Daily Log 9.19.2021


9/20/2021

Cambridge Police Daily Log: September 17-19th, 2021

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Date & Time

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09/19/202111:35
INCIDENT 21006806
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

PUTNAM AVE
Robert Richards, 33, 240 Albany Street in Cambridge, was arrested at Putnam Street for a warrant out of Boston for Trespassing.

09/19/202112:36
INCIDENT 21006809
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE / EOD INVESTIGATION

PEARL ST
Cambridge Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit responded to a Pearl Street address for a report of an unattended/abandoned backpack left in the yard. Upon arrival, it was determined to be property left behind by a person who is homeless.

09/19/202113:46
INCIDENT 21006810
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A resident reported a hit-and-run with property damage on Brookline Street.

09/19/202116:37
INCIDENT 21006816
TRAFFIC INVESTIGATIONS

HARVARD ST
Cambridge Police responded to Prospect Street for a motor vehicle crash.

09/19/202117:08
INCIDENT 21006812
THREAT TO COMMIT CRIME C275 S2

HOVEY AVE
Cambridge Police received a phone call from a resident of Hovey Avenue reporting threats. Specifically, the reporting party/victim was placed in fear due to phone calls and text messages received from unknown phone numbers.

09/19/202118:53
INCIDENT 21006815
MISC. REPORT TYPE

OXFORD ST
Cambridge Police responded to a Cambridge residence for a report of a disturbance.

09/19/202119:03
INCIDENT 21006813
SHOPLIFTING BY CONCEALING MDSE C266 S30A

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
The Cambridge Police responded to Mass Ave for a shoplifting in progress.

09/19/202119:16
INCIDENT 21006814
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police received a phone call from a resident of Dover Street reporting a past hit and run with property damage. According to the reporting party/victim, their vehicle was damaged while parked on Massachusetts Avenue in North Cambridge between 9 p.m. on September 18, 2021 and 5 p.m. on September 19, 2021. There was minimal damage.

09/18/202101:35
INCIDENT 21006777
MOTOR VEH, MALICIOUS DAMAGE TO C266 S28

CHARLES ST
Cambridge Police took a report for past malicious damage to a motor vehicle that was parked on Charles Street.

09/18/202104:27
INCIDENT 21006778
B&E FOR MISDEMEANOR C266 S16A

LEIGHTON ST
A Leighton Street resident was woken up by two unknown males who had gained entry into their apartment. The males were intoxicated and left the apartment once they realized their mistake.

09/18/202104:39
INCIDENT 21006780
FIREARM OR AMMUNITION WITHOUT FID CARD, POSSESS C2

CAMBRIDGE ST
Matthew Sherwood, 30, 1221 Cambridge Street in Cambridge, was placed into custody and being charged with Possession of Ammunition Without a FID/LTC and Possession of Large Capacity Feeding Device.

09/18/202105:08
INCIDENT 21006779
B&E FOR MISDEMEANOR C266 S16A

LEIGHTON ST
A Leighton Street resident reports that two intoxicated males entered their unlocked apartment in error while trying to locate their friend’s apartment.

09/18/202108:47
INCIDENT 21006782
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

ALEWIFE BROOK PKWY
A Reading resident reported their phone stolen from an Alewife Brook Parkway store.

09/18/202110:05
INCIDENT 21006783
B&E MV IN DAYTIME FOR FELONY C266 S18

JFK ST
A Cambridge resident reported that while their vehicle was parked in a Harvard Square garage, an unknown person smashed a window and stole a tote bag.

09/18/202110:27
INCIDENT 21006784
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Medford resident reported his locked bike stolen from Mass Ave. bike lock.

09/18/202112:15
INCIDENT 21006787
B&E NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY C266 S16

LEIGHTON ST
A resident of Cambridge reports that two unknown men broke into his apartment, but fled once the apartment owner said,
“get out of my apartment."

09/18/202112:16
INCIDENT 21006786
IDENTITY FRAUD

MARKET ST
A Cambridge resident from Market Street came into the police station to file a report for identity theft.

09/18/202112:25
INCIDENT 21006788
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

FRANKLIN ST
A Pearl St resident reported being the victim of a hit and run to his motor vehicle, which was parked on Pearl Street.

09/18/202113:05
INCIDENT 21006789
SHOPLIFTING BY ASPORTATION C266 S30A

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Mass. Ave. business reported several shoplifting incidents dating back to May 31, 2021.

09/18/202114:12
INCIDENT 21006790
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Boston resident reported a hit and run to his motor vehicle, while he sat parked in it on Mass. Ave.

09/18/202116:41
INCIDENT 21006792
OUI-LIQUOR S24

FRESH POND PKWY
Rodrigo Gonzalez, 33, 126 Montgomery Street in Cambridge, was placed under arrest and charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, Operating to Endanger, Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Property Damage, and Failure to Stop for Police. Gonzalez was arrested after police received a report that he was recklessly driving his vehicle on Alewife Brook Parkway crashing into curbs, barriers and other vehicles without stopping. Witnesses believed Gonzalez may have been intoxicated. It wasn't until Gonzalez hit gridlock traffic at Alewife Brook Parkway and Rindge Avenue that Officers were able to stop him. Upon making contact with Gonzalez, he had slurred speech, glossy eyes, and was unsteady on his feet. Officers asked if he had taken anything and he admitted to taking Adderall and apologized for drinking alcohol.

09/18/202122:41
INCIDENT 21006797
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

ALBERTA TER
Cambridge Police responded to Alberta Terrace for a hit and run report.

09/18/202123:29
INCIDENT 21006799
MISC. REPORT TYPE

GERRYS LANDING RD
Officers responded to a Gerrys Landing Road residence for a report of a loud party with underage drinking.

09/18/202123:40
INCIDENT 21006805
A&B C265 S13A

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Cambridge resident was transported to hospital for evaluation after an assault inside a Mass Ave. bar. A suspect was identified.

09/17/202107:12
INCIDENT 21006756
B&E MV / BOAT NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY C266 S16

MT PLEASANT ST
Cambridge Police received a phone call from a resident of Mt Pleasant Street reporting a past breaking and entering into a motor vehicle. According to the reporting party/victim, their vehicle was broken into between 4:40 p.m. on September 16, 2021 and 7:10 a.m. on September 17, 2021.

09/17/202107:44
INCIDENT 21006757
A&B C265 S13A

RINDGE AVE
A resident of Rindge Avenue called to report that she and another resident of that same residence had an altercation that ended with her being struck by a door in the arm. She believed this assault was done on purpose after a verbal argument.

09/17/202108:15
INCIDENT 21006758
MISC. REPORT TYPE

OTIS ST
Cambridge Police responded to Otis Street for a report of a person lighting a fire and the involved person was identified.

09/17/202109:08
INCIDENT 21006759
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Somerville resident was issued a Massachusetts Uniform Citation, which informed him that he would be summoned to court with leaving the scene of property damage. He was observed by several people driving into the back of a Chevy Silverado with his Chrysler 200 near the intersection of Mass Ave. and Sellers Street and then proceeded to drive off. He was later found passed out on Franklin Street. When questioned by Officers, he admitted committing the hit and run.

09/17/202111:17
INCIDENT 21006761
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

ARLINGTON ST
Cambridge Police received a phone call from a resident of Arlington Street reporting a past larceny and fraudulent credit card purchases. According to the reporting party/victim, their wallet was stolen between 12:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on September 17, 2021. Their credit card was fraudulently used to purchase goods at a local area store.

09/17/202113:43
INCIDENT 21006763
MOTOR VEH, MALICIOUS DAMAGE TO C266 S28

RINDGE AVE
Cambridge Police received a phone call from a resident of Rindge Avenue reporting malicious destruction to their motor vehicle. According to the reporting party/victim, their vehicle was vandalized in a Rindge Ave parking lot on Friday September 17, 2021 between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

09/17/202113:54
INCIDENT 21006764
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
ECC dispatched CPD units to Mass Ave on a report of a larceny of a purse.

09/17/202116:14
INCIDENT 21006768
LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

HINGHAM ST
Cambridge Police took a report for a stolen bicycle.

09/17/202117:20
INCIDENT 21006770
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police responded to Mass Ave near the Cambridge Common for a motor vehicle crash.

09/17/202117:22
INCIDENT 21006771
CRIMINAL HARASSMENT

GREEN ST
Cambridge Police took a report for harassment.

09/17/202117:37
ARREST 21006772
WARRANT ARREST REPORT

COOLIDGE HILL
Joseph Paul Struzik, 65, 280 South Washington Street in Norton, was taken into custody after a warrant check revealed that he had a warrant issued out of Attleboro District Court for Assault and Battery on a 60+ with Injury.

09/17/202117:41
INCIDENT 21006773
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY -$1200, MALICIOUS C266 S12

MATIGNON RD
ECC dispatched CPD units to Matignon Road on destruction of property.

09/17/202118:09
INCIDENT 21006775
B&E DAYTIME FOR FELONY C266 S18

LAMBERT ST
Cambridge Police took a report of a past breaking and entering for a Lambert Street resident.

09/17/202122:11
INCIDENT 21006776
SHOPLIFTING BY CONCEALING MDSE C266 S30A

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Mahad Amir, 21, 118 Greenleaf Street in Quincy, was arrested for Shoplifting and Resisting Arrest.


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