Daily Log 5.30.2014


5/30/2014

Cambridge Police Daily Log: May 30, 2014

Type #
Date & Time

Info

05/29/2014 08:32
INCIDENT  14003657
CREDIT CARD FRAUD OVER $250 c266 S37C

CAMBRIDGE CTR
Police were notified and dispatched to a hotel regarding a report for credit card fraud.

05/29/2014 08:48
INCIDENT  14003653
IDENTITY FRAUD

EVERETEZE WAY
A Cambridge resident reports that he is a victim of Identity Theft. Victim further reports that the suspect opened two fraudulent accounts for utility services at an address where the victim does not reside. As a result, there is an outstanding balance in the victim's name. A police report was filed.

05/29/2014 09:07
INCIDENT  14003655

MT AUBURN ST
An employee of a Harvard Square Church reports an unknown person stole 25 pound solid brass candlesticks from an alter sometime between 9 a.m. and noon on 5/27/14. The 90-year-old candlesticks are valued in the thousands.

05/29/2014 09:27
INCIDENT  14003656
FENCE, VANDALIZE c266 S114

MEMORIAL DR
A Cambridge resident reported an unknown suspect spray painted the fence that runs along the railroad tracks and their property.

05/29/2014 11:08
INCIDENT  14003659
UTTER COUNTERFEIT NOTE C267 S10

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Cambridge gas station reports that a customer passed a counterfeit bill while purchasing gas.

05/29/2014 11:21
INCIDENT  14003658
MISC. REPORT TYPE

BRATTLE ST
A male was stopped and identified after officers observed him taking multiple photos of police officers, infrastructure, and the large crowds in the area of the Harvard University commencement.

05/29/2014 12:20
INCIDENT  14003661
A&B WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15A

CAMBRIDGE ST
Elizabeth Dinush, 43, 38 Ingleside Road, Lexington, was arrested for a domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. While inside the Probate Court house, she was observed following her ex-husband along with his girlfriend while yelling at them. Upon exiting the court house, she threw a coke can and struck the back of her ex-husbands head. This incident was witnessed by both the victim’s girlfriend and another bystander.

05/29/2014 12:27
INCIDENT  14003662
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

ALEWIFE BROOK PKWY
Police were dispatched to the Fresh Pond Mall for a hit and run with property damage. An unknown motorist side swiped the rear left quarter panel of the victim's vehicle as they attempted to park. None of the suspect's information was left at the scene

05/29/2014 13:00
INCIDENT  14003663
THREAT TO COMMIT CRIME c275 S2

BERKSHIRE ST
A resident(s) of Berkshire Street arrived at the Police station to file a report for threats. Victim (s) reported that another relative made threats via the telephone and at their place of residence. No mention of weapons at this time.

05/29/2014 13:20
ARREST  14003664
ASSAULT W/DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15B

ALEWIFE BROOK PKWY
Albert G. Dathen, 52, 364 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge, was taken into custody at 125 Sixth Street for the crime of Assault by Means Dangerous Weapon with a Knife. Athena went into a wireless retail store to complain about texts he had been receiving. Dathen told the store employee not to ask for his name or date of birth. When the employee stated he needed that information to assist him, Dathen went out to his vehicle and returned with a large military style knife in his waist band. Dathen walked up to the employee and stated that he told him not to ask  for his name and date of birth. Dathen then grabbed the handle of the knife, showed the knife to the employee, and made a gesture as if he was going to pull it out. Dathen was close to the employee and the employee felt that he was going to be stabbed. The employee told the suspect to leave and he did. Cambridge Police responded to 364 Rindge Ave and talked to family members who stated Dathen would turn himself in at the Cambridge Police station. Dathen was taken into custody and a large knife was taken as evidence.

05/29/2014 14:03
INCIDENT  14003668
CREDIT CARD FRAUD UNDER $250 c266 S37B

CENTRAL SQ
A non-resident arrived at the police station to file a report for credit card fraud.

05/29/2014 14:53
INCIDENT  14003670
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY +$250, MALICIOUS c266 S12

COLUMBIA TER
A resident of Columbia Terrace reports that an unknown person damaged his driver's side mirror on his motor vehicle. No information on suspect. The vehicle was parked on Columbia Street. Damage was over $250.

05/29/2014 14:55
INCIDENT  14003671
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

COLUMBIA TER
A resident of Columbia Terrace reports that an unknown motor vehicle backed into his motor vehicle and left the area without leaving any information. Damage is very minor and includes some scratches to the front bumper area.

05/29/2014 17:07
INCIDENT  14003677
LARCENY UNDER $250 c266 S30

GROZIER RD
A Grozier Road resident reports that his license plate was stolen off his car while it was parked on the street.

05/29/2014 17:56
INCIDENT  14003679
B&E DAYTIME FOR FELONY c266 S18

HIGHLAND AVE
A Highland Avenue resident reported that sometime between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., unknown suspect(s) entered the residence and stole numerous items. An expensive painting in the residence was also damaged between this timeframe. Investigation is ongoing.

05/29/2014 18:31
INCIDENT  14003678
SHOPLIFTING BY CONCEALING MDSE c266 S30A

CAMBRIDGESIDE PL
Shaina N. Toon, 18, 55 Thacher Street, Milton, was arrested for Shoplifting and Possession of Class E substance after a local retail establishment observed her concealing their merchandise and failing to pay its monetary value. A search of Ms. Toon's purse revealed a prescription bottle containing 10 tablets that were not prescribed to her.

05/29/2014 20:10
INCIDENT  14003680
MISC. REPORT TYPE

CHARLES ST
Cambridge Police were dispatched to a Charles Street residence to assist the Fire Department. Cambridge Fire personnel had to enter an apartment to check on a fire alarm.

05/29/2014 21:20
INCIDENT  14003681
CRIMINAL HARASSMENT

PALMER ST
A Harvard Square employee reported an indecent assault and battery and criminal harassment. The victim states that while stocking shelves a male came behind her and, without her consent, grabbed her buttocks. Victim also states that the male on two occasions has entered her place of employment and has followed her around. Victim states on another occasion the male followed her to her residence.

05/29/2014 21:46
INCIDENT  14003682
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY +$250, MALICIOUS c266 S12

ROLLINS CT
Cambridge Police were dispatched to Watson Street for a report of malicious destruction to multiple motor vehicles. The reporting person reported seeing two men slashing tires on vehicles before fleeing.

05/29/2014 22:35
INCIDENT  14003683
DOMESTIC DISPUTE

BRISTOL ST
Cambridge Police were dispatched to a Bristol Street home after multiple phone calls were received about two persons having a verbal argument in an apartment.

05/29/2014 22:59
INCIDENT  14003684
DOMESTIC DISPUTE

CAMBRIDGEPARK DR
Cambridge Police saw a female step out of a moving vehicle on Route 16 in Cambridge.  Assistance was called for as it appeared to be some kind of domestic incident.

 

 

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