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Monday, August 13, 2007

August 12th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 10:45AM and 11:30AM (8/05)- 4 Walnut Street

Victim reported that her change purse had been stolen from her unlocked apartment sometime while she was out. The change purse contained a check card, and about $140 cash. The victim stated that in the past other items have been missing from her apartment and items have often times been moved around. Police interviewing a neighbor learned that she sometimes has thing missing from her apartment as well. It appears that most recently oil, food, and soap had been taken. This case is still under investigation.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 1:10AM and 1:14AM (8/12)-730 Commonwealth Avenue

Officers responded to Radio Shack where someone had allegedly punched a glass window, breaking it. Police interviewed a witness but were unable to locate any suspects in the area.

Fare Evasion

  • Occurred at 3:34AM (8/12)- 33 Pond Avenue

Police responded to the scene where a cab driver informed them that a patron had evaded her fare and gone into her apartment building. Police contacted the woman who denied evading the fare and further reported that the cab driver had mad inappropriate advances at her. This case is still under investigation.


  • Occurred at 8:25AM (8/12)- 100 Centre Street

Police responded to a call for an elderly woman yelling for help. When police arrived the woman identified as Selma Robins age 81 stated she did not need an ambulance and became quite belligerent and irrational with officers. The elderly woman was transported to the hospital for evaluation. Police made attempts but were unable to contact any family members.


  • Occurred between 2PM and 5PM (8/12)- 620 Brookline Avenue

Victim reports her rear license plate had been stolen from her vehicle.

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