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Friday, May 25, 2007

Crime Report (5/25/07)


  • Between 1:34 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. (5/24/07)- 55Buckminster Road

Carlos Gonzalez of Dorchester was arrested for Operating after Suspension. Gonzalez also received a citation for speeding in a construction zone, and failing to wear a seatbelt.

  • Occurred at 4:15 a.m. (5/24/07)- High Street

Annsyya Jones of Dorchester was placed under arrest for Trespassing, Assault and Battery, and disorderly conduct. The victim reported that Jones had been drinking a lot of alcohol and she began to feel uncomfortable with Jones at her apartment. The victim asked her to leave, but she refused. A verbal argument started, which lead to a physical altercation between Jones and the victim.

  • Occurred at 1:55 p.m. (5/24/07)- 284 Washington Street

Selahaddin Ercsili of Allston was arrested for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault and Battery to collect funds, threats to commit a crime, and malicious damage of property. Ercsili had brandished a knife while demanding that the victim give him money that was owed to him. Ercsili had threatened the victim’s life and also went to attack him with the knife in his hand during their altercation. Ercsili fled as the police were called, but was later detained on Harvard Street. Ercsili no longer had the knife in his possession.

  • Occurred at 6:54 p.m. (5/24/07)- Commonwealth Ave/Winslow Road

Leonard Cornelius of Brighton and Christopher Lewis were both arrested for trafficking of cocaine. Cornelius was initially arrested after fleeing from the police during a stop interrogation in which a knife was found on his person. When detained, he assaulted both of the officers involved. A witness informed police that he had observed Lewis with Cornelius shortly before the incident had taken place. Lewis was in the immediate area and was questioned by officers. A knife was also found on Lewis’s person. During the chase, Cornelius had thrown an object from his person. This object was later identified as a bag containing crack cocaine. Lewis and Cornelius were both in each others cell phones, and a call was made between the two minutes prior to the stop.


  • Between 1:45 p.m. and 1:57 p.m. (5/24/07)- 115 Seawall Avenue

The victim reported that his motor vehicle was stolen while he was delivering packages for Eastern Connection Delivery. The victim parked his car and left the keys in the ignition while he went to the front door of a customer’s home. When the victim returned to the street, the vehicle was gone.


  • Between 6:00 a.m. and 11:48 a.m. (5/23/07)- Chapel Street

The front passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle was smashed. Nothing is believed to be missing from the vehicle at this time.


  • Between 7:05 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (5/24/07)- St Paul Street

At the above time and location, the victim’s home was broken into. A stereo sub woofer, four speakers, a computer monitor, and a digital camera were stolen from the living room. The victim had found the front door open when he returned home. There appeared to be no damage to the doors or locks in the apartment.


  • Occurred at 9:00 p.m. (5/24/07)- 165 Chestnut Street

Robert Cormier was returned to the Goddard House facilities via cab with a former friend and neighbor from Ipswich Street.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Crime Report (5/24/07)


  • Occurred at 9:46 a.m. (5/23/07)- 115 Greenough Street

At the above time and location, a fire was set in a men’s restroom on the third floor at Brookline High School. The suspect is believed to be a student.


  • Occurred at 9:00 p.m. (5/23/07)- 165 Chestnut Street

Goddard House reported a missing person from their facility. Robert Cormier is described as a white male, wears glasses, thin build, and 74 years old. The day that he was reported missing he was wearing a dark colored grey or blue sport coat, light gray pants, brown sandals with white tube socks, a blue and white vertical striped shirt, carrying a black shoulder strap bag with the words “Brookstone” written on it. Cormier suffers from dementia and has a past head injury. He was reportedly last seen by his sister at her address in Boston. She stated that Cormier frequently uses the MBTA Copley bus, #9 route, to travel to his former address on Ipswich Street.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Crime Report (5/23/07)


  • Between 3:30 pm (5/19/07) and 3:40 pm (5/21/07)- 115 Greenough St

A grill was reported missing from the quadrangle at the Brookline High School. The grill had been used at the basketball tournament held earlier on 5/19. The grill was described as a stainless steel grill measuring 50” by 16”.

  • Between 8:00 a.m. (5/7/07) and 8:00 a.m. (5/22/07)- Beacon St

The victim reported that her gold ring was stolen from a bookshelf located in her bedroom. Also taken from the victim’s apartment were the contents of a prescription pill bottle that is normally store in her dresser drawer. There are no signs of forced entry into the apartment. The victim reported that her home is currently being shown by a variety of realty companies as she is in the process of moving.


  • Occurred 12:00 a.m. (5/22/07)- Nelson Drive

Someone had attempted to use the victim’s credit card to purchase a Marriott gift card in the amount of $5117. The gift card was requested to be sent to an address in Indonesia. Marriott Hotel Corp expected an irregularity and notified the credit card holder.

  • Occurred at 5:00 p.m. (5/21/07)- Newton Street/Grove Street

The victim reported the fraudulent use of her credit card at JD Exxon Station on Newton Street. She used her credit card to buy gasoline, but had not gone inside the station to retrieve her receipt. The victim’s bank statement revealed that two unauthorized transactions took place in rapid succession of one another at the gas station

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Crime Report (5/22/07)


  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (5/21/07)- 115 Greenough St, B.H.S.

The reporting person stated that as he was walking up the stairwell to the High School’s Athletic Department, he observed the remains of an 8.5 X 11 sheet of paper and soot on the wall.


  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. (5/21/07)- Babcock Street

At the above time and location, the victim’s bicycle was stolen from the rear of her apartment. The bicycle had been locked to the rear stairway.

  • Occurred at 7:45 p.m. (5/21/07)- Griggs Road

The victim’s bicycle was taken from her front porch. It had not been locked. The bike was described as a gray BMX bicycle with red and white handle bars, a black seat, and several colored wheel spokes.


  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 4:40 p.m. (5/210/07)- Beacon Street

The victim reported that she lost her organizer which had contained credit cards, a social security card, cell phone, and an assortment of other items. When she called to cancel her credit cards, she was notified that one of her credit cards had been used.

Monday, May 21, 2007

Crime Report (5/21/07)


  • Between 2:33 p.m. and 3:33 p.m. (5/17/07)- 11 Kent Street

While traveling down Kent Street, an officer had observed three juvenile males punching another juvenile male. Upon his arrival, the officer proceeded to break up the fight. The victim reported that he had been walking home from Pierce School with another student when the three juvenile males approached them. The victim recognized one of the juveniles as a former student of Pierce School. This suspect asked the victim for his cell phone. Once done, the victim asked for it back, but the suspect refused and yelled “Hit him!” and “You wanna fight?” As the victim continued to ask for his phone, the three suspects began to throw the phone back and forth to one another. This continued until one of the suspects punched the victim in the head. The other suspects then proceeded to punch the victim as well. The fight was eventually broken up by afore mentioned officer. A pat frisk was conducted and the cell phone was found on the suspect that first hit the victim. Considering the circumstances of the situation, the three suspects were arrested. A laptop computer was found in one of the juvenile’s backpacks. A detective immediately recognized the laptop as one that was reported stolen last week from the Lawrence School. All three juveniles were charged with armed robbery, disorderly conduct, and assault and battery. Two of the three were additionally charged with receiving stolen property.

  • Between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (5/18/07)- 27 Francis Street

Juvenile of Dorchester was arrested for Larceny. The juvenile had been involved with the theft of laptops from the Lawrence School.

  • Occurred at 6:09 p.m. (5/180/7)- 61 Park Street

Sean Patrick of Brookline was placed under arrest for a default warrant.

  • Occurred at 6:40 a.m. (5/19/07)- 63 Longwood Avenue

Alec Sense of New York was arrested for Daytime B&E without Force and Trespassing. Sense was found inside the victim’s apartment and appeared very intoxicated. He didn’t seem to know where he was or how he got into the apartment.

  • Occurred at 7:15 p.m. (5/19/07)- John Street/Green Street

Fernando De Oliviera of Brighton was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License and for an illegal left turn.

  • Occurred at 6:14 p.m. (5/19/07)- 27 Egmont Street

Nomar Lugo of Brookline was arrest for two outstanding warrants.

  • Occurred at 1:53 a.m. (5/20/07)- Harvard Street/Babcock Street

Milton Alvarado of Jamaica Plain was placed under arrest for Unlicensed Operation of a motor Vehicle. Alvarado also received a citation for a defective headlight.

  • Between 2:19 a.m. and 2:53 a.m. (5/20/07)- Beacon St/Marshal Street

Melinda Martland of Rhode Island was arrested for Operating under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor. Martland was initially stopped for a red light violation. She additionally received citations for the violation and for operating a motor vehicle without a license or registration in possession.


  • Between 7:30 a.m. and 2:10 p.m. (5/18/07)- Westbourne Terrace

The front right passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been broken. A portable GPS unit, MP3 player with a charger, a cell phone and 4 CD cases filled with CD’s was stolen.

  • Between 5:00 p.m. (5/16/07) and 10:00 a.m. (5/17/07)- Newton St

The victim’s backpack had been stolen from his motor vehicle. The vehicle had been unlocked.


  • Occurred at 3:54 p.m. (5/19/07)- 890 Commonwealth Avenue

At the above time and location, a male suspect stole a bike from Landry’s Bicycles. An employee of the store had chased the suspect on bike on Commonwealth Avenue. He was able to catch up to him. The suspect dropped the bike, but continued to run. The suspect was described as a white male, 5’8”, mid-thirties, brown hair, wearing a black baseball hat, gray sweatshirt, blue jeans, and red sneakers.

  • Between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (5/20/07)- 730 Commonwealth Ave

The victim reported that she had left her wallet at CafĂ© Royal. A check of credit card and bank accounts revealed that the victim’s bank card had been used.


  • Between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. (4/3/07)- Village Way

The victim reported that her checking account was missing money that she had not taken out herself. The victim contacted her bank and she was informed that the money was taken out using her ATM card. The victim believes that she may have lost her card or left it at an ATM. She stated that she writes her pin on the back of the card and that is why someone could have taken the money out.


  • Between 11:30 p (5/16/07) and 3:30 p (5/17/07)- Davis Ave/White Pl

There are numerous tags on the wall of the Davis Path footbridge. The tags were “TANS” (which appeared seven times in red paint), and “REACT” (which appeared four times in gold paint).

  • Occurred at 7:26 p.m. (5/20/07)- Perry Street/Francis Street

Numerous mail boxes in the area of Kent Square, Harrison Street, and Francis Street have been tagged. The tags include: TANS, TANGENT, REACT, KEYS, and ETHEK.