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 25, 2015

06/22/2015-06/24/2015

June 22nd through June 24th 2015 Blog
On June 22nd, 2015 an officer along with the assistance of two other officers responded to a report of a larceny of a bicycle. The bicycle that was stolen was part of the Brookline Police Department “Bait Bike” operation.  The bicycle which contained a GPS tracking device was place on a tree on Pearl Street. The Brookline Police Dispatched advised units that the “Bait Bike” GPS unit had detected movement and was traveling North Bound on Brookline Avenue. Officers responded to the area and an officer working on a construction detail on Brookline Avenue heard the broadcast over the radio for “Bait Bike” moving toward his area. Upon seeing the bicycle, the officer signaled for the subject to stop. Upon further questioning of the subject riding the bicycle, he stated he stolen the bicycle. The subject has been placed under arrest.

On June 23rd, 2015, an officer covering the front desk of the spoke to a man that stated sometime on Friday, his bicycle light was stolen off his bicycle which was locked onto a fence on Harvard Street. This matter is still under investigation.

On June 23rd, 2015, an officer observed a subject riding a bicycle on the sidewalk on Beacon St. which is a Town By-Law violation in Brookline. The subject led officers on a brief chase that ended on Longwood Ave, when he fell of his bike. While officers tried to detain the suspect, he became combative. After a brief struggle the officers were able to successfully but the subject in handcuffs. The individual and the officers did not receive any injuries during the brief struggle.  The subject has been placed under arrest.

On June 23rd, 2015, an officer was dispatched to Heath Street for a past breaking and entering report. On scene, victim stated she had left her apartment for a couple of hours. When returning back to her apartment she noticed her backdoor was unlocked and window which leads to the front porch open and the screen removed. The victim reported nothing was stolen or damaged at this time. This matter is still under investigation.

On June 23rd, 2015, an officer was dispatched to a local hospital to serve an arrest warrant to a subject being released from the hospital. The subject has been placed under arrest.


On June 23rd, 2015, an officer was dispatched to Alton Place for a report of a past residential breaking and entering, and larceny of property. Once scene, the victim stated that the front door to her apartment was left wide open.  She also reported having her living room, bedroom, and daughter bedroom rummaged through. The victim also reported missing jewelry, loose change, and Mac laptop. This matter is still under investigation. 

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