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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 crimereports.com
Monday, June 27, 2011
June 24th- 27th
Occurred at 4:40 AM (6/24) – Washington Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle with a defective license plate. Officers asked the driver for identification and the subject did not have a license with him. Officers took the subject’s name and birth date down and began to verify the identification. Officers learned that the name the operator provided did not match the appearance of the operator. The subject then apologized and gave the proper information. Officers learned that the subject did not have a proper Massachusetts license to operate and there was a warrant out for his arrest. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating without a license, providing a false name, and defective equipment.
Occurred at 7:53 PM (6/25) – Harvard Street/ Harris Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle stopped at an intersection. Officers queried the vehicle and learned that the subject had a warrant for his arrest. Officers conducted a stop of the vehicle and informed the subject of the warrant. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for the charges of the warrant.
Occurred at 2:11 AM (6/26) – Washington Street/ Greenough Street
Officers were leaving the station when they observed a vehicle approach with no headlights on. The officers approached the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject did not have a proper Massachusetts license to operate. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating without a license.
Occurred at 1:57 AM (6/27) – Beacon Street/ Englewood Avenue
Officers were patrolling the area of Beacon Street when they observed a vehicle stopped at a green light straddling the lines. The vehicle stayed stationary through the entire green light, the red light and then began turning on the following green light. Officers conducted a traffic stop on Englewood Avenue. Officers approached the vehicle and immediately smelled a strong odor of alcohol emanating from the vehicle. Officers conducted field sobriety tests and learned that the subject was indeed under the influence. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol.
Occurred at 8:21 PM (6/24) – Muddy River
Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery attempt. Officers learned that a male victim had been walking through the Muddy River footbridge when a white male subject approached him asking for his bag. The victim and the subject were involved in a brief struggle/ confrontation where both subjects were injured. The subject failed to retrieve the bag and fled. The victim walked to a local apartment building to wash up the injury and call the police. The subject was described at a white male, 5’4”, 120-130 lbs, disheveled hair that hung to his chin, goatee, wearing a black and gray North Face jacket and blue jeans. Brookline Police have increased officer surveillance in the area.
Motor Vehicle Theft:
Occurred between 7:00 PM (6/24) and 10:30 PM (6/24) – Beacon Street
Officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle theft. Officers learned that the victim parked his vehicle on Beacon Street at approximately 7:00 PM and when he returned the vehicle was missing. Officers checked the area for the vehicle but the vehicle was not recovered.