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Thursday, July 10, 2008

July 9th Police Reports

Police Report July 9, 2008

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 12:01AM (7/09) and 2:00AM (7/09) – Lawton St

Victim reported that after leaving his workplace he noticed that the front passenger window of his car was shattered. Items missing included a Sony digital camera valued at $270, a bottle of cologne valued at $60, a TomTom GPS valued at $300 and $300 in US currency.

Attempt Burglary

  • Occurred between 7:44AM (7/08) and 10:45AM (7/09) – Pleasant St/ Freeman St

Sometime overnight someone pried off the pad lock of one of the buildings under construction at Freeman St. Workers reported that nothing appeared to be missing.


  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/08) and 10:43AM (7/09) – Freeman St

Employee reported that somebody tagged the screening covering the fencing surrounding the construction site. Officers observed the letters "WMS” along with a sketch tagged on the screening.

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/08) and 1:00PM (7/09) – 194 Boylston St

Employee reported that she found graffiti on the wall at Walnut Path. The graffiti was done with red paint.


  • Occurred between 8:25PM (7/09) and 8:31PM (7/09) – 1324 Beacon Street (Walgreens)

Employee reported that she saw the suspect put four Good Smart Supreme Baby formula cans into a Walgreen’s plastic bag. After asking the suspect whether he was going to purchase the items, the suspect took off and fled the store without making a purchase. The baby formula cans were valued at $29.49 each.


  • Occurred at 2:38AM (7/10) – Washington St

Officers on patrol pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation. Officers noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the car. The driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. He was also given a citation for speeding.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

July 8, 2008 Police Reports

Police Reports July 8, 2008


  • Occurred between 12:20PM (7/08) and 12:49AM (7/08) – Brookline Place

Victim returned to his desk at his place of employment to find his grayish blue North Face duffel bag missing. Video surveillance showed an individual reach across the desk, take the bag and then flee. The duffel bag is valued at $100. The duffel bag contained a grey Apple Ipod valued at $200, a cell phone charger valued at $50, an Apple Ipod charger valued at $50, cash in the amount of $20, insurance papers and one set of house keys.

  • Occurred between 1:40PM (7/07) and 1:44PM (7/07) – 99 Harvard St (Walgreens)

Employee noticed the suspect enter with an empty green bag. A few minutes later the suspect left the store with a full bag without making a purchase. The suspect exited the store, got on his bike and went south on Harvard St.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 11:00AM (7/08) and 12:43AM (07/08) – Highland Rd

Suspect broke into the motor vehicle by smashing the rear vent window. Victim’s car was parked in her driveway. Nothing appeared to be missing.

  • Occurred between 2:30PM (7/08) and 12:20AM (7/08) – Beacon St

Victim reports that someone vandalized the hood of his car. Suspect wrote a word and drew an image on the hood.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

July 7th Police Reports

Police Report July 7, 2008

Burglary Attempt

  • Occurred at 10:06PM (07/07) – Dale Street

Police Officers were dispatch to a home whose audible house alarm was triggered. Upon arrival police found the front door kicked in. It appeared nothing was missing or out of place.

Found Property

  • Occurred 7:00PM (07/07)

A set of keys were found in the play area of Heath School Playground. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Station.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 5:00AM (07/07) and 5:52AM (07/07) – Baker CR

Victim reports that sometime overnight she observed a person enter both her vehicles at her home and then leave. The suspect appeared to have driven away in a white van.

Officers later stopped a vehicle matching the description of a white van that was suspiciously driving down Baker Circle. After stopping the vehicle the officers questioned the suspect and found out that he was involved with breaking and entering incidents. Suspect was placed under arrest for B&E of a motor vehicle

Monday, July 7, 2008

July 3rd - 6th, 2008 Police Reports

Police Reports July 3 – 6

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (07/02) and 5:00AM (07/03) – Eliot Crescent

Suspect broke into the motor vehicle by smashing the rear vent window. The car was parked at the Heath School Parking lot.

  • Occurred at 2:33AM (07/04) – 1651 Beacon Street

Victim reported that shortly after closing his store he found damage done to the main entrance door of his business. The suspect appeared to have hit the glass hard enough to cause it to crack. Suspect is charged with Malicious Destruction of Property over $250.

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (07/03) and 1:20PM (07/04) – 60 Babcock Street

Victim reported that the driver’s side rear window had been smashed. It appears nothing was removed from the vehicle and all her doors were still locked.

  • Occurred between 12:30AM (07/05) and 9:38AM (07/05) – Walnut Place

Victim reports that sometime overnight someone dumped green paint onto his front door and front steps.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred at 12:01AM (07/04) – 217 Kent Street

Suspect broke into the motor vehicle by smashing the front passenger side window. Items missing from the car included an I-Pod which was concealed and mounting dock. The mounting dock was left plugged into the cigarette lighter in plain view.

  • Occurred 5:00 AM (07/07) and 5:52AM (07/07) – Baker CR

Suspect reports seeing a black male enter and exit both parked vehicles at her home. There appears to be nothing missing from the vehicles.


  • Occurred between 12:01AM (07/04) and 1:30PM (07/04) – Baker Circle

Victim reported that sometime overnight someone entered his unlocked motor vehicle in his driveway and removed approximately $600 in cash. Nothing else appeared to be taken.

  • Occurred between 11:30AM (07/03) and 2:45PM (07/03) – 306 Harvard Street

Store Manager reports that after returning to the sales floor he observed several shelves of children’s clothing articles missing from the rear of the Baby Gap Store. The store manager believes that the suspect(s) may have exited through the rear door towards the Centre St. parking lot. In all 116 items were stolen and valued at $2577.

  • Occurred at 6:56PM (07/06) – 1 Robinson Playground

Victim’s wallets and cell phones were stolen from a bench beside the basketball court. Both Victims’ witnessed two black males in their late teens to early 20’s take their belongings and run away.

  • Occurred at 9:18PM (07/06) – Boylston Street/ High Street

Witness reported seeing two white males get out of their vehicle to grab a highway “bump” sign and put it in their car. The car is described as a 2008 white Nissan Altima.

Bike Theft

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (07/04) and 1:30PM (07/04) – 65 Colbourne

Victim reports sometime in the afternoon her bike was stolen from an open garage. The bike is described as a 1995 purple Bianchi Hybrid, 15 speed ladies’ bicycle. It has purple handlebar extensions, with a black bell on the left side of the handlebars. The bike has a rear seat bike rack, with a new rear tire and a new black seat. There should be a sticker from the bike shop on the base of the frame. The approximate value of the bike is $300.00.


  • Occurred between 1:00AM (07/04) and 8:54AM (07/05) – 1571 Beacon Street

Officers observed numerous graffiti tags that had been written on the walls of 1571 Beacon Street. Buildings in the surrounding area as well as cars parked at the rear of 1571 were also found with graffiti tags. All of the tags were done in either blue or black magic marker. The marks contained many obscene words and phrases.