Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.

Friday, July 18, 2008

July 17th Police Reports

July 17th Police Reports

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 9:45PM (7/16) and 6:00PM (7/17) – Beaconsfield Rd

Victim reported that sometime in the afternoon she returned to her car and observed that the front passenger window had been shattered. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 2:10AM (7/17) – 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 also had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest and was operating a motor vehicle after revocation.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

July 15th - 16th Police Reports

July 15th – 16th Police Reports

Burglary

  • Occurred between 9:45AM (7/16) and 7:15PM (7/16) – Davis Ave

Victims reported that upon arriving home they found that their front apartment door had been pried open. Missing items included a laptop that was under a mattress and a digital camera that was sitting on a desk.

  • Occurred between 12:29PM (7/11) and 11:29AM (7/16) – Lancaster St

Victim reports that her house alarm was triggered sometime early morning. Officers responded and found no sign of forced entry. She noticed several days later that a Sony camera box with a digital charger and a book of checks were missing.

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (7/15) and 11:56AM (7/15) – Boylston St

Suspect appeared to have used a large flagstone from the rear garden to smash the rear storm door after having torn open the screen door. Items taken include three antique Nikon cameras, two antique Canon cameras, four Latvian amber folk pins, one silver and amber bracelet, an Acer Laptop, and two jewelry boxes. Witness says they saw a worn dark green car pull into the driveway. Driver was a black, middle aged man with grayish hair.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 5:36AM (7/16) – Winchester St/ Beacon St

Police on patrol pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. After stopping the vehicle the officer 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. Driver was also given a citation for an illegal left turn and for not having a license in possession.

Larceny

  • Occurred at 9:30AM (7/14) – 9:40AM (7/14) – Harvard St

Victim stated that she placed her wallet inside her baby bag on the baby carriage she was driving around. She then entered Henry Bear’s Park Store and while inside she had left the carriage unattended while she walked around with the baby in her arms. She left 10 minutes later. She went to make a purchase at a neighboring store when she noticed her wallet was missing.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 9:45PM (7/08) and 7:30PM (7/09) – Clyde St

Victim reports that sometime overnight someone entered his car and took his computer. Victim says that he had left his doors unlocked.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

July 14th Police Reports

July 14th Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (7/13) and 10:00PM (7/14) – Beacon St

Victim reported that sometime overnight there was damage done to the driver’s side rear panel and bumper of her black Volvo. The damage could have been done with a tool or possibly another vehicle (striking it multiple times).

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (7/02) and 9:00AM (7/03)

Sometime overnight suspect intentionally jammed a credit card receipt into the Town of Brookline Overnight Guest Parking Machine. The receipt was jammed into the machine in such a way as to render it inoperable. The jam caused $300 - $500 in lost revenue.

Sexual Assault

  • Occurred at 9:05AM (7/14) - Pond Ave

Police were dispatched to the Pond Ave area along the muddy river foot path for a report of a past indecent exposure. The suspect is described as a middle aged man, with white hair and a white baseball cap. It has been the 3rd incident within the last three weeks involving indecent exposure. Suspect was not located.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 11:58PM (7/14) – Boylston St/ Eliot Av

An officer who was directing traffic flagged a vehicle after the driver failed to stop upon request and who took an illegal turn onto a one way street. After stopping the vehicle the officer 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 failure to stop for a police officer and a one way violation.

  • Occurred at 11:01PM (7/14) – Harvard St/Thorndike St

Officers on patrol pulled over a vehicle whose driver suspiciously ducked as they passed. Further investigation revealed that he had a warrant issued and was place under arrest.

Monday, July 14, 2008

July 10th - 13th Police Reports

July 10 – 13, 2008 Police Reports

Larceny

  • 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.

Arrest

  • 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.