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Friday, January 1, 2016

Brookline Police ring in New Year on a busy note

December 31st, 2015 and the morning off the first day of 2016 kept officers  quite busy.  Multiple incidents  many alcohol involved, resulted in arrests ranging from drunk driving, to open and gross lewdness, to assault. A naked man was removed from the hallways of a Harvard Avenue apartment building after being found heavily intoxicated. Residents called police for assistance with a man yelling and screaming in the hallways of the Harvard Ave building at 10:40 pm on New Years Eve. The man was removed from the building and placed under arrest after officers assisted in getting the individual clothing.

On New Year's Day at 2:30 m officers responded to an alarm at Brookline High Scho0ol. They found an open window on Tappan St and gained access to check the school. Eight individuals were found inside, all appearing to be under the influence of alcohol. They were identified as former BHS students  and criminal charges are being sought on each.. Later in the evening at 3:11 am officers responded to a Assault & Battery on Boylston St and identified multiple parties who were accosted by an individual after being dropped off by an Uber driver. The subject struck the Uber driver's car and then assaulted one of the occupants before fleeing the area. Police are following up to identify the suspect.

At 4:10 am officers responded to Village Way for a disturbance and found a Brookline man who was heavily intoxicated had down damage to a residence  he was visiting, and subsequently fell through a glass door.  The individual was transported to the hospital and will be summoned to court on Malicious damage charges.

At 0:715 am officers found a vehicle on Dudley Street par4ked  on the wrong side of the road with a New Bedford man asleep behind the wheel. When questioned, officers detected a strong odor of alcohol. The operator could not tell officers when or how he got to Dudley Street and did not remember where he came from. Subsequent to this the officers removed the operator and found him highly intoxicated and unstable. The individual was arrested and his vehicle was towed.

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