Note to Readers:

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, September 20, 2019

September 19, 2019

At approximately 5:15 Officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a roll over on LaGrange Street. Once on scene Officers spoke with the drivers and witnesses of the crash who all gave the similar accounts. Vehicle 1 was hit by vehicle 2 in the right side and caused the car to flip and roll over three times. No serious injuries were reported, and the driver of vehicle 2 was issued a citation for failure to yield at an intersection.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

September 17, 2019

At approximately 8:00 AM officers responded to a report of a fight between two dogs on Brookline Avenue. The reporting party stated he was with his dog off leash at a park when dog "Went after" his dog over a ball, and left a cut on the dogs left shoulder.  Both dogs are up to date on all vaccinations and a citation was issued to the owner of the aggressor dog. 

At approximately 7:33 PM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting in progress. The suspect reportedly had ran out of the store with the merchandise prior to police arriving on scene.  Once on scene officers searched the surrounding area and discovered a person matching the description.  Contact was made. Officers observed the man appeared out of breath as if he was just running.  After some questioning, the man admitted to stealing from the store. He was then placed under arrest for shoplifting. 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

September 16, 2019

At approximately 6:35 PM Officers were dispatched to School Street for a report of a past larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that they had moved in mid August and still had unpacked boxes left over from the move. In these boxes was a jewelry box containing expensive jewelry which was noticed missing by the reporting party. Police are investigating 

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.