12/29/16 *** SCAM ALERT****
Officers took a report from a resident who recieved a call from an unkown number. The caller, posing as s family member of the victim, stated that they had been in a car accidnet and was then arrested. A second caller, posing as a police officer, informed the victim in order for their loved one to be bailed they would need to deliver gift cards to certain stores in large denominations.
*****PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS SCAM **** THER ARE MANY VERSIONS OF THIS SCAM**
** THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL NOT CONTACT YOU FOR BAIL IN GIFT CARDS**
12/30/16 – Package Theft
Officers reported to Winchester Street for a report of a package theft. The caller told police that they were awaiting a package of purchased items. According to the delivery company the package had been delivered on 12/14/16 around 2:30 pm.
12/29/16 – Larceny
Resident of Green Street reported to police that between 12/28 and 12/29 personal belgonings were left outside the resident’s door in the hallway. When the resident went to get the belongings on 12/29 they were gone.
12/31/16- Graffiti Report
Officers were called to a generator box on Harvard Street for reported graffiti.
01/01/17 – Arrest Malicious Damage
Officers responded to a building on Beacon Street for a report of a person banning on doors in the building. Officers arrived to find the side window next to the door had been pushed in. They were able to locate the person banging on the doors and he was placed under arrest for malicious destruction of property.
1/2/17 - Arrest
Subject was arrested after being caught on camera from stealing form his employer on camera.
Resident of Tappan Street reported to police that during the time frame of 5:00 pm on 12/23/16 and 5:30 pm 01/02/17 someone had entered their home. Victims stated that upon return to their home they found the rear door to be open and items were missing from the home.
Officers responded to Stop and Shop on Harvard Street for a shoplifter. Officers were informed by an employee that a customer was placing large amounts of food into bags. The customer then left the store without paying for the food.
Officers responded to a business on Harvard Street where the victim stated his phone was stolen.
1/3/17 -Car Break
Officers were on Amory Street to take a report for a car break. The victim stated that the car was parked between 12/25/16 and 1/3/17. During this time it appeared that someone had rummaged through the vehicle.
1/3/17- Warrant Arrest
During traffic enforcement on Newton Street, Officers stopped a vehicle for a turn where signs prohibit. As a result of the stop the operator was placed under arrest for operation after suspension and a warrant.
During traffic enforcement on Newton Street, Officers stopped a vehicle for a turn where signs prohibit. As a result of the stop the operator was placed under arrest for operation without a license.