Dedham Police Logs: Vehicle Break-Ins, Suspicious Package and Shoplifting

The following information was provided by the Dedham Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

9:26 p.m. - A local resident reported to police that his vehicle had been entered while parked in a lot along Washington Street. Missing from the vehicle, according to reports, was a backpack as well as another bag, articles of clothing and a few toys that belonged to his young child. 

Friday, Nov. 23

9:50 p.m. - Dedham Police arrested a 25-year-old Boston woman on a warrant issued for larceny over $250. 

Saturday, Nov. 24

1:35 p.m. - Police arrested a 26-year-old Boston man for possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute, in addition to charges of having a revoked license. 

2:10 p.m. - A Dorchester man, age 23, was arrested on Veterans Road for a second offense of shoplifting. 

7:41 p.m. - While on patrol on Providence Highway, police received a report of a vehicle entered in the area. The owner of the vehicle claimed he had found one of the windows to be smashed in and that stereo equipment had been stolen from the car while parked in the rear parking lot. The matter is under investigation. 

Sunday, Nov. 25

11:04 a.m. - Police arrested a Charlestown man, age 24, for driving with a suspended license on Mt. Vernon Street. 

11:52 a.m. - Police received a report of two males who appeared to be tampering with an electric meter at a building on Bussey Street. The town's building department and NSTAR were notified. 

Monday, Nov. 26

3:44 p.m. - A 26-year-old Dorchester Man was arrested at Legacy Place for shoplifting by concealing merchandise, according to reports. 

10:35 p.m. - Police arrested a Dedham man, aged 28, for driving with a suspended license in the area of Ames Street, according to reports. 

Tuesday, Nov. 27

2:41 p.m. - A resident of Highland Street reported a suspicious package had been delivered to her home. The Dedham Fire Department responded and determined that the package was ordered by a child of the residence. 

Wednesday, Nov. 28

1:31 a.m. - Police received a report from a Taylor Avenue resident that a wild animal had been discovered in their home. Upon arrival officials found an opossum and removed it from the residence. 


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