Suspicious Activity: 10/10/2013 at 6:30 p.m. – Commonwealth Ave
While working at CVS, an employee received a phone call from an unknown caller who threatened to “shoot up” the store if the employee did not activate several prepaid cards for the caller. The employee promptly called the Brookline Police Department. Officers informed the employee that this was a scam, which has been perpetuated at other drug stores in the Boston area.
Larceny: 10/11/2013 at 6:00 p.m. – Harvard St.
An officer was dispatched to Harvard St. to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated he accidently left his cell phone in a the restroom of a business on Harvard St. He realized his mistake after only a few minutes but by the time he returned, the cell phone was missing.
Larceny: 10/12/2013 at 7:00 p.m. – Littell Rd.
An officer was dispatched to Littell Rd. after receiving a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim told the officer his bike was left unsecured, on the front porch. When the victim returned several hours later, he saw his bike was missing.
Larceny: 10/10/2013 at 2:55 p.m. – School St.
An officer was dispatched to School St. to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she left her cell phone unattended. She returned approximately an hour later and discovered it was missing.
Operating After Revocation: 10/12/2013 at 12:33 a.m. – Boylston St.
An officer observed a vehicle in the breakdown lane, which abruptly turned eastbound onto Boylston St. A query of the vehicle’s information revealed the owner had a revoked license. The officer initiated a traffic stop. It was confirmed the operator of the vehicle was the owner, who was placed under arrest for Operating After Revocation.
Larceny: 10/08/2013 at 7:00 p.m. – Boylston St.
An officer was dispatched to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she mistakenly left her wallet on top of her desk at her workplace. When she returned to retrieve the wallet, she discovered it was missing. No one in the office noticed anything suspicious and there is no security surveillance available of the area.