Police Briefs

Police Briefs 08-03-2017

August 5, 2017
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Larceny from a Building 07/24/17 – A victim on Rutherford Avenue reported unknown person(s) removed a pre-paid card-reader machine from the building laundromat. The machine contained cash. A surveillance video of the crime is available, and detectives will investigate.   Burglary – Residential – Force 07/25/17 – A victim on Franklin Street reported when...

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Police Briefs 07-27-2017

July 28, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Assault and Battery 07/19/17 – A victim on Polk Street reported he stopped his motor vehicle to allow a person to cross the street. At this time, a Latino male near the victim’s car thought he got too close to the person crossing and punched the victim in the mouth through his...

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Police Briefs 07-20-2017

July 20, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Burglary – Force 07/10/17 – Officers responded to Walford Way for a reported break-in. A witness said she saw a man push in an air conditioner and enter an apartment. Police investigated and found the suspect hiding in a back bedroom. The suspect was placed under arrest, and will be charged accordingly....

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Police Briefs 07-13-2017

July 14, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 07/04/17 – A victim on First Avenue reported a group of males approached him, and one asked to use his cellphone. The victim gave him the phone, and the suspect then ran away. The group fled toward the Bunker Hill housing development. The matter is under investigation.   Larceny 07/06/17 –...

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Police Briefs 06-29-2017

June 30, 2017
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Charlestown Beat 06/19/17 – Officers responded to Austin Street for a reported armed robbery. The victim told police that two suspects entered the store. One suspect then brandished a black handgun and demanded cell phones. Two phones were taken, and the suspects fled the store through the parking lot. A surveillance video of the...

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Police Briefs 06-22-2017

June 23, 2017
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Warrant 06/13/17 – Officers on Samuel Morse Way placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Newton Court warrant. Warrant 06/14/17 – Officers on North Mead Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Medford Court warrant. Attempted Burglary 06/15/17 – A victim on Salem Street reported while at home, she saw her...

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Police Briefs 06-15-2017

June 17, 2017
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Charlestown beat Robbery 06/07/17 – Officers responded to City Square for a report of a robbery. The victim said when he met with two men to sell his phone, one of them took it and stated the phone was his before motioning to his waist as if he had a weapon. The suspects then...

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Police Briefs 06-08-2017

June 9, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Violation of Auto Law 05/31/17 – As a result of a traffic stop on Medford Street, an individual was taken in to custody for operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. Robbery 05/31/17 – Officers responded to Decatur Street for a reported armed robbery. The victim told police two male suspects...

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Police Briefs 06-01-2017

June 3, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Found Ballistic Evidence 05/23/17 – Officers responded to Walford Way for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police spoke to the victim, who stated she heard four shots being fired, and that the rounds came through her window. Officers recovered bullet fragments at the scene. No injuries were reported at this...

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Police Briefs 05-25-2017

May 26, 2017
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Charlestown Beat Violation of Auto Law 05/15/17 – As a result of a traffic stop on Main Street, an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle without a license.   Assault and Battery 05/17/17 – A victim on Austin Street reported when he told the person in his business that he...

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