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, June 11, 2010

June 8th - 9th

Arrest

Occurred between 3:00PM (6/8) – Washington St.

Police have been following a series of package thefts throughout Brookline since March 2010. Officers responded to another theft in which the packaging was left behind and submitted the packaging into evidence. A subject’s fingerprints were found on the packaging. After further investigation, officers located and arrested the subject on two counts of larceny as well as receiving stolen property. The subject’s girlfriend was found to also be involved and was subsequently arrested for one count of larceny and two counts of receiving stolen property.

Occurred between 4:18PM and 4:58PM (6/9) – Chestnut St.

Police responded to a report of a subject throwing fireworks out of a vehicle. Officers located the vehicle and after indentifying the driver, became concerned that he may be intoxicated. Upon further investigation, the driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, disorderly conduct, possession of fireworks, and having no license in his possession.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 7:45AM and 9:30AM (6/8) – Boylston St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that he parked his vehicle in a lot and upon returning from work, noticed that his entire vehicle had been intentionally scratched. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 12:43PM (6/9) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that he returned home to find that his inner foyer’s glass door was damaged. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle

Occurred between 9:30AM and 10:45AM (6/9) – Pond Ave/Jamaica Rd.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that she returned back to her vehicle and discovered that her front driver’s side window was smashed and her purse was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 2:00PM and 3:00PM (6/8) – Chatham Circle

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that she hired a live-in house cleaner but when the cleaner was not working out, the victim let her go. The victim had provided the cleaner with a cell phone for work purposes, which was initially returned. After the house cleaner had left, the victim realized that the cell phone, along with cash from her nightstand, was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

Occurred between 11:00AM (6/7) and 12:01AM (6/8) – Boylston St.

Police responded to a report of a burglary. The victim stated that he returned home from work and found the front door of his apartment had been damaged with what appeared to be a screwdriver. Some money was missing from his bedroom. At the same time, officers were made aware of a possible attempted burglary with a screwdriver at a different apartment at the same address. Officers believed that the burglar was scared off by the presence of the residents of the apartment. Police are following up on the case.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

June 7th

Arrest

Occurred between 11:20AM and 12:00PM (6/7) – Harvard St./Green St.

Police executed a traffic stop for a driving violation. Upon identifying the driver, officers found that she only had possession of an expired Florida driver’s license. The driver was subsequently arrested for being not duly licensed.

Malicious Damage

Occurred between 12:30AM and 6:30AM (6/7) – Dwight St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that she and her husband went to sleep and upon waking noticed that there was a hole in the front foyer glass door. The damage appeared to have been caused by a glass beverage bottle. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 5:00PM (6/6) and 8:30AM (6/7) – Green St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The caller stated that a glass partition had been broken overnight. The glass appeared to have been broken by a rock. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 1:00PM and 6:00PM (6/4) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that a package had been delivered and left in the front vestibule of his apartment. Upon returning home, the package, containing a digital picture frame, was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 8:00AM and 4:38PM (6/7) – School St.

Victim reported to police that her wallet had been taken from her backpack. She stated that she had left her backpack with other student’s bags near the gymnasium. She later realized her wallet was stolen when it was found in the girl’s bathroom. A debit card and some cash were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

Occurred between 4:00PM (6/5) and 7:36AM (6/7) – Jordan Rd.

Victim reported to police that his tools had been stolen. He stated that his home is currently under construction and that his locked tool box had been broken into and six power tools were stolen. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:00PM and 1:20PM (6/7) – St. Paul Street

Police responded to a report of a burglary. The victim stated that she left her home for approximately 20 minutes and upon returning, noticed that her door had been broken. It appeared to have been pried open by the use of a tool. Police are following up on the case.

Monday, June 7, 2010

May 31st - June 6th

Arrest

Occurred between 6:07PM and 6:40PM (6/3) – Circuit Rd./Spooner Rd.

Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash. The vehicle had crashed through a fence and stopped under some trees. When officers arrived they observed a clear plastic baggy sticking out of the driver’s front pocket with three capped needles inside. A fourth uncapped needle containing heroin was located on the floor of the vehicle between the driver’s feet. Several other pieces of drug paraphernalia were also located. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, possession of a class A drug, and traffic offenses.

Occurred 9:06PM (6/3) – Harvard St.

Police executed a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker. Upon identifying the driver, it was discovered that his license was suspended. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle after suspension, operating a motor vehicle with an expired inspection sticker, and possession of an open container of alcohol.

Occurred 10:45AM (6/4) – 665 Hammond St.

Police performed a traffic stop for a driving violation. After identifying the driver, officers found that his license was suspended. The driver was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle after suspension.

Occurred between 7:56PM and 8:20PM (6/4) – Boylston St./Dunster Rd.

Police executed a traffic stop for a speeding violation. Upon identifying the driver, officers found that he did not own a driver’s license. The driver was subsequently arrested for being not duly licensed.

Assault

Occurred 5:16AM (6/6) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of an assault. The victim stated that he and his friend were walking down the street when a group of males started cursing at them from a second floor apartment window. The groups exchanged words and moments later, a group of three males approached the victim on the street. One of the males punched the victim in the face. Police are following up on the case.

Breaking and Entering

Occurred between 4:00PM (5/30) and 9:52AM (5/31) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that he had parked his vehicle and when he returned, the front passenger side window had been smashed. A GPS unit was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 5:30PM (5/31) and 6:49AM (6/1) – Heath St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that upon returning to her vehicle, she noticed that her front passenger side window had been smashed. A purse was missing from inside the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 8:00PM (5/31) and 7:45AM (6/1) – Cary Rd.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that he looked out his kitchen window and observed damage done to his right front passenger window. Nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 4:00PM (5/31) and 7:00AM (6/1) – Meadowbrook Rd.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that she had parked her vehicle and a friend placed his wallet in the door side pocket. Upon returning, the wallet was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:00AM (6/1) and 8:30AM (6/2) – Brook St.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that both of his vehicles had been entered overnight. The victim’s Ipod mp3 player was missing from one of the vehicles. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 10:52AM (6/2) – Chestnut St.

An off duty Brookline Police officer observed a male subject acting suspiciously, riding a bicycle around a parked vehicle. The subject appeared to match a description from a recent breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. After continuing to observe the subject, the officer watched the subject run from the back of a building, with his hand bleeding and a GPS unit in his possession. Upon further investigation, the subject was arrested for breaking and entering and larecny of a motor vehicle, possession of burglarious tools, and trespassing.

Occurred between 6:00PM (6/3) and 12:30AM (6/4) – Russett Rd.

Police responded to a report of breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim noticed that her vehicle had been entered after moving her car into the driveway. The contents of the glove compartment had been disturbed and the victim’s bank card was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 6:00PM (6/3) and 8:00AM (6/4) – Reservoir Rd.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that she had parked her vehicle in the driveway. Loose change and cash were missing from the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Malicious Damage

Occurred 2:08AM (5/31) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a loud party where people were throwing beer bottles. Officers advised the subjects of the complaint. Later that day, officers responded to a call of malicious damage around the same address. A vehicle’s rear windshield had a large hole and a beer bottle was inside the vehicle. Subsequent an investigation, the subjects from the previous complaint were suspect to be responsible and will be summonsed to Brookline District Court.

Occurred between 11:00PM (5/6) and 8:00AM (5/28) – Muddy River

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that a piece of her personal artwork, as well as the work of 4 other local artists, was significantly damaged during 2 separate indicents. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 9:00AM and 11:00AM (6/1) – Longwood Ave.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that she returned to her vehicle to find that her windshield had been damaged. It appeared that a rock had been thrown at the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 2:00AM (6/6) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of malicious damage. The victim stated that during the night, he and his wife heard the sound of glass breaking. The victim went down in the morning and observed that his second floor exterior storm window had been broken by a beer bottle. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 7:50PM and 8:00PM (6/6) – Boylston St./Hammond St.

Victim reported to police that her vehicle had been damaged. She had parked the vehicle and upon returning noticed that there were deep scratches on both sides of the vehicle as well as the front and the back. Police are following up on the case.

Larceny

Occurred between 8:00AM (4/15) and 3:40PM (5/31) – Littell Rd.

Police responded to a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim stated that the bicycle had been stolen from a shed under the front stairs of her home. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:00PM and 6:00PM (5/29) – Claflin Rd.

Victim reports that packages were stolen from the foyer of her building. The packages contained portable air conditioners and a dress. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 12:00PM (5/29) and 8:30PM (5/31) – Jordan Rd.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that a package that had been delivered to her home was missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 12:50PM (5/29) and 12:01AM (6/1) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that a package had been stolen from the front vestibule of his building. The package contained two ceiling fans. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 1:30PM and 6:17PM (6/1) – Washington St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that she had received a package in her front foyer on the way to work. Upon returning, the victim noticed that the package had been opened and the contents missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 4:00PM and 6:15PM (6/1) – Short St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that he saw a package get delivered to his building. After going upstairs for a moment, the victim returned to find the package open. Missing from the package was a medical instrument designed specifically for the victim. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 10:04AM (5/28) and 10:04AM (5/31) – Coolidge St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated both an air conditioner and a grill were missing from his property. The grill had been located in the backyard and the air conditioner was in an unsecured basement storage area. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 2:30PM (5/26) and 2:30PM (6/3) – Harvard Ave.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The victim stated that the rear wheel and tire was missing from his vehicle. Plastic crates, used as supports during the larceny, were found beside the vehicle. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred 10:55AM (6/4) – 155 Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a shoplifting that had just occurred at a local supermarket. Officers were provided with a description of the suspect. An officer spotted a male subject fitting the description cutting through the Walgreens parking lot. After identifying the man, officers discovered he was carrying 12 canisters of baby formula. The man was subsequently arrested for shoplifting.

Occurred between 11:15AM and 11:45AM (6/4) – Greenough St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny at Brookline High School. The victim stated that her Ipod and cash had been taken from her backpack. Her backpack went missing while the victim was talking to a teacher and when it was later found in the girl’s bathroom, the bag was empty. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 2:00PM (5/28) and 6:24PM (6/4) – Cypress St.

Police responded to a report of a larceny. The caller stated that someone had removed two five foot speed bumps located in the rear of the address. Police are following up on the case.

Burglary

Occurred 9:22PM (5/31) – Harvard St.

Police responded to a report of a suspicious person whom the caller believed was trying to steal a motorcycle. The caller stated that a subject was trying to saw through a lock chain and gave a description. Officers located the subject and after further investigation, he was arrested for breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony, larceny from a building, attempted larceny, malicious destruction of property, and possession of burglarious tools.

Occurred between 10:40AM and 12:40PM (6/3) – Beacon St.

Police responded to a report of a burglary. The victim stated that his daughter had returned home to find that the front door was damaged. Items in the victim’s bedroom had been disturbed. It was unsure at the time if any items were missing. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 11:30PM (6/3) and 6:15AM (6/4) – Harvard Ave.

Police responded to a report of a burglary. The victim noticed that her basement window was broken. A wrench was found next to the broken window as well as a bloody t-shirt. A circular hand saw had been removed from the basement and placed in bushes. Police are following up on the case.

Occurred between 5:30PM (6/1) and 10:00PM (6/4) – Harris St.

Police responded to a report of an attempted burglary. The victim stated that her upstairs neighbor had found the kitchen window screen cut and the window open. There did not appear to be anything missing from the house but there were smudges and items moved inside to suggest entry. Police are following up on the case.