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, August 13, 2010

Aug. 13th

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle


Occurred between 5:30 PM (8/12) and 6:32 AM (8/13) – Harvard Ave.


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 sometime during the night; his vehicle had been broken into while being parked. The victim showed officers damage done to his vehicle and reported his black Pioneer car radio stolen.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Aug. 10th – Aug. 12th

Arrest


Occurred between 2:00 PM (7/04) and 2:12 PM (8/02) – Harvard St.


Police responded to a report of a shoplifter fleeing from a local store. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party, an employee of a grocery store who stated that he observed a female subject put food in a grocery bag and exit the store without paying. Officers subsequently located the female suspect and placed her under arrest for shoplifting.

Occurred 1:23 AM (8/10) – Harvard St.


Officers observed a motor vehicle drive through a blocked off intersection where road crews were working. Officers subsequently pulled the subject over in which they detected a strong odor of liquor emanating from the vehicle. Based on officer’s observations of the driver’s driving habits and intoxicated appearance, she was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.


Occurred between 7:57 AM and 8:57 AM (8/10) – Beacon St.


Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, it was discovered that he did not have a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle without a license and further charged with making an illegal left turn.


Occurred 8:26 PM (8/10) – Beacon St. / Kent St.


While patrolling, officers observed three male subjects intentionally riding their bikes into traffic causing several near miss accidents. Officers subsequently stopped the suspects to conduct a threshold inquiry. Upon investigation, officers discovered that one of the subjects was in possession of a stolen bike, stolen cell phone, and in possession of drugs. The three subjects were subsequently placed under arrest for being disorderly persons.


Occurred between 10:45 PM (8/11) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a fleeing shoplifter. The reporting party, a store employee, stated that she observed the subject place several items into his jacket. The subject was approached by the employee and removed the items from his jacket and left the store. Officers subsequently located the suspect and placed him under arrest for shoplifting.


Occurred 7:05 AM (8/12) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of a disturbance by a female subject yelling and screaming in the street. Upon arrival, officers observed damage the subject had done to property including numerous potted plants and trash cans. Officers subsequently located the subject and placed her under arrest for malicious damage of property and disorderly conduct.


Occurred 11:57 AM (8/12) – Buckminster Rd.


Police responded to a possible impaired person requesting assistance. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle driving in an unsafe manner and conducted a traffic stop. Based on officers’ observations of the subject’s driving habits, behavior, and appearance, officers subsequently placed the subject under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.


Fraud


Occurred 4:45 AM (6/27) – Beacon St.


Police responded to a report of a credit card fraud. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that when he received his bank statement, he discovered an unauthorized withdrawal of $49.08 on his account. He informed officers that he did not know where this transaction occurred. Police are following up on the case.


Burglary


Occurred between 9:00 AM (7/04) and 12:05 PM (8/02) – Brook St.


Police responded to a report of a past burglary. The victim stated that when she returned home from a vacation, she was notified by her landlord that he replaced her rear window screen because it had been damaged. The victim subsequently inspected her home and discovered a game console system missing. The victim believes the suspect used the window as a point of entry. Police are following up on the case.


Larceny


Occurred between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM (8/10) – Columbia St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party who stated that sometime while his vehicle was parked, an unknown suspect stole the rear spoiler off the top of his trunk. Officers inspected the vehicle and observed glue and holes from where the spoiler had been removed. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM (8/10) – Brookline Pl.


Police responded to a report of a larceny at a local school. . Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that while he was inside the building, his bike was locked to a bus stop pole. The bike is described as a black, 20 speed Mountain Bike. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 7:00 PM (8/10) and 8:15 AM (8/11) – Summit Ave.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that prior to leaving for work; she discovered her bike missing from her front porch. The bike had been locked to the front porch railing with a wire lock. The bike is described as a silver 2009 Giant Cypress women’s bike valued at $420. Police are following up on the case.


Graffiti


Occurred between 9:00 PM (8/11) and 9:52 AM (8/12) – Downes Field

Police responded to a report of graffiti. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party who stated that when she went into work, she discovered a large amount of graffiti on the equipment shed/bathroom area. The graffiti was written in red, purple, and lime green colors.


Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle


Occurred between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (8/07) – Highland Rd.

Police responded to a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. Officers met with the victim who stated that sometime during the prior week, his vehicle had been entered through an unlocked door. The victim reported his silver Garmin GPS missing along with a cable cord and mount.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Aug. 6th – Aug. 9th

Arrest


Occurred 9:57 PM (8/06) – Beacon St.


While patrolling, officers approached a vehicle that had been involved in a motor vehicle accident. The driver of the vehicle informed officers that a vehicle with a Pennsylvania license plate struck her from behind and fled. After a brief search, officers subsequently located the other driver involved. Based on officer’s observations of the driver’s driving habits and intoxicated appearance, he was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.


Larceny


Occurred between 8:30 PM (8/06) and 9:00 AM (8/07) – Egmont St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that her bike had been stolen from the front hallway of her building. The bike is described as a purple Spirit female’s mountain bike valued at $130. The victim does not know of anyone who would have wanted to steal her bike. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 5:00 PM (8/06) and 10:00 AM (8/07) – Harvard St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that while her bike was locked to a bike rack, an unknown suspect stole several parts from her bike. Parts reported stolen include the handle bar, light on the handle bar, shifter, brakes, and brake cables. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 1:30 PM (8/06) and 3:30 PM (8/07) – Lawton St. / Thorndike St.


Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that when she went to a Laundromat earlier that day she left her purse unattended for a short period of time. When she returned, she discovered her purse missing which contained credits cards, $40 in cash, and her Mass. driver’s license. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred 12:51 PM (8/08) – Harvard St.


Police responded to a report of a shoplifter fleeing. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party, an employee of the store, who stated that another employee saw the suspect take two stacks of woman’s shirts and put them into a Foot Locker bag that he was carrying. When the suspect was confronted by an employee, he dropped half of the shirts and fled the store. The suspect is described as a 6'4" black male with a slim build, short hair, and a light thin beard. Officers were unable to locate the suspect but will be conducting a follow up investigation.


Burglary


Occurred between 12:01 AM and 6:30 AM (8/07) – Gerry Rd.


Police responded to a report of a burglary. The victim stated that while she and her husband were asleep, an unknown person entered her apartment through a window in the living room. Items reported missing include a Dell laptop, Verizon cell phone, and handbag containing credit cards, $40 in cash, personal papers, and a driver’s license. Police are following up on the case.


Occurred between 11:00 PM (8/08) and 8:30 AM (8/09) – Jamaica Rd.


Police responded to a report of a burglary. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting parties who stated that when they woke up in the morning, they discovered items in their home had been disturbed and the front door partly opened. The victims reported several items missing including An Apple IMAC desktop computer, keyboard, and mouse, jewelry, and personal checks. Police are following up on the case.


Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle


Occurred between 10:30 PM (8/03) and 6:30 AM (8/04) – Princeton Rd.


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 his car had been broken into a week prior while parked in his driveway. The victim reported a black Kenneth Cole canvas bag missing from his vehicle which contained two checkbooks, keys, and personal papers. Police are following up on the case.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Aug. 5th – Aug. 6th

Arrest

Occurred 2:33 AM (8/07) – Washington St. / White Pl.

Officers responded to a report of a person in a motor vehicle who may have medical concerns. Upon arrival, officers observed a male in a vehicle parked haphazardly in a local restaurant’s parking lot. EMS personnel informed officers that the driver was exhibiting signs and symptoms of alcohol intoxication. Based on the medical staff’s and officers observations, the driver was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Burglary

Occurred between 2:47 AM (8/05) – Hammond St.

Police responded to a report of a residential alarm. Upon arrival, officers discovered the apartment door unlocked and noticed pry marks by the deadbolt on both the door and door jam. Officers conducted a thorough search of the entire building and found several pieces of evidence. The residents of the apartment were notified about the burglary and reported that very few items were taken. Police are following up on the case.

Fraud

Occurred between 8:00 AM (7/03) and 4:00 PM (8/05) – Clark Rd.

Police responded to a report of a credit card fraud. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that when she received her credit card statement this month, she discovered several unauthorized transactions. Four charges were made to her credit card totaling $761.42. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 11:06 AM (7/08) and 11:06 AM (8/06) – Clinton Rd.

Police responded to a report of a fraud. The victim stated that when he received his bank statement he discovered a large amount of money had been taken out of his account. The bank informed the victim that the transfer was approved because someone was able to provide them with his date of birth and social security number. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 5:29 PM (8/06) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a fraud. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that an unauthorized charge of $217.95 was made on his credit card to a flower company out of California. The victim informed officers that no one else uses his credit card and he was unable to contact the company. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM (8/04) – Sewall Ave.

Police responded to a report of a past larceny. The victim stated that while she was dining at a local restaurant, an unknown suspect went into her backpack and stole two of her wallets. The victim had placed the backpack on the rear of her chair during dinner and discovered the wallets missing when she returned home. The wallets contained $30 in cash, two credit cards, and her MA driver’s license. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 12:00 PM (8/05) and 2:00 PM (8/05) – Stanton Rd.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that sometime during the morning, an unknown suspect stole a Fed Ex package that was left in an unlocked entrance at the victim’s request. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 5:00 PM (7/28) and 8:30 AM (7/29) – Hammond St.

Police responded to a report of a past malicious damage. The reporting person stated that as he was leaving his building during the morning, he discovered damage to the front door and lock. He informed officers that the lock and lock guard had been ripped off and the door could no longer close. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 10:30 PM (8/04) and 4:11 PM (8/06) – Harvard Ave.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that sometime during the last couple of days, someone had slashed all of his tires on his car while it was parked in the rear parking area of his residence. The victim also informed officers that a similar incident occurred two weeks prior in which he found his tired deflated. Police are following up on the case.

Assault

Occurred between 3:00 AM and 3:30 AM (8/06) – Franklin St.

Police responded to a report of a past assault and battery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting parties who stated that they had been involved in a confrontation with their neighbors from the floor below. They explained to officers that as a result of asking their neighbors to quiet down, their neighbors came to their door and banged heavily on the door. When the victim approached the door, the suspect struck the victim in the chest. Based on their investigation, police are requesting that the suspect be summonsed into Brookline district court for assault and battery. Police are following up on the case.