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Monday, January 20, 2020

JANUARY 16, 2020

An officer took a report for larceny from a mailbox. Sometime between December 15 and December 23, the victim placed a check in the mail but it was stolen and fraudulently cashed.

At 11:45AM, officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. The suspect was seen taking jackets off the sales rack and attempting to flee out the front door. The suspect was stopped by employees and subsequently arrested for shoplifting.

At 9:50AM, an officer was approached by an employee of a business on Harvard St regarding a shoplifter that just left the store. The suspect was stopped a short distance away and it was determined that he concealed multiple health/beauty products in a backpack. The suspect was summonsed for shoplifting.

An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle. Sometime between 7:45AM and 12:00PM, a backpack with shoes and a laptop were stolen from the trunk of the vehicle.

An officer took a report for larceny under false pretenses. In December, the victim (a charitable organization) received an email from the suspect claiming to be in need of assistance. After discussion, the victim gave the suspect a check to cover the rent. It was later determined that the suspect is part of a scam targeting multiple organizations across multiple states. The case is under investigation.

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