Log of Cambridge Police Activity

September 21

Mark Maccio of 448 Eastern Ave, Chelsea, was arrested on Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m. after officers observed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the bench they were sitting at. When the officers returned, the defendant and his companion had fled, and when they were found and a stop was made and they were arrested. Maccio had a tin with heroin and a hypodermic syringe inside.

September 22

8:30 a.m. A driver for Russell Recycling hit a tree limb between 209 and 216 Lakeview Ave. The tree fell on two motor vehicles and pulled down electricity and telephone wires.

11:15 p.m. An employee at Burger King at 679 Concord Ave. said that at approximately 10:50 p.m., a male wearing a hat and jacket entered, ordered some food, and then sat down. The employee said he noticed another male behind the counter. This suspect grabbed the employee and demanded to know where the safe was. The employee said the suspect had a gun in his hand. The suspect ordered employees into the refrigerator, but had one at gunpoint open the safe and remove the money.

September 23

Cambridge resident reported the theft of a 200-pound bronze statue from his yard.

September 25

1:15 p.m. A teller at Cambridge Savings Bank at 1378 Cambridge St. said a black male 25 years of age, 5'8" and 185 lbs, wearing a black suit jacket, white shirt, black Kangol hat with red stripes walked up to her window at the bank and presented a note to her. The reporting person stated, "Excuse me?" The suspect then stated, "Calm down and just give me the 50s, 100s, and 20s, no dye pack, and I'll be out of here." This is also what the note read. There was no mention of weapon.

4:15 p.m. A resident reported that on the way to the bank, an unknown 9-year-old grabbed her pocketbook, containing money, personal items, wallet and a handbook. The suspect then fled.

September 26

An Employee of Newton, Mass. Construction, Co. reported that between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. on Sept. 25 an unknown person took two industrial saws from the work site on Granite Street.

September 27

A resident of Cambridge reported that while heading home from Central Square she was stopped by two suspects. She reported that she was robbed of a gold necklace valued at $500. Resident stated the suspect had a handgun.

September 28

A Prentiss Street resident reported that between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. an unknown person removed $35 and a foreign. antique coin collection worth $250 from his apartment. He also reported that a window and the back door were left open when he returned home.

September 29

A resident of Oxford Street reported that on Sept. 13 a person from whom she was subletting the apartment took money for rent from her but did not turn it over to the real estate broker.