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Monday, August 12, 2019

August 11, 2019

At Approximately 4:25 PM Police were dispatched to Park Street to a report of graffiti on a property. Once on scene the reporting party lead Officers to the rear of the property and showed them a yellow spiral painted onto the wall. Officers took photos of the graffiti and a follow up is planned.

At approximately 5:54 PM Officers were dispatched to Leverett Street to a report of a bat in a residence. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who informed police that she was putting on her shoes, and when she put her foot into one of the shoes she felt an animal, that she identified as a bat hiding in her shoe. The bat was captured and sent to the Massachusetts State Laboratory for rabies testing. 

At 9:52 PM Officers responded to a report of a dispute at the Village train station. Once on scene officers attempted to separate two parties who were having a verbal altercation. While attempting to keep the parties apart, one of the suspects pushed past police, swatting an officer’s arm away. Officers detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. After repeated failed attempts to identify and get the suspect to cooperated with police he was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct, Assault and Battery on a Public Official and Resisting Arrest.

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