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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

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

3/19 and 3/20/18


An officer was dispatched at approximately 9:00 AM to take a fraud report on Dale St, regarding an internet scam involving an employment opportunity found online. The victim was hired by the company and asked to purchase a computer for the position, ensuring that he'd be fully reimbursed. The company asked for payment using gift cards. The proper reimbursement of the victim's funds was unsuccessful. Police are investigating.

An officer responded to Clinton Rd on Monday evening for a past Breaking and Entering, Larceny from a Motor Vehicle. The victim stated that two of his vehicles were broken into during the early morning hours of March 19th. Some loose change was stolen from both of the vehicles. 

Police are continuing to investigate the multiple reported car breaks that have occurred over the past few days. As a reminder, it's advised to keep any valuables within your car out of plain sight, in addition to securing both windows and doors within your vehicle(s). 


An officer was dispatched to Stearns Rd for a report of annoying text messages. Upon arrival, the victim stated that he has received numerous text messages from a person on Facebook, who told him he had won a sum of money through a Facebook promotion. The person claiming he had won the promotional contest acquired some of the victim's personal information over this short span of time. Due to the nature of the personal information the suspect acquired, it was advised that the Credit Bureau Fraud Department be contacted regarding the events that had transpired.

On Tuesday, there were two separate roll-over car accidents that took place in Brookline. One occurred on Beacon St/Winthrop Rd. around 9 AM, while the other took place around 1 o'clock in the afternoon on Clyde St. All occupants within the two roll-overs that occurred were not injured.

Monday, March 19, 2018

3/17 and 3/18


On Saturday, an officer responded to the front desk of the station for a package theft report. The victim stated that she was expecting a package to be sent to her home but had not received it yet. After some time, she tracked it and saw confirmation that it had already been delivered to her residence. This is an active case.


At approximately 9:00 AM, an officer responded to Leicester St for a Breaking and Entering and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle. The victim stated that he had parked in his driveway the night prior and noticed items missing from his vehicle that Sunday morning. A follow-up has been requested as police are continuing to investigate.

An officer responded to Clinton Rd for a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle on Sunday morning. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victims who stated that they had both parked their cars in the driveway the night prior. When returning to each of their vehicles that morning, they saw that their cars had been rummaged through, one of the vehicles missing some loose change. A follow-up will be conducted.

Around 3:30 PM, an officer responded to Buckminister Rd for a past Breaking and Entering and Larceny from 3 motor vehicles. The victim stated that the owners of the vehicles had parked them in their driveway on evening of 3/17. When going to the first vehicle that morning, he observed the glove box open and several items strewn around the car. Upon checking the other 2 vehicles, the victim observed strewn items within them, as well. Police are continuing to investigate.

On Sunday night, an officer responded to a call for a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle on Buckminster Rd. Upon arrival, an officer spoke with the victim who stated that he had parked his car in the driveway on Saturday afternoon. When he returned to the vehicle the next morning, he discovered that the middle console was open and its belongings had been scattered around the front seat area. 

*Brookline Police are continuing to investigate this string of Breaking & Entering/Breaking & Entering & Larceny of Motor Vehicle incidents that occurred over the weekend. It is advised that you place any valuables within your vehicle out of sight, in addition to making sure windows are rolled-up and that your vehicle is locked.