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.
Friday, October 25, 2013
10/24 - 10/25
Suspicious Activity: 10/24/2013 at 10:59 a.m. – Harvard St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Harvard St. after receiving a report of a suspicious phone call. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated an unknown caller called her cell phone stating that he was holding her son hostage for the amount of $2000.00. The victim immediately notified the police about the phone call. This incident is very similar to phone scams which have been occurring in the Brookline area. If you receive a similar phone call please notify the Brookline Police Department.
Larceny: 10/22/2013 at 7:00 p.m. – St. Paul St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on St. Paul St. after receiving a report of a larceny. According to the victim, a package belonging to her was opened in the lobby of her apartment building and the contents stolen.
Possession of Cocaine: 10/24/2013 at 4:56 p.m. – Beacon St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and fail to stop at a red light. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Beacon St. A query of the driver’s information revealed he had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest. A routine search of the car revealed an aspirin bottle containing remnants of what appeared to be cocaine. Further investigation also revealed several sandwich bags containing marijuana and cocaine. The driver was additionally charged with Possession of a Class B and D drug.