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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Monday, June 25th


10:33 AM - Monday morning, an officer was dispatched to the station to take a dog bite report. The victim of the bite explained that as he was walking along Washington Street he observed a dog tethered to a parking meter. The victim stated that the dog appeared calm and made the decision to pet the dog when it bit him. The owner of the dog came out of a near-by property and exchanged information with the victim. The officer spoke with the owner who was advised that tethering a dog on public property is a violation of the Town's leash law. She was advised that the Brookline Health Department would be contacted and conduct what is necessary on their end, to which the owner acknowledged. It was confirmed that the Retriever/Shepard breed is licensed with the Town of Brookline and up-to-date on his rabies vaccination. The owner was issued a Town of Brookline By-Law citation for Dog at Large, Bitten or Injuring a Person.

4:11 PM - An officer was dispatched to Commonwealth Ave to take a report on past bike theft. The victim stated that he had parked his bike against a railing in an alleyway at around 12:00 PM, securing it with a wire lock. He returned at approximately 4:00 PM and discovered his bike was stolen and the wire lock had been cut and left on the ground. This incident is being investigated.

9:17 PM - Police were dispatched to Winchester Street for a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle that was parked in a driveway. The officer was met by the caller who stated that she had parked her vehicle in the driveway on 6/24 at approximately 8:30 PM. When she came out on the night of 6/25 around 9:45 PM, she noticed that her windshield had been broken. Inside the broken windshield she observed a cologne bottle which had been used to damage the vehicle. The bottle of cologne was seized as evidence. Nothing was disturbed or missing within the victim's vehicle. This case is being investigated.

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