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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

September 1st Police Reports

September 1st Police Reports

Traffic Offense

  • Occurred 9:07AM (9/1) – Heath St/Cary Rd.

Suspect was seen backing out illegally from a parking lot and into a busy street. Suspect was asked for his license and registration. Suspect stated that he had a driver’s license from his home country but not from the U.S. The foreign license was expired. Suspect was placed under arrest and cited for improper backing and being not duly licensed to operate a motor vehicle. Police cited the owner of the vehicle for allowing an improper person to operate his motor vehicle.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

August 28th-31st Police Reports

August 28th-31st Police Reports

Tip of the week: Secure laptops with a lock to prevent theft


  • Occurred between 1:58AM (8/29) and 2:30AM (8/29) – Chestnut Hill Av/Dean Rd.

Suspect was found parked on the side of a public way. Police were able to talk to the suspect after several attempts at knocking on the suspect’s car window. Suspect appeared to be intoxicated. Suspect was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

  • Occurred 2:39AM (8/29) – 227 Winchester St.

Police responded to a hit and run traffic crash. Suspect was questioned in regards to the crash. During questioning police noticed that the suspect appeared to be intoxicated. Suspect was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.


  • Occurred 5:59PM (8/31) – University Rd.

Police responded to a residence from which two 911 hang up calls had been made. Once at the residence police were made aware that the suspect had shoved his parents during an altercation between the suspect and his younger brother. Police placed suspect under arrest for three counts of Assault and Battery/Domestic.


  • Occurred between 9:00PM (8/27) and 6:01AM (8/28) – 1688 Beacon St.

Subject called police in regards to having found the window to his neighbor’s apartment pried open. The victim stated that nothing had been missing. Police found another window that had been pried open, but the victim’s within the second apartment stated that nothing had been missing.

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (8/27) and 3:00PM (8/29) – 18 Homer St.

Victim called police when she and her roommate found their apartment had been broken into and several items were missing. Victims found the back door to their apartment had been left slightly open and unlocked. Among the several items that had been missing were a laptop computer and several pieces of jewelry. Police observed that the point of entry could have been the bedroom window which had been forced open by a tool, possibly a screwdriver, and the exit may have been the backdoor. Police were told by a neighbor that she had observed two men loading items into an older model, brown, jeep Wrangler. Neighbor stated that she didn’t recognize the two men and that one of them was bald and muscular. Detectives will be following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 4:30PM (8/29) and 11:30AM (8/30) – 32 Station St.

Victim reported that she was missing a great amount of cash from the register at the business she owns. Police observed that the entry may have been gained by prying/forcing the rear door of the business. No other items were reported missing. Detectives will be processing the scene.

  • Occurred between 8:30AM (8/25) and 10:30AM (8/31) – Pierce St.

Victim reported that a great amount of money had been stolen from an envelope that was in her desk drawer of her office. Victim reported that also missing was a Dell laptop computer. Police found the computer wrapped in several plastic bags on a counter next to a sink. The envelope which had previously held the stolen cash and the laptop will be taken in for processing.

  • Occurred between 8:30AM (8/31) and 7:00PM (8/31) – 1406 Beacon St.

Victims called police in regards to a break in of their apartment. They noticed that their laptop computers were missing. Police observed pry marks, at the front door lock that appear to be from a screwdriver type instrument. Police noticed that the power cords of both victims had been taken from their power strips. A third resident had arrived and informed police that her laptop computer had been missing as well. Both power strips will be submitted into evidence.


  • Occurred between 12:00PM (8/30) and 10:04AM (8/31) – 1 Harry Downes Tech Field

An employee of the Park Department had called police in regards to damage and graffiti he found at the storage/bathroom facility of a local field. Police noticed that the lock to the gate had been cut and graffiti marks had been made on three doors of the building. The bathroom door locks had been cut as well. Police found marks on the bathroom walls as well as the stall walls. Photos were taken of each mark and placed into evidence. A follow up investigation will be conducted.


  • Occurred 2:38PM (8/28) - 285 Harvard St.

Victim stated that she had her purse stolen from a local coffee shop. Victim was able to cancel her credit cards and suspend her cell phone number. Police are in the process of retrieving the video surveillance tape.

  • Occurred 10:10AM (8/28) – 315 Harvard St.

A local store manager called police in regards to two females who had stolen a great deal of merchandise. The suspects were seen stealing by a customer who had informed the manager. The manager hadn’t seen the suspects and was unable to give a description. The customer stated the two suspects were black and in their twenties. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 1:00PM (8/29) and 3:00PM (8/29)

Police were on patrol of a local shop that had been involved in a series of thefts. On this particular day police had observed the suspected individual canvassing the area of the shop. Police approached the suspect and advised him of why he was going to be questioned. Suspect was placed under arrest without incident. Police is currently working on linking suspect to the many crimes that he may have committed. Police will be confirming fingerprints found at the scenes to those of the suspect. A criminal application was filed charging the suspect with operating after a revoked license, larceny from a building, and receiving stolen property.

  • Occurred 12:00PM (8/30) – 40 Webster St.

Victim stated that after having checked out of a hotel she discovered that she was missing a bracelet. Victim had called the hotel and was directed to speak with the individual who was in charge of items that were left behind by guests. Victim stated that the individual she spoke to was impolite and had abruptly hung up. Police spoke to hotel staff who will speak to the individual with whom the victim had spoken to. Police have requested a follow up investigation by detectives if the item isn’t located.

  • Occurred 12:05PM (8/23) – 114 Clinton Rd.

Victim reported that someone had broken into his vehicle. The items that the victim reported missing were a Cannon Digital Camera and two healing crystals. Victim found several other items strewn about in the backyard of his garage. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 2:54PM (8/31) – 361 Washington St.

Victim stated that her wallet had been stolen from her bag while she was at the Public Library. Victim is in the process of canceling her credit cards and her debit card.

  • Occurred between 5:15PM (8/18) and 5:30PM (8/18) – 58 Atherton Rd.

Victim reported that she had been at a Staples store using the printer for documents she needed off her flash drive. Victim states that her flash drive had been stolen when she went to pay for the printed pages. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6:00AM (8/27) and 5:30PM (8/27) – Freeman St/Pleasant St.

Victim stated that someone had damaged the passenger side door of his vehicle. Victim states that his fellow co-workers and he have been involved in a dispute with individuals that may be the cause of the damage. Detectives will be following up on the matter.

  • Occurred between 8:30PM (8/28) and 8:45PM (8/28) – 236 Washington St.

Victim stated that he had found suspect in the alley behind the restaurant at which he works. Victim believed the suspect was attempting a break-in through a screened window. Victim stated that the suspect attempted to assault him but failed and ran away. Victim gave the description of the suspect to police. Police were able to locate suspect and question him. Suspect was placed under arrest for Malicious Destruction of Property and assault.

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (8/27) and 10:30AM (8/29) – 1032 Commonwealth Av.

A tenant of a local housing complex called police in regards to having found the front door to the building damaged. The several markings that police found on the heavy glass entryway appear to be consistent with a key or sharp object. Police will be contacting the building owner in regards to the damage.

Not Duly Licensed

  • Occurred 11:25PM (8/31) -1717 Beacon St.

Suspect was stopped for speeding. When asked for license and registration, the suspect stated that he was from Kansas and had left his license at a bar. Police were informed that he wasn’t licensed in Kansas. An RMV check revealed that there was no record of a license for the suspect. The suspect was placed under arrest for not being a licensed operator.

Straight Warrant

  • Occurred 1:55AM (8/28) – Boylston St/Hammond St.

Police stopped suspect for driving in excess of the speed limit. A routine check of the license and registration produced a straight warrant that the suspect had. Suspect was placed under arrest. Suspect’s vehicle was handed over to a friend.