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, August 5, 2011
Occurred at 9:21 PM on 8/3 – Beacon St./Regent Ctr.
Officers were dispatched to an apartment building for a report of an unwanted person. The individual that was identified appeared to be intoxicated and was aggravated during questioning of her intent in the building. The concierge reported that she followed a resident into the lobby of the building and continued on without checking in with him, and when he asked where she was going she said she was visiting someone. When the concierge buzzed that apartment number, the resident stated that she was not expecting anyone. The individual then returned to the concierge to ask for a key to the pool area, and the concierge told her she needed to be accompanied by a resident. She left the front desk again, and the concierge went to the pool area to look for her and found her in the pool in her street clothes. It was then that he called the police, who made an arrest for Trespassing.
Occurred at 9:03 PM on 8/4 – Beacon St./Park Dr.
Dispatch received a call about a female being robbed in an alley from a payphone in the above area. When officers arrived, they spoke to one witness, who gave them a description of a man he had seen using a payphone nearby. Efforts were then made to locate both the victim and the caller.
One officer stopped to check an alley, and observed an individual matching the description of the man who used the payphone peering into a window. When the officer made his presence known, the man immediately stepped back from the window. The officer attempted to ask him if he had made the phone call about the robbery, but the man became aggressive and walked away from the questioning. Officers caught up with him and asked him where he was coming from and where he was going, but his explanation did not appear to make sense. He was arrested based on the officer observing him peeping, his unclear explanations, and several other circumstances, for Disorderly Conduct: Peeping Tom.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Occurred between 12 PM and 1:45 PM on 8/1 – Harvard St./Webster St.
A larceny from a motor vehicle parked in the area was reported. The victim reported his laptop and handicap placard stolen. He had reportedly left his vehicle unlocked.
Occurred Overnight, 8/2-8/3 – High St.
Officers reported to the area for a report of a burglary. The business owner stated coming to work in the morning to find a side window broken and unlocked. Money from the cash register was taken, and nothing else appeared to be disturbed.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Occurred at 1:46 AM on 8/3 – Pond Ave.
An officer on patrol in the area observed two individuals sitting on a park bench. Due to the recent robberies in the neighborhood, and the fact that the park is closed at night, the officer went over to speak with them. After learning their names and radioing dispatch, it was revealed that one had an outstanding arrest warrant from the Framingham District Court. She was arrested and transported to the station, and through inventory of her belongings, a Class E substance was discovered. She will be additionally charged.
Occurred at 10:20 PM on 8/2 – Cypress St./Elm St.
An individual reported a larceny in the above area. The victim had placed her bags on the sidewalk next to her friend’s car, and was standing near it. She observed a white male, approximately 30 years old, with short dark hair, wearing a white tee shirt approach her bags on the sidewalk. At first she thought he was going through a trash can that was nearby, but he then walked away with her laptop and wallet.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Occurred at 9:55 AM on 8/1 – Brookline Public Library
A vehicle that was parked in front of the upper turn at the library rolled backwards down the embankment and came to stop after colliding with a vehicle parked parallel in the street. The operator claimed she had engaged the parking brake and exited the vehicle when it began rolling backwards. There were no reported injuries, as both vehicles were unoccupied.
Occurred on 8/1 – Cypress St./Rice St.
There was a report of an attempted burglary in the area. The victim had been approached by two unknown individuals in the morning, who asked for someone whom the victim had never heard of before. She then left, and when she returned, the rear entry door to her apartment had been damaged, but entry was not gained. She believes her encounter with the unknown individuals may have something to do with the attempted break.
Occurred between 7/29 and 8/1 – Monmouth St.
A project manager for a construction site reported having several expensive materials missing from his site. The master locks had been pried off the locked containers that they were in. There was no visible damage and no suspicious activity reported in the area over those few days.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Occurred at 3:44 PM on 7/31 – Washington St./Harvard St.
A caller requested officers remove an unwanted person from their business who they believed was using drugs in their bathroom. When officers arrived and queried his name, it was revealed there was a warrant for his arrest issued by Edgartown District Court. He was arrested, and inventory of his belongings revealed several Class B, C, and D drugs in his possession.
Occurred at 1:01 AM on 7/30 – Boylston St./Cypress St.
An officer observed an operator make an illegal U-turn, and then turn the wrong way down a one way street, and initiated a motor vehicle stop. After further investigation, it was revealed that the operator was intoxicated, and was arrested and charged accordingly.
Occurred at 8:55 PM on 7/29 – Harvard St./Verndale St.
Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident in the area. Vehicle #1 was traveling on Harvard St. when Vehicle #2 exited from Verndale St. and struck the rear of Vehicle #1. Vehicle #2 was attempting to make a right turn on red when it struck the other. After further investigation, it was revealed that the operator of Vehicle #2 was intoxicated. He was arrested and charged with an OUI, as well as failure to use care when making a right turn on red.
Occurred Overnight, 7/31-8/1 – Gorham Ave.
An individual reported an attempted burglary overnight. Pry marks were observed on her door frame, however entry was not gained into the apartment.
Reported on 7/30 – Westbourne Terrace
Officers responded to a report of a burglary. The victims had been away from their apartment for a week and returned to a damaged apartment door and electronics and jewelry missing.
This may be related to the breaking and entering which occurred on 7/26 on the same street, where the victims reported several expensive electronics missing.
Occurred 3:30-4:30 PM on 7/30 – Beacon St./Hawes St.
Officers responded to the area for a reported breaking and entering. The lobby door appeared to be damaged, and the door of the apartment had been pried open. Several pieces of expensive jewelry were reported missing.
Occurred Overnight, 7/28-7/29 – Station St.
A café in the area reported a burglary. The bread deliverer had arrived at 5:30 AM and discovered the front door unlocked. The cash register was missing the cash that had been left in it overnight. Pry marks were observed on the door frame.
Occurred at 5:15 PM on 7/29 – Harvard St./School St.
Two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on Harvard St. Vehicle #1 went to make a left turn onto School St., and failed to yield to Vehicle #2, striking it head on. The operator of Vehicle #2 was transported to the hospital, and the operator of Vehicle #1 was issued a citation for Failure to Yield to a Motor Vehicle.
Occurred Overnight, 7/30-7/31 – Babcock St.
An individual reported leaving her vehicle unlocked overnight in a parking garage. When she returned, she noticed several items in disarray and her GPS device missing.
Occurred at 8:53 PM on 7/29 – Boylston St./Washington St.
An officer on patrol noticed a vehicle traveling with a broken brake light. It continued to travel recklessly before being pulled over. In asking for a license and registration, it was revealed that the vehicle was being used without the authority of the owner, and the operator had a revoked license. He and his passengers were arrested and charged accordingly.
Occurred at 11:31 PM on 7/31 – Washington St.
A bicycle was discovered and it’s being held for safekeeping at the station. It’s described as Black Genesis XR26, 21 Speed.
Occurred Overnight, 7/29 – Sterns Rd.
A man reported someone had left 2 bicycles in his driveway sometime overnight. One of the bicycles has been claimed by its owner, and another, a blue Nishiki 1207 with a Kryptonite lock on its frame and front wheel, is being held at the station for safekeeping.