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Friday, September 7, 2007

September 6th Police Reports

Indecent Assault

  • Occurred between 3:07PM (8/31) and 10AM (9/07)-300 South Street

Jimmy Thompson the suspect of a recent assault of a patient at Bournewood Hospital was arrested for Indecent Assault and Battery and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

The man was an employee working under an alias and when his true identity was discovered it was revealed he had failed to register as a sex offender, he was subsequently arrested for that charge in addition to the recent assault.


  • Occurred at 6:18PM (9/06)- 302 Harvard Street

Pamela Tyler was arrested and charged with Receiving Stolen Property.

Police stopped a suspect later identified as Tyler in reference to recent larcenies in the area. She had in her possession several new items of clothing with no receipt or proof of purchase. Police checked with Children’s Place the store where the items were taken and it was learned that Tyler did not purchase any items, she was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred at 9:53PM (9/06)- 153 Kent Street

Carol Fallon, 22 yrs, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.

Fallon and a neighbor began a verbal argument which shortly escalated to a physical altercation. During that altercation it is reported that Fallon repeatedly threw a chair at her neighbor, Fallon was subsequently arrested.


  • Occurred between 2:30PM and 9:30PM (9/06)- 1020 Beacon Street

Victims report that their wallets were stolen from the backroom of their workplace at Japonaise Bakery. The content of the wallets is unknown.


  • Occurred between 8PM (9/05) and 4:39PM (9/06)- 241 Freeman Street

Victim reports losing his wallet somewhere near his apartment. Upon further investigation the victim discovered his credit card had been fraudulently used to purchase $484 worth of goods.


  • Occurred between 7AM and 12PM (9/05)- 89 Marion Street

Victims report that sometime during a several hour period the outside door of their residence was spray painted with graffiti.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

September 5th Police Reports


  • Occurred at 3:26AM (9/05)- Boylston Street/Eliot Street

Joseph Benedict, 18 yrs, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Class D Substance (Marijuana), Possession of a Class B Substance (Crack Cocaine), and failure to wear a seatbelt.

Police on patrol witnessed a car operating erratically, crossing marked lanes several times without signaling. After stopping the car police noticed the occupants were intoxicated. A subsequent search of the occupants led to the discovery of two white rocks believed to be Crack Cocaine, as well as a green leafy substance believed to be Marijuana. The driver was additionally given a citation for various traffic offenses.

  • Occurred at 7:14PM (9/05)- 15 Toxteth Street

David Rush, 18yrs, was arrested on warrant for a probation violation.


  • Occurred between 11PM (8/24) and 8:32AM (9/05)- 96 Kent Street

Victim reports his snow blower which was secured to his front porch with a cable lock, was stolen sometime overnight. The value of this item is approximately $650.

  • Occurred between 1PM and 1:55PM (9/05)- 64 Walnut Street

Victim reports sometime in a one hour period her car window was smashed and her GPS navigation device was taken from her vehicle. The GPS navigation device was valued at $749.

  • Occurred between 8AM (5/01) and 9:45PM (9/05)- 2 St. Paul Street

Victim reports that on a past date he had noticed a Red Sox Christmas ornament missing from a mantle in his home, he thought nothing of it at the time but he has recently noticed a picture frame missing from the same mantle. The cost of these items is unknown and this case is still under investigation.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

September 4th Police Reports

Graffiti Law

  • Occurred between 3:30PM (9/01) and 4:37AM (9/04) - 123 St. Mary’s Street

Additional graffiti was found painted over the fresh graffiti found yesterday.


  • Occurred between 3:07PM (8/31) and 2:30AM (9/02) - 300 South Street

Police are currently investigating two separate incidents of sexual assaults at Bournewood Hospital. The first occurred at 11:15AM on September 4th and involves a patient on patient assault which is still currently under investigation. The other assault involves a patient and former staff member the staff member will be charged with indecent assault and battery and summonsed to court in accordance with that charge.

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred at 10PM (9/03) - 228 St. Paul Street

Victim reports hearing someone attempt to open his basement door and upon further investigation discovered a small black male cutting the screen to his window and then reaching into his residence. Upon yelling at him the suspect fled. This case is still under investigation.


  • Occurred between 6PM (8/30) and 8AM (9/04) - 34 Greenough Street

Victim reports leaving her bicycle unlocked inside her detached garage about 30 feet from her home, when she went to use the bike in the morning she discovered it missing.

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

September 3rd Police Reports


  • Occurred at 2:45Am (9/03)- 213 Pleasant Street

Robert Erskine, 33yrs, was arrested and charged with open and gross conduct.

Victim reports looking out her apartment window and witnessing a man masturbating inside his vehicle, apparently the man had opened the door to his SUV and with his legs sticking out began touching himself to the women passing by. Police questioned the man and arrested him shortly thereafter.

  • Occurred at 3:16PM (9/03)- 302 Harvard Street

Temperence Brown, 43yrs, was arrested and charged with shoplifting.

Employee reports witnessing a woman stuffing several items of clothing into her bag then exiting the store without paying, police searched the area and found a woman who matched the description provided. The woman had clothing visibly protruding from her bag and did not have a receipt for the items, she was subsequently arrested.


  • Occurred at 7:11PM (9/03)-1322 Beacon Street

Victim reports a suspect described as a black male thin around 5’7 and was 20-25 years of age, had just attempted to purchase items with a fake American Express gift card. When the cashier noticed the document to be false the suspect attempted to grab the check back but eventually fled the store, police searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

September 2nd Police Reports


  • Occurred at 3:44AM (9/02)- 25 Washington Street

Jason Hollis, 31 yrs, was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct, and malicious damage.

Victim reports that while working at a gas station a man entered and asked to use the telephone. The victim reported that the man became very agitated and began cursing and throwing items around the store. The suspect threw several items at the victim then fled in a taxi. Police searching the area found a suspect who matched the description given by the victim and a witness. The man was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred at 5:25PM (9/02) - 1 Dean Park

William Feld, 41yrs, was arrested and charged with violating a restraining order.

Expired Registration

  • Occurred between 2:04AM and 2:40AM (9/02) - Grove Street/Allandale Road

Police stopped a vehicle with an expired registration. Its driver was issued a citation accordingly.


  • Occurred between 12PM (9/01) and 10:30AM (9/02) - 46 Carlton Street

Victim reports that she noticed her apartment had been disturbed and her laptop had been taken sometime while she was away. The laptops value is currently unknown.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred at 4:48PM (9/02) - 1317 Beacon Street

Victim reports during the short time period he was parked in a lot his car was keyed, the cost of this damage is unknown.


  • Occurred between 12PM and 7PM (9/02) - 21 Thayer Street

Victim reported that his unlocked bicycle was stolen from his front porch sometime during the day. The bike was described as a woman’s purple bicycle valued at $200.

September 1st Police Reports


  • Occurred at 12:55AM (9/01)

Phyllis Demarco, 58 yrs, was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 1:39AM (9/01) - 85 Gerry Road

Matthew Sherer, 41 yrs, was arrested and charged with open and gross conduct.

Victim reports that while standing on the front stoop of his residence he noticed a neighbor standing in the courtyard completely naked. The suspect allegedly began making inappropriate movements deemed to be of a sexual nature. The man was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred between 2:55AM and 3:07AM (9/01) - 360 Washington Street

Gregory O’Brien, 22 yrs, was arrested and charged with operating while under the influence of alcohol, speeding, and not being in possession of a license.

Police on patrol noticed a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit and driving erratically. Upon stopping the vehicle it was determined that it’s driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was subsequently arrested.


  • Occurred between 6AM (8/30) and 6PM (8/31) - 121 Jordan Road

Victim reported that his bank of America account was accessed via his computer and 3 fraudulent transactions were charged to his account. The victim contacted Bank of America and he was advised to cancel that current account.


  • Occurred between 6:30PM (8/31) and 1:57PM (9/01) - 612 Washington Street

Victim reports several plastic bottles of urine being thrown into her backyard. This case is still under investigation.

  • Occurred at 12AM (9/01) - Cypress Street/Wellington Tr

Police report stopping two suspicious suspects on bicycles. Further investigation revealed that the men ‘found’ the bicycles and would return them to the Brookline Police for safe keeping, at this current time it cannot be determined whether these bikes were stolen.

August 31st Police Reports


  • Occurred between 5PM (8/30) and 6:07AM (8/31)- 123 St. Mary’s Street

Victim reports after returning to work he noticed graffiti spray painted on the side of his building, this case is still under investigation.

Annoying Calls

  • Occurred between 12:01AM and 3AM (8/31)- 1470 Beacon Street

Victim reports receiving several harassing voicemail messages from a known caller. The caller will be summonsed to court for the threatening messages.


  • Occurred at 4:49PM (8/31)- 302 Harvard Street

Victims report that they witnessed two females both described as black, the first was reported to be 5’9 the other 5’7 both of medium to light complexion, put an unknown amount of clothing in their bags and exit the store without purchasing those items. The value of these items is unknown, and this case is still under investigation.

  • Occurred between 1PM and 8PM (8/31)- 301 Harvard Street

Victim reports that sometime during the day 3 cell phones were stolen from the display area. The value of the phones is unknown and this case is still under investigation.

Child Pornography

  • Occurred on (8/28)- 5 Leland Road

Michael Selib will be summoned to court on charges of Possession of Child Pornography and Unlawful Possession of Firearms.

Selib’s home was recently condemned by the Brookline Building Department and a company was hired to clean out the home of debris, during that process the company believes they have come across Child Pornographic magazines. Workers first alerted a neighbor of the magazines and work was stopped while the Police were notified.

An investigation was started resulting in charges against Selib.