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.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
10/14 - 10/15
Threats: 10/14/2013 at 9:32 a.m. – Abbottsford Rd.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Abbottsford Rd. after receiving a report of a phone scam. The officer was met by the victims who described receiving a phone call from an unidentified man who claimed to be holding the victim’s brother for ransom. The caller asked for a payout of $2,000 cash. The victims stated they became suspicious of the call and tried to make contact with the brother. They were able to reach him via telephone and discovered he was in good health and not being held for ransom. Attempts to get in contact with the caller have been unsuccessful.
Larceny: 10/14/2013 at 9:48 a.m. – Commonwealth Ave.
Several officers were dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, officers were met by an employee who described the incident. According to him, a tall, white male wearing a black trench coat had entered the store and proceeded to try on a North Face Jacket. It was a short while later that the employee saw the man quickly exit the store with the jacket without paying. A search of the area did not reveal anyone matching the suspect’s description.
Larceny: 10/14/2013 at 5:03 p.m. – Commonwealth Ave
Several officers were dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave after receiving information that a shoplifter who had stolen from the store that morning had returned to the store. Upon arrival, officers were met by an employee who stated that the man currently in the store had taken a North Face Jacket from the store earlier in the day. Officers approached the suspect, who became very agitated. A search of his person revealed he had another jacket stuffed into his pants. The suspect was placed under arrest for Shoplifting.
Not Duly Licensed: 10/15/2013 at 2:30 a.m. – Boylston St./ Hammond St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Boylston St. and Hammond St. A query of the driver’s information revealed her license was suspended. She was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed.
Larceny: 10/12/2013 at 6:00 p.m. – Heath St.
An officer was dispatched to Heath St. to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she accidently left her wallet on the table in the cafeteria. She returned the following day and was able to retrieve her wallet; however a credit card and her driver’s license were missing.