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Monday, February 29, 2016

2/24/2016 to 2/28/2016

2:56pm: Officers responded to reports of a shoplifting from a Beacon Street business. The suspect fled before arrival, but a description was given. He was described as a man in his 20s or 30s, wearing a gray sweatshirt. Officers are investigating.

6:08pm: A breaking and entering was reported on Hammond Street. The crime occurred during the late afternoon. Entry was made through a rear window, and jewelry, electronics, and several other items were taken. This case is under investigation.

2:58pm: A shoplifting was reported at a local business on Beacon Street. The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s, who fled in a dark jeep or small SUV.

5:19pm: A package theft was reported on Kent Street. A resident reported that a package was taken from their home, possibly earlier in the week. A report was taken.

8:56am: A resident on Francis Street reported the theft of their phone. The theft had occurred a short time earlier. A report was taken.

8:59am: A man was arrested at a traffic stop at the intersection of Chestnut Hill Ave and Ackers Ave.

2:11pm: A breaking and entering was reported on Craftsland Road. Officers found signs of forced entry, and it is believed to have occurred earlier in the morning. The matter is under investigation.

1:34am: A man was arrested at a traffic stop at the intersection of Harvard Street and Homer Street for an existing warrant.

9:03am: A broken window was reported at a chapel on Harvard Street, although nothing was reported taken. Shortly thereafter, a window was also discovered broken on a vehicle parked nearby, again with nothing reported missing. A report was taken of both incidents.

11:34pm: A breaking and entering was reported on Columbia Street. Signs of forced entry were found, and it is believed that the crime occurred earlier in the afternoon. A laptop was reported stolen. This case is under investigation.


11:10pm: A resident on Park Street reported that their vehicle was broken into. A window was smashed and a purse was taken. The matter is under investigation.

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