11:02 a.m., September 6: Officers responded to a report of a scam. A person claiming to be an NSTAR employee contacted the victim the day before and said that the victim had not paid the bill for his business in seven months and that the company would shut off his power by the end of the day if the bill wasn’t squared away. The caller told the victim that he owed $500 and told the victim to purchase a Green Pot Money Card from a local convenience store and send him the information in order to get their account up to date. The victim contacted NSTAR and found out that their account was in perfect order. The victim supplied the phone number of the scammer.
7:43 p.m., September 7: Officers responded to a report of an attempted breaking and entering at 358 Washington Street. The restaurant owner’s son told police that someone attempted to break in forcefully on Monday night. On Tuesday, September 3, the victims noticed pry marks on the door above and below the lock and on the doorframe as well. The victims said nothing was missing and there was no evidence that anyone had gained entrance.
11:18 a.m., September 8: Officers responded to a report of a larceny from a vehicle at 25 Bellevue Avenue. The victim told police that the car was parked in the driveway and that the passenger side mirror of the car was missing. On arrival, police saw that the mirror was still attached to the car, but had been pulled down and that the wires for heating and the automatic system had been cut. The victim told police that they had heard noises the night before and that the motion sensor light went off during the night.