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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
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
At approximately 7 PM officers were dispatched to High Street to take a stolen bicycle report. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police that her son's bicycle had been stolen off their front porch. She provided police with a description of the bike. Officers are investigating.
At approximately 8:57 PM officers were dispatched to Harvard Street to take a report for new graffiti that was discovered on the property. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who showed officers a green five pointed star, surrounded by a circle painted on the floor of the front lobby. Officers are investigating
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
At approximately 5:20 PM officers made phone contact with residents on Beacon Street to take a report of a theft. The victim told police that they were subletting their apartment while they were away in January, and had been experiencing issues collecting monthly rent from their sublet. These issues continued until recently when the suspect abruptly left, taking two nightstands and a bed frame with them. Police are investigating the theft.
BPD assisted EMS/Fire with 6 different calls for service
At approximately 7:05 PM officers were dispatched to Pleasant Street to take a report for an attempt to steal a bicycle. Once on scene, officers met with the reporting party who relayed the following information:
The victim left their bicycle locked, attached to a street sign on Pleasant street and approximately 5 minutes prior to calling the police had witnessed a white male attempt to cut his lock off his bike to steal it. The victim confronted the suspect and caused him to flea the scene.
Officers attempted to locate the suspect but with no success. Investigation is ongoing.
At approximately 12:15 pm officers took a report of a stolen bicycle on Babcock street over the phone. The reporting party told police the following: The previous night they left their bike unlocked on their front porch, and when they left their home the next morning it was missing. The victim also reported an abandoned bike that was left on his neighbors lawn that did not belong to them.
Officers are investigating.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Officers were dispatched to Vernon street for a report of an attempted B&E. Dispatch provided officers with a description of the suspect and told officers that they were last seen in a white vehicle. At approximately 7:10 AM officers observed an individual matching the description acting suspiciously, walking from door to door on Vernon street. The officers decided to wait and observe the suspects actions before making contact. The suspect then stopped on one front porch, and placed a few small porcelain vases into a backpack. They then returned to their vehicle and drove off. After witnessing this crime, officers made contact and stopped the vehicle.
During the traffic stop the backpack containing the stolen vases was discovered on the passenger seat. The suspect told police that the vases belonged to a friend. Officers made contact with the victim and told them what had just happened. They confirmed that they were indeed missing vases off their front porch, and confirmed that the ones in the possession of the suspect were the missing items. Because of this fact, the suspect was placed under arrest for larceny and attempted B&E.
After her arrest, a bike was discovered in the backseat of her vehicle, which was later reported stolen to BPD by another Brookline resident. The second victim also told police that her car was broken into and money stolen as well. Because of this, the suspect faces more charges in addition to the original ones.
Officers took report of a stolen bicycle from Harvard Avenue. The victim provided officers with a description of the bike and last time she saw it. Officers are investigating.
Officers assisted EMT/Fire with 6 separate calls for service.
Monday, July 6, 2020
At approximately 8:26 AM officers were dispatched to Babcock St to take a report of a stolen bicycle. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who gave police a description of the bike and the approximate value of it. Officers are investigating.
BPD assisted EMT/Fire with 5 different incidents
At approximately 4:48 PM officers were dispatched to Cypress Street for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police the following: The RP had pulled up to an apartment building to make a delivery to the lobby, he left his car idled with the keys in the ignition outside. When the RP returned to his vehicle it was gone. Officers are investigating.
At approximately 8:20 AM Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a car that has been broken into. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told the police the following: They had parked their car overnight at a nearby business the night before, and when returning to their vehicle the next morning they discovered a shattered window and the car showing signs of being searched. Officers are investigating.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Officers assisted EMT/Fire with 9 different calls for assistance.
At approximately 9:30 PM officers responded to a report of malicious vehicle damage on Harvard Avenue. Once on scene, officers met with the reporting party who told police that when he went out to his vehicle he discovered his tires had been slashed. Officers are investigating.
At approximately 9 AM officers were dispatched to an apartment complex on Seawall Avenue for multiple reports of stolen packages. Once on scene officers were able to identify three separate victims who had their packages stolen. The packages were all cut open and left in the lobby with the valuable items removed. Officers are investigating.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
At approximately 1:26 AM officers were dispatched to Armory street for a report of a suspicious person. The victim told dispatch that he was awoken by a white male attempting to enter his garage via the door, but was unsuccessful due to the door being locked. Rather than confronting the intruder, the victim kept quiet and dialed 911 while getting an accurate description of the suspect.
Officers were on scene in under 3 minutes after receiving the call and located a male matching the description a couple blocks away. Officers made contact with this individual who was advised of his Miranda Rights prior to questioning. The suspect told police that he was not on any ones property but was just in the park across the street from the victims home. The suspect has 129 entries on his board of probation record, 42 of which were "successful" B&Es that he was convicted for.
BPD then conducted a field lineup, where the victim confirmed the identity of the suspect while remaining anonymous in a BPD cruiser. Following the lineup, the victim was certain that the suspect was the same individual that he saw on his property.
Based on the totality of the circumstances, the suspect was placed under arrest for Attempted B&E with intent to commit a felony.
Officers assisted EMT/Fire with 8 different incidents.
At approximately 4:19 AM, an off duty BPD officer was awoken by the sound of two individuals attempting to steal a moped outside their home on Beacon Street.
After witnessing this from their window, using their department issued radio the officer reported the crime in progress to dispatch. The suspects noticed that they were being watched from the window, and attempted to flee on a small motorized bike.
Officers were on scene minutes later, and quickly began to follow the motorbike with lights activated attempting to stop them. The suspects refused to stop and began driving erratically, going down wrong way streets and eventually broke line of sight. Because of this dangerous behavior, the pursuing officer disabled his lights, and told other officers not to pursue if they located the suspects.
A short time later, officers found the suspects and witnessed them nearly strike two vehicles before exiting Brooklines jurisdiction, and moving into Boston via Huntington Avenue. Officers are investigating.
Officers took 4 different reports of fraud.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
06/24/20 - Officers took report of fraud out of Addington road. The victim was sold fake jewelry from an unknown party he met on the street. Officers are investigating.
06/25/20 - Officers took report of a motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles. After speaking to all three parties, their stories all described a similar accident. MV-1 was stopped at a red light on Boylston st, MV-2 was stopped behind MV-1. At this time MV-3 was approaching behind both vehicles and due to glare from the sun, did not notice they were stopped and rear ended MV-2, which caused MV-2 to impact MV-1. No injuries were reported.