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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Suspect Arrested for Burglary

On Sunday, July 15th 2012, Officer responded to a call for a motor vehicle theft at Francis St. Victim stated that on the evening of July 14th, at around 8:00pm, he noticed that the door inside his house was left open. The next morning at 7:30am, his wife noticed that the same door was left open. They then noticed the car missing from their driveway at about 2:00pm. Several charges were made on the victims’ credit cards. From the home, a purse containing a set of keys was found missing, as well as, an IPad and a video camera. The victim felt that the suspect used the garage door opener to access the garage and entered a door that accessed the first floor of the apartment. None of the windows appeared disturbed - all windows were locked. After a Massachusetts Stolen Motor Vehicle Report was submitted, Boston Police notified Brookline Dispatch that they located the vehicle in the woods of Franklin Park. The car had been set on fire. The keys to the car were lying on the floor. The vehicle was towed back to the station for further processing and the victims were notified. The vehicle sustained extensive damage due to the fire. Evidence was obtained and submitted for analysis. Identification was matched to a resident of Dorchester. Officers reviewed video surveillance footage from a location where the suspect used the victim’s credit cards.  Video footage confirmed the suspect’s identity to the evidence obtained from the car. Officers investigated the suspect’s known home address and place of employment. With the warrant issued, the police were able to locate and arrest the suspect. He will be charge

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