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.
On August 12th officers where on patrol in a
marked cruiser and observed a vehicle traveling on St. Paul Street. A random query
of the vehicle’s registration revealed the owner of the vehicle had a warrant
out for their arrest. Officers proceeded to pull over the vehicle. Once it was
determined that the driver was indeed the owner of the vehicle they were placed
On August 12th officers were dispatched to Kent Street
for a larceny report. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim who stated
the bike had been taken from underneath the rear porch. The bike was left
unsecured underneath the porch.
On August 12th officers were on patrol in the
area of Harvard Street. Officers observed a vehicle traveling southbound. Officers
proceeded to run a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query
revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle had two active warrants. The query
also revealed the vehicle did not have a valid inspection sticker. Officers proceeded
to pull over the vehicle. Officers identified the driver as the registered
owner of the vehicle and placed him under arrest without incident.
On August 11th officers were dispatched to
Commonwealth Avenue for a report of suspicious activity outside of a Pharmacy.
The Pharmacy store owner recognized these individuals from past incidents and
relayed there description to the police. Upon arrival noticed two individuals
matching the description and stopped them for questioning. After questioning
one of the individuals was placed under arrest for shoplifting from the
Pharmacy. This individual was placed under arrest for shoplifting.
On August 11th officers were patrolling the area
around Kendall Street. Officers noticed two individuals who appeared to be
soliciting door to door. The officers stopped these two individuals who stated
they were preparing to solicit but did not start yet. After explain the towns
by law the officers asked for identification. One of the individuals produced
an out of state license while the other did not have any identification but
told the officers there name. After dispatch ran queries for both individuals, dispatched
informed the officers that the individual with no identification had an
outstanding out of state warrant for their arrest. Officers placed the
individual under arrest. The warrant was for Failure to Appear and Trespassing
on Private Property and called for Full Extradition.
On August 7th, officers were dispatch to Babcock
Street for report of a patient being release who had an active warrant out for
her arrest. Upon arrival to the scene,
the officers located the individual on the 2nd floor and the individual
was placed under arrest without incident.
On August 7th, officers were dispatched to St.
Mary’s street for a past breaking & entering & larceny of a residential
building. Upon arrival, the officers spoke with the victims who stated they
were both out of the apartment for several hours. The residents also reported
locking the doors and the windows before leaving the apartment. When the two
arrived home, they noticed the rear door was unlocked. After further inspecting
the apartment, the two noticed several items missing including pieces of jewelry,
a Bluetooth speaker, and a cellphone.
On August 7th, an officer was dispatched to
Harvard Street for a past report of breaking & entering & larceny of a
residence. On scene, the victim reported arriving to her apartment and noticed the
front door was kicked in. The victim also
reported that drawers and boxes were placed on the floor. The victim reported
missing several electronic devices and several pieces of jewelry.
On August 7th, an officer was dispatched to St.
Paul St. for a report of a larceny of a bicycle. On scene, the victim stated
his bicycle was attached to a pole outside his apartment the day before. The
next morning he noticed the bicycle was missing and immediately reported the
crime to the Brookline Police Department.
On August 7th, an officer was dispatched to a
local hotel on Beacon St. for a report of a larceny. On scene, the victim reported placing her
purse on the bench near the pool deck. After twenty minutes of watching her son
in the pool, the victim noticed her purse was missing from the bench. The
victim immediately approached the front desk and asked if anyone had taken the
purse and turned it in. The reception desk had confirmed the purse was returned
and gave it to the victim. On further inspection of the purse, the victim
noticed a large sum of money was missing.
On August 7th, an officer while on patrol
traveling on Harvard St. observed a vehicle without a valid inspection
sticker. The officer activated his
overhead emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop at the
intersection of Longwood Ave and Sewall Ave. The officer then advised the
operator as to the reason for the stop and asked him for his license and
registration. The driver stated he did not have a valid driver’s license on him
and gave the officer his Social Security Number. A query of the operator’s
information revealed the operator had two warrants out for his arrest. The warrants were confirmed by Brookline Dispatch
and the individual was placed under arrest.
On August 7th, officers were dispatched to area
of Chestnut Hill Ave. at Clinton Rd. for a report of an SUV traveling erratically
at a high rate of speed. An officer
stopped at the intersection of Chestnut Hill Ave. observed a SUV matching the description
of the reported vehicle. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights in
an attempt to stop initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle continued down the
street until finally coming to a complete stop at Boylston St. The officer
informed the operator as to the reason for the stop and asked for her license
and registration. The individual became emotional and started to cry when she
could not find her wallet. The officer could also smell an order of
intoxicating liquor coming from the driver. The officer then asked for the individual to
step out of the vehicle to perform a Field Sobriety Test. After completing the tests, the officer concluded
the subject was intoxicated. The officer then asked the individual if individual
was willing to summit to a chemical breath test. The subject refused and officer explained to
the subject that a refusal could lead to her immediate arrest. The subject stated she understood and still
refused to take a chemical breath test. The subject was placed under arrest.
On August 9th, an officer while assigned to the
front desk was approached by a Brookline resident who wanted to report that
someone had stolen his mother’s wallet.
The resident stated that his mother was shopping alone at a local grocery
store. When the victim was going to pay for the items she could not find her
wallet in her purse. The victim stated to her son she had left her bag unattended
several times while shopping. This
matter is still under investigation.
On August 10th, several officers were dispatched
to the area of Boylston St. for a reported hit and run that had just recently taken
place. Brookline dispatchers put out the description of the vehicle and within
minutes an officer successfully initiated a traffic stop. The driver was
advised as to the reason for the stop and was asked to produce a driver’s license
and registration. The driver stated he did not have a driver’s license on him.
The officer noticed the order of intoxicating liquor emanating from the driver . When asked about if he had made contact with any vehicles
while driving, the subject stated “Oh that White car?” but did not deny or
admit to hitting any motor vehicle. The officer asked the subject to step out
of the vehicle to perform a Field Sobriety Test. The officer advised the subject to his right to a chemical breath
test. The subject agreed to take the
test. The subject was placed under arrest.
On August 10th, an officer was traveling
Eastbound on Beacon Street and observed a vehicle with a piece of cardboard
over the rear license plate mount. The
officer activated his overhead emergency lights to initiate a traffic stop. The driver was advised as to the reason for
the stop and was asked to produce a driver’s license and registration. A query
of the driver’s information revealed the driver had a warrant out for his
arrest. The warrant was confirmed by Brookline
Dispatch confirmed and the subject was placed under arrest.
On August 10th, an officer was dispatched to
Beacon Street for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. On scene, the victims stated that he and his
partner worked as cable installers. The victims stated their work van had the
keys inside and the vehicle was unlocked. When they came out to retrieve some
equipment they realized the van was gone and immediately reported the vehicle