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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Thursday, February 6, 2014

2/4/2014 through 2/5/2014

Police Reports 2/4/2014 through 2/5/2014

On February 4, officers observed a vehicle straddling the white lane line on Washington Street. The officers initiated a motor vehicle stop and upon approach to the vehicle could detect an odor of marijuana. The passenger was found to have marijuana as well as an electronic scale. The passenger was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, Class D and the driver was cited for failing to drive within a marked lane.

On February 4, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. make an unsafe lane change. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found the driver to be operating with an expired license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for passing unsafely and operating with an expired license.

On February 4, officers were dispatched to a store on Beacon St. for a report of shoplifting. The store manager had observed a man place an item into a bag and leave without paying. Officers located the suspect in the rear parking lot and he will be summoned to Brookline District Court for shoplifting.

On February 4, detectives observed a vehicle park in a posted No Parking/Loading Zone on Beacon Street. After the parking infraction was observed, the detectives initiated a traffic stop. The passenger of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt and was shifting in her seat causing the detectives to have a B.O.P. and warrant check. The search showed that the woman had a default warrant and she was placed under arrest.

On February 5, an officer observed a vehicle speeding on Washington Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found the status of the operator’s license to be revoked/non-renewable. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license and speeding.

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