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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 crimereports.com
Monday, January 13, 2020
At 8:00AM, officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. The suspect concealed an unknown amount of items in a bag and fled when confronted by an employee. Officers searched the area for the suspect, but were unable to locate them.
At 5:30PM, an officer responded to a residence on Alton Pl for a report of a stolen baby stroller. The victim reported that they left the stroller unattended in the courtyard for a couple hours. When they returned to retrieve the stroller it was no longer there.
At 9:15PM, an officer responded to a business on Washington St for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party stated that a window of the business was smashed with an unknown object, but nothing was stolen.
JANUARY 10, 2020
The Animal Control Officer received a report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that a person was bit by a dog in a park on Emerson St. The incident occurred on January 7. The reporting party stated that his daughter was running around the park when she most likely spooked a dog, walking on leash. In response the dog bit the child. There was further information available as to the dog or its owner.
At 1:35PM, an officer took a fraud report. The victim stated that he placed a check in the mail. When checking his financial account, he noticed additional funds were withdrawn. The check placed in the mail was altered to read a larger sum of money than intended to be paid. The check was cashed by an individual it was not intended for.
At 5:15PM, an officer responded to a residence on High St to take a package theft report. The victim stated they ordered several tablets online. The delivery confirmation was for December 5th. On January 6th, the victim realized she never received the items.
At 7:00PM, an officer responded to a business on Beacon St to take a theft report. The victim stated that the suspect entered the store and demanded a refund for a phone. After the refund was processed the suspect became angry and left the store, taking the phone with him. The suspect was summonsed for larceny.
JANUARY 11, 2020
At 12:20PM, an officer responded to the intersection of Beacon St and Dean Rd for a past assault and battery. The victim reported the suspect drove up next to her in a vehicle and began shouting obscenities. A verbal exchange occurred and the suspect then threw loose change at the victim. At least one coin struck the victim in the arm. The case in under investigation.
At 4:30PM, officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. The suspect was observed by staff concealing clothing inside his jacket. When confronted, the suspect returned the items and fled out the store. Officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
JANUARY 12, 2020
At 1:00AM, officers responded to a park on Dean Rd for a robbery that just occurred. The victim stated that he was selling marijuana to an individual he knew. After making the sale, the suspect and fellow accomplices struggled with the victim to wrestle his keys away. The suspects then stole all of the victims marijuana and additional products from the trunk of his vehicle. All suspects were identified and arrested.
An officer took a report for a theft that occurred in December. The victim stated that they went to a business on Beacon St for an interview. During the interview, the victim left her purse in a locker in the employee section of the business. After finishing the interview, the purse was no longer in the locker.
Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Av for a shoplifting in progress. The suspect was observed by employees, concealing various cosmetic products in a bag. Officers recovered the stolen property and subsequently arrested the suspect for shoplifting.