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 22, 2008

August 21st Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (8/20) and 6:30AM (8/21) – 67 Powell St

Victim reports that his wicker chair was removed from his property. The chair is described as being approximately 7’ in height, 25lbs in weight and brown colored. The chair is valued at $1,200.

Arrest

  • Occurred between 5:30AM (8/21) and 6:20PM (8/21) – Aspinwall Ave/ Harvard St

Officers were dispatched to a report of a car accident. Upon arrival officers approached the drivers and observed a strong odor of alcohol coming from one of them. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with following too closely and operating under the influence.

  • Occurred at 12:35AM (8/21) – Chestnuthill Ave

Officer on patrol noticed a vehicle in an empty parking lot of a closed business. After approaching the vehicle the officer was met by two individuals. During questioning the officer noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. One individual was arrested after further investigation revealed a warrant out for his arrest. Both individuals will be summoned to court for possession of a Class C and D Substance.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

August 20th Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 10:12PM (8/20) – Harvard St

Officers were dispatched to a report of an intoxicated male subject attempting to start his motor scooter. Upon arrival the officers noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the suspect and asked the suspect to turn his motor vehicle off. He was placed under arrest and charged with operating under the influence, possession a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery on a P.O.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 6:45PM (8/19) and 5:30AM (8/20) – 15 Parkville

Victim reports that he had parked his vehicle at night in his assigned parking stop. When he approached his vehicle in the morning he observed that all four tires of his vehicle were missing. He also observed four milk crates crushed under his car which appeared to have been used to prop the vehicle up.

Assault

  • Occurred at 11:31AM (8/20) – 1319 Beacon St

A security employee reports that as he was walking back to work he was approached and confronted by a male suspect. Employee contacted the police when the suspect became aggressive, making several threatening remarks. Police responded to the incident and suspect will be summoned to court on a hearing for assault.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

August 19th Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 10:30PM (8/12) and 1:00AM (8/19) – 587 Washington St

Reporting party states that his moped which he locked in the front of the house with a black kryptonite lock was stolen. The moped is described as a silver Yamaha C3 which has a missing right reflector. The moped is valued at $2100.

  • Occurred at 4:25PM (8/19) – 1324 Beacon St (Walgreens)

Employee reports that she observed the suspect put eyeglasses, four eyeglass cases, and eye drops in her purse. Suspect has been caught taking things from the store in the past and is forbidden to return to the store.

  • Occurred 10:30AM (8/18) and 6:45AM (8/19) – 90 Babcock St

Victim reports that after backing out of his driveway he felt as though he had a flat tire. After examining the vehicle he observed that every tire of his vehicle had four out of five lug nuts stolen. Total damage reported at $1100.

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred between 3:00AM (8/16) and 4:00AM (8/16) – 118 Babcock St

Victim reports that sometime overnight she heard tapping on her window. After a couple of minutes she heard a loud noise in the kitchen and shortly after a white male entered her room and then left her home via the front door. It appeared that the suspect had entered through the front kitchen window. The white male is described as being in his late 20’s, 5’10, medium build, wearing a white, yellow and red baseball hat. Victim stated that the man slurred his words and appeared to be intoxicated.

Found Property

  • Occurred at 7:11PM (8/19) – Washington Ave/ Pond Ave

A men’s bicycle was found in the woods along the muddy river. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Department

Fraud

  • Occurred at between (7/31) and 3:31PM (8/19) – Winthrop Rd

Victim reports that she received a call from a debt collector who stated that he was seeking payment of $2240.68 for a credit card account which was four months overdue. Victim stated that she had never opened an account with Tribute Master Card and that the information used to open those accounts did not belong to her.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

August 18th Police Reports

Robbery

  • Occurred between 3:30PM (8/18) and 3:47PM (8/18) – 278 Harvard St

Store owner reports that a male suspect entered his store with a female companion. While inside the store, the male suspect picked up two pairs of sunglasses and fled with the female. The owner described the white male to be in his twenties wearing a brown zipped jacket. The female is described as having slicked black hair and tight jeans.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (8/12) and 8:00AM (8/13) – Webster St

A travel agency employee reports that she received a phone call to purchase airline tickets. The caller identified himself as a past customer and purchased ten tickets in the amount of $17,500. She was later notified by the credit card company that all these transactions were fraudulent.

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (8/12) and 8:00AM (8/13) – Chestnut St

Victim reports that someone had used her personal information and removed money from her Paypal account. After receiving three emails confirming purchases made to her account that she did not approve, she called her bank and froze her accounts.

Monday, August 18, 2008

August 15th - 17th Police Reports

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 2:00PM (8/15) and 6:00PM (8/15) – 294 Harvard St

Victim reports that upon returning to his vehicle after work he observed a large scratch on the passenger side door, approximately 2’ feet long.

Occurred between 2:26AM (8/17) and 2:28AM (8/17) – Clyde St/ Newton St

Officer on patrol noticed a pole with an attached directional sign bent flat on the ground. The pole showed damage indicating that it had been struck by a motor vehicle.

Graffiti

Occurred between 9:00AM (8/09) and 8:00PM (8/09) – 241 Kent St

Reporting party states that he observed graffiti written on the rear wall of his property. He observed in large letters the word “Shone” and the letters “sh” written on the wall.

Burglary

Occurred between 7:00PM (8/14) and 10:00AM (8/15) – 68 Harvard St

Victim reports that sometime overnight his office window had been smashed. It appeared that the suspect smashed the window in an attempt to open the door from the inside. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Occurred between 2:00PM (8/15) and 4:00PM (8/15) – 11 James St

Reporting party returned home to find that her neighbor’s door had been smashed in. Officers observed that the front door had been forced opened and upon entering the apartment it appeared that areas inside the house had been disturbed/ tampered with.

Occurred between 8:30AM (8/15) and 4:30PM (8/15) – 27 Longwood Ave

Victim reports that she returned home and saw that her front door was wide open. After entering her home she observed that several items from her bedroom drawers had been taken. Items missing included several assorted silver chains, a pearl necklace and a palm pilot valued at $300.

Arrest

Occurred at 4:57PM (8/15) - Washington St/ Huntington Ave

Officer on patrol pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating a vehicle with a suspended license. He was placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Occurred at 11:28AM - Hammond St/ Laurel Rd

Officer on patrol pulled over a vehicle for operating with an expired inspection sticker. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating with a suspended license. She was placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Occurred between 9:00AM (8/17) and 9:36AM (8/17) – Winchester St

Police were dispatched to a report of a domestic assault and battery. Upon arrival police meet with the victim who reported that she was engaged in a verbal confrontation with her husband when he became aggressive and struck her twice. He was later arrested and charged with two counts of domestic assault and battery.

Larceny

Occurred between 8:00AM (8/14) and 6:00PM (8/15) – 18 Salisbury Rd

Victim states that upon returning home he observed that the back yard gate had been opened. He then entered his garage and saw that two of his bicycles had been taken. The first bicycle is a yellow and blue Trek 3000 with a twist combination lock on the top cross bar. The second bicycle taken was a Blue Gary Fisher which had some rust on the handle bars. The bicycles are valued at approximately $250 each.