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, January 14, 2014
In the early hours of January 13 an officer observed a vehicle speeding on Boylston St. and initiated a traffic stop. An RMV check showed that the vehicle’s registration had been. The driver was cited for operating after revocation, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, and speeding.
On January 13, a woman reported a possible phone scam. The woman stated that she had been called by an unidentified individual who claimed that her brother had been in a car accident. The caller then asked for the brother’s personal information but when he was unable to give descriptive details about the brother, the woman hung up.
On January 13, a woman reported an incident of fraud. A business on Commonwealth Ave. had received a call from a NStar disconnect service stating that they owed money. Believing it was a scam, the woman hung up.
On January 13, a man received a call from an unidentified caller stating that his brother had been in an accident with the caller’s brother. The caller stated that they were holding the man’s brother hostage. Knowing the location of his brother, the man hung up.
On January 13, an officer initiated a traffic stop for a vehicle lacking a current inspection sticker. Standing next to the vehicle, the officer could detect an odor of raw marijuana. It was found that the passenger had a small bag of marijuana on him. He was cited with possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and failing to use a seatbelt while the driver was cited for failing to submit vehicle for inspection.