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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Arrest Made in Pocket Book Thief

Police make arrest of pocket book thief
On August 7, 2011 a pocket book was taken from the St. Mary’s Church located at Harvard Street and Linden Street this Town. A parishioner was attending the 9:30 Mass, when she went to communion she left her pocket book on the bench. When she returned the pocket book was gone. A description was given to police of a lady who was seen near the bench and leaving the church. A short time later the suspect can be seen on Video attempting to use the card at the TJ Maxx located at 525 Harvard Street.

With the release of the pictures to the media it resulted in someone calling in and identifying the suspect. Thanks to the media for your help.
Today a warrant was sought and this afternoon was issued for the arrest of Marie Carnegie, D.O.B. 04/04/1969. 14 Riverdale Street, Allston Mass. The suspect seen in the pictures.

At approximately 5:15 PM Brookline detectives went to the area of 14 Riverdale St. Allston, MA to effect the arrest warrant . The arrest warrant was issued by the Brookline District Court on this date (Docket # 1109CR000749) for the charges of Larceny from a Building & 2 counts of Receiving/Misuse of Credit Card Under $250. After making attempts at the address without any response, the detectives decided to relocate and observe from the area of Western Ave. After a brief period, they observed Ms. CARNEGIE walking on Western Ave. towards Riverdale St. It was here she was taken into custody without incident. Approximately 6:00PM she was booked.

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