Police Briefs 05-02-2013


04/24/13 – A liquor distributor informed police that he parked on Warren Street to make a delivery and closed the rear roll-up door on his truck, but did not lock it. When he returned, the door was up and two cases of liquor were missing.

Assault and Battery on a Police Officer

04/24/13 – At about 9 p.m., officers responded to Alford Street for an assault in progress.                Upon arrival, police observed a witness holding a female down on the ground. The witness stated that the woman just began going crazy. An officer attempted to speak to the suspect, who then punched the officer for no reason before attempting to run away. When other officers caught up to the suspect, she repeatedly punched and kicked them.

The suspect was eventually taken into custody. The reason for the woman’s behavior was unknown at that time.


04/24/13 – A victim on Lexington Street reported that sometime between 8 p.m. on April 23 and 6:30 a.m. the next day, unknown person(s) stole two brass flowerpots from in front of his home.

Liquor involving Minors

04/26/13 – At about 9 p.m., officers responded to the area of St. Martin and Bunker Hill streets for a report of a man with a stick hitting an electrical box. The park in the area has also been the site of numerous public-drinking arrests, and once again, officers observed the suspect in question drinking. He was taken into custody and will be charged accordingly.

Robbery – Firearm – Taxi

04/28/13 – At about 1 a.m., officers responded to Main Street for an armed-robbery call.                The victim told officers that two males had confronted him. The first suspect was armed with a shotgun and broke out the rear window of the cab with the butt of the gun. The victim stated he observed a red cap on the barrel of the shotgun, and that the gun is a fake. The second suspect then pulled out a dark colored handgun and demanded money. The victim gave up his wallet, but there was no money in it. The suspects then threw the wallet back and fled down Sullivan Street towards Bunker Hill Street.

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