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Monday, July 28, 2008

July 25th – 27th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 2:44AM (7/25) – Washington St/ Walnut St

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at excessive speed. After stopping the vehicle for a traffic violation further investigation revealed that the driver had two outstanding warrants. Driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 12:48AM – Pond Ave/ Washington St

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle traveling with a defective headlight. After stopping the vehicle officers noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. Driver was placed under arrest and charged with possession Class D. He was also given a citation for defective equipment and speeding.

  • Occurred at 1:54PM (7/25) – 99 Harvard St (Walgreens)

Police on patrol stopped a man matching the description of a suspect that fled a Walgreens store with stolen items. An employee positively identified the man and further investigation revealed that suspect also had two active traffic warrants. Suspect was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 11:03PM (7/25) – Boylston/ Hammond St

Police were dispatched to a report of a man sleeping behind the wheel of his car. After approaching the vehicle officers observed the driver with his head down on his steering wheel and noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the car. Driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

  • Occurred at 6:00PM (7/26) – Chestnut Hill/ Eliot St

Police on patrol stopped a vehicle after a check showed that the driver had an active warrant. Driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 12:51PM (7/27) – Harvard St

Employee reports that she witnessed two individuals disputing and observed a male drag a woman by her hair to his car. The male later admitted to grabbing the female and forcibly putting her in his car. A check also showed that he was not duly licensed. He was placed under arrest for assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 9:06PM – Winslow Rd

Police were dispatched on a report of a man with a gun. Police arrived to find three men heavily intoxicated arguing. Police found one of the men in possession of a BB gun. He was placed under arrest.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 11:00AM (7/21) and 11:28AM (7/25) – 180 High St

Victim reports that she observed that the front and rear tires of her bicycle were damaged. The bike was parked at a bike rack.


  • Occurred between 4:00PM (7/24) and 10:00AM (7/25) – 3 Cleveland Rd

Vitim reported that she had placed her pocketbook down on the rear steps of her home when she was attempting to unlock the door. She states that she left her bag there overnight and when she returned to retrieve it she noticed that her Citi- Bank credit card, her Sovereign debit card were both missing along with $50 in cash.

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/25) and 10:00AM (7/26) – 106 Davis Ave

Victim returned to his car and discovered that his $250 beige Banana Republic suit jacket was missing. Victim states that he left his car unlocked.


  • Occurred between 12:30AM (7/26) and 2:50AM (7/26) – 160 Thorndike St

Victim observed that the front right panel of her building’s front door was broken. Further investigation revealed that the stairwell banister where her bike was, had been pulled off in an attempt to take the bike. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/20) and 11:00AM (7/26) – 83 White Place

Victim reported that he found his vehicle’s registration and manual in the bushes. Both items were taken out of the glove compartment sometime in the afternoon. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Occurred between 3:00PM (7/26) and 4:30PM (7/26) - 1168 Commonwealth Ave

Victim reported that he parked his vehicle in the rear parking lot of the car dealership where he was employed. He returned and found it missing. He states that he left the keys in the car.

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