Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

November 20th Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred between 10:43AM and 11:05AM (11/20) - 121 Boylston Street

Hector Gomez, 21 yrs, was arrested and charged with Operating after Suspension, Revoked Registration, and other traffic offenses.

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle traveling with a revoked registration and upon pulling the vehicle over and asking for the operator’s license it was revealed that

the I.D the driver provided was not his own. Police discovered the operator’s true identity and learned his license was suspended and he was subsequently arrested.

Summons

  • Occurred between 12:05AM and 12:30AM (11/20)-367 Harvard Street

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle take an illegal right turn on red and upon stopping the car it was discovered that the vehicles insurance was revoked, and the inspection sticker had expired. Police informed the driver he would be summonsed to court for Operating with Revoked Insurance, Posted No Turn on Red violation, and an Expired Inspection Sticker.

  • Occurred at 7:30AM (11/20) - Harvard Street/ Beacon Street

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle take an illegal left turn and upon stopping the car it was discovered that the driver’s right to operate had expired. Police informed the man that he would be summonsed to court for Operating with an Expired License, and taking an Illegal Left Turn.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 9PM (11/19) and 7AM (11/20) - 16 Cedar Road

Victim reported that sometime overnight his vehicle’s driver side window was smashed and his wallet was stolen from the glove box. The wallet contained $160 in cash, as well as several credit cards and a license.

  • Occurred between 6PM (11/19) - and 7:30AM (11/20) - 173 Laurel Road

Victim reported that sometime overnight a suspect entered her open garage, gained entry to her vehicle and stole a bag from the interior. The bag contained a leather planner, down vest, reading glasses, and a make up kit. In addition a roll of quarters and $6 cash were also taken.

  • Occurred between 6:45PM and 7:15PM (11/20) - 10 Brookline Place West

Victim reported that she left her cell phone in a public computer lab at the Art Institute for about a half hour and when she returned she discovered it missing. The phone is valued at $450.

  • Occurred between 7PM (11/19) and 1:28PM (11/20) - 20 Glenoe Road

Victim reported that sometime overnight her vehicles passenger side window had been smashed and her pocketbook was stolen from the front seat. The pocketbook contained several credit cards, an Ipod valued at $300, and $200 cash.

  • Occurred between 3:30PM and 4:54PM (11/20) - 1244 Boylston Street

Victim reported that two young males entered her office at New England Podiatry attempting to sell candy. The juveniles were informed no one in the office wished to buy any candy. The two suspects then left the office but returned a short time later and stole a wallet from one of the employees hand bags as well as a digital camera. The suspects were describes as young black males 13-16 years of age. One of the males had dreadlocks and the other is described as having a ponytail.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 10:40AM and 11AM (11/20) – 12 Greenway Court

Victim reported that she discovered a suspicious male inside her apartment, the man was described as a white male in his 50’s, with grayish colored hair and was last seen wearing a dark blue jacket (possibly a Northface). When the woman confronted the man he fled the apartment, the victim reported that she discovered a silver Tiffany’s necklace, and a set of diamond earrings missing from the apartment, and it is believed the suspect gained entry through an unlocked door.

Residents are strongly advised to be cognizant of any suspicious activity around their residences. Residents are further advised to be diligent in securing their doors, and to report any suspicious activity to the Brookline Police promptly.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

November 19th Police Reports

Suspicious

  • Occurred between 11:30AM and 11:52AM (11/19) - 21 Borland Street

Police responded to reports of a suspicious person and upon arrived the victim reported that a man approached his room door on the inside of his dwelling and engaged in conversation with him by posing as a painter; however when it was discovered that no painters were scheduled to work on the house the victim became suspicious. It is believed that the man entered the residence by making use of unsecured doors. Police canvassed the area for the suspect yielding negative results. The suspect is described as a 6’1” white male weighing roughly 200lbs, clean shaven and in his 50’s. The suspect was last seen exiting the house wearing a black Northface jacket and jeans.

Residents are advised to contact the Brookline Police immediately with any suspicious activity they may witness in their neighborhood. Residents are advised to be cognizant about securing the doors to their home as well as making sure that they are aware of any work that is scheduled to be done to their building or their home.

Burglary

  • Occurred at 1:45PM (11/19) - 736 Commonwealth Avenue

An employee at Espresso Royale restaurant reported that sometime over the weekend $2653.08 in cash was stolen from the safe, which had possibly been left unsecured. This case is still currently under investigation.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 5:30PM (11/16) and 12:41PM (11/19) - 5 Linden Place

A resident reported seeing newly written graffiti on the children’s playground behind St. Mary’s church and it appears as though the damage was done sometime over the weekend with a black marker.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 3PM and 3:45PM (11/19) - 305 Washington Street

Victim reported that her vehicles passenger side window had been smashed and her wallet as well as a handheld computer, valued at $440 was stolen from the interior. The wallet contained several bank and identification cards in addition to $70 cash; the wallet is valued at approximately $100.

Monday, November 19, 2007

November 18th Police Reports

Summons

  • Occurred at 12:38AM (11/18) - Kent Street/ Aspinwall Avenue

Police on patrol witnessed two subjects huddled in bushes appearing to be urinating. Upon stopping the suspect’s police saw a zip lock bag partially sticking out of one of the man’s pockets. The bag contained a green leafy substance believed to be Marijuana and in addition police found a glass pipe and additional Marijuana, as well as an unopened beer can in his jacket pocket. Police informed the suspect that he would be summonsed to court for Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Possession of a Class D Substance (Marijuana).

  • Occurred at 1:06AM (11/18) - 277 Mason Terrace

Police were dispatched for calls of a fight that had spilled out onto the street. Police were met by several suspects and it was revealed that this location had been cause for concern in the past regarding loud parties. Police informed the residents that they would all be summonsed to court.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 8PM (11/17) and 5:30AM (11/18) - 111 Marion Street

Victim reports that sometime overnight her outside fence had been ‘tagged’ multiple times with a black marker, the cost of this damage is unknown.

November 17th Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 12:38AM (11/17)- School Street/ Harvard Street

Michael Pringle, 63 yrs, was arrested and charged with Operating while Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquors and Failure to use care when coming to a stop.

Police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision and were informed that by the victim that a vehicle had just struck her car from behind and she believed the other driver might be intoxicated. Police spoke with the other driver and determined him to be under the influence of alcohol

  • Occurred at 1:18AM (11/17)- Boylston Street/ Chestnut Hill Avenue

Luizfernando Martins, 39 yrs, was arrested and charged with being Not Duly Licensed and other traffic offenses.

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle traveling well above the posted rate of speed and upon stopping the vehicle it was revealed that the driver did not have a right to operate after 9PM, he was subsequently arrested.

  • Occurred at 5:58PM (11/17)- 16 New Terrace Road

Cherman Pierre, 22 yrs, was arrested and charged with Trespassing.

Summons

  • Occurred at 12:56AM (11/17) - Winchester Street/ Thorndike Street

Police stopped a vehicle with a defective headlight and learned that the vehicles driver did not have a license to operate. During the traffic stop police were approached by another vehicle operated by the suspects father, after some investigation police informed the suspect that he would be summonsed to court for Unlicensed Operation and defective equipment. Police additionally informed the suspects father that he would be summonsed to court for Knowingly Allowing Unlicensed Operation.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 3PM and 4PM (11/15) - Park Street/Beacon Street

Victim reported that sometime over a one hour period her vehicles driver’s side had been ‘keyed’. The cost of this damage was estimated at $1,600.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 2:30PM and 3:00PM (11/17) - 1773 Beacon Street

Victim reported that her purse had been stolen from outside her son’s class room at the All Saints Church. The bag contained several passports, multiple credit cars, a cell phone and about $25 cash.

November 16th Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 3:01AM (11/16)- 0 Ashville Road

Neil Lynch, 22 yrs, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Class D Substance (Marijuana), Possession of a Class B Substance (Cocaine), and a Default Warrant.

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle with several occupants idling in Asheville Street Parking lot; police approached the vehicle where they witnessed the occupants making furtive and aggressive fidgeting motions. A check of the vehicle revealed a bag of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana in addition to a bag of a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine. The driver of the vehicle claimed possession of the two bags and all occupants denied knowledge of the drugs. The driver was subsequently arrested.

Summons

  • Occurred at 12:20AM (11/16) - Dexter Park

Police on detail at Dexter Park were informed by Security that a resident had complained of an ongoing party on third floor. Police heard loud music and after several attempts were finally greeted at the door and after speaking with the resident police were able to witness the inside of the apartment which consisted of about 20 guests, police informed the resident he would be summonsed to court for Disturbing the Peace.

  • Occurred at 1:36AM (11/16) - 1223 Beacon Street

Police witnessed a vehicle idling on the street for about 10 minutes and after officers ran a registry check it was revealed that the vehicles insurance had been revoked.

The driver was informed that he would be summonsed to court for Operating after Revoked Insurance and operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle.

  • Occurred between 5PM and 6PM (11/16) - Harvard Street/Longwood Avenue 6210

Police on patrol pulled over a vehicle after witnessing it take an illegal left turn. Further investigation revealed that the vehicles driver was not duly licensed, the driver was informed that he would be summonsed to court for that violation.

  • Occurred at 5:07PM (11/16) - Independence/VFW

Police on patrol approached a vehicle which had been idling in the parking lot. Upon looking in the vehicle police were able see two juvenile suspects as well as a driver who appeared to be in his 30’s. Police then learned that the driver was not related to any of the juvenile occupants they were just ‘friends’, police additionally witnessed several brown bags on the floor of the car with beer inside. The juveniles were informed that they would be summonsed to court for Minor in Possession of Alcohol. The driver was informed that he would be summonsed to court for Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Shoplifting

  • Occurred at 3:32PM (11/16)-1302 Beacon Street

An employee at The Mint Julep reported that a suspect who she had previously suspected of shoplifting had left the store with two dresses with a combined value of $250; police canvassed the area looking for suspects but were met with negative results.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 5PM (10/01) and 5PM (11/09)-1357 Beacon Street

Victim reported that after losing his wallet he noticed that several checks that were in the wallet had been fraudulently cashed for a combined loss of over $1,900. This case is still under investigation.