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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Blog 1-23 to 1-25

On 1/23/2017 an officer responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Boylston St and Hammond St.   Officer reports no injuries, one operator cited for a red light violation. A report was taken.

On 1/24/2017 offices responded to a bank alarm on Harvard St.  Officers report a robbery had occurred.  Suspect handed teller a written note. Suspect was described to be approximately 5’11”, slim, late to mid-20s, with a dark shaven face. He was wearing a Black long sleeve hoodie, cream glasses and blue fitted jeans. Unable to locate suspect the matter is under investigation.

On 1/24/2017 an officer responded to the scene of a motor vehicle striking a pedestrian at the intersection of St. Paul St and Longwood Ave. The officer was accompanied by EMTs to assist with the pedestrian who was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries.  

On 1/25/2017 officers made a motor vehicle stop at the intersection of Washington St and Boylston St.  A check revealed the operator had an outstanding warrant.  The operator was placed under arrest and transported to the station to be processed.

On 1/25/2017 Officers make a traffic stop on Beacon St.  A check revealed the operator had an outstanding warrant.  The operator was placed under arrest, transported to the Brookline Police Station, booked and processed.  

On 1/25/2017 offices arrived on Pleasant St for a report of a stolen bike. The victim reports that the bike was last seen on the evening of 1/24/17 and was noticed to be missing the morning of 1/25/17. The victim says the blue bike was locked onto the front fence and the lock was cut and left behind.

On 1/25/2017 officers responded to a dwelling on Longwood Ave for a report of a burglary. The victim states that several items were missing. The officer found no signs of forced entry and the residents did not properly lock the apartment, allowing the suspect easy access to the dwelling.

On 1/25/2017 an officer responded to a report of a shoplifter on Harvard St. Officers were given the description of the suspect and located the suspect on Webster St.  The suspect was placed under arrest, transported the Brookline Police Station, booked and processed.  

Tuesday, January 24, 2017


On 1/23/2017 an officer was dispatch to an accident on Beacon St. Officers arrived on the scene to assist both operators.

On 1/23/2017 an officer patrolling on Washington St. witnessed a vehicle enter the lane of oncoming traffic. Officer proceeded by making a traffic stop. This followed up to finding that the operator was not licensed. The vehicle was towed. 

Monday, January 23, 2017

Blog for 1/19-1/22

On 1/19/2017 an officer was dispatched to Brookline Avenue for a report of a suspicious person. Reporting party stated that one of his employees was followed by a Black male, about 5'9", 215 lbs, with a scruffy beard and black trench coat. The officer was unable to locate anyone fitting the description. The employee stated that this was on ongoing issue for about a month with this particular individual. The reporting party stated that several of his female employees have stated that this particular male had tried to follow them into the building from the side door. This male had also on one occasion come into the lobby without a dog just to loiter. He has been seen walking along Pearl St. They were advised to call the police if/when they see this individual again.

On 1/19/17 an officer found a black bicycle leaning up against a sign pole in the front of the police station. The bicycle is located in an evidence locker in the police station.

On 1/21/17 officers were dispatched to Colbourne Crescent for a report of a group of teenagers possibly setting a fire. The reporting party stated that they saw a group of young men set fire to a book then throw it on the ground outside on Colbourne Crescent.  Officers found the book on the street still smoldering from being lit on fire. Video footage of the teens was shown to the officers. The reporting party emailed the video evidence to the officers and the book lit on fire has been placed into an evidence locker.

On 01/22/2017 an officer arrived on Commonwealth Ave for a report of larceny. The victim stated that he arrived at the location and left his belongings in a locker with a combination lock in the locker room. He later returned to his locker and noticed that lock was no longer on the locker and his wallet and car keys were gone. The manager of the facility stated that there was only one unregistered guest that entered the facility during the time frame and that he immediately left the facility after using restroom not in the locker room.

On 1/22/2017 an officer at the front desk was approached by a victim reporting a past larceny of a bicycle on John St. The victim stated that he left his bicycle unlocked in the back hallway of his building on 1/21/17 and noticed it was gone later that day. It should be noted that this is a communal area; however the victim stated that the door that leads to this backroom is supposed to be locked. The bicycle is black with orange trim.