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Monday, December 4, 2017

11/30/2017 through 12/3/2017


On November 30, 2017, Officers responded to an address on University Road for a report of fraud by credit card. The victim reports finding an unauthorized transaction in his Western Union account in the amount of 1,052.99 USD. He also found another unauthorized transaction in a different account that he holds. He was advised to close his accounts and to follow up with his bank’s Fraud department.

On November 30, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Babcock Street for a report of a dog bite. The victim sustained a bite to her Achilles, breaking the skin. Animal Control was notified and conducted an investigation resulting in a citation being issued to the owner of the dog who committed the biting.

On 11/29/2017, Officers were dispatched to 880 Commonwealth Ave for possible fraud at the ATM. The reporting party stated that two males that are believed to be involved in using counterfeit ATM cards at numerous Banks in the Boston area had left that location between 1730 hrs and 1735 hrs. Detectives are following up on this case.


On Friday 12/1/2017 Officers responded to the area of Commonwealth Ave and Essex St for a report of an Uber driver who had just been assaulted by a passenger. Officers were unable to locate the assailant. The Uber driver received a minor scratch to his wrist.  A report was filed and will be followed up by the Detectives.

On December 1, Officers responded to an address on Boylston Street to investigate a possible indecent exposure.  Officers arrived and located a subject who was not wearing a shirt but did have pants on. Officers were unable to determine if there was in fact an indecent exposure as they were having trouble contacting the reporting party. The subject did have outstanding warrants and was subsequently arrested.

On 12/1/17 Officers responded to an address on Kent St for a fraud report. The victim reports noticing she had money missing from her bank account, and upon noticing this she immediately contacted her bank. The Bank realized that a fraudulent check had been cashed and they were in the process of returning her money. A report was filed.

On Friday, 12/01/17, a citizen entered the Brookline Police lobby to report that packages had been stolen from her building’s vestibule on Babcock St. She reports that her roommate’s packages were missing as well. A report was filed.


On Saturday December 2nd, 2017 Officers responded to an address on Beacon Street for a report of a loud party coming from the first floor of the building. The caller wished to stay anonymous but resided in one of the adjoining buildings. The responding Officer could hear electronic dance music with heavy bass coming from the first floor apartment. The resident informed the officer that he had received a warning in the past due to a noise complaint. The resident was issued a citation Article 8.29.4 - Noise Nuisance/Loud Party $100.00 first offense.

On Saturday, 12/02/17, a resident came into the Brookline Police Station to report the theft of her bicycle. She stated that her bike, a white SPECIALIZED brand hybrid with aftermarket accessories including lights, helmet, and travel rack, was stolen from a bike rack on Beacon St. There are security cameras located in that area and she has requested the footage from the property manager.

On Saturday 12-02-2017, Officers conducted a traffic stop on Commonwealth Av. just east of Carlton St.  for a red light violation. During the stop it was discovered that the driver had a suspended license. Further investigation revealed the driver had a warrant for her arrest, and was in possession of drugs.  The driver was charged with the following:   (94C/34) Possession of a Class B Drug (2 counts) for possessing two types of ADHD medication classified as amphetamines; (94C/34)  Possession of a Class E Drug (2 counts) for possessing loose nalaxone tablets without a valid prescription, as well as  possessing Celexa prescribed to another
(90/23); Operating After Suspension (89/9); Red Light Violation   (89/4A); Marked Lane Violation; and (90/13B) Improper Cell Phone Use.

On December 2, an officer responded to Cameron St. for a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that he had left his car in the parking lot overnight and when he returned the windshield had been damaged. The incident is being investigated.

About 3:51 PM, on Saturday, December 2, 2017, Officers responded to an address on Cameron St. on reports of malicious damage. The victim showed the Officer damage to his vehicles windshield. He was unaware who or what may have caused the damage. He was advised to file a report with his insurance company. 


On Sunday December 3, an officer was dispatched to Beacon St. for a report of a stolen package. The reporting party stated that he received confirmation that his package was delivered on 11/27 but when he went to retrieve it the evening of 11/28, it was gone.

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