Thursday, April 24, 2014

4/23/2014

Police Reports 4/23/2014

On April 23, an officer travelling on Beacon St. observed a vehicle operating with a defective brake light. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for defective equipment and operating after suspension.

On April 23, a woman came into the Police Station to report a breaking and entering and larceny of her motor vehicle. The woman stated that she had parked her car at her residence on Adams St. and during the night someone had rifled through it. The matter is under investigation.

On April 23, officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Ave. and Babcock St. for a fight in progress. Officers spoke to one party who stated that a man had been attempting to steal parts from his moped when he interfered. The man stated that he and his friends had stopped the suspect from fleeing which caused a scuffle. The suspect was able to flee and the matter is being investigated.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

4/22/2014

Police Reports 4/22/2014

On April 22, a man reported that sometime between April 19 and April 22, his apartment on Beacon St. was broken into. The victim stated that a couple of items were missing from his apartment. The matter is under investigation.

On April 22, officers responded to a bank on Harvard St. for a report of a customer being aggressive and swearing at the staff. While speaking to the suspect outside, the officers observed him yelling profanities and assuming a fighter’s stance while drawing lots of attention from passerby. The suspect was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace. He is also being charged with resisting arrest and trespassing.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

4/18/2014 through 4/21/2014

Police Reports 4/18/2014 through 4/21/2014

On April 18, an officer observed a vehicle speeding on Boylston St. and initiated a traffic stop.  The officer found that the driver was operating with a revoked license and he was placed under arrest.

On April 18, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. drive in the bike lane for approximately one block and then straddle the double solid lines on the left. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and could detect an odor of unburnt marijuana while speaking with the driver and passenger. The driver was placed under arrest for operating with an expired license, marked lanes violations and open containers of alcohol. The passenger was issued a citation for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and sent on his way.

On April 19, officers responded to Princeton Rd. for a report of an attempted larceny that had just occurred. The reporting party stated that while doing yard work he had seen a vehicle double parked next to his work trailer and had seen a man exit the passenger side and take a leaf blower from the trailer and place it into his own vehicle. The reporting party approached the suspect who then removed the leaf blower from his car, threw it into the road, and fled in the vehicle.  The matter is under investigation.

On April 20, an officer responded to Centre St. for a report of breaking and entering. The victim reported waking up to a rustling noise and seeing an unidentified man in her apartment. The victim stated that the man fled when she screamed and she believed only some cash was missing. The matter is being investigated.

On April 20, an officer observed a male on High St. who had a no trespassing order for Brookline Housing Authority property. Officers spoke with the man and his companion. The man with the no trespassing order was asked to leave the premises and will be summoned to court. Dispatch ran a check of the companion and found that he had active warrants in effect. He was placed under arrest.

Friday, April 18, 2014

4/17/2014

Police Reports 4/17/2014

On April 17, an officer was dispatched to Station St. for a report of a stolen bicycle. The reporting party stated that she had locked her bike to a bike rack but when she came back a few hours later it was gone.

On April 17, an officer met with a man regarding a past larceny. The man stated that he had left his bike by a lamppost on Harvard St. for approximately 30 minutes. When he returned, the man stated that his bike was gone.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

4/16/2014

Police Reports 4/16/2014

On April 16, an officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a stop sign on Amory Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the vehicle’s insurance had been revoked. The driver was cited for operating an uninsured vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, revoked insurance, and failure to stop. The car was towed.

On April 16, an officer observed a vehicle making a U-turn on St. Paul Street. The vehicle had to make a three point turn and in doing so caused traffic on St. Paul St. to back up to Beacon Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, the officer observed nervous behavior and an odor of raw marijuana.  The driver was found in possession of marijuana and was cited for less than one ounce and for a U-turn causing others to slow.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

4/15/2014

Police Reports 4/15/2014

On April 15, an officer initiated a traffic stop at Mountfort St. and Saint Mary’s St. for a vehicle with a defective headlight. The officer found that the driver was operating with a suspended license and he was placed under arrest.

On April 15, an officer was dispatched to a store on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that he saw a man enter the store, load items into a bag, and leave. The matter is currently under investigation.

On April 15, officers were dispatched to a restaurant on Harvard St. for a report of a fight in progress. While responding, dispatch updated officers that the suspects had fled the scene. Officers spoke to the victim and witnesses and were able to locate the suspects. Four of the suspects are being summoned to court for Assault & Battery, Disorderly Conduct, and Affray. One suspect is being summoned for Disorderly Conduct.

On April 15, a man reported that a package was stolen from the foyer of his apartment building on Short Street. USPS shows that the package was delivered on Friday April 11, yet the victim was gone for the weekend and never received the package upon his arrival home.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

4/14/2014

Police Reports 4/14/2014

On April 14 dispatch sent out a call for a motor vehicle crash on Washington Street. In the call they stated that one of the parties had exited his vehicle and was attacking the other driver with a crowbar before he fled the scene. Officers were able to get in contact with the suspect and placed him under arrest for malicious damage, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

On April 14, an officer ran the plates of a vehicle on Commonwealth Ave. and discovered that the registration was revoked and the owner had a possible warrant match. The officer spoke with the occupant and confirmed the status of the warrant. The man was placed under arrest for the warrant and charged with operating after revocation, revoked registration, uninsured motor vehicle, and unregistered motor vehicle.

On April 14, officers were informed of a suspect who had a default warrant in effect. The officers located the man and placed him under arrest.

On April 14, an officer ran the plates of a vehicle that rolled through the stop sign at Newton St./Goodard Circle. The query showed that the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop and the driver was arrested for operating after suspension. The officer observed that the vehicle’s VIN number on the dashboard did not match the VIN number on the inspection sticker.  Additionally, the operator was charged with attaching plates.