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, August 1, 2008

July 31st Police reports

Graffiti Law

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (7/30) and 10:30PM (7/31) – 123 Harvard St

Reporting party states that his William Piano Company vehicle had been vandalized with graffiti. Several tags including “AYCE”, and “24K” were found on the vehicle. The tags were all sprayed with black paint.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 7:30AM (7/23) and 2:30PM (7/23) – 115 Greenborough St

Victim reports that after returning to his vehicle he observed several scratches that appeared to have been made by a key or some other sharp object. The scratches were located on the driver’s side front panel and door.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 1:32AM (7/31) – Washington St/ Pond Ave

Officer’s on patrol observed a vehicle traveling with its driver’s side headlight out. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended license and was placed under arrest.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

July 30th Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 9:25AM (7/30) and 4:30PM (7/30) – 4 Alton Ct

Victim reported that when he returned home in the afternoon he found that his front door was opened. Upon entering his home he observed that his house phone was missing from the kitchen counter, a container of sorbet was found on the floor near the refrigerator, and 4 beverages were missing from the fridge. Other items missing include a play station 2, jewelry, and a small black backpack.

  • Occurred between 10:30PM (7/29) and 9:00AM (7/30) – 676 Hammond St

Victim reports that a “claw foot” cast iron bathtub was stolen from his front yard sometime last night. The bathtub has been in his front yard next to a dumpster for the last two weeks.

  • Occurred at 1:15PM (7/28) - 305 Dudley St

Victim reports that the front plate of her car went missing while it was parked in her driveway.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 10:30PM (7/29) and 7:00AM (7/30) – 2 Claflin Rd

Victim reported that after returning to her scooter she observed that the signal lights and mirrors were all smashed. She had left her bicycle parked at an intersection of Winthrop Rd and Claflin Rd. She stated that traffic cones were also placed around the scooter.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 1:50PM (7/30) and 2:15PM (7/30) – 1281 W Roxbury PK

Victims reported that their vehicle had been broken into at the Brookline Golf club parking lot. Victims returned to their car and observed that the rear window frame had been smashed. Two computer briefcases containing various properties were stolen from the rear luggage compartment.

  • Occurred between 10:30PM (7/29) and 6:43AM (7/30) – 251 ST Paul St

Victim observed that the front driver side window of her vehicle was broken. Her vehicle was parked in her driveway overnight. She also discovered that her portable Garmin Marine GPS that was placed on the driver side floor was missing. It is valued at $1200.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

July 29th Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6:50AM (7/26) and 11:00PM (7/26) – 350 Washington St

Victim reported that she found damage done to her vehicle which was parked at a parking lot. Victim observed a deep scratch mark extending from the vehicle’s right front passenger door across to the rear.

Larceny

  • Occurred at 6:05PM – 11 Harvard St

Employee reported that two individuals walked into the store and after viewing some sunglasses one of them grabbed two pairs and fled with the second individual right behind him. Employee was able to follow suspects and retrieve the stolen glasses. Further investigation revealed that the suspect who stole the glasses had committed similar crimes in the past. A warrant has been issued for the suspect’s arrest.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

July 28th Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (7/27) and 10:00AM (7/28) – 174 Harvard St

Victim reports that sometime overnight his motorized bicycle was stolen. The bicycle was locked with a ½ inch cable lock. Victim stated that the motor bicycle has a missing right side running panel and has yellow stickers on the head lights.

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (7/22) and 2:00PM (7/22) - 39 Prince St

Victim reports that sometime early morning her auto – brake bicycle had been taken from her garage. The garage had been left open and the bicycle was unlocked at the time. Bike is valued at $300.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 5:59PM (7/28) – 1309 Beacon St

Officers were dispatched to a store after its panic alarm had been triggered. Upon arrival officers meet with the store owner who stated that the women by the front door stole some items. After questioning the women it was revealed that she had two stolen items in her bag. Suspect was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting.

  • Occurred between 4:18PM (7/28) and 4:35PM (7/28) – Station St

Police were dispatched to a location where they observed three males in an alley. After approaching them officers noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from their location. Further investigation revealed that one of the men was in possession of a Class D substance. He was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred between 5:25PM (7/28) and 5:55PM (7/28) – Longwood Ave/ Harvard St

Officer on patrol observed a driver operating a motorcycle without a helmet. After stopping the driver further investigation revealed that the driver’s right to operate a motor vehicle had been suspended. Driver was arrested and charged with operating after suspension, helmet law violation and for having an unregistered/uninsured MV.

  • Occurred at 8:52PM (7/28) – High St

Police were dispatched to a report of a group of people fighting in a courtyard. Officer’s arrived and observed two females arguing. Further investigation revealed that one of the women hit the other women who were later identified as her daughter. She was placed under arrest for domestic assault and battery.

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred between 7:30AM (7/28) and 5:25PM (7/28) – 115 Westbourne St

Victim returned home and observed holes in her rear kitchen window. She also noticed a glass candle holder broken on the floor and a salad bowl also on the floor. At the front porch there was another screen that was broken in the same manner as the rear screen. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Monday, July 28, 2008

July 25th – 27th Police Reports


Arrest


  • Occurred at 2:44AM (7/25) – Washington St/ Walnut St

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at excessive speed. After stopping the vehicle for a traffic violation further investigation revealed that the driver had two outstanding warrants. Driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 12:48AM – Pond Ave/ Washington St

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle traveling with a defective headlight. After stopping the vehicle officers noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. Driver was placed under arrest and charged with possession Class D. He was also given a citation for defective equipment and speeding.

  • Occurred at 1:54PM (7/25) – 99 Harvard St (Walgreens)

Police on patrol stopped a man matching the description of a suspect that fled a Walgreens store with stolen items. An employee positively identified the man and further investigation revealed that suspect also had two active traffic warrants. Suspect was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 11:03PM (7/25) – Boylston/ Hammond St

Police were dispatched to a report of a man sleeping behind the wheel of his car. After approaching the vehicle officers observed the driver with his head down on his steering wheel and noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the car. Driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

  • Occurred at 6:00PM (7/26) – Chestnut Hill/ Eliot St

Police on patrol stopped a vehicle after a check showed that the driver had an active warrant. Driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 12:51PM (7/27) – Harvard St

Employee reports that she witnessed two individuals disputing and observed a male drag a woman by her hair to his car. The male later admitted to grabbing the female and forcibly putting her in his car. A check also showed that he was not duly licensed. He was placed under arrest for assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 9:06PM – Winslow Rd

Police were dispatched on a report of a man with a gun. Police arrived to find three men heavily intoxicated arguing. Police found one of the men in possession of a BB gun. He was placed under arrest.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 11:00AM (7/21) and 11:28AM (7/25) – 180 High St

Victim reports that she observed that the front and rear tires of her bicycle were damaged. The bike was parked at a bike rack.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (7/24) and 10:00AM (7/25) – 3 Cleveland Rd

Vitim reported that she had placed her pocketbook down on the rear steps of her home when she was attempting to unlock the door. She states that she left her bag there overnight and when she returned to retrieve it she noticed that her Citi- Bank credit card, her Sovereign debit card were both missing along with $50 in cash.

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/25) and 10:00AM (7/26) – 106 Davis Ave

Victim returned to his car and discovered that his $250 beige Banana Republic suit jacket was missing. Victim states that he left his car unlocked.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 12:30AM (7/26) and 2:50AM (7/26) – 160 Thorndike St

Victim observed that the front right panel of her building’s front door was broken. Further investigation revealed that the stairwell banister where her bike was, had been pulled off in an attempt to take the bike. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/20) and 11:00AM (7/26) – 83 White Place

Victim reported that he found his vehicle’s registration and manual in the bushes. Both items were taken out of the glove compartment sometime in the afternoon. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Occurred between 3:00PM (7/26) and 4:30PM (7/26) - 1168 Commonwealth Ave

Victim reported that he parked his vehicle in the rear parking lot of the car dealership where he was employed. He returned and found it missing. He states that he left the keys in the car.