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 23, 2014

5/22/2014

Police Reports 5/22/2014

On May 22, an officer was dispatched to Highland Rd. for a report of an attempted telephone fraud scam. The reporting party stated that she had received a message on her machine from a male party who stated that he worked for the IRS and that they needed to speak about a problem with her tax return. The woman stated that she had received an identical call two days earlier and found it was a scam. The matter is under investigation.

On May 22, an officer was dispatched to Commonwealth Ave. for a call from a reporting party stating he was following a subject he believed was wanted for a past larceny from his business. The officer found that the man had an active warrant in effect and he was stopped and placed under arrest. The suspect was also found to have a stolen debit card on him and is being charged with receiving stolen property under $250.

On May 22, an officer was dispatched to the front desk of the police station to take a report of a suspicious phone call. The reporting party stated that she received a call from a male subject stating to be from the IRS. The male stated that she had a warrant for her arrest. The reporting party informed the officer that a couple of weeks earlier she had reported fraud when a different male stated he was calling from the IRS and that the woman owed money. The matter is under investigation.

On May 22, officers were dispatched to the area of Longwood Ave. and St. Paul St. for a report of an attempted package theft. The reporting party stated that she was pulling into her driveway when she saw a male subject walk up to her front door and take a package from her porch. The woman stated that she yelled at him to stop and then followed him until he returned the package. The matter is under investigation.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

5/21/2014

Police Reports 5/21/2014

On May 21, officers observed a vehicle on Harvard St. driving slowly and driving in the bicycle lane. The officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the passenger had an active warrant in effect. The passenger was placed under arrest and the driver was cited for a marked lanes violation and sent on his way.

On May 21, officers observed a vehicle make an illegal left turn onto Harvard Street. The officers initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

5/20/2014

Police Reports 5/20/2014

On May 20, an officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for a larceny report. The reporting party stated that sometime between the morning of the 19th and the morning of the 20th his bike was stolen from the basement of his building. The matter is under investigation.

On May 20, an officer observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn on Harvard Street. The officer stopped the vehicle and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

5/19/2014

Police Reports 5/19/2014

On May 19, an officer observed a vehicle drive through a red light on Washington Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 19, an officer conducted a motor vehicle stop for a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. with no inspection sticker. The driver was cited for no inspection sticker and no license in possession. She was also cited for a child safety seat violation and the passenger was cited for a seat belt violation.

On May 19, an officer observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn on Harvard Street. The officer got the vehicle to pull over and found that the driver’s license was suspended and the vehicle’s registration was expired. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 19, an officer responded to St. Paul St. for a report of theft. The reporting party stated that between the evening of the 18th and the morning of the 19th, his bicycle was stolen from the back hallway of his apartment building. The matter is under investigation.

On May 19, an officer was dispatched to Brookline Ave./Aspinwall Ave. for a traffic accident involving a bicyclist. Speaking with the associated parties, officers learned that a vehicle had been making a left turn on a green light when they made contact with the rear tire of a bicycle travelling in the crosswalk with a walk signal. A check on the driver showed that he had a revoked license and he was placed under arrest.

Monday, May 19, 2014

5/16/2014 through 5/18/2014

Police Reports 5/16/2014 through 5/18/2014

On May 16, an officer initiated a traffic stop with a vehicle that had been speeding on Boylston Street. The officer found that the driver’s license had been revoked and he was placed under arrest.

On May 16, officers observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. touch the double solid center line before moving across the travel lane and travelling in the bike lane. Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 16, officers observed a vehicle travelling westbound on Beacon St. travel through a red light, turn left on a red arrow and continue driving eastbound on Beacon. The officers initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver did not have a license and had an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.

On May 16, an officer was dispatched to Washington St. for a report of theft. The reporting party stated that she had been expecting a package, the tracking information showed that it had previously been delivered, yet she had not received it.

On May 16, an officer ran the information of a vehicle in front of him who had made an abrupt lane change on Beacon Street. The officer found that the registered owner of the vehicle had an active warrant in effect so he conducted a motor vehicle stop and placed the driver under arrest.

On May 17, an officer responded to a residence building on Cypress St. for a report of a past larceny. The reporting party stated that she had left her bicycle in the building’s rear storage closet a few days ago and had just discovered it missing. The matter is under investigation.

On May 18, officers observed a vehicle travelling on Washington St. stop for a red light and then accelerate through the intersection. The officers initiated a traffic stop and while speaking with the driver detected bloodshot and glassy eyes, slurred speech, and an odor of alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor and a red light violation. The driver was also cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.

On May 18, an officer initiated a traffic stop with a traveling on Harvard St. with an expired inspection sticker. The officer found that the driver had an active warrant in effect and he was placed under arrest.