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Monday, August 6, 2012

Police Reports 8/3 - 8/5

Sector 1
Robbery: 8/5 at 11:05am – Knyvet Park
Units were dispatched to a report of a robbery that occurred. Victims stated that they were walking through Knyvet Park when they were approached by a white male suspect and two black male suspects. Suspects took the victims’ wallet, driver’s license, school ID, credit card, and a cellphone. Suspects descriptions include: White male, 5'6, early twenties, thin build, black shirt and blue jeans ; black male; 5'8-5'10, dark skin, no facial hair, short hair, medium build wearing a brown t-shirt and dark shorts to his knees, early twenties ; 2nd black male, 6'-6'2, dark skin, white t-shirt, dark shorts, unshaven beard, short hair early twenties and had a large fake diamond earring on his right ear. One of the victims did sustained minor cuts on his face but neither required any medical attention.  There is no additional information at this time.

Larceny: 8/5 at 3:38pm - Harvard St (TJ Maxx)
Officer responded to a report for a shoplifter being detained by store security. Security claims that he has seen suspect in the store multiple times in the past and suspected her of shoplifting, but has been unable to catch her in the act until today. Suspect was issued a No-Trespass order for the store and will be charged for Shoplifting.

Assault: 8/3 at 2:18pm - Harvard St (near Starbucks)
Victim stated that she was walking and listening to music on her headphones, when she was suddenly punched without provocation in the left eye by a female suspect. Suspect did not say anything to the victim, and fled on Harvard Street northbound toward Green Street. Suspect is described as a black female, mid 20's to mid 30's, 5'5" tall, heavy set, round face, and straight black hair in a bun. 

Assault: 8/3 at 8:10pm - Harvard St and Beals St
Officer responded to a report of a past assault and battery.  Victim stated that he was attempting to cross Harvard Street in a marked pedestrian crosswalk when a vehicle almost struck him. Victim stated that he had to put his hands out on the front of the vehicle, as he had anticipated being struck. This apparently angered the operator, who then exited the vehicle and used both hands to shove the victim in his chest. Operator then returned to the vehicle, and continued north on Harvard Street.  Victim captured a picture of the vehicle’s license plate. The operator of the vehicle refused to speak with the investigating officer.

Sector 2
Larceny: Occurred 8/1between 11:41am &10:00pm – Harvard St
Victim claims that her package was stolen from the front hall way or at the rear apartment door.  Officer advised the victim on ways to better secure her house and property.

Larceny: Occurred on 8/3 between 12:30pm & 2:00pm – Linden Place
Victim stated that his bicycle was stolen out of his garage. He stated that during that time he left his garage door open. The contents of the garage were visible from outside the garage and in the driveway. Victim stated that this has never happened to him before, but he also has never left his garage door open before either. A neighbor reported that she saw a white male wearing gym clothes, approximately 6 feet tall riding down Linden Place on a bicycle at around the same time, she was not sure if it was the bike in question and she did not recognize the unidentified male.

Malicious Auto Damage: Occurred 8/4 between 1:56pm & 1:59pm - Harvard St
Officer was dispatched to a store parking lot for a report of a malicious damage. Victim stated that that somebody had used a key to damage his vehicle. He stated that he stepped away from his vehicle for approximately 2 minutes when he went back into the store. During that time, security footage captured a suspect stepping out of his vehicle and walking from the front to the rear with an object in his hand. The footage was also able to capture an image of the suspect’s license plate number. Suspect was later contacted and questioned by officers. Suspect stated that he had a negative interaction with the victim and that he was upset and decided to "key his car" to get back at him. Suspect will be charged for Malicious Destruction of Property.

Sector 4
MV Accident: 8/5 at 2:40pm - Cypress St at Waverly
Victim stated that she stopped for traffic in front of her when she was struck from behind by another vehicle. The operator of the other vehicle stated that she was emotionally distracted due to recent argument with her boyfriend. She reacted too slowly and struck the rear end of victim’s vehicle. Victim suffered a nose bleed. No citations were issued.

Operating After Suspension: 8/4 at 11:00pm - Pierce St and Holden St
Officer noticed that a vehicle’s taillight were not working, causing a safety hazard to other motorists. A query check revealed that the operator had a suspended motor vehicle license status. Operator was placed under arrest and charged for Operating after Suspension and Defective Equipment (taillights).

Sector 5
Bicycle Larceny: Occurred on 8/3 between 3:30pm &5:30pm – Tappan St
Caller stated that his son's bicycle was stolen from in front of his residence. Bike was left unlocked on the steps.

Larceny: Occurred 8/3 between 12:45pm & 2:00pm – Tappan St
Victim reported cash taken from his wallet. Wallet was kept unlocked in the employees’ locker room locker. He believes it may be an employee, because the public is not allowed in that locker room, although the door to that locker room is propped open and unlocked.

Sector 7
Not Duly Licensed: 8/4 at 12:58am - Boylston St / Lee St
Officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. A query check revealed that the operator had no  license to operate a motor vehicle. At this point he was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle while not being duly licensed. 

Sector 9
Operating After Suspension: 8/5 at 5:54pm - LaGrange St
Officer was monitoring the stop sign on LaGrange St when he observed a vehicle travel right through the stop sign without slowing down. A vehicle registration check revealed that the operator’s license had been suspended. Operator was placed under arrest and issued a citation for Operating After Suspension and the Stop Sign violation. At the station, Officers also uncovered non-prescribed Oxycodone pills. Operator will also be charged for Possession of a Class B Substance.

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