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 26, 2008

Re: September 25th Police Reports

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 9:36AM (9/24) and 9:36AM (9/25) – 100 Goddard Ave

Victim reports that he parked his vehicle in the rear of his condo and upon returning to it he discovered that someone had entered his vehicle. He observed that the glove compartment had been tampered with and that his IPod valued at $250 was missing. The car had been left unlocked.

Found Property

  • Occurred at 2:30PM (9/25) – Downing Rd/ Orchard Rd

The Highway Department removed a boy’s mountain bike from a street sign near the intersection of Downing Rd and Orchard Rd. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Department (617) 730-2786.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

September 24th Police Reports

Attempted Burglary

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (9/23) and 7:47AM (9/24) – 320 Washington St

Office director for the Mass. Rehabilitation Commission reports that upon returning to work in the morning he observed that the front door had been pried open. There were visible scrape marks on the inside of the door and the lock was found on the floor. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Breaking and Entering MV

  • Occurred between 7:45PM (9/23) and 8:46AM (9/24) – 227 Cypress St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his front passenger window had been smashed. He noticed that the glove compartment had been tampered with and that his wallet that contained various cards was missing. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

  • Occurred between 11:30PM (9/23) and 8:45 (9/24) – 227 Cypress St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his front passenger side window had been smashed and that seven dollars in quarters had been taken from his center console.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 4:20PM (9/24) and 4:30PM (9/24) – 234 Harvard St

Store owner reports that one of his employees was taking lunch in back of the store and had left the front register unattended. During this time someone entered the store and stole both rolls of Lucky Shamrocks and Happy Birthday scratch ticket batches. The tickets are kept in a plastic dividing case located behind the register counter at the front of the store.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

September 23rd Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 12:00AM (9/23) – 365 Boylston St

Police on patrol were dispatched to a report of an individual trying to cash two checks that were flagged by the bank as being stolen. The suspect was placed under arrest and charged with receiving stolen property, attempted larceny over $250, and uttering.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (9/02) and 4:00PM (9/23) – Summit Ave

Victim states he sold a drum set on Craig list for $500 and received a check from the buyer. Upon reviewing the check, he saw that it was made out for more money than he asked for. He contacted the buyer who instructed him to deposit the check into his account and return $1250 in cash via money gram, which he did. He was notified later that the check the buyer had given him had bounced.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (1/19) and 5:00PM (9/21) – 126 Woodland Rd

Victim reported that he and his wife have been staying at their Florida home for the past several months. Upon returning back to their Brookline home his wife observed that several of her baby and maternity clothes which she keeps in large plastic containers, were missing from the attic. She also noticed that a bag that contained jewelry was missing from her bedroom closet. There were several jewelry boxes moved around the bedroom with jewelry missing from them as well. There was no sign of force entry at the house.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

September 22nd 2008 Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (9/19) and 2:00PM (9/19) – 1083 Beacon St

Victim reported that upon returning to his motor vehicle he observed that his front license plate had been removed. There was no damage done to the mounting bracket of the plate so it appears that the plate was removed with a tool.

Arrest

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (9/21) and 10:00PM (9/21) – 400 Heath St

Police were dispatched to a report of a larceny at Pine Manor. During the course of their investigation security guards stopped two individuals matching the description of the suspects. Further questioning revealed that one of the individuals is a current resident. School officials were called to provide a master key and after searching the suspect’s room, police recovered several stolen items from the current and from a past larceny committed earlier this week. Both suspects were arrested and charged with larceny over $250, receiving stolen property over $250, and breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony.

Monday, September 22, 2008

September 19th – 21st 2008 Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 12:07 AM (9/19) – Commonwealth Ave/ St Marys St

An officer on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at excessive speed. After stopping the vehicle further investigation revealed that the driver’s license had been suspended. He was placed under arrest.

Larceny

  • Occurred at 10:20AM (5/29) – 77 Pond Ave

Victim reports that he observed that his wallet was missing from the bottom drawer of his filing cabinet at his place of employment. The wallet contained $1000 in cash, and other personal identification papers. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

  • Occurred between 3:00PM (9/19) and 7:37AM (9/20) – 25 Newton St

Victim reports that sometime overnight his front plate to his motor vehicle was either lost or stolen. His vehicle was parked at the Brookline Parks Dept. Yard.

  • Occurred between 5:10PM (9/21) and 5:45PM (9/21) – 400 Heath St

Victims reported that they live in on- campus housing and had left their room for approximately 20 minutes with their door unlocked and open. Upon returning they observed several items stolen. Stolen items included a XBOX 360, 2 XBOX controllers, 3 XBOX video games, an LG cell phone, and a black Samsung cell phone, a black wallet, a flash drive, computer keyboard, a digital camera, an IPOD Nano and a Playstation video game console. Detectives will be conducting a follow up investigation.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 1:30AM (9/21) and 7:12AM (9/21) – 7 Harvard Sq

Reporting party states that he observed graffiti written on the side of a building. Officers on scene observed the word “AYCE” written in white bubble letters.

  • Occurred at 7:40AM (9/19) – 144 Boylston ST

Reporting party states that he observed graffiti written on the roof of the Liner Tire building. Officers observed three tags in various locations on the roof top. The tags were “SEC”, “TANS” and “FAME”.

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 10:15AM (9/20) and 12:34PM (9/20) – 60 Regent Cr

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that the right rear passenger window had been smashed. Victim states that his laptop and his black cloth laptop case valued at $600 were taken from his passenger seat.

  • Occurred between 7:00PM (9/18) and 8:00AM (9/19) – 637 Washington St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his driver’s side window had been smashed and that his driver’s side steering wheel air bag was missing. The vehicle’s glove compartment and center console were also found open. Nothing appeared to be missing.