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, February 28, 2014

2/27/2014

Police Reports 2/27/2014

On February 27, an officer responded to a store on Beacon St. for a report of a shoplifter. The manager reported that a man had entered the store, removed an item from its security cord and left with the item. The matter is currently under investigation.

On February 27, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on West Roxbury Parkway at a speed greater than the posted 35mph. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver did not have a license but did have an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for speeding, not being duly licensed, and having an active warrant.

On February 27, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Sumner Rd. for a report of breaking and entering and larceny of property. The home owner reported that while at work, someone broke into her home. The victim reported that cash and items were taken from the house. An investigation is being conducted.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

2/26/2014

Police Reports 2/26/2014

On February 26, an officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Boylston Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and discovered the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was cited and placed under arrest.

On February 26, an officer ran a random query on a vehicle travelling on Heath Street. The query revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop and confirmed the status of the driver’s license. The driver was cited and placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

On the evening of February 26, an officer observed a vehicle in the lower parking lot of Larz Anderson Park despite the park being closed to the public after dark. The vehicle began traveling on Goddard Ave. and the officer observed that the passenger side brake light was not illuminating. The officer conducted a traffic stop and requested identification for both the driver and the passenger, who was not wearing a seatbelt. A query of the passenger revealed that he had an outstanding warrant and he was placed under arrest. The driver was cited for defective equipment and sent on her way. During an inventory of the passenger’s property, police found cocaine and a stolen credit card. The passenger is being charged with possession of a stolen credit card, possession of a controlled substance Class B, the arrest warrant, and the seatbelt violation.

On February 26, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Harvard Street. The query revealed that the status of the vehicle was revoked due to it being uninsured. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and confirmed the status of the vehicle. The driver was cited for uninsured motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, and operating after revocation of registration and the car was towed.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

2/25/2014


Police Reports 2/25/2014

On February 25, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Beacon Street. The query showed that the registered owner of the vehicle had an active warrant so the officer initiated a traffic stop. The warrant was confirmed and the man was placed under arrest. During an inventory of the man’s car, officers found cash, a cell phone, and marijuana. The man is also being charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Class D, with Intent to Distribute.

On February 25, officers were dispatched to Dudley St. for a report of a subject who had entered a home and left when confronted by the resident.  Officers located a man matching the description given by the caller in a nearby parking lot. The man was placed under arrest for breaking and entering in the daytime with intent to commit a felony.

On February 25, an officer responded to Singletree Rd. for a report of someone entering locked vehicles. Witnesses reported seeing a man enter two separate vehicles before leaving the scene in a different car. The owner of one of the cars reported credit cards being taken from inside the car. The matter is currently under investigation.

On February 25, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. fail to stop at a red light at the intersection of Beacon Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop. A search into the driver revealed that they did not have a driver’s license. The driver was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed.

On February 25, a store manager approached an officer in regard to a suspicious person that had just left their store on Harvard Street. The manager reported seeing a man in the store who had intended to steal store merchandise. The officer observed a male matching the suspect’s description farther down Harvard Street. Officers found the man in possession of stolen merchandise. The man was placed under arrest for shoplifting as well as an active warrant.

On February 25, an officer observed a vehicle travel through the intersection of Newton St. and Goddard Ave. without stopping for the stop sign. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found the driver to be operating without a license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for unlicensed operation and failure to stop for a stop sign.

On February 25, an officer responded to a residential building on Beacon St. for a report of breaking and entering and larceny. A resident reported arriving home and finding several items displaced throughout the apartment. The resident and her roommate both reported several items missing from the apartment. The matter is currently under investigation.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

2/24/2014

Police Reports 2/24/2014

On February 24, officers responded to a residence on Orchard Rd. with multiple arrest warrants for two parties. Once entry to the residence was achieved, police searched the residence and located the two parties. Both were placed under arrest for their respective warrants and one was also charged with resisting arrest.

On February 24, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. with an expired inspection sticker. The officer initiated a motor vehicle stop and a check into the driver showed that he had a straight warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.

On February 24, an officer observed an expired inspection sticker on a vehicle travelling on Harvard Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found the driver to be operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating after suspension and expired inspection sticker.

On February 24, an officer ran a query of a vehicle travelling on Commonwealth Avenue. The search showed that the registered owner had an expired license. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and observed nervous behavior from the driver. The driver was removed from the vehicle and found in possession of heroin. The man was placed under arrest and charged with possession of Class A heroin.

Monday, February 24, 2014

2/21/2014 through 2/23/2014

Police Reports 2/21/2014 through 2/23/2014

On February 21, an officer observed a vehicle roll through a stop sign at the intersection of Pearl St. and Brookline Ave. without coming to a complete stop. The officer initiated a traffic stop. During his interaction with the driver, the officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicles interior and found the driver in possession of marijuana. The driver was cited for a stop sign violation and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.

On February 21, an officer observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn on Harvard Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had an active warrant. The driver was placed under arrest for the warrant and cited for the illegal U-turn.

On February 21, an officer was dispatched to a store on Harvard St. for a report of shoplifting. The manager stated that a customer had approached her and pointed out a male who was taking items off of the shelves and placing them in his pockets. The manager also observed the male taking items and confronted him. The suspect rushed out of the store and the matter is currently under investigation.

On February 21, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Manchester Rd. for a report of larceny.
A resident reported that she had had two packages delivered that morning but when she went back to retrieve them a few hours later, they were gone.

On February 21, officers responded to a residence on Sherrin Rd. for a report of burglary. Residents reported that their house had been broken into and jewelry was stolen from the bedroom. The matter is being investigated.

On February 22, officers responded to Dale St. for an attempted burglary. The resident stated she was woken by her home alarm going off and informed it was triggered by the basement door. The woman found the door to be ajar and the glass on the top portion of the door was broken. Officers observed footprints in the snow leading towards the door. The matter is under investigation.

On February 22, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Beacon St. with no front license plate. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found the driver to be operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating after suspension and failure to display 2 red letter plates.

On February 22, officers responded to Beacon St. for a traffic crash. While speaking to the operator of the vehicle that had rear ended another vehicle, officers observed glassy eyes and an odor of liquor. Tire marks leading up to where the accident occurred indicate that the driver was operating at a speed in excess of the posted 30mph. The driver was taken into police custody and was cited for speeding, following too closely, and operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor.

On February 23, officers ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Harvard Street. The query revealed that the vehicle had a failed inspection sticker and the officers conducted a motor vehicle stop. It was found that the driver had an active arrest warrant and he was placed under arrest. The officers observed an odor of marijuana and found the driver to be in possession. The driver was cited for failure to inspect a motor vehicle, no license in possession, and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.