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 29, 2008

August 28th Police Reports

Burglary

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (8/27) and 6:00PM (8/27) – 100 Cottage St

Victim reports that upon returning home she observed that her rear kitchen window and screen had been forced opened. After entering her home she noticed that her TV had been removed from her upstairs den and that an old purse had been rummaged through. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

  • Occurred between 11:30AM (8/28) and 11:41AM (8/28) – 17 Monmouth Ct

Officers investigating a burglary stopped a man fitting the description of a suspect who had just broken into a home. After questioning the individual, further investigation revealed that the suspect had a bundle of assorted jewelry items on him that were positively identified as being the jewelry stolen from the home. He was placed under arrest and charged with breaking and entering.

  • Occurred between 10:30AM (8/28) and 6:30PM (8/28) – 46 Carlton St

Victims reported that upon returning home they observed that their kitchen window screen had been forced opened and that several items had been taken. Items missing included a Dell laptop, jewelry taken from assorted jewelry boxes, and $50 dollars in cash. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 1:00PM (8/26) and 1:30PM (8/26) – 19 Foster St

Victim states that he went to retrieve his bicycle from the front foyer area of his apartment building when he observed that it was missing. He states that the foyer area has a locked and secured front door. The bicycle is described as a Gray Mongoose valued at approximately $180.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

August 27th Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (8/18) and 1:35PM (8/24) – 76 Goodnough Rd

Reporting party states that he noticed that 10 bottles of wine were missing from his father’s wine cellar. There was no sign of forced entry and nothing else appeared to be missing from the house.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 2:00PM (8/26) and 4:19PM (8/26) – 1 Walnut Path (Town Hall)

Reporting party states that she found graffiti written on a wall of the Town Hall building. The word “FAME” was written with black paint/ marker in 2’ foot lettering.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

August 26th Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 9:51PM (8/26) – Washington St

Officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance of several individuals arguing loudly. Upon arrival officers were directed to an apartment where they observed two females and a male engaged in a heated argument. After questioning the individuals’ police arrested the male suspect and charged him with domestic assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 11:22PM (8/26) – River Rd/ Riverdale

An officer on patrol observed an individual riding a bicycle who matched the description of a suspect the department is interested in for a series of residential burglaries in town. After stopping the individual further investigation revealed that he had an active warrant. He was placed under arrest.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

August 25, 2008 Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 8::42PM (8/25) – Boylston/ Reservoir RD

An officer on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at excessive speed. After stopping the vehicle for a traffic violation further investigation revealed that the driver’s license had been suspended. Driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle after suspension and given a citation for both speeding and for being in possession of a false I.D.

Indecent Exposure

  • Occurred at 2:39PM (8/25) – 1101 Beacon St

Officers were dispatched to a report of an indecent exposure. The victim reports that as she was walking to the ladies restroom she observed a white male jumping up and down with his pants down exposing himself. The man was described as having light hair and was wearing a white t-shirt and white pants.

Breaking and Entering/Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 2:00PM (8/24) – 1856 Beacon St

The victim reports that someone entered his vehicle and stole approximately 20 CDs. There were no signs of forced entry since the vehicle was left unlocked.

Fraud

  • Occurred at 12:00AM (8/25) – Claflin Rd

The reporting party states that he received a telephone call from his bank advising him of suspicious activity on his debit card. Further investigation revealed that six transactions totaling $7393.10 was posted to his account, most made at Altharhani Jewelry. He confirmed that he had made none of these purchases and has contacted his bank.

Monday, August 25, 2008

August 22nd – 24th Police Reports

Burglary

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (8/20) and 11:00AM (8/22) – 123 Freeman St

Reporting party states that he placed his portable generator in his locked storage facility in the shared basement of his residence. When he returned to the basement a few days later he observed that both door lock hinges were broken from the basement door and that his generator had been stolen. The generator is a Honda P-2000, valued at $1200 dollars. During the incident it appears that the suspect(s) shattered and damaged an original photographic artwork valued at $500 dollars.

  • Occurred between 11:48PM (8/24) – 68 Egmont St

Victim reports that when he returned home he observed that his front door was slightly opened. After entering the apartment he noticed that several items were missing. Items missing included a Macbook Pro 2008 laptop computer valued at $1,999, a Sansa MP-3 Player valued at $100, an older model IBM ThinkPad computer and a black Kelty Backpack valued at $35.00 containing a U.S passport and a social security card.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 4:16PM (8/24) – 740 Boylston St

Police on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at excessive speed. After stopping the vehicle for a traffic violation further investigation revealed that the driver’s license had been suspended. Driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle after suspension and given a citation for speeding.

  • Occurred at 3:18PM (8/22) – Sewall Ave

Officer on patrol observed two male individuals suspiciously walking back and forth on Sewall Ave. After approaching them further investigation revealed that both individuals had a lengthy criminal history and that one had an active warrant. He was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 8:00PM (8/24) – Beacon St

Officers were dispatched to a report of some individuals engaging in suspicious activity in a basement. Upon arrival police meet with one of the suspects who confessed that he was using an illegal substance. He was placed under arrest for possession of a class E substance. His friend who was also present on scene was arrested for knowingly being present where the substance was kept.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6:38PM (8/21) and 8:00AM (8/22) – 1902 Beacon St

Reporting party states that sometime overnight someone damaged his vehicle. He observed a large crack in the windshield, and a dent in the hood of the vehicle. After looking around his parking space he observed a large rock on the ground where he had parked his vehicle.

  • Occurred at 7:10PM (8/22) – 5 Davis Ave

Reporting party states that upon returning to his parked vehicle he observed that someone had spilled dark green paint on his license plate, tail gate and on his rear bumper. There was also paint found on the right rear quarter panel. It appears that the paint was thrown on the vehicle.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (8/21) and 6:36PM (8/22) – Center St (Farmers Market)

Victim states that she was at the market when she placed her bag’s down beside her to purchase some items. After she was done paying for her goods she went to retrieve her bags when she observed that one of her them was missing. The bag is described as a plastic Wal-Mart bag that contained some tea, paper goods, and personal documents.

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (8/22) and 8:00AM (8/23) – 1140 Boylston St

Reporting party states that sometime overnight someone stole her large hanging white flag which had a picture of a lobster on it. The flag was mounted to her porch. The flag is valued at approximately $55.00. The flag bracket was also damaged.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 5:30AM (8/23) and 8:30AM (8/23) – 3 Englewood Ave

Victim reports that when he returned to his vehicle he observed that his passenger side front window had been broken. Victim observed that his Sony portable GPS system valued at $250.00 which was suctioned to the dashboard was stolen and a Verizon Dare cell phone valued at $250.00 was taken from the center console.

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Occurred between 5:30PM (8/22) and 5:44PM (8/24) – 51 John St

Reporting party states that sometime overnight her vehicle was stolen from her assigned parking spot at her parking lot. She states that her vehicle was locked and that she was in possession of her keys.

Found Property

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (5/15) and 9:51AM (8/22) – 115 Greenough St

Town Officials retrieved two bicycles that were left abandoned at racks located at Brookline High School. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Department.