Police Briefs

Police Briefs 03-15-2011

March 15, 2011
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Robbery – Firearm – Street 03/01/11 – At about 3:06 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for an armed robbery at Snowden High School at 150 Newbury St. On arrival, the officers met with school police on the third floor and spoke with three victims, who were reportedly robbed in the alley behind...

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Police Briefs 03-08-2011

March 8, 2011
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Assault and Battery 02/25/11 – At about 8 p.m., a victim walked into Area D-4 headquarters and reported that he was assaulted and knocked to the ground while working at Au Bon Pain at 431 Boylston St. The victim stated that a frequent customer had harassed the store’s female manager. After the victim chastised...

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Police Briefs 03-01-2011

March 1, 2011
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Dangerous or Hazardous Condition 02/15/11 – At about 6:49 a.m., an Area D-4 officer received a radio call for wires down at the rear of 294 Commonwealth Ave. that were blocking Public Alley 431. On arrival, the officer observed a tree down at that location that caused damage to a vehicle parked in the...

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Police Briefs 02-22-2011

February 22, 2011
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Frauds – All Other 02/06/11 – A victim reported to police that he left his Chase credit card at Steve’s Greek Restaurant, located at 316 Newbury St., around noon after eating lunch there. The victim later discovered that two charges were fraudulently made on his credit card, totaling $620.19. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon...

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Police Briefs 02-15-2011

February 15, 2011
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Assault with a Dangerous Weapon 02/01/11 – At about 6:40 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for a person with a knife at the rear of 175 Commonwealth Ave. Prior to the officers’ arrival, Boston Police Operations notified them that the suspect had gone inside the residence and provided them with a description...

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Police Briefs 02-08-2011

February 8, 2011
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Bomb Threat 01/24/11 – At about 1:27 p.m., members of the Explosives Ordinance Unit responded to 501 Boylston St. for a report of a suspicious package. On arrival, an officer spoke to the security officers, who stated that the department supervisor received an unexpected piece of mail that wasn’t addressed to anyone working in...

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Police Briefs 02-01-2011

February 1, 2011
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Counterfeiting 01/18/11 – At about 5:30 p.m., an officer responded to Starbucks at 443 Boylston St. On arrival, the officers spoke with two store employees, who stated that a counterfeit $20 bill was used to make a purchase at the location. The first employee said a male suspect entered the store and ordered a...

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Police Briefs 01-25-2011

January 25, 2011
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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...

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Police Briefs 01-18-2011

January 18, 2011
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Investigate Person 01/05/11 – At about 10:23 a.m., officers were dispatched to Borders bookstore at 511 Boylston St. for a report of a suspected shoplifter on the premises. Upon arrival, officers spoke to an employee, who reported that an unknown male, suspected of shoplifting on Nov. 26 and Dec. 31, 2010, was in the...

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Police Briefs 01-11-2011

January 11, 2011
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Investigate Person 12/28/10 – At about 10:52 a.m., office responded to a radio call for a disturbance at Filene’s Basement at 497 Boylston St. While en route, an update was given of one customer accusing another of stealing his phone on the second floor of the store. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim,...

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