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.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

December 15th

Arrest

Occurred 10:52 AM (12/15) – Harvard St. / Babcock St.

While on patrol, officers observed a motor vehicle make an illegal U-turn and executed a traffic stop. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that he was operating with a suspended driver’s license and had two active arrest warrants. Police subsequently placed him under arrest for the warrants and for operating after suspension.

Occurred 12:35 PM (12/15) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a shoplifting that had just occurred at a local grocery store. While en route to the store, police canvassed the area for the suspects and were able to locate one of the males. Officers spoke with the reporting party who stated that two males had come into the store, placed merchandise in a duffel bag and left the store without paying. Police subsequently the male suspect under arrest for shoplifting. Police are conducting a follow-up investigation to locate the second suspect who is described as a black male, in his 30’s, approximately 5’8 with a thin build and last seen wearing a black coat.

Occurred 12:53 PM (12/15) – Alton St. / Alton Pl.

While investigating a shoplifting call, police came across a male acting in a suspicious manner. Police identified the male and upon doing so discovered that he had an active arrest warrant. Police subsequently placed him under arrest for the warrant.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Dec. 13th – Dec. 14th

Arrest

Occurred 10:29 AM (12/13) – Browne St.

While on patrol, officers executed a motor vehicle stop for a driving violation. A query of the driver’s information revealed a suspended Mass. driver’s license and an active arrest warrant. Police subsequently placed the driver under arrest for operating after suspension and the warrant.

Occurred 10:28 PM (12/13) – Boylston St.

While conducting traffic enforcement, officers observed a motor vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and executed a traffic stop. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that his right to operate a motor vehicle had been suspended. He was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and speeding.

Occurred 2:14 AM (12/14) – Boylston St. / Hammond Pond Pkwy.

Police executed a motor vehicle stop for a speeding violation. Upon doing so, officers ran a query of the driver’s information which revealed a suspended license status. Police subsequently placed the driver under arrest for operating after suspension.

Larceny

Occurred between 1:00 PM (11/30) 9:25 AM (12/13) – Pleasant St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim who stated that a package she was expecting had been stolen from the front foyer of her building. The package taken is a set of bamboo window blinds. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 5:30 PM and 7:10 PM (12/13) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny from a local gym. The victim stated that while he was working out, he left his personal belongings in an unlocked locker. When he returned, he discovered cash from inside his wallet missing. Police are reviewing surveillance footage and are following up on the case.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Dec. 10th – Dec. 12th

Arrest

Occurred 11:54 AM (12/10) – Harvard St. / Pierce St.

Police executed a motor vehicle stop for a red light violation. Upon identifying the driver, officers discovered that his right to operate a vehicle had been suspended. Police subsequently placed the driver under arrest for operating after suspension and the driving violation.

Occurred 2:41 AM (12/12) – Commonwealth Ave.

While on patrol, officers observed a known subject acting suspiciously near several apartment basement windows. Police initiated a field investigation and found burglarious tools in the subject’s possession and discovered two windows that he had been standing near with freshly cut screens. Police subsequently placed him under arrest for attempted breaking and entering, possession of burglarious tools, and disorderly conduct.

Occurred 6:49 AM (12/12) – Newton St.

While off duty, an officer observed a female operator lose control of her vehicle and crash into a tree. The off duty officer immediately began first aid to the driver. Paramedics were notified and while awaiting their arrival, the operator opened her trunk. At this time, the officer viewed a handgun in the trunk in plain view. Once paramedics cleared her for injuries, she was placed under arrest. The operator is being charged with unlawful possession of a handgun and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Occurred 10:26 PM (12/12) – Naples Rd.

While on duty, a detective observed what he believed to be a drug transaction between two parties in a vehicle and executed a motor vehicle stop. Upon doing so, officers detected an odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle and observed the operator to have bloodshot, glassy eyes. Officers subsequently discovered marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and evidence of drug distribution. He was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of drugs and possession of Class D with the intent to distribute.

Robbery

Occurred between 2:20 AM and 1:40 PM (12/12) – Egmont St.

Police responded to a report of a past robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that while she was walking home the previous night a male exited a dark colored sedan, ran towards her and snatched her purse. The victim’s purse contained her driver’s license, school ID, and bank card. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 4:55 PM and 6:00 PM (12/09) – Egmont St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny from a building. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that a package she was expecting containing clothes had been stolen from the front stoop of her residence. Police filed a report and are following up on the case.

Occurred between 2:58 AM and 3:30 AM (12/12) – Washington St. / Beacon St.

While on patrol, officers observed a subject running down the street with a strand of Christmas lights and drop them as soon as he saw officers. Police were able to stop the subject who stated that he took the lights from the front of a building nearby. Police filed a report and are charging the subject with larceny.

Malicious Damage

Occurred 12:36 AM (12/11) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of an intoxicated party attempting to gain access into a local residence by damaging the front door. Upon arrival, officers observed the front door to be shattered and spoke with the subject. The subject stated that he could not find his apartment keys and was only trying to get into his apartment. Police filed a report and are summonsing the subject into Brookline District Court for Malicious Damage of Property.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 5:30 PM (12/10) and 8:27 AM (12/11) – Chestnut Hill Ave.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that when he returned to his vehicle during the morning hours, he discovered his passenger side window smashed and his jack hammer missing. Police were provided with several leads and are following up on the case.

Occurred between 5:30 PM (12/09) and 8:30 AM (12/10) – Chestnut Hill Ave.

While responding to another call, officers were approached by a subject who wanted to report malicious damage to his vehicle. The victim stated that when he attempted to start his vehicle, the engine began to smoke at which time he checked the hood and discovered two fan belts inside the engine had been cut. He informed police that he had left the vehicle parked overnight the previous night at a residence he was doing work on. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 3:22 PM and 3:39 PM (12/11) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that while he was shopping, he left his vehicle parked in the store’s parking lot. When he returned, he discovered one of his car windows broken and his IPod and GPS missing. Police are reviewing surveillance footage and are following up on the case.