Monday, August 3, 2015

7/29/2015-8/2/2015

On July 29th, an officer communicated over the radio that he was involved in a motor vehicle pursuit. The officer indicated that the initial infraction occurred at the intersection of Washington Street and Cypress Street. The subject was riding a motorcycle and was traveling a high rate of speed. The pursuit ended on Huntington Avenue in Boston. The subject has been placed under arrest.

On July 30th, officers were dispatched to a local business on Harvard St. for a shoplifter. The description of the subject was broadcasted over the radio by Brookline Police Dispatch. One of the officers noticed a man matching the description in a nearby parking lot. The officer stop the individual and advised the man of his rights. The officer proceeded to ask the subject if he had been shopping at the store which was recently shoplifted from. The individual stated he bought several items from the store, but was unable to produce a receipt. The individual gave consent for the officer to search his bag, which contained the reported stolen items.  The subject was placed under arrest.

On July 30th, while on patrol in the area of Coolidge Corner,  an officer observed two suspicious individuals walking around and aggressively asking people money.  The two individuals were stopped and advised as to the reason they were being stopped. One of the individuals did not have any active warrants and was sent on his way.  The second subject had two active warrants and was placed under arrest.

On July 31st, an officer monitoring southbound traffic on Harvard Street observed a vehicle with a cracked windshield and an expired inspection sticker. The officer activated his emergency overhead blue lights and safely initiated a traffic stop.  The officer approached the driver and immediately advised him as to the reason for the stop. The operator stated he did not have a valid driver’s license. Brookline Police Dispatch confirmed he did not have a valid license and also had a warrant out for his arrest. The subject was placed under arrest
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On July 31st, an officer traveling inbound on Commonwealth Ave. came to a stop at a red traffic light. The officer conducted a random query of the vehicle. The query revealed the vehicle did not have a valid inspection sticker. The officer activated his overhead blue lights in an attempt to pull the vehicle over. The vehicle pulled over to the shoulder, but continued to travel on the shoulder. The officer then signaled with the air horn and siren and the vehicle pulled over to the shoulder and stopped.  The operator was advised as to the reason for the stop. The subject stated he did not initially stop for officer because he did not have a valid driver’s license. Brookline Dispatch confirmed he did not have a valid license and was placed under arrest.

On August 1st, an officer was dispatched to the area of Boylston St. and Clarke Rd. for a report of an individual breathing but slumped over in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. The reporting person stated the vehicle was stopped but was still running.  On scene, the officer noticed the vehicle was still in drive so he placed the vehicle in park and turned the vehicle off.  The man awoke shortly after the officer turned the vehicle off. The officer then called for the Brookline Fire Department and EMS to evaluate the man for any medical conditions. The EMT’s concluded the man had no medical issues and left the scene.  The officer observed a hypodermic needle lying on the floor board in the front of the center console. The officer ordered the subject out of the vehicle and began searching the vehicle. The search revealed several used syringes and one syringe filled with a cloudy liquid substance. The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 2nd, an officer traveling northbound on St. Paul Street observed a vehicle make a wrong turn onto a mark One-Way road.  The officer activated his emergencies overhead blue lights to initiate a safe traffic stop. The officer then advised the driver as to the reason for the stop. The officer then checked the status of the individual’s driver’s license, which revealed his license was suspended. The subject has been placed under arrest.

On August 2nd, an officer was dispatched to Marshall St. for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. On scene, the victim reported his back windshield shatter and the contents of his in disarray. The victim reported missing a small sum of loose change.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

7/27/2015-7/28/2015

On July 27th, an officer observed a vehicle stopped at a red arrow in the left turn lane at the intersection of Beacon St. and St. Paul St.  The vehicle quickly turned right onto St. Paul from the left hand turn lane of Beacon Street.  The officers activated the cruisers overhead emergency blue lights and safely initiate a traffic stop. The officer advised the operator of the reason for the stop and asked for the operator’s license and registration.  The officer then queried the driver’s vehicle registration which revealed his right to operate a motor vehicle had been revoked. The subject has been placed under arrest.

On July 27th, an officer was dispatched to Cameron St. for a past report of Breaking and Entering.  On scene, the owner of the building stated that the three apartment units are currently being renovated. He stated after finishing working on the units around 7 p.m. on July 26th  and he remembers locking all the doors and windows. The victim stated the next day the door to the first floor unit had been kicked in and a ladder was placed under a second floor window.  The victim reported missing tools which were being stored in the third floor unit.

On July 28th officers responded to a report of burglary, upon arrival the victim stated there apartment had been burglarized. The victim stated the suspect broke in through the bedroom window. After noticing where the suspect broke in the victim stated seeing her apartment ransacked. She reported a wide array of personal items missing. This matter is still under investigation.

Monday, July 27, 2015

7/24/2015-7/26/2015

On July 24th, officers were traveling Southbound on Washington St. and performed a query of the registration on the cruiser’s laptop.  The query revealed that the registered owner had an active warrant out for his arrest.  The officers activated the emergency lights and initiated a motor vehicle stop. The operator of the vehicle was the owner and was placed under arrest
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On July 24th, an officer was dispatched to Greenough St. for a past report of larceny.  Upon arrival to the scene, the officer spoke with a security guard who stated a laptop was missing from the building. The reporting person also stated there have been several events that have taken place in the building and it was likely taken during that time. This matter is still under investigation.

On July 24th, an officer was dispatched to Linden St. for a report of a stolen bicycle. On scene, the reporting person stated she had locked her bike to a “No Parking Anytime” Town of Brookline Street sign. Later that afternoon, the victim found her bike was missing but the lock itself was still intact and attached to the street pole.

On July 24th, an officer assigned to the front desk received a report of a package theft from a Brookline resident. The victim stated she was expecting the packaged to be delivered on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015. According to the delivery service tracking system, the package was delivered to the front lobby of her apartment. However, when the victim arrived home the package was not present.

On July 24th, an officer patrolling the Coolidge Corner area was traveling Southbound on Harvard Street and conducted a query of a sedan into the cruisers laptop. The query revealed the registered owner of had a warrant out for her arrest.  The officers activated the emergency lights and initiated a motor vehicle stop. The operator of the vehicle was the owner and was placed under arrest.

On July 24th, an officer on foot patrol was flagged down by a Brookline resident to report the theft of her son’s watch.  The woman stated she was leaving her apartment to give the watch to her ex-husband for him to fix.  As she was leaving, she noticed some packages had been delivered and were lying on the vestibule. The woman reported placing the watch on the vestibule floor and carried the packages upstairs to her apartment.  Minutes later, when she came back downstairs the watch was gone.  This matter is still under investigation.

On July 25th, officers responded to a local business on Harvard St. for a shoplifting in progress. On scene, the night manager reported witnessing the suspect place several items in a reusable shopping bag and attempted to exit the store.  The manager instructed an employee to call the police as he attempted to keep the suspect on scene until the police arrived. The suspect has been placed under arrest.

On July 25th, an officer was dispatched to Pleasant St. for report of a stolen bicycle. On scene, the victim stated his bicycle along with U-lock which was attached to a street pole was missing. The officer noticed metal shavings on the ground, which indicates the U-lock may have been cut off.

Only July 25th, an officer was dispatched to the area of Station Street for an activation of the “bait bike’s” GPS system.  The officer observed a group of three juveniles riding bikes in the area of Kent Street traveling towards Aspinwall Avenue.  The officer recognized one of the bicycles as the Brookline Police Departments “bait bike”. The officer activated his emergency lights to initiate a traffic stop. The officer informed the individual riding the “bait bike” as to reason why he was stopped.  The subject then stated the bicycle was his friends. The suspect has been placed under arrest.


On July 26th, officers responded to a local business on Beacon St. for a report of shoplifting in progress.  On scene, the store manager stated he observed the individual enter the liquor section of the store and pick up two bottles of liquor and concealed them underneath his jacket. The individual then proceeded to walking towards an MBTA bench and began running from the uniformed Officer that arrived on scene. The suspect was apprehended and has been placed under arrest. 

Friday, July 24, 2015

7/23/2015

July 23rd blog

On July 23rd officers responded to Englewood Avenue for a report of a breaking and entering. The victim reported that he came home to find out that the lock to his apartment had been tampered with and broken. After canvasing the apartment the victim noticed that only one personal item was missing. This matter is still under investigation.

On July 23rd officers were in the area of Longwood Avenue when an individual approached the officers stating their motorized scooter had been stolen. The victim reported that the scooter was stolen off the bike rack at the Longwood MBTA station. This matter is still under investigation.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

7/20/2015-7/21/2015

On July 20th, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Babcock St. for a past report of breaking and entering.  On scene, the officer talked to the victim who stated when she arrived home at her apartment, and the door was open. After further inspecting the door, she noticed that the door had been forced open by a screwdriver or crowbar and her bedroom had been rummaged through.  The victim reported missing several pieces of jewelry and a small sum of money.

On July 20th, officers were dispatched to Egmont St. to speak with a resident about a past larceny. The victim stated over the weekend she allowed one of her family friends to stay at her apartment.  On Sunday, the victim stated she awoke in the middle of the night and noticed her pocket book was open on the table. She reported missing her debt card and a large amount of cash.  The next morning, the victim noticed her bank account was drain and contacted the banking company to close the account. This matter is still under investigation.

On July 20th, officers received a fax from Norfolk Superior Court Probation that an individual had violated his probation and issued a warrant for his arrest.  Officers responded to the address listed on the probation warrant and were able to contact the subject.  The individual was advised of the probation warrant and was placed under arrest without incident.

On July 20th, officers were dispatched to an apartment on Park St. for a fight in progress.  On scene, officers spoke with the victim. The victim stated that one of his roommates was heavily intoxicated and eating the victim’s pineapple at the kitchen table. The victim asked if the pineapple was his and the roommate continued to eat.  The victim then removed himself from the kitchen and went to his room. Minutes later, the subject bangs on the victims door and yelled that there conversation was not finished.  The victim feeling confused about what his roommate meant, opened the door to talk. The intoxicated roommate aggressively pushed and shoved the victim.  The victim was able to free himself and leave the room. The subject has been placed under arrest.

On July 20th, an officer on patrol noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in a parking lot off Washington St., which is usually empty at the particular time at night. The officer noticed the doors were wide open and two individuals a male and female appeared to be rummaging through the car. The officer pulled up behind the vehicle and noticed the vehicle was parked in the marked handicap spot without a visible placard. On scene, the male subject stated that they had just come from the beach and spilled root beer on the car and were attempting to clean it up. When the male subject was asked to produce identification he could not and became increasing nervous.  The officer then observed the woman quickly throw something under the vehicle. The officers then ordered the individuals to step away from the vehicle and searched for the object thrown, which he believed to be contraband.  The officer failed to produce any contraband under the vehicle; however he did notice in plain sight on the passenger side floor were syringes.  The officer then asked the owner of the vehicle if he could search the vehicle the male subject consented.  The search revealed a white rock like substance that believed to be cocaine based on the officer’s prior training and experience. The male individual was placed under arrest.

On July 21st, an officer monitoring traffic at the intersection of Harvard St. and Beacon St. observed a sedan traveling southbound on Harvard St approaching the intersection. The vehicle took an illegal left hand turn heading eastbound on Beacon Street. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop and advised the operator as to the reason for the stop. The officer then asked the operator for his Driver’s License and the driver stated he left his wallet at home. The officer made a request for dispatch to run a driving history report on the operator, which revealed his license was suspended. The individual was placed under arrest.

On July 21st, an officer conducting bicycle enforcement along Beacon St. noticed a vehicle attempting to travel the wrong way down Marion St., which is clearly marked as a One-Way Street. The officer whistled and yelled for the vehicle to pull over. The officer approached the driver and requested his driver’s license and registration. The operator produced a license from Moldova and stated his registration was at home. The officer ran a check of the registration and showed he did not have a valid driver’s license.  The driver was placed under arrest.

On July 21st, an officer was dispatched to Beech Street for a report of Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a motor vehicle. On scene, the victim stated that she had parked the car in her driveway and left the car unlocked with her purse on the front seat. The following morning she noticed that her purse was emptied and several personal items were missing.

On July 21st, an officer while on patrol observed an SUV containing three occupants on Beacon St. The officer noticed the occupant sitting in the passenger’s seat alerted the driver of the officer’s presence. The driver made an abrupt stop and pulled into a parking lane on Beacon St., which led the officer to believe the drivers behavior to be an example of nervousness. The officer to activated his emergency overhead lights to initiated a traffic stop. The officer advised the driver as to the reason for the stop and asked for a driver’s license and registration. The driver stated his license was suspended. The Brookline Police Dispatch confirmed the driver’s license was suspended and the individual was placed under arrest.

On July 21st, an officer was dispatched to a local business on Beacon St. for a report of past larceny. On scene, the victim state she had left her wallet on her desk while she was working and realized it was missing after closing the store. The wallet contained several items including the victim’s personal identification, debt and credit cards.

On July 21st, an officer was dispatched to Walnut Hill Rd for a report of a past Break and Entering and Larceny of a motor vehicle. On scene, the reporting person stated that her car was parked in her driveway at night. The next morning she noticed the vehicles glove compartment and center console was rummaged through. The victim reported missing a small sum of loose change and an electronic MP3 player.


On July 21st, an officer was dispatch an apartment of Marshall St, for a report of an attempted larceny of a motorized scooter. On scene, the victim stated during the late afternoon she heard a horn beep, which was similar to the horn on motorized scooters.  The victim’s scooter was parked in the rear parking lot of her apartment and reported looking out the back window shortly after the horn beeped. The victim noticed the cover which she usually keeps on the scooter was off and the headlights were on. The victim did think the activity was suspicious but did not initially report the incident. When she arrived home from work the next day, she noticed her scooters ignition had been removed from the scooter and broken on the ground.  This matter is still under investigation. 

Monday, July 20, 2015

7/17/2015-7/18/2015

On July 18th, officers were dispatched to a report of an intoxicated male who was passed out on the sidewalk on St. Paul St. On scene, both officers attempted to wake the male, and after several attempts the individual woke up. After being evaluated by paramedics, it was determined that his level of intoxication it was suggested to the individual he should be transported to an area hospital for further care. The subject refused medical attention and the officers explained that he should be placed into protective custody. At this moment, the subject took off and a foot pursuit ensued.  Once the officer caught up with the subject he became combative towards the officers. The subject was placed under arrest.

On July 18th an officer observed a black sedan traveling southbound of Harvard St. without a valid inspection sticker.  The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Harvard St. and Alton Place.  The officer advised the operator as to the reason for the stop. The officer then conducted a query of the driver, which revealed the he did not have a valid driver’s license.  The subject was placed under arrest.

On July 18th, an officer was dispatched to John St. for a report of past larceny.  On scene, the victim stated that when she arrived home from work she noticed several items missing. These items included a cellphone, cellphone charger, video camera, jewelry, and a sum of money.  The victim stated that her housekeeper would usually come in on Thursday afternoons to clean the house.  However, the homeowner stated she was not even sure if was in the house Thursday. This matter is still under investigation.

On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to Cypress St. for a noise complaint. Upon arrival, the officer could hear loud yelling and noise coming from an apartment. The resident of the apartment opened the door for the officer and explained her boyfriend and friends were visiting. The resident was issued a Town By-Law citation for excessive noise/loud party.

On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to Walnut Hill for a report of a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with victim who stated that she had parked her car, which was unlocked in her driveway. Later that night, she noticed some unknown person enter the vehicle  and rummaged through the glove box and center console. Nothing was reported missing.

On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to Walnut Hill for a report of Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle.  The victim stated he parked his car in his driveway the night before and the next morning the car was rummaged through.  The car owner reported missing only a small of sum of loose change.

On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to Goodnough Rd. for a report of Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle.  The victim state he had parked his car last night in his driveway and the next morning noticed the car was rummaged through.  The victim reported missing four pair of sunglasses and a small sum of money.

On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to Sumner Rd for a past report of breaking and entering.  Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victim who stated he went away for the day and arrived home the next morning to find the front door open ajar. Inside the apartment, most of the bedroom drawers were rummaged through; however nothing appeared to be missing.

On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to 69 Park St. for a past Breaking and Entering of a storage unit. On scene, the victim stated he went down to his storage unit and noticed someone had unscrewed the lock to the door and took several items. These items included a bicycle, backpack, sunglasses and a sunglass case.

On July 19th, an officer observed a black SUV traveling southbound on Harvard St. A random query of the vehicles registration with the officer’s cruiser laptop revealed that the car registered owner had a suspended driver’s license.  The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Longwood Ave and Sewall Ave.  The officer then advised the driver as to the reason for the stop. The driver stated the vehicle was registered to him and he had a hearing to restore his license status.  Dispatch confirmed the operator’s license was suspended and the subject was placed under arrest.

On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to Walnut Hill for a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle.  Upon arrival, the victim stated that his car was unlocked and parked in his driveway the night before. The next morning he noticed the center console and glove compartment were rummaged through.  The victim reported missing a small sum of loose change.


On July 19th, an officer was dispatched to an alleyway on Babcock St. for a report of a person who was stabbed.  The victim who was injured was transported to a hospital. The other party involved was located a short while later on Osborne Rd. The subject was uncooperative and revealed very little about the incident. However, upon further questioning the subject revealed she discarded a bag on Naples Rd. that contained the knife used in the assault. The subject has been placed under arrest. 

Friday, July 17, 2015

7/14/2015-7/16/2015

July 14th Blog

On July 14th, officers were dispatched to a local business on Beacon Street for a report of a shoplifter exiting a store. The reporting person stated a young black male, wearing a white shirt, and sweat pants exited the store riding a bicycle on Harvard St. towards Brookline Village. Within several minutes, officers located and stopped a man matching the description of the subject riding a bicycle towards Brookline Village. The officers proceeded to asked where the man had been and the subject stated he had been shopping at the same business he was reporting shoplifting from. After further questioning, the man admitted to stealing a cellphone charger and case.  The officers on scene conducted a query of the subject, which revealed he also had two outstanding warrants. The subject has been placed under arrest.

On July 14th, officers were dispatched to the Coolidge Corner area following a report of shoplifting liquor at a local grocery store.  An individual matching the description of a man was found at the Coolidge Corner MBTA trolley station.  The officers approached the individual and could clearly see the stolen liquor in a bag sitting next to the man. A store employee that witnessed the shoplifting confirmed the identity of the individual. The subject was placed under arrest.

July 15th Blog

On July 15th officers responded to a report of a suspicious person on Beacon Street. Witnesses stated seeing an individual looking through of numerous vehicles. Witnesses described the individual and police searched the area to try and locate him for questioning. When the individual was located he gave officers contradicting answers as to his reasoning for being in the area. When the officers ran his name through the database they discovered the individual had two warrants in other areas. The individual was arrested.

On July 15th officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a shoplifting incident. The store owner described witnessing the suspect walk into the store go to the back and take a bottle of wine and proceeded to walk out the store without paying for it. The store owner tried talking to her but she ran off and got into the passenger side of a car and drove off. This matter is still under investigation.

On July 15th officers were dispatched to Babcock Street responding to a report of a stolen bicycle at a home. The victim reported that the bike was leaning against the fence yesterday but today she noticed the bike missing. The victim has video surveillance of the house and provided a zip drive of video of when a possible suspect entered the property.

On July 15th officers were dispatched to Chapel Street for a report of a simple assault. Victim stated he was riding his bicycle when 3 individuals attacked him and pulled him to the ground and began punching him. The victim did not have a description of the suspects.  This matter is under investigation.

July 16th blog

On July 16th officers were dispatched to Fairbanks Street for a report of a breaking and entering. Victim reported returning to her house to find it had been rummaged through. Many personal items were stolen . This matter is still under investigation.