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.

Friday, December 28, 2007

December 27th Police Reports

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 9:30AM (12/24) and 5:55PM (12/27)-34 Parkman St

Victim reported that the back of her building had been spray painted. Police observed three ‘tags’ that were sprayed with black paint, this case is still under investigation.

Thursday, December 27, 2007

December 26th Police Reports

Arrests

  • Occurred at 3:47PM (12/26)- 525 Harvard Street

A juvenile was arrested and charged with Shoplifting and Assault and Battery.

A juvenile was arrested and charged with Shoplifting

Police responded to TJ MAXX where an employee reported witnessing several men ripping off security tags and concealing items of clothing in their backpacks. The employee was able to detain one of the suspects and a short time later police were able to locate another suspect who they subsequently arrested.

Attempted Larceny

  • Occurred between 8:45AM and 9:23AM (12/26)- 44 Washington Street

Victim reported that when he returned to his parked vehicle he witnessed a male sitting inside. Upon seeing the victim, the suspect fled in a dark green station wagon. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’10”, last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. There are no items reported missing from the vehicle at this time.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 11:30AM (12/24) and 10AM (12/26)- 107 High Street

Victim reported that sometime over a two day period a suspect gained entry into her unlocked vehicle and stole two rolls of quarters worth $10 each.

  • Occurred between 8AM (12/23) and 2:30PM (12/26)- 99 Park Street

A patient at Brookline Health Care Center reported that his wallet had been stolen from his room sometime within the last three days. The wallet contained $200 cash, credit cards and identification.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

December 25th Police Reports

There is no crime to report for December 25th

(NONE)

December 24th Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 5:15PM and 5:40PM (12/24) - High Street

Victim reported that her ex-boyfriend had entered her apartment and taken an Ipod valued at $299 from her kitchen table. Police were unable to locate the man, but have requested an arrest warrant for the ex-boyfriend for Breaking and Entering, Larceny, and Trespassing.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 11:39Pm (11/13) and 11:39PM (12/12)

Victim reported that someone had fraudulently used her credit card to charge over $1,000 worth of goods, this case is still under investigation.

December 23rd Police Reports

Summons

  • Occurred between 11:30PM and 6:30AM (12/23) - 335 Harvard Street

At 0641 hrs, an employee of Zaftig’s Restaurant reported the front window had been smashed sometime overnight. Police spoke with the restaurant’s baker, who reported hearing a loud noise at about 4:30 am.

In addition, police placed an intoxicated male into protective custody in close proximity to Zaftig’s at approximately 0454 hrs. After further investigation, this subject was informed he will be summonsed to court for Malicious Damage.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 7:15AM (12/20) and 11:44PM (11/23) - 99 Pond Avenue

Victim reported that her license plate had been stolen; the value of the plate is unknown.

December 22nd Police Reports

Summons

  • Occurred between 1:08AM and 1:25Am (12/22) - 1911 Beacon Street

Police responding to reports of a loud party heard loud music and witnessed a large amount of people and liquor present. Police informed the residents they would be summonsed to court for Disturbing the Peace.

  • Occurred between 11:15AM (12/21) and 11:05Am (12/22) – 361 Washington St

Police responded to The Brookline Public Library in response to reports of a suspicious white male. Library staff indicated this man was first observed on November 20th allegedly taking pictures of teenage boys. Police searched the area that day but were unable to locate the subject. After an investigation by a detective, the man was informed he will be summonsed to court for Lewd and Lascivious Conduct and will not be allowed to return to the library.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 11:15AM (12/21) and 11:05AM (12/22) - Clark Road

Victim reported that when she returned home she noticed her front window to be wide open. Investigation revealed approximately $10,000 worth of silverware and some loose change had been stolen.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 8:30AM and 7:46PM (12/22) - 1220 Boylston Street

Victim reported that his right rear window had been smashed and his GPS navigation system and Ipod were missing, these items have a collective value of approximately $550.

December 21st Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 3:09PM (12/21) - 302 Harvard Street

Alecya Lewis, 25 yrs, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting

Celestina Lockett, 31 yrs, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting.

Police responded to The Children’s Place where an employee reported that several women had just left the store with stolen clothing. The employee gave police the description and license plate of suspect’s vehicle. Police stopped this vehicle after observing it at Beacon and Centre Sts. Officers arrested the subjects after an investigation revealed several stolen items in their possession.

  • Occurred between 3:10PM and 6PM (12/21) - 209 Harvard Street

Suspect was arrested and charged with Disturbing the Peace, and Trespassing.

Police responded to reports of a woman who was refusing to leave a dentist’s office. The woman became irate and refused to leave after she was informed she would not be able to access her dental records because the dentist was on vacation. The woman kept refusing to leave the office despite police officer’s requests. The woman was eventually placed under arrest.

Summons

  • Occurred at 1:27AM (12/20) - Beacon Street/ Powell Street

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle covered with snow traveling without its headlights. Upon stopping the vehicle it was discovered that the driver did not have a license to operate. The operator was summonsed to court for Operating without a License, and other traffic offenses.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 8AM (12/12) and 9:19AM (12/21) - 345 Harvard Street

Victim reported that his trumpet had been stolen from Devotion School; the value of the trumpet is $450.

  • Occurred between 5:30PM and 9:45PM (12/21) - 15 Warwick Road

Victim reported that an unknown suspect had gained entry into her apartment and stole a $2700 laptop computer, $10 in change and a $20 gift basket.

  • Occurred at 6:05PM (12/21)-155 Harvard Street

A Salvation Army volunteer reported being approached by a man and a woman wearing Salvation Army uniforms. One of these individuals informed the victim he was from the Salvation Army’s regional office and needed to speak with her about a complaint. The victim began to walk with the suspect to his vehicle, but changed her mind and asked the suspect to discuss the matter in public. The victim wanted to call her supervisor went back to the store to use the phone. At this time, she noticed the donation kettle and the second suspect were gone. The first suspect had also left the area.

The suspects were described as a tall black male wearing a black knit hat and a blue Salvation Army coat and a short black woman wearing a Salvation Army apron and carrying a bell. Detectives are investigating this incident.

December 21st Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 3:09PM (12/21) - 302 Harvard Street

Alecya Lewis, 25 yrs, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting

Celestina Lockett, 31 yrs, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting.

Police responded to The Children’s Place where an employee reported that several women had just left the store with stolen clothing. The employee gave police the description and license plate of suspect’s vehicle. Police stopped this vehicle after observing it at Beacon and Centre Sts. Officers arrested the subjects after an investigation revealed several stolen items in their possession.

  • Occurred between 3:10PM and 6PM (12/21) - 209 Harvard Street

A woman was arrested and charged with Disturbing the Peace, and Trespassing.

Police responded to reports of a woman who was refusing to leave a dentist’s office. The woman became irate and refused to leave after she was informed she would not be able to access her dental records because the dentist was on vacation. The woman kept refusing to leave the office despite police officer’s requests. The woman was eventually placed under arrest.

Summons

  • Occurred at 1:27AM (12/20) - Beacon Street/ Powell Street

Police on patrol witnessed a vehicle covered with snow traveling without its headlights. Upon stopping the vehicle it was discovered that the driver did not have a license to operate. The operator was summonsed to court for Operating without a License, and other traffic offenses.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 8AM (12/12) and 9:19AM (12/21) - 345 Harvard Street

Victim reported that his trumpet had been stolen from Devotion School; the value of the trumpet is $450.

  • Occurred between 5:30PM and 9:45PM (12/21) - 15 Warwick Road

Victim reported that an unknown suspect had gained entry into her apartment and stole a $2700 laptop computer, $10 in change and a $20 gift basket.

  • Occurred at 6:05PM (12/21)-155 Harvard Street

A Salvation Army volunteer reported being approached by a man and a woman wearing Salvation Army uniforms. One of these individuals informed the victim he was from the Salvation Army’s regional office and needed to speak with her about a complaint. The victim began to walk with the suspect to his vehicle, but changed her mind and asked the suspect to discuss the matter in public. The victim wanted to call her supervisor went back to the store to use the phone. At this time, she noticed the donation kettle and the second suspect were gone. The first suspect had also left the area.

The suspects were described as a tall black male wearing a black knit hat and a blue Salvation Army coat and a short black woman wearing a Salvation Army apron and carrying a bell. Detectives are investigating this incident.

December 20th Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred between 11:44AM and 12:30Pm (12/20) - Holland Road

Joseph Boike, 32 yrs, was arrested and charged with Operating after License Suspension, and Assault and Battery.

Victim reported that he was partially blocking the roadway with his truck while making a delivery. He was subsequently approached by an angry driver who pushed him after a heated argument. Police were able to locate the suspect and he was arrested after further investigation revealed that his license had been suspended.

  • Occurred between 12PM and 12:07PM (12/20) - 302 Harvard Street

Anne Thibeau, 50 yrs, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting and Receiving Stolen Property.

Arlene Wells was arrested and charged with Default Warrant.

Police responded to The Children’s Place where an employee reported a shoplifting in progress. Police spoke with the two suspects and determined one of the suspects was in possession of stolen clothing, as well as several items stolen from Walgreens Pharmacy. After this subject was arrested, officers arrested the second subject on a default warrant.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8AM and 7:45PM (12/20) - 2 Strathmore Road

Victim reported that sometime during the day an unknown suspect had cracked his vehicles window causing it to shatter while being cleaned of snow, the cost of this damage is unknown.

Fraud

  • Occurred at 9:16AM (12/20) - 6 Thayer Street

Victim reported that he received calls that informed him a loan had been taken out fraudulently in his name; the amount of money loaned is unknown.