Bourne: (Update) Police Identify Larceny Suspect

Credit: Bourne Police

Credit: Bourne Police

Update from Bourne Police Facebook Page, 2/21/18:

“Update on the Lobster Trap Tip Jar Larceny: The Bourne Police Department Detectives have identified the individual in the surveillance video as a 66-year-old female from Bourne. She will be summoned to Falmouth District Court for the charge of Larceny Under $250. She was identified after detectives were able to confirm she utilized a credit card to purchase food immediately after reaching into the tip jar AND people recognized her from the shared surveillance video. Thank-you to everyone who shared the video, the media outlets that reported on it, and all our dedicated Facebook Gumshoes!”-Bourne Police Facebook Post


Bourne Police are trying to identify a woman who they say stole money from a tip jar.

The suspected larceny was reported on Monday after an employee at The Lobster Trap Restaurant noticed  money was missing from their tip jar on the front counter. 

After reviewing surveillance footage it was determined that money was taken repeatedly by the woman who entered the restaurant around 5:50 p.m.

The video can be viewed here and police are asking the public to pay careful attention to her mannerisms, clothing, and eye glasses.

Anyone with information on her identity is asked to contact the Bourne Police Department Detective Unit at 508-759-4420 EXT 212.

About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.