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.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
On April 2, an officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Boylston Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating after suspension and speeding.
On April 2, an officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for a past larceny report. The victim stated that when he arrived at the lobby of his building he found that the package he had been waiting for was open and the contents were gone. While there, the officer discovered that there was another package in the lobby that had been opened and the contents removed. The officer spoke to the owner of that package as well. The matter is under investigation.
On April 2, an officer responded to Harvard St. for a report of fraud. The victim stated that he was notified by the IRS that his Federal Tax Return had been rejected. After contacting them, the victim learned that someone had used his information to file a tax return. The matter is under investigation.
On April 2, officers responded to Beacon St. for a shoplifter who was being detained in a store. An employee stated that he had observed the suspect take multiple items and place them into his bag before exiting the store. The suspect was placed under arrest for shoplifting.
On April 2, officers traveling on Washington St. saw a pedestrian begin to enter the roadway in a poorly lit area. As the officers approached, the subject, who had his hood up and was hard to see, stuck his tongue out and entered the lane of travel. The officers avoided the subject and saw that he had stumbled into the opposite lane. The officers spoke to the man and discovered that he had an active warrant in effect. The man was placed under arrest.