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Monday, June 4, 2018

June 1st through June 3rd


10:58 AM - Police were dispatched to Pleasant Street to take a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim stated that she had put her unlocked bike in the front of her building's garden on Thursday 5/31. Friday morning the victim returned to the location she had left her bike to find it missing. Officers are trying to identify a suspect at this time.

1:12 PM - An officer responded to the area of Washington Street at Griggs Road for a report of a larceny of bicycle that had just occurred. The reporting party witnessed a young male, wearing beige pants and a light colored shirt take a bike from his neighbor's yard. The witness told police that he yelled at the suspect upon seeing him take the bike from over his neighbor's fence. Police canvassed the area and found a man that matched the witness' description where he immediately was honest with officers stating that he had taken the bike from that residence. The 23 year old Boston resident was placed under arrest.

9:52 PM - An officer at a traffic post was approached by a man who wanted to report that someone had broken into his car and stole a pair of sunglasses. The victim continued to tell the officer that around 5:00 PM that day, a witness approached the victim while he was making his way to his car. The witness told the victim that he watched a person in the parking lot attempt to gain access to vehicles and that one of them looked like his. The victim then observed that his car had been rummaged through and a pair of sunglasses had been stolen. Although the witness stated he saw the suspect attempt to gain access to more than one vehicle, Brookline PD has no other victims who had filed a report during the time this car break occurred.

11:00 PM - Police were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a past shoplifting Friday night. The responding officer spoke with the manager who stated they had observed footage of a man stuff approximately 6 graphic t-shirts into a bag a couple of hours prior. A follow-up has been requested.


10:00 AM - An officer was informed that a tree company was blocking pedestrian access on Marion Street Saturday morning. It was found that the company didn't have proper signage at the work site so an officer responded to Marion Street and spoke with the work foreman. The work foreman asked the officer to contact his supervisor to settle the matter. The company at hand has been warned numerous times by the Town of Brookline regarding Town By-Law Violations. On the basis of this incident, the owner of the company is being summonsed to Brookline District Court for Willful Violation of Town By-Law: Construction in the Streets.

12:31 PM - Officers responded to Park Street for a report of a missing ring. The reporting party stated that a family member's ring had went missing on May 31st. The reporting party was advised to follow up with places the ring may have gone missing. There is no more information at this time as police investigate the whereabouts of the ring.

9:58 PM - Police responded to Blake Road Saturday night for a past residential breaking and entering. The home owners told officers that their neighbor had seen a person walking around their property on Friday. On Saturday, the victims noticed that the rear door to their basement had been forced open. No property was reported missing and no other damage was reported at their residence. Police are continuing to investigate.


10:22 AM - An officer was dispatched to Monmouth Street to take a larceny report. Upon arrival, the officer was met with the victim who stated that her bicycle that she had placed in her unlocked shed was missing. No other items were taken from the victim's shed. This incident is under investigation.

1:36 PM - Police responded to Beacon Street Sunday afternoon to take a report of a past shoplifting. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with a store employee who stated that a female had stolen several items from the store a few days prior. After discussing with the owner, they decided against filling a report until a person, believed to be the same woman, entered the store on Sunday. After being confronted by store employees, she stated that she was not from the area and left the store. A follow up has been requested.

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