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Monday, August 24, 2009

August 21st-23rd Police Reports

August 21st - 23rd Police Reports

Tip of the Week: Please keep a close watch on handbags when out in public.

I.D Fraud

  • Occurred between 11:31AM (11/8) and 11:31AM (8/23) – Tappan St.

Victim reported having been notified about a loan that been taken out using her name and social security number. Victim was able to notify the bank of the fraudulent occurrence. Victims bank statements and letters to and from her bank will be submitted into evidence.


  • Occurred between 12:45AM (8/18) and 1:15PM (8/18) – 888 Commonwealth Av.

Victim reported that her wallet had been stolen out of her bag while she was at a local restaurant. Victim stated that she had placed that bag on the floor. Victim will be canceling her credit cards and was advised to contact her bank.

  • Occurred between 7:30PM (8/21) and 9:00PM (8/21) – 185 Freeman St.

Victim reported that several of his items were stolen while he was in the process of moving. Victim was told by the concierge that he may view the video footage so that he may be able to see who may have taken the items.

  • Occurred between 5:15AM (8/23) and 6:05AM (8/23) – 6 Claflin Rd/2 Claflin Rd.

Subject reported having seen two black males physically pick up someone’s scooter and place it into a U-Haul truck. The individuals had driven away, but the subject had caught a glimpse of the license plate. Police were able to stop the truck and question the individuals. Both males were charged with larceny property and conspiracy to commit a crime. The U-Haul truck was towed.

  • Occurred 12:39AM (8/23) – 99 Harvard St.

A store employee stated having seen an individual leave the store without paying for a can of baby formula. Suspect was described as a black male, approximately 35 to 40 years of age, was wearing a white shirt with black stripes, and had no facial hair. Police were able to obtain a photo of the suspect who was positively identified by the store’s employee. An application for a summons will be submitted.

  • Occurred between 1:33PM (8/22) and 1:33 PM (8/23) – `Beacon St.

Victim reported that the front license plate of his car was missing. A search of the surrounding area could not locate the plate. The vehicle had no signs of damage or temperament. A stolen motor vehicle report will be filed.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (8/20) and 8:00AM (8/21) – 159 High St.

Victim reported having found her front storm door window shattered. Victim will be notifying the landlord to make the repairs.

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Occurred 12:00AM (8/23) – 1195 Boylston St.

Victim reported having gone into a local store to purchase a drink while having left his car running. Victim stated that he came back and his car was gone. Victims car was a 2007 “electric blue” Hyundai. Police will be following up on the case.

Operating after Revocation

  • Occurred 3:30AM (8/22) – 300 Kent St.

Victim had stopped police in regards to having almost been hit by a vehicle. Police gave pursuit to the suspect’s vehicle once victim pointed it out. Suspect was asked for his license and registration. Suspect stated that his license had been revoked. Suspect was placed under arrest for operating after revocation. Suspect’s vehicle was released to the registered owner.

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