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, November 21, 2008

November 20th 2008 Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 8:33PM (11/20) – Boylston St/ Reservoir Rd

An officer on patrol stopped a driver for traveling at excessive speed. Further investigation revealed that the driver’s license had been suspended. The driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle after suspension and speeding.

  • Occurred at 10:38AM (11/20) – 1297 Beacon St

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

  • Occurred at 1:42AM (11/21) – Heath St/ Boylston St

An officer on patrol pulled over a driver after observing the vehicle swerve in between travel lanes. After stopping the driver further investigation revealed that the driver was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest.

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 1:30PM (11/12) and 3:52PM (11/20) – Hammond St/ Boylston St

Victim reported that upon returning to his parked vehicle he observed that his passenger side window had been smashed. He noticed that his Garmin GPS unit valued at $150 was taken from under his driver’s seat. The charger and window mount were also removed from the vehicle.

Attempted Breaking and Entering/ Larceny

  • Occurred at 3:01AM (11/21) – 65 Thatcher St (Rear)

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his front passenger side window had been shattered. He noticed that his glove compartment and center console had been disturbed. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Attempted Robbery

  • Occurred at 2:16AM (11/21) – 74 Egmont St

Victim reported that she was walking home when an unknown suspect approached her and attempted to take her purse. After failing to take the purse the suspect fled the scene. The victim was unable to get a description of the suspect.

Found Property

  • Occurred at 11:30PM (11/19) – 43 Harrison

Police officers retrieve an abandoned bicycle left at the rear of 43 Harrison St. For retrieval please contact the Brookline Police Department.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

November 19th 2008 Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 10:22PM (11/19) – 43 Harrison St

Police on patrol stopped two juvenile individuals who matched the description of two male suspects who had just mugged a male party. After being identified by a witness the suspects were placed under arrest. The suspects were charged with armed robbery while masked and possession of an air rifle.

Attempted Larceny

  • Occurred at 10:30AM (11/19) – 235 Harvard St

Victim reported that she was at her place of employment when she heard someone enter. After checking the front office she observed a male subject putting her laptop into his backpack. After retrieving her laptop the suspect fled. The suspect is described as a middle-aged, light skinned Hispanic male, 5’9”, bald head, clean shaven, wearing a blue/ gray quilted sweatshirt with khaki pants.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (9/16) and 4:00PM (9/16) – 34 Station St

Victim reported that four of her UPS packages were delivered and left in the main lobby of her residence. When she went to retrieve the packages she observed that they were missing. The packages contained electronic computer and office equipment totaling $4574.97.

  • Occurred at 5:30PM (11/19) – 525 Harvard St

Police were dispatched to a report of a shoplifter being detained at a TJ Maxx. Upon arrival police met with a store official who stated that the suspect had entered the store and stuck a pair of black gloves into his coat pocket. Suspect was placed under arrest for shoplifting.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 8:45AM (11/19) and 7:00PM (11/19) – 310 Tappan St

Victims reported that upon returning home they observed that their large jar filled with coins was empty and found that an Ann Kline diamond watch and a large gold antique ring were missing from their apartment. There were no signs of forced entry.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

November 18th 2008 Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 8:00PM (11/18) – 525 Harvard St

Police officers were dispatched to a report of a shoplifter being held at a T.J Max. Upon arrival police met with store officials who reported that the suspect had shoplifted two Vidal Sassoon haircutting kits. Further investigation revealed that the suspect had an active warrant and was placed under arrest for the warrant and was charged with larceny under $250.

  • Occurred at 8:00PM (11/18) – Carlton St/ Monmouth St

An officer on patrol stopped a suspicious person after watching the suspect look into several car windows. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was in possession of an illegal substance and was placed under arrest for possession of a Class E substance.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 11:30PM (11/17) and 6:00PM (11/18) – 432 Washington St

Victim reported that sometime overnight someone had broken a small pane of glass on her front door. It appeared that a small rock had been thrown at the window causing the damage.

  • Occurred between 2:40PM (11/18) and 3:00PM (11/18) – 407 Harvard St

Victim reported that he had parked his vehicle at a meter in front of a store at the above address. Upon returning to his vehicle he observed that someone had keyed it causing damage to the entire left side of the vehicle.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 3:00PM (11/18) and 5:30 (11/18) – 1090 Beacon St

Victim reported that upon returning to her parked vehicle she observed that her front passenger side window had been smashed. She noticed that her Garmin Street Pilot C330 GPS unit, charger, and CD’s were missing.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 9:30AM (11/18) and 6:00PM (11/18) – 81 Greenough St

Victims reported that upon returning home they observed that the third floor window of their fire escape had been smashed. They noticed that their Mac G4 IBook laptop valued at $2000, IPod, Sony digital camera valued at $250, and three assorted rings were taken from their home. They also observed that their IMac computer valued at $1500 had been damaged.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

November 17th Police Reports

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 1:40PM (11/17) and 2:25PM (11/17) – 25 Lenox St

Victim reported that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that her front passenger window had been pried open. She noticed that her Magellan GPS Unit and charger valued at $200 were missing from the vehicle.

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (11/17) and 12:00PM (11/17) – 105 Colchester St

Victim reported that upon returning to his parked vehicle he observed that his driver’s side window had been smashed. He noticed that his Tom Tom GPS unit valued at $250 which was located on the front windshield was missing.

Monday, November 17, 2008

November 14th – 16th 2008 Police Reports

Sexual Assault

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (10/28) and 6:00AM (10/29) – 515 Heath St

Police were dispatched to a report of a sexual assault. Upon arrival police met with the 15 year old juvenile victim who stated that she agreed to meet in person with a male suspect after meeting online through “Craigslist”. After meeting with the male suspect, she was sexually assaulted. The male suspect was placed under arrest.

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 5:30PM (11/16) and 9:45PM (11/16) – 646 Brookline Ave

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his passenger side window had been broken. He noticed that his vehicle had been rummaged through and a bag containing three pairs of pants, three pairs of black socks, and a small black t - shirt were missing.

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (11/15) and 11:00AM (11/16) – 18 Browne St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his rear passenger side window had been smashed. He noticed that his daughter’s purple wallet and his driver’s license were missing.

  • Occurred between 4:46PM (11/14) and 6:00PM (11/14) – 39 Marshall St

Victim reported that upon returning to his parked vehicle he observed that his driver’s side window had been smashed. He found that his Magellan GPS unit valued at $150 which was on the windshield was missing.

Larceny

  • Occurred at 5:09PM (11/16) – 400 Washington St

Police on patrol were dispatched to a report of shoplifters being held at a CVS. Upon arrival police met with the store owner who stated that the suspects had tried to return a un -purchased item for cash. The suspects will be summoned to court for shoplifting.

  • Occurred between 2:00PM (11/05) and 10:00PM (11/05) – 211 St Paul St

Victim reported that someone had stolen two packages from the front foyer to his residence. The packages contained several P90X beach body and chin up bar workout DVD’s valued at approximately $250.

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (11/14) and 8:12PM (11/14) – 155 Harvard St

Police on patrol were dispatched to a Stop and Shop for a report of a larceny of a purse. Upon arrival police met with the victim who reported that as she was retrieving some items from the bottom shelf in an aisle, someone reached into her cart and took her purse. The purse contained a Samsung cell phone, some personal cards and $10 in cash.

  • Occurred between 2:16PM (11/14) and 2:30PM (11/14) – 1322 Beacon St

Police were dispatched to a report of a larceny at a CVS. Upon arrival police met with the store manager who stated that a female had entered the store and placed several items into a bag. After the manger confronted the suspect she dumped the items out of her bag and fled the store on a bicycle. The suspect is described as a black female with blonde hair, wearing a black hat, a white hooded sweatshirt, and tan pants.

  • Occurred at 10:30AM (11/14) – 66 Tappan St

Victim reported that upon returning to retrieve her backpack from the girl’s locker room at Brookline High School she observed that it had been moved into another dressing room. She noticed that her T- Mobile Sidekick slide phone and about $11 in cash were missing from her book bag.


  • Occurred between 10:00AM (11/14) and 3:00PM (11/14) – 295 Reservoir Rd

Victims reported that upon returning home they observed that several rooms had been rummaged through. They noticed that an Apple Mac Book Pro, two I-Pods, an I-Pod speaker set, three silver necklaces and a Samsung digital camera had been taken. Entry was gained through the front door that had been left unlocked.

Attempted Larceny

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (11/13) and 7:00AM (11/14) – Crafts Rd/ Reservoir Rd

Victim reported that upon returning to his place of employment he observed that someone had ripped the handle off his locked tool box. No entry was gained into the tool box.

Burglary

  • Occurred at 12:40PM (11/14) – 50 Holland Rd

Police were dispatched to a residential alarm. Upon arrival a search of the home revealed that the middle pane of the basement window had been broken. After searching the home it appeared that nothing was missing.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (11/14) and 8:00AM (11/15) – 1799 Beacon St

Reporting party stated that the rear stairwell door to his apartment building had been damaged. He observed that the bolt lock had been forcibly removed from the door.

Arrest

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (10/16) and 8:40PM (11/12) - 905 Hammond St

Victim reported that that her boyfriend’s friend had taken two checks off her bedroom dresser and cashed them under his name. The suspect was arrested and charged with larceny by check, larceny from a building and forgery.

  • Occurred at 9:12AM (11/14) – Beacon St/ Borland St

Police on patrol stopped an individual after he was seen suspiciously peering into parked vehicles. Further investigation revealed that the suspect had several warrants. He was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrants.

Arson

  • Occurred between 2:53AM (11/14) and 3:20AM (11/14) – 129 Fisher Ave

Police were dispatched to a report of a triggered fire alarm at a dormitory at Newbury College. Upon arrival police met with fire officials who stated that a student had purposely burnt a flyer on the second floor causing the alarm to go off. He was charged with one count of arson for lighting a fire in an occupied dormitory and malicious damage of property.