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The police log: males steal bed sheets, youths slash tire

Posted by Natalie Feulner  April 20, 2012 10:00 AM

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Here’s a look at some incidents reported to the Dedham police this week. A full list is available at police headquarters, 600 High St.

On April 14 at 7:47 p.m., Legacy Place reported two teenagers hanging over the edge of the parking garage. By the time police responded, the pair was gone.

On April 15 at 11:40 a.m., a dog bite was reported on Common Street. However, by the time police arrived, the reported victim had left the scene. He was later reported seeking medical attention at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham.

Later that day at 2:56 p.m. on Washington Street, a business reported that two men fled the store with two sets of bed sheets valued at $150 apiece. The pair was last seen on Washington Street heading toward High St. but were gone by the time police arrived. A report about the incident was taken.

On April 16 at 1:11 a.m., a caller on Ames Street reported that a group of about six youths slashed a tire a car and fled toward Dedham Square. Police arrived and took a report of the damage.

Later that day at 12:41 p.m., a business on Providence Highway reported a shoplifter in Loss Prevention custody. Police arrived and arrested one man. Kevin M. McGee, 54, of West Roxbury, was charged with shoplifting by asportation.

Then at 4:02 p.m. that evening, a resident on Coronation Drive reported that his or her vehicle had been entered some time during the day and an iPod and GPS unit were missing. Police took a report of the missing items.

On April 17 at 2:09 p.m., a resident on Berkeley Road reported two stray pit bulls in front of his or her home. Police notified the town’s canine control officer who responded and removed the animals.

Then at 9:40 p.m., a resident on Bridge Street reported a patio umbrella had been taken from the owner's deck. Police took a report of the missing item.

Later at 10:07 p.m., the Dedham Fire Department reported that a utility pole had fallen on a fire truck responding to a downed wires report on Colburn Street. The fire department reported that there were no injuries but that some damage to the truck’s electrical system may have occurred.

Natalie Feulner can be reached at natalie.feulner@gmail.com.

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