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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

September 12th – 15th 2008 Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred at 9:00AM (9/12) and 6:45PM (9/15) – 65 Pleasant St

Victim reported that she had parked and locked her bicycle to a street sign and upon returning to retrieve it she observed that her rear tire had been slashed.

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (9/14) and 6:18PM (9/15) – 65 Pleasant St

Victim reported that he had parked his bicycle on a street sign pole and upon returning to retrieve his bicycle he observed that the rear tire had been slashed. This is the second incident that has occurred at this location.

  • Occurred between 6:15PM (9/13) and 6:30PM (9/13) – 599 Brookline Ave

Victim reported that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that there was damage done to her front windshield. She observed that the windshield had impact cracks at the base which stretched out across the windshield. It appeared the windshield had been broken by a hardball.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 2:45PM (9/15) and 4:50PM (9/15) – 213 Pleasant St

Victim reported that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that her driver’s side window had been smashed and found that her Gamin GPS unit had been taken from the dashboard and her IPod was taken from the front area of the car. A rock wrapped up in a black shirt was left at the scene.

  • Occurred between 10:15PM (9/13) and 4:54PM (9/14) – 1129 Beacon St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that the passenger side window had been smashed. Victim reports that his Gamin GPS unit valued at $350 and his Apple IPod valued at $299 were both taken from the armrest compartment of his vehicle.

  • Occurred between 4:27PM (9/13) and 4:30PM (9/13) – 66 Lawton St

Reporting party states that she saw a black male exit his vehicle and using a rock smash the driver's side window of a parked pick-up truck. She then observed the suspect reach into the vehicle and take a portable GPS unit. The suspect is described as a black skinny male, 6’2, wearing a blue t-shirt and jeans. He was driving a light blue Toyota Corolla and was traveling with another unidentified suspect.

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (9/12) and 11:00PM (9/12) – 135 Pleasant St

Victim reports that upon returning to his vehicle he found that his driver’s side front window had been smashed. Stolen from his vehicle were a Gamin Nuvi portable GPS unit and a Samsung MP3 player.


  • Occurred at 5:21AM (9/14) – 182 Thorndike St

Store owner reports that he observed eight Sunday edition newspapers valued at $22 missing from the entrance way of his convenience store. Video surveillance showed a suspect go under the locked gate which is slightly ajar to allow the papers to be placed inside, and remove the bundle of newspapers.

  • Occurred at 6:33PM (9/13) – 0 Highland St

Police were dispatched to Harry Downes Field for a report of a breaking and entering in progress. Police arrived on scene where a witness reported that she saw six individuals fleeing the sports equipment storage shed with stolen items. Police later stopped six individuals matching the description of the suspects and they will be summoned to court on larceny charges.

  • Occurred between 8:30AM (9/12) and 6:09PM (9/12) – 1815 Beacon St

Victim states that he had locked his bicycle to his back porch. When he went to retrieve it he observed that his bicycle was missing. The bicycle is described as a gray Gary Fisher mountain bike valued at $800. The lock and chain that held the bike to the porch was also missing.

  • Occurred between 3:15PM (9/11) and 3:45PM (9/11) – 43 Columbia St

Victim reports that her daughter’s bicycle was stolen from their driveway. The bicycle is described as a Gary Fisher 18 speed black and gray mountain bike valued at $400. The bike has a Black Burn bike rack attached to the rear.


  • Occurred at 1:56PM (9/13) – Lee St/ Dudley way

A police officer on patrol stopped a vehicle traveling with an expired inspection sticker. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. He was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 1:10AM (9/13) – Beacon St

Officers were dispatched to a report of a dispute. After arriving on scene officers meet with the reporting party who states that during a heated argument she was pushed by her roommate. The roommate was later placed under arrest for assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 12:03PM (9/13) – Harvard St

Police on patrol were dispatched to a report of a moving truck that struck a fire escape of a building. After arriving on scene further investigation revealed that the driver was not duly licensed. He will be summoned to court for operating without a license.

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred between 6:27AM (9/12) and 7:11AM (9/12) – 1244 Boylston St

Employee reports that she arrived at work and found one of the rear doors to her work office broken and partially opened. Nothing was discovered missing or out of place.

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