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Wednesday, January 11, 2017


On 1/9/2016, an officer arrived on Longwood Ave for a larceny report. The victim reported that a package that had been delivered to him and left in the foyer had been stolen. The package contained varies items.

On 1/9/2017, officers on patrol, found an abandoned stroller on Washington Street. Officers were unable to locate the owner in the area. The stroller was transported to and left at the Brookline Police Department for safe keeping.

On Wednesday January 11, 2017 at approximately 0549 hours,  Officers responded to the area of Chapel Street and Colchester Street for a tree that had fallen onto a vehicle.  Brookline Forestry Department was called to remove the tree from Marklis' vehicle and out of the roadway. The  vehicle sustained heavy damage to the rear of the roof/cab and to the top of the bed liner.

On 01/10/17 at approximately 22:00 hrs., Brookline dispatch received a notification from St. Elizabeth's Hospital  reporting  that they had a party walk in to their emergency room who was suffering from a wound to the chest from what appeared to be a pellet gun.  After an investigation conducted by  Brookline detectives a subject was arrested for Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon to wit BB Gun.

On Saturday 1/7/2017, at approximately 1515 hrs  it was reported to Brookline Police that someone had lost their violin in the Pleasant Street area.  Officers are reviewing surveillance footage in the area to see if they can locate the violin.

On January 10, 2016 at approximately 1917 hours Officers we were dispatched to an address on  Chapel Street  for a report of a bat inside the home with unknown exposure.  The home owner was able to contain the bat in a bedroom prior to Officers arrival. Brookline Animal Control Officer arrived on scene and retrieved the bat, sending it to the lab for testing.  This was due to possible exposure.

On 01/10/2017 Officers responded to an address on Cleveland Road for a residential alarm. Upon arrival Officers found that the rear door which accesses the kitchen had been forced open leaving the inside door frame and door trim trim in pieces, as well as the door lock latch mechanism damaged. Officers searched the residence but found no one inside. It appears that small, easy to carry items were targeted. Detectives arrived to process the scene.
On 1-10-2017 it was reported that a package that had been delivered by UPS had been stolen from the hallway of an address on New Terrace Rd.  The victim reports that none of his neighbors saw a package or anything suspicious.

On January 10, 2017 , Officers responded to an address on Green Street for a fraud report. The victim, received a package in the mail from a company called Crutchfield, however the victim did not order anything and that all the mailing information on the box was his. He opened the box and inside was a camera lens flash. He immediately contacted Crutchfield and notified them that he had not ordered the item. Crutchfield informed the victim that they had all of his proper biographical information and credit card number. Crutchfield then cancelled the order and informed the victim that they would be sending an email receipt to him including the paid postage to return the item through UPS.    The next day  a man described to be in his late 20's or early 30's knocked on the victims door and inquired about that package. The individual was described as  a white male, approximately 5'10", dark hair, wearing a plaid shirt and dark pants. This individual was looking for the package and offered to return it for the victim. This individual was very vague and had no delivery company uniform on or any identification on him. This made the victim suspect something was amiss. The victim immediately contacted Crutchfield,  and he was advised that UPS delivery would be handling the returned packaged. The victim cancelled his credit card.

On 01/10/17 Officers responded to an address on Babcock Street for a larceny report. A manager reports money had been stolen from a safe. An investigation is being conducted.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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On January 8, 2017, an officer reported to a clothing store on Harvard St. for a theft report. Employees showed the officer a video depicting a male she says stole a pair of children's boots The video does not depict the suspect taking the boots however, just prior to his leaving he was looking at the boots and he is holding them on camera. The boots were noticed to be missing after he left. The suspect in the video is a white male, possibly 30-40, medium height, stocky build, bald head and dark colored beard/moustache.

On January 7, 2017, officers arrived at Beacon Street for a report of a larceny. The victim says a package containing a Sonos Entertainment Soundbar was delivered to his building but,  he never received it.

On January 7, 2017, a citizen brought a found wallet to the Brookline Police station that was found at the Centre Street lot. Attempts to contact the owner using a license in the wallet were unsuccessful. The Quincy Police agreed to send a unit to the address on the license.