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, January 8, 2010

January 7th

Arrests

  • Occurred 8:00PM (1/7) – Newton St./Clyde St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a traffic violation and discovered that the driver’s passport was expired and was not licensed to operate a motor vehicle in Massachusetts. The driver was placed under arrest.

Fraud

  • Occurred 11:17AM (1/7) – Naples Rd.

Victim reported to police that money was missing from her bank account.

  • Occurred 6:23PM (1/7) – St. Paul St.

Police responded to a report that a victim had received a letter about her credit card account being closed for lack of payment on a credit card she didn’t open.

Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 8:30AM and 4:30PM (1/7) – 300 South St.

Victim returned to her vehicle after work to find the right front passenger door window smashed. The victim’s GPS system was stolen.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

January 6th

Arrests

  • Occurred 10:20AM (1/6) – 143 Harvard St.

While performing a traffic stop for an equipment violation, officers discovered that the driver’s right to operate had been revoked. Officers placed the driver under arrest for operating after revocation.

  • Occurred 1:36PM (1/6) – 345 Harvard St.

Police executed a traffic stop for an equipment violation and found the driver to be carrying an expired passport and was not licensed to operate a motor vehicle in Massachusetts. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without a license.

Fraud

  • Occurred 1:14PM (11/20/09) – Gerry Rd.

Victim reported to police that there had been an unauthorized withdrawal from his debit card. The unauthorized withdrawal was made by an online company.

  • Occurred 11:06AM (1/6) – Seaver St.

Victim reported to police that someone was using her social security number to open and pay for another cable account.

  • Occurred 2:59PM (1/6) – Beacon St.

Victim reported to police that either she had lost or someone had stolen her debit card. She stated that someone had withdrawn money from her bank account at a bank in Brockton.

  • Occurred 1:00PM (12/18/09) and 6:40PM (1/6) – Winthrop Rd.

Police responded to a report of credit card fraud. The victim had received his credit card statement and noticed that a few of the charges were not authorized.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (1/5) and 6:00AM (1/6) – 876 Commonwealth Ave.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage to a generator. All four tires on the generator had been sliced resulting in each tire becoming flat.

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (1/1) and 3:30PM (1/2) – 105 Marion St.

Victim reported that the cable she uses to tie up her dog had been cut. The cable is attached to a metal spike in the ground and appears to have been cut by a tool.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 1:00PM and 1:30PM (1/6) – 302 Harvard St.

Police responded to a reported breaking and entering of a vehicle. The victim parked his car and went across the street to a local restaurant and returned to find his rear passenger window rolled down slightly. A GPS system and cash was taken from the vehicle.

  • Occurred between 8:30PM (1/4) and 5:46PM (1/6) – 1195 Boylston St.

Police responded to a report of a past larceny at the CVS parking lot. The victim stated that she went into CVS to get a drink, got back into her vehicle and drove home. She later realized that her gym bag and GPS system were missing from the motor vehicle.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 8:00AM and 6:30PM (1/6) – Pond Ave.

Victim reported that her cell phone and charger had been stolen from her apartment. She left her apartment and returned after work. When the victim returned, she noticed her cell phone was missing.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

January 5th

Arrests

  • Occurred 12:34PM (1/5) – 376 Washington St.

Police identified a man with two default warrants in front of the building. The man was placed under arrest without incident.

Assault

  • Occurred between 6:02PM and 6:20PM (1/5) – Harvard St./Thorndike St.

Police responded to a reported assault and battery. The victim was in his vehicle parked at a street light when a bicyclist rode by. The victim and the suspect exchanged words and the suspect spit on the victim and rode away.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 8:00AM and 1:04PM (1/5) – Boylston St.

Officers responded to a victim reporting a breaking and entering and larceny. The victim stated that she and her son were the last ones to leave the house that morning. Both the front and back doors were locked. When the victim arrived home she noticed that the lock on the front door was broken. A laptop computer and Xbox 360 were reported missing.

  • Occurred between 3:20PM and 5:00PM (1/5) – 66 Tappan St.

Police responded to a breaking and entering and larceny that occurred at the Tappan St. gymnasium girl’s locker room. A cell phone was stolen from the victim’s locker. The suspect was located and arrested for breaking and entering and larceny.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

January 4th

Assault

  • Occurred 12:17PM (1/4) – 300 South St.

Police were called to an altercation occurred between two people at the Bournewood Hospital. One man got upset with another over cigarette smoke while outside. Police requested a hearing for assault.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 9:59AM (11/23) and 9:59AM (12/30) – Green St.

Police responded to reports of credit card fraud. Someone posing as the victim opened a Walmart credit card and purchased a substantial amount of items, even providing a social security number. Walmart informed the victim that the credit card has been cancelled.

Burglary

  • Occurred 11:06AM (1/4) – Clinton Rd.

Police responded to a call from the victim of a breaking and entering in progress. The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic male wearing a dark jacket, wool hat, and carrying a green laptop bag. Officers spotted the suspect running towards and getting into a train at the Beaconsfield MBTA T-Stop. Officers escorted the suspect off the train. Officers placed the suspect under arrest for breaking and entering.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 8:00AM and 12:05PM (1/4) – 240 Kent St.

Victim returned to her parked car to find that the rear window had been smashed. No entry into the vehicle was attempted since the smashed glass in had not been removed from the window.

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Occurred between 9:30AM and 12:13PM (1/4) – 1168 Commonwealth Ave.

Police responded to a reported stolen vehicle from the rear parking lot of Herb Chambers. The vehicle was about to go in for service and the keys were left inside. Two employees witnessed a Black male, wearing glasses and in his mid-30’s, walking towards the back parking lot and later driving away in the stolen vehicle.

  • Occurred between 8:50PM and 8:55PM (1/4) – 1195 Boylston St.

Police responded to a reported stolen vehicle from the CVS parking lot. The victim put the keys in his center console and left his 13 year old son in the vehicle. The son got out of the vehicle to join his father in the store and the vehicle was stolen. Along with the vehicle, a laptop computer and baseball equipment were also taken.

Monday, January 4, 2010

December 31, 2009- January 3, 2010

Arrests

  • Occurred 11:00AM (12/31) – 195 Harvard St.

Police conducted a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker. A license check came back that the driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended license and that the car was unregistered and uninsured. The operator was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred 9:49PM (1/2) – Boylston St./Clark Rd.

Police conducted a traffic stop for speeding. The operator stated that the vehicle was his friend’s and that he had left his license at home. Upon running the operator’s information, a registry check revealed that the operator’s license was suspended. The operator was placed under arrest.

Graffiti

  • Occurred 2:40AM (12/31) – 1 Evans Rd & 1634 Beacon St

Police reported numerous graffiti tags both on a residential fence and the side of a building.

  • Occurred 2:42AM (12/31) – 724-726 Washington St

Police reported several graffiti tags along a concrete wall.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 9:45AM (12/30) and 9:15AM (12/31) – 15 Short St.

Victim reported that a UPS package that had been delivered 12/30 had been stolen from his vestibule, between a locked and unlocked doorway into the building.

  • Occurred 11:40AM (12/31) – 287 Mason Terrace

Victim reported multiple larcenies that had occurred on his construction property throughout the last few months. All stolen items were construction related.

  • Occurred between 12/16 and 12:30PM (12/31) – 11 Monmouth Court

Victim reported that a package containing several books was stolen out of her front vestibule sometime between when it was delivered on 12/16 and when the report was filed.

Motor Vehicle Accident

  • Occurred 5:32AM (12/31) – Boylston St./Dunster Rd.

Police responded to a traffic crash, upon which they found the driver unharmed. The car had hit a fire hydrant, a utility pole, spun out of control, and rolled several times. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

  • Occurred 12:00PM (12/31) – Beacon St./Westbourne Terrace

An operator attempted to turn right onto Westbourne Terrace when her car began to slide in the snow and onto the sidewalk, colliding with a one way sign and a tree. The driver did not sustain any injuries.

  • Occurred 2:50AM (1/3) – Allandale Rd.

Officers spotted a vehicle over the curb on the right hand side of the road with hazards on. The vehicle had sustained severe front damage after colliding with a fire hydrant. The victim and the fire hydrant were unharmed.

Robbery

  • Occurred 2:23PM (12/31) – 846 Commonwealth Ave.

Police responded to reports of a bank robbery at University Credit Union. The suspect was described as a Black male, late 20’s to early 30’s, wearing a black puffy coat, dark pants, and a “newsboy” type knit cap. He has dark skin with white blotches on his forehead and acne scars on his lower face and jaw.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 5:30PM (12/31) and 11:50AM (1/1) – 510 Clinton Rd.

Police responded to a report of a burglary at the rear door of the victim’s house. There were wood/paint chips and fresh pry marks on the back door. The suspect is thought to have jumped the fence to escape.

  • Occurred 7:25PM (1/3) – 115 Greenough St. (Brookline High School)

Police responded to an alarm at Brookline High School. Neighbors observed three teenage boys open a ground level window and enter the school. The building was searched and all three boys obtained and found to have been smoking marijuana before the police intervened. The suspects were arrested.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (12/28) and 7:00AM (12/31) – 68 Boylston St.

Victim reported that a work laptop computer and a black sport coat were taken. The most likely address where the crime occurred was 68 Boylston St. but the car had been parked in various other locations throughout the day.