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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 crimereports.com

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tuesday, December 11th


12:00PM-A report of check fraud was made on Clark Road.  The reporting party stated that she mailed a check to a colleague for services that were completed.  The check was mailed on 12/5 in a plain white envelope and the check was covered with a plain white piece of paper.  The envelope was deposited in a mailbox on Clark Road.  The recipient of the check notified the reporting party that she had not received the payment on 12/10.  The bank was contacted and the reporting party was told the check had been cashed on 12/7.  The bank had a picture of the forged check.  This case is being investigated. 

10:10PM- Officers were dispatched to Freeman Street for a report of a larceny.  The complainant reported missing an heirloom.  The heirloom was stored in a pouch on a shelf in his room.  The complainant reported no one entered his bedroom but is aware maintenance personnel had been in his home to fix the bathroom on two occasions.  On both dates 11/4 and 11/10 the complainant was not home.  This case is under investigation. 

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Monday December 10th

8:10AM- Officers were dispatched to Centre Street for a report of a larceny.  The victim reported placing a prescription in her room in a hidden location.  She had last utilized her prescription on 12/6 and discovered it missing on 12/8.  The complainant reported another resident of her building had previously inquired about her pills.  This case is being investigated.  

8:41AM- A larceny report was taken on Beacon Street.  The reporting party explained that she had a package delivered on 12/4 containing a laptop and accessories.  The package was confirmed delivered on 12/4 at 2:27PM and signed by her.  The reporting party stated she had not received the package nor did she sign for one.  This case is being investigated.

10:51AM- Officers responded to a report of a larceny on Francis Street.  The complainant reported ordering items online and receiving notification they were delivered but she had not received them.  The first package was delivered on 11/.  When she attempted to locate it the next day it was missing.  The second package was delivered on 12/6 and the complainant went to retrieve the package the following morning but the package was not found.  This case is under investigation.

11:05AM- A larceny report was taken on Village Way.  The property manager of the building involved reported being informed by a tenant that she had a package taken from the common area of the lobby. This case is being investigated.

 A resident of the same apartment building reported her package missing at 9:36PM.  The reporting party stated her package was delivered on 12/8 at 2:40PM.  She remembered buzzing in the delivery courier.  She went to retrieve the package at 5:30PM

 9:32PM- A package theft report was taken on Linden Street.  The complainant reported ordering three packages of which have been delivered.  When he went to retrieve them he was unable to locate them.  This case is under investigation.  

Monday, December 10, 2018

Saturday, December 8th


10:22AM- Brookline Police were notified that an unknown subject got into a black Audi and left the Audi dealership lot heading eastbound on Boylston Street.  The vehicle type and registration was given to all responding units.  The reporting party explained that he turned the vehicle on in the parking lot for it to warm up before the vehicle owner arrived.  Approximately three minutes later the subject entered the parking area, entered the car and drove eastbound on Boylston Street.  Video surveillance shows the suspect walking over to a different vehicle and opening the door.  After looking inside, the suspect walked away and got into the black vehicle.  Officers were notified the vehicle was just involved in a motor accident on Webster Avenue in Cambridge.  The subject driving was no longer on scene.  This case is under investigation.

5:20PM- A package theft was reported on Washington Street.  The victim reported that on 12/6 a package was delivered to her address at 11:57AM.  She did not receive the package.  This case is being investigated.

Friday, December 7th


9:38AM- A Brookline resident reported her dog was attacked by another dog on 12/6 at Margret Robinson Playground.  The reporting party explained she was walking her dog in the playground when another off leashed dog approached hers calmly.  The two dogs began fighting over a stick and the other dog attacked hers.  The owner of the other dog separated the two.  Due to the time of night, it was dark and the complainant did not notice any injuries on her dog until she got home.  The dog’s right ear was injured.  With a description of the attacking dog and the dog’s name, the dog and owner were found in the system and contacted.  The owner agreed with the details of the incident.  She was issued a Town of Brookline By-Law Citation for a Dog at Large and Biting or Injuring another Domestic Animal.

12:06PM-  A report of an animal bite was taken by Brookline Animal Control.  The reporting party reported her dog bit her infant grandchild.  The grandchild was pulling on the dog’s skin when the dog bit her on the nose.  This case is under investigation.

3:56PM- A report of a package theft was taken on Green Street.  The complainant reported ordering a game online.  The game was delivered on 12/4 at 1:30PM.  When the complainant checked the vestibule and the front door at 4:00PM the package was not there.  This case is being investigated.

5:10PM- A business on Beacon Street reported a larceny.  An employee reported a heavyset woman in her fifties, with short black hair, around 5’5” missing a front tooth, wearing a puffy jacket and carrying a green bag entered the establishment, looked around and asked to use the telephone.  The employee became busy with customers and the woman exited the store.  Upon return to the register the employee observed the tip jar to be missing money.  Surveillance footage confirms the suspect taking money out of the tip jar.  This case is under investigation.

5:38PM- Officers were dispatched to the Brookline High School for a larceny report.  Campus security reported at 5:07PM Brookline Fire and campus security responded to the school for a fire alarm activation.  During the activation faculty, students and parents walked outside.  After the building was checked everyone returned to the school.  A custodian noticed several backpacks by a staircase and contacted campus security.  The security officer reported the backpacks had been rummaged through and contents were emptied and scattered all over.  The victims reported occupying a team room until the alarm activated.  They exited the school and upon return observed their backpacks scattered by a staircase.  Before exiting the building their backpacks were left on the hallway floor and on the table outside the room.  Four students reported missing money.  This case is being investigated.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Wednesday, December 5th


9:14AM- Officers were dispatched to Freeman Street for a report of a past breaking and entering with a package theft.  The reporting party stated that on 12/3 he received notification that his package had been delivered and left in the vestibule of his building.  On the day the package was discovered missing officers were dispatched to the same location for a report of a break and entering.  Officers believe the reporting party’s package may have been stolen at the same time as the break and entering.  This case is being investigated.

9:50PM- A report was taken on Fisher Avenue for malicious damage.  Officers spoke to the complainant who reported hearing a noise while in his home.  Upon going outside he discovered one of his two five foot nutcracker statues had been knocked over.  Home surveillance footage shows three males, late teens to early twenties approach the home and knock over the statue.  The three males then ran away.  The complainant further informed officers of an incident that occurred the night prior involving three males taking pictures with the nutcrackers.  This case is under investigation. 


10:01PM- Officers were dispatched to Winchester Street for a report of a package theft.  The reporting party stated she returned home and noticed a package that had been delivered had been ripped open with the contents missing.  The package was for her daughter who lived down stairs. The daughter reported leaving her home at 12:00PM and observing the package.  When she returned at 3:00PM and observed the package open with the contents missing and notified her mother.  This case is being investigated.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Tuesday, December 4th


6:53AM- A malicious damage report was taken on Harvard Street.  The complainant reported he rents a parking spot in the gas station parking lot.  He reported parking his vehicle on 12/3 around 8:00PM and retuning to the vehicle in the morning at 6:30AM.  As he approached the vehicle he could hear air hissing out of the passenger side rear tire.  An officer observed a ½” in length incision in the tire.  This case is under investigation.

8:30AM- A bat call report was taken by officers on Stanton Road.  A responding officer met the reporting party who had captured the live bat in a plastic container.  The reporting party stated on 12/3 around 6:00PM he was in the basement of the building when he reached out his hand to unlock a door.  In doing so he felt a fury item brush up against his hand.  He noticed it was a live bat.  The health department was notified and the bat has been sent for testing.

8:50AM- Officers were dispatched to Fairmont Road for a past breaking and entering with larceny. The report caller stated she discovered her door open when she went to the first floor of her home in the morning.  She reported locking the door before bed the previous night around 8:30PM.  She noticed her watch and earrings were missing.  This case is being investigated.

6:21PM- A larceny report was taken on Alton Place.  The complainant reported ordering a blanket online.  The order was delivered on 11/6 at 10:54AM.  The complainant checked the vestibule at 4:00PM and the package was not there.  This case is under investigation.

7:30PM- Officers responded to a report of a stolen license plate on Tappan Street.  The reporting party stated she parked her car in the assigned parking spot on Tappan Street on 11/21.  She returned to the vehicle on 11/26 and discovered her front registration plate was missing.  This case is being investigated.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Monday, December 3rd


2:42PM- A package theft report was taken by officers on Sewall Avenue.  The reporting party stated his wife ordered four pairs of shoes that were confirmed delivered on 11/29 at 12:03PM.  He reported he was unable to locate the package.  This case is being investigated.

5:12PM- Officer responded to Freeman Street for a report of a break and entering and package theft.  The complainant reported upon his return home around 5:00PM he noticed the front door of the foyer had been damaged.  The latches were damaged, the door was unlocked and there was debris scattered on the floor.  The complainant also reported a package he ordered containing four items had been confirmed delivered but not present.  This case is under investigation. 

5:12PM-  A resident from the same location as the previous report reported a package theft.  While investigating, officers spoke to a resident who had returned home.  The resident was asked if she was expecting any packages and she stated she had received an order confirmation but the package was missing. The package contained a screwdriver set. This case is being investigated. 

Monday, December 3, 2018

Sunday, December 2nd


5:25PM- A report of a package theft was taken on Kent Street.  The reporting party stated she ordered women’s clothing online.  The package was delivered Friday 11/30 in the evening.  When she arrived home around 6:45PM the package was gone.  The reporting party recently reported a package theft on 11/27 and her neighbor reported a package theft on 11/26.  This case is being investigated. 

8:48PM- Officers were dispatched to Euston Street for a report of a package theft.  The complainant reported returning home from being out of town around 7:00PM.  She found an open package outside the door of her apartment.  She ordered seventeen items of clothing online on 11/22.  When she found the box it only contained one sweater.  The package was delivered on 11/30.  This case is under investigation. 

Saturday, December 1st


8:20AM- A report of damage to town property was taken on Carlton Street.  The reporting party noticed a sign pushed over in the morning and reported it to police.  Officers noticed the town street sign pushed over laying on the side walk.  This case is under investigation.

7:50PM- Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a shoplifting incident.  The reporting party, the store manager reported a male wearing a brown leather jacket and riding a bicycle had just left the store and fled along Harvard Street after stealing a large bottle of Tide detergent and bottles of Ensure drinks.  An officer in the area observed an individual matching the description of the suspect in the area of Station Street by the Brookline Village MBTA Station.  The subject was on a bicycle carrying a bottle of Tide in one hand and holding a plastic bag in the other by the brand of the store the incident was reported by.  Upon speaking to the individual the officer observed packs of Ensure in the plastic bag.  Additional items were found in the bag along with receipts.  Surveillance footage shows the suspect rummaging through the stores trash prior to entering.  He was placed under arrest for aggravated shoplifting by using false sales receipts and shoplifting.

Friday, November 30th


9:30AM-  An officer in the area of Harvard Street and Beacon Street was flagged down by a taxi driver who informed him that there appeared to be a possible pedestrian struck by a car and the vehicle involved left the scene.  Upon arrival to Harvard Street and Longwood Avenue the officer noticed a female holding the back of her head being assisted by two female witnesses.  A witness reported a male operator in a gray SUV drove up behind the victim’s vehicle and drove around her car striking the car on the rear driver’s side bumper.  The victim who was driving a red SUV exited her car to inspect the damage and viewed the male operator accelerate and strike the rear driver’s side bumper.  The victim raised her hands and yelled stop.  The male operator then appeared to drive towards the victim striking her with the front of the vehicle causing her to fall backwards and hit her head on the ground.  The male left the scene driving southbound on Harvard Street.  Two other witnesses confirmed the events.  Officers were able to locate a plate number using variations provided by a witness.  The registration matched the description of the vehicle and the suspect.  The suspect was located at his home and brought to the station for questioning.  After an interview he was placed under arrest for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and leaving the scene of an accident. 

11:15AM- A package theft report was taken on Parkman Street.  The complainant reported on 11/29 around 12:44PM he received an email confirmation that six packages had been delivered to his address and left in the outside vestibule.  He arrived home around 4:00PM and found two packages missing.   The two packages contained clothing from Nordstrom.  This case is under investigation.

2:40PM- Officers responded to Harvard Street regarding a shoplifting incident that had just occurred.  A store employee reported around 2:30PM he noticed a male possibly in his forties wearing a pea coat jacket and a maroon colored winter hat walk through the store placing several clothing items in a back pack in a pushcart.  At one point he took off his jacket and put on a winter jacket taken from a clothing rack.  At 2:40PM he walked past the registers with the pushcart full of items with the jacket still on.  The employee confronted the suspect who fled towards Coolidge Corner.  Security Surveillance footage was viewed of the suspect.  This case is being investigated.

Thursday, November 29th


10:15AM- Officers were dispatched to Boylston Street for a report of a break and entering.  Employees of a local business arrived at work to find the front glass door had been smashed.  Video surveillance footage showed a male party several seconds after he had smashed the front door glass.  He was observed entering the office and checking under the front desk as well as behind and under other tables and drawers.  The suspects exited the business.  This case is being investigated.

4:50PM- A report of a car break was reported at the station.  The complainant stated on Wednesday 11/28 around 6:00PM she parked her car in her assigned spot in front of the Heath School on Eliot Street.  When she returned to her car on Thursday 11/29 in the morning she noticed that it had been entered and her personal papers were on the seat.  A few items were taken as well.   The car was left unlocked.  This case is under investigation. 

7:14PM- A package theft report was taken on Longwood Avenue.  The reporting party stated she had placed an order on November 23rd and received an email on 11/29 that the packages had been delivered at her front door in the afternoon.  When the reporting party returned home around 6:00PM the packages were not at her front door or in the vestibule of the building.  This case is being investigated.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28th


Shortly after 6 AM this morning Boston Police informed us they found a Menorah in West Roxbury at Church Street and Weld St.  The Menorah is described as being about 6 feet tall and over three hundred pounds. The Boston officer had already determined it had been taken from Temple Emeth in Brookline, a short distance from the location it was found. The Menorah was taken back to the Temple. It appears the statue might have been targeted by scrap metal thieves, due to its size, however we have not eliminated the possibility of this being considered a hate crime. The matter is under investigation.


1:54AM- Officers observed graffiti on the exterior brick wall of the small gym at Driscoll School.  The graffiti appeared to be a tree with a smiley face and “fish” spray painted in white on the Westbourne Terrace side of the school.  This case is being investigated.

9:05AM- A larceny report was taken on Abbotsford Road.  The complainant reported viewing a male carrying a bike frame without the front wheel.  He approached an apartment on Abbotsford Road, went on the porch and took the front wheel off a black and red Schwinn Midmoor bicycle.  The bicycle was secured to the front porch with a bike lock.  Officers spoke to the homeowner who stated he had last seen the front wheel attached to the bike at 7:00AM.  This case is under investigation.

10:18AM- Officers were dispatched to Sears Road for a report of annoying text messages.  The reporting party reported her son, had been receiving personal messages to “meet up for fun” and other similar invitations along with links to suggestive photos.  She contacted her phone providers and phone manufacturer who told her to block and delete the messages.  This case is being investigated.

12:42PM- Brookline Police received a report of graffiti on the Clinton Path Tunnel.  Upon arrival an officer observed several tags made with white spray paint.  The reporting party believes the incident occurred between 11/21 and 11/28.  This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, November 27th


8:30AM- A report was taken on Wolcott Road.  The reporting party stated she received a phone call on the family’s home line on 11/26.  The husband picked up the phone.  A male voice stated that a family member of theirs had been arrested in Baltimore and ended the call.  The phone rang again thirty minutes later in which the wife picked up the phone.  She reported the male on the phone stated he was the family members defense attorney, relayed the crime involved and stated she needed to send bail money.  He informed her that the money needed to be in cash.  He instructed her to go to the bank, withdraw the cash and call him.  She withdrew the cash from a bank and called the individual when she returned home.  He told her to send the cash to a location in New York and once he received the bail money her family member would be released from jail.  On 11/27 she received a call at 9:00AM that the defense attorney had received the money.  The reporting party called the family member a few hours later and was told he had never been arrested in Baltimore as he lives in another state.  The reporting party then notified the police.

8:30PM- Officers were dispatched to Kent Street for a package theft report.  The complainant reported leaving her apartment at 7:15PM and noticing her package inside the locked door but did not bring the package to her apartment.  When she arrived home at 8:30PM she saw her package was gone.  This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Monday, November 26th


 Monday, November 26th
11:09- A dog bite was reported by a client of a doggy day care in Brookline.  The reporting party reported sending her dog to the day care on Beacon Street on 11/17 around 4:00PM.  She received a message from the owner of the day care stating that her dog had been attacked by another dog and sustained an injury.  The dog belonged to the owner of the day care.  The owner of the victim noticed a large gash on her dogs left cheek when she arrived.  This case is under investigation. 

5:28PM- Officers responded to a report of an indecent assault and battery at a business on Beacon Street.  Upon arrival officers were met by the female victim and the store manager.  The victim reported she was waiting to pay at the register at the front of the store when a male, standing behind her, grabbed the bottom and under area of her buttocks over her pants.  She stated that she did not consent to it. She turned and looked at the individual who appeared as if nothing had happened, then he exited the store. The victim left the store and returned about an hour later and reported the assault. The store manager called the police and then began viewing the camera footage on the in-store surveillance system.  He was joined a short time later by the responding officers. The surveillance footage showed the assault as the victim described it. It also showed the suspect re-enter the store a short time after the incident, purchase an item and exit the store again. As an officer concluded his viewing of the camera footage he exited the security office and noticed an individual matching the suspect’s description in the rear of the store.  Officers were able to positively identify the man as the suspect and placed under arrest. He was charged with Indecent Assault and Battery on a person over 14 years of age. 

5:45PM- A shoplifting incident report was taken on Beacon Street.  A store employee reported at 3:21PM a young male walked into the store and stood around the playing cards for about two minutes.  He then walked to the back of the store and left about two minutes later.  The employee then looked at the cards section and noticed a deck of cards missing.  He exited the store to look for the young male.  He observed him running east on Beacon Street towards Coolidge Corner.  This case is being investigated. 

7:07PM- Officers were dispatched to Kent Street for a report of a package theft.  The complainant reported ordering a package.  He believes he saw the package on the table inside his building on 11/24 when he was leaving however when he returned home later in the day there were no packages addressed to him.  The package was inside of a secure second door of the front vestibule.  Officers observed several packages addressed to other occupants of the building.  The package was confirmed delivered on 11/24.  This case is under investigation.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Sunday, November 25th


3:00PM- A report of a larceny of a bike was taken on Chestnut Street.  The complainant reported his bike was stolen from the back hallway of his residence.  It was not secured.  The bike was described as a black and yellow racing bike.  This case is being investigated.

6:14PM- Officers received notification of a shoplifting incident that had occurred on Beacon Street.  The suspects, male and female were described to officers.  Two individuals fitting the description were located at a bus stop on Harvard Street and Beacon Street.  Video surveillance at the store confirmed that the two individuals at the bus stop had committed a larceny from the store.  Bags found on the two individuals contained items the store employees observed the suspects take.  The items included 17 bottles of Biolage Shampoo, 9 cans of Axe deodorant spray, three bottles of Dove moisturizer and two bottles of coke.  Both individuals were placed under arrest.

Saturday, November 24th


9:02AM- Officers noticed an empty package at the corner of Saint Paul Street and Thatcher Street and another package in front of a building on Saint Paul Street.  The officers proceeded to the address listed on the first package where the recipient informed officers that she had ordered a package that was confirmed delivered but had not received it.  This case is under investigation.

Officers proceeded to the address on the second package.  The owner was able to be contacted by cellphone who confirmed ordering the package on 11/9.  The package was confirmed delivered on 11/23.  The contents were still in the package.  This case is being investigated.

9:53AM- While investigating package thefts officers found an empty plastic shipping bag on Naples Road.  A package theft had recently occurred at the address where this package was found.  The delivery address was located on the shipping label.  When officers arrived at the address they spoke with the person the package was addressed to.  She confirmed placing an order on 10/20 and had received a delivery confirmation.  This case is being investigated.

9:37AM- Officers located an empty box on the corner of Pleasant Street and John Street.  They were unable to locate an owner.  This case is under investigation.

Thursday, November 22nd


8:39AM- Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue to take a larceny report.  The victim reported arriving to the work out facility around 7:05AM.  He secured his personal effects in a locker and placed a lock on it.  When he returned around 8:40AM he found the lock missing and most of his items gone.  He searched nearby lockers and recovered a few items but others were still missing including a laptop and his wallet.  This case is being investigated.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tuesday, November 20th


10:41AM- A larceny report was taken for a stolen cell phone.  A parent reported their child’s phone had been stolen on 11/14.  The reporting party stated his son was in class on 11/14 from 2:10PM to 2:55PM.  The cellphone was in the pocket of his jacket at the start of class.  When he returned to it at the end of class he noticed the phone was missing.  This case is under investigation.

12:15PM- Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a shoplifting incident.  The stores assistant manager reported around 12:10PM an unknown male in his late forties to early fifties wearing dark pants, a dark hooded sweatshirt and a shoulder bag entered the store and went to the soap isle.  The individual began placing multiple bottles of body wash into his bag.  The assistant manager confronted the individual.  The suspect apologized, returned the items and fled the store.  In the last two weeks there have been two other separate shoplifting incidents involving larcenies of the same type of body wash.  The store manager confirmed the suspect in this incident is not the same as the suspect from the previous incidents.  This case is being investigated.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Monday, November 19th


9:30AM- A larceny report was taken on High Street.  The reporting party stated three plants that were purchased for the facility’s community room were stolen from the community room sometime between 3:00PM on 11/18 and 9:00AM on 11/19.  This case is being investigated.

8:32PM- Officers responded to Beacon Street for a report of a shoplifting incident.  The store manager described the suspect to officers and reported the suspect attempted to steal multiple bottles of body wash.  A store employee confronted the suspect who then dropped the merchandise and fled the store in an unknown direction.  Surveillance footage confirmed the details.  This case is under investigation.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Sunday November 18th


2:00PM- A report of malicious damage was taken at the Holyhood Cemetery.  The reporting party stated the last time she visited the family gravesite was mid September and nothing was out of order.  When she visited on 11/18/18 she found that the flag next to the family headstone had been burned.  An officer observed pieces of the stick on the ground and remnants of ashes on the gravestone.  This case is being investigated. 

Saturday, November 17th


4:53AM-  A report of malicious damage to vehicle was taken on Egmont Street.  The reporting party stated she parked her vehicle on Egmont Street around 1:00AM and returned to the vehicle around 4:30AM.  She started to drive her vehicle for about 25 feet before she noticed it felt different.  She exited the car and observed all four of her tires were flat.   She believes they were punctured purposely. This case is being investigated.

8:00AM-Officers were dispatched to Chapel Street for a report of a break, entering and larceny.  The complainant stated he arrived to his building on Chapel Street on 11/15/18 around 11:15PM.  He left his vehicle with the valet service that runs parking for the residents of the building.  When he went to retrieve the vehicle the next morning he noticed an item was missing from the back seat.  This case is under investigation.

3:45PM-  Officers responded to a call for a shoplifting incident on Beacon Street.  The store manager reported the suspect entered the store around 3:35PM and left around 3:39PM.  The manager described the suspect in detail and reported the suspect stole three bottles of body wash.  This case is being investigated.

4:50PM- Officers received a report of a shoplifting incident on Harvard Street.  The loss prevention officer reported the suspect entered the store around 3:53PM and left around 4:00PM.  The suspect was described to officers and clothing was reported stolen.  This case is under investigation.

Thursday, November 15th


9:13AM- Officers responded to a call for a larceny report.  The reporting party stated he ordered a package which had been confirmed delivered on 10/12/18 although he had not received the package.  This case is under investigation.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Wednesday, November 14th


10:55AM- Officers responded to the area of Boylston Street and High street for a report of road rage.  The reporting party stated that while traveling east bound on Boylston Street she passed through the intersection of Cypress Street cutting off a gray Ford Escape. The operator of the Ford drove next to her making aggressive gestures and giving her the middle finger.  The reporting party allowed him to pass and drove behind him.  He began slamming on his brakes in front of her.  When she changed lanes he swerved in front of her and slammed on his brakes again.  The reporting party exited her vehicle and approached the Ford asking him why he was trying to cause an accident. The driver of the Ford then exited his vehicle holding a gold colored lacrosse stick in his hand and he began swinging the stick at her.  The reporting party put her hands up in front of her face and the stick hit her left hand. She then took the bottle of water she was holding and threw some water on him and retreated back to her car. The Ford driver then slammed the butt end of the stick onto the hood of the car casing two half dollar size dents. The reporting party then called the police. She described the suspect and a partial plate to officers on scene.  Officers in the Cypress/ Boylston Street area observed a car matching the description making an illegal U-turn and stopped him.  The man in the vehicle matched the description of the suspect the reporting party described.  The operator was arrested for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, Malicious Damage to a Motor Vehicle and issued a citation for an illegal U-turn.

7:05PM- A report of a shoplifting incident was taken on Harvard Street.  The loss prevention manager of the store led officers to the suspect upon their arrival.  The suspect reported taking three items, exiting the store and placing them in her personal vehicle.  An officer recovered the items which appeared to be damaged by having the straps removed from the purses in order to remove the security tags.  The suspect is being charged with Larceny Shoplifting and Malicious Destruction of Property. 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Monday, November 12th


7:50AM- An animal bite that occurred on 11/8 was reported.  The reporting party stated that on 11/8 around 9:30AM she was jogging and pushing a baby carriage on Heath Street onto Cramond Road.  As she turned onto Cramond Road she saw a landscaping crew working and the crew’s cars parked across the street.  She observed a male standing at one of the parked cars open the car door. A dog exited the opened door and ran around the car to the front of the vehicle, and headed across the street toward her. She observed the dog to be unleashed. The dog paused at the front of the baby carriage she was pushing, quickly moved around the carriage and behind the reporting party.  The dog then hopped up and bit her on the hip. She remained calm, did not scream, as she was trying to not enrage the dog or panic the baby.  She continued slowly jogging, moving the baby and herself further away from the dog.  She then observed the owner placing the dog back in the vehicle and approached him to request his information, and the dog’s information.  Officers contacted him and he was issues a bylaw citation for a Dog at Large and Bitten or Injuring a Person.

12:22PM- Officers received notification of a shoplifting incident occurring at a store on Harvard Street.  The description of the suspect was radioed to responding officers.  An employee from the store was said to have followed the suspect to another store on Harvard Street.  The suspect was observed by the employee entering the establishment.  Officers that arrived on scene were met by the employee who provided an updated description of the suspect.  An officer located two people arguing towards the rear of the store and entered an employee’s only section where he found the two people one matching the description of the suspect.  The second person, the store manager of the second location reported witnessing the suspect place items into his backpack.  The suspect was placed under arrest.  After acquiring the suspects identification officers were made aware that he had four arrest warrants.   

Sunday, November 11th


12:10AM- Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street and Saint Paul Street for a past assault and battery.  The caller was following the assaulting party north on Saint Paul street towards Freeman Street.  The two individuals were located on Pleasant Street.  The victim, a cab driver reported picking up a person in the area of Kenmore square and driving him to a location on Beacon Street in Brookline.  The driver reported upon arriving at the destination the passenger did not have enough money to pay the fare so he exited the car and walked away.  The driver reported exiting the cab and walking toward the man insisting that he pay the fare.  The man refused and became assaultive, punching the driver.  The driver informed the defendant that he was calling the police and the defendant left the scene.  The driver followed the defendant from a distance on foot to Pleasant Street.  The defendant was located and will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.

Saturday, November 10th


3:00PM- Officers responded to Harvard Street for a larceny report.  The victim reported that around 12:45PM a subject entered the store and stole his cell phone and mail that was on the counter.  The subject was observed on camera entering the store, walking around appearing to steal loose mail off of a counter, placing it in a white plastic bag he was carrying and taking a black colored cell phone off a table and quickly exiting the store.  The suspect was described in detail to officers.  This case is being investigated. 

6:07PM- Officers were dispatched to Saint Paul Street for a break and entering of a motor vehicle.  The caller stated he parked his car on 11/9 around 4:00PM in his garage.  Around 7:00AM on 11/10 he noticed his vehicle had been rummaged through.  The glove compartment was left open, papers were thrown onto the floor of the vehicle, money and a few other items were taken.  The vehicle was left unlocked.  This case is under investigation.

Friday, November 9th


11:09AM- A report of a break, entering and larceny of a motor vehicle was made at the Brookline Police Station.  The reporting party stated he parked his vehicle overnight on 11/8 around 9:06PM at the John Street/Babcock Street Lot.  When he returned to his vehicle on 11/9 around 8:00AM he noticed his bag was missing from the rear seat.  This case is being investigated.

3:38PM- Officers assisted in attempting to locate a missing vehicle on Still Street.  The reporting party stated he parked his vehicle in its assigned parking spot around 6:30PM on 11/8 and locked the doors.  He noticed his vehicle was missing on 11/9 around 3:30PM.  Officers searched the area and contacted tow companies yielding negative results.  This case is under investigation.

Thursday, November 8th


9:33AM- Officers were dispatched to Beacon St for a report of malicious damage.  A building manager reported that the glass window of the front door to the main entrance had been shattered.  His surveillance footage displayed a male subject kicking the glass window on 11/7 around 1:50PM.  This case is under investigation.

12:52PM- Officers took a report of an attempted break and entering of a home on University Road.  The reporting party stated her screen window had two holes cut in at each bottom corner and it was pushed open several inches.  This case is being investigated. 

3:00PM- A student from the Brookline High School reported her bike stolen during the school day.  The Schwinn bicycle was left unlocked in the quad around 8:20AM.  She returned around 2:30PM and discovered it was missing.  This case is under investigation. 

3:48PM- A larceny report was taken on Commonwealth Avenue.  The reporting party reported attending a local gym around 1:45PM.  He left items in an unlocked locker and when he returned around 3:45PM they were gone.  This case is being investigated.

11:10PM- A larceny from a building was reported on Pleasant Street.  The complainant relayed that her downstairs neighbor observed packages belonging to herself and the complainant in the foyer when she arrived home around 3:00PM.  She left the residence and returned around 6:20PM to find all the packages gone.  This case is under investigation. 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Wednesday, November 7th


8:30PM- A package theft was reported at the Brookline Police Station.  The complainant, residing on Juniper Street stated on 10/23 he placed an order for an electronic device.  The next day he received an email that the package had been shipped.  He received a notification on 10/26 that the package had been delivered at 10:14AM.  When he went to retrieve the package the following morning it was not there.  The apartment building has a locked front vestibule door.  This case is being investigated.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Tuesday, November 8th


1:05PM- Officers were dispatched to Davis Avenue for a report of graffiti on a building.  The property manager of the building told officers that when he left for work Wednesday evening around 5:00PM he didn’t see any damages to the building.  When he arrived at work on Thursday morning around 9:00AM he noticed pink graffiti on the outside wall of the building.  This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Monday, November 5th


12:30PM- A larceny report was made on Heath Street.  A student reported losing his credit card on 11/1 around 8:00PM.  On Friday 11/2 he received an email that his card was found by another student and had been turned in.  On Saturday 11/3 he found that charges were made to his card.  He contacted one of the companies the items were purchased from.  He was able to find out the name of the people the packages were addressed to.  The name on the package corresponded with the name of the student who turned in the card. The other name on the package was the suspect’s boyfriend.  This case is under investigation. 

5:00PM- Officers were dispatched to Dean Road for a report of a larceny.  The victim stated she and her boyfriend parked her boyfriend’s car on Linden Place around 11:00AM.  She remembers leaving her wallet in the middle console just underneath the gear shift prior to leaving the vehicle.  When they returned to the vehicle around 12:00PM they discovered the wallet was missing.  This case is being investigated.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Sunday, November 4th


11:34AM- An individual reported his motorcycle stolen at the Brookline Police Department.  An officer first checked the system to see if the car had been towed.  The reporting party relayed that his client allows him to park his motorcycle in the buildings rear parking lot located on Vernon Street.  The gray Yamaha Sport motorcycle had been parked there since 10/30 and he last saw it on 11/3 around 4:00PM.  On 11/4 around 10:00AM he discovered the motorcycle was missing.  This case is under investigation. 

1:00PM- Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a larceny report.  The complainant reported that on 11/29 around 1:00PM she was getting ready to leave her home and took off her rings.  When she was leaving a maintenance worker arrived to complete a job she requested.  The worker told her she did not have to be present for the job so she left the home.  When she returned around 4:00PM she noticed her rings were gone.  She spent a week looking for them and had assistance going so.  She was unable to find them.  This case is being investigated. 

Saturday, November 3rd


2:28PM- Officers responded to Fisher Avenue for a report of a broken window in a town owned building.  Upon arrival an officer observed a broken window on the southward side of the building.  It appeared to have been lifted a quarter of the way in an attempt to gain entry.  A padlock was observed along with a beer can and shards of broken glass on the floor inside the building.  Blood was observed on the floor where it appears the assailant cut them self on the shattered window while trying to gain access to the building.  This case is case is being investigated.

Friday, November 2nd


6:30AM- An officer was dispatched to Walcott Road for a report of a break, entering and larceny from a motor vehicle.  The reporting party reported that at 1:00AM on 11/2 he parked his vehicle in his driveway.  That same morning at 5:00AM he went to his vehicle and found that his bicycle which was in the back seat was missing.  This case is under investigation. 

9:49AM- A package theft incident was reported on Egmont Street.  The complainant reported to an officer that at 3:00PM when her daughter came home from school she saw two packages in the vestibule addressed to them.  The daughter was unable to pick them up at the time so she left them there for her mother to pick up.  When the mother and daughter arrived home around midnight the packages were gone.  This case is being investigated. 

6:43PM-  A report was made at the station for a stolen motor vehicle from the rear lot of a car company on Commonwealth Avenue.  The reporting party stated her car broke down and she got it towed to a car company.  When she contacted the company to check on her vehicle she was told they did not have her vehicle.  She contacted the tow company who informed her that they put her vehicle in the rear lot of a different car repair company.  The reporting party then called that company who denied having the vehicle.  This case is under investigation. 

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Wednesday, October 31st


9:03AM- Officers were dispatched to Carlton Street for a report of an egged house.  The reporting party, owner of the home stated when he woke up in the morning he noticed broken eggs on his front porch and on the front of his house.  He reported arriving home the prior night around 10:00PM and not seeing any eggs or damage at that time.  This case is under investigation.

3:06PM- Officers responded to a call of an erratic operator in the area of Kent Street and Aspinwall Avenue.  An off duty officer observed a male riding a scooter without a helmet on driving on and off a sidewalk on Kent Street, turn right onto Aspinwall Avenue without stopping at the red light, not yielding to oncoming traffic when crossing the intersection on Saint Paul Street and failing to stop at a stop sign.  The officer dispatched the description of the subject to officers as he followed the subject.  Another officer observed the subject driving on the sidewalk on Harvard Street and exited the car to pursue the subject on foot.   He approached the subject and asked to speak to him.  The subject then drove the scooter off the sidewalk and up Harvard Avenue in the wrong direction.  The direction the suspect was heading was radioed to officers in the area.  The subject was observed driving behind a home on Harvard Street and continuing onto Harvard Place.  He then jumped off the scooter, threw it to the ground and ran through Pierce Playground.  Officers responded to the area to locate the subject.  Officers observed the subject running in a backyard.  Officers surrounded the backyard and called out “if you are back here show us your hands”.  Officers received no response.  The subject was found hiding under a black SUV in a parking lot and arrested.   Officers asked if he was in possession of anything harmful and the subject responded no.  Boston Police and a Boston Police K9 assisted with the investigation. The scooter was found to be stolen.  The subject is being charged with operating to endanger, right on red violation, operating a moped without a helmet, failure to yield to oncoming traffic, failure to stop at a stop sign, failure to stop for a police officer, operating a moped without a driver’s license, and larceny of property.

8:30PM- A report of a stolen package was made on Euston Street.  The victim reported receiving a text from his neighbor that a package was stolen from the front door of their home.  The neighbor stated he arrived home to a package opened with the contents removed.  The victim’s wife received confirmation that a package they ordered was delivered but when the husband arrived home he could not locate a package.  Video surveillance caught the theft.  This case is under investigation.
  •          The victim also reported a stolen bicycle.  He stated that he went on vacation on 9/20/18 and returned on 10/2/18.  He reports when he returned home his bicycle was no longer attached to a fence.  The bike had been locked to the fence with a Kryptonite lock.  The fence was cut and the bike and lock were removed and stolen.  The bicycle is described as a silver men’s Trek.  This case is being investigated.


Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Tuesday, October 30th


5:10PM- An officer was dispatched to the Evelyn Kirrane Aquatic Center on Tappan Street for a report of indecent exposure that occurred earlier in the day.  The director informed the officer that a witness observed another patron who is a Brookline resident inappropriately exposing himself.  The witness reported that around 6:30AM while conducting a morning swim he observed an older white male in the swimming area standing by the pool wall facing the stands.  He later noticed the older male had moved to the other end of the pool and was swimming.  As the witness approached the end of the pool he viewed the older male’s swimming trunks down around his knees and he was inappropriately touching himself.  The reporting party notified the life guard and front desk staff about his observations and when he returned the older male had already exited the pool.  The older male was identified and contacted.  He is being charged with Open and Gross and this matter is still under investigation.



A report was made of an animal bite on Fuller Street.  The reporting party stated he was walking on Fuller Street, approaching Harvard Street.  He crossed paths with a person walking several dogs.  He recalls one of the dogs biting him on the left leg.  Out of the group of dogs he remembers which dog was the aggressor.  He told the dog walker about the biting incident and police are conducting an investigation.

Monday, October 29th


A string of graffiti tags occurred over the weekend and were reported on Monday:

·         An officer was dispatched to Boylston Street for a graffiti complaint.  He observed graffiti in black spray paint on the front of the building.  The owner reported on 10/27/18 that he closed his workshop around 5:00PM and the graffiti was not there. 
·         Another officer responded to a different location on Boylston Street for a graffiti complaint of two black graffiti tags spray painted on garage doors.  The tags were the same as that of the previous complaint. 
·         Three other locations on Boylston Street were observed to be tagged and were photographed by officers.  These cases are under investigation.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Saturday, October 27th


10:04AM- Officers were dispatched to Mason Terrace for a bike theft report.  The reporting party stated sometime between 8:00PM on 10/26/18 and 9:00AM on 10/27/18 someone entered the bulkhead doors in the back of their house that leads to storage space and took one of the bicycles.  The bicycle is described as a red 2018 Santa Cruz 5010 C S 27.5.  This case is being investigated.

11:20AM- Officers responded to Egmont Street for a break and entering and larceny that had occurred between 10:45PM on 10/26/18 and 2:00AM on 10/27/18.  The residents reported leaving their apartment around 10:45PM on 10/26/18 with locked doors and windows.  One resident stated they all noticed their things were missing the morning of 10/27/18 when they woke up.  Each of the three residents reported items missing.  This case is under investigation.

11:47AM- Brookline Police received a report of shoplifting.  The suspect was described as black female, older, glasses, blonde tips on her hair, wearing brown coat, carrying a big green shopping bag and walking with a cane.  When officers arrived a short time later the suspect had already left the store in an unknown direction.  The reporting employee stated when the women entered the store she recognized her from previous shoplifting incidents.  She went to notify the supervisor and when she returned she witnessed the suspect place items into her green bag.  She confronted the suspect and received no response.  The suspect then exited the store.  This case is under investigation. 

Thursday, October 25th


12:14PM- A dog bite complaint was made for an incident that occurred on 10/24/18 around 10:30AM.  The reporting party reported walking her dog through Harry Downs Field when she saw another individual with her dog playing fetch with a ball.  The Reporting party walked over to the person and greeted her.  The other dog owner petted the reporting party’s dog.  She reported observing the other dog charge back towards their direction with the ball and attack her dog.  She tried to separate the two and claimed her hand was bitten in the process.  An officer spoke with the other individual who claimed while she was playing fetch with her dog the reporting party’s dog ran over to her dog and tried to grab the ball out of her dog’s mouth.  The reporting party tried to separate the two and claimed she was bitten but put her hand in her pocket and denied assistance.  The officer was unable to determine which dog was the aggressor.  Both dog owners were advised their dogs will be subject to a 10 day quarantine.

An officer was conducting a follow up for the graffiti incidents that took place in the Brookline Village area on 10/19/18.  While trying to retrace the suspect’s path the officer discovered the same tag spray painted on three other locations.  This case is under investigation.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd


10:46AM- An officer was dispatched to Winthrop Road for a bike theft report.  The officer was met by the father of the victim on arrival.  He states his son’s bike was stolen off their property.  The son was contacted by phone by the officer.  The son stated on 10/22/18 around 5:00PM he left his Ultegra black bike unsecured outside of his garage door.  On 10/23/18 around 7:00AM he noticed the bike was missing.  This case is being investigated.

11:57AM- The reporting party stated on 10/23/18 around 12:00AM a package was delivered and left in the foyer of the building he lived in on Naples Road.  He reported arriving home at 8:00PM and discovering the package was missing.  This case is under investigation.

4:50PM- Officers responded to Boylston Street for a shoplifting incident.  The owner of the store targeted told an officer he was in the store when a male entered around 4:40PM.  The male looks at several items and asked questions about the merchandise while wearing a hood covering his head and looking down.  The owner recognized him as he had come by the store several times this year to sell merchandise.  The owner described that this time the subject appeared suspicious with his face hidden by the hood and the lack of eye contact.  A few minutes later the subject grabbed several items and ran out of the store.  The owner ran after him and observed the suspect running west on Boylston Street and enter a black vehicle and drive west on Boylston Street.  The suspect is described as a dark skinned black male, approximately 6’1”-6’2”, around 17 or 18 years of age, thin build, light facial hair on the chin and lip, braces, wearing a black Adidas track/windbreaker with white stripes on the arms, black/blue/white Air Jordan sneakers and skinny jeans with torn front pant legs.  This case is being investigated.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Sunday, October 21st


11:22AM- Police received a call for a possible attempted break and entering on Arlington Road.  The reporting party stated on Thursday 10/18/18 his wife noticed that one of the screens on their screened in porch appeared to be ripped.  They had just had all their screens replaced this summer.  The husband noticed the screen door was latched from the outside which they never do unless they are in the yard.  He also noticed a door in the basement was ajar and sandbags placed in front of the door were slightly moved.  An officer confirmed the attempted entry by the visual damage and moved sandbags. 

Saturday, October 20th


Three graffiti reports were made. 

An officer was dispatched to Station Street where he observed a graffiti tag in pink spray paint.  Another officer was dispatched to White Place where she observed graffiti in pink spray paint on the side of a building.  An officer responded to Harvard Street where a word spray painted in black on a green generator on the side of a building was observed.  All of these cases are under investigation. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Wednesday, October 17th



3:30AM- Officers were dispatched to Brookline Place for a larceny.  They were met by a security officer who reported seeing through surveillance footage a white male coming out of the garage and dropping two duffel bags full of copper near the construction site.  He then walked away from the garage near Brookline Avenue.  Due to several thefts of construction equipment Police have been patrolling the area.  It appears the suspect saw the police car when he exited the garage and dropped the bags.  An officer saw an individual matching the suspect’s description on Kent Street and pursed him unsuccessfully.  The officer recognized him as a known individual.  His description was radioed to other officers.  Boston Police and a K-9 were involved in the pursuit on the MBTA Green Line.  At 5:00AM a State Trooper responded to the area around the suspected individuals address to see if he was in the area and if he matched the description of the suspect.  The suspect spotted a state police officer and ran into his home.  After trying to make contact with him by knocking and calling his name for about 40 minutes the suspect attempted to flee through a rear window where he was detained.  He was asked if he had stolen copper from a construction site in which he responded yes.  During questioning at the Police Station the subject admitted to the theft.  The follow up investigation resulted in a search warrant being executed at the subject’s residence.  The search resulted in the recovery of construction tools.  Any construction workers in the area who may have missing tools should stop by the station to see if we’ve recovered any of yours.  The suspect is being charged with breaking and entering at night to commit a felony, larceny from a building and trespassing.

7:38AM- An officer was dispatched to Winthrop Road for a burglary.  The reporting party and her mother reported being away from home for a while.  When they returned they found items were missing.  Maintenance, cleaning staff and health aides has had access to the home.  This case is under investigation.

5:00PM- A report of a larceny was made on Harvard Street.  The store manager relayed to officers that around 3:57PM she was on the sales floor and recognized a female individual from a previous shoplifting incident.  She asked the individual if she needed assistance in which the response “no” was given.  The manager then observed the individual being approached by another female who placed several items into the recognized female’s hands.  The two females stayed in the store for about ten more minutes and then exited without paying.  They were observed taking a specific bus route.  The manager described both females to officers.  This case is being investigated.


6:29PM- Officers were dispatched to Chapel Street for a report of an animal bite.  The complainant reported leaving her building from a rear exit when her neighbor’s dog came toward her and bit her right leg just above her ankle.  Officers observed a two inch scratch that had penetrated the skin.  At the time, the dog was being walked by a dog walker who refused to give her name and left the scene.  The dog was described as a small black and white dog that she knows belongs to her neighbor.  An officer tried to speak with the neighbor but she was not home.  This case is under investigation. 

11:42- Officers responded to Harvard Street for a shoplifting incident.  The reporting party stated while he was in the back of the store around 11:40 two males and a female entered the store.  He viewed one male putting an unknown amount of candy in his jacket pocket and the other male putting candy down his pants.  The female exited the store.  The employee confronted the males and they denied taking items and exited the store toward Commonwealth Avenue.  This case is being investigated.