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Daily Log 12.17.2018


12/18/2018

Cambridge Police Daily Log: December 17th, 2018

Type #

Date & Time

Info

12/17/2018 07:46

INCIDENT  18008933

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

ALBANY STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported that the rear of his vehicle was clipped by another vehicle in traffic at Windsor and Main Streets. The suspect operator did not stop to exchange information.

12/17/2018 09:25

INCIDENT  18008931

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

ROBERTS ROAD

A resident of Roberts Road reported two packages stolen from his doorstep. The thefts occurred on December 12 and 14, both between approximately 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

12/17/2018 10:29

INCIDENT  18008935

BOMB CHEM OR BIO THREAT, FALSE C269 S14

CANAL PARK

A Canal Park company reported a bomb threat made via a web-based support chat. Explosive Ordnance Disposal responded and determined that no suspicious packages or devices were present.

12/17/2018 10:42

INCIDENT  18008936

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

VASSAR STREET

A resident of Walpole reported a hit and run on Vassar Street. The reporting party’s company van was struck and damaged while parked.

12/17/2018 11:32

INCIDENT  18008937

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

NEW STREET

A business owner reported that clothing donation bins located around the New Street area had been vandalized and contents had been stolen on several occasions.

12/17/2018 13:16

INCIDENT  18008940

MOTOR VEH, LARCENY OF c266 S28

ELIOT STREET

A manager of a car rental business in Cambridge reported a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was not returned on December 8 as per the rental contract.

12/17/2018 13:29

INCIDENT  18008941

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

SIXTH STREET

An employee of a café in Cambridge reported a larceny of approximately $10 in cash from a tip jar on the counter.  

12/17/2018 13:48

INCIDENT  18008942

THREAT TO COMMIT CRIME c275 S2

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Officers responded to an establishment in the area of Central Square for a report of threats from a known suspect.

12/17/2018 15:58

INCIDENT  18008946

SHOPLIFTING BY ASPORTATION c266 S30A

CAMBRIDGESIDE PLACE

Lance Stewart, 51, 17 Court Street in Boston, was placed under arrest for Shoplifting by Asportation. Stewart was detained by loss prevention officers after exiting a Cambridgeside Place store with merchandise he had not offered payment for. Stolen merchandise from several other nearby businesses was discovered in Stewart’s possession.

12/17/2018 16:07

INCIDENT  18008945

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

AMHERST STREET

A resident of Boston reported being struck by a vehicle while operating his moped on Massachusetts Avenue near the intersection of Amherst Street. The vehicle operator made no attempt to exchange information and fled into Boston.

12/17/2018 16:22

INCIDENT  18008949

UNLICENSED OPERATION OF MV c90 S10

CAMBRIDGE STREET

A resident of Revere was summonsed to court for Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and cited for Improper Turn following a motor vehicle stop.

12/17/2018 16:42

INCIDENT  18008947

MISC. REPORT TYPE

HARVARD STREET

Officers responded to the area of Harvard Street for a report of a gun found in a recycling bin. The found item was determined to be a BB gun and was submitted to the Property Unit for safekeeping.

12/17/2018 17:51

INCIDENT  18008951

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

LINNAEAN STREET

Officers responded to a Linnaean Street residence for a report of several package thefts. Packages containing clothing and electronics were taken from the front door between 1:45 and 5:15 p.m. on December 17 and between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. on December 10.

12/17/2018 18:02

INCIDENT  18008953

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

RINDGE AVENUE

Officers responded for a hit and run resulting in damage to a parked vehicle in a Rindge Avenue parking lot.

12/17/2018 19:05

INCIDENT  18008955

LARCENY FROM BUILDING c266 S20

ELM STREET

Officers responded to an Elm Street residence for a report of a package theft that occurred between 2:48 and 3:45 p.m.

12/17/2018 19:19

INCIDENT  18008959

B&E MV IN DAYTIME OR NIGHTTIME FOR MISDEMEANOR C26

BLACKSTONE STREET

Officers responded to a Blackstone Street residence for a report of a breaking and entering to a motor vehicle that occurred between approximately 11:00 p.m. on December 16 and 7:15 a.m. on December 17. An unknown suspect(s) rummaged through the vehicle and stole $30 in cash from the center console.

12/17/2018 19:31

INCIDENT  18008956

TRESPASS c266 S120

ALBANY STREET

Lawrence Payne, 58, 240 Albany Street in Cambridge, was placed under arrest for Trespass and Threat to Commit a Crime. Payne refused to leave the premises of an Albany Street establishment where he was causing a disturbance. The reporting party stated that Payne had made threats to kill staff members prior to police arrival. While officers were attempting to convince Payne to leave the area willingly, Payne threatened to kill one of the officers.

12/17/2018 19:40

INCIDENT  18008957

MISC. REPORT TYPE

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Officers responded for a report of a fight in the Central Square area. The parties were separated and no injuries were reported.

12/17/2018 19:50

INCIDENT  18008958

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

RIVER STREET

Officers responded to a River Street parking lot for a reported hit and run with property damage. The reporting party’s vehicle was struck by a vehicle backing out of a parking space. When the reporting party waved at the suspect driver to alert her to the crash, the suspect driver drove away at a high rate of speed.

12/17/2018 21:02

INCIDENT  18008962

LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

WESTERN AVENUE

Officers responded to a Western Avenue residence for a reported larceny of a bicycle that occurred between approximately 7:00 p.m. on December 14 and 8:40 a.m. on December 16. The reporting party located an online marketplace posting of a bicycle that appears to be identical to hers.

12/17/2018 21:47

INCIDENT  18008963

TRESPASS c266 S120

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Lester Costa, 66, homeless, was placed under arrest for Trespass for repeatedly entering a building he had previously been trespassed from by management.

12/17/2018 23:05

INCIDENT  18008965

OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE, IMPROPER * C90 S16

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A resident of Danvers was summonsed to court for Operating a Motor Vehicle With Registration Revoked and cited for Bus Lane Violation and Failure to Wear a Seat Belt.

 

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