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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

November 23rd Police Reports

Police Reports November 23rd

Bank Robbery

Occurred at 2:30 pm (11/23) 1016 Beacon St

Police received a call from the Brookline Bank reporting that they had been robbed. The suspect was described as a Hispanic Male 30- 35 years old, wearing a dark blue hat with a green stripe and a dark jacket. The suspect fled the bank towards Kenmore Square.


Occurred between 10:37 am (11/23) and 10:57 am (11/23) – 31 Pleasant St

There were two incident at the Brookline Public Library where both victims reported to police that their wallet/change was stolen from their handbags.

Occurred between 11:00am (11/21) and 12:09 (11/22) - Tappan St

Victim reported to police that their bike was stolen from inside a locked hallway sometime overnight.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 3:00 Pm (11/22) and 12:00 Am (11/23) –1405 Beacon St

Victim came into the police station to report that someone had caused damage to his vehicle by slashing two of his tires

Monday, November 23, 2009

November 18th-22nd Police Reports


  • Occurred at 09:00PM(11/21) – Beacon St/ Center St

Victim reports that there was a verbal dispute between him and the cab driver. The cab driver stopped the car, pulled the victim out and physically assaulted him. The cab driver will be summonsed to court.

Attempted Robbery

  • Occurred at 8:22PM(11/19) – Babcock St/ Winslow Rd

Victim reports that they noticed a male who appeared to be following her on the opposite side of the street. Once the suspect and victim were alone on the street the male ran across the street and attempted to grab the victim’s purse. The victim sprayed the suspect with pepper spray and began to scream; a witness called 911. The suspect was described as a black male approximately 5’10”, medium build wearing a black jacket with a white hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, jeans and sneakers. The suspect fled the scene after the attempt.

Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 7:00PM(11/18) and 6:45AM(11/19) – Beacon St

Victim reports that their driver side window was smashed. Three cameras that were on the back seat were missing. Police are following up on this case.

  • Occurred between 8:00PM(11/18) and 7:00AM(11/19) – Addington Rd

Victim reports that they noticed that the change in their center console was missing. The doors were left unlocked overnight. Police are following up on this case.

  • Occurred between 5:00AM and9:45AM(11/21) – Brookline Av/ Parkway Rd

Victim reports that upon returning to their vehicle their rear passenger side window had been smashed. The victim’s satellite radio and iPod were missing. The police are following up on this case.


  • Occurred between 7:00AM and 10:30AM(11/20) – White Ave

Victim reports that their laptop was missing when they returned home. It appears that the suspect gained entry into the apartment through an unlocked window. Police are following up on this case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred at 10:50PM(11/21) – 7 Egmont St

Victim reports that they saw two suspects smash his driver’s side window of his car. Nothing was taken from the car. There were two similar events in that area on that day. Police are following up on these incidents.


  • Occurred at 12:11PM(11/18) – 525 Harvard Ave

Victim reports that they observed the suspect take an item and place it into their bag. When the victim approached the suspect about it the suspect confessed. The suspect was arrested.

  • Occurred at 10:21AM(11/20) – 99 Harvard Ave

Police received a call that a suspect who had just taken items without paying for them was entering a vehicle and fleeing down Harvard Ave, and part of a license plate was obtained. Officers found the vehicle and arrested the suspect for the shoplifting.