Police Briefs 12-02-2021

Charlestown Beat

Larceny – Shoplifting

11/22/2021 – At about 5:58 p.m.., officers responded to 140 Main St. for a report of lewd behavior.

The caller had informed 911 that  male suspect in his 30s, wearing a green jacket with a hoodie, white pants, and carrying a black backpack, had urinated on his window “two minutes ago”  The caller also said the suspect took a Red Bull drink without paying for it, which he proceeded to throw.

Officers located the suspect, who is known to police, on Rutherford Avenue and West School Street. The suspect admitted he was in the store and stated the store clerk threw a broom at him and said he had a video of the incident. The suspect did not show police any video, but instead just held up his phone.

Police allowed the suspect to go on his way, but informed him he would be trespassed from the store. Officers went back, to review video theft and alleged altercation but could not confirm what they saw on the video.

Warrant Arrest

11/23/2021 – At approximately 2:05 a.m., Officers responded to a radio call for a person trying to open car doors at 50 Dunstable St.

Before the arrival of police, Channel 2 dispatch advised them that a white suspect, approximately 5 feet, 4 inches in height and wearing a black jacket and gray sweatpants, was trying to open car doors.

Upon arrival, police located a female matching the suspect’s description in the parking lot, who after subsequent investigation, was found to have only personal belongings in her possession.

Officers requested a call-back. The caller refused to speak with the officers, but stated they were “off” with the female they had observed pulling on car door handles. Officers were able to locate the registered owner of the vehicle, who said their golf clubs were inside his car.

Officers conducted a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) inquiry, which revealed two active warrants for the suspect, who was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to District A- 1 for booking.


11/27/2021 – At around 2:15 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for a fight at 27 Austin St.

Upon arrival, police spoke to the victim, who works as a security officer at Whole Foods. The victim stated he was trying to remove a male causing a disturbance in the store, and when he asked the suspect to leave, the suspect refused before pushing the victim and throwing a case of water at him. The victim stated he then struggled with and held the suspect until the police arrived. The victim declined medical attention at that time, and the suspect will be summonsed to Charlestown District Court.

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