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.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

8/13 - 8/14

Sector 1

Fraud: 8/01/2013 at 3:46 p.m. – Thorndike St.

An officer received a report of a past case of internet fraud. The victim stated he had posted an item for sale on Craigslist and had exchanged several emails with a potential buyer. Once they had agreed on the price, the suspect mailed the victim a check, which when deposited was revealed to be counterfeit and worthless. The victim has not been able to contact the suspect.

Operating After Suspension: 8/14/2013 at 5:16 p.m. – Beacon St.

An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a red light. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Beacon St. A query of the driver’s information revealed his license was suspended. The operator was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.

Sector 2

Larceny: 08/13/2013 at 5:30 p.m. – Station St.

Several officers were dispatched to Station St. after receiving a report of a stolen bicycle. A witness to the theft described the suspect as an African American male in his thirties. The suspect was wearing blue shorts, round sunglasses, a beige hat and light t-shirt. A search for the suspect was conducted with negative results.

Sector 3

Larceny: 8/13/2013 at 2:00 p.m. – Fuller St.

An officer was dispatched to Fuller St. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated the front license plate on her car had been stolen. The plate was entered as stolen with the Brookline Police Dispatch.

Sector 5

Operating After Suspension: 08/13/2013 at 2:20 p.m. – Washington St.

An officer observed a vehicle fail to signal several traffic turns. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Washington St. A query of the driver’s information revealed him to have a suspended license. The operator was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.

Larceny: 08/06/2013 at 12:30 p.m. – 08/07/2013 at 11:00 a.m. – Winthrop Rd.

An officer received a report while on the desk of a stolen bicycle. The bike had been left in the hallway of the victim’s building and was left unlocked. The victim’s helmet was also stolen.

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