Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Blog for 1/19-1/22
On 1/19/2017 an officer
was dispatched to Brookline Avenue for a report of a suspicious person.
Reporting party stated that one of his employees was followed by a Black male,
about 5'9", 215 lbs, with a scruffy beard and black trench coat. The
officer was unable to locate anyone fitting the description. The employee stated
that this was on ongoing issue for about a month with this particular
individual. The reporting party stated that several of his female employees
have stated that this particular male had tried to follow them into the
building from the side door. This male had also on one occasion come into the
lobby without a dog just to loiter. He has been seen walking along Pearl St. They
were advised to call the police if/when they see this individual again.
On 1/19/17 an officer
found a black bicycle leaning up against a sign pole in the front of the police
station. The bicycle is located in an evidence locker in the police station.
On 1/21/17 officers were dispatched
to Colbourne Crescent for a report of a group of teenagers possibly setting a
fire. The reporting party stated that they saw a group of young men set fire to
a book then throw it on the ground outside on Colbourne Crescent. Officers found the book on the street still
smoldering from being lit on fire. Video footage of the teens was shown to the
officers. The reporting party emailed the video evidence to the officers and
the book lit on fire has been placed into an evidence locker.
On 01/22/2017 an officer arrived
on Commonwealth Ave for a report of larceny. The victim stated that he arrived
at the location and left his belongings in a locker with a combination lock in
the locker room. He later returned to his locker and noticed that lock was no
longer on the locker and his wallet and car keys were gone. The manager of the facility
stated that there was only one unregistered guest that entered the facility during
the time frame and that he immediately left the facility after using restroom
not in the locker room.
On 1/22/2017 an officer
at the front desk was approached by a victim reporting a past larceny of a
bicycle on John St. The victim stated that he left his bicycle unlocked in the
back hallway of his building on 1/21/17 and noticed it was gone later that day.
It should be noted that this is a communal area; however the victim stated that
the door that leads to this backroom is supposed to be locked. The bicycle is black
with orange trim.