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.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Juvenile Arrested for stealing the Bait Bike



On 10-11-13 at approximately 7:00PM officers responded to reports of the "Bait Bike" being stolen. An officer spotted the bike and a young male rider in the area of Washington Street and Griggs Road.  In fleeing from the officers, he fell from the bike. He suffered minor injuries. He then fled on foot behind some homes on Griggs road. He was stopped a short distance away in the area of 503 Washington Street. The subject is a juvenile from Boston.
He faces the following charges, Larceny over $250.00,  Possession of Burglarious tools (bolt cutters) and Resisting arrest.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

10/9 - 10/10

Sector 1

Larceny: 10/09/2013 at 4:18 p.m. – Commonwealth Ave.
An officer was dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim, an employee of the business, who stated she left her cell phone unattended while she worked. Several hours later, she noticed her cell phone was missing. Using video surveillance a potential suspect was able to be identified. Officers were dispatched to his residence and were able to find the victim’s cell phone. The suspect was placed under arrest.

Sector 2

Not Duly Licensed: 10/10/2013 at 4:03 a.m. – Brookline Ave/ Pearl St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Brookline Ave. A query of the operator’s information revealed he did not have a license. He was placed under arrest for being not duly licensed.

Sector 3

Larceny: 10/09/2013 at 4:00 p.m. – Mason Tr.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Mason Tr. to receive a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated his secured bicycle had been stolen from his front porch. A search of the general area yielded no results.

Larceny: 10/08/2013 at 2:00 p.m. – Winchester St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Winchester St. to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the resident who stated his son’s bicycle had been stolen from their screened-in porch.

Sector 5

Larceny: 10/09/2013 at 3:00 p.m. – Greenough St.
An officer was dispatched to Greenough St. for a report of a past larceny. The victim stated his bicycle was left, locked to a bike rack. Upon his return, his bike and cable lock were missing.

Larceny: 10/09/2013 at 3:00 p.m. – Greenough St.
While working at the front desk, an officer received a report of a larceny. The victim stated he left his bike secured to a bike rack at approximately 8:20 that morning. When he returned at 3:00 p.m., the bike was gone.

Larceny: 10/08/2013 at 9:15 a.m. – Greenough St.
An officer was dispatched to Greenough St. to take a report of larceny. The officer was met by the victim who stated she briefly left her phone unattended on a table and later returned to find it missing.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Missing Person Update

On 10-07-2013 a missing persons report was filed for a 70 yr old  white male who  was known to frequent the Putterham Meadows Golf Course. At approximately 10:45 p.m. the subject was located at the Golf course by Brookline Officers. The subject was deceased.  Foul play is not suspected .

10/7 - 10/8

Not Duly Licensed: 10/07/2013 at 12:08 a.m. – Hammond Pond Parkway/ Heath St.

An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a funeral procession, causing the procession to come to an abrupt halt. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Heath St. A query revealed the operator did not have a driver’s license. He was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed, failure to yield, and interrupting a funeral procession.

Monday, October 7, 2013

10/05 - 10/07

B&E of Motor Vehicle: 10/05/2013 at 10:30 - W. Roxbury Parkway

An officer was dispatched to the West Roxbury Parkway to take a report of a Breaking and Entering of a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated her vehicle had been broken into while parked at the Putterham Shops. The rear passenger window had been smashed. Nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicle.

Sector 2

Operating After Suspension: 10/06/2013 at 7:38 p.m. – Harvard St./ Longwood Ave

An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a pedestrian in the crosswalk. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Harvard St. and Longwood Ave. A query of the driver’s information revealed she had a suspended license. She was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.

Sector 3

B&E&L of a Motor Vehicle: 10/04/2013 at 9:30 a.m. – Summit Ave

An officer was dispatched to Summit Ave after receiving a report of a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated someone had broken into her vehicle and stolen her bicycle. The victim last remembers seeing the bicycle on September 2, 2013. The vehicle showed no signs of forced entry.

Larceny: 10/04/2013 at 5:58 p.m. – Harvard St.

While assigned to a post at the corner of Harvard and Beacon St., an officer was approached by a store manager who stated there was currently a woman in the store attempting to shoplift several items. The officer approached the suspect, who allowed the officer to search her bag. Several items from the store were found in the bag. The suspect will be summonsed to Brookline District Court.

Operating After Suspension: 10/06/2013 at 12:10 a.m. – Winchester St./ Thorndike St.

An officer observed a vehicle traveling at an unusually slow speed and cross the solid line multiple times. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Winchester St. A query of the driver’s information revealed he had a suspended license. The operator was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.

Sector 5

Assault: 10/04/2013 at 11:00 p.m. – Beacon St.

An officer was dispatched to the Beth Israel Emergency Room to speak with a victim of assault. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victim who stated he was on Beacon St. when he bumped into a man walking with two friends. The victim went on to say that the two parties exchanged heated words, and then he was hit in the face. Several more punches were thrown, although according to the victim the fight lasted only seconds. The victim received a small laceration on his head and several on his right hand. The matter is currently under investigation. 

Larceny: 10/01/2013 at 1:00 p.m. – Tappan St./ Greenough St.

An officer was dispatched to Beals St. to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victim who stated he had chained his bicycle to a pole on the corner of Tappan St. and Greenough St. When he returned several hours later he saw his bicycle had been taken.