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, October 17, 2013

10/16 - 10/17

Operating After Suspension: 10/17/2013 at 1:22 a.m. – Brainerd Rd.
A random query of a vehicle’s information revealed the owner had a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Brainerd Rd. The driver of the vehicle was confirmed to be the owner and was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.

Sector 1

Sale of Marijuana: 10/17/2013 at 1:41 p.m. – Harvard St./ Thorndike St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harvard St. As the officer approached the vehicle he could smell a strong odor of marijuana. Furthermore, the operator of the vehicle appeared very agitated. While speaking with the operator, the officer observed a black, draw-string bag. When asked what this bag contained, the driver offered it to the officer who was able to observe a number of plastic bags containing marijuana. The driver was placed under arrest for Possession of a Class D Drug with Intent to Distribute.

Sector 3

Suspicious Activity: 10/16/2013 at 12:48 p.m. – Williston Rd.
An officer was dispatched to Williston Rd. after receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle. According to a witness, the vehicle was a black sedan which stopped in front of the school and took several pictures before driving away. A search of the area yielded no results.

Suspicious Activity: 10/16/2013 at 8:06 p.m. – Beacon St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Beacon St. after receiving a report of suspicious activity. According to the victim, she received a phone call from a male who claimed to work for Window Tech Company. The caller informed her that there was a number of viruses on her computer, and he would fix them for her. The victim provided her credit card information to the caller, but then grew suspicious. She immediately hung up and canceled her credit card. Attempts to contact the caller have proved unsuccessful.

Operating After Revocation: 10/17/2013 at 2:20 a.m. – Harvard St.
An officer observed a vehicle make an illegal right turn. A query of the vehicle’s information revealed a status of Revoked Insurance. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harvard St. A query of the driver’s information revealed his license was also revoked. He was placed under arrest for Operating After Revocation.

Sector 4

Forgery: 10/16/2013 at 12:50 p.m. – Park St./ Marion St.
An officer was dispatched to Park St. and Marion St. after receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival the officer observed the vehicle to have a forged inspection sticker. Further investigation also revealed a forged handicap placard in the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle will receive a citation for the forged documents.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

10/15 - 10/16

Sector 2

Not Duly Licensed: 10/15/2013 at 10:53 p.m. – Kent St./ Longwood Ave
An officer observed a vehicle with a broken brake light. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Kent St. A query revealed the operator was not properly licensed. He was placed under arrest.

Operating After Suspension: 10/16/2013 at 1:52 a.m. – Harvard St./ Webster Pl.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling with its high beams illuminated; the driver failed to dim the beams when other vehicle’s approached. 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.

Sector 5

Larceny: 10/04/2013 at 2:00 p.m. – Winthrop Rd.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Winthrop Rd. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she was expecting a package to be delivered on October 4th. However when she arrived home on the afternoon of the 4th, there was no package. She eventually became suspicious and alerted Brookline officers to the possible theft.

Larceny: 10/15/2013 at 5:45 p.m. – Greenough St.
While working at the front desk, an officer received a report of a larceny. The victim stated he left his cell phone unattended in the locker room of Brookline High School, while he went to practice. When he returned, the cell phone was gone.

Sector 8

Operating After Suspension: 10/16/2013 at 12:14 a.m. – Boylston St./ Tully St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling well below the posted speed limit and failing to stay in its lane. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Boylston St. The officer spoke to the operator, who stated he was extremely tired. The officer did not observe anything to make him think the driver was under the influence of alcohol. A query of the driver’s information revealed his license was suspended. He was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

10/14 - 10/15

Sector 1

Threats: 10/14/2013 at 9:32 a.m. – Abbottsford Rd.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Abbottsford Rd. after receiving a report of a phone scam. The officer was met by the victims who described receiving a phone call from an unidentified man who claimed to be holding the victim’s brother for ransom. The caller asked for a payout of $2,000 cash. The victims stated they became suspicious of the call and tried to make contact with the brother. They were able to reach him via telephone and discovered he was in good health and not being held for ransom. Attempts to get in contact with the caller have been unsuccessful.

Larceny: 10/14/2013 at 9:48 a.m. – Commonwealth Ave.
Several officers were dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, officers were met by an employee who described the incident. According to him, a tall, white male wearing a black trench coat had entered the store and proceeded to try on a North Face Jacket. It was a short while later that the employee saw the man quickly exit the store with the jacket without paying. A search of the area did not reveal anyone matching the suspect’s description.

Larceny: 10/14/2013 at 5:03 p.m. – Commonwealth Ave
Several officers were dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave after receiving information that a shoplifter who had stolen from the store that morning had returned to the store. Upon arrival, officers were met by an employee who stated that the man currently in the store had taken a North Face Jacket from the store earlier in the day. Officers approached the suspect, who became very agitated. A search of his person revealed he had another jacket stuffed into his pants. The suspect was placed under arrest for Shoplifting.

Sector 6

Not Duly Licensed: 10/15/2013 at 2:30 a.m. – Boylston St./ Hammond St.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Boylston St. and Hammond St. A query of the driver’s information revealed her license was suspended. She was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed.

Sector 8

Larceny: 10/12/2013 at 6:00 p.m. – Heath St.
An officer was dispatched to Heath St. to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she accidently left her wallet on the table in the cafeteria. She returned the following day and was able to retrieve her wallet; however a credit card and her driver’s license were missing.

Monday, October 14, 2013

10/8- 10/12


Sector 1
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.

Sector 2
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.

Sector 4
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.

Sector 8
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.