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Wednesday, August 23, 2017



11:10 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for a report of larceny. Upon arrival, a store employee stated that a male had been leaning over the counter reaching for the cash register. He then ran out the door and fled the scene on a bicycle heading south on Harvard Street.  A sum of money was missing from the register. The male was wearing dark clothing and carrying a black bag. Camera surveillance from another business in the area depicted the male leaving on a dark bicycle. Follow up by the detective division has been requested.

12:13 p.m.: An officer responded to an address on Williston Road regarding malicious damage to a vehicle. The victim’s vehicle had been parked on Williston Road on 8/21 at approximately 11:00 a.m. and when he returned to the vehicle he observed a large dent and scratches on the front of the hood. The party has reported similar damage in the past.

1:03 p.m.: A vehicle was stopped by an officer for a lane violation that occurred at the intersection of Beacon Street and Harvard Street. During the traffic stop, it was found that the vehicle registration was revoked. The operator was issued a citation for Marked Lane Violation and Operating After Revocation and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. The vehicle was towed form the scene.

3:05 p.m.: Two citizens reported a past larceny from a building that occurred at a business on Beacon Street. The reporting party stated they had left their purses in the break room on 8/18 at approximately 5:30 p.m., but the purses were missing at approximately 9:00 p.m. Both victims were advised to contact their banks and credit/social security agencies to have their accounts frozen. They are currently monitoring their accounts for unauthorized transactions. On 8/21, one of the pocketbooks with the other items missing was returned to the owner by mail. Detective follow up has been requested and surveillance footage will be provided to officers when available.

7:31 p.m.: An officer was approached by a citizen in the area of Center Street regarding a stolen bicycle. The party stated his bicycle was locked to a bicycle rack at approximately 1:00 p.m. and when he returned to it at 7:30 p.m., the bicycle was missing and the cable lock had been cut. 

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