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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

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

April 2, 2021

3/31/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report for credit card fraud where the reporting party received notifications that their card was being used for purchases in Dorchester. The card was used at multiple locations and the party contacted the manager at one of the locations to confirm that someone indeed was trying to make a purchase with their card. At this time, Detectives are following up on the case.

3/31/2021 SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a report for a past shoplifting on Harvard St. The loss prevention employee shared that they followed the shoplifter via bus into Boston. Officers were informed that Boston officers were able to recover the stolen items. The suspect was arrested due to outstanding warrants. 

3/31/2021 BREAK AND ENTER - Officers responded to a report for a break and enter of a motor vehicle on Marshall St. The reporting party shared that when they returned to their vehicle the saw that it had been rummaged through. They contacted police after. 


4/1/2021 ALTERCATION - Officers responded to a dispute on Harvard St. where two parties had to be separated due to the altercation. It was shared that the owner of the establishment had scolded the other party for using the bathroom without making a purchase. This dispute escalated until officers arrived on scene to resolve the issue. 

4/1/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of a phone scam where the party shared that an authorized transfer was made in their account. The victim reported that they received a text message about a fraudulent charge and told them to contact the number provided. When they were on the phone with the caller, they were asked to transfer money in order to solve the issue. This caused the victim to become suspicious and contact their bank directly. This is when the bank informed them that they had been a victim of a scam. This is when police were contacted.

4/1/2021 LARCENY- Officers responded to a package theft report on Park St. were the reporting party shared that they received an email that their package was delivered. When they went go check the package, it was not there. Officers are looking for surveillance near the area.

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