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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 crimereports.com
Thursday, January 30, 2020
An officer responded to a residence on Middlesex Rd for a larceny from a motor vehicle report. Sometime overnight, the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors and loose change was stolen.
An officer responded to a residence on Willard Rd for a larceny from a motor vehicle report. Sometime overnight, the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors and cash from a purse was stolen.
An officer took a report for a past attempted robbery. The victim stated that at approximately 8:30PM on January 28, he arrived at his residence on Bowker St. As he was on the porch, the suspect grabbed the victim by the shoulder. The suspect kept a hand in his sweater pocket while demanding money from the victim. The victim escaped the porch and the suspect fled the area. The victim did not lose any items of monetary value.
An officer took a report for larceny from a building. The victim stated that his roommate moved out of their residence on Boylston St this morning. While moving out the victim believes the roommate stole some of his medication.
An officer took several reports for package thefts from two residences on Davis Ave. The packages were delivered to the front door area of the two residences and were stolen sometime in the afternoon.
An officer took a report for a bike theft from a residence on Davis Ct. The victim stated that between 4:00PM and 7:30PM, his bike was locked to a fence post outside the residence. The victim subsequently observed the bike no longer outside and the lock was missing.
An officer took a report for larceny from a restaurant on Harvard Sq. Two suspects enter the restaurant at approximately 4:50PM and proceed to the basement level where the bathrooms are located. The suspects stay in the residence for 40 minutes and then leave without buying anything. Employees of the restaurant later reported that items were stolen from the employee room.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle from a residence on Singletree Rd. Sometime overnight two vehicles were entered through unlocked doors. Sunglasses were stolen from one vehicle and change was stolen from the second. While taking this report, the victim reported to the officer that several pieces of jewelry were stolen from her residence last year. Two additional reports were taken for jewelry stolen in December and July.
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle from a residence on St Paul St. Sometime over a span of three days, the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors and the contents were rummaged through. The victim reported nothing was stolen.
At 1:45AM, officers responded to the area of Beacon St and St Paul St for an attempted robbery where the victim was threatened with a weapon. The victim stated that while walking on Beacon St, he was followed by the unknown suspect. As the victim approached St Paul St, the suspect asked for a lighter and if the victim wanted to follow him around the corner. At this point the suspect kept one hand in his sweatshirt motioning as if he had a weapon while trying to reach into the victim's pockets. The victim was able to avoid losing any items of value and the suspect fled the area. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.
At 3:00AM, officers responded to a residence on Beacon St for a robbery that occurred an hour prior. The victim stated that he was walking home on Beacon St at approximately 2:00AM. The suspect approached the victim asking if there was convenience store nearby. The victim walked with the suspect to show him where there was convenience store. In the area of Beacon St and Pleasant St, the suspect elbowed the victim in a business foyer where he displayed a knife and demanded money. The victim provided the suspect with all the cash he had at which point the suspect fled the area. The suspect in this case appears to match the description of the suspect in the above mentioned incident.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle at a residence on West Roxbury Parkway. Sometime overnight, the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors and various items of monetary value were stolen.
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle at a residence on Russett Rd. Sometime overnight, the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors and change was stolen.
At 2:05PM, officers responded to the lower Beacon St area for a male threatening to shoot a local store employee and made a gesture as if he had a gun. The suspect was reported to be travelling with a companion. Two parties were stopped on the Muddy River pathway who matched the description. The store employee stated that he observed the suspect get into a verbal argument with someone on the street and spit in their direction. The employee confronted the suspect about the incident, which resulted in the suspect threatening to shoot him and grabbing his waistband, gesturing as if he had a gun. The suspect was searched where no gun was found. The suspect was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. The companion he was travelling with had a warrant for his arrest.
An officer took a report for larceny from Brookline High School. The victim left his backpack in an unlocked locker while at sports practice. When the victim came back his headphones and cash were taken from his backpack.
JANUARY 23, 2020
An officer took two reports for malicious damage from two separate medical facilities on Harvard St. Sometime overnight, the facilities were egged.
At 12:00PM, officers responded to the main library on Washington St for a patron harassing an employee. The suspect was identified and no trespassed from all libraries in Brookline.
JANUARY 24, 2020
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle at a residence on Regent Cr. Sometime overnight, the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors where headphones and a cell phone were stolen.
An officer took a report for larceny from a mailbox. Sometime between January 4 and January 8, a check was stolen from a mailbox in the area of St Paul St and Alton Pl. The check was altered and fraudulently cashed.
JANUARY 26, 2020
An officer took a shoplifting report that occurred the day prior from a business on Commonwealth Av. On January 25 at 10:20AM, the suspect entered the store and placed multiple electronic items in a bag and fled without paying. The suspect was identified and a warrant was sought for his arrest.
An officer took a report for larceny from a locker at the public pool on Tappan St. Sometime between 2:30PM and 4:00PM, two lockers were pried open and one was left unlocked. From the unlocked locker credit cards were stolen from the victim's wallet and fraudulently used.
JANUARY 27, 2020
An officer took a report for threats from a residence on St Paul St. The victim stated that in 2017, she lent a large sum of money to family members with a repayment plan in place. Since then, the family members have not paid the victim back and changed their phone numbers to avoid her. The victim located the family members and when confronted about payment, they stated they would kill her family in Colombia and her as well.
At 10:15AM, officers responded to the area of Cypress St and Walnut St for a dispute where the victim's feet were run over. It was later determined that an argument about the suspect's side view mirrors resulted in a verbal argument. Both parties had conflicting statements, but declined to press charges and the matter was resolved.
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle at a residence on Holly Ln. Sometime overnight the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors, while in the garage, and change was stolen.
An officer took a report for suspicious activity from Gerry Rd. On January 27 at approximately 2:00PM, an elementary school student was walking home when he observed an individual wearing a "hacker mask" walk towards him. The individual never spoke to the student or chased after him and was at least 25 feet away at all times. The student felt the individual was seeking him out and hid until the individual walked away from the area.
An officer took a report for larceny from a motor vehicle that was parked on Tappan St. Sometime between 1:30PM and 4:00PM, the vehicle was entered through unlocked doors and credit cards were stolen from the victim's wallet. The credit cards were used to make fraudulent transactions.
An officer took a package theft report from a residence on High St. Sometime between January 26 at 6:35PM and January 27 at 12:00PM, the contents of the package were stolen from the front door of the residence.
Officers responded to a business on Harvard St for a shoplifting that occurred minutes before. The suspect entered the store and took an item off the shelf. The suspect then went to the register asking for a refund. The refund was issued and the suspect left the store.