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.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Operating After Suspension: 09/01/2013 at 1:52 p.m. – Commonwealth Ave.
An officer observed a vehicle with an expired registration decal. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Commonwealth Ave. A query of the driver’s information revealed she had a suspended license. She was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.
Larceny: 09/01/2013 at 10:00 a.m. – St. Paul St.
An officer was dispatched to St. Paul St. after receiving a report of a past larceny. The officer was met by the victim who stated four moving boxes had been stolen from the lobby of her apartment building during the night. Neighbors did not report hearing or seeing anything suspicious.
Warrant Arrest: 09/01/2013 at 3:34 p.m. – St. Paul St.
An officer was dispatched to St. Paul St. for a report of destruction of property. Upon arrival, the officer observed a cement light post blocking the sidewalk. Witnesses stated A Ryder moving truck attempting to make a U-turn hit the pole before driving off. The truck came to a stop on Thatcher St. A query of the vehicle’s driver and passengers revealed one of the passengers had a warrant out of Brockton District Court. He was placed under arrest.
Drug Possession: 08/31/2013 at 7:05 p.m. – Commonwealth Av/ Pleasant St.
While on patrol, officers detected the odor of marijuana emanating from a vehicle. The officers initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Commonwealth Av. and Pleasant St. The operator appeared nervous and her eyes were glassy and bloodshot. Further investigation revealed a plastic bag containing marijuana in the backseat of the car. A query of the vehicle’s passenger revealed he had a warrant out of Lynn District Court. A search incident to arrest of the passenger revealed two pills believed to be Molly and a prescription pill used to treat ADHD. A search of the driver revealed another bag of marijuana and two pills identified as Oxycodone. The driver was placed under arrest for Possession of a Class B drug. The vehicle’s passenger was arrested on the warrant and additionally for Possession of a Class B Drug and Possession of a Class E Drug.
Attempted Larceny: 09/01/2013 at 11:23 p.m. – St. Paul St./ Stearns Rd.
An officer received a report for suspicious activity and was dispatched to Harvard St. The officer was met by the callers, who stated they observed a male dressed in all black twisting a cable lock on a bicycle which was secured to a pole. The male then left the area without the bicycle. A search of the area revealed a male fitting the description on St. Paul St. again twisting the cable lock of a bicycle. The officer conducted a field interview and determined the suspect was not the owner of the bicycle and was attempting to steal it. The suspect was placed under arrest for Attempted Larceny.
Larceny: 08/30/2013 at 4:13 p.m. – Beacon St.
An officer was dispatched to a business on Beacon St. after receiving a report of a past larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by an employee who stated she had shown several customers a ring from a display case earlier in the day. A short time later, the employee stated she noticed the ring was gone. The employee only remembered seeing one customer in the store during the intermittent time. He was described as a middle-aged male wearing khaki pants and a long sleeve t-shirt.
O.U.I.L: 09/03/2013 at 3:21 p.m. – Beacon St.
An officer observed a motorcyclist traveling on Beacon St. without wearing a helmet. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Beacon St. The operator appeared unsteady on his feet and had glassy, bloodshot eyes. After administering a series of field sobriety tests, the officer determined that the operator was under the influence of alcohol and placed him under arrest. A search of the suspect’s person revealed a small envelope containing a white, powdery substance which the officer determined to be cocaine. The suspect was further charged with Possession of a Class B Drug.
Larceny: 09/01/2013 at 9:00 p.m. – Centre St.
An officer was dispatched to the Centre Street Lot after receiving a report of a past larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated his bicycle had been stolen from the Lot’s bike rack at some point during the weekend. The bike had been secured with a wire lock.
Operating After Suspension: 09/04/2013 at 10:01 a.m. – Harvard St.
An officer observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harvard St. A query of the driver’s information revealed he had a suspended license. He was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.
Operating After Suspension: 08/31/2013 at 11:06 a.m. – Boylston St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling in the left turn only traffic lane, travel thru a red light, and make an illegal U-turn. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Boylston St. A query of the driver’s information revealed he had a suspended license. He was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.
Defraud: 08/29/2013 at 12:00 p.m. – Webster St.
A victim came to the Brookline Police Station on August 31, 2013 to report a past incident of fraud. According to the victim, $50,000 in fraudulent checks had been removed from his account over the past several months. The victim suspected a man in his employ of stealing his checkbook. The victim has been unable to contact the suspect. The matter is currently under investigation.
Larceny: 09/01/2013 at 7:00 a.m. – Wellington Tr.
While on the desk, an officer received a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim stated he last saw his bike around midnight when he left it unlocked at the rear of his building. When he returned the next morning, the bike was gone.
Attempted Breaking and Entering/ Burglary: 09/04/2013 at 10:47 a.m. – Vernon St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Vernon St. after receiving a report of an attempted Breaking and Entering. The officer was met by the victim who stated someone rang her doorbell around 10:00 p.m. but she did not answer it. A moment later she heard someone trying to force their way into the apartment. She stated she heard two male voices in the hall, who fled the scene by the time she got to the window.
Burglary: 09/04/2013 at 8:13 p.m. – Foster St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Foster St. after receiving a report of a burglary. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victims who had arrived home to find their bedrooms rummaged through. Further investigation revealed that all three victims were missing their laptops along with various other electronics. Maintenance had recently been in the apartment, and the victims reported one of the workers acting suspiciously. He was described as a dark-skinned male wearing a black t-shirt and dark jeans.
Burglary: 09/03/2013 at 8:26 a.m. – Dean Rd.
An officer received a report of a past burglary, which occurred on Dean Rd. between August 13th and August 16th. The victim stated she left her laptop, power adapter, and carry sleeve on her kitchen counter on the 13th. She planned to take the laptop with her on vacation, but noticed it missing just before leaving. The victim stated she uses the third floor of her home as an office, and usually leaves the back door open. She further stated a landscaping crew had access to her home as well as several housekeepers.
Traffic Offense: 09/03/2013 at 11:04 a.m. – Chestnut Hill/ Buckminster Rd.
An officer observed a vehicle with a rejected inspection sticker. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Chestnut Hill and Buckminster Rd. The operator could not provide a license and provided officers with multiple dates of birth. At the time the operator was placed under arrest for Operating Without a License. Upon booking, accurate information from the operator about his identity revealed he had an active Massachusetts license. He was charged with Providing False Information to an Officer.
Warrant Arrest: 09/03/2013 at 10:14 p.m. – Boylston St./ Philbrick Rd.
A random query of a vehicle’s information revealed the owner had a warrant out of Dedham District Court. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Boylston St. and Philbrick Rd. It was determined that the operator of the vehicle was the owner. He was placed under arrest.
Liquor Offense: 08/31/2013 at 12:21 a.m. – Larz Anderson Park
An officer was patrolling Larz Anderson Park, when the officer observed a parked vehicle with a male and two females inside. The officer approached the vehicle and spoke with the occupants. While doing so, the officer observed an open bottle of alcohol and two cups which appeared to have alcohol in them. The officer could detect a faint odor of alcohol from the female occupants, both of whom were under the age of 21. The male occupant was placed under arrest for Furnishing Alcohol to Minors and Trespassing.
Malicious Damage: 09/03/2013 at 2:00 p.m. – W. Rox Pk.
An officer was dispatched to a business on W. Rox Pk. after receiving a report of malicious damage to four motor vehicles. Upon arrival, the officer observed graffiti damage to four of the business’s vehicles. The employees did not see or hear anything suspicious. The owner of the bakery reported seeing two teenagers parked in a silver car near the company vehicles prior to the vehicle’s being vandalized.