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, July 3, 2014

July 2, 2014

Police Reports for July 2, 2014

On July 2, an officer conducting traffic enforcement along Boylston St observed a vehicle speeding. The officer stopped the vehicle and asked for the driver’s license and registration. The individual had a suspended license and was placed under arrest.

On July 2, an officer responded to Babcock St for a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The individual stated his car was broken into sometime overnight. A window of the vehicle was smashed and a few items were taken from the car. The matter is under investigation.

On July 2, an officer responded to a shoplifting incident along Beacon St. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with an employee who stated the individual fled the store. The matter is under investigation.

On July 2, an individual came to the Brookline Police Department to report theft of a package from his home. The package was confirmed delivered but the individual could not locate the item. The individual informed the postal office and they are investigating the matter.  

On July 2, an individual came to the Brookline Police Department to report larceny of a bicycle. The individual’s bicycle was stolen from the front porch of her home sometime after June 30. The bicycle was not locked.


On July 2, officers responded to a shoplifting incident along Harvard St. Upon arrival, offers spoke with two employees of the store who believed the individual shoplifted. Video surveillance and an inventory check will be conducted to confirm if any additional items were stolen. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

7/1/2014

July 1, 2014

On July 1, an officer responded to New Terrace Rd regarding a group disturbance. Upon arrival, the group became uncooperative, becoming increasingly disruptive. Town by-law citations were issued for the disruptions.

On July 1, an officer conducting a traffic speed along Boylston St observed a vehicle speeding. The officer stopped the vehicle, and asked for the individual’s license and registration. There was a warrant for the individual, resulting in an arrest.

On July 1, an officer responded to a motor vehicle hit and run along Marion St. The individual informed the officer that he was hit by a vehicle that then drove off. The individual believes that the person driving the vehicle exited the car and approached him in an assaulting manner. The matter is under investigation.

On July 1, an officer conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of Marion St and Park St The officer observed a vehicle drive through a stop sign. The officer conducted a traffic stop and asked the driver for their license and registration. The driver’s license was expired and the individual was placed under arrest for not being duly licensed and giving false information to the police officer.


On July 1, an officer responded to Osborne Rd to take reports of two stolen bicycles. The two bikes were taken front the residents front porches sometime in late June. 

6/27-6/29

Police Reports 6/27/14 through 6/29/2014

On June 26, an officer responded to Jamaica Rd where two vehicles were reported broken into the night before. The individual reports that he left his vehicle unlocked the night of June 25. The next morning, he noticed small things were missing. As a reminder, please make sure you lock your car doors.  
On June 26, an officer conducting general patrol observed a vehicle proceed straight from the left turn lane along Harvard St. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop and asked the driver for his license and registration. The driver did not have a license and it was expired.  The driver was then placed under arrest.
On June 26, an officer was dispatched to Centre St for breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The officer spoke with the owner of the vehicle who said he parked his car in the spot on Monday June 23 and returned to his vehicle Thursday morning. He then noticed his rear window was smashed, but noticed nothing was taken from the vehicle.

On June 26, officers responded to a call for breaking and entering on Cypress St. The resident reported coming home to a man inside of her home. The suspect then jumped out of the window and ran onto Cypress St. Information obtained at the scene lead officers to an arrest of a subject on June 28.
On June 27, an officer responded to Milton Rd regarding a report of a man throwing beer cans at houses. The individual reports that the male threw beer cans at his home and at him while he was looking out his window. Two beer cans were found on a front walkway of one home and another identical beer can was found at another address across the street. The male was picked up at the police station and summons to Brookline District Court. 

On June 27, an officer responded to Beacon St regarding a residents missing piece of property. The woman reports placing a package in front of her unit on June 21 that contained an item that would be sent back to the sender. Later in the evening, the woman noticed the package was missing. The matter is under investigation.

On June 28, an officer responded to Penniman Rd to investigate a report of a door that was left open. Officers met with the resident’s housekeeper, who stated she came through the back door with a key and found the front door and basement door was left open. The housekeeper reported several rooms were ransacked. The matter is under investigation.

On June 29, officers responded to Washington St and Beacon St regarding a person who was asleep in a stationary vehicle. Officers approached the vehicle to find a female asleep with her foot on the break while the car was running. The officers spoke with a witness about what they observed. Based upon witness statements and the officer’s observations, the driver was arrested and her license was suspended.
On June 29, an officer responded to Harvard St regarding a report for shoplifting. Upon arrival, the woman ran towards the exit of the store and the officer stopped her. The officer observed a bag full of items from the store and security identified her as the woman who was shoplifting.  An employee stated that before the police arrived, the woman also threatened her with a box cutter when she attempted to leave the store. The woman was placed under arrest.

On June 29, an officer responded to Harvard St regarding a shoplifter that was in custody. Loss Prevention observed the individual put items in her bag. They approached the individual once she left the store asking to her to return to the store. The individual cooperated and stolen items were found in her bag. Upon the officer’s arrival, the individual started to yell and became very uncooperative. She was placed under arrest for shoplifting.
 


Tuesday, July 1, 2014

6/30/2014

June 30, 2014

On June 30, an individual came to the Brookline Police station to report fraudulent charges that occurred between June 21 and June 22. The credit card company was notified of these charges and the card was canceled. The matter is under investigation.

On June 30, an officer was dispatched to Longwood Ave for a report of fraud. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with a woman who stated she was contacted by the IRS who stated she owed money. The woman gave no information and ended the call. The matter is under investigation. Please be aware that this is a common fraud. Please never give out personal information over the phone.

On June 30, an officer responded to Tappan St for a report of breaking and entering. The officer spoke with two employees, one who stated he locked the building on June 27. Upon arrival June 30, he noticed a door and a window were open in the building. The matter is under investigation.

On June 30, an officer was dispatched to Winthrop Rd to respond to a stolen bike report. The individual stated that he locked the bike to the fence in front of his home the night before. A few hours later, the individual noticed the bike was missing.  


On June 30, an officer spoke with an individual who stated that property of his went missing while working on Tappan St. While the individual was working, he left his items next to a tree and upon arrival he could not find them. The matter is under investigation.