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, October 17, 2008

October 16th 2008 Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 8:17AM (10/16) – Lagrange St/ Princeton Rd

An officer on patrol stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating the motor vehicle with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred between 11:25AM (10/16) – 284 Harvard St

An officer on patrol stopped a vehicle after the driver took an illegal U- turn. Further investigation revealed that the driver was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and that the driver had three default warrants. The driver was placed under arrest.

Found Property

  • Occurred at 2:00PM (10/16) – 1477 Beacon St

A girls bicycle was removed from a pole at 1477 Beacon St by the Department of Public Works. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Department.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

October 15th 2008 Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 1:30PM (10/15) and 10:00PM (10/15) – 375 Pond Ave

Victim reports that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that her interior lights were on and that her trunk was slightly open. Victim noticed that a jewelry box containing cosmetic jewelry was taken from the trunk, along with a tote bag from the passenger compartment. The vehicle had been left unlocked.

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (10/09) and 7:30AM (10/10) – 64 White Pl

Victim reported that he observed that his son’s bike which was parked and locked up to a tree in his front yard was missing. The bike is described as a men’s blue Trek bicycle.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

October 14th Police Reports

Attempted Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 7:35PM (10/14) and 7:43PM (10/14) – Rice St/ Cypress St

Victim reports that as she was exiting her home she observed a black male attempting to open the car doors of three vehicles parked on Rice St. After the suspect saw her he fled into an alley behind Rice St. The suspect is described as a black male, 6’1”, with a skinny built, wearing a white shirt, dark pants and a dark colored baseball cap. Suspect was not located.


Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 11:50AM (10/14) and 12:18PM (10/14) – 1405 Beacon St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that the rear window had been smashed. Victim noticed that his black bag which contained a Dell laptop and a Casio digital camera was missing. Nothing else appeared to be disturbed in the vehicle.

Larceny


  • Occurred between 1:50PM (10/10) and 2:20PM (10/10) – 115 Greenough St

Victim reported that she had gone to her locker at Brookline High School to retrieve her backpack when she discovered it was missing. The locker had been closed shut but was left unsecured. The backpack contained a calculator, two notebooks and several school books.


  • Occurred between 12:00PM (10/08) and 11:03AM (10/14) – 50 Fernwood Rd

Reporting party states that he observed that someone had stolen three 8’ sections of copper down spouts from the rear of a home he cares for and one 12’ section of copper down spouts from the front of the house.

Arrest

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (10/14) and 5:02PM (10/14) – 1418 Beacon St

Police on patrol stopped an individual who matched the description of a suspect who had just shoplifted from Bay State Foods. After being positively identified by store officials’ police were able to retrieve the stolen item from the suspect and he was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting.

Assault

  • Occurred between 3:24PM (10/14) and 4:00PM (10/14) – Fuller St

Police responded to a report of a dispute. After arriving on scene police met with one party who reported that he and a worker who installs his windows got into a heated argument that became physical. Both parties will be summoned to court for assault and battery.


Tuesday, October 14, 2008

October 10th - 13th 2008 Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred 3:00PM (10/11) and 7:38PM (10/13) – 73 Egmont St

Victim reports that her bicycle which she locked to the railing of her rear stairwell of her apartment had been stolen. The bike is described as a blue and gray BMX style bike with the letter “X” written on the seat and crossbar. The bicycle is valued at $200.

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (10/13) and 3:30PM (10/13) – 1 Beaconsfield Lot

Victim reports that he had parked and locked his bicycle to a pole at the Beaconsfield T – stop and upon returning to retrieve it he observed that it was missing. The bike is described as a red Carrera boy’s bicycle. The bicycle has a black seat with a yellow stripe and handlebars that are flipped back.

  • Occurred between 3:00PM (10/02) and 7:00PM (10/02) – 115 Greenough St

Victim reports that he had left $60 in his school locker inside the boy’s gym locker room. Upon returning to retrieve it he observed that it was missing. The locker had been left unlocked.

  • Occurred at 4:00PM (10/08) – 335 Washington St

Victim reports that she was in the “Teen Room” of the basement at the main public library located on Washington St. She was seated on the floor when she got up to use a computer leaving her cell phone. Upon returning she observed that her cell phone was missing and did not notice any suspicious behavior.

Assault

  • Occurred at 6:09PM (10/12) – Walnut St/ High St

Police were dispatched to a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival police separated and met with both parties who stated that after a verbal confrontation they became physical towards one another. Both parties will be summonsed to court on a count of assault and battery.

  • Occurred at 4:25PM (10/12) and 4:58PM (10/12) – 1450 Beacon St

Police were dispatched to the Coolidge Corner area along Beacon St for a report of an indecent exposure. The suspect is described as a middle aged white man with brown shaggy hair, wearing dark glasses, a tan corduroy jacket, navy sweatpants, and a tan hat. Suspect was not located.

Arrest

  • Occurred at 10:52AM (10/13) – Independence Dr/ Sherman Rd

An officer on patrol observed a vehicle swerving in and out of lanes at excessive speed. Upon stopping the driver further investigation revealed that he was not duly licensed. The driver was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed and was given a citation for weaving and speeding.

  • Occurred at 11:00PM (10/11) – 230 Babcock St

Police were dispatched to a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival police met with several parties who stated that the fight was just a disagreement amongst friends. Further investigation revealed that one party had an active warrant and was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred between 3:23PM (10/13) and 3:27PM (10/13) – 1336 Beacon St

Police on patrol stopped an individual who matched the description of a suspect who was behaving in a disorderly manner and who had attempted to grab a woman inappropriately on the street. After being identified the suspect was placed under arrest and charged with attempting to commit a crime, disorderly conduct, carrying a dangerous weapon, and possession of class E drug.

  • Occurred between 5:13PM (10/11) – 55 Beals St

Police were dispatched to a report of a dispute. Upon arrival police meet with a reporting party who states that he was engaged in a dispute with a fellow resident when it became physical and a knife was shown. The fellow resident was arrested and charged with assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 1:30AM (10/10) and 7:56AM (10/10)- 26 Hammond Pond Pk

Victim reports that she had parked her motor vehicle in her driveway early in the morning and upon returning to it in the afternoon she observed that her front passenger window had been smashed. She noticed that her Coach handbag was missing from her front seat. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

Arson

  • Occurred at 11:20PM (10/10) – Pond Ave/ Highland St

Police were dispatched to a report of a car that was on fire. After arriving on scene police were notified by fire officials that it appeared that an accelerant had been used to ignite the car and found burnt newspaper debris around the area. The car appeared to be vacant and a follow –up investigation is being conducted.