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Wednesday, June 28, 2017



8:20 a.m.: The Animal Control Unit responded to an address on Washington Street for a bat call. The bat was captured and transported to Angell Memorial Animal Hospital where it was euthanized and then transported to the State Lab.

11:02 a.m.: An officer initiated an Identity Theft report for a citizen. The individual had received a letter from a company thanking her for establishing a membership with them. She was able to prevent the membership from being activated and was able to discover some of the false information on the application. She has not suffered financial loss with this attempt and will continue to monitor her credit activity.

10:41 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to an address on Spooner Road to meet a party who stated he felt as though someone might have been trying to break into his house. The reporting party showed the officer the pole in front of his house where there were cable wires that appeared to have been cut and stated his alarm system is connected to the wires. The system had malfunctioned earlier in June. The resident was advised to contact the police and request special attention for his house. There did not appear to be any other damage to the pole or any other suspicious activity.

4:55 p.m.: officers responded to Hyslop Road for a past larceny that occurred in the rear of Parkman Street. The reporting party plays drums on and off on the sidewalk on Harvard Street and leaves his bicycle locked in a parking lot in the rear of an address on Parkman Street. Attached to his bicycle is a cart he stores his drums in; however on 6/14 at approximately 6:00 p.m., he placed his bicycle and cart in the lot, but removed the cart to avoid blocking a parking space. He placed the cart next to one of the buildings around the lot, but when he returned at approximately 12:00 p.m. the next day the drums were gone. He left a note with his contact information stating he needed the drums and there would be a reward if they are returned, but has not heard from anyone. Security cameras were observed at one of the entrances of the lot.

6:15 p.m.: Officers responded to the area of Harvard Street for a possible past shoplifting. While officers were travelling on Harvard Street toward Beacon Street, they observed a male sprinting on Harvard Street. He looked behind him several times and exchanged his red t-shirt with a white one. The party was stopped on Beacon Street and was found to be in possession of various items from a business on Harvard Street and had drugs on his person. Officers also spoke to an employee at the business who stated he observed a male place unpaid merchandise into his bag. The employee approached the subject and asked for the merchandise back. The subject handed back several items and quickly left the store. All stolen items were returned to the business. The subject will be summonsed to court for Shoplifting and Possession of a Class C Drug.

6:48 p.m.: Officers arrived at an address on Park Drive in Boston to serve a Default Warrant. Upon arrival, the individual was advised and aware of the warrant authorizing her arrest. She was placed under arrest for seven counts of Larceny.

7:28 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to Chestnut Hill Avenue for a two car motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, both parties stated they were not injured. The first vehicle sustained damage to the right front fender, front passenger door, and right front wheel while the second vehicle sustained damage to the right front bumper and the hood. The operator of the second vehicle was issued a citation for Failing to Use Care While Turning. The first vehicle was towed from the scene.

8:00 p.m.: An officer responded to a business on Commonwealth Avenue for a past larceny. Upon arrival, the manager stated an employee had informed him that a man had walked down two of the store aisles and then quickly walked out. Surveillance footage shows a male enter the store at 6:42 p.m. and proceed to the end of one of the aisles where he appeared to be placing various items into his bag. He then removed his sweatshirt and carried it over his shoulder covering the bag and exited the store without paying. He was wearing glasses, a black hooded sweatshirt (later removed) with a white shirt underneath and a white bag in his pocket, white sweatpants, and white shoes. Follow up by the Detective Division has been requested.

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