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Tuesday, June 24, 2014


Police Reports 6/23/2014

On June 23, a woman came into the Police Station to report the theft of her purse. The woman stated that she believed she had left her purse outside while she unloaded items from her parked car on Chestnut Ave. on June 21st. The next day, the woman realized that she was missing her purse. The matter is under investigation.

On June 23, officers responded to an office building on Beacon St. for a past breaking and entering report. The building owner was on scene and showed officers that many of the building doors, including the entrance doors, had pry marks near the lock suggesting that someone had broken in. The matter is under investigation.

On June 23, an officer was dispatched to a store on Boylston St. for a shoplifter who had just fled the store. The store manager stated that a female had entered the store with no items in her hand. The suspect then approached the counter stating she wanted to return an item with no receipt. In order to do so, the suspect had to produce her license. The officer was able to match the woman to the surveillance tape and she will be summoned to court for shoplifting.

On June 23, officers were dispatched to a home on Elliot Crescent for a past breaking and entering report. The home owner stated that he had left his home the morning of June 22 and had returned home the next evening. Upon his arrival home, the victim observed that a window which is part of the front door was smashed. The officers discovered an attempted break at the rear of the house where a window was ajar and the screen had been detached. The matter is under investigation.

On June 23, an officer was dispatched to Chestnut St. for a report of a stolen bicycle. The resident stated that his son’s bicycle had been stolen from the rear of the driveway sometime between June 21st and the afternoon of June 23rd.

On June 23, officers responded to Washington St. for a past residential breaking and entering and larceny of property. The victim stated that when she returned to her home that evening she discovered that jewelry was missing. Officers found an open storm window in the rear of the house. The matter is under investigation.

On June 23, an officer was approached by two citizens who wanted to report an erratic driver on Goddard Avenue. The witnesses stated that the vehicle had almost collided with another vehicle, had almost hit a light pole, and had almost hit them as they walked towards their cars. The officer located the vehicle in question and spoke with the driver and passenger. While speaking with them, the officer noticed that the driver’s eyes were half closed, his speech was slurred and slow, and there was an odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. The driver was placed under arrest and charged with operating under the influence of liquor as well as operating after suspension.

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