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Tuesday, November 15, 2011



Occurred on 11/15 at 3:22 AM – Washington St./Juniper St.

Officer Brother observed a vehicle travel through a red light at the intersection of Washington and High Street. A motor vehicle stop was effected on Washington by Juniper Street.

Through conversing with the driver, the officer noticed his eyes were bloodshot, and he detected an odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle. When questioned, he stated that his eyes were bloodshot from allergies.

After further investigation, the driver was determined to be operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, specifically marijuana. He was arrested and charged with:

G.L. c.90, s.24: Operating Under the Influence of Drugs

G.L. c.90, s.24I: Open container of alcohol (3 counts)

G.L. c.89, s.9: Failure to Stop for a Red Light

B&E of MV:

Occurred on 11/14 at 6:20 PM – Centre St.

Officers responded for a report of a past Breaking & Entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that at approximately 6 PM, she had encountered an unknown person in her vehicle. The car had been parked in her driveway, and she observed a male party sitting in the front passenger area. Upon observing the victim, this person fled onto Fuller Street, taking a left toward Winchester Street. She was unable to get a good look at the suspect due to it being dark outside, but believed that the suspect was possibly a Hispanic male, medium build, wearing a dark blue jacket and light-colored pants.

She reports that approximately $7.00 was taken from the center console of the vehicle, and it also appears that the suspect had attempted to remove the car-stereo from the dashboard.

Occurred on 11/14 at 1:45 PM – Winthrop Rd.

A person came to the station to report a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated she parked her vehicle on Winthrop Rd. at 1:45 PM. She left a black nylon bag in the rear seat of the vehicle while she went into her residence, and when she returned ten minutes later, the bag was missing from the vehicle. It contained several important personal papers as well as her wallet.


Occurred on 11/14 – Linden St.

Officers were dispatched for a larceny report. The reporting party stated that she hired a contractor to perform some exterior work to her home. She voluntary left the rear door unlocked so the workers could enter the house and use her bathroom.

She left her house at approximately 9:45 AM, and returned home at approximately 1:35 PM. She observed an item lying on her bed that should have been in a jewelry box, and then noticed that several pieces of jewelry were missing.

A follow-up investigation is being conducted by detectives.

Occurred between 11/7-11/9 – Centre St.

Officers were dispatched for a larceny report. The victim stated that he started moving into his apartment on 11/7/11, and moved a wood framed mirror. Upon coming back on 11/9/11 to move in the rest of his belongings he noticed the mirror missing.

There was no sign of a break at the apartment.

MV Crash:

Occurred on 11/14 at 12:48 PM – Washington St./Holden St.

Officers were dispatched for a crash report. Vehicle #1 was approaching the stop sign at Washington Street, where Vehicle #2 was adjusting its position into a parking space. It pulled forward at an angle, making contact with Vehicle #1.

Vehicle #1 sustained damage to the passenger side of the vehicle. Vehicle #2 sustained significant damage to the front bumper.

Occurred on 11/14 at 9 AM – Cypress St./Boylston St.

Officers were dispatched to the area for a 3 car property damage crash. The operator of Vehicle #1 alleges that she was in the middle lane when the operator of a dump truck struck her vehicle in the left rear from behind and forced her into a parked vehicle.

The operator of the dump truck alleges that he was in the left turn lane attempting to turn north onto Cypress St. He said he felt something hit the rear of his vehicle. He looked in the right side mirror and saw Vehicle #1 bounce off of his truck and hit the parked vehicle.

The operator of the parked vehicle said that the dump truck was in the left turn lane. Vehicle #1 was behind the dump truck attempting to pass. It then made contact with the truck and struck the parked vehicle.

Based on the evidence presented the operator of Vehicle #1 will be issued a citation for a marked lanes violation, improper passing, and a failing to use care while passing.

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