The following arrest report is based on reports for May 7 through 13. 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.
Monday, May 7
- Larceny in a building – Li Jahmil Bowden, 19, of Egmont Street. The Dean of Students at the High School reported that two Brookline High faculty reported thefts of possessions on April 25. One of the teachers said that someone had taken his phone from his classroom between noon and 3:30 p.m. on the day, and when he turned on the GPS in the phone and went to the location indicated, where he saw Bowden. A Brookline officer interviewed him on May 3, and he denied having either of the devices. Through interviews with students and staff, police determined that someone had unlocked the phone for and returned it to Bowden. Police arrested and charged him with larceny in a building at about 4 p.m. on May 7.
Tuesday, May 8
- Shoplifting – Heather Mills of Boston, aged 30. A Brookline Booksmith employee called police to report an attempted shoplifting, saying that he had seen a woman attempt to take an item from the store without paying for it. When he stopped her, several other items dropped from inside of her jacket. Police stopped a woman, who they confirmed was the suspect. They arrested and charged her with shoplifting, and on outstanding warrants from Cambridge (probation violation for credit card fraud and forgery) and Roxbury courts at around 1 p.m.
- Shoplifting – 56-year-old Harold Williams, address unknown. Around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to Walgreens on Harvard Street after an employee said she saw someone place items into a bag and attempt to leave without paying for them. Police stopped a suspect, confirmed it was the same subject, and arrested and charged him with shoplifting.
- Protective custody – Brighton resident Matthew Calvin, aged 28. Brookline police responded to a customer disturbance at Cognac Bistro at about 9 p.m. The owners say that a black man in a trenchcoat and hat had been punching the walls of the cafe, and he did not know why the man was angry. No damage was done to the mirror which had been punched, and the subject was gone by the time police arrived. Police found a man matching the description on Columbia Street, and report that he appeared to be intoxicated, his girlfriend seemed to have a hard time controlling him. Police placed him under protective custody, and filed a criminal complaint with Brookline Court.
Sunday, May 13
Warrant arrest – Keishanudra Dickerson, 35, living on High Street. An officer reported that a man near Stop and Shop area who appeared to be suspicious--he had a purse seemingly hidden under his backpack. When they stopped the man and asked about the purse, he reported that it belonged to Dickerson. They checked both parties for outstanding warrants and learned that Dickerson had outstanding warrants for her arrest. The man was sent on his way, and Dickerson was placed under arrest, charged on the four outstanding warrants, at about 6:30 p.m.
Some details in this blotter were provided by the Brookline Police Blog. For questions about this blotter, email Grahame.Turner@Patch.com.