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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Friday, February 5, 2016


At 8:51pm, a resident walked into the station to report a case of fraud. The resident had purchased tickets from a stranger, which had turned out to be forgeries. A report was taken.

Thursday, February 4, 2016


At 9:50am, a resident walked into the station to report embezzlement by an employee at their business on Harvard Street. The embezzlement occurred over the course of the past year, and the case is under investigation.

At 10:49am, a man was arrested during a traffic stop on Brookline Ave for driving with a suspended license.

At 11:06am, a man was arrested after shoplifting from a business on Beacon Street. The man was caught fleeing from the scene and the stolen items were returned.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

2/1/2016 to 2/2/2016

At 1:57pm, a cell phone was reported stolen at the Babcock Street T stop. Officers searched the Naples Road area. A report was taken by the transit police.

At 7:14pm, a man was arrested on Harvard Street for shoplifting.

At 10:47pm, a breaking and entering was reported on St. Paul Street. The caller stated that the crime had occurred earlier in the month. A report was taken.

At 5:24pm, an officer was requested to Harvard Street. A restaurant stated that two customers left without paying a large bill. A description of the suspects was given as two young women wearing dark clothing, with one wearing a red jacket. A report was taken.

Monday, February 1, 2016

1/29/2016 to 1/31/2016

At 7:20am, a man was arrested at a business on Commonwealth Ave after assaulting the clerk. The victim was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

At 10:07am, a disturbance was reported on Beacon Street. A woman had entered a store and stated that she was on the phone with kidnappers, who had a relative of hers and demanded money. Officers determined that this was a phone scam and that the relative was unharmed. The incident is being investigated.

At 11:44am, an attempted shoplifting was reported at a store on Beacon Street. The suspect is described as a white female in a black puffy coat, who left the scene in a white sedan. The merchandise was left behind at the store. A report was taken.

At 10:31pm, an ongoing fight was reported on Kent Street. Two suspects were summonsed to court on assault charges for the incident.

At 1:46pm, a caller on Washington Street reported that her vehicle had been maliciously damaged after finding a dent in her car. A report was taken.


At 10:32am, a bicycle was reported stolen on Washington Street. A report was taken.