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Friday, July 13, 2007

July 12th Police Reports

Motor Vehicle Theft

· Occurred between 11:30PM (7/11) and 9:50AM (7/12)- 70 Hallwood Road

Police responded to a call of a stolen motor vehicle. The victim reported that sometime overnight his vehicle, a 2004 Ford Explorer was stolen from his driveway


· Occurred between 8:30AM and 5PM (7/10)- 345 Harvard Street

Police responded to Devotion School to a report of a past larceny. The victim reported that he is a camp counselor at the school and sometime during the day his I-pod was stolen from the counselor’s cabinet.


· Occurred between 4PM (7/10) and 6:30AM (7/11)- 815 Newton Street

Victim reported that several fire extinguishers were stolen from the construction site and emptied. All of the empty fire extinguisher canisters were recovered.

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Thursday, July 12, 2007

July 11th Police Reports


· Occurred between 8AM and 3:30PM (7/11)-157 Cypress Street

Victim reported he left his bike unlocked in his back yard for about 7 hours. When he returned the bike was missing. Bike was valued at around $100.

· Occurred between 2:30PM and 6PM (7/11) - 397 Harvard Street

Victim reported that her package was left in the locked lobby of her building for several hours. She stated when she returned the box was ripped open and its contents missing. The value of the items was around $100.

· Occurred at 7:29PM (7/11)- 900 Commonwealth Avenue

Officers responded to CVS where a manager reported an alleged shop lifter. The manager witnessed a man placing items from the shelf into a plastic bag. When he confronted the man to return the items, the suspect placed some of the items back, while several of the items still remained in his bag. He then quickly exited the store. (Suspect described as a light skinned black male 30-35 with short hair last seen wearing a white t shirt with blue jeans).

· Occurred between 8PM (7/11) and 1:35AM (7/12)- 615 Chestnut Hill Avenue

Officers responded to a report of a past larceny from a motor vehicle. Suspect reported the vehicle was parked in his driveway overnight when he returned the passenger window was smashed and the glove box was left open. A few items were discovered missing from the vehicle including, a cell phone, battery charger, pair of sunglasses and an accessory plug, the value of these items is unknown.

Malicious Damage

· Occurred between 5PM and 5:45PM (7/11)-186 Tappan Street

Suspect broke into a motor vehicle by smashing the passenger window. Suspect appeared to have moved several items around the contents of the vehicle, but the victim reported nothing appeared missing.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

July 10th Police Reports


· Occurred between 8PM (7/09) and 9:43AM (7/10)- 1200 Beacon Street

Officers responded to a call of a stolen license plate. Police spoke with the victim who claimed she last saw her plates in tact on Monday July 9th. She noticed the front plate missing the next morning.


· Occurred at 12:45PM (7/09) –Washington Street/Beacon Street

Police responded to a report of a larceny. They spoke to a victim who claimed she was in Tai Chi class for about an hour. After the class the victim noticed her fanny pack missing. The fanny pack had been in the back of the room where Tai Chi was taking place. Among the items stolen were several credit cards, $350, several ID cards, and a cell phone. Victim was advised to cancel all her credit cards immediately.

Brookline Police D.A.R.E Basketball Clinic

For: 5th-8th Graders

When: August 27-August 31
8:30am-11:30am (Boys)
12:00pm-3:00pm (Girls)

Where: Lincoln School Gym
19 Kennard Road

Cost: $30 per Student

Contact: Officer McDermott (617)730-2609

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

July 9th Police Reports


· Occurred between 1PM and 1:57PM (7/09)- 155 Harvard Street

Victim reported that while shopping for groceries at Stop and Shop she noticed a strange man following her around the store. The man allegedly brushed her dress and was at times extremely close to her. When she asked what the man was doing he said, “Sorry” and walked away. However, the victim then noticed the man following other women in the store, taking camera phone pictures up their dresses. She noticed the man again while on the street and called police immediately. The suspect is described as a dark skinned male, 5’8-5’9 and roughly 200lbs. He is described as having a stocky build and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a oversized white t-shirt.

Unduly Licensed

· Occurred between 2:03PM and 2:30Pm (7/09)- 319 Harvard Street

While on patrol officers witnessed a vehicle fail to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. After pulling the car over police learned the driver had an expired license. The driver will be summoned to court for, Failure to Yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, as well as Operating after an Expired License.

Monday, July 9, 2007

July 8th Police Reports


· Occurred at 12:13AM (7/08)- Beacon Street/Winthrop Road

Termayne Brown was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct.

While on patrol Officers noticed two males roughhousing near the intersection of Beacon and Winthrop. One of the men Termayne Brown was heavily intoxicated. During questioning Brown became elusive and belligerent, several times disobeying officer’s orders and trying to walk away. At several points Brown even became combative with officers. Brown was subsequently arrested.

· Occurred at 1:58AM (7/08)- Longwood Avenue/ Harvard Street

Jean Garcon was arrested and charged with Operating after Suspension, and a Right on Red traffic violation. Officers observed a motor vehicle going through a red light. After stopping the vehicle it was learned that the driver later learned to be Jean Garcon had a suspended license. Jean Garcon was arrested and transported the Brookline Police Station.

Malicious Damage

The victim reported she went on vacation on June 29th and when she returned July 7th she noticed damage to her property. Someone had apparently dumped three separate piles of rock and dirt on her yard damaging her flowers.

July 7th Police Reports


· Occurred at 11:18PM (7/07)- 1196 Commonwealth Avenue

Gregory Howell was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon. While on patrol police noticed five suspects riding bicycles at a high rate of speed, members of the group fit the description of suspects involved in recent robberies taking place in the area. When police tried to speak to one of the suspects he fled on bicycle as did the other 4 members of the group. One suspect, Howell darted dangerously through traffic at high rates of speed while attempting to evade officers. When police eventually caught up to the male, a safety frisk produced a large folding knife.

Revoked Registration

· Occurred at 12:37AM (7/07)- Washington Street/Brookline Avenue

While on patrol officers noticed a vehicle with an expired registration sticker. After pulling the vehicle over it was learned that the driver’s registration had been revoked. Driver will be summoned to court for Driving after Revocation.

Malicious Damage

· Occurred at 2:00AM (7/07)- 452 Chestnut Hill Avenue

Police responded to a call of malicious damage. While speaking to the victim police learned that the man’s flower bed next to his house had been damaged. Eight to ten flowers were pulled out of the ground.

· Occurred between 9PM (7/06) and 9:00AM (7/07)- 634 Chestnut Hill Avenue

Victim reported that sometime over the night her vehicle had been damaged. There was a long scratch embedded in the drivers side of the vehicle, it also appeared the antenna in the back had been bent.

· Occurred between 5:30PM and 6:30PM (7/07)- 1350 Beacon Street

Police responded to the Ritz Camera Store to a report of malicious damage. The manger reported sometime after closing the store the front door was smashed.


· Occurred at 10PM (7/06)-300 South Street

Police responded to Bournewood Hospital to a report of an assault. Police spoke with an employee at the hospital who reported that a patient had assaulted another patient. The suspect allegedly approached the victim unprovoked and pushed her and then scratched her. The suspect will summoned to court for Assault and Battery.


· Occurred between 7:55PM and 8:00PM (7/07)-Centre Street/Fuller Street

Police responded to a call of an unarmed robbery. The victim reported he was traveling home on Centre Street when approached from behind by two females and one male. The female attempted to get the victim to stop when that was unsuccessful the male suspect stopped the victim with his arm. The female suspect then pulled the victim off his bike, and then forced him to a bushy area where she searched him for his wallet. When not finding the wallet, all 3 suspects rode off with the male suspect on the victims bicycle. The suspects were described as two dark skinned females between 18-19 years old riding dark colored mountain bikes. One female was last seen wearing a blue and white stripped shirt with a shoulder length cornrow hair style. The second female suspect was described as dark skin with a frizzy pony tail. The male suspect was described as dark skin around 20 years old, wearing jeans and a short sleeve t- shirt with an afro type hair style and muscular body build.

July 6th Police Reports


· Occurred at 9:24AM (7/06)- 1 Buckminster Road

Victim reported that on 7/05 he had parked his vehicle outside his apartment building, and when he returned the next morning he found several items missing. Among the items missing were a lap-top computer valued at $800, and a digital camera valued at $600. No forced entry to the vehicle was discovered.

· Occurred between 4:40PM and 4:55PM (7/06)- 24 Harvard Street

Victim reported he left his bike unattended behind Pomodoro Restaurant for about 15 minutes. When he returned his bike was missing.

Malicious Damage

· Occurred at 1:33PM (7/06) -599 Brookline Avenue

While on patrol Officers noticed a vehicle with a smashed window. They contacted the driver of the vehicle who reported nothing was stolen but the glove box appeared ransacked.