Thursday, April 8, 2010

April 7th

Arrest

Occurred 10:13AM (4/7) – 1195 Boylston St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. After identifying the driver, it was discovered that her Massachusetts driver’s license had been suspended. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle after suspension.

Suspicious Activity

Occurred between 8:44PM and 9:15PM (4/7) – Beals St.

Police responded to a report of suspicious activity. The caller believed that there may have been a peeping tom in his backyard. He stated that his wife was coming home from work and had seen a person flee from their backyard. When the caller checked out his yard, the back gate was open and a chair had been pulled up to the bathroom window. No description of the suspect could be provided. Police are following up on the case.

Indecent Exposure

Occurred between 4:15PM and 4:30PM (4/7) – 361 Washington St.

Police responded to a report of an indecent exposure at the Main Library. The caller, an employee, witnessed a middle aged white male in the children’s section of the library and became suspicious. When she went to investigate, she witnessed the man standing behind the glass café window exposing himself. He fled when he saw the caller watching him. It was also discovered that he had shown a girl an inappropriate picture while in the children’s section as well. Police are following up on the case.

Graffiti

Occurred between 5:00PM (4/1) and 2:00AM (4/7) – 392 Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of graffiti. The victim stated that he had closed his business due to the Passover holiday and upon reopening discovered the white graffiti to the left and right of his door. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 6:00PM (4/6) and 7:15AM (4/7) – Thornton Rd.

Victim reported to police that her right front passenger window had been smashed. She believed that it may have been with a screwdriver due to damage on the doorframe and scratches on the passenger side of the vehicle. A GPS unit was reported missing. Police are following up one the case.

Occurred between 10:30PM (4/6) and 7:30AM (4/7) – Thornton Rd.

Victim reported to police that his right front passenger window had been smashed. He also stated that his glove box had been rifled through but that he did not believe anything was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Robbery

Occurred 3:40PM (4/7) – Westbourne Terrace

Police responded to a report of an attempted unarmed purse robbery. The victim stated that she and her friend were walking from their apartment when they noticed a group of 6 males following them. A short while later one of the males ran up behind the victim and attempted to steal her purse but the victim refused to let go. The male who tried to grab the purse was described as Hispanic, 15-17 years old, 5’ 8”, 130 lbs, with dark black hair and dark skin, wearing a red t-shirt possibly with white writing. The other males in the group were also identified as Hispanic. When he was unsuccessful in stealing the purse, the group fled. Police are following up on the case.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

April 6th

Arrest

Occurred between 10:34AM and 11:00AM (4/6) – Grove St./Allendale Rd.

Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered she only owned a Guatemalan identification and not a valid driver’s license. The driver was placed under arrest for being not duly licensed.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred 10:08PM (4/6) – Pond Ave.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering of a vehicle in progress. The caller, a security guard, said that three males on bicycles broke a car window and were now fleeing towards Jamaica Pond. Officers located the suspects, identified them, and noticed a bulge in one of the suspect’s pockets. The bulge turned out to be a GPS unit. This suspect also had fresh blood and cuts on his hands. After further investigation, all three suspects were arrested for breaking and entering of a motor vehicle with intent to commit a felony, larceny, and malicious destruction of a motor vehicle.

Larceny

Occurred 3:37PM (4/6) – 900 Commonwealth Ave.

Police responded to a report of shoplifting at a local CVS. The caller, an employee, stated that he witnessed the suspect put two motorized toothbrushes in a black plastic bag and attempt the leave the store without paying. The suspect was detained by the employee towards the back of the store. Officers arrested the suspect for shoplifting.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

April 5th

Arrest

Occurred 3:25PM (4/5) – 129 Fisher Ave.

Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at the entrance of Newbury College. The driver had crashed into the guard station after loosing control in the rotary. Upon identifying the driver, officers found that his license was expired. After an investigation, the driver was charged with operating recklessly, operating without a license, and bald tires on his motor vehicle.

Occurred 1:36AM (4/6) – 295 Washington St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. The officer identified the driver, who could not produce his registration, and discovered that his license was not valid and he had an arrest warrant. Officers arrested the driver for operating a motor vehicle without a license and the warrant.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 9:30PM (4/4) and 7:00AM (4/5) – Greenough St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that he parked his vehicle in the driveway. Upon returning in the morning, he discovered that his GPS unit and his laptop computer were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 4:00PM and 7:30PM (4/5) – Freeman St.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim stated that he and his roommate left the apartment to play basketball. During the game, the realtor showed the apartment. When the victim returned, he noticed his debit card was missing. He was later contacted by Bank of America to inform him of irregular activity on his card. A total of 4 charges were made. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 7:15PM and 7:25PM (4/5) – Boylston St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim had purchased 4 bags of mulch and a shrub from Home Depot and unloaded the items in the front yard. Her son ran outside to run an errand and when he returned 10 minutes later, the items were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 7:15PM and 8:15PM (4/5) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a stolen purse. The victim stated that she was at the Brookline Public Library using a computer and left her purse on the table. When she got up to retrieve some books, her purse was taken. Inside the purse were her credit cards, eyeglasses, cell phone, check book, and some cash. Police are following up on the case.

Monday, April 5, 2010

April 2nd - 4th

Arrest

Occurred 9:22PM (4/2) – 1637 Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a cab parked in a no parking zone. Officers informed the cab driver that he was illegally parked in a no parking zone. The officer discovered that the driver had a suspended license. He was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle after suspension.

Occurred 1:00AM (4/3) – 1616 Beacon St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. After identifying the driver, officers discovered that he only had a learner’s permit. The driver was arrested for operating without a license and speeding.

Occurred between 1:35AM and 2:06AM (4/4) – 717 Heath St.

Officers were patrolling the area of Boylston and Hammond Street when a motorist alerted them to a drunk driver. After observing the accused vehicle drive over marked lanes numerous times, officers performed a traffic stop. Upon further investigation, officers suspected that the driver was intoxicated and she was subsequently arrested.

Fraud

Occurred 9:33PM (4/2) – Saint Paul St.

Police responded to a report of credit card fraud. The victim stated that her credit card company had contacted her saying that someone had created a duplicate card with her name and information. There were 5 fraudulent charges made using the duplicate credit card. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 2:39PM (3/16) – Foster St.

Victim reported to police that she noticed 12 fraudulent charges on her debit card account while reviewing her monthly statement. All of the charges had been made on a single day. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred 10:10PM (4/3) – 326 Harvard Ave.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering of motor vehicle in progress. Upon arriving on scene, officers noticed a man walking away from a vehicle. The vehicle’s right rear passenger window was broken. When ordered the stop, the man would not comply with the order until more officers arrived. The suspect was also holding a screwdriver. The man was arrested for breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, three counts of attempted breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, and possession of burglarious tools.

Larceny

Occurred between 1:15AM and 1:40AM (4/1) – 129 Fisher Ave.

The victim reported to police that his laptop computer had been stolen. He stated that he left his room to take a shower and returned fifteen minutes later to find his laptop computer missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 4:20PM and 4:40PM (4/1) – 129 Fisher Ave.

The victim reported to police that his X-Box gaming system and his two remote controls had been stolen from his room. He stated that he left for work and upon returning, his system was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:00AM and 1:30AM (4/2) – 129 Fisher Ave.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victims stated that both their laptops were stolen out of their dorm room. The victims had gone over to another room to socialize with a few people. They had placed their keys on the table upon entering. When the got up to leave, the keys had been moved to the shelf. Upon returning to their room, the door was unlocked and both of their laptops were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 10:30AM (4/2) and 11:00AM (4/3) – Freeman St.

Police responded to a report of a stolen license plate. The victim stated that the concierge had informed him that his license plate was missing. While on scene, another victim reported the same crime to the officers. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 7:16PM (4/4) – Harvard St./Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a male and female who had stolen a wheel off of an unattended bicycle. The caller stated that the two suspects had walked off in the direction of Beacon Street. A few hours later, officers located the suspects. After identifying them, officers found that the male had 3 active arrest warrants. The man was arrested for larceny, possession of burglarious tools, and the 3 warrants.

Robbery

Occurred 9:26PM (4/2) – Brookline Ave.

Police responded to a report of a robbery. The caller stated that her son had been the victim of an armed robbery. The victim reported that he and another man had been robbed at knife point by a black male wearing a red baseball cap, a blue bandana over his face, a dark hoodie, jeans, and black sneakers. The suspect had been sitting on a bench when the victims passed by when he suddenly approached them holding a knife. The victims quickly gave the suspect money and fled. Police are following up on the case.

April 1st

Arrest

Occurred 11:22PM (4/1) – Washington St./Brookline Ave.

Police responded to a report of a hit and run accident. The victim stated that the car almost hit them after crossing over the concrete median. The driver was subsequently located. After identifying the driver and conversing with him, officers became concerned that he may be intoxicated. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, leaving the scene of an accident, marked lanes violation, and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 6:00PM (3/31) and 11:00AM (4/1) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that he had parked his vehicle in his designated spot and upon returning the next day, discovered that his rear windshield had been smashed. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 6:00PM (3/31) and 8:00AM (4/1) – Stearns Rd.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim stated that two bicycles had been stolen from his garage. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 10:30AM and 2:00PM (4/1) – Egmont St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that his cousin had left him money in an envelope, concealed in a shoe, outside his front door. When he went to retrieve it, the money was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 5:00PM (3/28) and 8:00PM (3/30) – Egmont St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that she had locked her bicycle in the rear of her building. When she returned, her bike was missing and the lock had been cut. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 10:00PM (3/26) and 10:00AM (3/27) – Griggs Rd.

The victim reported to police that his vehicle had been broken into. He stated that he parked his vehicle in the driveway and returned the next day to find his rear window had been forced down. An iPhone was taken from the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 9:30PM (4/1) – Juniper St.

An officer on a bicycle patrol observed a suspicious man attempt to gain entry into a parked vehicle. After some further investigation, the man was found to be in possession of an allen wrench set, an HP Placard, an air freshener and some loose change. The HP Placard came back to a woman. After contacting the woman’s daughter, who drives the vehicle, she confirmed that her vehicle had been broken into. The man was arrested for attempted breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, possession of burglar tools, and receiving stolen property.