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Friday, June 30, 2017



12:37 a.m.: An individual reported a fraudulent check she received on 6/20/2017. She explained she is trying to sell a few items and received a check from a prospective buyer on 6/20 and deposited it to her bank that same day; however, she received a notice stating that a sum of money was deducted from her account due to a “return items fee” and that the check was returned due to a closed account. The prospective buyer then requested she return a portion of the check to another individual who he stated was a mover and was meant to receive the bed he was purchasing. The reporting party sent the requested money, but did not deliver the mattress. Detective follow up has been requested.

On 6/28/2017 officers received a call reporting a dog bite incident that occurred at Waldstein Park. The victim owner stated the incident occurred on 6/26 and his dog was playing with other dogs in the park, one dog in particular. As he was preparing to leave, he noticed an injury to his dog’s chest, but at that point the other dog and respective owner had left. The other owner was contacted and was advised her dog be quarantined for 10 days. The two owners agreed the incident did not appear to be the result of aggressive behavior between the dogs and there is insufficient evidence to support negligence between the two parties. No citations were issued.

8:00 a.m.: An officer observed an operator take a prohibited left turn onto Allerton Street. This turn is prohibited between 6:00-9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. A traffic stop was conducted at the intersection of Allerton Street and Irving Street. During the stop it was found that the vehicle status was revoked due to a lack of insurance. The operator was issued citations for Improper Left Turn, Revoked Registration, Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Unregistered Motor Vehicle. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

1:35 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to an address on Washington Street for the recovery of a stolen motor vehicle. The owner of the vehicle stated he had reported his vehicle stolen to the Boston Police Department at approximately 10:00 a.m. after he was unable to locate it. He later remembered he had parked his vehicle on Washington Street the previous evening and had taken an Uber back home forgetting his vehicle. The Boston Police Department was contacted to cancel the stolen motor vehicle report.

4:41 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to Brookline Avenue for a multi-vehicle crash with personal injury. The passenger of vehicle #3 had sustained minor injuries and was transported to receive medical attention. Motor vehicle #3 had been stopped at a red light on Brookline Avenue and motor vehicle #2 was coming to a stop behind motor vehicle #3 when motor vehicle #1 failed to stop in the proper amount of time an collided with motor vehicle #2, causing it to collide with the rear of motor vehicle #3. Motor vehicle #1 was towed form the scene and the operator will be mailed a citation for Brookline By-law VII/4: Following Too Closely.

6:45 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to an address on Walcott Road for a fraud report. Upon arrival, the victims stated that they had received a phone call from a party purporting to be their nephew. He stated that he had been placed under arrest in another state and convinced the victims to provide bail money in the form of gift cards. They then spoke to another individual claiming to be a police officer who was contacted again by Brookline Police, but terminated the call when the Brookline officer identified himself. It was found that the victim’s nephew was not in the state the caller claimed to be in.

9:55 p.m.: While travelling north on Park Drive, officers observed a motor vehicle opening its rear driver’s side door and a male partially exiting the vehicle before continuing in the same direction. They observed the vehicle do this again on Mountfort Street. A traffic stop was conducted at the intersection of Mountfort Street and Carlton Street. The passenger of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt and was found to have two straight warrants. He was placed under arrest without incident and issued a citation for No Seatbelt. The operator of the vehicle was issued a citation for Unsafe Opening of Door and sent on her way.

10:42 p.m.: An officer was monitoring traffic at the intersection of School Street and Aspinwall Avenue when he observed a vehicle travelling southbound on Harvard Street with its high beams on. A traffic stop was conducted on Harvard Street. The operator provided his license and registration and his license was found to be suspended. He was issued a citation for Operating After Suspension and Failure to Dim High Beams. The vehicle was towed form the scene. 

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