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.
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
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
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