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Friday, May 16, 2014


Police Reports 5/15/2014

On May 15, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. drive through the red light at Beacon St. and then fail to accelerate at the intersection of Harvard and Babcock when the light changed from red to green. The officer activated his lights to initiate a traffic stop and the vehicle continued driving with its left tires crossing the double yellow line. The vehicle finally came to a stop and the officer approached to speak with the driver. The officer detected the smell of unburnt marijuana as well as liquor and noticed that the driver had glassy, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. The driver was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor, red light violation, marked lanes violation, and seatbelt violation. A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana and the driver is also being charged with possession of Class D.

On May 15, an officer observed a vehicle make an illegal left turn at the intersection of Harvard and Beacon. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 15, officers were dispatched to Beacon St. for a report of suspicious activity, a man entering a dumpster and removing items and putting them in his truck. Officers spoke with the man and could detect an odor of marijuana around his vehicle. A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana, plastic baggies, a scale, and pills with no prescription. The man was placed under arrest and charged with possession Class D, possession with intent to distribute Class D, and Possession Class E.

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