Daily Log 10.3.2021


10/4/2021

Cambridge Police Daily Log: October 1-3rd, 2021

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Date & Time

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10/03/202102:08
INCIDENT 21007183
A&B C265 S13A

LAND BLVD
Cambridge Police responded to a hotel for the report of a disturbance.

10/03/202102:16
INCIDENT 21007182
MISC. REPORT TYPE

WILLOW ST
Cambridge Police received a call for a meet person in the area of Willow Street.

10/03/202103:24
INCIDENT 21007184
OUI-LIQUOR C90 S24

ALBANY ST
Cambridge Police came upon a driver of a motor vehicle, which was still running and stopped in the lane of travel on Massachusetts Avenue near the intersection of Albany Street, passed out asleep at the wheel. After an investigation, Anthony Fortes, 46, 11 Burnside Street in Salem, Massachusetts, was placed under arrest and charged with Operating Under the Influence (Liquor).

10/03/202109:17
INCIDENT 21007188
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

RINDGE AVE
A Cambridge resident called Teleserve and reports that on 10/2/2021, he was involved in a minor motor vehicle crash on Rindge Avenue. The other vehicle fled without providing information.

10/03/202111:33
INCIDENT 21007190
ROBBERY, ARMED & MASKED C265 S17

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
A Winchester resident reports an armed robbery after meeting up with people known to them.

10/03/202111:49
INCIDENT 21007191
DRUG, POSSESS CLASS B C94C S34

GREEN ST
Francis Haugh, 42, 240 Albany Street in Cambridge, was charged Possession of a Class B Substance - Crystal Methamphetamine. Officers conducting a drug investigation and found Haugh in possession of a baggy of suspected crystal methamphetamine.

10/03/202112:02
INCIDENT 21007192
A&B C265 S13A

MT AUBURN ST
A rideshare driver reports that on 10/2/2021 at approximately 11:17 p.m., he picked up a customer at a hospital. The customer refused to put on a face mask and a verbal altercation escalated. The customer spat in his face and damaged his vehicle (rear view mirror, driver side mirror and passenger mirror).

10/03/202113:32
INCIDENT 21007194
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

CAMBRIDGESIDE PL
The owner of a restaurant reports that an unknown person stole a Samsung tablet valued at $300.

10/03/202114:31
INCIDENT 21007196
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

HARVARD ST
A Cambridge resident reports that his bike was stolen from a bike rack located in the rear of the apartment building.

10/03/202114:48
INCIDENT 21007197
B&E MV / BOAT NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY C266 S16

GRANITE ST
A Granite Street resident reported a theft from their vehicle. There was no sign(s) of forced entry or damage reported. The vehicle was believed to have been left unlocked.

10/03/202114:51
INCIDENT 21007199
LARCENY FROM BUILDING C266 S20

ARLINGTON ST
An Arlington Street resident reported that since September 24, 2021, two mail packages have been stolen from an unlocked foyer.

10/03/202115:16
INCIDENT 21007198
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

DANA ST
A Somerville resident reported their locked bike stolen from a street sign on Dana Street.

10/03/202119:12
INCIDENT 21007203
A&B C265 S13A

GARDEN ST
Cambridge Police responded to a disturbance.

10/03/202122:16
INCIDENT 21007204
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY -$1200, MALICIOUS C266 S12

PROSPECT ST
A Prospect Street resident reported that an unknown person threw an unknown object at his home's window, breaking it.

10/03/202123:47
INCIDENT 21007205
REGISTRATION SUSPENDED / REVOKED, OP MV WITH C90

PLYMPTON ST
The Cambridge Police, along with Cambridge Fire and Pro Ems, responded to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Plympton and Mt. Auburn St. late last night at approximately 11:48 p.m. Upon arrival, Officers located an operator of a motor vehicle that had driven into the outer wall of a building at Plympton Street. The crash did not cause damage to the building, but did result in damage to a parking sign and parking meter. The driver reported losing control of their vehicle due to the heavy rain. They were summonsed for Operating a Motor Vehicle with Revoked Insurance and an Uninsured Motor Vehicle.

10/02/202100:08
INCIDENT 21007160
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

CAMBRIDGE ST
Cambridge Police responded to the intersection of Cambridge Street and Webster Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash. While on scene, officers learned that an operator of one of the involved vehicles fled after the crash. The operator returned to the scene approximately 40 minutes later and was identified. He stated that he was traveling approximately 55-60 miles per hour westbound on Cambridge Street, when he struck a vehicle after failing to yield at the red light at the intersection of Cambridge Street and Webster Avenue. He is being summonsed to Cambridge District Court and will be charged with Leaving the Scene after Property Damage, Failure to Stop at a Red Light and Speeding.

10/02/202102:52
INCIDENT 21007161
ROBBERY, ARMED C265 S17

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police responded to the area of Green Street for a report of an armed robbery. A
victim reported being approached by two suspects, who grabbed onto the victim’s yellow Cannondale bicycle and pushed the victim against a wall at a Green Street building. When the victim resisted, one of the suspects displayed what was believed to be a black handgun. The suspects then took the bicycle, left Green Street and headed towards Franklin Street.

10/02/202105:43
INCIDENT 21007162
MISC. REPORT TYPE

CAMBRIDGE ST
Cambridge Police responded to a Cambridge Street business for a disturbance.

10/02/202106:25
INCIDENT 21007163
FALSE/SILENT 911 CALL C269 S14B

CAMBRIDGE ST
A Cambridge resident reported being the victim of a false police call. Cambridge Police responded to a disturbance call at a gas station. There was an argument between the reporting party and an employee. The reporting party felt that the employee called police without any basis regarding threats.

10/02/202109:04
INCIDENT 21007164
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

HUTCHINSON ST
A Hutchinson Street resident reports to Teleserve that her car was hit and damaged while parked outside of her house.

10/02/202111:22
INCIDENT 21007166
MOTOR VEH, LARCENY OF C266 S28

DOUGLASS ST
A New Hampshire resident reports to Teleserve that his car was stolen from Douglas Street on Friday night.

10/02/202111:58
INCIDENT 21007167
ROBBERY, UNARMED C265 S19

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police documented a past unarmed robbery that occurred at Massachusetts Avenue near Pleasant Street.

10/02/202112:47
TRAFFIC 21007168
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

RIVER ST
A Housatonic resident reports a hit and run property damage at River Street.

10/02/202113:43
INCIDENT 21007169
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

HARVARD ST
A resident of Harvard Street reports to Teleserve that someone did steal her delivered package from the mail room.

10/02/202114:51
INCIDENT 21007171
MISC. REPORT TYPE

HURON AVE
Cambridge Police took a miscellaneous report for a resident of Huron Avenue after a minor disagreement between housemates.

10/02/202115:07
INCIDENT 21007170
LARCENY FROM PERSON C266 S25

CAMBRIDGESIDE PL
A resident had her purse pick pocketed at a store in a mall store.

10/02/202117:06
INCIDENT 21007177
MOTOR VEH, LARCENY OF C266 S28

BISHOP ALLEN DR
Cambridge Police took a larceny of motor vehicle report after someone reported that their moped was stolen in the area of Bishop Allen Drive and Douglas street.

10/02/202117:17
INCIDENT 21007173
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

TREMONT ST
Cambridge Police took a larceny report after a Cambridge resident’s bicycle was stolen outside of a Mass. Ave business.

10/02/202117:57
INCIDENT 21007175
LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE C90 S24

ALEWIFE BROOK PKWY
Cambridge police took a report for a hit and run with property damage after a car crash with one vehicle fleeing the scene.

10/02/202121:16
INCIDENT 21007180
LARCENY FROM PERSON C266 S25

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police took a larceny report after a resident’s segway was stolen around the 1100 block of Mass. Ave.

10/01/202100:06
INCIDENT 21007135
MOTOR VEH, MALICIOUS DAMAGE TO C266 S28

BISHOP ALLEN DR
Cambridge Police responded to Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street for a report of a person with a weapon (knife) following a road rage incident.

10/01/202100:22
INCIDENT 21007150
MISC. REPORT TYPE

NEWTOWNE CT
Cambridge Police Officers responded to the area of Newtowne Court for a disturbance. An involved person was identified.

10/01/202107:40
TRAFFIC 21007138
TRAFFIC INVESTIGATIONS

FAYERWEATHER ST
CPD units responded to Fayerweather Street along with Pro Ambulance for a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, both motor vehicles involved were on scene. One of the operators complained of back pain and was transported to the Mt. Auburn Hospital via Pro Ambulance.

10/01/202108:00
INCIDENT 21007149
MISC. REPORT TYPE

BROADWAY
Cambridge Police responded to Hampshire and Broadway Street for a motor vehicle obstructing a properly posted tow zone. The motor vehicle was towed and the handicap placard inside of the motor vehicle was confiscated for wrongful use.

10/01/202110:40
INCIDENT 21007139
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

WATER ST
A Connecticut resident contacted the Cambridge Police to report the theft of construction equipment from a job site located at Water Street.

10/01/202111:22
INCIDENT 21007141
TRESPASS C266 S120

CONCORD AVE
CPD officers responded to a Concord Avenue address for a suspicious male. Officers spoke with several witnesses and a check of the area was conducted with negative results.

10/01/202111:51
INCIDENT 21007144
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE / EOD INVESTIGATION

FAWCETT ST
Cambridge Police EOD and CFD Rescue and Hazmat responded to a Fawcett Street address for a report of a suspicious white powder found in a diaper bag. Upon arrival CFD Hazmat and CFD Rescue tested the substance and determined it to not be a drug or a dangerous substance.

10/01/202111:57
INCIDENT 21007142
MISC. REPORT TYPE

BROADWAY
A Broadway resident gave his social security number to what he believes is a scam site.

10/01/202112:46
INCIDENT 21007145
A&B WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON C265 S15A

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Scott Pelkey, 38, 80 Richmond Street in Boston, was arrested for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (glass cup) and a warrant out of Cambridge District Court (Assault with a Dangerous Weapon) after he started a fight with a woman in Central Square. During the fight, Pelkey struck the victim in her face with a glass cup, causing the cup to break, which then cut the right side of the victim’s face.

10/01/202113:26
INCIDENT 21007148
IDENTITY FRAUD

MAIN ST
A representative from a local pharmaceutical company from Main Street contacted the Cambridge Police to file a report for identity fraud.

10/01/202114:38
INCIDENT 21007151
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

BERKSHIRE ST
Cambridge Police took a report of a stolen scooter from Berkshire Street.

10/01/202115:46
INCIDENT 21007152
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

PEARL ST
A Cambridge man states an unknown individual stole a package from the front steps of his residence.

10/01/202116:18
INCIDENT 21007156
CRIMINAL HARASSMENT

COLUMBIA ST
Cambridge Police took a report for an individual being harassed.

10/01/202117:31
INCIDENT 21007155
MISC. REPORT TYPE

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police was dispatched to the block of 1400 Massachusetts Ave. for a person with a weapon (knife). The knife was recovered from the identified suspect.

10/01/202117:58
INCIDENT 21007157
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

CAMBRIDGE PKWY
Cambridge Police took a report for a stolen wallet from the 100 block of Cambridgepark Drive.

10/01/202120:48
INCIDENT 21007159
A&B C265 S13A

CAMBRIDGE ST
Officers responded to the intersection of Columbia Street and Cambridge Street for an assault in progress. Upon arrival, Officers learned the reporting person was walking with his family and attempted to cross Cambridge Street when they were almost struck by a motor vehicle in the crosswalk. The reporting person slapped the motor vehicle that almost struck him and his family causing the motor vehicle to stop in the middle of the street where the operator exited the motor vehicle, assaulted the reporting person, got back in his motor vehicle and then drove off.

10/01/202120:53
INCIDENT 21007158
LARCENY UNDER $1200 C266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Cambridge Police took a report of a larceny of a bicycle in the 1200 block of Massachusetts Avenue.


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