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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Crime Report (4/11/07)


  • Between 11:58 p.m. (4/10/07) and 12:24 a.m. (4/11/07)- Harvard St/Russell St

    Irving Parry of Arlington was arrested for a Default Warrant for failure to appear out of Brighton District Court. Parry also received a citation for a defective headlight.


  • Between 12:00 p.m. and 12:35 p.m. (4/10/07)- Washington Street

    At the above time and location, there had been an attempted shoplifting at the CVS Pharmacy on Washington Street. An employee had observed the suspect put items into a bag he had picked up in the store. When confronted about whether or not he was going to purchase the items, the suspect responded “no”, dropped the bag and left the store. Video footage showed that the suspect was a white male, 6’0”, short brown hair, heavy/strong build, wearing a red Red Sox hat, a grey hooded sweatshirt that had “Harvard” on the front, black pants and white sneakers.

  • Between 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. (4/9/07)- Pierce Playground

    At the above time and location, $260 was taken from the victim’s purse which is kept in another large shoulder bag. A witness informed the victim that she had seen a Brookline woman looking through the bag approximately three times while the victim was at Pierce Playground with her daughter. The bag had been left with a number of other bags on a small rounded stone.

  • Between 8:00 p.m. (4/7/07) and 8:00 a.m. (4/10/07)- Abbottsford Road

    At the above time and location, the victim reported that her locked bicycle was taken from the open garage located in the back of her Brookline residence. The cable style lock had been cut. The bike was described as a blue framed women's twelve speed with a basket on the front handlebars.

  • Between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. (4/10/07)- Linden Street

    A Brighton man reported that his vehicle had received extensive damage and that certain parts of the vehicle had been stolen. Two fog light covers were taken from the front bumper, as well as the “Audi” logo from the front grille. It appeared that someone had attempted to remove the entire front grille and the front center area of the hood was damaged.


  • Between 1:15 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. (4/10/07)- Cleveland Road

    The passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed. A Hewlett Packard digital camera in a brown case was taken from the passenger side seat.

  • Between 6:00 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. (4/10/07)- Beacon Street

    The front passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle was smashed and a portable GPS was stolen off the front windshield. The GPS system was described as a silver Magellan brand 500 series valued at approx. $600.


  • Between 12:00 p.m. (4/6/07) and 4:20 p.m. (4/10/07)- Harvard Street

    Victim reported the fraudulent use of a business credit card. The card was used to purchase a Dell laptop and other computers accessories for approximate $2600. The victim has reason to believe the charge was made by a terminated employee.

The following are three similar indecent assault and battery cases believed to have been committed by the same suspect. A similar description would be Asian male, early twenties, medium build, 5’5”-8”, 150 lbs, and typically wears a black hoodie:


  • Occurred at 8:48 p.m. (4/10/07)- Wellman Street/Winchester St

    At the above time and location, a Brighton woman reported that she had been sexually assaulted while jogging on Winchester Street. The victim stated that while she was running she felt someone place their hand on her left hip, slowing her down. As the victim turned to see who it was, the suspect indecently assaulted her. When she started to yell, the suspect ran down Wellman Street. The suspect was described as a light skinned Asian, Hispanic, or Black male, 5’5” medium build, clean shaven, dark hair, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, tan pants and black sneakers.

  • Occurred at 7:25 p.m. (2/25/07)- 19 Winchester Street

    The victim reported an indecent assault and battery by a male that had been hiding in the bushes. The victim had been walking down Winchester Street wearing an IPod when the suspect grabbed her from behind indecently. The suspect knocked the victim to the ground and continued to assault her indecently. As the victim started to scream, the suspect got off her and ran toward Kelton Street. The victim was described as light skinned Black or Hispanic male, 5’8”, average build, 20s, wearing a black winter jacket, dark sweat pants with white strips running down the sides, and possibly some type of hat.

  • Occurred at 7:50 p.m. (2/25/07)- 201 Winchester Street

    At the above time and location, the victim reported that an indecent exposure made by Asian male. The victim stated that she had been walking in the area of 201 Winchester Street when she noticed a male standing next to some bushes. As the victim approached the suspect he exposed himself to her. The suspect was described as an Asian male, early 20s, 5’5”, 150 lbs, possibly stubble on his face, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt (hood up) and dark colored basketball shorts with white stripes down the sides.

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