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Friday, June 1, 2007

Crime Report (6/2/07)


  • Between 9:30 p.m. (5/30/07) and 4:00 a.m. (5/31/07)- 133 Brook Street

At the above time and location, the victim reported that he had placed his laundry in the washing machine but when he returned he noticed his laundry was all over the laundry room. Some of the victim’s clothing was also missing. The room is located in the basement at 129 Brook Street, and is shared with the tenants of 133 Brook Street.

  • Between 5:45 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. (5/30/07)- 278 Harvard Street

The victim reported that her locked bicycle was stolen while she was at work. The lock was left on the ground and appeared to be in working order. The bike was described as a female frame, light blue in color, single speed, racing tires and regular handle bars.


  • Between 5:30 p.m. (5/30/07) and 8:00 a.m. (5/31/07)- 822 Boylston St

The victim reported that a door leading into an office at the commercial establishment had been damaged. The door had been damaged in and around the area of the door frame near the locking mechanism. It appeared that an attempt was made to pry open the door. No items have been reported missing from the office.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Crime Report (5/31/07)


  • Occurred at 2:02 a.m. (5/30/07)- 29 Harvard Street

Chris McNeill of Allston was placed under arrest for Operating after Suspension. McNeill also received a citation for an expired inspection sticker.

  • Occurred at 9:42 p.m. (5/30/07)- Beacon Street/ Harvard Street

Michael Doyle of St. Attleboro was stopped on Harvard Street for making an illegal left turn from Beacon Street. A check with the registry of motor vehicles revealed that Doyle’s license had been suspended and that he had an outstanding warrant. He was placed under arrest and received citations for Operating after Suspension, Illegal Left Turn, and not wearing a seatbelt.

  • Occurred at 11:09 a.m. (5/30/07)- 637 Washington Street

Phuong Nguyen of Quincy was arrested as a result of an ongoing investigation into theft of money from the business, Rofe Dental Associates. Nguyen is believed to have stolen and forged a number of checks. The checks were either cashed or deposited into personal accounts. The investigation is ongoing and continuing.


  • Between 8:00 p.m. and 9:42 p.m. (5/29/07)- Green Street

The passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed. A GPS unit was missing.

  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (5/30/07)- Freeman Street

The front passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been smashed and a GPS unit was taken from the front passenger side seat.


  • Between 11:00 p.m. (5/29/07) and 7:30 a.m. (5/30/07)- 24 Webster Place

The victim reported that his office window at Brookline Bank had been broken. There was nothing missing from the office. The act appeared to be malicious damage with no further intent.


  • Between 2:30 p.m. (5/29/07) and 11:30 p.m. (5/30/07)- St Paul Street

At the above time and location, the victim’s bicycle was stolen from the front hallway of the building. Since the hallway is usually secured by the inside vestibule door, the victim did not secure the bike with a chain and/or lock. Upon inspection of the vestibule door, it was determined that the locking mechanism is not secure. The bike was described as a maroon mountain style, with a gray child seat and black/chrome handlebars.


  • Between 2:24 p.m. (4/28/07) and 2:24 p.m. (5/29/07)- Park Street

The victim reported that a fraudulent Sprint Phone account had been opened in her name. The account had been opened using her name and social security number. The account has had $1323.89 charged to it. The victim also reported that her Wal-Mart account had also been accessed in the amount of $540.18.


  • Between 6:00 p.m. (5/25/07) and 8:00 a.m. (5/26/07)- 185 High Street

The fence between 183 and 185 High Street had been spray painted with orange paint. There was also graffiti on the fence in the parking lot area.

  • Between 9:30 p.m. and 10:43 p.m. (5/29/07)- 14 Edwin Street

The victim reported additional graffiti to his rental truck. The truck had been tagged earlier in the day on the right side of the truck, and was later tagged on the left. The tag was done in black spray paint and read “NAS” or “JAS”.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Crime Report (5/30/07)


  • Occurred at 9:49 a.m. (5/29/07)- 115 Greenough Street

Brandon Woodsonof Brookline was arrested for the larceny of another student’s pocketbook. Brookline High School’s video surveillance caught footage of Woodson with the pocketbook. Woodson had removed multiple items, including an I Pod and put them into his own bag.

  • Occurred at 4:04 p.m. (5/29/07)- Washington Street/ Brookline Avenue

Janick Medina of Roxbury was arrested for operating a stolen motor vehicle. He had been operating a red Dodge Pick-up reported stolen from Saugus on May 25. Medina also received a citation for operating with only a learner’s permit.


  • Occurred at 11:00 a.m. (5/29/07)- Brookline Ave/Aspinwall Ave

A Parks Department employee reported that after he had opened the park gate and drove a tractor into the Brookline Avenue Playground to begin mowing, a male suspect approached him aggressively. The suspect spat on the employee and then turned and left the park. Two witnesses of the incident stated that the suspect had been in the park with two dogs. The dogs were unleashed and ran out of the gate that the employee had left open. The suspect was described as a white male, late 30’s, balding, 5’6”-6’0”, wearing a red shirt and possibly khaki colored shorts.


  • Between 6:00 a.m. and 11:48 a.m. (5/23/07)- 20 Chapel Street

Two vehicles were observed with the front passenger side window smashed on each. Notes were left on the motor vehicles for the victim’s to contact the police.


  • Occurred at 8:20 p.m. (5/29/07)- 14 Edwin Street

The victim reported that the moving truck he had rented was tagged with black spray paint. The tag read “NAS”. The victim had parked the truck and left it unattended for approximately 5-10 minutes. When he returned he observed the freshly sprayed paint dripping down the right side of the truck.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Crime Report (5/29/07)


  • Between 4:23 a.m. and 4:57 a.m. (5/25/07)- 77 Marion Street

Dennis Fournier of Brookline was arrested for Possession of Class D Substance (Marijuana).

  • Occurred at 6:45 a.m. (5/25/07)- Dean Road/ Clinton Road

Felix Rumkin of Framingham was stopped for failing to stop at a stop sign. The officer that had initiated the traffic stop asked for Rumkin’s license and registration, but he refused to provide his license. Additional police units were called to the scene. An officer was finally able to get Rumkin to produce his license. Dispatch later revealed that the vehicle that Rumkin was operating had revoked insurance. Rumkin was placed under arrest. He refused to cooperate, but was eventually placed in handcuffs. Rumkin received citations for the multiple traffic offenses and for resisting arrest.

  • Occurred at 8:10 a.m. (5/25/07)- 400 Washington Street

Peter Daly of Brookline was placed under arrest for Assault and Battery, shoplifting, and disorderly person. Daly had entered the CVS at the above location and removed items from the store without paying. The store supervisor followed Daly from the store and grabbed his hand in an attempt to stop him. At this time, Daly started to punch the supervisor.

  • Occurred at 3:44 p.m. (5/25/07)- 525 Harvard Street

Officers responded to TJ Maxx for a report of a shoplifter being detained in the security office. Store security had observed Leslie Lipscombof Roxbury attempting to shoplift two pairs of shoes from the store. Lipscomb had cut the security tags off the shoes using a pair of pliers and then placed them in a plastic bag she had been carrying. Lipscomb was stopped as she was leaving the store. Lipscomb also initially provided a false name to security and reporting officers. She will be charged with Shoplifting and furnishing a false name.

  • Occurred at 4:24 p.m. (5/25/07)- 1334 Beacon Street

The Radio Shack at the above location reported a shoplifter. Dispatch gave out a description of the suspect, William Carter of Brookline. Carter was later detained and a search of his person revealed the stolen merchandise from Radio Shack. At the station another package was found on Carter. The package had been stolen from the CVS located on Harvard Street.

  • Occurred at 10:26 p.m. (5/25/07)- 62 Walnut Hill Road

At the above time and location, units were dispatched for a loud party call. Aaron Eisenberg and Matthew Nasif were arrested for Minors in Possession (alcohol).

Gregory Nasif was placed under arrest for Minor Transporting Alcohol. An officer had observed Nasif driving away from the above scene at an excessive speed. Nasif was pulled over for speeding. During the stop, the officer had observed a Coors Light cardboard box and 2 cans of Coors Light in the rear storage area of the vehicle.

  • Occurred at 11:56 p.m. (5/25/07)- Amory Street/ Dummer Street

A caller had reported that a female was standing in the middle of the street while cars were going by. An officer responded to the scene and observed an individual that fit the description the caller had given. The officer approached the individual, later identified as Nicole McNeil , and attempted to conduct a field interview. McNeil became volatile and started to yell. She refused to cooperate with the officer. She was then placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct. McNeil resisted the officer and will additionally be charged with resisting arrest.

  • Occurred at 3:25 a.m. (5/26/07)-

Steven Young of Brighton was arrested for Domestic Assault and Battery. Young and his partner had been having an argument. The fight became physical and Young hit the victim in the face with a closed fist. During the search incident to arrest, marijuana was found on Young’s person.

  • Occurred at 11:14 p.m. (5/26/07)-

Jaymmy Colon-Ortiz of Brookline was arrested for Domestic Assault and Battery. Colon-Ortiz had spit her alcohol at her ex-boyfriend as he walked past her on the porch of the apartment building. The victim picked up the alcohol and smashed it. He then entered the building and went to his apartment. Colon-Ortiz followed the victim and began to grabbing and assaulting him as he attempted to enter his apartment.

  • Occurred at 2:36 a.m. (5/27/07)- St Mary’s/Essex

Mohammad Alqamar of Boston was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence. Alqamar will also be charged with operating without a license, failure to stop for a red light, and failure to yield to oncoming traffic.

  • Occurred at 12:12 a.m. (5/27/07)

Philip Beygelmakher of Brookline was arrested for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. Beygelmakher had thrown a razor at his younger sister’s head. Beygelmakher’s mother reported that Philip has been very abusive over the past month.

  • Occurred at 6:42 p.m. (5/27/07)- 46 Channing Road

The officer had responded to a call concerning suspicious persons. The officer stopped the two suspects while they were in a motor vehicle on Baxter. Benson Hinga of Medfield was the passenger of the vehicle. He was identified and dispatch revealed that there was a warrant out for his arrest. As the officer spoke to the driver of the vehicle, Philip Strafello, he observed a bottle of Heineken on the back seat, along with tools, clothing, and other belongings. Strafello was placed under arrest for underage and knowingly transporting/possessing alcohol. Strafello was searched at the station and a bag containing two packages of heroin was found in his left sock. A check book found in the vehicle was later determined to be stolen. Strafello was additionally charged with possession of stolen property.


  • Occurred at 11:00 a.m. (5/21/07)- 64 Westbourne Terrace

The victim reported that his son has been being bullied at school. He noticed bruising on his son’s arm. When inquired about the bruising, the son reported that another student at school has been assaulting him.

  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (5/28/07)- 518 Harvard Street

At the above time and location, residents of the basement apartments had an argument concerning a past incident. The argument(s) escalated and resulted in members of each party physically assaulting one another.


  • Between 9:00 p.m. (5/24/07) and 10:00 a.m. (5/25/07)- Fisher Ave

The passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle was shattered while parked in her parent’s driveway. Nothing appeared to be stolen from the vehicle and no other vehicles in the driveway had been disturbed.

  • Between 11:28 p.m. (5/25/07) and 12:32 a.m. (5/26/07)- Marion St

At the above time and location, two suspects had been knocking on the victim’s apartment rear window asking him to come outside. The victim informed the suspects that he did not want to go outside and went into another room of his apartment. The suspects continued to knock on the window, but the victim eventually heard it break.


  • Occurred at 12:08 p.m. (5/26/07)- 193 Harvard Street

At the above time and location, an employee at Laundry Express had taken $200 and a credit card from the victim’s wallet. The victim had left the laundry mat to use her cell phone. At this time, the suspect took the wallet into the employee office, and removed the items.

  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (5/27/07)- 400 Washington Street

The victim reported that someone had pick pocketed her wallet while she was waiting in line at CVS. Video surveillance showed nothing definite.


  • Between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (5/26/07)- Commonwealth Ave

The passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle was smashed. A GPS system and holder, along with an I Pod and its cable were stolen.

  • Between 3:00 p.m. (5/27/07) and 11:45 a.m. (5/28/07)- Rawson Rd

At the above time and location, the rear emblem of the victim’s Mercedes Benz was damaged. It appeared as though someone had used a tool to attempt to pry the emblem. The pry movement left significant scratches on the vehicle. An observation of the lot revealed that three other cars were missing their emblems.