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Friday, August 3, 2007

August 2nd Police Reports


  • Occurred between 11:23AM and 11:45AM (8/02)-2 Brookline Place

Amos Coakley Jr. was arrested and charged with providing false information to a police officer, larceny, as well as failure to appear in court.

Victim reports she went to yoga and placed her red leather wallet in her cubby hole prior to the class. When she returned later the wallet was missing. Police diligently patrolling the area noticed a subject who fit the description of the man seen on surveillance tapes. Upon further investigation it was determined this was the man who stole the wallet. Once getting the suspect detained the man gave police a false name and social security number. Further investigation revealed the man's real name was Amos Coakley Jr, and he had several warrants out for his arrest. Coakley is believed to have been involved in several other recent larcenies in the area.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (8/01) and 7:42AM (8/02)- 1901 Beacon Street

Victim reported her Toyota SUV was parked in the rear lot of 1897 Beacon Street and was vandalized overnight. Her passenger side taillight was smashed.

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (8/01) and 7:42AM (8/02)- 1901 Beacon Street

Victim said her Nissan Altima was parked in the rear lot of 1897 Beacon Street and was damaged overnight. Her driver’s side rear window was smashed.

  • Occurred between 12:30AM and 8:21AM (8/02)- 1901 Beacon Street

Victim reported his Honda minivan was parked in the rear lot of 1897 Beacon Street and was damaged overnight. His driver’s side tail light was broken.

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (8/01) and 8:22AM (8/02)- 1901 Beacon Street

While responding to another malicious damage call officers noticed a grey Acura which had been smashed and damaged. The broken pieces on the ground lead offices to believe this vehicle was involved in the same above instances of malicious damage. The owner of the vehicle was notified.

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (8/01) and 8:24AM (8/02)- 1901 Beacon Street

While responding to another malicious damage call officers noticed a black Audi which had been smashed and damaged. The broken pieces on the ground lead offices to believe this vehicle was involved in the same instances of malicious damage. The owner of the vehicle was notified.

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (8/01) and 8:25AM (8/02)- 1901 Beacon Street

Victim reported her Suzuki SUV was parked in the rear lot of 1897 Beacon Street and was damaged overnight. Her side headlight had been smashed.

Attempted Larceny

  • Occurred between 6PM (8/01) and 8:30AM (8/02)- 637 Washington Street

Victim reported sometime overnight his headlights and hood had been damaged. It appears that someone had attempted to take out his headlights in addition; his hood had several pry marks under it.

  • Occurred between 7PM (8/01) and 9:25AM (8/02)-652 Washington Street

Victim reported he parked his car in the rear lot of the building and when he began driving it in the morning he noticed a strange sound. Upon investigation the victim noticed that he was missing his driver’s side headlight and grille. The passenger’s side headlight was also barely intact.


  • Occurred at 9:41PM (8/02)- 33 Kenwood Street

Police responded to a call of a woman being harassed by a man in a car. Victim reported that while walking her dog a van passed slowly and whistled at her. The woman felt frightened by this whistle and explained it did not seem like a typical macho gawking whistle. She continued down the street but was weary of walking home because the man in the van would know where she lived. The van stopped a few doors down from where the victim lived and at that point the victim saw a few of her neighbors outside. When she stopped to speak with them the van drove away. The van was described by witnesses as a Honda Passport. A similar make and model of vehicle was seen a few blocks away from where the victim reported being followed. The car was stopped and its driver was told as to the officers suspicions. The man will be summonsed to court for criminal harassment.

Thursday, August 2, 2007

July 31st Police Reports


  • Occurred at 11:20PM (7/31)- 205 Beverly Road Baker School

Michael Laham, David Maggioli, Matthew Nasif and Max Peskin were all arrested and charged with minor in possession of alcohol, trespassing, and violation of the open container law.

Police at the Baker School noticed a suspicious vehicle entering the parking lot after hours. Upon approaching the vehicle officers noticed a 30 pack of beer in the backseat as well as an open beer can in the front seat. The subjects in the vehicle were subsequently arrested.


  • Occurred between 9PM (7/30) and 8AM (7/31)- 3 Caitlin Road

Victim found the drivers side window of her vehicle smashed and her Louis Vitton handbag missing from the vehicle. Inside the handbag were two pairs of eyeglasses and miscellaneous makeup, a garment bag containing a suit jacket and a scarf were also stolen from the vehicle. The total value of all these items is approximately $2500.

  • Occurred between 11:30AM(7/30) and 10AM (7/31)- 226 Harvard Street

Employee at Ten Thousand Villages reported to police that a customer had left their wallet inside the store and she had secured it in the back room. However, when the owner came to retrieve the wallet it was missing. The wallet itself was valued at $60, and contained $20 cash.

  • Occurred between 9PM (7/30) and 6AM (7/31)-75 Goddard Avenue

The victim reported her unlocked car was entered overnight while parked in her driveway. Taken from the vehicle was about $40 to $50 in cash and various identification and bank cards.

False Identification

Occurred at 1PM (6/11) - Dean Road/Clinton Road

Officers on patrol noticed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign. The operator did not have a license in his possession. He gave police a name and was given a citation for running a stop sign and not having a license in his possession. However it was learned the man whose name was given to officers was not the man stopped. The man whose identity had been used gave police the name of one Michael Jamgochian. Jamgochian will be summoned to court for Providing False Information to a Police Officer, Operating with a Suspended License, and various traffic offenses.

August 1st Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 3AM and 3:30PM (7/31)- 3 Summit Avenue

Victim reports that sometime overnight his neighbors awoke to his car alarm sounding. Upon investigation the victim said he found his front grill had been forcefully removed from the front end of his vehicle.

Occurred between 7:01PM (7/01) and 7:01PM (8/01) - 166 Rangeley Road

Victim reports that a BB pellet damaged his dining room window sometime over the last month. The cost of this damage is unknown.


  • Occurred between 1:30PM (7/25) and 8AM (7/26)- 64 Westbourne Terrace

A camp counselor reported that she had left her cell phone inside one of the classrooms at the Driscoll School overnight. The class room was unlocked during that time and when the victim returned the next day the phone was gone. The phone was valued at about $100.

  • Occurred between 3AM and 12PM (8/01)- 86 Verndale Street

Victim reports that her Marin Redwoods mountain bike was stolen from her property some time overnight. The value of this bike is unknown.

  • Occurred between 7AM and 4:30PM (7/31)- 209 Harvard Street

Victim reported her wallet was stolen from her office sometime during the day. The wallet is a brown Louis Vatton containing several identification cards and credit cards as well at $20 cash. Her credit card was charged with over $400 in fraudulent purchases. This case is still under investigation.

  • Occurred between 2:02PM and 3:02PM (8/01)- 50 Pleasant Street

Victim notified police that she found her credit card missing from her wallet and about $80 worth of fraudulent charges attributed to it. She claims she last used the card in late June and cannot recall how or when it might have been stolen.

  • Occurred between 12:00AM (7/24) and 5:36PM (8/01)- 24 Alton Place

Victim reports that her Diamond bracelet was missing from her residence. She had several guests as well as a moving company into her residence at the time this bracelet went missing. The value of the bracelet is $3500.


  • Occurred at 2:56AM (8/01)- 59 Verndale Street

Police on patrol noticed a suspicious vehicle with two occupants idling for over 10 minutes. Upon investigation it was learned the owner’s license was revoked. The operator and owner of the vehicle was charged with not having a registration in possession, Operating a Motor Vehicle After License Revocation, and Idling Greater than 5 minutes.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

July 30th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 4:24PM (7/30) - 525 Harvard Street

Shellane Dowdie was arrested and charged with Shoplifting, and providing a false name to the police.

Officers responded to a call of a shoplifter at TJ Maxx department store. The security guard there had detained Dowdie after seeing the suspect put several TJ Maxx items into her bag with the tags still on them. When the police questioned Dowdie she gave them a false name. She was subsequently arrested.

  • Latoya Thomas was arrested and charged with shoplifting.

Officers responded to a report of a shoplifter at TJ Maxx. Upon arrival they interview Shellane Dowdie who was later arrested. After her arrest Police question her accomplice Latoya Thomas whose bag contained several items stolen from TJ Maxx. Thomas was subsequently arrested.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6PM (7/28) and 8AM (7/30) - 1786 Beacon Street

Officers responded to a call of a past vandalism. The victim reported that when he arrived at work Monday morning he found the lock to his business filled with superglue. The monetary amount to replace the locks is unknown.


  • Occurred between 1:34PM (7/16) and 1:34PM- 70 Pearl Street

The victim a war veteran reported that his two Bronze Star medals were stolen from his apartment sometime over the week. These bronze stars cannot be assessed for monetary value.

  • Occurred between 9AM (7/28) and 5:23PM (7/30) - 220 High Street

Victim reported sometime over the weekend her license plates were stolen from her parked vehicle.


  • Occurred between 4:45PM and 5:45PM (7/30)- 62 Harvard Street

The victim reported that sometime while working out at the gym her locker was forced open and the lock was broken. Taken from the locker was the woman’s wallet. The value of the wallet is unknown.

Monday, July 30, 2007

Crime Report July 30


  • Occurred at 12:16am (7/29)- 22 High Street

Christopher Jaundoo of Dorchester was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Jaundoo went to his ex-girlfriends to retrieve personal items; during his time there he reportedly forced his ex-girlfriends head against the wall and placed her son in a head lock. Jaundoo called a friend, Purcy Brice, of his to meet him. Officers received a call for a fight in progress possibly involving a gun. No firearm was found at the time. Purcy Brice of Malden was arrested for possession of marijuana.


  • Occurred between 7:10 pm and 7:12 pm (7/28) Beacon Street

Employees of the Radio Shack stated that a Hispanic male entered the store and inquired about an i-Pod. When the employee attempted to get a case for the i-Pod, he noticed the male walking to the door with the i-Pod still in his hand. The employee attempted to stop the male, and the male replied “Don’t get poked”. The employee believed the male to have a knife.


  • Occurred between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (7/27) 30 Webster Street

Victim stated that he was a guest at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. He had left his IBM Laptop in his hotel room. When he returned the computer was missing from his room.


  • Occurred between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm (7/26) Harvard Street

Victim stated that her wallet was taken out of her pocketbook that was hanging on the chair in her office. The victim found there to be unknown charges on her credit cards.

  • Occurred between 10:00 am (7/26) and 4:00 pm (7/27) Longwood Ave

Victim stated that a tennis bracelet was found to be missing from her jewelry box during the above times.

  • Occurred between 5:00 pm (7/28) and 10:07 am (7/29) Milton Road

Victim stated that between the above times his unlocked men’s bicycle was stolen from his front porch.

BE&L of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 12:01 am and 11:58 am (7/28) Eliot Street

The victim stated that she parks her vehicle in the Heath School parking lot. When she returned to her vehicle in the morning she found the rear passenger window smashed. The victim stated that she had kept a small toiletry bag on the back seat that was missing.


  • Occurred between 4:00 am (7/23) and 1:39am (7/27)- 1010 West Roxbury Parkway

Officers observed “SOBRO” spray painted on both sides of a box truck that was making a delivery for Cheryl Ann’s Bakery.

  • Occurred between 5:00 pm (07/20) and 9:00 am (7/24)- 1196 Beacon Street

Management Company reported that someone had used red spray paint on the side of the building. Officers were unable to make out the writing.

  • Occurred between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm (7/27) 10 Brookline Place

The Art Institute reported that they found threatening graffiti in the men’s room of the library.