On October 16th, an officer while conducting traffic enforcement at Lee St. and Clyde St, observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed, well over the legally posted speed limit. The officer activated his emergency overhead lights, and safely initiated a traffic stop. The officer asked for the operator’s license and registration, to which the driver only provided his registration and stated he did not process a valid Massachusetts license. A query of the operator’s information, confirmed he did not have a valid driver’s license and the individual was placed under arrest.
On October 16th, an officer while on patrol observed a vehicle traveling on Washington St; fail to yield to pedestrians walking on a marked crosswalk. The officer he officer activated his emergency overhead lights, and safely initiated a traffic stop. The officer asked for the operator’s license and registration. The officer returned to his cruiser to run a query on the driver’s information, which revealed the individual did not possess a valid driver’s license. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to the Brookline Police Station for booking.
On October 17th, an officer assigned to the front desk was approached by a Brookline resident who came in to the station to report a larceny. The victim reported his son’s clarinet missing from a storage area in school he attended. The victim reported he cannot think of anyone who would want to steal the clarinet. This matter is still under investigation.
On October 18th, officers were dispatch to a local business on Washington St. for a report of a shoplifting in progress. Brookline Dispatch updated responding units that the male subject is described as a white male in his 40's, wearing a black coat, black pants, with dark hair, slicked back, and he was carrying a plastic bag. Units were advised that the store's manager reported that the male left the store, stood outside for a short time, then fled through the store’s parking lot in the direction of Stanton Road. An officer observed a male party that fit the description and attempting to jump a fence in the store’s parking lot. The suspect was stopped on the corner of Stanton Rd. and Lincoln Rd. carrying a plastic bag containing several stolen items from the store. The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to the Brookline Police Station.