Daily Log 8.19.2019


8/20/2019

Cambridge Police Daily Log: August 19th, 2019

08/19/2019 03:35
INCIDENT  19005956
B&E MV / BOAT NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY C266 S16

LAMBERT ST
A Lambert Street resident reported that sometime between midnight and 3:00 a.m., an unknown person smashed the rear driver's side window of his vehicle, and stole a bag containing tools.

08/19/2019 09:13
INCIDENT  19005957
MISC. REPORT TYPE

FRANKLIN ST
At approximately 9:45 a.m., Officers discovered an illegal substance in a bag in the area of Franklin Street. It was later determined to be Crack Cocaine.

08/19/2019 10:24
INCIDENT  19005958
MISC. REPORT TYPE

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 10:25 a.m., a Watertown resident walked into the Cambridge Police Substation to report a flim flam.

08/19/2019 11:14
INCIDENT  19005963
CREDIT CARD FRAUD OVER $1200 c266 S37C(e)

PRENTISS ST
Cambridge Police responded to a local inn in Cambridge on a report from the manager of a flim flam that occurred at the inn. Upon arrival police met with the manager who provided a print out of the fraudulent use of credit card that a male had used to stay that totaled $ 1,987.96. An employee stated she checked in the suspect with a credit card provided by him. The manager provided a print out of the disputed charges made on a credit card. The employee informed police that she received by mail a package from Merchant Dispute Resolution Department informing her that the credit card has fraudulent charges. The employee having knowledge that the person who used that credit card was on scene and she called the number provided by the credit card company. She was advised to call the Cambridge Police Department. Semera Gebrhewhit, 26, 87 St. Stephen Street in Boston, was placed under arrest for Defrauding Inn Keeper and Fraudulent Use of Credit Card.

08/19/2019 11:35
INCIDENT  19005960

BROOKLINE ST
At approximately 11:45 a.m., Officers responded to the area of Brookline Street, for the report of an identity fraud.

08/19/2019 12:13
INCIDENT  19005962
STALKING c265 S43

SIXTH ST
A Cambridge resident came to the police station to report that she is being criminally harassed via cell phone by an acquaintance from Boston.

08/19/2019 12:34
INCIDENT  19005964
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

CAMBRIDGESIDE PL
William Wallace, 32, 81 Waterford Drive in Weymouth, was arrested for Shoplifting by Concealing Merchandise, Carrying a Dangerous Weapon, and a Warrant out of Attleboro District Court, after he was observed walking past the point of sale with items in his possession, and having a switch blade in his possession.

08/19/2019 13:14
INCIDENT  19005966
B&E MV / BOAT NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY C266 S16

THIRD ST
A member of the Middlesex Sherriff’s Department came to the police station to report a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle to one of their unmarked cruisers which was parked in a lot in Cambridge.

08/19/2019 13:49
ARREST  19005970
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 4:30 p.m., Cambridge Police placed Kathleen Crimmins, 65, homeless, under arrest for a  warrant out of Boston District Court for threat to commit a crime, and subsequently a second warrant out of Boston District Court for vandalizing property, and assault and battery.

08/19/2019 13:52
INCIDENT  19005969
MISC. REPORT TYPE

SIXTH ST
Cambridge Police responded to a local library for a report of a past disturbance.

08/19/2019 15:06
INCIDENT  19005972
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

PACIFIC ST
A Pacific Street resident reported two bikes stolen, one on June 10, 2019 from Central Square and the other on August 3, 2019, from her garage.

08/19/2019 15:42
INCIDENT  19005973
SHOPLIFTING $250+ BY ASPORTATION c266 S30A

CAMBRIDGESIDE PL
At approximately 5:00 p.m., a suspect entered a store at a local mall and stole three pairs of sunglasses.

08/19/2019 17:05
INCIDENT  19005976
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

GLASSWORKS AVE
Cambridge woman reports her bicycle was stolen from Glassworks Avenue.

08/19/2019 17:46
INCIDENT  19005977
LARCENY UNDER $250 BY FALSE PRETENSE c266 S34

SIXTH ST
A Boston resident reported being scammed after she provided her credit card to two young females asking for assistance with Blue Bikes near a local mall.

08/19/2019 17:55
INCIDENT  19005979
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

FROST ST
A resident of Cambridge reported a past bicycle larceny.

08/19/2019 18:56
INCIDENT  19005980
BY-LAW OR ORDINANCE VIOLATION DRINKING OR POSSESSI

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 7 p.m., a Dorchester resident, was summonsed to court and charged with drinking in public.

08/19/2019 19:04
INCIDENT  19005982
ROBBERY, UNARMED c265 S19

WESTERN AVE
Cambridge Police responded to Banks Street for a past larceny from a person.  

08/19/2019 19:28
INCIDENT  19005983
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
At approximately 7:25 p.m., a victim came to the Cambridge Police Substation to report the larceny of a bicycle.

08/19/2019 20:41
INCIDENT  19005986
TRESPASS c266 S120

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
James Flynn, 52, 929 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, was arrested for Trespassing. Flynn was arrested after an employee at liquors store told him to leave the store and Flynn refused. Officers then arrived on scene and had to remove Flynn from the store. It shall be noted that Flynn also have an active no trespassing order that is valid from 4/10/19 to 4/10/20.

08/19/2019 21:33
INCIDENT  19005990
ACCOST/ANNOY PERSON OF OPPOSITE SEX c272 S53

SULLIVAN RD
A Sullivan Road resident reported a male has been following her since 2017.

08/19/2019 22:47
INCIDENT  19005993
B&E MV / BOAT NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY C266 S16

SPRING ST
At approximately 11 p.m., Cambridge Police responded to the area of Spring Street and Seventh Street to speak to a male regarding their motor vehicle having been broken into.

08/19/2019 23:26
INCIDENT  19005992
LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Charlestown resident reported a larceny of a bicycle that occurred on Massachusetts Avenue.

08/19/2019 23:47
INCIDENT  19005995
ATTEMPT TO COMMIT CRIME c274 S6

ALEWIFE BROOK PKWY
The manager of an Alewife Brook Parkway business reported that sometime before 10:42 p.m. an unknown person unsuccessfully attempted to break into their ATM machine. Even though entry was not gained the ATM machine was damaged during the attempted break.


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