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, April 25, 2014
On April 24, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Washington St. drive through a red light, make an illegal U-turn, and drive on the wrong side of the road against the flow of traffic. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.
On April 24, an officer conducted a motor vehicle stop for a car driving above the speed limit on Hammond Street. The officer found that the driver had a suspended license and he was placed under arrest.
On April 24, an officer responded to Colchester St. for a report of breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that while parked in her driveway overnight, several items were taken from her vehicle. The matter is under investigation.
On April 24, a woman came into the Police Station to report that her car had been broken into sometime the night before. The woman stated that her car had been parked on Carlton St. and she noticed a couple of items were missing. The matter is under investigation.
On April 24, an officer responded to Washington St. for a report of a man chasing a shoplifter from his store. The owner of the store stated that he observed a male take items and leave the store without paying, at which time he chased the suspect on foot and lost him at Holden Street. The matter is under investigation.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
On April 23, an officer travelling on Beacon St. observed a vehicle operating with a defective brake light. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and cited for defective equipment and operating after suspension.
On April 23, a woman came into the Police Station to report a breaking and entering and larceny of her motor vehicle. The woman stated that she had parked her car at her residence on Adams St. and during the night someone had rifled through it. The matter is under investigation.
On April 23, officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Ave. and Babcock St. for a fight in progress. Officers spoke to one party who stated that a man had been attempting to steal parts from his moped when he interfered. The man stated that he and his friends had stopped the suspect from fleeing which caused a scuffle. The suspect was able to flee and the matter is being investigated.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
On April 22, a man reported that sometime between April 19 and April 22, his apartment on Beacon St. was broken into. The victim stated that a couple of items were missing from his apartment. The matter is under investigation.
On April 22, officers responded to a bank on Harvard St. for a report of a customer being aggressive and swearing at the staff. While speaking to the suspect outside, the officers observed him yelling profanities and assuming a fighter’s stance while drawing lots of attention from passerby. The suspect was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace. He is also being charged with resisting arrest and trespassing.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
On April 18, an officer observed a vehicle speeding on Boylston St. and initiated a traffic stop. The officer found that the driver was operating with a revoked license and he was placed under arrest.
On April 18, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. drive in the bike lane for approximately one block and then straddle the double solid lines on the left. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and could detect an odor of unburnt marijuana while speaking with the driver and passenger. The driver was placed under arrest for operating with an expired license, marked lanes violations and open containers of alcohol. The passenger was issued a citation for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and sent on his way.
On April 19, officers responded to Princeton Rd. for a report of an attempted larceny that had just occurred. The reporting party stated that while doing yard work he had seen a vehicle double parked next to his work trailer and had seen a man exit the passenger side and take a leaf blower from the trailer and place it into his own vehicle. The reporting party approached the suspect who then removed the leaf blower from his car, threw it into the road, and fled in the vehicle. The matter is under investigation.
On April 20, an officer responded to Centre St. for a report of breaking and entering. The victim reported waking up to a rustling noise and seeing an unidentified man in her apartment. The victim stated that the man fled when she screamed and she believed only some cash was missing. The matter is being investigated.
On April 20, an officer observed a male on High St. who had a no trespassing order for Brookline Housing Authority property. Officers spoke with the man and his companion. The man with the no trespassing order was asked to leave the premises and will be summoned to court. Dispatch ran a check of the companion and found that he had active warrants in effect. He was placed under arrest.