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Strike three, you’re out

The following reports were taken from the Boston Police Department Allston-Brighton District D-14 crime logs from Feb. 25 to 28.

Officers responded to a call about a vandalism in progress at the corner of Spurr and North Harvard streets at 7:50 a.m. Feb. 25. The caller reported seeing a man chasing a car holding a baseball bat. The caller said the man with the bat had blocked him in, and when he tried to squeeze past, the suspect then reportedly backed into the caller’s car, and came out of the car with an aluminum bat over his head. When the caller allegedly drove off, the suspect reportedly followed him and hit the rear passenger side twice with the bat. The suspect was arrested for destruction of property and assault.


Officers responded to a call for suspected larceny at 223 Cambridge St. at 6:32 p.m. Feb. 25. Allston Food and Spirits reported that a female customer came into the store, grabbed a basket, put four bottles of Hennessey in it and then walked out of the store without paying. The incident was caught on videotape, and the employees at the store provided a full description of both the woman and her car. The car was registered to a nearby address where the police found and arrested the woman for larceny.


Officers responded to a call for a home invasion at 21 Boulevard Terrace at 1:06 a.m. Feb. 28. When the officers arrived on the scene, they found a suspect on the front porch, holding a shovel in his hand and hitting the front door to the house. The caller said while he was in bed the suspect woke him up by yelling, ‘Where’s Nick?’ When the caller said no Nick lived at the address, the suspect allegedly began assaulting the victim. The caller managed to get him outside the house and close the door. The police placed the suspect under arrest, and’ found he was in possession of marijuana during the booking process.


Officers conducted a search of a suspect due to multiple breaking and entering incidents in the area of 1015 Commonwealth Ave around 10:21 a.m. Feb. 28. During the questioning, the suspect provided the police with several different spellings of his name, multiple dates of birth and social security numbers. The officers eventually figured out his real name and date of birth and found that he had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.


Officers responded to a call regarding road rage on the corner of Washington and Oakland streets at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 26. The caller said she was stopped behind a car at a red light while driving toward Market Street on Washington Street. When the light changed, the car in front of her allegedly did not move, so she attempted to pass it. The other car then reportedly sped up, preventing her from getting into the lane. The caller got worried and pulled into a parking lot. The suspect followed her, got out of his car and spit on her window.

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