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.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Police Reports 1/20-1/23
Officers observed a green Honda Civic traveling on Harvard St. without the use of headlights. The officer conducted a traffic stop on Harvard St. Upon talking to the driver of the vehicle, the officer could detect a moderate odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle along with a strong odor of women's perfume and the odor of breath mints.
As the operator exited the vehicle, the officer noticed her to be very unsteady on her feet and observed her eyes to be blood shot and glassy. The driver agreed to participate in several field sobriety tests. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and Operating a Motor Vehicle without headlights. The operator’s license was suspended.
The arrest was made by Officer Morgan Patrick Lee
Arrest: Occurred on 1/21 at 1:37 AM- Beacon St.
Officer was traveling on Beacon St. when he observed a white Ford Explorer driving with a head light out. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Beacon St. The operator could not produce any valid identification. A query of the driver revealed that he had a suspended license status. The driver was placed under arrest and issued a citation for Operating a MV with a suspended license, as well as Defective equipment.
The arrest was made by Officer Ryan Lee.
Arrest: Occurred on 1/22 at 12:30 AM- Harvard St.
Officer observed a gray Saturn Aura traveling on Beacon St. with a license plate that was not illuminated by a light. The officer conducted a traffic stop on Harvard St. A query of the operator revealed that she had a suspended Massachusetts license, and that the registration was revoked. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating after Suspension. The subject was issued Massachusetts Uniform Citation for Defective Equipment, Operating with a Suspended license, Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Unregistered Motor Vehicle.
The arrest was made by Officer Michael O’Connor.
Burglary: Occurred on 1/20- Bonad Rd.
Officer responded to a call from a Bonad Road residence reporting that their house was broken into. Upon arrival, the resident explained that this was the second day in a row that his house was broken into. He told the officer that the previous day, the culprit entered through an unlocked rear basement door and stole a computer from the basement.
The victim explained that when they got home this evening, they determined that their home had been broken into again. Numerous footprints were observed in the snow in the backyard leading to a rear basement door, believed to be the point of entry. The victim stated that the culprit pulled out several boxes from cabinets in their basement laundry area as well as several small cardboard boxes from a small table in a basement bedroom. The culprit then went to the first floor area where he stole a cell phone from the top of a dining room table. The culprit then went up to the second floor where he went in the master bedroom which he ransacked.
Armed Robbery: Occurred on 1/20 at 4:57 PM- Washington St.
Units were dispatched to a Gulf gas station on Washington St. for an Armed Robbery that had just occurred. An employee reported that a male wearing a mask and black jacket had just robbed the gas station armed with a gun. The employee said that the white male fled down Brookline Avenue towards the Riverway.
Officers were able to review the video surveillance and gave out the following updated description; white male wearing a black jacket with hood, baseball cap with gray brim, jeans, black gloves, blue mask, gray sneakers and armed with a large black gun. Brookline Units canvassed the area but the suspect was not located.
The employee managing the register stated that the male stood at the counter and brandished a large black hand gun, demanding the money from the register. The employee emptied the register and the suspect fled the store.