While patrolling on Centre St. an officer observed two males smoking what he believed to be marijuana in a public place. The officer made contact with the two men to inform them that the upcoming changes in marijuana laws would still not allow them to smoke in public. While speaking to the men, the officer observed that one of them was acting nervously and kept putting his hands in his pockets after being told not to. When asked to turn out his pockets, it was found that the man was in possession of cocaine. The man was placed under arrest.
On December 8, an officer was dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. The store manager stated that when he arrived to work he noticed multiple items missing and upon review of the security footage found that a man had taken the items from the store without paying. The matter is under investigation.
On December 9, a man came in to the police station and told officers that he had missed a court date and believed there might be a warrant in his name. Officers confirmed there was an active warrant and the man was placed under arrest.
On December 9, an officer was dispatched to a store on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that earlier in the day a man was observed taking items and concealing them in his backpack. The matter is being investigated.
Officers were dispatched to a residence on St. Paul St. for a larceny report. Two victims stated that they had had packages stolen recently. The incidents are being investigated.
While conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Harvard St. and Beacon St. an officer conducted a random query of a vehicle and found that the registered owner had an active warrant in her name. The officer conducted a traffic stop, confirmed the identity of the driver, and placed her under arrest.
On December 10, officers observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn on Harvard Street. The officers conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.
While on patrol in the area of Boylston St. and Cypress St. an officer observed a vehicle without a valid inspection sticker. A query of the vehicle showed that the registered owner had three active warrants in his name. The officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver was placed under arrest.
In the evening of December 10, officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that three individuals had been in the store and took turns distracting him while the others took items from the store. The matter is under investigation.
While patrolling on Beacon St. officers observed a vehicle fail to stop for a red light. The officers conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver had a revoked license. The driver was placed under arrest.
Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that he had observed a man take merchandise and attempt to put it into his backpack and then flee the store. The matter is under investigation.
An officer was dispatched to a store on Beacon St. for a report of shoplifting. The store manager stated he had noticed an item missing and when he reviewed the surveillance footage he saw that a man had entered the store and taken it without paying. The incident is under investigation.