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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

07/06 - 07/07


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.


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


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.


BPD assisted EMT/Fire with 5 different incidents


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.


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.