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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at crimereports.com

Monday, May 20, 2019

Sunday, May 19th

7:57PM: Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of an unarmed robbery. Two females were walking near Coolidge Corner when a man grabbed one of the women’s’ purses. The male suspect was accompanied by a female. An anonymous Good Samaritan stopped the male and demanded the return of the purse. The suspect let loose of the purse and fled. The female accompanying the male suspect was positively identified by the victim through a “Show Up”. The male was not located. Police are investigating this crime. 

Saturday, May 18th

8:34PM: Officers were dispatched to Greenough Street for a report of suspicious activity. The reporting party told police when she arrived home at 6PM she noticed a bicycle (not belonging to them) hidden in some bushes in her backyard. She asked her husband and he did not observe the bicycle when he left home this morning at 10AM. The bicycle is a black men’s Giant Iguana brand, multi speed bike. The item has been placed into an evidence locker for safe keeping.

10:19PM: Police responded to Goodnough Road for a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that his car was rummaged through while parked overnight on Friday, May 17th to Saturday morning, May 18th. He noticed his personal papers were strewn all over the interior but nothing of value was taken. The vehicle was left unlocked. Officers are investigating this case.

10:44PM: A woman came to the police station to report a dog bite. The reporting party was walking to the Brookline Library (Putterham branch) when a dog came running out of a home on West Roxbury Parkway. The dog growled and attacked the girl, ripping her shorts. When the reporting party tried to push the animal away, it bit her on the right hand. The dog is registered with the town and fully updated on their rabies shot.

Friday, May 17th

6:34AM: Police were dispatched to Wolcott Road for a report of breaking and entering with larceny of a motor vehicle. The reporting party last saw her vehicle fully intact on Thursday, May 16th at 8:30PM. Her husband left the home at 6AM this morning and noticed the passenger side door to be slightly ajar. Upon inspection of the car, they noticed the center console and glove box had been targeted. The reporting party believes the suspect rummaged through her car between 10:30PM, Thursday night, and 6:00AM, Friday morning. This case is under investigation.

8:55AM: Officers were dispatched to Pleasant Street for a package larceny. A woman was supposed to receive a package at 1:18PM on Friday, May 10th. The reporting party went to the lobby to check for the package at 2PM and again at 6PM. The item stolen was one IPhone XR. This case is being investigating.

10:57AM: Police responded to a breaking and entering and larceny of motor vehicle on Walnut Hill Road. The reporting party parked her car in her driveway at approximately 12PM on Thursday, May 16th. This morning, at 10:45AM she noticed her center console was open. The reporting party recalled leaving her wallet in the center console. She believes she left her car doors unlocked. Officers are investigating this case.

12:07AM: Police were following up on a series of overnight car breaks near Shaw Road. Police received information from a home owner that he caught a group of suspects on camera trying to break into his car. He also observed the group go next door to his neighbor’s house and observed the suspects enter his neighbor’s car and steal a tan full length women’s coat. Police are investigating.

Thursday, May 16th

9:34AM: A police officer was at Lincoln School when he was approached by a citizen that had found property. The reporting party was cleaning her desk when she found a men’s gold wedding ring that had been turned into her about a year ago. Upon closer look, police noticed the name “Julie” and the date “4/9/18” engraved on the inside band. The item has been placed in an evidence locker for safe keeping.  

2:08PM: A man contacted Brookline Police’s Animal Control unit to report a dog bite. The reporting party was walking his dog off leash at Amory Park at 10:30AM on May, 16th. The reporting party noticed a large Great Dane that was heading towards his direction. The Great Dane approached the reporting party’s dog and began to bark, snarl, and bite. Once the reporting party separated the animals, he confirmed his dog had no injuries. This is the second time the Great Dane has acted aggressively towards another dog in Amory Park. Both dogs are registered with the town and up to date on their vaccinations. The owner of the Great Dane was given a citation and the animal is suspended from off leash privileges for 30 days.

8:57PM: Officers received a report that a package had been stolen on Parkway Road. The reporting party ordered two pairs of shoes. They were to be delivered on Friday, May 10th at 12PM. He never received them and has been working with UPS to locate the package. It should be noted that the reporting party has just moved out of Brookline. Police are investigating this case.

Wednesday, May 15th

3:00PM: Officers were dispatched to Saint Paul Street for a report of a past package theft. The reporting party stated that he was expecting a Rocket Book Notebook from EBay to arrive at his apartment. The reporting party received an email from USPS saying his package was delivered at 3:21PM on Monday, May 13th. When he went to check the vestibule at 5PM, he could not locate the package. This case is under investigation.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tuesday, May 14th


2:00PM: Police were dispatched to Boylston Street for a loud dispute. Upon arrival, officers noticed several scratch marks on the male’s face. He reported that he was walking by a vehicle with his dog when he became involved in a verbal altercation with the female driver. The driver then ran out of the vehicle and struck the man in the face. The female will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.
4:25PM: A citizen came to the police station to report an incident of road rage on Beacon Street and Marion Street. The reporting party told police that at 8AM this morning, he was walking across Marion Street and Park Street when a vehicle did not stop for him. The pedestrian hit the vehicle with his umbrella as it went by. The driver then stopped in the middle of the intersection, got out of the vehicle, and threatened the pedestrian. The driver was charged with threatening to commit a crime. The pedestrian was charged for malicious damage of a vehicle.
4:29PM: Officers were approached by a citizen on Pleasant Street who stated her purse had been stolen. The reporting party was at the Coolidge Corner Library from approximately 3PM to 4PM. She noticed her purse was missing from the children’s room at 4PM. While using the “Find my IPhone” app officers located the purse in a trash can in the bathroom. The reporting party is still missing her white and brown L’arcobaleno wallet. This case is under investigation.
4:46PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting and trespassing. Several employees noticed a woman enter the store who had previously been given a “No Trespass” order. The female quickly left the store without approaching a register. Officers located a woman matching the description and found multiple stolen items in her possession. The suspect was arrested for shoplifting and trespassing.
5:30PM: Officers responded to Harvard Street for a report of a past package theft. The reporting party stated that she received a notification from Amazon that her package had been delivered today at 1:38PM. She returned home at 4:38PM but could not locate the package. The missing parcel was left in a vestibule behind a locked door. Police are investigating.
6:30PM: An Officer was on Dean Road when a vehicle passed by him without a registration sticker. A query of the vehicle came back as stolen. The car ran several stop signs before stopping for officers. The man was placed under arrest. He was charged with receiving a stolen vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon.
10:14PM: Several units were dispatched to the area of Brookline Village for a report of a person threatened with a firearm. The reporting party told police he had just purchased marijuana from a Marijuana dispensary and was walking home. He heard a man in a squeaky bicycle approach him and ask for a cigarette. The reporting party said he did not have one and crossed the street. He then saw the same man again and worried he was being followed. While walking up Davis Avenue he heard the squeaky wheel again. When the reporting party turned around, the suspect appeared to be holding a small pistol and said “give me the weed or I will shoot you.” Officers in the area located the man responsible. He was arrested for attempting armed robbery and resisting arrest.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Monday, May 13th

1:01PM: Police were dispatched to a residence on High Street for malicious damage. The reporting party arrived home on Sunday, May 12th, at 10:45PM. She discovered what appeared to be urine on the living room floor near her television. The reporting party also noticed water had been poured on both her televisions. The front door was left unsecured. Police are investigating.

3:18PM: Officers responded to Sumner Road for a larceny of a bicycle. The reporting party last saw his mountain bike in his garage at 9:30PM on Sunday, May 12th. At 11:30AM today, he noticed the bicycle had been stolen. The garage had been left opened overnight. The bike is described as yellow or orange with a Range Rover racing sticker on it. This case is under investigation.

Sunday, May 12th

2:48AM: Police were dispatched to a Bakery on Harvard Street for a report of an armed robbery. The reporting party told police he arrived at work at 1:40AM. He heard a noise and was confronted by a man armed with a knife. The man demanded the victim to “get back” and then the suspect escaped. He stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the registers. The subject was described as a white male wearing all black with a black ski mask. Police are investigating this case.
8:07AM: An anonymous person came to the Police Station to turn in a found tan purse and set of keys. The person said they found the purse in Brookline Village. No one has inquired about the items. The purse is now being secured in an evidence locker.
4:51PM: Officers responded to a report of stolen bicycles on Saint Paul Street. The reporting party stated that at noon today he noticed his two bicycles missing from the garage. He last saw both bicycles on Saturday, May 11th, at 7PM. The reporting party shares the garage with two other tenants and is unsure whether the door was left open or not. One bike is a Cannondale brand mountain bike and the other is a Specialized brand road bike. This case is under investigation.
6:07PM: Police were called to Lowell Road for a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the reporting party who stated he last saw his bicycle mid-morning Saturday, May 11th. He noticed today that his silver Fuji brand 12 speed road bike was missing. The reporting party left his bicycle unsecured against the left side of his house. Police are investigating.

Saturday, May 11th

12:06AM: Police were dispatched to Green Street for a report of larceny. The two reporting parties told officers they observed a man steal a bottle of alcohol. When they attempted to speak with the man, he fled. They called police and officers were able to locate an individual matching the description of the suspect. Officers conducted a Show-Up ID and the reporting parties determined this man was the suspect who stole alcohol from their business. The man was summonsed for larceny.

11:48AM: Officers responded to a report of larceny on Commonwealth Avenue. Police spoke to an employee of the gym. He stated that a suspicious woman entered the business at approximately 9AM to use the restroom. The female left approximately an hour later. At 11:45AM, a woman noticed her bag had been stolen from the locker room. The suspect is described as a white female, 5’4, thin build, septum nose ring, and an undercut with a bun. Police are investigating.


12:24AM: There was a report of a stolen scooter on Francis Street. The reporting party told police she locked her Scooter to the bicycle rack at Pierce School on Thursday, May 9th. She accidentally left it overnight and noticed that at 8AM on Friday, May 10th, the Scooter was missing. The lock was still attached to the bike rack. Police are investigating.


8:45PM: Police were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a stolen scooter. The vehicle has been locked to a meter since January. The reporting party last saw the scooter today, May 11th, at 11AM. This evening at around 8:30PM, she noticed it was missing. The vehicle is described as a 2013 Lance Cali Classic Scooter. This case is being investigated.

9:03PM: A female reported the larceny of her wallet from a Hotel on Webster Street. The reporting party stated that she checked into the hotel at 3PM today. She left the room from 3:20PM to 4:20PM. At 4:50PM, she noticed her wallet was missing. Police are investigating.

Friday, May 10th

2:06PM: A student approached an officer at Brookline High School to report a bicycle theft.  The reporting party stated that he parked his bike in the bike rack near the main entrance of school at approximately 8:20AM on Thursday, May 9th. When he returned at 2:50PM, the bike was gone. The bike is described as a black Raleigh Cadet Hybrid 1. The bicycle was left unsecured in the bike rack during the day. This case is under investigation.
4:13PM: Police were dispatched to Bartlett Crescent for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party showed officers a two inch slash mark in his tire. He stated he parked his car on Thursday, May 9th at approximately 5PM. When he went to drive to work this morning at 5:30AM, he noticed one his tires was flat. Further inspection of the area showed that other vehicle’s tires were damaged as well. Police are investigating this incident.
8:25PM: Officers were dispatched to Brookline Music School for a report of a past larceny. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting party that stated his headphones had been stolen. He left his wireless headphones charging in the building’s basement recording studio. He reports leaving the basement unattended for 5 minutes at 3:15PM. When he returned, his headphones were missing. The item is described as solid gray Apple Inc. Beats by Dre. Police are investigating.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Thursday, May 9th

10:24PM: A man approached an officer at the intersection of Harvard Street and Fuller Street to report a stolen bicycle. The reporting party locked his bike to a meter out front of a restaurant at 9:45PM. When he went outside at 10:15PM his bicycle was missing. While police attempted to find witnesses, a restaurant owner informed officers that the parking meter head was broken and could be lifted off the pole. Police believe this is how the bicycle was stolen. The bike is described as a black, blue, and white Fit brand BMX bicycle. This case is under investigation. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Monday, May 6th

8:56AM: A citizen came to the Police station to report the past theft of his bicycle. The man stated that he locked his bike in a secured storage area of St. Paul Street in October of 2018. This Saturday, May 4th 2019, the reporting party discovered that his bike was no longer there. The bike is a 16 Trek X-Caliber that was locked using a “U-Lock.” This case is under investigation.

10:01AM: Police were dispatched to Park Street for a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny. The reporting party told officers his bike had been stolen from the rear hallway. Officers also observed considerable damage to the side door. The reporting party’s girlfriend noticed slight damage at 11AM on Sunday, May 5th but most of the door was still intact. Police are investigating.

12:01PM: There was a report of an animal bite on Waverly Street. The reporting party told police she was walking her dog when she walked past another person walking their dog. The other dog was acting aggressively and pounced in the direction the reporting party’s dog. She didn’t notice her dog was bleeding until they got home. The other owner was issued a citation for the animal bite.

6:03PM: Officers were dispatched to a residence on Kent Street for a report of larceny. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting party. She stated that she could not find two pieces of jewelry and presumed they were stolen. This case is under investigation.

8:11PM: Police responded to a bike theft on Beacon Street. The reporting party claimed that when he left for work this morning at 7:30AM he noticed his bike was missing. The cut bike lock was found at the scene. On Saturday May 4th at 7:50AM, surveillance footage shows a white male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue pants, blue and white sneakers, and carrying a gray bag steal the bicycle. This case is under investigation.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Sunday, May 5th

8:48AM: Police were dispatched to White Place for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party stated that on May 3rd she noticed several eggs had been thrown at the rear of the house. This portion of the home faces the bridge connecting to the Boylston Street playground. This is the second time the house has been hit with eggs. Police are investigating this case. 

Saturday, May 4th

11:36AM: Officers were dispatched to an apartment building on Dean Road for a report of larceny. The reporting party that stated multiple items were taken from her sister-in-law’s home. Police noticed the broken lock on the storage container and observed several boxes to be ripped open. There were also multiple items missing from inside the apartment. Police are investigating. 

6:27PM: Police responded to Beacon Street for a report of past bicycle theft. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the reporting party. He stated that he locked his bike at 11AM to a meter pole. Officers walked the route where the bicycle was parked and could not locate it. The bike is a black Zoyo bicycle that was locked with a black coil key lock. This case is under investigation. 

Friday, May 3rd

1:50PM: Police were dispatched to Hammond Street for a report of malicious damage to a vehicle. The reporting party stated that she was driving down Hammond Street when at the last second she noticed a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. She claimed that since she was in traffic, stopping abruptly would have caused an accident. The driver then watched the pedestrian throw something at her car and heard a loud bang. The reporting party pulled over and noticed two dents above the passenger side door. The driver attempted to speak with the woman but she fled and could not be located by police. This case is under investigation. 

Thursday, May 2nd

2:21PM: Police responded to Egmont Street for a report of a past larceny. On Saturday, April 27th, the reporting party arrived home with her son and hid $7,000 in cash in a white envelope inside a drawer. This morning, she went to retrieve the money but could not locate it. The reporting party and her son searched the entire house without luck. They believe the money was stolen sometime between 9AM on Monday, April 29th and 5:30PM on Wednesday, May 1st. Police are investigating.

9:36PM: Officers were dispatched to multiple locations within Sectors 8 and 9 for a report of political signs being taken. On Hammond Street, police noticed several signs missing from multiple homes. Signs were taken from both public and private properties. There were thefts of this nature on at least five different streets in the area. People should avoid putting signs on public property as the town may take them. This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, April 30th

2:24PM: Officers were dispatched to Waverly Street for a breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that he parked his car in his open garage at 1PM on Sunday, April 28th. On Tuesday at 1PM, the reporting party noticed his vehicle had been rummaged through. He found the center console open and five dollars in quarters were missing. The vehicle was left unlocked. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Monday, April 29th

1:08AM: Police were dispatched to Tappan Street for a report of breaking and entering in progress. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting parties. They told police that they heard the sound of glass breaking at 1:05AM. They called out to the person, hoping it was one of their downstairs tenants. When no one responded, they called police. Officers quickly searched the area but could not locate the suspect. The front door was found ajar. Nothing appeared to be missing from the home. This case is under investigation.

8:54AM: Officers responded to Oakland Road for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated she parked her car at around 6PM on Sunday, April 28th. On Monday morning at 8AM, she discovered that her car had been rummaged through overnight. The vehicles center console was open and its contents were on the passenger seat. The reporting party stated that approximately $20.00 in quarters was missing and presumed stolen from the middle console. Police are investigating.

5:26PM: There was a report of a package theft on Marion Street. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting party that stated when she arrived home her package was missing. She received an email from Amazon at 3:01PM indicating that her package had been delivered and left in a "secure" area. But when she arrived home at 4PM, she could not locate the package. This case is under investigation.