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Monday, January 12, 2009

January 9th- 11th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 3:00PM(01/08) and 8:00AM(01/09) - Pleasant St/ Freeman St

Victim reports that tools were taken out of his tool shed. There was no evidence of forced entry.

  • Occurred between 9:00AM and 9:45AM(01/09) - 1581 Beacon St

Victim reports that her cell phone and cell phone charger were taken from a table in the victim’s work place. Witnesses say they saw a suspicious man in the building earlier that morning, going through coat pockets in the waiting area. Police are working with the witnesses for further information on the suspect.

  • Occurred between 10:10AM and 10:15AM(01/09) – 115 Greenough St

Victim reports that while away from their backpack for 5 minutes their cell phone was taken from the bag.

  • Occurred between 9:00AM and 6:19PM(01/09) – 1 Pond Ave

Victim reports that upon returning to their car, the front passenger window had been smashed. The GPS and power cord was taken which had been left in its mount on the windshield with the power cord still plugged in.


  • Occurred at 11:55AM(01/09) – Kent St

During a traffic stop police officers arrested an operator for driving without a license.

  • Occurred at 12:49AM(12/12) - 195 High St

While on patrol officers came to a vehicle that had crashed into a parked car and was perpendicular to the road. After further investigation the operator was taken to the hospital and summonsed to court for operating under the influence.


  • Occurred at 7:48PM(01/09) – 74 Babcock St

Victim reports while walking the suspect ran up behind her and took their purse and continued running. In the victim’s purse were several forms of identification, cash and credit cards. Police later located the purse a few blocks away, the wallet was missing. Police are working with the victim for a further description on the suspect.

  • Occurred at 7:44PM(01/10) – Babcock St/ Manchester St

Victim reports that while walking the suspect ran up from behind and took their purse and continued running. When police arrived they canvassed the neighborhood for the suspect but could not find the suspect. Upon trying to call the cell phone an uninvolved citizen answered and led police back to victim’s belongings. Everything was found except for the cash. Detectives took a few items into custody for further investigation.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6:00PM(01/10) and 11:30AM(01/11) – 126 Chestnut St

Victim reports that upon returning to their car there was a large scratch on the driver side door similar to a previous scratch. Police are going to follow up with the possible suspects.


  • Occurred at 5:07PM(01/11)-525 Harvard St

Victim reports that while walking on Harvard St a confrontation broke out because the suspect had bumped into the victim while passing. The suspect then punched the victim but the victim and a friend in return held down the suspect until they could call police and the police arrived on the scene. The suspect was summonsed to court for assault.

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