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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 crimereports.com
Thursday, November 21, 2019
At approximately 8:30 AM officers were dispatched to Fuller Street for a report of a larceny from a vehicle. Once on scene police met with the victim who told police the following: The victim left her house to go to her vehicle when she noticed the driver side door was not closed properly. She then realized someone had gone though her glove compartment and emptied the contents onto the passenger seat. The reporting party also noticed two missing pairs of sunglasses. Police are investigating
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
At approximately 9:20 AM officers were dispatched to Webster Street for a report of a larceny. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police the following; The victim is visiting the United States from Spain and had left her passport on a table in her hotel room, and when she returned to her room it was gone. Police are investigating.
November 19, 2019
At approximately 7:08 AM Officers were dispatched to Newton Street for a report of an accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle. First on scene was an off duty Brookline Police officer who immediately began CPR on the bicyclist with assistance from two witnesses. The bicyclist was transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition. Police are investigating.
Friday, November 8, 2019
At approximately 5:47 PM Officers were dispatched to Dudley Street for a report of a past breaking and entering. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told Police the following: At approximately 5:40 the reporting party was preparing dinner when she heard a loud "Bang" thinking that a tree had fallen onto the house she exited to house to investigate. After looking around the outside of the house they discovered the rear glass door of the house was smashed and some furniture had been moved around, but nothing was reported stolen. Police are investigating.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
At 12:07 PM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting. Once on scene Officers met with the loss prevention staff who told them the following. While in the store a loss prevention agent noticed an individual familiar to him for a past instance of shoplifting. After recognizing the suspect he watched him remove a coat off the rack, he then watched him put the coat on under his jacket in an attempt to conceal it and leave the store. Loss prevention confronted the suspect who admitted to attempted to steal the coat and agreed to wait for police. He was issued a citation for shoplifting and the items were returned.
November 5, 2019
At approximately 4:40 AM Officers were dispatched to Clinton Road for a report of a larceny from a car in progress. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told Police the following: The reporting party was asleep in his bed when he was awoken by the sound of a car horn, after hearing this he looked outside to his driveway where he noticed the interior lights of his vehicle were on and the drivers side door was ajar. He then exited his home and shouted at the person which caused him to flee the scene. Other units in the area reported seeing this suspect and attempted to catch him unsuccessfully. Police are investigating.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Monday, September 30, 2019
At approximately 7:09 PM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that he had placed his backpack containing his wallet and other personal items in an unlocked locker at a gym and proceeded to continue his workout, during his workout he received text messages from his bank informing him of potential fraudulent charges. After seeing these messages he went to his backpack and found his wallet missing. Police are investigating.
September 27, 2019
At approximately 11:40 AM Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a shoplifting. As police arrived on scene they were flagged down by the reporting party who brought their attention to the suspect who was emptying his backpack full of stolen merchandise into a shopping basket in an attempt to return the stolen goods. The store manager informed police that he recognized the suspect from a past unreported shoplifting. The suspect was placed in handcuffs and arrested for the shoplifting.
September 28, 2019
At approximately 2:07 PM a Brookline resident came to the front desk to report a past larceny from his vehicle that occurred around the 21st of September. The reporting party explained to police that he had parked his car in the rear of his building on Longwood Avenue, and then retrieved it on the 22nd at approximately 9AM. While driving he noticed a pair of binoculars missing, he then withdrew money from an ATM when he noticed 350.00 dollars missing from his account. A representative at the bank was able to find an image of a check that was fraudulently cashed using his checkbook. After this he realized that he was indeed missing his checkbook that was located in his glove box. Police are investigating.
September 29, 2019
At approximately 2:45 PM Officers were dispatched to Pond Avenue for two reported crimes that happened at approximately the same time. The reporting party told police that she was on a run around the Emerald Necklace path when a group of 4-5 young males ages 12-15 rode by on bicycles and slapped her on the buttocks. After this assault, the victim screamed and said she was calling the police which caused the suspect(s) to flee.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
At approximately 12:34 PM Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a recent shoplifting. Once on scene, Officers met with store employees who informed police what had happened. Employees noticed an individual conceal merchandise in a black backpack and then exited the store. Once the suspect exited the store he was confronted by an employee and told to return into the store and wait for police. The suspect returned into the store where he emptied the stolen contents of his bag on the floor and ran out of the store. Police eventually saw the suspect on the street and made contact. The suspect was then placed under arrest and booked at headquarters.
Friday, September 20, 2019
At approximately 5:15 Officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a roll over on LaGrange Street. Once on scene Officers spoke with the drivers and witnesses of the crash who all gave the similar accounts. Vehicle 1 was hit by vehicle 2 in the right side and caused the car to flip and roll over three times. No serious injuries were reported, and the driver of vehicle 2 was issued a citation for failure to yield at an intersection.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
At approximately 6:35 PM Officers were dispatched to School Street for a report of a past larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that they had moved in mid August and still had unpacked boxes left over from the move. In these boxes was a jewelry box containing expensive jewelry which was noticed missing by the reporting party. Police are investigating
Monday, September 9, 2019
At approximately 9:23 AM Officers responded to a report of a stolen bicycle on Beacon street. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who informed police that they had locked his bike up to a short pole at approximately 9:30 the night before. The next morning the reporting party returned to collect his bike and found it was missing. Officers are investigating.
September 7, 2019
At approximately 9:14 AM Officers responded to Sewall Avenue for a report of breaking and entering of a vehicle. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told Police that at approximately 9 AM they entered their vehicle and noticed their belongings had been moved and that the panel for the fuse box on the divers side was off and laying on the floor. Officers are investigating.
September 8, 2019
While on patrol at the intersection of Marion street and Beacon Street, Officers observed a grey sedan failing to maintain lane and then going down the wrong direction of travel down Marion Street. After seeing this, a BPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. After speaking to the driver police asked if the diver had anything to drink tonight to which they replied yes. Police then began field sobriety tests on the driver who failed all of the tests and was unsteady on his feet throughout the entire stop. Because of the failure to maintain lane, going down the wrong way on a road, and the failure of the sobriety tests the driver was placed under arrest and booked for DUI. When Officers attempted to cuff the suspect he began to resist and pull away from Officers attempting to cuff him. He was eventually cuffed after being taken to the ground and brought to the police station.