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Thursday, Sept. 7

Vehicle theft: At 2:26 p.m., police received a report of vehicle theft from Heb Chambers on Commonwealth Avenue.

Leaf blower: At 2 p.m., a caller reported a leaf blower being used on Buckminster Road. The caller said leaf blowers were used every Thursday at full power around that time.

Marijuana: At 5:01 p.m., a caller told police they believed a group of kids was smoking marijuana in the back of a building on Babcock Street.

Trespassers: At 5:38 p.m., a caller reported that two men were smoking marijuana and had been repeatedly trespassing and smoking in his courtyard by on Williams and Winchester streets. The caller described the men as black, with one wearing a white shirt and the other wearing a green shirt.

Flim flam: At 6:43 p.m., a caller on Euston Street reported being the victim of a “flim flam” after trying to purchase a cat online.

Friday, Sept. 8

Leaf blower: At 10:05 a.m., a caller reported a leaf blower being used by a parking lot on John Street.

Solicitor: At 3:34 p.m., a caller on Beacon Street reported that someone claiming to be from RCN knocked on their door. The caller did not provide a description of the person.

Hit and run: At 11:25 p.m., a caller reported that a black mini SUV with three people inside had hit several vehicles near Commonwealth Avenue and St. Paul Street. The caller said the people then abandoned the car.

Break and enter: At 11:31 p.m., a caller reported that a man kicked in an apartment window on St. Paul Street and then took off. The caller described the man as white, 5 feet 10 inches, thin with dark hair and wearing a white Red Sox jersey with number 9 on it.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Need a ride?: At 12:37 a.m., police received a report of a man by Harvard Street and Beacon Street who was waving at vehicles, acting erratically and walking into the street near Dunkin’ Donuts.

Break and enter: At 1:10 p.m., police received a report of a break-and-enter into an apartment on Kent Street. Access to the apartment was gained through the bedroom window.

Another solicitor: At 4:40 p.m., a caller reported that a man wearing an RCN shirt came to their Beacon Street apartment and said he was there to switch the service from Comcast to RCN. RCN had no knowledge of a rep in the area. The caller described the solicitor as black, 6 feet and in his 30s.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Too loud: At 2:26 a.m., police received a report of two motorcycles with loudly revving engines on Eliot Street.

Vehicle larceny: At 10:12 a.m., a vehicle was reported missing on Summit Avenue. The vehicle was last seen at 10:30 p.m. the night before and there was no record of a tow or recent inquiry.

Foul: At 11:16 a.m., a caller reported being pushed by softball players at Larz Anderson Park.

Idling: At 3:41 p.m., police received a report of a blue Toyota Camry on Beacon Street that had been running with no one inside it for nearly two hours.