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Friday, August 15, 2008

August 14th Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (8/14) and 10:38PM (8/14) – 1284 Beacon St

Victim reports that she returned to her parked vehicle and found scratch marks on the hood.


  • Occurred between 12:00AM (08/08) and 12:00AM (8/13) – High St

Victim states she sold a futon on Craig list for $250 and received a check from the buyer. Upon reviewing the check, she saw that it was made out for more money than she asked for. She contacted the buyer who instructed her to deposit the check into her account and return $3000 in cash via money gram, which she did. She was notified later that the check the buyer had given her had bounced.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

August 13th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 8:08PM (8/13) – Pond Ave

Police responded to a report of an assault and battery. After arriving on scene officers met with the victim who reported that she was at her friend’s apartment when he got agitated and attacked her. He is being charged with several counts of A&B, resisting arrest, disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct.

  • Occurred between 7:15PM (8/13) and 7:35PM (8/13) – 525 Harvard St (TJ Maxx)

Police on patrol stopped a man matching the description of an individual who just walked out of TJ Maxx with a stolen Tote sports gear backpack. After officers approached the man he took off and fled. Police were able to detain the suspect and place him under arrest. He was charged with shoplifting and receiving stolen property.

  • Occurred at 5:11PM (8/13) – 525 Harvard St (TJ Maxx)

Employee reports that he saw the suspect walk into the store and observed him put several boxes of Ralph Lauren Safari cologne into a gray bag. Security was able to detain the suspect and after looking in the bag found 9 bottles of various fragrances totaling $195.91. Suspect was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting.


  • Occurred between 10:30AM (8/13) and 11:30AM (8/13) – 714 Washington St

Victim reports that his bicycle was taken from the rear bike rack of his vehicle. The bicycle is a red Enduro Sl men’s mountain bike valued at $7000.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

August 12th Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8:55AM (8/05) and 5:15PM (8/07) – 20 Chapel St

Victim reports that she parked her vehicle at a parking garage on Tuesday (8/05) and upon returning to her vehicle that same day she observed a hole approximately 5 inches long on her right passenger side fender. Later in the week the victim parked in the same garage and returned to find that her car had a scratch on the front bumper.


  • Occurred at 11:22PM (8/12) – Washington St

Officers on patrol pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver was driving with a suspended license. He was placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Monday, August 11, 2008

August 8th - 10th Police Reports

Graffiti Law

  • Occurred between 1:00AM (8/08) and 6:00AM (8/08) – High St

Reporting party states that sometime in the early morning someone painted graffiti on the side of her apartment building. The letters “BSB” and “Scovv” were written on the wall with blue paint. The letters “BSB” were also written on the side of a dumpster opposite her building.

  • Occurred between 8:30PM (8/08) and 7:30AM (8/09) – 50 Winchester St

Owner reports that sometime overnight someone gain access to the locked front foyer of his building and sprayed painted the interior lobby doors, mirrors and two paintings with red paint.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 1:00PM (8/08) and 6:00PM (8/08) Reservoir Rd/ Heath St

Victim reports that after returning to her vehicle she observed that the right rear side window had been smashed. Nothing appeared to be missing.

  • Occurred between 8:30PM (8/08) and 3:45PM (8/09) – 210 Middlesex Rd

Police were dispatched to a report of damage done to a vehicle. Upon arrival police observed inappropriate words scratched into the paint on the front hood of the car.


  • Occurred at 6:23PM (8/09) – 900 Commonwealth Ave (CVS)

Store employee reports that he observed an individual enter the store and walk straight into the skin and hair products aisle. He then observed the suspect conceal 8 bottles of various shampoos and conditioners into a bag and start walking towards the door. Suspect was stopped and later placed under arrest for shoplifting.

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (8/08) and 6:58AM (8/09) – 46 Hallwood Rd

Victim reports that sometime overnight 3 copper downspouts that were attached to his garage had been stolen.

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (8/09) and 11:34PM ( 8/09) – 166 Thorndike St

Victim reports that his son’s silver Treck Mountain bike was stolen from the foyer area of his apartment. The bike was placed on the first floor, and was secured on the railing with a Kryptonite lock. There were several pry marks found on the front door of the foyer area.


  • Occurred at 12:18PM (8/10) – 599 Brookline Ave (Lynch Center)

Officers responded to a business alarm that had been triggered. Upon arrival officers observed that the side door’s window panel had been smashed in and the door was slightly opened. Nothing appeared to be missing from the center.


  • Occurred at 8:50PM (8/10) – Thornton Rd

Officers responded to a call of a dispute. When they arrived they talked to a male individual who reported that he and his wife had an argument and that sometime during the dispute she had punched him in the face. She was placed under arrest for domestic assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 1:01AM (8/08) – Kent St

Officers responded to a complaint of a dispute occurring at a parking lot. Upon arrival officers met with a witness that reported seeing a male and female arguing next to a vehicle and observed the man hit and damage the vehicle. The man was placed under arrest for domestic assault and battery and malicious destruction of property.