Police Briefs 05-11-2017


On April 30, at 6:43 p.m., officers were dispatched  to the area of 125 Congress Ave on a report of a possible kidnapping. A witness had reported seeing a male being dragged into a vehicle. The officers were given information that the vehicle involved was a Chevrolet pick-up truck. Officers where directed to the victim who was able to escape from vehicle. He told officers he parked his pickup truck on Broadway but left his door unlocked. When he returned to his vehicle two persons were inside and demanded he take them to buy drugs. He stated he struggled to free himself as they tried to keep him in the vehicle. The officers located the vehicle with two occupants, one being a six months pregnant female. The officers placed the male under arrest and will summons the female based on her medical condition.

Matthew Graves, 25, of 4 Parkway Ct., was charged with kidnapping, unarmed robbery and breaking and entering in the day for a felony.


On May 4 at 1:25 p.m., officers responded to a call about a student at the Williams School who caused damage to school property.  The officers observed the glass encloser that holds the fire extinguisher to be broken and observed damage to the extinguisher  The student had minor cuts to his right hand from punching the glass case. The 12-year-old student was processed as a juvenile by police.


On May 7, at 12:14 a.m., a CPD officer was patrolling in the area of Broadway at City Hall Avenue. As the officer turned left onto City Hall Avenue heard the sound of a motor vehicle engine revving and tires spinning. This Officer observed the motor vehicle coming from the opposite side of Broadway onto City Hall Avenue. The vehicle then swerved almost striking parked vehicles. The officer observed several more infractions before getting vehicle to stop. The operator was found to have a suspended license and was placed into custody.

Elsy Herrera, 27, of Boston, was charged with speeding, marked lanes violation, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, negligent operation, failing to wear a seatbelt and a stop sign violation.

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