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Friday, July 20, 2007

July 19th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 12:59AM (7/19)- Commonwealth Ave/Washington Street

Daniel Sutherland was arrested and charged with possession of a class D substance (marijuana).

Officers noticed a suspicious vehicle stopped at two different locations in the same neighborhood. Upon pulling the vehicle over and speaking with the driver a strong smell of marijuana emanated from the vehicle. In addition, while trying to retrieve his registration in the glove box officers noticed a glass container with a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Furthermore, officers noticed a bag that is typically used to house hash pipes in between the drivers seat and the passengers seat. Upon further investigation a glass pipe was found in the container. Subject was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred at 1:24AM (7/19)- Harvard Street/Auburn Street

Eddie Vasquez Jr. was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a defective headlight, and operating a motor vehicle after a Suspended License.

Police noticed a vehicle traveling with only one headlight. Upon pulling the vehicle over it was learned the driver later identified as Vasquez did not have an active license, subject was subsequently arrested.

Attempted Larceny

  • Occurred at 6:24AM (7/19)- 1200 Beacon Street

Police responded to a parking garage where a vehicle had been broken into. Police noticed pry marks on the front passenger window. It appears as though while trying to pry the window open the window shattered. No items from the vehicle are noted as missing at this time.


  • Occurred between 12:01AM and 7:05AM (7/19)- 0 Ewe Street

Victim reports all four wheel rims and tires were taken from the vehicle. The estimated cost of replacement is around $600.

  • Occurred at 4:30AM (7/19)- 1200 Beacon Street

Police responded to a call of a vehicle that had been broken into. Police noticed that the driver door had been pried open and a GPS navigation device was missing from the vehicle.

  • Occurred between 11AM and 1PM (7/17)- 64 Westbourne Terrace

Victim reported that his bicycle had been stolen from the basement of the Driscoll School. The bike is described as a 20 speed mountain bike which is silver in color; in addition a krypto lock is secured around the bicycle seat. The bike is valued at $260.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

July 18th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 1:45AM and 2:56AM (7/18)-1425 Beacon Street

Amanda Bouthillier was arrested and charged with Operating without a License in Possession, Operating a Motor Vehicle while not duly licensed, and Operating an Unregistered vehicle.

While on patrol police pulled over a vehicle with an expired registration sticker. Upon investigation officers found Bouthillier did not have her license in possession. Bouthillier was subsequently arrested.

Revoked Registration

  • Occurred between 5:56AM and 6:30AM (7/18)- Boylston Street/Caitlin Road

While on patrol officers noticed a vehicle with a revoked registration. Vehicle was stopped and the driver was informed he would be summoned to court for driving with a revoked registration.


  • Occurred between 12PM (7/16) and 7:30AM (7/18)-116 Tappan Street

Officers reported to a call of a larceny. Victim reported that several emblems were stolen off her car which was parked in her driveway. The value of these emblems is approximately $400.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

July 17th Police Reports

Operating after Suspension

· Occurred at 12:33AM (7/17)- 386 Harvard Street

Officer on patrol noticed a vehicle with no headlights. Upon pulling the car over it was learned the driver had a suspended license. The driver will be summoned to court for operating after suspension, and failure to display headlights.

Attempted Burglary

· Occurred between 4PM (7/16) and 7:15AM (7/17)- 93 Winchester Street

Suspects attempted to enter a business by removing several screens that attach to the outdoor windows. It appears as though the windows were not breached and the suspects were unable to enter the premises.

Malicious Damage

· Occurred between 11AM and 2:30PM (7/10)- 80 Francis Street

Person called because he found several names written in fresh cement. Apparently some children had written their names in the sidewalk in front of his residence while the cement was still drying.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

July 16th Police Reports


Occurred at 7:33PM (7/16)- 100 Harvard Street

Cheryl Jackson was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon (knife), giving a false name to police, possession of a class B substance (cocaine), and receiving stolen property.

Police responded to a call from a cab driver who claimed to be the victim on an assault. The driver explained he had picked up a woman later identified as Cheryl Jackson, and she did not have enough money for the fare. When attempting to get the woman to exit the vehicle the driver reported Jackson got out of the vehicle reached in her bag took out a large kitchen knife, and began walking towards him. He backed up away from Jackson and proceeded to be chased around the cab by Jackson. Jackson then attempted to break the fare meter located inside the cab. When police arrived they noticed Jackson who was still visibly acting in a belligerent manner yelling at the victim. Officers noticed a large knife in the bag she was carrying and she seemed to be heavily intoxicated. She became uncooperative with the officers, and was unable to provide her name.. Jackson was arrested and brought to the station. While being booked Jackson gave false names to the police and an inventory search yielded a glass pipe which tested positive for cocaine. A further investigation led officers to the supermarket where Jackson was originally picked up by the victim. When police spoke with employees at the store it was learned Jackson had stolen several items, which she had in her possession at the time of arrest.

Aggravated Assault

Occurred at 3:54PM (7/16)- 68 Harvard Street

Victim reported that one his tenants became belligerent with him the afternoon of the 15th. The woman later identified as Julie Katz, tried to enter the victims office, when asked to leave she pushed the door slamming it into the victim. The suspect repeatedly attempted to gain entry to the office through physical force. The victim suffered minor cuts and bruises as a result of this. The suspect will be summoned to court for assault with a dangerous weapon (door).


Occurred between 11PM (7/15) and 7:30AM (7/16)- 41 Hammond Pond Parkway

Police responded to the scene where victim reported that sometime overnight someone had broken into her house and stole several of her belongings. The suspect gained entry to the house through a basement window which was forced open. The suspect stole the victim’s purse which contained around $1300 in cash, as well as several credit cards. The purse itself was valued at $300.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 11PM (7/13) and 9:36AM (7/16)- 1240 Boylston Street

The victim’s car which had been left unattended since Friday was vandalized sometime over the weekend. The rear window along with both right windows and the windshield were all either cracked or broken. The cost of the damage is unknown.

Occurred between 5PM (6/28) and 7:17PM (7/16)- 27 Chestnut Street

When returning home from vacation the victim discovered that her hot tub cover had been torn open. The lock to the hot tub was also broken. The tub cover was valued at $400.

Occurred at 7:10PM (7/16)- 162 Goddard Avenue

Victim noticed about a dozen youths near the functional hall which she manages. The youths fled when she approached and upon further investigation the victim noticed one of the classroom doors had been opened and malicious damage had been done to the inside.


Occurred at 3:54PM (7/16)- 90 Longwood Avenue

Victim reported that he lent his acquaintance his wallet and when it was returned his credit card and state ID. were missing. In addition several fraudulent charges were attributed to his account.

Occurred between 6PM and 7PM (7/16)- 1364 Beacon Street

Victim reported that she left her purse at Seven Subs, and returned an hour later to find it missing.

Occurred between 9:45PM and 11:30PM (7/16)- 364 Harvard Street

Victim reported her car had been broken into and several items had been stolen. Officers noticed a large rock had been used to smash the vehicles window and gain entry. A GPS navigation device valued at $500, and a thermometer valued at $30 were stolen from the vehicle.

July 15th Police Reports


Occurred between 9PM (7/14) and 9AM (7/15)- 2 Gardner Road

Victim reported sometime over the night his GPS device was stolen from his unlocked vehicle. The GPS device was valued at $800.

Occurred between 12:20PM (7/14) and 12:20PM (7/15)- 112 Gardner Road

Victim reported that sometime over the night someone had rummaged through her unlocked automobile. The contents of the glove box were scattered throughout the vehicle, although no items appeared missing.

Occurred between 10:30PM (7/14) and 8AM (7/15)- 117 Gardner Road

Victim reported that someone had entered his unlocked vehicle over the night. The suspect rummaged through the vehicle eventually making off with a pocket knife and a pair of sunglasses.

Occurred at 12:45PM (7/15)- 19 Englewood Avenue

Victim reported that his passenger’s window to his vehicle was left down, and that someone had stolen his cell phone from the passenger’s seat. The phone was valued at $200.

Malicious Damage

Occurred at 2:36PM (7/15) – 283 Harvard Street

Police responded to the Verizon store where workers reported a belligerent man they just had an encounter with. The suspect entered the Verizon store and became confrontational when the services he wanted could not be provided. The man repeatedly threatened the workers and also smashed a telephone when one of the employees attempted to call police. It appears that during the engagement the man had told the workers his address. Police then went to the address and found a man matching the description of the suspect. He explained that he was the man in the store, and was informed he would be summoned to court for intimidating a witness, malicious destruction of property, threats to commit a crime and trespassing.

July 14th Police Reports

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 1AM and 8:50AM (7/14)- 20 Lagrange Street

Police responded to the scene where the victim’s car had a smashed driver’s side window. The damage occurred sometime over the night.

Protective Custody

Occurred at 2:12AM (7/14)- 8 Juniper Street

Police responded to a report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival police noticed the suspect walking around with no shoes on, heavily intoxicated. The suspect could not tell police a proper current address, and due to his extreme belligerence was placed in protective custody.

July 13th Police Reports


Occurred at 12:58PM (7/13)- 306 Harvard Street

Anthony Franklin was arrested and charged with attempted larceny.

Police responded to the Gap clothing store where employees had a shoplifting suspect in custody. The workers noticed Franklin put a shirt under his own shirt, and confronted him. They brought him to the manager’s office where police were called.


Occurred at 11:32PM- 33 Egmont Street

Victim came into the Police Department to report a recent assault. Victim said she had been arguing on the telephone with an acquaintance that she had a long history of disagreements with. The suspect then came to the victim’s house and which time she allegedly took two swings at the victim with one of the swings hitting the victim in the face. This case is still under investigation.


Occurred between 2:44PM and 2:59PM- 211 Washington Street

Owner noticed two men enter his establishment and quickly exit moments later. Owner then noticed that a ladies watch valued at around $20 was missing from the window display. The suspects are described as 45-50 years old and both males. One of the males had short curly hair and was wearing a baseball cap.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 5PM (7/12) and 7:17AM (7/13)- 815 Newton Street

Victim reported that sometime over the night several of his construction vehicles were spray painted. The value of this damage is unknown.

Police Officer Exam

New Information For Police Officer Exam Applicants who would have been Age 21 before the May 19thTest Date

On April 18, 2007, Governor Patrick approved Chapter 33 of the Acts of 2007, “An Act Relative to Civil Service Examinations for Appointment as Police Officers.” which states that: “No person shall be eligible to take an examination for original appointment to the position of police officer … if he will not have reached his 21st birthday on or before the date of examination.”

Before this law was passed, applicants had to have reached their 21st birthday as of April 23, 2007, the last filing date. The new legislation allows individuals who turn 21 on April 24, 2007 through May 19, 2007, to file for the examination. If this legislation affects you, you may now apply on-line or request a paper application.

Please review the examination announcement poster 9395 . Applications must be filed or post marked no later than July 25, 2007; the application processing fee is $75.00.

If you apply, you will be scheduled to take the makeup examination on September 29, 2007. Your exam results will be processed so that you will appear on the new police officer list at the same time as those candidates who take the exam on May 19th.

Police Officer - Amended
Municipal Service & Mass. Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Open Competitive Entry Level Examination
Announcement Number: 9395

Exam Date: September 29, 2007
Last day to apply: July 25, 2007

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