The following arrest report is based on Brookline Police Department reports for Sept. 27 through 29. 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.
Saturday, Sept. 28
- Receiving stolen property – Christopher, 20, and Anastacio Rivera, 21, both of Chelsea and 27-year-old Argenis Felipe of East Boston. Police placed an unmarked police car in the area of Lancaster Terrace was looking for suspects in a series of car breaks in the area. The officer reports seeing one car driving slowly past two Mass. State Police Police cruisers, then speeding up to 50 mph on Lancaster Terrace. They pulled the vehicle over, and spoke to the three passengers--and the bike in the back seat. One officer says he recognized the bike in the back seat, which he had seen on Beacon Street and said had specialized tires--which he later confirmed was missing. The bike tires looked like it had been damaged in removing the tires.
The driver and his passengers said that one of them had been hanging out with his girlfriend when his bike tire blew out, so he called his brother to pick him up. Searching the car, police found a Rhode Island license plate, as well as tools and a GPS device. They arrested and charged Anastacio Rivera with the possession of burglarious tools and receiving stolen property, Christopher Rivera with Possession of burglarious tools and receiving stolen property, and Felipe with possession of burglarious tools, receiving stolen property, on a straight warrant, and with operating after a suspension outside of 235 Corey Road, around 4:45 a.m.
- Operating under the influence of alcohol – Newton man, Justin Sullivan, aged 31. Police responded to a crash, to assist with the exchange of information after a crash outside of 1477 Beacon Street, at about 10 p.m. on Saturday night. When they arrived, they found debris in the road, as well as the driver's side door with the door smashed toward the front of the car. A witness, the car owner, said that as he was getting out, he was grazed by another car as it hit the open door--he declined medical attention at the scene. When police spoke with the other driver, Sullivan, they report that he smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes--he also asked to use the bathroom while police were speaking with him. After a few minutes, an officer went to check on him in the can, and reports he had a red face and there appeared to be vomit around the toilet. Sullivan was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and a marked lanes violation.
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