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Monday, August 4, 2008

August 1st – 3rd Police Reports


  • Occurred between 5:20PM and 5:45PM – 300 Harvard St (The Gap)

Employee observed suspect rip sales tags off several pieces of clothing articles and put them into her bag. Police recovered eight Gap clothing articles from her purse. Suspect was charged with shoplifting.

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (8/01) and 7:00PM (8/01) – 1 Pierce Playground

Victim reports that she had left her bag with some friends at Pierce Playground and after returning to retrieve it she observed her cell phone was missing. The phone is a white “Chocolat” phone valued at $200.

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred between 10:00PM and 8:30AM – 100 Goddard Ave

Victim reports that sometime overnight someone attempted to break into her house via the second floor bedroom window. Two pry marks were found in the frame of the window.

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/31) and 9:45AM (8/01) – 1871 Beacon Street

Victim reports that upon arriving home she noticed that the blinds on one of her front windows was disturbed and found a partial footprint on the same window sill. There was also an indention on the lower end of her bed as if someone had sat at the edge of it. Nothing appeared to be missing.

  • Occurred at 12:21PM (8/01) – 39 Auburn St

Police were dispatched to a report of someone screaming in front of a building. After arriving on scene, police were notified by a tenant that a man who did not live there had entered the building via the basement. After entering the basement the suspect fled the scene leaving behind a backpack. Suspect is described as a white middle – aged male, with black long hair worn in a ponytail, wearing a red and black stripped shirt and black shorts.

Graffiti Law

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (8/02) and 10:50AM (8/03) – Lawton St

Reporting party states that sometime overnight graffiti was written on the side of his building. The word “dawg” was spray painted in bubble letters in the color black.


  • Occurred at 6:30PM (8/02) – Commonwealth Ave/ Pleasant St

Officer on patrol recognized a familiar party and after running a check it was revealed that the suspect had several outstanding warrants. He was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred between 10:11AM (7/31) and 1:30PM (7/31) – Washington St

Victim reported that she received several threatening messages from her neighbor who she is testifying against in behalf of a past assault and battery. Police arrested the neighbor and charged her with stalking, and intimidating a witness.

  • Occurred at 1:09AM (8/01) – Boylston St/ Lee St

Police on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at excessive speed and pulled it over. Further investigation revealed that the driver’s right to operate a motor vehicle had been suspended and that he was in possession of an illegal substance. Driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 12:48AM (8/01) – Harvard St/ Kent St

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle operating without its headlights on. Further investigation revealed that the driver did not have a license to operate a motor vehicle. Driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 12:08AM (8/02) – Harvard St

Officer on patrol observed an individual urinating in an alleyway. After stopping the suspect further investigation revealed that he was underage and under the influence of alcohol as well as in possession of an illegal substance. He was placed under arrest and charged with being a minor in possession of alcohol and for possession of a class B and D substance.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (8/01) and 2:30PM (8/02) – 186 Naples Rd

Victim stated that he had parked his vehicle in the rear lot of his building in the morning and after returning in the afternoon he noticed that his rear hatch door was partly open. He observed that his sub woofer and amplifier were unplugged and missing from the back of his vehicle.

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