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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Wednesday, June 5th

8:52AM: Police were dispatched to a residential building on Beacon Street for a larceny report. The reporting party stated that an unidentified male entered the vestibule at 5AM this morning. The suspect was captured on a surveillance camera removing items from the hallway including mail, packages, and a gardening tool. Police are investigating. 

9:11AM: Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Avenue for a report of shoplifting. Police viewed the security footage and observed two male subjects, both approximately 40 years old, enter the store at 8:58AM. They first targeted body lotion and then razor blades before heading for the exit at 9:05AM. One of the suspects exited towards Commonwealth Avenue. While the other suspect headed towards the Dummer Street area. Police searched the area with negative results. 

11:27AM: Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a pedestrian struck by a moped. The reporting party stated that she was attempting to cross Harvard Street while carrying her infant child. She stepped onto the street and into the bike lane when the front end of the moped stuck her causing her to fall to the ground. The reporting party informed officers that she absorbed the impact of the street to protect her child from injury. The reporting party complained of pain to her entire left side; she and her child were transported to the hospital as a precaution.

1:31PM: On June 5th, 2019, an Officer was dispatched to Brook Street for a traffic crash report. Upon arrival the officers spoke with the reporting party, who stated at approximately 1:15PM while was traveling southbound on Harvard Street using a Lime-s Sharing Electric Scooter in the bike lane, he was hit by a car turning right. He stated that while riding to Beacon Street a gray small SUV slowed down, and then took a right onto the alleyway between Coolidge Corner Opticians and Simmons Shoes; hitting his left leg. The reporting party said that he fumbled on the scooter, but did not fall to the ground. He observed the vehicle traveling to the Centre Street lot via the alleyway. The reporting party, with the assistance of an unidentified driver, followed the vehicle to the Centre Street Lot. He then confronted the driver who asked "are you alright? I am sorry". The reporting party then left the parking lot and continued home. The officer asked the reporting party if he was injured; he stated that his back was sore but did not want to go to the hospital. Police are investigating.  

7:30PM: Police were dispatched to Harrison Street for a package theft. The reporting party explained that she had ordered a silk handmade jacket to be delivered today by USPS. At 4:30PM she left the house and did not see any packages. Upon return, at 6:30PM, she noticed a package out front. The package had been opened and nothing was inside. This case is under investigation.

8:54PM: Officers responded to the area of Chilton Street and Churchill Street for a report of found property. A passerby located a white and red-colored bag. Inside the bag was an iPad and pastries. The bag is secured in an evidence locker for safekeeping. 

9:45PM: Police were dispatched to the Centre Street West parking lot for report of a stolen moped. The reporting party last saw her parked moped locked and chained to the bicycle rack on June 4th at 7:15AM. On June 5th she noticed the moped missing at 9:38PM. The reporting party is still in possession of the chain lock and ignition key. The item is described as a gray 2018 Chicago Scooter Company, model Go, with gas motor, and a bent right side mirror. This case is being investigated.

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