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Friday, August 17, 2007

August 16th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 1:54PM and 3PM (8/16)- 302 Harvard Street

Lena Perry, 26 yrs, was arrested and charged with passing bad checks and possession of a forged instrument.

Victim reported a suspect later identified as Lena Perry had attempted to pass off a fraudulent travelers check at their establishment. Upon investigation it was learned that this same suspect had successfully been able to cash another one of the checks in a neighboring store.

  • Occurred at 5:36PM (8/16)-302 Harvard Street

Maurice Wiggins, 48 yrs, was arrested and charged with shoplifting.

Victim reported a suspect had just placed various items of clothing into his jacket and walked out. Police stopped the suspect and found him to be in possession of the stolen articles, which he was subsequently arrested for.


  • Occurred at 11:17AM (8/15)- 3 Harvard Square

Victim reports that sometime during the day a first addition Credence Clearwater Revival poster was stolen from the men’s bathroom. The poster is valued at $250-$300.

  • Occurred between 8PM (8/03) and 12:30AM (8/04)- 1651 Beacon Street

Victim reports that her coach wallet was stolen from her purse while she was at a restaurant. The purse contained two credit card as well as $40 cash.

  • Occurred between 6PM (8/15) and 6:30AM (8/16)- 44 Beverly Road

Victim reports that sometime overnight a leather briefcase was stolen from his unlocked vehicle. The briefcase contained a Dell Laptop and various work related papers.

  • Occurred between 11AM (8/11) and 6PM (8/15)- 210 Winthrop Road

Victim reports locking his bicycle beside his vehicle for several days, when he returned the bike lock had been cut and the bike was missing.

  • Occurred between 8PM (8/15) and 12PM (8/16)- 786 Newton Street

Victim reports that she left the door to her car ajar and when she returned she found an IPOD was missing from her vehicle.

  • Occurred between 9PM (8/15) and 5Am (8/16)- 209 St Paul St

Victim reports she had secured her bicycle to a tree outside her residence and when she returned a day later the bike was missing. The bike is described as a blue men’s mountain bike.


Occurred between 7:24PM and 9:26PM (8/16)

An elderly woman was scammed out of significant amounts of money after succumbing to an elaborate scheme that claimed she had won a contest. This case is still under investigation.

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