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.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

08/19/2015

On August 19th, officers were dispatched to Pearl Street for a report of a past theft. Victims stated they came home dropped his bag down at the entrance of their building and leaving it there and returning to his car to get his keys. When he returned he noticed his bag was missing. The victims reported a number of valuable items where in the bag at the time of the theft. This matter is still under investigation.


On August 19th, officers were dispatched to James Street for a report of an attempted motorcycle theft. The victim recalled parking his motorcycle and returning later to find significant front end damage to the bike and also the ignition area. It appears the suspect tried stealing the bike but after an unsuccessful attempt the suspect fled the scene. This matter is still under investigation.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

8/18/2015

On August 18th, an officer on patrol observed a sedan traveling eastbound on Montfort St. The officer conducted a random query of the vehicles registration with the cruisers laptop. The query revealed the vehicles registration was revoked and the owner of the vehicle had an Expired/Non-renewable driver’s license. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Essex St. and Mountfort St.  The officer then advised the operator as to the reason for the stop and asked the driver to identify herself, which confirmed she was the owner of the vehicle.  The subject was placed under arrest.

On August 18th, an officer on patrol was flagged down by a Brookline resident on the corner of Babcock St. and Commonwealth Ave. The resident informed the officer that an individual just set fire to cardboard boxes in the trash pile on the backside of the resident business in front of Babcock St. The officer located the suspect and asked him to identify himself.  Brookline Dispatch indicated that the male had an outstanding warrant and placed him under arrest.

On August 18th, an officer was dispatched to Brookline Ave. for a past report of a bicycle stolen.  The victim stated he noticed his bicycle was missing from River Rd., The victim reported the bicycle was left unlocked leaning against a No Parking sign.

On August 18th, an officer on patrol on Lee Street, observed a vehicle switching lanes without a using a turn signal.  The officer conducted a random query of the vehicle on the cruisers laptop, which revealed the inspection sticker was expired. The officer activated the overhead emergency blue lights and initiated a traffic stop. The officer asked the operator, for his operator's license and vehicle registration, and advised him for the reason of the vehicle stop.  The driver advised the officer he did not possess a valid driver’s license and the subject was placed under arrest.

Brookline Police report the arrest of a subject this past weekend. This subject had been sought for committing several breaks and entering’s in our Town. The breaks happened in the early part of this month in the north section of Town. Evidence from the house break-ins led officers to get an arrest warrant out of Brookline District Court late last week. Saturday August 15th the subject was located and arrested.  

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

8/17/2015

On August 17th, an officer while on patrol recognized a subject from past encounters and believed the subject to have active warrants for his arrest.  The Brookline Dispatch confirmed the subject had two outstanding warrants and was placed under arrest.

On August 17th, an officer was dispatched to Warwick Rd. for a past report of larceny.  On scene, the victim stated his unlocked scooter was missing from the alley way that runs the length of Warwick Rd.

On August 17th, an officer was dispatched to St. Paul St. for a past report of a larceny of a bicycle. The victim reported he had chained the bicycle to a metal fence just outside of his residence the night before.  The victim noticed the bicycle and lock missing the next morning.


On August 17th, an officer assigned to the front desk was approached by a man who wanted to report his vehicle stolen.  The victim stated that he had attended church service in Brookline on Colchester St. the morning before. The vehicle would not start and left vehicle to be towed.   The towing company had never arrived and the vehicle was gone. 

Monday, August 17, 2015

8/14/2015-8/16/2015

On August 14th, an officer while monitoring traffic at Independence Dr. and Gerry Rd. observed a vehicle crossing the double yellow line in the middle of the road. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop. The driver did not have a valid driver’s license and was placed under arrest.

On August 14th, officers dispatched to Harvard St. for a check on a well-being.  According to the reporting person, the male had not shirt on and was pushing a shopping carrier in the middle of Harvard St., accompanied by a white female. On scene, the officers asked the individuals for identification. The officers conducted a criminal history inquiry of the subjects revealed the female had outstanding warrants for her arrest. The female subject was placed under arrest.

On August 14th, an officer was dispatched to a residence on James St. for a past report of breaking and entering and larceny. On scene, the victim stated he was out of town for a few weeks. A few days before returning home, the neighbor notified the victim that door to his residence as well as the rear bedroom window were left open. The victim asked the neighbor to secure the residence until he could make arrangements to return home. Once home, the victim noticed his apartment in disarray.  The victim reported missing several electronic devices and pieces of his wife’s jewelry missing.

On August 14th, an officer stationed at the intersection of Harvard St. and School St. observed a vehicle make a left turn from Harvard St. onto School St. without yielding to the oncoming traffic. The officer activated his overhead emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop. The driver had a valid license and was the registered owner of the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were not wearing seat belts and the officer requested the occupants’ identification. The officer conducted a criminal history inquiry of the passengers, which revealed one of the passengers had a warrant outstanding warrant for his arrest. The passenger was placed under arrest and the driver was issued a citation.

On August 14th, an officer assigned to the area of Cypress Field heard a radio transmission by an officer stationed in the Coolidge Corner that he was in pursuit of a scooter which was failing to stop.  The subject was stopped at intersection of Harvard St. and Linden St. and the subject was placed under arrest.

On August 15th, an officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for report of a stolen bicycle. On scene, the victim stated his bicycle was stolen from a bike rack in the rear of the building between the night of August 14th and the early afternoon of August 15th. This matter is still under investigation.

On August 16th, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Pearl St. for a reporting of breaking and entering of a dwelling. On scene, the victim stated he had gone to church and when he arrived home he observed the locking mechanism was detached from the door. The victim noticed missing several pieces of jewelry missing and an alarm clock missing. This matter is still under investigation.


On August 16th, an officer monitoring traffic at the intersection of Harvard Street and Green Street observed a vehicle traveling in his location and conducted a random query of the vehicles registration with the cruisers laptop.  The query revealed the subject had two outstanding warrants out for his arrest. The officer activated his overhead emergency blue lights and initiated a traffic stop. The officer advised the operator as to the reason for the stop. The driver of the vehicle was in fact the owner of the vehicle. The subject was placed under arrest.