How to retrieve possessions left at blast scene
BOSTON (WHDH) -- The following is a press release from the office of Mayor Thomas Menino.
Return of Property Briefing
The Boston Police Department is in possession of property of individuals who were at the scene of the Marathon Bombings. This property has been reviewed by investigators, and determined to have no evidentiary value, and therefore may be returned to owners. There are three mechanisms by which individuals may inquire about their property:
1) Via email at email@example.com
2) By calling the Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500
3) By visiting the Return of Property Center at Boston Police Department Headquarters in the Media Room 8 a.m. to 8 p.m from Tuesday, 4/23 to Friday, 4/26.
Return of Items
BPD detectives will deliver items to owners in the greater Boston area. If owners are located in Massachusetts, but outside of the greater Boston area, BPD will coordinate with those police departments to facilitate delivery of lost items.
Visit to BPD HQ
Should individuals choose to visit HQ from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for their belongings; the following will be in place:
1) Parking will be available to property owners in the horseshoe at HQ and on Tremont Street
2) Two Community Service Officers will be assigned to greet property owners
3) Support Services will be available from the BPHC, FBI, and BPD
4) Officers will be available to take information, and retrieve property on site if the property is in the BPD’s possession
5) Officers will be available to take lost property reports if the BPD does not have the property, or if there is property missing when it is returned to the owner.