Police Briefs 11-23-2011

November 23, 2011
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11/15/11 – Drug Possession

As a result of a drug investigation on Medford Street, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a Class B controlled substance.

11/16/11 – Breaking and Entering, Non-residence

Officers responded to First Avenue for a reported breaking and entering. Upon arrival they observed the front window of the storefront to be smashed and the cash tray removed from the register. Physical evidence was recovered from the scene and a possible suspect was interviewed. Detectives will investigate this matter.

11/16/11 – Larceny, Shoplifting

A victim on Rutherford Avenue stated to officers that two males entered his store. While one of the individuals distracted the clerk the other reached behind the counter and stole 133 scratch tickets. The suspects then left the area in a blue sedan. Detectives are reviewing the video footage.

11/17/11 – Breaking and Entering, Residence

Officers on patrol in the area of Soley Street heard a house alarm going off. As they responded to the location of the alarm they observed an individual dart out of the driveway of the home carrying a laptop computer. The officers apprehended the suspect. Further investigation revealed the rear door of the home had been forced open. That, coupled with statements made by the suspect, resulted in his arrest for breaking and entering.

11/14/11 – Larceny

A victim on Monument Square reported that someone stole his black Trek bicycle from the backyard of his home.

11/19/11 – Violation of Auto Laws

As a result of a traffic accident on Alford Street, an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle without a license.

11/19/11 – Robbery, Unarmed

A victim at the rear of Dunstable Street reported to officers that two males and one female pushed her to the ground, punched her and stole her purse. The victim feels the suspects may have followed her from the Community College train station. Officers searched the area to no avail.

11/12/11 – Investigate Person

Officers responded to Chelsea Street for a report of kids throwing rocks at cars. Upon arrival, officers observed three males holding rocks in their hands poised to throw them. After a brief foot chase all three individuals were apprehended. The suspects were all juveniles. Information was gathered on all individuals and parents were notified and picked up their respective children. Complaints will be sought.