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

Friday, October 19, 2012

Police Reports 10/18

Traffic Offenses: 10/19 at 12:47am – Amory Park
Officer observed a vehicle parked in a lot had signs posted stating that the park is closed from dusk to dawn. A vehicle registration check also revealed a status of revoked license status. Owner of the vehicle was issued a citation for Revoked Insurance and Unregistered M.V.

Larceny: 10/18 at 7:50pm – Harvard St
Victim stated that his laptop had been taken from inside a store in Coolidge Corner. Victim stated that he left his laptop on the checkout counter unoccupied for 1-2minutes, and returned to find it missing.

Burglary: 10/19 b/t 2:46am & 3:18am – Chestnut St
Victim stated that he returned home to find a white male subject in the process of Breaking and Entering his rear door. Upon arrival, officers observed a subject fitting the description given by the victim. Subject was placed under arrest and charged for Breaking and Entering in the Night with Intent to Commit a Misdemeanor and Trespassing.

Possession of Marijuana: 10/18 at 3:45pm – Fisher Ave
Officers were requested by a university campus security officer to respond to a call. Campus security revealed a bag of marijuana confiscated from a male student. Student was issued a By-Law citation.

Not Duly Licensed: 10/18 at 5:20pm – Commonwealth Av/Essex St
Officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in an area with a high volume of pedestrian traffic. A vehicle registration check revealed that the driver had a learners permit. Driver was palced under arrest and charged with operating to endanger, being not duly licensed, and speeding.

Sale/MFG Marijuana: 10/17 at 3:33pm- Freeman St
Detective received a call from an officer of the Sacramento California Drug Task Force who informed him that a package containing 4-5lbs of marijuana had been sent to a tenant of Freeman St. Officers responded to the location and spoke with the front desk security officer. They informed officers that several packages had been sent to the same tenant but was picked up by who subjects who were also tenants of the building. Security officer confirmed that the tenant whom the package was originally sent to was not a tenant of the building. Officer arrested two subjects who claimed the package and was charged with: Subject 1- Possession of Class D with Intent to Distribute within a Park Zone (Still Street Park). Subject 2- of Class D with Intent to Distribute and the three outstanding warrants.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Police Reports 10/17

Larceny: 10/17 at 4:19pm – Commonwealth Ave
Victim stated that his cellphone had been taken from a bench in the men’s locker room of a fitness gym. Victim stated that the phone was briefly left unattended. A witness stated that he observed a male subject place the unattended phone in his bag before exiting the locker room. Upon further investigation, officer was able to identify the subject but was unable to contact him. Detectives will be conducting a follow up investigation.

Not Duly Licensed: 10/17 at 1:56pm – Washington St
Officer observed a vehicle run a red light at the intersection of Harvard St. A vehicle registration check revealed that the operator had an expired license status. Operator will be charged for expired license, expired registration and red light violation.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Police Reports 10/16 & FREE CarSeat Checkpoint

Disorderly Person: 10/16 at 5:30pm – Commonwealth Ave
Officer responded to a report of a female subject who left a restaurant without paying. Subject was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct and charged with Defrauding an Innkeeper for the unpaid restaurant bill.

Assault/Knife: 10/16 at 2:49pm - Beacon St/Marion St
Officer was dispatched for a possible Assault by Knife. Victim stated that she observed a male subject standing behind her holding a knife and saying "Knife, Knife, Knife". Male subject is described in his late 50’s-early 60’s, very thin, haven’t shaven in days, last seen wearing a black sweat shirt with red and orange writing on the back, and baggy gray sweat pants.

Warrant/Default: 10/16 at 11:24am – Newton St
Officers successfully executed an active default warrant on a female subject.


For the Community...
Did you know that approximately 8 out of every 10 child seats are being used incorrectly?

The Brookline Police Department will be hosting a FREE Child Safety Seat Checkpoint on Monday, October 29th from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Brookline Police Officers, who are certified as SafeKids Child Passenger Safety Technicians, will be available to instruct parents on the proper use of child restraint systems, assist with installations and provide education to the community in the use of child seats and seatbelts. All you need is your car and your baby carseat and Officers will do the rest! So book your FREE appointment today. Simply click the link below to schedule!
Brookline Police Carseat Checkpoint

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Police Reports 10/15

Larceny: B/t 9/30 & 10/15 at 6:52pm - Lawton St
Victim reported that her package was taken from her mail.

Revoked Registration: 10/15 at 10:31pm – Beacon/Harvard
A check of a vehicle’s registration revealed a status of revoked license. Operator was issued citations for Revoked Insurance, Unregistered MV, and Revoked Registration.

Fraud: B/t 8/30 & 10/15 at 1:15pm – Beacon St
Victim reported that his contractor failed to complete work that he was hired to do. Contractor failed to return the amount the victim paid him, due to insufficient funds. Contractor will be charged for abandoning or failing to perform project/contract, and failing to credit owner of any payment; under the Regulation of Home Improvement Contractors.

Burglary: 10/12 at 11:30am – Addington Rd
Resident stated that her front door lock of her apartment had been compromised. Resident stated that she had trouble unlocking her door and observed damage around the locking device. Resident also stated that earlier in the day, her nanny heard noises coming from the door but did not see anyone.

Larceny/Auto: 10/14 at 5:00pm – Gerry Rd
Victim reported that she returned to find that the wheels of her vehicle had been removed. Victim stated that she parked into a space that has a row of bushed alongside the curb.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Police Reports 10/12-10/14

Operating After Suspension: 10/14 at 3:05pm – Warren St
Officer effected a traffic stop on a vehicle that failed to proceed onto Warren St before it was safe to do so. A vehicle registration check revealed that the operator had a suspended license status. Operator was placed under arrest and charged for Stop Sign Violation, Operating a MV on a Suspended License, Operating an Uninsured MV, Operating an Unregistered MV and Attaching Plates.

Larceny/Shoplifting: 10/12 at 5:1-pm – Commonwealth Ave
Store manager reported that a black male subject had stolen a phone case from the store. Subject is described to be in his 30’s, approximately 6ft, wearing a brown hoodie with Rockaway stenciled on the front in orange lettering.

Malicious/Damage: 10/13 at 1:27am – Freeman St/Browne St
Officer was seated in a cruiser when he heard a loud bang against the cruiser. A beer bottle was found shattered in the street next to the cruiser. Officer then observed two male subjects standing near the cruiser, in the direction of where the bottles came from the suspects and then fled. Officers began to pursue the suspects on foot. Suspects were caught and placed under arrest. Suspects will be charged for Malicious/Wanton Damage of Property and Disorderly Conduct.

B&E&L of MV: B/t 10/1 at 10:30am & 10/7 at 2pm – Thorndike St
Victim stated that she returned to find that her wallet, from the middle console of her vehicle, was found missing. Victim stated that she left her parked vehicle unlocked in front of her residence. Victim has since notified the credit card companies and cancelled the credit cards.

OUIL: 10/14 at 3:51am – Kent St/Kent Sq
Officer noticed a parked vehicle that was running with the driver’s lights on, interior lights on and loud music playing. Upon questioning, officer detected an odor of alcohol coming from the passenger cabin. Operator was placed under arrest and charged for Operating under the influence liquor, Operating under the influence of drugs, Assault, and Possession Class E.

Operating After Suspension: 10/15 at 2:16am – Brookline Ave
Officer observed a vehicle with a defective driver’s-side headlight. A vehicle registration check revealed that the operator had a suspended license status. Operator was placed under arrest and charged for operating with defective equipment, operating after suspension of license, operating after revocation of registration, operating an unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle.

Loud Music/Party: 10/14 at 1:07am – Washington St
Officer responded twice to an apartment for a report of loud music. Tenants were issued a Town Nuisance Control By-Law Citation.

Larceny: 10/13 at 3:41pm – Beacon St
Store manager informed dispatch that two black males had just fled the store after having stolen a display phone from the store. Suspects are described as: Suspect 1 – Black male, approximately 16-18 yoa, 5'07", 150-160 lbs, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweat pants and black sneakers. Suspect 2 – Black male, approximately 16-18 yoa, 5'07", 150-160 lbs, last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with the word "FICH" written on front and gray sweat pants

Not Duly Licensed: 10/14 at 4:40pm – Blake Rd
A vehicle registration check revealed that the registered owner of a vehicle had an expired non-renewable license status and a failed inspection sticker. Operator was placed under arrest and charged for Operating a MV without a License and Failing to Submit Motor Vehicle for Inspection.

Assault/Simple: 10/14 at 2am – Beacon St
Units responded to a report of a fight in progress in front of an establishment. Female subject stated that she felt that she was disrespected on by 3 other female parties. A physical altercation transpired causing minor injuries on the parties involved. Upon questioning, officers deemed that the 3 parties were defending themselves from an unwarranted attack. Charges of Assault and Battery will be made against the female subject and her friends.