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Thursday, June 23, 2011

June 22nd- 23rd

June 22nd- 23rd


Occurred between 5:03 PM (6/22) and 7:50 PM (6/22) – Harvard Street

Officers responded to a report of shoplifting on Harvard Street. Officers learned that two subjects had entered the store and placed multiple baby items into bags and fled. The suspects were described as one, older black female wearing yellow clothing and one black male wearing all black. Officers searched the area for the suspects but could not locate them. About an hour later officers received another call reporting that an employee had located a wallet that was believed to be one of the suspects. Officers seized the wallet for evidence and identification purposes. While conducting surveillance in the area, the officers observed a broken down vehicle on Harvard Street. A female subject matching the suspect’s description exited the vehicle and began walking. Officers approached the suspect and positively identified her with the license from the wallet. The subject was questioned and verified as the subject from the earlier shoplifting case. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for shoplifting. During the inventory search of the subject multiple drugs and drug paraphernalia were found on her person. The subject will be additionally charged with Possession of Class A heroin, Possession of class B Cocaine, Possession of class E, Carrying a dangerous weapon, and assault.

Occurred at 12:44 AM (6/23) – University Road/ Beacon Street

Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle operating without headlights or taillights. Officer followed the vehicle for a short time and also observed the vehicle swaying from lane to lane. The officers conducted a traffic stop for no headlights. Upon investigation officers could smell a strong odor of alcohol beverages emanating from the vehicle. Officers conducted field sobriety tests and learned that the subject was indeed operating under the influence. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol.

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