On December 12th, an officer assigned to the front desk of the Brookline Police was approached by a Brookline resident, who wanted to report a larceny from his residence that occurred sometime in late October. The victim stated he did not report the crime earlier because he felt his children misplaced the electronic tablet. There was no sign of forced entry.
On December 12th, an officer was dispatched to a possibly breaking and entering in progress on Beech Rd. The reporting person stated he thought somebody was in his house and that he found the doors to his car open. More officers arrived and set up a perimeter around the house. A search of the house revealed nobody was there. The victim reported watching television in his basement when he heard someone walking upstairs, and he observed that his front door was still locked and assumed his family had come home. Victim searched the house and looked outside and did not see anyone; however he noticed the doors to his vehicle were open. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle. This matter is still under investigation.
On December 13th, an officer was dispatched to a local business on Marion St. for a report of a past larceny. On scene, the store manager reported the night security guard he observed numerous grounding cables cut, and portions of the cables to be missing. There was no sign of forced entry and this matter is still under investigation.
On December 14th, an officer was dispatch to a residence on Tappan St. for a past report of a stolen package. The victim reported receiving a notification from the delivery service that her package had arrived; however, on her arrival home she noticed the package was missing.
On December 15th, an officer was dispatched to a local business on Harvard St. for a report of a shoplifting. On scene the reported person stated a female subject was in the back of the store and observed the woman grab a pair of pants and stuff them into her white purse. The employee than watched her as she walked out of the store. The reporting person was about to give a description of the subject, which was broadcasted over the radio. A search of the surrounding area proved fruitless.