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Monday, February 6, 2012

Police Reports 2/3-2/6

Shoplifting: Occurred on 2/3 at 7:06 PM- Beacon St.

A Trader Joe’s employee reported a shoplifting incident. The employee stated that she identified a subject placing items into personal bags and later leaving the store without paying for the items. The subject could not produce a receipt for the items in the bag. The subject was placed under arrest for Larceny Over $250.00.

Burglary: Occurred on 2/3 at 8:30 PM- St. Paul St.

A St. Paul Street resident reported a Breaking and Entering. The victim stated that she returned to her residence to find a window in her bedroom that was forced open and the screen pushed in. Residents reported several items stolen from bedrooms.

OUIL: Occurred on 2/4 at 1:59 AM- Newton St.

A vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed on Lee St. The officer conducted a traffic stop on Newton St. Upon reaching the driver’s window, the officer could detect a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. The driver’s eyes were bloodshot and glassy, and he was unsteady on his feet. Based on the observations, the operator was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor and Speeding. The operator’s license was confiscated and subsequently destroyed.

Assault: Occurred on 2/6 at 12:06 AM- Beacon St./ Washington St.

An officer was traveling on Beacon Street when he observed a fight involving multiple people at the intersection of Beacon and Washington Street. The officer witnessed a male subject wrestling with, and pushing people onto the MBTA tracks. Upon seeing the officer, several males ran on Beacon Street towards University Road. The subject whom the officer saw fighting ran south on Washington Street, crossing Beacon. Four additional individuals remained in place at the corner. The officer chased the subject and was able to apprehend him in the right travel lane of Beacon St.

The four individuals who had remained on the corner stated that they were assaulted by several males, including the male that the officer had apprehended. A description of the suspects was relayed to other police units, and two male parties were stopped on University Road. The victims identified the parties as being involved in the fight.

The victims stated that they had been walking along Beacon St. when the suspects started to accost them regarding the Super Bowl. The victims stated that the suspects charged at them and began to physically attack them. All three subjects were placed under arrest for disorderly conduct. One party was additionally charged with assault and battery.

Larceny: Occurred on 2/5 at 11:00 AM- Freeman St.

A Freeman St. resident reported that two separate envelopes in her mailbox were discovered unsealed. Gifts cards that had been sent to the victim were removed from the envelopes.

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