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Friday, August 30, 2019

August 29, 2019

At approximately 11:44 AM Officers responded to a report of a bat in a residence on Crafts Road. Officers met with the reporting party who told police that at 11:30 AM they discovered a dead bat under the bed. It was unclear how long the bat was there, or how it died. The reporting party has a Labrador dog that is suspected of killing the bat. The dog is up to date on rabies shots and the bat was taken to the Massachusetts State Laboratory to be tested.

At approximately 11:20 AM Officers responded to a call of a larceny on Egmont Street. Once on scene Officers spoke with the reporting party who informed the police that they had hired movers who arrived at the home at around 10 AM to remove carpet. Once inside 2 of the 3 movers asked the reporting party to show them where the dumpster was located out back, while one of the movers remained indoors to "Do paper work". After the movers left the home, the reporting party noticed that his wallet that was left on a desk had approximately $500 stolen from it. Police are investigating. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

August 26, 2019

At approximately 9:30 PM an Officer was working a paid detail on Washington Street, when he was approached by three individuals who reported that one of the three were pick pocketed. They explained that they were walking on Boylston Street when an unknown person bumped into the victim. They thought nothing of it and continued walking until the victim noticed his wallet was missing from his jacket pocket. The victim then attempted to catch up to the suspect, who was now walking in the opposite direction. The victim then chased the suspect over a fence, MBTA railroad tracks and then up a fire escape. The victim was able to recover his wallet. Police are investigating.

August 27, 2019

At approximately 10:59 PM officers responded to a report of a stolen motor scooter on Columbia Street. The reporting party told Police that they had left their scooter chained up with a protective tarp over. The reporting party stated that the scooter was last seen by a roommate at approximately 6 PM. Police are investigating.

Monday, August 26, 2019

August 24, 2019

At approximately 9:12 AM a Brookline detective noticed an individual matching the description of a wanted person enter a store on Harvard Street. Additional officers responded and located the individual confirming it was the wanted person and placed him under arrest. The suspect had one active warrant for Breaking and Entering in the Nighttime and was listed as a missing person by Boston Police.

August 25, 2019

At approximately 2:15 PM officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Avenue for the report of shoplifting. The caller stated that loss prevention employees had stopped a person who they caught shoplifting. Once on scene officers met with the suspect and placed him under arrest. The stolen items were recovered.