On January 1, 2017, Officers stopped a motor vehicle on
Naples Rd for a defective headlight and speeding. A check through Brookline
Control and the MA RMV showed that the operator’s right to operate a motor
vehicle had been suspended. The operator
was placed under arrest and transported to the Brookline Police Station.
On 01/15 /2017 Officers responded to Park St. for a graffiti
complaint. The Officers located the graffiti on a brick wall on the
rear of the property, photographed it, and then advised the property owner on
ways they could remove the graffiti.
On Sunday 01-15-2017 Officers responded to an address on St.
Paul St. on reports of malicious damage to a glass door by what appeared to be
a BB gun. A report was filed and Detectives will be following up the incident.
On 1/15/2017 a citizen walked into the Brookline Police
Station to report that their vehicle had been broken into. They reported that their vehicle was parked
on Elm St. and they discovered the rear
drivers side cargo window had been smashed and items stolen. A report was filed
and the victim was advised.
On 1/15/17 at approximately 0200 hours, Officers responded to
the MBTA upper platform on Chestnut hill
Ave. for a report of a past assault and battery by means of a dangerous
weapon. Upon arrival officers met with
the victim, who reported that at approximately 0135 hours, she was standing on
the MBTA platform waiting for the last train.
The victim made note of a vehicle because it was driving slowly as it approached
the T-stop. The victim then heard three
popping noises and then felt something strike her in the upper rear left thigh;
she felt a slight pain and looked to see what she was struck by. She did not see anything on the ground and
her pants were not torn. The Victim saw
the vehicle drive away on Chapel St. toward Longwood Ave., but did not see
which way on Longwood Ave. The victim notified the MBTA Police and they
responded as well. Based on the description of the event Officers believe she
was shot with a BB gun. A search of the
area was conducted, however no evidence was located.
On 01/13/17, a citizen walked into the Brookline Police
Station to report an internet fraud. The
victim reports selling a coat, a Canada Goose hooded coat, to another party via
E-Bay. Shortly after receiving the
coat, the byer contacted E-Bay and
reported that the coat she bought was not a real Canada Goose coat and she was
returning it to the seller. E-Bay then
contacted the victim and notified her of this claim. E-Bay also told the victim she was responsible
to repay buyer the amount of the coat. The victim contends the coat was real,
and the buyer has returned a fake Canada Goose coat to her. The victim contends
that the buyer purposely switched the coat and sent her a fake Canada Goose
coat in an attempt to defraud her. A report was filed.
On 01/13/17 Officers responded to Eliot St. for a report of
malicious damage. The victim reports
having candy cane Christmas decorations damaged, possibly by scissors. The wires
to the candy canes had been cut. No other damage was reported.
On 1/13/16 Officers responded to 1330 Beacon St. to retrieve
some found property. The item has been secured into submitted into evidence to
be held until the owners are located.
On 01/13/17 Officers responded to Arlington Rd. ext. at
Heath St. for a report of a car on fire.
Upon arrival officers observed a motor vehicle parked on the side of
Arlington Rd. and Brookline Fire Department extinguishing a fire coming from
the engine area. The owner was on scene was
not hurt. The owner was advised to contact his insurance company.
On 1/13/17 Officers
responded to Boylston St for a reported traffic hazard. Upon arrival Officers observed the traffic light mast and arm lying
straight across Rt 9 Eastbound (Boylston St) blocking both lanes of traffic.
Several units responded to the area to assist with traffic. Officers did not
notice any serious damage that might have caused the structure to fall over,
nor did they note any debris in the area not belonging to the light pole. Officers
noted it was quite windy at the time and the direction in which the structure
fell does not appear to be consistent with a vehicle or other object having struck
the mast. The Town of Brookline DPW and
MA Dept of Transportation (DOT) were notified.
On 1/13/17 Officers responded to an address on Cypress St., to investigate a reported package
theft. The victim reported that several packages delivered by the UPS on had apparently
been stolen. A report was filed.
On 1/13/2017 Officers responded to an address on Boylston St.,
for a larceny of a purse. The victim reports placing her hand bag at the back
of her chair. After leaving the store
the victim noticed she did not have her hand bag. When they returned to the store a male
customer looked in the men’s room trash can and located the handbag. The victim reports that her purse was missing
from the handbag. As this was being
investigated the victims spouse called to let her know that one of their cards
was being used at a unknown gas station.
The victim was advised to immediately cancel the credit cards that were
missing. A follow-up will be conducted by Brookline Detectives.
On January 13, 2017 an Officer conducted a traffic stop on Harvard
St. after they observed the vehicle make a prohibited "U-turn" from
northbound to southbound on Harvard St. Brookline
Control confirmed that the driver’s right to operate in Massachusetts was
suspended for failure to pay a fine. The driver was placed under arrest and
transported to the station by the 555 unit.
On January 12 2017, Multiple Officers responded to an
address on Harvard St on reports of a theft. A description was given out of the
suspect, and that he fled on a bicycle. The description included the subject
carrying a black plastic bag. An Officer observed a subject fitting the
description given along the Muddy River. The Officer observed the subject drop
a black plastic bag behind a tree then ride away on the bike. After a brief
pursuit the subject was stopped by Officers.
A store employee was brought to the scene and identified the subject
that was stopped as the one that they had witnessed take items from the store. The
subject was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting, Disorderly
person, and resisting arrest.
On 1/12/2017 while on a traffic post, a Brookline Police
Officer was approached by a motorist who stated that they had found someone’s
personal property in the vicinity of 525 Harvard Street Brookline. Due to the
traffic congestion the driver did not want to be identified and left the area
without giving further information. The wallet contained a Commonwealth of
Massachusetts paycheck with an address out of Brainerd Rd., Allston MA., No
other identification was found in the wallet. Attempts are being made to
contact the owner. The wallet was placed in an evidence locker.
On January 12, 2017 Officers stopped a vehicle that was
operating west on Beacon Street for an expired inspection sticker. A query of the operators right to operate in MA
revealed a revoked status for failure to
pay a fine. The operator was asked to exit the vehicle and was subsequently
placed under arrest without incident for MGL c. 90 s. 23: Operating after
Revocation of License, MGL c. 90 s. 20: Failure to Submit MV for Inspection,
and MGL c. 90 s. 11: No License In Possession.