Note: The following information is based on an initial review of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported to us. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, reporting of juveniles, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
12:35 p.m.: An officer was assigned to an address on Boylston Street where the party reported larceny of a scooter. A follow up by the detective division has been requested.
1:02 p.m.: An officer was assigned to an address on Linden Place, that party stated that when he was leaving his apartment he notied a suspicious male inside of his building. The party observed a packaged box that had been partially opened but does not appear to have anything missing. There is no further information at this time.
An officer was assigned to an address on Beacon Street to a party that reported a stolen bike tire. A report was taken and there is no further information at this time.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
11:26 p.m.: Officers responded to the intersection of Harvard Ave and Park St for a traffic crash. At the time of the accident, it was raining and the road surface was wet. Traffic was very light and the intersection is fairly dark at night. The vehicle struck a fire hydrant causing minor damage to the vehicle. No reported injuries or damage to the hydrant.
Officers responded to a business on Harvard Street on reports of a shoplifter. They gave a description of the suspect as a female wearing a black hooded jacket, and black backpack that was last seen walking on Kenwood Street. Detectives were able to locate a subject who matched the description, standing in front of an address on Kenwood St. An employee positively ID the suspect the detectives had stopped and she was informed she will be summonsed into Brookline Court for Shoplifting.
At approximately 1430 hours, Brookline Control relayed via BAPRN that a car-jacking had just occurred on Washington St. in Jamaica Plain and that the suspect had just taken the victim's car, a 2016 white Kia Optima. Boston updated the car-jacking to use without authority, and also put out that the suspect had two default warrants and there was probable cause for an arrest. Brookline Officers were able to locate that vehicle on Route 9 approximately an hour later. A traffic stop was conducted and the operator was arrested without further incident. The operator was charged with Operating After Suspension, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, and two existing warrants
Monday, July 24, 2017
Officers responded to an address on Vernon St for a report of identity theft. The victim reports receiving several calls from a female party asking to send money to New York. This case is under investigation.
3:50a.m.: Officers responded to a radio call for a Bait Bike Activation. Brookline Dispatch announced over the air that the Bait Bike alarm was triggered, indicating movement of the bicycle. When units arrived on scene, the combination cable lock was lying on the ground next to the Stop Sign and appeared to have been cut in half. Multiple units immediately set up a perimeter of the area and waited on tracking updates from Dispatch. Brookline Dispatch was able to direct units to the location of the bicycle. Brookline Dispatch announced that the bicycle was stationary in the rear of an address on Amory St. This location is approximately a block away from the initial Bait Bike deployment location. As officers searched the area they were able to locate the bike in the back of a parked car. The car had 2 occupants, and both were subsequently arrested and charged with (MGL 266:30) Larceny of Property over $250.00, (MGL 266:126A) Vandalism of Property.
Officers were dispatched to the area of Cypress St/Franklin St to speak with a female party regarding a suspicious person. After an investigation a subject was placed under arrest and charged with the following: 94C/34 Possession of Class B Drug and 90/23 Operating After Suspension.
An officer was assigned to the front desk, an anonymous citizen came into the station to return property he found while driving on Heath St. near Heath Hill Rd. The citizen observed a bag in the roadway picked it up and brought it to the police station. The bag was placed in evidence locker for safe keeping.
Officers responded to an address on Fuller St for a larceny report. The victim reports having packages stolen from the lobby to the building.
Officers responded to West Roxbury Parkway at South Street for a motor vehicle crash with injury. After an investigation one vehicle was towed, one person went to the hospital, and was also cited for Following Too Closely (VII/4) under Town Rules and Regulations.
Officers were dispatched to the area of Brookline Ave and Aspinwall Ave for a reported B & E of or vehicle that had occurred the night before. Officers observed damage to the vehicles ignition and wind shield wiper. Detectives were called to the scene to look for evidence. This investigation is still going on.
While Officers were conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of Washington St. and Brookline Ave Officers observed a dark colored sedan driver pass with a broken windshield and did not possess a valid inspection sticker. Officers conducted a traffic stop on Boylston St. After an investigation the driver was placed under arrest and charged with the following: M.G.L. CH90 s. 10- Not Duly Licensed to Operate a Motor Vehicle, 540 CMR 4.04- Defective shield, M.G.L. CH90 s.20- Fail to submit M/V for inspection