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Wednesday, August 30, 2017



On 8/29/17 Officers were dispatched to the area of 1322 Beacon St. for the report of a Motor vehicle hit & run.  Upon arrival the Officers spoke with the reporting party and investigated the claims. In the end the reports were determined to be unfounded all parties were advised.

On 8/29/17, an Officer observed a subject who he knew to have active warrants for his arrest. The subject was stopped and subsequently placed under arrest for the three outstanding warrants.

On 08/29/2017 a citizen arrived at the Brookline Police station front desk to report possible fraud. The victim was attempting to sell an item on Craigs List, and got what she believed was a scam response. The victims bank informed her they believed the “ buyer” to be a scammer.

On 08/29/17 a citizen arrived at the Brookline Police Station to file a malicious damage report.   The victim reports large scratches on both sides of his vehicle.  A report was filed.

On 8/29/17, Officers responded to an address on Woodland Rd. for an attempted Breaking and Entering. Upon arrival Officers observed a knife on the ground outside of a door to the left side of the front door of the residence. There was forced entry to the door handle. A subject was located and subsequently charged with breaking and entering and resisting arrest.

On Wednesday 08-30-2017  Officers responded to an address on Babcock St. to take report of a stolen bike.  The victim reports securing her bike to a rack with a U-lock and cable lock.  .  The bicycle is described as a white and gray Giant brand women's "Defy" with an aftermarket bike rack, odometer, and a BU sticker.  This information has been entered into NCIC by dispatchers.

On August 30, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Perry Street for a Breaking and Entering with a larceny from a motor vehicle that had occurred approximately ten minutes prior. The suspect was described as a thin black male wearing a dark baseball cap, polo shirt with stripes and khakis. The suspect entered the motor vehicle and took two black bags from a motor vehicle. Officers canvassed the area but were unable to locate the subject. Detectives arrived to process the scene for finger prints.

On 8/31/17 Offices responded to an address on Holland Rd. on a report of a missing person. After the report was taken, the subject’s family called to report she had returned home. Officers went to the address to confirm. Everything checked out ok.

On 8/29/2017,  Brookline Animal Control Unit, received a report from Newton Wellesley Hospital, reporting an animal bite that occurred in Brookline.  The animal bite was reported to have occurred on 8/27/2017, at Harry Downes Field.  An Investigation into this matter is currently being conducted.

On 08/31/17 Officers were conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Cypress St. and Boylston St. A random vehicle query of a Nissan Altima revealed the registered owner had an active warrant.  Once the vehicle was stopped it was determined the registered owner was in the vehicle and was subsequently placed under arrest.

On 8/31/2017 at approximately 0800, Animal Control responded to Harry Downes Field on an investigation of a dog bite that occurred on 8/27.   An investigation is ongoing to identify the owner of the offending dog.  An exposure form and the Brookline Health Department will be notified.

On 8/31/2017 Officers responded to an address on Boylston St for a report of found property.  The property is described as small plastic bags containing a white/yellow powdery substance. The bags have been placed into evidence locker, for destruction, pending an investigation. A follow up by the detective unit is requested.

On 8/31/2017 Officers responded to an address on Beverly Rd for a Fraud Report stemming from a hacked email account. The case is under investigation.

On 8/31/2017 Officers responded to Lee Street on reports of a motor vehicle crash.  One driver was transported to the hospital, one operator was given a citation for failure to yield right of way. Both vehicles were towed.

On August 31, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Walnut St for a larceny of a bicycle. The bike was reportedly stolen from in front of the victim’s house. A report was filed.

On 08/31/2017 Officers were dispatched to the area of Dwight & Babcock St. for a reported hit and run motor vehicle crash involving Town property. The caller reports witnessing a U-Haul truck strike a town sign and flee the area.  Responding officers were unable to locate the U-Haul truck; photos were taken of the damaged sign.

On Friday, September 1, 2017, Officers observed a white Ford Van travelling eastbound on Beacon St. without a valid Inspection Sticker (Expired June, 2017). The Officer conducted a traffic stop and realized the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest and charged with the following; (MGL 90:23) Operating After Revocation (License). (MGL 90:20) Fail to Submit Motor Vehicle for Inspection.
On 09/01/2017  Officers observed  a red Honda Accord displaying an expired inspection sticker (expired 02/2017) and  conducted a traffic stop on Cypress Street at the intersection of Tappan Street.  A query on the cruiser laptop revealed the registration status was Revoked due to lack of insurance. The operator was issued MA citation for the following offenses; MGL (90/34J) - Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, MGL (90/23) - Operating after Revoked Registration MGL (90/9) - Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle, MGL (90/20) - Failure to submit Motor Vehicle for Inspection.

On 09-01-2017 Officers were dispatched to an address on Cedar Rd. for a larceny report.  The victim reports someone stole his back pack type leaf blower from his enclosed trailer. There were no witnesses to the event, and there are no surveillance cameras in the area. A report has been filed.

On September 1, 2017 officers responded to an address on Beacon St for a fraud report. The victim reports she received a call from a male party with an accent stating that he was from Spain. The male party told her she won 700,000 dollars in a lottery. The caller stated that told she needed to pay 45,000 dollars for income tax to Spain. Ms. Martino stated the caller gave her two names and bank accounts to wire the money to. Unfortunately the victim did send some money. A report was filed.

On 9/1/2017 Officers responded to an address on  Wellington Terrace  on a report of an attempted larceny and malicious damage of a bicycle. The victim reports he placed his grey Raleigh men's bicycle on his front patio to his home.  The bicycle frame and rear wheel were locked together by means of a Kryptonite style lock, thus making it impossible to ride away.  A report was filed.

On September 1, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Harvard St for a report of assault that just occurred. The alleged assault happened between two co workers.  After speaking with both parties a hearing with the Brookline Court is being requested for 265/13A Assault and Battery.
On 9/2/2017 Officers observed a male party fueling a moped at a gas station on Harvard St.  The Officer noticed that the moped had damage throughout including body panels held together with duct tape. The Officer approached the operator and inquired about his lack of helmet and the moped. A VIN check on the moped revealed that it had been reported stolen on 8-24-2017 out of Boston.  The subject was placed under arrest and charged with the following; G.L. c. 266, s.60: Receiving Stolen Property Over $250.00.

On  9/2/2017 I Officers responded to the Brookline Police front desk to talk with a former resident regarding a past larceny. The victim reports that as she was moving out of her Egmont street apartment she had numerous bags taken from the side walk. This was move-in day for new students and there were lots of items on the sidewalk. No video surveillance is available. Tracking software is being used to locate several items. A report has been filed.

On 9-2-17 Officers responded to school Street on reports of a single vehicle accident. The operator reports falling asleep and drifted onto the sidewalk, striking a traffic signal before coming to rest at 50 School St. No injuries were reported on scene. Photos of the damage traffic signal and vehicle were taken.

On September 2, 2017 Officers assigned to the Loud Party Car responded to Garrison Road for a group on the street that was rough housing and drinking. The group told Officers they were waiting for Uber rides. They were asked to quiet down to which they complied.   At approximately 0059 hours, Officers were dispatched to Garrison Road for a report of the same group of people being loud and playing loud music from their cars. An additional call was received a few hours later. The Resident was cited $100.00 for Noise Bylaw violation.

On Sunday September 3rd, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Beacon Street  for a report of an attempted breaking and entering. The reporting party stated a male wearing all black and a gold chain with pendant tried to open one of his windows twice while he was home and possibly left in the direction of Kent Street. The caller reports he was asleep in the living room when he heard someone tampering with one of the windows on the Kent Street side of the building (of his basement level apartment). A search of the area was unsuccessful.

On 09/03/2017, a citizen entered the Brookline Police station to report malicious damage.  The victim reports over the past few weeks she has noticed that her tires have been deflated on several occasions. This past week she took her vehicle to Midas Auto Service on Commonwealth Ave to get her tires looked at. The mechanic at Midas informed her that her driver's side tire appears to have a puncture mark.  The punctured tire was then repaired and not replaced. The victim believes this is a result of someone from her work. A report was filed.

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