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 24, 2011
Occurred at 4:31 PM (6/23) – Harvard Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle proceed through a red light at the intersection of Fuller St. Officers conducted a traffic stop and informed the subject of the reason for the stop. Officers then learned that the subject had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest without incident and will be cited for the red light violation.
Occurred at 12:20 AM (6/24) – Boylston Street/ Washington Street
Officers were conducting radar in the Boylston Street area when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle proceeded and did not stop for officers. Officers caught up to the subject and the subject was placed under arrest and charged with multiple motor vehicle infractions such as failure to stop for police, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, operating to endanger, operating after suspension, and resisting arrests, failure to stop at a red light, marked lanes violations, no directional while turning, and speeding.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Occurred between 5:03 PM (6/22) and 7:50 PM (6/22) – Harvard Street
Officers responded to a report of shoplifting on Harvard Street. Officers learned that two subjects had entered the store and placed multiple baby items into bags and fled. The suspects were described as one, older black female wearing yellow clothing and one black male wearing all black. Officers searched the area for the suspects but could not locate them. About an hour later officers received another call reporting that an employee had located a wallet that was believed to be one of the suspects. Officers seized the wallet for evidence and identification purposes. While conducting surveillance in the area, the officers observed a broken down vehicle on Harvard Street. A female subject matching the suspect’s description exited the vehicle and began walking. Officers approached the suspect and positively identified her with the license from the wallet. The subject was questioned and verified as the subject from the earlier shoplifting case. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for shoplifting. During the inventory search of the subject multiple drugs and drug paraphernalia were found on her person. The subject will be additionally charged with Possession of Class A heroin, Possession of class B Cocaine, Possession of class E, Carrying a dangerous weapon, and assault.
Occurred at 12:44 AM (6/23) – University Road/ Beacon Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle operating without headlights or taillights. Officer followed the vehicle for a short time and also observed the vehicle swaying from lane to lane. The officers conducted a traffic stop for no headlights. Upon investigation officers could smell a strong odor of alcohol beverages emanating from the vehicle. Officers conducted field sobriety tests and learned that the subject was indeed operating under the influence. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Occurred between 6:35 PM (6/21) and 6:37 PM (6/21) – Cramond Road
Officers responded to a report of illegal door to door magazine solicitation. The reporting person described the subject as a black male, roughly 160- 170 lbs, wearing a yellow shirt. Upon arrival officers met with the male subject that matched the reported description. Officers learned that the male subject had been stopped before a few weeks back for soliciting with out a license. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for willfully violating a town by law.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Occurred between 4:43 PM (6/20) and 5:15 PM (6/20) – Beacon Street
Officers responded to a report of a male subject trying to fill a fake prescription. Upon arrival officers spoke with the reporting person and learned that the subject had attempted to fill the fake prescription. When the reporting person saw the prescription he noticed items out of place that lead him to believe that it was a false prescription. The reporting person then faxed the prescription to the hospital that allegedly wrote the prescription and they confirmed that it was indeed a fake. The prescription was confiscated and the subject was subsequently placed under arrest for uttering and forgery.
Occurred between 1:54 AM (6/21) and 2:30 AM (6/21) – Boylston Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle take an abrupt turn at a high rate of speed causing the tires to screech. Upon the traffic stop officers learned that the subject’s license to operate in Massachusetts was suspended. The subject was informed and subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension.
Uttering and Forgery:
Occurred between 12:30 AM (6/10) and 2:00 AM (6/11) – Boylston Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed what seemed to be a dispute between two subjects at a local gas station. Upon arrival officers learned that there had been a prior incident that caused the two subjects to have words with one another. The employee of the gas station claimed that a week earlier a subject had came into the service station and asked for change for a twenty. When the employee gave change to the subject he realized that the twenty that was provided to him felt and appeared different. The employee used a pen that detects counterfeit money on the twenty and discovered it was indeed counterfeit. The subject had already left, so the employee’s boss informed him that the next time the subject came to the station to take down the license plate number of the subject. When the subject returned, the employee did what he was instructed to do. The subject became agitated and questioned what the employee was doing writing down the license plate number of the vehicle he was in. That is when the officers arrived. Officers observed the twenty dollar bill and confirmed that the bill was a fake. Officers requested that the subject be summonsed to court for uttering and forgery of counterfeit money.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Occurred at 2:30 PM (6/17) – Commonwealth Av./ Babcock Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a male subject that seemed to be bent over in pain. Officer stopped to check on the individual and noticed that the subjects eyes where blood shot and glassy and a white substance had built up around his mouth. The subject was identified and medically cleared. Officer then queried the subject and there was an active warrant out for the subject’s arrest. The subject was subsequently placed under arrests and transported to the Brookline Police Department.
Occurred at 1:12 AM (6/18) – Washington Street/ Pond Avenue
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed go through a red light. Officers conducted a traffic stop for a red light violation and speeding. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject’s Massachusetts license to operate was suspended. The subject was informed and was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension. The subject was issued citations for speeding and a red light violation.
Occurred at 8:22 PM (6/18) – Washington Street
Officers responded to a report of door to door solicitation. Upon arrival officers met with the subject that matched the description of the solicitor. Upon conversation officers learned that the subject did not have a license to solicit in Massachusetts but that his partner did. When the partner arrived officers queried the subject and learned that there were active arrest warrants. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest and the other subject was sent on their way.
Occurred at 2:49 AM (6/20) – Washington Street
Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle that had an expired inspection sticker. Officers conducted a traffic stop due to the expired sticker. Upon investigation officers learned that the subject’s Massachusetts license to operate was suspended. The subject was subsequently placed under arrest for operating after suspension and was issued a citation for an expired inspection sticker.