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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

Friday, August 21, 2009

August 20th Police Reports

August 20th Police Reports


  • Occurred between 7:30PM (8/19) and 6:37AM (8/20) – 22 Searle Av.

Victim reported that two bikes were stolen off his front porch. Victim stated that the bikes had been locked together by a chain which was taken as well. There were no witnesses to the crime.


  • Occurred 2:30AM (8/20) – 1157 Beacon St.

Suspect had been in a park that was closed to the public after dark. Due to the suspicious activity, police pursued the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Police learned that the suspect had a suspended license and a straight warrant. Due to the suspended license and the warrant, the suspect was placed under arrest. Suspect’s vehicle was released to a family member and he was issued a citation for operating after suspension.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

August 19th Police Reports

August 19th Police Reports

Domestic Abuse

  • Occurred 2:03AM (8/19) – Independence Dr.

Victim reported a verbal dispute that became physical. Victim states that during the argument his girlfriend assaulted. The offender was placed under arrest for Domestic Assault and Battery.

Warrant Apprehension

  • Occurred 12:51AM (8/19) – 300 South St.

A suspect was placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant. The individual’s property was taken and secured at the station.


  • Occurred 1:51PM (8/19) – 888 Commonwealth Av.

Victim reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse while she was at a local restaurant. Another customer stated that she had seen two suspicious males around where the victim was seated. Customer described one of the male suspects to be between 20 and 30 years old and was wearing a green shirt with a thin white stripe across. Victim was advised to cancel her credit cards.


  • Occurred between 12:30PM (7/29) and 10:15AM (8/5) – Dwight St.

Victim reported having been informed by his credit company about some suspicious transactions. Victim’s credit card was canceled.

ID Fraud

  • Occurred 7:32PM (8/19) – Beacon St.

Victim reported that an unknown individual had somehow managed to change her address on her debit account. Victim was concerned due to the personal information that is normally required for an address change. Police are following up on the case.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

August 18th Police Reports

August 18th Police Reports

Sexual Asssault

At approximately 2:20 A.M. on the morning of August 18, 2009 a female resident of the Town of Brookline was walking on Harvard St. in the Coolidge Corner Area. Allegedly, two male suspects struck the victim on the head from behind, strangled her and put her into a red pick-up truck that was waiting on a nearby side street.

The assailants placed her in the back seat of the truck and sexually assaulted her. The victim described the assailants as two Hispanic males, approximately 5’10”, in their twenties or thirties; wearing dark shirts and white pants. One suspect was described to be approximately 175 pounds, while the other is thought to be a little heavier.


  • Occurred 10:29AM (8/18) – 39 Columbia St.

Victim reported that her bike was stolen from the railing of her porch. Victim didn’t notice anyone suspicious in the area of her home.


  • Occurred between 2:00PM (8/18) and 6:00PM (8/18) – 1029 Beacon St.

Victim reported that he found the front door to her apartment partially open. Upon having entered the apartment, victim noticed that his TV was missing. Also missing was cash from the victim’s night stand drawer. The drawer from the stand was left lying on the floor along with several other items. There were no signs of forced entry or any damaged locks. Neighbors reported having seen an individual that had walked out from the apartment complex with a blue shoulder bag. The suspect was described as a black male in his mid 20’s, approximately 5’10,” with a thin build, wearing a dark colored shirt, blue baggy jean shorts, and a brown baseball cap. The victim’s neighbor’s stated that the male was accompanied by a white or light skinned female, approximately in her 20’s, 5’5,” thin build, wearing a blue sun dress, and sun glasses.


  • Occurred between 11:32PM (8/18) and 11:52PM (8/18) – Beacon St/Washington St.

Victims reported having heard breaking glass while out on a stroll. All four parties decided to investigate where the noise had come from. A few seconds later a Grey hatchback Volvo came around and started throwing eggs at the victims. Victims stated that the Volvo contained four college aged white males.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

August 14th-17th Police Reports

August 14th-17th Police Reports

Tip of the week: Make sure your car is parked in a well lit area at night.

Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 8:50AM (8/14) and 9:00AM (8/15) – 32 Kent St.

Victim reported that the company van he drives had a smashed driver’s side window. The only item missing was the GPS unit. Police will be following up on the incident with the company manager.

  • Occurred 3:11AM (8/16) – Commonwealth Av/Naples Rd.

Police observed a male suspect trying to break into several locked vehicles. Suspect was approached by police. Police found a mini-mag flashlight and an I-phone charger on the suspect during a pat and frisk. Both items were submitted into evidence. Suspect was placed under arrest and taken to the station for booking.

  • Occurred between 10:30AM (8/15) and 12:29PM (8/16) – 143 Freeman St.

Victim reported that her neighbor had found her car door on the drivers side left open. Victim stated that the only item missing was her GPS unit from her glove compartment. The vehicle had no signs of pry-marks or other signs of forced-entry.


  • Occurred 2:30PM (8/15) and 12:31AM (8/16) – Hurd Rd.

Victims reported that their apartment had been broken into through the kitchen window. The victims found tares by each of the locking/lifting mechanisms of the window. Victims stated that the back door to the apartment had been left wide open and the rear exterior door had been left unlocked as well. Many items had been disturbed around the apartment. Victims found that a few of their possessions were missing: an Apple MacBook laptop, two jewelry boxes, and a Palm Pilot. Detectives will be processing the scene.

Domestic Abuse

  • Occurred 2:11AM (8/17) – High St.

Victim reported that her husband was being physically abusive.Victim stated in detail the series of events that caused her to call police. Based on the details provided, the suspect was placed under arrest for A&B Domestic.

Domestic Dispute

  • Occurred 11:45AM (8/17) – Clyde St.

Police responded to a dispute between three siblings that resulted in injuries to their mother. Two of the siblings were placed under arrest for domestic assault and battery. Police questioned the third sibling in regards to what happened. Photos were taken of the damage that had been caused within the dwelling during the dispute. The third sibling was placed under arrest and charged with Domestic A&B, A&B – Dangerous Weapon, and Malicious Damage. The mother of the siblings was taken to the hospital for medical attention.


  • Occurred between 12:00AM (7/16) and 8:50PM (8/17) – Seaver St.

Victim reported having been contacted by her credit card company in regards to a few fraudulent charges. Victim stated that she immediately changed her account number. Victim was advised to contact the necessary credit reporting agencies.


  • Occurred between 9:00PM (8/15) and 9:00AM (8/16) – 1904 Beacon St.

Victim reported graffiti marks on the curb and street in front of her apartment building. Photos were taken of the marks and will be placed in evidence.

ID Fraud

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (8/14) and 2:00PM (8/14) – Rawson Rd.

Victim reported of several transactions and withdrawals that had been made from her account without her knowledge. Victim had closed her account and contacted the credit bureau to monitor her identity. Photocopies of the withdrawals and transactions were submitted into evidence.


  • Occurred 9:45PM (8/14) – 102 Davis Av.

Victim reported that both of his mountain bikes had been stolen from his driveway. Police requested that other units keep an eye out for the bikes.

  • Occurred between 1:10PM (8/14) and 3:00PM (8/14) – 40 Webster St.

Victim reported that her jewelry was taken from the bathroom sink while she had been out. A housekeeper was questioned in regards to the missing items and she stated having allowed an unidentified male into the room. She stated that the suspect was medium built, approximately 6’1,” was wearing a white t-shirt and white color shorts, had a light skin complexion, a blue cap concealed his face, and he had a black satchel bag.

  • Occurred 2:21PM (8/15) – 1002 Beacon St.

Victim reported that her credit card had been left at a restaurant. Upon having gone back to retrieve the card, victim was told that it was no longer in their possession. Victim was later contacted that day by her credit card company in regards to three fraudulent charges. The locations where the purchases were made had been contacted and the female that had been described was verified by the victim as her waitress from the restaurant. The suspect was taken in for questioning and then released. A request of a summons for possession and/or receiving a lost or stolen credit card was also made.

  • Occurred 10:01PM (8/15) – 33 Aspinwall Av.

Victim reported that she had observed a white male trying to steal the front wheel off her bike. Victim had scared the suspect off. Upon having observed the bike, victim found that the pedals had been stolen.

  • Occurred between 7:00PM (8/14) and 5:00PM (8/15) – 47 Cotswold Rd.

Victim reported that his bike was stolen from his driveway. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 10:00AM (8/17) and 3:45PM (8/17) – 247 Walnut St.

Victim reported that her mountain bike was stolen off her porch. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 4:45PM (8/17) and 5:15PM (8/17) – 47 Crowninshield Rd.

Victim reported that his bike was stolen from the side porch. Victim had no further information about the bike. Police will follow up on the case.

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (8/17) and 8:30PM (8/17) – 191 Clyde St.

An employee of a fitness center contacted police in regards to an LCD TV that had been stolen off the wall in a fitness room. Police observed the scene and it appeared that the culprit had used a chair to pry the television off the bracket. A metal curl bar that had been found on the ground and a Motorola cable box will be taken for processing. The center is currently working on submitting the surveillance footage.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (8/13) and 7:00AM (8/14) – 20 Stearns Rd.

Victim reported that his vehicle had sustained a large incision upon its rear driver’s side tire. The flat was caused presumably by force with a large sized knife.

  • Occurred between 6:30PM (8/13) and 7:00AM (8/14) – 20 Stearns Rd.

Victim reported having found his car tire with an incision, presumably forcefully stabbed by a large sized knife. A surrounding area check was unable to locate an instrument/knife used to slash the tire.

  • Occurred between 7:00PM (8/13) and 7:00AM (8/14) – 20 Stearns Rd.

Victim reported a deep incision having been made on the rear driver’s side tire of his car. It seems that the incision may have been made with a large sized knife. Victim is unsure of who may have wanted to damage his car.

  • Occurred between 7:00PM (8/13) and 7:00AM (8/14) – 20 Stearns Rd.

Police observed that an individual’s car tire had been slashed. The damage was consistent with the rash of other vandalism that occurred overnight. Police will be contacting the owner.

  • Occurred 1:44AM (8/16) – 1471 Beacon St.

Victim reported having been assaulted by an uninvited guest that had shown up at his party. Victim stated that a fight had broke out due to him having received the first punch. The two were charged with disorderly conduct and will be summonsed to court.

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (8/15) and 9:00AM (8/16) – 1904 Beacon St.

A resident of an apartment building contacted police in regards to having found the front door window to the complex having been damaged. Resident also made aware of graffiti marks on the curb and street in front of the building. Police will be following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (8/15) and 9:00AM (8/16) – 1902 Beacon St.

Victim reported damage to the front foyer door window of an apartment building she owned. Photos of the scene were taken and will be placed into evidence.

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (8/16) and 8:30AM (8/17) – 14 Linden St.

Victim reported having found the side rear passenger window of her vehicle smashed. Victim stated that nothing was missing from the vehicle. Victim contacted her insurance company so that the damage could be fixed.