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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

Monday, December 3, 2018

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.

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