Note to Readers:

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

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

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.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

November 13, 2019

At approximately 10:33 AM officers were dispatched to Summit Avenue for a report of a bike theft. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police the following: She had left her bike in the common hallway area outside of her apartment.  When she returned to the in the morning the bike was gone. Police are investigating 

At approximately 4:10 PM officers were dispatched to James Street for a report of a stolen package.  Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police the following. The victim had received an email that her packages had been delivered.  When she went to collect her package she found them ripped open and the contents were taken. Police are investigating. 


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

November 8, 2019

At approximately 11:13 AM officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of shoplifting. Once on scene officers met with loss prevention agents who gave police a description of the suspect.  An officer saw a person matching the suspect’s description further down on Commonwealth Avenue and made contact with the suspect. After identifying him it was discovered that he had active warrants for his arrest. He was placed under arrest for his warrants and for shoplifting. 

November 9, 2019

At approximately 6:00 PM officers were dispatched to Linden Street for a report of a stolen bicycle. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police the following: She locked her bicycle to a street sign on Linden Street on Wednesday (11/6), and when she went to retrieve it today (11/9), only the front tire was attached to the sign. Police are investigating.

November 11, 2019

At approximately 2:00 PM officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a hit and run of a parked vehicle. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told them that they had parked their car on the street the night before.  When the person returned to her car today (11/11) she noticed damage to the front of her vehicle.  Police are investigating.

Friday, November 8, 2019

November 7, 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

November 4, 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.


Monday, November 4, 2019

November 2, 2019

At approximately 12:42 PM officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting.  Once on scene officers met with an employee at the store who told police the following: The suspect entered the store around 12:30 PM and was wandering around, she then made her way to the phone accessories area where another costumer noticed her take something and place it into her pocket. After this she paid a phone bill and exited the store with the stolen item. Police used the phone number from her phone bill and were able to contact her and retrieve the stolen property and issue her a summons to court for shoplifting. 

November 3, 2019

On November third there was three separate incidents of cars being broken and items stolen.  Two of these incidents happened on Jamaica Road and one on Highland Avenue. All three of these incidents involved vehicles that were left unlocked. The thief targeted loose change, sunglasses and other small items. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

October 28, 2019

At approximately 9:15 AM while conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of Parkway road and Netherlands road, officers observed a vehicle fail to stop at the posted stop sign. After seeing this, a traffic stop was initiated. After identifying the driver it was discovered that he had active warrants for his arrest. After he was placed in handcuffs a pill bottle was found in his pocket containing prescription pills that were not prescribed to him resulting in additional charges.  

Monday, October 28, 2019

October 25, 2019

At approximately 2:59 AM officers were dispatched to Euston Street for a report of a breaking and entering. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police that she and her roommate left the home and went out.  When she returned later that night she discovered some of her items missing.  She observed a window near her bed was opened and dirt was on her bed, indicating a potential point of entry.  Police are investigating. 

October 26, 2019

At approximately 12:57 PM officers were dispatched to Clyde Street for a larceny report. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police that approximately 1:00 AM she returned home after a night out.  Later, at 3:00 AM she left her home for a brief moment and failed to secure her door. She returned to the home and fell asleep. Later that morning she discovered her wallet missing and presumed stolen and called the police.  Police are investigating. 

October 27, 2019

At approximately 7:00 PM officers were dispatched to Amory Street for a report of a past larceny. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police that he was away for the weekend. He stated he left on Thursday, October 24th, and left his bike in his garage. When he returned home on the 26th at approximately 4:00 PM his bike was gone. Police are investigating.

Thursday, October 24, 2019


October 23, 2019

At approximately 1:00 PM officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting. Once on scene officers met with the manager of the store who told them the following. At approximately 12:58 PM the manager observed a male in the store take several razors and conceal them under his coat and leave the store. The responding officer sent his photo from security cameras to all active officers and the suspect was located be another officer. The stolen items were returned and the suspect will be summonsed to court for shoplifting. 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

October 21, 2019

At approximately 7:25 AM officers were dispatched to the area of Fairbanks Road and Beacon Street for a report of a man with a knife threatening people on the MBTA Green line trolley. Once on scene officers began to search the area for the suspect and saw a man who matched the description walking towards Washington Street. Officers made contact with the suspect asking him if he was on the train and if he had a knife. The suspect confirmed that he was on the train, and that the knife was in a bag he was carrying. The reporting party then positively identified the suspect and the suspect was placed under arrest. 

October 22, 2019

 At approximately 3:30 PM dispatch received a call from Mount Auburn Hospital for a report of a cat bite that had occurred on Pearl Street. After contacting the victim they told police the following: at approximately 10:00 AM the victim was working in the home of the cat’s owner when she accidentally stepped on the cat which caused the cat to react and bite her ankle. The cat was not up to date on vaccinations and will be quarantined for testing. 

At approximately 6:00 PM officers were dispatched to Hyslop road for a report of a past larceny from a motor vehicle. Once on scene officers met with the victim who told police the following: Approximately three days earlier, on the October 19th, the victim went to her car to retrieve her sunglasses.  She noticed her personal items strew about the inside of the car and the center console was opened in the upright position. The only items she noticed missing was loose change from the center console. Initially she did not report the crime to the police. But after hearing about similar car breaks in the neighborhood she felt she should report it.  Police are investigating. 

Thursday, October 17, 2019

October 15, 2019 
At approximately 7:15 PM Officers responded to a report of an assault that just occurred in the area of 1773 Beacon Street. Once on scene officers met with the victim who told police the following: She stated that she had parked her car on Dean Road near Beacon Street and proceeded to cross the street.  As she was approaching the church, she was shoved from behind and fell to the ground.  The suspect then attempted to remove the victim’s backpack, while shouting racial insults and threatening further violence.  The victim began to fight back, kicking and screaming which caused her attacker to flee.  She then fled to the church and waited for police to arrive.  The suspect is described as a middle age, black male, with a medium build, approximately six feet tall.  Police are investigating.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

October 15, 2019

At approximately 10:28 AM officers were dispatched to the corner of Beacon and Saint Paul Streets for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Once on scene police noticed a traffic light that was struck and damaged.  Police interviewed witnesses who told police the following: They heard a loud noise from the crash and saw a grey Volvo drive over the pole then leave the scene. After clearing the scene, Officers noticed a trail of fluid on the road near the crash and followed it.  After a brief investigation they discovered a grey Volvo with front bumper damage.  After identifying the driver he was issued citations for leaving the scene of a crash and other traffic offenses. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

October 11, 2019

At approximately 9:20 AM Officers met with a resident on Harvard Street to report a past larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who informed Police that she had left her purse in the bathroom at work.  When she returned to retrieve it was not there. The purse contained currency and gift cards which were now missing. Police are investigating.

October 12, 2019

At approximately 8:46 AM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting. Once on scene Officers spoke with the loss prevention agent on scene who told police the following: He observed the suspect enter the store with a opened backpack and approach the electronics section. The suspect then placed a Fitbit and smartwatch into the opened bag and closed it, then proceeded to the exit. Before he could exit he was confronted by loss prevention and he fled the store ditching the backpack in the store. Police are investigating.

October 13, 2019

At approximately 8:00 PM Officers were dispatched to Netherlands Road for a report of a stolen bicycle.  Officers met with the reporting party who told police he had seen his bike at approximately 1:00 PM on his front porch unlocked.  When he returned at around 5:30 PM the bike was missing and presumed stolen. Police are investigating.

October 14, 2019

At approximately 1:15 PM Officers were dispatched to Clark Road for a report of a larceny from a vehicle. On arrival officers met with the caller who told Police that around 12:30 PM he went to his vehicle and found the driver’s side door opened and items were missing from the glove compartment and center console. Police are investigating.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

October 9, 2019

At approximately 8:04 PM Officers were dispatched to Linden Street for a report of a suspicious person peering into a windows. Once on scene Officers made contact with an individual matching the description.  The person began giving police an excuse for his actions stating that he owns property on the street, but was unable to give an address.  After a brief investigation it was discovered he had two warrants for his arrest and was taken into custody. 

Monday, October 7, 2019

October 5, 2019

At approximately 9:36 AM Officers were dispatched to Webster Street for a report of a past larceny. Once on scene, Officers met with the reporting party who told Police the following: They had left their hotel room to run an errand.  On their way out they stopped by the front desk and requested their room be cleaned.  When they returned to the room they noticed a "Do Not Disturb" sign hanging from their doorknob, this was odd because they did not put it there.  As they entered the room they noticed their luggage had been rummaged through and some jewelry was stolen from a suitcase. Police are investigating. 

October 7, 2019

At approximately 8:57 AM Officers were dispatched to South Street to serve an arrest warrant on a wanted suspect who was being released from the Hospital. The suspect was wanted on two warrants out of Dorchester and was placed under arrest without incident.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

September 30, 2019

At approximately 6:56 AM Brookline Police along with the Boston Police Fugitive Unit responded to Woodbine Street in Roxbury to serve an arrest warrant on a wanted suspect. The suspect had active warrants out of Brookline, Dorchester and Malden for multiple felonies. The suspect was located by Police and was placed under arrest.

October 2, 2019

At approximately 6:04 AM Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of breaking and entering of a business during the early morning.  Once on scene Officers met with the managers who told them the following; the first employee arrived at work and found the side door to the building ajar.  After going inside and checking the office, the store’s safe was found open and emptied. In the side alleyway near the compromised door, a latex glove was discovered. Police are investigating.  

Monday, September 30, 2019

September 26, 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.

Further down the Emerald Necklace path these same suspects rode past another female victim. One of the suspects distracted the victim by waving a hand close to her face, while another one of the suspects, who matched the description of the male who committed the assault snatched her cell phone from her hand. Police are investigating.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

September, 24, 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.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

September 23, 2019

At approximately 8:13 PM Police Detectives served an arrest warrant for a stolen bicycle.  The wanted party was located at a known homeless encampment near the Boston University Bridge. With the assistance from the Boston University Police and a Massachusetts State Trooper, the suspect was located and placed under arrest without incident.

Monday, September 23, 2019

September 20, 2019

At approximately 11:27 AM Beacon and Kent Street, Officers observed a vehicle with defective equipment. After checking the operator’s license status it was discovered that the driver had a warrant for his arrest. The operator was arrested without incident.

September 22, 2019

At 12:40 PM Officers were dispatched to Columbia Street for a report of a stolen bicycle. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police that their bicycle was stored unlocked under their front porch and that now it was missing. Police are investigating.

Friday, September 20, 2019

September 19, 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.






Wednesday, September 18, 2019

September 17, 2019

At approximately 8:00 AM officers responded to a report of a fight between two dogs on Brookline Avenue. The reporting party stated he was with his dog off leash at a park when dog "Went after" his dog over a ball, and left a cut on the dogs left shoulder.  Both dogs are up to date on all vaccinations and a citation was issued to the owner of the aggressor dog. 

At approximately 7:33 PM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting in progress. The suspect reportedly had ran out of the store with the merchandise prior to police arriving on scene.  Once on scene officers searched the surrounding area and discovered a person matching the description.  Contact was made. Officers observed the man appeared out of breath as if he was just running.  After some questioning, the man admitted to stealing from the store. He was then placed under arrest for shoplifting. 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

September 16, 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 16, 2019

September 12, 2019

At approximately 9:54 PM Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting that recently occurred. Once on scene Officers spoke with the supervisors who were working that day. They informed Police that they observed a suspect in his late twenties seen placing items in a large white bag, then leaving without paying for the items. Police are investigating.

September 13, 2019
At approximately 2:00 PM while conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Beacon Street, an Officer saw an individual who matched the description of a wanted person.  This sighting was put over the radio so Officers could be on the look out. A short time later an Officer saw a subject matching the above description and attempted to stop him.  The suspect complied and was placed under arrest. The subject was wanted for a warrant out Rhode Island. 

September 14, 2019

At approximately 5:45 PM Officers responded to a call of a report of multiple individuals smoking marijuana in a parked car behind a business on Washington Street. Once on scene officers detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana.  Officers made contact with the individuals and advised them that it is illegal to consume marijuana in public. While identifying the occupants, one of them was identified as a person who had a warrant out for his arrest. The individual was arrested and the other occupants were issued citations for bylaw violations for consuming marijuana in a vehicle.
September 15, 2019

While on patrol at approximately 2:57 AM Police were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a larceny in progress. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that he witnessed three (3) individuals using what appeared to be an electric angle grinder to cut a chain off a locked moped. The suspects were successful in cutting the chain but were unable to take the scooter and left the scene. Officers towed the scooter for safe keeping and to further investigate.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

September 11, 2019

At approximately 3:41 PM Officers responded to a report of smoke in a building on Addington Road. Members from the Brookline Fire Department arrived on scene and made their way into the building.  They observed smoke in the hallway.  Fearing for the safety of the resident, the firefighters made entry in the apartment. The source of the smoke was from food in an oven that had been left unattended.  The resident of the apartment returned home shortly after and was informed of the situation.  No structure damage was reported. 





Wednesday, September 11, 2019

September 10, 2019

At approximately 12:54 PM Officers were dispatched to Coolidge Corner for a report of a shoplifting that had just occurred.  Once on scene officers met with the manager who told police that a person wearing a black backpack had entered the store and stole multiple articles of clothing then exited out the front entrance. The suspect was not located.  Police are investigating. 

At 7:03 PM Officers were dispatched to Saint Mary's Street for a report of a stolen bicycle. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who informed them that at approximately 6:00 PM he parked his bike in the rear of the building to make a delivery. He stated he did not lock the bike. He returned to the area approximately 20 minutes later and realized the bike was gone. The reporting party and police searched the area but could not locate the bike. Police are investigating. 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

September 9, 2019

At approximately 8:30 PM Officers were dispatched to Amory Street for a report of a stolen moped. Once on scene, Officers met with the reporting party who told police that his moped was on the sidewalk attached to a stop sign at the corner of Amory and Dummer Street at approximately 10:00 AM. The reporting party told police that they then went to work. When they returned at approximately 8:30 PM the moped was missing. Police are investigating. 

Monday, September 9, 2019

September 6, 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.


Friday, September 6, 2019

September 5, 2019

At approximately 5:30 PM Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for the report of a stolen bike. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that he had left his bike unlocked, leaning against a tree and went into a store. While in the store the reporting party was alerted by another patron that someone just stole his bike. The reporting party began to chase after the suspect. The reporting party was able to flag down a Boston University Police Officer who attempted to help him locate the bike. The bike was equipped with a GPS tracking device and after a brief search was found dumped in a nearby alleyway. The reporting parties’ saddle bags (which were attached to the bike) appeared to be mostly undisturbed; however a large amount of cast was missing.  Police are investigating.


September 4, 2019

At approximately 9:46 AM Officers were dispatched to Green Street for the report of a past breaking and entering to a motor vehicle.  Officers met with the reporting party who informed police that he parked his car on September 2nd and went to work.  He returned to his vehicle on September 4th and noticed his glove compartment open and the contents emptied onto the passenger seat.  Police are investigating.

At approximately 10:54 AM Officers responded to a report of a stolen package on Pleasant Street. The reporting party stated that they had received a notification from Amazon showing that their package had been delivered, but there was no package found. Police are investigating.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

 September 2, 2019

At approximately 4:10 PM Officers responded to several reports of a tall male, wearing maroon pants and white T-shirt walking on Walnut Street throwing fireworks at and near people. Upon arrival Police made contact with a man who matched the description. The man then became aggressive and irate and began shouting and swearing at police.  He refused to stop and answer any questions.  Officers attempted to quell the situation by advising the man the reason for stop but he continued to yell and swear, and refused to cooperate with police. A witness then identified the man as being the same man who was setting off fireworks moments before. The man was then placed under arrest for Disturbing the Peace, Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Fireworks and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (box cutter).

September 3, 2019

At approximately 10:00 AM Officers responded to a report of a man threatening people with a knife and screaming on Babcock Street. Once on scene officers observed a person matching the description. The suspect told police that he had put the knife in his car. Officers spoke with multiple witnesses who gave matching stories of what transpired. The witnesses told police that the suspect was swearing and yelling and threatening to kill them. The suspect was then placed under arrest for 4 counts of Assault with a Danger Weapon and possession of a Class B substance.