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, April 18, 2014
On April 17, an officer was dispatched to Station St. for a report of a stolen bicycle. The reporting party stated that she had locked her bike to a bike rack but when she came back a few hours later it was gone.
On April 17, an officer met with a man regarding a past larceny. The man stated that he had left his bike by a lamppost on Harvard St. for approximately 30 minutes. When he returned, the man stated that his bike was gone.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
On April 16, an officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a stop sign on Amory Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the vehicle’s insurance had been revoked. The driver was cited for operating an uninsured vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, revoked insurance, and failure to stop. The car was towed.
On April 16, an officer observed a vehicle making a U-turn on St. Paul Street. The vehicle had to make a three point turn and in doing so caused traffic on St. Paul St. to back up to Beacon Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, the officer observed nervous behavior and an odor of raw marijuana. The driver was found in possession of marijuana and was cited for less than one ounce and for a U-turn causing others to slow.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
On April 15, an officer initiated a traffic stop at Mountfort St. and Saint Mary’s St. for a vehicle with a defective headlight. The officer found that the driver was operating with a suspended license and he was placed under arrest.
On April 15, an officer was dispatched to a store on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that he saw a man enter the store, load items into a bag, and leave. The matter is currently under investigation.
On April 15, officers were dispatched to a restaurant on Harvard St. for a report of a fight in progress. While responding, dispatch updated officers that the suspects had fled the scene. Officers spoke to the victim and witnesses and were able to locate the suspects. Four of the suspects are being summoned to court for Assault & Battery, Disorderly Conduct, and Affray. One suspect is being summoned for Disorderly Conduct.
On April 15, a man reported that a package was stolen from the foyer of his apartment building on Short Street. USPS shows that the package was delivered on Friday April 11, yet the victim was gone for the weekend and never received the package upon his arrival home.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
On April 14 dispatch sent out a call for a motor vehicle crash on Washington Street. In the call they stated that one of the parties had exited his vehicle and was attacking the other driver with a crowbar before he fled the scene. Officers were able to get in contact with the suspect and placed him under arrest for malicious damage, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
On April 14, an officer ran the plates of a vehicle on Commonwealth Ave. and discovered that the registration was revoked and the owner had a possible warrant match. The officer spoke with the occupant and confirmed the status of the warrant. The man was placed under arrest for the warrant and charged with operating after revocation, revoked registration, uninsured motor vehicle, and unregistered motor vehicle.
On April 14, officers were informed of a suspect who had a default warrant in effect. The officers located the man and placed him under arrest.
On April 14, an officer ran the plates of a vehicle that rolled through the stop sign at Newton St./Goodard Circle. The query showed that the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop and the driver was arrested for operating after suspension. The officer observed that the vehicle’s VIN number on the dashboard did not match the VIN number on the inspection sticker. Additionally, the operator was charged with attaching plates.
Monday, April 14, 2014
On April 12, an officer ran a check of a vehicle travelling on Beacon St. and found that the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer conducted a traffic stop and confirmed the status of the driver’s license. The driver was placed under arrest.
On April 12, an officer observed a vehicle enter the four way intersection at Drummer St. and Amory St. without stopping at the posted stop sign. The officer initiated a traffic stop and dispatch informed him that the driver’s right to operate had been suspended and the vehicle registration had been revoked. The driver was placed under arrest.
On April 13, an officer observed a vehicle traveling on Beacon St. make an illegal left turn onto Webster Street. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the driver had an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.
On April 13, an officer observed a vehicle speeding on Boylston Street. When the officer activated his overhead lights the vehicle made a U-turn, made a sharp right onto Reservoir Rd. and suddenly came to a stop. While speaking with the driver, the officer observed that he had glassy eyes, slurred speech, jerky movements, and an odor of alcohol emanating from him. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor, speeding, marked lanes violation, and red arrow violation.
On April 13, an officer observed a vehicle travelling eastbound on the westbound side of Beacon St. against oncoming traffic. The officer was able to conduct a motor vehicle stop and noticed that the driver had glassy eyes and an odor of alcohol emanating from her. The driver was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor and a one way sign violation.