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, December 9, 2011

12/8-12/9

Disorderly Conduct:

Occurred on 12/9 at 2:52 AM – Beacon St./Winchester St.

Officer Vragovic responded to a call for a suspicious person making loud noise. The caller stated that she heard 10-15 loud bangs and thought that somebody was trying to break into a residence or a business establishment. 5 minutes later, Vragovic observed an individual walking north bound on Winchester St. with his pants unbuttoned, a belt in his hand and bleeding from his neck and leg. He stopped the individual at the intersection of Centre St. and Fuller St, and other officers were dispatched. The individual appeared heavily intoxicated and was not able to communicate clearly what he was doing. A DPW employee approached the officers and stated that he was operating his street sweeper on Beacon St. when he observed the individual kicking windows and hitting the wall of the residences and business establishments.

The individual refused to respond to questions on how he had hurt himself. Additionally he refused to answer any questions pertaining to kicking the windows on Beacon St. He then proceeded to antagonize officers, responding firefighters and paramedics. He was placed under arrest, and charged with the following offenses:

Disorderly Person

2 counts of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer

Possession of a Fake ID

2 counts of Malicious Destruction of Property

Resisting Arrest


Occurred on 12/9 at 12:45 AM – Harvard St./Columbia St.

Officer M. Lee was on scene and assisting Officer Vragovic with a traffic stop. An unrelated subject approached the police cruiser, and was stumbling forward with his left arm outstretched shouting "Officer". He was ordered to sit down, and he was observed to have several abrasions to the knuckles of his left hand, a torn left pants leg and appeared to have urinated himself. There was a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from him, and he appeared to be highly intoxicated. He was incoherent and unable to articulate what happened.

When an ambulance arrived, he became agitated and tried to stand up. He then abruptly stood up and began to run for no known reason into the street, screaming incoherently. The officers were able to place him into custody for being a Disorderly Person. He is additionally being charged with Resisting Arrest and Assault and Battery on a Police Officer.


Occurred on 12/8 at 8:55 PM – Park St.

Sgt. Lawlor and Officers Morgan, Sutherland, and Stephenson responded to the area for a report of a possible prowler or peeper in the rear of the building. Upon their arrival, they went to the rear of the building where they observed an Asian male in a secluded alcove area of the outside of the building. Morgan approached the male and asked him what he was doing. After some questioning, he admitted he was trespassing.

The victim stated that this was not the first time she had seen this male. On 12/06/11, between 8-9 PM, she was in her bedroom when she heard what sounded like footsteps or someone walking outside. She did not report this to the police.

On 12/07/11 between 8:15-8:30 PM she had heard similar noises in the rear alcove area of the building that is next to her bedroom. This time she looked up to her window and observed a shadowy figure with the outline of a hood or sweatshirt. This person was looking in her window and then walking around the courtyard. This lasted for approximately 20-30 minutes.

On 12/08/11, at approximately 8:30 PM, the victim again heard someone out in the alcove. She waited a few minutes and then called the police.

The suspect was placed under arrest and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Peeping.


MV Crash:

Occurred on 12/8 at 9:48 PM – Pond Ave. Rotary

Officers responded for a three car crash. Vehicle #3 was stopped at the entrance to the rotary waiting for other cars in front to enter. Vehicle #2 was stopped behind Vehicle #3, while Vehicle #1 was approaching the rotary behind Vehicle #2 and failed to stop in a timely manner, colliding into Vehicle #2. The collision caused Vehicle #2 to rear end Vehicle #3. Vehicle #1 was issued a citation for following too closely.


Pedestrian Accident:

Occurred on 12/8 at 6:23 PM – Reservoir MBTA Station

Officers were dispatched for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. The victim stated she was crossing Chestnut Hill Ave. inside the marked crosswalk towards the MBTA station. As she was crossing she was struck by a vehicle. She was transported to the hospital for evaluation. The driver was issued a citation for failure to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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