Thursday, May 19, 2011
Police arrest a man charged with unarmed bank robbery last week.
The following reports detail Brookline Police Department arrests for the week of May 8- May 14. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty. Unarmed Bank Robbery – Michael Courtney, 37-year-old Boston resident, was arrested in his 1120 Commonwealth Ave. home around 3 p.m. Police responded to the call at the 487 Harvard Street Sovereign Bank location, where a man reportedly passed a note to the teller demanding money. Police were able to obtain a photo of the suspect from video footage. FBI Agents from the Bank Robbery Task Force responded to the scene as well. Courtney was arrested and charged with the bank robbery, as well as possession of a class A drug.
Monday, April 25, 2011
Fairly quiet weekend, except for someone's repeated knocking early Friday morning.
on Brookline Police Department dispatch logs for Monday, April 22, through Thursday, April 24. Look for weekday incident reports each Saturday, weekend reports each Monday, and arrest logs each Tuesday on Brookline Patch. Police came out to 142 Davis Avenue early Friday morning, before 3 a.m., where callers reported a man knocking on doors and walls. The residents of one apartment asked the man to stop disturbing them, and then called police. Police found him outside and saw a cut on his finger consistent with knocking on a door, then arrested him for disturbing the peace.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Man charged with breaking and entering after taking a dog out of his neighbor's home.
The following reports detail Brookline Police Department arrests for the week of April 4- April 10. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty. Look for weekday incident reports each Saturday, weekend reports each Monday, and arrest logs each Tuesday on Brookline Patch. Breaking and Entering – Pavel Kholodov, 41 of 1578 Beacon Street, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering at his neighbor's home around noon on Thursday. Officers report a smell of alcohol on his breath. He claims he went into his neighbor's apartment because he heard a dog barking, but there was no sign of forced entry. A bent coat hanger was seen on his kitchen floor, which might have been tool to break in. The dog was returned to his neighbor through a window…