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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

07/06 - 07/07


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

07/02 - 07/05


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

06/29 - 07/1

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

06/26 - 06/29

06/26/20 -
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.

06/27/20 -
Officers assisted EMT/Fire with 8 different incidents.

06/28/20 -
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.

06/29/20 -
Officers took 4 different reports of fraud.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

06/24 - 06/25

06/24/20 - Officers took report of a car that was broken into from the victim at the front desk. The car was parked on Oakland road, and at approximately 9AM the reporting party noticed that 15 dollars worth of rolled quarters was missing from her vehicle. Officers are investigating.

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.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

06/22 - 06/23

06/22/22 - At approximately 6:40 PM Officers were dispatched to Park Street to take report of a stolen vehicle. Once on scene officers met with the victim who showed police her designated parking spot where she last parked her vehicle. Police contacted all local towing agencies with no success. Investigation is on going.

06/22/22 - Officers took a report of a stolen bicycle over the phone on Crowninshield Road. Police are investigating.

06/22/22 - Officers took report of credit card fraud over the phone. Police are investigating.

06/23/22 - At approximately 3 AM officers were dispatched to Washington Street to a reported vehicle crashed into a pole. Once on scene officers identified the vehicle with heavy front end damage, wrapped around a pole. The driver received several superficial abrasions, while the passenger required medical attention.

The vehicle was completely totaled in the crash and needed to be towed off scene. Prior to towing the vehicle, an inventory of the car was conducted. Immediately after starting the inventory search of the vehicle, officers identified illegal fireworks strewn about the interior. Noticing these fireworks, further searching resulted in officers discovering dealer amounts of narcotics and an illegal firearm.

The suspect was then placed in handcuffs and brought to BKPD headquarters for booking.

Monday, June 22, 2020


06/17/22- At approximately 7:38 PM officers responded to a report of an abandoned motorized scooter on Griggs road. The scooter showed signs of being stolen, as there was exposed wires surrounding the ignition. The owner has not yet been identified, further investigation is ongoing.

06/17/22 Officers took a report of credit card fraud at BKPD headquarters. Investigation is ongoing

06/18/22- Officers received report of credit card fraud on Park street.

06/18/22- Officers took report of a motor vehicle accident between a vehicle and a pedestrian. The incident occurred on Thorndike Street, no serious injuries reported.

06/19/22- On Friday the 19th there was 13 total reported incidents of vehicles being broken into around Brookline. Several of these incidents happened around the area of Kent Street early Friday morning in the same parking lot. There was also reports in the area of Boylston Street and Alton Place. Further investigation is on going.

06/19/22- Officers responded to a report of a fight between two dogs on Beacon Street. No serious injuries were reported and the animals were successfully separated by the owners.

06/20/22- Officers were dispatched to Hammond Pond Parkway at approximately 10 AM for a report of malicious vehicle damage. The victim showed officers her car which appeared to have a key scratch along the drivers side. Investigation is on going.

06/20/22- At approximately 1 PM officers were dispatched to Cleveland road to take custody of lost personal items including an I Phone and some currency. Officers were able to identify the rightful owner and they were instructed to retrieve their property at BKPD headquarters