Police Briefs 09-13-2012

Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon – Knife

09/03/12 – Officers responded to Decatur Street for a report of a person with a knife. A witness told police that he observed a male dragging a female, and when he attempted to help her, the suspect brandished a knife and tried to stab him. The witness suffered a laceration on his finger as a result of the attack. A second witness was also at the scene, but refused to cooperate. As a result of the subsequent investigation, the suspect was located and placed under arrest. The suspect also had several outstanding warrants.


09/04/12 – Officers on Tibbetts Town Way observed an individual on the property who was in violation of a no-trespass order. Complaints will be sought in Charlestown Court for the violation.

Larceny in a Building

09/05/12 – A victim on Terminal Street told officers that he left his music equipment in the hallway, and when he returned an hour later, the items were gone. The missing items might have been later located in a storage unit in the building, however. Detectives are investigating.


09/04/12 – A victim on First Avenue reported while he was sleeping, someone stole his watch. The victim said he believes the culprit might be the person he allowed to stay in his home. The matter is under investigation.


09/06/12 – As a result of an investigation on Medford Street, school police officers placed an individual under arrest for possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute.

Investigate Person

09/08/12 – A victim on Wallace Court reported that at about 2 a.m., she woke up to her dog barking and observed her back screen door open. She then observed a white male wearing a dark cap, white T-shirt and jeans on the back porch. The suspect then jumped to a fire escape and left the area. No damage was done to the rear door, and at the time of the report, it appeared nothing was taken.

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