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Monday, February 13, 2012

Police Reports 2/10-2/13

OUIL: Occurred on 2/12 at 3:00 AM- Beacon St./ Winthrop Rd.

An officer responded to the intersection of Beacon St. and Winthrop Rd. for a report of a disabled motor vehicle. A gray Chrysler was pulled to the side of the road, running and with the hazard lights on. There was significant damage to the front of the vehicle. The officer was able to locate several broken parts that had fallen off the vehicle, which led to a fire hydrant that had been struck and tipped over. Upon reaching the driver, the officer could detect a strong odor of alcohol emanating from her person and the vehicle. The driver was placed under arrest and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle while under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident.

OUIL: Occurred on 2/11 at 2:48 AM- Hawes St./ Colchester St.

An officer noticed a white pick-up truck parked on the curb of Colchester St. with extensive front end damage and deployed air bags. The officer observed major damage to the fence, numerous tire tracks in the yard, and vehicle parts in the yard at a Colchester St. residence. There was also damage to a town sign. Based on a license found in the empty vehicle, a description was sent out to officers of the possible driver. A short time later, officers stopped a party matching the description at the intersection of Aspinwall Ave. and Kent St.

It was determined that this subject had been operating the vehicle. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to the hospital. He was charged with Operating under the influence liquor, Leaving the scene of an accident, and Operating to endanger.

Shoplifting: Occurred on 2/10 at 9:51- Beacon St.

Employees of Trader Joe’s reported a shoplifter in their store. An employee stated that he observed a man placing items from the shopping cart into his coat pockets. The employee stated that the subject left the store through the rear exit without paying for the items in his pockets. The subject was placed under arrest for Shoplifting.

Larceny: Occurred between 2/3 and 2/9- Washington St.

A Washington St. resident reported several packages stolen from her residence. The victim stated that a payroll check and a UPS package were stolen from the front vestibule of the building.

Arrest: Occurred on 2/12 at 4:59 PM- Pleasant St.

A green Honda Civic was traveling on Pleasant St. with no front registration plate. Officers conducted a traffic stop on Pleasant St. A query of the operator revealed that his license was suspended. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating after Suspension.

Graffiti: Occurred on 2/11

Several residents reported graffiti marked on their front doors. Two Babcock St. residents, two Beals St. residents, and two Stedman St. residents reported similar graffiti markings made by a sharpie marker on their front doors.

B&E Motor Vehicle: Occurred on 2/9 between 9:00 PM and 11:00 AM- Kent Sq.

A Kent Sq. resident reported a Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle. The victim stated that she had parked her car in her driveway at 9:00 PM, and the next morning she noticed the front driver’s side window was smashed. A GPS unit was stolen from the vehicle.

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