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
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.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Operating After Suspension: 10/23/2013 at 3:45 a.m. – Harvard St.
An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a traffic light. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harvard St. A query of the driver’s information revealed he had a suspended license as well as a warrant out of Boston District Court. He was placed under arrest.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Larceny: 10/21/2013 at 8:24 p.m. – Commonwealth Ave
An officer was dispatched to Commonwealth Ave to take a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by an employee and a BUPD officer who had placed the suspect under arrest. The BUPD officer observed the CVS employee pursuing the suspect and was able to apprehend him. The employee stated he observed the suspect placing several items into a plastic bag before exiting the store with no attempt to pay.
Burglary: 10/20/2013 at 5:46 a.m. – Washington St.
Officers were dispatched to a business on Washington St. after receiving a report of past burglary. Upon arrival, officers reviewed surveillance footage which revealed a tall, thin African-American male wearing a dark hoodie kick in the door of the business. The video shows this individual taking a number of lottery tickets, 30 packs of cigarettes, a box of ATF oil, and some energy drinks. The individual then fled the store. A search of the area did not yield any results.
Not Duly Licensed: 10/22/2013 at 7:43 a.m. – Washington St./ Brookline Ave.
An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a pedestrian. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Brookline Ave. A query of the driver’s information revealed she did not have a license. She was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed.
Larceny: 10/21/2013 at 2:09 p.m. – Harvard St.
Several officers were dispatched to Harvard St. after receiving a report of larceny. Officers were met by the Loss Prevention Officer who stated he observed the suspects take several bottles of shampoo before leaving the store. He then observed the suspect get into a gray or silver Honda Civic. A search of the area produced negative results. The first suspect was described as an African-American male in his twenties or thirties, wearing a black coat and jeans. The second suspect was described as a Caucasian female in her mid-twenties, carrying a black handbag and wearing jeans.
Robbery: 10/22/2013 at 12:27 a.m. – Verndale St.
Several officers were dispatched to Verndale St. to take a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, the officers were met by the victim who stated her purse was stolen by an African-American male. A witness pursued the suspect and attempted to confront him, but was struck across the face by the suspect, who then fled the area. A search of the area yielded negative results.
Burglary: 10/20/2013 at 9:13 a.m. – Boylston St.
An officer was dispatched to a business on Boylston St. after receiving a report of burglary. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the store’s owner who stated approximately $1200.00 had been stolen from the store at some point during the night. Further investigation revealed the door to the business had been pried open and appeared as though the perpetrator also attempted to remove the TV from the wall of the business.
Burglary: 10/22/013 at 1:03 p.m. – Washington St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Washington St. after receiving a report of burglary. The officer was met by the victim who stated her apartment had been broken into at some point during the day. Several items were taken including electronics, jewelry, and the victim’s passport.
Operating After Suspension: 10/22/2013 at 6:42 – Chestnut St.
An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a stop sign. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Chestnut St. A query of the driver’s information revealed she had a suspended license. She was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.
Larceny: 10/21/2013 at 9:24 a.m. – Fisher Ave
An officer was dispatched to Fisher Ave to take a report of larceny. The officer was met by the victim who stated that while on the Newbury College Bus her phone was stolen. The victim went on to say that while traveling on the bus, she placed her cell phone on the seat beside her, when she got up to leave the bus she saw her cell phone had been taken.