Daily Log 8.18.2019


8/19/2019

Cambridge Police Daily Log: August 16th-18th, 2019

08/16/2019 01:41
INCIDENT  19005871
CREDIT CARD, RECEIVE LOST c266 S37B(c)

FRANKLIN ST
At approximately 1:30 a.m., Cambridge Police witnessed a suspicious party testing car door handles at the intersection of Franklin Street and River Street. That party was identified and sent on his way.

08/16/2019 02:09
INCIDENT  19005872
OUI-LIQUOR C90 S24

CAMBRIDGE ST
At approximately 2:05 a.m., Cambridge Police observed a blue Lexus parked on Moore Street near Harvard Street. The vehicle was running with its headlights on. The driver, a heavy set black male, was sleeping behind the wheel of the motor vehicle. Police were able to wake the driver up by knocking on the driver’s side window. The driver woke up, said he was OK and quickly drove off, making a left turn onto Harvard Street. Police began driving behind the Lexus and observed it make a left turn onto Portland Street. They continued traveling behind the vehicle and observed it going over the marked center lines several times. Upon following the vehicle onto Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, the vehicle was on the wrong side of the road, completely on the opposite side of the marked yellow center lines. As Officers approached Cambridge Street, the vehicle came to a stop, now on the correct side of the road. The vehicle remained stopped for approximately one minute, despite the fact that there was no traffic at the intersection. Based on police observations, a traffic stop was conducted for the multiple motor vehicle infractions witnessed. The driver exited the vehicle and agreed to do field sobriety tests. He was observed to have glassy / blood shot eyes, slurred speech and to be unsteady on his feet. He failed all three field sobriety tests to which he participated in. He said that he had been drinking alcohol on Landsdown Street in Boston earlier in the day. Jamie Knight, 42, 2 Jackson Gardens in Cambridge, was handcuffed and placed under arrest for OUI-Liquor and a Marked Lanes

08/16/2019 02:37
INCIDENT  19005873
TELEPHONE CALLS, ANNOYING c269 S14A

GARDEN ST
At approximately 2:40 a.m., Cambridge Police took a report of annoying phone calls / text messages from a Garden Street resident.

08/16/2019 02:45
INCIDENT  19005874
RESTAURANT, DEFRAUD c140 S12

ELIOT ST
An Eliot Street business reported a past larceny of consumable goods valued under $1,200. The suspect(s) left the business in an unknown direction.

08/16/2019 05:41
INCIDENT  19005875
A&B c265 S13A

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police responded to a Massachusetts Avenue area financial institution to document a simple assault and battery.

08/16/2019 07:11
INCIDENT  19005876
TRAFFIC INVESTIGATIONS

CAMBRIDGE ST
The Cambridge Police documented a motor vehicle crash on Cambridge Street.

08/16/2019 07:15
INCIDENT  19005877
MISC. REPORT TYPE

CUSHING ST
A resident of Cambridge reported their personal motor vehicle was stolen while parked outside their home residence. The vehicle was last seen on 8/14/19 at 3:30 p.m.

08/16/2019 08:03
INCIDENT  19005878

ACACIA ST
At 8:15 a.m., a Cambridge resident reported a breaking and entering to a motor vehicle between 8/15/19 and 8/16/19 at 8:00 a.m.

08/16/2019 08:41
INCIDENT  19005879
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE / EOD INVESTIGATION

RINDGE AVE
At approximately 8:41a.m., Cambridge Police Explosive Ordinance Unit responded to Rindge Avenue for a mini fridge that was left in the middle of the parking lot all taped up. There was found to be nothing inside the mini fridge.

08/16/2019 08:45
INCIDENT  19005881
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MAGAZINE ST
At approximately 9:40 a.m., Officers responded to the area of Magazine Street for a larceny report.

08/16/2019 09:04
INCIDENT  19005880
TRAFFIC INVESTIGATIONS

HAMMOND ST
Cambridge Police documented a motor vehicle crash that occurred on 8/14/2019 involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.

08/16/2019 10:01
INCIDENT  19005883
THREAT TO COMMIT CRIME c275 S2

GORE ST
A Cambridge resident reported that he was a victim of extortion via email.

08/16/2019 10:44
INCIDENT  19005885
UTTER COUNTERFEIT NOTE C267 S10

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At 11:30 a.m., a Harvard Square business owner reported a counterfeit bill.

08/16/2019 11:17
INCIDENT  19005888
B&E MV IN DAYTIME OR NIGHTTIME FOR MISDEMEANOR C26

PARKWAY TER
A resident of Cambridge reported their personal motor vehicle was broken into while parked on the driveway of their residence. This happened sometime between 08/15/19 at 9:30 p.m. and 08/16/19 at 7:30 a.m.

08/16/2019 11:26
INCIDENT  19005886
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

GARDEN ST
A Cambridge resident reported his car was struck by an unknown means while it was parked outside his home. Front fender damage was reported.

08/16/2019 11:42
INCIDENT  19005887
LARCENY FROM PERSON c266 S25

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 11:45 a.m., police were dispatched to an establishment on Massachusetts Avenue to meet with a party whom stated he had his debit card and cell phone stolen earlier in the morning.

08/16/2019 12:15
INCIDENT  19005889
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 12:16 p.m., Cambridge Police placed Tony Smith, 51, 330 Bowdoin Street in Boston, under arrest for a warrant out of Cambridge District Court for Assault and Battery.

08/16/2019 12:24
INCIDENT  19005890
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

CAMBRIDGEPARK DR
A Cambridge business reported an employee resigned and did not return the laptop and keys, belonging to the business.

08/16/2019 13:38
INCIDENT  19005891
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

BROADWAY
A Cambridge resident reported his bicycle was stolen from a garage on Broadway.

08/16/2019 16:04
INCIDENT  19005896
SHOPLIFTING BY CONCEALING MDSE c266 S30A

RIVER ST
Cambridge Police responded to a River Street business for a report of a shoplifter.

08/16/2019 16:35
INCIDENT  19005897
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Cambridge resident left his backpack at the bus stop in Central Square and someone took it.

08/16/2019 17:26
INCIDENT  19005899
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

LARCH RD
A resident Larch Road reported that sometime during the previous night an unknown suspect entered her unlocked car and stole her Apple ear buds.

08/16/2019 19:21
ARREST  19005903
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

PLEASANT ST
At approximately 7:57 p.m., Cambridge Police placed Kimba Coughlin, 33, homeless, under arrest for a warrant out of Chelsea District Court for Assault and Battery On 60+/Disabled and Larceny Under $250 From 60+/Disabled. Cambridge Police responded to James P. Cronin Park located on Pleasant Street after observing suspicious behavior.

08/16/2019 20:32
INCIDENT  19005904
WIT/JUROR/POL/COURT OFFICIAL, INTIMIDATE c268 S13B

CAMBRIDGE ST
At approximately 8:30 p.m., Caesar Singleton, 28, 88 Rosewood Street in Boston, was arrested and charged with the following: Marked Lanes Violation, Speeding, Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle, all after he was observed by Cambridge Police crossing a double yellow line, driving on the wrong side of the road into oncoming traffic at a high rate of speed. Singleton was seen by Cambridge police swerving back into his original lane of travel at a high rate of speed after passing a vehicle putting that driver at risk along with the pedestrians on the sidewalk in the general area.

Charges Include: Failure to Stop for Police after Cambridge Police activated their emergency blue lights and sirens in an attempt to pull Singleton over.

Restricted Way Violation after Singleton was observed by police turning down a one-way street.

Obstruction of Justice after Singleton provided several false social security numbers to police to mislead them on his actual identity. Operating a Motor Vehicle with a suspended license after Singleton‘s actual identity was learned and after he admitted to Cambridge Police that he did not have a valid license.

After Singleton was properly identified it was learned that he had a warrant for his arrest out of Dorchester District Court for the following charges: Operations Motor Vehicle with Suspended/Revoked License, Failure Stop/Yield, and Motor Vehicle Lights violation.

08/17/2019 08:56
INCIDENT  19005908
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

MEMORIAL DR
A Dedham resident reported that her vehicle was struck while parked at a local electronics store.

08/17/2019 09:22
INCIDENT  19005909
B&E NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY c266 S16

GORE ST
The owner of a construction company working on Gore Street reported a commercial break in at that residence. Sometime overnight unauthorized entry was gained and numerous tools were stolen.

08/17/2019 10:18
INCIDENT  19005915
USE MV WITHOUT AUTHORITY c90 S24

BANKS ST
A Putnam Avenue resident reported an unknown person used her motor vehicle without her authority.

08/17/2019 10:35
INCIDENT  19005910
CREDIT CARD FRAUD UNDER $1200 c266 S37B(g)

CAMBRIDGE ST
A Cambridge resident reported an unknown suspect used her daughters debit card to make online purchases.

08/17/2019 11:50
INCIDENT  19005912
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

JEFFERSON ST
A Cambridge resident called to report that his bike was stolen sometime between yesterday morning and today.

08/17/2019 12:37
INCIDENT  19005916
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

ELLERY ST
Cambridge Police responded to Ellery Street for a report of a hit and run with property damage.

08/17/2019 12:43
INCIDENT  19005911
TRAFFIC INVESTIGATIONS

ABERDEEN AVE
A resident of Cambridge was involved in a car crash with a motor vehicle in traffic. The crash  happened on 08/16/19 at 11 a.m.

08/17/2019 13:37
INCIDENT  19005913
ROBBERY, UNARMED c265 S19

ALBANY ST
A Cambridge resident reported that she was assaulted then the suspect stole her medications.

08/17/2019 13:38
INCIDENT  19005914
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

ONE KENDALL SQUARE COMPLEX
A Lexington resident reported she purchased gift cards for someone claiming to be her boss via email.

08/17/2019 14:39
INCIDENT  19005918
MOTOR VEH, LARCENY OF c266 S28

FRANKLIN ST
Cambridge Police responded to Franklin Street for a larceny of a motor vehicle.

08/17/2019 15:34
INCIDENT  19005921
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

WALDEN SQUARE RD
A resident of Cambridge reported a hit and run to their motor vehicle.

08/17/2019 15:35
INCIDENT  19005917
A&B c265 S13A

GREEN ST
Cambridge Police responded to Franklin Street for an assault in progress.

08/17/2019 15:55
INCIDENT  19005920
MOTOR VEH, MALICIOUS DAMAGE TO c266 S28

NORMANDY AVE
A Normandy Avenue resident reported her vehicle was vandalized while it was parked in her building's parking lot.

08/17/2019 16:10
INCIDENT  19005922
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

JEFFERSON ST
At approximately 5:18 p.m., a Cambridge resident reported that an unknown suspect entered her gated garage without her knowledge and or consent and stole her mountain bicycle valued at $180.

08/17/2019 16:13
INCIDENT  19005919
NUMBER PLATE, TAKE C266 S139

MAGAZINE ST
Cambridge Police responded to Magazine Street for a report of a stolen license plate.

08/17/2019 18:03
INCIDENT  19005925
MISC. REPORT TYPE

THIRD ST
At approximately 6:40 p.m., a Cambridge resident reported he ordered a package online to be delivered to his address on 08/02/2019. The reporting person never received his package.

08/17/2019 18:15
INCIDENT  19005924
UNLAWFUL DEACTIVATION OR REMOVAL OF THEFT DETECTIO

SOMERVILLE AVE
Cambridge Police responded to a Somerville Avenue business for a reported shoplifting in progress. Cambridge Police located and placed Robert Elliott, 29, 240 Albany Street in Cambridge, under arrest for Unlawful Removal of a Theft Detection Device.

08/17/2019 18:18
INCIDENT  19005923
UNLICENSED OPERATION OF MV c90 S10

BISHOP ALLEN DR
Cambridge Police were on routine patrol on Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square. A silver Suzuki SUV was observed by Officers traveling North Bound on Massachusetts Avenue when a random inquiry of the registration, revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle had an expired license and the vehicle's registration was currently suspended. A Jamaica Plain resident was summonsed to court for Operating a motor vehicle without a license and Failure to stop at a red light.

08/17/2019 20:57
INCIDENT  19005927
ASSAULT W/DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15B

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Stephen Culbertson, 36, 10 High Street in Somerville, was placed under arrest for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault and Battery. Culbertson was charged after a security officer witness Culbertson punch a male in the back of the head. After Culbertson punched this male in the back of the head he pulled out a knife and threatened to stab him.

08/17/2019 21:52
INCIDENT  19005929
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

THIRD ST
A Winter Street resident reported that, while operating his vehicle at the intersection of Third Street and Broadway, and stopped for the red light his vehicle was rear-ended by a female operator of Nissan Rogue. The female operator then drove off without making any information known to the reporting person. No injuries were reported, but there was minor damage to the reporting person's vehicle.

08/17/2019 22:58
INCIDENT  19005930
A&B c265 S13A

CAMBRIDGEPARK DR
At approximately 10:58 p.m., Cambridge police responded to Cambridge Park Drive for a report of a disturbance.

08/18/2019 03:35
INCIDENT  19005933

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 3:50 a.m., Tyray Cooper, 35, 181 Washington Street in Somerville, was arrested for OUI-LIQUOR. Cambridge Police responded to the area of Massachusetts Avenue for report of a male sleeping behind the wheel of his running motor vehicle in the middle of Massachusetts Avenue, a public way maintained by the City of Cambridge. Officers observed Cooper behind the wheel of his running motor vehicle. As Officers approached the motor vehicle, Cooper took his foot off of the gas causing the car to go into motion. Cooper was removed from the motor vehicle and displayed several signs of impairment. Cooper's breath and vehicle had a strong odor of alcoholic beverage, his eyes were glossy and bloodshot and his speech was slurred. Once removed from the vehicle Cooper used the vehicle to remain steady on his feet.

08/18/2019 07:30
INCIDENT  19005934
B&E MV / BOAT NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY C266 S16

FOCH ST
A Foch Street resident reported a past breaking and entering to their motor vehicle. The suspect(s) entered the unlocked motor vehicle and removed $5-$6 in spare change. The crime occurred sometime between 7:30 p.m., on 08/17/19 and 6:30 a.m. on 08/18/19.

08/18/2019 08:39
INCIDENT  19005935
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

BLANCHARD RD
A Blanchard Road resident reported that sometime between 8/17/2019  at 7:00 p.m. and 8/18/2019 at 8:30 a.m., a Toyota crashed into the front property of their house causing damage to their property and also caused damage to their own vehicle. The Toyota left behind three hub caps, glass from the vehicle's shattered windshield and possibly other windows and lights. The Toyota also hit a large tree and should have damage to the front and passenger side of the vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene on Blanchard Road toward the Town of Belmont without making themselves known to the owner of the property or the Police.

08/18/2019 11:44
INCIDENT  19005937
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

HARVARD ST
Cambridge Police responded to a Harvard Street address for a larceny report. An investigation revealed that a Cambridge resident had her bike stolen from a locked post outside her residence. The bike is described as a Trek 1200 colors red and silver with purple u-shaped handle bars.

08/18/2019 12:04
INCIDENT  19005938
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

MAGAZINE ST
Cambridge Police responded to Magazine Street for a hit and run report with property damage.

08/18/2019 15:04
INCIDENT  19005941
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

CAMBRIDGESIDE PL
A Boston resident reported that between 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. their motor vehicle was damaged while parked in a local mall parking garage. Their vehicle was struck by another vehicles whose operator fled the scene of the accident without stopping to identify themselves.

08/18/2019 16:24
INCIDENT  19005946
A&B c265 S13A

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 4:24 p.m., Cambridge police responded to Massachusetts Avenue for a past assault and battery.

08/18/2019 16:25
INCIDENT  19005944
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

CHURCH ST
At 4:25 p.m., an Elm Street resident reported that his bike was stolen by an unknown suspect while it was locked at a bike rack in Harvard Square.

08/18/2019 16:31
INCIDENT  19005947
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A resident of Upland Road reported that he locked his bike to a pole on Dunster Street at 12:30 p.m. When he returned at 4:20 p.m. his bike was gone.

08/18/2019 18:12
INCIDENT  19005949
SHOPLIFTING BY CONCEALING MDSE c266 S30A

CAMBRIDGESIDE PL
Jonas Honore, 25, 6 James Street in Malden, was placed under arrest for Shoplifting, Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest.

08/18/2019 19:04
INCIDENT  19005952
TRESPASS c266 S120

LANDSDOWNE ST
At approximately 7:10 p.m., Christian Sleeper 26, 85 Third Street in Cambridge, was arrested for Trespassing and another Cambridge resident was summonsed for Trespassing, after both parties were observed hiding in a bathroom inside a medical building located on Landsdowne Street. Video footage pulled up by security personnel showed the two entering the building at 6:02 p.m., via a door which did not latch closed correctly. Once inside, footage showed the two walk into a male’s bathroom where they stayed until they were discovered by Security over one hour later. When officers responded, the two were unable to explain why they were inside the bathroom and stated that they were only there a "few minutes" before police arrival. Multiple lockers inside the bathroom were ajar and appeared to have been rifled through. It is unclear at this time whether items were taken from the lockers.

08/18/2019 19:42
INCIDENT  19005953
LICENSE SUSPENDED/REVOKED, OP MV WITH C90 S23

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 7:42 p.m., a Brockton resident was summonsed in to court after he was found to be operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license following multiple traffic violations.

08/18/2019 20:19
INCIDENT  19005954
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MERRILL ST
Cambridge Police responded to a Merrill Street residence in regards to a past larceny.


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