Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.

Friday, March 19, 2010

March 18th

Arrest

Occurred 1:52AM (3/18) – Beacon St./Carlton St.

Police responded to a report of a traffic crash possibly involving an intoxicated driver. When officers arrived on scene, they observed the vehicle that was parked in a meter space and had substantial front end damage. A transit police officer originally found the vehicle and had examined the scene. He stated that at this time the driver appeared to be sleeping and, upon waking, incoherent. The driver maintained his incoherent state while conversing with officers about what happened. After further investigation and due to the driver’s state, officers became concerned that he was intoxicated. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.

Occurred 10:50AM (3/18) – 98 Crowninshield Rd.

Police responded to a report of a suspicious man walking around a neighbor’s house. Officers located the suspect riding away on a bicycle. After confirming that the suspect had been around the neighbor’s house, officers conducted a pat frisk search for weapons. Officers located four small bags containing marijuana which appeared to be for distribution. When asked, the suspect admitted to dealing marijuana and was subsequently arrested for possession of a class D substance with intent to distribute in a school zone and trespassing.

Occurred 12:38PM (3/18) – 270 Boylston St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, it was discovered that his license was expired. The driver was arrested for being not duly licensed.

Occurred 11:40PM (3/18) – Harvard Ave./Brainerd Rd.

Police attempted to perform a traffic stop for a driving violation. The suspect failed to pull over numerous times but became stuck in traffic, at which point the pursuing officers approached the vehicle. Neither the driver nor the two passengers were wearing seatbelts. Upon identifying all occupants, officers found that one passenger had outstanding warrants. After removing the passenger due to the warrants and nervous behavior, officers observed a gun on the floor of the front passenger’s side. All occupants of the vehicle were arrested.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 10:00AM (3/17) and 9:35AM (3/18) – Welch Rd.

Victim reported to police that a laptop computer, a briefcase, and numerous accessories were missing from his vehicle. The victim stated that he parked his vehicle in his driveway and returned the next morning to find these items missing. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

Occurred between 12:00PM (3/14) and 11:59AM (3/18) – Channing Rd.

Police responded to a report of a burglary. The victim stated that she had returned from a short vacation and discovered that a rear window and a back door to her home were open. Officers discovered several open drawers and numerous pieces of jewelry on the floor and bed. There were also two packages that had been delivered to the house that had been opened. Police are following up on the case.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

March 18th

Arrest

Occurred 9:54AM (3/17) – 59 Oakland Rd.

Police responded to a report of a suspicious parked vehicle. Officers discovered a car containing three people that appeared to be smoking marijuana. After conversing with the occupants and searching the vehicle, officers found two containers holding marijuana and distribution paraphernalia. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for possession of a class D substance with intent to distribute.

Fraud

Occurred between 7:32PM (8/10/2009) and 3:00PM (3/5) – High St.

Police responded to a report of fraud. The victim stated that she filed for health insurance with a company called the American Trade Association (sometimes also known as Smart Data Solutions) through a sales representative. The company charged her payments for 7 months. During these months, the victim went to two doctor’s appointments and received delinquent bills on both. These bills should have been covered under her insurance plan. It is now believed that the insurance is a scam. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 8:00PM (3/16) and 7:48AM (3/17) – Englewood Ave.

Police responded to a reported larceny. The victim stated that he had parked his vehicle in the rear lot behind his home. When he returned to the vehicle in the morning, he noticed that the passenger side had been placed on cinderblocks and the front and rear tires were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 9:15PM (3/16) and 8:21AM (3/17) – Laurel Rd.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that she had parked her vehicle in her driveway. When she returned to her vehicle, the right front passenger window had been smashed. The victim’s bag was stolen from the passenger’s seat containing two bracelets, a cell phone, and a wallet. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

Occurred between 6:00PM (3/16) and 7:35AM (3/17) – Newton St.

Police were in the process of searching for items from a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle that had occurred earlier in the day. While looking, officers found a nylon bag and two pairs of sneakers with a gym ID, unrelated to the first break. After locating the owner, it was discovered that she had been searching for her bag and had noticed it was missing from her vehicle. The victim also stated that when she went to leave her house in the morning, her back door was unlocked and open but nothing was missing from the house. She insisted that she always locks that door. Police are following up on the case.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

March 16th

Arrest

Occurred 12:18PM (3/16) – 322 Washington St.

Police executed a traffic stop for an expired registration. Upon identifying the driver, it was discovered that his license had been revoked. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle after revocation.

Larceny

Occurred 5:13PM (3/16) – Park St.

Victim reported to police that her antique silver table settings were missing. She stated that she had hired a moving company to help bring her belongings to storage and that after the move she noticed the silver was gone. Police are following up on the case.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Free Leaf Blower Inspections!

Effective January 1, 2010, the Leaf Blower Noise By-Law went into effect. The Town will be conducting inspections starting tonight at the Department of Public Works at 870 Hammond Street, and continuing every first and third Tuesday from 5:00PM to 7:00PM. No appointments necessary. Machines that pass inspection will receive a label indicating that they may be operated within Brookline.

Questions and information please call the DPW at (617) 646-2700 or reference the Town’s Noise By-Law.

March 12th-15th

Arrest

Occurred 9:36PM (3/12) – 194 Boylston St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. After conversing with the driver, officers became concerned that he was intoxicated. Upon further investigation, the driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.

Occurred 1:25AM (3/13) – 11 Boylston St.

Police performed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, it was discovered that his driver’s license had been revoked. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle after revocation.

Occurred 12:27PM (3/13) – 277 Harvard St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. The driver stated that his license had been revoked and that he should not being driving. A further check of the driver’s information confirmed his license had been revoked. Upon further investigation police found that the driver had an active warrant out of Dorchester. The driver was arrested for operating after revocation, the warrant, and failure to stop for a red light.

Occurred 9:37PM (3/13) – Washington St./Juniper St.

Police responded to a report of an accident. The vehicle had crawled into a cement. Officers approached the vehicle and identified the driver. Due to the circumstances of the accident and the conversation with the driver, officers became concerned that he was intoxicated. At the conclusion of the investigation, the driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.

Graffiti

Occurred between 8:00AM (3/11) and 11:43AM (3/13) – 119 Rawson Rd.

Police responded to a report of graffiti. The complainant stated that someone had tagged the wall in front of his house. There were also two other incidents of graffiti discovered by police along Rawson Rd. and Rawson Path.

Larceny

Occurred between 11:00PM (3/7) and 8:00AM (3/8) – 99 Park St.

Police responded to a report of larceny. The victim stated that money had been stolen out of his wallet sometime while he was undergoing medical care. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 6:03PM (3/13) – 730 Commonwealth Ave.

Police responded to a report of a suspected shoplifter in CVS. The man was also suspected of just having shoplifted from a nearby Radio Shack. Officers identified the suspect and located several pieces of CVS merchandise on his person. The suspect was arrested for shoplifting.

Occurred 10:00PM (3/13) – 27 Harvard St.

Police responded to an attempted shoplifting. The complainant stated that she saw the suspect place a wine bottle under his jacket. Upon confronting the man and taking the bottle back, the suspect fled. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 12:10AM and 7:30AM (3/15) – 36 St. Paul St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that when he went out to his vehicle in the morning he discovered that the front passenger window had been smashed. The victim also noticed that a GPS system, digital camera, watch, laundry basket with clothes, and a black duffel bag were all missing from the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

Occurred between 11:05AM (3/12) and 6:19AM (3/13) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering. The victim stated that when he arrived in the morning to open his store, there was a note on the back door from Brookline Police stating that the door had been found unsecured and the premises were checked. The victim discovered large amounts of cash missing from the registers. A neighboring building was also found to have been tampered with but nothing appeared to have been taken. Police are following up on the case.