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Friday, December 16, 2011

Media Release: Michael Milbury

TO: Media

FR: Brookline Police Department

RE: Michael Milbury

Due to an incident that occurred at the Jack Kirrane Ice Skating Rink at the Larz Anderson Park in Brookline, Michael Milbury of Needham, MA, will be charged with 1 count of Assault and Battery on a Child, 1 count of Threats to Commit a Crime, and Disorderly Conduct. The incident occurred during a Pee Wee hockey game at the rink, where he was an assistant coach for one of the teams.

Milbury is being represent by Daniel Rabinovitz of Boston, MA.


Hit & Run:

Occurred on 12/15 at 12:29 AM – Coolidge Corner

Officers on patrol near Coolidge Corner were advised to be on the lookout for a vehicle that had just left the scene of a car crash. Officer Kerrigan located the vehicle and conducted a motor vehicle stop at Beacon St. and Englewood Ave. There was minor damage to the front bumper of the vehicle. The description given by the victim matched the description of the driver of the vehicle that was stopped.

The suspect was placed under arrest for Leaving the scene of a property damage accident and Operating a motor vehicle with out a valid license. He also had a default warrant for his arrest from Dorchester District Court.


Occurred on 12/15 at 11:45 AM – Sweat & Soul Yoga (1032A Commonwealth Ave.)

Officers responded to take a larceny report. The victim stated that while she was in yoga class, her wallet was taken out of her purse that was hanging on one of the hooks inside the front door. The suspect is a student that got up and left the class early. She is described as a white female in her early 20's, approximately 5'4 with brown hair.

Thursday, December 15, 2011


MV Crash:

Occurred on 12/14 at 2:51 PM – Harvard St./Pierce St.

The operator of MV #1 was travelling southbound on Harvard Street when she made contact with a bicyclist who was riding her bicycle across Harvard Street. She reported not seeing her crossing the street. The cyclist was transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure.


Warren St-

Officers were dispatched to take a larceny report. An employee doing some work on a house noticed that some of the down spouts were missing. Nothing else was reported missing.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011


B&E&L of MV:

Occurred on 12/13 between 7:30 & 8:30 PM – TJ Maxx (525 Harvard St.)

An individual approached an officer to report that her vehicle had a smashed window. Her GPS was missing. There were no signs of pry marks on the window frame, and no tools were left behind at the scene. Surveillance video of the parking lot reveals the suspect on a bicycle entering from the Lawton St. side. He then rides around the area where the vehicle is parked and then is seen at a distance directly next to the vehicle. The suspect then exits the parking lot through the main Harvard St. exit/entrance in the direction of Commonwealth Ave. He appears to be a white or Hispanic male, unknown adult age, wearing a black jacket, light blue jeans, white/blue sneakers, and a navy blue hat. After viewing the video, the suspect is also seen wearing grey colored winter gloves, although it is unknown if these were worn during the break (as the suspect's body was blocked by an adjacent parked vehicle).

A similar incident occurred in the parking lot of the Starbucks at 473 Harvard St. That victim reports parking at 6 PM and returning to her vehicle at 8 PM. The front passenger side window had been smashed out, and the vehicle rummaged through. There appeared to be pry marks on the window frame from some kind of tool used for leverage. Her GPS and a camera were stolen.



Failure to Stop:

Occurred on 12/11 at 2:05 AM – Washington St./Boylston St.

Sergeant R. Disario was stopped at the intersection of Washington St at Boylston St when he observed a vehicle traveling west on Boylston St at a high rate of speed. Disario followed the vehicle as it continued to increase its speed. It then slowed down as it approached the intersection of Sumner Rd. He activated his blue lights in an attempt to stop the vehicle, but instead it turned left onto Buckminster Rd. and then right onto Clinton Rd. The vehicle, unable to make a turn due to it’s speed, then continued off the roadway, onto the curb, over the tree lawn and through a green wooden fence that protects a property on Clinton Rd. The vehicle also struck several bushes that were inside the fence and sideswiped a tree in the corner of the property.

The driver is being charged with the following:

Failure to stop for police

Not duly licensed

Operating M/V to endanger


Failure to stop for stop sign

A warrant for his arrest was also discovered for Operating a MV not Duly Licensed.

MV Crash:

Occurred on 12/11 at 1:43 AM – Independence Dr.

An officer on patrol observed a vehicle off to the side of the road on Independence Drive. The driver was seen standing outside the vehicle looking at his driver's side front tire. He stated that he was in a car crash and struck a tree. There were no injuries reported.


Occurred on 12/10 at 7:45 PM – Walgreens (99 Harvard St.)

Officers responded for a report of an attempted shoplifting. Dispatch relayed that a black male about 65 years old, wearing a black leather jacket with rips and a black female about 50 years old, unknown clothing, had attempted to steal 4 cartons of cigarettes. The suspects fled in an unknown direction.

Malicious Damage:

Occurred between 12/9 and 12/10 – Clark Rd.

The victim stated that he had parked his vehicle in his garage on 12/9 at approximately 4 PM. When he returned on 12/10, he found scratches and gauge marks on the hood of the car.


Occurred at 3:20 AM on 12/10 – Harvard St./Beals St.

Officers Vragovic and A. Amendola observed a vehicle travelling westbound on Longwood Avenue, weaving in and out of the lane of travel. The vehicle continually crossed over the marked lines on the roadway and was unable to stay to the right of the marked line separating directions of travel. They initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Harvard St. and Beals St. Upon approaching the driver’s side window, an odor of alcohol was detected coming from the vehicle. After further investigation, the driver was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor, and was issued citations for Improper Right Turn and a Marked Lanes Violation.


Occurred on 12/12 between 1:50-3:20 PM - Harvard St./Alton Pl.

Officers responded to take a report for a larceny of a bicycle. The victim used a cable lock to secure his bicycle to the "One Way " sign located at the corner. When he returned, he discovered that his bicycle and the lock were missing from the pole.

The bicycle is described as an adult size brown, Trek 7.2 FX bicycle, and it has a rear bicycle rack and a storage bag attached to the middle of the frame.

Occurred on 12/9 between 7:30-8 PM – CVS (294 Harvard St.)

A victim reported her wallet had been stolen. She stated that she placed it on a counter to view some merchandise. A short time later, she looked for it and it was missing.

Occurred on 12/10 at 2 PM – Anna’s Taqueria (1412 Beacon St.)

A victim reported his wallet had been stolen. He stated that he used his wallet to pay for a food purchase and when he finished his meal, he could not locate his wallet. The store was crowded, however he did not notice anything unusual in the area he was sitting.

Occurred on 12/8– High St.

Officers responded for a reported theft of a package. The victim stated that according to the tracking, the package was delivered on 12/8 at 12:23 PM. There is no further information.

Occurred between 12/9 and 12/10 – Beacon St./St. Paul St.

Officers were dispatched for a larceny report. The foreman stated that mining grade electrical cable was cut from the generator and pump, and stolen between 6:30 PM on 12/9 and 8 AM on 12/10. Detectives are currently investigating.

Occurred between 12/7 & 12/8 – James St.

Officers responded to take a larceny report. The victim stated she went to her front vestibule on 12/8 at approximately 2pm to pick up a package that she had ordered. Her package was not there, so she went and confirmed the delivery with UPS. It was confirmed as delivered to the front door on 12/7/11 at 3:12 PM.

A neighbor confirmed seeing it on the afternoon of the 7th in the vestibule. There is no further information at this time.