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 15, 2010

January 14th

Arrests

  • Occurred 2:32PM (1/14) – 299 Harvard St.

Officers observed a vehicle obstructing the northbound lane of Harvard St. and made multiple attempts to have the driver move the vehicle. When the driver refused to move, an officer approached and asked for an ID. The driver stated that he did not have a license and that his boss was originally driving and left, informing him that he was to stay with the vehicle in case it needed to be moved. The driver was arrested for not being duly licensed to operate a motor vehicle.

  • Occurred 7:24AM and 7:30AM (1/14) – 1396 Beacon St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. The driver stated that he had left his license in another wallet. A license and warrant check was performed and it was revealed that the driver had a suspended license and a warrant. The driver was arrested.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 5:45PM (1/13) and 8:15AM (1/14) – 15 Kilsyth Rd.

Police responded to a report of graffiti alongside a home. The victim was returning from dropping her kids off at school and discovered the graffiti on the side of her home in the alleyway. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (1/13) and 9:00AM (1/14) – 8 Kilsyth Rd.

Police responded to the rear of the address for a report of a breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that she had parked her car and when she returned the following day, her camera was missing. The car was left unlocked and the camera was in the center console, visible from the exterior.

Fraud

  • Occurred 4:33PM (1/14) – 50 Pleasant St.

Victim reported to police that someone in Brazil had taken money out of his bank account. The victim stated that he has never lost his debit card and noticed something was wrong when he could not withdraw money from an ATM. Police are following up on the case.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

January 13th

Larceny

  • Occurred 11:40AM (1/13) – 1322 Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that she saw a man put three sticks of deodorant into his front jacket pocket and begin to leave. When the employee confronted the man, he placed the deodorant on the counter and left. Police are following up on the case.

Graffiti

  • Occurred 12:33PM (1/13) – 115 Greenough St.

Police responded to a complaint of graffiti in the alcove of a wall. There were two cartoon faces painted with black paint. Police are following up on the case.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

January 12th

Arrest

  • Occurred 6:51PM (1/12) – Harvard St./Beacon St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. After a check on the driver’s information, it was discovered that he was operating the vehicle with a suspended license and was arrested.

  • Occurred 6:54PM (1/12) – Washington St./Bartlett St.

Police performed a traffic stop based on a check of the vehicle’s registration producing a “Revoked Insurance” status. When asked for her identification, the operator produced a torn license. The name on the license was found to be false and when the real ID card was given, it was discovered that she had a default warrant and a suspended license. The operator was arrested.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 12:01AM and 10:00AM (1/9) – 4 Fuller St.

Police responded to a report from a building owner of a tenant who stated that a rock had been thrown at his apartment. The rock had smashed the front foyer door of the building. Police are following up on the case.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

January 11th

Arrests

  • Occurred 7:50AM (1/11) – 338 Clinton Rd.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Officers discovered that the operator of the vehicle was unlicensed. The driver was arrested for operating without a license.

  • Occurred 7:54PM (1/11) – Beacon St./Carlton St.

Police were driving behind a vehicle when they witnessed it swerving in the road. A registration check found that the driver had two warrants. At this point the officer executed a traffic stop and identified the driver as the registered owner. The driver was placed under arrest.

  • Occurred 8:05PM (1/11) – 195 Winthrop Rd.

Police responded to a report that two females were being followed by a suspicious man. The victims called police and stated that a man had been following them for a while and yelling out to them but they had no idea who he was. Upon locating the man, police found that he had a warrant and he was placed under arrest.

Assault

  • Occurred between 6:00PM (1/9) and 11:11AM (1/11) – Naples Rd.

Victim reported to police that while she was taking out the trash behind her apartment, an unknown individual grabbed and pushed her. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 3:10PM and 3:30PM (1/6) – 320 Washington St.

Police responded to a report of an assault and battery between co-workers. The victim stated that she was pushed into a wall during a heated conversation. Police submitted a request to summon the other worker into Brookline District court for assault.

  • Occurred 9:00PM (1/11) – Newton St./Clyde St.

Police responded to a reported road rage incident. The victim stated that she noticed a vehicle driving erratically behind her. When she stopped for a red light, the other vehicle pulled alongside her and the operator began waving a stick at her. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (1/8) and 1:33PM (1/11) – 1051 Beacon St.

Police responded to a dispute between business partners. One of the partners returned to work after the weekend to find that a piece of equipment was cut in half with a saw. The other business partner admitted to damaging the equipment and will be summonsed to Brookline district court for malicious damage to personal property.

  • Occurred between 7:13PM and 7:40PM (1/11) – Colbourne Cres.

Police responded to a report of someone throwing a piece of cement through a front window. The victim was in the kitchen, along with her family, when the front window shattered. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 7:30PM and 8:38PM (1/11) – Colbourne Cres.

Police responded to a report of someone throwing a brick paver at a glass window by the front door. The victim returned home to find that someone had thrown a paver from the driveway at the window. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 10:00AM and 2:00PM (1/11) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a stolen wallet. The victim was in the library studying and during that period of time her wallet was taken from her bag. The bag was left unattended multiple times when the victim went to the bathroom or to get more materials. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 2:53PM (1/11) – Brookline Pl.

Police responded to a report of a stolen purse. Upon the arrival of the responding officers, the purse had been recovered in the stairwell but the victim’s wallet was still missing. The suspect was described as a 6’ tall stocky black male with a mustache wearing a waist length green winter jacket and light blue jeans with a black winter knit hat and black shoes. Police are following up on the case.

Fraud

  • Occurred 4:10PM (1/08) – 150 Pleasant St.

Victim reported that Brookline Bank recently informed her that her credit card information was being used in Brazil. There were numerous unauthorized charges made. Police are following up on the case.

Monday, January 11, 2010

January 8th - 10th

Arrests

  • Occurred 10:47PM (1/8) – 17 Station St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon stopping the driver, officers noticed that the driver may have been intoxicated. The driver was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol.

  • Occurred 8:18Pm (1/9) – Dean Rd./Beaconsfield Rd.

Police performed a traffic stop for a driving violation. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without a license.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 10:00PM (12/29/09) and 10:30AM (1/7) – 22 High St.

Victim reported to police that a wig has been stuck in the tailpipe of his car a total of three times while parked in a lot.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 2:50PM and 3:15PM (12/1/09) – Kennard Rd.

Victim reported to police that her engagement ring was stolen while she was doing the dishes in the staff bathroom of a local school.

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (1/4) and 9:00PM (1/7) – Pond Ave.

Police responded to a report of computer equipment stolen from the victim’s apartment. She left her apartment for work and when she returned, the equipment was missing.

  • Occurred between 3:15PM and 3:31PM (1/8) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a laptop computer being stolen from the main library. The victim got up from his computer to take a phone call and when he returned his computer was gone. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 11:00AM (9/2/09) and 11:00AM (1/9) – Park St.

Police responded to a report from a son that his father’s online bank statements were showing unusually high amounts of money being withdrawn. His father has medical concerns and he was concerned that someone was taking advantage of his father. Upon further investigation it was found that the transfers had been completed over the phone.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 9:25PM (12/18/09) and 11:59PM (12/22/09) – Bartlett Cres.

Victim reported that his debit card was fraudulently used. Victim stated that two charges were made from California. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 4:51PM (1/8) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of identity theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. The victim reported two unauthorized charges to his credit card. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 10:11AM (1/7) and 10:11AM (1/9) – Gorham Ave.

Victim reported to police that unauthorized withdrawals had been made from her debit bank account. Upon asking a bank teller, the victim discovered that the unauthorized withdrawal had been made from California. Police are following up on the case.