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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Tuesday, August 7th

6:45 PM- An officer was dispatched to Thorndike Street for a report of a past larceny.  The reporting party stated that her laptop had been taken from her bedroom.  She reported that she left her home on August 2nd around 6:00 AM to go on a trip.  She believed she left her laptop on her bed plugged into her laptop’s charger.  When she returned home on August 7th around 1:30 AM she discovered her laptop was missing.  She was sure that she did not take the laptop with her on her trip and claimed she looked everywhere for it when she returned.  The officer spoke to the roommate that was home who informed him that on August 3rd she had a social gathering in her and the complainants apartment.  There had been between fifteen and twenty people in the apartment between 9:30 PM and 12:30 AM.  She did not know everyone at the party.  The roommate claimed to have closed her roommate’s door which was left unlocked.  She does not recall seeing anyone enter the bedroom.  Alcohol was a component in the gathering so the focus was not on ensuring the bedroom remained unoccupied by the guests.  This case is being investigated.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Monday, August 6th

1:30 PM- Animal control responded to a report of a dog bite that occurred on 8/3/18 on the corner of Bonad and Asheville Road.  The reporting party stated that she was walking her dog when she noticed another dog walker with a dog.  She began to walk away.  The approaching dog walker told her that his dog was friendly and continued to approach her and her dog.  He gave both his dog and hers treats.  When he gave a treat to her dog, his dog attacked hers.  No injuries were observed at first but when owner of the attacked dog got home, she noticed a laceration on her dog’s chest.  The other dog walker in the incident confirmed the claims when contacted and stated that his dog has not done this before.  The dog walker was cited for injuring another domestic animal.

2:55 PM- An officer responded to Heath Street for a larceny report.  The caller told the officer that she removed her jewelry on Tuesday the 31st to prepare for an appointment.  She left her jewelry in her apartment for safe keeping.  When she went to put on her jewelry the following morning she could not locate it.  She continued to search for it until 8/6/18 when she reported the items missing.  The officer tried to help the caller look around her apartment in case she misplaced the items but they did not find them.  This case is under investigation.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Saturday, August 4th

1:19 PM- An officer responded to a call regarding a larceny on Hammond Pond Parkway. 
The caller explained to the officer on scene that around 12:00 PM she was looking through her drawer in her bedroom and noticed it seemed a “little empty”.  Upon looking around she noticed jewelry missing.  These findings led her to inspect her closet.  There she noticed items were moved around.  Her office had been tampered with as well.  The item taken from her office contained personal information regarding her accounts.  The caller looked throughout the rest of the apartment and found no other items to be missing or moved.  After inquiry the officer was made aware that no one else had keys to the apartment besides management or maintenance but, they had not stopped by recently. 
This case is under investigation.

5:35 PM- A report was made on several bicycle thefts occurring to the same Brookline resident.

The first bicycle theft occurred on 7/8/18 to 7/9/18. A blue children’s bicycle was stolen from the reporting party’s front walkway.  The bicycle was unlocked.

The second bicycle theft occurred between the overnight hours of 7/28/18 into 7/29/18.  A blue Giant brand adult bicycle and grey Giant brand adult bicycle were stolen from the caller’s front walkway.  The bikes were locked to each other but not to an immovable object.    

The third bicycle theft occurred in the late evening to overnight hours of 8/1/18 into 8/2/18.  A 2016 silver Raleigh Cadent 2 adult bicycle was stolen from the reporting party’s backyard.  The bicycle and gate leading to the backyard were both unlocked. 

6:00 PM- An officer was dispatched to Highland Road for a report of a theft of a license plate.  The caller stated that he noticed his license plate was missing from the front of his vehicle on 8/4/18 but does not recall the last instance when he saw the plate on the vehicle.  This case is under investigation.