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.
Monday, March 10, 2014
3/7/2014 through 3/9/2014
On March 7, an officer was dispatched to an apartment on Upland Rd. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that he had parked his vehicle in his driveway the evening before and had left it unlocked. When the man went to retrieve his laptop bag from the car a little after midnight, the man found that the laptop bag and its contents were missing and items in the car had been rifled through. The matter is under investigation.
On March 7, officers observed a vehicle traveling on Harvard St. change lanes abruptly and cut off another vehicle without signaling. The vehicle proceeded to slow down to approximately 5mph which due to the flow of traffic was an unsafe speed. The officers initiated a traffic stop and while speaking to the driver they observed red, glassy eyes and an odor of alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating under the influence of liquor and failure to use a turn signal.
On March 7, an officer was dispatched to Manchester Rd. for a scam report. The victim stated that she had received a call that she believed to be from her grandson who said he had been arrested in Mexico and needed bail money. The grandson said that she would receive a call from an attorney about wiring the money to him. The woman received the call from the attorney and sent money by wire. The next morning the victim spoke to her grandson who stated that he hadn’t been in Mexico or arrested. The matter is under investigation.
On March 8, an officer observed a vehicle travel through a red light at the intersection of Kent Street and Longwood Avenue. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and spoke to both the driver and the passenger. The officer observed that the driver’s eyes were bloodshot and glossy, her speech was slurred, and she smelled of alcohol. Officers also detected an odor of marijuana and found that more than one ounce of marijuana was in the car. Both the driver and passenger were charged with Possession Class D with Intent to Distribute and the driver was also cited for operating under the influence of liquor and failure to stop (red light).
On March 8, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. with an expired inspection sticker. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver’s license was revoked and he had an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.
On March 8, an officer responded to Perry St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that she had a package shipped to her, the Postal Service confirmed delivery, yet she never received the package. The matter is under investigation.
On March 9, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Boylston St. at a high rate of speed and making illegal lane changes. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for speeding, marked lanes violation, and operating after suspension.
On March 9, officers went to a residence on Chestnut St. for two active warrants for a suspect. The officers placed the man under arrest for the warrants.
On March 9, an officer responded to Cypress St. for a report of larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim reported that his portable LCD player was taken from the trunk of his rental car. The matter is under investigation.
On March 9, an officer was dispatched to a restaurant on Harvard St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that she had placed her laptop on a table and then joined her friend at another table for approximately 30 minutes. When the victim returned to her table, the laptop was gone. The matter is under investigation.
On March 9, a man came into the Brookline Police station to report that his car had been stolen. The man stated that his car had been parked on Harvard St. and when he returned the next day, it was gone. The matter is being investigated.