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.

Friday, February 26, 2010

February 25th

Arrest

  • Occurred 1:33AM to 1:50AM (2/25) – Boylston St./Hammond St.

Police observed a man walking in the middle of the street in dangerously foggy conditions. Upon identifying the man, it was discovered that he had a warrant out of Cambridge. The man was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred between 6:35AM and 7:10AM (2/25) – 270 Boylston St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identification, the driver was found to have a suspended license. He was arrested for operating after suspension.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 12:15AM and 2:40AM (2/25) – 64 Westbourne Tr.

Police responded to a report of alarm activation at the Driscoll School. The screens of numerous windows had been removed and it appeared that a break in had occurred. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 10:27AM (2/9) and 10:27AM (2/25) – Prince St.

Police responded to a report of identity theft. The victim stated that he had received a rejection letter for an American Express credit card, but he has never applied for one. After further investigation, it was found that five applications for credit were made with his information. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 2:30 PM (2/19) and 10:30AM (2/20) – Dana St.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim stated that when she woke up and went to put on her watch in the morning she discovered it missing. Besides her family, the only other person in the house the night before was a cable technician. Police are following up on the case.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

February 24th

Arrest

  • Occurred 12:24AM (2/24) – 1016 Beacon St.

Police were responding to a business alarm activation when they observed a man walking from that general area. After identifying the man, they found him to be carrying a glass of alcohol. The man became uncooperative and belligerent and was subsequently arrested for public intoxication.

  • Occurred 3:37AM (2/24) – 155 Harvard St.

Police observed a parked van on the side of the street that had appeared to have hit a trash can. The driver also looked to be asleep. Based on conversation with the driver and his level of consciousness, officers became concerned that he may be intoxicated. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating under the influence of liquor.

  • Occurred 11:59PM (2/24) – Foster St.

Police responded to a disturbance at a residence. Upon identifying the parties involved, it was discovered that one man had two outstanding arrest warrants. The man was subsequently arrested.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (2/23) and 6:30AM (2/24) – Hillside Rd.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The caller stated that several pieces of copper piping had been stolen overnight similar to another incident that had occurred last year. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 9:00PM and 11:01PM (2/24) – Hurd Rd.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that she and her husband had just returned from vacation and that one of their suitcases was stolen while they were unloading their luggage. Police are following up on the case.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

February 23rd

Arrest

  • Occurred 7:13PM (2/23) – 2 Brookline Pl.

Police were made aware of an outstanding arrest warrant for a suspect. The warrant was issued by Waltham District Court for criminal motor vehicle violations and a by-law violation. The suspect was located and arrested.

  • Occurred 7:59PM (2/23) – Harvard St./Green St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, police confirmed the operator’s driver’s license was suspended. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating after suspension.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 11:45AM (1/15) and 8:18PM (1/16) – Ivy St.

Victim reported that while looking over his credit account, he discovered six fraudulent charges. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred 4:44PM (2/23) – 1324 Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage to a town sidewalk. The caller stated that three males, dressed in black, were writing obscene language on the sidewalk in chalk. Police are following up on the case.

February 22nd

Arrest

  • Occurred 9:45PM (2/22) – Park Dr./Medfield St.

Police executed a traffic stop due to suspicious activity. Upon identifying the operator, it was found that he had a suspended driver’s license and he was subsequently arrested for operating after suspension.

Fraud

  • Occurred 8:17PM (2/09) – Colbourne Cres.

Police responded to a report of credit fraud. The victim stated that she and her husband had been on vacation in South Africa and had rented a car. Upon returning to the United States, it was discovered that two fraudulent charges had been made on his credit account. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 2:00PM (2/20) and 9:00AM (2/22) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny. The victim stated that when he arrived into work this morning he noticed that the rear door had been forced open. It appeared that only a small amount of money, located in a desk drawer, was missing. Officers were also alerted to an attempted breaking and entering in a neighboring building. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 9:45PM (2/21) and 9:00AM (2/22) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering. The victim stated that when his employee opened his store in the morning, he noticed that the back door had been forced open and money was missing from the register. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 12:45PM (2/17) and 4:00PM (2/17) – 150 Fisher Ave.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that she had left her purse unattended while in her office. When she left work and went to CVS, she realized that her money and bank card were missing from her wallet. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 6:00PM and 9:27PM (2/22) – 1 Station St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle in the Station Street parking lot. The victim stated that after eating dinner, he returned to find the front driver side window of his vehicle smashed and his GPS unit missing. Police are following up on the case.

Monday, February 22, 2010

February 19th - 21st

Arrest

  • Occurred 12:10AM (2/19) – 10 Brookline Pl.

Police responded to a reported medical emergency for a small laceration on a man’s finger. The injured man was yelling obscenities at a taxi driver and then began yelling at the officers, even at one point threatening them. The man was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and threats to commit a crime.

  • Occurred 8:30AM (2/19) – 1064 Beacon St.

Police executed a traffic stop for an expired registration sticker. Upon identifying the driver, it was found that his driver’s license was expired. The driver was arrested for being not duly licensed.

  • Occurred 2:29AM (2/21) – 1195 Boylston St.

Police performed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Based on conversation with the driver, officers became concerned that she may be intoxicated. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating under the influence of liquor.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 7:00AM and 6:00PM (2/18) – 1425 Beacon St.

Police responded to a graffiti complaint. The reporting party showed officers the back door of the building where the graffiti was located. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 10:03PM (2/20) – 345 Harvard St.

Officer observed graffiti written on a door and wall in the back of the Devotion School. Several marks had been made with both black marker and green and white spray paint. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 3:00PM (2/19) and 6:15PM (2/20) – 406 Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim reported that upon returning to open up his café, he noticed that someone had thrown a Starbucks frappacinno bottle at his front window, causing a spider web crack. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 7:30PM and 8:00PM (2/17) – 99 Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim stated that while she was in Walgreens, her wallet must have been stolen out of her purse. She noticed it was missing after she had returned home. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 12:00PM and 12:30PM (2/18) – 1240 Boylston St.

Victim reported to police that her purse had been stolen while she was at Finagle-A-Bagel restaurant. She did not notice until Discover Card notified her of two fraudulent purchases on her account. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (2/19) and 11:30AM (2/21) – 49 Beals St.

Victims reported that numerous window screens were missing from their first floor apartment windows. Four out of the six screens of their apartment windows were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 1:00PM (2/17) and 9:30AM (2/19) – Arlington Rd.

Victim reported to police that she had received a phone call from American Express Credit Company. The company stated that someone was trying to open a credit card account in the victim’s name using her date of birth and social security number. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 12:00AM (10/13/2009) and 12:00AM (1/12) – Aspinwall Ave.

Victim reported to police that eight fraudulent charges were deducted from her Bank of America credit card account. Police are following up on the case.

Robbery

  • Occurred 11:27PM (2/20) – 51 Egmont St.

Police responded to a report of a stolen purse. The victim stated that she was walking down the street talking on her cell phone when a man walked up behind her and started tugging on her purse. The man managed to get the purse away from the victim and ran off. The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 6’ 2” and in his 20’s, wearing a black winter hat, dark coated fleece, and jeans. Police are following up on the case.