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, June 12, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
On June 10, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Cypress St. with a nonfunctional front headlight. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a revoked license and stolen plates. The driver was placed under arrest and charged with larceny property: under $250—license plate, attaching plates, operating after revocation, and defective equipment.
On June 10, an officer was dispatched to Park St. for a report of suspicious calls. The reporting party stated that she had received two calls from a male stating he was with the IRS. The man said that she owed money and if she didn’t pay she would be arrested. These calls are believed to be part of a scam.
On June 10, an officer was dispatched to Atherton Rd. for a report of a breaking and entering of a residence. The victim stated that she had arrived home and found her apartment open and her bedroom ransacked. Residents reported that numerous items were missing from the apartment. The matter is under investigation.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
On June 9, an officer was dispatched to an apartment on Warwick Rd. for a report of an attempted larceny under false pretense. The reporting party stated that she had received a telephone call from a man saying he was from the IRS. The man told the reporting party that she owed money and if she didn’t pay that day, she would be placed under arrest. At this time, the woman contacted the Brookline Police and was informed that the call was a possible scam.
Monday, June 9, 2014
On June 6, an officer responded to Payson Rd. for a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that their car had been parked overnight in their driveway and the next day they discovered that someone had broken into the car and attempted to take the seat belts. The matter is under investigation.
On June 6, a woman reported that her wallet had been stolen. The woman stated that she had left work to get coffee on Harvard St. and then returned to work and put her purse into a coat closet. The woman later received an email in regards to purchases from her credit card that she had not made. The matter is under investigation.
On June 6, an officer was dispatched to Winchester St. for a report of a stolen license plate. The reporting party stated that the front license plate from his car had been removed some time since the night before.
On June 6, officers were dispatched to Reservoir Rd. for a report of a breaking and entering of a residence. Two residents stated that their home had been broken into earlier in the day and showed officers where a piece of sheet metal from their basement air conditioner had been pushed in so someone could make entry. The matter is under investigation
On June 7, 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 had an active warrant in effect. The driver was placed under arrest.
On June 7, an officer responded to the area of Beacon St. and St. Paul St. for a report of a suspicious person. The caller stated that a man was walking along Beacon St. with recycling container and appeared to be looking into the lobbies of various buildings. Officers located the male subject in a vehicle parked across from 1244 Beacon Street. An officer spoke with the male subject and was able to see a recycling bin matching the caller’s description as well as multiple packages in the front and back seat of the car. The man was placed under arrest for larceny from a building and receiving stolen property.
On June 8, an officer observed a vehicle speeding on Boylston St. and initiated a traffic stop. The officer found that the driver was operating with a suspended license and he was placed under arrest.
On June 8, officers were dispatched to Beacon St. for a report of shoplifting. Officers were able to locate the suspect travelling on Pleasant St. and were able to stop him. Officers found the man in possession of stolen merchandise as well as wire snip pliers. The man was placed under arrest for shoplifting and possession of burglarious tools.