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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Police Reports 8/11- 8/14

Found Property: 8/14 at 1:18am – Newton St and Goddard Circle
Officer was dispatched for suspicious activity. Caller stated that while traveling down Newton St. towards Larz Anderson Park, he observed a motorized scooter lying on the sidewalk with its headlight illuminated with no one around it. Officers noticed that the scooter had major scrapes to the body plastic on both sides as well as missing mirrors. The vehicle was not reported stolen. Officers were unable to make contact with the owner.

Bicycle Accident: 8/13 6:02pm – Beacon St
Officer responded to investigate a Traffic accident between a Car Operator and a Bicyclist.  Operator claimed that he was in the right lane attempting to pull in to a parking spot when he made contact with the cyclist. Bicyclist was evaluated and treated by ambulance and sent to the hospital for additional medical aid.

Operating After Suspension: 8/13 at 4:27pm - Risley Rd & Allandale Road
Officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. Officer entered the registration into the cruiser laptop and the query indicated the registration was revoked, and the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. Driver was placed under arrest and charged with Operating After Suspension, Revoked Registration, and Traffic Offenses.

Shoplifting: 8/13 at 1:15pm - Havard St
A Loss Prevention detective from a store stated he observed a suspect take a belt off the shelf and duck his body down towards the floor and place the belt inside a bag he was carrying.  The suspect then got up and kept looking around the store in a suspicious manner and then made his way to the front door of the store to exit, where he was then stopped. A warrants check revealed that the suspect had an outstanding default warrant for trespassing. He was placed into custody for the outstanding default warrant as well as charged with Shoplifting.

Burglary: Occurred sometime after 8/11 at 10:00pm – Carlton St
Officer was dispatched to Carlton St for a report of a past breaking and entering. Victim stated that his basement office was broken into.  He noticed multiples items in the office were out of place and rummaged through. He states that no one else had been to the office until this morning, 8/14, when he noticed the damage.  

Counterfeiting: 8/12 at 12:00pm - Beacon St
Officer responded to a report of counterfeit money that had been passed in the store. Caller states that the person who passed the counterfeit note is a regular customer. The person is described as a white male, early 30's years old., 5'09", skinny to thin build, sometimes a scruffy beard, short black whiffle type hair cut,  wears a baseball cap backwards or bandana, jeans, and headphones. 

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