Arrest: At approximately 9:23 PM officers received a call to be on the lookout for a man who had been caught shoplifting shrimp from Stop and Shop. Officers pursued the suspect on foot through Harvard St and Homer St before finally apprehending him. When officers went to arrest the man, he was combative and actively resisting arrest. Officers subsequently pepper sprayed him and successfully and safely brought him into custody.
Car Break: On 12/28, an unknown suspect broke into a resident’s car that was parked in his driveway on Copley Street. There was also a second vehicle broken into on Crowninshield Rd on the same date. These neighborhoods are very close to each other, and both cars had been unlocked. This creates the perfect situation for someone to quickly steal from multiple cars. It is imperative that citizens take an active role in ensuring that they do not fall victim to a crime. Please make sure that you are locking your doors to your car, house, and anything of value.
Burglary: A Freeman Street residence was broken into on 12/29. Access was gained through use of force. No suspects at this time.
Larceny: On 12/16, a Pearl Street resident reported that she had property stolen from her home while her couch was being cleaned. An important reminder: even when you are home, things can be stolen. It is important to lock up valuables when anyone is in your home.
Not Duly Licensed: On 12/29 at 11:10 AM, officers stopped a vehicle for failing to yield to the oncoming cruiser while making a left turn onto John St. The failure to properly yield the right of way necessitated the officer operating the cruiser to come to a sliding and sudden stop on the slick, snowy road to avoid a collision. It was discovered that the operator of the vehicle was unlicensed and unregistered. He was placed under arrest.