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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Friday, June 14th

10:45AM: Police responded to a business on Boylston Street for a graffiti complaint. The reporting party showed officers surveillance footage from Monday, June 10th, of three teenagers. They entered the property at 12:53AM, walked to the back of the property and used white and red spray paint to draw images on the wall. The graffiti in red is a “smiley face with arms” while the graffiti in white says “Vegan” and “V”. This case is under investigation.

2:12PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Beacon Street for a report of past shoplifting. The manager noticed multiple items missing from a shelf that was stocked the night before. Upon reviewing surveillance footage, he observed a man take items off the shelf and stuff them into a black bag. The subject then left the business towards Beacon Street without paying for the items. The man is described as either Hispanic or Middle Eastern, wearing a “Jamin’ 94.5” black t shirt, black zip-up sweatshirt, grey shorts, and pink sneakers. Police are investigating.

3:53PM: Police responded to a business on Harvard Street for a shoplifting in progress. The reporting party observed a man placing shampoo bottles into a reusable grocery bag then leaving the store. Officers in the area located a subject that matched the description. Police conducted a “Show Up ID” and the reporting party confirmed the identity of the shoplifter. The subject was arrested. All stolen items were recovered and returned to the store. 

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