Police Briefs 10-11-2018


No shirt, no dice

On Monday, Oct. 1, at around 11:35 a.m., police responded to a radio call to investigate a person in the rear of 2 Claremont Park.

While en route to the call, officers were notified by Operations that a man with no shirt on was on the ground, yelling and, upon arrival, observed the man rolling around on the ground and screaming.

Based on their experience, police surmised that the man was having an adverse reaction to a drug. After officers placed the suspect in handcuffs due to his erratic behavior, he stated he had been awake for several days after injecting cocaine.

Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the man to Tufts Medical Center for further evaluation.


Sticky trigger fingers

On Tuesday, Oct. 2, at approximately 12:15 a.m., an officer responded to a radio call for a reported threat at 7-Eleven at 261 Dartmouth St.

On arrival, the officer spoke to a cashier, who said at about 8 p.m., an unknown male suspect, who appeared to be homeless, and has been seen stealing items from the store on multiple, past occasions, entered the business.  When the cashier asked him to leave, the suspect threatened to shoot him.

The officer advised the cashier to contact police if the suspect returns.


In the crosshairs

On Monday, Oct. 8, at around 3:58 p.m., police responded to a reported breaking and entering in the rear of the 107 East Brookline St.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male suspect on the back deck at that location and immediately placed him in handcuffs with no incident.

The building owner and other witnesses told police they observed the suspect on back decks, as well as on a rear staircase.

When police asked the suspect what he was doing, he replied that he was looking for food.

Police inspected the premises and found no signs of forced entry, nor any damage to the windows, doors or locks.

Police observed the suspect behaving erratically and overheard him making delusional remarks, including that snipers were pursuing him, and that he was being chased.

Officers also observed that the suspect was wearing an admissions bracelet from Boston Medical Center on his left wrist with that day’s date stamped on it.

EMTs arrived on the scene and transported the suspect to Boston Medical Center for further evaluation.

He will also be summonsed to court for attempted breaking and entering (residence).

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