Friday, August 28, 2015

8/26/2015-8/27/2015

August 27th, 2015

On August 27th officers were conducting speed enforcement on Hammond Street when officers stopped a vehicle for going over the designated speed limit. The officers asked the individual for his license and registration and the individual produced an out of country license and the officers noticed the license had expired. The individual was placed under arrest for speeding, no registration in Possession and no license to operate a motor vehicle.

August 26th, 2015

On Wednesday August 26th, 2015 officers where on patrol in the area of Washington Street, when officers noticed a motor vehicle was not displaying a Registration Sticker on its license plate. Officers ran a query of the vehicle and it came back that the registered owner had a suspended license. Officers proceeded to pull the vehicle over and placed the individual under arrest without incident.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

8/24/2015-8/25/2015

On August 24th, an officer while on patrol on Harvard Street observed an individual riding a bicycle matching a description of a bicycle that was recently reported stolen.  The officer approached the subject and identified himself as a Brookline Police Officer. The officer requested to speak with an individual to which he agreed.  The individual stated he was the owner of the bicycle and Brookline Dispatch confirmed the bicycle he was riding was not reported stolen. Brookline Dispatch conducted a criminal history query on the individual, which revealed the subject had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The individual was placed under arrest.

On August 25th, an officer while on patrol on Washington Street conducted a random query of a vehicle stopped at a red light.  The query revealed the vehicle’s registration and the owner’s driver’s license were suspended. The officer activated her overhead emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of White Place and Washington St.  The officer asked the operator for his license and registration which confirmed he was the owner of the vehicle. Brookline Dispatch confirmed the operator’s license and the vehicles registration were suspended and the subject was placed under arrest.

On August 25th, an officer stationed at the front desk spoke with a resident who wanted to report her bicycle stolen.  The victim stated the night before she had locked her bicycle to a tree at the corner of Willow Crescent and Clinton Rd.  The next morning the victim noticed the bicycle was missing and the cable lock that secured the bicycle was cut and lying on the ground.  

On August 25th, an officer responded to Beacon St. for a disturbance call.   The caller reported to Brookline Dispatch that the individual fled the apartment in his vehicle.  The officer spotted a vehicle matching the description that had been broadcasted over the radio and activated his overhead emergency blue lights to initiate a traffic stop on Kent St.  The officer advised the individual as to the reason for the stop. The individual stated that he got into a verbal altercation with the reporting person and was banging on the door to get his medication and check book so he could stay at a hotel. The reporting person’s version of what happened matched the subjects.  The officer then requested Brookline Dispatch to run a query check on the subject, which revealed he had a revoked license. The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 25th, Brookline Dispatch requested units to respond a local gas station on Washington St. for an armed robbery.  Dispatch gave a description of the subject and reported he exited the door heading onto Brookline Ave. Units patrolled the area to no avail. On scene, the store employee reported the individual came through the entrance and announced he was robbing the store. The employee stated the subject had pulled a handgun out and ordered him to put the money from the register into a bag. After taking the money the suspect fled on foot. The store manager arrived on scene and gave the responding officers a copy of the surveillance video. This matter is still under investigation.  

Monday, August 24, 2015

8/21/2015-8/23/2015

On August 21st, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Atherton Rd. for a possible assault.  On scene, the officer spoke with the male party fitting the description given by the reporting party.  The subject stated he was visiting a friend and they stepped outside the building and both got locked out of the apartment. The friend was located in the area of Summit Ave.  The victim stated that the subject got upset after locking the keys in the apartment and struck the victim in the forehead with his fist. The victim was able to run away from the subject and a neighbor called 911.  The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 21st, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Beacon St. for a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle.  On scene, the victim stated he had parked his vehicle locked in the back of the apartment building. A few hours later, the victim went to retrieve an item from his vehicle and he noticed the passenger door ajar. The victim reported missing several medications located in the car.

On August 21st, an officer observed a vehicle stopped at a red traffic signal in the left lane on Beacon St. westbound at Harvard St. The officer observed the vehicle go through the red traffic signal, crossing two other lanes of vehicle’s for the light and proceed north on Harvard St.  The officer activated his emergency overhead lights, and safely initiated a traffic stop.   The officer then advised the driver as to the reason for the stop and asked for his identification. The operator presented the officer with a passport. The officer queried the operator’s information which confirmed he did not have a valid driver’s license. The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 21st, an officer was dispatched to a Bonad Rd. for a report of a past residential Breaking and Entering and Larceny of Property.  The victim stated that she had arrived home and observed the contents of her home to be in disarray. The officer concluded the suspect entered through a second story bathroom window and exited through the rear of the porch. The victim reported missing several gift cards and a dress.

On August 22nd, an officer responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of a female shoplifter inside the store. On scene, the officer was approached by a store employee who pointed out and female subject.  The store employee reported the subject was a known shoplifter.  The officer observed the subject walking out the front door with a large bag of  items.  The officer identified himself as a Brookline Police officer. The subject identified herself and a criminal history check of the subject revealed she had outstanding warrants. The officer also found in the subject possession a stolen wallet with a driver’s license and three credit cards.  The suspect was immediately placed under arrest.


On August 22nd, an officer working on a detail entered a store to purchase a beverage. As the officer was about to exit the store and individual in a hurried fashioned entered the store almost bumping into the officer.  The officer observed the individual remove his backpack and place a bottle of alcohol into the bag.  The subject placed the backpack over his shoulders and exited the store.  The officer confronted the individual and identified himself as a Brookline Police officer. The subject removed the backpack and immediately began to run from the officer.  A foot chase ensued and the subject was stopped at the intersection of Beacon St. and Pleasant St. The subject was placed under arrest and immediately transported to back to the Brookline Police Station.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

08/19/2015

On August 19th, officers were dispatched to Pearl Street for a report of a past theft. Victims stated they came home dropped his bag down at the entrance of their building and leaving it there and returning to his car to get his keys. When he returned he noticed his bag was missing. The victims reported a number of valuable items where in the bag at the time of the theft. This matter is still under investigation.


On August 19th, officers were dispatched to James Street for a report of an attempted motorcycle theft. The victim recalled parking his motorcycle and returning later to find significant front end damage to the bike and also the ignition area. It appears the suspect tried stealing the bike but after an unsuccessful attempt the suspect fled the scene. This matter is still under investigation.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

8/18/2015

On August 18th, an officer on patrol observed a sedan traveling eastbound on Montfort St. The officer conducted a random query of the vehicles registration with the cruisers laptop. The query revealed the vehicles registration was revoked and the owner of the vehicle had an Expired/Non-renewable driver’s license. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Essex St. and Mountfort St.  The officer then advised the operator as to the reason for the stop and asked the driver to identify herself, which confirmed she was the owner of the vehicle.  The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 18th, an officer on patrol was flagged down by a Brookline resident on the corner of Babcock St. and Commonwealth Ave. The resident informed the officer that an individual just set fire to cardboard boxes in the trash pile on the backside of the resident business in front of Babcock St. The officer located the suspect and asked him to identify himself.  Brookline Dispatch indicated that the male had an outstanding warrant and placed him under arrest.

On August 18th, an officer was dispatched to Brookline Ave. for a past report of a bicycle stolen.  The victim stated he noticed his bicycle was missing from River Rd., The victim reported the bicycle was left unlocked leaning against a No Parking sign.

On August 18th, an officer on patrol on Lee Street, observed a vehicle switching lanes without a using a turn signal.  The officer conducted a random query of the vehicle on the cruisers laptop, which revealed the inspection sticker was expired. The officer activated the overhead emergency blue lights and initiated a traffic stop. The officer asked the operator, for his operator's license and vehicle registration, and advised him for the reason of the vehicle stop.  The driver advised the officer he did not possess a valid driver’s license and the subject was placed under arrest.

Brookline Police report the arrest of a subject this past weekend. This subject had been sought for committing several breaks and entering’s in our Town. The breaks happened in the early part of this month in the north section of Town. Evidence from the house break-ins led officers to get an arrest warrant out of Brookline District Court late last week. Saturday August 15th the subject was located and arrested.  

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

8/17/2015

On August 17th, an officer while on patrol recognized a subject from past encounters and believed the subject to have active warrants for his arrest.  The Brookline Dispatch confirmed the subject had two outstanding warrants and was placed under arrest.

On August 17th, an officer was dispatched to Warwick Rd. for a past report of larceny.  On scene, the victim stated his unlocked scooter was missing from the alley way that runs the length of Warwick Rd.

On August 17th, an officer was dispatched to St. Paul St. for a past report of a larceny of a bicycle. The victim reported he had chained the bicycle to a metal fence just outside of his residence the night before.  The victim noticed the bicycle and lock missing the next morning.


On August 17th, an officer assigned to the front desk was approached by a man who wanted to report his vehicle stolen.  The victim stated that he had attended church service in Brookline on Colchester St. the morning before. The vehicle would not start and left vehicle to be towed.   The towing company had never arrived and the vehicle was gone. 

Monday, August 17, 2015

8/14/2015-8/16/2015

On August 14th, an officer while monitoring traffic at Independence Dr. and Gerry Rd. observed a vehicle crossing the double yellow line in the middle of the road. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop. The driver did not have a valid driver’s license and was placed under arrest.

On August 14th, officers dispatched to Harvard St. for a check on a well-being.  According to the reporting person, the male had not shirt on and was pushing a shopping carrier in the middle of Harvard St., accompanied by a white female. On scene, the officers asked the individuals for identification. The officers conducted a criminal history inquiry of the subjects revealed the female had outstanding warrants for her arrest. The female subject was placed under arrest.

On August 14th, an officer was dispatched to a residence on James St. for a past report of breaking and entering and larceny. On scene, the victim stated he was out of town for a few weeks. A few days before returning home, the neighbor notified the victim that door to his residence as well as the rear bedroom window were left open. The victim asked the neighbor to secure the residence until he could make arrangements to return home. Once home, the victim noticed his apartment in disarray.  The victim reported missing several electronic devices and pieces of his wife’s jewelry missing.

On August 14th, an officer stationed at the intersection of Harvard St. and School St. observed a vehicle make a left turn from Harvard St. onto School St. without yielding to the oncoming traffic. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop. The driver had a valid license and was the registered owner of the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were not wearing seat belts and the officer requested the occupants’ identification. The officer conducted a criminal history inquiry of the passengers, which revealed one of the passengers had a warrant outstanding warrant for his arrest. The passenger was placed under arrest and the driver was issued a citation.

On August 14th, an officer assigned to the area of Cypress Field heard a radio transmission by an officer stationed in the Coolidge Corner that he was in pursuit of a scooter which was failing to stop.  The subject was stopped at intersection of Harvard St. and Linden St. and the subject was placed under arrest.

On August 15th, an officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for report of a stolen bicycle. On scene, the victim stated his bicycle was stolen from a bike rack in the rear of the building between the night of August 14th and the early afternoon of August 15th. This matter is still under investigation.

On August 16th, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Pearl St. for a reporting of breaking and entering of a dwelling. On scene, the victim stated he had gone to church and when he arrived home he observed the locking mechanism was detached from the door. The victim noticed missing several pieces of jewelry missing and an alarm clock missing. This matter is still under investigation.


On August 16th, an officer monitoring traffic at the intersection of Harvard Street and Green Street observed a vehicle traveling in his location and conducted a random query of the vehicles registration with the cruisers laptop.  The query revealed the subject had two outstanding warrants out for his arrest. The officer activated his overhead emergency blue lights and initiated a traffic stop. The officer advised the operator as to the reason for the stop. The driver of the vehicle was in fact the owner of the vehicle. The subject was placed under arrest.