Brookline Arrest Log: Man Brandishes Flashlight, Demands Donation Back
The following information was supplied by Brookline Police Dept. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following arrest report is based on Brookline Police Department reports for Sept. 21 through 23. Look for weekday incident reports each Saturday, weekend reports each Monday, and arrest logs each Tuesday on Brookline Patch. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Friday, Sept. 21
Fugitive from justice – Eduardo Souza, aged 30 of Everett. Officers performing traffic enforcement on Harvard Street at Marion Street saw a grey Chevrolet van driving with what apperared to be an expired inspection sticker at around 10 a.m. Officers pulled the driver over, and he handed them an expired registration and identified himself as Leonard Souza. His information didn't check out in the laptop, so they placed him under arrest for driving without a license. When they got his real name, and information that his license had been issued out of Florida, they learned the Broward County Sheriff had an outstanding warrant, with full extradition requested. He was also charged with providing a false name.
Saturday, Sept. 22
- Shoplifting – 26-year-old Yusef Agane of Boston. Police received a call about suspicious activity at the Commonwealth Avenue CVS location, about 1:30 p.m. When officers responded to the scene, they were told of two suspects, one of whom had left the store already, and Agane. Staff say the two attempted to return facial cleaners and toiletries without a receipt. During a pat frisk, police found eleven syringes, of which four were used. He was arrested and charged with shoplifting, and told police that he only knew the first name of the other subject.
- Home invasion – Dedham man, Konstantinos Marmandis, 50. Police were sent to a monastery on Warren Street, where a man was reportedly inside, waving a flashlight threateningly, yelling and demanding his money--according to a witness. When police tried to speak with him, he refused to put his flashlight down, and started walking toward one of the two officers. Perceiving the approach as aggressive, the officer struck Marmandis in the hand with his baton, knocking the flashlight to the ground. Police then took control of him and walked him out of the monastery.
Officers learned he had been at the church earlier in the week and donated some money, a large gift which was initially turned down, but ultimately accepted by the church. Marmandis was arrested and charged with home invasion, armed robbery, three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon (the flashlight), and was transported to Beth Israel hospital for treatment to his hand.
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