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Brookline Police arrest Level 3 sex offender outside school

Posted by Brock Parker  December 6, 2013 03:37 PM

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Police said they arrested a Level 3 sex offender outside Brookline’s Baker School Friday morning after he allegedly took an illegal left turn into the drop-off area in front of the school.

Brookline Police said Markie Lazell Simmons, 37, of Roxbury, was driving an adult passenger to the school Friday morning around 8 a.m. when an officer observed the black Mitsubishi Simmons he was driving take an illegal left turn into the school at 205 Beverly Road in South Brookline.

When police stopped the vehicle they discovered that Simmons had a suspended license and the registration for the vehicle he was driving had also been revoked. The vehicle belonged to Simmon’s passenger, whose license has also been revoked.

Brookline Police Lt. Philip Harrington said the adult passenger is affiliated with the Kindergarten through 8th grade Baker School, but he declined to release any further information about her. She was cited for allowing an unlicensed person operate a vehicle and for having a revoked registration, according to police.

Simmons was arrested on a charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended license, and while police were booking him Friday they discovered Simmons is also a Level 3 sex offender out of Boston.

Simmons is scheduled to be arraigned in Brookline District Court Monday, police said.

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