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April 10, 2013




At 8:14 a.m., a Summer Street woman reported that her neighbor had been “burning things in the street” between midnight and 2 a.m. An officer advised her to call the Fire Department and police the next time the man was doing so.

Police received an 8:47 a.m. report that a Pleasant Court woman believed somebody was stalking her. “Stated that it appears her gutters have been stepped on and the gate to her yard is missing a bolt,” police wrote.

A caller reported at 5:05 p.m. that a group of five men on skateboards at the hockey rink by the charter school had made inappropriate comments to a group of young girls.



Police received a 12:30 p.m. report from a woman who said a possibly intoxicated elderly man began yelling incoherently at her while she walked her dog near 21 Foster Road.



Police issued a BOLO — “be on the lookout” — alert for a Margin Street man who was considered armed and dangerous at 7:36 p.m. Police said the man had made suicidal comments to his doctor and roommate. Officers were unable to locate him.

A window at 101 Washington St. had been shot out by a BB, according to an 11:28 p.m. report.


A caller reported at 1:34 p.m. that a man was “pacing” on the roof of Martino’s Liquors at 202 Newbury St. An officer determined that the man was a contractor.



Police and ambulance responded to a 5:54 a.m. report that somebody had sustained alcohol poisoning on River Street.

A man was passed out on a front porch on West Dane Street, according to a 1:30 p.m. report.

A man was hospitalized after a 1:59 p.m. report that he was yelling at St. Mary School at 13 Chapman St.



A Fort Avenue woman reported at 6:08 p.m. that a UPS package containing $150 worth of children’s clothing and women’s sneakers had been stolen from her front door.

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