Brookline Arrest Log: Pot Bust Arrests, Doe's Dine-and-Dash

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 Oct. 15 through 21. 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, Oct. 15

  • Assault-and-battery domestic – Isaac Saki, 46, of Village Way. Arrested and charged at about 7:30 p.m. for domestic assault-and-battery.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

  • Larceny in a building – 39-year-old Eugeniy Koshevatsky of Dedham. Marion Street residents reported that a man had been roaming the building for at least a half hour. Police spoke to him, a witness confirmed he was the reported individual. They determined he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Brighton and arrested and charged him on those warrants at about 10:15 p.m. The building had also reported a series of thefts, which police investigated while on the scene. When they searched Koshevatsky, they also found a substance that appeared to be heroin and charged him additionally with possession of a class A drug.
  • Operating to endanger – Luyun Zhang, 21, of Commonwealth Avenue. An officer patrolling Commonwealth Avenue near Essex Street reported hearing an Audi Coupe revving to a high speed, then taking off at a speed estimated at about 80 mph--then screech to a halt at a nearby red light. The officer biked up to the car, then spoke to the driver and arrested and charged her with operating to endanger, speeding and not being duly licensed. 

Wednesday, Oct. 17

  • Defrauding an innkeeper – A woman identified as Jane Doe, who refused to be booked. Police received a report of disorderly conduct at the Sunset Cantina on Commonwealth Avenue, after a woman left without paying and was disrupting other diners. Police arrested and charged her with disorderly conduct and defrauding an inkeeper for the unpaid bill at about 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18

  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute –  Jesse Pomponio, a Boston University student; Alexander Zhang, a Mass College of Pharmacy student, and Trevor Powell, all aged 24. During a 5-hour sting operation at 185 Freeman Street on Thursday evening, police say packages containing bags of pot were sent to fictional names but picked up by real people. Security staff at the building reported that, when the packages had been picked up in the past, they told the recipients that they should not be receiving packages under non-resident names. When executing a search warrant, they found between 10 and 15 pounds of marijuana and about $117,000 in cash in the apartment. Police arrested three men and charged them with possession with intent to distribute. Powell was also charged on outstanding Watertown warrants for two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest and driving recklessly. 


Some details in this blotter were provided by the Brookline Police Blog. For questions about this blotter, email Grahame.Turner@Patch.com.


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