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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Monday, September 16, 2019

September 12, 2019

At approximately 9:54 PM Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting that recently occurred. Once on scene Officers spoke with the supervisors who were working that day. They informed Police that they observed a suspect in his late twenties seen placing items in a large white bag, then leaving without paying for the items. Police are investigating.

September 13, 2019
At approximately 2:00 PM while conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Beacon Street, an Officer saw an individual who matched the description of a wanted person.  This sighting was put over the radio so Officers could be on the look out. A short time later an Officer saw a subject matching the above description and attempted to stop him.  The suspect complied and was placed under arrest. The subject was wanted for a warrant out Rhode Island. 

September 14, 2019

At approximately 5:45 PM Officers responded to a call of a report of multiple individuals smoking marijuana in a parked car behind a business on Washington Street. Once on scene officers detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana.  Officers made contact with the individuals and advised them that it is illegal to consume marijuana in public. While identifying the occupants, one of them was identified as a person who had a warrant out for his arrest. The individual was arrested and the other occupants were issued citations for bylaw violations for consuming marijuana in a vehicle.
September 15, 2019

While on patrol at approximately 2:57 AM Police were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a larceny in progress. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that he witnessed three (3) individuals using what appeared to be an electric angle grinder to cut a chain off a locked moped. The suspects were successful in cutting the chain but were unable to take the scooter and left the scene. Officers towed the scooter for safe keeping and to further investigate.

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