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, March 24, 2011
Occurred at 9:59 AM (3/22) – Beacon Street
Officers were traveling west on Beacon Street when they observed a vehicle that was following too closely and nearly struck another vehicle. Officers conducted a traffic stop to speak with the operator. Upon investigation officers learned that the operator did not have a proper Massachusetts license to operate. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for being not duly licensed and following too closely.
Occurred at 11:16 PM (3/22) – Washington Street
An officer was on patrol when he observed a vehicle without a registration sticker affixed to the rear plate. The officer queried the registration and learned that the registration of the vehicle was expired. The officer conducted the traffic stop. Upon investigation the officer confirmed the registration status as expired and the operator was not duly licensed. The subject was subsequently place under arrest for not duly licensed.
Occurred at 2:18 AM (3/23) – Corey Road/ Orchard Street
Officers conducted a traffic stop for failure to yield at a red light. Upon investigation officers detected an odor of alcoholic beverages coming from the operator’s breath. Officers asked the operator to exit the vehicle and as he did so he had to balance himself on the door of the vehicle. After investigation the operator was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of an intoxicating liquor and failure to stop at a red light.
Occurred at 4:15 AM (3/23) - Harvard Street
Officers observed a vehicle that did not have fully functioning lights. While conducting a registration status check through dispatch, officers continued to follow the vehicle when they smelled an odor that smelled of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle in front of them. At this time, officers conducted a traffic stop. Officers learned that the operator’s license status was suspended. The operator was placed under arrest for operating after suspension, defective equipment, and failure to use seat belt.
Occurred at 2:55 PM (3/22) – Summit Avenue
An individual reported that a building on Summit Avenue appeared to have been entered and knew that the occupant was out of town. The two rear door handles were in the open position and the doors are off the enclosed patio of the apartment. The bedroom seemed to have several drawers open and scattered on the floor. When officers arrived it appeared that there was no forced entry to gain access.
Not Duly Licensed:
Occurred between 4:54 PM (3/22) and 5:30 PM (3/22) – Beacon Street
Officers were traveling eastbound on Beacon Street and observed a vehicle with an expired registration sticker. Officers conducted the traffic stop and learned that the operators Massachusetts license to operate was expired as well as the registration. The operator was issued a citation for operating without a license and expired registration.
March 23rd- 24th
Occurred between 12:47 AM (3/24) and 1:25 AM (3/24) – Boylston Street/ Philbrick Road
An officer observed a vehicle make an illegal u- turn at the intersection of Boylston St. and Cypress St. The officer conducted the traffic stop. Upon investigation the officer learned that the operators Massachusetts license status was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and making an illegal u- turn.
Occurred at 2:45 AM (3/24) – Boylston Street
Officers were assigned to patrol when they observed a vehicle that was traveling at a high rate of speed. When the officers conducted the traffic stop, they learned that the operator had an active warrant out for his arrest. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for the default warrant and was also cited for speeding. While being placed under arrests, officers discovered a small amount of marijuana in the subject’s vehicle. The subject was additionally cited for possession of marijuana less than an ounce.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Occurred at 6:01 PM (3/21) – Harvard Street
Officers observed a vehicle that failed to stop for pedestrians at a crosswalk. Officers conducted the traffic stop and during investigation learned that the operator’s license to operate was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension, failure to yield for pedestrians and license not in possession.
Occurred between 7:18 PM (3/21) and 7:35 PM (3/21) – Park Drive/ Muddy River
Officers observed a vehicle flashing its high beams behind them. Officers allowed the vehicle to pass but then conducted the traffic stop. Officers learned that the subject was flashing the high beams because they were in a hurry and was trying to pass the officers vehicle. The officer conducted a query and learned that the subject had a straight warrant out for his arrest. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for the warrant stated above.
Occurred at 9:30 PM (3/21) – Tappan Street
Officers were proceeding through a traffic light when they observed a vehicle tailgating another vehicle. Officers initiated the traffic stop and the vehicle proceeded to pull over. As officers investigated the operator’s license and registration status, they learned that the license status was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and following too closely.
Occurred at 3:08 PM (3/21) – Beacon Street
Officers responded to a report of a shoplifter who had just exited the store after stealing a couple IPODS. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a gray knitted winter hat, blue jeans with a red design on the pockets, gray jacket with black shoulder, and a hooded sweatshirt with a red t-shirt underneath. Reportedly, the suspect was acting suspicious when he was walking around the store. Employees were watching the suspicious suspect on the cameras out back when the suspect lifted the display case up and walked out of the store with two IPODS. The suspect was last seen exiting the store heading towards Harvard Street.
Occurred at 7:52 PM (3/21) – Strathmore Road
A victim reported that a bicycle was stolen from the victim’s fence in front of the apartment. The lock of the bike was cut and the bicycle was stolen. Officer advise any residents to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity that could be related to this incident.
Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle:
Occurred at 3:51 PM (3/21) – Parkway Road/ Brookline Avenue
Officers were dispatched to an area of a reported breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. Upon arrival the suspect was described by the caller as a black male with a larger blister/ cut on his lip. The suspect was seen wearing a white sweatshirt and blue jeans. The caller had observed the suspect leaning against the vehicle trying to clear glass away that was smashed with his elbow. The suspect then reached into the vehicle and grabbed a black bag. The caller was able to retrieve the stolen goods but could not stop the suspect. An area check was conducted but they were unable to locate the suspect.
Occurred between 9:00 AM (3/21) and 9:00 PM (3/21) – Summit Avenue
Officers responded to the area for a past breaking and entering report. Upon arrival they were met by the reporting party who stated that after returning home from work she noticed that the closet door and other drawers and cabinets were left open and rummaged through. It was then discovered by residence security that one of the doors was broken and appeared to be left open. The victim was then advised to contact the police. The victim stated that jewelry was missing from the residence. The victim stated that there had been a plumber in her residence earlier that day but she was present for the whole visit. The scene was processed and will be followed up on.
Occurred between 11:00 AM (3/21) and 9:00 PM (3/21) – York Terrace
Officers responded to a report of breaking and entering. Upon arrival officers were met by the reporting parties who stated that their house appeared to be broken into. The residents are in the middle of moving out and did not immediately notice the break in. The residence stated that they noticed a bedroom window left ajar with a ladder outside of the window that did not belong to them. The bedroom was left in disarray and a long list of items was missing.
Operating After suspension:
Occurred between 1:54 AM (3/22) and 2:18 AM (3/22) – South Huntington Avenue
Officers were assigned to the area when they observed a vehicle make an unsafe lane change. Officers conducted the traffic stop. Upon investigation officers learned that the operators license status was suspended. The subject will be summonsed to Brookline court for operating after suspension and the other traffic offenses.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Occurred at 5:11 PM (3/17) – Beacon Street
Officers were assigned to follow up on a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle that occurred on 3/14/2011. Upon arrival officers spoke with the vehicle owner. The victim stated that a bag had been left in the motor vehicle and when returning home he realized the wallet from that bag was missing. As a follow up, officers arrived at the local store where transactions had been made according to the missing credit card statements. The store manager showed video footage of the two men that were seen using the credit cards. Police obtained a brief description of the suspects and the vehicle they were driving. While officers were conducting details on Winchester Street three days later, one officer recognized the vehicle and did a registration check. Although the traffic stop could not be done at the time, the names of the individuals were revealed. A short while later, another officer spotted the suspected vehicle again. The vehicle made an illegal left turn and the officers conducted the traffic stop. Upon interviewing the suspect during the traffic stop officers learned that the suspects driver’s license was suspended. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and failure to use proper turn signals. The suspect was interviewed later regarding the recent breaking and entering and larceny of the motor vehicle. Based on the information from the interview matching the information from the breaking and entering of the motor vehicle, the subject will be additionally charged with Uttering, forgery, Conspiracy, Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle, larceny under, and illegal use of Credit Cards. A request for a warrant has also been entered for the second suspect.
Occurred at 1:23 AM (3/18) – Boylston Street/ Hammond Street
Officers were monitoring the area when they observed a vehicle that appeared to be at a speed higher than the limit. Officers conducted the traffic stop and upon investigation learned that the driver’s license to operate was suspended and a warrant was issued for the subject due to past traffic offenses. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension, operating with a revoked registration and speeding and for the warrant.
Occurred at 12:52 AM (3/18) – Kent Square
Officers responded to a report of youth disturbance. Upon arrival officers were approached by a young female who was visibly upset who stated that her brother had just been beaten up severely. Officers approached the subject and observed sever trauma to the victims face. Officer spoke with a few of the witnesses at the party who all stated that the victim was helping his sister by asking two gentleman who were uninvited, drunk and acting disorderly to leave. Upon escorting the two suspects out of the house, an argument ensued and the two suspects started to beat the victim up. A guest of the party tried to break it up, and the two suspects fled. Officers tried to contact both suspects but have not been able to locate them. Officers are applying to issue warrants on both suspects for Assault and Battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery causing serious bodily injury. Both parties were later contacted and arrested for the above charges.
Occurred at 2:14 PM (3/19) – Newton Street/ Grove Street
Officers were observing traffic when they observed a vehicle with commercial license plates but no owner markings on the vehicle. Officers conducted the traffic stop and learned that the operator did not have a duly license or registration. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for not being duly licensed to operate, and for not having owner markings on the commercial vehicle.
Occurred at 5:32 PM (3/19) – St. Paul Street/ Egmont Street
Officers observed a vehicle that was known to have an unlicensed operator. Officers conducted the traffic stop and confirmed that the operator’s license had been suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension.
Occurred between 2:45 AM (3/20) and 3:10 PM (3/20) – Washington Street/ Cypress Street
Officers responded to a report of fire box activation. Upon arrival another fire box had been activated within eight minutes from the first. Officers observed a male that was in the area if he had activation the fire boxes. The male denied touching the fire boxes. Officers observed the male subject having trouble standing and smelled strongly of alcohol. Officers requested a query for the subject and learned that the subject had a warrant out for his arrest. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest without incident.
Occurred at 2:31 AM (3/20) – Beacon Street
Officers observed a vehicle travelling without headlights. The driver failed to pull over for the police cruiser but then later pulled over when the officer exited his vehicle. After a registration check of the vehicle, officers learned that the operator did not have a license at all. The subject was placed under arrest for operating without a license. During the arrests officers learned that there was a small amount of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia in the vehicle. The subject was additionally charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, failure to display headlights and possession of marijuana less than and ounce.
Occurred at 3:03 AM (3/21) – Marion Street/ Harvard Street
Officers observed a vehicle running that did not seem to have a driver operating the vehicle. Officers exited the cruiser and approached the vehicle. Officers observed a female with her eyes closed and her head slumped to one side as if she was sleeping. Officers knocked on the window and the subject woke up. Officers could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and asked for the subject’s license and registration. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject was a diabetic and that diabetic reactions have similar symptoms to intoxication. Due to those facts an ambulance was dispatched to check the subject. The subject’s diabetic number results were fine and officers requested the subject to complete field sobriety tests. The subject agreed. The subject failed all three tests and was placed under arrests for operating under the influence of liquor and a violation of the open container law.
Occurred between 9:00 AM (3/17) and 1:08 PM (3/17) – Beacon Street
Officers responded to take a report of a stolen motor vehicle. Upon arrival to that location officers met with the caller, who explained that he parked his 2009 Geninue, Buddy, motor scooter, on Charles St. He stated that he left his scooter on the side walk. The victim stated that he did not lock the scooter to the handicap sign pole, but only had the steering column locked. The victim stated that he parked it there on 3/17/2011, at approximately 0900 hours, and when he came out from his office at approximately 1310 hours, he discovered the scooter missing.
Occurred between 6:30 AM (3/20) and 7:30 PM (3/20) – Beacon Street
Officers responded to a report of larceny at the Holiday Inn. Upon investigation officers learned that the victim had left her room early in the morning and when she returned the door to the hotel room was propped open. She later realized that two of her laptops were missing. The hotel room had been cleaned by the house keepers. There was also a similar incident on 3/14/2011. At this time it is unknown if the incidents are related.