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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

Thursday, March 12, 2020

MARCH 5, 2020

An officer took a report for a past shoplifting at a business on Harvard St. On March 4 at 1800 hrs, the suspect came in and concealed multiple articles of clothing in a tote bag and fled.

Officers responded to a shoplifting at a business on Commonwealth Av. The suspect concealed electronics in his backpack and jacket. The suspect was stopped and subsequently arrested for shoplifting.

MARCH 6, 2020

Officers responded to a multi-unit residence on Beacon St to assist the fire department with a working fire. The fire was extinguished and the preliminary investigation indicates the fire was accidental.

MARCH 7, 2020

An officer took a report for a car break that occurred at a residence on Amory St. An unlocked vehicle was entered sometime overnight and change was stolen.

An officer took a report for a past larceny from a business on Commonwealth Av. A locked locker was entered while the victim was in the gym and cash was stolen.

Officers responded to a restaurant on Harvard St for individuals who didn't pay for their meals. Multiple suspects ordered food, and left the restaurant with it without paying. The suspects were stopped a short distance away and summonsed for defrauding an innkeeper.

Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Av for a shoplifting that just occurred. The suspect walked out the store with a laptop computer without paying. The suspect was stopped a short distance away and subsequently arrested for shoplifting.

MARCH 8, 2020

An officer took a report for a package theft from a residence on Sewall Av. The package was stolen from an unlocked foyer sometime over a span of days.

MARCH 9, 2020

An officer responded to a business on Beacon St for a burglary that occurred overnight. It was determined that entry was most likely made through a rear door that does not secure properly. Cash was stolen from the register area.

The Animal Control Officer responded to Amory Park for a dog complaint. An individual claimed another dog was too aggressive with her dog by pouncing on top of her dog and pinning it down. After further investigation it was determined that the dogs do not get along and is an isolated incident.

MARCH 10, 2020

An officer took a report for a package theft from a residence on Alton Pl. The package was stolen from an unlocked foyer sometime in the afternoon of March 9.

An officer took a report for a bike theft from a residence on Russell St. The bike was stolen from the storage area under the front porch sometime during the day.

Officers responded to the area of White Pl for a male urinating in public. Multiple officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.

MARCH 11, 2020

Officers responded to a residence on Lawton St to assist the fire department with a working fire. The fire was extinguished by the fire department. The preliminary investigation indicates the fire was accidental from a battery that shorted.














Thursday, March 5, 2020

MARCH 4, 2020

An officer took a report for a false bomb threat at a financial institution on West Roxbury Parkway. Staff stated they called the suspect's wife the day earlier in attempt to discuss financial matters. The call went to voicemail and staff did not leave a message. Upon returning to work the next day, staff received several calls/voicemails from the suspect. The suspect made threats of physical harm and to "blow you up". After further investigation, a warrant was requested for the suspect for various criminal charges.

Officers responded to a residence on Beacon St for a package theft just occurred. The reporting party observed the suspect enter the courtyard area of the residence and remove a package, which she believed was suspicious. Responding officers observed an individual matching the description a short distance away. After further investigation, it was determined that the suspect had stolen multiple packages from residences in Brookline and Boston. The suspect was arrested.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

MARCH 3, 2020

At 1745 hrs, officers responded to Pond Ave to assist the fire department with a car fire. The fire department was able to extinguish the flames and preliminary investigation indicate there was nothing suspicious about the origin of the fire.


Tuesday, March 3, 2020

FEBRUARY 28, 2020

An officer responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for an employee fraudulently using a customer's credit card. The business' manager reported to the officer that a customer left behind his credit card after making a purchase. The employee at the register fraudulently used the credit card to purchase over $1000 gift cards. When speaking to the suspect, she reported that she was coerced into making the purchases with the understanding of she would get half the profits. The matter is under investigation.

An officer responded to a residence on Hawthorne Rd for a bat call. The resident reported an injured bat crawled out from under her couch. She was able to capture the bat and it was transported to a facility for rabies testing.

An officer responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a shoplifting that just occurred. Staff stated the suspect concealed two FitBit watches while someone he came in with distracted him. The suspect was able to flee prior to police arrival. Upon further investigation the identity of the suspect was learned and he will be summonsed for shoplifting.

FEBRUARY 29, 2020

An officer responded to a residence on Heath St for a larceny report. The victim stated that sometime in December he had movers inside his residence. He believes it was during this time that a watch was stolen.


Friday, February 28, 2020

FEBRUARY 27, 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

FEBRUARY 26, 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

FEBRUARY 24, 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.