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Thursday, July 3, 2008

June 2nd Police Reports

June 2 Police Reports


  • Occurred at 3:15AM (07/08) – School Street/ Harvard Street

Police on patrol noticed a vehicle traveling with a defective head light at excessive speed. Upon stopping the vehicle it was learned that the motor vehicle was stolen and the driver was arrested. He was charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, operating without a license, and defective equipment.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 11:00PM (06/02) and 9:00AM (06/02) – 157 Naples Road

Victim reported that she found graffiti on her front window. It appeared the word “shine” was written in black marker. The victim also stated that sometime last week a Hosta plant was dug up and taken from her front yard and two miniature duck yard ornaments had their heads broken off. It is unknown if these two incidences are connected.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

July 1st Polce Reports

July 1, 2008 Police Reports

Not Duly Licensed

  • Occurred between 3:42AM (07/01) and 4:04AM (07/01) – Washington St/ Brookline Ave

Police on patrol noticed a vehicle make an illegal U – turn. After stopping the vehicle the officer learned that the driver’s license had been suspended. The driver was given a citation for being Not Duly Licensed, Operating without License in Possession, and Red-light Violation.

Found property

  • Occurred 3:23PM (07/01) – 61 Park Street

A watch was found near Pierce playground. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Station.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

June 30th Police Reports

June 30, 2008 Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (6/27) and 3:40PM (6/30) – 959 W Rox PK

Suspect broke into a motor vehicle by smashing the driver’s side front window. The car was parked in a parking space in the corner of the lot at the Putterham Library. Nothing appears to be missing.

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (5/27) and 7:00AM (6/27)- 115 Summer Road

A large tree located at Summer Road was found with a circular band of bark chiseled off almost all the way around the tree trunk at about 3 ½' to 4' high from the ground. The band was about 4” wide. There is concern that the continuation of removing the bark from the tree can ultimately kill the tree.

  • Occurred between 8:30PM (6/27) and 7:00 (6/30) – 637 Washington Street

Suspect broke a window next to the side door of a business entrance. The window is located next to the door handle but he states that nothing appears to be missing.

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (6/27) and 7:00AM (6/30) – 254-256 Tappan Street

Victim found two freshly black spray painted graffiti markings on the rear wall (west side of building) and the side wall (north side of building). Victim was advised not to remove graffiti until photos have been taken by officers.


  • Occurred between 7:00PM (6/27) and 12:30AM (6/30) – 526 Harvard Street

Victim reports that sometime over the weekend his bike was stolen from a pole located outside 526 Harvard Street. Victim stated that he locked the bike on the pole. The bike is described as a Ross brand bike and is valued at approximately $50.


  • Occurred at 2:58 (6/30) – Beacon Street/ Pleasant Street

Police on patrol noticed a vehicle traveling with its high beams on and pursued the driver after he failed to dim the beams for an approaching car in the opposite direction. After stopping the car for a traffic violation the officer learned that there was an active warrant for his arrest as well as his right to operate a motor vehicle in Massachusetts was suspended. He was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 12:10AM (6/30) – Longwood Ave/ Sewall Ave

Police on patrol noticed a vehicle traveling beyond the posted speed limit. Upon stopping the vehicle it was learned that the driver was operating a motor vehicle after suspension. He was arrested, charged with operating a motor vehicle after suspension and given citations for speeding, and failure to dim high beams.

Monday, June 30, 2008

June 30th Police Reports

Stolen Bike

  • Occurred between 4PM (6/28) and (6/29) - 1359 Beacon Street

Victim reports sometime overnight her bicycle was stolen from the rear hallway of her apartment building. The value of this item is over $200.


  • Occurred between 10:30AM (6/29) and 6:00PM (6/29) – 436 Harvard Street (City Wears)

Victim reports that sometime during the day her wallet was stolen from her knapsack. The knapsack was placed off to the side of the counter at her place of business. The victim stated that she had two credit cards, Citi Bank and Chase Bank, $32.00 Cash, a Citi Bank debit card, and a Ma. Drivers License.

  • Occurred on 10:15AM (06/25) and 2:30PM (06/25) – 70 Pearl Street

Victim returned home to find her apartment has been pilfered through. Victim reports that $40.00 along with a set of keys is missing.


  • Occurred at 5AM (06/29) – 22 High Street

Police on patrol were drawn to the attention of an individual who yelled “hey”. Upon approaching the individual notified the officer that he was in need of medical assistance. Further questioning revealed that there was a domestic dispute between the victim, his girlfriend and the daughter. Victim’s girlfriend and daughter were arrested and charged with assault and battery domestic.

  • Occurred at 7AM (06/27) – 48 Harrison Street

Police on patrol noticed an individual walking along the side walk in the vicinity of 24 Francis Street heading towards Harrison Street while a second individual was seen in the driveway. After the individuals flagged the officers to ask for directions they noticed one was carrying a GPS with the mount still attached to it. Police questioning found that both subjects had previous records for similar offenses. Both suspects were taken into custody and charged with possession of burglarious tools, breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, possession of Class D – Marijuana and resisting arrest.

Breaking and Entering

  1. Occurred between 9:30PM(6/28) and 3:00AM – 87 Ivy Street

Victim discovered the passenger side window of her vehicle broken. Items missing from the vehicle included a TOMTOM GPS ($300) mounted on the windshield, an iPod ($249), that was concealed under the cigarette compartment and her Apple laptop computer ($2000) which was placed under the seat.

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (6/28) and 10:00PM (6/28) - 20 Dean Road

Victim returned home to find her apartment broken into. Item missing includes a Laptop computer (Toshiba) from a desk in the family room.


  • Occurred at 12:10PM (06/28) – 253 Harvard Street

Victim reports that he was riding his bike in the bike lane when a car entered his lane and almost collided with him. Victim was assaulted after a conformation with the driver. The driver then entered his car and drove away. An investigation is still ongoing.


· Occurred at 1:49PM (6/27) – 70 Colchester Street

Victim who was at work at the Christ Unity Church stated that after leaving to go outside for 15 minutes he returned and noticed that his laptop was missing and had been unplugged from his desk. The laptop is a Black Compaq valued at 900 dollars.