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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

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

October 19, 2021


Monday, October 11

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Village Way for a report of package thefts. The reporting party stated they were awakened by sounds outside and noticed two individuals opening packages outside. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers responded to a report of a theft of a motorcycle on Winchester St. The reporting party stated they left the motorcycle outside and noticed it missing. It has since been located. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Longwood Av for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they found the center console and glove box emptied inside the vehicle, although nothing appeared to be missing. The matter is under investigation. 

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they noticed the car had been rummaged through and items were missing. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, October 12

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Eliot Av for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received confirmation of the delivery, but it was gone by the time they returned home. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers received a report of a motor vehicle theft on Commonwealth Av. The matter is under investigation.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers responded to Boylston St for a report of abandoned bicycles. They have been taken to the station for safe keeping.


Wednesday, October 13

FRAUD - Officers were called to Longwood Av for a report of a fraud. The reporting party stated they received a call from an individual claiming they were a customer representative from Amazon and that there was a problem with the party's account. They requested the party buy gift cards and give them the codes. The matter is under investigation. 

FRAUD - Officers took a report for a past larceny and forgery. The reporting party stated a check had been taken from their checkbook then later cashed. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, October 14

FRAUD - Officers took a report for a past fraud. The reporting party stated a check had been cashed without their knowledge or permission. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Gerry Rd for a report of a larceny. The reporting party stated they secured items in a storage box, and when they returned, the box had been pried opened and the property removed. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a call on Commonwealth Av for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated that they witnessed an individual conceal items on their persons and then leave the store. The individual has been placed under arrest.


Friday, October 15

FRAUD - Officers were called to Cypress St for a report of a past fraud. The reporting party stated an individual fraudulently used a credit card, reading out the numbers after the chip was denied several times. The matter is under investigation

FRAUD - Officers responded to a call on Marion St for a report of a fraud. The reporting party stated that they were notified that their social security number was used to open a bank account without their knowledge or permission. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, October 16

LARCENY - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of a past larceny. The reporting party stated that they left their bag unattended on a table, and when they returned, it was gone. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual was witnessed concealing items in multiple bags, and when they were confronted, they fled with most of the items. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, October 17

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY - Officers were called to Beacon St for an attempted robbery. The victim stated an individual approached them from behind, pulled out a knife, and demanded their belongings. The suspect then kicked the victim and fled without taking any property. The matter is under investigation.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

October 12, 2021

Monday, October 4

SCOOTER THEFT - Officers responded to a report of a motorized scooter theft on Sewall Av. The reporting party stated they had secured it to a tree but returned to find it missing. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers received a report of a fraud on Cottage St. The reporting party shared that they received an alert from their bank stating their card had been used in a fraudulent purchase. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers took a report of a package theft that occurred on St Paul St. The reporting party stated they received an email confirmation of the delivery, but the package was gone by the time they returned. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, October 5

FRAUD - Officers took a report of a fraud by check. The reporting party stated they checked their bank statement and noticed a check had been cashed for a different amount. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Harrison St for a report of a scam. The reporting party stated they received a letter offering a reduced price for student loans in exchange for down payment and personal information. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of a scam. The reporting party shared that they received an email claiming their computer and phone lines had been compromised and that, in order to fix the problem, they would need to pay an amount in various gift cards. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, October 6

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a report of a shoplifting that occurred on Commonwealth Av. The reporting party witnessed an individual attempt to leave without paying. The individual had been apprehended.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Marion St regarding a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they noticed property missing after leaving their car overnight. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on St Paul St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received confirmation of the delivery, but it was gone when they arrived. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, October 7

BIKE THEFT - Officers took a report of a bike theft on Egmont St. The matter is under investigation.

GRAFFITI - Officers were called to Babcock St for a report of graffiti on the property. The matter is has been referred to the Community Service Department.


Friday, October 8

LARCENY - Officers responded to a call on Eliot Av for a report of a wallet theft. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, October 9

FRAUD - Officers took a report of a fraud. The victim stated that they received an email that said to use a number provided to contact Apple about a potential issue with their account. The individual claimed to be from Apple and asked for banking details. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Lancaster Tr for a report of a fraud. The victim shared that they received notice from the Unemployment office about a claim, and they were advised to contact the Social Security Fraud Hotline. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Alton Pl for a past bike theft. The reporting party stated that the bike had been secured via the front tire, but the tire had been removed and the bike stolen. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, October 10

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Webster St for a report of a burglary. The individual was found and will be summonsed to court.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Davis Av for a report of a past bike theft. The reporting party stated that the bike had been secured via the front tire, but the tire had been removed and the bike stolen. The matter is under investigation.


Monday, October 4, 2021

October 4, 2021

Monday, September 27

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of a package theft on Beacon St. The reporting party received an email confirmation of the delivery, but the package was gone by the time they went to collect it. The matter is under investigation.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers were contacted about a report of found property on University Rd. They took the keys to the station for safe keeping.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a call on Brook street about ID fraud. The reporting party stated they received a letter regarding an unemployment claim made in their name. They were advised to monitor their accounts. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, September 28

FRAUD - Officers were called to Jordan Rd for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received an alert from the bank about a possible fraudulent check. They were advised, and the matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Crafts Rd for a report of ID fraud. The reporting party stated they received mail regarding a fraudulent bank account in their name. They were advised, and the matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, September 29

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY - Officers were called to Kent St for a report of an attempted breaking and entering. The individual was apprehended and placed under arrest.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Carlton St for a report of a fraud. The reporting period stated they received a call from an individual threatening legal action for false charges and demanding the victim's information. They have been advised. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers responded to a report of a burglary on Babcock St. The victim shared that they returned home to find the door unlocked, the rooms rummaged through, and property missing. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a call of a dispute between two individuals on Blake Rd. They addressed both parties and determined they would be summonsed to court.


Thursday, September 30

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Babcock St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated that they received email and verbal confirmation that their package had been delivered, but it was gone by the time they went to get it. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Walnut St for a past fraud report. The reporting party stated that their card had been used without their knowledge or authority. They have been advised to notify reporting agencies and monitor their account for further fraudulent activity. The matter is under investigation.

LICENSE PLATE THEFT - Officers received a report for a theft of a license plate on Holly La. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, October 1

SHOPLIFTING - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of a past shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual entered the store and began placing items in a bag while an accomplice kept watch. They left the store without incident. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, October 2

LARCENY - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a theft of a bag. The reporting party shared that they left the bag outside and returned to find it missing. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers received a report of a fraud by check. The reporting party stated they noticed a check had been altered and cashed. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of a shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual entered the store, concealed items on their person, and attempted to leave without paying. When an employee confronted them, the individual began swearing and walked out without stopping. The matter is under investigation.

SCAM - Officers received a report of an online scam. The reporting party stated they received threatening texts and demands for payments over bitcoin. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, October 3

LARCENY - Officers were called to Tappan St for a report of a larceny of town property. It was discovered that the street sign had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

September 27, 2021

Monday, September 20

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a call on Harvard St regarding a shoplifting incident. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Naples Rd for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party shared it had been in the driveway, when it went missing. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Marion St for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party stated they had secured the bike to a bike rack and that both the bike and lock were missing. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Webster St for a report of a stolen purse. The reporting party stated they noticed their purse missing upon returning to their room. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took report of a fraud. The reporting party shared they were contacted by a bank regarding a fraudulent check. They were advised, and the matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Eliot Av for a report of a fraud. The reporting party shared that, while looking to purchase an item online, the seller requested gift cards as payment but never delivered the item. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, September 21

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a call on Harvard St regarding a shoplifting incident. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of package thefts. The reporting party witnessed an individual placing the contents in a bag and then leaving. The matter is under investigation.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers were approached by an individual who found an apple watch in the area of Amory Park . The watch was taken to the station for safe keeping.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Washington St for a report of an internet fraud. The victim shared that someone had made several withdrawals online from a bank account. They were advised, and the matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a call on Aspinwall Av for a report of a fraud. The reporting party shared they received a bill under their name, despite never purchasing or authorizing the account. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, September 22

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a call on Abbottsford Rd for a report of a breaking and entering of an automobile. The reporting party discovered property missing in the morning. The matter is under investigation.

ANIMAL BITE - Animal control was contacted by an individual reporting an incident between two dogs and their owners on Brookline Av. The owner was issued a town by-law citation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of a fraud. The reporting party shared they were contacted by an individual claiming to be a US Marshall. This individual stated reporting party was a victim of identity theft and would need to send a payment through bitcoin in order to secure a new Social Security Account. The victim was advised to monitor personal information and accounts. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, September 23

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a call on Commonwealth Ave for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party shared that two individuals entered the store and concealed items in their jacket pockets before leaving. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Station St regarding a past burglary. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Stetson St for a report of a fraud. The reporting party shared that they received notice that they applied for unemployment benefits. They were advised to report this as a scam and monitor their accounts for fraudulent activity. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Boylston St for a report of a fraud. The reporting party shared that they noticed fraudulent withdrawals from a bank account. They were advised to alert their banks. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, September 24

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a report of an assault on Amory St. Upon arrival, they addressed the parties involved and concluded the guilty party will be summonsed for A&B.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Monmouth St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party shared they received an email confirming the delivery, but the package was gone by the time they went to collect it.


Saturday, September 25

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to St Paul St for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party stated they secured their bike to a bike rack but returned to find the lock cut and the bike gone. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers were called to Boylston St for a report of a past assault. The victim shared they were in their car at a red light when something struck them in the face. They believe the passenger from another vehicle threw an unknown object at them. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, September 26

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers responded to a call on Francis St for a report of an abandoned bike. It has been taken to the station for safe keeping.

PROPERTY DAMAGE - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of damage to a building. The reporting party stated they discovered their shop window had been smashed during the night. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a call in the area of Babcock St and John St for a report of an assault. The responsible party will be summonsed for A&B.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers were called to Commonwealth Ave for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party shared that an individual took items and left without paying. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

September 20, 2021

Monday, September 13

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Beech Rd for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party stated they found a BlueBike by their shed and their own bikes gone. The matter is under investigation

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Coolidge St for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party shared they found an unknown bike at the end of their driveway and that their own bike was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, September 14

ASSAULT - Officers responded to call on Browne St for a report of an assault with an attempt to rob. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, September 15

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Vernon St regarding a burglary. The reporting party returned home to find the front door unlocked and property missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Thursday, September 16

LARCENY - Officers responded to a report of a theft of a purse on Pleasant St. The reporting party shared they had left their purse on the floor. The purse has since been found.

MV THEFT - Officers received a report of a motor vehicle theft on Commonwealth Av. The matter is under investigation.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of found property and were given a radio. It was taken to the station for safekeeping.


Friday, September 17

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers received a report of a past package theft on Browne St. The reporting party stated they received confirmation of the package's delivery, but it was gone by the time they went to collect it. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, September 18

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a report of a car break on Beacon St. The victim shared they found their trunk opened and rummaged through, although nothing appeared to be taken. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, September 19

LARCENY - Officers were called to Coolidge St regarding a theft of cell phones. The reporting party stated they had left their phone on the sidewalk and returned to find it missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

September 13, 2021

Monday, September 6

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Lawton St for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party shared that they returned home in the morning to find their three bikes, which had been secured with a bike lock, were gone. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Commonwealth Av for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a call on Beacon St regarding an assault. The victim reported an individual approached them and attempted to kick them after a verbal interaction. Officers are looking into the matter further.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a call on Harvard St regarding shoplifting. The individual was apprehended, and the items were returned. 

ROBBERY - Officers were called to Corey Rd for reports of an individual behaving aggressively toward others. They were apprehended and placed under arrest.


Tuesday, September 7

GRAFFITI - Officers were called to Beacon St regarding new graffiti. The reporting party stated there were new tags on the garage walls. The matter is being referred to the community service division.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Egmont St regarding a bike theft. The reporting party shared their bike and the lock had been removed from the bike rack. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, September 9

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Babcock St regarding a theft of a package. The reporting party stated they received an email confirmation of the delivery, but one of the two packages was missing by the time they went to collect them. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, September 10

ANIMAL BITE - Officers were called to Freeman street for a report of a dog bite. The dog was confirmed up to date on its vaccinations. The matter has been referred to an animal control officer.

ROBBERY - Officers responded to a report of a robbery on Naples Rd. The victim stated they were approached by two individuals, who then took the victim's phone and wallet. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, September 12

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Babcock regarding a package theft. The reporting party stated they received confirmation, but when they went to check, one of the packages was missing. The matter has been resolved.


Wednesday, September 8, 2021

September 7, 2021

Monday, August 30

LARCENY - Officers responded to Beacon St regarding a theft of auto parts. The reporting party stated they had parked their car at a meter and later found a Catalytic Converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Corey Rd regarding a theft of auto parts. The reporting party stated they noticed a car idling next to their own. Later they found their Catalytic Converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Beacon St regarding a past bike theft. The reporting party shared they had secured their bike outside their residence, but it was gone when they returned. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Tuesday, August 31

BREAKING AND ENTERING Officers responded to a call on Browne St regarding a breaking and entering. The victim stated they returned home to the door open and property missing. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Littell Rd regarding a bike theft. The victim shared they had secured their bikes to a tree in the rear of the residence. They found the cord lock cut and both bikes missing. One of the bikes, which had a secondary lock around the wheel, has been recovered. Officers are looking into the matter further.

AUTOMOBILE THEFT - Officers were called to Gerry Rd for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The victim shared they believed the doors were locked but woke to find their vehicle missing. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, September 2

DOG BITE -  Officers responded to a report for a past dog bite on Sewall Av. The reporting party stated that while walking towards St. Paul St a dog ran at them and bit them in the leg. 

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Longwood Av regarding a bike theft. The victim shared they had stored their bike inside the apartment complex but noticed it missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Friday, September 3

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a report for a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they had parked their car on Harvard St and discovered their wallet had been removed. They were advised to freeze their cards and watch their account for further suspicious activity. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Acron Rd regarding a bike theft. The reporting party shared that their bike was missing from their driveway. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, September 5

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a call on Winthrop Rd for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated they noticed property missing after having left their vehicle unlocked overnight. The matter is under investigation.