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Friday, September 25, 2009

September 24,2009

September 24, 2009

Attempted Robbery

· Occurred at 5:45 pm at 25 Harvard St.

Victim reports that as she was walking in the parking lot in the rear of the building she was grabbed by the neck and felt a hand against her back. She states that the subject began to demand money from her at which time she screamed very loudly and turned. She says when she did this the suspect laughed and then ran away. The Victim describes the suspect as a very thing black man, 5”5 wearing a very bright T-shirt, and jeans. He appeared to be about 15 years of age, and may have had either clear braises or a retainer in his mouth.

Attempted Robbery

· Occurred between 5:50 pm and 5:53 pm 1 Kent St at Amden Pl.

Victim reports that as she was walking through the parking lot between Kent St and Station St heading towards the Brookline Village MBTA stop she noticed a subject on the other side of the lot. The subject followed behind her, grabbed her arm, and demanded her to give him all her money. He repeated this a few more times. The victim describes the suspect as a very thin black man, 5”5, wearing a very dark neon orange T-shirt, and dark jeans. His hair was cropped short and appeared to be in his late 20’s.

Breaking and Entering

· Occurred between 6:15 pm and 8:15 pm at 67 Harvard St.

Victim reports that the passenger side window of the vehicle was pushed down and her radio had been tampered with. Nothing was reported stolen

Thursday, September 24, 2009

September 23rd Police Reports

September 23rd Police Reports


  • Occurred between 9:19PM (9/22) and 9:20PM (9/22) – 191 Clyde St.

Police were granted a search warrant to search a vehicle suspected of being used in a series of robberies. Police located the car and after a search of the trunk, were able to retrieve a large quantity of confirmed stolen property. All seized items were placed into evidence. Police were given surveillance footage that had been taken during the robbery. Two suspects were placed under arrest.


  • Occurred 1:39PM (9/23) – 678 Brookline Av.

While on patrol, police observed a series of graffiti tags on the rear wall of a local animal hospital. An overnight technician was able to give an approximate time in which the tags could have been placed. Police will be following up on the case.


  • Occurred 8:32AM (9/23) – 900 Commonwealth Av

Police responded to a local store for report of a female suspect that had fled the store after attempting to steal cosmetics. Police were able to catch up to the suspect and question her. The store manager stated that he had notified the suspect that he will be contacting police, at which point she dumped the items and ran out the store. Police placed suspect under arrest for shoplifting.

Straight Warrant

  • Occurred 6:33AM (9/23) – Addington Rd/Addington Rd

Police responded to a call of an individual sleeping on a local park bench and being obnoxious to those passing by. Police were able to question the subject as to whether he had a place of residence and why he was sleeping in the park. Police ran a check on the subject within their system which turned up a warrant out in the subject’s name. Subject was placed under arrest for the warrant.

Traffic Offense

  • Occurred 8:40AM (9/23) – Boylston St/Philbrick Rd

Police observed suspect having sped through a red light and coming in close contact of hitting pedestrians, during the process. Suspect was stopped and cited for operating to endanger, failure to stop for a red signal, and failing to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

September 22nd Police Reports

September 22nd Police Reports


  • Occurred between 6:35PM (8/19) and 6:35PM (9/9) – Sewall Ave.

Victim reported a series of unauthorized charges that were made through the use of her credit card. Victim feels that the individual who could have made use of her card may have been her brother. Police are currently working on getting the whereabouts of the suspect.


  • Occurred between 12:00PM (9/10) and 12:00PM (9/13) – White Ave.

Victim reported that his ex-girlfriend was in possession of his property that he had left in her care. Upon retrieval victim was threatened by the suspect of a restraining order. Victim stated that the suspect had moved away with a few items and had left others behind in her old apartment. Detectives will be following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (9/21) and 10:00AM (9/22) – 367 Harvard St.

Victim stated that her business sign was damaged by someone who placed a large sticker over it. Victim states that the original sign may be destroyed and may need to be replaced once the sticker is removed.

Revoked Registration

  • Occurred 9:18AM (9/22) – John St/Green St.

Subject was stopped by police after failing to stop at a stop sign. A check of the license and registration returned as revoked. Subject was cited for failure to stop for a stop sign, operating an uninsured vehicle, operating an unregistered vehicle, and operating after revocation. Subject was advised to contact his insurance company and the RMV in regards to re-registering his vehicle. Subject will be summonsed to court

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

September 21st Police Reports

September 21st Police Reports


  • Occurred 9:57PM (9/21) – 1281 W Rox Pk

Police responded to a break in at a local golf shop. Upon arrival, police discovered golf balls in the driveway. Police found a smashed window at the front door of the shop. Several boxes of golf balls were found lying on the floor. The owner was contacted but he will contact police later with the detailed list as to what may have been taken during the break in.


  • Occurred between 11:30PM (9/20) and 9:02AM (9/21) – 111 Harvard St.

While on patrol police observed graffiti marks on a building that once was a former video store. Photos were taken of each mark. The individuals responsible for the property were contacted and notified of the damage.

  • Occurred between 12:30AM (9/21) and 8:00AM (9/21) – 14 Cypress St.

Victim contacted police in regards to graffiti marks on the fence of his house. Victim states tat the marks were done at some point overnight. Victim was in process of removing the tags upon police arrival.


  • Occurred 11:08AM (9/21) – 1 Harvard St.

Victim reported that her bike was stolen from outside the local bank. Victim stated that she had left the bike against a pole. The bicycle was described as a Marlin brand men’s mountain bike.

  • Occurred between 3:36PM (9/16) and 1:46PM (9/21) – 338 St Paul St

Victim reported that some unknown individual had signed for a package that belonged to her. Victim states she is aware of the maintenance work occurring at the apartment where the package was signed at, but it has been vacant for a long time. Police are currently working on identifying the suspect.

  • Occurred between 7:45AM (9/21) and 2:33PM (9/21) – 19 Kennard Rd.

Victim reported that his bicycle was stolen while he was in school. Victim states he had left the bike on the bicycle rack. The principal was notified in regards to the theft.

  • Occurred 4:26PM (9/21) – 1349 Beacon St.

A local store employee reported that a female suspect had walked out after shoplifting several items. Police reviewed the surveillance footage from the store. The suspect is described as a white female, approximately 5’6,” in her late 30’s, had black hair, big black sunglasses, a white V-neck shirt with a blue cardigan sweater, tight black pants, and open toe sandals.

  • Occurred 10:11PM (9/1) – 1470 Beacon St.

Victim reported that someone had stolen the rear tire off her bicycle. Victim states that her bike was the many locked to a rack in the basement of her apartment complex.

Not Duly Licensed

  • Occurred 11:24AM (9/21) – 44 Washington St.

Subject was stopped due to an expired inspection sticker and the number plate displayed an expired status. Subject presented the officer with an expired driver’s license. Subject was cited for operating with an expired license an expired vehicle registration, and an inspection sticker violation. Subject will be summoned to court for the criminal violations.


  • Occurred between 11:26PM (9/21) and 12:15AM (9/22) – 1 Brookline Pl

Police responded to a call of an assault and battery. Police were able to question the reporting party who stated that she had been assaulted by her friend who had been mad because she wasn’t allowed to drive home while intoxicated. Suspect was placed under arrest and cited for possession of marijuana.

Monday, September 21, 2009

September 18th-20th Police Reports

September 18th-20th Police Reports

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Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 7:30PM (9/17) and 3:27AM (9/18) – 30 New Terrace Rd.

Victim reported that he found the driver’s side window of his vehicle had been removed. Among the items missing, from the motor vehicle, were a GPS system and IPod Video. Victim found a knife on the passenger seat that didn’t belong to him along with several fingerprints on the window. The knife was submitted into evidence. Detectives sub sequentially processed the car.

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (9/17) and 4:44AM (9/18) – 30 New Terrace Rd.

Victim reported that someone had broken into her car by having smashed her driver’s side window and removed the radio. Victim stated that she had parked her vehicle in the parking lot of her housing complex.


  • Occurred between 12:00PM (9/17) and 8:30AM (9/18) – 207 Washington St.

Police responded to the local post office for report of graffiti marks on three different mailboxes. Police notified a post office employee so that a supervisor could be informed at some point. Police checked the area and found additional markings.


  • Occurred between 8:00AM (9/16) and 10:00PM (9/17) – 4 0Webster St.

Victim reported that she had placed a pouch of jewelry into her luggage when she was in the process of a room change at a hotel. Victim stated that upon retrieval of her luggage she found the pouch missing. Victim asked the hotel’s front desk to ask its housekeeping department if the pouch had been recovered by anyone. Police will be following up on the case.

Not Duly Licensed

  • Occurred 2:11AM (9/21) – Babcock St/Harvard St

Subject was stopped during a routine traffic stop. A check of the license came back as suspended. Subject was issued a citation. Police have placed a request for the subject to be summonsed to court.

Warrant Apprehension

  • Occurred 2:55PM (9/18) – 350 Washington St.

Subject arrived at the police station and informed police that he may have a warrant. Police placed subject under arrest for the warrant.