Police Log: Rash of Bike Thefts Hits JP Over Holiday Weekend

Here are highlights from the police blotter for Jamaica Plain from Friday and the long weekend.

The time listed is when the incident allegedly took place, not when it was reported. Arrests and charges are not convictions.

Wednesday, Jan. 1
9 a.m. — A supplemental report was filed in an incident of stalking — 110

Friday, Aug. 22
6 a.m. — Vandalism — 11 Anson St.

Sunday, Aug. 24
7 p.m. — Vandalism — 150 South St.

Monday, Aug. 25
10 a.m. — Residential break-in — 114 Amory St.

Wednesday, Aug. 27
1 p.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 264 Lamartine St.

Thursday, Aug. 28
11:30 p.m. — Non-residential break-in (no force) — 215 Forest Hills St.
11:45 p.m. — Assault and battery — 111 Perkins St.
6 p.m. — Shoplifting ($50 to $199) — 765 Centre St.
4 p.m. — Bicycle theft ($50 to $199) — 59 Burroughs St.
6 p.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 33 Burroughs St.

Friday, Aug. 29
9:15 a.m. — Motor vehicle accident with personal injury — 135 S. Huntington Ave.
10:28 a.m. — Christianna El Emerhi, 5 Cleaves Court #2, Roxbury, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property — 11 Dixwell St.
1 p.m. — Assault and battery — 934 Parker St.
5:45 p.m. — Motor vehicle accident involving bicycle — South Huntington Avenue
8 p.m. — Counterfeiting — 3440 Washington St.
7:30 p.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 207 Chestnut Ave. (editor’s note: Police log reads “Chestnut St.,” but that’s in Brookline.)

Saturday, Aug. 30
12:01 a.m. — Vandalism — 301 Centre St.
12:29 a.m. — Vandalism — 19 Iffley Road
12:49 a.m. — A Boston man was arrested and charged on an unspecified warrant — 30 Creighton St.
9:05 a.m. — Threats to do bodily harm — 56 Chestnut Ave.
7:45 p.m. — A Dorchester man was arrested and charged on an unspecified warrant — 26 Trotter Court

Sunday, Aug. 31
12:54 a.m. — Willful and malicious destruction of property (with arrest) — 284 Amory St.
8:14 a.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 11 Chestnut Square
11:36 a.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 21 Lochstead Ave.
1:42 p.m. — James R. Bohrer, 5923 Constitution St., Ave Maria, Fla., was arrested and charged with shoplifting ($200 and over) — 413 Centre St.
2:30 p.m. — Larceny, non-accessory, from a vehicle — 1140 Centre St.
3 p.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 80 Dunster Road
3:15 p.m. — Larceny, non-accessory, from a vehicle — South Street
3:40 p.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 71 Paul Gore St.
5:25 p.m. — Motor vehicle accident involving a police vehicle — 3347 Washington St. (E-13 Police Station)
8 p.m. — Assault and battery — 12 Rossmore Road
8 p.m. — Larceny, other ($200 and over) — 339 S. Huntington Ave.

Monday, Sept. 1
10:30 a.m. — Bicycle theft ($200 and over) — 92 W. Walnut Park
12:37 p.m. — Frauds (all other) — 63 Brookley Road
2:05 p.m. — A Jamaica Plain man was arrested and charged on an unspecified warrant — 58 Burnett St.
2:30 p.m. — Hit-and-run with property damage — 22 Armstrong St.
2:35 p.m. — A juvenile was arrested and charged with assault and battery — Forest Hills Street
6:30 p.m. — Carlos Ruben Diaz, 78 Alston St., Cambridge, was arrested and charged with possession of class B drugs (class includes cocaine) — 333 Centre St.

Want to do something positive about crime? Police recommend attending a monthly police-community meeting to let them know your concerns and ideas. The next one is Thursday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m. at Curtis Hall Community Center, 20 South St. There is also a Latino police-community meeting. The next one is Thursday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m. at Nate Smith House, 155 Lamartine St.

  • Marilyn Morrissey

    Bike theft on Lamartine St. occurred on Sunday, August 31st, probably within the hour of the theft on Chestnut Square, not August 27th as reported by BPD.

  • Kevin Ferreira

    Bike stolen on Wednesday Sept 10th from front vestibule of 3 family home on Castleton St. this morning after a National Grid visit – unclear whether door left open or scam visit – around 11am-12pm. The bike is a green & charcoal TREK mountain bike, 19.5 inch frame, serial # C44ET279. Currently being reported to police.

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