Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.
Monday, July 8, 2013
Police Reports 7/3-7/8
An officer observed a vehicle cross over marked lines into the bike lane on two separate occasions. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Longwood Avenue and Sewall Avenue. Upon reaching the driver’s window the officer could detect an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. Based on the observations the driver was placed under arrest for Operating under the Influence of Liquor.
Shoplifting: 7/6 at 10:00 AM- Beacon St.
The manager of a hardware store on Beacon St. reported a shoplifting. The manager stated that he observed a male individual place an item in a personal bag and leave the store without paying. Officers were able to locate an individual who matched the description in the area. The subject was positively identified and he was placed under arrest for Shoplifting.
Warrant Arrest: 7/6 at 12:13 PM- Boylston St.
An officer observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Boylston St. A query revealed that the driver had a warrant out of Quincy. The driver was placed under arrest for the warrant.
Operating after Revocation: 7/8 at 2:54 AM- Brighton Ave. / Commonwealth Ave.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling with a defective taillight. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Brighton Ave. at Commonwealth Ave. A query revealed that the driver had a revoked license and he was placed under arrest for Operating after Revocation.
Burglary: 7/4 at 9:15 PM- Babcock St.
Officers responded to Babcock St. for a residential alarm. Upon arrival officers observed a broken window and a brick lying on the porch. Officers furthered observed a second broken window and another open window in the rear of the home. It did not appear that anything had been removed from the home.
Bike Theft: Between 7/4 and 7/5- Harvard St. / Beacon St.
An individual reported the larceny of a bicycle. The victim stated that someone had removed his locked bicycle from the MBTA stop in Coolidge Corner.
Shoplifting: 7/3 at 3:54 PM- Harvard St.
A Walgreens employee reported a shoplifting. The employee stated that he observed a male individual place several items in a personal bag and leave the store without paying. The suspect was described as a black male, 5’10”, heavy set, wearing a dark baseball hat. The suspect left in a late model tan or brown sedan. A search of the area yielded negative results. A short time later the same suspect shoplifted from a liquor store on Harvard St. During this incident Suspect #1 was accompanied by a second male individual (black male, ~25 years old, wearing blue/yellow shirt, jean shorts).
Shoplifting: 7/5 at 12:43 PM- Beacon St.
A Trader Joe’s employee reported a shoplifting. The employee stated that she observed a male individual place an item in a personal bag and leave the store without paying. Officers located an individual who matched the description in the area. The suspect was positively identified and he was placed under arrest for Shoplifting.
Package Theft: Between 7/5 and 7/6- Kent St.
An individual reported the larceny of a package. The victim stated that he received confirmation of a delivery to his Kent St. residence. However, when he went to retrieve the package he discovered that it had been torn open and its contents had been removed.
Larceny: 7/3 at 10:43 AM- Beacon St.
An individual reported the larceny of tires and wheels from his basement on Beacon St. The victim stated that sometime in January he switched out the summer tires on his vehicle for winter tires. The victim stated that he left the summer tires in a shared basement. When he returned on this date he discovered the tires were missing.
NSTAR Scam: 7/3 at 3:39 PM- Harvard St.
A Harvard St. business was the target of a scam. The business received a fraudulent call from an individual claiming to be a representative of NSTAR. The individual stated that the business had an outstanding debt on their electricity bill and that their electricity would be shut off if they did not pay by a certain time with a prepaid card.
Disorderly Conduct: 7/5 at 5:40 AM- Washington St. / Park St.
Officers observed two vehicles impeding traffic at the intersection of Washington St. and Park St. Vehicle #1 had broken down and several individuals were attempting to jump start it with the assistance of Vehicle #2. A query of both vehicles’ registrations revealed that Vehicle #1 was a rental car. The individual on the rental agreement was not present, therefore the vehicle was towed. At this time, one of the individuals present became enraged, yelling at officers and refusing to follow officers’ orders. This individual was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct. A search produced several pills and a license that did not belong to the arrestee. The suspect will also be charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B and Possession of a Stolen Driver’s License.
Not Duly Licensed: 7/6 at 6:43 AM- Boylston St.
An officer observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Boylston St. A query revealed that the driver did not have a valid license and he was placed under arrest for Not Duly Licensed.
Operating after Suspension: 7/7 at 1:19 AM- Boylston St. / Chestnut Hill Ave.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer initiated a traffic stop just before the intersection of Boylston St. and Chestnut Hill Ave. A query revealed that the driver had a suspended license and he was placed under arrest for Operating after Suspension.