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, November 7, 2013

11/6 - 11/7

Sector 1
Larceny: 11/03/2013 at 4:10 p.m. – Harvard St.
While working at the front desk, an officer received a report of Larceny. According to the victim, her wallet was stolen while she was at a business on Harvard St. The victim reported searching the entire store and parking lot with the assistance of the store manager for the wallet, but the search yielded no results. 

Sector 4
Operating After Suspension: 11/06/2013 at 7:24 p.m. – Washington 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 owner was confirmed to be the operator of the vehicle. He was placed under arrest for Operating After Suspension.

Possession of Cocaine: 11/06/2013 at 11:16 p.m. – Washington St./ Pond Ave
An officer observed a vehicle fail to stay in the proper lane. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Washington St. and Pond Ave. A query of the driver’s information revealed he had a suspended license. He was placed under arrest. A query of the passenger’s information revealed she had a warrant out of Chelsea District Court. She was placed under arrest. A search of her bag revealed a green, leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a pipe containing residue believed to be cocaine. A query of a second passenger’s information revealed he had a warrant out of Quincy District Court. He too was placed under arrest.


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

11/5 - 11/6

Sector 1
Larceny: 11/5/2013 at 12:57 p.m. – Gibbs St.
An officer was dispatched to Gibbs St. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated approximately three months prior he had been contacted by a company called “Mega Millions.” The company informed him that he was the winner of a monetary prize if he would wire two payments of $7,500 to a separate bank account. The victim has been unable to get in contact with the company since wiring the money.
Larceny: 11/5/2013 at 6:01 p.m. – Harvard St.
Several officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard St. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officers were met by the store’s Loss Prevention Officer. The Loss Prevention Officer stated he observed a man placed a jacket into a plastic bag and attempt to leave the store without paying. The officer detained the suspect who was placed under arrest for larceny.

Sector 2
Larceny: 11/4/2013 at 10:00 p.m. – Kent St.
While working at the front desk, an officer received a report of larceny. According to the victim, her baby stroller was stolen while in the front hallway of her residence, which is unsecured.

Sector 4
Not Duly Licensed: 11/6/2013 at 3:22 a.m. – Highland Rd./ Jamaica Rd.

An officer observed a vehicle traveling with a defective taillight. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Highland and Jamaica Rd. A query of the driver’s information revealed his license was expired. He was placed under arrest for being not duly licensed.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Officer injured on duty,


Today at approx. 2:44PM, Animal Control officer Pierre Verrier was dispatched to 12 Short Street for reports of an aggressive turkey. As the officer was existing the vehicle the vehicle started to roll backwards down Short Street towards Beacon. The vehicle knocked the officer to the ground; he was able to radio for help. Officers responded, saw the officer down on the street and the vehicle resting against the side of the building on the corner of Short Street and Beacon Street, a short distance away. Several parked cars had been struck before the vehicle came to rest. The officer was taken to Beth Israel Hospital, where he is undergoing a series of test. Preliminary reports are no serious injuries. Brookline Police accident reconstruction team is handling the investigation.

 Officer Verrier is a 25 year veteran of the force.

Update on Death on Comm Ave


Boston University, State Police and Brookline Officers responded to a call at 808 Commonwealth Ave early this morning. A body of a 39 year old male, a contractor for Otis Elevators, was discovered on the scene. There were no signs of foul play. The body of the deceased is currently with the medical examiner.

Update Brookline B&Es


A suspect in multiple Breaking and Enterings was arrested by the Boston Police Department earlier this week. He has been linked to two Breaking and Entering incidents in Brookline, which occurred at a nail salon on Boylston St. and a gas station on Washington St., both occurring on October 20th. The suspect was identified using video surveillance footage. The Brookline Police Department will be seeking warrants charging the suspect with the two B&E’s in Brookline.

11/4 - 11/5

Sector 1
Receiving Stolen Property: 11/04/2013 at 7:08 p.m. – Harvard St.
Several officers were dispatched to Harvard St. to take a report of Shoplifting. Upon arrival, the officers met with an employee who was able to identify two females he suspected of shoplifting. One of the suspected shoplifters had two warrants out of Quincy and Roxbury District Court. She was placed under arrest. The second suspect will receive a summons to Brookline District Court for Shoplifting.
Larceny: 11/02/2013 at 11:45 a.m. – Commonwealth Ave
An officer was dispatched to Commonwealth Ave to take a report of Larceny. The officer was met by the victim upon arrival, who stated he had locked his bicycle to a rack in the parking garage. When he returned for the bike several hours later, he saw it had been taken.

Sector 4
Not Duly Licensed: 11/05/2013 at 1:09 a.m. – Washington St./ Pond Av
An officer observed a vehicle with a broken headlight. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Washington St. and Pond Av. A query of the driver’s information revealed he was not duly licensed. He was placed under arrest.

Monday, November 4, 2013

11/1 - 11/4

Sector 4
Larceny: 10/31/2013 at 4:00 p.m. – Washington St.
An officer was dispatched to Washington St. after receiving a report of larceny. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated his cell phone had been stolen. The victim stated he mistakenly left his cell phone on the table of a restaurant he was eating at. Once he realized his mistake, the victim returned to the restaurant but discovered it had been taken.   

Malicious Damage to a Motor Vehicle: 11/01/2013 at 8:00 a.m. – Beacon St.
An officer was dispatched to Beacon St. after receiving a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The officer was met by the victim who stated when he returned to his parked vehicle he saw that someone had keyed the trunk.

Malicious Damage to a Motor Vehicle: 11/03/2013 at 1:13 a.m. – Park St.
An officer was dispatched to Park St. after receiving a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she heard a loud noise like shattering glass and went outside to inspect her vehicle. She discovered her windshield had been smashed.

Larceny: 10/21/2013 at 12:36 p.m. – School St.
An officer received a report of a past larceny while working at the front desk. According to the victim, someone had stolen his daughter’s violin. The victims were hoping the missing violin would be turned in, but it still remains missing.

Sector 5
Not Duly Licensed: 11/01/2013 at 2:09 p.m. – Boylston St./ Catlin Rd.
An officer observed a vehicle driving erratically. The officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Boylston St. and Catlin Rd. A query of the driver’s information revealed he was not properly licensed. The operator was placed under arrest.

Sector 9
B&E of a Motor Vehicle: 11/03/2013 at 7:37 p.m. – South St.
An officer was dispatched to South St. after receiving a report of a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the victim who stated she left her unlocked vehicle in the driveway of her home. When she returned to her vehicle, she saw the contents of her glove box and center console were strewn around the car. The victim’s GPS and money from her wallet were reported missing.