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.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

5-23-2017 larceny / Break and Enter / MV Crash

5-22-2017

Monday May 22, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Newton St for a report of a possible B&E.  The reporting party believed a subcontractor working for the Town had left their keys in the ignition of a forklift parked on the property. It appears as though someone drove the forklift from the front of the yard into the recycling area of the transfer station, which contained televisions and lawn mowers waiting to be recycled. It appeared that several traffic control cones were knocked over, but that there was no other damage to property. The forklift was parked very closely to the original spot it had been left at on Friday. There was no apparent damage done to the forklift.  At this point he has no further information as to whether one of the subcontractors moved the forklift or it was moved by someone trespassing on the property.

On May 22, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Commonwealth Ave.  for a report of a shoplifting.  A supervisor reports watching a subject take items off of the shelf and put them in his back pack, then run from the store.  They then saw the subject get into a vehicle on Commonwealth Ave and drive off. Store surveillance showed a male approximately 30 YOA, wearing blue jeans, a gray hooded sweatshirt, a baseball hat, and a back pack.  The video has been placed into evidence. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

On 5/22/2017 Officers responded to an address on Harvard Ave for a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim reports locking his bike to the bike rack beside his apt. and when he returned the bike was gone. The bike is described as a red GMC Denali bike with black handlebars.

On 05/22/17 Officers responded to an address on Greenough St. for a report of a live attempted residential breaking and entry.  The caller had observed a female attempt to break into her home through a back sliding screen door and when confronted ran away in an unknown direction. Officers observed the back sliding screen to have several fresh cuts around the handle of the door. Units canvassed the area which yielded negative results.  

On May 22, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Columbia Street for a report of a package theft. The victim reports that he received confirmation via E-mail from UPS that his package had been delivered on this date. When they returned home they were unable to find their package. The front porch is open and is not equipped with security surveillance cameras. A report has been filed.

5-23-2017

On Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 Officers were dispatched to Mountfort St and Carlton St for a two car traffic crash. Upon arrival Officers observed one vehicle to have major front end damage, and a second . vehicle had moderate rear end damage. After an investigation one operator was cited for Article VII Section 4: Following Too Closely. No vehicles were towed.




Monday, May 22, 2017

5-19 thru 5-22 Accidents / Fraud / Malicious Damage

5-19-17

On May 19, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Newton Street for a multi-vehicle crash with injury. After investigating the scene it was determined that the vehicle in traffic had collided with several parked cars. 2 vehicles were towed. Minor injuries reported.

On 5/19/2017 an Officer was involved in a motor vehicle accident with police cruiser while attempting to make a traffic stop. No injuries were reported.

On Friday 05-19-2017 Officers responded to an address on Beacon St. for a report of a gunshot victim down with an abdominal wound.  After an investigation it was determined that no one had been shot, nor had any shots been fired. The caller was subsequently transported to the hospital for an unrelated reason and will be summonsed to Brookline District Court for Possession Class B (94C/C).

On May 19, 2017, I, Officers responded to the area of  Dudley Street and Lee Street on reports of an accident involving a bicyclist. After an investigation it was revealed that the accident occurred in the rotary. The bicyclist suffered a few minor scratches and minor damage to his bike.

On 05/19/2017, Officers responded to the Brookline Police Station on a report of a fall on Town Property.  Photos of the side walk where the subject reported falling were taken and appeared to have no defects.

On 05/19/2017, Officers were dispatched to an address on Boylston St.  for a report of found credit cards with possible suspicious activity. The reporting party informed the officers they had found numerous credit cards. The found property will be stored in an evidence locker, and a follow-up will be conducted by the Detective Division.

On May 19th, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Francis St for a report of Identity Fraud via the United States Postal Service. The victim reports receiving a letter from the United States Postal Service confirming a change of address however they had not requested a change of address. The FTC Identity Theft Division was alerted. The victim reports that a package has already been shipped to New York.

On May 19th, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Holden St  for a report of a broken window. The victim states her kitchen window had been damaged sometime during the night.  Detectives were called to the scene to investigate. Photos were taken of the damage. No access was gained into the house.

5-20-17

On Saturday May 20, a Brookline Officer turned in a key he had found in the area of Harvard St and Steadman St. Attempts to locate the owner on scene were made but were unsuccessful.  Later that day the owner of the key responded to the Brookline police Station and retrieved the key.

On 05/20/2017 Officers responded to an address on Park Street for a report of a stolen phone. The victim reports that when she realized her phone was gone, she tried to locate it with the Track My Phone app. She was able to track it moving from the area of Longwood Avenue and eventually stopped at the intersection of Beacon Street and Strathmore Road. At that point the phone had been turned off. Officers responded to Beacon Street and Strathmore Road but were unable to locate the phone. There are cameras in the area where the victim believes the phone was taken from so a follow-up by the Brookline Detectives will be conducted.

5-21-2017

On 5-21-2017, Officers responded to Harvard St. at Fuller St. for a report of a man wearing only an American flag running in traffic.  After an investigation the subject was transported to the hospital for assistance.

On May 21, Officers responded to an address on Strathmore Rd. for a report of malicious damage to multiple motor vehicles.  One vehicle had damage to its windshield, which appeared to have been caused by a brick which was lying nearby. A second vehicle had significant damage to the passenger side mirror and a 2x4 piece of wood was located on the ground in close proximity.  Detectives were called to the scene for photos.

On May 21, 2017, A citizen walked into the Brookline Police Station to report a past Hit and Run Accident. The victim reports he was parked at an address on Boylston St. Chestnut Hill and when he returned to his car he noticed damage to the front right side of his vehicle. It is unclear how the vehicle was hit or what caused the damage but most likely another vehicle made contact with his vehicle when parking. The victim reports there were no witnesses to the accident and nobody left a note on his vehicle.

On May 21, 2017  a citizen contacted the Brookline Police to report finding a men's wallet at the corner of Coolidge Street at Winchester Street. Officers arrived and took custody of the wallet. The wallet has been placed into evidence for safe keeping and attempts have been made to locate the owner.

5-22-2017

On 05/22/2017 Officers responded an address on Harvard Street, for 2 patrons that had just left the restaurant without paying.  A staff member was following the 2 parties walking down Harvard Street towards Beacon Street. The Officers were able to stop all parties on Green Street. After an investigation half of the bill was paid, and one party will was summonsed into Brookline Court for  MGL (140/12) - Fraudulently Procuring Food for Credit.


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Thursday, May 18, 2017

5/16 - 5/17

5/16/17 – Credit Card Fraud
An officer at the front desk was approached by a woman who wanted to report fraudulent use of her Credit Card. The subject stated she is in possession of the card, but somehow someone got her credit card number and used it in another state, making several charges.

5/16/17 – Shoplifting
An officer responded to a store on Beacon St for a possible shoplifting. The store manager stated a male described as black, in his 50's, wearing all black with a black hat had stolen several items. The suspect was spotted in the store parking lot and stopped by another officer. A search of the subject revealed the items the store manager observed him steal. The subject was then placed under arrest.

5/17/17 – Warrant Arrest

An officer in the area of Boylston St. and Heath St. observed a black Saab traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer followed the vehicle and conducted a motor vehicle stop at Boylston St. and High St. and informed the operator of the reason for the stop and requested his license and the vehicle's registration. The operator stated that his license was suspended, and he could not produce either.  A query of the subject revealed that he had a Suspended MA license and also had a warrant for his arrest. The subject was placed under arrest without incident.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

5/15/17

5/15/17 – Suspicious Activity
An officer responded to Station St for a suspicious activity call. The reporting party stated that she was walking down Kent St around 0830hrs this morning, when the rear door of a stopped maroon van opened and a male subject told her to get in the van. The reporting party ignored the male and continued walking home to contact the police. The maroon van was described as beat up with no distinctive markings on it. The male was described as White male, in his 50's, facial hair, skinny, and wearing a hat. There were two other white males were in the front seats of the van but, she was unable to describe those two males.

5/15/17 – Larceny
An officer responded to call for a package theft in an apartment on Egmont St. The reporting party stated that on 5/14/17 a package was ordered to be delivered. She went to answer a knock on the door that was believed to be the delivery person. When she opened the door, she saw children that lived upstairs walking by with what looked like the package. The officer spoke with the mother of the children who said the children did not come in with any package.

5/15/17 – Not Duly Licensed

An officer on patrol observed a black Volvo traveling on Dean Rd. that failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Clinton Rd and Dean Rd. The officer initiated a traffic stop and approached the operator. After the officer informed of her the reason for the stop and requested a license, the operator stated did not have her out of country license in her possession. A query of the operator’s information using her passport revealed she did not have an in state license and she was issued a court summons.

Monday, May 15, 2017

5/12 -5/14

5/12/17 – Shoplifting
Officers responded to a store on Beacon St for a recent shoplifting. The suspect was described as a white male with a pony tail and sunglasses, approximately 5' 8", wearing a gray sweat shirt. An employee saw the suspect filling two reusable bags full of expensive meats and told the manager. The suspect then ran out of the store carrying the two bags of goods. The store manager contacted the police and followed the suspect from the store to St Paul St where the police located them and placed the suspect under arrest.

5/12/17 - Shoplifting
Officers observed a suspect just released for a previous offense speed walking on Harvard St. towards a store. Based on previous interactions with the suspects, the officers continued to surveil him as he entered the store. Officers spotted the suspect concealing items in a bag and walking towards the store exit. After an employee attempted to stop the suspect and see what was in his bag, the officers intervened and placed the suspect under arrest.

5/12/2017 – Larceny
An officer responded to a gym on Beacon St for a past larceny. The victim stated he entered the gym at 0615hrs and put his jacket and wallet in a locked locker. The key remained with him until he entered the shower and hung his key on a towel rack. It was at this time that the victim believes his key was taken and used to access his locker. After returning to his locker and leaving, the victim realized his wallet was gone. He returned to find no one turned in his wallet and at this time, the police were contacted.

5/12/17 – Disorderly Person
Officers responded to Longwood Ave for a report of past suspicious activity. The reporting party stated that approximately 2-3 weeks ago, he was walking his dog around the neighborhood late at night he observed a lighter skinned Black or Hispanic/Latino man, husky build, approximately 5'8", walking back and forth from the windows of his neighbor’s basement apartment. The reporting party stated he seen the man acting similarly previously but did not think it odd. He believed this individual to be a "peeping tom," and confronted the suspicious person before he ran in an unknown direction. Officers advised the resident of the apartment to keep her blinds closed and told the reporting party to contact police if they see any other suspicious persons. 

5/12/17 - Credit Card Fraud
An officer responded to a store on Beacon St for a report of possible credit card fraud. An employee stated that when the suspect attempted to make a purchase, the card came up as unauthorized twice and the name on the card didn’t fit the suspect. After refusing to provide identification, the suspect left the store in a gray Mercedes. The employee then contacted the police. An officer stopped a vehicle matching the description and questioned the operator. The reporting party was brought over and identified the operator as the suspect. She was then placed under arrest.

5/12/17 – Warrant Arrest
An officer responded to Harvard St for a report of two males fighting. The reporting party stated she was walking in the area and noticed two males fighting in front of a bar on Harvard St. She described one male as a black or Hispanic male with dark hair in a ponytail carrying a black bag over his shoulder. The other male was described as a black or Hispanic male with short dark hair, 6 feet tall, wearing a red jacket. The fight ended and the males ran off. An officer in another area observed three dark-skinned males including the two matching the description. Other officers arrived to assist and one of the males admitted to being involved in the fight. While identifying the three males, a warrant was discovered for one of them and he was placed under arrest.

5/13/17 – Motor Vehicle Accident
An off duty officer driving on Washington Street, came across a single car motor vehicle accident. He requested on duty officers arrive on scene and checked on the driver who was uninjured. The motor vehicle had struck a cement light pole The driver stated that he believes he may have fallen asleep behind the wheel and was awaken from the impact of his motor vehicle.

5/13/17 – Motor Vehicle Accident
An officer responded to Seaver St. for a report of a single car accident. The operator of the vehicle stated that while she was driving on Seaver St. she came around a corner off road and came into contact with the telephone pole. She did not appear to be impaired or speeding at the time of the incident.  The operator stated she was not injured and did not want to go to the hospital and her vehicle was towed from the scene.

5/14/17 – Hit and Run
Officer responded to Mountfort St. for a motor vehicle crash. EMT’s were on site treating the operator’s injuries. The operator stated that while travelling on Mountfort St. his vehicle crashed into a another unknown vehicle who he believed to have failed to stop at the red light at the St. Mary's St. and Mountfort St. intersection. While his vehicle stopped, the second vehicle continued to move after the crash. The injured operator was unable to provide any information on the other vehicle's description because the accident occurred so suddenly. However, the vehicle should have extensive damage to the passenger side the rear.


Friday, May 12, 2017

5-12-2017 Traffic Crash, Fight, Larceny

5-12-17

On May 11, 2017, while traveling eastbound on Beacon St. Officers were flagged down by a citizen involved in a minor crash. The driver reports opening his car door into the bike travel lane and then a bicyclist struck the door. The bicyclist was not hurt and able to ride his bike. The driver was issued a citation M.G.L. c. 90 s. 14: Failure to Use Safety ( when opening door).

On 5/11/17 Officers were dispatched to Washington St and Brookline Ave for a motor vehicle accident. After speaking with both parties it was discovered that one operator was trying to take an illegal U-turn which caused the accident. No injuries were reported and no vehicles were towed. One operator was issued a Massachusetts Uniform Citation for making an illegal U-turn, causing other vehicles to slow down and brake.

On 5/11/2017 Officer’s responded to an address on High St for a report of a fight in progress.  At the time of the Officers arrival all parties had been separated. After an investigation 2 parties were summonsed into Brookline Court for Assault and Battery, Threats to Commit a Crime.

On 05-11-2017 Officers responded to an address on Gardner Rd.  to take a past larceny report. The victim reports that her wallet was stolen from a business on Harvard St. The victim believes someone she reached into her pocketbook and stole her wallet and keys while she attended to her child. Before she was able to cancel her bank card, a fraudulent transaction had already been attempted. She will try and gather more information as it pertains to the fraudulent transaction.

On May 11th, 2017 Officers were dispatched to an address on Village Way for a report of a missing child.  The reporting party states the child left for school but never showed up. He was located in another town at his grandparents home and is no longer considered missing.








Thursday, May 11, 2017

5-8 thru 5-10 Blog

5-08-2017

On 5/8/17, the Brookline Police Warrant Unit, US Marshals Fugitive Task Force, Boston Fugitive Unit, Cambridge and Somerville PD  arrested a subject in the area of Cameron Ave. and Fair Oaks St. in the City of Cambridge.  The subject was booked by Cambridge PD
 On May, 8, Officers responded to an address on Lawton St., for a report of a missing student.  Multiple Brookline Units responded and canvassed the area.  A short time passed and the student was located by a family member.


On 05/06/17 a citizen walked into the Brookline Police station  to file a malicious damage report. The victim reports that someone through two or three eggs at the first floor window of his apartment on Stanton Rd. Officers responded to this location and did not observe anyone in the area.  Later a call came into the station for a group of youths disturbing on Stanton Rd.  Officers responded and located the group.  The youths were cooperative with the Officers. and eventually sent on their way.

On May 8th, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Harvard St for a recent shoplifting. Brookline Dispatch described the suspect as a male, approximately in his 60's, wearing a yellow jacket and had just recently got on the 66 Bus to Dudley. Officers were able to locate the Bus and also the subject who fit the description given.  The witness was brought to the scene and positively ID  the subject that was stopped, as the one who had stolen the items. The subject was placed under arrest.

On 05/08/17 multiple Officers responded to an address on Fisher Ave., for a report of a fight in progress.  Upon  arrival officers observed a group of people in the front driveway.  Officers  were also directed to another group involved in the altercation that was getting into a car parked in the parking lot of Fisher Park. After an investigation it was determined that there  was an altercation between students  and the Brookline Police will seek summonses for CH 265:13A  Assault and Battery,  CH 275:2 Threat To Commit  A Crime.

On 5/8/17 Officers responded to an address on  Boylston St for a report of a suspicious male yelling at vehicles in traffic.  Upon arrival they  located the subject standing in front of 755 Boylston St. The subject was identified and it was determined that he had an active Default Warrant for his arrest.  The subject was placed under arrest and transported back to the station where he was booked.


5-09-2017
On May 9, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Clyde St. for a report of a traffic crash. The Officer assisted exchanging information for both parties. No injuries were reported and no vehicles were towed.  Both parties were advised to contact their insurance companies and complete a Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Report.

On May 9, 2017 officers assisted a DPW employee, who had opened a parking meter in the Centre Street parking lot for repair. There was a credit card that was inserted into the cash slot. During the assist, money that had not been processed was turned over to the Officer for safe keeping.  The credit card was retrieved and given back to the owner. The money was brought back to the Brookline Police station and placed into evidence locker for safe keeping.







5-11-2017 Fraud, Theft, MV accident

5-10-2017

On May, 10, 2017 Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the police station for a fraud report. After an investigation  A criminal application was filed with Brookline District Court  for Larceny by False Pretenses (266:30).

 On 5/10/17 while assigned to  Coolidge Corner Officer,  officers were   dispatched to an address on Beacon St. The reporting party states that an unknown male party, late 30's to early 40's, passed a doctor’s prescription for  Oxycodone. The reporting party felt that the amount of medicine prescribed seemed suspicious.  After an investigation it was determined that the prescription was forged. The subject did not return to pick up the fraudulent prescription. Brookline Detectives will follow-up.

 On 05/10/2017 Officers were dispatched to an address on Village Way for a report of a bicycle theft. Upon arrival they  met up with victim, who reports  locking  his electric bike on a handrail by the front door. He stated he had two locks on his bike, a code lock and a lock with a key. Sometime between 12:30-14:20 hours, these two locks were defeated and the bike was taken.  The bike is a silver frame, electric bike, no seat, black handlebars, and a blue pouch in the middle of the frame.

On May 10, 2017 Officers were dispatched to an address on Beacon Street for a motor vehicle blocking a driveway. They arrived and observed a MV parked directly in front of a driveway entrance .Officers then queried the plate and discovered that the vehicles status was revoked due to lack of insurance.  The vehicle received a parking ticket for blocking the driveway and towed because it had no insurance. The owner was issued Massachusetts Unformed Citation for (90:34J) Uninsured motor vehicle and (90:9) Unregistered motor vehicle. 

On Wednesday May 10, 2017 Officers responded to  St Marys St and Ivy St for a report of a motor vehicle accident between two vehicles with one of the vehicles attempting to leave the scene.  Both vehicles were located with one vehicle sustaining significant damage. During the investigation the officers believed that one of the operators had been drinking.  The subject performed Field Sobriety Tests and was unable to complete the tests as instructed.  The subject was placed under arrest for  Operating Under the Influence of Liquor and received a citation for the following offenses ; MGL Ch. 90 Sect. 24: Operating Under the Influence of Liquor (Second and subsequent),MGL Ch. 90 Sect. 24 (2)(A): Operating to Endanger (Negligent Operation), MGL Ch. 90 Sect. 24 (2): Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were towed.

5-11-2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, while conducting traffic enforcement, Officers  observed a MV travelling northbound on Harvard St. without a valid Inspection Sticker . The Officer initiated a traffic stop on  Harvard St. and Lawton St. A license check on the operator revealed he had a Suspended Drivers License. The operator was placed under arrest and charged with the following offenses; (MGL 90:23) Operating After Suspension – License and (MGL 90:20) Failure to Submit Motor Vehicle for Inspection.
The vehicle was towed.



Tuesday, May 9, 2017

5/8/17

Warrant Arrest
Officers from several departments located and arrested a fugitive in the City of Cambridge for crimes committed in Brookline and other towns including larceny and breaking and entering. The arrest occurred without incident.

Shoplifting
An officer responded to a store on Harvard St for a recent shoplifting. The cashier stated that she observed an older Black male wearing a yellow jacket enter the store with an empty personal cart. A short time later, the cashier saw this same man attempting to exit the store with a full cart. She stated she attempted to stop the man, but he proceeded to exit the store and get on a bus. Officers observed a male fitting the description get off a bus on Washington St. The store cashier was brought to the area and identified man as the suspect. He was then placed under arrest.

Warrant Arrest

Officers responded to Boylston St for a report of a suspicious male yelling at vehicles in traffic.  Upon our arrival the officers located the subject standing on Boylston St and identified him as an individual with an active warrant. The suspect was then placed under arrest. 

Monday, May 8, 2017

5/4 - 5/7

5-04-2017

On 05/04/2017 Officers responded to an address on University Road for a past theft report. The victim reports that his shed and his upstairs neighbor’s shed were broken into. Items had been taken from both sheds.

On May 4, 2017, Officers were dispatched to Washington St. at Park St. for a report of a traffic crash. After an investigation one operator was issued Massachusetts Uniform Citation for Brookline Town By-Law Article VII Section 4, Following Too Closely. There were no reported injuries and both vehicles were drivable.

On May 4, 2017, Officers witnessed a minor motor vehicle crash at Cypress Road at Brington Road. A query on the cruiser laptop of the North Carolina Registration returned a status of revoked due to lack of insurance. The operator was issued Massachusetts Uniform Citation M.G.L. c. 90 s. 23: Operating after Revoked Insurance, M.G.L. c. 90 s. 34J: Uninsured Motor Vehicle, M.G.L. c. 90 s. 9: Unregistered Motor Vehicle. The vehicle was towed and the license plates removed.

On 5/4/2017, multiple units responded to an address on Babcock St for a report of a subject refusing to leave the premises. Officers were informed that the subject tended to become violent when confronted. It was apparent to the Officers that the subject was unstable and could not speak coherently or rationally. The subject struck the officers as they attempted to assist. The subject was transported to the hospital and will be summonsed into Brookline Court for M.G.L. c. 265 s. 15A Assault and Battery Dangerous weapon to wit "door', and M.G.L. c. 265 s.13D  A&B on a Police Officer.

On May 4, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Beacon Street, for a report of Identity Theft. The victim reports the incident had occurred back in the 2012. He was notified by the Bank last year that a checking account was opened in his name, which became delinquent. Their investigation revealed that a female in Michigan had opened the delinquent account in the year 2012. Today while attempting to place a freeze on his credit history he was advised by the crediting bureau that they will need police report. He was advised to contact the three credit monitoring agencies to report his identity theft.

On May 4, 2017 the Massachusetts Probation Electronic Monitoring Program contacted the Brookline Police Department and advised that a subject with three outstanding arrest warrants in effect, was showing a GPS location on Franklin Court, Brookline.  Officers responded to the Address provided by the GPS monitoring bracelet and located the subject. He was placed under arrest without incident. The Massachusetts Probation Electronic Monitoring Program was notified that the subject was placed under arrest.

On 5-4-17 a subject came to the Brookline Police Station to report that her checking account had unauthorized purchases. She stated that there were 3 charges made at Macy's in Flushing NY. The victim still has possession of the charge card, and was advised to cancel it. A report was filed.

5-05-2017

On 05/05/2017 Officers were conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Harvard Street and Beacon Street and observed a vehicle drive in the bike lane and parking spaces. The officers were able to stop the vehicle on Naples Road.  As they were speaking with the operator they detected an odor of alcoholic beverages coming from her person. The Officers conducted a Field Sobriety Test and determined, due to the subjects inability to successfully complete the tests that the subject was under the influence. She was placed under arrest for Operating under the Influence of Liquor.

On 5-5-2017 Officers responded to Boylston St. at Norfolk Rd. for a motor vehicle crash.  Both operators were uninjured and Officers assisted with the exchange of paper work.  One operator was cited for following too closely.  One vehicle was towed from the scene.

On 5/5/17 Officers were conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Washington St and Davis Ave. when they observed a vehicle fail to stop for the red light. The Officers activated the cruisers emergency blue lights and conducted a traffic stop in front of 333 Washington St.  A query of the operator’s license revealed that his right to operate a motor vehicle was suspended. The operator was issued Massachusetts Uniform Citation for Operating after Suspension and Red light violation. He was advised that he will be summonsed into Brookline District court for the above offenses. The vehicle was turned over to a licensed driver.

On May 5th, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Kent St for a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival officers observed a motor vehicle with severe front middle and front right damage as well as damage to the right front quarter panel. They noticed a second vehicle with significant damage to the rear middle bumper, trunk, and left rear quarter panel. No injuries were reported and both vehicles needed to be towed. The operator believed she hydroplaned into the parked vehicle.

5-06-17

On 05-06-2017 Officers responded to an address on Boylston St. for a disturbance. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with a subject who appeared intoxicated. After speaking with the subject it was decided that he would be placed into protective custody until he sobered up. Once at the station the subject requested an ambulance and he was transported to the hospital.

On May 6, 2017, Officers responded to a business on Harvard Street that reported a suspected shoplifter had just left the store, and got into a vehicle.  A vehicle description was given out and responding officers located this vehicle near Lawton and Thorndike Street. The Officers conducted a traffic stop.  At this time responding units requested Brookline Dispatch to query the driver and the vehicle. Brookline Control confirmed through the Massachusetts RMV that the status of his license is suspended and the status of the vehicle is active. During the investigation, officers located heroin in the mirror on the driver side sun visor. The driver was placed under arrest and issued MA Uniform Citation for: M.G.L. Ch. 90 S. 23: Operating after Suspension, M.G.L. Ch. 90 S. 13A Operating a Motor Vehicle without a Seatbelt as well as M.G.L. Ch.94C S. 34: Possession of Class A Substance (Heroin). The passenger was arrested and charged with M.G.L. Ch. 266 S.30 Larceny Over $250, M.G.L. Ch. 265 S. 15B: Assault With A Dangerous Weapon.  The vehicle was towed.

On 5/6/2017 Officers responded to an address on South St., for a report of a past assault and battery.  After an investigation it was determined that the situation was a misunderstanding and all parties were advised.

On 05/06/17 a citizen walked into the Brookline Police Station to report his wallet had been stolen. The victim states he was at an establishment on Commonwealth Ave. and placed his personal belongings in an unlocked locker.  When he left at approximately he noticed his wallet was missing. The wallet was a men's wallet containing I.Ds and credit cards. The victim has already cancelled all of his credit/debit cards and reported them to the card companies, and major credit bureaus.

05-07-2017

On 07 May 2017 Officers, while on patrol near the intersection of Beacon Street (westbound) and Englewood Avenue, observed a dark colored sedan turn right from Englewood Avenue on to Beacon Street.  The vehicle failed to both yield and stay in the right most lane while making the turn; forcing the officer to brake hard behind him as he was crossing over to the left lane of Beacon Street.  The Officer activated the overhead blue lights and safely conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Beacon Street and Strathmore Road. The Officer observed an odor of burning rubber as well as damage to the front driver's side of the vehicle.  Brookline Dispatch contacted Boston Police and inquired if they had had any hit-and-run accidents recently in the area.  A short time later, they informed the officers that there was a hit-and-run accident with property damage near the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Chestnut Hill Avenue.  Boston responded to the scene and after an investigation it was determined that this vehicle was involved in a crash and the vehicle fled the scene. The operator agreed to Field Sobriety Testing. After the tests were complete the subject was placed under arrest and charged with the following: MGL 90 s. 24 Operation under the influence (liquor), MGL 89 s.8 Failure to yield to oncoming traffic. The vehicle was towed.

On May 7, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Harvard Street for a theft of a bicycle. The victim reports that he locked his electric, Sondors bicycle had been stolen. There was no evidence of how the bicycle was stolen and in the immediate area of the meters and there does not appear to be any cameras aimed towards this location. He believes someone gained access by unlocking his bicycle lock.

On 5/7/2017 Officers responded to an address on Babcock St. for a reported assault.  The assault happened to parties familiar with each other and may have been the result of medication issues. 2 parties are being summonsed into Brookline Court, M.G.L. Ch. 265 s 13a Assault and Battery.


On 5/7/2017, Detectives responded to an address on Tappan St for vandalism to a vehicle that had its four tires slashed or air let out of them.  The vehicle and tires were photographed. A partial fingerprint was developed on the side panel above the right rear tire. It was photographed and lifted to be submitted to the ID Unit for further analysis.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

5-1 thru 5-4 2017 MV Crash/ Larceny/ Wanted Person

5-01-2017

On 5/1/2017 Officers responded to the Brookline Police Station to speak with a party about Identity Theft.  The victim reports that she completed a credit report through Equifax and the report indicated that in September of 2012 a lien was filed on a property located in Lawrence MA  for the amount of $12,209. The victim reports she never purchased property in Lawrence nor has she ever lived there. A report was filed and she was advised.

On May 1, 2017, Brookline Police, Brookline Fire Department, and Fallon Ambulance responded to Harvard and Webster St. for a fall outside.  The subject was transported to the Hospital as a precaution.

On 05/01/2017, Officers responded to an address on Winthrop Road to take a stolen bicycle report. The victim states he locked his bike to a pole in front of a business on Washington Street, and when he returned the bike and lock was gone. The bike is described as an 18-Speed Bianchi LYNX-SX dark green mountain bike. A report was filed.

On May 1, 2017 Officers responded to a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Babcock Street at Abbottsford Road., which is a public way in the Town of Brookline. They arrived and observed two motor vehicles in the middle of the intersection with both drivers standing in the roadway. After an investigation it was determined that one vehicle attempted an improper pass, causing the accident. One operator was cited, no one reported any injuries, and no vehicles needed to be towed.


5-02-17

On 05/02/2017, Officers responded to an address on Marshall St for a report of a stolen wallet. The victim reports while attending a party on Gibbs St the victim reports he placed his wallet on the deck and noticed it missing at the end of night. Victim not sure who may have taken it. A report has been filed.

On 5/2/17 Officers responded to an address on Aspinwall Ave on a fraud report. The victim stated  he received a letter in the mail from the Home Depot fraud department. In the letter it explained that someone had fraudulently used his credit card to make several purchases. The victim has been working with the fraud department. The credit card has been canceled by Home Dept and the victim has been issued a new card.


5-03-2017

On 05-03-2017 Officers responded to an address on Freeman St. to meet the registered owner of a car that had been damaged.  The Officer observed a red Subaru Imprezza with the window of the right rear window smashed out. It does not appear access was gained because no personal items including a radio head unit and other electronic cords were not disturbed or taken.  There are no cameras on the front of the building which would have captured the incident. A report has been filed.

On 5-3-2017 Officers responded to a MV crash on Route 9 West bound. One vehicle stopped in traffic and a second vehicle crashed into the stopped vehicle. One operator was transported to the hospital for minor injuries. One citation was issued for Following too Closely and Operating an Unregistered MV. One vehicle was towed.

On 05-03-2017 Officers responded to an address on Euston St. for a package theft report.  The victim reports getting an email receipt for two packages. A neighbor notified her that the packages had been torn open and their contents removed. The victim reports that she noticed that the packaging itself smelled strongly of cigarette smoke.  This stood out to her because she experienced the same thing from a prior unreported package theft several months ago and believes the suspect may be a heavy smoker.  Similar details regarding cigarette smoke were reported by victims of a car break on Green St. from April. The packaging was submitted into evidence to be examined for latent finger prints.

On May 3, 2017, Officers were made aware, by the FBI, of an individual who was wanted for threats to law enforcement.  The FBI informed Brookline Detectives that the subject was currently located in Brookline, on Washington St. Detectives arrived in the area and locate the subject. After a brief struggle, and one of the detectives being struck in the head, the subject was taken into custody.  A court complaint was completed for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (C.265,s.15A) for hitting the detective with a  bottle. The FBI will be filing additional charges.

On 5-03-2017 Officers responded to Carlton Street on reports of an accident between a cyclist and an MV. After an investigation it was determined that the cyclist was operating in the wrong direct and was attempting to cross Carlton Street when the crash occurred.  There were no injuries reported and the cyclist was issued a citation for one way violation.

5-04-2017

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, Officers responded to reports of a traffic crash at the intersection of Freeman St. and St. Paul St.  Upon arrival, officers observed that two vehicles had been involved in a traffic crash. After an investigation one operator was issued a citation for Failing  to Use Care when Stopping. No reported injuries and no vehicles were towed.









Tuesday, May 2, 2017

5/1/17

5/1/17 – Operating with a Suspended License
An officer conducting traffic enforcement observed a gray minivan make an illegal turn onto Beacon St. The officer performed a traffic stop and a query of the operator’s license revealed he had a suspended license. The operator was informed of the information and was placed under arrest without incident.

5/1/17 – Multi Vehicle Accident
A vehicle traveling on Newton St failed to stop at a stop sign and came in contact with another vehicle traveling on West Roxbury PKWY. The operator of the first vehicle was issued Mass Uniform Citation for failure to stop for stop sign.

Monday, May 1, 2017

4/28 to 4/30

04/28/17 – Shoplifting
Officers responded to a store on Harvard St for a shoplifting. An employee stated she observed the suspect attempting to leave the store without paying for items that he previously concealed. The suspect admitted to taking the items and stated his intent to sell them. He was then placed under arrest.

4/28/17 –Larceny
An officer responded to a gym on Commonwealth Ave for a past larceny. The victim stated he placed his black leather wallet in an unlocked locker in the locker room at approximately 1930 hours and returned at approximately 2100 hours to find the wallet was missing from the locker.

4/28/17 – Damage of Town Property
An officer patrolling on Beacon Street observed a parking meter "uprooted" from the tree lawn. It appeared that someone used force to rock it back and forth until the concrete base was exposed and laid horizontally. The officer discovered another fallen parking meter that also appeared to be disrupted in the same fashion as the previous.

4/29/17 – Bike Larceny
An officer responded to Irving St for a larceny of four bicycles. The owners stated that sometime between 4/25/17 and 4/29/17 four bicycles were stolen from their garage. One bicycle is black with grey lettering and a leather seat. The second bicycle is white. The third is black and red. The fourth is red.

4/29/17 – Found Property
An officer on patrol was approached by a citizen regarding a wallet that was found outside the Coolidge Corner Movie Theatre. Attempts to contact the owner were made but, were unsuccessful.

4/29/17 – Suspicious Activity
An officer responded to Winthrop Road for a suspicious activity report. The reporting party stated that at 1200 hours she noticed a male party in the driveway behind her building looking into her room while she was undressed, possibly filming her with a cell phone. The reporting party described him as a white male, 30-40 years of age, heavy set, average height, wearing a brown and white striped shirt, and white sneakers.

4/29/2017 – Operating Under the Influence
An officer responded to a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries at Beacon St and Tappan St. The officer observed a Blue Toyota with the front end against a Gray Toyota with its rear end pushed in and the front end pinned up against a tree. After speaking to a couple of witnesses and the passengers of the vehicle that was struck, the officer began to speak with the operator of the second vehicle. The officer observed a moderate odor of alcohol coming from his breath and it was clear he was unsteady on his feet. The investigation determined that he was operating his motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and he was placed under arrest.

4/30/17 – Fugitive from Justice

Officers on their way to a call observed a vehicle parked illegally at a fire hydrant on Washington St a query of the vehicle revealed the owner was wanted for arrest in Rhode Island. A subject exited a store and returned to the vehicle before being pulled over by the officers. Once the subject was confirmed to be the wanted person, she was placed under arrest without incident. 

Friday, April 28, 2017

4-28-2017 package theft / ID Fraud / malicious damage

4-27-2017

On April 27, 2017  Officers responded to an address on Fairway Road for a breaking and entering that occurred overnight.   The victim reports that three of they're Apple lap top computers missing from the kitchen and living room area.  The victim nor his family heard or saw anything out of the ordinary overnight.  At this point in time no other property is reported missing from the home. Dectives arrived on scene and  processed the scene for fingerprints. It was discovered through the alarm company  that the garage door was opened at 22:38 hours leading to the mud room.  A faint beep from the alarm was activated, but victim was unaware of this.  It appears the suspect or suspects entered the home through the garage mud room door and stole the items. This investigation is ongoing.

On 4/27/2017 Officers responded to an address on Holden St. for a disturbance. . The caller reports that an ex boyfriend, from over a year ago showed up at her place of work and started to harass her. The victim reports the subject was yelling at her through the house window. When the victim called 911 the subject walked over to her vehicle, which was parked in the driveway and began to kick it. While kicking the back and driver side of the vehicle, he also kicked the driver's side mirror causing it to hang down from the car.  After further investigation it was revealed that the subject entered the victim’s vehicle. The suspect was placed under arrest and charged with 265:13A Assault, 266:18A B&E day time with intent to commit a felony and 266:127 Vandalism of Property (damage to car)

On April 27, 2017, Officers responded to the Brookline Police Station for a report of a missing child.  The reporting party provided a picture of her daughter and gave a description. This information was provided to all Brookline Units who began canvassing the area.  The missing juvenile was located in Griggs Park, and appeared to be in good health and well cared for. She was returned to her mother and advised of the seriousness of what had occurred.

On Thursday 04-27-17 Officers took a report for Identity Theft.  The victim reports that someone had used his personal information to create a Bloomingdale’s account. The victim learned of this only when he received a bill from Bloomingdale's which prompted him to report to them that the account was not his.  The account was shut down. 



On 4/27/17 Officers responded to an address on Harvard St on a larceny report.  The victim reports that at approximately 3:00pm, a young female walked into her store. While in the store she observed her place several items into a black string bag and walk out the store. The suspect is described as a female between the ages of 9 and 11yrs old, wearing a black jacket, dress, black tights, and black shoes. The victim reports that several containers of “Thinking Putty “ were taken, totaling over $200.00.  The Officers requested a copy of the security surveillance and will conduct a follow-up with the detective division.

On April 27th, 2017 a citizen entered the Brookline Police Station to turn in some found property. The kind citizen was walking on Pleasant Street in Brookline, when he found a wad of cash tied in a hair band. The money was placed into an evidence locker for safe keeping until it is claimed by the rightful owner.

On Thursday, April 27, numerous units were dispatched to an address on Beacon St, for a report of a customer disturbing.  Two parties were discussing the possible sale of a vehicle. A third party joined the discussion, with the third party feeling they were not getting a fair chance to make the purchase. Words were exchanged and each felt as though they had been insulted.  Things turned physical when they entered the business and one party threw a stapler striking the other party in the neck. The offending party left the area before the officers arrived on scene; several units checked the area for him and his vehicle but were unable to locate him at that time.  Charges have been filed, 265/15A Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon (Stapler).

On Thursday 4/27/2017 Officers responded to an address on Euston St for a reported package theft. The victim reports that UPS had delivered a package at an unknown time and her son discovered the package opened with the contents taken from it.  The package was in the vestibule behind the unlocked front building door. The package container was left untouched by her son or herself in the lobby and was placed into evidence to see if there are any latent prints. The victim mentioned that she has had packages stolen in the past, three or four times within the last 4 months or so. The victim and other residents coming in and out of the building were advised to contact the police right away if they had any packages stolen or noticed any suspicious activity in the area.

4-28-2017

On 4/28/17 I, Officers responded to an address on Webster St for a violation of a 209A Order. The victim reports the person who she has the restraining order against had just approached her and was aggressively speaking to her. After further investigation it was determined that a violation had occurred and a Warrant is being requested.



Thursday, April 27, 2017

4-27-2017 Accident / larceny / traffic offenses

4-25-2017

On 4-25-17 Officers responded to a traffic accident on Boylston St.  No injuries were reported and 1 vehicle was towed from the scene. The weather during the crash was heavy rain making visibility limited.

4-26-2017

On 4/26/17 Officers were conducting traffic enforcement near Washington St/ School St. when they observed a vehicle fail to stop at the red light. The Officer activated the cruisers emergency blue lights and conducted a traffic stop. A license check of the driver revealed that her license was active but the vehicle’s insurance status was revoked. The driver was issued Massachusetts Uniform Citation for Revoked Insurance and Red Light violation. The vehicle was towed.

On 4/26/17 Officers responded to an address on Hallwood Rd for a past larceny report. The victim reports having two large bags containing numerous hand tools were stolen from his construction site. The victim will submit a full list of items stolen. Detectives will continue the investigation.

On Wednesday 04-26-2017 Officers made a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker on Commonwealth Ave. A license check on the driver revealed she had a suspended license. During the traffic stop it was discovered that the operator was in possession of prescription pills not prescribed to her. The vehicle was towed and the operator was summoned to Brookline court for Operating a Motor Vehicle After Suspension (90/23) and Possession Class E Drug (3 counts) (94C/32F) for holding three prescription drugs without a valid prescription.  The vehicle was turned over to a licensed operator.



Wednesday, April 26, 2017

4-26-17 stolen jewelery/bike accident/shoplift /bank robbery

4-25-2017

On 04-25-2017 Officers responded to an address on Kent St. for a report of malicious damage to a vehicle. The owners of the vehicle report that some one slashed their tire sometime during the night. The victim reports that this was the second time that their tire has been slashed in the last two weeks but she did not report the first time that it happen. The puncture wound to the tire is located in the 2 o'clock area on the tire wall side. While inspecting the car I also noticed a fresh key mark on the front passenger's side door. It was loosely shaped like an "X”. Photographs of the tire and the passenger's side door were taken. The Brookline Detective Division will conduct a follow-up.

On Tuesday 04-25-2017,  Officers patrolling eastbound on Commonwealth Av.  observed a gray Toyota Camry with an expired inspection sticker. A query of the registration revealed the registered owner to have an active warrant from Pennsylvania.  Officers stopped the vehicle and explained the reason for the stop.  Further investigation revealed the warrant to be non-extraditable for dangerous drugs.  A passenger in the vehicle had a straight warrant out of West Roxbury District Court and was placed under arrest. During a search of the vehicle several items such as new brillo pads, small glass and plastic tubes and small plastic baggies were found. These items are commonly used in conjunction with crack cocaine.  No drugs were found in the vehicle. 

On 4/25/2017, Animal Control responded to a complaint that a woman’s dog had been bitten while at a doggie day care.

On April 25, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Winthrop Road for a Past Larceny report. The victim reports leaving her engagement ring and wedding band inside her jewelry box on the second floor outside her bedroom. The victim states the only person that was in the house was the house cleaner. The ring is described as a 14 karat white gold diamond solitaire ring, a trellis design featuring one round brilliant cut diamond set in a four prong setting. Further investigation will be conducted.

On Tuesday 04-25-2017 Officers responded to a bank located on Harvard St. on reports that it was being robbed and the suspect was still in the bank.  Dispatch had received a call from corporate security who was viewing the incident remotely.  As units responded, Dispatch updated that the suspect was a male in his twenties wearing a blue hoodie and a red-brimmed hat and was passing notes.  Officers arrived, located the suspect and placed him into custody. The suspect was taken to the Brookline Police Station where he was questioned by Brookline Detectives and a Special Agent from the FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force. 

On April 25, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Crafts Rd. for a report of a larceny. The victim reports having multiple pieces of jewelry stolen from her collection.  There were no signs of forced entry and the victim reports that she is having construction done to her home so there are numerous workers in and out during the day. The Brookline Detective Division will conduct a follow-up investigation.

On April 25, 2017, Officers responded to a business on Harvard Street for a report of a shoplifter who was being detained by store employees. The staff reported they were watching a subject on video camera because he was suspected of shoplifting from their location in the past. The subject was actually a store employee who had finished his shift about an hour earlier. The subject was seen on video taking several beauty products and jewelry items and placed these items into his backpack and sweatshirt. The subject was stopped and questioned by staff.  The suspect admitted to taking the items. The subject was placed under arrest for the following offense: M.G.L. Ch. 266 S.30A shoplifting Under $250. He was transported to the Brookline Police Station.  

On 4-25-2017 @ while monitoring the stop sign at the intersection on Newton St @ Goddard Av.  Officers observed a white BMW go right through the stop sign without slowing down at all. The officer activated the blue overhead lights and the vehicle, and the vehicle stopped in front of 209 Newton St. The operator was told the reason for the stop and was asked to produce his license and registration. The subject produced a MA ID card and the vehicle registration. A license check via the cruisers laptop computer revealed his right to operate a vehicle in Massachusetts was revoked.  Dispatch confirmed this status. The driver was then placed under arrest for Operating after Revocation-License and Failure to Stop-Stop sign.  He was given Mass citation for the above offenses. He was transported to the Brookline Police Station.

On 4-25-2017 Officers responded to Beacon St.  at Amory St. on reports of an accident involving a car and a bicyclist. The investigation revealed that the vehicle failed to yield to the cyclist. The cyclist, who attempted to swerve to the left, made contact with the vehicle on the left front.  The cyclist fell off his bike onto the ground.  He had minor scrapes to both his hands but otherwise wasn't hurt. The bike sustained front end, frame and handlebar damage.  The vehicle operator was issued a MA citation for Failure to Yield-Intersection.









Tuesday, April 25, 2017

4-25-17 Shoplift/Fraud/ Traffic offenses

4-24-2017

On 4/24/2017, Brookline Animal Control conducted a follow-up for a dog bite incident which is said to have occurred at Griggs Park.

 On Monday 4/24/2017 Officers responded to the front desk of the Brookline Police Station to speak with a person out of St Mary’s St.  looking to report Identity Fraud. The victim, stated he has been receiving a number of letters in the mail and E-mails from various credit card and other agencies about fraudulent use of his personal information. The victim and his wife have both received these notices. The victim received a letter from the Department of Unemployment Assistance stating that someone had tried to file for Unemployment benefits under his name. After notifying the proper agencies, the victim has received new credit cards for all of his accounts and receives notifications of any activity.

On April 24th, 2017, I, Officers responded to an address on Village Way for a report of past theft of a bicycle. The victim reports their bicycle was locked to a bicycle rack by chain in the private parking lot between 77 and 70 Village Way. The bike was a black Cannondale Catalyst 4 27.5". The bikes serial number has been entered in CJIS.

On 4-24-17 while conducting traffic enforcement on West Roxbury Parkway Officers observed a vehicle approaching the inside lane at a high rate of speed. Officers visually estimated this vehicle to be going 50 MPH.  Using the department issued Lidar it was determined the vehicle was travelling 52 MPH at 407 feet in a posted 35MPH zone. The Officer activated the blue overhead lights and stopped the vehicle. A license check through Brookline Control showed the drivers right to operate a vehicle in Massachusetts was suspended due to 3 surcharged events.  The driver was placed under arrest for Operating after Suspension-License and Speeding and his vehicle was towed.

On Monday 4/24/2017 while on Lawton St. officers were approached by a female who wanted to report a package she had received that had been torn open. The victim reports having some items shipped from Amazon, with one of the packages being torn open. The victim does not believe anything was taken. The Officers took the torn box to check for finger prints. Several security cameras are at this location and attempts will be made to view footage.

On April 24, 2017 while conducting traffic enforcement on Harvard St. Officers observed a vehicle with an  expired inspection sticker 1-2017. The vehicle then made a left turn onto Longwood Ave.  A check on the vehicles registration revealed its status was revoked due to the lack of insurance.  I radioed Brookline Police Dispatch of the location of my stop and asked them to confirm the status of the vehicle. Brookline Police Dispatch confirmed the status of the vehicle to be revoked due to the lack of insurance. The license plates were removed from the vehicle and submitted into the bulk property room and the vehicle was towed.

On Monday, April 24th, 2017, Officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a report of a recent shoplifting. Brookline Dispatch gave a description of male wearing dark clothes, possibly a hooded sweatshirt, heading out to the area of Aspinwall Ave. Dispatch also stated the suspect had stolen Tide detergent, and was carrying a blue duffel bag.  A Brookline Police Sgt. Stopped a subject fitting that description. The Sgt reports observing the subject consuming a Natty Ice beer in public. While speaking with this subject the officers observed an open blue duffel bag with bottles of Tide detergent sticking out in plain view. After speaking with the subject he admitted to taking the detergent without paying for it. An employee positively identified the subject the Officers had stopped as the one they watched putting the Tide detergent in a blue duffel bag. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to Brookline Police Headquarters. The Natty Ice beer can that the subject was drinking was submitted into evidence, and the tide detergent was returned to the store.

4-25-2017

On 04/25/2017 Officers responded to an address on Heath St for a Larceny report. Upon arrival Officers spoke with the victim who reports items missing from his dorm room. The victim reports his laptop computer, IPAd, 5 pairs of  Air Jordan sneakers  and several items of clothing  were missing  from his room. There did not appear to be any forced entry into the room. Officers took one shoe box in an attempt to recover fingerprints. A follow-up will be conducted by the Brookline Detective Division.











Monday, April 24, 2017

4-21 thru 23 Stolen MV/Fraud/Threats/ Traffic Crash

4-21-2017

On Friday April 21, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Mason Terrace for a B&E of a motor vehicle report. The victim reports parking her vehicle for the night, and when she returned in the morning she noticed the contents of the center console and glove box emptied out on the floor and passenger seat. The victim does not believe anything had been taken. There was no chance for a process due to the doors being handled by the owners.

On April 21, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Washington St. for a report of threats. Upon arrival, the Officers located the reporting party who explained to them that a male, approximately 5' 10" with a dark jacket, dark pants and dark hat, had entered his establishment looking to start a membership.  The victim reports that the subject refused to provide all the necessary information to complete the membership application, and was told that without the information he could not complete the application.  The victim reports that the subject became agitated and stated "I'm going to shoot you" and then left the building. No weapon was shown.  Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the subject. Since they have his identification the subject will be summonsed into Brookline District Court for: M.G.L. c. 275. s. 2 Threat to Commit a Crime

On 4-21-17 Officers responded to an address on Prince St on a report of a stolen Ipod. The victim reports the IPOD was located in the kitchen in an IPOD docking station. The Victim reports her apartment was being shown to perspective tenants by a Real Estate agent.  The agent reports that 3 couples had toured the apartment, and that he would replace the missing item.

On 4/21/2017 at approximately 1730Hrs a female entered the Brookline Police Station to report fraudulent charges on her credit card.  The victim reports losing her wallet with several credit cards in the Coolidge Corner area. The victim cancelled all her cards except for one and then received an e-mail from MasterCard reporting several fraudulent charges.  The charges were made at Macy’s in the Cambridge Side Galleria and Macy’s in Boston. Almost $700.00 was charged to her account. Shortly after these fraudulently charges occurred, the victim cancelled her MasterCard.  She was also advised to monitor her personal information via credit card bureaus and the Federal Trade Commission.

4-22-2017

On 4/22/2017, Officers observed a parked vehicle on Pine Rd. at Woodland Rd. and a check of the vehicles registration revealed that the registration was revoked due to lack of insurance.  The vehicle was towed and the owner was issued Massachusetts Uniform Citation for unregistered MV (90/9) and revoked insurance (90/34J). 

On 04/22/2017, Officers responded to an address on Winchester Street for the report of a larceny of a motorcycle. The victim reports the motorcycle was parked in the driveway, next to the house and had a black and gray motorcycle cover draped over it to protect the motorcycle from the weather.  The location of where was motorcycle was stolen from is visible from the street.  There are no surveillance cameras and the motorcycle was not secured to anything.  The motorcycle was entered into C.J.I.S. as a stolen motorcycle.

On April 22, 2017, a subject walked into the Brookline Police Station to report that his vehicle had been broken into. The victim reports parking his vehicle in the area of 1280 Beacon Street and upon returning he noticed his cell phone had been taken from the center console as well as some change. He reports leaving his window slightly open when he parked the vehicle and when he returned the window was almost completely open. There was no chance of a process for prints.

On 4/22/17Officers responded to an address on Babcock St on a larceny report. The victim reports that while he was shopping he was bumped into twice by the same person. After the second bump, the victim noticed that his black leather wallet was no longer in his back pocket. The victim tried to locate the individual who had bumped into him, but was unable to find him. The subject is described as a male about 6'3", 280 lbs, in his late 40's or early 50's, wearing a red cap, dark winter jacket, and blue jeans. The victim reports his wallet contained cash, credit cards and his drivers license. The victim is in the process of canceling his credit cards. McPherson was advised to contact us, if he notices any unusual activity on his cards.

4-23-2017

On April 23, 2017 I, Officers responded to an address on Dwight Street for a possible theft report.  The reporting party explained that at 14:00 hours she was walking her dog in Coolidge Corner when she noticed her wallet missing from her wrist.  The wallet is described as a small, brown Gucci wallet which held cash, 1 credit card, 1 debit card, and her house keys. The victim reports that her dog is only seven months old and people were crowding her to pet it.  Boss remembers one male party approaching her to pet the dog around the time she noticed the wallet missing, but the only description she can recall is a male approximately 5'4" , with dark hair. She believes she most likely misplaced the wallet, but is unsure if it was potentially picked up by someone. She was advised to check the area where she believes she dropped it and cancel her credit cards that were in the wallet. She was advised monitor her credit.

On April 23rd, 2017, I, Officers responded to Aspinwall Ave for a motor vehicle crash involving a parked vehicle. Upon arrival, I observed motor vehicle #1, , was positioned against the left rear wheel panel of motor vehicle #2. MV#2 suffered heavy damage to the rear left bumper and the left rear wheel well. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were towed. After reviewing the circumstances, operator of vehicle #1 was cited for c. 90/ s. 13- Impeded Operation due to being distracted by his GPS device.




Friday, April 21, 2017

4-20 /21 - 2017

4-20-2017

On 04-20-2017 Officers observed a red mini cooper fail to stop for the red light at the intersection of Washington St. southbound and Boylston St. eastbound. The Officer activated the blue emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop in front of 44 Washington St.  A CJIS query on the mobile laptop showed that the operator’s driver’s license was revoked.  The operator was placed under arrest.  A passenger in the vehicle was also arrested when it was discovered that he had 3 outstanding warrants. Both parties were transported to the Brookline Police Station where they were booked.

On 4-20-17 Officers responded to an accident at the  Horace James rotary.  Due to the impact, one vehicle drove on to the sidewalk of LaGrange and suffered front end damage from a telephone pole and various landscaping.  A citation was issued to an operator for Failing to Yield the right of way at a Rotary. No injuries reported.

On 4/20/17 at approximately 1005hrs Officers responded to an address on Harris Street to take a missing person’s report. It was reported that a resident of the group home had gone missing. A missing persons report was filed. At approximately 6:47pm on the same day, the “missing “person arrived back at the group home and everything checked out ok.  The report was removed from the files.

On 04/17/2017 An Officer was assigned to  a designated crossing station on Beacon St/ Hawes St along the Boston Marathon route.  At this crossing station was a MBTA Transit Police Officer along with Brookline HAZ MAT Team.  The officers were approached by a subject who stated that he was walking along the side of the train tracks at the intersection of Beacon St and Hawes St and noticed on the ground of the MBTA property, a small bag containing a white powder substance. The HAZ MAT Team was notified and  secured the area  until the CAT Team 6 arrived on scene. The evidence was then taken by CAT Team 6 and the results of the testing on this evidence is unknown at this point.

 On April 20, 2017  a party came into the Brookline Police Station to report a suspicious e-mail she had received.  The victim reports receiving an e-mail from an unfamiliar address by the name of "Death Race" stating "Someone paid me to kill you.. get spared, 48hrs to contact me.  If you inform the police or anybody...death is promised..."  The victim believed the email was a scam but wanted to report it. The victim did not respond and was advised to have no contact with the address and contact the police if she receives any more threatening e-mails.

 04-21-2017

On Friday April 21, 2017 Officers were dispatched to the Horace James Cir to assist with a single vehicle crash.  Upon arrival, the Officer observed a Black Hyundai Sedan stopped in the middle of the rotary.   As they approached the severely damaged vehicle they observed the operator, still seated in the drivers seat with the airbag deployed.    Fallon Ambulance was requested for an evaluation of the driver. While speaking with the operator the officer could smell a strong odor of Marijuana emanating from her person and vehicle.   The Officer reports the driver was agitated and appeared unfocused and incoherent. During the investigation into the crash a backup Officer observed a sandwich sized bag of marijuana on top of her pocket book.  The driver agreed to a field sobriety test and after the conclusion of these field sobriety tests,   the operator was placed under arrest without incident. The vehicle was towed and the sandwich sized bag of marijuana and a green marijuana grinder were placed in an Evidence Locker.