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Friday, May 12, 2017

5-12-2017 Traffic Crash, Fight, Larceny


On May 11, 2017, while traveling eastbound on Beacon St. Officers were flagged down by a citizen involved in a minor crash. The driver reports opening his car door into the bike travel lane and then a bicyclist struck the door. The bicyclist was not hurt and able to ride his bike. The driver was issued a citation M.G.L. c. 90 s. 14: Failure to Use Safety ( when opening door).

On 5/11/17 Officers were dispatched to Washington St and Brookline Ave for a motor vehicle accident. After speaking with both parties it was discovered that one operator was trying to take an illegal U-turn which caused the accident. No injuries were reported and no vehicles were towed. One operator was issued a Massachusetts Uniform Citation for making an illegal U-turn, causing other vehicles to slow down and brake.

On 5/11/2017 Officer’s responded to an address on High St for a report of a fight in progress.  At the time of the Officers arrival all parties had been separated. After an investigation 2 parties were summonsed into Brookline Court for Assault and Battery, Threats to Commit a Crime.

On 05-11-2017 Officers responded to an address on Gardner Rd.  to take a past larceny report. The victim reports that her wallet was stolen from a business on Harvard St. The victim believes someone she reached into her pocketbook and stole her wallet and keys while she attended to her child. Before she was able to cancel her bank card, a fraudulent transaction had already been attempted. She will try and gather more information as it pertains to the fraudulent transaction.

On May 11th, 2017 Officers were dispatched to an address on Village Way for a report of a missing child.  The reporting party states the child left for school but never showed up. He was located in another town at his grandparents home and is no longer considered missing.

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