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Friday, July 28, 2017



An officer was dispatched to an address on Clyde Street for a report of a larceny from a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that multiple checks he had yet to cash had been left in his unlocked vehicle at approximately 4:00 p.m. Wednesday and the following day the bag containing the checks was missing. The party notified the bank regarding the incident.

1:05 p.m.: A search warrant was executed by Brookline Police officers along with Boston officers at an address on Boylston Street.  As a result of the search, two individuals were placed under arrest and charged with Trafficking 18-36 grams of Heroin, Possession Class A with the intent to Distribute, Possession with the intent to Distribute Class B, Class E.

4:55 p.m.: A citizen reported fraudulent activity. In response to an ad for an apartment in the Boston area, the party began correspondence with an individual. The reporting party transferred funds as requested. He was informed he would receive keys to the apartment, but never did and discovered the apartment did not exist. The reporting party has contacted his bank and has been provided a list of credit fraud bureau departments.

6:10 p.m.: Officers responded to an address on Claflin Road for a possible Breaking and Entering. The caller stated she left her building at approximately 11:00 a.m. and when she returned later that evening, a pane of glass in the inner lobby door frame was shattered and a large rock was on the floor of the inner vestibule. The owner of the building was advised of the incident. There were no other visible signs of attempted or forced entry.

An officer located a Massachusetts license plate at the lower Larz Anderson Park parking lot. The registration plate was returned to the registered owner.

9:30 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to an address on Goodnough Street for a report of a Break and Enter of a Motor Vehicle. The reporting party stated he had parked his vehicle at approximately 12:00 a.m. At approximately 9:00 a.m., he had noticed his iPhone car charger had been removed from the vehicle.

Thursday, July 27, 2017



10:49 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the area of Washington Street and Brookline Avenue to assist in the exchange of paperwork for a motor vehicle accident. One of the passengers was transported for further medical attention. Due to the minor nature of the accident, no citations were issued.

A wallet was brought to the police headquarters by an individual who stated he found it at Dean Park. Several attempts were made to contact the owner.

Officers were dispatched to an address on Brookline Avenue for a motor vehicle accident. While travelling on Washington Street, a vehicle went to take a left turn onto Brookline Avenue and struck the side of a bus, which was continuing on Washington Street. The vehicle sustained damage to its driver’s side door and quarter panel and had a flat tire. The bus had damage to the right side of the passenger door.

11:20 p.m.: A party reported that her vehicle was egged on 5/27, 6/3, and 7/26. All incidents occurred in the area of Marion Path between 10:40 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. There was no damage to her vehicle. On 7/26, the reporting party stated she observed three males in the alleyway. Officers have been notified of the incidents and will be giving the area special attention.  

Wednesday, July 26, 2017



Armed Robbery
2:11 a.m.: Wednesday, July 26, 2017, an officer was assigned to the 547 marked unit, Officers patrolling in the area of Milton Rd and Cushing Rd observed a subject standing in the middle of the driveway who appeared to be yelling and looking in the direction of Cushing Rd. At the same time a call went over the radio for an address on Milton Rd stating that 2 people just entered the dwelling and put a gun in the callers face and just left.  At that time, several units were dispatched to the areaThe victim reports talking with a man about marijuana when all of a sudden he had a black colored automatic firearm pressed against his head.  The victim reports that the subjects took his marijuana and fled the scene. Several units had responded to the area and were canvassing the area for the suspects.  Officers were able to quickly locate the subjects and after further investigation, located a firearm ( later determined to be a BB gun), and several paper bags containing marijuana.  Two subjects were arrested and charged with robbery –firearm- residence.

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 an address on Goddard Ave that had called to report a larceny.  The victim reports sterling silverware had been taken sometime over the past few months. A follow-up by Brookline Detectives has been requested.

5:30 p.m.: Officers responded to an address on Clinton Road for a past larceny of a bicycle. The victim described the bike as a specialized women's bike, 21 speed, 26" frame, dark blue, rear flashing light, front light, Boston Medical Center bike parking sticker. Attempts have been made to locate any surveillance footage.

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

7-20-2017 through 7-24-2017


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.
6:14 p.m.: An officer responded to an address on Babcock Street to a party who had been assaulted. After investigation one subject will be summonsed to Brookline District Court, and will be charged with Assault and Battery.

5:18 a.m.: Officers responded to the area of Pond Ave for an unattended death. Case is being handled by the detective unit.
12:41 p.m.: An officer responded to an address on Park Street for a larceny report. The party stated that she had reported other theft reports in the past. Elderly checkup reports to follow.
4:00 p.m.: An officer responded to an address on Bonad Road where a party reported a Breaking and Entering and Larceny of Property from a Motor Vehicle. The party stated they had left the vehicle unlocked and when returned to it had been rummaged through and items had been missing. There is no other information to report at this time.
An officer responded to the Horace James Rotary for a motor vehicle crash, both parties appeared to have minimal damage and the scene was left safely.
6:40 p.m.: An officer responded to the Brookline Police Station to take a General Information Report. The subject stated she was being sexually harassed by her ex-boyfriend. The party wanted her concern documented by the Police Station and the party was advised to apply for Harassment Prevention Order at the Brookline District Court.


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.
12:05 a.m.: Officers made a traffic stop of a vehicle on Winchester Street. The registered owner of the vehicle had a default warrant for his arrest.


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 responded to a business on Beacon Street  for a report of indecent exposure.  A description was broadcast and officers were able to locate the subject on the MBTA bus, as it was pulled over with its emergency sign activated.  After an investigation one subject was arrested and charged with: (265/13H) Indecent Assault and Battery on a Person over 14, (272/16) Open and Gross , (272/16) Open and Gross.

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