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.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
8/14 - 8/15
Operating After Suspension: 08/14/2013 at 12:44 a.m. – Harvard St.
An officer observed a vehicle with an expired license plate. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harvard St. A query of the driver’s information revealed his license to be suspended. The operator was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension and Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle.
Assault: 08/14/2013 at 4:01 p.m. – Harvard St./ Aspinwall Ave.
An officer was flagged down at the intersection of Harvard St. and Alton Place. The victim stated she had just been assaulted by two females who had tried to steal her cell phone. The victim was able to provide a description of one suspect, saying she was an African American woman with a skinny frame and was wearing a pink hooded sweatshirt. The victim believed both suspects were in their teens. The victim stated she had been walking home from work when the suspects pulled her to the ground by her hair and repeatedly hit her and attempted to grab her cell phone before fleeing down Aspinwall Av. A search of the area yielded negative results for the suspects.
O.U.I.L: 08/15/2013 at 1:51 a.m. – Harvard St./ Longwood Av.
An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a red light. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harvard St. The officer was able to detect the odor of alcohol emanating from the vehicle. The operator’s eyes also appeared to be glassy. The officer administered a series of field sobriety tests, after which the officer determined the operator of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence.
Larceny: 08/14/2013 at 4:17 p.m. – Beacon St.
An officer was dispatched to Beacon St. after receiving a report of a past larceny of a bicycle. The bicycle had been locked to an iron fence with a cable lock, which was also taken.
Warrant Arrest: 08/14/2013 at 11:59 a.m. – Washington St.
While on duty at the front desk, an officer received a request for a license renewal. A query revealed the man had a warrant out of Quincy District Court. He was placed under arrest.