The following reports were taken from the Boston Police Department Allston-Brighton District D-14 crime logs from March 23 to March 30.
Officers responded to a call about a shoplifter at a Stop & Shop on 60 Everett St. in Allston at 1:16 p.m. March 25. Upon arrival, officers spoke to a loss prevention officer on site who saw someone take $49.14 worth of merchandise and leave without paying. The suspect provided the loss prevention officer with a false name. The officer searched him, found a check stub with his real name and arrested him for shoplifting.
TODAY’S JUST NOT MY DAY
An officer driving down Harvard Avenue noticed that a car’s registration sticker was hanging off the car at 11 a.m. March 24. The officer ran the plates through the system and discovered the plates belonged to a different car. The officer pulled the suspect over, and, when the officer approached the car, the driver told him, ‘My license is suspended. I have no insurance, and I’m attaching plates.’ The officer responded, ‘and you’re operating a motor vehicle without being registered.’ The officer arrested the driver and had the car towed.
ATTACK OF THE SNOW PLOW
A man walked into the police station at 3:30 p.m. March 23 and reported that a man chased him using a pick-up with a plow blade on it and nearly struck the victim around 6 p.m. March 21. The victim recognized the driver, and said the driver had been evicted from his apartment and blamed the victim for it. The victim also recognized the truck, which belonged to a friend. He called his friend and asked him if he knew where his truck was, and the friend told him it was at the Allston Collision Center. The victim told his friend that someone working there must have been using it.
NO SIR, I AM NOT THE LAW
Officers responded to a call regarding an assault with a firearm at 10:10 p.m. March 27.’ Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the victim, who told them that while sitting in his car in the parking lot of an Allston liquor store at 221 Cambridge St., two men approached his car. One man opened the door, pointed the gun at the victim and yelled, ‘Are you the law? If you are, I will put one in you!’ The victim then immediately drove away. Officers located two possible suspects in the area.
EVERY PENNY COUNTS
Officers responded to a call from 38 Linden St. at 1:20 p.m. March 23. The victim reported that earlier that day, he had arrived at his apartment and discovered two laptops and $20 in change missing. The landlord arrived to repair the locks and the empty change jars were taken in for processing.