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Thursday, July 26, 2007

July 25th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 10:50AM (7/25) - 1317 Beacon Street

Ludmila Linnik was arrested and charged with shoplifting.

Management at Trader Joes noticed a woman place various items into her bag and attempt to exit the store without paying for them. They detained the woman later identified as Linnik and called police. Linnik was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 9:01PM (7/25)- 72 Verndale Street

Travis Reitana was arrested and charged with possession of a class D substance (Marijuana)

An officer on patrol noticed a man later identified as Reitana enter a residence through a screen window. When Reitana exited the residence the officer approached Reitana and asked him to explain his suspicious activity. A search of Reitana's backpack revealed a large amount of Marijuana. He was subsequently arrested.


  • Occurred at 1:06AM (7/25) - 95 Westbourne terrace

Police responded to a call of a stolen bike. Resident reports he saw three youths walk into a parking garage and emerge with a bike. Sensing the suspiciousness of this activity the victim investigated and found a mountain bike valued at $200 missing.

  • Occurred between 7PM and 10:30PM (7/20) - 651 Washington Street

Victim said while she was changing to go to a party she placed her wedding ring in her office. She left the office without the ring remembering she had left it hours later. Her husband went to retrieve the ring and discovered it missing.

  • Occurred at 5:14PM (7/25) - 248 St. Paul Street

Victim reports that he put his musical instruments down for a moment on the side walk and when he turned around they were gone. The collective value of these items is approximatly$12,500

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 11:30AM and 12:45PM (7/25) - 86 Greenough Street

Police responded to the scene to find a car window smashed but no items missing from the vehicle. It was determined to be a malicious destruction of the vehicle.

  • Occurred between 11PM (7/24) and 2PM (7/25) - 33 Pond Avenue

Officers responded to the scene where the victim explained her car had been keyed overnight. There are no suspects at this time and the value of the damage is unknown.


Occurred between 12:10AM and 1:27PM (7/23)-Baker School

A group of delinquents severely vandalized the Baker School by spray painting graffiti over it. The damage is quite extensive and covers many different sections of the school. The spray painters tagged the building with drug and anti-police messages.

Occurred between 7:15PM and 10PM (7/25)- Baker School

After the DPW cleaned the tags at the Baker school from the night before, vandals struck again and tagged directly over the cover ups. The damage is again extensive and some of the destruction is directed specifically at police. It is quite clear these vandals have no respect for their community or themselves and anyone with any information about either of these instances is urged to call police at 617-730-2222

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