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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, May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021

Monday May 24, 2021

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a graffiti report on Harvard St. where a custodian of the building relayed that there were big markings on a wall behind the building.

BAT EXPOSURE - Officers were contacted by a couple who shared that they had been exposed to a bat that was flying in their bedroom. The couple captured the bat and police took custody of it to submit for rabies testing.

SCAM - Officers took a report of fraud when the reporting party shared that they had ordered camera equipment on eBay and received bags of pasta instead. The victim attempted to contact the seller but received no response. They are also working with eBay to get a refund for the purchase.

FOUND PROPERTY  - Officers responded to Amory Park for a report of found property.  Officers were given a set of keys and brought them to the station for safekeeping.

FRAUD- Officers responded to a report of fraudulent use of credit card when the victim located an unauthorized charge on their credit card. They were able to stop the charge but later found that other credit cards had been compromised. They were advised to check all their accounts to ensure no other suspicious activity.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Wellman St. for a bicycle theft where the victim shared their child's bike was left behind a school and when the child returned shortly after to retrieve the bike, it was gone. Officers have located a camera in the area that may have captured the incident.

SHOPTLIFTING - Officers responded to Washington St. at 8:30 PM for a past shoplifting. The supervisor shared that a female walked out of the store with a cooler. With surveillance footage available, officers have a description of the suspect.

Tuesday May 25, 2021 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Vernon St. for a package theft that had just occurred. Officers arrived and the victim shared that a male had just taken packages from their building and traveled on foot down Park St. Police, with the description of the male, were able to identity and stop him. They were able to locate the stolen packages and make an arrest.

Wednesday May 26, 2021

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Beacon St. The victim shared that they locked their bike to a street sign at night. The next morning, they observed the lock cut and the bike missing. Officers were provided with a picture of the bike and a serial number.

Monday, May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021

Friday May 21, 2021

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers took a package theft report on St. Paul St. where the victim shared that their package was delivered and when they returned to retrieve it, it was missing. They have shared camera footage showing the suspect steal the package from their front porch.

BIKE THEFT  - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Wolcott Rd. where the reporting party shared that they leave their bikes in their garage unlocked. The party is currently attempting for information for officers.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a stolen wallet report where the victim shared that they were shopping at a store on Harvard St. and while still in the store, they received notifications that their credit cards were being used in Boston. This prompted them to look for their wallet and it was unable to be located. The party has spoken to the manager at the store and their credit card companies. 

ID FRAUD  - Officers responded to a report of identity fraud where the victim shared that they received mail from a phone company billing them for services. Since the person never opened the account under their name, number, or address, they contacted police. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of fraud when the victim shared that someone posing as their friend asked them to send gift cards for a lost phone via email. The victim did so and later found out that the friend never sent them that email. This prompted them to contact police and try to cancel the gift card.