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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

Thursday, August 27, 2020

August 26, 2020

 9:41 AM: Officers were in the area of Commonwealth Av when they observed an individual known be a frequent shoplifter. When checking his criminal history it was discovered that the individual had a warrant for his arrest. The individual was arrested without incident.

8:55 PM: Officers responded to a residence on Tappan St for a report of a man inside a backyard and whistling at the resident through a window. Officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

August 25, 2020

7:20 AM: Officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting in progress. Staff reported the suspect concealed merchandise in reusable bags and fled the store when confronted. A report was taken.

2:06 PM: An officer took a report for a stolen bike. The bike was locked in the common basement area of a residence on Longwood Av where entry is for residents only. The bike was stolen sometime over a span of a day. 

2:07 PM: An officer took a report for stolen bikes. Two bikes stored in the garage of a residence on Aspinwall Av were stolen sometime over a span of two days. 

8:17 PM: An officer took a report for a stolen bike. The bike was stored in an unsecured garage at a residence on Harrison St. The bike was stolen sometime between 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM.