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City Crime Logs: Dangerous turns

The following reports were taken from the Allston-Brighton District D-14 crime logs from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2. 

On Thursday at about 12: 31 p.m., police officers responded to a call of a bicycle accident on Commonwealth Avenue. On arrival, officers spoke to the female victim, who said she was riding her bicycle straight on Commonwealth Avenue when a vehicle made a right turn on St. Paul Street, causing her to press her brakes. She was sent flying over the bicycle handlebars, hit the rear passenger side of the vehicle and fell on the ground. The victim said she felt the vehicle’s tire run over her left elbow. The driver said she had a green light and began to make a right turn when she heard someone yell stop. The driver immediately stopped and felt something hit her car. The biker was later transported to the Beth Israel Emergency Room by the Boston EMS. Officers observed no damage to either the vehicle or the bicycle.

A Visitor’s Bad Luck

Some time between 7:00 p.m. on Friday and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, 1998 black Volvo with out of state plates was broken on Summit Avenue in Allston. The victim’s front right passenger window was broken into and a Garmin navigation system, JVC car stereo system and $150 in loose change were missing. The officer advised the victim to secure her window.

Beer and Blood

At about 10:25 p.m. on Sunday a 29-year-old male was stabbed at a gathering on Hano Street in Allston. The victim stated that while he was drinking in the basement an unknown male came up to him and stabbed him with a knife. The victim received a flesh wound to his left side and was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.

Kegs on Kegs on Kegs

On Friday at about 1:15 a.m. two police officers responded to a loud party in a residential house on Allston Street in Allston. Upon arrival, officers observed about 20 people on the front porch drinking.  Officers believed the drinkers to be underage. Once the people on the porch saw the police, they all rushed inside the house and locked the door. Upon hearing noise in the back, the officers ventured to the rear door and observed empty vodka bottles and six empty kegs of beer. The officers announced their arrival but got no response, and then entered the building in an attempt to secure the building. Eventually a person announced that he resided there with five other people. Officers observed between 10 to 15 wooden paddles with “Sigma Chi Fraternity” and “Boston University chapter” on them.

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