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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

On December 4,2012 a Brookline Officer was approached by a woman who stated  that a man had just exposed himself to her and her son. She said she was on Babcock Street when it happened and described the suspect as an older W/M, grey hair, wearing a white blazer and dark colored pants.  Officers were able to locate the suspect, and he was positively identified by the victim. The Suspect was placed under arrest and charged with Open and Gross.

On December 4, 2012 officers assigned to the 541 marked cruiser observed a white Chevy Tahoe traveling on Amory street. The officers  recognized the operator and had information that the operator had a revoked license status. The officers initiated a traffic stop on Amory Street, confirmed the operators status as revoked and then placed the operator under arrest.

On December 4, 2012 Officers responded to East Coast Alpine Store, Commonwealth Ave for a report of suspicious persons in the store. The manager had called the Brookline Police because he had people in his store that he believed had shop lifted in the past. Upon further investigation one subject was found to have several outstanding warrants and he was placed under arrest. A second subject was charged with Larceny Over $250 and was also found to be in possession of a switch blade knife. An additional charge of Possession of a Dangerous Weapon was also filed.

On December 4, 2012 Officers were monitoring traffic in the area of 400 Washington Street when they observed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker. The Officers initiated a traffic stop for the sticker violation, and upon a Registry check of the operator it was found that he had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest. As the operator was being removed from the vehicle he dropped a clear plastic baggie out of his pocket onto the ground. The officers retrieved the baggie and found it to contain a brown powdery substance. Based on the officers training and experience they believed the substance to be heroin. During a search of the subject a hypodermic needle was located in his front pocket. The operator was charged with Operating after suspension,  Failure to submit a vehicle for inspection and Possession of Class A Heroin.   

On December 4, Officers observed a motor vehicle fail to stop for the red traffic signal  at 6 Harvard Street. A traffic stop was conducted and it was confirmed through The Registry of Motor Vehicles that the operator’s license status was suspended. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to the Brookline Police Station.

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