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Monday, December 19, 2011


Malicious Damage:

Occurred on 12/18 – Longwood Ave.

Officers responded to the area for for a report of suspicious activity.

The victim reported at 10:30 AM he found his front living room window damaged. A bb pellet was found stuck in the door jamb and it appeared to have been shot from the street or the opposite sidewalk. The victim did not report hearing any suspicious noises or glass breaking over the night.

B&E&L of MV:

Occurred on 12/16-12/17 – Brookline Ave.

Officers responded for a report of a B&E&L from a motor vehicle. The victim stated he parked his vehicle at approximately 4:30 AM, and when he came back at 8 AM, he noticed the passenger side window was smashed. A GPS, a winter jacket, and a box of tools were stolen.

Occurred 12/16-12/17 – Chapel St.

Officers responded for report of a B&E&L of a motor vehicle. The victim left her car parked at approximately 11:35 PM, and when she returned back this morning the window was smashed and her bag and belongings were taken.


Occurred on 12/17 at 12:58 AM – Harvard St./Longwood Ave.

Officer M. Lee was monitoring traffic at Harvard St/Longwood Av when he observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Beacon St, cross the stop line and go through the intersection of Beacon St/Harvard St on a red light. The vehicle was stopped a short while later by Sergeant Paster, who also observed it go through the red light. Paster also observed that the vehicle was swerving within its lane and crossing the white dotted line. The vehicle nearly struck the sidewalk/handicap accessible ramp at Beacon St./Summit Ave.

After further investigation, the driver was placed under arrest for Failure to Stop, Red Light, Failure to Stay within Marked Lanes, and Operating Under the Influence (Liquor)


Occurred on 12/17 at 5:30 PM – TJ Maxx (525 Harvard St.)

Officer Mayer responded to T.J.Maxx for a report of 2 shoplifters that were being held by security. A winter hat, 2 shirts, and 2 bottles of nail polish were taken. A register receipt was made listing theses items and placed into evidence.

A check of one of them revealed and confirmed that he had an outstanding default warrant in effect for his arrest for traffic offenses, and he was subsequently arrested. The other suspect was issued a verbal no trespass order by a Loss Prevention officer.


Occurred between 12/10-12/18 – James St.

Officers responded to take a past larceny report. The victims stated that on 12/10 she removed two luggage bags out of storage and left them unsecured in the basement storage area. On 12/18, she could not locate them. All the residents have access to this area, as well as meter readers and cleaners.

Occurred on 12/17 at 3:45 PM – Beacon St./St. Paul St.

A victim reported a larceny of her cell phone. She had a party in her apartment and noticed the phone was missing afterwards. She activated the GPS and discovered it was at an apartment on Commonwealth Ave., but could not locate it further than that.

Occurred on 12/16 between 9 AM and 5:45 PM – Sterns Rd.

Officers were dispatched for report of a stolen package. The victim left his apartment at 9 AM, and when he returned at 5:45 AM he discovered the package ripped open at the top of the stairs.

Occurred on 12/16 between 11:30 and 4:30 PM – St. Paul St.

Officers responded for a report of a larceny of a package. The victim stated his package was delivered at 11:30 AM, and when he arrived home at 4:30 PM, he noticed that the package had been opened and its contents missing.

The same individual was also a victim of a package larceny on 12/7, between 10:30 AM and 6 PM.

MV Crash:

Occurred on 12/16 at 1:45 PM – Coolidge Corner

Officers responded for a MV crash. MV #1 was travelling eastbound on Beacon St when MV #2 made an improper left turn from Harvard St onto Beacon St and struck MV #1. MV #1 was towed, and the operator of MV #2 was issued a citation for an improper left turn.

Occurred on 12/16 at 10:47 AM – Clyde St./Country Rd.

Officers responded for a report of a motor vehicle crash. The operator of MV #1 reported that he was traveling southbound on Clyde St. approaching the intersection with Lee St. He then attempted to turn left onto Country Rd. from the left lane on the southbound side of Clyde St. MV #2 was traveling in the left lane southbound from Lee St. onto Clyde St. They crashed, and the operator of MV #2 was transported to the hospital.

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