Officer was observing traffic in the Coolidge Corner area when she observed a white Lincoln Towncar merge into the right “Straight Only Lane” and then make an abrupt left turn from the right lane. The officer then observed this vehicle swerve several times to both sides of the travel lane. This vehicle came to a stop at a red light while in the right lane with the left turn signal activated. As the light turned green the operator quickly turned right onto Beacon Street which is where the officer initiated a traffic stop.
While the officer was speaking with the driver, she could detect a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emanating from the inside of the vehicle, and the operator had slurred speech, and glassy red eyes. The driver agreed to partake in several field sobriety tests. It was determined that the driver was impaired due to alcohol intoxication. She was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor. Her license was seized and destroyed and she was notified that her license would be suspended.
O.U.I.L: Occurred on 1/8 at 4:05 AM- Cypress St.
Officer was parked in the driveway of the Pierce School when she observed a hatchback style vehicle drive past her at a very high rate of speed. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Cypress St. While talking to the driver, the officer detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his person. The driver agreed to take part in several field sobriety tests. It was determined that the driver’s ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired due to alcohol and he was placed under arrest. The driver was issued a citation for Operating Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and Speeding.
Arrest: Occurred on 1/6 at 10:15 PM- Boylston St.
Officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Boylston St. when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the outside lane. The officer then initiated a traffic stop. A query of the operator revealed that his license was suspended. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating after Suspension and speeding.
Arrest: Occurred on 1/7 at 1:08 AM- Washington St.
Officer was monitoring traffic on Franklin St at the intersection of Cypress St. The officer observed a grey colored SUV travelling on Cypress St. come to a complete stop without illuminating a directional or hazard warning lights. The vehicle was stopped for a short time and then continued on Cypress St. The officer then initiated a traffic stop for impeding flow of traffic. A query of the operator revealed that the driver’s license was suspended. The driver was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle after suspension.
Arrest: Occurred on 1/9 at 2:00 AM- Boylston St.
Officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Boylston St in Brookline. The officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Boylston St. The officer then initiated a traffic stop. A query of the operator revealed that the driver did not have a license to operate a motor vehicle. The driver was placed into custody for operating a motor vehicle without a license.
Traffic Stop: Occurred on 1/8 at 5:29 PM- Boylston St.
Officer was traveling on Harvard St. when he noticed a black Nissan Frontier with a 2011 sticker showing. A query indicated the vehicle's registration status was expired and also indicated that the registered owner had an expired license. The officer then initiated a traffic stop on Boylston St. Upon talking to the operator, the officer could smell a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The officer observed in plain view a pipe in the center console with burnt residue inside. The driver then voluntarily turned over a case which contained a substance believed to be marijuana and more drug paraphernalia. The driver was informed that he was going to be summonsed to court for Operating with an Expired License and Operating with an Expired Registration. He was also issued Town By-Law Citation for Possession of Less than One Ounce of Marijuana.