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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

Friday, April 12, 2019

Wednesday, April 10th

4:02PM: An officer was dispatched to the Baker School for a report of graffiti. Upon arrival, the officer noticed several items spray painted in black paint on the exterior walls of the school. The graffiti appeared to be homophobic in nature. Photos were taken. This case is under investigation.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Home Invasion on Walnut Street

11:29PM: Police were dispatched to Walnut Street for a report of a home invasion. The reporting party stated that two white men in masks attacked him with a shotgun. The reporting party and his friend were in the apartment when they heard a hard pounding on the back door. When they opened the door, two masked men pointed a shotgun at them and forced their way into the home. An altercation ensued and the men were able to push the suspects back into the hallway and then into a window. The suspects fled. It appears this was an isolated incident. Both subjects have been located and are facing charges. While on scene Officers discovered an illegal grow operation of marijuana plants in the apartment. The residents/victims are also facing charges.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Tuesday, April 9th

8:40AM: Police were dispatched to Sewall Avenue for a report of past attempted larceny from a building. At 7:30am the reporting party noticed several boxes in the lobby that had been opened and the contents strewn about the floor. The man stated that he remembers seeing the boxes, unopened and neatly stacked in the lobby at 9pm the previous night. It was determined that some of the contents from the boxes appear to be missing. Access to the area where the boxes were kept requires a key. Police are investigating.

9:24AM: Officers were dispatched to Carton Street for a report of a larceny. The reporting party told police that this morning, at 8:30am, he noticed a political sign missing from his lawn. Other neighbors have signs in front of their property and it appears the reporting party was targeted specifically. This case is under investigation.

4:00PM: Police officers responded to an assault in a business on Boylston Street. The owner of the store stated that at 2pm a man entered the store and began yelling and threatening him. The suspect then attempted to steal a jacket from the store’s sale rack but was stopped by the owner. The reporting party asked the man to leave and the suspect started to throw merchandise across the store. The man fled before police arrived. The suspect was later identified and summoned to court for assault, disorderly, and shoplifting.

Monday, April 8th

3:59PM: A citizen came to the police station to report a larceny from his vehicle. The reporting party stated that on Sunday, April 7th at approximately 12pm he parked his rental car near Washington Street and Brookline Avenue. He left his cell phone in the unlocked rental car. When he returned at 1pm, the phone was missing. The item is a black and white Google Pixel XL2. This is under investigation.

6:33PM: Officers were dispatched to an apartment building on Beacon Street for the report of trespassing. Upon arrival officers were advised that a woman, known to the reporting party, was found sleeping in one of the units. The reporting party was unsure of how the woman gained entry to the building and the apartment. Officers made contact with the woman in the unit and also discovered a man in the room as well. The woman suspect has been served multiple orders for “No Trespassing” in the past and was arrested for said charge.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Sunday, April 7th

2:12AM: Police were dispatched to Saint Paul Street for suspicious activity. Two tenants both reported hearing someone open their front door and enter the house. Before either roommate could say anything, the suspect retreated back to the front door and left the area. Police searched the apartment, and surrounding area, but did could not locate anyone. Nothing in the apartment appears to be missing.

2:15AM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for an assault and battery. The reporting party told police he asked his roommate’s girlfriend to leave their apartment. She refused and an argument ensued. The verbal argument led to a physical altercation where the reporting party was scratched in the face. The female will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.

Saturday, April 6th

11:38AM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Avenue for a larceny report. Two cashiers told police that at 11:29am, they noticed a white male, approximately 5’8, enter the store wearing a black jacket and a blue and white hat with a pom pom. He quickly grabbed a black leather briefcase off a shelf and fled before either cashier could identify or stop him. The employees had never seen the man before and he did not make any purchases. This case is under investigation.

3:48PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. The loss prevention employee noticed a woman “shoveling” items into two bags. The woman left the store and the employee followed her. Police caught up to the suspect and found she had stolen numerous items of clothing. The clothing was returned to the store. The suspect was served with a “No Trespass Order” and will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.

9:32PM: Police were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for larceny.  Two parties informed officers that they had their personal belongings stolen from a storage closet located in the rear of the businesses. The storage closet door, which is usually locked, was unlocked at the time the victims noticed their items missing. A rear garage door which could be used for entry, was also half-way open at this time. One of the parties remembered last seeing her property in the secured closet at approximately 5pm. Police are reviewing surveillance footage from the incident.

Friday, April 5th

4:17PM: Police were dispatched to Sewall Avenue for a past package theft. The reporting party arrived home at 3:30pm. She noticed the package but could not retrieve it. Her husband arrived home at 4:10pm, and on his way in to the apartment noticed the package to be torn open. The reporting party went to inspect the package and noticed three items of clothing missing. Police are investigating.