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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.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Crime Report (5/17/07)


  • Occurred at 12:24 a.m. (5/16/07)- 1595 Beacon Street

Christopher Small of Brookline was arrested for a default warrant. Officers had responded to a loud party.

  • Between 1:00 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. (5/16/07)- 525 Harvard Street

Mark Allen of Brighton was placed under arrest for a default warrant. Allen had been stopped concerning an open container violation.


  • Between 6:00 p.m. (5/15/07) and 12:30 a.m. (5/16/07)- 4 Euston Street

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

  • Between 6:00 p.m. (5/14/07) and 5:30 p.m. (5/15/07)- Beacon St

The driver side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed. A Magellan GPS unit was stolen.

Crime Report (5/16/07)


  • Between 2:39 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. (5/15/07)- Thorndike Street

Alexander Aird (white male, age 19) of Brookline was arrested for Arson of Personal Property and Disorderly Person. Aird had been arrested based on probable cause that he was responsible for three recent fires on Francis and Toxteth St. Aird is also a suspect in six various fires that had occurred over the last couple of nights in Brookline.


  • Between 2:34 a.m. and 3:15 a.m. (5/15/07)- Beacon Street

The victim had given his female friend a walk to her home on Beacon Street. While hugging good-bye, the victim was suddenly hit across the side of his face. The suspect was an individual that had been conversing with the female friend earlier that night at Mary Ann’s Bar. The friend had been made uncomfortable by the suspect and asked the victim to walk her home. The suspect was described as a black male, approx. 6’3”, 180-220 lbs, short cropped hair, tattoos on his shoulders and both arms, wearing a white tank top and khaki pants.


  • Between 12:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. (5/15/07)- Rawson Road

The driver side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed into a circular hole. An I-Way GPS system (valued at $800) was stolen.


  • Between 8:40 a.m. and 9:10 a.m. (5/9/07)- 115 Greenough Street, B.H.S.

The victim’s T-Mobile Sidekick cell phone was stolen from her locker. There was no forced entry and the culprit must have been someone that knew the victim’s locker combination.


  • Occurred at 4:46 p.m. (5/9/07)- 996 Commonwealth Avenue

The word “true” was written on the sign for Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Crime Report (5/15/07)


  • Between 4:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. (5/14/07)- 22 Leverett Street

Michael Culletto (white male, age 23) of Brookline was placed under arrest for Open and Gross Lewdness. Culletto had exposed himself to a number of MBTA workers from his living room window. When Culletto made visual contact with the workers, he began to jump up and down while touching himself inappropriately. It was also reported by the workers that while Culletto was exposed, he gestured and pointed to bring attention to his waist.


  • Between 7:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. (5/13/07)- 599 Brookline Avenue

A rear passenger window of the victim’s vehicle was smashed. An Apple I Pod, charger, and tape adaptor were taken from the vehicle.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Crime Report (5/14/07)

  • Occurred at 10:08 a.m. (5/110/7)- Thornton Road

    Gerardo Agit of Brookline was placed under arrest for Domestic Assault and Battery. Agit and a member of his family had been having an argument concerning a computer when the fight escalated. Agit pushed his the victim down two sets of stairs, and then punched and kicked him once he was at the second landing.

  • Between 4:35 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. (5/11/07)- 1317 Beacon Street

    Sharon Surprise of Brookline was arrested for shoplifting. A Trader Joe’s store employee had observed Surprise take several items off the shelves, put them into her bag, and then attempt to leave the store without paying. When the employee approached Surprise as she was leaving, she ran out into the parking lot. The employee was able to hold her for a short time and she dropped the bag. She fled south on Harvard Street, but was later detained by officers on Webster Street. The manager of Trader Joe’s advised Surprise of the trespass law and stated that she was no longer allowed in Trader Joe’s.

  • Occurred at 5:14 p.m. (5/11/07)- 50 School Street

    Police responded to the area of Pierce Elementary School and the Brookline Public Library for an intoxicated male exposing himself. A witness had observed Anthony Martinez of Jamaica Plain sitting against the wall of Pierce while touching himself inappropriately. Martinez was placed under arrest for Open and Gross Lewdness and for an outstanding warrant.

  • Between 12:41 and 1:00 am (5/12/07)- Commonwealth Av/Carlton St

    Jose Cetina of Chelsea was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor. Cetina also received a citation for failure to stop for a red traffic signal.

  • Between 6:30 p.m. and 6:50 p.m. (5/12/07)- 525 Harvard Street

    Ademar Pedro of Allston was arrested for Shoplifting. Pedro had attempted to steal a ladies black purse from TJ Maxx, but was stopped by the store’s detective.


  • Between 9:30 p.m. (5/10/07) and 6:30 a.m. (5/11/07)- Harvard Ave

    The rear window of the victim’s vehicle was smashed. It appeared to have been done using a bat or tool since there were no items found inside of the vehicle.

  • Between 2:06 a.m. and 2:56 a.m. (5/12/07)- 1485 Beacon Street

    A group of three male suspects had been observed performing destruction to Town property. The destruction included: planks used to support newly planted trees had been broken and pulled out of the ground, a pair of Handicap Parking signs were pulled out of the ground and left leaning against a speed limit sign ten feet way, and traffic barrels had been moved and pushed over. The suspects were later detained and identified. One suspect was determined to have done the damage, while the other two suspects had watched. He will be summonsed to court for a hearing for Malicious Damage to Town Property.

  • Between 4:30 p.m. (5/11/07) and 7:00 a.m. (5/12/07)- High Street

    The window of the exterior door to the community room had been broken. The frame around the window was also damaged.


  • Occurred at 9:21 (5/11/07)- Juniper Street

    The victim’s credit/debit card was fraudulently used to purchase a computer laptop online. The package was to be delivered to an address in New Jersey.


  • Between 2:35 p.m. (5/10/7) and 7:05 a.m. (5/11/07)- 120 Seaver St

    The reporting person explained that $5500.00 USD worth of copper plumbing was missing from the second floor of building E, Long Year Manor Building. The larceny is believed to have been an inside job.

  • Occurred at 10:52 p.m. (5/11/07)- 66 Tappan Street

    The victim’s camera was allegedly stolen from her bag while in attendance of the Brookline Recreational Dance at the above location. There were approximately 375 attendees at the dance.

  • Occurred at 10:53 p.m. (5/11/07)- 66 Tappan Street

    The victim’s cell phone was taken from a friend’s bag while at the Brookline Recreational Dance. The bag had been underneath the bleachers in the gym.

  • Occurred at 2:55 p.m. (5/13/07)- 890 Commonwealth Avenue

    A black/red Cannondale Prophet bicycle was stolen from Landry’s Bicycles. The suspect had taken the bike from the store without paying and rode east on Commonwealth. The suspect was described as a white male, 5’8”, brown hair, wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, and a red baseball hat.