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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Thursday, July 23, 2009

July 22nd Police Reports

July 22nd Police Reports


  • Occurred 11:17AM (7/22) – 1577 Beacon St.

Victim reported receiving calls from his bank in regards to a series of fraudulent checks that had been issued in his company’s name and address. Victim stated that the checks didn’t have the characteristics of his company and they had the wrong account number listed upon them. Victim closed his account. Copies of the checks that had been used will be submitted into evidence. Police are following up on the case.


  • Occurred 3:08PM (7/22) – 111 Harvard St.

Police observed graffiti on the wall located by the parking lot. Police will contact the property management to make them aware of the damage. Photos will be taken and placed into evidence.

  • Occurred 3:10PM (7/22) – 229 Harvard St.

Police observed graffiti marks on a wall located on the corner of Sewall Ave. Police will locate the property’s management. Photos were taken for evidence.

Indecent Exposure

  • Occurred 6:25PM (7/22) – Marion St/Park St.

Police responded to a local park in regards to a homeless man who was sitting naked on a bench. Suspect was surrounded by numerous empty bottles of alcohol. Police were made aware of a Default Warrant. Suspect was placed under arrest for the Default Warrant and Indecent Exposure.


  • Occurred between 2:30AM (7/22) and 2:00PM (7/22) – 167 Salisbury Rd.

Victim reported theft of planters from near their porch. Victim stated having seen an unidentified female who started apologizing for the male that was with her. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (7/21) and 1:50PM (7/22) – 32 Salisbury Rd.

Victim reported that her planter had been stolen off her front door railing. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (7/21) and 1:00PM (7/22) – 1784 Beacon St.

Victim reported that his business partner had vandalized and maliciously damaged the space they were going to use to start up their enterprise. Victim reported a series of items that he reported to been missing. Victim stated that he had contacted his partner who stated having removed her name off the business certificate. The scene was processed and photographed. Police will be following up on the case.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

July 21st Police Reports

July 21st Police Reports


  • Occurred 11:46AM (7/21) – 387 Washington St.

A student from the local school reported that a former student had waived a gun at the whole group of kids. The student stated that the suspect said he had a gun and was looking for weed. Police located the suspect and discovered that the gun in his possession was a BB gun with a painted black tip as disguise. The suspect was placed under arrest for Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a BB gun, carrying a Weapon on Campus, and Disturbing the Peace.

Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 9:30PM (7/19) and 9:00AM (7/20) – 27 Ogden Rd.

Victim reported that her car had been broken into. Victim stated that the glove compartment had been left open and her son’s Nintendo DS system had been taken. Also missing was the carrying case for the system and all of the games. Police will follow up on the case.


  • Occurred between 2:00PM (7/21) and 7:30PM (7/21) – 769 Boylston St.

Victim reported having arrived home and finding the front door smashed open. Victim stated that the locking mechanism had been broken from the frame of the door and found in the hallway. Police are following up on the case.


  • Occurred 10:40AM (7/11) – 423 Walnut St.

Victim stated that she had posted items for sale on Craigslist that someone had contacted her for. The individual who had been interested had sent her a check that was greater then the amount expected. Victim was contacted by email to cash the check and send back the difference to a given address. Victim states that she did as instructed, but has yet to hear anything back from the individual.

  • Occurred between 12:01AM (6/27) and 4:01 (7/10) – 14 Warwick Rd.

Victim reported a series of unknown charges that had been made through the use of her credit card. Victim states that she had contacted the locations at which the purchases were made but she got little cooperation. Police will follow up on the case.


  • Occurred between 4:45PM (7/18) and 12:48AM (7/21) – 81 Green St.

Victim reported graffiti on the garage entrance of her home. Pictures were taken of the marks. Police are following up on the case.


  • Occurred between 9:00PM (7/18) and 10:00AM (7/21) – 1281 W Rox Pk.

Victim reported that money had been stolen from her business safe. Victim stated that the safe could only be opened by a key that all her employees had access to. Police are in process of investigating the scene.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred 9:48AM (7/21) – 15 Stearns Rd.

A worker at a local resident building had called police after observing a damaged window. Police observed the damaged and estimated that the window had sustained damage consistent with that of a BB or pellet gun. Police are following up on the case

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

July 20th Police Reports

July 20th Police Reports

Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (7/19) and 6:00AM (7/20) – 72 Goodnough Rd.

Victim reported a break in of her vehicle that was parked in the driveway. There was no forced entry into the vehicle, but the left front driver’s side door was left slightly closed. Victim stated that she was missing her digital camera from the front passenger seat and an envelope containing money. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 2:30AM (7/20) and 8:30AM (7/20) – 143 St. Paul St

Victim reported that his vehicle had been broken into. Victim stated that the front driver’s-side window was smashed. Victim stated his laptop computer, cellphone, wallet, and a portable GPS unit had all been taken. Police are processing the vehicle for prints and have advised victim to cancel all missing credit cards.

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (7/19) and 11:00AM (7/20) – 220 Wolcott Rd.

Victim reported that her vehicle had been broken into in her garage. Victim states that she found her left front drivers side door unlocked. Nothing was missing. Police advised victim and are following up on the case.


  • Occurred 12:01AM (4/1) and 12:50PM – 101 Monmouth St.

Victim reported a suspicious debt on her credit card report that she was not familiar with. The collection agency was not able to release useful information to the victim in regards to resolving the matter. Victim contacted the credit reporting bureau and a fraud alert was placed on her accounts. An ID Theft Affidavit was submitted and a report was filed with the police.


  • Occurred between 5:00PM (7/17) and 9:00AM (7/20) – 67 Dummer St.

Victim reported graffiti on the front wall of his business. Police are following up on the case.


  • Occurred between 12:30AM (7/17) and 5:00PM (7/17) – 97 Mason Tr.

Victim reported that his concert tickets had been stolen during shipping and being sold on Craigslist. Victim stated that he had ran his tracking number on the computer to see why there was a delay and had happened to run across the tickets being sold on the site. Victim’s neighbor recovered the envelope the tickets had been shipped in. The envelope will be submitted for fingerprint analysis.

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.