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, April 5, 2010
April 2nd - 4th
Occurred 9:22PM (4/2) – 1637 Beacon St.
Police responded to a report of a cab parked in a no parking zone. Officers informed the cab driver that he was illegally parked in a no parking zone. The officer discovered that the driver had a suspended license. He was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle after suspension.
Occurred 1:00AM (4/3) – 1616 Beacon St.
Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. After identifying the driver, officers discovered that he only had a learner’s permit. The driver was arrested for operating without a license and speeding.
Occurred between 1:35AM and 2:06AM (4/4) – 717 Heath St.
Officers were patrolling the area of Boylston and Hammond Street when a motorist alerted them to a drunk driver. After observing the accused vehicle drive over marked lanes numerous times, officers performed a traffic stop. Upon further investigation, officers suspected that the driver was intoxicated and she was subsequently arrested.
Occurred 9:33PM (4/2) – Saint Paul St.
Police responded to a report of credit card fraud. The victim stated that her credit card company had contacted her saying that someone had created a duplicate card with her name and information. There were 5 fraudulent charges made using the duplicate credit card. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred 2:39PM (3/16) – Foster St.
Victim reported to police that she noticed 12 fraudulent charges on her debit card account while reviewing her monthly statement. All of the charges had been made on a single day. Police are following up on the case.
Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle
Occurred 10:10PM (4/3) – 326 Harvard Ave.
Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering of motor vehicle in progress. Upon arriving on scene, officers noticed a man walking away from a vehicle. The vehicle’s right rear passenger window was broken. When ordered the stop, the man would not comply with the order until more officers arrived. The suspect was also holding a screwdriver. The man was arrested for breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, three counts of attempted breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, and possession of burglarious tools.
Occurred between 1:15AM and 1:40AM (4/1) – 129 Fisher Ave.
The victim reported to police that his laptop computer had been stolen. He stated that he left his room to take a shower and returned fifteen minutes later to find his laptop computer missing. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 4:20PM and 4:40PM (4/1) – 129 Fisher Ave.
The victim reported to police that his X-Box gaming system and his two remote controls had been stolen from his room. He stated that he left for work and upon returning, his system was missing. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 1:00AM and 1:30AM (4/2) – 129 Fisher Ave.
Police responded to a report of larceny. The victims stated that both their laptops were stolen out of their dorm room. The victims had gone over to another room to socialize with a few people. They had placed their keys on the table upon entering. When the got up to leave, the keys had been moved to the shelf. Upon returning to their room, the door was unlocked and both of their laptops were missing. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred between 10:30AM (4/2) and 11:00AM (4/3) – Freeman St.
Police responded to a report of a stolen license plate. The victim stated that the concierge had informed him that his license plate was missing. While on scene, another victim reported the same crime to the officers. Police are following up on the case.
Occurred 7:16PM (4/4) – Harvard St./Beacon St.
Police responded to a report of a male and female who had stolen a wheel off of an unattended bicycle. The caller stated that the two suspects had walked off in the direction of Beacon Street. A few hours later, officers located the suspects. After identifying them, officers found that the male had 3 active arrest warrants. The man was arrested for larceny, possession of burglarious tools, and the 3 warrants.
Occurred 9:26PM (4/2) – Brookline Ave.
Police responded to a report of a robbery. The caller stated that her son had been the victim of an armed robbery. The victim reported that he and another man had been robbed at knife point by a black male wearing a red baseball cap, a blue bandana over his face, a dark hoodie, jeans, and black sneakers. The suspect had been sitting on a bench when the victims passed by when he suddenly approached them holding a knife. The victims quickly gave the suspect money and fled. Police are following up on the case.