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Friday, May 25, 2012

Police Reports 5/24-5/25

Arrest: Occurred on 5/24 at 6:53 PM- Babcock St.

Officers observed two male subjects on Babcock St. Officers observed one of the subjects walk into the vestibule of a building and return to a vehicle with a package. With the knowledge that packages had been reported stolen earlier in the day in the close proximity, it was believed that the subject had just stolen the package from the building. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop. Upon reaching the driver’s window, the vehicle backed up and struck the police vehicle. The vehicle then fled from the police on Commonwealth Ave. The vehicle ran several red lights and maneuvered around traffic, pedestrians, and MBTA train tracks.

The vehicle failed to stop for the police, and the suspects left the car on Buick St. and fled on foot. The suspects jumped several fences, crossed over MBTA train tracks, and crossed over Storrow Drive on foot. With assistance from Boston Police, BU Police, and MA State Police, officers set up a perimeter around the area to search for the suspects. Officers were able to apprehend the suspects near the BU Bridge and the Charles River. A search produced the package in question, which was addressed to the Babcock St. residence.

The driver was placed under arrest for Larceny from a Building, Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (Motor Vehicle), Possession of Burglarious Tools, Operating after Revocation, Failure to Stop for Police, Operating to Endanger, and Leaving the Scene of Property Damage Accident. The passenger was placed under arrest for Larceny from a Building and Possession of Burglarious Tools.

Arrest: Occurred on 5/25 at 1:47 AM- Harvard St.

A vehicle traveled through a red light on Beacon St. onto Harvard St. The officer conducted a traffic stop on Harvard St. A query of the driver’s information revealed that his license was suspended. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating after Suspension.

Arrest: Occurred on 5/24 at 6:27 PM- Amory St./ Dummer St.

A query of a vehicle’s information revealed that the registered owner had an outstanding warrant out of Somerville District Court. The officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Dummer St. and Amory St. The driver was confirmed to be the registered owner, and he was placed under arrest for the warrant.

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