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, August 5, 2016

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8/4/2016

9:53am: While assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline resident who wanted to report a past larceny.  The victim reported having his camera and accessories stolen from a local school in Brookline. The room where the camera was stored was unlocked and no surveillance cameras were found in the immediate area.


4:40pm: While on patrol officers responded to residents on Ackers Ave for a past larceny of a bicycle. The victim stated she had her bicycle unlocked against the side of her house on 7/29/2016.  The next day, the victim noticed the bike was missing, but believed her husband moved it into the basement. After questioning her husband on the whereabouts of the bicycle, he stated he did not move the bicycle.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

8/1/2016-8/2/2016

8/1/2016

10:22am: While on patrol an officer was dispatched to a residence on Pearl Street for a report of a stolen motorized scooter. The victim reported parking her scooter directly in front of her door unsecured for a couple hours.  Once she returned to use the scooter, the victim discovered it was missing.  No surveillance cameras were found in the immediate area.

12:30pm: While assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline resident who wanted to report she was a victim of flim-flam. The victim reported receiving a call from a male subject who claimed he was member of the IRS.  The subject told the victim she owed back taxes in the amount of $3,300.00. The subject stated the problem could be rectified if the victim purchased the amount owed in Apple I-tunes gift cards. The victim purchased the gift cards and gave the codes to the subject. During the ordeal, the victim also spoke with an unidentified female who told the victim she owed an additional $49,000.00 to rectify the situation. The victim told the female subject she would need to speak with her father about the additional money.  After researching the IRS following her conversations, the victim realized the IRS did not operate in this fashion. The victim contacted Apple and froze the gift cards. This matter is still under investigation.

8/2/2016


11:13am: While assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline to report he had been a victim of the fraud.  The victim reported he had wire-transferred his bank to another bank account to secure an apartment for rent, which he had found on the internet.  However, the victim found out the apartment was not actually for rent.  He contacted the online company to notify them of the false listing and the officer advised he should contact his bank to freeze the funds. 

Monday, August 1, 2016

7/29/2016-7/31/2016

7/29/2016

5:00am: Officers were dispatched to an apartment on High St. for a report of an unwanted person. On scene, officers spoke with the reporting person who stated she did not want her son in the apartment after he had locked himself out. A description of subject was broadcasted over the radio and shortly thereafter the subject was located. A query of the individual’s criminal history revealed he had two warrants out for his arrest.  The subject was immediately arrested and transported back to the Brookline Police Department.

2:30pm: While on patrol, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Russett Rd. for a report of a stolen bicycle. Victim stated she took the bicycle to a friend’s house on Intervale Rd. and left the bike unsecure in the driveway. On her arrival back to the driveway, the victim discovered the bicycle missing.  A search of the area for the bicycle yielded negative results.

9:24pm: Officers were dispatched to a house on Russell St. for a report of an unwanted party.  The reporting person stated she had order her ex-boyfriend out of the house and refused to leave. The boyfriend was located inside the house and placed under arrest for trespassing.  

7/31/2016


6:00pm: Officers were dispatched to a residence on Boylston St. for a past larceny. The victim reported parking his vehicle in his assigned parking spot and did not return for several hours. On his arrival back to the vehicle, he discovered the car was placed on milk crates and all four tires were missing.  No surveillance cameras were discovered in the parking lot or immediate area.