Police Reports: Woman Caught Shoplifting, Flees

A roundup of police activity in the neighborhood.

These reports were collected from the Boston Police Department and took place between Jan. 25 and Feb. 3 within Charlestown's District A-15. Any charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.

Woman Caught Shoplifting, Flees 
A woman fled the scene after she allegedly tried to steal items from Tedeschi Food Shop, 140 Main St. on Friday, Feb. 1.

According to police reports, store security observed the woman enter the business and try to remove several items without paying. The woman was stopped, and the items were recovered, but the woman left the area before police arrived.

However, the suspect was reportedly known to police officers. Complaints will be sought in Charlestown District Court.

Assault with a Shod Foot 
Police arrested an individual for assault and battery after he was allegedly involved in a fight at an apartment on Main Street on Sunday, Feb. 3. 

The victim was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital to treat a cut over his right eye, according to police. The suspect was charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon (a shod foot).

Drug Arrests on Bunker Hill Street 
Two individuals were arrested Wednesday, Jan. 30 for drug possession as part of an ongoing drug investigation. The two, who were unnamed in the police report, were arrested in the area of Bunker Hill Street and charged with possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute. 

Larceny Warrant Arrest 
Police arrested an individual on Monument Street on Wednesday, Jan. 30 on an outstanding warrant from Dedham District Court. The original charge was larceny.

Driving with Revoked License 
Police arrested an unnamed individual for driving with a revoked license during a traffic stop on Rutherford Avenue on Friday, Feb. 1.

‘No Trespass’ Violation 
Boston Housing Police arrested an unnamed individual in the area of Monument Street on Friday, Feb. 1 for allegedly violating a “no trespass” order.

chris February 05, 2013 at 03:46 PM
Let's start putting some names and mugshots to these "unnamed individuals." Stop hiding the identities of these criminals.
Matthew February 05, 2013 at 04:09 PM
Or maybe they can get a fair trial first.
Joseph February 05, 2013 at 05:06 PM
Agree Chris! How about this Matthew - Stop breaking into homes and cars, selling drugs in school zones and on our streets, mugging innocent residents and they won't have to worry about their names being in the papers!! Right? Public shame verses fair trial are two separate issues. Many other towns and cities post names - why not BPD or The Patch? TheBostonChannel.com even has mug shots!
Matthew February 05, 2013 at 09:45 PM
*sigh* Yeah, cool. Sounds great. Let the shaming begin, I guess, "innocent unless proven guilty" be damned.
Joseph February 06, 2013 at 03:47 PM
Matthew - are you a defense attorney? Once someone is arrested, that police report is public record, is it not? I'm confused by your stance? Innocent until proven guilty is a flawed argument for this situation.
Townie Girl February 21, 2013 at 01:26 PM
They used to post names occasionally , I think they should go back to the old way I am sure Becca is trying however, i think the patch was more informative in every aspect . it's just not the same.
Townie Girl February 21, 2013 at 01:30 PM
The police know her, they identified her, not a first time offense i am sure if the police id her. I think her pic should have been in the patch, I think we should start shaming these people.


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