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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Friday, May 27, 2016


9:54am: A larceny was reported on Salisbury Road. A maintenance company stated that a piece of their equipment was taken from a work site earlier in the week. This is under investigation.

5:45pm: A phone was reported stolen after it was mistakenly left in a restroom on Cypress Street. When the owner returned to look for it, it was not there. It was likely taken in the early evening hours. This is an active case.

Thursday, May 26, 2016


1:33pm: Officers stopped a moped on Beacon Street for driving erratically. The driver initially refused to pull over. Officers then determined that the moped was recently stolen. The moped was recovered and the juvenile driver will be summonsed to court for traffic charges and Receiving Stolen Property.

Follow-Up - A stolen bicycle was recovered during search warrant executed in an unrelated case. Officers executing the search observed the bike, which they later did some research on and matched it up to bike stolen in April. The victim confirmed bike was theirs and it was returned to him. The suspect will be charged with Receiving Stolen Property over $250.  In addition, other items also observed during the search warrant, which are believed to be stolen from Motor Vehicles. There is an ongoing investigation to see if the suspect is tied to rash of B&Es of Motor Vehicles in the sector four area.

Follow-Up – After a follow-up on a house break on Clark Road, a flier was developed on a suspect who used a credit card stolen from the house at a Cambridge business.  The suspect was later ID'd by Cambridge Police as having been arrested by Massachusetts State Police for breaking into vehicle in Cambridge. 

Follow-Up - A home healthcare worker caring for an elderly client has been charged with larceny after an extensive investigation by detectives. 

Follow-Up - In another case of money being stolen by an entrusted Home Healthcare worker from elderly victims, officers and detectives unveiled video evidence of a suspect using a victim’s credit card without authorization in order to access victims account and steal money. 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


9:31am: A moped was reported stolen on Beacon Street. The moped was secured via a chain lock, and is believed to have been taken during the overnight hours. This case is under investigation.

9:52am: A moped was reported stolen on Linden Street. It was secured via chain lock, and is also believed to have been stolen during the overnight hours. This is an active case.

Monday, May 23, 2016

5/21/2016 to 5/22/2016

3:02pm: A shoplifting occurred on Harvard Street. Items were stolen from the counter of a local business. This is an active case.

7:56pm: A package theft occurred at a residence on Washington Street. The package was delivered earlier in the evening, and the addressee found it cut open with the contents missing.

2:18pm: A bike theft was reported on Corey Road. It is believed that the bike was taken at some point over the past week, when it was left unsecured on a back porch. 

3:08pm: A theft occurred on Harvard Street. A cell phone was lost at a local store and was not located by store employees. This is under investigation.

Arrest made today /incident in woods behind School

Today shortly after 8:30 dispatch received a call from a person reporting a man with a long gun firing shots in the woods in the Hoar Sanctuary behind Baker School. Officers responded with assistance from Boston and State police. A male subject was found hiding in the woods, and as a result of the investigation, the subject was placed under arrest. He is being charged with Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace and Discharging a Pellet Gun over a public way. The department will be seeking assistance from the Brookline Municipal Court obtaining an evaluation of the subject. Subject will be arraigned later today in Brookline Court