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Wednesday, April 19, 2017



About 3:22 AM, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, a woman walked into the Police Station to report an Assault.  The alleged incident was between an Uber driver and a passenger.  Due to the time of the incident, further investigation will be conducted to ensure finding the entire story.   Alcohol (passenger) may have played a factor in this incident.

On 04/18/2017, Officers responded to Fisher Hill Park for a Graffiti complaint. The Park Department Operations Manager reported at the lookout point of the park, the word "JEWS" was engraved into the wooden hand rail.   Photos of the damage were taken and workers were on scene to remove the damage.

On 04/18/2017, Officers responded to an address on Willow Crescent for alarm activation. As Officers made their way around the exterior of the house they observed several pieces of jewelry on the ground. There was also a back window that was open with the screen kicked out.  Several units responded to the area including two State Troopers with their K-9’s. Officers conducted a search of the residence, as well as a walk through with the residents when they arrived.  It appears the suspect(s) made entry through an unlocked side kitchen window. Several units canvassed the area with negative results.  Detectives were on scene to process for prints. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

On April 18, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Upland Road for an activated smoke detector. Brookline Fire determined it was necessary to use minimal force to enter the house to address the activated smoke detector.  A  halligan tool was used on a rear window.  The alarm appeared faulty.

On April 17, 2017 while assigned to the Boston Marathon, Officers were approached by an unidentified person who alerted them to an unattended tablet computer laying on the ground in front of an address on Beacon Street.  Officers asked people in the area if it belonged to them but nobody claimed it. The tablet was removed and secured it in to evidence as found property.

On 04/18/2017 Officers observed a white Toyota Avalon make an illegal U-Turn in front of 300 Harvard Street. There are multiple No U-Turn signs posted in the area.  Officers stopped the vehicle and approached the operator.  After some questioning and a check through the Registry of Motor vehicles the operator was placed under arrest for Operating Without a License.

On Tuesday 4/18/2017 Officers responded to an address on Babcock St for a past larceny. The victim reports having several items taken from under her desk at her office.  This location is a rather busy place with lots of foot traffic. Management could not recall anything, or anyone that looked suspicious. Officers checked the surrounding area to see if any items had been discarded but nothing was located.

On 04/18/2017 Officers responded to an address on Harvard Street for a report of Internet fraud.  The victim reports  numerous on-line orders for children's shoes had been placed using several different credit cards.  All of the orders were credit card transactions, and all orders were denied for insufficient funds. None of the orders were processed.  The orders were made from different credit cards. The store transaction system was rechecked for any software glitches and none were found. The victim was informed to contact Topeka Police Department who advised her to contact the local police in her jurisdiction.

On April 18, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Davis Ave for a Break and Entering of a Motor vehicle. The victim reports parking  her vehicle in her driveway and upon returning to it in the morning. Later in the day when she looked into her wallet (which she had left in her vehicle console) she noticed that her  credit card, debit card and 25.00 dollars in cash was missing.  The victim called and canceled her debit card and her credit card. The victim reports the cards were used at several locations in Jamaica Plain. A follow-up will be conducted by Brookline detectives.
On 04-18-2017 Officers responded to an address on Mason Ter. for a reported stolen bicycle tire. The victim reports that the front tire to his Trek bicycle was stolen sometime in the last day. . The victim reports his bicycle has a quick release latch on the tires that provide easy access to replacing the tires if needed.  Officers checked surrounding buildings for security cameras but did not see any.

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