Police Briefs 10-18-2018


Bad medicine

On Tuesday, Oct. 9, at about 9:10 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a breaking and entering in progress at 922 Beacon St.

On arrival, the officers located the caller, who said she thought someone was in her apartment, even though she didn’t see or hear anything. The caller, who appeared confused and was behaving erratically, also told police she didn’t want them to check her apartment.

Police then cleared the apartment and noticed nothing out of place, at which time the caller admitted that she had consumed an unknown number of Adderall pills.

Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the woman to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for further evaluation.


Garden party

On Tuesday, Oct. 9, at around 6 p.m., officers on a directed patrol observed a male suspect sitting on a bench and drinking from an open can of Pabst Blue Ribbon in the garden at 25 Dartmouth St., which has been the subject of numerous complaints regarding public intoxication and other quality-of-life-issues.

Police approached the suspect and, upon learning his identity, ran a Criminal Justice Information Services query, which revealed he had two warrants for his arrest  – a felony default warrant out of Fall River District Court for failure to register as a sex offender and a misdemeanor default warrant out of New Bedford District Court for disorderly conduct.

Both warrants were signed and faxed to the Warrant Unit.


Bread and fled       

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, at approximately 3:20 p.m., police responded to a radio call for vandalism in progress at Panera Bread at 289 Huntington Ave.

Upon arrival, officer spoke to a restaurant employee, who said she observed the female suspect using drugs in the bathroom, at which time the suspect cursed at the employee and attempted to throw a cup of hot coffee at her, but missed. The suspect then fled the scene on a blue bicycle on Gainsborough Street.

The employee told police that the suspect frequents the restaurant, and has caused other disturbances in the past. Officers advised the employee to contact police if the suspect returns.

Police searched the area for the suspect to no avail.

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