Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.

Friday, October 24, 2008

October 23rd 2008 Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred at 1:33PM (10/23) – 1309 Beacon St

Victim reported that while food shopping at Trader Joes she noticed that her wallet was missing. The wallet contained several cards, a gold chain valued at $100 and $250 in cash.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred at 12:19PM (10/23) – 0 Pearl St

Reporting party states that while walking down a street he observed damage done to a vehicle parked at a meter. Upon arrival police observed that the vehicle’s rear driver’s side window had been smashed. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 4:28PM (10/13) – 829 Beacon St

An officer on patrol observed a male individual run into his car and drive erratically away almost colliding with a bus. After stopping the vehicle police were informed that the driver was trying to get away from another individual who was chasing him. Further investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of an illegal substance and was placed under arrest. The second suspect who was pursuing the driver could not be located.

October 22nd Police Reports

Attempted MV Theft

  • Occurred between 7:30PM (10/22) and 10:10PM (10/22) – 1773 Beacon St

Victim reports that upon returning to her parked vehicle she noticed that her remote unlocking device would not work. Upon inspecting the vehicle she observed that the steering wheel column had been damaged and found the ignition hanging from the column. Nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicle.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 7:00PM (10/21) and 8:00AM (10/22) – 73 Windsor RD

Reporting party states that she observed that someone had spray painted a black light box next to her driveway. The light box had white spray paint on the front and rear of the box. On the front was the word “Alka” and on the rear was the number “60”.

  • Occurred at 12:17AM (10/22) – 599 Brookline Ave

An officer on patrol conducting a building check of the Lynch Recreation Center observed inappropriate writing spray painted on a shed located at the rear of the building. The graffiti was done in 12 inch black lettering spread across the side of the shed.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 11:30PM (10/21) and 7:15AM (10/22) – 201 Harvard St

Victim reported that upon returning to his parked vehicle he observed that his passenger side window had been smashed and that several items had been taken. Items missing included a Garmin GPS Unit, an I –Pod, a large CD holder containing 150 CDs, and a duffel bag containing soccer clothes and a pair of cleats.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

October 21st 2008 Police Reports

Graffiti

  • Occurred at 9:59PM (10/21) – 972 Commonwealth Ave

Reporting party states that sometime over the past weekend someone had tagged his two buildings on Commonwealth Ave with graffiti. One of the buildings had the tag “Elbos” sprayed painted on a side wall with green spray paint. The second building had the tags “Elbos” and “News” spray painted on its rear wall using green paint.

Larceny

  • Occurred at 4:04PM (10/21) – 525 Harvard St

Officers were dispatched to a report of a shoplifter being detained at a TJ Maxx. Upon arrival officers spoke with loss prevention officers who stated that the suspect was seen taking two bottles of perfume and sticking them in his jacket pocket. A criminal check of the suspect revealed he had two warrants. He was placed under arrest for shoplifting and for the two warrants.

  • Occurred between 7:29PM (09/16) and 8:55PM (9/16) – 2000 Beacon St

Police were dispatched to a report of a past larceny. Police met with a suspect who reported that he and a friend had withdrawn money from someone else’s bank account using an ATM card that was left at ATM machine. Further investigation revealed that the suspects had taken out a total of $460 and had tried multiple times to use the card again. The suspects were placed under arrest and charged with larceny over $250, larceny under $250, and three counts of attempted larceny

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred at 3:34PM (10/21) – 30 Stearns Rd

Victim reported that upon returning to his company vehicle which he had parked alongside the road he observed that his driver’s side window had been smashed. He noticed that his GPS unit, two computers, a digital camera, and a black leather jacket had been stolen.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

October 17th - 20th 2008 Police Reports

October 17th – 20th Police Reports

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (10/20) and 9:30PM (10/20) – 2 Brookline Pl

Victim reports that he had parked his taxi cab at a cab stand and had left for approximately 30 minutes. Upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his wallet was missing from his front seat. The cab had been left unlocked. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (10/20) and 8:20PM (10/20) – 131 Kent St

Victim reports that he had parked his vehicle in front of his friend’s house and upon returning to it he observed that his passenger side window had been smashed. He noticed that his Garmin GPS unit valued at $400 was missing.

  • Occurred between 7:00PM (10/19) and 8:30PM (10/19) – 54 Alton Pl

Victim reports that upon returning to his rental vehicle he observed that the front passenger side window had been smashed and that his Garmin GPS unit had been stolen.

  • Occurred at 12:40AM (10/17) – 724 Washington St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his front passenger side window had been smashed and that his GPS unit was missing. Nothing else appeared to have been taken from the vehicle.

Arrest

  • Occurred between 4:30PM (10/20) and 5:30PM (10/20) – 1322 Beacon St

Police on patrol stopped several individuals matching the description of suspects seen shoplifting large amounts of candy and other products from a CVS. After stopping the suspects’ police recovered various stolen items and arrested 9 suspects and charged them with larceny.

  • Occurred at 2:52AM (10/19) – Harvard St/ Babcock St

An officer on patrol observed two vehicles pulled off to the side of a road as a result of a minor car accident. After meeting with the driver who caused the accident further investigation revealed that the driver was operating under the influence of alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 3:38AM (10/18) – 1114 Commonwealth Ave

An officer on patrol stopped an individual who was acting suspiciously. During questioning the individual became agitated and aggressive towards the officer. After attempting to hit the officer the suspect was placed under arrest and charged with assaulting the officer.

  • Occurred at 2:52AM (10/18) – 121 Sewall Ave

An officer on patrol observed a vehicle traveling erratically at excessive speed. After stopping the vehicle further investigation revealed that the driver was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 1:16AM (10/18) – 1025 Boylston St

An officer on patrol stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Upon approaching the driver the officer observed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and observed several opened containers of alcohol. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 11:00AM (10/18) and 1:20AM (10/19) – 157 Thorndike St

Police were dispatched to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival police met with residents who stated that during a party they were hosting several items had been taken from their apartment. They reported that several attendees found that their wallets had gone missing from their coats that had been placed in their storage room. Missing items included an Apple Mac Laptop, and I–Pod Touch, 3 cell phones, 3 wallets, and a digital camera.

  • Occurred between 2:00PM (9/01) and 1:00PM (10/17) – 33 Pond Ave

Victim reported that he had locked his bicycle to a rack on Pond Ave and upon returning to retrieve it he observed that it was missing. The bike is described as a silver 10 speed “Cadillac” brand bike. The bicycle has new mud guards and a gear viewer on the handlebars.

  • Occurred at 12:15AM – 1676 Beacon St

Store owners reported that an individual had entered their beauty salon and fled after taking $30 from a drawer underneath their front counter. The suspect is described as a white, middle aged, stocky built man with short blonde hair, 5’11”, wearing a light blue sweatshirt and a pair of dark blue Khaki pants.

Graffiti Law

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (10/17) and 8:00AM (10/20) – 1032 Commonwealth Ave

Reporting party states that upon arriving to work in the morning she observed graffiti spray painted alongside her building. The building was tagged twice with green spray paint.

  • Occurred at 8:51AM (10/19) – Gibbs St/ Naples Rd

Police responded to a report of graffiti written on a sidewalk. Upon arrival police observed an inappropriate image drawn on the sidewalk with profanity written above it. It appeared that the graffiti was done using white household latex paint that was found discarded in a nearby trash receptacle.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 11:00PM (11/19) and 2:02AM (10/20) – 144 Boylston St

Victim reports that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his driver’s side front window had been smashed. Nothing appeared to be disturbed or missing from the vehicle.

Burglary

  • Occurred at 4:30AM (10/19) – 12 Littell Rd

Police were dispatched to a report of a breaking and entering that had just occurred. An investigation revealed that the victims were able to obtain the names of the subjects who had broken into their home. Police were able to obtain one subject who was positively identified and arrested. He is being charged with breaking and entering in the night with the intent to commit a felony and possession of Class E substance.

  • Occurred between 8:32PM (10/15) and 11:00AM (10/16) – 50 Columbia St

Victims reported that upon returning to their new home they observed that their plasma television that was on their living room floor had been stolen. The house had been left secured and the contractors who were doing construction were the only ones that had access to their home. A follow up investigation is underway.

  • Occurred between 12:01AM (10/17) and 12:30AM (10/17) – 10 Goddard St

Victim reported that sometime overnight she heard a noise come from her basement and in the morning she observed that the dead bolt to her basement door had been unlocked. She found a silver pick between the basement door and screen door. Nothing appeared to be out of place.