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

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tuesday, May 14th


2:00PM: Police were dispatched to Boylston Street for a loud dispute. Upon arrival, officers noticed several scratch marks on the male’s face. He reported that he was walking by a vehicle with his dog when he became involved in a verbal altercation with the female driver. The driver then ran out of the vehicle and struck the man in the face. The female will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.
4:25PM: A citizen came to the police station to report an incident of road rage on Beacon Street and Marion Street. The reporting party told police that at 8AM this morning, he was walking across Marion Street and Park Street when a vehicle did not stop for him. The pedestrian hit the vehicle with his umbrella as it went by. The driver then stopped in the middle of the intersection, got out of the vehicle, and threatened the pedestrian. The driver was charged with threatening to commit a crime. The pedestrian was charged for malicious damage of a vehicle.
4:29PM: Officers were approached by a citizen on Pleasant Street who stated her purse had been stolen. The reporting party was at the Coolidge Corner Library from approximately 3PM to 4PM. She noticed her purse was missing from the children’s room at 4PM. While using the “Find my IPhone” app officers located the purse in a trash can in the bathroom. The reporting party is still missing her white and brown L’arcobaleno wallet. This case is under investigation.
4:46PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting and trespassing. Several employees noticed a woman enter the store who had previously been given a “No Trespass” order. The female quickly left the store without approaching a register. Officers located a woman matching the description and found multiple stolen items in her possession. The suspect was arrested for shoplifting and trespassing.
5:30PM: Officers responded to Harvard Street for a report of a past package theft. The reporting party stated that she received a notification from Amazon that her package had been delivered today at 1:38PM. She returned home at 4:38PM but could not locate the package. The missing parcel was left in a vestibule behind a locked door. Police are investigating.
6:30PM: An Officer was on Dean Road when a vehicle passed by him without a registration sticker. A query of the vehicle came back as stolen. The car ran several stop signs before stopping for officers. The man was placed under arrest. He was charged with receiving a stolen vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon.
10:14PM: Several units were dispatched to the area of Brookline Village for a report of a person threatened with a firearm. The reporting party told police he had just purchased marijuana from a Marijuana dispensary and was walking home. He heard a man in a squeaky bicycle approach him and ask for a cigarette. The reporting party said he did not have one and crossed the street. He then saw the same man again and worried he was being followed. While walking up Davis Avenue he heard the squeaky wheel again. When the reporting party turned around, the suspect appeared to be holding a small pistol and said “give me the weed or I will shoot you.” Officers in the area located the man responsible. He was arrested for attempting armed robbery and resisting arrest.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Monday, May 13th

1:01PM: Police were dispatched to a residence on High Street for malicious damage. The reporting party arrived home on Sunday, May 12th, at 10:45PM. She discovered what appeared to be urine on the living room floor near her television. The reporting party also noticed water had been poured on both her televisions. The front door was left unsecured. Police are investigating.

3:18PM: Officers responded to Sumner Road for a larceny of a bicycle. The reporting party last saw his mountain bike in his garage at 9:30PM on Sunday, May 12th. At 11:30AM today, he noticed the bicycle had been stolen. The garage had been left opened overnight. The bike is described as yellow or orange with a Range Rover racing sticker on it. This case is under investigation.

Sunday, May 12th

2:48AM: Police were dispatched to a Bakery on Harvard Street for a report of an armed robbery. The reporting party told police he arrived at work at 1:40AM. He heard a noise and was confronted by a man armed with a knife. The man demanded the victim to “get back” and then the suspect escaped. He stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the registers. The subject was described as a white male wearing all black with a black ski mask. Police are investigating this case.
8:07AM: An anonymous person came to the Police Station to turn in a found tan purse and set of keys. The person said they found the purse in Brookline Village. No one has inquired about the items. The purse is now being secured in an evidence locker.
4:51PM: Officers responded to a report of stolen bicycles on Saint Paul Street. The reporting party stated that at noon today he noticed his two bicycles missing from the garage. He last saw both bicycles on Saturday, May 11th, at 7PM. The reporting party shares the garage with two other tenants and is unsure whether the door was left open or not. One bike is a Cannondale brand mountain bike and the other is a Specialized brand road bike. This case is under investigation.
6:07PM: Police were called to Lowell Road for a report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the reporting party who stated he last saw his bicycle mid-morning Saturday, May 11th. He noticed today that his silver Fuji brand 12 speed road bike was missing. The reporting party left his bicycle unsecured against the left side of his house. Police are investigating.

Saturday, May 11th

12:06AM: Police were dispatched to Green Street for a report of larceny. The two reporting parties told officers they observed a man steal a bottle of alcohol. When they attempted to speak with the man, he fled. They called police and officers were able to locate an individual matching the description of the suspect. Officers conducted a Show-Up ID and the reporting parties determined this man was the suspect who stole alcohol from their business. The man was summonsed for larceny.

11:48AM: Officers responded to a report of larceny on Commonwealth Avenue. Police spoke to an employee of the gym. He stated that a suspicious woman entered the business at approximately 9AM to use the restroom. The female left approximately an hour later. At 11:45AM, a woman noticed her bag had been stolen from the locker room. The suspect is described as a white female, 5’4, thin build, septum nose ring, and an undercut with a bun. Police are investigating.


12:24AM: There was a report of a stolen scooter on Francis Street. The reporting party told police she locked her Scooter to the bicycle rack at Pierce School on Thursday, May 9th. She accidentally left it overnight and noticed that at 8AM on Friday, May 10th, the Scooter was missing. The lock was still attached to the bike rack. Police are investigating.


8:45PM: Police were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a stolen scooter. The vehicle has been locked to a meter since January. The reporting party last saw the scooter today, May 11th, at 11AM. This evening at around 8:30PM, she noticed it was missing. The vehicle is described as a 2013 Lance Cali Classic Scooter. This case is being investigated.

9:03PM: A female reported the larceny of her wallet from a Hotel on Webster Street. The reporting party stated that she checked into the hotel at 3PM today. She left the room from 3:20PM to 4:20PM. At 4:50PM, she noticed her wallet was missing. Police are investigating.

Friday, May 10th

2:06PM: A student approached an officer at Brookline High School to report a bicycle theft.  The reporting party stated that he parked his bike in the bike rack near the main entrance of school at approximately 8:20AM on Thursday, May 9th. When he returned at 2:50PM, the bike was gone. The bike is described as a black Raleigh Cadet Hybrid 1. The bicycle was left unsecured in the bike rack during the day. This case is under investigation.
4:13PM: Police were dispatched to Bartlett Crescent for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party showed officers a two inch slash mark in his tire. He stated he parked his car on Thursday, May 9th at approximately 5PM. When he went to drive to work this morning at 5:30AM, he noticed one his tires was flat. Further inspection of the area showed that other vehicle’s tires were damaged as well. Police are investigating this incident.
8:25PM: Officers were dispatched to Brookline Music School for a report of a past larceny. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting party that stated his headphones had been stolen. He left his wireless headphones charging in the building’s basement recording studio. He reports leaving the basement unattended for 5 minutes at 3:15PM. When he returned, his headphones were missing. The item is described as solid gray Apple Inc. Beats by Dre. Police are investigating.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Thursday, May 9th

10:24PM: A man approached an officer at the intersection of Harvard Street and Fuller Street to report a stolen bicycle. The reporting party locked his bike to a meter out front of a restaurant at 9:45PM. When he went outside at 10:15PM his bicycle was missing. While police attempted to find witnesses, a restaurant owner informed officers that the parking meter head was broken and could be lifted off the pole. Police believe this is how the bicycle was stolen. The bike is described as a black, blue, and white Fit brand BMX bicycle. This case is under investigation. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Monday, May 6th

8:56AM: A citizen came to the Police station to report the past theft of his bicycle. The man stated that he locked his bike in a secured storage area of St. Paul Street in October of 2018. This Saturday, May 4th 2019, the reporting party discovered that his bike was no longer there. The bike is a 16 Trek X-Caliber that was locked using a “U-Lock.” This case is under investigation.

10:01AM: Police were dispatched to Park Street for a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny. The reporting party told officers his bike had been stolen from the rear hallway. Officers also observed considerable damage to the side door. The reporting party’s girlfriend noticed slight damage at 11AM on Sunday, May 5th but most of the door was still intact. Police are investigating.

12:01PM: There was a report of an animal bite on Waverly Street. The reporting party told police she was walking her dog when she walked past another person walking their dog. The other dog was acting aggressively and pounced in the direction the reporting party’s dog. She didn’t notice her dog was bleeding until they got home. The other owner was issued a citation for the animal bite.

6:03PM: Officers were dispatched to a residence on Kent Street for a report of larceny. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting party. She stated that she could not find two pieces of jewelry and presumed they were stolen. This case is under investigation.

8:11PM: Police responded to a bike theft on Beacon Street. The reporting party claimed that when he left for work this morning at 7:30AM he noticed his bike was missing. The cut bike lock was found at the scene. On Saturday May 4th at 7:50AM, surveillance footage shows a white male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue pants, blue and white sneakers, and carrying a gray bag steal the bicycle. This case is under investigation.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Sunday, May 5th

8:48AM: Police were dispatched to White Place for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party stated that on May 3rd she noticed several eggs had been thrown at the rear of the house. This portion of the home faces the bridge connecting to the Boylston Street playground. This is the second time the house has been hit with eggs. Police are investigating this case. 

Saturday, May 4th

11:36AM: Officers were dispatched to an apartment building on Dean Road for a report of larceny. The reporting party that stated multiple items were taken from her sister-in-law’s home. Police noticed the broken lock on the storage container and observed several boxes to be ripped open. There were also multiple items missing from inside the apartment. Police are investigating. 

6:27PM: Police responded to Beacon Street for a report of past bicycle theft. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the reporting party. He stated that he locked his bike at 11AM to a meter pole. Officers walked the route where the bicycle was parked and could not locate it. The bike is a black Zoyo bicycle that was locked with a black coil key lock. This case is under investigation. 

Friday, May 3rd

1:50PM: Police were dispatched to Hammond Street for a report of malicious damage to a vehicle. The reporting party stated that she was driving down Hammond Street when at the last second she noticed a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. She claimed that since she was in traffic, stopping abruptly would have caused an accident. The driver then watched the pedestrian throw something at her car and heard a loud bang. The reporting party pulled over and noticed two dents above the passenger side door. The driver attempted to speak with the woman but she fled and could not be located by police. This case is under investigation. 

Thursday, May 2nd

2:21PM: Police responded to Egmont Street for a report of a past larceny. On Saturday, April 27th, the reporting party arrived home with her son and hid $7,000 in cash in a white envelope inside a drawer. This morning, she went to retrieve the money but could not locate it. The reporting party and her son searched the entire house without luck. They believe the money was stolen sometime between 9AM on Monday, April 29th and 5:30PM on Wednesday, May 1st. Police are investigating.

9:36PM: Officers were dispatched to multiple locations within Sectors 8 and 9 for a report of political signs being taken. On Hammond Street, police noticed several signs missing from multiple homes. Signs were taken from both public and private properties. There were thefts of this nature on at least five different streets in the area. People should avoid putting signs on public property as the town may take them. This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, April 30th

2:24PM: Officers were dispatched to Waverly Street for a breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that he parked his car in his open garage at 1PM on Sunday, April 28th. On Tuesday at 1PM, the reporting party noticed his vehicle had been rummaged through. He found the center console open and five dollars in quarters were missing. The vehicle was left unlocked. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Monday, April 29th

1:08AM: Police were dispatched to Tappan Street for a report of breaking and entering in progress. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting parties. They told police that they heard the sound of glass breaking at 1:05AM. They called out to the person, hoping it was one of their downstairs tenants. When no one responded, they called police. Officers quickly searched the area but could not locate the suspect. The front door was found ajar. Nothing appeared to be missing from the home. This case is under investigation.

8:54AM: Officers responded to Oakland Road for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated she parked her car at around 6PM on Sunday, April 28th. On Monday morning at 8AM, she discovered that her car had been rummaged through overnight. The vehicles center console was open and its contents were on the passenger seat. The reporting party stated that approximately $20.00 in quarters was missing and presumed stolen from the middle console. Police are investigating.

5:26PM: There was a report of a package theft on Marion Street. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting party that stated when she arrived home her package was missing. She received an email from Amazon at 3:01PM indicating that her package had been delivered and left in a "secure" area. But when she arrived home at 4PM, she could not locate the package. This case is under investigation.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Sunday, April 28th

5:48PM: Officers were dispatched to Intervale Road for a larceny report. The reporting party explained that he had an estate sale at his home today and the public was invited. At 3pm, the reporting party noticed his iPad was missing. The item is a black and silver iPad 3 in a red case. Police are investigating.

8:15PM: Police were called to Longwood Avenue for a past package theft. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the reporting party that stated a package containing a computer mouse has been stolen. He received an email from UPS on Thursday, April 25th, that his package had been delivered at 3:50PM. The reporting party asked his roommate and confirmed the package was safely in the vestibule. When the reporting party arrived home later that night, the item was missing and presumed stolen.

Friday, April 26th

7:23AM: Police were dispatched to Payson Road for a report of stolen tires. The reporting party explained that he parked his car in the driveway the night before at approximately 11pm. All of his tires and rims were still attached at this time. When he saw the car at 7am the next day, he noticed it was propped up on milk crates and three out of the four tires and rims had been removed from the vehicle. This case is under investigation.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Thursday, April 25th

2:58PM: Officers were dispatched to Cypress Street for a report of a package theft. Upon arrival, police spoke to the reporting party that stated she returned home on Wednesday, April 24th at approximately 8pm. When she arrived home, she found the Amazon package she ordered was delivered, but the box was opened and the contents were missing. Police are investigating.

5:27PM: Police were dispatched to the Brookline Public Library for a report of a stolen purse. The reporting party explained that she was sitting at a large table when she placed her black purse on a chair next to her. A short time later, a skinny female with short hair and wearing all black sat down next to her. The female placed a jacket over the chair where the purse was located. When the female got up a few minutes later, the reporting party noticed her bag was missing. This case is under investigation.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Wednesday, April 24th

6:34PM: Officers were dispatched to Monmouth Street for a bike larceny. The reporting party stated that he locked his bike to a fence in front of his house at approximately 6PM. When his wife arrived home she noticed the bike was missing. After checking the home’s surveillance camera, they observed a man steal the bicycle using a small pair of bolt cutters to defeat the lock. The bicycle is described as a blue bike with saddlebags on either side. The suspect is described as a dark skinned male wearing a blue jacket, blue pants, white shoes, and carrying a black backpack. Police conducted a search of the area, but could not locate the suspect. 

8:14PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting. Dispatch notified officers that two suspects shoplifted from the store and were running down Beacon Street followed by a store employee. Upon arrival police observed two individuals matching the description now standing about a block from the store. The two parties were positively identified by the reporting party. Both individuals were arrested for shoplifting.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tuesday, April 23rd

12:46PM: Officers were dispatched to Franklin Street for a larceny report. The reporting party told police him and his family were getting ready to go on vacation this afternoon. He placed four luggage bags out on the sidewalk in front of their home at approximately 12:20pm. When the father returned to the sidewalk about five minutes later, all the bags were missing. The items are described as three large dark bags and one small red one. This case is under investigation.

Updated:
1:50PM: An officer took a report of larceny from a multi-residential building on Centre Street. Officers spoke to the reporting party who claimed he left his backpack in one of the building’s hallways. He last saw the backpack at 12PM. When he returned to retrieve the item at 12:40PM it was missing. The bag contained $500 cash and headphones. Police are investigating.

2:33PM: Police responded to Saint Paul Street for a stolen bicycle report. The woman had last seen her bike locked to the railing outside her apartment door at approximately 4:30pm on Sunday, April 21st. This afternoon, her daughter asked to ride the bike and she realized that it, and the lock, was missing. The bicycle is a black men’s Trek mountain bike. Police are investigating.

7:59PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the store manager that stated a man stole a number of steaks and chicken then fled to Longwood Avenue exit. The suspect was observed getting onto a bicycle on Longwood Avenue and then turning right onto Sewall Avenue. The man was described as a dark-skinned male in a green coat. Police were unable to locate the subject.

Monday, April 22nd

1:23AM: Officers were dispatched to Village Way for a disturbance. Police spoke to the reporting party who told them he heard a loud thump from outside his residence. When he opened his door, he found his neighbor standing outside. The reporting party turned to go back into his residence and heard another loud noise as the door closed. The reporting party realized his neighbor had tried to throw a large chunk of asphalt at him. Officers responding in the area found a man matching the description of the suspect. When officers attempted to speak with the man, he fled. The suspect was arrested and charged with assault and battery, resisting arrest, vandalism, and other crimes.

8:37AM: A man reported a past package theft from his building. The reporting party told police that he received a confirmation that his package had been delivered at 2:34pm on Friday, April 19th.  When he returned to his residence at 4:30pm, the package was not in the foyer. This case is being investigated.

1:15PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Avenue for a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the loss prevention manager that stated a man concealed items and fled the store. Police in the area noticed a man matching the suspect’s description. While talking to the man they found he was still in possession of one of the stolen items. The man was arrested and charged with shoplifting.

5:41PM: Officers were called to Freeman Street to take a report for a stolen bike. The owner told police that he noticed the bicycle missing this morning. The reporting party recalled in the past few days he forgot to lock up the bike. While checking surveillance footage he observed a man steal the bicycle at 5:19am on Friday, April 19th. The bike is a dark blue Men’s Trek SU200. The suspect is described as a white male with dark balding hair, wearing a dark jacket, white shoes, and a backpack. This case is being investigated.

5:44PM: Police received reports of a road rage incident on Beacon Street. The reporting party told police that she was driving on Beacon Street when a woman walked in front of her vehicle. The driver honked at the woman and the pedestrian walked over to the driver’s window and began slapping at the window and the driver. The pedestrian then reached inside the vehicle. In a panic, the driver then rolled up the window, trapping the woman’s arms, and accelerated away from the intersection. The woman was dragged approximately 5 feet off the road before the driver stopped. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital for swelling in her arms. The pedestrian will be summonsed for assault and battery against the driver.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Sunday, April 21st

1:37PM: Police were dispatched to University Road for a past bike theft. The reporting party noticed a bike missing from their garage at 7am on Wednesday, April 10th. The bike was last seen at 5pm on Saturday, April 6th. The bike is described as a vintage style Raleigh brand bike, maroon in color with a round seat and damage to a tire fender. This case is under investigation.

3:08PM: Officers were called to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. The reporting party stated that around 3pm she noticed a man enter the store and begin rearranging clothing items. He then placed several items under his jacket and fled the business. While searching, police noticed a man matching the description of the suspect walking near Coolidge Corner. Officers stopped the man and found him to be carrying a paper bag of the stolen clothing items. The suspect was arrested for shoplifting.

Saturday, April 20th

8:22AM: Officers were dispatched to Chestnut Place for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The car was last seen parked in the driveway at 11:30pm on April 19th. When they woke up the next morning, they could not locate the vehicle. The vehicle is described as a black 2015 Toyota Land Cruiser. Police are investigating.

10:27PM: Police received reports of a person without pants on near the intersection of Harvard Street and Washington Street. The reporting party told police he saw a fully nude man smoking a cigarette. The reporting party also advised police that the suspect had now put his clothes back on. Officers spoke to the subject, who was positively identified, and he agreed to be transported to the hospital for evaluation. The man will also be summonsed to court for indecent exposure.

Friday, April 19th

8:30AM: Police received a report of a past dog bite in Griggs Park. The reporting party’s dog was chasing a bird when it ran by another dog who was sitting. As the dog ran by the sitting dog it bit the running dog causing the dog to yelp. At the time the owner of the bit dog did not noticed their dog was injured until they went home. As a precaution the owner brought the dog to a vet. They are now attempting to locate and identify the attacking dog. The attacking dog is described as a brown, possibly a wheaten terrier or golden doodle named “Elie.” Police are investigating.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Thursday, April 18th

1:07AM: Police were dispatched to an apartment building on Kent Street for a report of a woman with a knife. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the reporting party that stated a resident had threatened her with a knife. The suspect was originally uncooperative with officers. Eventually she agreed to be transported to a hospital for evaluation.  The suspect will be summonsed for assault with a deadly weapon.

9:49AM: A citizen reported a larceny of a lawn sign from his home on Carlton Street last night. On Wednesday, April 17th at 9:33PM, the reporting party received an email that a sign had been removed from his driveway. At 9:52PM, the reporting party double checked and confirmed a political sign had been removed from his lawn. This is not the first incident. Police are investigating.

12:20PM: Several officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a man causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, police spoke to a man who had been threatened by the suspect. When officers attempted to speak with the suspect, he was uncooperative and hostile. The man attempted to flee the scene after throwing his ID at an officer but was arrested. The suspect will be charged with aggravated assault and battery and resisting arrest.

2:41PM: Police were called to Boylston Street for a report of breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that he noticed several electric power tools missing from his tool station. He had last used them on Saturday, April 13th to work on a vehicle. When he checked the surveillance footage, he observed a male riding a bicycle into the property. Cameras show the suspect rummaging through several different areas and leaving with two bags. Police are investigating.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Wednesday, April 17th

12:14PM: Police were dispatched to a residence on Newton Street for a report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival, officers noticed force had been applied to the front door and entry gained. Electronics and jewelry were stolen from the home. This case is active and under investigation.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Tuesday, April 16th

2:18PM: A citizen came to the Police Station to report a larceny. The reporting party told police that on Monday, April 15th, he parked his pick-up truck in a driveway of a job site on Hammond Street for about fifteen minutes. There were three boxes of door hardware in the bed of the truck. When he returned to the truck all three boxes were missing. The reporting party believes that a passerby may have seen the boxes and stole them. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Monday, April 15th

2:35PM: Police were called to Brookline Avenue Playground for a human bit by a dog. Upon arrival, police noticed a woman visibly upset with several puncture wounds to her palm and fingers. She was transported to the hospital for further evaluation. Witnesses told officers that two dogs got into a fight and the woman was bitten while trying to separate the animals.

3:18PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. The reporting party explained to police that in the past a man has been taking items from the store without paying. Today, the reporting party witnessed the man steal a drink and then leave the store. Officers found the suspect nearby still with the stolen item. Police informed the man that he will be summonsed to court for shoplifting. In addition, the man was issued a verbal “No Trespass Order” from the store on Harvard Street.

Sunday, April 14th

8:14AM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Beacon Street for a report of a larceny. An employee stated that she arrived at work at 6am, and placed her purse in a locker in the employee locker room. At approximately 8am, she returned and noticed $500 missing from her wallet. The locker where her purse was kept was unlocked. This case is under investigation.

Saturday, April 13th

1:05PM: Officers were called to Green Street for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party told police that when she returned home after a walk she noticed feces smeared on her mailbox. It appears the act was intentional. Police are investigating.

2:28PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. The store manager told officers that a man entered the store and immediately began filling a reusable bag with handfuls of t-shirts. He then exited the store and fled in the direction of Beacon Street. The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a maroon t-shirt, blue jeans, a baseball cap with a white logo, and a tan backpack. Several units canvassed the area but could not locate the suspect.

6:27PM: Police were dispatched to Cameron Street for a report of a past bike theft. The reporting party stated that this morning he noticed his bicycle helmet in the walkway in front of his house. When he checked the shed, his two bikes were missing. The first one is a black and grey men’s Specialized hybrid bicycle and the second is a purple women’s Trek mountain bike with a basket. The reporting party last saw both bicycles four months ago. Police are investigating.

Friday, April 12th

1:12PM: Officers were dispatched to White Place for a report of a past package theft. The reporting party explained to police that she ordered jewelry and was notified it has been delivered. When she arrived home from work at 5pm on April 9th, the package was not at her door. She eventually contacted the delivery service who told her the package was left and signed for at 1:24pm on April 9th, 2019. Police are investigating.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Wednesday, April 10th

4:02PM: An officer was dispatched to the Baker School for a report of graffiti. Upon arrival, the officer noticed several items spray painted in black paint on the exterior walls of the school. The graffiti appeared to be homophobic in nature. Photos were taken. This case is under investigation.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Home Invasion on Walnut Street

11:29PM: Police were dispatched to Walnut Street for a report of a home invasion. The reporting party stated that two white men in masks attacked him with a shotgun. The reporting party and his friend were in the apartment when they heard a hard pounding on the back door. When they opened the door, two masked men pointed a shotgun at them and forced their way into the home. An altercation ensued and the men were able to push the suspects back into the hallway and then into a window. The suspects fled. It appears this was an isolated incident. Both subjects have been located and are facing charges. While on scene Officers discovered an illegal grow operation of marijuana plants in the apartment. The residents/victims are also facing charges.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Tuesday, April 9th

8:40AM: Police were dispatched to Sewall Avenue for a report of past attempted larceny from a building. At 7:30am the reporting party noticed several boxes in the lobby that had been opened and the contents strewn about the floor. The man stated that he remembers seeing the boxes, unopened and neatly stacked in the lobby at 9pm the previous night. It was determined that some of the contents from the boxes appear to be missing. Access to the area where the boxes were kept requires a key. Police are investigating.

9:24AM: Officers were dispatched to Carton Street for a report of a larceny. The reporting party told police that this morning, at 8:30am, he noticed a political sign missing from his lawn. Other neighbors have signs in front of their property and it appears the reporting party was targeted specifically. This case is under investigation.

4:00PM: Police officers responded to an assault in a business on Boylston Street. The owner of the store stated that at 2pm a man entered the store and began yelling and threatening him. The suspect then attempted to steal a jacket from the store’s sale rack but was stopped by the owner. The reporting party asked the man to leave and the suspect started to throw merchandise across the store. The man fled before police arrived. The suspect was later identified and summoned to court for assault, disorderly, and shoplifting.

Monday, April 8th

3:59PM: A citizen came to the police station to report a larceny from his vehicle. The reporting party stated that on Sunday, April 7th at approximately 12pm he parked his rental car near Washington Street and Brookline Avenue. He left his cell phone in the unlocked rental car. When he returned at 1pm, the phone was missing. The item is a black and white Google Pixel XL2. This is under investigation.

6:33PM: Officers were dispatched to an apartment building on Beacon Street for the report of trespassing. Upon arrival officers were advised that a woman, known to the reporting party, was found sleeping in one of the units. The reporting party was unsure of how the woman gained entry to the building and the apartment. Officers made contact with the woman in the unit and also discovered a man in the room as well. The woman suspect has been served multiple orders for “No Trespassing” in the past and was arrested for said charge.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Sunday, April 7th

2:12AM: Police were dispatched to Saint Paul Street for suspicious activity. Two tenants both reported hearing someone open their front door and enter the house. Before either roommate could say anything, the suspect retreated back to the front door and left the area. Police searched the apartment, and surrounding area, but did could not locate anyone. Nothing in the apartment appears to be missing.

2:15AM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for an assault and battery. The reporting party told police he asked his roommate’s girlfriend to leave their apartment. She refused and an argument ensued. The verbal argument led to a physical altercation where the reporting party was scratched in the face. The female will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.

Saturday, April 6th

11:38AM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Commonwealth Avenue for a larceny report. Two cashiers told police that at 11:29am, they noticed a white male, approximately 5’8, enter the store wearing a black jacket and a blue and white hat with a pom pom. He quickly grabbed a black leather briefcase off a shelf and fled before either cashier could identify or stop him. The employees had never seen the man before and he did not make any purchases. This case is under investigation.

3:48PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. The loss prevention employee noticed a woman “shoveling” items into two bags. The woman left the store and the employee followed her. Police caught up to the suspect and found she had stolen numerous items of clothing. The clothing was returned to the store. The suspect was served with a “No Trespass Order” and will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.

9:32PM: Police were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for larceny.  Two parties informed officers that they had their personal belongings stolen from a storage closet located in the rear of the businesses. The storage closet door, which is usually locked, was unlocked at the time the victims noticed their items missing. A rear garage door which could be used for entry, was also half-way open at this time. One of the parties remembered last seeing her property in the secured closet at approximately 5pm. Police are reviewing surveillance footage from the incident.

Friday, April 5th

4:17PM: Police were dispatched to Sewall Avenue for a past package theft. The reporting party arrived home at 3:30pm. She noticed the package but could not retrieve it. Her husband arrived home at 4:10pm, and on his way in to the apartment noticed the package to be torn open. The reporting party went to inspect the package and noticed three items of clothing missing. Police are investigating.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Thursday, April 4th

11:02AM: Police were dispatched to Claflin Road for a dog bite. The reporting party stated that he was walking his dog when he was approached by his neighbor and their dog. The neighbor’s dog jumped up to the reporting party and bit him on the left knee. There was bruising and redness to the man’s leg. The neighbor’s dog is registered with the town and up to date on his rabies vaccination. The neighbor was issued a citation for his dog.

3:32PM: A citizen came to the Police Department to report the larceny of his cell phone. The reporting party told officers that he lost his phone at Coolidge Corner School sometime between 12:30pm and 2:30pm. The last known location of the phone was in the school’s library. This case is being investigated.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Wednesday, April 3rd

5:06PM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a past package theft. The reporting party told police that at 6:40pm on Thursday, March 28th, an Amazon package was delivered to the vestibule of her building. When she arrived back home at 8:15pm, the package was missing. The package contained a Chromebook laptop.  This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, April 2nd

6:08PM: Police were dispatched to Dean Road for a package theft. The reporting party told officers that at 3:45pm, two packages were delivered to his residence by Amazon. After reviewing surveillance footage it was determined that at 5:37pm, a man got out of a blue minivan, walked up to the door, and grabbed the two packages. The man then left the area. The suspect is described as wearing a white, yellow, and dark blue or black striped sweatshirt with matching pants, and the word “MOTORSPORTS” written across the chest.  Police are investigating.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Monday, April 1st

3:55AM: Officers were dispatched to Park Street for a report of bat exposure. The reporting party told police that on Sunday, March 31st at around 11am, she felt something on her head. She swatted away what turned out to be a bat. The reporting party killed the bat and transported herself to the hospital for medical attention. Police later collected the deceased bat for rabies testing.

7:58AM: Police met with a Brookline Parks Department employee who was reporting a graffiti complaint. The employee pointed out a wall near Halls Pond where the graffiti was. It appeared as if someone had been sleeping in the area. This is under investigation.

4:13PM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a package theft. The reporting party told police that he ordered a computer keyboard through the Apple store. The delivery system told him his package would be delivered by 5pm on Monday, April 1st. At 3:39pm, he received a message alerting him that the package had been delivered. When he arrived home at approximately 4 pm the package was missing. Police are investigating.

4:29PM: An Officer was dispatched to Brookline Fire Station 5 (Babcock Street) for the report of a burglary. A locker in the fire station was tampered with. On Sunday, March 31st, a firefighter noticed a padlock to his locker was broken. The locker appeared to be entered and its contents rifled through. The locker was last seen intact on Thursday, March 28th at 8am. Nothing appears to have been stolen. Police are investigating.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Sunday, March 31st

10:55AM: Police were dispatched to Walnut Street for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party told officers that on Saturday, March 30th, he parked in the same spot he has been parking in for years. This morning, a neighbor came over to tell him about the new damage she noticed on his vehicle. The left side rear panel is broken. The reporting party does not know anyone who would want to vandalize his property. There are cameras are in the area. Police are investigating 

12:54PM: A citizen came to the Police Station to report malicious damage of his vehicle. The reporting party told officers that on Sunday, March 31st he parked his car on Chestnut Street at approximately 8am. When the party returned at 12pm, he noticed three large scratches on the passenger side of the vehicle. Officers determined the damage to be from a key. The reporting party does not know anyone who would cause damage to his vehicle. Police are investigating.

3:23PM: A woman reported a larceny from her residence. She told police that she was packing up her apartment on Beacon Street when she noticed a few rings missing from her jewelry box. The reporting party last wore the rings in July of 2018. There were other pieces of jewelry in the box but the items taken were the only items of value. This case is under investigation.

Friday, March 29th

4:54PM: Police were dispatched to Woodland Road for a past larceny. The reporting party noticed a copper drainpipe missing from the front of his residence. The drainpipe was last seen on February 28th, 2019. The pipe is approximately twelve feet long. Police are investigating.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Thursday, March 28th

3:40PM: Police were dispatched to Harvard Street for a shoplifting in progress. Upon arrival, Officers noticed a woman near the pharmacy that was concealing hair products. The woman had been given a verbal no-trespassing agreement about 2 months ago. The suspect was placed under arrest for shoplifting and trespassing.

Wednesday, March 27th

2:32PM: Officers were dispatched to Browne Street for a disturbance. The reporting party told police that she noticed a woman peering into her passenger-side window. When the reporting party asked the woman if she needed any help, the suspect began to yell and scream aggressively. Then the suspect went behind the car and began to bend the woman’s license plate. The suspect will be summonsed to court for malicious damage and simple assault.

Tuesday, March 26th

4:09PM: Police were dispatched to Washington Street and Brookline Avenue for a report of a man brandishing a knife. The reporting party told officers that she saw a man approaching vehicles and asking for money. A dark-colored BMW was directly in front of the reporting party’s car. The woman noticed the man slash the tires of the car when the driver refused to give the suspect any money. Police attempted to locate the driver of the BMW but they were unsuccessful. The suspect is described as a slim black male in his 50’s. The following day, Wednesday the 27th, Police received calls about two men that were threatened with a knife. Based on these incidents, a warrant has been issued for the arrest of this armed suspect.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday, March 25th

6:15 AM: Police were dispatched to Payson Road to take a report of a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The reporting party stated that someone had entered his car overnight and rummaged through it. He stated that the vehicle was left unsecured at 11PM on Sunday (3/24) and he returned to his vehicle on Monday at 6 AM. At this time nothing appears to be missing. Police are investigating.

Sunday, March 24th

12:18 PM: An Officer was dispatched to Craig Place to take a report of larceny of a bicycle. The reporting party stated that he was sitting in his living room and observed a man enter his backyard. A short time later he noticed that his bike was missing and presumed the man stole it. The bike, a blue Diamondback 18 speed, was left unsecured in the yard. Police are investigating.

Saturday, March 23rd

8:45 AM: Police were dispatched to Marshall Street to take a report of past malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that her rear window was broken. It appeared that no entry to the vehicle was gained. The reporting party stated that she had a verbal altercation with a tow truck driver the day before regarding a parking spot, and believes he may have something to do with the damage. Police are investigating.

1:03 PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for the report of Shoplifting. Upon arrival Officers were informed by lost prevention that they observed a man place several items into a gym bag and then go into a changing room. The man emerged from the changing room holding several items and went to check out. He paid for the items in his hand and made his way to the exit. A lost prevention officer stopped the man and discovered several stolen items concealed in the man’s gym bag (valued just under $100). The man was arrested for Shoplifting.

Friday, March 22nd

4:30 PM: An Officer was dispatched to a residence on Harvard Street to take a report of a past larceny. The reporting party stated that cash was missing from his wallet and his bedroom. He believes that sometime between Thursday at 4:30 PM and Friday at 10:30 AM someone came to his apartment and stole the money. He states that he believes he locked the door to his residence. Police observed no signs of forced entry. This case is under investigation.

Thursday, March 21st

12:59 PM: Police were dispatched to Kent Street for a report of a past Breaking and Entering of a motor vehicle. The resident’s vehicle was parked in their driveway and was last entered on March 20 at approximately 2PM. The reporting party returned to the vehicle at 9AM (on 3/21) and discovered items in the vehicle were out of place and her center console storage compartment was opened. The owner reported that the transponder to her garage was missing, but nothing else. Police are investigating.


4:53 PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for the report of shoplifting. An Officer arrived on scene and met with store staff who reported that they observed a male in an aisle attempting to conceal items by putting them in a shopping bag he was carrying. The Officer observed the man in the aisle and witnessed him continue to place items in the bag as the employees had reported. The Officer, who was in full police uniform, approached the man. The suspect then put the bag down and began to walk away. The Officer informed the man that he had witnessed him place several items into his bag. After a brief investigation, the man was advised that he was going to be placed under arrest for shoplifting. Officers attempted to place handcuffs on him, but the suspect resisted. A brief struggle ensued, and officers were able to gain control of the suspect’s arms and place him into custody. Officers determined that the suspect had 50 bottles of nail polish in his bag valued at over $500. The suspect is charged with Shoplifting and Resisting Arrest.


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wednesday, March 20th

8:21AM: A man called police to Linden Street because he found graffiti on the sidewalk outside of Saint Mary’s Church. The graffiti appeared to be from a stencil and said “stop abuse.” Police took photos. The graffiti was located in front of the main entrance so it was cleaned before service began. Police are investigating.

3:23PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. The loss prevention officer told police he noticed someone concealing items in the back of his wheel chair. A search of the chair found multiple stolen items. The suspect was arrested and booked for shoplifting.

3:55PM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for shoplifting. The manager told police he noticed a man acting suspiciously. Upon closer noticed, the manager saw the man taking items from his shopping cart and placing them into his backpack. When the manager confronted the suspect, he left the shopping cart but took off with the backpack. The man is described as a black male wearing all black clothes with a black backpack. He was last seen on foot traveling towards Coolidge Corner School on Harvard Street. The suspect was not located.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tuesday, March 19th

3:40PM: Police were dispatched to Mason Terrace for larceny from a mailbox. The reporting party stated he was expecting two rent checks, but when he went to the mailbox he could not locate them. He checked with his tenants, who confirmed they both delivered the checks earlier in the week. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Monday, March 18th

8:38PM: Police were dispatched to Harvard Street for a past shoplifting. Officers met with the businesses’ loss prevention employee. He stated that at approximately 8:30pm he noticed a woman attempt to leave the store with two full bags of clothes she did not pay for. The employee confronted the woman, so she dropped the bags and fled the store in the direction of Coolidge Corner. The items were recovered. Police are investigating.

Sunday, March 17th

11:37AM: A woman found property in Skyline Park. The reporting party stated that while she was walking along the path she noticed something shiny and glimmering on the ground. She picked up a large diamond like gem. She gave it to police and it has been placed in an evidence locker for safe keeping.

12:52PM: A man came to the Police Station to report lost property. The reporting party stated that he left his black Swiss backpack at Pine Manor College gym on Sunday, March 10th. The man coaches basketball and at 6pm he left the gym, accidentally leaving his backpack with his Mac Book Pro and several personal papers there. When he returned at 9pm, the bag could not be located. Police are investigating.

3:09PM: Officers were dispatched to an apartment building on Fuller Street for package theft reports. Two separate packages were delivered to this address but the victim never received them. The first one was delivered on March 8th, but when the reporting party arrived home at 8pm, she could not locate it. The second package was delivered on March 16th. When the party arrived home on the morning of March 17th, the package was missing. The vestibule in the apartment building is unlocked.

Saturday, March 16th

11:27AM: Police were dispatched to Bellingham Road for a possible theft of a license plate. The reporting party told police that this morning he noticed his front license plate to be missing. Officers inspected the car and noticed small scratches which appear consistent with a minor motor vehicle accident. It is possible the license plate was torn from the vehicle as a result of the accident. The reporting party was unaware of any accident and could not determine the last time he saw the license plate. Police are investigating.

Friday, March 15th

7:03AM: Police were dispatched to an apartment building on Center Street for an assault and battery. The victim told police he was sitting in his chair in the hallway when a man, in a derogatory manner, asked him to move his feet. When the victim did not move his legs the suspect punched him in the face. Because of the intimidating nature of the crime, the suspect will be summoned to court for Assault and Battery.

4:21PM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon and Winthrop for a report of an assault with a knife. A man told police he was walking down Beacon Street when he passed a woman and noticed she was holding a knife. They exchanged words and the woman continued walking eastbound on Beacon Street. She was described as approximately 5’2” with “dirty blonde” hair, black pants, black hat, and a floral jacket. There was an additional assault that was possibly perpetrated by the same woman in a nearby coffee shop. The suspect was not located. This case is being investigated.

4:51PM: A knife was found in the bushes in front of a home on Washington Street. The knife is described as a 6.5 inch folding knife with a brown wooden-handle and the numbers “747” engraved on the handle. In regards to the above assault with a knife case, which happened approximately 30 minutes prior to this, the victim was brought in to attempt to identify the knife. The man told police the knife that was found was most likely not the knife involved in his assault. Police are investigating.

7:23PM: Police were dispatched to Greenough Street for a report of disturbance of peace. An anonymous party told police that they noticed a black male using a loud speaker to yell about racism in the town of Brookline. Upon arrival, Police did not observe anyone acting suspiciously. Officers observed a vehicle leave the area shortly after police arrived. This case is under investigation.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Thursday, March 14th

7:01AM: Officers were dispatched to a home on Rawson Road for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party stated that sometime between 9pm and 11pm the previous night someone threw eggs at their home. It appears this house was the only one targeted. This case is under investigation.

9:33AM: Police were dispatched to Women’s Health Services on Harvard Street for a disturbance. A woman believed a man, who was standing out front of the address, was videotaping her. The two exchanged words, the woman struck the man in the face then left the area. Police were able to identify the woman and summoned her to court for assault and battery.

1:44PM: Police were called to Harvard Street for an attempted shoplifting. The loss prevention employee told officers that he noticed a man concealing several items and trying to leave the store without paying. The employee confronted this man and made him wait in the loss prevention office for police to arrive. All the items were returned to the store. The suspect was arrested and charged with shoplifting.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Wednesday, March 13th

9:06AM: Officers were dispatched to Coolidge Street for a bat call. The reporting party told officers that at 1:30am she was awakened by something flying over her head. When she turned on the lights, she realized there was a bat in her room. The reporting party eventually trapped the bat in one of the bedrooms. Police arrived on scene but could not locate the bat. The Brookline Health Department has been notified of this incident.

4:37PM: Police were dispatched to Beacon Street for a past shoplifting. The manager of the business told police that she reviewed surveillance footage after she noticed a recently stocked shelf completely empty. While checking the cameras later that day, the reporting party noticed that at 2:20pm, a black male entered the store and began taking several items off the shelves and placing them into his bag. He then exited without paying. It is possible this suspect has shoplifted in this area before. Police are investigating.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Tuesday, March 12th

9:03AM: Police were dispatched to Brookline High School for a report of graffiti inside the building. A school security guard told officers about the new graffiti he found, which appears to be a tag. This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Monday, March 11th

12:06PM:  Police were called to Tappan Street for found property. A woman found a single Nissan car key lying on a snowbank near her home. The key was brought to the station and secured in a property locker for safe keeping.

5:46PM: Police were dispatched to High Street for a malicious damage report. A man told police he parked his car on Saturday, March 9th, at around 11pm in the High Street parking lot. He returned to his vehicle on March 11th at 4pm and noticed both drivers’ side tires were flat. Upon further inspection, he noticed a slash mark in each of the tires. This case is being investigated.

11:44PM: Police were conducting a special attention assignment at the Brookline Town Hall due to recent reports of an individual trespassing on the property after hours. During a check of the building, officers found an unsecured door. Officers performed a building check and discovered a man sitting in one of the offices on the first floor. The man was placed under arrest and charged with Breaking and Entering in the Night Time with Intent to Commit a Misdemeanor.

Sunday, March 10th

3:30PM: Officers were dispatched to Browne Street for a past larceny. The reporting party told police that he had recently ordered a 3-pack of Nest indoor security cameras. FedEx claimed that the package was delivered at 12:18pm on Friday, March 8th. When the reporting party arrived home at 6pm, the package could not be located. Police are investigating.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Saturday, March 9th

5:58PM: A man called police to report malicious damage to his motor vehicle. The reporting party told officers that he rents a parking spot on Harvard Avenue and has had his vehicle parked there for 2 weeks. Today he received a phone call from the property owner telling him that one of his windows was broken. When he went to check on the car he noticed that the right side window was shattered but nothing was missing from the vehicle. The reporting party is unsure of when the damage took place. This case is under investigation.

6:12PM: Police were dispatched to Stetson Street for a bat call. Upon arrival, the reporting party told officers at 6pm he and his wife came home to a bat flying around their house. They called 911 and waited outside for police to arrive. It does not appear anyone was bitten by the animal but human exposure forms have been completed. The bat was detained and sent to the lab for rabies testing.

7:58PM: Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for shoplifting. The reporting party, a loss prevention employee, told police that a man in his 30’s had just fled the store with several articles of clothing. The suspect is described as a white male, 6’2”, wearing a dark colored hoodie, gray sweatpants, and a Patriots winter hat. It appears that the man stole multiple jackets and other clothing items. Police are investigating.

Friday, March 8th

3:04PM: Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, the loss prevention employee told police that he noticed a woman place several items in a shopping cart and only pay for a few. When confronted, the suspect admitted to taking several items without paying. Loss prevention employees detained the woman until officers arrived. The suspect was verbally advised of trespassing and will be summoned to court for shoplifting.

5:52PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. A loss prevention employee told officers that ultimately the items had been recovered, but the suspect fled. The reporting party noticed a man rolling up clothing items and placing them under his arm. When the loss prevention employee confronted the man, he returned the items but fled towards Beacon Street. The suspect is a Hispanic man in his 40’s, with a mustache or goatee, wearing a black jacket (possibly with “BU” letters) and blue jeans. Multiple units canvassed the area but could not locate the subject.

10:36PM: There was a report for shoplifting on Commonwealth Avenue. A man with multiple reusable shopping bags stole several items before fleeing towards St. Mary’s Street. An employee attempted to follow and stop the suspect but eventually lost him. The reporting party told officers that he did not recognize the suspect as a shopper in the store. The subject is described as a 40 year-old white male, wearing a green and white checkered jacket. This case is under investigation.

Thursday, March 7th

4:32PM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party, the store’s manager, told officers that he noticed a recently restocked shelf completely empty. When he checked the surveillance footage, he recognized an individual from a previous shoplifting incident. The surveillance footage shows the suspect putting numerous boxes of tooth paste in a shopping bag, and exiting the store without paying. The suspect stole approximately $300 worth of toothpaste. Police are investigating. 

5:16PM: Police were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for shoplifting. The reporting party, a loss prevention employee, told officers that a man had just attempted to leave the store without paying for several clothing items. When the reporting party confronted him, the suspect dropped the items and fled towards Harvard Avenue (Allston). A short time later, Brookline Officers stopped a man matching the description in a local coffee shop. He was positively identified by the loss prevention employee. He will be summoned to court for shoplifting.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Wednesday, March 6th

7:05PM: Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for the report of shoplifting. The manager of the business advised Brookline dispatchers that he was in pursuit of a suspect wearing a blue jacket and carrying an orange backpack. Police noticed an individual matching this description. Officers questioned the suspect who admitted he stole a bottle of alcohol. The suspect was arrested, and the merchandise was returned to the store.


*Updated*

2:10PM: Police were dispatched to Coolidge Corner for a report of shoplifting. Officers were met by the store manager who showed them surveillance footage of an unknown man stealing 30 deodorants. The suspect covered his face while entering and exiting the business. The subject is described as a light-skinned Hispanic or black male with a beard, wearing a black coat with white and gray stripes, and black pants. He fled towards the Centre Street parking lot and was not located by officers. Police are investigating.



Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Tuesday, March 5th

10:54AM: Police were dispatched to Amory Street for a report of a dog bite. The reporting party stated that on Monday, March 5th at approximately 2pm her dog was attacked by another dog. While sledding down a hill, a loose dog charged over and bit her dog. The reporting party took her dog to the vet where they discovered a puncture wound. The reporting party’s dog is not registered with the Town of Brookline, but is updated on their rabies vaccination. The other dog is not registered with the town nor updated on their rabies shot. Their owner was advised and given a citation for the incident.

3:23PM: Officers were dispatched to Cumberland Avenue for a past larceny. A couple has been renovating their home and recently went on vacation. When they arrived home on Sunday, March 3rd, they saw a large amount of water in the basement and noticed a pipe leaking. They called the contractor to assess the damages and upon arrival, he noticed numerous copper pipes missing from the basement. The copper was last seen on presidents day weekend. This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Monday, March 4th

9:13AM: Police were dispatched to take a report of a past breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle on Crowningshield Road. The reporting party stated that on Sunday morning at around 9:30am, she found the contents of her center console strewn about the seats and noticed her plastic bag with approximately $40.00 worth of quarters to be missing from the car. The reporting party believes that this incident occurred sometime between Saturday night and early Sunday morning. The doors on her vehicle were unlocked and she has no surveillance cameras. This case is being investigated.

9:32AM: Officers were dispatched to store on Commonwealth Avenue for a report of shoplifting. The lost prevention officer told police that the suspect had just left the store with video game accessories without paying. The lost prevention officer supplied police with a description and stated he boarded a Boston University bus. A short time later Officers located a person matching the suspect’s description on said bus. A police “show up identification” was conducted.  The suspect was placed under arrest and charged him with shoplifting and possession of control substances.