Note to Readers:
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
Friday, April 23, 2021
April 21, 2021
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
April 16, 2021
TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021
FRAUD - Officers responded to an identity theft report where the reporting party shared that while checking their credit report, they found an unauthorized charge. While trying to dispute the claim, the party was informed that their identity and personal information was used to open an account. The party contacted police and was advised to contact the Social Security Fraud Hotline.
FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of fraud where the reporting party claimed that someone tried to make an unemployment claim under their name. The party contacted police as well as the 3 major credit bureaus.
GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a report of graffiti on Adams St. where the homeowner shared with officers that someone had written all over their wooden fence. At this time, officers are waiting for the homeowner to retrieve camera footage in attempt to identify the perpetrator. The same graffiti was observed on Babcock St.
THREATS - Officers responded to a report of a dispute on Harvard St. The caller stated that while roller-skating at a park, they had their dog tied to the basketball hoop. While there, an individual at the park started to berate the caller over the use of the basketball court. Police arrived to the scene and resolved the dispute.
LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on St. Paul St. where the reporting party claimed that while leaving for work, their car would not start. The caller arranged for their vehicle to be towed and was notified by the dealership that their catalytic converter had been removed from the vehicle. Detectives are attempting to get camera footage from the area.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021
BICYCLE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of bike theft on Carlton St. where the reporting party shared that they left their motorized bicycle unlocked in the back of the building. When returning to get their bike, it was missing. Detectives are following up on the case.
FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that they were using Craigslist to advertise a room. Someone responded to them and sent a check for the room. The check had a greater amount than what was agreed upon so the victim sent the difference back via online transfer. A couple of days later, the check bounced and the victim realized that they had been scammed.
LARCENY - Officers responded to two reports of stolen catalytic converters from Toyota Prius'.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to a suspicious activity report on Freeman St. where the reporting party shared that they observed an individual walking into the bushes near the entrance of the property. They also shared that the individual was looking into windows and possibly trying to gain entry. The individual then walked into the building and then the reporting party went into the building to inform the security guard of their findings. They contacted police and are trying to view surveillance footage.
SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report on Harvard St. where the reported party shared a description of the suspect who was currently crossing the train tracks on Commonwealth Ave. Officers were able to recover the stolen items.
SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report on Harvard St. where the reporting party shared that there were two suspects who stole merchandise and left the store towards Commonwealth Ave. The suspects were later located in Boston and the items were recovered by officers.
SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St. for a customer disturbing where an individual with signs of intoxication and agitation entered the store without a mask. When asked to wear a mask, the individual became agitated and picked up a book and threw it to the ground. They then picked up another book and left the store without paying. When confronted by an employee about the book, the individual threw the book at the employee along with displaying other assaultive actions. Officers found the suspect near a bus stop in the area. They deescalated the situation and the individual was transported for further evaluation.
THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021
LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Harvard St. where the reporting party shared that they brought their laptop to work and after a fire drill was conducted in the building, they returned with their laptop gone. Officers are waiting on the serial number and checking if there is surveillance footage.
FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that someone called them claiming to be an official from the Social Security Administration. They requested the victim's social security and photo of their passport. The victim complied and then was asked for gifts cards in various amounts. At this time, the victim called the police where they were advised to contact the major credit bureaus and the Department of State.
PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft on Park St. where the reporting party shared that they received an email informing them of their delivered package. When they went to retrieve the package, it was not there.