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, August 5, 2010

Aug. 3rd – Aug. 4th

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle


Occurred between 8:30 PM (8/02) and 8:30 AM (8/03) – Perry St.


Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that someone had broken into her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway. The victim found items from her glove compartment on her passenger seat and floor but did not report anything missing. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 5:00 PM (8/03) and 8:00 AM (8/04) – Circuit Rd.


Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that sometime during the previous night, an unknown suspect entered her vehicle and stole $10 in cash. Police are following up on the case.


Graffiti


Occurred between 8:00 AM (7/29) and 8:00 PM (8/03) – Parkman St.


Police responded to a report of a past graffiti. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party who stated that graffiti had been spray painted on the side of her building. Officers observed 4 tags on the side of the building which were done in white, red, and blue paint. Police are following up on the case.


Larceny


Occurred between 7:00 PM (8/01) and 6:00 PM (8/03) – Gardner Rd.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that sometime during the previous days, his Weber grill had been stolen from his home. The victim had left the grill on the left side of the house, which was visible from the street. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 4:00 PM and 4:03 PM (8/04) – Brookline Pl.


Police responded to a report of a larceny from a local business. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that as she was returning to her work desk, she observed a man reach over the counter and take her cell phone. The suspect is described as a tan white male with dark hair. Police were unable to locate the suspect but will be conducting a follow up investigation.


Occurred between 12:30 AM and 1:30 AM (8/04) – Brookline Pl.


Police responded to a report of a larceny at a local school. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that sometime during the early morning his scooter was stolen from the front of the building. The scooter is described as a 2008 gray Honda Rukus with only one rear-view mirror valued around $2,000. Police are following up on the case.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

July 29th – Aug. 2nd

Arrest


Occurred between 1:46 AM and 2:15 AM (7/27) – Babcock St.


Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, it was discovered that he did not have a valid Mass license to operate a motor vehicle. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for being not duly licensed and further charged with making an improper left turn.


Occurred 5:08 PM (7/29) – Commonwealth Ave.


Officers responded to a report of a customer disturbance at a local store. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the store manager who stated that she believed the items a customer was trying to return were stolen. After a brief investigation, officers were able to determine that the items in the subject’s possession were stolen. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for receiving stolen property and shoplifting.


Occurred between 8:17 PM (7/29) and 10:00 AM (7/30) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of an indecent assault and battery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that while she was working, a male subject came up behind her and started rubbing her back and buttocks. She described the subject as a white male, clean shaven, in his thirties with glasses. The store manager informed police that the incident was caught on the store’s video surveillance. The suspect was subsequently located and placed under arrest for indecent assault and battery the following day.


Occurred 1:15 AM (7/30) – Beacon St. / Centre St.


Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that he had an active arrest warrant. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for the active arrest warrant.


Occurred 11:03 AM (7/30) – Naples Rd. / Harvard St.


Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that his right to operate a motor vehicle in Mass. had been suspended and that he had two active warrants for his arrest. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for the active arrest warrants and further charged with failing to yield to traffic in an intersection and operating after suspension.


Occurred 2:38 PM – Aspinwall Ave. / Brookline Ave.


While patrolling, officers observed a motor vehicle fail to stop for a stop sign and executed a traffic stop. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that the subject had a suspended Mass. driver’s license. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a vehicle after suspension.


Occurred 10:28 AM (7/31) – Boylston St.


Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that he did not have a valid Mass driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and speeding.


Occurred 11:33 AM (8/01) – Harvard St. / Longwood Ave.


While patrolling, officers observed a motor vehicle fail to yield for pedestrians in a crosswalk and executed a traffic stop. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that he had a suspended Mass. driver’s license. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest and charged with operating after suspension, attaching number plates, operating an unregistered and uninsured vehicle and failing to yield for pedestrians in a crosswalk.


Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle


Occurred 8:12 PM (7/29) – Washington St.


Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that while waiting at a bus stop, she observed two individuals punch the passenger side window of a vehicle, reach inside and steal something. Officers immediately contacted the owner of the vehicle and informed her of the incident. The victim told police that her GPS, valued at $200 had been taken. Police are following up on the case.


Larceny


Occurred between 8:11 AM (6/23) and 1:00 AM (7/29) – Stearns Rd.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The reporting parties stated that someone had stolen the front side of their door handle from the 1st floor foyer door. The stolen door handle is described as an antique brass plate. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 8:00 AM (7/09) and 12:1 2 AM (7/30) – Carlton St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that while moving his vehicle from the rear parking area of his residence, he noticed his hard-top roof was missing. He informed officers that he last saw his hard-top roof three weeks ago stored behind his building. The victim does not suspect that anyone from his building who may have taken it. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 9:00 AM (7/21) and 2:40 PM (7/29) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that when she returned home from a vacation, she discovered her moped missing. The moped was left chained to a pole and is described as a red 2009 Genuine Buddy valued at $2,000. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 5:55 PM and 6:17 PM (7/31) – Washington St.


Police responded to a report of a shoplifter. The reporting party, a store supervisor stated that while he was working he observed a black male remove a boxed TV off a shelf and walk out of the store with another man. It was later determined that the men also stole a pair of watches. Officers were able to locate one of the suspects who was subsequently placed under arrest for shoplifting. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred 6:00 PM (8/01) – Commonwealth Ave.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The reporting parties, store employees stated that while they were conducting their evening inventory they discovered 2 laptop computers and 9 digital cameras were missing. They also stated that all the items were secured to the display counter at the time they were taken. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 6:30 PM (730) and 8:00 AM (8/02) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that when he went to use his bike, he discovered it missing. The bike was left in the rear alley of the victim’s building and is described as a Jamis Durango mountain bike with a red and grey frame. The victim also told police that he secured the bike with a Kryptonite bolt lock and cable. Police are following up on the case.


Malicious Damage


Occurred 11:25 PM (7/30) – St. Mary’s St.


Police responded to a report of malicious damage. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that his residence door had been damaged by a locksmith he had hired. Officers inspected the door and observed heavy damage to the wooden door frame and the door itself. Officers located and questioned the locksmith who may have been responsible for the damage. Police attempted to mediate the situation but were unable to reach a compromise between both parties. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred 10:30 AM (7/30) and 9:30 AM (7/31) – Centre St.


Police responded to a report of malicious damage. Upon arrival, the victim told police that an art sculpture, valuing around $18,000 had been damaged. The sculpture which was located on the victim’s front lawn had been moved out of place causing damage to the metal. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred 2:28 AM and 2:45 AM (8/02) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The reporting party, an employee stated that sometime during the morning hours someone punctured all four tires on three separate work trucks. Police are following several leads.


Burglary


Occurred between 6:30 AM and 12:00 PM (7/29) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report a burglary. The victim stated that when she returned home for lunch, she discovered her house had been broken into. Items taken from her apartment include an 18” laptop, a diamond ring with a white gold band, and 15-20 DVDs. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred 6:10 PM (7/29) – Dale St.


Police responded to a report of a burglary. The reporting person stated that a suspect had entered her house and fled. Upon locating and identifying the suspect, officers discovered that the suspect was also operating a motor vehicle without a license. The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest and charged with breaking and entering, not being duly licensed to operate a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage, and operating to endanger.


Occurred 2:30 PM and 8:30 PM (7/31) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of a burglary at a hotel. The reporting parties stated that while they were out of their room, an unknown suspect entered and stole a black Cannon Digital camera and 4 baseball team logo shirts. The hotel manager informed police that the only other people who could access the rooms are hotel employees. Police are following up on the case.