Daily Log 8.20.2018


8/21/2018

Cambridge Police Daily Log: August 20th, 2018

Type #

Date & Time

Info

08/20/2018 04:11

INCIDENT  18005825

A&B WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15A

JFK STREET

At approximately 4:15 a.m., officers responded to a Harvard Square business to speak with a victim of an armed robbery. The victim, who is homeless, was trying to go to sleep on the sidewalk when they were approached by a group of individuals, including a female suspect known to them. One of the male suspects brandished a knife and hit the victim with a metal chair on the side of their face. The group proceeded to rummage through the victim’s belongings, taking $40 and a cell phone. Two males matching the descriptions given by the victim were located a short distance away by responding officers, and the two female suspects were located by officers responding to an unrelated alarm call. The victim positively identified all four suspects. Courtland Hall, 18, 147 Willow Street; Darren Jones, 24, 112 South Hampton Street, Boston; Kathryn McCallan, 35, homeless; and Tiffany Savage, 45, 85 Harvey Street, were all arrested and charged with Armed Robbery. As the defendant who allegedly brandished a knife and hit the victim with a metal chair, Hall also faces a charge of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. The victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance.

08/20/2018 10:45

INCIDENT  18005827

IDENTITY FRAUD

FAWCETT STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported that an unknown suspect had used their information to obtain a credit card in their name.

08/20/2018 11:32

INCIDENT  18005829

LARCENY BY CHECK OVER $1200 c266 S37 & S30(1)

HEMLOCK ROAD

A resident of Cambridge reported that an unknown suspect had fraudulently passed a check for over $5000 from their bank account.

08/20/2018 13:06

INCIDENT  18005831

LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

FRESH POND PARKWAY

Officers responded for an alarm at a North Cambridge business. Upon arrival, an employee of the store reported that, around 1:00 p.m., three teenagers entered, cut the security cords on three iPhones, and fled the store on foot towards New Street.

08/20/2018 15:34

INCIDENT  18005833

B&E DAYTIME FOR FELONY c266 S18

NORMANDY TERRACE

A resident of Normandy Terrace reported their iPhone stolen from their home. The victim had opened their front doors while moving boxes, left the phone at the top of the basement stairs, and forgotten about it. The phone was removed from the residence between approximately 3:00 and 6:00 p.m.

08/20/2018 15:37

INCIDENT  18005834

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

BLACKSTONE STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported a hit and run crash to their parked motor vehicle. The vehicle was struck and damaged while parked on Blackstone Street between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

08/20/2018 16:10

INCIDENT  18005835

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY -$1200, MALICIOUS C266 S12

BRISTOL STREET

Officers responded for a report of a malicious destruction of property. A resident of Bristol Street discovered damage to their front doorknob that occurred between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. August 20. The reporting party believed someone may have been attempting to break into their residence.

08/20/2018 17:14

INCIDENT  18005836

ATTEMPT TO COMMIT CRIME c274 S6

CHARLES STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported being targeted by a phone scam. The reporting party received a phone call at approximately 3:00 p.m. from an individual with a heavy foreign accent of unknown origin. The caller stated that the reporting party had won a large amount of money, but that they would have to purchase gift cards in order to receive the grant. The reporting party was familiar with this type of scam and terminated the phone call. No monetary loss was incurred.

08/20/2018 17:30

INCIDENT  18005837

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

AUBURN PARK

A resident of Auburn Park reported their bicycle stolen from a bicycle post outside their apartment building. The bicycle, which is described as a single-gear model with a lime green body and yellow handlebars, was locked to the post between August 12 and August 19. The lock had been cut and left behind when the bicycle was removed.

08/20/2018 17:41

INCIDENT  18005840

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

EARHART STREET

A resident of Earhart Street reported their bicycle stolen from a bicycle rack across from their apartment building between August 4 and August 16. The lock was broken and left on the ground where the bicycle had been. The bicycle is described as a Vita Elite Specialized model in charcoal and teal.

08/20/2018 18:04

INCIDENT  18005839

SHOPLIFTING BY ASPORTATION c266 S30A

CAMBRIDGESIDE PLACE

A resident of Winthrop was observed in a Cambridgeside Place business removing merchandise from a display and attempting to conceal it. The individual was trespassed from the store.

08/20/2018 18:20

INCIDENT  18005841

A&B c265 S13A

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A resident of Newton reported an assault by a coworker that occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m.

08/20/2018 18:31

INCIDENT  18005842

B&E DAYTIME FOR FELONY c266 S18

WESTERN AVENUE

Officers responded to a Western Avenue residence for a report of a breaking and entering in progress. A male suspect was located within the residence and found to be in possession of items belonging to the homeowner. Scarly Vilme, 30, 33 Belden Street 2, Dorchester, was placed under arrest for Breaking and Entering in the Daytime and Larceny Under $1200. The homeowner was reunited with all of their personal belongings prior to police departure.

08/20/2018 19:11

ARREST  18005844

WARRANT ARREST REPORT

CAMBRIDGESIDE PLACE

John Mucci, 47, 22 Virginia Street 2, Dorchester, was placed under arrest on a warrant for Shoplifting and Trespassing.

08/20/2018 21:43

INCIDENT  18005846

TRESPASS c266 S120

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A resident of Somerville reported observing an attempted breaking and entering to a Massachusetts Avenue apartment building at approximately 1:00 a.m. August 17. The reporting party viewed a male suspect climbing the fire escape ladder. No breaking and entering incidents were reported in the building and the residents have been alerted to this event.

08/20/2018 22:18

INCIDENT  18005848

A&B c265 S13A

TEMPLE STREET

A resident of Temple Street reported being assaulted inside the lobby of their apartment building by another tenant who was entering the building in an intoxicated state. A Clerk Magistrate hearing will be scheduled in Cambridge District Court.

 

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