Police Briefs 05-09-2019

D-4 Police News

Unwanted guest

On Monday, April 29, at around 7:49 a.m., police responded to a radio call to investigate a person at the Sheraton Hotel at 39 Dalton St.

Upon arrival, officers spoke to hotel security, who stated they would like a “frequent trespasser” removed from the third-floor lobby. Security also said problems with the individual date back several years, and that she is continually abusive towards them, yelling and swearing at them, and refusing to leave the hotel on her own accord.

Security escorted police to the third-floor lobby, where they immediately recognized the suspect from previous trespassing complaints against her in the area.

When police attempted to engage her in conversation, the suspect, who is known top suffer from mental illness, began cursing at them and refused medical attention at that time.

Police removed the suspect from the hotel and notified the Department of Mental Health and the Boston Emergency Services Team (BEST) of the matter.

Smoking hazard

On Saturday, May 4, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a victim entered the District 4 police station to report that he was the victim of an assault and battery early that morning.

The victim said between 3 and 3:50 a.m., after completing his shift as an Uber driver, he entered the Mobil gas station at 273 East Berkeley St. to purchase cigarettes and upon exiting the store, an unknown male suspect punched him in the chest for no apparent reason.

When the suspect gestured menacingly as if he was carrying a weapon, the victim ran back to his vehicle and drove home.

The victim said the suspect was accompanied by a female accomplice and drove a black, newer-model Mercedes.

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