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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.

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