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, May 8, 2014

5/7/2014

Police Reports 5/7/2014

Early on May 7, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. without its headlights activated. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the driver did not have a license. The driver was placed under arrest for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to use headlights, and operating a motor vehicle without registration in possession.

On May 7, an officer observed a vehicle impede the flow of traffic as it was stopped at a green light on Harvard Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 7, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on High St. turn onto Boylston St. and travel in the wrong direction. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and while speaking with the driver observed glassy eyes and an odor of alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor and a one way violation.

On May 7, vehicle 1 attempted to switch into the left lane when vehicle 2 stopped for traffic causing vehicle 1 to hit the back of vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 left the scene without exchanging information and was stopped by an officer who found that the operator did not have a license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 7, officers responded to Valley Rd. for an attempted breaking and entering. The reporting party stated that a man had rung her doorbell and when she did not recognize him she did not answer the door. The woman stated that the man then began to walk to the back door where he rang the bell again and attempted to put his face against the glass of the door and turn the door knob. The woman stated that she banged on the glass causing the man to flee on his bike down Eliot Street. The matter is under investigation.

On May 7, officers were dispatched to a store on Beacon St. for a report of shoplifting. The store manager stated that he had witnessed a man place items into his pockets and leave the store. The manager confronted the suspect and stopped him. Police found that the suspect had an active warrant in effect and he was placed under arrest for the warrant and for shoplifting.

On May 7, an officer observed a vehicle travel at a high rate of speed on Lee Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest for operating after suspension and speeding.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

5/6/2014

Police Reports 5/6/2014

On May 6, officers were dispatched to Longwood Ave. for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle that had just occurred. The reporting party stated that he had gone to let his dog out when he noticed a male subject walking away from his vehicle and that his vehicle’s interior lights were on. The victim went to his car and observed that the glove box and center console were open. The matter is under investigation.

On May 6, an officer responded to a call of traffic cones and signs in the roadway on Dean Rd. from Chestnuthill Ave. to Fisher Avenue. The officer moved these objects to the side of the road and continued on Dean Rd. where she observed three white ornamental fence tops in the middle of the road. The officer noticed a nearby fence had sustained a lot of damage and was able to later speak with the owner. At this time, another call for malicious damage came in. The officer responded to another address on Dean Rd. where the reporting party showed that her side gate had been damaged and tulips had been ripped from her garden. An investigation is occurring.

On May 6, an officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that his bicycle had been locked to a sign pole on Beacon St. and was now gone. The matter is under investigation.

On May 6, an officer observed a vehicle travelling with an expired inspection sticker and initiated a traffic stop in the area of Harvard Street and Marion Street. The officer found that the driver had an expired license and was operating with a learner’s permit. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 6, officers were dispatched to Eliot St. for a breaking and entering. The reporting parties stated that they had noticed that the extra lock on the back door was not locked and one of the small windows in the door had been broken. Officers observed that little was disturbed in the house and the residents stated that only cash was missing. The matter is under investigation.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Traffic Arrest 5/6/2014

On May 6, an officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Beacon Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of 1648 Beacon St. and took identification from the driver and passenger, who was not wearing a seatbelt. Additional officers and a State Trooper arrived on scene to assist. Officers learned that the passenger had an active warrant in effect. The passenger was resistant to officers but was eventually placed under arrest. A search of the arrestee yielded a loaded firearm and marijuana was found inside the vehicle. The passenger is being charged with possession of a gun without an FID, possession of ammunition, and resisting arrest. He is also being cited for failure to wear a seatbelt and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.

5/5/2014

Police Reports 5/5/2014

On May 5, an officer was dispatched to High St. for a report of larceny of a bicycle. The reporting party stated that he had left his bike locked to the exterior of his building a few days prior and discovered it missing on the 5th. The matter is under investigation.

Monday, May 5, 2014

5/2/2014 through 5/4/2014

Police Reports 5/2/2014 through 5/4/2014

During the early hours of May 2, officers observed a vehicle pull into an empty parking lot on Brookline Ave. that services locations which were all closed at the time. The officers went to inquire as to the business of the vehicle and could detect an odor of burnt marijuana in the parking lot. Officers spoke to the three occupants of the vehicle and found that there was marijuana inside. During a search of the vehicle, the officers located plastic baggies of marijuana, a digital scale, and a glass pipe. The driver was arrested for operating after license suspension. The passenger was arrested for possession with intent to distribute Class D and drug free park zone.

On May 2, an officer was dispatched to St. Paul St. for a larceny report. The reporting party stated that two bicycles were stolen from his building. The matter is under investigation.

On May 3, an officer was dispatched to Stearns Rd. for a report of a stolen package. The reporting party stated that a package delivered to the foyer had been found opened. Video showed that the suspect only took the invoice from the package. The matter is being investigated.

On May 3, an officer responded to a business on Harvard St. for a report of a larceny of a laptop computer. The reporting party stated that a laptop that is used by employees was taken from the store. The matter is being investigated.

On May 3, an officer was dispatched to Harvard St. for a motor vehicle breaking and entering and larceny of property. The victim stated that a man had opened the door to her car and taken money from the center console.

On May 3, an officer was dispatched to Boylston St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that he had left the store for a few hours that afternoon and when he returned his laptop was gone.

On May 3, an officer observed a group of people riding scooters on Harvard Street. The officer activated his lights and motioned for the male without a helmet to stop so he could speak with him. The scooter operator drove away at the green light. The officer followed the scooter as it drove the wrong way on Washington St. and then reversed direction. The suspect came to a stop and was arrested for failure to wear a helmet, failure to stop for a police officer, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. He was also cited for a red light violation and operating a motor vehicle on the sidewalk.

On May 4, an officer was dispatched to Walnut Hill Rd. for a report of malicious damage to a vehicle. The reporting party stated that the back window of his car had been smashed by a large rock that was found behind the vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

On May 4, an officer was dispatched to Egmont St. for a report of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that when she returned to her car which had been parked for two days, she noticed that the vehicle had been rummaged through and items had been taken. The matter is under investigation.