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, May 16, 2014

5/15/2014

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.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

5/9/2014 through 5/14/2014

Police Reports 5/9/2014 through 5/14/2014

On May 9, an officer observed a vehicle speeding on Boylston St. and initiated a traffic stop. The officer found that the driver was operating with a suspended license and he was placed under arrest. An inventory search of the vehicle yielded marijuana and related drug paraphernalia.

On May 9, an officer observed a vehicle fail to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk on Harvard Street. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the driver had a revoked license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 10, an officer observed a male party on Washington St. pulling fence poles out of the ground and tossing them onto the sidewalk.  While speaking with the party, the officer observed an odor of liquor emanating from him. The man was placed under arrest for malicious damage of property.

On May 11, an officer observed a driver typing on her cell phone while driving on Harvard Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 11, an officer observed two vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed on Harvard St. with the first vehicle swaying into the bike lane several times. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and both vehicles pulled over. The operator of vehicle two stated he was following vehicle one. He was found to have an active license and he was cited for speeding and sent on his way. The officer found that the operator of vehicle one did not have a license and had an active warrant in effect. The driver of vehicle one was placed under arrest.

Early on May 12, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. with a defective passenger side headlight. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a revoked license as well as an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 14, due to recent breaking and entering’s in the area, an officer initiated a field interview with a male party at the corner of Eliot St. and Cleveland Road. The man was evasive and the officer found that he had an active warrant in effect. The man was placed under arrest.