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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

October 16th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 1:17PM and 1:50PM (10/16) - 860 Commonwealth Avenue

Brad Morrill, 29 yrs, was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Failure to stop for a Police Officer, Operating after Revocation, and other various traffic offenses.

An employee at Ski Market called police to report a robbery that had just occurred. The employee witnessed a suspect later identified as Morrill enter the Ski Market and attempt to leave the store with 8 stolen jackets. When Morrill was confronted by the employee the suspect pulled out a hypodermic syringe and fled the scene in a red convertible. Police found the suspect a short distance away and after a brief encounter the suspect was eventually arrested.


  • Occurred at 3:03AM (10/16)- 16 Winslow Road

A resident reported to police that he had just witnessed two college age men ‘tagging’ a brick wall with spray paint. The two men were described as tall, both were last seen wearing hooded sweatshirts; one gray and one red and both were seen leaving the scene on mountain bikes. The cost of the damage is unknown and this case is still under investigation.


  • Occurred between 10:30PM (10/15) and 8AM (10/16)-823 Newton Street

Victim reported that sometime overnight the passenger side window of her vehicle had been smashed and her purse containing several credit cards, personal papers, a license, and $4 was taken from inside.

  • Occurred between 3PM (10/02) and 11AM (10/07)- 101 Dean Road

Victim reported that after not using her vehicle for several days she discovered a GPS navigation system had been stolen from the cars interior console. The cost of this device is approximately $500.

  • Occurred between 5:30PM (10/15) and 7:30AM (10/16)- 371 Russett Road

Victim reported that sometime overnight a suspect had entered his unlocked vehicle and stolen a GPS navigation system valued at $630 from the interior.

  • Occurred between 10:30PM (10/15) and 7AM (10/16)- 37 Beresford Road

Victim reported that sometime overnight a suspect had gained entry to his vehicle and stolen his cell phone charger and electric razor, valued collectively at $140 from the inside.

  • Occurred between 7PM (10/15) and 11:50PM (10/16)- 155 Harvard Street

Victim reported that his cell phone had been stolen from his bag which he had left unattended in his cart while shopping for groceries at Stop and Shop. The value of the phone is approximately $249

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 5PM (10/13) and 9:45AM (10/16)- 1422 Beacon Street

Employee at Pelos Hair Salon reported that someone had put superglue inside the keyhole of the front door lock. The cost of this damage is unknown.

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred between 3PM (10/13) and 10AM (10/15)- 233 Harvard Street

Victim reported that a suspect had gained entry into an office by forcing the door open, it also seems as though the suspect attempted to force open a supply closet door. Some damage to both doors was discovered however it does not appear that anything is missing at this time.

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