The following arrest report is based on reports for June 11 through 17. 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.
Wednesday, June 13
- Operating under the influence of alcohol – Rosemary Casey, 50, of Natick. An officer saw a driver traveling down Harvard Street at 1 a.m. without headlights. A police officer pulled the car over and could smell alcohol coming from the driver. The officer tested the headlights, which were all working. She was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor, driving with an open container in the vehicle, and driving without headlights.
- Shoplifting – 51-year-old Jayne Decoste, living in Lynn. Police were dispatched to the CVS on Beacon Street for a shoplifting incident at about 4:15 p.m. Decoste was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting, recieving stolen property under $250, and possession of class E drugs after officers found an Altoids tin containing pills.
Thursday, June 14
Shoplifting – Green Street woman, Shoshana Yeshaiau, aged 62. At about 10 p.m., a Trader Joe's employee reported that he had seen some items from the store inside a woman's personal bag. According to the employee, she left without paying for the items, with total value of $14.25. Police arrested and charged her with shoplifting.
Friday, June 15
Receiving a stolen motor vehicle – Michael Sherman, 27, of East Lynn. About 1:45 a.m., an officer sees a grey Ford Focus on Harvard Street southbound without its headlights switched on. The officer pulled the vehicle over and determined that the driver was driving on a revoked license. During this traffic stop, Lynn Police contacted Brookline dispatch and informed them that the Focus had been reported stolen by its owner, Sherman's girlfriend, just a few minutes prior. Sherman was arrested and charged with recieving a stolen vehicle, driving without a license, and driving without headlights at night.
Saturday, June 16
- Operating under the influence of alcohol – Mark Pink, a Brockton man aged 30. An officer patrolling the Carlton Street area saw a vehicle taking a right onto Mountfort street, despite passing the one-way sign. The officer says he had to swerve out of the way to avoid a head-on collision. After pulling over the green Acura, the driver claimed it was not a one-way street. The officer also asked the driver if he was wearing his sunglasses at night because of light sensitivity, which the driver said was not the case. While fumbling for papers, the officer reports he could smell alcohol on the man's breath, and that after removing the glasses, the driver appeared to have glassy and bloodshot eyes. He gave a license with a different name on it, and during booking, officers learned his real name was Mark Pink. He was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, driving after a suspension, giving a false name, failing to submit his car for inspection, and violating a one-way street sign.
- Assault with a dangerous weapon – Meghan Howard, 27, of Davis Avenue. Police responded to a past assault incident report on Davis Ave. A roommate reported that Howard had returned home at about 11 p.m., and then an argument over whose turn it was to clean the apartment ensued. During the argument, Howard threw a glass in the roommate's direction, which broke and shattered a blender. The officer told her that, whatever her intent in throwing the glass, someone could have been injured. Howard was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon at about 11:30 p.m. The roommate does not intend to pursue a restraining order, and told police she will be moving out of the apartment.
Sunday, June 17
Warrant arrest – Boston resident, 24-year-old Anthony Capen. Brookline police were patrolling the Muddy River, which is closed after dark, at about 1:45 a.m. They discovered Capen lying on the grass at the river's edge. They queried his information and learned that he had outstanding warrants from Boston court for shoplifting and assault-and-battery. He was arrested and charged on those warrants.
Some details in this blotter were provided by the Brookline Police Blog. For questions about this blotter, email Grahame.Turner@Patch.com.