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Monday, August 25, 2008

August 22nd – 24th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 12:00PM (8/20) and 11:00AM (8/22) – 123 Freeman St

Reporting party states that he placed his portable generator in his locked storage facility in the shared basement of his residence. When he returned to the basement a few days later he observed that both door lock hinges were broken from the basement door and that his generator had been stolen. The generator is a Honda P-2000, valued at $1200 dollars. During the incident it appears that the suspect(s) shattered and damaged an original photographic artwork valued at $500 dollars.

  • Occurred between 11:48PM (8/24) – 68 Egmont St

Victim reports that when he returned home he observed that his front door was slightly opened. After entering the apartment he noticed that several items were missing. Items missing included a Macbook Pro 2008 laptop computer valued at $1,999, a Sansa MP-3 Player valued at $100, an older model IBM ThinkPad computer and a black Kelty Backpack valued at $35.00 containing a U.S passport and a social security card.


  • Occurred at 4:16PM (8/24) – 740 Boylston St

Police on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at excessive speed. After stopping the vehicle for a traffic violation further investigation revealed that the driver’s license had been suspended. Driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle after suspension and given a citation for speeding.

  • Occurred at 3:18PM (8/22) – Sewall Ave

Officer on patrol observed two male individuals suspiciously walking back and forth on Sewall Ave. After approaching them further investigation revealed that both individuals had a lengthy criminal history and that one had an active warrant. He was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 8:00PM (8/24) – Beacon St

Officers were dispatched to a report of some individuals engaging in suspicious activity in a basement. Upon arrival police meet with one of the suspects who confessed that he was using an illegal substance. He was placed under arrest for possession of a class E substance. His friend who was also present on scene was arrested for knowingly being present where the substance was kept.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6:38PM (8/21) and 8:00AM (8/22) – 1902 Beacon St

Reporting party states that sometime overnight someone damaged his vehicle. He observed a large crack in the windshield, and a dent in the hood of the vehicle. After looking around his parking space he observed a large rock on the ground where he had parked his vehicle.

  • Occurred at 7:10PM (8/22) – 5 Davis Ave

Reporting party states that upon returning to his parked vehicle he observed that someone had spilled dark green paint on his license plate, tail gate and on his rear bumper. There was also paint found on the right rear quarter panel. It appears that the paint was thrown on the vehicle.


  • Occurred between 4:00PM (8/21) and 6:36PM (8/22) – Center St (Farmers Market)

Victim states that she was at the market when she placed her bag’s down beside her to purchase some items. After she was done paying for her goods she went to retrieve her bags when she observed that one of her them was missing. The bag is described as a plastic Wal-Mart bag that contained some tea, paper goods, and personal documents.

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (8/22) and 8:00AM (8/23) – 1140 Boylston St

Reporting party states that sometime overnight someone stole her large hanging white flag which had a picture of a lobster on it. The flag was mounted to her porch. The flag is valued at approximately $55.00. The flag bracket was also damaged.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 5:30AM (8/23) and 8:30AM (8/23) – 3 Englewood Ave

Victim reports that when he returned to his vehicle he observed that his passenger side front window had been broken. Victim observed that his Sony portable GPS system valued at $250.00 which was suctioned to the dashboard was stolen and a Verizon Dare cell phone valued at $250.00 was taken from the center console.

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Occurred between 5:30PM (8/22) and 5:44PM (8/24) – 51 John St

Reporting party states that sometime overnight her vehicle was stolen from her assigned parking spot at her parking lot. She states that her vehicle was locked and that she was in possession of her keys.

Found Property

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (5/15) and 9:51AM (8/22) – 115 Greenough St

Town Officials retrieved two bicycles that were left abandoned at racks located at Brookline High School. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Department.

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