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

Friday, May 6, 2022

May 2, 2022

Monday, April 25

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they they discovered numerous fraudulent purchases on their credit card that spanned several days. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers took a report of malicious damage that occurred on Washington St. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle in their assigned parking spot in the evening and discovered that the driver's side mirror had been smashed at some point during the night. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, April 26

ANIMAL BITE - Officers responded to Downes Field for a report of a dog bite. The reporting party stated they were working at the field when a small dog lunged at and bit them. A follow up will be conducted with Animal Control.


Wednesday, April 27

FRAUD - Officers were called to Stearns Road for a report of identity theft. The reporting party stated they received a notification that their social security number had been used to issue a fraudulent license. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual refused to pay for items they had scanned and then proceeded to leave with the merchandise. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered a fraudulent check was posted to their account and deposited out of state. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered fraudulent activity on their bank account in the form of multiple unauthorized transactions. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered an individual deposited a fraudulent check at an ATM then returned later to withdraw the same amount. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered an individual deposited a fraudulent check at an ATM then returned later to withdraw the same amount. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Freeman St for a report of a package theft. A male individual was seen taking a package from the mailroom. They have been placed under arrest for larceny.


Thursday, April 28

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they learned that someone had filed for unemployment using their personal information. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Tappan St for a report of an attempted bicycle theft. The reporting party stated a male individual had approached the bike rack and through a lock in an attempt to steal one of the bikes stored there. The reporting party confronted him, and the individual fled the area. The suspect was apprehended and placed under arrest for attempted larceny and malicious damage.


Friday, April 29

MOPED THEFT - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of a stolen scooter. The reporting party stated a male individual had taken their motorized scooter without their permission. The suspect will be summonsed to court for larceny.


Saturday, April 30

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of an assault. The reporting party stated that they were driving two individuals through a ride share, when one of the passengers tried to change the drop-off location without paying the additional fare. When the driver told them to exit their vehicle, the male passenger struck him in the head multiple times. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a call from the bank about suspected fraudulent activity on their account. They discovered that a check they had previously written had been altered and then cashed without their consent. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of a theft. The reporting party stated that they noticed the front and back license plates were missing from their vehicle. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, May 1

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Ashville Rd for a report of a male trespassing on the property. The reporting party stated the individual cut through the zip ties securing the gate and attempted to take a box from the site, but they fled the area when the alarms were activated. The matter is under investigation.

April 25, 2022

Tuesday, April 19

AUTO PARTS THEFT - Officers were called to Longwood Av for a report of a larceny. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unattended in an open-air parking lot for a few months and discovered that the catalytic converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Vernon St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a letter from the Department of Revenue informing them about their unemployment compensation, which they had not applied for. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Pearl St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a Facebook message from a friend claiming they had won a prize and to contact a third party. The third party demanded payment for shipping in the form of gift cards. The matter is under investigation. 


Wednesday, April 20

FRAUD - Officers responded to Clinton Rd for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered someone had altered then cashed a check they had written. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, April 21

FRAUD - Officers were called to Washington St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered checks that appeared to be fraudulent. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a letter from the Department of Commerce regarding an unemployment assistance claim, which they did not apply for. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, April 22

AUTO PARTS THEFT - Officers took a report for a theft that occurred on Longwood Av. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle in a parking lot for a month and discovered that the catalytic converter had been stolen. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Buckminster Rd for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered someone had altered then cashed a check they had written. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers were called to Babcock St for a report of an assault. The reporting party stated they were attacked unprovoked by another individual. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual took merchandise from a display then proceeded to leave without paying for them. The individual will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.


Saturday, April 23

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Longwood Av for a report of breaking and entering. The reporting party stated an individual had broken into their apartment by way of the window. The suspect has been placed under arrest for breaking and entering.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of a theft that occurred on Perry St. The reporting party stated they stored belongings in a shared basement unit for a few months and recently discovered that they were now missing. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of a motor vehicle theft. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle running in a parking lot, and when they returned approximately five minutes later, it was gone. The vehicle has since been recovered. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, April 23

SHOPLIFTING - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual left the store with merchandise without paying. The suspect will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

April 18, 2022

Monday, April 11

FRAUD - Officers responded to Alton Pl for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received an alter for a loan, which had been taken out in their name and not repaid. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of theft. The reporting party stated they discovered that an individual had taken money from their property. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, April 12

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to Clinton Rd for a report of malicious damage to an automobile. The reporting party stated that someone smashed the rear window of their vehicle overnight while it was parked on the street. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Tappan St for a report of malicious damage to an automobile. The reporting party stated that someone smashed the rear window of their vehicle overnight. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to Tappan St for a report of malicious damage to an automobile. The reporting party stated that someone had smashed the front windshield of their vehicle overnight. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of malicious damage to an automobile. The reporting party stated that someone smattered the window of their vehicle overnight while it was parked on the street. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered checks they had written were altered and then cashed without their knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Short St for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party stated they left two bikes in the shared basement of an apartment building and discovered that one had been stolen and the tire of the second had also been removed. The matter is under investigation.

MOPED THEFT - Officers were called to Washington St for a report of a theft of a moped. The reporting party stated they parked their scooter unsecured outside and returned later that night to discover it was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, April 13

AUTO PARTS THEFT - Officers responded to Chestnut St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle in a parking lot over night and discovered the next morning that the catalytic converter had been stolen. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered an individual had been fraudulently using a credit card. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, April 14

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Babcock St for a report of an assault. The reporting party stated an individual struck another unprovoked. The matter has been resolved.

ANIMAL BITE - Officers took a report of a past dog bite that occurred on Brookline Av. The reporting party stated their dog was playing off-leash with another dog, which then lashed out and attacked the party's. The owner has been issued a citation.

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Commonwealth Av for a report of a motor vehicle theft. An individual failed to return the vehicle by the date agreed upon. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers responded to Commonwealth Av for a report of a motor vehicle theft. An individual failed to return the vehicle by the date agreed upon, but it has since been recovered. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Babcock St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received notification that the package was delivered to the foyer, but when they went to collect it, it was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, April 15

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Babcock St for a report of an assault. The reporting party stated an individual struck another in the face during a discussion. The suspect will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Commonwealth Av for a report of damage to private property. The reporting party stated they discovered a male individual smashed the camera while walking past. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to Henry St for a report of damage to private property. The reporting party stated they parked their car in the driveway and discovered that the windshield had been smashed sometime in the late evening. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, April 16

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Lancaster Tr for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their car unlocked overnight and discovered that it had been rummaged through, although nothing appeared to be missing. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers responded to Brook St for a report of a breaking and entering. The reporting party stated that they heard someone enter their apartment and walk around during the night. They left without confrontation and nothing appeared to be taken. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, April 17

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to York Tr for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their car unlocked for a few days and discovered that, at some point, someone had rummaged through it and removed personal property. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Boylston St for a report of an assault. The reporting party stated an individual was smoking in a prohibited area, and when they confronted them, the suspect became agitated and struck them in the face. The suspect then fled the area. The matter is under investigation.


April 11, 2022

Monday, April 4

ANIMAL BITE - Officers took a report of a dog bite that occurred on Heath St. The victim reported coming across two loose dogs, which led them back to their house. One of the dogs then bit the victim multiple times. The owner has been issued a citation and summonsed to court for violations of town by-laws.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Tappan St for a report of a dispute between two parties. An individual reportedly pushed another in the chest while trying to enter a room, having also pushed open the door. The individual responsible will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Princeton Rd for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a package from the bank containing information for a new account, which had been created without their knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a call from someone claiming to the CEO of the company they work for. The suspect requested they purchase several gift cards and send the account numbers to an unknown cell. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of a larceny. The reporting party stated they saw an unknown woman leaving their office and later realized that property was missing from the premises. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Hedge Rd for a report of larceny. The reporting party stated they noticed money and property was going missing from their residence. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, April 5

AUTO PARTS THEFT - Officers took a report of a theft that occurred on Thayer St. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle in their driveway and discovered that the catalytic converter had been stolen overnight.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to Fuller St for a report of suspicious activity. The reporting party stated they discovered a hole in their window that had not been there the night before. The matter is under investigation.

GRAFFITI - Officers were called to Griggs Park for a report of graffiti. The matter is under investigation.

AUTO PARTS THEFT - Officers took a report of a theft that occurred on Waverly St. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle in their driveway and discovered that the catalytic converter had been stolen overnight. The matter is under investigation.

AUTO PARTS THEFT - Officers took a report of an attempted theft that occurred on Thayer St. The reporting party stated they noticed their vehicle making a loud noise and discovered someone had done damage to the engine while trying to steal the catalytic converter. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, April 6

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to the area of Centre St and Williams St for a report of a larceny from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle on the street and returned to find property missing. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Clark Rd for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a letter from the Department of Unemployment regarding their unemployment benefits, which had been filed for without their knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Babcock St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a call from two individuals claiming to be law enforcement officers, who claimed there had been a crime and needed personal information, as well as money, to investigate it. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. Two individuals requested to look at a piece of merchandise and then left the store without paying for it. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers took a report of a bike theft. The reporting party stated that as they were taking an inventory of the bikes, they noticed one was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, April 7

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were informed that they owed taxes for unemployment benefits that they had not applied for. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered checks they had written were altered and then cashed without their knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of an individual creating a disturbance. A male individual was throwing trash into the street and yelling at pedestrians. The matter has been resolved.

FRAUD - Officers took as report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were notified that someone had opened three separate accounts in their name. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, April 8

LARCENY - Officers responded to Egmont St for a report of larceny. The reporting party stated they discovered an individual had rummaged through their house and removed property. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Webster St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were contacted by a male individual claiming to be from a hotel company. He stated that in order to cancel a reservation the reporting party needed to purchase gift cards and provide the information. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, April 9

LARCENY - Officers responded to Webster St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered property was missing from their room after they returned home for the day. The matter is under investigation.

FOUND PROPERTY - A good Samaritan turned in a wallet, which will be kept at the station for safe keeping.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of a theft that occurred on Beacon St. The reporting party stated they left their bag unattended and returned to discover it was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, April 10

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Fernwood Rd for a report of a burglary. The reporting party stated they returned home to find that the house had been rummaged through and that property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

April 4, 2022

Monday, March 28

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to Carlton St for a report of suspicious activity. The reporting party stated that over the course of the weekend multiple packages that were delivered had been opened but that nothing had been taken. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to St Paul St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their car unlocked overnight and discovered in the morning that it had been rummaged through and that property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers took a report of malicious damage that occurred on Homer St. The reporting party stated they left their car parked on the street and returned to find several scratch marks keyed into the hood. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of check fraud. The reporting party stated they were notified by the bank that an individual had attempted to cash a fraudulent check. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Griggs Rd for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were in the process of renting an apartment online but discovered the listing was fraudulent when the manager 


Tuesday, March 29

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Cottage St for a report of a past breaking and entering. The reporting party stated they returned to their residence to find the front door slightly ajar and the lock damaged. Nothing appeared to be missing. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, March 30

LARCENY - Officers responded to Elliot St for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle overnight in a parking lot and discovered in the morning that the catalytic converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Babcock St for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle overnight in a parking lot and discovered in the morning that the catalytic converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a letter from the Department of Revenue regarding a new account opened in their name, without their knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.

BY-LAW VIOLATION - Officers were called to the area of Harvard St and School St for an animal violation. An individual was walking their dog without a muzzle, after it had been deemed a requirement by the town due to past aggressive behavior. The owner was issued a citation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Babcock St for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle overnight in a parking lot and discovered in the morning that the catalytic converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Longwood Av for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle overnight in a parking lot and discovered in the morning that the catalytic converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, March 31

LARCENY - Officers were called to Abbottsford Rd for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle overnight in a parking lot and discovered in the morning that the catalytic converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Monmouth St for a report of theft by false pretense. The reporting party stated they were contacted by an individual claiming to be a Customs and Borders Protection Officer. They spoofed multiple official numbers and demanded the victim transfer money to a new account. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received an email that appeared to be from McAfee, stating that, in order to renew the subscription, they needed to purchase gift cards and provide the numbers. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Newton St for a report of a past larceny. The reporting party stated an item had been taken from their residence. The matter is under investigation.

ATTEMPTED CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of suspicious activity. An individual was reportedly searching parked vehicles with the intent to commit a crime, and upon arrival, officers identified the party and placed them under arrest.


Friday, April 1

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Walnut St for a report of a car break. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unlocked overnight and discovered the next morning that it had been rummaged through and that property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Cameron St for a report of a car break. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unlocked overnight and discovered the next morning that property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Cameron St for a report of a car break. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unlocked overnight and discovered the next morning that the vehicle had been rummaged through and that property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to Winthrop Rd for a report of damage to a vehicle. The reporting party stated they discovered someone had keyed the hood of their vehicle. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, April 2

BY-LAW VIOLATION - Officers were called to Egmont St for a noise complaint. The reporting party stated there was loud music playing late at night. The party responsible was issued a citation for a violation of town by-laws.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Thatcher St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received an email from the bank stating someone had attempted to apply for a credit card using their personal information. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Walnut St for a report of a car break. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unlocked overnight and discovered that it had been rummaged through and that property was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, April 3

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Green St for a report of a car break. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unlocked during the evening and later discovered that property had been stolen. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

March 28, 2022

Monday, March 21

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of vandalism. The reporting party stated an individual had drawn random shapes on the wall in the early morning. The matter has been resolved. 

FRAUD - Officers took a report of ID fraud. The reporting party stated someone had successfully changed their RMV access codes without their knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a fax requesting a deposit into a retirement fund on someone's behalf, but the individual never made the request. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, March 22

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to Beech Rd for a report of trespassing. The reporting party stated they woke up to a notification of an individual walking through their property and around the residence. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of check fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered a check they had written was altered and then cashed without their prior knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they hired an individual to do work on their house and made a down payment. The individual failed to do the work and has refused to respond to attempts to make contact. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they hired an individual to do work on their house and made a down payment. The individual failed to do the work and has refused to respond to attempts to make contact. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Auburn St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they discovered jewelry was missing from their residence. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers responded to Brook St for a report of a breaking and entering. The reporting party stated they found an individual had entered their apartment and later discovered property was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, March 23

LARCENY - Officers were called to Washington St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they parked their car in the lot near their building and discovered the catalytic converter had been removed overnight. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers took a report of a burglary that occurred on Commonwealth Av. The reporting party stated they returned to find doors and lockers open, as well as property missing. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, March 24

LARCENY - Officers responded to the area of Beaconsfield Rd and Tappan St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they parked their car in the alley at the rear of their residence and discovered the catalytic converter had been removed overnight. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were notified that a check had been cashed against their account that were flagged as fraudulent. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to South St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they discovered their license plate had been removed overnight. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Boylston St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they witnessed a woman break into their vehicle and remove items. The individual has been placed under arrest for breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle.

LARCENY - Officers were called to South St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated their catalytic converter had been removed from their motor vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of a theft that occurred on Park St. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle in the parking lot and discovered the catalytic converter had been removed overnight. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Longwood Av for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle in its designated spot and discovered the catalytic converter had been removed overnight. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, March 25

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Marion St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received confirmation of the delivery, but when they went to collect the package, it was gone. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of two individuals fighting. The reporting party stated that a man had struck the other in the head unprovoked. The party responsible will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.


Saturday, March 26

ASSAULT - Officers were called to Commonwealth Av for a report of an aggressive individual. The reporting party stated the man had grown upset due to being unable to complete a transaction. They approached an employee aggressively and did damage to property within the store. The individual will be summonsed to court for assault and damage of property.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to John St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they discovered someone had broken into their vehicle and removed property overnight. The matter is under investigation.'

ASSAULT - Officers took a report of an assault that occurred on Tappan St. Four high school students were walking on Tappan St at night, when a sedan drove past them and fired rounds of BB guns at them. The vehicle then drove away at a high rate of speed, without further incident. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they were notified about a possible fraudulent purchase and realized that their vehicle had been broken into. and property had been removed. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, March 27

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated the package had been delivered, but when they went to pick it up, the box had been ripped open and the contents removed. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Brook St for a report of a burglary. The reporting party stated they discovered the basement door open and the locking mechanism on the ground, and another person reported property had been removed from the storage unit in the basement. The matter is under investigation.

March 21, 2022

Monday, March 14

MV THEFT - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a motor vehicle theft. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unlocked, with the keys inside, and returned a few minutes later to discover their vehicle was gone. The vehicle has since been recovered. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, March 16

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Woodland Rd for a report of a breaking and entering. The reporting party stated they discovered someone had entered the premises and done damage to the house. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, March 17

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received notification of the delivery, but the package was gone by the time they went to collect it. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers were called to the area of Beacon St and Washington St for a report of road rage with a firearm shown. There was a dispute between two individuals about a traffic incident, in which one claimed the other cut them off, and one individual stated they had a gun. The individual responsible for the statement will be summonsed to court. 

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Egmont St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they found items in their vehicle strewn about the sears and the floor. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Harvard St for a past larceny. The reporting party stated an individual walked past the register and stole money from the tip jar before fleeing the store. The matter is under investigation.

COUNTERFEIT - Officers took a past report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were selling an item online and were contacted by an interested party. The individual paid in cash, which turned out to be fraudulent bills. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, March 18

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of an assault. The reporting party stated an individual became angry after they were unable to exchange a gift card for cash and, after attempting to take someone else's order, threw a hot cup of coffee at the victim. The suspect then left the area. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Clyde St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered fraudulent withdrawals from their bank accounts without their knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, March 19

ASSAULT - Officers took a report of a past assault that occurred in Fisher Hill Park. There was a physical altercation between two high school students, during which one struck the other unprovoked. The matter is currently under investigation.

CHECK FRAUD - Officers took a report of check fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered checks had been cashed and processed in different amounts than what they wrote. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of theft. The reporting party stated they discovered checks and a bank card had been taken from their wallet and fraudulent charges had been made. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, March 20

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of a motor vehicle theft. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle on the street, with the keys inside, and returned to find it was missing. The vehicle has since been recovered.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Bowker St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their vehicle on the street, unlocked, and returned to discover that the driver's side was open and that property was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, March 17, 2022

March 14, 2022

Monday, March 7

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of graffiti on public property. The reporting party stated they returned to the area in the morning and discovered three new pieces of graffiti. The matter has been referred to the Community Service Division.

BY-LAW VIOLATION - Officers were called to the area of Heath St and Yarmouth St for a report of two loose dogs. The dogs returned home without incident, and the owner was issued a citation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they found numerous fraudulent charges to their bank card. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, March 8

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Rawson Rd for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle unlocked overnight and discovered someone had broken in and removed property. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of malicious damage to property. The reporting party stated that an individual had thrown an object at the glass door at some point during the night, but they had not gained entry. The matter is under investigation.

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to Lawton St for a report of individuals actively spray painting. The reporting party stated they witnessed a group of individuals painting public property. Officers identified three individuals, who will be summonsed to court for defacing and damaging public property.


Wednesday, March 9

ANIMAL BITE - Officers took a report of a dog bite that occurred on Middlesex Rd. The reporting party stated the victim leaned in close to the dog's face and was bit. The matter will be handled by the Brookline Health Department.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Fuller St for a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they found that damage had been done to the windshield and the vehicle's body. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, March 10

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Colbourne Cres for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party stated they left the bike in the garage and discovered it missing a few days later. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of a theft of a license plate. The reporting party stated they realized the front license plate had gone missing from their vehicle after parking it in the driveway. The matter is under investigation.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Greenough St for a report of malicious damage to public property. The matter has been dealt with by the Community Service Division.


Friday, March 11

FRAUD - Officers responded to Dale St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a pop-up notification informing them that their Amazon account had been hacked and supplying an IT number. The individual on the phone asked for gift cards and personal information in exchange for 'fixing' the problem. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, March 12

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Cypress St for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party stated they had secured their bike to a rack outside their residence but returned to discover it missing after a few days. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Carlton St for a report of a past package theft. The reporting party stated they received notification of the delivery, but the package was missing when they went to collect it the next day. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, March 13

FRAUD - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received a fraudulent fax requesting services. The matter is under investigation.

Thursday, March 10, 2022

March 7, 2022

Monday, February 28

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Vernon St for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle in the assigned parking spot and later discovered that it had been rummaged through and property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers took a report of a bike theft that occurred on School St. The reporting party stated they secured the bike in an open garage but discovered the lock had been cut and another bike left in its place. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, March 1

FRAUD - Officers were called to Boylston St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they discovered a check had never made it to the intended individual but had been cashed. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Commonwealth Av for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual placed items in a personal bag and left the store without paying. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers took a report for past shoplifting that occurred on Commonwealth Av. The reporting party stated an individual placed several items in a personal bag and then left without paying. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, March 2

GRAFFITI - Officers were contacted by an individual about graffiti that had been carved into public property. The matter is referred to the Community Service Division.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were notified by the bank regarding a possible fraudulent check and discovered a check they had written had been altered and an individual was attempting to cash it. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Sewall Av for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received a package, but when they went to collect it, it was gone. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, March 3

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers were approached by an individual who had found a ring in the area of Babcock St and Harvard St. The item was taken to the station for safe keeping.


Friday, March 4

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers took a report of malicious damage done to a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they have found dog excrement on their vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of a fight between a group of individuals. Reportedly, an individual entered the store and grew agitated when interacting with staff. They threw around merchandise and shoved an employee, and another employee escalated the altercation. Both parties will be summonsed to court assault and battery.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers were called to Washington St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated three individuals entered the store and requested to see two items. They acted as if to buy the items but ran from the store when the employee was otherwise occupied. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, March 5

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Winchester St for a report of a suspicious individual. The reporting party stated they saw someone attempting to open multiple vehicles along the street. Officers identified and placed the individual under arrest for breaking and entering of motor vehicles. The stolen property was returned to the proper owners.

FRAUD - Officers were called to Park St for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they received an email that claimed their computer had been hacked and provided a number for 'tech support'. They called the number and were told to purchase gift cards and to provide the numbers over the phone. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, March 6

SHOPLIFTING - Officers took a report of a past shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual entered the store, cut away the anti-theft device, then fled the store with the merchandise. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated they witnessed an individual leave the store without paying for the merchandise. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, March 2, 2022

February 28, 2022

Monday, February 21

SHOPLIFTING - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated they witnessed an individual take an item from the shelf then proceeded to leave the store. When confronted, the individual fled the area. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle running with the key in the ignition and returned to discover it missing. Officers have since recovered the vehicle. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, February 22

ASSAULT - Officers took a report of an assault that occurred at the Longwood Av MBTA stop. The victim was inside the kiosk at night when a male individual entered the kiosk and stabbed him multiple times with an unknown object. The suspect then fled the area on foot, and the victim was transported to the hospital. The matter is under investigation.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Dean Rd for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated that they received confirmation that the packages were delivered, but when they went to collect them, the packages were gone. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they returned to their vehicle and discovered it had been rummaged through and property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud. The reporting party stated that they discovered multiple fraudulent charges had been made to their debit card. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Babcock St for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left the vehicle running, with the keys inside, and when they returned, the vehicle was gone. It has since been recovered, and the individuals responsible have been placed under arrest for theft of a motor vehicle.


Wednesday, February 23

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers took a report of malicious damage done to a motor vehicle in the area of Beacon St and Lancaster Tr. The reporting party stated they discovered several scratch marks along the body of the vehicle, as well as several ovals and circles carved into the paint. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Sewall Av for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated they were contacted by an individual claiming to be from Eversource. The individual then claimed there was an outstanding balance that needed to be paid off or else the power would be shut off in 30 minutes. The matter is under investigation.

AUTO PARTS THEFT - Officers were called to Walnut St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they discovered that the tailgate, bumper, and license plate had been removed from their vehicle overnight. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers responded to South St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated that a group of individuals took a golf cart from the premises but later abandoned it. The golf cart has been recovered, although it sustained damage. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, February 24

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received packages but discovered two individuals stole them overnight. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers responded to Babcock St for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle running, with the keys in the ignition, and returned to discover it missing. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, February 25

LARCENY - Officers were called to Powell St for a report of a theft. The reporting party stated they discovered someone had removed money from their wallet without their knowledge or consent. The person responsible will be summonsed to court.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of stolen checks. The reporting party stated they discovered an individual had altered checks and attempted to cash them without the party's knowledge or consent. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, February 26

MV THEFT - Officers responded to St Paul St for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their vehicle in their assigned parking spot and discovered it was missing the next morning. The matter is under investigation.

FALSE PRETENSE - Officers took a report of a theft that occurred on Pleasant St. The reporting party stated they were approached by an individual claiming they needed money to get back to their home country and offered jewelry as collateral. The reporting party later discovered the jewelry was fake. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Brook St for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they discovered the center console had been rummaged through and property was missing from the vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Park St for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they discovered the door open and that the compartments had been rummaged through. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of an internet fraud. The reporting party stated they contacted an individual claiming to be a rental manager of a property. The individual requested payment for the property but dropped contact after the money was transferred. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Aspinwall Av for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they discovered items that had been inside the vehicle was scattered around on the ground outside and noticed property was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, February 27

COUNTERFEIT - Officers responded to Commonwealth Av for a report of counterfeit money. The reporting party stated an individual attempted to pay with a bill that was not a legitimate form of currency. They will be summonsed to court for uttering counterfeit bills.

ASSAULT - Officers were called to the area of Harvard St and Beals St for a report of a fight in progress. The victim stated they had been cut off by another vehicle, and the suspect later confronted them and struck them multiple times. The suspect will be summonsed to court for assault and battery and disorderly conduct.