7:50 a.m.: Officers responded to an address on Franklin
Court to serve an arrest warrant/probation violation. The subject was placed
under arrest without incident.
9:10 a.m.: An officer observed a vehicle make an aggressive
maneuver on Washington Street when he failed to signal a lane change. A traffic
stop was conducted. It was found that the operator’s right to operate a motor
vehicle in Massachusetts was suspended. He was placed under arrest. An
inventory search of the vehicle led to the discovery of prescription pill
bottles. As a result, the operator will also be charged with Possession of a
Class E Substance. He was issued a citation for Failure to Signal Lane Change
and Operating After Suspension.
1:08 p.m.: An officer responded to an address on Beals Street
for a larceny report. The reporting party stated her Kindle tablet was stolen
on 8/16 between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. At the time, she had received a grocery
delivery during which the deliveryman had entered her residence. The reporting
party contacted Amazon who forgave charges made on her account. The delivery
company and deliveryman were contacted by the officer. Detective follow up has
been requested to investigate the unauthorized charges.
2:20 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to an address on
Aspinwall Avenue. The caller stated that their Vespa had been taken from their
driveway and now an individual was outside the address with the scooter. The
reporting party stated he had left his scooter in the driveway at approximately
12:20 p.m. and noticed it missing at approximately 2:10 p.m. Shortly after, he
saw the young male walking toward the house with the Vespa. Officers spoke to
the young male who stated he was at Pierce Playground when he bought the scooter
from another male. He also had a BB gun in his possession. It appeared the
vehicle’s seat lock had been broken and the key ignition hole had been tampered
with. The male will be charged with Receiving Stolen Property and Minor
Possession of Air Rifle.
4:35 p.m.: A citizen reported she was the victim of internet
fraud involving her bank accounts. She stated a sum of money had been illegally
taken from her account. She is working with her bank to resolve the issue and
was advised to contact the credit bureaus and FTC Identity Theft Web Page.
7:15 p.m.: An officer responded to the intersection of
Chestnut Hill Avenue and Dean Road for a town property damage accident. The
officer spoke with one of the operators who stated he was making a turn onto
Dean Road when he struck a traffic/pedestrian signal which fell onto another
vehicle. There were no injuries and the operators had exchanged information
prior to the officer’s arrival. The Highway and Signal Department were
8:16 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to an address on
Engelwood Avenue for a report of stolen packages. Tracking information showed
that two of the packages were delivered on 8/3 and one of them was delivered on
8/8. The reporting party contacted her landlord and asked about the building’s
11:02 a.m.: Officers responded to a business on Harvard
Street for an attempted shoplifting. An employee had observed the subject place
an item in her bag only to return it to the shelf when she noticed the employee.
Officers also spoke with the manager of another business on Beacon Street who
stated the same party had concealed items in her bag then placed some of them
back on a shelf and left the store. A female party matching the subject’s
description was located. The store employees participated in a show up ID and
confirmed she was the shoplifter. She was placed under arrest and the stolen items
were returned to the businesses. The party will be charged with two counts of
Shoplifting Under $250. Video surveillance will be provided to the police when
available. While in booking, officers discovered the subject had given false
information during the shoplifting arrest. Brookline Dispatch confirmed the
individual had two default warrants. She was informed of the additional charges
for the warrants and False Name.
2:08 p.m.: Officers observed a suspicious male at Amory
Park. An officer lost sight of the individual as he went to speak with another
male who later left in the opposite direction. When the suspicious male
observed the police officer, he reversed directions. He was later located at
the intersection of Amory and Freeman Street where he was found to be in
possession of multiple types of drugs and a sum of cash which were placed into evidence.
The subject was placed under arrest and is being charged with Possession with
Intent to Distribute Class B and Possession of a Class C Substance.
2:52 p.m.: Officers responded to Washington Street/Brookline
Avenue for a hit and run accident. The reporting party stated that she was
travelling on Washington Street approaching a red light at Brookline Avenue.
When the light turned green, another vehicle swerved into her lane coming into
contact with her vehicle. She pulled over hoping to obtain the other driver’s
information, but they continued on Boylston Street. On 8/19 at approximately
11:30 a.m., the party provided officers with the possible vehicle registration.
Officers identified and spoke with the other operator who was cooperative and
provided information over the phone. The reporting party was contacted and will
follow up with the other operator and her insurance company.
8:53 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street at
Winchester Street for a scooter accident. Upon arrival, officers observed an
individual being treated by a passerby. Brookline Fire and Fallon Ambulance
Paramedics arrived and took over treatment. It appears that the operator was
travelling westbound on Beacon Street when he lost control of his vehicle. The
operator was transported for further medical attention.
9:50 a.m.: An individual reported he was the victim of
identity theft. He stated that his credit card had been compromised and a party
was attempting to use his personal information and credit card to make various
purchases. The credit card company is following up and the charges have been
blocked. He has filed an affidavit of fraud with the major credit bureaus and
provided information for the Fraud Victim Assistance Department and FTC
Identity Theft Page.
11:00 a.m.: A citizen reported she was the victim of
identity theft. She stated she was informed her credit cards and PayPal account
had been compromised. She also discovered her cell phone had been compromised
and disconnected by the perpetrator as well. She received a call from a party
claiming to be her credit card company, but when she contacted the company
again they stated no one had called her. She did not provide any of her
information. The companies are following up on the accounts, which have been
placed on hold.
12:31 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to an address on
Chestnut Hill Avenue for a town property damage accident between a truck and a
town tree. The truck operator was parking in front of the address when he drove
into an overhanging tree branch which damaged the box truck’s top right corner.
The bark of the tree was damaged from the contact. Pictures were taken of the
1:35 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to Brookline
Avenue/Parkway Road for a past B&E&L if a motor vehicle. Upon arrival,
the owner of the vehicle stated she parked her vehicle at the parking meter at
11:30 a.m. and when she returned to it at 1:30 p.m., she noticed her rear
passenger window was smashed and her laptop bag was missing. The bag was
discovered in the bushes. Various items were missing from the bag including the
laptop. Detectives processed the scene. At this time, several open packages
were also observed nearby with a pair of gloves next to them. These were placed
evidence and submitted for DNA testing.
9:36 a.m.: An officer responded to an address on Beacon
Street for the report of a B&E&L of a motor vehicle. The registered
owner stated she parked her vehicle the previous evening at approximately
p.m. and when she returned to it the following morning, the contents of the
glovebox had been strewn about the front seats. There was no damage to the
vehicle suggesting force was used. An iPod Touch was missing. Detectives
attempted to process the vehicle. While on scene, another victim stated his
vehicle has been broken into and items had been rummaged through. Nothing was
12:09 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a business on
Cypress Street for a potential attempted breaking and entering. A pane of the
front window display was completely cracked, but intact in the frame. Officers
observed a small hole in the bottom corner. Based on observations, it appeared
to be malicious damage rather than an attempt to break in. The reporting party
was advised to contact his insurance company regarding the damage. Officers
obtained security footage from a local business. Further follow up by
detectives has been requested.
5:39 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to Perry Street for a
suspicious package containing knives. The officer took the bin and submitted
them into evidence for proper disposal.
6:17 a.m.: An officer responded to Naples Road for a B&E
of a motor vehicle report. The reporting party stated she had parked the
vehicle in her driveway at approximately 10:30 p.m. the previous evening and
when she went outside at approximately 6:15 a.m. the next morning, she found
her vehicle had been rummaged through. Cash and checks were missing from the
vehicle. The party was advised to contact her bank and not to leave valuables in
her vehicle. There was no evidence that force was used to enter the vehicle and
follow up by the detective division was requested.
9:07 a.m.: An officer
was dispatched to an address on Thatcher Street for a past B&E&L of a
motor vehicle. The reporting party stated nothing was out of place vehicle at
10:00 p.m. the previous evening. When she returned to the vehicle the following
morning, the driver’s side door was open and contents of her glove compartment
were on the passenger seat. Change, a hockey bag, and skates were missing from
11:22 a.m.: An officer responded to an address on VFW
Parkway for a leaf blower complaint. The
caller stated that construction
workers were using leaf blowers. They were gone on arrival.
5:36 p.m.: An officer responded to an address on Heath
Street for a report of a stolen wallet. The victim stated that she left her
backpack containing her wallet in her office at approximately 4:00 p.m. and when
she returned at 5:05 p.m., the wallet was missing. She contacted her bank and
discovered a transaction had been made and cancelled all of her debit and
credit cards in the wallet. She was advised to contact the FTC and major credit
6:15 p.m.: A citizen reported to the front desk that his
bicycle was stolen from the bicycle rack at the MBTA Station on Station Street.
The incident occurred sometime between 7:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The bicycle and
lock were gone.
An officer was dispatched to a business on Boylston Street
for a report of a threat by an employee directed toward another employee. The
two employees had been working at the register when one of them became angry and
began yelling. He was sent home early and the police were contacted. The employee
then began threatening the other employee. The subject will be summonsed to
court for Threats to Commit a Crime.