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.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Occurred at 1:08 AM on 7/29 – Washington St./Beacon St.
An officer on patrol noticed a vehicle with an expired registration sticker and initiated a traffic stop. A query returned that the registration was up to date, but the registration sticker had not been placed on the vehicle, which is a motor vehicle violation. After asking the driver for license and registration, it was revealed that the driver had a suspended license, but was driving the passenger’s mom’s car because the passenger was intoxicated. The driver was then arrested.
When the passenger was informed that the vehicle would be towed and how she wanted to get home, she became belligerent and was placed into protective custody.
Occurred Overnight, 7/27-7/28 – Harvard St./Coolidge St.
A business owner reported his front door broken and slightly ajar this morning. The deadbolt appeared to have been forced open with a tool. Nothing was reported missing at the time of the report.
Occurred at 4:13 PM on 7/28 – Horace James Circle
A cyclist was cycling in the rotary in the right lane and attempted to continue straight when a vehicle in the left lane attempted to make the right turn and struck her. There were no reported injuries, but the motorist will receive a citation for failure to give the right of way to a cyclist in a rotary.
Occurred at 2:53 PM – Beacon St./Amory St.
A lost credit card was turned in and is being held for safekeeping at the station.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Occurred at 10:35 PM on 7/27 – Harvard St./Longwood Ave.
Officers on patrol observed a vehicle driving without its headlights or taillights on. They followed it and noticed it swerving and initiated a traffic stop. After querying the driver’s history, it was revealed that his license had been revoked. He was arrested, and the officers then noticed he was unsteady on his feet and he smelled strongly of alcohol. After further investigation at the station, it was revealed that he was driving while intoxicated, and was charged accordingly.
Occurred on 7/7, Reported on 7/27 – Borland St.
An individual reported his surfboard missing from his front yard. It is described as an 11' Robert August Stand-Up Board, yellow and black in color.
Occurred between 6/7 and 6/10, Reported on 7/27 – Harris St.
An individual came into the police station to file a report of a larceny. He had hired a contractor to do some work on his home when he began to notice several items missing from his home. The suspect was picked up in New Hampshire for traffic offenses and his vehicle was impounded. Several items believed to have been stolen were discovered in the vehicle, and the investigation is now ongoing.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Occurred at 1:25 PM on 7/26 – Beacon St./Carlton St.
An officer observed an individual cycling close to parked vehicles and look inside each one as he passed. The officer also noticed a screwdriver protruding from his back pocket. The individual was stopped and questioned about his intentions, and due to observing the screwdriver and the evasive answers he was giving, a pat frisk was conducted, which revealed a large folding knife in his front pocket. A social security card was also discovered, and the name was one known to Boston and Brookline Police for past burglary offenses. As the officer radioed to dispatch, the individual pushed the officer backwards and pedaled away.
The officer pursued him on foot, and he was eventually captured on Kilmarnock St. He was arrested for A&B on a Police Officer, Possession of Burglarious Tools, Disorderly Person, and Resisting Arrest. 3 cars were damaged by his bike handlebars in a parking lot the individual fled through . He is additionally being charged with 3 counts of Willful and Malicious Damage to Personal Property. Several items believed to be stolen were found in a backpack he had dropped in flight.
Occurred between 12:50 and 3 PM on 7/26 – Westbourne Terrace
Officers responded to a reported breaking and entering and larceny. The victims reported several expensive electronics missing from their apartment which was unoccupied during the above hours. Entry may have been made through an unlocked front door.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Occurred at 5 PM on 7/22 – Boylston St./Cypress St.
Officers on patrol queried a vehicle traveling on Boylston St., and discovered its registration had expired. The driver was arrested after a query of his name returned an arrest warrant. After inventorying his person, several drugs were discovered. He was charged with Possession of Class B Substance, Possession of Class D Substance, and Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle.
Occurred at 9:20 AM on 7/26 – Egmont St.
A caller reported her vehicle had been broken into. A pair of earrings and the in-dash stereo were stolen. The vehicle was processed for evidence.
While on the scene an officer observed another vehicle with the passenger-side door ajar and the stereo also missing.
Occurred at 4:16 PM on 7/25 – Chapel St.
A newspaper deliveryman parked his vehicle on Chapel St. for 10 minutes in order to deliver newspapers, and returned to find it missing. He had left the keys in the ignition as his absence was short. It is yet to be recovered.
Occurred at 1:14 PM on 7/22 – Boylston St./Philbrick St.
Officers responded to a reported 2-car motor vehicle crash. One vehicle cut off another, causing the other to swerve and crash into a parked vehicle. There were no reported injuries.
Occurred at 9:54 AM on 7/22 – Beacon St./Pleasant St.
A pedestrian was struck while crossing in a crosswalk and suffered a leg injury. The driver was cited for Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian in the Crosswalk.
Occurred between 7/24 and 7/26 – Aspinwall Ave./Perry St.
A caller reported a stolen bicycle. It is a silver Trek 7.1 hybrid valued at $400.
Occurred between 7/22 and 7/24 – Egmont St.
Callers reported their apartment had been broken into over the weekend. Several expensive electronics were missing. It is believed that an unlocked back door may have been the point of entry and exit.