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

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

January 17, 2022

Tuesday, January 11

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated an individual took clothing off the rack and ran from the store. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, January 12

LARCENY - Officers were called to Linden Pl for a report of a larceny. The reporting party stated an individual took outdoor statues from their property. The matter is under investigation.

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. The reporting party stated they witnessed an individual attempted to conceal items on their person but fled when confronted. The individual will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.


Friday, January 14

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Salisbury Rd for a report of a breaking and entering. The reporting party stated they found two individuals in their garage. Upon arrival, officers detained the individuals and placed them under arrest for breaking and entering,

ANIMAL BITE - Officers responded to Atherton Rd for a report of a dog bite. The reporting party stated they were walking their dog when they came across a loose dog, which came at them aggressively, biting both the reporting party and their dog. The owner of the loose dog has been issued a by-law citation.


Saturday, January 15

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Yarmouth Rd for a report of a breaking and entering. The reporting party stated they returned home to find their residence had been burglarized, having used force to gain entry. The matter is under investigation,


January 10, 2022

 Monday, January 3

CAR BREAK - Officers took a report of a car break that occurred on Lanark Rd. The reporting party stated they returned to their car to find property strewn about the front seats. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Amory St for a report of a motor vehicle theft. The reporting party stated they discovered their car was missing this morning. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, January 4

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Centre St for a report of a past package theft. The reporting party stated that they received notification that the package arrived, but it was gone when they went to retrieve it. The matter is under investigation.

DOG BITE - Officers took a report of a past dog bite. The reporting party stated they were walking their dog on Walnut St when a loose dog approached and attacked their dog. Officers determined the dog was up to date on its vaccinations and the owner was issued a citation.

CAR BREAK - Officers took a report of a car break that occurred on Lanark Rd. The reporting party stated they discovered their car in disarray and realized property was missing. The matter is under investigation.

GRAFFITI - Officers responded to Coolidge Corner for a report of graffiti in a public space. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Brookline Place for a report of stolen property. The reporting party stated the item was left in an unsecured room, and when they returned, it was gone. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Thatcher St for a report of breaking and entering of motor vehicles. The reporting party stated they found their cars unlocked and with property strewn about the seats. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Freeman St for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their car on the street and returned in the morning to discover it was missing. It has since been recovered.


Wednesday, January 5

GRAFFITI - Officers took a report for graffiti on Greenough St. The matter is under investigation.

ROBBERY - Officers responded to Greenough St for a report of an assault that just occurred. The reporting party stated that a person had been traveling down the street when four individuals jumped out of a car and attacked them, took their belongings, and fled the area. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to Commonwealth Av for a report of a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they parked their car on the street and returned to find property missing. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, January 6

PACKAGE THEFT - Officers responded to Pleasant St for a report of a package theft. The reporting party stated they received notification of the delivery, but the packages were gone by the time they went to collect them. The matter is under investigation.

ANIMAL BITE - Officers were called to Harvard St for a report of a dog bite. The reporting party stated a dog approached them and bit them on the leg. Officers determined the dog was up to date on its vaccinations and the owner was issued a citation.

BAT EXOPOSURE 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.


Friday, January 7

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to Beacon St for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party stated they returned to their car to find the tires slashed. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of a breaking and entering. The reporting party stated an individual had entered an apartment and taken property. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to St Paul St for reports of a car breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they found the car door slightly ajar and property missing. The matter is under investigation.

MV THEFT - Officers were called to Beacon St for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The reporting party stated they left their car parked at a meter and returned to find it missing.


Saturday, January 8

LARCENY - Officers responded to Kent St for a report of a past larceny. The reporting party stated property went missing from their room. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, January 9

CAR BREAK - Officers were called to St Paul St for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that they found their vehicle had been rummaged through. The matter is under investigation.

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Stearns Rd for a report of a past breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that property was missing from their vehicle. The matter is under investigation.


Monday, January 3, 2022

January 3, 2022

Monday, December 27

SHOPLIFTING - Officers responded to Harvard St for a report of shoplifting. An individual was seen taking items and leaving a store without paying. Officers apprehended the individual and determined they will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.

BURGLARY- Officers were called to Village Way for a report of a burglary. The reporting party stated that they returned home to find property missing from their residence. The matter is under investigation.


Tuesday, December 28

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers were called to Clafin Rd for a report of malicious damage. The reporting party stated that they returned to their car and noticed damage done to the side door. The matter is under investigation.

BURGLARY - Officers responded to Tappan St for a report of a burglary. The reporting party stated they found someone rifling through their locked belongings, and when confronted, the individual fled with property. The matter is under investigation.

LARCENY - Officers took a report of a larceny. The reporting party stated they listed an item online for sale and agreed to meet an individual in person for the exchange. The individual paid with fraudulent currency and left with the item. The matter is under investigation.


Wednesday, December 29

ANIMAL VIOLATION - Officers were called to Mason Tr for a report of a dog bite. The reporting party stated a dog had gotten loose and was running toward them and that the dog had previously bitten them. The owner has been given a by law citation.

ASSAULT - Officers responded to Tappan St for a dispute between two parties. They spoke with the individuals involved, who stated one person tried to take an item from the other's hands and made physical contact while doing so. Officers determined that the responsible party will be summonsed to a hearing.

LARCENY - Officers were called to Linden Pl for a report of a larceny from a building. The reporting party stated they left their belongings in a room and returned to find property missing from their bag. The matter is under investigation.

FRAUD - Officers took a report of a past fraud. The reporting party stated they were attempting to adopt an animal online and spoke with an individual, who asked for payments through Venmo and Zelle, as well as payments through gift cards. The matter is under investigation.


Thursday, December 30

MALICIOUS DAMAGE - Officers responded to Washington St for a report of destruction of property. The reporting party stated an individual had grown irate and was swearing at others. They then struck a plexiglass divider, damaging it. The individual will be summonsed to court for destruction of property.


Friday, December 31

FRAUD - Officers took a report of ID fraud. The reporting party stated they received a letter from a bank regarding an application to open an account with them, as well as checks from another bank. They reported the accounts as fraudulent. The matter is under investigation.


Saturday, January 1

GRAFFITI - Officers were called to Clinton Rd for a report of graffiti. The reporting party stated they noticed a wire to a Christmas decoration had been cut. The matter is under investigation.


Sunday, January 2

CAR BREAK - Officers responded to Kilsyth Rd for a report of a series of car breaks. The reporting party stated they witnessed unknown individuals near the cars in the parking lot and later discovered multiple cars had been rummaged through. The matter is under investigation.