Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.
Monday, March 8, 2010
March 5th - 7th
Occurred 1:13AM (3/5) – 44 Washington St.
Police executed a traffic stop for an equipment violation. Officers noticed that there were seven people in the car, which was designed to hold five. After identifying all of the passengers, it was discovered that one had an active warrant issued by Roxbury Court. The man was subsequently placed under arrest.
Occurred between 2:25AM and 3:45AM (3/5) – Beacon St./Hawes St.
Police located a vehicle that had been involved earlier in a hit and run. Based on conversation with the driver of the vehicle and his girlfriend, officers became concerned that he may be intoxicated. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and leaving the scene of an accident.
Occurred between 1:50PM and 2:10PM (3/6) 273 Harvard St.
Police performed a traffic stop for a driving violation. The driver stated that he did not have a license. After confirming that the driver did not have a valid driver’s license, he was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle being not duly licensed.
Occurred 1:25AM (3/7) – Washington St./Juniper St.
Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. The driver stated that he did not have a driver’s license. Upon confirmation, the driver was arrested for being not duly licensed.
Occurred 11:02PM (3/5) – 99 Harvard St.
Police responded to a report of a possible assault with a firearm. Officers located the three boys suspected to be involved and discovered that two of them were carrying pellet guns painted to look real. Through further investigation, it was found that only one of the suspects used the weapon in a threatening manner and he was subsequently arrested for assault by means of a dangerous weapon.
Occurred between 9:00PM (3/6) and 8:00AM (3/7) – 235 Cypress St.
Police reported to a report of graffiti on a dumpster behind a building. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 8:24PM and 10:30PM (3/7) – 227 Babcock St.
Police responded to a report of arson at a local hospital. An employee stated that the suspect began making paper balls and placing them on his bed. He then lit the paper on fire, igniting the mattress, and closed the door. The suspect was located in the lobby of the building and was subsequently arrested for arson.
Occurred between 7:00PM (3/4) and 7:55AM (3/5) – 129 Fisher Ave.
Police responded to a report of malicious damage to a building and breaking and entering. The caller stated that a Newbury College employee’s office was ransacked, with papers and books strewn around the floor. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 7:00PM (3/4) and 8:00AM (3/5) – 135 Fisher Ave.
Police responded to a report of malicious damage at a Newbury College building. A Newbury College employee stated that he noticed two glass panels from the library door were broken. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred 9:25PM (3/6) – Harvard St./Aspinwall Ave.
The victim reported to police that while travelling northbound on Harvard St. She tapped the horn to let a bicyclist know she was behind. At the next red light, the bicyclist picked up a metal object and hit the driver’s front fender and sped off. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 9:00PM (3/6) and 9:00AM (3/7) – 66 Lawton St.
The victim reported to police that a flower pot was removed from the property and broken in half. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 8:15AM (3/5) and 10:00AM (3/5) – Beacon St.
Police responded to a report of a burglary at a local business. The victim stated that upon arriving to work, she placed her pocketbook in her locker. Another employee later noticed that the victim’s pocketbook was on the floor. The victim’s wallet, containing three credit cards and some money, was missing. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 5:00PM and 8:00PM (3/6) – Chestnut Hill Ave.
Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering. The victim stated that he left his house to pick up his parents from the airport and when he returned, the garage door was open and several rooms were ransacked. A video game console and two watches were missing. Police are following up on the case.