Daily Log 11.1.2018


11/2/2018

Cambridge Police Daily Log: November 1st, 2018

Type #

Date & Time

Info

11/01/2018 02:28

INCIDENT  18007763

A&B WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15A

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Officers responded to the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Douglass Street for a reported assault in progress. A victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries after an altercation with two male suspects who fled the scene prior to police arrival.

11/01/2018 03:49

INCIDENT  18007764

MOTOR VEH, LARCENY OF c266 S28

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Officers responded to Massachusetts Avenue and Prospect Street for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The reporting party was making deliveries in the area and had left the vehicle parked momentarily with the keys in the ignition and doors unlocked. As the reporting party exited a building he observed an unknown suspect driving his vehicle in the direction of Boston.

11/01/2018 09:07

INCIDENT  18007770

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY -$1200, MALICIOUS C266 S12

CAMBRIDGEPARK DRIVE

A security officer for a Cambridgepark Drive property reported an incident of malicious destruction to the property. Video surveillance footage captured an unknown suspect damaging and ripping the front property gate off of its fixture at approximately 10:10 p.m. on October 31.

11/01/2018 09:25

INCIDENT  18007768

IDENTITY FRAUD

MAGAZINE STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported being the victim of identity fraud. An unknown suspect(s) was able to open a credit card in the reporting party’s name and make several thousand dollars’ worth of charges.

11/01/2018 09:32

TRAFFIC  18007769

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

MAIN STREET

Cambridge Police and Fire units responded to the intersection of Main and Portland Streets after an unknown box truck struck and damaged an electrical control box and fled the scene. Traffic signals at the intersection were no longer operational due to loss of electrical power. No injuries were reported. The electrical provider responded for repairs.

11/01/2018 09:47

INCIDENT  18007771

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A resident of Cambridge reported than an unknown suspect(s) gained access to her debit card and successfully removed cash from an ATM without authorization.

11/01/2018 10:35

INCIDENT  18007772

A&B ON +60/DISABLED C265 S13K F

INMAN STREET

Officers responded to the area of Inman and Harvard Streets for a report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival, the victim, suspect, and a witness were all located on scene. Further investigation revealed that the suspect, without any provocation, physically assaulted a 66-year-old individual while repeatedly making anti-Semitic statements directed at the victim. The suspect reportedly pushed the victim against a wall and placed his fist against her throat. Jarrett Harris, 62, 47 Inman Street in Cambridge, was placed under arrest for Assault and Battery on a Person Over Sixty and Assault and Battery to Intimidate (Hate Crime). The victim denied medical attention.

11/01/2018 12:28

INCIDENT  18007775

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

SIXTH STREET

A resident of Charlestown reported hit and run damage to her vehicle that occurred while it was parked at Cambridge and Sciarappa Streets before 4:15 p.m. on October 31.

11/01/2018 12:38

INCIDENT  18007774

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE / EOD INVESTIGATION

CAMBRIDGE STREET

Officers responded to the ATM area of a bank on Cambridge Street for a report of an unattended backpack. The backpack was cleared by Explosive Ordnance Disposal with the help of a K9 and the owner was identified.

11/01/2018 12:45

INCIDENT  18007778

MISC. REPORT TYPE

HENRY STREET

Officers responded to Henry Street for a report of a school bus striking a parked vehicle while making a turn. No injuries were sustained and the driver produced the necessary paperwork for insurance purposes.

11/01/2018 13:09

INCIDENT  18007776

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

RINDGE AVENUE

A resident of Rindge Avenue reported the muffler and catalytic converter cut out of his vehicle and stolen between 11:30 p.m. on October 24 and 9:00 a.m. on October 25.

11/01/2018 13:21

INCIDENT  18007777

MOTOR VEH, MALICIOUS DAMAGE TO c266 S28

THORNDIKE STREET

A resident of Thorndike Street reported damage to her vehicle. The hood of the vehicle was scratched and the suspect(s) had attempted to tear off the passenger side mirror.

11/01/2018 13:45

INCIDENT  18007779

CREDIT CARD FRAUD UNDER $1200 c266 S37B(g)

MEMORIAL DRIVE

A resident of Cambridge reported fraudulent charges made on her debit card between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

11/01/2018 16:41

INCIDENT  18007782

LARCENY OVER $1200 BY SINGLE SCHEME c266 S30(1)

MEMORIAL DRIVE

Officers responded to a Memorial Drive residence for a report of a gift card scam.

11/01/2018 21:09

INCIDENT  18007784

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

SHEPARD STREET

Officers responded to Shepard Street for a larceny of a bicycle. The bicycle, which is described as a blue one-speed with orange and yellow handlebars, was stolen between 4:00 and 9:00 p.m. while locked up in an alley behind Shepard Street.

11/01/2018 21:37

INCIDENT  18007785

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

SAVILLE STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported that his bicycle was stolen from outside a school on Vassal Lane between 5:40 p.m. on October 31 and 8:00 a.m. on November 1. The reporting party stated that he had forgotten to lock it up while picking up his children from school.

 

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