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Monday, July 14, 2008

July 10th - 13th Police Reports

July 10 – 13, 2008 Police Reports


  • Occurred at 10:19PM (7/13) – 1324 Beacon St (Walgreens)

Employee reported that she saw the suspect take two GE digital cameras from the photo area of the store. Suspect grabbed the cameras and fled the store towards Harvard Street.

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (7/11)and 4:00PM (7/11) - Winthrop Rd

Victim reported that his bicycle was stolen from the third floor landing of his residence. The bike is described as blue with a Discovery Channel paint job, valued at $1000.

  • Occurred at 8:08PM (7/11) –Devotion Tennis Court

Victim reported that he had left his wallet on the tennis court sideline. After returning to retrieve it he observed four individuals fleeing the court area and found his wallet missing. Wallet contained assorted Israeli credit cards, a set of Tag Huer multi – optical glasses and $2220.00 in US currency.

  • Occurred between 11:00AM (7/11) and 1:38PM – Brookline Public Library/ Washington St

Victim reports that when she went to make a purchase her wallet was missing. She says that she had left her purse unattended at the library to take a call outside. After returning 15 minutes later to her work area she did not notice it was missing from her clutch bag.


  • Occurred at 1:25AM (7/13) – Harvard St

Police on patrol stopped the suspect for operating his vehicle with a defective tail/break light. After being pulled over further investigation revealed that he had a warrant issued and was place under arrest.

  • Occurred at 11:10AM (7/10) – Bellington Rd/ South St

After being pulled over for not having a Mass Inspection Sticker, driver was put under arrest for operating after suspension of a license.

  • Occurred at 9:56AM (7/13) – Cypress St

Police on patrol pulled over suspect for a traffic violation. Further questioning revealed that the driver was under the influence of a drug. Driver was placed under arrest and charged with possession Class D.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (7/10) and 6:00AM (7/11) – Parkville

Victim reported that after returning to his car in the morning he found that both his glove compartment and center console had been disturbed. The cooler in the back area of the car was opened and victim found several beverages missing. Items missing from the car include a black messenger bag containing an Ipod; leather bound Levinger notebook, a personal and business checkbook and a few dollars.

  • Occurred at 2:08AM (7/11) – Francis St

Witnesses reported that they saw the suspect bent over the driver’s side front window of a vehicle looking through a red wallet. After confronting him, the suspect fled the scene into a neighboring yard. Missing Item was an Old Navy credit card from her wallet.

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (7/10) and 7:00AM (7/11) – Thorndike St

Victim reports that sometime overnight his truck was stolen from his residency.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8:30 (7/17) and 2:00PM (7/13) – Shailer St

Victim reported that after leaving his building he saw graffiti written on the corner of it. There were several words written on the wall in red color.

  • Occurred at 9:20AM – Sheafe St/ Hammond St

Truck driver reported he was engaged in a confrontation with a resident concerning parking when he witnessed the resident take a yellow can of bug spray and spray the interior of his truck. The steering wheel, paperwork and cell phone were all covered in sticky residue.

Found Property

  • Occurred at 10:30AM (7/13) – Thorndike St

A yellow Kent folding commuter scooter was found in the front yard of a residence. The scooter has a flat rear tire. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Department.

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