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.

Friday, November 20, 2015

11/19/2015

On November 19th, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Babcock St. for a report of a past package theft.  On scene, victim reported getting a confirmation email stating her package was delivered on November 18th, 2015 at 2:00pm, but on her arrival home she noticed it was missing. A review of the surveillance video shows a subject entering the building and taking the package immediately after the delivery man dropped it off. This matter is still under investigation.


On November 19th, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Harvard Ave. for a past larceny of a package.  On scene, the victim reported picking up the package in the foyer of the apartment. The victim noticed the package was open and one of the items she had ordered was missing. This matter is still under investigation. 

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Indecent Assault and Battery On Beacon Street

The Department is investigating an indecent assault and battery that occurred on Beacon Street last night. Anyone who may have been in the area of 1700-1900 Beacon Street last evening around 8PM and may have witnessed  anything suspicious please contact the Brookline Police Department. 617-730-2222
On November 18, 2015 at approximately 8:26 PM, units were dispatched to the area of 1782 Beacon St. for a reported sexual assault.  Upon arrival, officers met with the victim. 
The victim stated she went to Cityside Bar (located just over the Brookline line in Brighton at Cleveland Circle) at 6:00PM.  She left just after 8:00PM and was walking inbound on the outbound sidewalk of Beacon St. 
 As the victim approached 1782 Beacon St. a male came from behind her and using his hand he indecently touched her from behind. The victim simultaneously screamed which she believed startled the subject.  He turned around and took off running towards Warwick Rd. which he eventually ran down.  The victim lost sight of him as he turned onto Warwick Rd.  The only description she could provide of the subject was a male, approximately 5'06", 160 lbs, wearing a dark hoodie, dark colored pants or jeans and a black backpack. 
The victim was upset.  She was offered but refused any medical attention by paramedics.   The department is actively following up on this case and at this time have nothing else to release.


Monday, November 16, 2015

11/13/2015-11/15/2015

On November 13th, an officer was dispatched to residents on Coolidge Street for a report of a residential Breaking & Entering. On scene, the reporting person reported hearing thing being moved in the apartment building at approximately 0200hrs. The next morning the reporting person noticed the storage closet door located in the vestibule was open ajar and the contents were in disarray. No items were reported missing at this time.

On November 13th, an officer while patrolling on Washington Square area observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and failed to stop at a marked stop sign. The officer activated his emergency blue lights an initiated a traffic stop.  The operator was advised as to the reason for the stop and was asked to produce a license and registration.  A check of the driver’s information revealed his right to operate a motor vehicle had been revoked.  Subject was placed under arrest and transported to the Brookline Police station.

On November 13th, an officer was dispatched to a local business on Boylston Street for a past report of a larceny. On scene, the victim reported missing a sweater which was placed in her locker. Victim looked around the locker room and business, but the search proved fruitless.

On November 13th, an officer was dispatched to residences on Garrison Rd. for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. On scene, the victim reported parking his vehicle on the street outside of his house on 11/9/2015 at approximately 1700 hours. When he attempted to use his vehicle he noticed it missing and checked the rear parking lot and the surrounding streets, but was unsuccessful in locating the motor vehicle.

On November 14th, an officer was dispatched to Highland Rd. for a past report of a breaking and entering and larceny. On scene, the reporting person stated checking on her neighbor’s apartment periodically while they are away on vacation.  At approximately 1100hrs she entered her neighbor’s apartment and noticed it was in disarray. She observed the living room, bedroom and office were ransacked even though both the front and rear door were locked. Officers observed an unlocked rear window might have been the point of entry. Residents were called and notified of the situation. This matter is still under investigation.


On November 15th, an officer was dispatched to Summit Ave. for a reported of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. On scene, the victim reported witnessing a subject with a flashlight looking into his vehicle. The victim stated reported nothing missing; however there was a black backpack, black glove and flashlight left on the driver’s seat that did not belong to the victim. These items were taken for evidence. This matter is still under investigation.