
JANUARY 31, 2020
Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a shoplifting. The suspect walked out of the store with a laptop without paying. Officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
FEBRUARY 2, 2020
An officer took a report for an animal bite at a residence on Sewall Ave. The victim stated that at approximately 1130PM, a dog ran out of the apartment building and bit her thigh causing a superficial wound. The victim did not want to pursue the matter and just wanted a medical evaluation.
An officer took a report for an indecent assault and battery that occurred at the intersection of Beacon St and Hawes St. The victim stated that an individual was exhibiting bizarre behavior on the street as she and a friend walked by. After walking a distance away, the suspect ran up behind the victim and slapped her in the backside while holding a cigarette. The victim was uninjured. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
FEBRUARY 3, 2020
An officer responded to a medical facility on Babcock St for an assault and battery report. After interviewing the involved parties it was determined that an argument ensued between two patients after a misunderstanding. The argument turned physical when one patient kicked another and the other attempted to throw a punch. A scuffle ensued and a staff member was struck in the process. Both patients were summonsed for mutual assault and battery.
An officer responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a shoplifting. The suspect concealed a calculator in his jacket and walked out of the store. Officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
An officer took a report for an animal bite at a residence on Seaver St. The reporting person stated that her dog was outside in the backyard. At some point she heard her dog yelping in pain. Upon examination of her dog, a small puncture wound was observed on the dogs right side. It is unknown what kind of animal bit the dog.
FEBRUARY 4, 2020
An officer responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. The suspect concealed an item under his jacket and fled the store. Responding officers located the suspect who admitted to shoplifting. The suspect was summonsed for shoplifting.