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Monday, August 3, 2009

July 31st-August 2nd Police Reports

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July 31st-August 2nd Police Reports


  • Occurred 10:54AM (8/1) – Green St/Harvard St.

Victim reported having been struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk. Victim is in an elderly male. Victim was approached by the suspect and the two got into a dispute. Victim stated that he had been assaulted by the suspect and had sustained an injury. Witnesses reported having seen the altercation between the two individuals and the reported assault. Police took statements from both parties. The RMV check on suspect’s license came back suspended. Suspect was placed under arrest for Assault and battery with dangerous weapon, assault and battery on an elder person, operating after suspension, making a left turn where prohibited by sign, and failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk.

Attempted Sex Offense

  • Occurred 9:44PM (8/2)

Victim reported that her boyfriend had arrived at her residence and had attempted to sexually assault her. Police interviewed the victim and she stated where the suspect lives. Police went to the suspect’s place of residence and he was interviewed. Suspect was placed under arrest for Assault with Intent to Rape.


  • Occurred 11:55PM (7/31) – 105 Browne St.

Victim stated that someone had entered her home through a rear window and stolen her laptop computer and jewelry. Victim stated that upon arrival, she observed that her window plant in the rear porch had been misplaced and her bedroom was left in disarray. Detectives will be processing the scene.

  • Occurred between 11:00AM (7/31) and 2:00PM (7/31) – 338 Newton St.

Victim reported that someone had broken into his apartment and taken several pieces of jewelry. Victim stated that nothing else had been missing and no other property had been damaged. Detectives were on scene to process and photograph the apartment.

  • Occurred 2:15AM (8/2) – 115 Greenough St.

Police responded to a silent alarm triggered at a local school. Upon arrival, officers discovered two minors inside the school. Officers took the minors to the station and contacted their parents. Officers informed both parties and their parents that a request of a follow-up by a juvenile officer will be made and a criminal complaint will be filed. Officer will be requesting a hearing for a B&E with Intent to Commit Misdemeanor (Trespass).


  • Occurred 1:18PM (7/28) – Browne St.

Victim reported that during an apartment search, he was sending money to an individual whom he suspects is scamming him. Victim contacted police after realizing that he was continuously being asked for money and nothing more. Victim contacted his credit card company and stated the issue. Copies of the communication emails were submitted into evidence, as well as an overseas number.


  • Occurred 10:17AM (8/1) – Beacon St/Lancaster Tr.

Police responded to a NSTAR electric box location due to graffiti marks. Police contacted NSTAR who will be removing the cover as soon they are able. Photos were taken of the scene.

  • Occurred 4:19PM (8/1) – Washington St/Bartlett Cres.

Officer responded to a scene of a graffiti complaint. Upon arrival, officer observed graffiti marks on a sidewalk. Photos were taken and the DPW was contacted to have the marks removed.


  • Occurred between 5:15PM (8/1) and 5:20PM (8/1) – 170 Middlesex Rd.

Victim reported that her bag was taken from her front yard. She stated that also missing was a Credit Card. Victim stated that she had notified her bank of the theft.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 4:00AM (7/5) and 9:57AM (7/31) – 7 Timon Av.

Victim reported two incidents upon which he discovered a flat tire on his motor vehicle. Victim’s neighbor stated that she had observed another neighbor using an object against the tires one night. The suspected individual will be summoned to court and charged with Malicious Destruction of Property.

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (7/30) and 9:00AM (7/31) – 192 Bonad Rd.

Victim reported that her right rear passenger door window of her car had been smashed by an unknown object overnight. Victim stated nothing had been missing from the car. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 3:31PM (8/2) – 227 Babcock St.

Police responded to a call from the HRI Hospital in regards to damage and out of control behavior by a patient. A request has been made to summon patient on charge of Malicious Damage.


  • Occurred between 3:38PM (8/1) and 3:53PM (8/1) – 1381 Beacon St.

Victim reported that an individual was seen taking cash out of the store’s register. Victim stated that the suspect was a regular and on this particular day had been accompanied by another male. Victim stated that he had given chase to the suspect after the money was taken, but was unable to keep up. Victim stated that the form of payment was a credit card, but a cross reference surfaced that the name on the card didn’t match the individual who had produced it. The scene was processed and photos were taken. Suspect was located and placed under arrest for robbery (unarmed).

Suicide Attempt

  • Occurred 3:34PM (7/31)

Officers responded to caller’s home in regards to a suicide letter that her husband had left. Area police departments and the MBTA police were placed on alert for the individual. After hours of searching, a witness at a Red Line stop reported having seen him sleeping on a bench. Police located the individual who had taken a great amount of pills. Individual’s wife was notified.

  • Occurred 7:46AM (8/1)

Police were called on scene for an individual who had consumed a great deal of pills in an attempt to overdose. Police will be keeping a periodic check of the individual and make sure that he won’t pose as a threat to himself.

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