Friday, October 31, 2014

B&E 10/31/2014

At 5:30am this morning, officer's responded to Copley St for a report of a breaking and entering of a residence and a motor vehicle. The resident went to unlock her vehicle and saw the subject sitting in the car. The resident then called 911 and the subject exited the vehicle. Officers arrived and saw the subject hiding in nearby bushes. The subject then fled resulting in a foot chase. The subject was captured and placed under arrest. Several items were located on the subject that are believed to be stolen from other residence or motor vehicles. The subject is believed to be involved in other breaking and enterings of residence/vehicles in the Copley St and Commonwealth Ave area. If you have any information or incidents to report regarding this matter, please call the Brookline Police Department at 617-730-2222.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

10/29/2014

Police Reports October 29, 2014

On October 29, an officer was conducting traffic enforcement along Boylston St and Hammond St where they observed a vehicle drive through a red light. The vehicle was pulled over and the officer asked for the driver’s license and registration. The driver had a suspended license and was placed under arrest for operating after the suspension.

On October 29, an individual made a report of receiving a call from someone claiming to be the IRS. This was a fraudulent call. Please remember to never give out personal information over the phone.


On October 29, an individual came to the Brookline Police Department to make a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The vehicle was broken into sometime over night along Orchard Rd. Please remember to lock your car doors. 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

10/28/2014

Police Reports October 28, 2014

On October 28, an officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a red light along Dean Rd. The driver was pulled over and the officer asked for the driver’s license and registration. The driver was not licensed to drive a vehicle and was placed under arrest for operating without a license.

On October 28, a subject was arrest for larceny of a bicycle along St. Paul St. The subject had been missing from Lawrence School and later found in the subject’s possession.


 On October 28, an officer responded to a business along Commonwealth Ave for a report of shoplifting. The subject came into the business, took two jackets, and then fled the store. The subject is described as a white male, around 5’ 9”-6’0” tall wearing a dark hooded jacket, short spiked hair, unshaven beard, with a messenger bag. Shortly after, another shoplifting incident occurred at the same business. A subject came into the store, stole two jackets then fled. This subject is described as a black male, 6’0” tall, wearing a brown jacket. If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Brookline Police. 

Street Closures for Halloween

Due to prior years, there have been large numbers of trick or treaters in various neighborhoods. These neighborhoods have petitioned the Town for closure of the roads that are known to be busy. Below are a list of the roads that will be closed and their times.

Vernon St. (between Park/Harvard & at Harris/Vernon) - 3:45-5:30pm

Russett Rd. (between Independence & Asheville) - 5:30-8:00pm 
Loveland Rd., Ackers Ave., Doran Rd. - 6:00-8:30pm
Brook St. (between Toxteth & Kent) - 5:00-9:00pm  
Beals St. (between Harvard & Gibbs) - 5:30-9:30pm

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

10/27/2014

Police Reports October 27, 2014

On October 27, an officer conducting traffic enforcement along Harvard St stopped a vehicle that did not have an inspection sticker. The officer asked for the driver’s license and registration. The driver had a previous warrant for his arrest. The driver was placed under arrest for the warrant.


On October 27, an office responded to a report of a breaking and entering of two motor vehicles. The first individual reported her vehicle was entered during the weekend while parked on Beacon St. Several items were missing from the vehicle. The second individual reported that several items were also taken from her vehicle. Both vehicles are believed to have been left unlocked. The matter is currently under investigation. Please remember to lock your car doors.

Monday, October 27, 2014

10/24/2014-10/26/2014

Police Reports October 24 through October 26, 2014

On October 24, an individual came into Brookline Police Department to make a report of a stolen bicycle. Her son’s bicycle was taken some time between October 17 and October 20.

On October 24, an officer responded to Chestnut St for a report of a larceny. The individual believes that money was taken from her residence sometime Tuesday when no one was home. Please remember to lock your doors when leaving your residence.

On October 25, an officer observed a vehicle make an illegal left turn on Beverly Road. The officer stopped the vehicle and asked for his license and registration. The driver’s license was suspended and the driver was placed under arrest.

On October 25, an officer responded to Fuller St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The vehicle appeared to be rummaged through. The vehicle was left unlocked. Please remember to lock your car doors.

On October 26, an officer conducting traffic enforcement conducted a random query of a passing vehicle showing that the owner’s right to operate had been revoked. The vehicle was pulled over along Beacon St and the officer asked for the driver’s license and registration. The driver’s license was revoked and the driver was placed under arrest for operating after the revocation.

On October 26, officers observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed along Harvard St. The officers initiated a traffic stop and asked the driver for their license and registration. Based on information obtained at the stop, the subject was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol.


On October 26, officer responded to a business for a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the store manager who stated that there were two subjects walking around the store. One of the subjects took two items that were on display and put them into his bag. The two men then fled the store once they were confronted. The first subject is described as a white male, mid 20’s, 6 feet tall, wearing a baseball cap, black puffy jacket, blue jeans and a stud near his right eye. The second subject is described as a white male, mid 20’s, 5’7”, wearing a blue baseball cap backwards, a gray hooded sweatshirt with a school logo on the front, blue jeans and light facial growth. If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Brookline Police.

Friday, October 24, 2014

10/23/2014

Police Reports October 23, 2014


On October 23, an officer responded to Lawton St for a report of a stolen license plate. The individual stated that upon returning to her vehicle that afternoon, she noticed her plate was missing. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

10/21/2014

Police Reports October 21, 2014

On October 21, an officer responded to Russett Rd for a larceny report. The individual reported that tools were stolen from the driveway.


On October 21, an officer responded to a business along Commonwealth Ave for a larceny report. The employee had an encounter with the subject after the subject took money from the register. The subject dropped some of the cash then fled the store. The subject is described as black male, medium complexion, 40 years old, around 5’9”-5’10”, wearing a black coat with a grey hooded sweatshirt underneath, light colored jeans, black sneakers and a navy blue baseball cap with a grey design. The subject was also with another person described as a black female, medium complexion, 40 years old, around 5’4” with short black hair possibly dyed pink in the front, wearing a black jacket and grey sweatpants. Please ncontact Brookline Police if you have any information regarding this incident.