Brookline Police Log: July 13 - 15
The following information was supplied by Brookline Police Dept. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following incident report is based on Brookline Police Department dispatch logs for July 13 through 15. Look for weekday incident reports twice a week, and arrest logs each Tuesday on Brookline Patch. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Breaking and Entering, Theft and Larceny
- Reported breaking-and-entering attempt at 7 Chilton Street, at about 3 p.m. on Friday.
- Officers investigated an attempted breaking-and-entering at 15 Berkeley Court on Friday, which they believe happened between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
- Following a report of shoplifting at Stop & Shop on Harvard Street, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, police issued a court summons.
- 48 Kendall Street reported a larceny at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
- At 525 Harvard Street, 5:45 p.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested and charged with shoplifting, receiving stolen property and possession of a class E substance. Police say she was concealing security tags, and that 13 items were recovered from the store and other shops in the area. She also had controlled medicines in her possession.
- A subject was identified at a shoplifting incident reported at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
- Someone who had parked her car on Saturday evening in the Fuller Street parking lot returned to find her driver's side window had been smashed. Police also found a small pry mark near the molding of the window. The victim believes this happened between 6:40 p.m. and 8 p.m. that night, and that nothing was stolen from the scene.
- When police respodned to a motor vehicle theft at about 10 p.m. on Saturday at Kent Street, there was a missing iPad and a recent charge to an online banking account. Police checked nearby vehicles, and say that six out of 12 nearby cars were reportedly unlocked. The neighbots say nothing was disturbed or taken from the car. Police did find the vehicle and towed it to the station for processing.
- Pleasant Street, between 10 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, police got a report of a stolen cell phone. The owner say it was on her desk at night, and on the next day, it was gone. When she pinged the phone's location twice during the day, it came up in different places in Boston. A custodian on the site said he didn't see the phone while working.
- Breaking-and-entering reported at 2 Francis Street, 9:15 a.m. on Sunday.
- On Sunday, the Coolidge Corner Library had an incident of larceny at about 2:30 p.m.
- Larceny reported at 30 Perry Street, where a woman reports that checks were taken out of her checkbook at around 5:30 p.m. The woman did not see anyone take anything, no activity was made on the account. She canceled the account shortly afterward.
- 12 Greenough Street, police recieved a report of road rage between a Volvo SUV and a Toyota Camry. Reportedly a verbal dispute between the drivers.
- 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, Mountfort/St. Mary Street intersection, a pedestrian was hit by a car, and was taken to the hospital. The driver said he didn't see the man crossing the street, the pedestrian says she had a few drinks and ran out without looking for oncoming cars.
- Police were informed of a potential bat bite at about 1 a.m. at Naples road. A couple say they were awoken by the bat while they were sleeping, and aren't sure whether or not they were bitten. The bat was taken to a lab for testing.
- Fireworks reported on Westbourne Terrace at about 2:30 a.m. on Friday.
- Between the intersections of Dudley Way and Lee Street, and Boylston Street and Warren Street, police found seven trash cans which had been rolled into the reservoir. Police notified the Water Department.
- At about 4:45 p.m. Friday, 31 Station Street reported a graffiti complaint.
- A man walking on Boylston Street toward Hammond Street at about 3 a.m. Sunday said that a vehicle drove past him and threw half-full beer can out the window, which hit him. He was able to provide a license plate, which was tracked to a Dedham resident. Dedham police were unable to reach the vehicle owner, and are not yet sure who was driving.