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, November 1, 2013

10/31 - 11/1

Sector 1
Larceny: 10/31/2013 at 1:18 p.m. – Harvard St.
Several officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard St. after receiving a report of larceny and assault. The officers were met by store employees who stated a man had come into the store carrying a shopping bag, which he proceeded to fill with merchandise before trying to leave the store without paying for the items. The man was confronted by the store’s Loss Prevention Investigator. After being approached, the suspect acted erratically, shoving the Investigator before fleeing the store. A search of the area yielded negative results. 

Sector 2
Larceny: 10/31/2013 at 1:25 p.m. – St. Paul St.
Due to the recent rash of package thefts on St. Paul St. an officer was sent to patrol this area. While patrolling the area, the officer noticed a male subject acting suspiciously. The officer continued to observe this subject, who stopped at a complex on St. Paul St. and took a package before quickly attempting to leave the area. At this time, the suspect was stopped by the officer and placed under arrest for Larceny.

Malicious Damage: 10/31/2013 at 7:59 a.m. – Gardner Rd.
An officer was dispatched to Gardner Rd. in order to take a report of malicious damage. According to the victims, someone through a rock through their window breaking two panes of glass. There are no suspects at this time.

Employment Opportunity: Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher

     The Brookline Public Safety Communications/E911 Center is currently accepting applicants for the pre-employment computer-based skill and ability test in preparation for future openings.  Candidates for the Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher position must successfully pass this exam in order to be considered for employment.  The Brookline Public Safety Communications/E911 Center and the Town of Brookline Human Resources Department will accept the resumes of those interested in any future openings that become available and will schedule a date and time to conduct the pre-employment exam.
      A candidate for the E-911 Dispatcher position must be willing to work all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.  Candidates must possess the ability to earn and maintain several state and national certificates.  Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or Government Equivalency Degree (GED).  Other prerequisites include; superior keyboard, computer and communication skills as well as the ability to handle multiple incidents simultaneously in a stressful environment.  Experience is preferred but not required.
     Additionally, candidates for the position are required to undergo a thorough background investigation, including, but not limited to employment, financial and criminal background.  Starting salary is $19.50 per hour plus benefits.

 













Please submit Resume and Cover Letter by November 8th, 2013 to:
hr@brooklinema.gov or
Town of Brookline
Human Resources Office, Room 211
333 Washington Street
Brookline, MA, 02445

Thursday, October 31, 2013

10/30 - 10/31

Sector 2

Larceny: 10/30/2013 at 4:30 p.m. – Harvard St.
An officer was dispatched to a business on Harvard St. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by an employee who stated she observed a man take two bottles of face wash from the store without paying for them. She confronted the suspect, who then fled the scene. A search of the area yielded negative results.

Sector 4

Larceny: 10/30/2013 at 10:40 a.m. – Pond Ave
An officer was dispatched to Pond Ave. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she briefly left her IPad unattended and upon her return she discovered it had been taken. A review of video surveillance revealed a male take the IPad and carry it from the business. Brookline officers were able to locate the suspect and retrieve the victim’s IPad. The suspect will receive a summons into Brookline Police Department for Larceny.

O.U.I.L: 10/31/2013 at 2:32 a.m. – Harvard St./ Webster St.
An officer observed a vehicle driving erratically. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harvard St. While speaking with the driver, the officer observed his eyes to be glassy and his speech slurred. A series of field sobriety tests led the officer to believe the driver was intoxicated. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Greenhill House Break

Arrests made in Greenhill house break case. Jerid Chiasson, out of Waltham, MA, was arrested on October 29th around 11:00 p.m. Brookline officers arrested a second suspect, Shirvan Badalian of Watertown, MA. about an hour after Chiasson. 

10/29 - 10/30

Sector 1
Larceny: 10/28/2013 at 7:30 a.m. – Beacon St.
An officer was dispatched to Beacon St. after receiving a report of larceny. The officer was met by the reporting party, who stated a work laptop had been stolen. There are no suspects at this time, but officers are working on obtaining video surveillance of the area.

Sector 2
Larceny: 10/29/2013 at 9:19 p.m. – St. Paul St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on St. Paul St. after receiving a report of larceny. The victim stated she arrived to home to find a package she was expecting opened and empty in her foyer. The matter is currently under investigation.

Larceny: 10/29/2013 at 9:50 p.m. – St. Paul St.
An officer was dispatched to St. Paul St. after receiving a report of larceny. The officer was met by the victims who stated they had packages stolen from the foyer of their apartment building.

Sector 5
Suspicious Activity: 10/28/2013 at 5:53 p.m. – Strathmore Rd.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Strathmore Rd. after receiving a call for suspicious activity. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated when she went outside to retrieve her mail she noticed a tall male who appeared lost. As she returned to her apartment complex the man followed her inside. The victim quickly entered her apartment and closed the door, but the man proceeded to knock on her apartment door several times. At this time, the victim called the police. The suspect had fled the scene by the time officers arrived. A search of the area yielded negative results.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

10/28 - 10/29


Malicious Damage: 10/28/2013 at 4:48 p.m. – Pearl St.

 

An officer was dispatched to Pearl St. after receiving a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated her front passenger window had been smashed. In plain view were the victim’s cell phone, purse, and jacket but none of these items were taken.

 

Larceny: 10/26/2013 at 6:45 a.m. – Upland Rd.

 

An officer was dispatched to a residence on Upland Rd. after receiving a report of larceny. The officer was met by the victim who stated her bike had been stolen from her unlocked garage. The victim stated she last saw the bike on Tuesday, the 22nd.

 

 

Sector 1

 
Larceny: 10/28/2013 at 4:50 p.m. – Beacon St.

 

Am officer observed a man kick over a newspaper stand. The officer approached the man and asked him to pick up the stand. As the officer spoke with the suspect, he observed the man’s pockets to be stuffed full of medications which appeared to have come from CVS. The officer then contacted the manager of a nearby CVS and determined that the suspect had just been in the store and had not paid for the items. The suspect was placed under arrest.

 

Sector 7

Larceny: 10/28/2013 at 2:30 p.m. – Kennard Rd.

 

An officer was dispatched to Kennard Rd. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated he left his bicycle secured to a bike rack. When he returned to retrieve the bike several hours later, it was missing.

 

Monday, October 28, 2013

10/26 - 10/28

Larceny: 10/26/2013 at 8:55 a.m. – Boylston St.
An officer was dispatched to a business on Boylston St. after receiving a report of larceny. According to the victim, he briefly placed his cell phone on a counter and left it unattended. When he returned, the cell phone was missing. 

Sector 1
Malicious Damage: 10/25/2013 at 11:07 p.m. – Egmont St.
Officers were dispatched to a residence on Egmont St. after receiving a report of a breaking and entering in progress. Upon arrival, the officers were met by the resident who stated someone had just kicked in his back door. A search of the area revealed a group of individuals who believed they knew suspect. An address for the suspect was provided and officers were able to make contact with him. The suspect was placed under arrest.
Malicious Damage: 10/26/2013 at 12:00 p.m. – Babcock St.
An officer was dispatched to Babcock St. after receiving a report of malicious damage to a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated when he returned to his vehicle he saw all four tires had been slashed.

Sector 2
B&E of a Motor Vehicle: 10/25/2013 at 4:05 p.m. – Monmouth St.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Monmouth St. after receiving a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she had returned to her car to find the driver’s door slightly ajar and her purse missing. The victim could not remember is she had locked the vehicle. 
Operating After Suspension: 10/27/2013 at 5:02 p.m. – Washington St./ Station St.
A random query of a vehicle’s information revealed the owner had a suspended license. An officer initiated a traffic stop on Washington St. The driver was confirmed to be the owner of the vehicle. He was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension. 

Sector 4
Operating After Suspension: 10/28/2013 at 3:30 a.m. – Boylston St.
An officer observed a vehicle with only one operating headlight. The officer initiated a traffic stop on Boylston St. A query of the driver’s information revealed his license to be suspended. The driver was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.
Sector 5
Larceny: 10/25/2013 at 9:00 p.m. – Tappan St.
While working at the front desk, an officer received a report of a larceny. The victim stated she stated she left her personal belongings in a room which was supposed to be locked while she worked. When she returned several hours later, she saw her wallet had been taken.