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.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Blog for 3/6 - 3/8

3/7/17 – Larceny
An officer was dispatched to a business on Boylston Street for a larceny report. The victim stated that on 3/6/17, several cards were stolen from her pursue in her office between 1030 and 1150hrs.  The suspected party is the per diem handyman who appeared to be leaving in a hurry the day the items went missing.

3/7/17 – Counterfeiting
An officer was dispatched to a store on Commonwealth Avenue for reports of Counterfeit money.
Employees described a black male wearing a blue zip hoodie sweatshirt attempting to purchase items with a bill that “felt off" and had stranger coloring. Before a supervisor arrived, the suspect left.
The same suspect was seen using counterfeit money at multiple stores.

3/7/17 – Counterfeiting
An officer responded to a store on Commonwealth Avenue for a report of fraud. The supervisor stated that a store clerk reported that at customer attempted to use a bill that did not look or feel like a normal bill to purchase an item. After marking the bill to confirm it was counterfeit, the clerk asked for another bill which was also counterfeit. The subject asked the clerk to stop “marking up all my money,” making the clerk feel uncomfortable, and causing them to continue the transaction. The subject is described as a black male with facial hair, blue hoodie, light blue jeans and black sneakers, the same subject from a prior counterfeit case at another store.

3/7/17 – OUI
An officer was dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a hit and run. The reporting party stated a van proceeded to pass her on the driver's side and struck her car as it passed and continued to drive off. A vehicle matching the description of the vehicle that struck the victim was seen entering a parking lot on Harvard St. The officer reported to the location and questioned the operator, who stated that he didn't think that he had hit the other car but that he was unsure and that it could be a possibility. The operator appeared agitated and uncooperative throughout inquiry. The strong odor of alcohol from the vehicle and the sight of alcohol cans led the officers to believe the subject had been driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor. The subject was placed under arrest and after the passenger was deemed unable to drive, the car was towed.

3/8/17 – Shoplifting
An officer responded to a store on Beacon St. where an employee caught a subject shoplifting. The reporting party stated he seen the suspect leaving with one of the store's baskets and attempting to hide liquor bottles in his jacket. The suspect was identified and questioned before being placed under arrest.

3/8/17 - B&E of a Motor Vehicle
An officer responded to St. Paul Street for the report of a MV that had been "keyed". The victim stated one door had been keyed quite a few times and it appeared someone had gone through her glove compartment and center console. Nothing appears to be taken.

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