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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Friday, August 9, 2019

August 9, 2019

At approximately 8:30 AM police were dispatched to Brook Street for a report of a bat in a home. Officers made contact with the reporting party, who told police that she saw the bat flying around in her house when she woke up. The bat was captured and transported to the Massachusetts State Laboratory to be tested for rabies.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

August 7, 2019

At approximately 11:45 AM Officers were dispatched to Codman road to take a report of a larceny from a residence. The reporting party met with officers and informed them his lawnmower had been stolen over the weekend. The lawn mower was left outside of the garage and was the only thing reported stolen. 

August 8, 2019

At approximately 3:20 AM Officers responded to a report of a large tree down across the road on Heath Street from last night’s storm. The tree damaged fences of surrounding property. Brookline Forestry and the Department of Public Works removed the tree from the road a short time later. 

At approximately 3:00 AM a bat entered home, the next morning theA Brookline resident found a dead bat in their home. The body of the bat was found in the house near two pet cats. The bat was submitted to the State lab for rabies testing and both cats were up to date on their rabies vaccinations.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

August 2nd, 2019

At approximately 6:42 PM officers were dispatched to the Driscoll School for a report of three teenage males breaking windows at the school. When officers responded to the call they met with the reporting party who called who showed officers pictures that he had taken of the three teens. Shortly after showing police the pictures, BPD found three teenagers walking up evens Road who matched the description. All three teens were stopped and read their rights. The teens were in possession of a small user amount of Marijuana, and admitted to police that they had just smoked. 

The teens were then released to the custody of their parents after being summonsed to court for vandalism and possession of marijuana as a minor.  

August 3rd, 2019

On July 3rd at 9:39 AM Police were called to Harvard Street for a shoplifting that had just happened. When Officers got on scene they spoke to the manager who told police that a young male had just been in the store and was wandering the store for several minutes. The suspect then grabbed bottles of soap, underwear, socks and some shirts before running out the back door and fleeing on a bike. 

Pictures of the suspect from security cameras have been passed onto law enforcement.

August 4th, 2019

At approximately 6:22 PM Officers were dispatched to Stearns Road for a report of a stolen vehicle. When on scene the reporting party told police that they had parked on the street before seeing a movie, and when she returned after seeing the movie her car was missing. Officers checked to see if there was a record of the car being towed, and found no record. The car was reported stolen and police searched for any security cameras that had a view of where the vehicle was parked.