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Friday, August 10, 2007

August 9th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 8:21AM (8/09)- 323 Walnut Street

Katrina Dhority, 37 yrs, was arrested on a default warrant.

Charles Lehr, 35 yrs, was arrested on a default warrant.

Detectives aided by officers went to the residence of the suspects where both were immediately arrested upon entry. Due to the amount of dog feces and uneaten food visible throughout the residence the health department was notified and the residence was condemned.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 3PM (8/07) and 8AM (8/09)- 128 Sewall Avenue

Police responded to a report of graffiti on the walls and floor of a basement storage room. The messages, one of them explicit, were seemingly directed at the rodent problem in the building. This case is still under investigation.


  • Occurred between 9AM and 9:10AM- 295 Reservoir Road

Victim reported she had left a bag of golf clubs along with another small bag on the front steps of her residence for around five minutes. When she returned both of these items were missing.

  • Occurred between 9:30AM and 12PM (8/09)- 145 Aspinwall Avenue

Victim reported that sometime during the day his bike had been stolen from his front porch. The bike had been secured by cable lock which appeared to have been cut.

  • Occurred at 2:48PM (8/09)- Harvard Street/ Beacon Street

A mentally unstable man was caught shoplifting at CVS. He will receive a No Trespass Order and will be aided to get the mental help he needs.

  • Occurred between 8AM (8/06) and 4:15PM (8/09)- 576 Washington Street

Victim who is physically handicapped reported that she had left her car parked for about 3 days and when she returned to use it she found the steering column was damaged and her Nokia cell phone was taken from the vehicle. The phone was valued at $200.

  • Occurred between 6PM (8/02) and 8AM (8/06) - 30 St. Paul Street

A woman reported that her rear spoiler had been stolen from her car days earlier. The value of this item is known.


  • Occurred between 10:19PM (8/08) and 8:30AM (8/09)- 228 Cypress Street

Police responded a business for a report of graffiti. The tag was painted on the middle shutter of the establishment and was 5 feet high by 3 feet long.

Thursday, August 9, 2007

August 8th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 9:23PM (8/08)- Harvard/Commonwealth Avenue

Anthony Kovach, 24 yrs, was arrested on a default warrant.

Disorderly Conduct

  • Occurred at 3:16PM (8/07)- 221 Washington Street

Female victim reported that she caught a man attempting to look up her skirt. She reports she was standing with her back to the entrance of the store when she felt someone quite close to her. When the victim turned
around she witnessed a black male described as heavyset wearing a dark
do-rag, dark hooded sweatshirt, baggy black jeans, with bad acne on his
face kneeling on one knee pretending to tie his shoe. The man has frizzy
black hair and medium to light skin complexion and is around 20 years of
age. The victim was unable to leave the store because the man was blocking
the entrance. The employee at the store verified the victim’s story and
explained to police when she attempted to confront the man about the
incident he left the store quite quickly. Detectives, aware of a similar incident in July
where a suspect was arrested after an investigation, located a subject fitting the
description of Tuesday's suspect a short time later in Mission Hill. The man will be
summoned to court for disorderly conduct in regard to this incident.


  • Occurred between 12PM and 1:42PM (8/08)- 28 Harvard Street

Victim reported she had stored her purse in an open cubby while in yoga class. When she returned an hour later it was missing. The purse contained about $40 cash and various identification and bank cards. Victim was advised to immediately contact her bank and cancel her card.

  • Occurred between 3:58PM (7/05) and 3:58PM (8/08)-1223 Beacon Street

Victim, a receptionist at a doctor’s office, reports that someone had attempted fill a prescription that was most likely stolen. Recently, the office had fired an employee and was missing a block of prescription pads from their office. This case is still under investigation.

Id Fraud

  • Occurred between 6:34PM (8/01) and 4PM (8/08)- 54 Babcock Street

Victim reports that she received a telephone bill totaling over $800. She said the phone number on the bill is not hers and believes that someone may have used her identity to charge that amount.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 12PM (8/05) and 4PM (8/08)- 138 Harvard Street

Victim reported that his flower pot and underground stabilizing wire were damaged sometime over a 3 day period. The value of this damage is approximately $100.


  • Occurred between 1PM and 1:14PM (8/08)- 1111 Beacon Street

A victim reported that she was indecently assaulted while riding on an elevator. She explained while on the elevator she felt someone breathing on her neck. At that time she felt a hand caress her upper arm/shoulder area leading towards her breast. She yelled, “stop it” and turned around to a creepy white male who is described as completely bald with no facial hair wearing a collared shirt with a vertical stripe. The man proceeded to follow her out of the building but took a right turn before the woman arrived at her vehicle. She immediately reported this incident to police. This case is still under investigation.

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

August 7th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 2:37AM (8/07)- Mountfort Street/St. Mary’s Street

Yohannes Tsegai, 33 yrs, was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.

Police pulled over a car after it failed to stop at a red light. The suspect later identified as Yohannes Tsegai, proceeded to eat a handful of Tic Tacs in front of officers and was quite belligerent through the questioning process. It was clear that Tsegai was driving while under the influence, and he was subsequently placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 9:51AM (8/07)- Monmouth Street/ St. Mary’s Street

James Walker, 51 yrs, was arrested on default warrant.

  • Occurred between 8:10PM and 8:28PM (8/07)- 33 Lawton Street

Enrique Santos, 36 yrs, was arrested and charged with attempted larceny, and trespassing.

An officer on patrol noticed a suspicious person walking in varying directions around this area. The suspect later identified as Enrique Santos was then observed entering particular driveways with no legitimate motive. Upon speaking with Santos it was admitted that he was there to steal bikes from residences to exchange for drugs. A hypodermic needle was also found in his possession. He was subsequently arrested.


  • Occurred between 8AM (7/21) and 8:31AM (8/07)- 214 Harvard Street

Victim reported that while reviewing his credit card statements noticed 153 fraudulent charges from Exxon Mobile attributed to his account. He had lost his Exxon speed pass around the same time these charges began. The total amount of charges totaled $5,144.91.

  • Occurred between 6:30PM and 6:50PM (8/04)- 1244 Boylston Street

A woman left her purse unattended for about 5 minutes at Kinko’s and when she returned her wallet was missing.

  • Occurred between 8PM (7/29) and 3PM (8/02)- 41 Auburn Street

Victim reported that sometime over a four day span his GPS navigation system was stolen from his apartment. The value of this item is unknown.

  • Occurred at 1:51AM (8/08)- 48 Marshall Street

Police while questioning a juvenile suspect learned he had just stolen a bike. The juvenile led officers to where the bike was located as well as the location he stole it from. He will be summons to court for Larceny.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 5PM (7/01) and 12:23PM (8/07)-55 Franklin Street

Two graffiti symbols were painted in this area one read “HS” and was located on a do not enter sign.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

August 6th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 4:01AM (8/06) - 182 Naples Road

Justin Lavoie, 20 yrs, was arrested and charged with Disturbing the Peace, Possession of a class D substance (Marijuana), and Minor in Possession of Alcohol.

Police responded to a noise complaint call and upon arrival witnessed 6 youths jumping atop of a camper which was parked in an alleyway. Three of the youths fled but the other 3, one of whom is identified as Justin Lavoie were all spoken to and charged accordingly. Officers learned that the three had been drinking and a search of Lavoie’s vehicle yielded a bottle of liquor. In addition two marijuana pipes were also found in the vehicle and Lavoie was subsequently charged. Additionally, all three were charged with disturbing the peace.


  • Occurred at 4:51Pm (8/06) - 249 Cypress Street

Earlier in the month of July this victim reported to police she believed one of the property managers she works with was taking money from the establishment. The victim is a trustee and at the earlier time she reported this she had no direct evidence linking the suspect to the crime. However, on this occasion the victim produced numerous pieces of evidence that indicate the suspect, who is also an official with the property, made two checks out to himself and attempted to cover it up by doctoring paperwork. The suspect will be summoned to court for two counts of larceny.

  • Occurred between 3PM and 11PM (7/26) - 294 Harvard Street

Police responded to CVS for an accidental 911 call but upon arrival a store employee wished to report her bike stolen. She reported it was stolen sometime while she was at work in late July. The bike is a Purple Schwinn mountain bike valued at $75.

Operating after Revocation

  • Occurred between 2:54AM and 3:17AM (8/06) - 96 Boylston Street

An officer on patrol noticed a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit. Upon speaking with the driver it was learned the man’s license had been revoked. The driver will be summoned to court for Speeding and Operating after Revocation.

Monday, August 6, 2007

August 4th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 8:21AM (8/04)- Cypress Street/ Boylston Street

A juvenile was arrested and charged with being Not Duly Licensed, and Possession of a Class D Substance (Marijuana).

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle make a U-Turn through a red light. Upon pulling the vehicle over it was learned that the driver only had learners permit and was not licensed to drive. He was subsequently arrested. While doing a standard inventory search of the juvenile’s belongings officers found 2 bags of a green leafy substance which appeared to be marijuana. Subject was additionally charged.

  • Occurred at 12:05PM (8/04)- Boston Common

Robert Shea, 43 yrs, was arrested by detectives for an outstanding warrant.


  • Occurred between 11:30PM (6/30) and 11:34AM (7/10)- 1080 Beacon Street

Victim reported she believes she left several oil paintings in the elevator of her building while moving in. The value of these paintings is around $800

  • Occurred between 10AM and 2:29PM (8/04)- 750 Commonwealth Avenue

Manager at Guitar Center reports that a Music Converter (Apogee Ensemble audio interface) was stolen from the store sometime during the day. This item was valued at approximately $2000.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred at 12:46AM (8/04)- 12 St. Paul Street

Victim awoke to glass breaking and upon investigation found a rock had been used to break his living room window. Anti-Semitic remarks were written on the rock, as well as on an additional rock found on the victim’s outdoor patio. There are no similar incidents reported in Brookline and this seems to have been an isolated incident. Detectives are investigating.

  • Occurred between 11:00PM (8/03) and1PM (8/04) - 215 Winchester Street

Victim reported that sometime overnight four roses had been ripped from her flower bed. The value of these flowers is unknown.

Operating After Revocation

  • Occurred between 12:55Am and 1:10AM- 44 Washington Street

Police noticed a vehicle driving with a trash bag from the trunk covering most of the license plate. Upon pulling the vehicle over it was learned the driver had a revoked license. The suspect will be summoned to court for Operating after Revocation, and Operating with an expired Inspection Sticker.

August 5th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 1:58AM (8/05)- 1651 Beacon Street

Matthew McGrath, 24 yrs, was arrested because of several outstanding warrants.

Officers were called to Golden Temple to escort a man from the premises who was trying to enter after hours. The man who was identified as Matthew McGrath had several outstanding warrants. He was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred at 2:11AM (8/05)- 1110 Beacon Street

Luis Acevedo, 30 yrs, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct.

Detectives noticed a man park his vehicle in an alleyway, peep into a window of an apartment, then return to his vehicle and drive off. Police followed the man and pulled him over after he made several motor vehicle infractions. The man admitted to looking in the window and acknowledged he needs help with this issue. He was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred at 2:52AM (8/05)- 599 Brookline Avenue

Eugeniy Dolzhenkov, 36 yrs, was arrested and charged with Failure to Stop at a Red Light, Operating after Revocation, and a Default Warrant.

Police noticed a vehicle fail to stop at a red light. Upon pulling the car over police learned that the driver later identified as Eugeniy Dolzhenkov had a suspended license. Furthermore, Dolzhenkov also had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest. He was subsequently arrested.


  • Occurred between 8:30PM (8/04) and 10:53AM (8/05)- 1223 Beacon Street

Victim reported sometime overnight her vehicle’s rear window was smashed and items were taken from her backseat. Although her $1000 GPS navigation system was untouched a bag containing curtains was stolen from the vehicle. The curtains were valued at $60.

  • Occurred between 1:30PM and 2PM (8/05)- 315 Harvard Street

Victim reports she left her bankcard inside the ATM, and $200 was fraudulently withdrawn from her account.

  • Occurred between 10AM (7/27) and 4PM (8/05)- 127 Fuller Street

Victim reports while he was on vacation two bikes were stolen from his open garage. One bike is a grey woman’s Trek equipped with a child seat. The second bike is described as a royal blue Specialized mountain bike. The value of these two bikes is approximately $450.

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (8/03) and 6:30PM (8/05) - 31 Hyslop Road

Victim reports while walking he noticed papers under a bush near his vehicles location. He reports that upon investigation he discovered his laptop case and business papers in the bush. He then checked his vehicle and noticed his laptop had been stolen from the back seat.

August 3rd Police Reports


  • Occurred at 11:23 PM – (08/02/07) – 82 Fuller Street

David Vincini, 29 yrs, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Class B substance (Cocaine) and Operating after Revocation.

Detectives were monitoring a vehicle in the area of Fuller Street. When the occupant saw officers the man exited his vehicle and approached them. Police took this opportunity to speak with the man about his activity. While speaking with police, the man later identified as David Vincini was extremely nervous. He was physically shaking and his story continually contradicted itself. Further investigation revealed the man’s license had been revoked since 1998. The man then told officers there was a small amount of cocaine in the driver’s door of his vehicle. Police recovered the cocaine and upon further investigation were led to believe the man had just purchased drugs in this area.

After speaking with David Vincini police were told he had purchased drugs from a man nearby their current location. When a passenger in a taxi drove by while the officers were questioning Vincini, he was identified as the man who sold the drugs. The man, who was later identified as Donald Iezzi, 52 yrs, was found to have had several unexplainable calls from Vincini and was in possession of a large amount of cash. Iezzi was arrested and charged with distributing drugs (Cocaine) within a school zone.

  • Occurred between 2AM and 3AM (8/03)- Harvard Street/ School Street

The first suspect was arrested and charged with malicious damage, and disorderly conduct

Michael Ferraro, 24 yrs, was arrested and charged with malicious damage, disorderly conduct, and a default warrant.

Nicholas Ferraro, 22 yrs, was arrested and charged with malicious damage, disorderly conduct, and a default warrant.

Officers received calls of several youths kicking trash and throwing other objects into the street. The police interviewed the subjects who were then identified by witnesses as the ones who were kicking trash in the street. In addition to kicking trash the three had also damaged a number of items such as flowerpots, 4-5 trashcans, as well as street signs.

  • Occurred at 4:04PM (8/03/07)- 900 Commonwealth Avenue

Joseph MacDonald, 26 yrs, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting and possession of a Class A Substance.

Nicole Mandigo, 22 yrs, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting.

An employee at CVS reported that two suspects were stealing from the store. When police approached one of the suspects, later identified as Nicole Mandigo, attempted to flee. When she was apprehended police discovered $328.58 worth of stolen goods in her possession. Mandigo then identified her partner who had fled prior to police arrival as Joseph MacDonald. MacDonald was apprehended a short distance away. A search of MacDonald yielded a bag of a brown substance believed to be a Class A Narcotic. He was subsequently arrested.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8:30PM (8/02/07) and 8:53AM (8/03/07)- 1 School Street Lot

Victim reported that she had parked her car in the School Street parking lot overnight and when she returned in the morning her driver’s side mirror was damaged. The cost of this damage is unknown.

  • Occurred between 11PM (8/02) and 6AM (8/03)- 1330 Beacon Street

Victim reported that sometime overnight a rock was thrown through their side window.

  • Occurred between 11PM (8/02) and 6AM (8/03)-1354 Beacon Street

Victim reports sometime overnight a rock was thrown through their window shattering it.

  • Occurred between 1PM (8/02) and 10:30PM (8/03)- 144 Cypress Street

Victim reported he had parked his car in his driveway overnight and when he returned the next morning he found key marks on the hood of his vehicle as well as on the front bumper.


  • Occurred between 1:16PM (7/23) and 1:16PM (8/02) - 115 Greenough Street

A teacher at Brookline High School reported that $125 in cash was stolen from the Language Department. The money was kept in an unlocked file cabinet and very few people knew of it whereabouts.