Larceny: 09/16/2013 at 1:59 p.m. – Beacon St.
Several officers were dispatched to a business on Beacon St. for a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a witness who stated she saw the suspect take a bottle of alcohol and place it in a bag before walking out of the store. Two employees followed the suspect to Sewall Ave. Officers were able to locate the suspect and he was placed under arrest.
Burglary: 09/15/2013 at 1:00 p.m. – Thorndike St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Thorndike St. to take a report of a past Breaking and Entering. The officer was met by the owner who had been informed by a workman that the side door of his home appeared to have been broken into. The house was under construction and uninhabited. Nothing appears to be missing from the home.
Larceny: 09/16/2013 at 4:03 p.m. – High St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on High St. to receive a report of larceny. The officer was met by the victim who stated she had been expecting a package delivery and confirmed with UPS that her package had been delivered. However, when she arrived home her package was missing.
Fraud: 09/16/2013 at 11:02 a.m. – Goddard Ave
An officer was dispatched to Goddard Ave after receiving a report of a potential fraud. The officer was met by the victim, who stated she had been contemplating a loan but had decided against it, since then she had received phone calls from someone claiming to be from the State Investigation Department. The officer made contact with the man claiming to be from the State Investigation Department and identified himself as a police officer. The man was vague and would not disclose his location. He was asked to call Brookline Police Department, but did not do so.