At about 12:55am, on Saturday, August 28, 2010, officers performing a paid detail in the area of Chatham Row and State Street responded to a call for a person stealing a bag from Sissy K’s. On arrival, officers spoke to bar employees who stated that the suspect attempted to leave the bar concealing a black leather pocketbook under his shirt. According to the employees, they stopped the suspect as he was exiting the bar because they thought he was attempting to leave the premises with a drink hidden under his shirt. Come to find out, it was a pocket book. While the suspect was being detained, the owner of the pocketbook approached police. According to the victim, she was dancing with friends when the suspect stole her bag.
Officer arrested Reginald Wallace, 51, of Boston and charged him with Larceny.