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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Thursday, January 28, 2021

January 28, 2021


1/27/2021 BIKE THEFT – Officers responded to the reporting party stating that they last saw their bike in the bike room on Beacon St. Seeing that their bike was missing, they reported to the police.

1/27/2021 VANDALISM TO A MOTOR VEHICLE – Police responded to a damage to an automobile report on Cypress St. where the reporting party stated that their parked vehicle had been keyed the past night.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

January 27, 2021


1/26/2021 FRAUD – Officers responded to a report of fraudulent use of a credit card on Washington St. The victim reported that unauthorized charges were made on her credit card. The victim stated never losing possession of their card. Through follow-up investigations of the fraudulent charges, officers were able to access video surveillance of the suspect using the card at retail stores.

1/26/2021 PACKAGE THEFT – Officers took a report for a package theft from Euston St. where the reporting party stated that they discovered their package to be opened and items had been taken. Officers are currently obtaining camera footage to seek out the perpetrator.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

January 26, 2021


1/25/2021 BIKE THEFT – Officers responded to a bicycle theft on Babcock St. where the reporting party stated that they chained their bike on the porch of their home. They found that the bike was later missing but another bike was put in its place. At this time, officers were able to locate the owner of the second bike and are still investigating the missing bike.

1/25/2021 FRAUD – Officers responded to a report of identity fraud where the reporting party stated that they received letters claiming that they were attempting to open multiple bank accounts. Upon contacting the bank, the victim discovered that their personal information had been compromised. This prompted them to report to police to resolve their case of impersonation.

1/25/2021 FRAUD – Officers responded to an unemployment fraud report where the victim stated that they received mail from the IRS that an unemployment claim was filed under their name. Since the party did not file for unemployment benefits, they contacted police and their employer to resolve the issue. 

Monday, January 25, 2021

January 25, 2021


1/22/2021 MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT – Officers responded to a report for motor vehicle theft. The reporting party relayed that a subject renting a truck from them never returned the truck. Officers got in contact with the subject and they stated that the truck was left in a parking garage in Boston. Upon not finding the truck, officers notified the subject that they would be charged if they did not find the vehicle.

1/22/2021 HIT & RUN – Officers took report of a hit and run where the victim relayed that while in their parked car, a truck that was turning made contact with their rear passenger door and adjacent driver door. The victim tried to get the driver’s attention but the truck took off from the scene. Officers were able to get in contact with the driver, and they were adamant about not being in Brookline at the time of the incident. Further investigation is in progress.

1/22/2021 FRAUD BY CHECK – Officers took a report where the reporting party stated their family member was a victim of fraud. They discovered that a check written out to another party had been modified. The amount of the check was altered to a greater amount. The bank manager was notified and further investigation is in progress. 

1/22/2021 BREAK AND ENTER AND LARCENY OF A MOTOR VEHICLE - Officers responded to two reports of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Green St. Both victims had items stolen from their vehicles. 

1/22/2021 THREATS VIA EMAIL – The reporting party came to the station to report that they had received a threatening email where the sender claimed to be a hitman and demanded money. Officers responded by requesting a subpoena for the email address in order to identify the sender.

1/22/2021 BIKE THEFT – Officers responded to a two bicycle thefts on Beacon St.


January 22, 2021


1/21/2021 FRAUD – Officers took a report for fraudulent activity as the victim reported that a loan was taken out in their name. The loan amount was then deposited to another bank account but the bank could not reveal the name associated with the account to the victim. This prompted the victim to contact police.

1/21/2021 FRAUD – Officers took a report for unemployment fraud as the victim relayed that an unemployment claim had been filed under their name. Since they did not file for the benefits, they contacted the police.

1/21/2021 SIMPLE ASSAULT – Officers responded to a dispute on Brookline Ave. where two subjects were yelling at each other. Officers arrived on scene to deescalate. With evidence from surveillance video, the officers were able to resolve the dispute.

1/21/2021 ASSAULT & BATTERY – Officers responded to Walnut St. for a reported assault. After investigation of the incident, a subject was placed under arrest.