Police Reports 2/21/2014 through 2/23/2014
On February 21, an officer observed a vehicle roll through a stop sign at the intersection of Pearl St. and Brookline Ave. without coming to a complete stop. The officer initiated a traffic stop. During his interaction with the driver, the officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicles interior and found the driver in possession of marijuana. The driver was cited for a stop sign violation and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
On February 21, an officer observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn on Harvard Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had an active warrant. The driver was placed under arrest for the warrant and cited for the illegal U-turn.
On February 21, an officer was dispatched to a store on Harvard St. for a report of shoplifting. The manager stated that a customer had approached her and pointed out a male who was taking items off of the shelves and placing them in his pockets. The manager also observed the male taking items and confronted him. The suspect rushed out of the store and the matter is currently under investigation.
On February 21, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Manchester Rd. for a report of larceny.
A resident reported that she had had two packages delivered that morning but when she went back to retrieve them a few hours later, they were gone.
On February 21, officers responded to a residence on Sherrin Rd. for a report of burglary. Residents reported that their house had been broken into and jewelry was stolen from the bedroom. The matter is being investigated.
On February 22, officers responded to Dale St. for an attempted burglary. The resident stated she was woken by her home alarm going off and informed it was triggered by the basement door. The woman found the door to be ajar and the glass on the top portion of the door was broken. Officers observed footprints in the snow leading towards the door. The matter is under investigation.
On February 22, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Beacon St. with no front license plate. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found the driver to be operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating after suspension and failure to display 2 red letter plates.
On February 22, officers responded to Beacon St. for a traffic crash. While speaking to the operator of the vehicle that had rear ended another vehicle, officers observed glassy eyes and an odor of liquor. Tire marks leading up to where the accident occurred indicate that the driver was operating at a speed in excess of the posted 30mph. The driver was taken into police custody and was cited for speeding, following too closely, and operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
On February 23, officers ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Harvard Street. The query revealed that the vehicle had a failed inspection sticker and the officers conducted a motor vehicle stop. It was found that the driver had an active arrest warrant and he was placed under arrest. The officers observed an odor of marijuana and found the driver to be in possession. The driver was cited for failure to inspect a motor vehicle, no license in possession, and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.