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, September 11, 2009

Brookline Police Are Looking for Your Help!

Anyone that may have witnessed a motor vehicle - bicycle crash on Wednesday, September 9,2009 around 7:20 p.m. is urged to call the Brookline Police Traffic Division at 617-730-2233.

This incident occurred on Longwood Avenue - in the Coolidge Corner area in Brookline.

September 10th Police Reports

September 10th Police Reports

Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred 6:51PM (9/10) – Summit Av/Short St.

Victim reported having noticed that the driver side window frame molding of his vehicle had been damaged. Police observed the damage and feel as if the suspect had used a screw driver and tried to pry down the window. Victim feels that the attempt may have been made due to his GPS that was sitting on the windshield. Detectives will be processing the vehicle.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (8/18) and 8:27AM (9/10) – 24 Williams St.

Victim reported fraudulent charges having been made through two of his credit cards. Victim was able to talk to both companies and cancel his credit cards. No further unauthorized accounts have opened up through the use of the victim’s name.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 4:15PM (9/9) and 7:15AM (9/10) – 1 Brookline Pl.

Victim reported that the file cabinet key to her officer had gone missing. Victim stated that she had called a maintenance company to open the cabinet. Upon the file cabinet being forced open, victim stated that cash, checks, and receipts that had once been in the cabinet were missing as well. Police are currently in the process of contacting the manager.

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (9/10) and 5:30PM (9/10) – 1 Brookline Pl.

Victim reported his bike stolen from the parking garage. Victim stated that he had locked the bike to a bike-rack within the garage. Police are working on retrieving the surveillance footage.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (9/9) and 8:30AM (9/9) – 630 Washington St.

Victim reported that someone had keyed his car. The passenger side of the victim’s car had a long scratch. Victim stated that he had just moved to the area so he is not aware of who may have done the damage.

  • Occurred between 11:30PM (9/10) and 11:41PM (9/10) – 105 Holland Rd.

Police responded to two separate calls regarding an incident involving both calling parties. Police were able to have both parties relay the issue and the outcome. During the course of the conflict one party had managed to do damage to the other parties vehicle. Due to the damage, police have requested that the responsible party be summonsed to court.

Traffic Offense

  • Occurred 12:43AM (9/10) – 1318 Beacon St.

Police stopped a suspect’s vehicle due to a traffic violation. Suspect was asked for his license and registration. Suspect was in possession of an international driver’s permit which isn’t considered as a valid license. Due to the suspect not having a valid license, he was placed under arrest. Suspect was cited for an illegal left turn and not duly licensed to operate a motor vehicle.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

September 9th Police Reports

September 9th Police Reports

Assault

  • Occurred 6:49PM (9/9) – 32 Colbourne Cres

Police responded to a scene involving a verbal argument between two men that became physical. Victim was assaulted by suspect due to what the suspect believe was persistent noise making in the parking lot. Suspect will be summonsed to court for the charge of assault and battery.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 1:00PM (9/6) and 6:00PM (9/6) – Stearns Rd.

Victim reported items having been stolen from her apartment. Victim stated that she had locked both apartments’ doors well. Victim had an idea of who the suspects may have been. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (9/8) and 7:00AM (9/9) – 97 Winthrop Rd

Victim reported that her bike was stolen from her front porch. The bike is a black and orange Nova Commuter bike with silver “X” on top of the frame.

  • Occurred 9:00AM (9/9) and 2:00PM (9/9) – 35 Davis Av.

Victim reported that someone had stolen four of her planter pots off her porch. Victim stated that she had been home all day and hadn’t heard or seen any suspicious activity. Victim described the planters as heavy and antique looking.

  • Occurred 4:23PM (9/9) – 1310 Beacon St.

Police responded to a local cell phone store for a robbery involving five young males. The store employees stated that the suspects had fled the store with two cell phones. Four of the five suspects were located and questioned. All four suspects were placed under arrest and charged with larceny. Police are currently working on locating the fifth suspect. Police have requested the video surveillance from the store.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred 10:13AM (9/9) – Beacon St/Centre St

Victim stated that an individual on his bike had struck his vehicle. Suspect had struck the right side mirror with his fist, causing it to fall. Suspect was found and questioned. Police have requested a clerks hearing for malicious damage.

Traffic Offense

  • Occurred 10:01AM (9/9) – Milton Rd/Boylston St.

Suspect was stopped for making a prohibited turn in traffic. Suspect was stopped and was asked for his license and registration. Suspect’s license check came back as revoked. Suspect was placed under arrest for operating m/v after revocation

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

September 8th Police Reports

September 8th Police Reports

Larceny

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (9/8) and 11:15AM (9/8) – 25 Harvard St.

Victim reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse while exercising. Victim stated that the roster was missing an individual who hadn’t signed in. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (8/20) and 12:38PM (9/8) – High St.

Victim reported that her children’s Nintendo Wii video gaming system was missing from her closet. Victim states that her apartment was scheduled to be exterminated. According to the victim, the system went missing during the time when the maintenance workers were in her apartment.

  • Occurred between 12:59PM (6/14) and 12:59PM (7/31) – 190 Harvard St.

Subject reported to police that a few items that belonged to her sister had been stolen. Victim stated that she noticed missing items during her move out process. Victim believes that the only other person who is able to enter the apartment is someone who has a key. Police questioned the maintenance worker and landlord. Detectives will be following up on the case.

  • Occurred 7:34PM (9/8) – University Rd.

Victim reported his bike was stolen from his garage. Victim states that nothing else had been taken but suspect did leave a bike behind. Police have placed the bike in evidence.

  • Occurred between 7:30AM (9/8) and 7:33PM (9/8) – 120 Armory St.

Victim reported that someone had stolen his bike. Victim states that he had locked the bike to a parking sign pole. Victim had taken the seat off the bike hoping to deter any theft. Victim will be notifying police with the serial numbers.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (9/4) and 7:20AM (9/8) – 1768 Beacon St.

Victim reported having found glass fragments on the floor in her apartment. Victim stated she then observed that two of her windows had been damaged. Police noted that the damage didn’t appear to be the result of an attempted break in.

Operating after Suspension

  • Occurred 12:58PM (9/8) – 1396 Beacon St.

Suspect was stopped by police for failure to use signals when having entered into oncoming traffic. Police were able to stop suspect. Suspect’s license check came back suspended. Suspect was placed under arrest for operating after suspension. Suspect was be issued a citation for failing to use turn signal and failing to yield to oncoming traffic while turning left.

  • Occurred 5:01PM (9/8) – Washington St/Davis Av

Police responded to a call of an individual driving erratically. Suspect was stopped by police. Suspect’s license check came back suspended. Suspect was placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Robbery

  • Occurred between 12:15AM (9/8) and 1:30AM (9/8) – Babcock St/Commonwealth Av.

Victim had approached a patrol car to state that he had been assaulted and his assailants had taken his bag. Victim stated that all four males had fled in a dark green van. As victim was talking to the officers, the van drove by. Police stopped the van. Police found five occupants, all of whom were questioned in regards to the incident. All parties were placed under arrest and will be charged with unarmed robbery, assault and battery, assault and battery D/W, and disorderly.

Violation of Court Order

  • Occurred between 5:31AM (6/14) and 11:00PM (6/14) – 0 Harvard Pl.

Victim reported that her assailant had violated a restraining order she had against him. Suspect will be charged with three counts of violation of the restraining order. After being unable to locate the suspect, police have requested a warrant.

Warrant- Default

  • Occurred 10:04PM (9/8) – 350 Washington St.

Upon arriving to the police station to retrieve her car, subject’s towed vehicle report displayed a warrant. Subject was placed under arrest for the warrant.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

September 3rd-7th Police Reports

September 3rd-7th Police Reports


Tip of the week: Periodically checking one's credit/debit transactions/withdrawals is another means of preventing oneself from identity theft and fraud

Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 11:00PM (9/7) and 12:29AM (9/8) – 320 Hammond Pond Pk.

Victim reported having found the front passenger side window of his car smashed. Victim stated that the only item taken was a GPS. Detectives will be processing the vehicle.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (9/5) and 2:00PM (9/7) – 1011 Beacon St.

Victim reported having found graffiti marks on the side of his restaurant. Victim had found a ladder that he thinks could have been used for roof access. Police are following up on the case.

ID Fraud

  • Occurred between 12:45PM (9/4) and 1:00PM (9/4) – Beacon St.

Victim informed police that her stolen wallet held a debit card that had been fraudulently used several times. Victim was able to contact the bank and cancel her credit/debit card. Detectives will be following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred 9:30PM (8/28) and 12:00PM (8/29) – Washington St/Salisbury Rd

Victim reported that his bike had been stolen. Victim stated that he had secured the bike to a town sign. The bike had not been removed by the town.

  • Occurred 8:00PM (8/31) and 7:00PM (9/1) – 17 Stearns Rd.

Victim reported that his bike had been stolen from the tree it had been secured to. Victim stated that he had locked the bike using a cable bike lock. Police attempted to contact other tenants of the victims building but no one seemed aware of the situation.

  • Occurred 12:10PM (9/4) – 1550 Beacon St.

Victim reported that his arm chair and toaster oven had been stolen from the common area of her apartment building during a moving process. Victim stated that the moving company is currently investigating the incident. Police will be notified once the surveillance footage has been reviewed.

  • Occurred 9:36AM (9/5) – 294 Harvard St.

Police responded to a local store for a report of an elderly female that had been caught stealing. Police advised her of a no trespass order they will be issuing in regards to the store. Suspect was also advise that she will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.

  • Occurred 8:38PM (9/5) – 1 Muddy River PK.

Victim reported that his backpack was stolen from a park bench. Victim stated that the items within the backpack were: a Macbook Pro laptop, the laptop charger, a wireless mouse, a college algebra textbook, and a Verizon phone charger. Victim didn’t find any suspicious individual in the area.

  • Occurred 9:23PM (9/5) – 224 High St.

Victim reported that her purse had been stolen from a park bench. Victim stated that the three individuals present at the time were well acquainted with her. Victim gave the name of one of the individuals she suspected. Police questioned the suspect. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred 2:58PM (9/3) and 3:01PM (9/3) – 1514 Beacon St.

Victim reported that a pane of his condo’s glass window was found broken. Victim stated that before the break he had heard a loud sound of breaking glass. A crab apple sized pod was found on the kitchen floor. The pods grow in the rear of the condo. Police checked the rear of the building.

  • Occurred between 5:00PM (9/3) and 8:44AM (9/4) – 101 Abbottsford Rd.

Victim reported that the lower portion of his vehicle’s rear window had been smashed. Nothing was found to have been missing from the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 1:25AM (9/5) and 1:50AM (9/5) – 78 Winthrop Rd

Officers responded to a call in regards to caller having been awoken by the sound of breaking glass. Upon observation police discovered that the caller’s house had egg residue all over the front side and broken glass from the upper story storm window.

A passerby told police that he had seen two individuals run down the street. The two suspects were described to have been kids.

  • Occurred between 11:53PM (9/5) and 12:10AM (9/6) – 78 Winthrop Rd.

Police reported for the second time to victim’s house for another report of having been awoken by breaking glass. Victims stated that they don’t have any enmity with any neighbors since they had just moved in. Police will be surveying the area during the hours in which both incidents occurred. Detectives will be following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 7:30PM (9/4) and 3:30PM (9/6) – 158 Naples Rd.

Victim reported that she found footprints on the back window, roof, and front hood of her car. Police observed a minor dent on the hood. Victim wanted to file a report for insurance purposes.

Operating after Suspension

  • Occurred between 2:12AM (9/4) and 2:45AM (9/4) – Boylston St/Lee St

Suspect was stopped by police due to a traffic violation. Suspect was asked for his license and registration. Suspect’s registration was found to have been revoked and his license had been suspended. Suspect was issued a citation for Right of Center, uninsured MV, unregistered MV, and operating after license suspension. Suspect was advised that he will be summonsed to court for the offenses.

  • Occurred 1:21AM (9/7) – Walnut St/High St.

Suspect was stopped by police after having driven through a red light. Suspect’s license was suspended. Suspect was placed under arrest. Suspect will be charged with a red light violation and operating after suspension.

Violation of Restraining Order

  • Occurred between 9:00PM (9/4) and 10:00PM - Winthrop Rd

Police were notified by the victim in regards to her offender having violated the restraining order she had against him. Police were able to locate suspect and arrest him without incident.

Warrant Default

  • Occurred 5:52PM (9/4) – Walnut St/Fountain St Roxbury

Police had been investigating a series of larcenies involving two particular suspects. Police had been able to locate the suspects. Both suspects were placed under arrest.

  • Occurred 12:07AM (9/5) – Grove St/Walnut Hill Rd

Police responded to report of an intoxicated male in the roadway. Suspect was unable to provide any identification. Police were notified that the suspect had a default warrant for unlicensed operation. Suspect was advised of the warrant and placed under arrest.

Warrant: Traffic Violation

  • Occurred 10:51PM (9/7) – Dunster Rd/Boylston St

Suspect was stopped for a speeding violation. Police were informed that suspect had a warrant for his arrest. Suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant. Suspect was issued a citation for red light violation and speeding.