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Monday, July 20, 2009

July 17th-19th Police Reports

July 17th-19th Police Reports

*12:30AM – Driveway/Roadway between Star Market and 1731 Beacon St.*

In the early morning hours, there was an attempt to rape behind Star Market at 1717 Beacon St. A 37 year old female was assaulted by a skinny, black male, between 5’7”– 5’9”, 20-30 years of age, wearing only a Grey T-shirt. The victim successfully fought off the assailant by flailing her arms at him and screaming for area residents to “call the police – she needed help”!! The assailant stopped his assault and ran away. Police are investigating the case.


  • Occurred 3:44PM (7/18) – 61 Egmont St.

An individual reported being a victim of assault and battery in Clark Park. Victim reported previous incidents that had taken place with the unidentified suspect. Victim described the series of events that led to his assault in the park. A suspect was identified, placed under arrest, and transported to the Police Station.


  • Occurred between 8:00PM (7/16) and 8:00AM (7/17) – 1101 Boylston St.

Victim reports a great deal of graffiti on the fence in front of his house. The graffiti marks were in black and red spray paint. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 3:05PM (7/18) – 9 Gibbs St.

Victim reported graffiti on the brick wall besides his driveway. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (7/16) and 9:31AM (7/17) – 217 Kent St.

Victim reported her driver’s side window of her car having been smashed. Victim stated that her IPod and cigarette lighter power adapter were the only items missing. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (7/15) and 6:00AM (7/16) – 130 Bellingham Rd.

Victim reported that her wallet was missing from her car. Victim states that she was able to find the wallet in bushes near the library. Police were able to located missing credit cards and her license at the library as well. Victim will be canceling her credit cards.


  • Occurred between12:00AM (7/13) and 6:00PM (7/13) – 21 Hart St.

Victim reported receiving a call from her credit card company due to a series of charges they suspected were fraudulent. Victim closed her account. Victim will be filing a police report.

  • Occurred between 11:18AM (6/24) and 11:18 (6/26) – James St.

Victim reported fraudulent charges made through her bank credit card. Victim cancelled her account. A copy of victim’s bank statement will be placed into evidence. Victim was advised to call the credit check agency.

Annoying and Accosting Sexually

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (7/17) and 11:51AM (7/17) – Chesnut Hill Av/Beacon St.

Victim reported having been out on a walk with a child she takes care of. Victim stated that a white male grabbed himself on the outside of pants and then called out to her to get her attention. Victim states that the male was 6 foot tall, approximately 50 years of age, long face, long dark hair, black baseball hat, wearing a dark shirt, and camouflage pants. She was unable to provide a description of the second male. Detectives located the male and placed in protective custody due to his level of intoxication and was later booked.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (6/13) and 12:00PM (7/15) – Walnut St/Chestnut St.

An employee of the park department reported eight headstones that had been damaged in the Town of Brookline Cemetery. She stated that the headstones had been knocked off their bases and had landed on the ground. Police took several photos of the damaged stones.

  • Occurred 2:56AM (7/18) – 1153 Beacon St.

Police noticed a parking meter had been dislodged from the ground and out in the roadway in a parking space. The meter had been tampered with and didn’t appear to be part of an accident. A short distance down the roadway another meter in the roadway but had its base/pole attached. The damaged meters were picked up by the Town of Brookline Highway Department.

  • Occurred 3:48AM (7/18) – 78 Lagrange St.

Police responded to a call regarding a loud noise followed by two males yelling. The noise was due to three plastic fence slats that had been knocked to the ground. The caller was unable to give a description in regards to the two males that she observed running away. Police notified the property owner of the damage to the fence. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 7:00PM (7/17) and 9:00AM (7/18) – 81 Green St.

Police responded to a graffiti complaint. A building had been vandalized in two different locations with a tag on the entrance way and another on the driveway. The building owner/victim was advised to leave the tags until further notified, but stated that he was going to have them removed immediately.

  • Occurred 8:15PM (7/18) – 36 Dwight St.

Police responded to a call in regards to graffiti on both sides of the building. Police took photographs of the marks.


  • Occurred 2:48PM (7/17) – 525 Harvard St.

Police arrested two females, an adult and a juvenile, for shoplifting. The female juvenile was charged additionally with civil possession of marijuana.

  • Occurred 3:07PM (7/18) – 730 Commonwealth Av.

Police responded to a call on a report of a shoplifter that had ended up fleeing the store before police arrived. Detectives were able to locate the suspect who started running as he saw the police. The store manager was brought to positively identify the shoplifter. Suspect was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting.

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (7/18) and 10:00(7/19) – 34 Bowker St.

Victim reported that his bike was taken from the front porch of his residence. Victim stated that the three other bikes that had been next to his had been left alone. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (7/1) and 4:00PM (7/18) – 1530 Beacon St.

Victim reported that his son’s bicycle had been taken from their community storage room. Victim states that the lock to the bike had been taken as well. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 2:30PM (7/16) and 9:00AM (7/17) – 7 Dana St.

Victim reported a missing bracelet from her bathroom. Victim states that once a week she has a cleaning crew come to clean her residence. Victim had observed one of the females of the cleaning company within the bathroom from which, the bracelet was reportedly taken. Victim contacted the company’s manager in regards to the matter.


  • Occurred between 6:00AM (7/1) and 9:00PM (7/17) – 49 Alton Pl.

Victim reported that someone had broken into her mailbox and stolen a check. Victim stated that the mailbox appeared to have been forced open by possibly a screw driver. Victim had contacted the individual who had sent out the check once there was a delay in the time of arrival. The individual who sent the check told the victim that there was another incident involving an unknown wire transaction from their account. Police are following up on the case.

Possession Marijuana

  • Occurred between 10:29PM (7/17) and 12:39AM (7/18) – 5 Walbridge St.

Police had observed suspicious activity occurring around the building at which the suspected individuals were parked. Police had previous knowledge of the area having a great deal of illegal activity. After an investigation was conducted, one suspect was arrested for a series of violations in regards to possession of marijuana and one suspect was issued a Civil Infraction for marijuana possession.

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