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, September 15, 2021

September 13, 2021

Monday, September 6

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Lawton St for a report of a bike theft. The reporting party shared that they returned home in the morning to find their three bikes, which had been secured with a bike lock, were gone. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Commonwealth Av for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a call on Beacon St regarding an assault. The victim reported an individual approached them and attempted to kick them after a verbal interaction. Officers are looking into the matter further.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a call on Harvard St regarding shoplifting. The individual was apprehended, and the items were returned. 

ROBBERY - Officers were called to Corey Rd for reports of an individual behaving aggressively toward others. They were apprehended and placed under arrest.


Tuesday, September 7

GRAFFITI - Officers were called to Beacon St regarding new graffiti. The reporting party stated there were new tags on the garage walls. The matter is being referred to the community service division.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Egmont St regarding a bike theft. The reporting party shared their bike and the lock had been removed from the bike rack. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, September 9

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Babcock St regarding a theft of a package. The reporting party stated they received an email confirmation of the delivery, but one of the two packages was missing by the time they went to collect them. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, September 10

ANIMAL BITE - Officers were called to Freeman street for a report of a dog bite. The dog was confirmed up to date on its vaccinations. The matter has been referred to an animal control officer.

ROBBERY - Officers responded to a report of a robbery on Naples Rd. The victim stated they were approached by two individuals, who then took the victim's phone and wallet. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, September 12

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Babcock regarding a package theft. The reporting party stated they received confirmation, but when they went to check, one of the packages was missing. The matter has been resolved.


Wednesday, September 8, 2021

September 7, 2021

Monday, August 30

LARCENY - Officers responded to Beacon St regarding a theft of auto parts. The reporting party stated they had parked their car at a meter and later found a Catalytic Converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Corey Rd regarding a theft of auto parts. The reporting party stated they noticed a car idling next to their own. Later they found their Catalytic Converter had been removed. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Beacon St regarding a past bike theft. The reporting party shared they had secured their bike outside their residence, but it was gone when they returned. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Tuesday, August 31

BREAKING AND ENTERING Officers responded to a call on Browne St regarding a breaking and entering. The victim stated they returned home to the door open and property missing. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Littell Rd regarding a bike theft. The victim shared they had secured their bikes to a tree in the rear of the residence. They found the cord lock cut and both bikes missing. One of the bikes, which had a secondary lock around the wheel, has been recovered. Officers are looking into the matter further.

AUTOMOBILE THEFT - Officers were called to Gerry Rd for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The victim shared they believed the doors were locked but woke to find their vehicle missing. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, September 2

DOG BITE -  Officers responded to a report for a past dog bite on Sewall Av. The reporting party stated that while walking towards St. Paul St a dog ran at them and bit them in the leg. 

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Longwood Av regarding a bike theft. The victim shared they had stored their bike inside the apartment complex but noticed it missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Friday, September 3

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a report for a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they had parked their car on Harvard St and discovered their wallet had been removed. They were advised to freeze their cards and watch their account for further suspicious activity. The matter is under investigation.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Acron Rd regarding a bike theft. The reporting party shared that their bike was missing from their driveway. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, September 5

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a call on Winthrop Rd for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated they noticed property missing after having left their vehicle unlocked overnight. The matter is under investigation.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

August 31, 2021

 Monday, August 23

CAR BREAK -  Officers were called to Wolcott Rd regarding a past car break. The victim shared they noticed the car had been rummaged through and property removed. The matter is under investigation.

GRAFFITI - Officers were called to a local school for a report of graffiti. The matter has been referred to the Brookline PD community service department.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a call on Rangeley Rd for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim stated they noticed property strewn about the car as well as on the ground nearby, though nothing appeared to be taken. Officers are looking into the matter further.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of a package theft from Toxteth St. The victim shared they received email and photo confirmation of deliveries, but the packages were gone when they went to collect them. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Tuesday, August 24

LARCENY - Officers were called to Longwood Av regarding a theft of a necklace. The victim shared they were approached by an individual who removed their necklace and gave them fake jewelry in exchange. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers were called to Commonwealth Av for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party witnessed an individual placing items in a reusable bag. They then became irate with employees when they approached and left without paying.


Wednesday, August 25

CAR BREAK -  Officers were called to Aspinwall Av regarding a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The victim shared that they found the contents of the central console dumped onto the passenger seat and property missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Alton Pl for a report of a bike theft. The victim shared that they left the bike inside the lobby of their building, but it was gone the next morning. Officers are looking into the matter further.

BIKE THEFT -  Officers responded to Linden St for a report of a bike theft. The victim shared that they left their bikes on a bike rack and returned to find one missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Heath St regarding a theft of a package. The victim shared the package had been confirmed as delivered but was gone by the time they returned home. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Thursday, August 26

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Alton Pl regarding a bike theft. The victim shared that they had secured their bike inside the building, but when they returned, it was missing. The matter is under investigation.


Friday, August 27

SCOOTER THEFT - Officers responded to Thorndike St regarding a theft of a motor scooter. The victim stated it was stolen overnight from their driveway. The motor scooter was recovered later that morning.


Saturday, August 28

BURGLARY - Officers responded to a call on Naples St. The victim reported they returned home to find a window open and back door open. Nothing appeared to be taken. Officers are looking into the matter further.

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Boylston St regarding a recent bike theft. The victim shared they left their bike outside a business while they went inside. When they returned, their bike was gone. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Sunday, August 29

BURGLARY - Officers responded to a call on Grove St regarding a burglary of a convenience store. Officers are looking into the matter further.

Monday, August 23, 2021

August 23, 2021

Monday, August 16

BAT EXPOSURE - Officers were contacted by an individual who stated they had trapped a bat in their apartment. The police took custody of it to submit for rabies testing.


Tuesday, August 17

SCOOTER THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Beacon St regarding a stolen moped. The victim stated that they had left the moped behind his building overnight and woke to find it missing. Officers are looking in the area for surveillance footage.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Browne St regarding a recent bike theft. The victim found the lock to their storage unit broken and their bike missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Wednesday, August 18

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a call regarding a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Kent St. The victim shared that they had left their car parked on the street, and when they returned, property was missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers were called to Harvard St regarding found property. They were given a phone and took it to the station for safe keeping.


Thursday, August 19

FALSE PRETENSE - Officers responded to a call regarding a theft by false pretense. The victim shared they received an email claiming to be from a trusted source and stating their was an issue with a past invoice.


Friday, August 20

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers were called to Centre St regarding a package theft. The victim stated they had received an email and picture confirming the arrival of their package, but the item was gone by the time they went to collect it. 


Saturday, August 21

ANIMAL BITE - Officers were called to Winchester St regarding a dog bite. The victim shared they were walking through the neighborhood when an unleashed dog bit them on the leg. Officers are looking into the matter.


Sunday, August 22

BACKPACK THEFT - Officers were called to Amory Park regarding a recent theft from a backpack. The victim shared that they had left their bag unattended and returned to find an individual rummaging through it. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Monday, August 16, 2021

August 16, 2021

 Monday, August 9

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Harvard St, where the reporting party shared the bike had been stored in the car port. Officers are looking into the matter further.

BAT EXPOSURE - Officers were contacted by a couple who reported they had trapped a bat that was flying in their bedroom. The police took custody of it to submit for rabies testing.


Tuesday, August 10

FOUND PROPERTY -  Officers found an unattended, unsecured bike at Still St. Due to the frequency of bike thefts in the area, the bike was retrieved for safekeeping.

BAT EXPOSURE - Officers were contacted by an individual who reported they had trapped a bat in their house. The police took custody of it to submit for rabies testing.


Wednesday, August 11

BAT EXPOSURE - Officers were contacted by an individual who reported they returned home to find their cat with a dead bat in its mouth. The cat is reportedly up to date with its shots, and the police took custody of the bat to submit for rabies testing.


Thursday, August 12

ATTEMPTED LARCENY - Officers responded to a call on Beacon St. regarding an attempted larceny of a scooter. The victim stated they found damage done to their scooter and belongings scattered around the garage, although nothing appears to have been taken. Officers are reviewing surveillance footage of the incident.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Harvard St. regarding a bike theft. The victim reported that she had secured her bike with a lock but, upon returning, the bike and lock were gone. Officers are looking into the matter further.


Friday, August 13

AUTOMOBILE THEFT - Officers were called to Winthrop Rd for a theft of a motor vehicle. The victim shared that they had last seen the vehicle the previous night and woke to find it missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.

ATTEMPTED BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a call for an attempted breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Rawson Rd.  The victim shared that they came upon someone rummaging through the vehicle. Nothing appears to have been taken.

SCAM - Officers responded to a claim of a recent scam. The victim shared that they received an email stated they needed renew their computer's operating system and requested a sum sent to a PayPal account. The victim was advised, and officers are looking further into the matter.

BURGLARY - Officers responded to a call regarding a burglary on Beacon St. A witness saw a man break into the store and called the police. Officers are looking for surveillance footage in the area.


Saturday, August 14

BIKE THEFT -  Officers responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Francis St. The victim stated they had secured their bike with a cable lock and returned the next morning to find the lock cut and bike missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a call for a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Beacon St.  The victim shared that they observed bags missing from their vehicle upon their return. Officers are looking into the matter further.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a call on High St. The victim shared that they received emails confirming the package's delivery, but the packages were gone. Officers are looking at surveillance footage in the area.


Sunday, August 15

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a call on Beacon St for a report of graffiti tags on a building. 

MOPED THEFT - Officers responded to a call on Beacon St. regarding a reported scooter theft. The victim stated they had secured the moped with a chain, but upon their return, the chain was on the ground, unlocked. Officers are looking into the matter further.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers responded to a call regarding an abandoned bike missing its seat and pedals. The bike was taken to the station for safekeeping.

Monday, August 9, 2021

August 9, 2021

 Monday, August 2

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a call on Beacon St. at around 10:30 pm. The victims shared that a man confronted them, asking if they wanted to fight, and proceeded to push one of the victims. The suspect then left the area. Officers are checking the area for surveillance footage of the altercation.


Tuesday, August 3

CAR BREAK - Offers responded to a report of a car break on Columbia St. The victim witnessed an individual ride away on a bike that had been stored in their vehicle. Officers were able to apprehend the suspect and return the property.


Wednesday, August 4

FOUND PROPERTY -  Officers were called to the corner of Aspinwall and Brookline Ave for a report of found property.  They were given a child's backpack with a fan inside and brought it to the station for safekeeping.

DAMAGE TO A BUILDING -  Officers responded to Beverly Rd. for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party said he found other debris in the area suggesting youths like to hang out in the area.


Friday, August 6

ID FRAUD - Officers responded to an unemployment fraud report where an unemployment benefit claim was made in the victim's name. The reporting party alerted the bank and were advised to check all accounts for suspicious activity.


Saturday, August 7

BIKE THEFT -  Officers responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Craig Pl. The victim reported they left the bike outside their apartment building and noticed the bike missing the morning after. Officers are looking at surveillance footage of the area and investigating further.


Sunday, August 8

BIKE THEFT -  Officers responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Village Wy. The bike had been secured to a fence, but the victim later found it missing, the lock having been cut and the seat removed. Officers are looking at surveillance footage of the area and investigating further.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a call regarding a car break on Francis St. The victim shared that they discovered the fuse box cover removed and left on the driver's side floor. They do not believe anything else to have been taken. 

BAT EXPOSURE - Officers were contacted by an individual who shared that they had trapped a bat that was flying in their bathroom. The police took custody of it to submit for rabies testing and advised the individual to be tested as well.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers responded to Cypress St for a report of found property.  Officers were given a bike, along with three books in the basket, and brought it to the station for safekeeping.




Monday, August 2, 2021

August 2, 2021

Monday, July 26

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY - Officers were called to Hawes St for a report of an attempted robbery that had just occurred. The suspect is described as a black male, late teens to early 20s, approximately 5’7” wearing a dark sweat suit with white stripes, the hood up, and a surgical mask. The suspect demanded money from the victim and struck him. The suspect fled the bank on foot, towards Borland St.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to a call on Kilsyth Rd regarding a car break. The victim shared that they had left their car unlocked, and when they returned, property was missing. Officers are looking in the area for surveillance footage.

BIKE THEFT - Officers were called to Longwood Av for a report of a bike theft. The suspect had broken into a storage area and stolen a bike. Officers are looking into the matter further.

 

Tuesday, July 27

ANIMAL BITE - Officer responded to a call on Englewood Ave where the victim was bitten by an unleased dog. The matter has been referred to the animal control officer.


Wednesday, July 28

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers responded to the corner of Kenwood and Columbia St. for a report of found property.  Officers were given a child's purse and brought it to the station for safekeeping.

SCAM - Officers responded to a call regarding a recent scam. The victim shared that they were contacted by individuals claiming to be from a federal agency and requesting the victim transfer funds to avoid penalties. The victim was advised to cease contact and keep an eye on their bank accounts for suspicious activity as officers investigate further.


Saturday, July 31

PACKAGE THEFT -  Officers were called to Walnut St regarding a theft. The victim shared that they received an email that stated their package had arrived, but when they returned home, the package was missing. Officers are investigating further.


Sunday, August 1

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY - Officers responded to a call for an attempted burglary on Princeton Rd. The victim stated they found marks on the back door indicating someone had tried to gain access but were unsuccessful. Officers are looking into the matter further.

Monday, July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021

Monday, July 19

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on White Pl.  The victim shared that the vehicle was parked in their driveway and that they noticed property missing the following morning. Nothing appeared to be damaged.


Tuesday, July 20

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Harvard St. The victim shared that they left the BlueBike outside of a store, and when they returned, it was missing. Officers are checking the area for surveillance.


Wednesday, July 21

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Brookline Pl. The victim stated that they left their bike and helmet secured to a bike rack. When they returned for the bike, the lock was cut, and the bike was missing. Officers are reviewing security footage of the area.

ATTEMPTED LARCENY - Officers responded to a call regarding an attempted theft of a cellphone. The suspect attempted to take the phone from the victim's back pocket but was prevented from doing so.


Thursday, July 22

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Adams St. The victim left two bikes in a side yard and noticed both were missing. Officers are looking into the matter further.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft call on Kent St. When the victim went down to retrieve their packages, the package was empty.


Sunday, July 25

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a call regarding a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Lancaster Tr. The owner found the window had been smashed and belongings removed. Officers are looking into the theft further.

Monday, July 19, 2021

July 19, 2021

 Monday, July 12

BIKE THEFT - Officer responded to a call on Harvard St. The victim shared that they had left their bike unsecured outside a library for approximately 15 minutes. When they returned, the bike and the helmet were gone.


Tuesday, July 13

FRAUD- Officers responded to a report of fraudulent bank transactions when the victim located an unauthorized charges. They were able to stop the charge and reported the activity to the police and bank fraud department. They were advised to check all their accounts to ensure no other suspicious activity.


Wednesday, July 14

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers responded to Centre St. for a report of found property.  Officers were given a wallet and brought it to the station for safekeeping.

FRAUD- Officers responded to a report of fraudulent use of credit card when the victim received a package they had not purchased. They were able to stop the charge and have not found any further charges on their credit card statements. 


Saturday, July 17

ID FRAUD - Officers responded to an unemployment fraud report where an unemployment benefit claim was made in the victim's name. They cancelled the card and alerted the bank. They were advised to check all accounts for suspicious activity.


Sunday, July 18

BIKE THEFT - Officer responded to a call on Dwight St for a reported bike theft. The victim shared their bike had been left unlocked on the rear porch and was gone upon their return. Officers are checking surveillance in the area.

Monday, July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021

 

Monday, July 5

BIKE THEFT - Officer responded to a call where a bike was left at a bike rack unsecured. When the owner returned, the bike was missing.


Tuesday, July 6

BIKE THEFT - Officer responded to a call for an attempted bike theft at the Longwood MBTA stop. Suspect was attempting to cut through a lock but fled as the officer approached. The officer recorded a description of the suspect.


Thursday, July 8

BIKE THEFT - Officer responded to a call regarding a bike theft on Cypress St. Bike was locked to a fence for a week, but when owner checked on the bike, it was gone and the lock was cut and left on the ground.


Friday, July 9

GRAFFITI- Officer responded to a graffiti report where a custodian found spray paint on the wall of a multi-purpose building of a local school.

BIKE THEFT - Officer responded to a call where the victim stated their bike had been locked to a bike rack while shopping at Beacon St. The victim returned to find the lock cut and the bike missing.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Longwood Av. for a package theft. The victims stated they returned to their apartment to find their package cut open and the contents removed. 

DOG BITE - Officer responded to a call where the victim was bitten by a leashed dog on University Rd. The matter has been referred to the animal control officer.

SHOPLIFTING - Officer responded to a shoplifting report on Commonwealth Av. The security officer shared that the suspect has committed a series of shoplifting offenses that target electronics.


Saturday, July 10

SCOOTER THEFT - Officer responded to a call regarding an attempted scooter theft. Suspect attempted to kickstart an unsecured scooter parked on Harvard St. but was unable to start it. Suspect fled as the officer approached.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021

THURSDAY, May 27, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where a person reported fraudulent use of their credit card. The victim contacted their bank quickly enough to not be held liable for the charges. They were advised to contact police.

FRIDAY, May 28, 2021

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Harvard St. for several package thefts. There were multiple dates of which package thefts have occurred. Officers have contacted the property manager to get access to security footage. 

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report where the victim rented a Blue Bike and had left it outside of the store to go shopping. When they left the store, the bike was gone. The person has already contacted Blue Bikes and then contacted police.

PACKAGE THEFT  - Officers responded to a package theft report on Short St. where the victim shared that they received a notification confirming that their package was delivered at around 1 PM. The victim went to receive the package and learned that it had been stolen. 

SUNDAY, May 30, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that there were fraudulent charges on their account. All the fraudulent purchases were from Amazon. The victim contacted Amazon to resolve the issue. The victim was advised to contact police.

MONDAY, May 31, 2021 

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Parkvale St. where the victim shared that their electric guitar was missing from their basement storage unit. They contacted police and provided their observations of suspicions in the area from the previous week.

DAMAGE TO AN AUTOMOBILE - Officers responded to High St. for a report of vandalism to a motor vehicle. The party shared that they parked their car in their assigned parking spot in the lot. When they returned to their vehicle, they observed a long scratch mark on the driver side of the car. This is a reoccurring incident. Officers are attempting to get security footage from the cameras in the parking lot.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021

Monday May 24, 2021

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a graffiti report on Harvard St. where a custodian of the building relayed that there were big markings on a wall behind the building.

BAT EXPOSURE - Officers were contacted by a couple who shared that they had been exposed to a bat that was flying in their bedroom. The couple captured the bat and police took custody of it to submit for rabies testing.

SCAM - Officers took a report of fraud when the reporting party shared that they had ordered camera equipment on eBay and received bags of pasta instead. The victim attempted to contact the seller but received no response. They are also working with eBay to get a refund for the purchase.

FOUND PROPERTY  - Officers responded to Amory Park for a report of found property.  Officers were given a set of keys and brought them to the station for safekeeping.

FRAUD- Officers responded to a report of fraudulent use of credit card when the victim located an unauthorized charge on their credit card. They were able to stop the charge but later found that other credit cards had been compromised. They were advised to check all their accounts to ensure no other suspicious activity.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Wellman St. for a bicycle theft where the victim shared their child's bike was left behind a school and when the child returned shortly after to retrieve the bike, it was gone. Officers have located a camera in the area that may have captured the incident.

SHOPTLIFTING - Officers responded to Washington St. at 8:30 PM for a past shoplifting. The supervisor shared that a female walked out of the store with a cooler. With surveillance footage available, officers have a description of the suspect.


Tuesday May 25, 2021 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Vernon St. for a package theft that had just occurred. Officers arrived and the victim shared that a male had just taken packages from their building and traveled on foot down Park St. Police, with the description of the male, were able to identity and stop him. They were able to locate the stolen packages and make an arrest.

Wednesday May 26, 2021

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Beacon St. The victim shared that they locked their bike to a street sign at night. The next morning, they observed the lock cut and the bike missing. Officers were provided with a picture of the bike and a serial number.

Monday, May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021

Friday May 21, 2021

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers took a package theft report on St. Paul St. where the victim shared that their package was delivered and when they returned to retrieve it, it was missing. They have shared camera footage showing the suspect steal the package from their front porch.

BIKE THEFT  - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Wolcott Rd. where the reporting party shared that they leave their bikes in their garage unlocked. The party is currently attempting for information for officers.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a stolen wallet report where the victim shared that they were shopping at a store on Harvard St. and while still in the store, they received notifications that their credit cards were being used in Boston. This prompted them to look for their wallet and it was unable to be located. The party has spoken to the manager at the store and their credit card companies. 

ID FRAUD  - Officers responded to a report of identity fraud where the victim shared that they received mail from a phone company billing them for services. Since the person never opened the account under their name, number, or address, they contacted police. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of fraud when the victim shared that someone posing as their friend asked them to send gift cards for a lost phone via email. The victim did so and later found out that the friend never sent them that email. This prompted them to contact police and try to cancel the gift card.

Friday, May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021

Tuesday May 18, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to an unemployment fraud report where the reporting party shared that they received letters in the mail claiming that they filed for unemployment benefits. Since the victim is employed, they did not file for these claims. They contacted police as well as the Department of Unemployment Assistance.

FIRE - Officers observed a dumpster fire on Walnut St. and contacted Brookline Fire who quickly knocked down the fire. There was no suspicious activity and the dumpster was removed.

THREATS - Officers responded to a report of threats by a victim who shared that they contacted a company via the WhatsApp application to inquire about services they provided. They did not receive any of the services from the company, however. Later the person started receiving texts telling them to send money as a fine for not getting any of the services from the company. The unknown sender then sent threatening messages that included the victim's personal information. At this time, the person contacted police and is working to securing their information.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past breaking and entering on Beacon St. where the reporting party shared that they heard someone outside their apartment rummaging through their utility closet and garbage. The reporting party confronted the suspect, which prompted them to leave the premises and biking away on Beacon St. Officers are attempting to get camera footage from a building nearby.

Thursday May 20,2021

BIKE THEFT  - Officers received a call for a report of a stolen bike. The bike was hidden on the side of their house and was last seen during the weekend. Officers have a description of the bicycle.

Monday, May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021

Friday May 14, 2021

ANNOYING PHONE CALLS - Officers responded to an establishment on Washington St. where employees shared that they have been receiving inappropriate phone calls from an anonymous caller. The caller has called before with the same inappropriate behavior. Officers are attempting to identify the caller with the phone number used.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past breaking and enter of a motor vehicle on Egmont St.  The victim shared that their car was parked in the rear parking lot of the building and they discovered their vehicle had been broken into and damaged. The vehicle was in complete disarray with empty bags of food, empty bottles of drinks, cigarettes, and other items. There was also extensive damage to the inside of the vehicle. Detectives took items for processing and are obtaining camera footage from a building nearby.

ATTEMPT BICYCLE THEFT  - Officers noticed an abandoned bike at around 8:30PM and were suspicious of its presence in the middle of the street. Officers canvassed the area to discover a person manipulating a locked bike on a rack. When the person saw the officers, they walked away from the bike. Officers were able to detain the person and identify the person with their ID. The subject being uncooperative and noisy, caused residents to come out of their building. One of the residents was the owner of the bike that was about to be stolen. Police officers made an arrest. 

BICYCLE THEFT -  Officers responded to a report of bike theft on Browne St. where the victim shared that they last saw their bike on May 10th in the basement storage of their building. The victim went to check on their bike at 6PM to discover that it's missing. Officers were able to find surveillance cameras in the area and are attempting to access the footage.

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Saturday May 15, 2021 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of fraud where the victim shared that a cell phone account had been made under their name in April. They received a phone bill and saw that the account was made without their consent. A phone call with the phone company revealed that their personal information has been compromised. The victim was advised to call the Federal Trade Commission and the Social Security Office.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St. at 2:30PM for a past shoplifting report. Officers were provided a description of the suspect and canvassed the area. The store manager shared that they observed the suspect at the check-out counter but the suspect walked away with the items without paying. When confronted, the suspect began ripping off the price tags on the items they took. The suspect exited the store and proceeded down Harvard Ave. At this time, the store manager contacted police. 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Pleasant St. where the victim shared that they received a notification that their package was delivered but when they went to retrieve the package, it was not there. A neighbor shared that at some point they did see a package but was unsure of the exact time. 

Friday, May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021

Monday May 10, 2021

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a report of shoplifting on Beacon St. at around 8:30 AM where there was a description given about the suspect. Officers observed a male matching the description and found that they were familiar with the subject. Upon speaking with the store manager, it was shared that the subject walked into the store, place several items inside their shopping bags and left the store without paying for the items. The subject was being uncooperative during interaction with police officers and was placed under arrest.

BICYCLE THEFT - Officers responded to St. Paul St. for a bike theft report. The victim shared that their tandem bike had been stolen from a shared garage at the residence. They also shared that there are other tenants with access to the building and there is no public access to the garage. There are no security cameras in the building.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a package theft report where the victim shared that they received a notification that their package was delivered. The victim arrived home to see that their packages were opened and items were missing. Officers are currently trying to obtain surveillance footage from the building's property manager. 

Tuesday May 11, 2021

LARCENY - Officers received a call for a past larceny report on Clark Rd. where the reporting party shared that several items of jewelry has gone missing in the past few months. The party shared that they suspect it to be someone with access to their home, either a cleaner or a contractor. The items are insured and their insurance company advised them to file a police report.

FRAUD - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a fraud report where the reporting party shared that a "representative" from PayPal called them claiming that there's fraudulent activity in their account. The caller advised that the party needed to share pertinent information in order to resolve the fraudulent activity. After the party did so, they noticed unauthorized transactions on their PayPal account. The person contacted their banker and police. 

FRAUD - Officers took a report of fraud where the victim shared that they were selling items on Craigslist and after the person shipped the items, the receiving party was not satisfied with the items and received a refund. The receiving party did not return all of the items, causing the reporting party to contact police.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past motor vehicle break in on Beacon Street. where the reporting party shared that when they returned to their parked vehicle, they saw that it was rummaged through and the front passenger door was ajar. Officers are currently receiving camera footage from a near by building.

ATTEMPTED LARCENY - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a report of larceny, where the reporting party shared that they witnessed someone attempt to steal items from a package. The suspect walked into the building and proceeded to open a box in the vestibule. The suspect was confronted by the reporting party and put the items back. Detectives are currently working with video surveillance of the incident in order to identify the suspect.

BREAKING AND ENTERING - Officers responded to a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Beacon St. The victim stated that their car was parked in the rear parking lot of the building. The victim returned to their car in the morning and saw that their wallet was taken from their center console. Officers advised the victim to contact their banker and surveillance footage is currently being obtained from the building nearby.

Wednesday May 13, 2021

BICYCLE THEFT - Officers responded to a stolen bicycle report on Beacon St. where the reporting party shared that their bike was stolen from their backyard. The victim shared footage of the incident since they had cameras in the rear of their building. Detectives are following up with a description of the suspect.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

May 10, 2021

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

LARCENY- Officers responded to a larceny report on Marshal St. at around 8PM where the reporting party shared that they are missing checks from their checkbook. The party contacted police and their banker. 

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Thursday May 6, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to an identity fraud report where the reporting party shared that they were notified by their employer that they filed an unemployment claim. Since the party is still employed and did not file the claim, they contacted police and the unemployment hotline.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report on Babcock St. where the reporting party shared that their company's bank account had unauthorized checks deposited. The party's signatures appeared to be forged on the checks. At this time officers are attempting to contact the recipient of the checks and the party has contacted their banker.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a fraud report on Commonwealth Ave. where the service manager shared that someone had left the establishment without paying for the services they received. When attempting to charge the suspect's credit card, the manager found that it was fake. The ID provided by the suspect was also found to be fake. Officers are currently identifying the subject with a description of their car.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to a suspicious activity report on Lancaster Terrace at around noon where the reporting party shared that they observed a man in their backyard. The party shared that they expected builders to be working on their home, but only for the front yard, not the back. When the party confronted the man, they saw that he had a logo on their uniform shirt. The party called the company of the logo and was informed that their employees do not wear uniform shirts. This concerned the party and a search for surveillance footage is in the works.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Pleasant St. around 1PM. The reporting party shared that they did not receive a package that they ordered. They shared that there may be surveillance cameras in the lobby of the building.

BURGLARY - Officers responded to a past residential breaking and entering on Verndale St. where the reporting parties shared that when they returned to their house from a shopping trip, they observed that their packages had been open. Upon further observance of their home, it was found that belongings such as electronics were missing. The opened packages were taken for processing fingerprints and officers are looking for cameras around the area.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that they received a letter that they had filed an unemployment claim with the state of Arkansas. Since the party has never been to Arkansas, they contacted police.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Harvard St. at around 7PM where the victim shared that they were walking with their belongings in a shopping bag. At one point, they dropped the bag and when going to pick up the back, it was gone. The victim was advised to monitor their bank activity.

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Friday, May 7, 2021

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to 2 reports of graffiti near Amory park. The graffiti seemed to have the same white spray paint so officers suspect the incidents to be related.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a report of larceny on Harvard St. at around 11AM. The reporting party shared that while shopping, they placed their purse in a shopping cart. The party recalled that while shopping, they had a peculiar conversation with a male subject. The party continued around the store and later noticed that their purse was missing from the shopping cart. Later the party was notified that charges were made on their cards. They contacted police and their bankers. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to an identity fraud report where the reporting party received a bank statement from a bank that they do not have an account with. The party contacted that banker to tell them that they never opened an account. 

ASSAULT - Officers responded to a report of a dispute on Beacon St. at around 11 AM. Officers addressed all the parties where they shared that the dispute was over tables being pushed at one of the parties. The dispute turned physical and the officers concluded that the parties will all be summonsed to court for simple assault.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report on Commonwealth Ave. at around 3PM where the reporting party shared that two males entered the store carrying backpacks. The surveillance footage reveals them leaving with product that they did not purchase. Officers are searching the area with the descriptions of the males. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that they received a text from their bank asking to confirm a purchase. Since they didn't make the transaction, their bank did not authorize the transaction. The victim never lost possession of their card. They were advised to monitor their accounts and personal information.

ROBBERY - Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated person at an establishment on Commonwealth Ave. where an employee shared that there was a male in the store and he appeared to be under drugs or alcohol. The male used the bathroom and after was being uncooperative and disturbing the employees at the store. When he was asked to leave, he started to yell at a customer and he proceeded to forcibly remove the person's phone from their hands and refused to give it back. With the help of officers, the customer was able to recover their phone. Officers later reached out to establishments in the area for their surveillance footage.

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bicycle theft report on Walnut St. where the reporting party shared that the theft must have occurred overnight. The victim will attempt to provide officers with the serial number and a picture of the bike.

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report at noon time on Commonwealth Ave. where the employee shared that the suspect was a frequent shoplifter. The suspect often conceals the product in a bag and promptly leaves the store. Officers have a description of the suspect.

MV THEFT- Officers responded to a report of a stolen motorcycle on Kent St. where the victim shared that their motorcycle was pad locked to a fence. Officers have a license plate and description of the motorcycle.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of package theft on Babcock St. where the report party shared that they never received their packages. When they were taking out the trash, they noticed packages ripped open near the dumpster with their name on it. Officers are attempting to obtain surveillance footage around the area.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY - Officers responded to Pond Ave at 9 PM for a report of someone being attacked. The party shared than when walking back to their building from their car, they were stopped by a male who demanded money from them. The victim did not carry any money but the suspect was adamant about the demand. The victim proved that they did not have money by showing what was in their bag. The victim was simultaneously moving closer to the door of their building in hopes that cameras would record the incident. The victim began yelling for help  causing someone from the building to come  out and called 911. The suspect left the area after.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021

 Friday -  April 30, 2021 


MALICIOUS DAMAGE -
Officers responded to a malicious damage report on Boylston St. where the reporting party shared that they parked in the parking lot and was making a quick trip into an office building. When they returned to the car to retrieve their phone, they were confronted by a driver who was parked next to them. The driver was unable to get into their driver's side due to the reporting party parking too close to them. The two parties cleared up the issue and went their separate ways. After, when the reporting party returned, they noticed a scratch mark on their front bumper. The reporting party later reviewed surveillance footage of the parking lot to find the aforementioned driver had scratched their car. Police have been able to identify the driver and they will be summonsed for Malicious Damage to an automobile.

ID FRAUD - Officers responded to an unemployment fraud report where the reporting party and victim shared that they received an alert that their personal information was used at the Department of Unemployment in Kentucky. The party has since filed a fraud report with the Department of Unemployment and the Federal Trade Commission.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to a malicious damage to an automobile report on St. Mary's St. where the reporting party shared that when they returned to their parked car, they noticed shards of glass on the driver's seat. They then saw the back windshield broken and there was a wooden stick on the back seat. The party shared that there was nothing missing and detectives are currently following up on the case.

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Saturday - May 1, 2021

SHOPLIFT - Officers responded to a past shoplifting report on Commonwealth Ave. where the Loss Prevention Manager shared that there were two incidents were a perpetrator concealed items and left the store without paying. The manager shared surveillance with officers and were able to share which items were stolen. Detectives are following up with a description of the suspect as well as the video footage.

SHOPLIFT - Officers responded to a past shoplifting report on Commonwealth Ave. where it was shared that a known subject walked into the store and traveled directly to the electronics section. They then promptly grabbed merchandise and exited the store without paying. Officers are familiar with the subject and have requested an arrest warrant be issued for the subject.

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a graffiti complaint on Chapel St. where there were two illegible markings on a wall. Pictures were attached to the report and officers are looking for surveillance around the area.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of scam where the reporting party shared that they received a check and was asked to be a secret shopper. The party deposited the check and began to perform the actions directed on the email. Days later, the check bounced and the party realized that they had been a victim of a scam. 

LARCENY - Officers responded to a report of larceny at an establishment on Harvard St. Employees shared that someone walked into the store and requested to buy a drink. When the employee turned around to retrieve the drink, the subject picked up the tip jar and ran out of the establishment. Officers arrived to search the area and received a description of the subject. Officers are also waiting on video surveillance from the establishment.

FOUND PROPERTY - Officers were flagged down by someone who found a gold watch at the intersection of Saint Paul St. and Longwood Ave. The watch has special inscriptions and was turned in for safe keeping.

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Sunday - May 2, 2021 

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a report of graffiti on Clinton Rd. where the resident shared that there were three names spray painted on the top of their garage. The spray paint belongs to the resident but they did not create the markings on the garage roof.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of stolen bicycles on St. Paul St. The reporting party shared that their bikes were secure and there was no signs of forced entry so the perpetrator may have an access key to the building. Officers are waiting on further information from the reporting party.

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Monday - May 3, 2021

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Goodnough St. where the reporting party shared that they were mowing their lawn and when they went to empty the clippings bag around the corner of the house, they returned and the lawn mower was gone. The residents are currently reviewing their Ring cameras.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a report of a stolen bicycle wheel. The reporting party shared that they locked their bicycle to a fence near Amory Park and when they returned, the rear wheel of the bicycle was missing. 

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Tuesday - May 4, 2021 

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Beacon St. where the victim shared that they locked their bike to a bike rack and when they returned, their bike was missing but the lock was still there. Officers are looking for surveillance from the establishments in the area. 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

April 30, 2021

 4/27/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of unemployment fraud. The reporting party stated that they have been receiving mails regarding unemployment claims that they did not file. The reporting party was advised to monitor bank account activities.

April 26, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Cushing Rd. where the victim received a notification that their package was successfully delivered. When going to pick up the package, the victim was unable to locate the items.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft on Washington St. where the victim shared that there have been 5 previous package thefts earlier this year. At time time, officers are checking surveillance footage in the area.

MV THEFT- Officers responded to a report for a stolen dirt bike on Walnut St. The victim shared that they keep their bike in the basement of their building. When checking on it, the bike was gone. The victim asked their neighbor if they saw anything, to which they replied that a couple days prior, they saw two individuals push the bike out of the basement and into the street. Officers are looking around the area for surveillance and they have a simple description of the suspects.

Saturday, April 24. 2021 

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Rawson Rd. where the victim placed their bike in front of their car which was parked in the rear lot of the building. The car was blocking the bike from street view, but the victim did not see the bike when they returned. Officers have a photo of the bike.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

B&E ATTEMPT OF A MV - Officers responded to Commonwealth Ave. for a report of a motor vehicle break and enter. The reporting party shared that the suspect walked to the back parking lot and opened the driver door to a vehicle. The suspect looked into the vehicle and then left the seen promptly. Officers have surveillance footage and have identified the suspect.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting reports on Commonwealth Ave. where the store manager shared that the suspect was seen trying to leave the store with numerous items. The suspect was when confronted and signaled to go to the cash register to pay for the items. They then placed the basket full of items on the counter and left the store. Officers have footage and pictures of the suspect.

BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Washington St. where the reporting party shared that they noticed their bike missing from the lobby of their building. 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Centre St. where the reporting party shared that they saw many packages inside the vestibule of their building. They noticed that several of the packages were opened. Officers contacted other tenants of the building to inquiry if there package was tampered with. Officers have contacted the property manager to request to review camera footage.

Monday, April 26, 2021

April 23, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

BIKE THEFT - Officers were dispatched to Harvard St. for a bicycle theft report. The victim shared that they went into a store to purchase some items briefly so they left their bike outside. After five minutes, they leave the store and their bike was missing. They asked a store employee if they saw anything. The employee went to check camera footage and saw an individual leave the area on the victim's bike. They then called police with a description of the suspect.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where a victim shared that they had lost their credit card and unauthorized charges had been made on it. 

FRAUD- Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that they received mail stating that an unemployment claim was made under their name. Since they did not file for unemployment benefits, they contacted police.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report where a victim reported that their package was stolen from their walkway.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of identity fraud where the reporting party shared that they received a letter stating that there was an unemployment claim filed using their information. Since they did not file for unemployment benefits, they contacted police. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that their pertinent information had been compromised.

BREAK AND ENTER OF MOTOR VEHICLE - Officers responded to a B&E of a motor vehicle on Hammond Pond Parkway where the victim shared that they parked their car in their driveway and when they returned to it, they saw that it had been ransacked. 

Friday, April 23, 2021

April 21, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021 
SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting in progress on Beacon St. The reporting party shared a description of an individual who just left the establishment with unpaid merchandise. The suspect was later found on Harvard St. The matter was resolved and the suspect will be summoned to court. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a larceny report on Washington St. where the victim shared that they received an email that someone made a fraudulent charge on their company's PayPal account. The victim called the phone number on the email and the caller said that they made a mistake and credited the account with an large amount of money. The caller then advised the victim to purchase gifts cards in order to fix the amount of  money on the account. While at a store to purchase gift cards, store employees stopped the victim was purchasing the gift cards. The victim contacted police after.

Monday, April 19, 2021
ANIMAL BITE - Officers responded to Blake Rd. for an animal bite where the victim was out for a morning run and a group of turkeys came towards them and one made contact with them. The victim contacted police and special attention will be given to the area.

LARCENY - Officers responded to Commonwealth Ave. for a report of theft. It was reported that the subject stole from the tip jar of the establishment and left the store. Officers have a description of the suspect and are trying to get surveillance footage. 

LARCENY - Officers responded to Lawton St. for a past larceny. The victim shared that they noticed shoes were missing from their foyer and upon looking at their Ring camera footage, they see a subject take their sneakers and exit the vestibule. Officers are following up with a description and footage of the suspect.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 
LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Freeman St. where the victim shared that they contacted a company to get a refund for an unauthorized charge. The spokesperson for the company claimed that they mistakenly refunded more than the agreed upon amount. They requested that the victim buy gift cards and provide them the access codes in order to resolve the issue. After the victim did so, they realized they had been scammed and contacted police. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of unemployment fraud where the victim shared that their social security number was used to file for unemployment benefits.

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Beacon St. where the reporting party shared that their backpack had been stolen. They shared that they left their backpack at their workplace and when returning later, the backpack was gone. A door in the building was found ajar and officers are trying to get surveillance footage at the moment. 


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

April 16, 2021

 TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021

FRAUD - Officers responded to an identity theft report where the reporting party shared that while checking their credit report, they found an unauthorized charge. While trying to dispute the claim, the party was informed that their identity and personal information was used to open an account. The party contacted police and was advised to contact the Social Security Fraud Hotline. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of fraud where the reporting party claimed that someone tried to make an unemployment claim under their name. The party contacted police as well as the 3 major credit bureaus.

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a report of graffiti on Adams St. where the homeowner shared with officers that someone had written all over their wooden fence. At this time, officers are waiting for the homeowner to retrieve camera footage in attempt to identify the perpetrator. The same graffiti was observed on Babcock St. 

THREATS - Officers responded to a report of a dispute on Harvard St. The caller stated that while roller-skating at a park, they had their dog tied to the basketball hoop. While there, an individual at the park started to berate the caller over the use of the basketball court. Police arrived to the scene and  resolved the dispute. 

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on St. Paul St. where the reporting party claimed that while leaving for work, their car would not start. The caller arranged for their vehicle to be towed and was notified by the dealership that their catalytic converter had been removed from the vehicle. Detectives are attempting to get camera footage from the area.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021

BICYCLE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of bike theft on Carlton St. where the reporting party shared that they left their motorized bicycle unlocked in the back of the building. When returning to get their bike, it was missing. Detectives are following up on the case.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that they were using Craigslist to advertise a room. Someone responded to them and sent a check for the room. The check had a greater amount than what was agreed upon so the victim sent the difference back via online transfer. A couple of days later, the check bounced and the victim realized that they had been scammed. 

LARCENY - Officers responded to two reports of stolen catalytic converters from Toyota Prius'.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to a suspicious activity report on Freeman St. where the reporting party shared that they observed an individual walking into the bushes near the entrance of the property. They also shared that the individual was looking into windows and possibly trying to gain entry. The individual then walked into the building and then the reporting party went into the building to inform the security guard of their findings. They contacted police and are trying to view surveillance footage. 

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report on Harvard St. where the reported party shared a description of the suspect who was currently crossing the train tracks on Commonwealth Ave. Officers were able to recover the stolen items. 

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report on Harvard St. where the reporting party shared that there were two suspects who stole merchandise and left the store towards Commonwealth Ave. The suspects were later located in Boston  and the items were recovered by officers. 

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St. for a customer disturbing where an individual with signs of intoxication and agitation entered the store without a mask. When asked to wear a mask, the individual became agitated and picked up a book and threw it to the ground. They then picked up another book and left the store without paying. When confronted by an employee about the book, the individual threw the book at the employee along with displaying other assaultive actions. Officers found the suspect near a bus stop in the area. They deescalated the situation and the individual was transported for further evaluation.


THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021 

LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Harvard St. where the reporting party shared that they brought their laptop to work and after a fire drill was conducted in the building, they returned with their laptop gone. Officers are waiting on the serial number and checking if there is surveillance footage.

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim shared that someone called them claiming to be an official from the Social Security Administration. They requested the victim's social security and photo of their passport. The victim complied and then was asked for gifts cards in various amounts. At this time, the victim called the police where they were advised to contact the major credit bureaus and the Department of State.

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft on Park St. where the reporting party shared that they received an email informing them of their delivered package. When they went to retrieve the package, it was not there. 

Friday, April 16, 2021

April 13, 2021

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where a victim had been scammed into purchasing gift cards in various amounts and giving the access codes to the scammer via phone call. Officers are attempting to identify the subject from the phone number. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to an identity theft report where the reporting party claimed that they responded to an advertisement for a job. When the party was contacted about the job, they were asked for pertinent information. When they provided the information, they realized that it could have been a scam and blocked the number that contacted them. They were then contacted again via a communication app and the subject inquired about transferring money. The party blocked that number as well and contacted police and their credit bureaus. 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Cypress St. where the victim reported that they received a notification claiming that their package was delivered. Upon returning home from work, there was no package on their porch. Officers are looking for surveillance cameras near the residence. 

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a package theft report on Englewood Ave. where the victim reported that when they checked the tracking information website, it stated that their package was delivered. When they retrieved their package later that day, it had been opened and the contents were missing. This prompted them to contact police. 

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting in progress on Harvard St, where the reported shoplifter had left the store riding on a Blue Bike. Officers spoke to the reporting party who shared that the suspect entered the store and exited with multiple items in their sweatshirt with out paying. Detectives are working on a follow-up with description of the suspect.

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the victim reported that several unauthorized charges were made on their credit card. The victim was advised to call their bank and file a report with credit bureaus. 

Friday, April 9th, 2021
FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party relayed that loans had been filed under their name. They contacted police and the company that issued the loan. 

Saturday, April 10, 2021 
BIKE THEFT- Officers responded to a report for bike theft on Abbotsford Rd. The victim left their bike in their garage the previous day. When they went to their garage today, the bike was gone. The serial number was provided to officers. 

Sunday, April 11, 2021
FOUND PROPERTY - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a "found firearm magazine. The item was left at a restaurant and the owner explained that a patron saw the item on a seat in the lobby. The owner and staff did not touch the item and detectives are collecting finger prints to identify the owner. 

Monday, April 12, 2021
BIKE THEFT- Officers responded to a report of bike theft that happened on Lawton St. where the reporting party shared that they last saw their bike a couple days before when they left it unlocked in a communal room behind their house. This morning, the party received a text from a neighbor stating that they saw someone leaving the driveway while riding the victim's bike. The victim went to the communal room and the bike was missing. Officers have a description and Ring surveillance footage of the suspect. 

PACKAGE THEFT- Officers took a report of past package theft on St. Paul St. where the victim reported that there were three instances where their package had been missing or rummaged through. There are no surveillance cameras near the area. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where a reporting party received a call from someone claiming to be a Homeland Security agent. The "agent" asked the party for their pertinent information and told them to remove money from their bank account. The party realized that the call was most likely a scam and disconnected. 

FRAUD- Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that they received a letter from the Department of Unemployment, sharing that their request for relief was accepted. Since they did not request relief, they contacted police. 

FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that when looking for an apartment via an app, they had arranged a time to meet with an agent from the app about a potential place. The party already sent an agreed amount for the deposit to hold the apartment. When asked to send more money, the party became skeptical and contacted police. 


Tuesday, April 13, 2021

April 6, 2021

4/2/2021 BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of bicycle theft on Marshal St, where the victim shared that they last saw their bike in a private storage unit in the basement of their building. When they went to check on their bikes on April 2nd, they were gone. Detectives have photos of the missing bikes and are following up on the case. 

4/2/2021 MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to a malicious damage report on Beacon St. where the reporting party shared that a lamp from their garden had been uprooted, moved, and smashed near the property. The victim is requesting special attention to the area.

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4/3/2021 LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Harvard St. where the reporting party shared that on March 21st, while working, a man came into the restaurant and stole money from the tip jar. The reporting party gave description of the man and shared that they had never seen the man and that he was not a previous customer. 

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4/4/2021 BREAK AND ENTER - Officers responded to a motor vehicle breaking and entering report from Beacon St. The reporting party shared that on April 2nd they parked their car and when returning to it, they saw that personal belongings had been missing from the vehicle. Detectives are currently searching for surveillance near the area of the crime. 

4/4/2021 BREAK AND ENTER - Officers responded to a past motor vehicle break and enter on Thatcher St. The reporting party shared that they parked their vehicle on the 3rd and when they returned to their car, belongings were rearranged. Officers did not see any surveillance cameras near the area.

4/4/2021 BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a report for bicycle theft on Harvard St. The reporting party shared that they last saw their bike on March 9th, and when they returned to it today, the bike was missing. There are cameras in the garage where the bike was. 

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4/5/2021 MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT - Officers responded to Beacon St. for a report of a stolen motorcycle. The party shared that they parked their motorcycle and when they returned to it the next morning, it was gone. Detectives are currently following up on the case.

4/5/2021 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to a report about a suspicious person. The reporting party shared that they work on Beacon St. and on March 29th when they left their office, a man was following them to their vehicle. They quickly got into their car and the man stood in front of the vehicle. At this time, a co-worker observed what happened and their presence caused the man to run back into the building. The following day, the party shared what transpired  to their co-workers and they contacted the maintenance manager of the building to obtain some surveillance from the garage to share with police.

4/5/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party shared that they received a phone call from someone claiming to be a customer service representative with their bank. The caller shared that there was fraudulent activity in their account and in order to resolve it, they must share pertinent information with the caller. The party provided what was asked and thought the matter was resolved. When checking their bank account later, they saw that someone had accessed their account to transfer sums of money to an unknown party. The victim then contacted police.


Tuesday, April 6, 2021

April 2, 2021

3/31/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report for credit card fraud where the reporting party received notifications that their card was being used for purchases in Dorchester. The card was used at multiple locations and the party contacted the manager at one of the locations to confirm that someone indeed was trying to make a purchase with their card. At this time, Detectives are following up on the case.

3/31/2021 SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a report for a past shoplifting on Harvard St. The loss prevention employee shared that they followed the shoplifter via bus into Boston. Officers were informed that Boston officers were able to recover the stolen items. The suspect was arrested due to outstanding warrants. 

3/31/2021 BREAK AND ENTER - Officers responded to a report for a break and enter of a motor vehicle on Marshall St. The reporting party shared that when they returned to their vehicle the saw that it had been rummaged through. They contacted police after. 

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4/1/2021 ALTERCATION - Officers responded to a dispute on Harvard St. where two parties had to be separated due to the altercation. It was shared that the owner of the establishment had scolded the other party for using the bathroom without making a purchase. This dispute escalated until officers arrived on scene to resolve the issue. 

4/1/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of a phone scam where the party shared that an authorized transfer was made in their account. The victim reported that they received a text message about a fraudulent charge and told them to contact the number provided. When they were on the phone with the caller, they were asked to transfer money in order to solve the issue. This caused the victim to become suspicious and contact their bank directly. This is when the bank informed them that they had been a victim of a scam. This is when police were contacted.

4/1/2021 LARCENY- Officers responded to a package theft report on Park St. were the reporting party shared that they received an email that their package was delivered. When they went go check the package, it was not there. Officers are looking for surveillance near the area.

March 30, 2021

3/30/2021 LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report at Emerson Park. The reporting party stated that her child's turquoise Micro Maxi scooter was taken from the playground. Officers requested this case to be followed up by detectives. 

3/30/2021 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Officers responded to a call regarding suspicious activity. The reporting party stated that they had received multiple voice mails from someone who claimed they were from the Inspector General Office. The caller proceeded to inform the reporting party that they were from the Social Security Administration and claimed that the reporting party's car was found in New York. These claims were all false.

3/30/2021 GRAFFITI - Officers responded to a report of graffiti at Claflin road. The reporting party had reported an incident of graffiti prior and found more graffiti on 3/30/2021. The graffiti seems to be pink, blue and red wolves howling. The prior graffiti reported was a white wolf. 


March 29, 2021

3/25/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a identity theft report where the reporting party relayed that they received a phone call from a federal credit union asking why they are behind on payments on their loan. The party told them that they never applied for a loan from them. The caller then provided the address and phone number that was used for the account. Since the party did no recognize the information, they contacted police.

3/25/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a past Breaking and Entering of a motor vehicle on Clyde St. where the party relayed that they left their car with the doors unlocked and returned with their belongings missing. They later checked their credit cards to find fraudulent charges on the cards. They immediately canceled the cards. Detectives are currently following up on the case. 

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3/27/2021 Officers took report of two breaking and entering of motor vehicles. 

3/27/2021 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY- Officers took a report of suspicious activity on Russell St. where a party caught a man walking through their backyard. The party gave police a description of the man. 

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3/28/2021 Officers took report for five breaking and entering of motor vehicles. 




Monday, March 29, 2021

March 25, 2021

3/22/2021 LARCENY- Officers responded to a larceny report at a restaurant on Harvard St. The reporting employee stated that an individual entered the establishment at 7:04PM and walked around the dining room, looking at tables and decorations. When the employee approached the individual to ask if they wanted to be served, the individual ignored the worker. They proceeded to the take out counter and took out the contents of the tip jar and place the money into their pocket. The individual then left the establishment. The manager contacted police officers.

3/22/2021 LARCENY - Officers responded to a larceny report on Gibbs St. where the owner reported that their motorized scooter had been stolen. What was left behind was a cut chain, cut bike lock, and a cover. These items have been collected as evidence and the case is being followed up by detectives.

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3/23/2021 SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to a shoplifting report on Harvard St around 11PM. The manager shared that there were two individuals who entered the store. One of them proceeded to put product into a trash bag while the other was talking to an employee as a distraction. They left the store without paying for merchandise. Detectives are currently following up on this case with description and video of the suspects.

3/23/2021 IDENTITY THEFT - Officers responded to a report of identity theft at 10:41AM where the reporting party shared that when clicking on a "pop-up" link by accident on their computer, it gave access to the company to remotely access to the computer. This company had someone call the party and proceeded to attempt to sell services that will "fix the problems" in the computer. When the reporting party stopped communicating with the scammer, they restarted the computer to find that there were many suspicious attempts of someone trying to access the computer. This caused them to contact police since there is pertinent personal information in the computer.

3/23/2021 BIKE THEFT- Officers responded to a report of a stolen bicycle on Browne St. The reporting party shared that they last seen their bike in the basement of their building. Since the door is usually locked, they leave the bike unchained. Today, they saw the basement door open and their bike gone. They contacted police in hopes of recovering their stolen bike.

3/23/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of identity theft at 7PM where the reporting party shared that they received a letter from the Department of Unemployment Assistance claiming that they received benefits. Since they did not file for unemployment, they contacted p0olice who advised them to contact the major credit bureaus.

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3/24/2021 BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to a bike theft report on Browne St. at 8PM where the reporting party shared that they kept their bikes in a gated enclosure and locked the bikes. Today, they noticed that the enclosure was open and the bikes were missing. The gate of the enclosure was processed for fingerprints and detectives are attempting to recover the bikes.

March 22, 2021

3/19/2021 DAMAGE TO BUILDING - Officers responded to Egmont St. for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party returned home to discover their apartment door locks fill with hardened glue. Detectives are following up to see if there is footage in the area.

3/19/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a party that wanted to report unemployment fraud. The party was informed that someone filed an unemployment claim with their information. The party was advised to monitor their bank activity as well as contact major credit bureaus.

3/19/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of identity fraud where the victim shared that they received emails from an internet service provider that an account was opened under their name. They  received emails from the provider claiming that they changed their phone number and email on the account. Since the party did not open an account with the internet service provider and the phone number and emails where not theirs, they contacted police.

3/19/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of scam where a party claims that they received a call from Eversource threatening to cancel their services. The caller instructed that the victim must purchase gift cards and give the caller the numbers and access codes. Once the victim gave the caller the numbers, they realized that it was a scam and called police.

3/19/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of scam where the party was receiving emails claiming that their accounts have been hacked and they need to call the number in the email. Once they did, the caller instructed the party to purchase gift cards and provide them the access codes and numbers. Once they did so, the caller instructed them to buy more, this is when the victim realized that the situation was a scam. 

3/19/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a identity theft report where the reporting party received a package which they did not order and unauthorized charges were placed on their credit card. The party contacted police and is working to sort out the fraudulent activity.

3/19/2021 HARRASSMENT - Officers responded to Brighton Ave. for a harassments report where the reporting party stated that while on a jog, an individual approached them to ask for directions. When the party looked for directions on their phone, they looked back at the individual who then exposed themselves in front of the victim. Officers took a description of the person and advised the victim to contact police if they see the individual again.

3/19/2021 BREAK AND ENTER - Officers responded to a report of a past break and enter on Harvard St. where the reporting party heard someone knocking on their door. When they answered and no one was there, they reviewed surveillance footage and saw a subject on the 6th floor. When the party confronted the subject, they fled down the central stairway of the building and exited the building. More review of surveillance revealed the subject trying multiple doors in the building. Pry marks were also later found on an exterior door of the building. Detectives are currently following up with a description of the subject and surveillance footage. 

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3/20/2021 BIKE THEFT - Officers responded to Gibbs St. for a report of bike theft where the reporting party went to check their basement storage, and discovered two bikes along with a cable lock was missing. The victim reported that other residents of the building have access to the basement storage. Detectives are currently look for surveillance around the area.

3/20/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a report of fraud where the reporting party got a phone call that Eversource would be shutting off their services. The party called Eversource and the caller asked for their Social Security, name, and address. After speaking with this caller, the party called Eversource again, where they told the party that they did not recently have a phone call with them. This prompted the party to contact police.

3/20/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report where the reporting party sent money through Zelle to a person for the purpose of subletting their apartment. After not hearing anything back from the person, the reporting party contacted police. Police were able to get in contact with the person and they shared that they were not subletting any apartment in Brookline and that they have never been to Massachusetts. It appears that their personal information has been compromised.

3/21/2021 PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to a report of package theft on Garrison Rd. where the reporting party got a notification that their package was delivered and when they returned home, it wasn't there.


March 16, 2021

 3/16/21 BURGLAR - Officers responded to a past breaking and entering at a residential building on Russett Road. The reporting party stated that the modem was missing and upon reviewing surveillance footage, noticed a man entering the property towards the back of the house at 3:40 am. 

3/16/21 FRUAD - Officers responded to a report of multiple fraudulent charges on a credit card. The victim received emails from their bank inquiring about correct charges on the card and found that various false charges were made. The victim contacted the credit card company and the card as well as the charges were cancelled. The victim was urged to contact the Federal Trade Commission about the fraudulent activities and a follow up has been requested.

3/16/21 B & E - Officers responded to a breaking and entering on Warren St. The reporting party stated that they attempted to enter the first floor bathroom when it was locked and upon knocking on the door, the interior lights turned off. Assuming it was another resident inside the bathroom, the reporting party went to the other side of the house and found the other resident. Both residents saw that the exterior window of the bathroom was wide open. The residents then contacted the police where the K-9 unit searched the premise. The suspect was not found and it is unknown if anything was stolen. 

Sunday, March 21, 2021

March 19, 2021

3/16/2021 BURGLARY - Officers responded to a report for breaking and entering on Russett Rd. The reporting party stated that their house which had been an active construction site was missing its modem from the basement. A camera in the area captured an individual walking to the property at 3:40AM. A copy of the footage is being prepared and examined by officers.

3/16/2021 FRAUD - Officers took a report regarding credit card fraud where the victim had a fraudulent charge on their account. Upon review of their bank statements, there were more fraudulent orders that they did not authorize. They contacted the vendor to cancel the charges and officers advised the victim to contact the Federal Trade Commission.

3/16/2021 FRAUD - Officers took a fraud report for an unemployment scam where the victim was attempting to file for benefits but discovered that their social security number was already used to make one.

3/16/2021 BURGLARY - Officers responded to a break and enter report on Warren St. where the reporting party was at their property that is in the process of being sold. Upon entering the house, they discovered the bathroom door locked and someone had turned off the lights. The reporting party then went outside noticed that the bathroom window was open and this was unusual since the window was never opened. This prompted them to call police and report a break and enter. When officers arrived, they determined the residence to be clear of the suspect and continued to sweep the area for the suspect. At this time, officers are obtaining video surveillance at the property.
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3/17/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to a fraud report from a manager at a company. The manager reported that withdrawals were made from the company account to one of the employees. Officers are attempting to contact that employee. 

3/17/2021 FRAUD - Officers responded to an unemployment fraud report where the victim reported that they received an email from their employer stating that an unemployment claim had been filed under their name. Since they did not file for unemployment, they contacted police.

3/17/2021 BICYCLE THEFT - Officers responded to a report for a bike theft on Harrison St. where the reporting party stated that they noticed their kid's bike missing from their garage. The party also informed officers that their Ring camera got footage of the suspect entering their garage. Detectives are currently following up on the case. 
___________________________________________________________________________________3/18/2021 THREATS - Officers took a report for threats by phone where the reporting party shared that someone was interested in buying their property. The reporting party stated that the property was not for sale and this prompted the caller to get upset and make threats. Police called the subject to inquire about the previous phone call and they were uncooperative and agitated. 

3/18/2021  BURGLARY - Officers responded to a break and enter on Egmont St. where the reporting party stated that they heard someone in their living room. They left their bedroom and saw the subject looking at the ceiling and mumbling. When officers arrived they observed nothing to be missing from the apartment and continued to canvass the building.

3/18/2021 THEFT - Officers responded to a stolen license plate report on Kent St. where the reporting party stated that they returned to their car and saw that their license plate was missing. They retraced their steps and did not locate the plate which led them to conclude that it had been stolen. Upon reviewing surveillance footage of when the car was parked, no one was seen tampering with the car.  

3/18/2021 ASSAULT - Officers responded to a report on Commonwealth Ave. for a suspect brandishing a firearm. Employees at the establishment reported that someone attempted to buy products and upon the transaction being declined, they left the store. When they returned, the employees informed the subject that the store was closed, and this prompted the suspect to reached for their firearm. The employees ran to the back of the store and notified police. When police got to the scene they observed the suspect at the back of the establishment. Upon conducting a pat and frisk of the subject, they secured the firearm and determined that it was a BB gun. The subject was arrested.