electrical bike Belmont Police log, Aug. 22 to Aug. 30: Bicycle theft and automobile break-ins on the rise – Information – Belmont Citizen-Herald
The next are excerpts from the Belmont Police log as made out there by the Belmont Police Division. The log is public and out there for assessment. All individuals are presumed harmless till discovered responsible in a courtroom of regulation.
9:11 p.m.: Newcastle Street resident reported a break-in. She left her home at 6:40 p.m. and when she returned at 8:30 p.m. she seen objects moved round within the upstairs bed room. She left her inside breezeway door unlocked when she left her residence. Officers didn’t observe any indicators of compelled entry. She had $160 in her pockets that was now lacking and her jewellery field was open and moved. The pockets was thrown on her mattress. She didn’t discover something lacking from her mom and sister’s bedrooms.
10:18 a.m.: Beech Avenue resident reported a landlord/tenant dispute. The owner mentioned he has been having points with the present tenants who’re shifting out quickly. He needed to indicate the condominium to potential renters. Nonetheless, the tenants have been troublesome by this complete process. He emailed the tenants, giving them 24-hour discover earlier than displaying up. Once they arrived the tenant was very argumentative. The owner was beneath the impression he solely had a ship an electronic mail and a reply was solely needed if there was an issue. Nonetheless, the tenant mentioned they replied, “no.” Officers spoke to the tenant who mentioned because of the present Covid-19 scenario he doesn’t need individuals out and in of his residence and the owner has individuals out and in daily. Peace was restored. They each agreed to have higher communication with one another regarding visits.
10:42 a.m.: Clark Avenue resident reported stolen bicycles. She left two of her household’s bikes on her entrance garden in a single day and this morning one of many bikes was lacking. As an alternative was a motorcycle that didn’t belong to them. The lacking bike was a Large inexperienced bike valued at $300. The bike left behind was a blue Specialised mountain bike with stickers on it from Wheelworks. Officers tried to name Wheelworks to attempt to observe down a potential proprietor however there was no proprietor.
1:31 p.m.: Belmont resident reported a suspicious occasion that occurred on Aug. 22. Whereas he was driving in his automobile he was approached by a white male in his 50s or 60s, skinny, with a bald head and clear shaved face, sporting a white tank high and pink bandana. He approached him, asking for a journey. He mentioned he wasn’t in a position to help him, then he requested for cash which he refused to offer. He then walked away.
8:18 p.m.: Fairmont Avenue resident reported a stolen bicycle. He mentioned he left his bicycle on his automobile and it will need to have been stolen a while in a single day. It’s a white Specialised rock hopper bicycle, valued at $500.
9:58 p.m.: Waterhouse Street resident reported a break-in. He returned to his mom’s home to drop off his son when he seen the primary flooring toilet window was open. Upon additional inspection, he found the display was eliminated and was on the rear porch instantly beneath the window. The within shutter to the window was additionally eliminated and positioned outdoors. He then went upstairs and found his mom’s bed room and an extra bed room have been in disarray. Officers noticed objects strewn on their beds and jewellery bins have been eliminated. There have been a number of lacking objects together with a gold engagement ring with two diamonds and a sapphire, a platinum wedding ceremony band, an identical diamond engagement ring, a diamond pendant on a gold chain, a sliver seashell on a gold chain, a silver horse, a silver bracelet, two pearl necklaces, a set of pearl earrings, a set of onyx and stone earrings, a single pearl, a blue bracelet, one crystal bead necklace, one flower pendant on a gold chain, and $100 in money.
There have been two stories of unemployment identification fraud.
11:51 a.m.: Medical on Trapelo Street.
12:12 p.m.: Herbert Street resident reported fraud. He obtained a letter in as we speak’s mail from the US Small enterprise administration. His request for a mortgage was authorized. The installments can be $374 month-to-month. The present principal steadiness is $100. He mentioned each the envelope and the letter have been addressed to him. Nonetheless, his title was not appropriate. Officers urged he contact the SBA, his bank card firms and different monetary establishments he does enterprise with to make them conscious of the scenario.
12:29 p.m.: Waverley Avenue resident reported 2007 Kia damaged into. Lacking was her Coach pockets valued at $100, her driver’s license, Residents Financial institution debit card and Uncover bank card. She contacted her financial institution and bank card firm to allow them to know of the theft.
1:11 p.m.: Dundonald Street resident reported fraud. There have been costs on her enterprise bank card that she by no means made. A latest cost was made to Apple for a MacPro laptop computer value $2,979. She realized the transaction was accomplished as a subsequent day order. The pc was to be delivered to the enterprise. She believes whoever compromised her card and deliberate the supply was going to take the bundle from her enterprise handle. She contacted Apple to elucidate she by no means ordered the pc. They assured her the transaction can be cancelled. She mentioned she additionally has obtained between 500 and 600 emails claiming she subscribed to varied web sites and the emails have been in search of affirmation. She has not responded to any of the emails.
1:14 p.m.: Pond Avenue resident reported a stolen bicycle. On Aug. 22 he seen a inexperienced Specialised rock hopper mountain bike valued at $850 was lacking from the entrance of his residence.
7:45 p.m.: Medical on West Avenue.
7 a.m.: Beech Avenue reported bundle theft within the space. Earlier within the day a person jogged by the entrance of his home and mentioned somebody sporting a yellow masks is stealing packages. He mentioned to name the police. He final noticed him on Creeley and had no different data. Officers searched Creeley and the encircling space however couldn’t find the suspect. Nobody within the space claimed a bundle was stolen.
8:24 a.m.: Collision in space of 341 Trapelo Street between a 2018 Honda operated by a Bedford man and a bicyclist. Belmont Mild flagged down officers. The feminine bike owner from Arlington was sitting on the sidewalk, visibly shaken and in ache and had abrasions on her left elbow and proper shoulder. She was biking together with her mom who was behind her. The operator of the Honda opened his driver’s facet door, hitting her and knocking her into the highway. Belmont Fireplace and Rescue evaluated her however she refused additional medical therapy. The operator of the Honda mentioned he didn’t see the bike owner. The Specialised bicycle had injury to the deal with bars and wheel.
8:54 a.m.: Officers retrieved an deserted grey Trek bicycle from Plymouth Congregational Church.
12:14 p.m.: Medical on Belmont Avenue.
9:32 a.m.: Proprietor of Jamaica Jeff’s reported threats he obtained on his work and private Fb pages. On Aug. 25, he spoke to Governor Charlie Baker at an occasion in Belmont. Native information stations filmed him chatting with the governor. After the occasion he started to obtain a number of messages on his Fb web page. One message mentioned, “You can be fortunate if we don’t protest in entrance of what you are promoting and residential.” He’s involved concerning the security of his staff and members of the family. He doesn’t really feel threatened however desires the incident documented.
10:12 a.m.: Harris Avenue resident reported suspicious exercise. He has been receiving mail at his residence that has the right handle however a unique title. This occurred on two separate events and he didn’t acknowledge the title of both particular person. He obtained a bundle within the mail a few month in the past addressed to Marcello DeSilva together with his residence handle. He returned the bundle to the sender. On Aug. 24, he obtained a letter addressed to Marcello DeSilva together with his residence handle. It gave the impression to be a closing discover for a automobile cost. He’s involved somebody is utilizing his handle for fraudulent functions. He was not in a position to attain anybody on the put up workplace and needed it documented. Officers suggested him to return any mail again to the sender that was not addressed to him.
There have been three stories of unemployment identification fraud.
1:12 p.m.: Gordon Terrace resident reported larceny. A while in the course of the night time, her pockets was stolen from her residence. She described it as a small black pockets with “New York” printed on it, containing $250 money, a Financial institution of America Visa and unfastened change.
4:35 p.m.: A Cambridge man reported suspicious exercise. His automobile was serviced at Cityside Subaru on Aug. 19. When he bought his keys again, considered one of them was lacking. It belonged to a house he owns in Lexington. He wasn’t involved concerning the lacking key, however desires to verify it was not stolen. He tried to talk to a number of people concerning the lacking key however they have been unable to assist him. A person at Cityside Subaru mentioned she remembers he had additional keys on his keychain. He’ll try to contact Cityside Subaru once more and alter the locks on his residence.
8:50 a.m.: A Chestnut Avenue resident reported suspicious exercise. She began getting unusual textual content messages on her mobile phone with a bunch of 20 cellphone numbers she didn’t know. The messages made it appear to be she was sending out threatening texts. Her husband was additionally receiving textual content messages from her with attachments from her to obtain that she didn’t ship. She was suggested to ask her mobile phone service to run a test on her cellphone.
10:52 a.m.: Alma Avenue resident reported harassment. She has had an ongoing concern with a former worker at her place of business. She has obtained uncommon texts from him up to now, however the variety of texts and his anger has elevated. He’s blaming her for issues he has in her private life. As we speak, he left her a threatening voice mail and mentioned he has nothing to lose. He has pushed by her home at a excessive fee of velocity blaring his horn. She can be submitting a harassment prevention order towards him.
4:28 p.m.: Poplar Avenue resident reported fraud. At 11:41 a.m., he obtained an electronic mail from Amazon stating he ordered $6,100 value of merchandise on his bank card and the orders have been being shipped to Carter Harris in Birmingham, Alabama. The e-mail appeared to return from a pretend Amazon electronic mail account. It mentioned for those who didn’t place this order, to name the fraud safety group. The quantity was 1-360-234-2571, and doesn’t appear to be a legitimate Amazon cellphone quantity. He known as the quantity and spoke to somebody named Alex Benjamin who knowledgeable him two of the objects have been faraway from the fraudulent order however mentioned he couldn’t take away the remaining objects except he bought $400 in present playing cards from Cease and Store. He instructed him to name him again from the Cease and Store parking zone. The sufferer started to get suspicious. He checked his bank card statements and didn’t see any costs. He cancelled all his playing cards and needed to make police conscious of this potential rip-off.
10:22 a.m.: Medical on Sycamore Avenue.
10:40 a.m.: Falmouth Avenue resident reported a previous motorcar break-in. Somebody entered his 2016 Mazda in a single day. It was parked in entrance of his home. This morning he found the entrance passenger facet was open and objects from the middle console have been positioned on the passenger seat. Nonetheless, nothing was taken. The automobile was unlocked.
12:51 p.m.: Elm Avenue resident reported his 2020 Hyundai damaged into in a single day. When she returned to her automobile the subsequent day, the motive force’s facet door was open, objects thrown concerning the automobile and $40 lacking from the middle console. Her automobile was unlocked.
9:31 a.m.: Acorn Park Drive resident reported a bicycle theft. He simply seen his bicycle was stolen this morning. It was within the bike room positioned within the storage of his constructing. It was locked on a wall mount together with his son’s bike which was nonetheless mounted on the wall. The bike lock gave the impression to be minimize with a wire cutter and left on the bottom. It was a inexperienced Specialised CruX Sport valued at $1,500.
1:15 p.m.: Ripley Street resident reported a neighbor criticism. She has known as the police a number of instances up to now 12 months regarding noise from individuals who stay downstairs. Earlier this morning, 2:30 a.m., was her most up-to-date criticism. The noise may be very loud and it wakes her household up in the midst of the night time. They hear individuals screaming. She is protecting the owner knowledgeable.
1:32 p.m.: Park Street resident reported a stolen bicycle. It was taken from his yard, a black Highland mountain bike with orange lettering, valued at $320. He final noticed it at 11 p.m. on Aug. 29. He found it was lacking at 9 a.m. this morning.
4:25 p.m.: Waverley Avenue resident reported stolen bicycle. Her youngster’s bike was taken from their entrance porch. Her son left it unsecured on the porch final night time. She was alerted to movement at roughly 2:34 a.m. by her Ring digital camera. She is unable to view the video. Her husband’s bicycle was additionally on the entrance porch nevertheless it was secured with a lock. The bike is a inexperienced Specialised youngsters’s bike valued at roughly $300.