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, December 29, 2016

Blog for 12/28-12/29



12/27/16 –B & E Motor Vehicle

Victim reported that their vehicle was parked in a lot on Amory Street between 6 pm (12/27) and 7:40 am (12/28). Within that time someone entered the vehicle and took the owners quarters.

12/27/16 – B & E Motor Vehicle

Victim reported that their vehicle was parked in a lot on Freeman Street between 5:00 pm (12/27) and 9:15 am (12/28). When they returned to the vehicle it appeared as if someone had rummaged through their belongings.

12/28/16 – Package Theft

Officers responded to Short Street and took a report for a stolen package. Victim reports that they were expecting a package, and according to the delivery company it had been delivered, however the package had been removed from the foyer area of the building.

12/2/16- B & E Motor Vehicle

Victim reported to police that the vehicle was parked in a lot on Freeman Street. The vehicle was parked between 12/16 and 12/28 and at some point someone appeared to rummage through the vehicle.

** This is the third report in a one block radius of cars being rummaged through; a few of the owners had left the vehicles unlocked. This is a good reminder to keep your vehicles locked and keep items out of view.**

12/28/16- Arrest
Officers responded to a residence on Brook Street for a noise complaint. While investigating the source of the noise, one of the parties involved was found to have a warrant. The subject was placed under arrest for the warrant.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Arrest made in HVAC scam

Tonight officers arrested a 32 year old male from Duxbury. The subject has been linked to several larcenies from Brookline Business'. The subject is also wanted in Boston for committing similar crimes.
The subject walks into a business and ask to inspect the HVAC system or thermostats. The subject would gain access to back rooms were employees would store personal property.  The subject is facing the following charges in Brookline.

12/20/16
Harvard St. Location- being charged  with Larceny from a building (employees cash & credit cards)

Beacon St. location warrant issued on 12/27/16 for Larceny from a Building (employees cash)

12/21/16
Boylston St. location to be charged with ATTEMPTED TO COMMIT A CRIME: LARCENY FROM A BUILDING

12/28/16
Harvard St. Location being charged today with Larceny from a Building (employees cash) 

Beacon street location to be charged today with ATTEMPT TO COMMIT A CRIME: LARCENY FROM A BUILDING

Harvard St. location to be charged today with ATTEMPT TO COMMIT A CRIME: LARCENY FROM A BUILDING

Harvard St. location being charged today with Larceny from a Building (employees wallet with cash & cards)

The subject is wanted in other communities for similar offenses.


Other agencies assisting us in our investigation were Boston, Quincy, Cambridge, Suffolk Univ., and Kingston PD's

The Department would like to thank the Media, The Brookline Chamber of Commerce,  and The Coolidge Corner Merchants organizations for help getting the word out about the scam. Tonight's arrest was a result of an alert employee who knew of the scam.

12/26-12/28

12/26/16 - Arrest

Officers stopped a vehicle for making a right turn on red where signs prohibit on Boylston Street. Officers found that the vehicle registration was revoked and uninsured, as well as the operator not being duly licensed to operate. The operator was placed under arrest for operating without a license

12/26/16 - Arrest

Officers recognized an individual known to them on Commonwealth Ave as having a warrant. Officers confirmed the warrant and the subject was placed under arrest for the warrant.

12/27/16 – Arrest

Officers stopped a vehicle on Harvard St and found the operator to have a suspended license. The operator was placed under arrest for operation after suspension.

12/27/16 –  Arrest
While on traffic enforcement at Harvard Street and Harris Street, officers stopped a vehicle and found that the operator had a warrant for their arrest. The operator was placed under arrest for the warrant.

Monday, December 26, 2016

December 21-26, 2016,

12-19-16 1241pm Forgery

Subject came to the Brookline Police Department to report a Forgery from a business on Harvard Street, Brookline MA. The victim reports that a fraudulent check had been cashed within the business account that she manages for the group. . Reporting person was given a copy of the check that was fraudulently cashed. The check is a likeness of the checks that they use but is not from their series. Matter under investigation.




12-20-2016 2:00pm Bicycle Theft

Officers were dispatched to Beacon St. for a past theft of a bicycle.

Upon arrival, the officers were met by the victim who stated that he had last seen his bicycle when he locked it up curbside along Beacon Street on Wednesday, 12/14/16, at approximately mid-day on that date. He stated he noticed it was missing this morning, 12/20/16, at approximately 11:00am. Victim stated he had locked it up on what he thought was a street sign outside of his current residence.

The victim described the bicycle as a Black Mongoose Men's Ledge 2.1 Model Mountain bike






12/21/16 2:36pm Malicious Damage to a Motor Vehicle

Patrol Officer was dispatched to Webster Pl on a Malicious damage report. Upon arrival, the officer was met by the owner of the vehicle who relayed the following information.
Owner stated that he parked his vehicle opposite Webster Pl around 11:50am. Upon arriving back around 2:30pm, he noticed that his rear window had been smashed out. A closer look revealed several untouched items in the trunk. The officer reported nothing was taken from the vehicle.




12- 21-2016 2:28pm Larceny of a Bicycle

Patrol Officer was dispatched to Longwood Ave for a past bicycle theft.

Upon arrival, the officers were met by the victim, the reporting party who had contacted police to report two bicycles that were stolen from her unsecured backyard on this day, 12/21/16. The victim stated that she had left her home at approximately 1250 Hours to run errands. When she returned home at approximately 2:20pm two unlocked bicycles were taken from her property. The victim stated the unlocked locks and the helmets that belonged to each bicycle were left on the ground.




12-21-16 1224pm B.E. & L of a M/V

Subject came to Police Headquarters to report that his cell phone was taken from his car. His car was parked in the driveway of his home and he states that it was unlocked. The car was parked at 0900 hours on Tuesday 12-20-16 and at 3:00pm that day he discovered that the phone that was on the front passenger seat was gone. The victim contacted his provider to report the theft.




12:22-2016 6:30pm Traffic Crash

Officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at Washington St and Beacon St. Officers report 2 vehicles involved with no injuries. Officers assisted operators with the paper work.



12-23-2016 10:46am Package Theft

On 12/23/16 at approximately 10:46hrs officers were dispatched to Kent St. for a package theft from the previous night. The reporting party told the officers that at approximately 6:00PM on 12/22/16 an individual rang the doorbell. The resident opened the door and noticed a black male described as between the ages of 18 and 22 and approximately 5'7" with short dark hair. He was wearing dark pants, a dark jacket and standing near her trash can. This individual was holding an open package as well as one that was unopened. The resident asked the individual what he was doing and why he rang her doorbell. He stated he was there to deliver packages, and then he appeared to become nervous. At this time he left all of the packages and walked away in an unknown direction. The resident brought the packages inside her home. One of her packages had not been opened or tampered with, her other package had a slice in it however nothing appeared to be missing. She stated that after conferring with other residents in the area she made the decision to contact the police and report the encounter. We did not have any other reported package thefts in the area on this date.





12-23-2016 12:30pm Loud music
December 23, at12:30 in the afternoon a Chestnut street resident called to report a loud radio in a neighboring apartment. Police responded and had the music turned down.



12-23-2016 Larceny
On December 23, officers responded to a Beacon Street business, for a report of a past larceny that occurred on 12-20-2016. Upon Arrival officers spoke with the victim, who stated that on Tuesday 12-20-2016 at approximately 1600 HRS, he noticed $110.00 was missing from his wallet. Victim said that he kept his wallet in the store's office area in the rear of the building on a desk and when he retrieved it at the end of the day he noticed the money was missing. This area is used by the employees to store their personal belongings. After noticing the money was missing the victim spoke to his store manager. The manager indicated they received email from corporate about a man who gained access to other stores by pretending to be an HCAV technician. The subject would then steal money and other valuables while in the store. The stores cameras captured pictures of the subject and they believe it is the same subject that has been spotted in other business. This matter is still under investigation.





12-23-2016 9:46pm Traffic /drug arrest

December 23 at 9:46pm a traffic stop for a red light violation at Harvard and School Street results in an arrest of a subject with a suspended license. As the subject got out from the car some packets of drugs were discovered. The subject now faces drug possession charges in addition to two traffic charges.



12-24-2016 5:00am Breaking into cars

December 24, shortly after 5AM units were dispatched to the area of Russett Rd and Grassmere Rd, a resident reported seeing someone breaking into his motor vehicle, they were now following the suspect on foot. The victim stated that he heard noises outside of his bedroom window, and when he looked out into his driveway, saw a white male wearing a dark hooded jacket inside the driver’s side of his unlocked minivan. The resident went out to confront the suspect, who began walking South on Grassmere Rd. The resident stayed behind the suspect and called Brookline Dispatch as the suspect turned left onto Russett Rd. When the suspect noticed the resident on the phone, he yelled, "I didn't take anything!" and began running toward Asheville Rd. The suspect ran into the driveway of 311 Russett Rd. The resident stopped his foot pursuit and walked around the area of Asheville, Russett and Bonad Rd. until Police arrived on scene. The description provided by the victim was a white male in his twenties, 6'00" tall, wearing a thin hooded dark jacket and tight khaki pants. Responding Units cordoned the area, set up a perimeter, and searched the properties within the block, but the suspect was not found.
The resident also reported a roll of quarters taken from his unlocked car approximately two weeks ago, which he did not report. This time frame coincides with a reported break into a vehicle on December 14th when another resident of the 300 block of Russett Rd reported that they had parked their vehicle around 6AM and at approximately 7AM they noticed their Phone was missing from the unlocked vehicle and approximately $18.00 in coins also missing. These matters are under investigation



12-25-2016 2:45am Hit and run M/V crash

Sunday, December 25, around 2:45AM officers investigated a call for a Hit and Run on Browne St.
Two vehicles were parked out front of the residence and had damage. Reporting parties stated they parked their vehicles between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM on the evening of Saturday, December 24, 2016 (parked one behind the other). Stated that they came outside at approximately 2:47 AM on the morning of Sunday, December 25, 2016 to move their vehicles and that is when they noticed that they were damaged. It appears the vehicles were hit by another vehicle driving down Browne St. The vehicle apparently side swiped both vehicles. The street is a hill sloped downwards in that direction of the parked cars and the road conditions were reported to be icy. That may have played a role in the crash. There were no calls at any time throughout the evening reporting any crashes. thsi matter is under investigation.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Traffic /Parking for the Holidays

We hope you have Happy Holidays. Our Public Safety staff will be off enjoying their holidays.  The traffic office will be closing Friday at 12:30 until Tuesday December 27 at 8:00 AM. No traffic hearings Saturday or Monday. The meters are free Monday Dec 26th. All night parking ban is lifted for Saturday evening and Sunday evening . Enjoy 

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Bank Robbery today results in a quick arrest

Armed Robbery at a Bank results in a quick arrest of two subjects.

Today at 10:38am Dispatch received a call from TD Bank located at 1641 Beacon Street. The caller indicated they had been robbed by a subject who had passed a note. The note indicated they had a gun, though no weapon was shown. Units responded to the bank, other units started to play the area. Due to the storm there was limited traffic on the roads. Information from the bank lead an officer to find the car in question as it ran a red light in Brookline Village. The vehicle was stopped at Willow Pond Road and Jamaica way. The vehicle was being driven by a female; the male subject who had entered the bank was lying down in the back seat. He had already changed his clothes from the robbery. The clothes and all the money were recovered in the vehicle. Both Subjects were taken into custody and booked at the Brookline Police station. A twenty five year old male and a fifty four year old female both from Quincy, will be arraigned in Brookline District Court on Monday. Both face Armed Robbery charges. The Boston FBI Violent Crimes Task Force responded and took part in the follow up investigation.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Arrest made in T-Mobile Break-in

On Sunday December 11, 2016 at approximately 3:15 AM the T-Mobile store at 1310 Beacon Street was broken into and multiple items were stolen.  Brookline detectives began an investigation which included a review of video footage from cameras situated outside of the store. This video footage was shared with the local media on 12-12-16. On 12/13/16 detectives, working w/ T Mobile security, were able to review video footage obtained from inside the store. Detectives then worked with the Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) as well as other local police agencies in an effort to identify the suspect observed on the videos. Additional information was received through the Boston Police anonymous tip line as well as Fox 25 News Crime Stoppers network. Based on this information, Brookline Detectives along Boston Police officers from E-18 were able to positively identify and arrest Daniel E. Blodgett, age 55, of Hyde Park for

- B&E Nighttime with Intent to Commit a Felony
- Larceny from a Building
- Malicious Damage over $250
- Possession of Burglarious Tools

Detectives continue to work w/ other local agencies to determine if Evidence seized as a result of the arrest may be connected to similar burglaries at other local phone stores.




 



Wednesday, December 14, 2016

12/13/2016

9:45am: In the morning of December 13, officers responded to a store on Boylston St. for a report of a customer disturbing others. Upon arrival, officers interviewed an employee who stated that a woman had come into the store to return some items and that she had told the customer that due to the price of the items she needed a manager present to process the request. At this time, the employee told police that the customer became agitated and began to yell and verbally insult her before she started taking items off the shelves and throwing them at her. Officers reviewed surveillance footage and were able to confirm the employee’s story. The customer in question was still in the store and was placed under arrest.

10:26am: While on patrol, an officer was attending the front desk was approached by a Brookline resident who wanted to report a past larceny.  The victim reported two packages had been delivered to a residence on 12/11/2016 according to the delivery service, however on her arrival home she discovered the packages were missing.


6:30pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a business on Webster Pl. for a report of a past larceny. On scene, the victim reported hanging his coat on a coat hook. As he was leaving, the victim noticed his wallet, was missing from his coat. The victim was advised to cancel his debt and credit cards. 

Update to T Mobile Break In

The below pictured individual committed a smash & grab B&E to the T-Mobile store at 1310 Beacon Street on 12/11/16 at approximately 0300 hrs.  He was utilizing the pictured vehicle which is believed to be a white Mercury Grand Marquis with a navy blue rag top.

If anybody recognizes this individual or vehicle, please contact the Brookline Police Department at 617-730-2222.




Monday, December 12, 2016

Robbery 12/12/2016

On 12/12/2016 at approximately 01:37 hours, units responded to the area of Winchester Street near Thorndike for a report that a possible robbery had just occurred. The reporting party had received a text from a friend who lives on Winchester Street stating that he had been robbed and to call the police. Police units set up a perimeter around the house while other officers entered to clear the home. On the third floor three parties were located; two had been injured during an armed home invasion. During the investigation it was determined that 4 subjects burst into the home armed with weapons and demanded money. Two roommates, awoken by the commotion during the robbery, were able to flee. After the subjects fled, victims contacted different friends via social media asking them to contact police. Based on the investigation, this incident does not appear to be a random attack.


Descriptions of the subjects are as follows:


1) BM, dark complexion, late 20's yoa, 5'8"-6'0", with a scar across his face having shorter hair, wearing a dark winter jacket, and holding a silver gun

2) BM, dark complexion, 20-26 yoa, 6'00", hair pulled back, possibly dreads wearing a dark winter coat and hold a darker colored gun

3) Middle-eastern possibly white male, 24-30 yoa, 6'00" having very "frizzy" hair, and possibly a beard, wearing a tan/off white winter jacket and jeans, holding a knife

4) BM, dark complexion, 26-30 yoa 6’00" wearing dark clothes and holding a larger gun than the others also darker in color.

T-Mobile Break-In

At approximately 3:15 am on Sunday, 12-11-16, there was a break in at the T-Mobile store at 1310 Beacon St. Subjects broke the bottom half of the front door glass, made entry, and stole multiple items from the store. The alarm was activated when the door was opened; however,  there was a delay in reporting to the Brookline police of over 11 minutes. Surveillance video is available from the store and detectives are actively investigating. This may be tied to a recent string of similar breaks at Verizon stores in Dedham and Newton within the last 30 days.

12/7/2016 through 12/11/2016

12/8/2016

While patrolling on Centre St. an officer observed two males smoking what he believed to be marijuana in a public place. The officer made contact with the two men to inform them that the upcoming changes in marijuana laws would still not allow them to smoke in public. While speaking to the men, the officer observed that one of them was acting nervously and kept putting his hands in his pockets after being told not to. When asked to turn out his pockets, it was found that the man was in possession of cocaine. The man was placed under arrest.

On December 8, an officer was dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. The store manager stated that when he arrived to work he noticed multiple items missing and upon review of the security footage found that a man had taken the items from the store without paying. The matter is under investigation.

12/9/2016

On December 9, a man came in to the police station and told officers that he had missed a court date and believed there might be a warrant in his name. Officers confirmed there was an active warrant and the man was placed under arrest.

On December 9, an officer was dispatched to a store on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that earlier in the day a man was observed taking items and concealing them in his backpack. The matter is being investigated.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on St. Paul St. for a larceny report. Two victims stated that they had had packages stolen recently. The incidents are being investigated.

12/10/2016

While conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Harvard St. and Beacon St. an officer conducted a random query of a vehicle and found that the registered owner had an active warrant in her name. The officer conducted a traffic stop, confirmed the identity of the driver, and placed her under arrest.

On December 10, officers observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn on Harvard Street. The officers conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

While on patrol in the area of Boylston St. and Cypress St. an officer observed a vehicle without a valid inspection sticker. A query of the vehicle showed that the registered owner had three active warrants in his name. The officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver was placed under arrest.

In the evening of December 10, officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that three individuals had been in the store and took turns distracting him while the others took items from the store. The matter is under investigation.

While patrolling on Beacon St. officers observed a vehicle fail to stop for a red light. The officers conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver had a revoked license. The driver was placed under arrest.

12/11/2016

Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. An employee stated that he had observed a man take merchandise and attempt to put it into his backpack and then flee the store. The matter is under investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a store on Beacon St. for a report of shoplifting. The store manager stated he had noticed an item missing and when he reviewed the surveillance footage he saw that a man had entered the store and taken it without paying. The incident is under investigation.


Wednesday, December 7, 2016

12/6/2016

On December 6, while on patrol in the area of Washington Square, officers ran a random query of a vehicle and found that the owner’s right to operate a vehicle had been suspended, the vehicle’s registration had been revoked, and the owner of the vehicle had an active warrant in his name. The officers conducted a traffic stop and placed the driver under arrest.

While patrolling in the area of Washington St. and Davis Ave., officers observed a vehicle fail to stop for a red light. The officers conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating without a license, had revoked insurance, and his motor vehicle was not registered. The driver was placed under arrest.

On December 6, a woman came into the police department to report a past larceny. The woman stated that a package had been confirmed as delivered to her residence on Freeman St. yet she never received it. The incident is being investigated.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

12/5/2016

4:54pm: Officers were dispatched to a bank on Harvard St. for a report of a suspicious person. On scene, the victim report depositing a check at the ATM and noticed two males attempt to enter the door without an ATM card.  The individuals were let into ATM area by bank employees who were leaving.  The victim reported the individuals standing uncomfortably close to him as he was making the transaction. He stated he became nervous and quickly completed the transaction and left the ATM.  As the victim arrived to another store, he discovered he had left his ATM card at bank. He arrived back at the bank and noticed the two individual’s handed him his card. He checked his bank statement and two withdrawals were made after his deposit.  This matter is still under investigation.


8:16pm: Officers were dispatched to an apartment on Seawall Ave. for a report of a package theft.  On scene, the victim reported checking the status of her package and the delivery service stated it was delivered earlier in the day. On her arrival home, she discovered her packages were missing.  

Monday, December 5, 2016

12/1/2016-12/4/2016

12/1/2016

Early in the morning of December 1, while conducting traffic enforcement, an officer observed a vehicle traveling in the area of Coolidge Corner without its headlights on. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On December 1, an officer responded to a business on Harvard St. for a report of larceny. The victim, an employee of the business, stated that sometime during the afternoon her purse was stolen. The matter is under investigation.

While traveling on Washington St. an officer ran a random query of a vehicle traveling in front of him and found that the registered owner had a revoked license. The officer conducted a traffic stop, confirmed that the driver was the registered owner, and placed him under arrest.

In the evening of December 1, officers responded to Egmont St. for a report of a package theft. The victim stated multiple packages of hers had been taken from the unsecured foyer of her building the day before. The incident is being investigated.

12/2/2016

On December 2, a man came into the police department to report a larceny. The man stated that he had ordered a gift basket to be delivered to a building on Longwood Ave. and that it was never received despite confirmation from the sender that it had been delivered. The incident is being investigated.

In the evening of December 2, a call came into the police station stating that a vehicle was traveling on Boylston St./Route 9 with two flat tires as a result of hitting the curb. Officers were dispatched to the area, located the vehicle in question, and conducted a traffic stop. While in contact with the driver, officers noticed that her speech was slow and slurred, her eyes were glassy, an odor of alcohol was emanating from her, and she appeared confused. The driver was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol.

12/3/2016


On December 3, an officer was dispatched to Parkman St. for a report of an attempted larceny. The reporting party stated that when he went to pull out of his parking spot his rear tire fell off and he noticed that the lug nuts were piled up next to the car. The matter is under investigation.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

11/30/2016

On November 30, while on patrol, officers observed a vehicle fail to stop at the red light at the intersection of Washington St. and Davis Ave. The officers initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a revoked license. The driver was placed under arrest.


While on patrol in the area of Harvard St. and Aspinwall Ave., officers were flagged down by an employee of a nearby store. The woman stated that a man had just shoplifted from the store and fled on foot. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

11/22/2016-11/29/2016

11/22/2016

On November 22, officers observed a male operating a scooter on Beacon St. unsafely cutting off other vehicles. Officers conducted a traffic stop and found that the operator had a revoked license. The man was placed under arrest.

11/23/2016

On November 23, an officer was dispatched to Harvard Ave. for a report of larceny. The victim reported that he had left his bike on the side of his building the night before and when he returned for it, it was gone.

In the evening of November 23, officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a larceny report. The victim stated she had put her belongings into a locker and when she returned for them she found that items had been taken from her purse. The matter is under investigation.

Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a past shoplifting report. The store manager stated that earlier in the day a man had entered the store, placed items into a bag, and left without paying. The incident is being investigated.

11/24/2016

On November 24, while patrolling the area of Harvard St. and Beacon St., officers ran a random query of a vehicle and found that the registered owner had an active warrant in his name. The officers conducted a traffic stop, verified the identity of the driver, and placed him under arrest.

11/25/2016

On November 25, officers responded to a business on Harvard St. for a larceny report. The reporting party stated that a man had entered the store, taken the money from the tip jar, and left the business. The matter is under investigation.

11/26/2016

In the early morning of November 26, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Harvard St. and found that the license plates had been cancelled and were originally issued to a different vehicle. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver did not have a valid driver’s license. The driver was placed under arrest.

On November 26, an officer witnessed a vehicle drive past a stop sign on Green St. without stopping. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver had an active warrant in his name. The driver was placed under arrest.

11/27/2016

On November 27, an officer responded to Beacon St. for a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that the rear driver’s side window of the vehicle had been smashed and items were taken from the vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

11/28/2016

On November 28, while patrolling the area of Coolidge Corner an officer was approached by a store owner who stated an employee had told her a woman was attempting to shoplift from the store. The officer spoke to the employee at the Beacon St. store who stated that a woman had placed items into a bag and was attempting to conceal them. The woman was still in the store and after making contact with her, officers found that the woman had active warrants in her name. The woman was placed under arrest.

11/29/2016

On November 29, an officer responded to Tappan St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that her backpack and jacket had been taken from inside the business. The matter is under investigation.

Early in the morning an officer responded to Harvard St. for a report of an unarmed robbery attempt. The victim stated that a man approached him in a ski mask and asked for money at which point he had called the police. Officers in the area encountered a man fitting the description of the suspect and were able to confirm it was the right man. He was placed under arrest for attempt to commit a crime—unarmed robbery.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

11/17/2016-11/21/2016

11/19/2016

1:20pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched a residence on Highland Rd for a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. On scene, the victim reported parking her vehicle at approximately 11:30am and went for a walk. When she returned to the vehicle, the victim discovered the contents of her pocketbook had been emptied out and her wallet missing.  The vehicle was left unlocked

11/20/2016


10:45am: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a local gym on Commonwealth Ave for a report of a past larceny. The victim reported, leaving his bag in an unsecured locker in the men’s locker room. Upon returning to the locker, he noticed the bag was missing.  

Thursday, November 17, 2016

11/16/2016

On November 16, officers responded to the area of Harvard St. and Aspinwall Ave. for a report of a man in need of medical attention. The man was found to be OK and an investigation found the man to be in possession of illegal drugs. The man was placed under arrest for possession of Class B and Class C substances.


An officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that he had parked his car overnight in rear of his building and that when he went to it the next day, his car was on milk crates and the tires were gone. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

11/15/2016

11/15/2016

On November 15, an officer was dispatched to Marion St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that when he went to his car that morning he found that all of the tires had been removed and the car was left on milk crates. The matter is under investigation.


In the morning of November 15, officers responded to an alarm from a bank on Boylston Street. Employees stated there was no weapon shown and no injuries. They were able to provide officers with descriptions of two men who reportedly robbed the bank. The matter is currently being investigated.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

11/14/2016

3:59pm: While monitoring traffic on the corner of Powell and Beacon Street, an officer observed a vehicle accelerate at a high rate of speed and continue to increase in speed as it approached St. Paul Street. The officer activated his emergency blue lights and safely initiated a traffic stop. A query of the vehicles information revealed the owner of the car had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The officer approached the vehicle and asked the motorist for his license and registration, which confirmed he was the owner.  The individual was placed under arrest without incident. 

Monday, November 14, 2016

11/9/2016-11/13/2016

11/10/2016

On November 10, an officer responded to Commonwealth Ave. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that items of his had been stolen from a locker within the building. The matter is under investigation.

11/11/2016

On November 11, an officer responded to Wolcott Rd. for a report of a credit card scam. The reporting party stated that she had received multiple phone calls from a male subject who claimed to be a family member. The male subject reportedly stated that he was being held in jail and needed money for bail. The incident was confirmed as fraud and is under investigation.

Officers were dispatched to the area of Brookline Ave. and Aspinwall Ave. for a report of a bicycle theft. The victim stated that he had left his bike leaning against a tree while taking photos of the area when he turned and saw a man ride off on his bike. The matter is under investigation.

11/12/2016

On November 12 during a routine patrol, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle travelling on Cypress St. and found that the registered owner had an active warrant in his name. The officer conducted a field stop, confirmed the identity of the driver, and placed the man under arrest.

11/13/2016

On November 13, an officer was dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated he had seen a man enter the store and take items without paying. The matter is under investigation.


On November13, officers were dispatched to LaGrange St. for a report of a two car accident. One of the drivers stated that her vehicle had been struck from behind by another vehicle which had left the scene. The woman was able to give police the license plate number of the other vehicle and police were able to locate the second driver. While in contact with the driver, officers noticed the smell of alcohol coming off of the woman and that she had glassy, bloodshot eyes. Based on this information, the woman was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor and leaving the Scene of an Accident.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

11/8/2016

6:50pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to Gerry Rd. for a report of larceny.  The victim’s reported she and her son had left a saxophone unintended in an office on Independence Drive, on Friday, 11/4/2016. When they arrived to retrieve the saxophone, they discovered the saxophone missing. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

11/7/2016

8:18am: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Gardner Rd. for a report of stolen tires from a motor vehicle.  The victim reported parking the vehicle in her assigned parking space on 11/3/2016. On her arrival back to vehicle on 11/7/2016, she discovered the tires missing from her vehicle. The victim was advised to contact her insurance company. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

11/2/2016-11/6/2016

11/2/2016-11/6/2016

11/2/2016

On November 2, an officer was dispatched to Marion St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that she had been expecting a package that was reported as delivered to the foyer of her building yet she never received it. The matter is under investigation.

In the evening of November 2, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle traveling on Babcock St. and found that the status of the vehicle was revoked and the registered owner’s license was suspended. The officer initiated a traffic stop, confirmed the identity of the driver, and placed him under arrest.

11/3/2016

On November 3, an officer observed a vehicle driving on St. Paul St. with no front plate or inspection sticker. The officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver was placed under arrest for operating with a revoked license, operating an uninspected motor vehicle, and failure to display a front license plate.

While assigned to Coolidge Corner, an officer observed a vehicle rear end another car. While speaking to the driver of the vehicle who had hid the other car, it was found that the driver’s license had been revoked. The driver was placed under arrest.

In the evening of November 3, Brookline Dispatch gave out a call of man with a gun at a business on Beacon Street. An employee stated that the man had written on a card that he wanted her to empty the register drawer and that he had a gun. The woman was able to give a description of the suspect and told them that the man had fled towards Brookline Village. While searching for the suspect, officers located a man fitting the description inside of a building on Washington Street. The officers placed the suspect under arrest for Armed Robbery by means of a Firearm and Breaking and Entering.

11/4/2016

On November4, an officer was dispatched to Freeman St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that a package had been stolen from the unsecured front foyer of her building. The matter is under investigation.

A man came into the police station to report a past larceny. The victim stated that multiple items had been taken from his work on Newton Street. The incident is being investigated.

11/5/2016

On November 5, an officer was dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of a shoplifting. An employee stated that he had observed a male enter the store and exhibit suspicious behavior. After the unidentified man left, the employee reviewed security footage and found that the man had taken items from the store without paying. The matter is under investigation.

11/6/2016


On November 6, an officer was dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Ave. for a shoplifting report. The store manager reported that the he had witnessed a man place several items into a backpack at which point he contacted the police. While waiting for the police to arrive, the manager confronted the man who discarded the backpack and left the store. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

10/31/2016-11/1/2016

11/1/2016


2:20pm: While assigned the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline resident to report her bike stolen. The victim stated, on Friday, 10/28/2016 at approximately 8:00am she had locked her bike to pole on Greenough St. She returned at approximately 2:00pm and found her bicycle missing. The description of the bicycle was given to the officer. 

Monday, October 31, 2016

10/27/2016 through 10/30/2016

10/27/2016 through 10/30/2016

10/28/2016

On October 28, an officer was dispatched to Heath St. for a report of malicious damage to an automobile. The victim stated that sometime during the night his passenger side mirror was broken. The matter is under investigation.

A woman came into the police department to report malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The victim reported that a substance that appeared to be feces had been smeared on the driver’s side and hood of her car. The matter is being investigated.

10/29/2016

Early in the morning of October 29, an officer observed a vehicle speed through a red light on Boylston Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

10/30/2016

On October 30, a report of larceny came in from a business on Harvard Street. Based on the description from the caller, officers stopped the suspect in the area. A detective responded to the store and reviewed the surveillance footage with the reporting party. From the footage it was found that the suspect had taken items from the store without paying as reported. The surveillance footage also showed the same man taking items from the store at two different times on October 22. Based on this information, the man was placed under arrest for two counts of Larceny over $250 and one count of Larceny under $250.


In the evening of October 30, an officer responded to Gardner Rd. for a report of breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim stated his car had been parked in an open garage since Thursday and when he returned to his car on Sunday he found that items were missing from the center console, backseat, and trunk of the car. The matter is under investigation.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

10/26/2016

10/26/2016


In the evening of October 26, an officer observed a vehicle traveling with a broken front headlight. The officer ran a query of the vehicle and found that it had not been inspected. The officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of Babcock and Dwight Streets. The driver of the vehicle was found to have a suspended license and was placed under arrest for driving with a suspended license, operating an uninspected motor vehicle and for defective equipment.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

10/24/2016 through 10/25/2016

10/24/2016

On October 24, officers were dispatched to Beacon St. for a report of an intoxicated male walking on the hood and roof of a parked car. Officers located the man and he was placed under arrest for malicious damage of property and disorderly conduct.

While observing traffic in the area of Grove St.  and Newton St. an officer saw a vehicle make an illegal left turn. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver had a revoked license. The driver was placed under arrest.

10/25/2016

On October 25, an officer was dispatched to Walnut St. for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that when she came out to her car that morning, she found that the glove box handle was broken, the center console had been pried open, and items were missing from her car. The matter is under investigation.


In the evening of October 25, an officer was dispatched to Elm St. for a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle. The victim stated that items were missing from her car and that she had found a set of keys that didn’t belong to her on the passenger seat. The incident is being investigated.

Monday, October 24, 2016

10/19/2016 through 10/23/2016

10/19/2016

On October 19 while on patrol, an officer was approached by a woman who wanted to report a larceny. The woman stated that she had locked her bike to a pole outside of a business on Beacon St. earlier that day and that when she returned for it, the bike and lock were gone. The matter is under investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a store on Harvard St. for a report of shoplifting. The store supervisor said that a man had been in the store and took items without paying. The incident is still being investigated.

10/20/2016

On October 20, an officer received a report of a past larceny. The reporting party stated that his son’s bike had been stolen from bike rack on Greenough St. where it had been locked up earlier that day. The matter is under investigation.

10/21/2016

On October 21, an officer responded to Dale St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that his bike had been stolen the day before from a bike rack on Greenough Street. The incident is being investigated.

10/22/2016

On October 22, an officer was dispatched to Harvard St. for a report of shoplifting. Employees reported seeing a man enter the store, walk around for a while, and then leave. Believing he may have been involved with a previous incident of shoplifting over the summer, the employees reviewed surveillance footage and saw that the man had taken items without paying. The matter is under investigation.

10/23/2016

On October 23, an officer was dispatched to Cameron St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that a bike had been stolen from in front of her apartment building over the weekend.

Officers responded to Pond Ave. to speak to a resident about a possible Town By-Law Violation. While speaking with resident, it was found that he had an active warrant. The man was placed under arrest.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

10/18/2016

10/18/2016


On October 18, an officer responded to Egmont St. for a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny. The victim stated she had left for work that morning and when she got back items were missing from her apartment. The matter is under investigation.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

10/13/2016-10/17/2016

10/13/2016

3:00pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Pond Ave, for a report of a past larceny.  On scene, a security guard for the building reported a resident approached him stating two bicycles were taken from his parking space. Surveillance video shows another resident of the apartment building taking both the bikes on two separate occasions. Both parties involved were not home the time the incident was reported.  This matter is still under investigation.

10/14/2016

11:47am: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Seawall Ave, for a report of a package theft. On scene, the victim reported receiving a confirmation email from the delivery service stating his package was delivered.  On his arrival home from work, the victim discovered the package was missing.  The victim was advised to contact the delivery service to report the package stolen.

12:35pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Feneno Terrace for a report of a bike larceny. The victim reported sometime on September 28th, her bicycle locked to a pole outside her apartment was missing.  A search of the surrounding area yielded negative results.

10/16/2016


10:47am: While on patrol, an officer responded to an apartment on Kendall St. for a report of a stolen motorized scooter. On scene, the victim reported on October 15th, he had parked his Vespa scooter at the intersection of Babcock and Manchester Rd. The victim stated he had locked the front wheel of the scooter, but it was not secured to a fixed object.  A search of the surrounding area yielded negative results. 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

10/12/2016

10/12/2016

On October 12, an officer was dispatched to Aspinwall Ave. for a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that when she went out to her car that morning she found that the doors were unlocked, the interior had been rummaged through, and some items were missing. The matter is under investigation.


In the evening of the 12th, a man came into the police station to report a larceny. The man stated that sometime in the last two weeks his front license plate was stolen. The incident is being investigated. 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

10/4/2016-10/11/2016

10/04/2016

While assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline resident to report his bicycle stolen.  The victim reported last seeing the bicycle unlocked next to the bleachers at Cypress field along with his camera bag.  Victim proceeded to walk around the field taking pictures.  When victim returned he noticed his bike and camera bag missing.

10/05/2016

While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a local store on Harvard Street for a report of a shoplifting.  An employee observed two males place several items into his bag.  Employee observed the two males go through the checkout line, only paying for the items in the cart.  The two males tried to leave store without paying for the other items and were confronted by the employee.  Both males left the bag inside the cart and took off in a car.  Officer made a traffic stop in front of store.  The two males were placed under arrest.

While on patrol an officer was dispatched to Washington Street for a report of a past shoplifting.  The store manager observed a women walking off with a piece of clothing.  A search of the area yielded negative results.

While assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline resident to report a past Larceny.  Victim stated her diamond ring is missing from her resident.  Report taken.

While assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline resident to report a past Larceny. from Tappan Street.  Victim stated that her Apple I phone was taken from her locker.

10/06/2016

While on patrol an officer was dispatched to Greenough Street for a past Larceny.  Victim reports leaving his back pack.  When victim returns, his wallet was missing from his back pack.

10/07/2016

While on patrol an officer was dispatched to Greenough Street for a past Larceny.  Victim reports leaving her back pack and her Apple I phone unlocked in the locker room.

10/11/2016

While on patrol an officer was dispatched to Salisbury Road for a past Larceny.  Victim reports someone dug up and took one of the bushes from front yard.

While on patrol an officer was dispatched to a local store on Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting.  An employee observed a male conceal items.  The male will be summonsed to court.

While on patrol an officer was dispatched to Kent Street for a report of a B&E of MV and Larceny.  Victim stated he parked his car at 2100hrs.  When victim returned to his car at 2235hrs, he noticed his glove compartment was open and his wallet that contained gift cards were missing.  Victim was unsure if he locked his car. 

Monday, October 3, 2016

9/29/2016 through 10/2/2016

9/29/2016 through 10/2/2016

9/29/2016

Following a dispatched description of a suspicious male believed to have possibly been breaking into vehicles, an officer observed a male fitting the description on Winthrop Road. The officer initiated contact with the man. The man emptied his pockets and the officer observed several items consistent with those left in vehicles. Another officer searched the area and found multiple cars that were unlocked and possibly entered. One of the car owners was able to confirm that items were missing from her vehicle. The suspect was placed under arrest for Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle and Receiving Stolen Property.

In August of 2016, the Brookline Police Department was contacted by a Human Trafficking Unit Detective from the Boston Police Department who stated there was reason to believe a house in Brookline was being used for prostitution. Following an investigation by Brookline PD a search warrant was executed for a residence on Dwight Street. On September 29, a resident was arrested for Permitting Prostitution on the Premises and Deriving Support from a Prostitute.

On September 29, an officer was dispatched to Harvard St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that she had locked her bike to a bike rack while going inside a local business and when she came out her bike was gone. The incident is under investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a residence on Cypress St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that a package, confirmed as delivered, had been stolen from her porch. The matter is under investigation.

10/1/2016

On October 1, an officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that sometime between the evening of September 30 and the afternoon of October 1, her wallet went missing from her apartment. The incident is being investigated.

In the evening of October 1, an officer was dispatched to Coolidge St. for a report of a stolen license plate. The matter is under investigation.

10/2/2016

On October 2, an officer responded to Beacon St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that sometime between the night of the 1st and the morning of the 2nd, his phone went missing from his apartment. The incident is under investigation.

In the afternoon, an officer was dispatched to Fairway Rd. for a larceny report. The victim stated that cash was stolen from his residence and he believed it was in relation to potential buyers visiting the property for an open house on October 1st and 2nd. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, September 29, 2016

Indecent exposures

Yesterday afternoon we had two reported indecent exposure cases. These cases happened in the area of 12 Greenough Street at approximately 4:20-4:30PM. In both cases the victims were minors. Victims described the subject as a male, in his twenties. One victim described him as possibly Hispanic. The subject had dark, curly hair, described as medium length. The subject has a scruffy beard, described as “day old” growth. The male subject was wearing a red or orange, long-sleeved shirt. The subject had no pants or shoes as he stepped from the car in one case. In the other case he was seen sitting in the car. In both cases he did not say anything to the victims. The vehicle has been described as a sliver or white four door sedan. This is under investigation and anyone who may have seen anything is asked to call the police at 617-730-2222.

9/28/2016

9/28/2016

On September 28, an officer was dispatched to Clearwater Rd. for a report of a past larceny. The victims stated that items had gone missing from their home the morning before The matter is under investigation.

In the afternoon of September 28, officers responded to a store on Harvard St. for a report of a shoplifter who had just left. A witness stated that they had seen a woman pick up multiple items, place them in her bag, and leave the store without paying. Officers located a woman matching the description of the suspect and found that she had the stolen items on her with no receipt. The woman was placed under arrest for shoplifting.

While on patrol, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle driving on Harvard St. and found that the license plates were assigned to a different car. The car pulled into a loading zone on Babcock St. and parked. The officer initiated contact with the two women who had been in the car and found that the passenger was fidgety and irritated and supplied an incorrect name to the officer. After getting the correct identification of the woman, the officer found that she had 9 active arrest warrants. The woman was placed under arrest and a citation was issued to the vehicle owner for Attached Plates, being Uninsured, and being Unregistered.

While patrolling on Commonwealth Ave. an officer conducted a random query of a vehicle and found that the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer conducted a traffic stop and confirmed that the driver was the owner of the car. The driver was placed under arrest.


In the evening of September 28, an officer was dispatched to White Pl. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that her bike had gone missing from where it was left unsecured by the front steps of her residence on September 22. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

9/27/2016

On September 27, a woman came into the police station to report a larceny. The woman stated that she had locked her bike to a pole on Cypress St. that afternoon while inside a local business. The woman said that when she came back outside approximately an hour later her bike was gone. The matter is under investigation.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

9/26/2016

9/26/2016

11:07am: While on patrol an officer was dispatched to Pearl St. for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. On scene, the victim reported parking his car in the back of his residence at approximately 2:00pm on September 25th. The next morning, the victim discovered his vehicle missing. The officer contacted the property management company to confirm the victim’s vehicle was not towed.


6:43pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Juniper St. for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. On scene, the victim reported her vehicle must of have broken into sometime between September 25th at 2:30pm and September 26th 6:00am. The victim went to her car and noticed the interior lights were on and the driver side door was not completely closed.  The victim reported missing a small amount of loose change in her center console.  

Monday, September 26, 2016

9/22/2016 through 9/25/2016

9/22/2016 through 9/25/2016

9/22/2016

On September 22, an officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign at Freeman Street and Babcock Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

An officer was dispatched to a location on Harvard St. for a report of larceny. The victim stated that sometime between mid-August and September 22, multiple laptops had been taken from the building. The matter is under investigation.

9/23/2016

On September 23, an officer was dispatched to a business on Boylston St. for a report of larceny. An employee stated that money had been stolen from her pocketbook sometime the day before. The matter is under investigation.

In the evening of September 23, an officer was dispatched to Boylston St. for a report of Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The victim stated that between 11pm on September 22 and 6am on September 23, two of his vehicles were broken into and items were taken from inside.

9/24/2016

On September 24, officers were dispatched to Kilsyth Rd. for a report of past malicious damages to a motor vehicle. The victims stated that they had parked their vehicles the morning of September 23 and the next morning found damage to the hood, driver’s side mirror, and driver’s door of the vehicles. Earlier that morning officers received a call of people damaging cars in that area. Officers located two men who fit the description. One man fled on foot and the other, after being questioned, was placed under arrest.

A woman came into the police department to report a larceny. The woman stated that she had come home to her apartment on Park St. and found that the door was unlocked and several items were missing. The matter is under investigation.

Package Theft Advisory


Over the weekend there were multiple reports of packages being stolen from residences in Brookline. Locations of thefts included Park Street, St. Paul Street, and Euston Street. Residents are advised to lock foyer/lobby doors when possible, have packages that are being delivered require a signature, and/or have packages sent to another location if worried about theft.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

9/21/2016

9/21/2016

While walking through a medical building in town, an officer noticed a man in the hallway in need of medical attention. After speaking to the man, the man attempted to flee the area. The officer stopped the man and found that he had two outstanding warrants. The man was placed under arrest.

On September 21, an officer was dispatched to Longwood Avenue for a larceny report. The victim stated that sometime between the morning of Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th her bike was taken from the hallway inside her residential building. The matter is under investigation.


An officer responded to Ivy St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that three packages had been stolen from the outside of her home over the course of the last week. The incidents are being investigated.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

9/20/2016

9/20/2016

On September 20, an officer responded to a building on Heath St. for a report of a larceny. The victim stated that sometime between the morning of the 19th and the morning of the 20th some of the contents of her wallet were removed. The matter is under investigation.

In the morning of September 20, an officer was dispatched to a business on Boylston St. for a report of a past larceny. The owner of the business stated that since May and as recently as September 18, multiple items have been stolen from his store. The incidents are being investigated.


While traveling on Harvard St. an officer observed a vehicle with an expired registration sticker. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver was operating with a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

9/19/2016

9/19/2016

8:30am: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Harvard St. for a report of a theft of a bicycle report. On scene, the victim reported placing her bicycle in the back of her garage, unlocked and with the garage doors open. The next morning, the victim discovered her bicycle missing. The victim provided a description and serial number of the bicycle.


4:15pm: An officer on patrol and was dispatched to a report of a stolen bicycle. On scene, the victim reported leaving her children’s bikes unlocked against her house. No surveillance cameras were found in the immediate area. 

Monday, September 19, 2016

9/15/2016 through 9/18/2016

9/15/2016

On September 15, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Strathmore Rd. for a report of burglary. The victims stated that they had left their residence that morning and returned in the evening to find that both the front and back doors were open and several items were missing from the apartment. The matter is under investigation.

September 15, a man came into the police station to report an instance of larceny. The man stated that a package had been stolen from the foyer of his apartment building on Beacon Street. FedEx confirmed that the package had been delivered yet the man never received it.

In the evening of September 15, an officer responded to Harvard Street for a larceny report. The caller reported seeing two men cut the lock off a bike which had been attached to a meter on the street and take the bike. The matter is under investigation.

9/16/2016

On September 16, an officer responded to a residence on Fairbanks St. for a larceny report. The victim stated that over the last two weeks she had placed multiple online orders which were confirmed as being delivered to the residence yet she never received them.

An officer was dispatched to Lancaster Terrace for a larceny report. The victim stated that two bikes had been stolen from outside her residence between the night of September 15th and the morning of September 16th.

9/17/2016

On September 17th, an officer was dispatched to Beacon Street for a past larceny report. The victim stated that she had received confirmation of a package being delivered to the vestibule of her building earlier that day yet when she arrived home the package was not there. The matter is under investigation.

9/18/2016


On September 18, an officer ran a random query of a vehicle traveling on Harvard Street and found that the driver had a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop and the driver was placed under arrest.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

9/14/2016

9/14/2016


On September 14, officers responded to Park St. for a larceny report. The victim reported that she had placed her wallet in a cart she uses for shopping and then left the cart in the hallway while she stepped into the maintenance room of her residence. The victim later noticed that her wallet was missing. The matter is under investigation.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

9/13/2016

9/13/2016

In the morning of September 13, an officer observed a vehicle make an illegal left turn onto Newton Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and found that the driver had an active warrant in her name. The driver was placed under arrest.

On September 13, an officer was dispatched to Washington St. for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated that when she got to her car that morning she found that the door was ajar and items were missing from inside. The matter is under investigation.

A woman came into the police department to report a larceny. The woman stated that on the morning of September 13, she had parked her car on Webster St. with her bike attached to the rack on her car. The woman said that when she came back to her car in the afternoon her bike was gone. The larceny is under investigation.


In the evening of September 13, an officer responded to Kent St. for a report of a past larceny. The victim stated that the evening before he had locked his bike to the staircase of his residence and the bike was gone the next morning.  The matter is under investigation.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

9/12/2016

9/12/2016

11:15am: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to an apartment on Alton Place for a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle.  On scene, the victim reported parking her car in the rear of the apartment.  The next morning, the victim discovered someone had gone through the vehicle.  The only item reported miss was a small sum of loose change.

11:45am: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a local temple on Sewall Avenue for a report of a larceny. On scene, the victim reported placing her purse down on a table in the lobby of the temple at approximately 10:30am. On her arrival back to the purse, she discovered her wallet was missing. The wallet contained cash, credit, and debit cards. The victim has been advised to cancel her cards and report any fraudulent activity.


4:17pm: While on a traffic detail, an officer was dispatched to a grocery store on Beacon St. for a report of a stolen wallet.  The victim reported leaving her purse in her carriage, while looking for an item.  When she arrived back to the carriage, she discovered her wallet was missing.  Among the items stolen was a small sum of cash and two credit cards. The victim has been advised to cancel her cards and report any fraudulent activity. 

Monday, September 12, 2016

9/9/2016 through 9/11/2016

9/9/2016-9/11/2016

9/9/2016

On September 9, an officer responded to a building on Tappan Street for a report of larceny. The victim reported that her laptop had been taken from an unlocked locker. The matter is still under investigation.

In the afternoon of September 9, a woman came into the police station to report a past larceny. The woman stated that she had set down her purse in a business on Harvard Street that morning and then proceeded to leave the business without her purse. The woman stated that once she realized she had left her purse behind she called the business but her purse could not be located. The incident is being investigated.

An officer responded to a residence on Corey Road for a report of fraud. The victim stated that he had posted on Craigslist in regards to finding a room for rent and received a response from a man who said he had a room available. The man then asked the victim to send a copy of his driver’s license and a deposit for the room. The incident is believed to be internet fraud.

In the evening of September 9, a call came in to the police department stating that there was a car driving erratically on Beacon Street. An officer responded to the area and observed a vehicle drifting between two lanes. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found the driver’s eyes to be bloodshot and glassy, his speech was slow and deliberate, and an odor of alcohol emanating from him. The driver was placed under arrest operating under the influence of liquor and a marked lanes violation.

9/10/216


On September 10, an officer responded to a residence on Verndale Street for a report of a past larceny. The reporting party stated that at some point on Thursday September 8, multiple items had gone missing from the bedrooms of his roommates. There was no sign of forced entry. The matter is under investigation.

Friday, September 9, 2016

9/7/2016-9/8/2016

9/6/2016

3:55pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a business on Beacon St. The victim reported leaving work at approximately 3:00pm, and realized she had forgotten her purse at work. On the victim’s arrival back to work, the employee realized her purse was missing from her desk.  No surveillance cameras were found in the immediate area. The officer advised the victim to monitor her credit for fraudulent activity.

9/7/2016

1:50pm: While on patrol, several officers were dispatched to a bank on Beacon St. for a report of a two subjects trying to pass fraudulent checks. A description of the individuals was broadcasted over the radio. While on scene, officers were able to obtain a better description of the two subjects and a still photo from their surveillance camera. The photo was distributed to officers searching the area.  
                Shortly after receiving the updated description, an officer on Beacon St. reported seeing two male subjects matching the description ducking between bushes near an apartment.  A few minutes later, another officer reported seeing an individual matching the description, acting suspicious and profusely sweating as if he had been running. The officer asked to speak with the individual. The suspect admitted he was at the Bank on Beacon St., and when asked about the check the reported he had thrown it away.  The bank manager was asked to participate in a show up identification, and the manger positively identified the subject as one of the individuals passing fraudulent checks. The subject was immediately placed under arrest. Approximately one hour after the arrest of the first suspect, the second individual was located in the rear of a business on Washington St. and was placed under arrest. Both subjects were charged with one count of forgery and one count of uttering a forged document.


8:31pm: Officers were dispatched to an apartment on Aspinwall Ave for a larceny report. The victim reported recently moving into his apartment and placed his new grill in the backyard unsecured. The next day, he discovered it was missing. 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

9/6/2016

On September 6, an officer responded to a building on Beacon St. for a report of larceny. The victim, an employee at the site, stated that her purse had gone missing from where she had stored it during her shift. The incident is under investigation.


In the afternoon of September 6th, a man came into the police station to report a larceny. The man stated that his motorized scooter had been stolen from the lawn in front of a Beacon St. property sometime between the evening of September 5th and the morning of September 6th

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

9/1/2016-9/5/2016

9/1/2016-9/5/2016

9/1/2016

On September 1st, an officer received a report of fraud. The victim reported receiving a call which appeared to be from 911. The caller stated that the victim had an arrest warrant in her name due to unpaid taxes. The victim then reported receiving a second call from a number associated with the IRS and was told her taxes had been deemed fraudulent and that she owed money. A third caller requested that the victim purchase various giftcards to cover the balance on her account. Brookline PD has deemed these calls to be fraudulent. Please be cautious of such calls and remember that the IRS will not conduct such matters over the phone.

9/2/2016

On September 2, an officer responded to an office building on Beacon St. for a report of malicious damage. The building manager reported 7 indoor office window panes had been vandalized. No offices appeared to have been entered.

9/3/2016

Early in the morning on September 3rd, officers responded to a call from the BU Police Department in regards to an erratic driver on Babcock Street. The BU Police reported seeing the vehicle turn right and then accelerate over the curb and onto the sidewalk. After backing up off of the curb, officers reported seeing the car accelerate onto the curb a second time, reverse off the curb, and come to a stop on the street. An officer approached the vehicle and found that the driver’s eyes were closed and he appeared to be asleep. When woken up by the officer, the driver attempted to accelerate away but stopped when ordered by the officer. The driver was reported to have glassy eyes, slurred speech, and an open alcohol container in his center console. The driver was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

9/4/2016

In the afternoon of September 4, officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard St. for a report of a shoplifter who had just left. An employee reported seeing the suspect take an item from the shelf and place it into a bag he was already carrying. The employee and manager confronted the man who gave back the item and left the store. Officers stopped a man who fit the description of the shoplifter and found that he had two active warrants in his name. The man was placed under arrest for the active warrants and shoplifting.

9/5/2016

In the early morning of September 5, officers responded to a report of shoplifting at a business on Commonwealth Ave. The employee reported seeing two males enter the store, take merchandise and flee on foot without paying. The incident is under investigation.
On September 5, an officer in the Coolidge Corner area reported two shoplifters leaving a store. The two males were stopped and found to have unpaid for merchandise on them. They are both being summoned to court for Shoplifting.

On September 5, a man reported a bicycle being stolen from Boylston Street. The man stated that he had locked the bike to a street pole the night before and when he came back for it in the morning the lock had been cut and the bike was gone.


In the afternoon an officer responded to Summit Ave. for a report of theft. The victim stated that on Friday September 2, a Samsung tablet had been stolen from his car while it was parked in Beacon Street.