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Thursday, August 10, 2017



8:05 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to an address on Longwood Avenue for an attempted B&E that occurred the day before. At approximately 5:00 p.m. the previous evening, the resident noticed damage to his front door and lock, including pry marks. The party stated he was home during the time, but did not hear anyone trying to break in. It does not appear that the suspect made entry. Detectives arrived and processed the scene.

7:45 a.m.: Brookline Animal Control responded to an address on Waverly Avenue for a bat in a house. Upon arrival, the officer was unable to locate the bat, but advised the residents that the Brookline Health Department will follow up. At 10:13 a.m., Animal Control responded to the same address and captured the bat and transported it to the State Lab for rabies testing.

9:19 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to Alberta Road for a report of a B&E of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that she had parked her car in her driveway at approximately 10:15 p.m. the previous evening and left the vehicle unlocked with her wallet in the center console. When she returned to the vehicle the next morning, the wallet was gone. The wallet was located on the street with its contents scattered on the road. All contents were accounted for excluding cash.

An officer responded to an address on South Street for a report of a B&E&L from a motor vehicle. 
Upon arrival, the victim stated that she had parked her vehicle in her driveway the previous evening at approximately 9:00 p.m. and when she returned to it at approximately 8:30 a.m. on 8/9 she realized the vehicle had been rummaged through. Only change was missing. The vehicle had been left unlocked.

5:53 p.m.: Officers reported to Amory Park for a report of a “drug deal”. The reporting party stated she had observed tow individuals approach two males sitting on a park bench. Based on the interaction she believed it to be a drug transaction. Officers located the individuals on the bench. One of them was found to have marijuana and a large sum of cash in his possession. These along with plastic baggies and a digital scale were placed into evidence. This subject will be summonsed to court for Possession with intent to Distribute Class D drug.

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