Note to Readers:

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

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Missing Alzheimers patient

Brookline Police are looking for an 83 year old white female. She suffers from Alzeheimers. Anna Burdenko was last seen at her residence on Mason Terrace at 8:30 this morning. She may be wearing flannel pajamas with a man's grey or beige over coat. She has a Safe Return Braclet on her left wrist. She is wearing two different black shoes, one loafer one sandal. Speaks very little English. Any information contact the Brookline Police 617-730-2222

Update: She has been located.

Thursday, September 29, 2011


Receiving Stolen Property:

Occurred on 9/28 at 2:28 PM – 1180 Beacon St.

An individual riding a scooter crashed in the area and was transported to the hospital for a serious head injury. Witness observed him swerving before he fell. The scooter was towed

At 3:48, an individual approached an officer to inform him that his scooter had been stolen. He had parked his scooter between 2:40 and 3:00pm at 1180 Beacon. He then went into the doctor’s waiting room and looked out the window and noticed he could not see his scooter where he had left it.

The motor vehicle crash was reported at 2:48pm. The victim who reported identified the towed scooter a the station as his own. The crash victim, who is now the suspect in the stolen scooter case, will be arrested for Receiving Stolen Property.


Occurred on 9/28 at 8:45 AM – Colchester St.

Officers were dispatched for a reported B&E in progress. The suspect was described as a heavy set black male, with a mustache, wearing a blue baseball cap, blue jeans, and a small black back pack with a cast on his left arm. The caller, a caretaker, observed the male in the building and questioned his intent. The male said he was picking something up from a friend, and the friend’s name was one that was not recognizable to the caretaker. He then observed the male put a laptop and an iPod in his bag. He also had a large knife in his waistband. He was seen fleeing the area on a silver bicycle in an unknown direction. The resident was contacted and confirmed he was missing those items, and described the large knife as actually a WWI bayonet that was stored in an office. The suspect was unable to be located.

Occurred Overnight, 9/27-9/28 – Chestnut St.

Officers were dispatched for a report of larceny of prescription medications. Two prescription bottles in the victim’s name were stolen off his kitchen type table. He had gone out briefly and left his apartment door unlocked and unsecured.


Occurred on 9/27 at 1 PM – The Antique Company (311 Washington St.)

An employee at the antique company reported a larceny of a gold chain had occurred. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'07" tall, between the ages of forties and fifties, with some facial hair, wearing a hat with a brim (but not necessarily a baseball style cap), carrying a backpack (possibly black in color) and unknown clothing description aside from his pants having side pockets. He left the store and the employee lost sight of the direction he took.

Monday, September 26, 2011


Pedestrian Accident:

Occurred on 9/24 at 2:13 AM – Beacon St./Kilsyth Rd.

Officers responded to the area for a report of injured pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle. It was heavily raining and viability was extremely poor due to the conditions. The first witness spoken to stated that him and his friend crossed Beacon St. and made it across safely but the victim was hit by a taxi. Passengers in the taxi reported the driver was occupied with the meter and didn’t notice the victim crossing the road. The taxi driver was issued a citation for failure to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk.


Occurred on 9/23 - GPS Wine & spirits

Officers were dispatched to take a report of shoplifting at 1198 Boylston St, GPS Wine & Spirits. The owner stated that he noticed two empty spots on the shelves that hold various bottles of liquor on them. He knew that he hadn't sold the items in question. The surveillance showed a black male, approximately 6' tall, medium build, wearing a black jacket, white button-down shirt, wearing a black tie, dark-colored pants or jeans, and wearing black shoes, carrying a large laptop computer shoulder bag. He was also wearing a very colorful rain hat, which was white in color with a pattern print in green, red and yellow.

The video shows the suspect putting the two missing bottles into his shoulder bag. It also shows a second suspect believed to be an accomplice to the crime. He is described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, approximately 5'08" tall. This suspect was wearing blue jeans, a gray hooded sweat shirt that zipped in the front with white lettering outlined in black, a white T-shirt under the sweatshirt, and wearing a gray baseball hat. This suspect was talking with the owner while the black male stole the items.