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Monday, August 24, 2015


On August 21st, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Atherton Rd. for a possible assault.  On scene, the officer spoke with the male party fitting the description given by the reporting party.  The subject stated he was visiting a friend and they stepped outside the building and both got locked out of the apartment. The friend was located in the area of Summit Ave.  The victim stated that the subject got upset after locking the keys in the apartment and struck the victim in the forehead with his fist. The victim was able to run away from the subject and a neighbor called 911.  The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 21st, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Beacon St. for a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle.  On scene, the victim stated he had parked his vehicle locked in the back of the apartment building. A few hours later, the victim went to retrieve an item from his vehicle and he noticed the passenger door ajar. The victim reported missing several medications located in the car.

On August 21st, an officer observed a vehicle stopped at a red traffic signal in the left lane on Beacon St. westbound at Harvard St. The officer observed the vehicle go through the red traffic signal, crossing two other lanes of vehicle’s for the light and proceed north on Harvard St.  The officer activated his emergency overhead lights, and safely initiated a traffic stop.   The officer then advised the driver as to the reason for the stop and asked for his identification. The operator presented the officer with a passport. The officer queried the operator’s information which confirmed he did not have a valid driver’s license. The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 21st, an officer was dispatched to a Bonad Rd. for a report of a past residential Breaking and Entering and Larceny of Property.  The victim stated that she had arrived home and observed the contents of her home to be in disarray. The officer concluded the suspect entered through a second story bathroom window and exited through the rear of the porch. The victim reported missing several gift cards and a dress.

On August 22nd, an officer responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of a female shoplifter inside the store. On scene, the officer was approached by a store employee who pointed out and female subject.  The store employee reported the subject was a known shoplifter.  The officer observed the subject walking out the front door with a large bag of  items.  The officer identified himself as a Brookline Police officer. The subject identified herself and a criminal history check of the subject revealed she had outstanding warrants. The officer also found in the subject possession a stolen wallet with a driver’s license and three credit cards.  The suspect was immediately placed under arrest.

On August 22nd, an officer working on a detail entered a store to purchase a beverage. As the officer was about to exit the store and individual in a hurried fashioned entered the store almost bumping into the officer.  The officer observed the individual remove his backpack and place a bottle of alcohol into the bag.  The subject placed the backpack over his shoulders and exited the store.  The officer confronted the individual and identified himself as a Brookline Police officer. The subject removed the backpack and immediately began to run from the officer.  A foot chase ensued and the subject was stopped at the intersection of Beacon St. and Pleasant St. The subject was placed under arrest and immediately transported to back to the Brookline Police Station.

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