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Monday, March 25, 2019

Thursday, March 21st

12:59 PM: Police were dispatched to Kent Street for a report of a past Breaking and Entering of a motor vehicle. The resident’s vehicle was parked in their driveway and was last entered on March 20 at approximately 2PM. The reporting party returned to the vehicle at 9AM (on 3/21) and discovered items in the vehicle were out of place and her center console storage compartment was opened. The owner reported that the transponder to her garage was missing, but nothing else. Police are investigating.

4:53 PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for the report of shoplifting. An Officer arrived on scene and met with store staff who reported that they observed a male in an aisle attempting to conceal items by putting them in a shopping bag he was carrying. The Officer observed the man in the aisle and witnessed him continue to place items in the bag as the employees had reported. The Officer, who was in full police uniform, approached the man. The suspect then put the bag down and began to walk away. The Officer informed the man that he had witnessed him place several items into his bag. After a brief investigation, the man was advised that he was going to be placed under arrest for shoplifting. Officers attempted to place handcuffs on him, but the suspect resisted. A brief struggle ensued, and officers were able to gain control of the suspect’s arms and place him into custody. Officers determined that the suspect had 50 bottles of nail polish in his bag valued at over $500. The suspect is charged with Shoplifting and Resisting Arrest.

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