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, July 29, 2010

July 27th – 28th

Arrest

Occurred 8:21 PM (7/27) – Beacon St. / Park Dr.

While patrolling, officers observed a vehicle that was being operated without an inspection and executed a traffic stop. Upon identifying the driver and passenger of the vehicle, officers discovered the passenger had an active arrest warrant. The driver was advised of the driving violation and the passenger was subsequently placed under arrest for the warrant.

Robbery

Occurred 12:29 AM (7/27) – Chestnut St.

Police responded to a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that while walking home, three males exited a van and assaulted him. The victim described the suspects as black males in their late twenties to early thirties wearing dark clothing, driving a blue Dodge Caravan. The suspects took the victims wallet, which contained $40 in cash and fled the scene. Police were unable to locate the suspects but a follow up investigation is being conducted.

Malicious Damage

Occurred 4:16 AM (7/27) – White Pl.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that when he woke up, he discovered his bike missing from the first floor hallway of his apartment building where he left it unlocked. Upon inspection, the victim found the bike across the street from his residence with both tires slashed and the handlebars damaged. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:00 PM and 1:18 PM (7/27) – Ivy St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage of a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers were notified that a student from a school for the disabled broke a front windshield of a vehicle during a violent outburst. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 5:15 PM (7/26) and 9:00 AM (7/27) – Kent St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage of a local business. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the owner who stated that when she got in that morning, she observed markings carved onto the front door. She further told officers that she does not have anyone in particular in mind that could have caused the damage. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 6:47 PM (7/20) and 6:47 PM (7/26) – Kendall St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that sometime in the past week her laptop, IPod, and computer accessories have gone missing from her home. She informed officers that she and her son are the only ones with apartment keys and there were no signs of forced entry into her apartment. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 6:18 PM (7/28) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a shoplifter. The reporting party stated that while she was working a subject came into the store and took 3 shirts and 4 jeans valuing at $689 without paying. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’7 and 50 years of age with a slim build and reddish medium length hair. Police were unable to locate the suspect but are conducting a follow up investigation.

Occurred between 11:28 PM (5/01) and 11:28 PM (7/28) – Newton St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny at a school. The reporting party stated that while he was conducting an inventory of the school’s lab, he discovered that his personal laptop computer had been stolen. He informed officers that he last used the laptop a few months ago. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM (7/27) – Greenough St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that while stepping out for lunch at work he left his brown Northface hiking bag in a vacant, unlocked classroom. Upon returning to the room, he discovered his bag was missing. The bag contained an IPod, notebooks, art supplies, and the victim’s house keys. Several of the victim’s items were subsequently located except for the IPod and bag. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 7:30 PM and 9:27 PM (7/27) – Kent St.

Police responded to a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The reporting person stated that as she was walking along the street, she noticed a window to a black BMW has been smashed. Officers contacted the owner of the vehicle who stated that he had parked his vehicle about two hours prior and did not notice any damage. Items reported stolen include a Garmin GPS and IPod Nano. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:45 PM and 7:20 PM (7/28) – Brookline Ave. / Parkway Rd.

Police responded to a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that while his vehicle was parked, an unknown suspect smashed his passenger side window. Items taken from the vehicle include a Garmin GPS and some loose change. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 2:00 PM and 7:20 PM (7/28) – Parkway Rd. / Brookline Ave.

Police responded to a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that upon returning to her parked vehicle, she discovered her passenger side window had been smashed. Upon closer examination, she found several items missing from the vehicle including her wallet and a personal bag containing a license, cosmetic bag, $20, credit cards, personal papers, and a work ID and pager. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 11:15 AM and 12:50 PM (7/28) – Allerton St. / Glen Rd.

Police responded to a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that upon returning to her parked vehicle, she discovered damage to the front passenger side window and items missing from the vehicle. Items reported stolen include a Tom Tom GPS along with accessories, pair of boy’s sneakers, and a vacuum cleaner. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 8:00 AM and 2:32 PM (7/28) – Washington St. / Holden St.

Police responded to a report of suspicious activity. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle with a smashed passenger’s side rear window. The owner of the vehicle was immediately located and informed of the incident. The victim examined her vehicle and reported that no items were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

Occurred between 6:30 PM (7/27) and 9:40 AM (7/28) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a burglary of a local business. The reporting party stated that when another employee came into work that morning, they discovered a lamp knocked over and a table moved out of place. The reporting party believes that the suspect used the rear window as the point of entry and exit from the building. Items reported missing include $250 in cash from the register and a laptop computer approximately worth $700. Police are following up on the case.

Monday, July 26, 2010

July 24th – 26th

Arrest


Occurred 3:35 PM (7/24) – Muddy River


Police responded to check on the well being of a person who may have been sick or injured. Upon arrival, officers observed a subject sitting in bushes and inhaling a chemical cleaner. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest without incident and charged with inhaling a substance with a toxic vapor.


Fraud


Occurred between 12:00 AM (11/19/08) and 12:00 AM (7/24) – Walnut Hill Rd.


Police responded to a report of a past identity fraud. The victim stated that he had been contacted by a debt collecting agency who notified him that he owed $514.56 for a cell phone account. The victim had no knowledge of this account and informed officers that he reported suspicious activity on his credit report in 2008. Police are following up on the case.


Larceny


Occurred between 8:00 PM (6/18) and 8:00 AM (6/21) – Mason Tr.


Police responded to a report of an attempted larceny of a motor scooter. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that she noticed damage to her ignition and handlebars about one week ago and sent it to a repair shop. The mechanic informed the victim that the damage done to her scooter was consistent with someone trying to steal it. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 5:00 PM (7/18) and 9:00 AM (7/23) – Heath Hill Rd.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that about a week ago she took her wedding and engagement rings off and placed them on a ring holder above her sink. When she went to put them back on, she discovered both rings missing. The items missing are worth approximately $32,000. There are no signs of a forced entry and no other items are missing at this time. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 9:45 AM and 10:00 AM (7/24) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that while working, she left her purse unattended in her office and when she returned, it was gone. Items reported stolen include a cell phone, house and car keys, and a wallet containing credit cards, checks, and a license. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 4:00 PM (7/24) and 5:32 AM (7/25) – Newton St.


While on patrol, officers observed a parked vehicle with a smashed driver’s window. Upon further inspection officers noticed that bolts were removed from the rear door and the door was hanging off. Officers immediately located the owner of the vehicle and informed her of the damage. No items were reported missing at this time. Police are following up on the case.


Burglary


Occurred between 6:30 PM (7/23) and 8:30 AM (7/26) –Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a commercial break. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting person who stated that when she entered her workplace, she discovered items strewn across the floor. Items reported stolen include three laptops, a computer monitor, and a 14” TV monitor. A window screen and window were found broken which officers believe to be the point of entry and exit. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 3:00 PM and 5:30 PM (7/24) – Chestnut St.


Police responded to a report of a past breaking and entering. The reporting party stated that after being home for approximately 30 minutes, he went into his kitchen and found the back door lock on the floor. Upon further inspection, the victim found the door frame of the back door broken also. Nothing was reported missing at this time.


Occurred between 6:00 PM (7/25) and 6:30 AM (7/26) – Devotion St.


Police responded to a report of a burglary. Upon arrival, the victim told officers that her bike had been stolen from the foyer of her apartment building. She last noticed the bike the previous night and discovered it missing when she stepped out the following morning. The bike was left unlocked and is described as a woman's blue and white Roadmaster Mountain Sport’s bike, valued at $80. Police are following up on the case.


Malicious Damage


Occurred between 3:00 AM and 11:00 AM (7/25) – Juniper St.


Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The reporting person stated that when she returned home to her apartment, she discovered her rear door smashed. The victim informed police that she does not know of anyone who may have caused the damage. Police are following up on the case.


Graffiti


Occurred between 9:32 AM and 9:40 (7/26) – High St. / Allerton St.


Police responded to a report of graffiti. Upon arrival, officers observed graffiti written in white paint on two stop signs. Police are following up on the case.

July 22nd – 23rd

Arrest

Occurred between 2:33 AM and 4:13 AM (7/22) – Summit Ave. / City View Rd.

While patrolling, officers observed a subject in a vehicle and became suspicious of his activity. Upon questioning, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the subject. After a brief investigation officers found several controlled substances on the subjects and in the vehicle. Both parties were subsequently placed under arrest for possession of narcotics.

Occurred 1:36 PM (7/22) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of an intoxicated person. Upon identifying the subject, officers discovered an active arrest warrant for the subject. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for the existing warrant.

Occurred 8:28 PM (7/22) – Buswell St. / Park Dr.

While patrolling, officers observed a known person in a vehicle. Upon checking his license status officers discovered that his right to operate a motor vehicle in Mass had been suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Occurred 3:03 AM (7/23) – Brook St. / Hurd Rd.

While on patrol, officers became suspicious of a group of male subjects riding bikes in an area known for recent bicycle thefts. Upon investigation, officers found bolt cutters on one of the subjects and stolen bikes in the possession of two of the subjects. Two of the subjects were subsequently placed under arrest for receiving stolen property.

Larceny

Occurred 11:02 AM (7/22) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a shoplifter in custody of a local retail store. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the store employee who stated that he observed the subject try to remove a security tag off of an item and leave the store. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for shoplifting.

Occurred between 12:58 PM and 1:01 PM (7/23) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny at a local restaurant. The victim stated that while she was placing her order, she left her bank deposit bag at the counter. When she returned later, the bag was missing which contained approximately $630 in cash and a $50 check. The store manager informed officers that he did catch two suspects on surveillance video taking the bag. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 2:00 PM and 2:25 PM (7/23) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, the victim informed officers that two pairs of his shoes, valued around $1,000 were stolen. He stated that he left both pairs briefly outside on his porch to dry and upon returning discovered them missing. Police are following up on the case.

Forgery

Occurred between 8:51 PM (7/19) and 9:14 AM (7/22) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a forgery. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a female subject attempted to use a forged Traveler’s Cheque and fled the store. Officers located the subject and subsequently placed her under arrest.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 7:00 PM (7/22) and 7:30 AM (7/23) – St. Paul St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that he parked his car in the private lot of his building the previous night and when he returned, he discovered the windshield had been smashed. Police are following up on the case.