Brookline Police Log: Alleged Umbrella Attack, Gas Station Fill and Dash

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 Oct. 3 through 4. 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

  • A man's car, parked on Columbia Street, was reportedly rummaged through overnight, he reported to police at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday. 
  • A patron at a gas station on Harvard Street reportedly left the store without paying for their purchase. Police investigated the incident, reported before 11 a.m. on Wednesday. 
  • A report of larceny from 1200 Beacon Street was reported at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday. 
  • Wednesday, about 10:30 p.m., a Cameron Street resident reported an incident of fraud.
  • A breaking-and-entering of a vehicle parked on Gerry Road, some time between Wednesday at 11 p.m. and Thursday at about 7:15 a.m. The owner found his window rolled down and items removed from inside.
  • Bay State Liquors reported a shoplifting incident on their premises, and an officer caught up to him. Employees reported he had two bottles of Johnny Walker stuffed into his pants--he had tried to buy a third on an EBT card, which was declined. The man was arrested and charged with shoplifting, at about 2 p.m.


  • Corey Road and Beacon Street, a caller reported an incident of road rage at about 11 a.m. Wednesday. Police gave this incident special attention.
  • Officers oversaw the exchange of information after a reported hit-and-run crash at 621 Hammond Street. The logs indicate that officers went to an address in Newton. 

Animal Reports

  • Sumner Road and Blake Road area, a report came in of a turkey complaint, 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday.


  • 300 South Street, a report of a past assault-and-battery at about 10:15 p.m.
  • Police summonsed a woman to court after an assault with a dangerous weapon, in which she reportedly hit a man with an umbrella. He received no visible injuries, and she was to be summonsed.

Some details in this blotter were provided by the Brookline Police Blog. For questions about this blotter, email Grahame.Turner@Patch.com .


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