Attempted Robbery: Occurred on 1/11 at 10:30 PM- Beacon St.
Officers responded to the Washington Square Trolley Station on a report of two women fighting. Upon arrival officers located a male witness and a female party, who described another woman that had been involved who fled towards an alley across the street. The officer located the woman and asked her where she was coming from. She was unsteady on her feet and her answers did not make sense.
Officer then spoke with the victim, who stated that she had taken the trolley to the Washington Square stop. After departing the trolley, the victim felt someone pulling at her pocketbook, which she identified as the other woman. The victim began to yell for help and the two women struggled over the pocketbook. The two women ended up on the ground, with the offender on top of the victim, choking her. The victim was finally able to get the attacker off of her, at which time the offender walked away. The offender was placed under arrest and charged with one count of Unarmed Assault with Intent to Rob or Steal.
B&E Motor Vehicle: Occurred on 1/11 between 7:30 and 10:30 PM- Toxteth St.
Victim reports that sometime between 7:30 and 10:30 PM someone smashed the passenger side window of his vehicle and removed his GPS unit.
B&E Motor Vehicle: Occurred on 1/11 between 8:00 and 9:30 PM- Kent St.
Victim reports that sometime between 8:00 and 9:30 PM someone smashed the passenger side window of her vehicle and removed her GPS unit and a hand bag.
B&E Motor Vehicle: Occurred on 1/11 between 8:30 and 9:15 PM- Stearns Rd.
Victim reports that some time between 8:30 and 9:15 PM someone smashed the passenger side window of his vehicle and removed a GPS unit.
Motor Vehicle Pursuit: Occurred on 1/12 at 1:01 AM- Beacon St.
Officer was on patrol on Beacon Street when he observed a vehicle operating without headlights. The officer initiated a traffic stop. The driver produced the registration, but stated that he did not have a license. The driver then suddenly shifted the vehicle into drive and rapidly accelerated on Beacon Street.
The officer returned to the cruiser and pursued the vehicle on Beacon Street. The officer observed the vehicle turn onto Strathmore Road and lost sight of it upon reaching the fork. At this point the officer terminated the pursuit. A query of the suspect revealed that his driver’s license is revoked. The suspect was issued citation for Failure to Stop for Police, Operating to Endanger and Operating Without Headlights at a Time of Darkness.