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, July 8, 2020

07/06 - 07/07

07/06/20

Officers were dispatched to Vernon street for a report of an attempted B&E. Dispatch provided officers with a description of the suspect and told officers that they were last seen in a white vehicle. At approximately 7:10 AM officers observed an individual matching the description acting suspiciously, walking from door to door on Vernon street. The officers decided to wait and observe the suspects actions before making contact. The suspect then stopped on one front porch, and placed a few small porcelain vases into a backpack. They then returned to their vehicle and drove off. After witnessing this crime, officers made contact and stopped the vehicle.

During the traffic stop the backpack containing the stolen vases was discovered on the passenger seat. The suspect told police that the vases belonged to a friend. Officers made contact with the victim and told them what had just happened. They confirmed that they were indeed missing vases off their front porch, and confirmed that the ones in the possession of the suspect were the missing items. Because of this fact, the suspect was placed under arrest for larceny and attempted B&E.

After her arrest, a bike was discovered in the backseat of her vehicle, which was later reported stolen to BPD by another Brookline resident. The second victim also told police that her car was broken into and money stolen as well. Because of this, the suspect faces more charges in addition to the original ones.

07/07/20

Officers took report of a stolen bicycle from Harvard Avenue. The victim provided officers with a description of the bike and last time she saw it. Officers are investigating.

Officers assisted EMT/Fire with 6 separate calls for service.



Monday, July 6, 2020

07/02 - 07/05

07/02/20

At approximately 8:26 AM officers were dispatched to Babcock St to take a report of a stolen bicycle. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who gave police a description of the bike and the approximate value of it. Officers are investigating.

07/03/20

BPD assisted EMT/Fire with 5 different incidents

07/04/20

At approximately 4:48 PM officers were dispatched to Cypress Street for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told police the following: The RP had pulled up to an apartment building to make a delivery to the lobby, he left his car idled with the keys in the ignition outside. When the RP returned to his vehicle it was gone. Officers are investigating.

07/05/20

At approximately 8:20 AM Officers were dispatched to Harvard Street for a report of a car that has been broken into. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who told the police the following: They had parked their car overnight at a nearby business the night before, and when returning to their vehicle the next morning they discovered a shattered window and the car showing signs of being searched. Officers are investigating.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

06/29 - 07/1

06/29/20
Officers assisted EMT/Fire with 9 different calls for assistance.

06/30/20
At approximately 9:30 PM officers responded to a report of malicious vehicle damage on Harvard Avenue. Once on scene, officers met with the reporting party who told police that when he went out to his vehicle he discovered his tires had been slashed. Officers are investigating.

07/1/20
At approximately 9 AM officers were dispatched to an apartment complex on Seawall Avenue for multiple reports of stolen packages. Once on scene officers were able to identify three separate victims who had their packages stolen. The packages were all cut open and left in the lobby with the valuable items removed. Officers are investigating.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

06/26 - 06/29

06/26/20 -
At approximately 1:26 AM officers were dispatched to Armory street for a report of a suspicious person. The victim told dispatch that he was awoken by a white male attempting to enter his garage via the door, but was unsuccessful due to the door being locked. Rather than confronting the intruder, the victim kept quiet and dialed 911 while getting an accurate description of the suspect.

Officers were on scene in under 3 minutes after receiving the call and located a male matching the description a couple blocks away. Officers made contact with this individual who was advised of his Miranda Rights prior to questioning. The suspect told police that he was not on any ones property but was just in the park across the street from the victims home. The suspect has 129 entries on his board of probation record, 42 of which were "successful" B&Es that he was convicted for.

BPD then conducted a field lineup, where the victim confirmed the identity of the suspect while remaining anonymous in a BPD cruiser. Following the lineup, the victim was certain that the suspect was the same individual that he saw on his property.

Based on the totality of the circumstances, the suspect was placed under arrest for Attempted B&E with intent to commit a felony.

06/27/20 -
Officers assisted EMT/Fire with 8 different incidents.

06/28/20 -
At approximately 4:19 AM, an off duty BPD officer was awoken by the sound of two individuals attempting to steal a moped outside their home on Beacon Street.

After witnessing this from their window, using their department issued radio the officer reported the crime in progress to dispatch. The suspects noticed that they were being watched from the window, and attempted to flee on a small motorized bike.

Officers were on scene minutes later, and quickly began to follow the motorbike with lights activated attempting to stop them. The suspects refused to stop and began driving erratically, going down wrong way streets and eventually broke line of sight. Because of this dangerous behavior, the pursuing officer disabled his lights, and told other officers not to pursue if they located the suspects.

A short time later, officers found the suspects and witnessed them nearly strike two vehicles before exiting Brooklines jurisdiction, and moving into Boston via Huntington Avenue. Officers are investigating.

06/29/20 -
Officers took 4 different reports of fraud.


Thursday, June 25, 2020

06/24 - 06/25

06/24/20 - Officers took report of a car that was broken into from the victim at the front desk. The car was parked on Oakland road, and at approximately 9AM the reporting party noticed that 15 dollars worth of rolled quarters was missing from her vehicle. Officers are investigating.

06/24/20 - Officers took report of fraud out of Addington road. The victim was sold fake jewelry from an unknown party he met on the street. Officers are investigating.

 06/25/20 - Officers took report of a motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles. After speaking to all three parties, their stories all described a similar accident. MV-1 was stopped at a red light on Boylston st, MV-2 was stopped behind MV-1. At this time MV-3 was approaching behind both vehicles and due to glare from the sun, did not notice they were stopped and rear ended MV-2, which caused MV-2 to impact MV-1. No injuries were reported.


Tuesday, June 23, 2020

06/22 - 06/23

06/22/22 - At approximately 6:40 PM Officers were dispatched to Park Street to take report of a stolen vehicle. Once on scene officers met with the victim who showed police her designated parking spot where she last parked her vehicle. Police contacted all local towing agencies with no success. Investigation is on going.

06/22/22 - Officers took a report of a stolen bicycle over the phone on Crowninshield Road. Police are investigating.

06/22/22 - Officers took report of credit card fraud over the phone. Police are investigating.

06/23/22 - At approximately 3 AM officers were dispatched to Washington Street to a reported vehicle crashed into a pole. Once on scene officers identified the vehicle with heavy front end damage, wrapped around a pole. The driver received several superficial abrasions, while the passenger required medical attention.

The vehicle was completely totaled in the crash and needed to be towed off scene. Prior to towing the vehicle, an inventory of the car was conducted. Immediately after starting the inventory search of the vehicle, officers identified illegal fireworks strewn about the interior. Noticing these fireworks, further searching resulted in officers discovering dealer amounts of narcotics and an illegal firearm.

The suspect was then placed in handcuffs and brought to BKPD headquarters for booking.


Monday, June 22, 2020

06/17-6/20

06/17/22- At approximately 7:38 PM officers responded to a report of an abandoned motorized scooter on Griggs road. The scooter showed signs of being stolen, as there was exposed wires surrounding the ignition. The owner has not yet been identified, further investigation is ongoing.

06/17/22 Officers took a report of credit card fraud at BKPD headquarters. Investigation is ongoing

06/18/22- Officers received report of credit card fraud on Park street.

06/18/22- Officers took report of a motor vehicle accident between a vehicle and a pedestrian. The incident occurred on Thorndike Street, no serious injuries reported.

06/19/22- On Friday the 19th there was 13 total reported incidents of vehicles being broken into around Brookline. Several of these incidents happened around the area of Kent Street early Friday morning in the same parking lot. There was also reports in the area of Boylston Street and Alton Place. Further investigation is on going.

06/19/22- Officers responded to a report of a fight between two dogs on Beacon Street. No serious injuries were reported and the animals were successfully separated by the owners.

06/20/22- Officers were dispatched to Hammond Pond Parkway at approximately 10 AM for a report of malicious vehicle damage. The victim showed officers her car which appeared to have a key scratch along the drivers side. Investigation is on going.

06/20/22- At approximately 1 PM officers were dispatched to Cleveland road to take custody of lost personal items including an I Phone and some currency. Officers were able to identify the rightful owner and they were instructed to retrieve their property at BKPD headquarters


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

06/05 - 06/16

06/05/2020- Officers took a report of a stolen Bike off of Washington St.  The victim stated that the bike was removed from their yard sometime between Monday and Wednesday.

06/05/2020- Officers took 5 reports for unemployment fraud from residents on Washington St, Catlin Rd, Aspinwall Ave, Naples Rd and Brook St.

06/06/2020- Officers responded to CVS on Washington St for a report of shoplifters. Employees reported to the Officers that a customer had been observed placing several items into a bag and leave without purchasing.  Officers were able to locate and identify the individual who will be summonsed into court for the shoplifting.

06/06/2020- Officers took a report from a resident on Kent St for a report of a stolen Bike. The victim reports that the bike was taken sometime over the past month out of a basement storage area.

06/06/2020- Officers took a report of Unemployment Fraud from a resident of Webster St

06/07/2020- Officers responded to CVS on Harvard St in Coolidge Corner for a report of a shoplifter.  Employees reported to Officers that a customer had entered the store and took off with multiple items. Still under investigation.

06/07/2020- Officers took a report of Unemployment Fraud from a resident of Browne St.

06/07/2020- Officers responded for a report of a Motor Vehicle Crash on Beacon St.  The reporting party informed dispatch that the operator was attempting to leave.  During the investigation of the accident, one of the operators was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor.

06/08/2020- Officers took 10 reports of Unemployment Fraud from residents of Pond Ave, Greenhill Rd, Brington Rd, Beacon St, Goodnough Rd, Washburn Ter, Aspinwall Ave, Salisbury Rd, Boylston St, and Kent St. 

06/08/2020- Officers took a report of Breaking and Entering as well as Malicious Damage to a Building on Fisher Ave.

06/09/2020- Officers took three reports of Unemployment Fraud from residents of Hammond Pond Parkway, Carlton St, Buckminster Rd and Glenland Rd.

06/09/2020- Officers responded to the CVS on Commonwealth Ave for a report of a shoplifter.  The employees reported to the Officers that a customer had left the store with multiple items without purchasing. This is still under investigation.

06/09/2020- Officers took a report from a resident of Boylston St for a stolen motor vehicle.  The victim reported that she has an agreement for a off-street parking ban.  She parked the car on May 30th and when she went to get her car, it was gone. 

06/09/2020- Officers took a report for a stolen bike off of Thorndike St. The victim reported to the officers that he had last seen his bike three weeks ago in a storage closet within his building.  When he returned to get it the bike was gone.

06/10/2020- Officers responded to Linden Pl to take a report of a car that was broken into.  The victim reports parking his car in the driveway the night before.  When he returned to the car in the morning items from the vehicle had been thrown around the car.  The victim reported multiple items had been removed.

06/10/2020- Officers responded to Washington St for a report of a car that was broken into.  The victim reported that they parked their car behind their building in their off street parking spot on 06/08/20.  When they returned to the car they found it had been rummaged through and items missing.

06/10/2020- Officers made an arrest at CVS on Commonwealth Ave for outstanding Warrants.

06/10/2020- Officers took a report of a stolen bike and a car that was broken into form a resident on Linden St.  The victim reported to the Officers that her bike was left in the garage the night before and when she went out to retrieve it the bike was gone.  The victim also noticed that her car door and gas tank cover were open.  When she inspected her car she found that it was rummaged through but unsure of items taken.

06/10/2020- Officers responded to CVS for a report of shoplifting.  Employees reported to the Officers that a customer was placing items into a personal bag and left the store without purchasing. Still under investigation.

06/10/2020- Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of a stolen bike.  The victim reports that they parked their bike in the back of the building.  When the returned the bike was gone.

06/10/2020- Officers responded to 5 reports of unemployment fraud from residents on Hallwood Rd, Winchester St, Norfolk Rd, Beacon St, and Claflin Rd.

06/11/2020- Officers took a report for vandalism in the Lawton Street Playground.  Town Parks Department employee reported to officers that sometime overnight someone had knocked over the marble pillar at the entry of the park.

06/11/2020- Officers responded to a business on Beacon St to take a graffiti report. The victim reported that two unknown parties had spray panted the business front.  While taking the report, three other store fronts as well as the median had been covered in spray paint.
 
06/11/2020- Officers responded to 6 reports of unemployment fraud from residents on Marion St, Arlington Rd, Holly Lane, St Mary’s St, Salisbury Rd and Leland Rd

06/12/2020- Officers took a report of an opened package found on a property on Winchester St.  Officers responded to the address on Winchester that the label was for.  The resident informed officers she was indeed waiting for a package that she had yet to receive.  Multiple items were taken from the box before it was discarded.

06/12/2020- Officers responded to Beals St for a report of patio furniture was removed from the porch area.

06/12/2020- Officers took a report from Winthrop Rd regarding a theft of a license plate.  The victim reports to police that plate on their motor cycle had been removed while it was parked in the rear of his building.

06/12/2020- Officers took a report of a stolen back pack from Eliot Park.  The victim reports that they left their bag by they baseball diamond while they used the park.  When they went back to get the bag it was gone.

06/12/2020- Officers 4 reports of unemployment fraud from residents of Cutler Lane, Harvard Ave, Station St and Heath St.

06/13/2020- Offices took a report for graffiti at the Recreation Building on Eliot St.

06/13/2020- Officers responded to Mason Ter for a report of Graffiti on their fence that occurred in February.

06/13/2020- Officers responded to a business on Boylson St for a larceny report.  The employees reported to the Officers that a customer left the store with an item without paying.

06/13/2020- Officers took a report of a stolen bike off of Sewall Ave.  The victim reports to the Officers that the bike was kept in the garage.

06/13/2020- Officers took a report of a stolen bike from Washington St.  The victim reported that his bike was left at Billy Ward Playground.  When he returned, other bikes were still there, but his was missing.

06/13/2020- Officers took a report of a stolen bike out of Lancaster Ter. The victim reported that the bike was locked up to a police, the lock was cut and still on the ground and the bike was gone.

06/13/2020- Officers took 2 reports of unemployment fraud out of Lowell Rd and Coolidge St.

06/15/2020- Officers took report of unemployment fraud out of Bonad Rd.

06/16/2020 Officers took report of unemployment fraud out of Alton Ct.

Friday, June 5, 2020

06/04/2020


06/04/2020- Officers responded to Russett Rd for a report of a stolen vehicle.   The victim reports that she parked her car in the driveway overnight and when she went out in the morning the vehicle was gone.

06/04/2020- Officers responded to Colbourne Cres. to take a Graffiti report.  The reporting party directed the officers to the street where multiple spray paint marks were made.

06/04/2020-Officers took reports for 14 unemployment fraud.

06/04/2020- Officers responded to CVS on Commonwealth Ave for a report of a shoplifting.  The employees reported to officers that they observed a male in the store place items into a bag and leave the store without purchasing.  The male was identified and placed under arrest for the shoplifting as well as multiple arrest warrants.

06/04/2020- Officers responded to Beacon St. to take a report of a stolen bicycle.  The caller informed officers that his bike was removed from in front of his house.  The cable lock had been cut and left behind.


Thursday, June 4, 2020

06/02-06/03-2020


06/02-3/2020 Officers took 11 additional reports for unemployment fraud. 
Clark Rd, Willow Cres, Beacon St, Beaconsfield Rd, Washington St,
Park St, Clark Rd, Gibbs St, Dean Rd, Naples Rd, and Beacon St

6/03/2020- Officers placed on subject under arrest at the station for multiple warrants.  

06/03/2020- Officers took a report for malicious damage to a vehicle on High St.

06/03/2020- Officers took a report at the Heath School for a report of a stolen flag.  Employees reported to the officers that someone had removed the flag from the pole outside of the school.

06/03/2020- Officers took a Graffiti report on Boylston St.  Graffiti was located on a fence along the border of the property.

06/03/2020- Officers responded to Beacon St to take a report of a stolen bike.  The victim reports that their bike was locked on the back patio and the lock had been cut.


Tuesday, June 2, 2020

June 2, 2020


05/27/2020- Officers took a report over the phone for unemployment fraud from a resident on St. Paul Street.
05/27/2020- Officers took a report over the phone for unemployment fraud from a resident on Winchester Street.
05/27/2020- Officers responded to Commonwealth Ave for a report of a shoplifter at CVS.
05/27/2020- Officers took a report for unemployment fraud from a resident of Kilsyth Rd.
05/27/2020- Officers responded to Alton Court for a report of a subject attempting to enter cars.  The resident informed officers that they observed an unknown person to them walk down their driveway and attempt to open the car doors.
05/27/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Clinton Rd.
05/28/2020- Officers responded to the CVS on Commonwealth Ave. for a report of a shoplifter.  One subject will be summonsed into court for shoplifting.
05/28/2020- Officers responded to CVS for a shoplifting in progress.   One person was placed under arrest for shoplifting.
05/28/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Bonad Rd.
05/28/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Windsor Rd.
05/28/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Rockwood St.
05/28/2020- Officers took a report of a resident who parked their vehicle in the Babcock Street lot overnight on the 25th.  When she returned the next morning she found the vehicle damaged.
05/28/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Winchester St.
05/28/2020- Officers responded to Pleasant St to take a report of a bicycle theft.   The victim reported to police that he bike was kept in an unlocked common storage area sometime between 05/24-05/28.
05/28/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Welland Rd.
05/29/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on University Rd.
05/29/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Bonad Rd.
05/29/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Spooner Rd.
05/29/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Clearwater Rd.
05/29/2020- Officers responded to a business on Boylston St to take a report of stolen tools from the shop.
05/29/2020- Officers took a report of a package theft on Park St.  The victim reported to the officers that she received notification that the item was delivered, but the package was not at the residence.
05/30/2020- Officers responded to a residence on Singletree Rd.  The caller reported that they observed an unknown person exiting the property.  Two residents of Singletree Rd reported multiple items were taken from an unlocked vehicle on the property.  One subject was placed under arrest.
05/30/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Pond Ave.
05/30/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Russett Rd.
05/30/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Bonad Rd.
05/30/2020- Officers took a report from a resident of Washington St.  The resident reported that when she went to retrieve her amazon package from her front vestibule, she found that the package had been opened and the contents were removed.  
05/30/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Still St.
05/31/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Addington Rd.
06/01/2020- Officers took a report from a resident of Clinton Rd. for a car break overnight.  The resident reported to the officers that they parked their vehicle in their driveway and when they returned in the morning it had been rummaged through and multiple items were taken.
06/01/2020- Officers conducted a traffic stop on Sheafe St. The operator was placed under arrest for operation after suspension and other motor vehicle infractions.
06/01/2020- Officers conducted a traffic stop on Beacon St.  The operator was placed under arrest for operation after suspension and multiple other infractions.
06/01/2020- Officers observed an individual on Fuller St attempting to cut the lock off a bike with bolt cutters.  One juvenile will be summonsed into court.
06/02/2020- Officers took a report for of graffiti at a building on Brookline Ave.
06/02/2020- Officers took a report of unemployment fraud from a resident on Ackers Ave.




Wednesday, May 27, 2020

5/22 thru 5/26/20


5/22/2020 Officers responded to an address on Tappan St. on a fraud call.  A report was taken.
05/22/2020 Officers responded to an address on  Newton St. for a report of ID fraud.  A report was filed.

05/22/2020 Officers responded to an address on Beacon Street for a reported recent shoplifting.  Officers searched the area but were unable to find the suspect. A report and video surveillance have been submitted.

05/22/2020 Officers responded to an address on Powell Street for a report of a package theft.   A report has been filed.

05/22/2022  Officers responded to an address on  Hamilton St for a report of a stolen license plate. The plate was stolen off of his motorcycle. A report was filed.

05/22/2020 Officers responded to an address on Beacon St for a report of found property. The reporting party located a sum of money and wished to turn into the police. The money has been secured into evidence.

05/22/2020 Officers responded to an address on Commonwealth Avenue  for a shoplifting with a suspect that had just left the store.  Officers responded and  located a subject fitting the description. After an investigation the subject was advised he was being summonsed into Brookline Court for shoplifting.

05/23/2020 Officers took  a report over the phone for fraud.

05/23/2020 Officers took a report from a resident on Beacon St for a larceny of a package. The victim believes the package was taken from the lobby of his building. A report has been filed.

5/24/2020 Officers responded to an address on Park Vale Apt.  for a report of a past scooter larceny. The scooter in question is a Genuine Scooter Company 50cc "Buddy" model.  It is red in color with a black seating compartment and footrest.  A report has been filed.

05/24/2020 Officer were dispatched to an address on Beacon Street for a past shoplifting.  No suspects were located. A report has been filed.

05/25/2020 Officers responded to an address on Aspinwall  Ave for a Breaking and Entering of a motor vehicle.  The victim reports finding his vehicle had been rummaged through, and noticed that his wife’s vehicle had been so as well. 2 Garmin GPS’s  had been taken, a report was filed.

On 05/25/20 Officers took a report over the phone for the fraudulent use of a credit card.

05/25/2020 Officers  responded to and address on Hurd Rd.  for a Breaking and Entering of motor vehicle report. The victim believes her wallet was taken from the vehicle. No signs of force. A report was filed.

05/25/2020, Officers responded to Linden Place for a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle.  The victim reports his vehicle was rummaged thru and some papers were taken.  Surveillance footage has been requested for the area.  A report has been filed.

5/25/20 Officers responded to an address on Fuller St for a report of a past B&E&L of a motor vehicle.  The victim reports his laptop computer had been stolen from his vehicle. A file has been reported.

5/25/20, Officers took another report on Linden St for a past B&E of a motor vehicle.   
05/25/2020 Officers responded to an address on Boylston Street for a report of Larceny of a License Plate.  A report was filed.

05/25/2020, Officers responded to an address on Perry St for a report of a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The victim reports having the vehicle rummaged thru and also a beach towel was taken. A report has been filed.

05/25/2020, Officers responded to an address on  Perry St for a report of a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The victim reports his vehicle was rummaged thru but that no items had been taken. A report has been filed.

05/25/2020, Officers responded to another address on Perry St  for a report of a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The victim reports the vehicle was rummaged thru, and some small items had been stolen. A report has been filed.

05/25/2020, Officers took another report on Perry St  for a report of a past Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The victim reports their car door was found ajar, and that they were missing their phone charger.

05/26/ 2020, Officers responded to an address on Linden Place for a past B&E  of a motor vehicle.  Victim reports change had been stolen. A report has been filed.

 5/26/2020 Officers took a report over the phone for fraud.  A report has been filed.

05/26/2020 Officers responded to an address on Russett Road for a report of identity  theft.  Victim reports they were notified their information was used to file a request for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Unemployment Office COVID-19 unemployment assistance claim.  A report has been filed.  

05/26/ 2020, at approximately 1400 hours, while assigned to the 542 Unit, I, Officer Lalli was directed to contact Parker Hammer out of 15 Francis St. in regards to Identity Fraud. The victim reports they were notified their information was used to file a request for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Unemployment Office COVID-19 unemployment assistance claim.  A report has been filed. 

05/26/2020 Officers took a report over the phone for identity theft.  A report was filed.  

05/26/2020 Officers responded to an address on Regent Circle for a report of theft.  The victim reports having his sons sneakers stolen from the house. A report has been filed and a follow-up investigation will be conducted.

05/26/20, Officers took a report for a past fraud over the phone.

05/26/2020 Officers responded to an address on Beacon Street  for a larceny in progress. The subject was still on scene when Officers arrived. After an investigation the subject was issued a no trespass from the store and was informed he would be summonsed into Brookline Court for shoplifting.



Thursday, May 21, 2020

5/18/20 thru 5/21/20


05/18/2020 Officers responded to Kent Street for a Town Property traffic crash.  A fire truck struck a driver side mirror. No injuries reported and a report was filed.

05/18/2020 Officers responded to the Brookline Police Station to take a fraud report. 

05/18/2020 Officers responded to Lawton Street for a traffic crash involving Town property. A town trash truck struck a parked vehicle. The truck and vehicle suffered minor damage, no injuries were reported.

5/18/2020 Officers were  dispatched to a business on  Harvard St.  for a past shoplifting involving 2 females.  The  2 females were described as a black female wearing black pants, dark colored jacket, wearing a mask as well as carrying a purse. The 2nd suspect was described as a female wearing all black with a dark colored bag had fled the store in separate locations after multiple items were stolen by the female subject wearing all black.  Officers searched the area and thru surveillance footage identified a suspect.  After an investigation the subject was informed she would be summonsed into Brookline court for shoplifting.

05/18/2020 Officers were dispatched to an address on Sewall Ave for a larceny report. The victim reports having his Black electric Bridgestone Hydee II bike had been stolen.  A report has been filed.

05/18/2020 Officers took a fraud report from a resident on Fuller Street.  The fraud occurred online while trying to purchase computer software. A report has been filed.

05/18/2020 Officers responded to an address on Summit Avenue for a report of a missing elderly male. Brookline Police units canvassed the area with negative results. Several hours later the subject was located by the State Police and was reunited with his family.

05/18/2020 Officers responded to the intersection of Freeman St and Pleasant St for a traffic crash. Both operators stated that they had the greenlight when proceeding through the intersection.  All parties involved reported no injuries and declined further medical attention.  One vehicle was towed from the scene.

05/19/2020 Officers were  dispatched to  an address on Carlton Street, for a package theft.  The victim reports that he was notified that is package had been delivered however when he went to retrieve it, it was gone. A report has been filed.

05/19/2020 While Officers were conducting routine patrol inside a retail store on Common Wealth Ave,   they were alerted to a shoplifting that had just occurred.  Officers were quickly able to stop a subject. After an investigation the subject was advised he would be summonsed into Brookline Court for MGLc 266 s30A Shoplifting.

 5/19/20 Officers responded to an address on Lawton St for a report of a past stolen bicycle. The victim parked his blue men's Trek 7.2FX bicycle in the garage behind his residence.  The garage was open because it does not have a door and the bicycle was not locked or secured to anything inside the garage.  A report has been filed.

 5/19/20 Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave, for a report of a past shoplifting.  The shoplifting was noticed on the surveillance footage, the suspects has not been identified. A report has been filed and a follow-up by Brookline Police Detectives.

05/19/2020 Officers responded to an address on University Road for a report of a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The victim reports when he returned to his vehicle he noticed that the glove box was open and the contents were on the floor and seat. Upon further inspection, he noticed that the items in the center console were also strewn about.  A report has been filed.

5/19/20 Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Beacon St and Carlton St for a motor vehicle accident.  No injuries were reported and neither vehicles were towed from the scene.

5/19/2020 A resident of Brookline reports having several packages stolen from his buildings foyer. A report has been filed.

5/20/2020 Officers took a report from a resident of Marion St, of a past package theft.  A report has been filed.

5/20/20 Officers assigned to a private road detail at Cypress St. and Tappan St. noticed a subject acting strangely. They observed the subject circulating an Officers personal motor vehicle twice before opening the driver’s door, sitting in the driver’s seat and attempting to put the vehicle in drive.  The Officer approached the subject and the subject then fled the scene.  Officers were able to stop the subject after a short pursuit.  The subject was placed under arrest and charged with 274:6 C Attempted Larceny of a MV - 272:53 B Disorderly Person- 268:32 B Resisting Arrest .

5/20/20 Officers responded to a business on Boylston Street  for a male subject with a metal object who was threatening an employee.  After an investigation, the subject was arrested and charged with:  276:13A Assault and Battery - 265:15B Assault with a Dangerous Weapon - 275:2 Threat to Commit a Crime 266:120 Trespassing -


05/20/2020 Officers took a report for a  past package theft.  The victim reports several packages on their front porch had been opened. And items removed.  A report was filed.

5/20/20 Officers responded to an address on Babcock St  for a report of a past package theft.  The victim found multiple packages had been opened and the items removed. A report has been filed.
   
05/20/2020, Officers responded to an address on Harvard St for a report of a past package theft.  The victim found her delivered packages had been opened and the items had been removed. A report was filed.

05/20/2020, Officers responded to an address on  Harvard Street  for a report of a past package theft. A report has been filed.

Lock up your Bikes, and secure delivered packages as soon as possible!! Have a trusted neighbor help you if you cant secure right away!!

Monday, May 18, 2020

5/11/ thru 5/17


05/11/2020 Officers responded to CVS on Harvard St to take a fraud report.  The reporting party reported to officers that an unknown party had used counterfeit bills to purchase multiple items.  

05/11/2020 Officers responded to Chestnut Place to take a report of malicious damage.  The victim reported that two tires had been cut with a sharp object.   While taking the report officers noticed a second vehicle had also had their tires cut. A report was taken and is still under investigation.

05/12/2020 Officers responded to a residence on Dudley St. The resident informed the officers that their car was parked in their driveway all night and at some point someone had entered their vehicle and multiple items were taken.

05/12/2020 Officer responded to Hammond Pond Parkway to speak to a resident regarding a package that had been removed from the vestibule of the building.  The victim reports getting the delivery notice from Amazon, however when they went to retrieve it the package was not there.

05/13/2020 Officers took a report for a stolen bike. A resident of Fuller St reports to officers that their bike was taken from the front porch of their residence.

05/14/2020 Officers took a report of a car that had been broken into on Dean Rd.  The victim reported to officers that he parked his car in a parking spot over night and when he came back to it the next morning someone had entered and was not sure if any items were taken.

05/14/2020 Officers responded to Beaconsfield Rd to take a report of a car broken into.   The victim reported that she parked her car overnight and came out to find the car rummaged through and multiple items missing.

05/14/2020 Officer responded to Regent Circle to take a report of a car broken into.  The victim reported to the officers that she parked her car overnight and when she went to it in the morning it had been rummaged through and multiple items were taken.

05/15/2020 Officers responded to Babcock St for a report of suspicious activity.  The caller stated that an unknown individual was found on their back porch.  The individual was located and identified.  He was placed under arrest for an unrelated warrant.

05/15/2020 Officers spoke with a resident on Beacon Street to take a report of a stolen bike.   The victim reported to officers that a bike was removed from basement sometime overnight.

05/15/2020 Officers spoke to a resident on Washington St to take a report of a car broken into.  The victim told officers that he parks his car on Parkvale Rd and that it had been rummaged through and change had been taken sometime between the 13th and the 15th.

05/15/2020 Officers responded to Stanton Rd to take a report of a stolen bike.  The victim reported to officers that he put his bike in the garage the day before and when he went back out the next day it was gone.

05/16/2020 Officers responded to Chestnut Place.  Officers took two more reports of cars with their tires cut with sharp objects.

05/17/2020 Officers responded to Eliot St to take a report of a car broken into.  The victim reported that she parked her Car on Eliot St and went to her car in the morning it had been entered and multiple items were taken.

05/17/2020 Officers responded to Strathmore Rd to take a report of malicious damage.  The victim reported parking their car in the spot behind the building and when they returned to the car the morning of the 17th the tire had been cut with a sharp object.

05/17/2020 Officer responded to Kenwood St to take a report of a stolen bike.  The victim reported that the bike was removed from their front porch overnight.  





Tuesday, May 12, 2020

5/5/20 thru 5/11/20


5/5/2020 Officers took a report over the phone for a past B & E & L of a motor vehicle. The victim  noticed the drivers side door to be ajar of his vehicle, and it  had been rummaged through.  A report was filed.

5/06/20 Officers took a report for fraud. The victim was attempting to purchase sneakers on Instagram. A report has been filed.

05/06/2020 Officers were flagged down by a Stop & Shop employee who stated that someone had just taken bags of shrimp from the store without paying. Officers stopped a subject who fit the description.  The subject  was advised that he would be summonsed into Brookline District Court for Shoplifting (Chapter 266 Sec 30A)

5/6/2020 Officers were dispatched  to the area of Salisbury Rd. and Corey Rd. for a report of a bike theft that just occurred.  A description was provided by the caller, and Officers were able to locate the subject. After an investigation the subject was advised that he would be summoned in for M.G.L. Ch. 266 s.16A  Breaking and Entering with in Intent to Commit a Misdemeanor. A criminal complaint has been filed.

05/06/2020, Officers were dispatched to 111 Carlton St a public road in the town of Brookline for a motor vehicle accident involving 2 vehicles at approximately 1715 hours. No injuries reported, no vehicles were towed.

05/06/20 Officers took a report by telephone with a resident of Winthrop Rd,  who reported her bicycle had been stolen from her building. The bicycle is described as a Fuji Finest brand, blue and white in color, black and blue seat, black handle bars, rear and front lights, approximate value of $300.00. A report has been filed.

05/07/20 Officers took report over the phone from a resident of Davis Court. The victim reports being notified by Amazon that a package of paper towels had been delivered to his home. When the victim went out to retrieve the package, the package was gone. A report has been filed.

05/08/20, Officers responded to an address on Beacon St. for a possible Larceny of a Package. The caller reports that this morning he found a package torn open in front of his residency on Beacon St. There were multiple undisturbed packages as well as mail piling up at the residence. The torn open package was secured into evidence until the owner can be notified.

05/08/20, Officers responded to an address on Hyslop Road for a report of found property. The reporting party had located a piece of jewelry on Dudley Road. A report has been filed and the item has been placed into evidence for safe keeping.  placed it into evidence locker #13 for safe keeping.

05/08/20, A resident of Aspinwall Ave contacted the Brookline Police to report a package theft.  Video surveillance has been requested from the building management. A report has been filed.

05/09/20, Residents of Winthrop Rd contacted the Brookline Police to report 2 stolen bicycles. The victim reports his brown Cannondale bicycle and black Fuji bicycle were taken from behind his house. A report has been filed.

05/10/2020 Officers responded to an address on Fisher Ave. for a report of a loose dog.  Officers arrived and encountered an Australian Husky.  The dog followed basic commands and was friendly, however she wasn't wearing a collar and the owners could not be identified.  After remaining in the area for several minutes it was decided the dog would be brought to Angel Memorial on South Huntington Ave. in Boston.  Eventually the owner of the dog located and reunited with their dog.
   
05/10/20 A resident who lives on Harvard St. contacted Brookline Police to report  a package theft. A report has been filed.

05/11/2020 Officers responded to an address on Mason Terrace for a suspicious white male in a black hoodie entering people’s yards. The reporting resident witnessed a white male in a black hoodie going into her yard as well as other neighbor’s yards crouching down, then running out of their yards back onto the street. Officers were able to locate the subject in question.  After an investigation the subject will be summonsed to Brookline District Court, and a criminal complaint will be filed for the following charges:   M.G.L. 94C § 31  - Possession of Class A  -  For possessing a syringe filled with Herion, and M.G.L. 266 § 120 -  Trespassing  -  For entering the fenced in back yard of  an address on Summit Ave.

05/11/20 Officers responded to  Chestnut Pl for a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle. The victim reports 2 of his vehicles tires had been damaged. The damage appeared to be slash marks.  There was also another vehicle in the lot with similar damage to its tires. A report was filed and a request has been made for a follow-up by Brookline Detectives.



05/11/20 Officers responded to CVS Pharmacy on Harvard Street on reports of a shoplifting. Staff reported that  this afternoon a white male wearing a gray Addis brand T-shirt, gray sweatpants and black baseball cap entered the store to pick up a prescription from the pharmacy counter. While in the store this suspect picked up a pair of Foster Grant brand sunglasses and walked to the rear pharmacy counter. This suspect then paid for his prescription medication and was asked if he was going to pay for the sunglasses. The suspect then walked toward the front entrance while placing the sunglasses in his pants pocket without paying for them, bypassing the cashiers. The subject was identified thru pharmacy records, and surveillance footage. A criminal complaint has been filed with the Brookline District Court.

05/11/20 Officers were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy on  Harvard Street for a Fraud report,  The Manager reported a customer had passed five $100.00 dollar counterfeit bills to one of his cashiers. A report has been filed and a follow-up with Brookline Detectives will be conducted.


Monday, May 4, 2020

4/30 -- 5/4/20


 04/30/20, Officers responded to  Brookline Police Headquarters, to take a report by telephone of a stolen laptop computer, from an address on Kent St. The reporting party is unsure how the laptop went missing and will be changing her locks.

04/30/2020, Officers responded to a CVS on Beacon St for a shoplifting.  Store security observed a male subject enter the store and he went straight to one aisle, then turned back around. The subject then wandered about the aisles.  After a brief interaction, the subject left the store. Upon reviewing the security surveillance footage, security observed the subject select an item and conceal it under his shirt prior to interacting with him. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male with facial hair, wearing a white shirt, black zip-up sweatshirt, grey pants, grey baseball cap with a 'B' written on it, and carrying a black backpack.  Units searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

04/30/20 Officers took a report for a past larceny at the Brookline Health Department.  On April 22, 2020, approximately 15 red tote bags were placed in the unlocked glass vestibule of the Health Department. These bags were filled with office supplies, gloves, hand sanitizer and paperwork. On April 23, the tote bags were no longer in the vestibule.  A request for video footage has been made.

 04/30/20 Officers took a fraud report over the phone. The victim was selling furniture online, and ended up being scammed out of $2000.

05/01/20 Officers were dispatched to an address on Dwight Street for a report of a B&E&L of a motor vehicle. The victim reports parking her vehicle on the street and the next morning she noticed her passenger side door had been "smashed open" and her car rummaged through.  She believes $100.00 in cash was stolen from the glove compartment.  A report has been filed.

5/1/2020 A citizen reported to the Brookline Police that a couple weeks ago her vehicle, while parked on  Harvard Ave. in Brookline had been broken into. At the time she didn't report it because mail and an umbrella were the only things she noticed were missing.  The victim now believes fraudulent checks have been written from information, she believes that was in her mail. Several homes in the area have exterior security cameras, and a follow-up will be conducted.

5/1/20, Officers were dispatched to the area of Amory Park for a report of found property.  A citizen had found a set of keys on the ground near the entrance of the parking lot.  A Toyota brand automotive key was among those in the set, however the FOB unlock button did not work on any of the Toyotas in the lot at that time. The keys will be placed in evidence for safe keeping until the owner can be identified.


05/02/20, Officers, along with the Brookline Fire Department and Fallon Ambulance responded to the intersection of Dummer St. and Amory St. for a motor vehicle crash. There were no reported injuries, and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

05/02/20 Officers took a report, over the phone  from a resident on Sears St. The report was a larceny by credit card. The victim reports items were purchased from an online retailer without his permission/knowledge.

05/02/20 Officers took a report for unauthorized use  of his Visa credit card. The victim was notified by Dell Computers regrading a purchase of three (3) computers.  The cards were immediately cancelled and a report was filed.

05/01/20 Officers responded to an address on Beacon Street for a past package theft report. The victim received confirmation from Amazon that her package was delivered at 2:26 pm on 04-29-20. When she went to pick up the package at the front door,  it was missing.  A report has been filed.

05/03/20 Officers responded to a business on Harvard Street on reports of a shoplifting.  Dispatched informed responding Officers that a store manager was following the subjects.  The subjects were located and stopped.  After an investigation it was decided that they would be summonsed into Brookline Court for Shoplifting.

5/3/20 Officers responded to an address on Foster Street Extension for a larceny report.  The victim reports  that sometime between 2:00pm and 6:00pm today various perennial type flowers and plants were taken from the area in front and along the side of her address.  Some of these flowers were planted and others were still in their plastic planters waiting to be planted.  Security footage has been requested and a report was filed.
05/04/20 Officers responded to an address on Beacon St for suspicious activity. Officers located several people, and after a brief investigation it was determined that one of the subjects had several warrants.  One subject was arrested.




Friday, May 1, 2020

4/29-4/30



4/30 Officers responded to a business on Beacon St in Coolidge Corner. Employees reported to the officers that an unknown subject was seen concealing items under their shirt and then left the store without purchasing.  Investigation is still ongoing.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

4/25-4/30


4/25   Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a report of a shoplifter.  Officers identified the subject who will be summonsed into court for shoplifting.

4/27 Officers responded to a business on Beacon St in Coolidge Corner for a report of a shoplifter.  The officers took a report from the store regarding a subject who left without purchasing multiple items.  The investigation is still ongoing.

4/28 Officers were sent to the area of Washington Square on Beacon St for report of suspicious activity.  An individual with multiple warrants was placed under arrest as a result of the investigation.

4/29 Officers responded to a business on Beacon St in Coolidge Corner.  Employees informed officers of a shoplifting that had just occurred and provided a description of the subject.  Officers were able to locate the subject and found that they also had multiple warrants for their arrest.  The subject was placed under arrest for the shoplifting and warrants.

4/29 Officers were called to the area of Thorndike St for report of suspicious activity.   During the investigation a subject with multiple warrants was identified and placed under arrest.

Monday, April 27, 2020

04/24-04/27


04/24- Officers took a report from a resident on Harvard Street who reported that packages that they ordered were stolen from their front steps.

4/25  Officers took a report for two bicycles that were stolen out of a garage on Pleasant St.

Friday, April 24, 2020

04/23--4/24 Blog Post


04/23- Officers responded to a business on Harvard St, the caller informed Officers that an unknown party had thrown an object through the window of a closed business.  Officers were able to identify the subject in the local area and they will be summonsed into court for the damage.

4/23- Officer took a report for a vehicle that had been broken into some time in the past six days. 

4/23- Officers were called to a business son Beacon St in Coolidge Corner.  Upon arrival employees informed the officers that they observed a customer leave the store with multiple items without purchasing.  Officers were able to identify the individual and they were placed under arrest for shoplifting.

4/23 - Officer responded to Commonwealth Ave for a reported shoplifter.  After speaking with the employees and canvasing the area , officers were able to locate the individual, they will be summonsed into court for shoplifting.


Thursday, April 23, 2020

4-20 / 4-23


4/20  Officers responded to the area of 797 Washington Street for a traffic crash with no reported injuries. Upon arrival, Brookline Fire and Fallon EMS had evaluated both operators and they declined any medical attention.  Both vehicles were towed.

04/20, Officers responded to a store on Beacon St for a past shoplifting.  While conducting an inventory of the merchandise of the store, an employee noticed that two weighted blankets were missing.  The employee viewed their surveillance footage and believes the person who took the blankets has taken from them in the past.  After an investigation the suspect was identified and will be summonsed into Brookline Court.

4/21 Officers responded to the area 815 Newton St. for the report of a 2 vehicle crash with no reported injuries.  One operator was cited for failure to use caution when turning, and one vehicle was towed.

4/21 Officers responded  to the Pierce School,  for a report of graffiti. The school custodian  led the Officer to the Art room where the Graffiti was located.  Photographs were taken and  the markers were collected and submitted into evidence. An investigation will be conducted.

4/21 Officers  were dispatched to the area of 1440 Beacon St. for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a Subaru and a RCN truck. Upon arrival everyone was out of their vehicles claiming no injury.   One subject was summonsed into Brookline Court for driving without a license.

4/21 Officers responded to an address on  Beals St for a report of stolen clothes from a laundry bag on the front porch. The victim reports that she left her laundry in a bag with Garment Valet written on it, on her front porch to be picked up to be cleaned. The bag was placed behind a pillar (not easily seen from the street) on the front porch. She received a message from the laundry service company saying that they were unable to pick up her clothes. She advised the company further as to where she left the bag. The company went back and attempted to find the bag. The bag was found empty in the front garden of another house.  A follow-up will be conducted.

04/22 Officers  were dispatched to the area of 599 Brookline Avenue for a traffic crash involving town property. Upon arrival with Brookline Fire and Fallon EMS the operator declined any medical attention.      Brookline Police Dispatch notified the Parks Department to have them evaluate the damage to the fence. Photos of the damage to the vehicle and the chain link fence, and the vehicle was able to be driven from the scene.

04/22 A resident of Pleasant St. reported fraud on their Home Depot Card. The victim has since canceled the credit card and notified Home Depot of the fraudulent transactions. Respectfully
04/22 Officers responded to an address on Marion St to process the scene of a past breaking and entering.  Detectives were called in to investigate.


 04/23 S citizen arrived at the Brookline Police Station to report  a lost wallet.  The reporting party believes he lost his wallet around 1130 AM on Harvard Street,  probably in the Coolidge Corner area. The brown leather wallet that he lost had his insurance card and his Santander checkbook.







Tuesday, April 21, 2020


04/20  - Officers responded to a business on Harvard St to take a report of a shoplifter.  Responding Officers were able to identify the subject and will summons them into court for shoplifting.

Monday, April 20, 2020

4/17 -- 4/19


04/17/2020  Officers took a report for online fraud.  

04/17/2020 Officers took a report for a stolen wallet. After an investigation the wallet was located however $300 USC was missing. Brookline Detectives will check with local businesses for security footage.

04/17/2020 Officers took a report for threats. The victim received threatening statements on line from someone they did not know.  A report was filed and Brookline Detectives will conduct a follow up.

04/17/2020 Officers responded to the intersection of Park St. and Washington St. for motor vehicle crash. No injuries were reported and one vehicle was towed from the scene.

 04/18/20 at approximately 17:45 hrs. Officers responded to an address on Buckminster Rd. for a report of a suspicious vehicle.  Caller reports that while out for a jog, a vehicle, described as a late model Subaru Forester slowed down as it got closer to them. This happened several times during their run, and at one point the vehicle slowed down and lowered the front window but the operator did not speak to them.  He then stopped the vehicle for a minute and then left the area. They describe the operator as a white male, approximately late 40's to early 50's years of age, short brown hair.  There was a large brown dog inside the car. The operator never spoke to them or exited the vehicle during any of the encounters.

04/19/20 Officers responded to the 100 block of Longwood Ave for a traffic crash. The vehicle was located stuck next to a tree in the backyard of a home on Marshal Street.  The vehicle made contact with the fence that divides the property.  This crash occurred when the driver was attempting to park the vehicle. Both parties were transported to the hospital, and the vehicle was towed from the yard.

04/19/2020 Officers took a report for a missing person. The subject was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants.  A report has been filed.





Wednesday, April 15, 2020

March 14


4/14/2020 at approximately 0955, Officers in Coolidge Corner, witnessed a male with a beard wearing a yellow jacket, dark jeans,  and red sneakers walking towards them carrying a brown paper bag.  They also observed another  male subject wearing a blue jacket with blue jeans wearing a medical mask confront the male subject with the yellow coat on about the shopping items.  After an investigation it was found that the first subject had shop lifted from a local store. Items were returned and the subject will be summonsed into Brookline Court for Shoplifting MGL Ch. 266/30A

4/14/2020 Officers responded to a business on Beacon St. for a customer disturbing. Brookline dispatch stated that a while male in his 20s with brown hair was refusing to pay. The subject then fled the store prior to the Officers arrival. A vehicle description was broadcast however Officers were  unable to locate the subject.  

4/14/2020 A resident of park St. reported that  sometime between 4/12/20 and today 4/14/20, she noticed her vehicle, had been rummaged through and $1.50 in change had been taken from the center console. A report has been filed.

4/14/2020 Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave,  for a report of shoplifting. The subject fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival.  Officers searched the area but were unable to locate.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

March 13th



4/13  Officers took a report of a car break on Dummer St.  The victim reported that they had parked their car in the garage, and when they went to the car this morning it had been rummaged through and multiple items were taken.
 
4/13 Officers took a report of a car break on Washburn Terr.  The victim reported that they had parked their car in front of their house overnight, and in the morning they found it had been rummaged through and multiple items were taken.

4/13 Officers  took a report from a resident on Beaconsfield Rd for stolen packages.   The resident reported to the Officers that there were multiple packages delivered to their address.   When they went to retrieve the packages they were gone.

4/13 Officers responded to an address on Park St for a B&E&L of a motor vehicle.  The victim reports parking his car in the parking lot last night at approximately 9:00pm and left it unlocked.  When he returned today at approximately 10:30am he observed that the glove box was ajar.  He discovered that $1.00 was missing from the center console cup holder. A follow-up will be conducted.

4/13 Detectives working with Boston Detectives identified a person possibly stealing packages from an address on Washington St. in Brookline.  The subject was stopped by Brookline Detectives and an investigation followed.  The subject was identified and advised that he will be summonsed into Court for Larceny, and he was sent on his way. 

4/13/ A Brookline resident arrived at the Brookline Police Station to report that her car had been parked, on  04/12/2020 at approx. 0730 hours in the rear of her residence in her assigned spot.  When she returned to the car today, at approx. 0800 hours, she noticed that the center console was open and some items had been taken out. The victim believes the only item taken was a men’s jacket.

4/13/  At approximately 1501 hours Officers were dispatched to Circuit Rd for wires down.  Upon arrival at that location the officer  observed a large Town of Brookline Tree that had fallen on top of two houses on  Circuit Rd. The Officer then noticed that the tree had fallen on top of high voltage power lines, and that they were still attached to the electrical poles. At this time Brookline Fire arrived on scene.  No injuries were reported.

4/ 13 A supervisor responded to Elliot St for a report of a town tree that fell and damaged a fence and roof. Upon arriving on scene the Officer observed that the front of the house was on Eliot St while the rear of the house was on Craft Rd. Contact was made with the owner of the property and no injuries were reported.  Town Forestry Dept. was notified and arrived on scene.

4/13 Officers responded to an address on Nelson Drive for a report of a town tree that fell and damaged a fence and roof. Upon arriving on scene I observed that a large branch of a town tree that is in the rear of the property had broken off and fell due to high wind. The branch fell on the rear white venal fence breaking several sections. It also damaged a newly purchased volleyball net. The Officer also observed damage to the roof of the garage. Photographs were taken of the damage. The Officer spoke with the property owner and no injuries were reported.

4/13 Officers responded to the CVS on Commonwealth Ave, for a report of multiple shoplifters. Officers responded and searched the area for the suspects. Upon arrival at CVS officers spoke with the Store Manager  who reported  that two males had just taken various items from the store and fled down Saint Paul St towards Dummer St. A still photograph of the suspects to send out to responding police units. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.  A copy of the security video footage will be made and turned over to Brookline Detectives for a follow-up.

4/13 Officers responded to an address on Harrison St for a report of a Town tree branch that fell onto a vehicle parked in a private driveway. Officers and Town Forestry personnel observed a large branch that fell from the Town tree on the sidewalk due to the heavy winds and rain today. Part of the branch landed on the rear of a Chevy Volt in the driveway causing minor damage to the vehicle. The Forestry workers were able to remove the branch.  The residents were not home at this time.

*** We have seen an increase in motor vehicle breaks in the past week.  Please remember to take your valuables with you and lock your doors!!  *****



Monday, April 13, 2020

April 10- April 13, 2020



04/10- Officers were called to a store in Coolidge Corner (Harvard St) to take a report of a stolen wallet.  The victim reported that they had dropped their wallet within the store, and when they went to look for the wallet, it was gone.  Store employees were able to confirm through video that an unknown subject picked up the wallet, and nothing was turned into the store as found proprety.

04/11- Officers took a report from a resident of Amory St.  The resident reported that their vehicle that had been parked in a garage on Dummer St. had been entered during the night and multiple items were taken. 

04/11 Officers responded to a residence on Summit Ave and spoke to multiple residents who reported that multiple packages that were delivered to the building had been opened and gone through. 

04/12- Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a reported shoplifter.  Employees reported to the Officers that a customer had left the store without paying for multiple items.

March 12- April 10, 2020


3/12 Officers responded to take a report of a U-Haul for a report of a vehicle that was not returned.  The vehicle was reported stolen.

03/15 Officers responded to a residence on Tappan St.  Officers took a report for the damage that occurred to the victims vehicle that had occurred overnight in the parking spots behind the building.

3/20 Officers responded to a  business on Beacon St to take a report for shoplifting.  The store employee reported to police that two unknown parties entered the business and left with merchandise without purchasing. 

3/20 Officers responded to a residence on Salisbury Rd and took a report for a stolen bicycle

3/31 Officers responded to a residence on Pleasant St and took reports for multiple storage units that had been entered and items stolen.

3/22 Officers responded to Browne St to take reports for multiple storage units that had been entered and items stolen.

3/22 Officers took a graffiti report at a residential building on Longwood Ave.

3/23 Officers were called to the area of Pleasant St and Freeman St for a report of a suspicious  vehicle. The result was two adults placed under arrest.

3/24  Officers served an arrest warrant on Babcock St, one adult was arrested.

3/24  Officers took a report for damage to a residential building on Park St.

3/24  Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave and took a report for a shoplifter.  One adult will be summonsed into court.

3/25  Officers were called to James St and took a report for a stolen bike.

3/26   Officers took a report for graffiti on a building on Harvard St

3/27   Officers responded to a business on Beacon St to take a report for an overnight break.  Employees arrived to work and reported that there was damage to the store as well as items missing.

3/31  Officers took a report for stolen items out of a residence on Beaconsfield Rd

3/31  Officers took a report of a package theft off of Euston St.  The victim reported that the package had been torn open and the contents were taken.

3/31  Officers responded to a business in Coolidge Corner on Beacon St. Employees informed officers that an unknown party left the store without paying for items.  Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the unknown person.  A report was filed.

3/31 Officers responded to a business in Coolidge Corner on Beacon St.  Employees reported to the officers that they had observed a customer taking items and attempting to leave the store without paying. 

04/01 Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a reported shoplifter who had left the store without purchasing the items in possession.

04/01 Officers responded to Chapel St and took multiple reports of cars being broken into over night within a parking garage. 

04/01  Officers responded to a residence on Boylston St and took a report of a break that occurred.

04/04  Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave for a report of a shoplifter.  Employees informed the Officers that a customer had come into the store and left without purchasing items.  Officers were able to identify the customer and one adult will be summonsed into court.

04/05 Officers took a report from multiple residents on Winslow Rd.  The victims all reported that at some point over night their vehicles had been entered and in most cases multiple items were taken.

04/05  Officers took a report from a resident on Naples Rd.  The victim reported that at some point overnight their vehicle had been entered and multiple items were missing.

04/05  Officers took a report for equipment stolen out of a construction site on Verndale St.

4/5  Officers took a report of malicious damage to a religious institution on Harvard St.  The victim reported graffiti that was found to be a hate crime.   And investigation is ongoing.

04/06  Officers responded to a business on Commonwealth Ave and took a report of a shoplifting.   Officers will be summonsing in one adult for shoplifting.

04/06  Officers took a report for a bicycle theft from Washington St.

04/07 Officers responded to Warren St for a single reported gun shot. The incident took place outside, and there was a small group on scene when officers arrived..  While the investigation is still ongoing, the incident appears to be the result of a dispute between two parties that were known to each other, neither of whom reside at the monastery. Two parties were placed under arrest as a result

4/9  Officers responded to a business on Harvard St in Coolidge Corner for a shoplifter.  Officers were able to locate the shoplifter and one adult was placed under arrest.

04/09  Officers took a report of a a motor vehicle that was entered overnight in the driveway and multiple items were taken. 

04/09 Officers took a report from a business on Beacon St in Coolidge corner for a shoplifting.

04/09 Officers took a report from a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting.

04/09  Officers took a report for Graffiti for a building on Harvard St in Brookline Village.