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, November 7, 2014

11/6/2014

Police Reports November 6, 2014

On November 6, officers responded to a business along Washington St for a shoplifting incident in progress. The shoplifter fled the store, running down Washington St. Officers located a subject matching the description and stopped him. Based on information obtained at the scene, the subject was arrested for shoplifting from the business.


On November 6, an officer responded to Westbourne Ter for a report of a breaking and entering. Upon the individual’s arrival home, her residence appeared to be broken into. Several items were taken from the home. The matter is under investigation. 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

11/5/2014

Police Reports November 5, 2014

On November 5, an individual came into the police department to report a stolen stroller from Stanton Rd. The stroller was in the yard 11/3 and when the individual returned 11/4, the stroller was missing.

On November 5, an officer observed a vehicle driver the wrong way down a one way street. The vehicle was pulled over and the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest for operating after the suspension.

On November 5, an officer responded to Winthrop Rd for a report of as stolen package. The individual was expecting the package on 10/31 and the post office confirmed that delivery. The individual never received the package. This is a common theft. Please consider having the package signed for or picked up at the post office.

On November 5, officers responded to a business along Beacon St for a report of shoplifting. The subject had several items that were taken from the business. The subject was placed under arrest for the shoplifting incident.

On November 5, an individual came into the police department to report a stolen bicycle. The bicycle was locked on 11/3 to a bike rack near Greenough and Tappan St.

On November 5, an officer responded to a business along Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. The subject came into the business and took a car seat then left. The subject is described as a black female, 5’5”-5’8” around 120-130lbs, with long black straight hair, wearing all black clothing under a tan overcoat. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Brookline Police Department at 617-730-2222.


On November 5, an officer responded to Beacon St for a report of a past B&E and larceny. The individual’s apartment was broken into and items were taken from the apartment. The incident happened sometime during the day. 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

11/4/2014

Police Reports November 4, 2014


On November 4, an individual reported having her bicycle stolen from a bike rack on Beacon St. The bike was locked there the evening of 10/31. When the individual came back on 11/2 to retrieve the bike, she noticed it was missing.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

11/3/2014

Police Reports November 3, 2014

On November 3, an officer monitoring traffic and observed a vehicle with an expired registration sticker along Brookline Ave. The vehicle was pulled over and the officer asked for the driver’s license and registration. The driver’s license was suspended and the driver was arrested as a result of the suspension.

On November 3, an officer responded to Thornton Rd for a report of larceny. The individual stated that all four of his tires were stolen from his vehicle while parked on the street. This incident occurred sometime overnight.

On November 3, an officer conducting speed enforcement along Beacon St observed a vehicle appear to be traveling over the speed limit. The vehicle was pulled over and the officer asked for the driver’s license and registration. The driver was not duly licensed to driver a motor vehicle and was placed under arrest.


On November 3, two subjects were arrest along Commonwealth Ave for shoplifting at a nearby business. Items were found on the subjects that are believed to be stolen and tools known to be used for shoplifting. 

Monday, November 3, 2014

10/31/2014-11/2/2014

Police Reports October 31, 2014 through November 2, 2014

On October 31, officer's responded to Copley St for a report of a breaking and entering of a residence and a motor vehicle. The resident went to unlock her vehicle and saw the subject sitting in the car. The resident then called 911 and the subject exited the vehicle. Officers arrived and saw the subject hiding in nearby bushes. The subject then fled resulting in a foot chase. The subject was captured and placed under arrest. Several items were located on the subject that is believed to be stolen from other residence or motor vehicles. The subject is believed to be involved in other breaking and enterings of residence/vehicles in the Copley St and Commonwealth Ave area.

On November 1, officers responded to a business along Beacon St for a report of two shoplifters in the process of taking merchandise. Upon officer’s arrival, the two subjects were stopped by police. One of the subjects fled the scene which resulted in a foot pursuit. After the chase, the subject was captured and several items that were believed to be stolen were found on him. The two subjects were placed under arrest for the incident.


On November 2, an officer responded to a business along Commonwealth Ave for a report of a stolen wallet. The individual left his wallet unattended while at the business. While the individual was getting ready to leave, he noticed his wallet was missing. The matter is under investigation.