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Friday, September 17, 2010

Sept. 17th


Occurred 12:57 AM (9/17) – Commonwealth Ave

While patrolling, officers observed a door to a retail building left ajar. Upon inspection, officers located a male subject inside who stated that he was doing overnight work for the store. Officers conducted a records check of the subject’s information and discovered that he had an active warrant out for his arrest. Police subsequently placed the subject under arrest for the active warrant.

Occurred 2:52 AM (9/17) – St. Paul St. / Thatcher St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a vehicle they observed travel through a red light. Upon approaching the driver, officers detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and noticed the driver to have slurred speech and glassy bloodshot eyes. Based on officers’ observations of the driver’s intoxicated appearance, he was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and several civil motor vehicle offenses.

Occurred 9:30 AM (9/17) – Beacon St. /Centre St.

While monitoring traffic, police observed a motor vehicle with an expired inspection sticker and executed a traffic stop. Upon approaching the vehicle, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle to which a passenger in the vehicle stated belonged to him. Officers conducted a query of the driver’s information and discovered that his right to operate a motor vehicle in Mass. had been suspended. Police subsequently placed the driver under arrest for operating after suspension and cited the passenger for the civil infraction of possession of marijuana.

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