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Friday, May 18, 2007

Crime Report (5/18/07)


  • Occurred at 11:15 a.m. (5/17/07)- 637 Washington Street

Melanie Allen of Malden was arrested for extortion. Allen had begun a relationship with a male she met off of “Craig’s List”. She had requested money from this male, reportedly to pay for school fees and a TV. The male had requested that Allen stop her demands, but she allegedly told the male that she will expose him if she does not continue to receive money.

  • Between 5:38 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (5/17/07)-1317 Beacon Street

As officers responded to Trader Joe’s for a report of shoplifting, they observed three employees chasing Dylan Vogt of Brookline, on foot on Longwood Avenue. Vogt had been observed stuffing items into his personal bag. Vogt had been cooperative when confronted inside the store, but he ran once he was informed the police had been called.


  • Between 12:27 p.m. (5/10/07) and 12:27 p.m. (5/17/07)- Browne St

The victim reported that the side door to her home had been defaced. The door had been tagged with a blue marker and read “UTJG” with a loop line above it.

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