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.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

December 29th 2008 Police Reports

Arrest

  • Occurred at 10:44PM (12/29) – 800 Boylston St

An officer on patrol stopped a vehicle traveling at excessive speed. After further investigation the driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

  • Occurred at 5:21PM (12/29) – 99 Harvard St

Officers on patrol stopped two individuals who matched the description of suspects who had just shoplifted several items from a Walgreens. After being positively identified by store officials, both suspects were placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting.

  • Occurred between 2:56PM (12/29) – 416 Washington St

An officer on patrol stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. After further investigation the driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and for operating with an unsecured load.

  • Occurred at 11:42AM (12/29) – Arlington Rd/ Lyon Rd

An officer on patrol stopped a motor vehicle that was traveling with a defective headlight. After further investigation the driver was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred at 9:00Pm (12/29) – 105 Willard Rd

Reporting party states that while at home he heard glass break in the front area of his home. Upon opening the door he observed that a glass panel next to his front door had been broken.

  • Occurred at 7:45AM (12/29) – 333 Washington St

Reporting party states that he observed that the underground parking lot exit gate of the Brookline Building Department had been damaged.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (12/28) and 9:00AM (12/29) – 227 Cypress St

Victim reported that sometime overnight someone had smashed the front passenger vent window to his vehicle. He noticed that his vehicle had been rummaged through but it appeared that nothing had been taken.

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (12/28) and 8:30AM (12/29) – 109 Gerry Rd

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that his driver’s side window had been smashed. He noticed that the front grill to his vehicle was missing. Nothing appeared to be disturbed or missing from inside the vehicle.

  • Occurred between 1:45PM (11/28) and 1:45PM (12/29) – 85 Thornton Rd

Officers on patrol observed a parked vehicle with its front passenger window smashed. After contacting the owners police were informed that a Garmin GPS unit was stolen from the front windshield along with a Samsung cell phone charger that was taken from the center console of the vehicle.

Larceny

  • Occurred at 5:03PM (12/29) – 15 Harvard St

Victim reported that while she was at Starbucks she observed that her wallet was missing. Victim stated that she had left her wallet unattended on the counter. The wallet is described as a Coach wallet containing several personal cards.

Monday, December 29, 2008

December 24th – 28th 2008 Police Reports

Breaking and Entering/ Larceny MV

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (12/10) and 2:17PM (12/24) – 62 Greenough St

Victim reported that upon returning to her vehicle she observed that several books had been stolen from her trunk. It appeared that entry was gained by tampering with the trunk’s locking mechanism.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 1:00PM (12/22) and 2:00PM (12/24) – 401 Washington St

Victim reported that sometime during the day someone had stolen three packages from the hallway of his apartment. One of the packages contained a pair of bike shorts and a set of bike wrenches, another a T-shirt from Swobo Clothing Co., and the third contained a T-Shirt from Ben’s Cycle.

  • Occurred between 9:35AM (12/27) and 9:35AM (12/28) – 5 Linden Pl

Reporting party states that sometime overnight someone stole a Baby Jesus statue from his church’s property. The statue was part of a Nativity scene that was on display.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (12/21) and 6:06PM (12/26) – 8 Euston St

Victim reported that upon returning to retrieve his vehicle at a tow yard he observed that all four tires had been slashed. It appeared that the tires had been slashed with a sharp object while at the tow yard.

  • Occurred between 10:05AM (12/17) and 10:05AM (12/27) – 126 Chestnut St

Victim reported that upon returning to his vehicle he observed that someone had keyed the driver’s side of his vehicle. The damage was done while the vehicle was parked in his driveway.

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (12/27) and 9:30AM (12/28) – 143 Gardner Rd

Reporting party states that sometime overnight someone had damaged the light pole in his yard. The light pole had been pulled off the ground and had been broken.

Arrest

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (12/21) and 5:06PM (12/26) – 113 Stedman St

Officers on patrol were dispatched to a report of a group disturbance. Upon arrival officers observed five individuals standing in the middle of the street talking loudly. After further investigation two of the individuals were placed under arrest for minors in possession of alcohol and possessing a forged MA ID card.

  • Occurred between 1:08AM (12/28) and 1:30AM (12/28) – 126 Harvard St

An officer on patrol stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation. After further investigation the driver was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed.

  • Occurred at 3:23AM (12/28) – 284 Walnut St

Officers were dispatched to a report of a car alarm sounding. Upon arrival officers observed an intoxicated male standing next to the vehicle. After further investigation the individual was placed under arrest for being a disorderly person.

  • Occurred at 12:53AM (12/29) – Kent St/ Beech St

An officer on patrol stopped an individual who was seen suspiciously looking into several car windows. After further investigation the suspect was placed under arrest after an inquiry check revealed that the suspect had outstanding warrants.

  • Occurred between 2:00AM (12/29) and 2:30AM (12/29) – 714 Washington St

Officers on patrol stopped an individual who matched the description of a male suspect seen indecently exposing himself. After further investigation the suspect was placed under arrest for open and gross lewdness.