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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

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

October 11, 2019

At approximately 9:20 AM Officers met with a resident on Harvard Street to report a past larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who informed Police that she had left her purse in the bathroom at work.  When she returned to retrieve it was not there. The purse contained currency and gift cards which were now missing. Police are investigating.

October 12, 2019

At approximately 8:46 AM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting. Once on scene Officers spoke with the loss prevention agent on scene who told police the following: He observed the suspect enter the store with a opened backpack and approach the electronics section. The suspect then placed a Fitbit and smartwatch into the opened bag and closed it, then proceeded to the exit. Before he could exit he was confronted by loss prevention and he fled the store ditching the backpack in the store. Police are investigating.

October 13, 2019

At approximately 8:00 PM Officers were dispatched to Netherlands Road for a report of a stolen bicycle.  Officers met with the reporting party who told police he had seen his bike at approximately 1:00 PM on his front porch unlocked.  When he returned at around 5:30 PM the bike was missing and presumed stolen. Police are investigating.

October 14, 2019

At approximately 1:15 PM Officers were dispatched to Clark Road for a report of a larceny from a vehicle. On arrival officers met with the caller who told Police that around 12:30 PM he went to his vehicle and found the driver’s side door opened and items were missing from the glove compartment and center console. Police are investigating.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

October 9, 2019

At approximately 8:04 PM Officers were dispatched to Linden Street for a report of a suspicious person peering into a windows. Once on scene Officers made contact with an individual matching the description.  The person began giving police an excuse for his actions stating that he owns property on the street, but was unable to give an address.  After a brief investigation it was discovered he had two warrants for his arrest and was taken into custody. 

Monday, October 7, 2019

October 5, 2019

At approximately 9:36 AM Officers were dispatched to Webster Street for a report of a past larceny. Once on scene, Officers met with the reporting party who told Police the following: They had left their hotel room to run an errand.  On their way out they stopped by the front desk and requested their room be cleaned.  When they returned to the room they noticed a "Do Not Disturb" sign hanging from their doorknob, this was odd because they did not put it there.  As they entered the room they noticed their luggage had been rummaged through and some jewelry was stolen from a suitcase. Police are investigating. 

October 7, 2019

At approximately 8:57 AM Officers were dispatched to South Street to serve an arrest warrant on a wanted suspect who was being released from the Hospital. The suspect was wanted on two warrants out of Dorchester and was placed under arrest without incident.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

September 30, 2019

At approximately 6:56 AM Brookline Police along with the Boston Police Fugitive Unit responded to Woodbine Street in Roxbury to serve an arrest warrant on a wanted suspect. The suspect had active warrants out of Brookline, Dorchester and Malden for multiple felonies. The suspect was located by Police and was placed under arrest.

October 2, 2019

At approximately 6:04 AM Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of breaking and entering of a business during the early morning.  Once on scene Officers met with the managers who told them the following; the first employee arrived at work and found the side door to the building ajar.  After going inside and checking the office, the store’s safe was found open and emptied. In the side alleyway near the compromised door, a latex glove was discovered. Police are investigating.  

Monday, September 30, 2019

September 26, 2019

At approximately 7:09 PM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that he had placed his backpack containing his wallet and other personal items in an unlocked locker at a gym and proceeded to continue his workout, during his workout he received text messages from his bank informing him of potential fraudulent charges. After seeing these messages he went to his backpack and found his wallet missing. Police are investigating.

September 27, 2019

At approximately 11:40 AM Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a shoplifting. As police arrived on scene they were flagged down by the reporting party who brought their attention to the suspect who was emptying his backpack full of stolen merchandise into a shopping basket in an attempt to return the stolen goods. The store manager informed police that he recognized the suspect from a past unreported shoplifting. The suspect was placed in handcuffs and arrested for the shoplifting.

September 28, 2019

At approximately 2:07 PM a Brookline resident came to the front desk to report a past larceny from his vehicle that occurred around the 21st of September. The reporting party explained to police that he had parked his car in the rear of his building on Longwood Avenue, and then retrieved it on the 22nd at approximately 9AM. While driving he noticed a pair of binoculars missing, he then withdrew money from an ATM when he noticed 350.00 dollars missing from his account. A representative at the bank was able to find an image of a check that was fraudulently cashed using his checkbook. After this he realized that he was indeed missing his checkbook that was located in his glove box. Police are investigating.

September 29, 2019

 At approximately 2:45 PM Officers were dispatched to Pond Avenue for two reported crimes that happened at approximately the same time. The reporting party told police that she was on a run around the Emerald Necklace path when a group of 4-5 young males ages 12-15 rode by on bicycles and slapped her on the buttocks. After this assault, the victim screamed and said she was calling the police which caused the suspect(s) to flee.

Further down the Emerald Necklace path these same suspects rode past another female victim. One of the suspects distracted the victim by waving a hand close to her face, while another one of the suspects, who matched the description of the male who committed the assault snatched her cell phone from her hand. Police are investigating.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

September, 24, 2019

At approximately 12:34 PM Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a recent shoplifting. Once on scene, Officers met with store employees who informed police what had happened. Employees noticed an individual conceal merchandise in a black backpack and then exited the store. Once the suspect exited the store he was confronted by an employee and told to return into the store and wait for police. The suspect returned into the store where he emptied the stolen contents of his bag on the floor and ran out of the store. Police eventually saw the suspect on the street and made contact. The suspect was then placed under arrest and booked at headquarters.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

September 23, 2019

At approximately 8:13 PM Police Detectives served an arrest warrant for a stolen bicycle.  The wanted party was located at a known homeless encampment near the Boston University Bridge. With the assistance from the Boston University Police and a Massachusetts State Trooper, the suspect was located and placed under arrest without incident.