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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, June 17, 2016

6/15/2016 to 6/16/2016

4:23pm: A resident approached an officer to report a larceny on Harvard Street. The victim left their bag on a bench and when they returned found it missing.

5:17pm: A shoplifting occurred on Comm Ave. A suspect, described as a tall white male in a white button down and blue jeans, was witnessed leaving the store with unpaid merchandise.

8:22pm: A resident reported that their wallet was taken while shopping at a local business on Beacon Street. The victim gave the description of a possible suspect to officers and stated that they believe they were pickpocketed. The description was given as a Middle Eastern man, about 40 years old, heavy set, and wearing a brown t-shirt and khakis.

9:47am: A shoplifting was reported at a business on Harvard Street. Officers were given the description of a suspect, and were able to recover the suspect’s bicycle nearby. The suspect was described as a male in his 20s, wearing dark pants, an orange t-shirt, and a green and orange baseball hat.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Busy Night - Two arrest and One suspect being sought

Last night at approximately 8:30PM, Brookline Dispatch sent several units to the area of Pond Ave. and Highland Rd. for a report of a subject who was exposing himself. The subject was last seen in the area of Ward's Pond. The caller, described the subject as a hispanic/latino male, 5'05" to 5'06", in his forties or fifties. He was wearing a navy blue jacket or sweater with a white stripe across the shoulders and with navy blue or black pants.
  Two victims were walking their dogs around Wards Pond when they observed a male subject standing on the path facing them with his zipper down and he was exposing himself. Officers responded and located the subject a short distance away. As a result of the investigation the subject was arrested and charged with Open and Gross Lewdness.

Last night at approximately 9:50PM, Brookline Dispatch received a call for a robbery in progress on Vernon Street.  Reporting party was a witness to the incident and immediately contacted Police.  A Suspect description was given as a black male, approximately 26 years of age, clean shaven, wearing dark colored pants, and dark colored puffy jacket or hoodie with a logo on the front.  Suspect was last seen running on Vernon Street heading towards Park St. The adult male victim was discovered to have suffered non life threatening stab wounds to his upper body. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. This is an active investigation.

At 3:45AM this morning an officer on patrol spotted a subject in a drive way on Upland road. As a result of the investigation, the subject was found to be breaking into cars.  Evidence was also recovered from a vehicle on Irving Street and from a vehicle from Juniper Street. The subject is a juvenile out of Boston. He faces several charges related to breaking into cars. Residents are reminded to lock their cars and keep valuables out of sight.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016


2:16am: A man was arrested at a traffic stop on Skyline Park for Operating After Suspension.

8:02pm: A bike was stolen from Davis Ave. The bike was taken from an open garage earlier in the day.

Monday, June 13, 2016

6/10/2016 to 6/12/2016

1:02pm: A man was arrested on an existing warrant on South Street.

2:15am: A man was arrested at the intersection of Comm Ave Fuller Street for Tagging and Disorderly conduct. The suspect originally fled on a non-motorized scooter, but officers were able to apprehend him.

8:40am: A bike was reported stolen from a bike rack at Brookline Place on 6/10. The bike was locked to the rack when it was taken.

11:41am: A vehicle was reported broken into on Walnut Street. Sunglasses and cash were taken when the vehicle was broken into earlier in the morning. The car was unlocked at the time.

8:17pm: Officers responded to a shoplifting call on Beacon Street. Both the item and a suspect were quickly located. The suspect will be summonsed to court.

3:26pm: Officers responded to the activation of the Brookline Police Bait Bike. The combination lock was cut, removed, and left by the bike. The suspects left the Bait Bike behind, and officers were able to locate two suspects. They will be summonsed to court.

8:42pm: A package was reported stolen from a communal area in a residential building on Beacon Street. The theft is believed to have occurred on 6/10.