Note to Readers:

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

Thursday, May 21, 2020

5/18/20 thru 5/21/20


05/18/2020 Officers responded to Kent Street for a Town Property traffic crash.  A fire truck struck a driver side mirror. No injuries reported and a report was filed.

05/18/2020 Officers responded to the Brookline Police Station to take a fraud report. 

05/18/2020 Officers responded to Lawton Street for a traffic crash involving Town property. A town trash truck struck a parked vehicle. The truck and vehicle suffered minor damage, no injuries were reported.

5/18/2020 Officers were  dispatched to a business on  Harvard St.  for a past shoplifting involving 2 females.  The  2 females were described as a black female wearing black pants, dark colored jacket, wearing a mask as well as carrying a purse. The 2nd suspect was described as a female wearing all black with a dark colored bag had fled the store in separate locations after multiple items were stolen by the female subject wearing all black.  Officers searched the area and thru surveillance footage identified a suspect.  After an investigation the subject was informed she would be summonsed into Brookline court for shoplifting.

05/18/2020 Officers were dispatched to an address on Sewall Ave for a larceny report. The victim reports having his Black electric Bridgestone Hydee II bike had been stolen.  A report has been filed.

05/18/2020 Officers took a fraud report from a resident on Fuller Street.  The fraud occurred online while trying to purchase computer software. A report has been filed.

05/18/2020 Officers responded to an address on Summit Avenue for a report of a missing elderly male. Brookline Police units canvassed the area with negative results. Several hours later the subject was located by the State Police and was reunited with his family.

05/18/2020 Officers responded to the intersection of Freeman St and Pleasant St for a traffic crash. Both operators stated that they had the greenlight when proceeding through the intersection.  All parties involved reported no injuries and declined further medical attention.  One vehicle was towed from the scene.

05/19/2020 Officers were  dispatched to  an address on Carlton Street, for a package theft.  The victim reports that he was notified that is package had been delivered however when he went to retrieve it, it was gone. A report has been filed.

05/19/2020 While Officers were conducting routine patrol inside a retail store on Common Wealth Ave,   they were alerted to a shoplifting that had just occurred.  Officers were quickly able to stop a subject. After an investigation the subject was advised he would be summonsed into Brookline Court for MGLc 266 s30A Shoplifting.

 5/19/20 Officers responded to an address on Lawton St for a report of a past stolen bicycle. The victim parked his blue men's Trek 7.2FX bicycle in the garage behind his residence.  The garage was open because it does not have a door and the bicycle was not locked or secured to anything inside the garage.  A report has been filed.

 5/19/20 Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave, for a report of a past shoplifting.  The shoplifting was noticed on the surveillance footage, the suspects has not been identified. A report has been filed and a follow-up by Brookline Police Detectives.

05/19/2020 Officers responded to an address on University Road for a report of a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The victim reports when he returned to his vehicle he noticed that the glove box was open and the contents were on the floor and seat. Upon further inspection, he noticed that the items in the center console were also strewn about.  A report has been filed.

5/19/20 Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Beacon St and Carlton St for a motor vehicle accident.  No injuries were reported and neither vehicles were towed from the scene.

5/19/2020 A resident of Brookline reports having several packages stolen from his buildings foyer. A report has been filed.

5/20/2020 Officers took a report from a resident of Marion St, of a past package theft.  A report has been filed.

5/20/20 Officers assigned to a private road detail at Cypress St. and Tappan St. noticed a subject acting strangely. They observed the subject circulating an Officers personal motor vehicle twice before opening the driver’s door, sitting in the driver’s seat and attempting to put the vehicle in drive.  The Officer approached the subject and the subject then fled the scene.  Officers were able to stop the subject after a short pursuit.  The subject was placed under arrest and charged with 274:6 C Attempted Larceny of a MV - 272:53 B Disorderly Person- 268:32 B Resisting Arrest .

5/20/20 Officers responded to a business on Boylston Street  for a male subject with a metal object who was threatening an employee.  After an investigation, the subject was arrested and charged with:  276:13A Assault and Battery - 265:15B Assault with a Dangerous Weapon - 275:2 Threat to Commit a Crime 266:120 Trespassing -


05/20/2020 Officers took a report for a  past package theft.  The victim reports several packages on their front porch had been opened. And items removed.  A report was filed.

5/20/20 Officers responded to an address on Babcock St  for a report of a past package theft.  The victim found multiple packages had been opened and the items removed. A report has been filed.
   
05/20/2020, Officers responded to an address on Harvard St for a report of a past package theft.  The victim found her delivered packages had been opened and the items had been removed. A report was filed.

05/20/2020, Officers responded to an address on  Harvard Street  for a report of a past package theft. A report has been filed.

Lock up your Bikes, and secure delivered packages as soon as possible!! Have a trusted neighbor help you if you cant secure right away!!

Monday, May 18, 2020

5/11/ thru 5/17


05/11/2020 Officers responded to CVS on Harvard St to take a fraud report.  The reporting party reported to officers that an unknown party had used counterfeit bills to purchase multiple items.  

05/11/2020 Officers responded to Chestnut Place to take a report of malicious damage.  The victim reported that two tires had been cut with a sharp object.   While taking the report officers noticed a second vehicle had also had their tires cut. A report was taken and is still under investigation.

05/12/2020 Officers responded to a residence on Dudley St. The resident informed the officers that their car was parked in their driveway all night and at some point someone had entered their vehicle and multiple items were taken.

05/12/2020 Officer responded to Hammond Pond Parkway to speak to a resident regarding a package that had been removed from the vestibule of the building.  The victim reports getting the delivery notice from Amazon, however when they went to retrieve it the package was not there.

05/13/2020 Officers took a report for a stolen bike. A resident of Fuller St reports to officers that their bike was taken from the front porch of their residence.

05/14/2020 Officers took a report of a car that had been broken into on Dean Rd.  The victim reported to officers that he parked his car in a parking spot over night and when he came back to it the next morning someone had entered and was not sure if any items were taken.

05/14/2020 Officers responded to Beaconsfield Rd to take a report of a car broken into.   The victim reported that she parked her car overnight and came out to find the car rummaged through and multiple items missing.

05/14/2020 Officer responded to Regent Circle to take a report of a car broken into.  The victim reported to the officers that she parked her car overnight and when she went to it in the morning it had been rummaged through and multiple items were taken.

05/15/2020 Officers responded to Babcock St for a report of suspicious activity.  The caller stated that an unknown individual was found on their back porch.  The individual was located and identified.  He was placed under arrest for an unrelated warrant.

05/15/2020 Officers spoke with a resident on Beacon Street to take a report of a stolen bike.   The victim reported to officers that a bike was removed from basement sometime overnight.

05/15/2020 Officers spoke to a resident on Washington St to take a report of a car broken into.  The victim told officers that he parks his car on Parkvale Rd and that it had been rummaged through and change had been taken sometime between the 13th and the 15th.

05/15/2020 Officers responded to Stanton Rd to take a report of a stolen bike.  The victim reported to officers that he put his bike in the garage the day before and when he went back out the next day it was gone.

05/16/2020 Officers responded to Chestnut Place.  Officers took two more reports of cars with their tires cut with sharp objects.

05/17/2020 Officers responded to Eliot St to take a report of a car broken into.  The victim reported that she parked her Car on Eliot St and went to her car in the morning it had been entered and multiple items were taken.

05/17/2020 Officers responded to Strathmore Rd to take a report of malicious damage.  The victim reported parking their car in the spot behind the building and when they returned to the car the morning of the 17th the tire had been cut with a sharp object.

05/17/2020 Officer responded to Kenwood St to take a report of a stolen bike.  The victim reported that the bike was removed from their front porch overnight.  





Tuesday, May 12, 2020

5/5/20 thru 5/11/20


5/5/2020 Officers took a report over the phone for a past B & E & L of a motor vehicle. The victim  noticed the drivers side door to be ajar of his vehicle, and it  had been rummaged through.  A report was filed.

5/06/20 Officers took a report for fraud. The victim was attempting to purchase sneakers on Instagram. A report has been filed.

05/06/2020 Officers were flagged down by a Stop & Shop employee who stated that someone had just taken bags of shrimp from the store without paying. Officers stopped a subject who fit the description.  The subject  was advised that he would be summonsed into Brookline District Court for Shoplifting (Chapter 266 Sec 30A)

5/6/2020 Officers were dispatched  to the area of Salisbury Rd. and Corey Rd. for a report of a bike theft that just occurred.  A description was provided by the caller, and Officers were able to locate the subject. After an investigation the subject was advised that he would be summoned in for M.G.L. Ch. 266 s.16A  Breaking and Entering with in Intent to Commit a Misdemeanor. A criminal complaint has been filed.

05/06/2020, Officers were dispatched to 111 Carlton St a public road in the town of Brookline for a motor vehicle accident involving 2 vehicles at approximately 1715 hours. No injuries reported, no vehicles were towed.

05/06/20 Officers took a report by telephone with a resident of Winthrop Rd,  who reported her bicycle had been stolen from her building. The bicycle is described as a Fuji Finest brand, blue and white in color, black and blue seat, black handle bars, rear and front lights, approximate value of $300.00. A report has been filed.

05/07/20 Officers took report over the phone from a resident of Davis Court. The victim reports being notified by Amazon that a package of paper towels had been delivered to his home. When the victim went out to retrieve the package, the package was gone. A report has been filed.

05/08/20, Officers responded to an address on Beacon St. for a possible Larceny of a Package. The caller reports that this morning he found a package torn open in front of his residency on Beacon St. There were multiple undisturbed packages as well as mail piling up at the residence. The torn open package was secured into evidence until the owner can be notified.

05/08/20, Officers responded to an address on Hyslop Road for a report of found property. The reporting party had located a piece of jewelry on Dudley Road. A report has been filed and the item has been placed into evidence for safe keeping.  placed it into evidence locker #13 for safe keeping.

05/08/20, A resident of Aspinwall Ave contacted the Brookline Police to report a package theft.  Video surveillance has been requested from the building management. A report has been filed.

05/09/20, Residents of Winthrop Rd contacted the Brookline Police to report 2 stolen bicycles. The victim reports his brown Cannondale bicycle and black Fuji bicycle were taken from behind his house. A report has been filed.

05/10/2020 Officers responded to an address on Fisher Ave. for a report of a loose dog.  Officers arrived and encountered an Australian Husky.  The dog followed basic commands and was friendly, however she wasn't wearing a collar and the owners could not be identified.  After remaining in the area for several minutes it was decided the dog would be brought to Angel Memorial on South Huntington Ave. in Boston.  Eventually the owner of the dog located and reunited with their dog.
   
05/10/20 A resident who lives on Harvard St. contacted Brookline Police to report  a package theft. A report has been filed.

05/11/2020 Officers responded to an address on Mason Terrace for a suspicious white male in a black hoodie entering people’s yards. The reporting resident witnessed a white male in a black hoodie going into her yard as well as other neighbor’s yards crouching down, then running out of their yards back onto the street. Officers were able to locate the subject in question.  After an investigation the subject will be summonsed to Brookline District Court, and a criminal complaint will be filed for the following charges:   M.G.L. 94C § 31  - Possession of Class A  -  For possessing a syringe filled with Herion, and M.G.L. 266 § 120 -  Trespassing  -  For entering the fenced in back yard of  an address on Summit Ave.

05/11/20 Officers responded to  Chestnut Pl for a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The victim reports 2 of his vehicles tires had been damaged. The damage appeared to be slash marks.  There was also another vehicle in the lot with similar damage to its tires. A report was filed and a request has been made for a follow-up by Brookline Detectives.



05/11/20 Officers responded to CVS Pharmacy on Harvard Street on reports of a shoplifting. Staff reported that  this afternoon a white male wearing a gray Addis brand T-shirt, gray sweatpants and black baseball cap entered the store to pick up a prescription from the pharmacy counter. While in the store this suspect picked up a pair of Foster Grant brand sunglasses and walked to the rear pharmacy counter. This suspect then paid for his prescription medication and was asked if he was going to pay for the sunglasses. The suspect then walked toward the front entrance while placing the sunglasses in his pants pocket without paying for them, bypassing the cashiers. The subject was identified thru pharmacy records, and surveillance footage. A criminal complaint has been filed with the Brookline District Court.

05/11/20 Officers were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy on  Harvard Street for a Fraud report,  The Manager reported a customer had passed five $100.00 dollar counterfeit bills to one of his cashiers. A report has been filed and a follow-up with Brookline Detectives will be conducted.


Monday, May 4, 2020

4/30 -- 5/4/20


 04/30/20, Officers responded to  Brookline Police Headquarters, to take a report by telephone of a stolen laptop computer, from an address on Kent St. The reporting party is unsure how the laptop went missing and will be changing her locks.

04/30/2020, Officers responded to a CVS on Beacon St for a shoplifting.  Store security observed a male subject enter the store and he went straight to one aisle, then turned back around. The subject then wandered about the aisles.  After a brief interaction, the subject left the store. Upon reviewing the security surveillance footage, security observed the subject select an item and conceal it under his shirt prior to interacting with him. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male with facial hair, wearing a white shirt, black zip-up sweatshirt, grey pants, grey baseball cap with a 'B' written on it, and carrying a black backpack.  Units searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

04/30/20 Officers took a report for a past larceny at the Brookline Health Department.  On April 22, 2020, approximately 15 red tote bags were placed in the unlocked glass vestibule of the Health Department. These bags were filled with office supplies, gloves, hand sanitizer and paperwork. On April 23, the tote bags were no longer in the vestibule.  A request for video footage has been made.

 04/30/20 Officers took a fraud report over the phone. The victim was selling furniture online, and ended up being scammed out of $2000.

05/01/20 Officers were dispatched to an address on Dwight Street for a report of a B&E&L of a motor vehicle. The victim reports parking her vehicle on the street and the next morning she noticed her passenger side door had been "smashed open" and her car rummaged through.  She believes $100.00 in cash was stolen from the glove compartment.  A report has been filed.

5/1/2020 A citizen reported to the Brookline Police that a couple weeks ago her vehicle, while parked on  Harvard Ave. in Brookline had been broken into. At the time she didn't report it because mail and an umbrella were the only things she noticed were missing.  The victim now believes fraudulent checks have been written from information, she believes that was in her mail. Several homes in the area have exterior security cameras, and a follow-up will be conducted.

5/1/20, Officers were dispatched to the area of Amory Park for a report of found property.  A citizen had found a set of keys on the ground near the entrance of the parking lot.  A Toyota brand automotive key was among those in the set, however the FOB unlock button did not work on any of the Toyotas in the lot at that time. The keys will be placed in evidence for safe keeping until the owner can be identified.


05/02/20, Officers, along with the Brookline Fire Department and Fallon Ambulance responded to the intersection of Dummer St. and Amory St. for a motor vehicle crash. There were no reported injuries, and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

05/02/20 Officers took a report, over the phone  from a resident on Sears St. The report was a larceny by credit card. The victim reports items were purchased from an online retailer without his permission/knowledge.

05/02/20 Officers took a report for unauthorized use  of his Visa credit card. The victim was notified by Dell Computers regrading a purchase of three (3) computers.  The cards were immediately cancelled and a report was filed.

05/01/20 Officers responded to an address on Beacon Street for a past package theft report. The victim received confirmation from Amazon that her package was delivered at 2:26 pm on 04-29-20. When she went to pick up the package at the front door,  it was missing.  A report has been filed.

05/03/20 Officers responded to a business on Harvard Street on reports of a shoplifting.  Dispatched informed responding Officers that a store manager was following the subjects.  The subjects were located and stopped.  After an investigation it was decided that they would be summonsed into Brookline Court for Shoplifting.

5/3/20 Officers responded to an address on Foster Street Extension for a larceny report.  The victim reports  that sometime between 2:00pm and 6:00pm today various perennial type flowers and plants were taken from the area in front and along the side of her address.  Some of these flowers were planted and others were still in their plastic planters waiting to be planted.  Security footage has been requested and a report was filed.
05/04/20 Officers responded to an address on Beacon St for suspicious activity. Officers located several people, and after a brief investigation it was determined that one of the subjects had several warrants.  One subject was arrested.




Friday, May 1, 2020

4/29-4/30



4/30 Officers responded to a business on Beacon St in Coolidge Corner. Employees reported to the officers that an unknown subject was seen concealing items under their shirt and then left the store without purchasing.  Investigation is still ongoing.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

4/25-4/30


4/25   Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a report of a shoplifter.  Officers identified the subject who will be summonsed into court for shoplifting.

4/27 Officers responded to a business on Beacon St in Coolidge Corner for a report of a shoplifter.  The officers took a report from the store regarding a subject who left without purchasing multiple items.  The investigation is still ongoing.

4/28 Officers were sent to the area of Washington Square on Beacon St for report of suspicious activity.  An individual with multiple warrants was placed under arrest as a result of the investigation.

4/29 Officers responded to a business on Beacon St in Coolidge Corner.  Employees informed officers of a shoplifting that had just occurred and provided a description of the subject.  Officers were able to locate the subject and found that they also had multiple warrants for their arrest.  The subject was placed under arrest for the shoplifting and warrants.

4/29 Officers were called to the area of Thorndike St for report of suspicious activity.   During the investigation a subject with multiple warrants was identified and placed under arrest.

Monday, April 27, 2020

04/24-04/27


04/24- Officers took a report from a resident on Harvard Street who reported that packages that they ordered were stolen from their front steps.

4/25  Officers took a report for two bicycles that were stolen out of a garage on Pleasant St.