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Daily Log 2.1.2018

Cambridge Police Daily Log: February 1st, 2018

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02/01/2018 03:40
INCIDENT  18000666-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

WESTERN AVE
A possible pellet gun or starters pistol was recovered from the area of Western Avenue.

02/01/2018 08:36
INCIDENT  18000668-1
A&B c265 S13A

SHERMAN ST
A resident of Sherman Street reported being assaulted by a female that was riding a bicycle on the sidewalk on Sherman Street near Bellis Circle.

02/01/2018 09:33
INCIDENT  18000669-1
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

CALLENDER ST
A motor vehicle renter reports an unknown person struck their rented vehicle and then left the area without making themselves known.

02/01/2018 09:54
INCIDENT  18000670-1
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

CONCORD AVE
A Lexington man came to the police station to report that his vehicle was the victim of a hit and run property crash on 1/29/2018.

02/01/2018 10:11
ARREST  18000672-1
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police arrested Taquan Anderson, 26, 402 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, on a warrant out of Cambridge District Court for Larceny from a Building, Larceny of a Motor Vehicle, Breaking and Entering Nighttime for Felony and Malicious Destruction of Property $250+.

02/01/2018 10:24
INCIDENT  18000675-1
UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE C90 S34J

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police were conducting traffic enforcement on Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square. Officers observed a Chevy Malibu run a red light. It was discovered that the vehicle's registration was revoked for insurance purposes. A Mattapan resident was summonsed to court for the following offenses Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Revoked Registration, Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and a Red light Violation.

02/01/2018 10:36
INCIDENT  18000674-1
IDENTITY FRAUD

WESTERN AVE
A Cambridge Street resident reported that after applying for a loan online he noticed numerous unauthorized withdrawals from his bank account without his knowledge. It was later determined the bank he was applying at for a loan for was fraudulent.

02/01/2018 11:53
INCIDENT  18000676-1
A&B c265 S13A

FIRST ST
A resident of Cambridge report that he was struck in the face by a bicyclist after a brief exchange of words as he was attempting to park on First Street.

02/01/2018 12:36
INCIDENT  18000678-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

BROOKLINE ST
Cambridge Police recovered a spent shell casing on the sidewalk at Green Street and Brookline Street.

02/01/2018 13:27
INCIDENT  18000681-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

ALEWIFE BROOK PKWY
Cambridge Police responded to a fast food restaurant on Alewife Brook Parkway for an unconscious male. The male was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

02/01/2018 13:33
INCIDENT  18000680-1
MOTOR VEH, MALICIOUS DAMAGE TO c266 S28

MT AUBURN ST
Cambridge Police responded to Mt. Auburn Street for a Malicious Destruction to a motor vehicle report.

02/01/2018 14:47
INCIDENT  18000682-1
LARCENY OVER $250 BY FALSE PRETENSE c266 S34

CAMBRIDGEPARK DR
A Cambridge resident came to the police station to report that she was the victim of a telephone scam. She wired a large sum of money to a man who claimed to be a federal agent.

02/01/2018 14:52
INCIDENT  18000683-1
TRAFFIC INVESTIGATIONS

CAMBRIDGE ST
A motor vehicle struck a light pole and another vehicle on Cambridge Street.

02/01/2018 15:04
INCIDENT  18000684-1
LARCENY OVER $250 BY SINGLE SCHEME c266 S30

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Andres Benejan, 48, 28 First Street in New York, NY, was arrested for Larceny Over $250 by Single Scheme, Utter False Document, Forge/Misuse of RMV Document, and Receiving Stolen Credit Card. Benejan was arrested after he attempted to use a forged New York Driver's License - which had Benejan's photo but a different person's information - to withdraw $1,110.00. During the attempted transaction, Benejan forged a bank withdrawal slip and presented it to the bank with a name that matched a New York Driver's License, but did not match Andres Benejan. It was discovered during investigation that Benejan had stolen $5,590 using the same scheme from two banks located in Boston earlier today. During the search incident to arrest, $2,900 was recovered. Under Miranda, Benejan stated that the money in his wallet, $420, was money from his Social Security check and the remaining money was from a bank in Boston.

02/01/2018 15:08
INCIDENT  18000690-1
LARCENY UNDER $250 c266 S30

CAMBRIDGE ST
A Rhode Island resident reported the larceny of her wallet from the Cambridge Probate Court.

02/01/2018 16:20
INCIDENT  18000686-1
CRIMINAL HARASSMENT

MEMORIAL DR
A North Shore resident came to the police station to report an incident of harassment at her place of business on Memorial Drive.

02/01/2018 16:40
ARREST  18000688-1
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

GREEN ST
John Loder, 39, 94 Brookline Street in Cambridge, was placed under arrest for a warrant out of Cambridge District Court for Possession of a Class A Drug.

02/01/2018 17:04
INCIDENT  18000689-1
LARCENY OVER $250 c266 S30

MT VERNON ST
A Cambridge resident to the police station to report the theft of a laptop from his home on Mt Vernon Street sometime in December 2017.

02/01/2018 17:56
INCIDENT  18000692-1
LARCENY OVER $250 BY FALSE PRETENSE c266 S34

FOLLEN ST
A Cambridge resident from the Harvard Square area came to the police station to report that she had been swindled out of several thousand dollars through identity theft.

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