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Monday, January 30, 2012

Police Reports 1/27-1/30

OUID: Occurred on 1/27 at 4:19 PM- Washington St.

Officers were dispatched to a Washington St. establishment regarding a report of a man passed out in the front seat of a motor vehicle. Officers observed an unresponsive male in a parked, running vehicle in front of the establishment. After several attempts to awake the man, the subject exited the vehicle, appearing to be disoriented and unsteady on his feet. The subject slurred his words and appeared to have vomit on his shirt. Officers observed a ripped plastic bag in the ashtray consistent with the packaging of drugs.

Based on the observations of the subject, officers believed the subject to be under the influence of some type of drug. A search of the vehicle revealed a small plastic bag containing a white powdery substance, believed to be cocaine. Based on the facts and observations, the subject was placed under arrest for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs, Possession of Class B Substance, Possession of Class E Substance, and No Inspection Sticker. After an inventory search of the vehicle, the subject was additionally charged with two counts of Carrying a Dangerous Weapon and Possession of Ammunition.

Burglary: Occurred on 1/27 at 10:22 PM- Harvard Ave.

Officer was dispatched to a Harvard Ave. residence for a report of a B&E. The victim returned to the apartment at 10:00 PM and noticed that the rear window was left open and the dead bolt was unlocked. A laptop computer and several pieces of jewelry were taken from the apartment. The entry point is believed to be an unlocked basement window.

OUIL: Occurred on 1/28 at 1:25 AM- Boylston St.

Officer observed a dark colored sedan traveling on Boylston St. at a high rate of speed. The officer also noticed the registration sticker to be expired. The officer conducted a traffic stop on Boylston St. at the intersection of High St. Upon reaching the operator’s window, the officer could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the interior of the vehicle. The operator slurred his words, and his eyes were bloodshot and glassy. When the subject exited the vehicle, he was unsteady on his feet and disoriented.

Based on the officer’s observations, it was determined that the subject was operating under the influence of alcohol and he was placed under arrest. The operator was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Liquor- Second Offense. He was notified that his license would be suspended.

Burglary: Occurred on 1/28- Fuller St.

Officers were dispatched to a Fuller St residence for a B+E report. The victims stated that he believed that someone had broken into their apartment between 12:30 am on January 26 and 7:30 pm on January 27. Several electronics were reported stolen and the bedrooms appeared to be rummaged through. The point of entry is believed to be a balcony door.

Robbery: Occurred on 1/29 at 2:45 AM- Harvard St./ Columbia St.

Officers were dispatched to the area of Harvard St and Columbia St for an armed robbery by means of a handgun that had occurred approximately twenty minutes earlier. The victim stated that he exited a cab at Harvard St and Kenwood St. and started to walk towards his apartment on Columbia St. He stated that he was approached from behind by a man who pointed a gun at him and asked the victim for his wallet and cell phone. The victim handed the subject his cell phone and wallet and then returned home to call the police. The victim gave an updated description of a black or Hispanic male in his mid 20s, approximately 5'10-5'11, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, with a goatee, and slicked back shoulder length hair. He stated that the suspect had a black metallic handgun.

Malicious Damage of Town Property: Occurred on 1/29 at 2:35 AM- Beacon St/ Strathmore Rd.

Officer responded to a radio call for a reported dispute in the area of Beacon St. While traveling down Strathmore Rd., a person ran up to the cruiser and told the officer that there were two subjects breaking a sign towards the end of Strathmore Rd and Beacon St. On the corner of Beacon St. and Strathmore Rd., the officer saw a large group of people who appeared to be watching something. The officer observed two individuals pushing and pulling at a Town of Brookline traffic sign pole that was affixed to the ground. As the officer pulled up behind these two individuals, the sign they were pushing back and forth broke and fell into the roadway. Several witness told police that they observed the same two individuals pulling on the street pole that had fallen to the ground.

Based on the facts and observations, these suspects were placed into custody for Malicious Damage. In addition they were both charged with Disorderly Conduct.

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