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.
Friday, March 28, 2014
On March 27, officers ran a query of a vehicle traveling on Washington St. and discovered that the vehicle had an expired inspection sticker and the registered owner had a warrant in effect. The officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and confirmed the status of the warrant. The driver was placed under arrest.
On March 27, officers were dispatched to Beacon St. for a fight in progress. A witness reported that a motorist had assaulted another motorist over a parking space. He stated that the assault included the suspect banging on the victim’s car, verbally harassing the victim, and physically harassing the victim. Officers spoke with the victim and other witnesses who confirmed the story. The suspect was placed under arrest for assault and battery (hands), assault and battery (shod foot), disturbing the peace, and disorderly conduct.
On March 27, an officer was dispatched to a store on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting that had just occurred. An employee stated that a man had entered the store, taken a jacket off the rack and placed it into a bag and then left. The matter is under investigation.
On March 27, an officer observed a vehicle travel through a red light at the intersection of Kent Street and Aspinwall Avenue. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended right to operate. The driver was cited for operating after suspension and failure to stop.