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, March 24, 2014
3/21/2014 through 3/23/2014
On March 21, officers responded to Beacon St. for a report of a suspicious male yelling and hitting the bushes along buildings with a stick he was carrying. Officers located the male party on Beaconsfield Rd. and he was acting in a threatening manner. The man was placed under arrest for Disorderly Person and Threats.
On March 21, an officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Harvard St. and initiated a traffic stop. The officer discovered that the driver had a revoked license and they were placed under arrest.
On March 21, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Boylston St. with an expired registration sticker. A check of the vehicle on the cruiser laptop indicated that the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and the driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating after revocation and expired registration.
On March 21, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Lee St. which revealed that the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver, who was not the registered owner, had an expired license. The driver was placed under arrest.
On March 21, an officer was dispatched to Kent St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that she had had a purchase mailed to her and when she arrived home, the package was open inside of the building lobby and the contents were missing.
On March 21, an officer initiated a traffic stop for a vehicle travelling on Chestnut Hill Ave. with an expired registration sticker. The officer found that the driver was operating with an expired license and the driver was placed under arrest and cited for not being duly licensed, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, operating after revocation, and failure to display proper registration.
On March 22, a call was put out by dispatch regarding a hit and run accident that had occurred on Longwood Avenue. Dispatch informed officers that Boston and State Police had a vehicle matching the description of the vehicle involved and officers responded to Centre St. in Boston. When speaking to the driver, officers observed that her speech was slurred, her eyes were bloodshot and glassy, she was lethargic, and an odor of alcohol was emanating from her. The driver was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident/personal injury, and a marked lanes violation.
On March 22, an officer observed a vehicle traveling at a speed greater than the posted 35 mph on West Roxbury Parkway. The officer initiated a traffic stop and issued a citation for speeding. At this time, the driver began revving his engine as he pulled into traffic before it was safe to do so, causing other vehicles to slam on their brakes. The vehicle nearly avoided hitting another car when turning onto Hammond Pond Parkway and the officer activated his lights again. The vehicle failed to stop as it fled from the officer and swerved around cars stopped at a red light at the intersection of Hammond Pond Parkway and Heath Street. The vehicle finally pulled over and the driver was placed under arrest and charged with failing to stop for a police officer, operating to endanger, speeding, failing to stop at a red light, passing on the right, and an unsafe lane change.
On March 22, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Commonwealth Ave. at a high rate of speed and cross the white dotted line. The officer initiated a traffic stop and while speaking with the driver observed slurred speech, glassy eyes, and an odor of alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest for speeding, failure to stay in marked lanes, and operating under the influence of liquor.
On March 23, officers responded to Winthrop Rd. for a report of motorist hitting a telephone pole and attempting to flee the scene. Officers spoke to the driver and observed that he was unsteady on his feet and had slurred speech. An officer observed a pocket knife in the man’s back pocket and conducted a pat frisk for officer safety. The officer found multiple small bottles of alcohol on the man. The man was placed under arrest and cited for operating under the influence of liquor; operating to endanger, driving on the sidewalk; operating to endanger, operating while intoxicated; leaving the scene of property damage/traffic crash; and open container of alcohol.
On March 23, an officer observed a vehicle turn from Harvard St. to Beacon St. where signs were posted indicating that no left turn was allowed. The officer conducted a traffic stop and discovered that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.