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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

Monday, May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021

Friday May 14, 2021

ANNOYING PHONE CALLS - Officers responded to an establishment on Washington St. where employees shared that they have been receiving inappropriate phone calls from an anonymous caller. The caller has called before with the same inappropriate behavior. Officers are attempting to identify the caller with the phone number used.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past breaking and enter of a motor vehicle on Egmont St.  The victim shared that their car was parked in the rear parking lot of the building and they discovered their vehicle had been broken into and damaged. The vehicle was in complete disarray with empty bags of food, empty bottles of drinks, cigarettes, and other items. There was also extensive damage to the inside of the vehicle. Detectives took items for processing and are obtaining camera footage from a building nearby.

ATTEMPT BICYCLE THEFT  - Officers noticed an abandoned bike at around 8:30PM and were suspicious of its presence in the middle of the street. Officers canvassed the area to discover a person manipulating a locked bike on a rack. When the person saw the officers, they walked away from the bike. Officers were able to detain the person and identify the person with their ID. The subject being uncooperative and noisy, caused residents to come out of their building. One of the residents was the owner of the bike that was about to be stolen. Police officers made an arrest. 

BICYCLE THEFT -  Officers responded to a report of bike theft on Browne St. where the victim shared that they last saw their bike on May 10th in the basement storage of their building. The victim went to check on their bike at 6PM to discover that it's missing. Officers were able to find surveillance cameras in the area and are attempting to access the footage.

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Saturday May 15, 2021 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of fraud where the victim shared that a cell phone account had been made under their name in April. They received a phone bill and saw that the account was made without their consent. A phone call with the phone company revealed that their personal information has been compromised. The victim was advised to call the Federal Trade Commission and the Social Security Office.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St. at 2:30PM for a past shoplifting report. Officers were provided a description of the suspect and canvassed the area. The store manager shared that they observed the suspect at the check-out counter but the suspect walked away with the items without paying. When confronted, the suspect began ripping off the price tags on the items they took. The suspect exited the store and proceeded down Harvard Ave. At this time, the store manager contacted police. 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Pleasant St. where the victim shared that they received a notification that their package was delivered but when they went to retrieve the package, it was not there. A neighbor shared that at some point they did see a package but was unsure of the exact time. 

Friday, May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021

Monday May 10, 2021

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a report of shoplifting on Beacon St. at around 8:30 AM where there was a description given about the suspect. Officers observed a male matching the description and found that they were familiar with the subject. Upon speaking with the store manager, it was shared that the subject walked into the store, place several items inside their shopping bags and left the store without paying for the items. The subject was being uncooperative during interaction with police officers and was placed under arrest.

BICYCLE THEFT - Officers responded to St. Paul St. for a bike theft report. The victim shared that their tandem bike had been stolen from a shared garage at the residence. They also shared that there are other tenants with access to the building and there is no public access to the garage. There are no security cameras in the building.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a package theft report where the victim shared that they received a notification that their package was delivered. The victim arrived home to see that their packages were opened and items were missing. Officers are currently trying to obtain surveillance footage from the building's property manager. 

Tuesday May 11, 2021

LARCENY - Officers received a call for a past larceny report on Clark Rd. where the reporting party shared that several items of jewelry has gone missing in the past few months. The party shared that they suspect it to be someone with access to their home, either a cleaner or a contractor. The items are insured and their insurance company advised them to file a police report.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a fraud report where the reporting party shared that a "representative" from PayPal called them claiming that there's fraudulent activity in their account. The caller advised that the party needed to share pertinent information in order to resolve the fraudulent activity. After the party did so, they noticed unauthorized transactions on their PayPal account. The person contacted their banker and police. 

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud where the victim shared that they were selling items on Craigslist and after the person shipped the items, the receiving party was not satisfied with the items and received a refund. The receiving party did not return all of the items, causing the reporting party to contact police.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past motor vehicle break in on Beacon Street. where the reporting party shared that when they returned to their parked vehicle, they saw that it was rummaged through and the front passenger door was ajar. Officers are currently receiving camera footage from a near by building.

ATTEMPTED LARCENY - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a report of larceny, where the reporting party shared that they witnessed someone attempt to steal items from a package. The suspect walked into the building and proceeded to open a box in the vestibule. The suspect was confronted by the reporting party and put the items back. Detectives are currently working with video surveillance of the incident in order to identify the suspect.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Beacon St. The victim stated that their car was parked in the rear parking lot of the building. The victim returned to their car in the morning and saw that their wallet was taken from their center console. Officers advised the victim to contact their banker and surveillance footage is currently being obtained from the building nearby.

Wednesday May 13, 2021

BICYCLE THEFT - Officers responded to a stolen bicycle report on Beacon St. where the reporting party shared that their bike was stolen from their backyard. The victim shared footage of the incident since they had cameras in the rear of their building. Detectives are following up with a description of the suspect.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

May 10, 2021

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

LARCENY- Officers responded to a larceny report on Marshal St. at around 8PM where the reporting party shared that they are missing checks from their checkbook. The party contacted police and their banker. 

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Thursday May 6, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to an identity fraud report where the reporting party shared that they were notified by their employer that they filed an unemployment claim. Since the party is still employed and did not file the claim, they contacted police and the unemployment hotline.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report on Babcock St. where the reporting party shared that their company's bank account had unauthorized checks deposited. The party's signatures appeared to be forged on the checks. At this time officers are attempting to contact the recipient of the checks and the party has contacted their banker.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a fraud report on Commonwealth Ave. where the service manager shared that someone had left the establishment without paying for the services they received. When attempting to charge the suspect's credit card, the manager found that it was fake. The ID provided by the suspect was also found to be fake. Officers are currently identifying the subject with a description of their car.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to a suspicious activity report on Lancaster Terrace at around noon where the reporting party shared that they observed a man in their backyard. The party shared that they expected builders to be working on their home, but only for the front yard, not the back. When the party confronted the man, they saw that he had a logo on their uniform shirt. The party called the company of the logo and was informed that their employees do not wear uniform shirts. This concerned the party and a search for surveillance footage is in the works.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Pleasant St. around 1PM. The reporting party shared that they did not receive a package that they ordered. They shared that there may be surveillance cameras in the lobby of the building.

BURGLARY - Officers responded to a past residential breaking and entering on Verndale St. where the reporting parties shared that when they returned to their house from a shopping trip, they observed that their packages had been open. Upon further observance of their home, it was found that belongings such as electronics were missing. The opened packages were taken for processing fingerprints and officers are looking for cameras around the area.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that they received a letter that they had filed an unemployment claim with the state of Arkansas. Since the party has never been to Arkansas, they contacted police.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Harvard St. at around 7PM where the victim shared that they were walking with their belongings in a shopping bag. At one point, they dropped the bag and when going to pick up the back, it was gone. The victim was advised to monitor their bank activity.

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Friday, May 7, 2021

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to 2 reports of graffiti near Amory park. The graffiti seemed to have the same white spray paint so officers suspect the incidents to be related.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a report of larceny on Harvard St. at around 11AM. The reporting party shared that while shopping, they placed their purse in a shopping cart. The party recalled that while shopping, they had a peculiar conversation with a male subject. The party continued around the store and later noticed that their purse was missing from the shopping cart. Later the party was notified that charges were made on their cards. They contacted police and their bankers. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to an identity fraud report where the reporting party received a bank statement from a bank that they do not have an account with. The party contacted that banker to tell them that they never opened an account. 

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a report of a dispute on Beacon St. at around 11 AM. Officers addressed all the parties where they shared that the dispute was over tables being pushed at one of the parties. The dispute turned physical and the officers concluded that the parties will all be summonsed to court for simple assault.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report on Commonwealth Ave. at around 3PM where the reporting party shared that two males entered the store carrying backpacks. The surveillance footage reveals them leaving with product that they did not purchase. Officers are searching the area with the descriptions of the males. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that they received a text from their bank asking to confirm a purchase. Since they didn't make the transaction, their bank did not authorize the transaction. The victim never lost possession of their card. They were advised to monitor their accounts and personal information.

ROBBERY - Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated person at an establishment on Commonwealth Ave. where an employee shared that there was a male in the store and he appeared to be under drugs or alcohol. The male used the bathroom and after was being uncooperative and disturbing the employees at the store. When he was asked to leave, he started to yell at a customer and he proceeded to forcibly remove the person's phone from their hands and refused to give it back. With the help of officers, the customer was able to recover their phone. Officers later reached out to establishments in the area for their surveillance footage.

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bicycle theft report on Walnut St. where the reporting party shared that the theft must have occurred overnight. The victim will attempt to provide officers with the serial number and a picture of the bike.

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report at noon time on Commonwealth Ave. where the employee shared that the suspect was a frequent shoplifter. The suspect often conceals the product in a bag and promptly leaves the store. Officers have a description of the suspect.

MV THEFT- Officers responded to a report of a stolen motorcycle on Kent St. where the victim shared that their motorcycle was pad locked to a fence. Officers have a license plate and description of the motorcycle.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of package theft on Babcock St. where the report party shared that they never received their packages. When they were taking out the trash, they noticed packages ripped open near the dumpster with their name on it. Officers are attempting to obtain surveillance footage around the area.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY - Officers responded to Pond Ave at 9 PM for a report of someone being attacked. The party shared than when walking back to their building from their car, they were stopped by a male who demanded money from them. The victim did not carry any money but the suspect was adamant about the demand. The victim proved that they did not have money by showing what was in their bag. The victim was simultaneously moving closer to the door of their building in hopes that cameras would record the incident. The victim began yelling for help  causing someone from the building to come  out and called 911. The suspect left the area after.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021

 Friday -  April 30, 2021 


MALICIOUS DAMAGE -
Officers responded to a malicious damage report on Boylston St. where the reporting party shared that they parked in the parking lot and was making a quick trip into an office building. When they returned to the car to retrieve their phone, they were confronted by a driver who was parked next to them. The driver was unable to get into their driver's side due to the reporting party parking too close to them. The two parties cleared up the issue and went their separate ways. After, when the reporting party returned, they noticed a scratch mark on their front bumper. The reporting party later reviewed surveillance footage of the parking lot to find the aforementioned driver had scratched their car. Police have been able to identify the driver and they will be summonsed for Malicious Damage to an automobile.

ID FRAUD - Officers responded to an unemployment fraud report where the reporting party and victim shared that they received an alert that their personal information was used at the Department of Unemployment in Kentucky. The party has since filed a fraud report with the Department of Unemployment and the Federal Trade Commission.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to a malicious damage to an automobile report on St. Mary's St. where the reporting party shared that when they returned to their parked car, they noticed shards of glass on the driver's seat. They then saw the back windshield broken and there was a wooden stick on the back seat. The party shared that there was nothing missing and detectives are currently following up on the case.

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Saturday - May 1, 2021

SHOPLIFT - Officers responded to a past shoplifting report on Commonwealth Ave. where the Loss Prevention Manager shared that there were two incidents were a perpetrator concealed items and left the store without paying. The manager shared surveillance with officers and were able to share which items were stolen. Detectives are following up with a description of the suspect as well as the video footage.

SHOPLIFT - Officers responded to a past shoplifting report on Commonwealth Ave. where it was shared that a known subject walked into the store and traveled directly to the electronics section. They then promptly grabbed merchandise and exited the store without paying. Officers are familiar with the subject and have requested an arrest warrant be issued for the subject.

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a graffiti complaint on Chapel St. where there were two illegible markings on a wall. Pictures were attached to the report and officers are looking for surveillance around the area.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of scam where the reporting party shared that they received a check and was asked to be a secret shopper. The party deposited the check and began to perform the actions directed on the email. Days later, the check bounced and the party realized that they had been a victim of a scam. 

LARCENY - Officers responded to a report of larceny at an establishment on Harvard St. Employees shared that someone walked into the store and requested to buy a drink. When the employee turned around to retrieve the drink, the subject picked up the tip jar and ran out of the establishment. Officers arrived to search the area and received a description of the subject. Officers are also waiting on video surveillance from the establishment.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers were flagged down by someone who found a gold watch at the intersection of Saint Paul St. and Longwood Ave. The watch has special inscriptions and was turned in for safe keeping.

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Sunday - May 2, 2021 

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a report of graffiti on Clinton Rd. where the resident shared that there were three names spray painted on the top of their garage. The spray paint belongs to the resident but they did not create the markings on the garage roof.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of stolen bicycles on St. Paul St. The reporting party shared that their bikes were secure and there was no signs of forced entry so the perpetrator may have an access key to the building. Officers are waiting on further information from the reporting party.

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Monday - May 3, 2021

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Goodnough St. where the reporting party shared that they were mowing their lawn and when they went to empty the clippings bag around the corner of the house, they returned and the lawn mower was gone. The residents are currently reviewing their Ring cameras.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a report of a stolen bicycle wheel. The reporting party shared that they locked their bicycle to a fence near Amory Park and when they returned, the rear wheel of the bicycle was missing. 

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Tuesday - May 4, 2021 

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Beacon St. where the victim shared that they locked their bike to a bike rack and when they returned, their bike was missing but the lock was still there. Officers are looking for surveillance from the establishments in the area. 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

April 30, 2021

 4/27/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of unemployment fraud. The reporting party stated that they have been receiving mails regarding unemployment claims that they did not file. The reporting party was advised to monitor bank account activities.

April 26, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Cushing Rd. where the victim received a notification that their package was successfully delivered. When going to pick up the package, the victim was unable to locate the items.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft on Washington St. where the victim shared that there have been 5 previous package thefts earlier this year. At time time, officers are checking surveillance footage in the area.

MV THEFT- Officers responded to a report for a stolen dirt bike on Walnut St. The victim shared that they keep their bike in the basement of their building. When checking on it, the bike was gone. The victim asked their neighbor if they saw anything, to which they replied that a couple days prior, they saw two individuals push the bike out of the basement and into the street. Officers are looking around the area for surveillance and they have a simple description of the suspects.

Saturday, April 24. 2021 

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Rawson Rd. where the victim placed their bike in front of their car which was parked in the rear lot of the building. The car was blocking the bike from street view, but the victim did not see the bike when they returned. Officers have a photo of the bike.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

B&E ATTEMPT OF A MV - Officers responded to Commonwealth Ave. for a report of a motor vehicle break and enter. The reporting party shared that the suspect walked to the back parking lot and opened the driver door to a vehicle. The suspect looked into the vehicle and then left the seen promptly. Officers have surveillance footage and have identified the suspect.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting reports on Commonwealth Ave. where the store manager shared that the suspect was seen trying to leave the store with numerous items. The suspect was when confronted and signaled to go to the cash register to pay for the items. They then placed the basket full of items on the counter and left the store. Officers have footage and pictures of the suspect.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Washington St. where the reporting party shared that they noticed their bike missing from the lobby of their building. 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Centre St. where the reporting party shared that they saw many packages inside the vestibule of their building. They noticed that several of the packages were opened. Officers contacted other tenants of the building to inquiry if there package was tampered with. Officers have contacted the property manager to request to review camera footage.

Monday, April 26, 2021

April 23, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

BIKE THEFT - Officers were dispatched to Harvard St. for a bicycle theft report. The victim shared that they went into a store to purchase some items briefly so they left their bike outside. After five minutes, they leave the store and their bike was missing. They asked a store employee if they saw anything. The employee went to check camera footage and saw an individual leave the area on the victim's bike. They then called police with a description of the suspect.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where a victim shared that they had lost their credit card and unauthorized charges had been made on it. 

FRAUD- Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that they received mail stating that an unemployment claim was made under their name. Since they did not file for unemployment benefits, they contacted police.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report where a victim reported that their package was stolen from their walkway.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of identity fraud where the reporting party shared that they received a letter stating that there was an unemployment claim filed using their information. Since they did not file for unemployment benefits, they contacted police. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that their pertinent information had been compromised.

BREAK AND ENTER OF MOTOR VEHICLE - Officers responded to a B&E of a motor vehicle on Hammond Pond Parkway where the victim shared that they parked their car in their driveway and when they returned to it, they saw that it had been ransacked. 

Friday, April 23, 2021

April 21, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021 
SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting in progress on Beacon St. The reporting party shared a description of an individual who just left the establishment with unpaid merchandise. The suspect was later found on Harvard St. The matter was resolved and the suspect will be summoned to court. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a larceny report on Washington St. where the victim shared that they received an email that someone made a fraudulent charge on their company's PayPal account. The victim called the phone number on the email and the caller said that they made a mistake and credited the account with an large amount of money. The caller then advised the victim to purchase gifts cards in order to fix the amount of  money on the account. While at a store to purchase gift cards, store employees stopped the victim was purchasing the gift cards. The victim contacted police after.

Monday, April 19, 2021
ANIMAL BITE - Officers responded to Blake Rd. for an animal bite where the victim was out for a morning run and a group of turkeys came towards them and one made contact with them. The victim contacted police and special attention will be given to the area.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Commonwealth Ave. for a report of theft. It was reported that the subject stole from the tip jar of the establishment and left the store. Officers have a description of the suspect and are trying to get surveillance footage. 

LARCENY - Officers responded to Lawton St. for a past larceny. The victim shared that they noticed shoes were missing from their foyer and upon looking at their Ring camera footage, they see a subject take their sneakers and exit the vestibule. Officers are following up with a description and footage of the suspect.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 
LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Freeman St. where the victim shared that they contacted a company to get a refund for an unauthorized charge. The spokesperson for the company claimed that they mistakenly refunded more than the agreed upon amount. They requested that the victim buy gift cards and provide them the access codes in order to resolve the issue. After the victim did so, they realized they had been scammed and contacted police. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of unemployment fraud where the victim shared that their social security number was used to file for unemployment benefits.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Beacon St. where the reporting party shared that their backpack had been stolen. They shared that they left their backpack at their workplace and when returning later, the backpack was gone. A door in the building was found ajar and officers are trying to get surveillance footage at the moment.