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Assault And Battery With A Stapler


A Fairway Road resident called to report someone broke into their home overnight. The resident told police that three Apple laptops were missing from the kitchen and living room area. Detectives came out to fingerprint the scene and the alarm company noted that someone opened the garage door 10:38 p.m. leading to the mud room. It appears the suspect or suspects entered the home through the garage mud room door and stole the items.

A woman who worked on Holden Street called to report an ex boyfriend showed up at her place of work and started to harass her. The woman told police he was yelling at her through the house window. When the woman called 911 the man walked over to her car, which was parked in the driveway and began to kick it. While kicking the back and driver side of the vehicle, he also kicked the driver’s side mirror causing it to hang down from the car. Police said at one point he also got inside the car. The man was placed under arrest and charged with assault and B&E during the day time with intent to commit a felony and vandalism of property (damage to car).

A woman reported her daughter missing and gave a description and photo. This information was provided to all Brookline Units who began canvassing the area. The missing girl was found in Griggs Park, and appeared to be in good health and well cared for. She was returned to her mother and advised of the seriousness of what had just happened.

An employee at a Harvard Street business called to report a elementary school aged girl came into her shop and she saw her place several items into a black bag and walk out the store. The employee described the girl as wearing a black jacket, dress, black tights, and black shoes and between 9 and 11 years old. The shop employee reported that more than $200 worth of “Thinking Putty.” The Officers requested a copy of the security surveillance and will conduct a follow-up with the detective division.

A man was walking on Pleasant Street in Brookline, when he found a wad of cash tied in a hair band. The money was placed into an evidence locker for safe keeping until it is claimed by the rightful owner.

Someone on Beacon Street called to report a fight. Two parties were discussing the possible sale of a car. A third party joined the discussion, but the third party apparently felt they were not getting a fair chance to make the purchase. Words were exchanged and each felt as though they had been insulted. One party threw a stapler striking the other party in the neck. The offending party left the area before the officers arrived on scene; several units checked the area for him and his vehicle but were unable to locate him at that time. Charges have been filed, Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon (Stapler).

An Euston Street resident reported that UPS had delivered a package at an unknown time and her son discovered the package opened with the contents taken from it. The package was in the vestibule behind the unlocked front building door. The resident mentioned that she has had packages stolen in the past, three or four times within the last four months or so.