Strong construction prevents B&E
July 13 – While opening his shop for the day at around 7:30 a.m., a Pleasant Street business owner discovered that someone had attempted to use a vehicle to back into the front door to gain entry into this office. Luckily the door frame held although it was damaged.
Winner and still undefeated ...
July 15 – It was deep in the morning, at a quarter to 4 a.m. when officers were called for a man who had just beat up a sandwich signboard outside a gas station at Trapelo and Hull. Arriving officers found the damaged sign and later a young man at Beech and Wilson who committed the commercial assault. He had a strong smell of alcohol about him so the police said they took the 22-year-old Belmont resident into protective custody.
What's on the new playlist?
July 15 – The sister of a woman who had recently been discharged from McLean Hospital told officers that her sister's iPhone 4s was not returned. The hospital said they had no record of an iPhone being inventoried when the women was admitted. What the women do know is by using a popular tracking software, the phone has been wandering around the Dorchester neighborhood.
Officer tells fraudster: stop calling
July 16 – A Woodfall Road resident called police concerning a persistent caller who rang her six times with the great news that she was awarded a $2 million prize. All the Belmont women had to do was sent a $400 processing fee to the caller and the millions would be hers. As an officer was writing up the report in the woman's house, guess who called? That's right, the man with the millions calling for a seventh time. But the man at the other end of the line was put off when the officer told him to stop calling; he cursed and hung up the receiver.
July 17 – A Reading woman called police to say that her 2000 Toyota was stolen from McLean Hospital. As the officer was taking down the details, she rang back. It turns out that it wasn't illegally taken in the first place.
Insult to injury
July 17 – A historic Clover Street house destroyed last month in a devastating fire was hit by vandals as they stole copper piping and a circulation pump from the location.
Not getting along
July 17 – Officers rushed over to a Channing Road residence for a possible breaking and entering. What they discovered was a husband on a back porch with his wife refusing to let him inside. The woman told the officers that she and her husband "were not getting along" and she wanted him to leave, which he agreed to do.