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.
Monday, August 26, 2013
8/23 - 8/26
Burglary: 08/23/2013 at 7:08 p.m. – Euston St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Euston St. after receiving a report of a Breaking and Entering and Larceny. The officer was met by the victim, who stated that someone broke into her apartment earlier in the day. Further investigation revealed an IPhone, IPad, and jewelry box were missing. A bedroom window was found open. There were no other signs of forced entry.
Larceny: 08/23/2013 at 7:15 p.m.
An officer was dispatched to Commonwealth Ave. after receiving a report that the Bait Bike was being moved. The officer spotted the Bait Bike leaning against a bike rack, missing the cable lock it had originally been secured with. There was no one in the vicinity of the Bait Bike and there are no suspects at this time.
Larceny: 08/24/2013 at 10:30 p.m. – Coolidge St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Coolidge St. after receiving a report of a stolen bicycle. The officer was met by the victim who stated she left her bicycle in the hallway of her apartment building. The bicycle was secured with a U-lock, which was also missing.
Fire: 08/24/2013 at 11:30 p.m.- Washington St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Washington St. after receiving a report of a small, roof fire. Brookline Fire Department was on scene and extinguished the fire. The residence suffered some water damage. There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Fire: 08/25/2013 at 12:30 a.m. – Hawes St.
Officers were dispatched to Hawes St. after receiving a report of a moderate fire above a two car garage. Brookline Fire Department arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Larceny: 08/16/2013 at 3:32 p.m. – Beacon St.
An officer was dispatched to Beacon St. after receiving a report of a larceny. The officer was met by a building manager who stated a package had been stolen from the front vestibule of the building. A review of video surveillance reveals an unidentified Caucasian male wearing a black backpack take the package.
Possession and Shoplifting: 08/23/2013 at 5:04 p.m. – Beacon St.
Officers were dispatched to a business on Beacon St. after a suspect for a prior shoplifting incident was reported to be in the store. The officers were met by the store manager, who recognized the suspect from the prior incident where he is believed to have stolen a Bluetooth headset. The suspect was approached and questioned by officers. His identity was confirmed. A search of the suspect’s bag revealed two syringes full of a brown, liquid substance which was identified as heroin. The suspect was placed under arrest for Possession of a Class A Drug and Shoplifting.
Warrant Arrest: 08/23/2013 at 10:45 p.m. – Harvard St.
Officers observed a suspect whom they knew to have a warrant out of Brighton District Court. The suspect was placed under arrest without incident.
Operating After Suspension: 08/23/2013 at 12:14 p.m. – Beacon St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at an accelerated rate of speed. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Beacon St. A query of the driver’s information revealed he had a suspended license. The operator was placed under arrest.