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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Monday, June 4th


9:30 AM - An officer assigned to the front desk Monday morning was met by a man who wanted to report a case of fraud. The man told the officer that he found a letter in the mail attempting to extort money from him, claiming that they knew a "secret" that they would reveal if he did not make the necessary payment. Similar cases have been previously reported. If you believe you are a victim, it's advised that you contact Brookline Police and file a report. This incident is being investigated.

12:12 PM - Officers responded to Park Street Monday afternoon for a report of a past larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party who stated on behalf of the victim that three of her rings had gone missing. This incident is being investigated.

1:26 PM - An officer stationed to the front desk at Brookline PD was met by a victim who wanted to report a past package theft that occurred on Wolcott Road. The victim stated that she had ordered a camera on the internet towards the end of May. Multiple e-mails notified her that her package had shipped and also provided her with a tracking number. The victim finally received another email saying that her package had been delivered to her residence. She reported that she had been home that day and that no one had come to her door to make a delivery, nor was a package left for her at her residence. This incident is being investigated.

7:14 PM - Several units responded to Freeman Street to take a report of a package theft Monday evening. The caller told police that he had witness two individuals open packages and throw the empty boxes into recycling bins on the sidewalk. While exiting his vehicle, a man on the other side of Freeman Street stated that he also witnessed these two individuals placing boxes into recycling bins. Officers were able to locate the two empty packages, each one addressed to two different addresses/addressees. Officers then spoke with one of the victims, a Babcock Street resident, that stated he and his girlfriend had been expecting a package in the mail over the last few days. At the time of reporting, Brookline PD was unable to reach the other victim of these package thefts for more information. The retrieved packaging was placed into evidence. This incident is being investigated.

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