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 11, 2011

March 10th- 11th

March 10th- 11th

Arrests:

Occurred at 2:39 PM (3/10) – Powell Street

Officers were assigned to the Powell Street area when they observed a white vehicle traveling on Kent Street that had a rejected inspection sticker. The officer made a registration check and learned that the vehicles registration was active but the registered owner had a suspended driver’s license due to payment. The officer conducted the traffic stop and upon investigation confirmed the driver’s license to be suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Occurred at 4:03 PM (3/10) – High Street/ Acron Road

Around 4:00 PM Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle with a defective break light. The officer conducted the traffic stop and upon investigation learned that the subject’s right to operate was revoked. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after revocation.

Burglary:

Occurred between 8:20 AM (3/10) and 4:50 PM (3/10) – University Road

Officers responded to a report of Breaking and Entering of a local apartment. Upon arrival the victim stated that multiple items were stolen from her apartment such as a laptop, a camera and some jewelry. The victim stated that she had locked all doors and windows prior to her departure. There were no obvious signs of forced entry. Detectives arrived to process the apartment for any evidence that may have been left behind. A follow up will be conducted for this incident. Later that day there was another report of an attempted burglary. No access was gained but officers advise residents of University Road to take precautions and report any incidents or suspicious behavior that is relevant to these incidents.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

March 9th- 10th

March 9th- 10th

Arrests:

Occurred between 9:45 AM (3/9) and 9:50 AM (3/9) – Harvard Street/ Pierce Street

An Officer was traveling on foot on Peirce Street when he observed a female subject chasing after a male subject. As the officer approached the two subjects he witnessed a woman’s purse fall from the male subject’s coat. After interviewing the victim, she stated that she was at the local church and had placed her purse in an unoccupied office. When she heard noise coming from the office she looked and saw a male subject leaving the building and her purse was missing. She chased after him and questioned the male subject. At that point the male raised his hands up and the purse dropped from him coat. The subject was placed under arrests for larceny from a building.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle:

Occurred at 3:44 PM (3/9) – Browne Street/ St. Paul Street

Officers responded to a report of a breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle that was in progress. Upon arrival the victim stated he heard smashing glass outside. When he looked outside he saw a male subject crawling through the window of a vehicle. He then witnessed the subject run away. He described the male subject to be short in height, wearing blue jeans, a dark colored jacket and a red hat or hood of some kind. Police searched the vehicle for evidence and noticed the front passenger side window to be smashed with shattered glass on the interior and exterior of the vehicle. There also appeared to be small dents to the outside of the vehicle. No evidence or fingerprints were able to be detected from the vehicle. One item from the vehicle was taken. Officers patrolled the area looking for any suspects that matched the description given by the witness. One suspect was stopped and questioned but the witness was unable to confirm the identity of the suspect and was sent on his way. Police will follow up on this investigation and encourage all residence to avoid leaving valuables insight or in their vehicles.

Burglary:

Occurred between 9:15 AM (3/9) and 7:30 PM (3/9) – Egmont Street

Officers responded to a report of burglary. Upon arrival the victims stated that two of the three roommate’s laptops were missing when they arrived home from work. Upon investigation officers learned that it appeared someone had entered the apartment through a small ground level window and exited through the rear door. All of the roommates stated that the rear door was locked when they left in the morning and was unlocked when they arrived home. There were no other reports or calls of any suspicious activity. Officers will follow up on this investigation.

Larceny:

Occurred between 9:46 PM (3/9) and 1:01 AM (3/10) – Bellingham Road/ Grove Street

Officers responded to a report of trouble with a fire alarm circuit. Upon investigation officers traced the location of the trouble to a Verizon Telephone pole, located near the corner of Grove Street and Bellingham Road. He observed two sections of copper cables running from the Fire alarm box that is usually affixed to the pole had been cut eight feet above the ground and near the base of the pole. There is no further information on suspects or vehicles involved. The intent of this incident may be for the trade in value of copper at this time. Officers are requesting a follow up.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

March 8th- 9th

March 8th- 9th

Arrests:

Occurred between 12:06 PM (3/8) and 1:00 PM (3/8) – Tappan Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for an inspection sticker violation. Upon investigation officers learned that the operator did not have a valid Massachusetts drivers license. The subject was subsequently placed under arrests for operating without a license and failure to have a registration sticker.

Occurred between 4:11 PM (3/8) and 4:50 PM (3/8) – Lee Street/ Clyde Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for speeding. Upon investigation officers learned that the operator did not have a Massachusetts license to operate a motor vehicle. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating without a license and speeding. During their investigation officers learned that the subject used a false name after his arrest. Also, the subject is had and active federal warrant. As a result, the subject was also charged with providing a false name to police.

Burglary:

Occurred between 8:45 AM (3/8) and 1:15 PM (3/8) – Beacon Street

Officers responded to a report of burglary. Upon investigation officers learned that the local apartment had been broken into with forced entry. Several items were missing and police are conducting a follow up investigation.

Possession:

Occurred at 6:21 PM (3/8) – Harvard Street/ Babcock Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a traffic violation. While conducting the stop, officers could smell an odor similar to marijuana coming from the vehicle. Upon investigation officers learned that the occupant was in possession of marijuana. The subject was issued a citation for the traffic violation, and possession of marijuana. The passenger was issued a citation for possession of marijuana and for a seat belt violation.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

March 7th- 8th

March 7th- 8th

Arrests:
Occurred at 9:43 AM (3/7) – Babcock Street

Officers were contacted by a local hospital who stated that a patient that was being released had two active arrest warrants. Officers reported to the hospital and placed the subject under arrest without incident.

Occurred at 10:13 AM (3/7) – Beacon Street/ Summit Avenue
Officers conducted a traffic stop for a prohibited turn. Upon investigation officers learned that the operators right to operate in Massachusetts was not valid. The operator was subsequently placed under arrest for operating without a license.

Occurred at 10:37 AM (3/7) – Lee Street/ Dudley Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for speeding. Upon investigation officers learned that the operators driver’s license was suspended. The operator was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and speeding.

Occurred between 2:28 PM (3/7) and 3:00 PM (3/7) – Boylston Street/ Catlin Road
Officers conducted a traffic stop for a Commercial registration violation. Upon investigation officers learned that operator did not have a proper Massachusetts license. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating without a license and registration violation.

Occurred at 6:21 PM (3/7) – Washington Street

Officers received information about a subject who was in the police station who had an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest without incident.

Occurred at 6:41 PM (3/7) – Walnut Street

Officers received notice of a local resident with an outstanding arrest warrant. Officers arrived at the subject’s residence and the subject was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Brookline Police Department.

Occurred between 9:09 PM (3/7) and 9:30 PM (3/7) – Washington Street/ Salisbury Road

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a traffic violation. Upon investigation officers confirmed that the operators licenses was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Occurred between 12:01 AM (3/8) and 1:30 AM (3/8) – Chestnut Street

Officers responded to a call of a violation of a restraining order. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject had indeed violated the terms of the restraining order and was subsequently placed under arrest for trespassing.

Assault:
Occurred at 2:40 PM (3/7) – Tappan Street

Officers received a report of an assault. The victims stated a man walking in front of them had dropped a water bottle. As they proceeding past the crowd they saw a man running towards them. The man then grabbed one of the victims and threw him against the fence yelling about the dropped water bottle. The suspect then let go and fled the scene. Police did a search of the surrounding area however could not locate the suspect.

Larceny:
Occurred between 12:00 PM (3/7) and 1:30 PM (3/7) – Harvard Street

Officers received a report of larceny. Upon arrival officers learned that the victims wallet had been stolen from a local laundry mat. A report was filed.

Not Duly Licensed:
Occurred at 10:20 PM (3/7) – Beacon Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for an expired license. Upon investigation officers confirmed that the operators license was expired and non renewable. The subject will be summonsed into court for unlicensed operation of a vehicle.

Monday, March 7, 2011

March 4th- 7th

March 4th- March 7th

Arrests:

Occurred at 1:49 AM (3/5) – Longwood Avenue

Officers conducted a traffic stop for failure to use headlights. While speaking with the operator officers could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the operator. After an investigation the operator was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol and operating a motor vehicle without headlights.

Occurred between 9:21 PM (3/5) and 9:50 PM (3/5) – Clarence Street/ Naples Road

Officers conducted a traffic stop for speeding. Upon investigation officers learned that the operator’s right to operate in Massachusetts was suspended. The operator was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension.

Occurred between 5:17 PM (3/6) and 5:51 PM (3/6) – Harvard Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker. Upon investigation officers learned that the operators licenses was suspended. The operator was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension, no license in possession and for an expired inspection sticker.

Occurred between 6:26 PM (3/6) and 7:00 PM (3/6) – Lee Street/ Clyde Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for speeding. Upon investigation officers learned that the operator did not have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for not duly licensed and speeding.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle:
Occurred between 11:00 PM (3/4) and 6:30 AM (3/5) – Beacon Street

Officers responded to a call of breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that when she returned to her vehicle one of the windows was smashed and several valuable items were missing.

Occurred between 3:30 AM (3/5) and 8:50 AM (3/5) – Beacon Street

Officers received a report of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. Upon investigation officers learned that the window of the vehicle had been smashed in and multiple items were missing. Police are conducting a follow up investigation.

Malicious Damage to a Motor Vehicle:
Occurred between 8:00 PM (3/4) and 6:48 AM (3/5) – Smythe Street

Officers received a call on a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The victim stated that one of the tires of her motor vehicle had been slashed. The victim also noticed that the neighbor’s vehicle had four flat tires as well. Officers are conducting a follow up investigation.

Simple Assault:
Occurred at 3:25 AM (3/6) – Parkway Road

Officers responded to a report of an Assault. Upon arrival officers learned that the neighbor of the victim had came over to complain about the loud music. After a small exchange of words the complainant became angry and aggressive and punched the victim in the face several times. Police are requesting that the subject be summonsed to Brookline District Court for the charges of Assault and Battery.