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, September 19, 2008

September 18th Police Reports

M/V Theft

  • Occurred between 1:00AM (9/18) and 1:00PM (9/18) – 347 St Paul St

Victim reports that he had parked his vehicle in the rear parking lot of the Brookline Housing Authority and upon returning to his vehicle he observed that it was missing. He was advised that his vehicle was not towed.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (9/17) and 2:00PM (9/18) – 576 Washington St

Victim reported that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that her passenger door was slightly open and that her rear tail lights were missing. It appeared that the suspect unlocked the truck and removed the rear trunk covers which accessed the tail light bolts.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (9/18) and 11:00AM (9/18) – 59 Denny Rd

Victim reports that she received a phone call from her housekeeper who stated that as she was cleaning she heard someone enter the home and go upstairs. The housekeeper then confronted an individual who identified himself as a painter. After questioning him, the suspect went downstairs and exited the house stating he would come back later. He is described as white male approximately 5'10", 30-35 yrs old, medium build and short hair. He used the name Joe. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Re: September 17th 2008 Police Reports

Larceny


  • Occurred between 9:00AM (9/14) and 5:00PM (9/17) – 1897 Beacon St

Victim reports that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that her glove compartment had been opened. She noticed that her registration and a handicap placard belonging to her mother were missing. Victim reports she is unsure whether her vehicle was locked. There were no signs of forced entry.

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (9/16) and 6:00AM (9/17) – 25 Holly Lane

Victim reports that sometime overnight her vehicle was broken into. Victim observed that both her car mirrors had been pried out and the wires were cut, damaging the housing. Nothing else appeared to be missing.


Arrest

  • Occurred at 8:15PM (9/17) – Smythe St

Officers were dispatched to a report of a domestic dispute. Reporting party states that both parties were verbally arguing when they both became physical. One individual was placed under arrest and charged with domestic abuse and the second individual was arrested and charged with being disorderly and resisting arrest.

  • Occurred at 2:22AM (9/17) – Harvard St

An officer on patrol pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. After stopping the driver, further investigation revealed that the driver had an active warrant and that his license had been suspended. The driver was placed under arrest.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

September 16th Police Reports

Graffiti Law

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (9/15) and 12:51PM (9/16) – 654 Brookline Ave

Reporting party states that sometime overnight the rear side of his building was vandalized with graffiti. The word “AYCE” was written on the building using black spray paint.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 12:01AM (9/16) and 2:30PM (9/16) – 135 Pleasant St

Victim reports that he had parked his vehicle in his driveway and upon returning to it he observed that the driver’s side window had been smashed. Victim states that his Trio cell phone was missing from the center console of his vehicle.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 6:57PM (9/16) – 19 Green St

Officers on patrol pulled over a driver for a traffic violation. After stopping the vehicle further investigation revealed that the driver’s license had been suspended. He was placed under arrest and charged with operating after suspension and making an illegal turn.

  • Occurred at 9:04PM (9/16) – St Paul St/ Freeman St

Police on patrol stopped a vehicle that matched the description of a car involved in a recent hit and run. Upon approaching the driver, police noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. The driver was placed under arrest and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, operating after suspension, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and for marked lanes violation.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

September 12th – 15th 2008 Police Reports

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred at 9:00AM (9/12) and 6:45PM (9/15) – 65 Pleasant St

Victim reported that she had parked and locked her bicycle to a street sign and upon returning to retrieve it she observed that her rear tire had been slashed.

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (9/14) and 6:18PM (9/15) – 65 Pleasant St

Victim reported that he had parked his bicycle on a street sign pole and upon returning to retrieve his bicycle he observed that the rear tire had been slashed. This is the second incident that has occurred at this location.

  • Occurred between 6:15PM (9/13) and 6:30PM (9/13) – 599 Brookline Ave

Victim reported that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that there was damage done to her front windshield. She observed that the windshield had impact cracks at the base which stretched out across the windshield. It appeared the windshield had been broken by a hardball.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 2:45PM (9/15) and 4:50PM (9/15) – 213 Pleasant St

Victim reported that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that her driver’s side window had been smashed and found that her Gamin GPS unit had been taken from the dashboard and her IPod was taken from the front area of the car. A rock wrapped up in a black shirt was left at the scene.

  • Occurred between 10:15PM (9/13) and 4:54PM (9/14) – 1129 Beacon St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that the passenger side window had been smashed. Victim reports that his Gamin GPS unit valued at $350 and his Apple IPod valued at $299 were both taken from the armrest compartment of his vehicle.

  • Occurred between 4:27PM (9/13) and 4:30PM (9/13) – 66 Lawton St

Reporting party states that she saw a black male exit his vehicle and using a rock smash the driver's side window of a parked pick-up truck. She then observed the suspect reach into the vehicle and take a portable GPS unit. The suspect is described as a black skinny male, 6’2, wearing a blue t-shirt and jeans. He was driving a light blue Toyota Corolla and was traveling with another unidentified suspect.

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (9/12) and 11:00PM (9/12) – 135 Pleasant St

Victim reports that upon returning to his vehicle he found that his driver’s side front window had been smashed. Stolen from his vehicle were a Gamin Nuvi portable GPS unit and a Samsung MP3 player.

Larceny

  • Occurred at 5:21AM (9/14) – 182 Thorndike St

Store owner reports that he observed eight Sunday edition newspapers valued at $22 missing from the entrance way of his convenience store. Video surveillance showed a suspect go under the locked gate which is slightly ajar to allow the papers to be placed inside, and remove the bundle of newspapers.

  • Occurred at 6:33PM (9/13) – 0 Highland St

Police were dispatched to Harry Downes Field for a report of a breaking and entering in progress. Police arrived on scene where a witness reported that she saw six individuals fleeing the sports equipment storage shed with stolen items. Police later stopped six individuals matching the description of the suspects and they will be summoned to court on larceny charges.

  • Occurred between 8:30AM (9/12) and 6:09PM (9/12) – 1815 Beacon St

Victim states that he had locked his bicycle to his back porch. When he went to retrieve it he observed that his bicycle was missing. The bicycle is described as a gray Gary Fisher mountain bike valued at $800. The lock and chain that held the bike to the porch was also missing.

  • Occurred between 3:15PM (9/11) and 3:45PM (9/11) – 43 Columbia St

Victim reports that her daughter’s bicycle was stolen from their driveway. The bicycle is described as a Gary Fisher 18 speed black and gray mountain bike valued at $400. The bike has a Black Burn bike rack attached to the rear.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 1:56PM (9/13) – Lee St/ Dudley way

A police officer on patrol stopped a vehicle traveling with an expired inspection sticker. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. He was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred at 1:10AM (9/13) – Beacon St

Officers were dispatched to a report of a dispute. After arriving on scene officers meet with the reporting party who states that during a heated argument she was pushed by her roommate. The roommate was later placed under arrest for assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 12:03PM (9/13) – Harvard St

Police on patrol were dispatched to a report of a moving truck that struck a fire escape of a building. After arriving on scene further investigation revealed that the driver was not duly licensed. He will be summoned to court for operating without a license.

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred between 6:27AM (9/12) and 7:11AM (9/12) – 1244 Boylston St

Employee reports that she arrived at work and found one of the rear doors to her work office broken and partially opened. Nothing was discovered missing or out of place.