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Friday, January 16, 2009

January 15th Police Report


  • Occurred between 2:20PM and 4:40PM(01/16) – 345 Harvard St

Victim reports that while they left their backpack unattended, their cell phone was taken from it. The victim was advised to shut of their cell phone service.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

January 14th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 4:00PM and 4:15PM(01/14) – 1382 Beacon St

Victim reports that the suspect came in to the store to look at a piece of jewelry. When the victim set down the jewelry on the counter, the suspect took it and left the store. Officers will follow up to look at store surveillance.

  • Occurred between 7:15PM and 7:20PM(01/14) – 1228 Boylston St

Victim reports that while at a bar, the suspect bumped into the victim causing their wallet to fall out of their purse. The victim realized five minutes later that their wallet was gone. Victim was advised to contact their credit card companies.


  • Occurred at 2:05(01/15) – Boylston St/Lee St

During a routine traffic stop officers found that the operator was driving after their license had been revoked. The operator was arrested.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

January 13th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 10:20(01/12) and 9:26AM(01/13) – 320 Hammond Pond Park

Victim reports that their motor vehicle was stolen from their parking lot.


  • Occurred at 1:09Pm(01/13) – 563 Washington St

During a routine traffic stop, officers found that the operator was driving after their license was suspended. The operated was arrested.


  • Occurred between 7:30AM and 3:00PM(01/13) – 5 South St

Victim reports that upon their return to their home, the back door had been broken into. Several items were taken including jewelry, cash, traveler’s checks and personal checks.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

January 12th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 2:00PM and 2:44PM(01/12) – 23 Parkman St

Victims report that their mail had been taken out of the lobby of their building. Two suspects rang the doorbell claiming to be the cleaning crew. One of the tenants let them in, but after 20 minutes of not hearing anything going on in the hallway the tenant checked the hallway and the two suspects and the pile of mail were gone. Tenants were advised to do credit card checks.

  • Occurred between 7:50AM and 6:00PM(01/12) – 55 Gerry Rd

Victims report that money was stolen from their apartment. There were no signs of forced entry.

  • Occurred at 6:36PM(01/12) – 525 Harvard St

A loss prevention officer notified police of a shoplifting incident. When they arrived on scene they questioned and arrested the suspect.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 5:00PM(01/11) and 7:30AM(01/12) – 35 Gerry Rd

Victim reports that when they went to park in their assigned spot there was already a vehicle parked there. The victim parked in the spot next to that one. When the victim returned to the vehicle the next morning there was a note stating not to park in other people’s spots, along with multiple scratches to his passenger door. Police are following up on this investigation.

Disorderly Person

  • Reported on (01/12) – 1450 Beacon St

Victim reports that between 7:00AM and 7:15AM sometime last month a suspect was looking into the victim’s window while the victim was changing. The victim didn’t get a good look at the suspect. There was a similar case last week when a suspect was climbing on fire escapes and peeping into windows. The police would like to advise citizens to keep their blinds down and if they see any suspicious activity such as this to call the police and stay on the line until they get there.

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.