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.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

April 7th

Arrest

Occurred 10:13AM (4/7) – 1195 Boylston St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. After identifying the driver, it was discovered that her Massachusetts driver’s license had been suspended. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle after suspension.

Suspicious Activity

Occurred between 8:44PM and 9:15PM (4/7) – Beals St.

Police responded to a report of suspicious activity. The caller believed that there may have been a peeping tom in his backyard. He stated that his wife was coming home from work and had seen a person flee from their backyard. When the caller checked out his yard, the back gate was open and a chair had been pulled up to the bathroom window. No description of the suspect could be provided. Police are following up on the case.

Indecent Exposure

Occurred between 4:15PM and 4:30PM (4/7) – 361 Washington St.

Police responded to a report of an indecent exposure at the Main Library. The caller, an employee, witnessed a middle aged white male in the children’s section of the library and became suspicious. When she went to investigate, she witnessed the man standing behind the glass café window exposing himself. He fled when he saw the caller watching him. It was also discovered that he had shown a girl an inappropriate picture while in the children’s section as well. Police are following up on the case.

Graffiti

Occurred between 5:00PM (4/1) and 2:00AM (4/7) – 392 Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of graffiti. The victim stated that he had closed his business due to the Passover holiday and upon reopening discovered the white graffiti to the left and right of his door. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 6:00PM (4/6) and 7:15AM (4/7) – Thornton Rd.

Victim reported to police that her right front passenger window had been smashed. She believed that it may have been with a screwdriver due to damage on the doorframe and scratches on the passenger side of the vehicle. A GPS unit was reported missing. Police are following up one the case.

Occurred between 10:30PM (4/6) and 7:30AM (4/7) – Thornton Rd.

Victim reported to police that his right front passenger window had been smashed. He also stated that his glove box had been rifled through but that he did not believe anything was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Robbery

Occurred 3:40PM (4/7) – Westbourne Terrace

Police responded to a report of an attempted unarmed purse robbery. The victim stated that she and her friend were walking from their apartment when they noticed a group of 6 males following them. A short while later one of the males ran up behind the victim and attempted to steal her purse but the victim refused to let go. The male who tried to grab the purse was described as Hispanic, 15-17 years old, 5’ 8”, 130 lbs, with dark black hair and dark skin, wearing a red t-shirt possibly with white writing. The other males in the group were also identified as Hispanic. When he was unsuccessful in stealing the purse, the group fled. Police are following up on the case.

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