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Daily Log 2.7.2021


2/8/2021

Cambridge Police Daily Log: February 5-7th, 2021

Type #
Date & Time

Info

02/07/202102:36
INCIDENT 21000826-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

ALEWIFE BROOK PKWY
Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in a parking lot located near Alewife Parkway. The vehicle, a 2011 Toyota Prius, was traveling north in the parking lot. The operator stated that he was driving the vehicle when the brakes failed working causing the vehicle to collide with a parking safety barrier. This caused heavy front-end damage and front air bag deployment. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and per the owner was towed to a private property. The operator was evaluated by Pro EMS, but refused to be transported.

02/07/202108:02
INCIDENT 21000828-1
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

INMAN ST
An Amory Street resident report that between 2/6/21 at approximately 7 p.m. and 2/7/21 at approximately 7:50 a.m. their motor vehicle was struck and damage by an unknown vehicle while it was parked outside Inman Street.

02/07/202108:22
INCIDENT 21000829-1

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
An employee reported a breaking and entering into a locked utility/food pantry room.

02/07/202110:34
INCIDENT 21000830-1
DRUG, POSSESS CLASS A C94C S34

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Suspected narcotics were seized as evidence from a shelter.

02/07/202110:57
INCIDENT 21000831-1
CRIMINAL HARASSMENT

PUTNAM AVE
A Putnam Avenue resident reports receiving harassing and text messages from the girlfriend of her child's father.

02/07/202111:17
INCIDENT 21000832-1
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY -$1200, MALICIOUS C266 S12

SMITH PL
The owner of Mt. Auburn Street business reports that on between 2/6/21 at 6 p.m. and 2/7/21 at 6 a.m. someone slashed the tire of one of their company trucks.

02/07/202113:25
INCIDENT 21000836-1
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

LEE ST
A Lee Street resident called to report that between 2/5/21 at approximately 4 p.m. and 2/7/21 at approximately 1 p.m. an unknown person(s) gained entry into the front lobby area of their apartment building and stole the contents out of a package that had been delivered.

02/07/202113:32
INCIDENT 21000837-1
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

RINDGE AVE
A resident of Rindge Avenue reported that her vehicle was struck by another vehicle, and the operator of that other vehicle fled the area without providing information. Minor damage was caused.

02/07/202117:27
INCIDENT 21000845-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

SEVENTH ST
Cambridge Police took a miscellaneous report.

02/07/202120:44
INCIDENT 21000847-1
CRIMINAL HARASSMENT

MAPLE AVE
Cambridge Police took a report for harassment.

02/06/202101:00
INCIDENT 21000807-1
A&B ON +60/DISABLED C265 S13K F

WHITE ST
Cambridge Police responded for a report of a disturbance at a pharmacy retail store located at White Street after it was reported that a male had physically assaulted one of the elderly employees after he was observed shoplifting several items and fled into the Porter Square MBTA station. Cambridge Police and MBTA officers were able to locate the suspect and subsequently arrested Justin Clark, 27, homeless. Clark was charged with Assault and Battery on a Person Over 60 after he punched an elderly employee in the face and head multiple times with a closed fist and Shoplifting by Asportation when he was observed leaving the store with items in his jacket pocket that he did not pay for. While being booked, it was discovered that Clark had a warrant out of Boston District Court for Possession of Class C Drugs and Inhaling a Toxic Substance.

02/06/202105:06
INCIDENT 21000809-1
DRUG, POSSESS CLASS B C94C S34

BERKSHIRE ST
Cambridge Police responded to Berkshire Street for a possible breaking and entering. Further investigation revealed that no one was trying to break in.

02/06/202108:46
INCIDENT 21000810-1
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

FAWCETT ST
A Danvers resident reports that their motor vehicle was damaged while parked in a lot behind Fawcett Street on 4/5/21 between 9:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. It appears to have been struck by another unknown vehicle.

02/06/202111:02
INCIDENT 21000811-1
UNEMPLOYMENT COMP, FALSE IDENTITY FOR C151A S47

OTIS ST
An Otis Street resident reports that her identity was used for the unemployment scam.

02/06/202113:20
ARREST 21000813-1
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police Officers placed Steven Ruffino, 58, 380 Green Street in Cambridge, under arrest on a warrant out of Newton District Court for Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended/Revoked License.

02/06/202114:05
INCIDENT 21000814-1
IDENTITY FRAUD

BROOKLINE ST
A Brookline Street resident reports that a credit report indicated that he had an unpaid bill from a closed Eversource account.

02/06/202114:26
INCIDENT 21000819-1
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY -$1200, MALICIOUS C266 S12

LINNAEAN ST
CPD documented a malicious destruction report after a resident stated a front-end loader intentionally damaged his bicycle while it was locked to a street pole at a Mass Ave address.

02/06/202114:37
INCIDENT 21000817-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

GORHAM ST
Cambridge Police documented a miscellaneous report. While speaking with the reporting person, they stated their next door neighbor has friend requested her through a social media app multiple times after she has denied and deleted his request every time she receives the unwanted request.

02/06/202115:17
INCIDENT 21000816-1
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

ALLSTON ST
A resident of Allston Street reported her catalytic converter was stolen from her vehicle sometime after January 1, 2021.

02/06/202118:33
INCIDENT 21000818-1
LARCENY OVER $1200 BY FALSE PRETENSE C266 S34

HARVARD ST
CPD documented a flimflam report. The victim stated she was scammed out of $2,075 when she attempted to sublet her apartment.

02/06/202118:45
INCIDENT 21000821-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

GLENWOOD AVE
Cambridge Police responded to Glenwood Avenue for a check person call.

02/06/202119:33
ARREST 21000822-1
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

BROADWAY
Cambridge Police arrested Amanda Brown, 43, 395 Broadway in Cambridge, for a warrant out of Waltham District Court for OUI-Liquor.

02/06/202119:34
INCIDENT 21000820-1
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

ELMER ST
A resident of Elmer Street reported a package theft from the lobby of her building.

02/06/202120:30
INCIDENT 21000823-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

CAMBRIDGE ST
Cambridge Police responded to the area of Cambridge and Berkshire Street for a report of an ongoing disturbance.

02/06/202121:11
INCIDENT 21000824-1
LARCENY FROM BUILDING C266 S20

WENDELL ST
A reporting person stated an unknown suspect stole the contents out of a package they had delivered to their residence today.

02/06/202121:21
INCIDENT 21000825-1
ASSAULT & BATTERY (A&B), AGGRAVATED C265 S13A/D

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police responded to Central Square for a fight. As a result, a resident of Quincy will be summonsed for Aggravated Assault and Battery, Assault and Battery, and Vandalizing Property.

 

02/05/202103:03
INCIDENT 21000782-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

MT AUBURN ST
An employee of a food delivery service call 911 stating his delivery driver was assaulted and robbed. There were no injuries. After an investigation, it was determined that there was an issue with a customer not willing to pay for an incomplete delivery.

 

 

02/05/202107:27
INCIDENT 21000783-1
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

BINNEY ST
Cambridge Police responded to a Kendall Square garage for a hit and run.

 

 

02/05/202108:14
INCIDENT 21000784-1
THREAT TO COMMIT CRIME C275 S2

GOLD STAR RD
A Cambridge resident reports being threatened by a neighbor.

 

 

02/05/202108:45
INCIDENT 21000785-1
ATTEMPT TO COMMIT CRIME C274 S6

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
An employee reported that they received an email asking them to purchase gift cards.

 

 

02/05/202109:44
INCIDENT 21000789-1
SHOPLIFTING BY ASPORTATION C266 S30A

RIVER ST
A security officer working at a River Street grocery store reports that an unknown male stole items from the store and fled on a bike.

 

 

02/05/202110:47
INCIDENT 21000791-1
LARCENY FROM BUILDING C266 S20

WINDSOR ST
A resident of Cambridge states an unknown suspect gained entry into the basement of his residence and stole his kite surfing equipment. The theft occurred sometime between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on 2/4/2021.

 

 

02/05/202114:58
INCIDENT 21000794-1
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

SPRING ST
Cambridge Police took a larceny report for a Spring Street resident.

 

 

02/05/202115:23
INCIDENT 21000797-1
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

CANAL PK
Cambridge Police responded to a business on Canal Park for a report of a hit and run with property damage to a motor vehicle.

 

 

02/05/202115:26
INCIDENT 21000796-1
IDENTITY FRAUD

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police took a report for identity fraud.

 

 

02/05/202116:28
INCIDENT 21000798-1
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A resident of the 2500 block of Mass. Ave. reported her daughter's bike was stolen from a bike rack in their backyard at 4:30 a.m. The bike was unlocked at the time of the theft.

 

 

02/05/202116:44
INCIDENT 21000799-1
IDENTITY FRAUD

OTIS ST
An East Cambridge resident came to the front desk to report that he had been the victim of identity fraud in regards to a ride service company.

 

 

02/05/202117:12
INCIDENT 21000800-1
LARCENY FROM BUILDING C266 S20

WINDSOR ST
A resident of the 200 block of Windsor Street reported a larceny from the basement storage area of his building.

 

 

02/05/202118:40
INCIDENT 21000801-1
MISC. REPORT TYPE

CAMBRIDGE ST
Cambridge Police responded to a local hospital for a report.

 

 

02/05/202119:31
INCIDENT 21000804-1
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

NEWTOWNE CT
A resident of Newtowne Court reported being a victim of an e-mail larceny scam, which resulted in $500 being stolen from her.

 

 

02/05/202123:55
INCIDENT 21000806-1
DRUG, POSSESS CLASS B C94C S34

MAIN ST
Cambridge Police responded to a hotel on Main Street for a disturbance. Further investigation revealed a hotel room sustained damage and Crack Cocaine was located. Due to these facts, a resident of Cambridge was summonsed for Vandalizing Property and Possession of a Class B Drug.

 

 

 

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