On 04-20-2017 Officers observed a red mini cooper fail to stop for the red light at the intersection of Washington St. southbound and Boylston St. eastbound. The Officer activated the blue emergency lights and safely initiated a traffic stop in front of 44 Washington St. A CJIS query on the mobile laptop showed that the operator’s driver’s license was revoked. The operator was placed under arrest. A passenger in the vehicle was also arrested when it was discovered that he had 3 outstanding warrants. Both parties were transported to the Brookline Police Station where they were booked.
On 4-20-17 Officers responded to an accident at the Horace James rotary. Due to the impact, one vehicle drove on to the sidewalk of LaGrange and suffered front end damage from a telephone pole and various landscaping. A citation was issued to an operator for Failing to Yield the right of way at a Rotary. No injuries reported.
On 4/20/17 at approximately 1005hrs Officers responded to an address on Harris Street to take a missing person’s report. It was reported that a resident of the group home had gone missing. A missing persons report was filed. At approximately 6:47pm on the same day, the “missing “person arrived back at the group home and everything checked out ok. The report was removed from the files.
On 04/17/2017 An Officer was assigned to a designated crossing station on Beacon St/ Hawes St along the Boston Marathon route. At this crossing station was a MBTA Transit Police Officer along with Brookline HAZ MAT Team. The officers were approached by a subject who stated that he was walking along the side of the train tracks at the intersection of Beacon St and Hawes St and noticed on the ground of the MBTA property, a small bag containing a white powder substance. The HAZ MAT Team was notified and secured the area until the CAT Team 6 arrived on scene. The evidence was then taken by CAT Team 6 and the results of the testing on this evidence is unknown at this point.
On April 20, 2017 a party came into the Brookline Police Station to report a suspicious e-mail she had received. The victim reports receiving an e-mail from an unfamiliar address by the name of "Death Race" stating "Someone paid me to kill you.. get spared, 48hrs to contact me. If you inform the police or anybody...death is promised..." The victim believed the email was a scam but wanted to report it. The victim did not respond and was advised to have no contact with the address and contact the police if she receives any more threatening e-mails.
On Friday April 21, 2017 Officers were dispatched to the Horace James Cir to assist with a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival, the Officer observed a Black Hyundai Sedan stopped in the middle of the rotary. As they approached the severely damaged vehicle they observed the operator, still seated in the drivers seat with the airbag deployed. Fallon Ambulance was requested for an evaluation of the driver. While speaking with the operator the officer could smell a strong odor of Marijuana emanating from her person and vehicle. The Officer reports the driver was agitated and appeared unfocused and incoherent. During the investigation into the crash a backup Officer observed a sandwich sized bag of marijuana on top of her pocket book. The driver agreed to a field sobriety test and after the conclusion of these field sobriety tests, the operator was placed under arrest without incident. The vehicle was towed and the sandwich sized bag of marijuana and a green marijuana grinder were placed in an Evidence Locker.