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Monday, August 13, 2012

Police Reports 8/9-8/12

Larceny: 8/12 at 6:25pm - Pond Ave
Victim stated that she recently discovered that her necklace was missing. She last saw the necklace approximately two weeks ago. She informed officers that she gets her apartment cleaned once a month – last time being on 7/31.

Larceny: Occurred sometime between 11:00pm on 8/11 & 6:00pm on 8/12- Gardner Rd
Caller reported that two license plates were stolen form her landlord’s two vehicles. Caller was advised to contact the landlord, who is currently out of the country.

Larceny: 8/12 between 1:15pm and 1:45pm – Brookline Place
Victim stated that he accidentally left his laptop in the lab and when he went to retrieve it, the laptop went missing. The laptop was located near the rear entrance of the lab.

Operating After Revocation: 8/12 at 4:30pm – Beacon St
Officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. A query checked revealed that the operator’s right to operate a motor vehicle had been Revoked. Operator was placed under arrest and will be charged for Revoked License and Speeding

Malicious Damage: 8/12 at 12:13am – Browne St
Victim stated that someone had broken a window to the basement of their building. Victim’s mother stated that she was awoken when she heard the sound of breaking glass.  She went to look out the window and saw a male run down the driveway look out to Browne St. and then run towards Pleasant St.  He is described as a younger male, medium build, wearing white shirt or t-shirt, and light colored shorts. 

Motor Vehicle Theft: 8/10 sometime after 9:00pm – Babcock St
Victim reported her vehicle stolen. She stated that the vehicle was parked directly in front of a resident on Babcock Street.

Fraud: Occurred after 8/9 – Leverett St
Victim reported her wallet missing. Her bank informed her that three fraudulent charges were made in her account. She was advised and has already cancelled all her cards.

MV Accident: 8/12 at 4:00am – Coolidge St
Officer responded to a report of a vehicle with front end damage that was parked in front of Coolidge St. Officer observed a fresh set of skid marks from the tree leading to the back tires of the vehicle which was parked, locked and unoccupied. Driver stated that she had hit the curb causing damage.  She did not realize she had struck a tree and had tried to continue driving.  Due to the damage she had left the vehicle and locked it. Driver was issued a citation for Leaving The Scene Of A Property Damage Accident.

Assault: 8/12 at 2:10am - Washington Square to Williston Road via Corey Road
Victim stated that she was walking home when a male subject rapidly approached her, pushed her and knocked her to the ground. Subject did not to steal anything from her, nor did he continue the assault after she began screaming. She was unable to give any detailed description other than that she believed he was Hispanic.

Trespassing: 8/12 at 1:30am - Washington St/Davis Ave
Officer observed a male subject walking out from the enclosed parking lot area appearing disheveled. Subject walked back towards the parking lot through a stairwell that was secured and had a sign stating “No Trespassing". He will be charged for Trespassing.

Possession of Fireworks: 8/11 at 8:43pm – St Paul St and Brown St
Multiple units were dispatched for a report of a gun shot in the park. Caller state that she was passing the park in Winthrop Square when she saw a bright flash and heard a loud bang. She then saw a white male subject in his teens run down Still St. in the direction of Freeman St. Subject was recognized officers by for previously experimenting with a chemistry set. He was the same subject setting off homemade firecrackers in the park. He will be charged for violating the Massachusetts Fireworks Law.

Warrant: 8/11 at 3:50pm - Harvard St
Officer observed a female subject remove a plastic shopping bag that appeared to be heavy and full of items from a backpack that she had.  She then engaged in conversation with a male subject and handed him the plastic shopping bag that was full of contents. The female subject walked into another store with the backpack that now appeared to be empty.  At this time, the officer entered the store from the rear and saw that the subjects had boarded the bus. Additional units were requested to conduct a stop of the bus and requested the above described subjects to exit. The bags contained several items that were stolen from the area stores and also contained a small folding knife along with a Charlie Card under the name of someone else. The female subject was found to have a Default Warrant against her. Both subjects were placed under arrest. Male subject will be charged with 2 counts of Shoplifting (Joint Venture). Female subject will be charged with the Default Warrant, 2 counts of Shoplifting, Carrying Dangerous Weapon, and Receiving Stolen Property.

Credit Card Fraud: 8/11 at 12:30pm – Dwight St
Victim relayed information to officer regarding seven fraudulent withdrawals made from her bank account. Victim stated that she has never used her debit card for online transactions, and it's unknown how anyone would have accessed her account information.  Her account has since been credited for the fraudulent purchases by her bank. She had previously reported being the victim of fraudulent charges in December 2011. She was advised to place a fraud alert with the credit reporting bureaus.

Malicious Damage: 8/11 between 2:00am and 8:00am – Winthrop Rd
Resident reports that someone threw a large rock through his front middle window.  He has no idea who could have done it.

OUIL: 8/11 at 2:05am – Harvard St
Officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and came to an abrupt and sudden stop over the "stop line" at the same intersection. The light turned green the vehicle then rapidly accelerated and abruptly cut over and into the right lane. After officer pulled the operator over, he immediately detected strong odor of intoxicating liquor emanating from the vehicle and the operator’s eyes were bloodshot and glassy. Operator was placed under arrest and charged with the following: Failure to Stop at Red Light, Marked Lanes Violation, OUI-Liquor, License Not in Possession, and Open Container of Alcohol.

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