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.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

4-8-2011 Armed Robbery, 1180 Beacon St.

On 4/8/2011 at 5:45 PM a suspect entered the pharmacy located at 1180 Beacon, He brandished a knife and threatened the employees. After taking container's of narcotics he exited the store. Last seen heading out to Beacon Street. Suspect described as a white male, 6 feet tall, blond mustache, wearing a ski mask, dark sunglasses, black jacket, blue jeans and gloves. No one was hurt and a follow up investigation is underway.

Friday, April 8, 2011

April 7th- 8th

April 7th- 8th

Arrests:

Occurred at 10:55 AM (4/7) – Beacon Street

Officers received a call for suspicious activity. The caller reported that his neighbor called him while he was at work and told him he was in his apartment and playing with his dog. The caller did not want the neighbor in his home but was not sure if the subject was telling the truth. When officers arrived, they met with the caller’s neighbor who was in his own apartment but with the neighbor’s dog. They interviewed him and learned that the subject entered the victim’s apartment and removed the dog. The victim confirmed that the subject did not have permission to enter his apartment of take his dog, and that this is not the first time this incident has occurred. The subject was subsequently placed under arrests for breaking and entering in the daytime, and larceny. The dog was returned to the victim’s apartment.


Occurred at 2:06 PM (4/7) – Washington Street/ Boylston Street

An Officer was riding a police motorcycle when another vehicle almost caused a serious collision with the police motorcycle due to failure to stop for a red light. The officer conducted the traffic stop for a red light violation. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject did not have a Massachusetts license. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for not being duly licensed and failing to stop for a red light.

Occurred between 10:29 PM (4/7) and 10:50 PM (4/7) – Amory Street/ Dummer Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a red light violation. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject’s license to operate in Massachusetts was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating with a revoked license, and a red light violation. It was later learned that the subject was also in an area that he has a stay away order for. The subject was additionally charged with violation of a restraining order. Both passengers of the vehicle were giving citation for not wearing seatbelts. One of the passengers of the vehicle was involved in an earlier investigation in Brookline. The passenger was the suspect that had fled from Bournewood hospital earlier in the day. The subject was taken to a hospital in Boston.

Occurred at 7:13 AM (4/8) – Washington Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a marked lane violation. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject license to operate in Massachusetts was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and for a marked lane violation.

Press Release

The incident stated below occurred yesterday. The report below states that the subject was not yet located, but the subject was later located and is in a hospital in Boston.

Yesterday on April 7th, at approximately 1 PM, a male subject was being transported to Bournewood Hospital 300 South Street, Brookline. He was being transferred from a facility in Quincy where he was being treated for mental health issues. He was brought to Bournewood Hospital by Fallon Ambulance. When he arrived on the property while in the driveway, this subject walked away from the ambulance attendants. Fallon personnel called the Brookline Police to inform us of this incident. Several officers arrived and began to search the area. Shortly thereafter, Brookline officers were joined by a State Police K9 in an effort to locate the subject. A thorough search was conducted but the subject was not located. It was our belief that he had left the area.

As the search was underway, Officers passed by the Baker School. Baker School contacted the police and inquired about the status of the case. We informed them that we believed there was no known threat to the safety of the students nor was there a need to delay the dismissal of their students.

Follow up investigation with Bournewood Hospital officials revealed that as part of the intake process the sending hospital was asked about the subject’s criminal history. Bournewood told us they were informed the subject did not have a criminal history. Bournewood then agreed to accept the subject at their facility.

As this search was on going, we learned that the subject does have a criminal history but is not a registered sex offender with the State’s Sexual Offender registry board. At this time the subject’s location is unknown. Subject is believed to be homeless. His last known address was in the Quincy/ Randolph area.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

April 6th- 7th

April 6th- 7th

Arrests:

Occurred between 12:48 PM (4/6) and 1:10 PM (4/6) – Beacon Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for an unregistered motor vehicle. 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, and unregistered motor vehicle.

Occurred at 1:24 PM (4/6) – Harvard Street

Officers responded to a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival officers learned that a female suspect had entered the store, placed several items in her jacket pocket and exited the store. The local jewelry store has surveillance images of the suspect completing these actions. Officers conducted an interview with the suspect and learned that the suspect also had three outstanding warrants. The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to Brookline Police Station. In result of an inventory check officers found the stolen items in the suspect’s jacket and the subject was additionally charged with shoplifting.

Operating after revocation:

Occurred at 10:02 PM (4/6) – Boylston Street/ Cypress Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for an unregistered motor vehicle. Upon investigation officers confirmed that the subjects registration was revoked. The subject was issued a uniform citation for operating after revocation and will be summonsed into Brookline District Court.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Year to date Crime Report 2011

Crime in Brookline

YTD (Year to Date)2011


Murder 0 0%

Rape 0 0%

Robbery 5 0%

Assault 49 -8%

Burglary 31 -16%

Larceny 109 -32%

MV Theft 5 -38%

Total: -25%

*As compared to the same time period (1/1-4/3) in 2010.
This information if taken from the weekly comp stat.

April 5th- 6th

April 5th- 6th

Arrests:

Occurred at 6:44 PM (4/5) – Boylston Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for an unregistered motor vehicle. Upon investigation officers confirmed that the vehicle’s registration was revoked due to lack of insurance and the operator did not have a Massachusetts license to operate, solely a Massachusetts ID. The operator was subsequently placed under arrest for operating without a license, and an unregistered motor vehicle.

Occurred at 9:43 PM (4/5) – Washington Street/ Boylston Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a red light violation. Upon investigation officers learned that the operator’s license was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and failure to stop at a red light.

Occurred at 3:41 AM (4/6) – Aspinwall Avenue/ Brook Street

Officers observed a subject that was acting in a suspicious behavior. When the officers confronted the subject he seemed nervous and inconsistent with his story. Officers learned that the subject had an active warrant for his arrest. The subject was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the police station. During the booking process officers learned that a bag the subject was carrying contained several small bags of marijuana in a glass jar. They also discovered a large amount of cash. Due to these facts and the officers training, the subject was additionally charged with possession of a class D substance with the intent to distribute, along with drug free school zone violation.

Occurred between 8:01 AM (4/6) and 8:50 AM (4/6) – Clinton Road

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a left turn violation. 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 and a left turn violation.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

April 4th- 5th

April 4th- 5th

Arrests:

Occurred between 5:00 PM (3/30) and 5:00 PM (4/4) – Brook Street

Officers responded to a report of threats and breaking and entering. Upon arrival officers were met with the victims who stated that the back door had been kicked in and damaged and that items were missing. After interviewing all of the roommates, evidence was found proving that he was responsible for the damage and items missing. He had also threatened several of the roommates through text messages and verbal arguments. The suspect was placed under arrest for breaking and entering, larceny from a building, 2 counts of malicious destruction, threats to commit a crime, and assault.

Occurred at 10:10 PM (4/4) – Horace James Circle

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a stop sign violation. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject did not have a Massachusetts license and that the vehicles registration was expired. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for not duly licensed, a stop sign violation and an unregistered motor vehicle.

Occurred at 7:41 AM (4/5) – Washington Street/ Pond Avenue

Officers conducted a traffic stop for speeding. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject’s license to operate in Massachusetts was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension, speeding, and a marked line violation.

Larceny:

Occurred between 12:00 PM (4/4) and 12:05 PM (4/4) – Beacon Street

Officers responded to a report of larceny. Upon arrival they were met with the victim who stated that her cell phone was stolen from her office when she was in the bathroom. A witness stated that they saw a male enter the office and leave with an object in his hands. This case is under investigation.

Occurred between 8:00 AM (7/1) and 3:00 PM (3/15) – Winthrop Road

Officers responded to a report of larceny. Upon investigation officers learned that the woman hired to clean the victim’s house was altering checks made out to her. The victim submitted the original copies of the correct checks to the police for evidence. This case is under investigation.

Monday, April 4, 2011

April 1st- 4th

April 1st- April 4th

Arrests:

Occurred at 12:55 AM (4/2) – Boylston Street/ Reservoir Road

Officers conducted a traffic stop for speeding. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject did not have a proper Massachusetts license. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for not duly licensed and speeding.

Occurred at 12:09 AM (4/2) – Beacon Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for not using headlights. Upon investigation officers detected an odor believed to be burnt Marijuana coming from the vehicle. The officer learned that the driver of the vehicle’s license was suspended. The operator was subsequently placed under arrests for operating after suspension, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, and operating without headlights. During an inventory of the vehicle, officers found a burnt marijuana cigarette and other paraphernalia. The subject was additionally charged with possession of marijuana less than an ounce.

Occurred at 6:42 PM (4/2) – Mountfort Street/ St. Mary’s Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for a no right turn violation. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject’s license was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrests for operating without a license, and a one way violation.

Occurred at 1:57 PM (4/3) – Brook Street

Officers conducted a traffic stop for an improper turn. Upon investigation officers learned that the operator did not have a license to operate. The subject was subsequently placed under arrests for operating without a license and making an improper turn. The owner of the vehicle will be summonsed into court for knowingly allowing an improper person to operate a motor vehicle.

Attempted Burglary:

Occurred at 10:10 PM on (4/1) – Summit Avenue

Officers reported to a call of attempted burglary. The victim reported hearing squeaking and shaking of a door handle coming from a back porch. Officers noticed foot prints in the snow coming from the back porch. No suspects or arrests have been made. Residents are advised to report any suspicious behavior in this area.

Larceny:

Occurred between 7:22 PM (4/1) and 8:00 AM (4/1) – Commonwealth Avenue

Officers responded to a call of larceny/ shoplifting. Upon arrival officers learned that two black male suspects had ran out of the store with several jackets. The employee tried to run after the two subjects but they fled to a vehicle. A registration check of the vehicle was done and an address of one of the suspects was found. There have not been any arrests thus far in the investigation.