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 29, 2010

January 28th

Assault

  • Occurred between 2:40PM and 3:00PM (1/28) – 1017 Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of an assault and battery. The management company was conducting a fire drill when the victim was attempting to alert a tenant of the fire drill. The tenant became angry at being told to leave and threw a coffee mug at the victim. The tenant was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 8:00PM (12/25/09) and 8:00 AM (1/1) – Lee St.

Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering. The victim stated that he did not notice anything was missing from his vehicle until he noticed his jacket in a snow bank. A Zune MP3 player was reported missing. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 3:55PM (1/14) and 3:55 (1/21) – 350 Washington St.

Victim reported that his wallet was stolen somewhere in Brookline. Inside the wallet was a check that was cashed by an unknown source. Police are following up on the case.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 9:00AM (1/8) and 9:00AM (1/9) – Atherton Rd.

Police responded to a report of fraudulent use of a credit card. The victim stated that her Bank of America credit card was used three times without her authorization. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 5:57PM and 6:15PM (1/28) – 1024 Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of an attempted larceny while using a false ID. A white male wearing a white hoodie and a baseball cap attempted to purchase alcohol with a fake ID. When the manager of the store confronted him, the suspect fled. Police are following up on the case.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

January 27th

Fraud

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (1/10) and 8:00AM (1/27) – Perry St.

Victim reported that his Brookline Bank debit card was used fraudulently. The bank recorded 28 unauthorized charges made in primarily the Boston area. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 7:30PM (1/26) and 7:00AM (1/27) – 634 Newton St.

Police responded to a report of breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. Victim stated that when he woke up in the morning to go to work, he found that his glove compartment and center console were open. The victim’s CD’s, which were housed in a black carrying case, were missing. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 9:30PM (1/26) and 8:00AM (1/27) – 628 Newton St.

Police located a black backpack at the other breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle at 634 Newton St. The backpack was determined to belong to a man at 628 Newton St. The victim at this address reported that when he went to work in the morning, he found his center console open. A GPS device and the backpack were both missing. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred 6:28PM (1/27) – 860 Commonwealth Ave.

Police responded to a report of shoplifting. The suspect was last seen running out of a local store with a pair of grey skateboarding sneakers onto Commonwealth Ave., in the direction of St. Paul St. He is described as a white male in his early 20’s, approximately 6’2”, 180 lbs, wearing black jeans and a hooded sweatshirt. Police are following up on the case.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

January 26th

Arrest

  • Occurred 11:06AM (1/26) – 655 Washington St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a traffic violation. Upon a check of the driver’s information, it was discovered that he had a suspended/non-renewable license. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with an expired license.

Burglary

  • Occurred between 7:05PM (1/25) and 6:30AM (1/26) – 471 Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a burglary. The victim stated that when he returned to open up his business in the morning, he found his front glass door had been shattered. The cash drawer for the business was reported to be missing. Police are following up on the case.

Graffiti

  • Occurred between 10:54AM (1/5) and 10:54AM (1/26) – 1527 Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of graffiti on the side of a building. Upon arrival, officers met with the building’s superintendent who proceeded to show the officers two different tags. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 1:00AM (1/25) and 2:30AM (1/26) – 29 Gorham Ave.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim’s son stated when he arrived home, after being gone for a night, he discovered that the wheels on his mother’s vehicle had been stolen. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 12:00PM (1/8) and 5:30PM (1/26) – Village Way

Victim reported that his laptop computer and cell phone were stolen. The last time the property was in his possession was at a friend’s apartment, but it was left there for several days. The friend admitted it was likely that numerous people were inside his apartment during this time. Police are following up on the case.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

January 25th

Burglary

  • Occurred 1:19AM (1/25) – School St./ Washington St.

Police were flagged down by two victims who claimed that a man had just broken into their house. One of the victims heard the front door open, went downstairs, and saw a man standing in the living room. When the victim confronted him, the intruder ran down the street. The victims were following the suspect when they alerted the officers. Police arrested the suspect for breaking and entering during the nighttime.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 7:00AM (11/27/09) and 3:00PM (1/24) – 152 Clark Rd.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim stated that upon returning from a hospital stay, he discovered his two aluminum ladders were missing. The ladders were not easily visible from the street. Police are following up on the case.

Fraud

  • Occurred 6:42PM (1/13) – 350 Washington St.

Victim reported to police that her bank had called to inform her that someone in Bangladesh had made numerous fraudulent charges on her debit account. Police are following up on the case.

Monday, January 25, 2010

January 21st-24th

Arrests

  • Occurred 9:11PM (1/22) – Fisher Ave./Holland Rd.

Officers located and engaged a man who was thought to be on a local college campus with the intent to distribute drugs. During a pat-frisk search, the man was found to have drugs and mace on his person. The man was arrested for possession of a class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute, possession of a class E substance (Suboxen, Clarazepam, and Lorazepam), and possession of ammunition (mace).

  • Occurred 3:34AM (1/23) – 1168 Commonwealth Ave.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon approaching the driver, the officer could smell a strong odor of liquor. Based on the officer’s observations of the driver, he was placed under arrest for operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor.

  • Occurred 2:13AM (1/24) – 1111 Beacon St.

Police performed a traffic stop for a driving violation. After identifying the driver, it was found that the driver’s license was suspended and he was subsequently placed under arrest.

  • Occurred between 11:10AM and 11:30AM (1/24) – 21 Longwood Ave.

Police executed a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker. A check of the driver’s information found that the driver was operating a vehicle on a suspended license and had an active warrant for her arrest. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest.

Breaking and Entering

  • Occurred 10:05AM (1/21) – 399 Chestnut Hill Ave.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering in progress at a local abandoned building. When officers arrived on the scene, the two suspects were leaving the building. After speaking with the suspects, both were placed under arrest for breaking and entering during daytime with intent to commit a felony, possession of burglarious tools, and trespassing. One suspect was also arrested for three warrants.

Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 2:25PM and 2:45PM (1/22) – 77 Pond Ave.

Police were dispatched to a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers observed that the victim’s rear passenger side window was broken. The victim stated that a Good Samaritan called her, and advised the victim he found a bag with her information in it. Victim reports a laptop computer was missing from her vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

  • Occurred between 12:00PM and 5:00PM (1/23) – 58 Allerton St.

Police responded to a report of breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The back window of the vehicle was smashed upon arrival. The victim stated that there was a present in the back seat, that was now unwrapped but still in the vehicle. The only thing that was missing was an IPOD Nano.

Malicious Damage

  • Occurred between 4:00PM (1/19) and 12:07PM (1/21) – High St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim’s front door had been vandalized. A degrading word had been written twice, one by carving into the wooden door and one by a black marker. Police are following up on the case.

Fraud

  • Occurred between 10:00AM and 3:30PM (1/20) – University Rd.

Victim reported that after returning home from travelling, she discovered two unauthorized charges to her debit card. Both charges were made in Illinois. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 1:19PM (1/23) – Beacon St.

Victim reported to police that three unauthorized charges on his account had been made over the last week. The charges were all made in Quebec, Canada. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred between 8:00AM (1/14) and 5:17PM (1/24) – Doran Rd.

Victim reported that there were numerous fraudulent charges made on her Citizen’s Bank debit card. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

  • Occurred between 11:00PM (1/16) and 1:00AM (1/24) – 350 Washington St.

Victim reported to police that he was at a party and put his camera down on a table. He later noticed the camera was gone, called the owner of the residence where the party was held, who said she had not seen it. Police are following up on the case.

  • Occurred 5:52PM (1/24) – 525 Harvard St.

Police responded to TJ Maxx for a shoplifter who was being detained by store security. The suspect was seen on camera taking clothes from the racks and attempting to return them at the counter using an old receipt. She also was seen placing clothes into her bag. The suspect was arrested for shoplifting.