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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Police Reports 5/16-5/19

Larceny: Between 5/16 and 5/18- Cedar Rd.

An individual reported the larceny of eight plants worth $695 from the front of his residence on Cedar Rd.

Sector 1

Shoplifting: 5/16 at 9:49 AM- Commonwealth Ave.

A CVS employee reported a shoplifting. The employee stated that two suspects were captured on video surveillance placing items into a bag and leaving the store without paying. Suspect #1 was described as a white male, 30-40 years of age, dark hair with receding hairline, wearing a black T-shirt with logo, baggy jeans, black sneakers and carrying a black jacket. Suspect #2 was described as white male, 30's, wearing a dark jacket, jeans, and black footwear. A search of the area for the suspects yielded negative results.

Larceny: 5/16 between 3:30 and 5:00 PM- Commonwealth Ave.

A gas station employee reported the larceny of his laptop. The victim stated that he left his laptop unattended on a store counter for a short time. When he returned he discovered that someone had taken the computer. An individual was later arrested for Receiving Stolen Property and Larceny from a Building after he attempted to return the items to the store.

Larceny: 5/16 at 6:00 PM- Babcock St.

An individual reported the larceny of a backpack. The victim stated that she placed her backpack on the sidewalk in front of her building unattended for approximately five minutes. When she returned she discovered that someone had stolen her bag. Stolen along with the backpack were electronics and personal papers.

Bike Theft: Between 5/14 and 5/17- Thorndike St.

An individual reported the larceny of his bicycle.  The victim stated that he left his bicycle unlocked on the side of his residence on Thorndike St. When he returned several days later, he discovered that his bike was missing.

Sector 4

Dangerous Weapon: 5/16 at 10:04 PM- Washington St.

An officer observed a vehicle traveling without a valid inspection sticker. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Washington St. A query revealed that the driver had a revoked license. A search of the driver produced a switch blade knife over 1.5 inches that is classified as a dangerous weapon. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating after Revocation and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon.

Sector 5

Larcenies: Between 5/15 and 5/16- Greenough St. / Tappan St.

Several Brookline High School students reported larcenies of personal belongings from the auditorium area and the boy’s locker room. Two students reported their cell phones stolen from outside the auditorium. Three students reported personal belongings including an iPad, calculator and a backpack missing from three separate lockers in the boy’s locker room. Locks were cut off lockers in each case.

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