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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, November 8, 2019

November 7, 2019

At approximately 5:47 PM Officers were dispatched to Dudley Street for a report of a past breaking and entering. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told Police the following: At approximately 5:40 the reporting party was preparing dinner when she heard a loud "Bang" thinking that a tree had fallen onto the house she exited to house to investigate. After looking around the outside of the house they discovered the rear glass door of the house was smashed and some furniture had been moved around, but nothing was reported stolen. Police are investigating.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

November 4, 2019

At 12:07 PM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting. Once on scene Officers met with the loss prevention staff who told them the following. While in the store a loss prevention agent noticed an individual familiar to him for a past instance of shoplifting. After recognizing the suspect he watched him remove a coat off the rack, he then watched him put the coat on under his jacket in an attempt to conceal it and leave the store. Loss prevention confronted the suspect who admitted to attempted to steal the coat and agreed to wait for police. He was issued a citation for shoplifting and the items were returned.

November 5, 2019

At approximately 4:40 AM Officers were dispatched to Clinton Road for a report of a larceny from a car in progress. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told Police the following: The reporting party was asleep in his bed when he was awoken by the sound of a car horn, after hearing this he looked outside to his driveway where he noticed the interior lights of his vehicle were on and the drivers side door was ajar. He then exited his home and shouted at the person which caused him to flee the scene. Other units in the area reported seeing this suspect and attempted to catch him unsuccessfully. Police are investigating.

Monday, November 4, 2019

November 2, 2019

At approximately 12:42 PM officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting.  Once on scene officers met with an employee at the store who told police the following: The suspect entered the store around 12:30 PM and was wandering around, she then made her way to the phone accessories area where another costumer noticed her take something and place it into her pocket. After this she paid a phone bill and exited the store with the stolen item. Police used the phone number from her phone bill and were able to contact her and retrieve the stolen property and issue her a summons to court for shoplifting. 

November 3, 2019

On November third there was three separate incidents of cars being broken and items stolen.  Two of these incidents happened on Jamaica Road and one on Highland Avenue. All three of these incidents involved vehicles that were left unlocked. The thief targeted loose change, sunglasses and other small items. Police are investigating.