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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

Monday, February 24, 2020

FEBRUARY 17, 2020

At 1322 hrs, officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting. Staff stated the suspect concealed beauty products in his bag and dropped them when he was confronted. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.

At 1738 hrs, officers responded to a business on Beacon St for a stolen cell phone. The victim stated she left her cell phone in the bathroom and it was gone when she returned to locate it. The woman who used the bathroom after her was confronted and the victim could hear the phone ringing in her bag. The suspect eventually admitted to taking the cell phone. She was arrested for the larceny as well as several warrants.

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

At 2318 hrs, officers responded to a residence on Beals St for a dispute between roommates. Both had conflicting stories as to how the argument became physical. Both were summonsed for mutual assault and battery.

At 0847 hrs, an officer responded to a business on Harvard St for a stolen laptop. The victim stated he left his laptop in the ATM area of the business while conducting business. After determining he left the laptop behind, he was unable to locate it when he went back.

An officer took a report for a past assault. The victim stated she and her son observed a male urinating on a building near the intersection of Washington St and White Pl. When confronted the suspect was verbally confrontational and threatened physical violence.

At 1630 hrs, officers responded to a business on Beacon St for an individual attempting to cash a fraudulent check. Upon further investigation, the suspect was arrested for attempted larceny and fraud.

FEBRUARY 19, 2020

At 0919 hrs, officers assisted the Fire Department with a porch fire on Powell St. The fire was extinguished and was possibly started by a cigarette.

FEBRUARY 20, 2020

An officer took a report for a past stolen wallet. The wallet was stolen from the victim's jacket while it was unattended in a gym on Tappan St.

FEBRUARY 21, 2020

An officer took a report for a past assault and battery. The victim and suspect were in the common area of a residence on Centre St. The suspect went to grab her child who was running around and in the process grabbed a cell phone out of the victim's hand and slammed it on the table causing damage. The suspect was summonsed for assault and battery as well as malicious damage.

FEBRUARY 22, 2020

At 1733 hrs an officer responded to a residence on Kenwood St for a package theft that occurred in the past hour. The package was delivered to the front porch area of the residence and was stolen prior to the victim retrieving it.

FEBRUARY 23, 2020

An officer took a report for a stolen cell phone from a school on Park St. The phone was stolen sometime between 0900 and 1200 hrs during a sports game. The phone was tracked to Cambridge, but was unable to be recovered.

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