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, March 7, 2014
On March 6, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle travelling in the area of Boylston St. and Reservoir Road. The search indicated a possible warrant hit for the vehicle’s registered owner so the officer initiated a traffic stop. Dispatch confirmed that the driver had two active warrants in effect and he was placed under arrest.
On March 6, a woman came into the Brookline Police Station to report a larceny from Ashville Road. The woman stated that she had placed an order online and UPS tracking indicated the package had been delivered, yet the woman reported never receiving the package. The matter is under investigation.
On the night of March 6, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. without headlights on. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and while speaking with the driver, he observed an odor of marijuana. The officer ran a search on the driver and the passenger, who was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver did not have a license in Massachusetts and his license from New York was revoked. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for failure to display headlights and not being duly licensed. The passenger had two arrest warrants in effect. The passenger was placed under arrest and cited for failure to wear a seatbelt and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
On March 5, an officer was dispatched to Sewall Ave. for a report of suspicious emails. The victim stated that she received an email she had believed to be from her son, the email address was off by one letter, asking for a favor. When she asked what the favor was, she received an email back asking for money to be wired to an account. The emails were found to be a scam and the matter is under investigation.
On March 5, a man came to the Brookline Police Station to report a past breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The man stated that on Monday March 3, he parked his vehicle on Pond Ave. with his iPod charging inside. When he returned to the vehicle an hour later, the iPod was gone. No other items were taken.
On March 5, an officer was dispatched to Toxteth St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that a laptop had been shipped to him and tracking information said that it had been delivered the day before. The man reported never receiving the package.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
On March 4, officers traveled to Thatcher St. to carry out an arrest warrant. The suspect was placed under arrest and a search yielded cash, heroin, and drug paraphernalia. The suspect is being charged with Possession of Class A with Intent to Distribute.
On March 4, an officer was dispatched to a business on Beacon St. for a reported money scam by phone. The owner of the business stated that an employee received a call from an individual, claiming to be from NSTAR, who stated the power would be disconnected to the business. Later in the day, the owner received a call from the same individual who said the business needed to make an immediate payment or the power would be shut off. The matter is under investigation.
On March 4, an officer monitoring the speed of motor vehicles on Allandale Rd. observed a vehicle travelling at a speed in excess of the posted 30mph. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver’s right to operate a motor vehicle had been suspended. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating after suspension and speeding.
On March 4, an officer responded to the area of Boylston St. at High St. for a call involving erratic operation of a vehicle. The officer observed a vehicle driving with its tires touching the solid yellow line and initiated a motor vehicle stop. While talking to the driver, the officer observed that her speech was slurred, eyes were glassy, and there was a substance appearing to be vomit on her right leg and lap area. The driver was placed under arrest and charged for operating under the influence of liquor and failure to stay entirely within marked lanes.
On March 4, officers conducted a motor vehicle stop for a minor traffic offense. Later in the day, officers observed the same vehicle exhibiting suspicious behavior, pulling into various alley ways near St. Paul Street and Egmont Street. Officers approached the vehicle on foot and spoke to the driver and passenger. The officers observed balloons scattered around the interior of the car, a large blue nitrous tank on the passenger side floor, and a marijuana pipe. Both the driver and passenger were placed under arrest for Inhaling a Toxic Substance.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
On March 3, an officer was dispatched to Thatcher St. for a report of theft. The victim stated that when she arrived home from work, a package that had been delivered for her was already opened and the contents were missing. The matter is under investigation.
Monday, March 3, 2014
On February 28, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Harvard Street. The search revealed that the vehicle had a failed inspection sticker and the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop and confirmed the status of the driver’s license. The driver was placed under arrest.
On February 28, an officer initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle fail to stop for a red light on Harvard Street. The driver was found to be operating without a license and was placed under arrest.
On February 28, dispatch broadcasted a report of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle that had just occurred on Boylston Street. One suspect had fled onto Boylston St. in a vehicle and the other suspect was being chased on Boylston by the victim and two witnesses on foot. The victim reported seeing a vehicle pull up next to his van with two people inside and then seeing one of the suspects inside of his van. When approached, both suspects fled the scene. An officer observed a man matching the description of one of the suspects hiding on Heath Hill. Detectives apprehended the man and placed him under arrest. The man is charged with breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest.
On February 28, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Elba St. for a report of annoying phone calls. The residents reported receiving multiple calls from an unknown party who demanded that they owed money and needed to pay. The matter is being investigated.
On March 1, an officer responded to Salisbury Rd. for a report of erratic operation of a motor vehicle. It had been reported that a vehicle had left a residence on Salisbury Rd., struck a snow bank, struck a tree, and then continued driving. The officer located a vehicle matching the description and spoke with the driver. While speaking with the man, the officer observed slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, dilated pupils, and an odor of alcohol. The man was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor, operating under the influence of drugs, and leaving the scene of an accident/property damage.
On March 2, officers ran a query of a vehicle travelling on Washington St. which revealed that the vehicle had an expired inspection sticker and a revoked registration status. The officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the driver had an active warrant in effect and her right to operate a motor vehicle had been suspended. The woman was placed under arrest for the warrant and was cited for revoked insurance, revoked registration, unregistered motor vehicle, operating after suspension, and expired inspection.
On March 2, officers responded to a store Harvard St. for a report of an assault and battery. Officers spoke to both parties, neither of whom wanted to press charges. Officers found that one of the parties had an active warrant in effect and he was placed under arrest.
On March 2, an officer observed a vehicle make a left turn on Beacon St. where left turns were prohibited. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found the driver to be operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for operating after suspension and a left turn violation.