Police Briefs 01-25-2011

January 25, 2011

Death Investigation

01/15/11 – At about 9:45 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for a sudden death at 86 Commonwealth Ave.

Upon arrival, the officers observed a male, who was motionless and unresponsive. He was sitting upright in a chair with his feet crossed and propped up on a footrest.

Boston Health and Hospitals was notified, and EMTs responded to the scene in an ambulance and pronounced the man dead at 9:51 p.m.

Officers observed no visible signs of trauma.

The Medical Examiner’s office was notified, but declined jurisdiction.

Investigate Person

01/16/11 – At around 4:09 p.m., an officer responded to a radio call for an attempted larceny at the Apple Store, located at 815 Boylston St.

On arrival, the officer spoke with the store manager, who stated an unknown male suspect, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt over his head, a black/grey winter coat, jeans and a backpack, attempted to steal an iPhone 4 from the store.

The manager said the suspect ripped the phone from a security cable, setting off an alarm that alerted store employees to the attempted theft.

The suspect then dropped the phone on the counter and walked out of the store in the direction of Fairfield Street before turning left towards Newbury Street.
Area D-4 officers searched the area for the suspect to no avail.


Jan. 10

122 Commonwealth Ave., Violation of the Auto Laws – Miscellaneous

Jan. 12

Dartmouth Street, Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50

Jan. 13

1 Gloucester St., Towed Motor Vehicle

232 Newbury St., Motor Vehicle Accident – Other

25 Exeter St., Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over

347 Commonwealth Ave., Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50

Jan. 14

327 Newbury St., Larceny, Other, Under $50

551 Boylston St., Service to Other Police Department inside of Mass.

174 Newbury St., Harassing Phone Calls

Jan. 15

271 Dartmouth St., Assault and Battery

Commonwealth Avenue, Violation of the Auto Laws – Operating without License

61 Commonwealth Ave., Assault and Battery

86 Commonwealth Ave., Death Investigation

Jan. 16

Marlborough Street, Motor Vehicle Accident – Other

815 Boylston St., Investigate Person

Public Alley 440, Investigate Property

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