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Thursday, May 4, 2017

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


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.


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.


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.


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.

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