Police Briefs 01-10-2019


Fender bender

On Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at around 10:39 a.m., police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a Boston Fire Department truck at Newbury and Fairfield streets.

Upon arrival, the officer spoke to a firefighter who said he was driving the firetruck on Newbury Street towards Fairfield Street, where a Federal Express truck was blocking the roadway. The firefighter attempted to drive past the Federal Express truck on its right side, causing a minor damage to the vehicle’s right bumper in the process. The firefighter said the driver of the damaged vehicle appeared very upset and refused to get out of her car to exchange paperwork.

The officer spoke to the woman, who said she had to swerve to avoid hitting the fire-truck.

A Boston Fire Department photographer then responded to the scene to take pictures of the damaged vehicle.

Whereabouts unknown

On Tuesday, Jan. 1, at around 3:41 a.m., police responded to a radio call for an assault and battery at 540 Harrison Ave.           

Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim, who said two male suspects jumped him and stole his wallet containing $60 cash and his Missouri state ID. He denied having any injuries to police and declined medical attention at this time. The victim, who appeared intoxicated, was also unable to recall exactly where the incident took place.

Officers gave the victim a ride back to his hotel room at 140 Clarendon St.

Seasons beatings

On Tuesday, Jan. 1, at approximately 4:31 a.m., officers responded to a radio call for a reported robbery at the Back Bay MBTA station.

While en route, police were notified that paramedics were transporting the victim to Tufts Medical Center.

At the hospital, officers spoke to the victim, who said she was walking on Newbury Street at around 2:30 a.m. after leaving a house party. The victim said she was then struck in the back of the knees with an unknown object and fell to the ground, at which time she lost consciousness. The victim said she didn’t see her attacker(s) or the object used to strike her.

            When the victim regained consciousness, she realized that her wallet containing about $350 cash and her Massachusetts state ID was missing.

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