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.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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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. 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Breaking and Entering Arrest

12-15-15       Arrest Breaking and Entering /Attempted Breaking and Entering
Officers responded to Thorndike St on a report that someone had just broken into a convenience store.  The suspect was described as a male wearing a black hoodie and grey beanie.  A short time later a subject fitting the description was stopped.  Further investigation, corroborating evidence, and an identification by a witness led to the arrest of the subject for Breaking and Entering. Additional charges of Attempted Breaking and Entering were filed after evidence linked the subject to another nearby commercial establishment.

12-15-15    Disorderly Arrest-Peeping
Officers responded to the area of 1090 Beacon St on a report of a suspicious male looking into apartment windows.  Officers responded and observed a subject just outside a window between 1080 and 1090 Beacon St.  Further investigation and a positive identification led to the arrest of the subject. Evidence gathered at the scene tied the subject to recent similar crimes in the area.