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.