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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

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Wednesday, October 10th

11:55 AM- Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a bike theft.  The reporting party reported he locked his bicycle to the bike rack in a garage on Beacon St.  On 10/10/18 around 8:00 AM he noticed his bike was missing and the lock had been cut.  He had last seen his bike on the morning of 10/6/18.  The bicycle is described as a specialized Allez road bike, white with black writing and red rims.  The motorcycle left behind was determined to be stolen.  The motorcycle was identified and returned to the owner.  This case is being investigated.

12:23 AM- While on patrol an officer observed three motorcycles, operated by three drivers traveling in the right lane eastbound on Beacon St towards Washington Square.  The motorcycles were traveling at a slow speed, swerving left and right and it appeared they were having difficulty with one of the motorcycles.  The officer determined after further observation the operators of the two motorcycles on the left and right were attempting to push start the motorcycle in the middle.  The officer activated the vehicle overhead lights in an attempt to approach the motorcycles.  The drivers observed the cruiser lights, the individual having trouble with the motorcycle he/she was operating dropped the motorcycle at the intersection of Beacon St and Dean Rd and got on the back of another motorcycle and both operators fled eastbound on Beacon St at a high speed.  Nearby officers were then notified of two motor bikes traveling at a high speed around the location.  This case is under investigation.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Tuesday, October 9th

7:59 AM- A report of a break and entering was made on Arlington Rd.  An officer spoke with the victim and a neighbor.  The victim reported arriving home the previous night on 10/8/18 around 9:25 PM and noticing the side gate to the backyard was open.  The resident closed the door and continued into the front door by unlocking it.  Officers observed a bedroom window to be forced open, damage to the frame and items knocked over.  This case is under investigation.

6:30 PM- An officer was dispatched to Beacon Street for a bike theft report.  An officer spoke to the reporting party who stated she used a cable lock to secure her blue Schwinn bike to a parking sign behind Beacon St on Webster St sometime in the early afternoon on 10/4/18 or 10/5/18.  The reporting party was away for the weekend and attempted to retrieve the bike around 11:40 AM today but noticed the cable lock was cut and the bike was missing.  This case is being investigated.

8:00 PM- A report of a larceny was made on Edgehill Road.  The reporting party reported that in October of 2017 his family hired an individual to conduct housework three times a week for a few hours each day.  They have not had issues with the worker besides cancellations that have been addressed and stopped.  On 10/8/18 around 6:30 PM the reporting party put a large amount of money in a bank envelope and stowed it until dinner when the envelope was to be given to another individual.  The reporting party went to retrieve the envelope at 9:00 PM and found it was gone.  The only people in the home from the time the money was put away and the time it was found missing was the reporting party, his wife, kids, friend who was to receive the money, and the worker.  The family attempted to call and email the worker multiple times and received no response.  The worker also failed to show up for work the next day.  This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Monday, October 8th

An officer was dispatched to Grove St for a larceny of a bicycle.  An officer spoke with the reporting party who reported her daughters Trek 10 speed bicycle had been stolen sometime between 9:30 AM on Saturday Oct 5th and 2:30 AM on Sunday Oct 6th.  The bike had been left in the driveway of her home and had a thick cable lock securing the frame to the wheel but was not secured to a fixed object.  The bike has a white colored frame with teal colored flowers, a brown leather seat and matching handlebars, a side pouch frame over the rear tire and decorative snap-on-flowers on the spokes.  The bike also has pink electronic handlebars.

4:15 PM- Officers were dispatched to Greenway Court for a report of a stolen license plate.  The reporting party arranged to have her car shipped from her previous home in another state to her new home in Brookline.  She was notified her vehicle would not arrive on the day it was originally set to arrive due to a breakdown of the vehicle transporting the car.  She was told her car would not arrive until 10/8/18.  Her car was dropped off at her address in Brookline around 4:00 PM on 10-8-18 but was missing her registration plate.  This case is under investigation.

6:20 PM- A report of a larceny was made on Freeman Street.  The reporting party reported she entered her room on 10/7/18 to retrieve her wristlet containing money but could not find it.  She stated she had last seen her wristlet with the money inside approximately two weeks prior.  She reported building management sent inspectors into her apartment to inspect three days ago.  None of her roommates were home at the time.  This case is being investigated.

Sunday, October 7th

3:27 AM- Officers were dispatched to Boylston St for an erratic male operator occupying a white Jeep asleep in the car.  Officers observed the vehicle upon arrival as well as another vehicle behind it with the hazard lights flashing.  The person inside told officers the vehicle in front of him had been stopped for around 6 minutes with the driver asleep inside.  The officer approached the vehicle and observed the driver asleep.  He knocked on the door and window numerous times in an attempt to wake him but could not.  The officer opened the driver’s door and the driver woke up.  After being asked to put the car in park and remove the keys from the ignition the driver reported he had four to five drinks at the Red Sox game.  He was unaware of the time.  The driver failed to complete the field sobriety tests with satisfaction.  A citation was issued for OUI-L and impeded operation.  Criminal charges are pending.

11:30 AM- Officers were dispatched to Thorndike St for a larceny.  The reporting party reported his wife ordered a package.  He received an email that the package was delivered on October 5th around 2:36 PM.  When he went to retrieve the package at 5:00 PM it was not there.  He was not concerned at the time because his neighbor often receives his mail by mistake.  He asked the neighbor if he had received his package by mistake and received a response of no on October 7th and that his neighbor’s package was also missing.  Brookline Police was contacted and both cases are under investigation.

7:50 PM- A report of a bike theft was made on Egmont St.  The reporting party stated he locked his bike up to a pole using a cable lock around 11:00 PM on 10/6/18.  He returned around 11:30 AM on 10/7/18 to find his lock cut and his bike missing from the pole.  The bike is described as a black and orange Mongoose HotShot.  This case is being investigated.

Saturday, October 6th

Approximately 2:55AM officers responded to the area of Thorndike Street. A Female victim reported she had been sexually assaulted at approximately 2:30AM. She was walking home from a friend’s house on Commonwealth ave. An unknown male approached her in the area of 1202 Com Av and started to make conversation, the victim declined to engage in conversation. The subject then took the victims phone and keys from her hands. The victim continued walking towards her home and was grabbed and pulled into an alley near Thorndike Street. The subject sexually assaulted the victim and choked her. She was able to get herself to a safe place.  Quick thinking by the victim and her friends who came to her assistance, helped provide the Police with valuable information that lead them to locating the subject in the area of Brighton Av and Harvard Street approximately a half hour later. 

Officers found two swastika symbols carved into the paint on a cell room bench.  The damage was created by a prior prisoner.  This prisoner is being summonsed to court for the malicious damage.

Thursday, October 4th

A report of a larceny from a building was made at the station.  The reporting party reported her wallet had been stolen and then returned to her.  On Tuesday 10/2/18 around 4:00 PM the reporting party was in the student center at Newbury College.  She used the bathroom and left her wallet behind.  It was gone when she returned.  She reported the incident to the Campus security.  On 10/4/18 around 2:00 PM the victim was notified by Campus Security that her wallet was mailed to their office.  She found that the contents inside were missing and the mailing envelope had no return address.  This case is under investigation

8:44 PM- Officers were dispatched to Longwood Ave for a report of a package theft.  The reporting party told an officer he received an email stating his package had been delivered to the foyer of his apartment building at 4:56 PM.  When he returned home at 6:00 PM the package was not there.  The reporting party reported the other packages in the foyer looked undisturbed.  This case is being investigated.