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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Crime Report (4/19/07)


  • Between 10:05 p.m. and 10:16 p.m. (4/18/07)- Gerry Road

    Karla Ferriera of Newton was placed under arrest for Domestic Assault and Battery. Ferriera had hit and scratched her boyfriend several times during an argument.


  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. (4/18/07)- Brookline Avenue

    The passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed. An IPod and cell phone were taken from the vehicle. The victim stated that he called his cell phone and a male with a Spanish accent answered the phone, but immediately terminated the call when the victim asked who he was.

  • Occurred at 9:12 p.m. (4/18/07)- Babcock Street/St John Street

    At the above time and location, officers observed a vehicle with two parking tickets. A registry check revealed that the vehicle was stolen/cancelled plates not returned. The vehicle had minor damage all over it, including many rust spots. The hood was damaged, the ignition was popped, the interior was saturated with water, and the radio was missing.


  • Between 6:05 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. (4/18/07)- Wolcott Road

    At the above time and location, the victim’s son heard something hit the window in the den and break it. The son yelled for his mother and when she opened the front door she observed a 15-17 year old male, unknown race, short brown hair, wearing a black sweatshirt running down Wolcott Rd.


  • Occurred at 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (4/18/07)- Harvard St, Magic Beans

    At the above time and location, a female suspect entered the store with a two year old child. The suspect removed a baby stroller from its rack, placed the child in the stroller and then walked out of the store without paying. The suspect is a black female, light skin, about 5’6”, 130 lbs, wearing light blue colored jeans and a white turtle neck sweater. All of the above was captured on store video.


  • Between 10:00 a.m. (4/17/07) and 10:00 a.m. (4/18/07)- Green Street

    The graffiti is on the rear, exterior wall of the building. The tag was written in blue and read “Gangster Players”, with a symbol above the lettering. Two other locations in the vicinity were also tagged with the same symbol.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Crime Report (4/18/07)


  • Occurred at 4:38 p.m. (4/17/07)- Washington Street

    Alfidis Victorino of Roslindale was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension. Victorino also received citations for a red light violation.

  • Between 9:35 p.m. and 9:47 p.m. (4/17/07)- Harvard Street, CVS

    Mosoud Abazari of Watertown was arrested for Shoplifting. Abazari had taken a Cosco Juvenile Umbrella Stroller and a candy bar from the store without paying. The manager of the store stopped him and asked him to return the items. Abazari complied, but appeared intoxicated.


  • Occurred at 8:07 p.m. (4/14/07)- Commonwealth Avenue

    At the above time and location, the store supervisor reported an attempted shoplifting. The supervisor had heard the suspect trying to break into a locked display case. When the supervisor approached him, the suspect appeared nervous and walked out of the store. Security cameras showed that the suspect was a black male, 26-30 years of age, 6’5”, large build, wearing blue jeans, a black jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath, a baseball hat with a whit brim and gray/blue black and white sneakers.

  • Between 3:00 p.m. (3/29/07) and 11:00 a.m. (3/31/07)- Longwood Ave

    At the above time and location, the victim reported that several tools and ornaments were taken from his premise without his knowledge. The items were a Dewalt Jigsaw drill (valued at $99.00), a glass vessel bathroom fixture (valued at $149.00) and a Jewish ornament (valued at $38.63).


  • Between 11:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. (4/15/07)- Vernon Street

    The front passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed. A black Navman N40i portable GPS unit (valued at $500) was stolen.


  • Between 8:17 p.m. and 8:27 p.m. (4/15/07)- Beacon Street

    At the above time and location, the victim’s vehicle was damaged while parked in the Trader Joe’s parking lot. There were several silver colored marks along the entire driver side of the vehicle, possibly done by keying.

  • Between 9:00 pm (4/15/07) and 3:20 am (4/16/07)- Pleasant St/Dummer St

    The rear window of the victim’s vehicle had been shattered. Nothing was missing.


  • Between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (4/4/07)- Thatcher Street

    At the above time and location, the victim’s home had been broken into. Cash ($1500), along with a key to the victim’s new vehicle had been stolen. The cash had been on top of a wooden box in front of the window, and the key had been on the window sill. It appears the point of entry was made via the unlocked first floor window. There had been an attempt at the rear kitchen window.


  • Between 8:00 a.m. (5/1/06) and 8:00 a.m. (11/1/06)- St Paul Street

    The victim reported that someone had used his name and social security number and opened an account with Verizon Wireless. The bill had been ran up over $1000 and was never paid.


  • Between 11:00 p.m. (4/13/07) and 10:00 a.m. (4/14/07)- Cypress Street

    At the above time and location, the victim noticed fresh graffiti on the side of the building. The marks on the building resembled “ICER” and “PDA”. The building has been damaged two other times in recent weeks.

  • Between 10:00 p.m. (4/13/07) and 4:46 p.m. (4/14/07)- Stearns Road

    The side of the building had been tagged sometime overnight. The tag had been spray painted in white and read “TANG”.

  • Between 10:14 (4/13/07) and 10:14 (4/15/07)- Babcock Street

    The rear of the building’s right side and the garage bay had both been tagged. The spray painted tags included “TANG” and “SPOOK”.

Crime Report (4/14/07)


  • Occurred at 1:56 a.m. (4/13/07)- Beacon Street

    Josephy Chowdhury of Brighton was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension and for a warrant from West Roxbury District Court.

  • Occurred at 2:07 a.m. (4/13/07)- Clinton Path

    Benjamin Gardener of Brighton was arrest for Operating Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor. Gardener was also charged with Operating to Endanger (negligence) and a one way violation.

  • Occurred at 9:57 a.m. (4/13/07)- Washington Street

    Roger Gooden was arrested for Operating After Suspension of license, a default warrant, and use without authority. Gooden had been driving his wife’s vehicle without her consent.

  • Between 10:00 p.m. (4/13/07) and 2:41 (4/14/07)- Summit Ave/Atherton Rd

    At the above time and location, an officer observed five suspicious youths walking on Beacon Street heading towards Summit Avenue. Upon further observation, the officer examined three of the youths standing on Summit Ave near Atherton Road, and the other two in the parking lot. One of the juveniles was acting as a “lookout”, while the other entered a motor vehicle. When the suspects observed the officer in the parking lot (located in an unmarked white van), they all ran. A description of the suspects was given over the radio. Four possible suspects were later located on Beacon Street. They were separated and interviewed. During an interview with the suspect that had acted as a lookout, his cell phone rang. The caller was the fifth suspect, the individual that had broken into the motor vehicle. Through the phone call, officers were able to determine the suspect’s location and later apprehended him. The Juvenile, the lookout, and the Juvenile, the individual that had broken into the vehicle, were both arrested for Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The second juvenile was also arrested for Possession of Burglarious Tools (a leather-man tool).


  • Between 3:15 p.m. and 3:35 p.m. (4/10/07)- Newton Street, Dexter School

    At the above time and location, the victim’s cell phone was stolen from his jacket pocket. At approximately 5:00 p.m., the victim’s wife called the cell phone and a “Spanish” speaking person answered the phone, would not speak to her, and hung up.

  • Between 8:00 a.m. (3/27/07) and 11:30 p.m. (3/30/07)- Sterns Road

    The victim believes that she left her debit card in the ATM machine at a Sovereign Bank on Beacon Street. The victim reported that she believes that the card was taken and used to the 5 unauthorized charges made to her debit card.

  • Between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. (4/13/07)- Beals Street
    A Brookline woman reported that a bicycle was stolen from her shed. The bike was a red Specialized Allez Espro.


  • Between 2:46 p.m. (4/11/07) and 2:46 p.m. (4/13/07)- Beacon Street

    The graffiti was located on the left and right side of the building. The tags included were “FEST”, “SHOOPY”, “CASE”, “CASEONE”, “QUIR”, and “TSALON”.