On July 29th, an officer communicated over the radio that he was involved in a motor vehicle pursuit. The officer indicated that the initial infraction occurred at the intersection of Washington Street and Cypress Street. The subject was riding a motorcycle and was traveling a high rate of speed. The pursuit ended on Huntington Avenue in Boston. The subject has been placed under arrest.
On July 30th, officers were dispatched to a local business on Harvard St. for a shoplifter. The description of the subject was broadcasted over the radio by Brookline Police Dispatch. One of the officers noticed a man matching the description in a nearby parking lot. The officer stop the individual and advised the man of his rights. The officer proceeded to ask the subject if he had been shopping at the store which was recently shoplifted from. The individual stated he bought several items from the store, but was unable to produce a receipt. The individual gave consent for the officer to search his bag, which contained the reported stolen items. The subject was placed under arrest.
On July 30th, while on patrol in the area of Coolidge Corner, an officer observed two suspicious individuals walking around and aggressively asking people money. The two individuals were stopped and advised as to the reason they were being stopped. One of the individuals did not have any active warrants and was sent on his way. The second subject had two active warrants and was placed under arrest.
On July 31st, an officer monitoring southbound traffic on Harvard Street observed a vehicle with a cracked windshield and an expired inspection sticker. The officer activated his emergency overhead blue lights and safely initiated a traffic stop. The officer approached the driver and immediately advised him as to the reason for the stop. The operator stated he did not have a valid driver’s license. Brookline Police Dispatch confirmed he did not have a valid license and also had a warrant out for his arrest. The subject was placed under arrest
On July 31st, an officer traveling inbound on Commonwealth Ave. came to a stop at a red traffic light. The officer conducted a random query of the vehicle. The query revealed the vehicle did not have a valid inspection sticker. The officer activated his overhead blue lights in an attempt to pull the vehicle over. The vehicle pulled over to the shoulder, but continued to travel on the shoulder. The officer then signaled with the air horn and siren and the vehicle pulled over to the shoulder and stopped. The operator was advised as to the reason for the stop. The subject stated he did not initially stop for officer because he did not have a valid driver’s license. Brookline Dispatch confirmed he did not have a valid license and was placed under arrest.
On August 1st, an officer was dispatched to the area of Boylston St. and Clarke Rd. for a report of an individual breathing but slumped over in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. The reporting person stated the vehicle was stopped but was still running. On scene, the officer noticed the vehicle was still in drive so he placed the vehicle in park and turned the vehicle off. The man awoke shortly after the officer turned the vehicle off. The officer then called for the Brookline Fire Department and EMS to evaluate the man for any medical conditions. The EMT’s concluded the man had no medical issues and left the scene. The officer observed a hypodermic needle lying on the floor board in the front of the center console. The officer ordered the subject out of the vehicle and began searching the vehicle. The search revealed several used syringes and one syringe filled with a cloudy liquid substance. The subject was placed under arrest.
On August 2nd, an officer traveling northbound on St. Paul Street observed a vehicle make a wrong turn onto a mark One-Way road. The officer activated his emergencies overhead blue lights to initiate a safe traffic stop. The officer then advised the driver as to the reason for the stop. The officer then checked the status of the individual’s driver’s license, which revealed his license was suspended. The subject has been placed under arrest.