Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.

Friday, April 13, 2007

Crime Report (4/13/07)

ARRESTS

  • Occurred at 1:04 a.m. (4/12/07)- Beacon Street

    Saed Hussain of Brookline was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor, operating to endanger, and speeding. Hussain had been operating his motor vehicle and lost control on Beacon Street. Hussain crashed his vehicle into the embankment near the MBTA tracks.

  • Occurred at 7:15 a.m. (4/12/07)- Atherton Street

    An arrest warrant was executed at the above time and location, and Juan Vazquez of Boston was apprehended. When Vazquez initially observed the police presence, he attempted to flee. After he left his residence he was seen on top of a garage. In order to get away, Vazquez jumped from the garage (approx 8’). Police were able to detain him in the backyard where he landed.

  • Occurred at 6:20 a.m. (4/12/07)- Harvard Street

    Robert Smith of Georgetown was arrested for Operating after Suspension.

LARCENY

  • Between 11:00 a.m. and 11:05 a.m. (3/5/07)- Beacon Street

    At the above time and location, a terminated employee of Cingular had taken a cell phone (model 8525, valued at $650) from the manager’s officer. The suspect had committed the act shortly after his termination. Detectives contacted the suspect, but the cell phone has not been returned as of yet. A summons will be requested for the suspect to appear in court for Larceny over $200.

  • Between 9:00 a.m. (4/9/07) and 12:00 p.m. (4/10/07)- Wallis Road

    At the above time and location, the victim’s wallet went missing. The wallet had been inside of the victim’s purse and there are numerous locations the wallet could have been lost or stolen. The locations include Bonard Road, Goddard Avenue, or Macy’s and the Container Store located in Chestnut Hill.

B&E&L OF MOTOR VEHICLE

  • Between 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (4/12/07)- Walnut Street

    The front passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed and her IPod was stolen from under the passenger seat.

BURGLARY

  • Between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. (4/12/07)- Wolcott Road

    At the above time and location, the victim’s home was broken into while one of the victim’s was present. The victim did not realize that a burglary had occurred until her husband came home and discovered that two particular doors had been opened. The kitchen door was determined to be the point of entry. The victims reported that a pillowcase pulled out from a bookshelf was the only thing disturbed, and nothing appears to be missing at this time.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Crime Report (4/12/07)

ARRESTS

  • Occurred at 2:10 p.m. (4/11/07)- Clyde Street/Lee Street

    Dean Aragones of Roslindale was arrested for Operating After Suspension and speeding.

BURGLARY

  • Between 9:00 p.m. (4/10/07) and 9:58 a.m. (4/11/07)- 1680 Beacon Street

    At the above time and location, the front door of Bebe Spa had been pried open and the business broken into. A 42” flat screen plasma television and the remote were stolen. A speaker was also dropped and two oak stair treads were damaged.

LARCENY

  • Between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. (4/11/07)- 111 Harvard Street

    The victim had left her cell phone on the counter at Hollywood Video for approximately five minutes. The phone was gone when she returned. There were no witnesses.

  • Between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. (4/11/07)- 301 Harvard Street

    At the above time and location, a cell phone ($499.99) was stolen from the Sprint Store.

B&E&L OF MOTOR VEHICLE

  • Between 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (4/11/07)- 93 Marion Street

    The front passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle was smashed and a portable Garmin GPS system was stolen.

ROBBERY

  • Occurred at 10:15 p.m. (4/10/07)- 673 Washington Street

    A Brookline man reported an attempted armed robbery. While he was walking home, a white SUV with red trim had pulled up beside him. The vehicle was occupied by 6 individuals; one white female, the driver, and the rest black males. The black male in the passenger seat had started yelling at the victim and then got out of the vehicle in a threatening manner. He then got back inside of the vehicle and it drove off. The victim continued to walk to his residence. The same black male later appeared in front of the victim with his right hand in his pocket saying “give me your money”. He then pulled a black handgun from his pocket and pointed it at the victim. The victim kicked at the suspect causing him to lose his balance and to fall into a parked car. The victim then ran across the street to get away. The suspect was described as a black male, 6’2”, medium build, 27 years of age, dark complexion, short hair, wearing jeans and a black long sleeve shirt.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Crime Report (4/11/07)

ARRESTS

  • 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.

LARCENY

  • 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.

B&E&L OF MOTOR VEHICLE

  • 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.

FRAUD

  • 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:

INDECENT ASSAULT AND BATTERY

  • 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.

Crime Report (4/10/07)

ARRESTS

  • Occurred at 2:30 a.m. (4/9/07)- 599 Brookline Avenue

    Eli Cragin of Boston was arrested for Operating After Suspension. He also received citations for a red light violation and speeding.

LARCENY

  • Between 7:45 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. (4/9/07)- 115 Greenough Street, BHS

    At the above time and location, the victim’s green North Face jacket was stolen. The victim had left the jacket on the floor with his backpack outside of the restaurant room, 208. The jacket had the victim’s prescription medicine inside the pocket. There had been two Adderall RX capsules, and two Clonadine capsules.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Crime Report (4/9/07)

ARRESTS

  • Between 3:44 a.m. and 4:20 a.m. (4/8/07)- Chestnut Hill Ave/Boylston Street

    Scott Sperling of Dover was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor.

LARCENY

  • Between 6:00 p.m. (4/5/07) and 7:20 a.m. (4/6/07)- Walnut Street

    At the above time and location, the victim’s vehicle had been jacked up and the tires and rims were stolen. Security tape revealed a suspicious vehicle with several suspects pull up to the victim’s vehicle.

  • Between 2:40 p.m. and 2:47 p.m. (4/6/07)- Harvard Street

    At the above time and location, a shoplifting was reported at CVS Pharmacy. According to the shift supervisor, the suspect had been in the store the previous day and had sounded the front door alarms when she had left. When the suspect returned the following day, the shift supervisor expected the suspect was attempting to shoplift again and called the police. Through investigation, it was eventually determined that the suspect had shoplifted from CVS and also from The Children’s Place. The suspect received a verbal No-Trespass warning to both CVS and The Children’s Place. A complaint was also filed against the suspect to appear in court for shoplifting.

  • Between 2:28 p.m. and 2:35 p.m. (4/6/07)- Beacon Street

    At the above time and location, the Mint Julip reported a shoplifting. The suspects were described as two Asian females, both approx. 5’1”, 20-24 years of age. One had a long ponytail, and the other had an abnormally large black handbag.

  • Between 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. (4/7/07)- Beacon Street

    At the above time and location, a Trader Joe’s Supermarket employee had chased an alleged shoplifter on foot, but lost him. The employee reported that the suspect had stolen a bottle of wine. He had purchased $2-3 worth of merchandise, but ran when approached about the unpaid bottle of wine. The suspect was able to be identified due to the use of an EBT Welfare card at the time of his purchase, and a request was made to issue a hearing for shoplifting.

BURGLARY

  • Between 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. (4/6/07)- Willard Road

    At the above time and location, the victim’s pocketbooks had been taken from their home and left in the backyard at another location. They are unaware of how the culprit entered the home, but stated that their alarm had not been armed at the time. Multiple people had been going in and out of the house, and the victims believe that the door could have been left ajar. One victim believes nothing was taken from her purse, but the other reported that an unknown amount of cash (under $100) was missing.

  • Occurred at 5:13 a.m. (4/4/07)- Heath Street

    At the above time and location, the two victims’ home had been broken into and multiple items were stolen. One of the victims reported that his bedroom door, which had been locked, was forced open using what appeared to be body pressure or a kick. Car keys were the only thing missing from the bedroom. The other victim reported that a play station, various medications, and a Motorola phone charger were taken from his room. A report at the same address had been taken earlier that day concerning two suspects attempting to break into motor vehicles, including the one of the victim’s. (See B&E&L of Motor Vehicle, C#1772 for description of suspects.)

B&E&L OF MOTOR VEHICLE

  • Between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (4/7/07)- Harvard Avenue

    The driver side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed and a portable GPS system was stolen.

  • Between 2:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. (4/8/07)- Davis Avenue

    The passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed. A Garmin Street Pilot C340 GPS unit was taken.

  • Between 2:00 p.m. (3/25/07) and 6:45 a.m. (3/26/07)- Chestnut Hill Ave

    The back window of a work trailer had been smashed and a brand new hand held Panasonic radio was taken (valued at approx $100).

  • Between 2:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. (4/4/07)- Heath Street

    At the above time and location, there was a report of two males attempting to gain entry into a motor vehicle using a remote and a key. A witness had observed the suspects attempting to break into the vehicle, and had heard the car alarm of her neighbors’ vehicle go off as well. One of the suspects was described as a Hispanic male, 5’8”, heavyset with a goatee, wearing dark jacket and cap. The second was described as a Hispanic male, approx 5’6”, thin, with short curly hair, wearing a light blue jacket.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE

  • Between 10:00 p.m. (4/6/07) and 12:30 a.m. (4/7/07)- Pleasant Street

    At the above time and location, someone had spray painted a white stripe on the passenger side of the victim’s vehicle. The stripe was the length of the vehicle.

ROBBERY

  • Occurred at 6:49 p.m. (3/30/07)- Pleasant Street

    At the above time and location, there was an attempted armed robbery. The suspect had entered the store and demanded that the cashier “get a bad and put all the money in the bag”. He was brandishing what appeared to be a butter knife. When the cashier refused and stated that she had mace, the suspect fled the store. The suspect was described as a white male, mid-thirties, 5’8”-5’10”, overweight with a large “gut”, wearing a hooded blue jacket, beige baseball cap, and grey sweatpants.