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.

Friday, July 29, 2016

7/27/2016 to 7/28/2016

7/27/2016

1:01am: While on patrol, an officer conducted a random query of a vehicles registration traveling on Harvard Street.  The query revealed the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. The officer activated his emergency overhead lights and conducted a traffic stop. The driver identified himself as the owner of the vehicle. The subject was immediately placed under arrest and charged with operating after suspension.

7/28/2016


7:56pm: While monitoring traffic, an officer witnessed a vehicle make a wrong turn down Newton Street, which is marked one-way street. The officer immediately initiated a traffic stop. When asked to produce a license, the operator stated he did not have a driver’s license.  A check with Brookline Dispatch confirmed the driver did not have a valid driver’s license. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to the Brookline Police Department. During an inventory search of the vehicle prior to towing, officers found a small plastic bag which was believed to be cocaine. The subject has been charged with Not Being Duly Licensed, Possession of a Class B Drug, and Making and Improper turn. 

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

7/26/2016

7/26/2016


9:00am: A Brookline resident approached an officer assigned to the front desk of the Brookline Police Department to report his moped was stolen.  The victim stated his moped was not locked or secured to anything, and the garage door was left open. Victim stated there was no security surveillance camera in the garage or nearby area. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

7/25/2016

7/25/2016
9:02 am: A bicycle was reported stolen from a bike rack on Station Street. The bicycle had been locked to the rack for a few days, but was missing when the owner went to retrieve it. Be advised that there has been an increase in bicycle thefts in the past couple of months. Since May, we have seen 17 bike thefts. Be sure to properly secure your bikes.

12:56 pm: Officers responded to a report of B&E on Wolcott Road. It appeared that the suspect(s) attempted to gain entry by smashing a pane of glass on the cellar door, but the door was locked. They then smashed the side door of the house leading into the kitchen. The door and door frame were both damaged. The owners of the house have been notified and are planning to have it boarded up.  

3:20pm: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard St. for a past shoplifting. On scene, a store employee reported she had seen two individuals placing large amounts of nail polish into a basket. The employee then witnessed the subjects immediately exit the store and get into a black SUV without paying for the items. The store manager was able to give the officers the stores surveillance video to provide them with a description of the individuals. A search of the area yielded negative results.


10:24pm: While on patrol, officers responded to a residence on Winchester St. for a report of a larceny. On arrival to the scene, the victim stated his large concrete potted plant had been taken from the front steps of his house between the hours of 4:00pm and 10:00 pm. 

Monday, July 25, 2016

7/22/2016-7/24/2016

7/22/2016

10:46am: A Brookline resident approached an officer attending the front desk of the Brookline Police Headquarters to report a past larceny. The victim reported on Tuesday, 7/19/2016, he had locked his two bicycles in the common storage area of his apartment building. The next morning, the victim discovered both bicycles were missing.

4:30pm: A Brookline resident approached an officer attending the front desk of the Brookline Police Headquarters to report her diamond ring had been stolen.  The victim stated on 6/30/2016, a moving company moved her belongings from her old apartment to her new apartment on Beacon St.  After unpacking her belongings over the course of the next few days, she had realized her diamond ring was missing.  She has spent the last few weeks searching unsuccessfully for her ring.

7/23/2016

9:27am: While on patrol, an officer was flagged down by a Brookline resident on Kent St. to report the front tire to her bicycle was missing. The victim reported locking her bicycle the night before and the next day found the front tire was missing while the rest of the bike remained intact.  No surveillance cameras were found in the area.

7/24/2016


3:51pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Clinton Rd. for a report of a package theft. On scene, the victim stated at approximately 2:00pm he had three packages delivered to his house. On his arrival home, he had discovered the all three of the packages were opened; however, the only item taken was a cell phone charger.