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.