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Friday, February 22, 2019

Suspect in Custody for Armed Robbery at Brookline Mobil Gas Station

The suspect wanted in connection to the armed robbery at the Mobil Gas Station in Brookline is in police custody. Brookline Detectives have summoned a suspect to court for the armed robbery at the Mobil Gas Station on Boylston Street in Brookline (which occurred on January 22, 2019). Brookline Detectives, working with the Boston Police, were able to determine that a man, already in Boston Police custody for an armed robbery in Boston, was responsible for the January 22nd armed robbery in Brookline.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Wednesday, February 20th

10:18AM: An Officer was dispatched to take a past larceny report on Tappan Street. The reporting party told police that a laptop and laptop charger have been missing and presumed stolen sometime prior to December 2018. The reporting party stated that on November 26th at approximately 4pm, the items were secured in a closet. On December 3rd at around 1pm, the reporting party noticed the laptop was missing. A few employees have access to the closet. Police noticed scuff and pry marks around the opening of the closet. This case is under investigation.

3:07PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, Police Officers met with loss prevention employees who stated that they observed a woman putting items into a shopping cart and then placing those items in her bag. They confronted the suspect and asked her to come to the loss prevention office to talk. Once inside the office, the suspect admitted stealing a variety of items. Police summoned the suspect to court for shoplifting.

5:01PM: A citizen came to the Police station to report a larceny from the front foyer of his building. The reporting party was expecting three packages from Amazon. His doorbell rang and he went to the foyer to see who it was. When he arrived he saw two packages and brought them in. A short time later he received an email from Amazon alerting him that all three packages had been delivered. When he checked further he discovered that someone named “Dey” had signed for all three packages. The reporting person was not familiar with anyone named “Dey”. The missing package contained a laptop valued at over $1000. Police are investigating.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tuesday, February 19th

7:25AM: Officers were dispatched to Bonad Road to take a report of a breaking and entering to a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated her vehicle was parked in her driveway, unlocked and last used the vehicle on Monday, February 18th at 7:15pm. The next morning she received several emails alerting her that there had been suspicious activity on her credit cards. She went to her vehicle to retrieve her wallet, which she left in the glove compartment, and discovered it was not there. Two first aid kits were also opened inside the vehicle. The wallet is described as a gray coach wallet, with a pink interior and gold trim and gold zippers.  Police are investigating.

10:09AM: A man reported a past larceny of a package. The reporting party stated that the package was sent from Rome, Italy on September 27, 2017 and Fed-Ex reported the package delivered on October 3, 2017. The items in the package were valued at over $3,000. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Sunday, February 17th

12:07PM: Police responded to Park Vale for reports of a graffiti complaint. The reporting party showed officers the graffiti in his garage. He stated that some of the images had been there since November 2018, but recently the graffiti has gotten worse. The man noted that high school aged kids tend to hang around his back area in the late afternoon. This is being investigated.

Saturday, February 16th

4:14PM: Police responded to a business on Harvard Street to take a report of shoplifting. The store manager told police that a woman entered the business and was observed by an employee putting merchandise in her bag. The manager confronted the woman and she fled. Later the store manager reviewed the surveillance video and observed a male party enter the store with the woman and observed him steal items too.  The female is described as a white female with brown hair, wearing a black jacket, carrying a tan and red purse. The male is described as a white male with dark hair, a gray jacket, blue jeans, and a white baseball hat. This case is being investigated.  

6:40PM: Officers were dispatched to a business on Harvard Street for reports of shoplifting. The store manager told officer she watched a woman stuff numerous items into a two large blue bags. When employees asked if she needed any help, the suspect grabbed all the items and fled. Dispatchers described the suspect as a 40-50 year old female wearing a big blue jacket, bright blue backpack, and carrying two huge blue bags of stolen clothes. Police found the woman matching the description on the corner of Beacon Street. She was arrested and all items were returned to the store.

Friday, February 15th

11:00AM: At around 1pm on the 2/14, Officers found numerous discarded packages with various mailing addresses in a puddle near Cleveland Circle. Police used the names and addresses to locate the people whose items had been taken. Officers located a woman on Beacon Street that told police that she received a confirmation delivery email at 3pm but noticed the package missing at 5pm. Another woman, on Winthrop Road, told police she was supposed to have a package delivered on Wednesday but it never showed up. Another person on Pleasant Street was found to have their packages taken. None of the residents have surveillance cameras. This case is under investigation.