Brookline Police Log: Alleged Red Light Running Leads to Drug Bust

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 dispatch logs for Sept. 5 through 6. 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

  • 5 Linden Place reported a larceny incident at about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. 
  • Breaking-and-entering and a larceny reported at 80 Verndale Street, about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. 
  • 117 Davis Avenue reported a bicycle was stolen at about 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday. The bike was left unlocked on his porch. 
  • Wednesday at about 6 p.m., theft of a bike stored at 82 St. Paul Street. 
  • A report of a larceny incident was reported at about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, from 34 Station Street. 
  • Police investigated an incident of larceny reported at 850 Boylston Street on Wednesday, after a woman said she had left some items in the bathroom and left without taking them, when she went to pick them up at about 7 p.m., she found they were gone.
  • A man on Lancaster Terrace said that someone had used his social security number under a different name, before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The detective division is following-up with the incident.
  • On Colburne Crescent, a woman reported that her jewelry box had been emptied out, and that seceral items were taken. Some time between 3 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Nothing else was taken from the house, police found no signs of forced entry. The woman also reporetd that she had heard a sound coming from the second floor of the home, but had assumed it was her cleaning lady. 
  • Some time between Aug. 31 and Thursday at 5 p.m., a man on Alton Place found that his bike had been stolen. He says he locked it to a post on the rear fire escape of his building, but the cable was cut and left behind at the scene. 
  • A larceny incident was recorded at Star Market on Beacon Street, Thursday, at about 10 p.m. on Thursday. 


  • People were reportedly injured in a crash at the Country Road/Clyde Street intersection, at about 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday. 
  • Hit-and-run crash at about 1 p.m. on Thursday outside of Trader Joe's on Beacon Street. 
  • At the Washington Street and Beacon Street intersection, at about 3 p.m. on Thursday, a pedestrian was reportedly hit in traffic.
  • An officer watched a car drive through a red light at the Pond Avenue intersection with Washington Street, at about 3:15 p.m. After pulling the driver over, the police officer reported smelling marijuana. Police investigated the vehicle nad found a brick of marijuana in the center console of the car. The driver was charged with violating the controlled substance law, and possession of class D marijuana. The passenger was charged with possession with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, and possession in a school zone. 
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Animal Reports

  • A woman and her husband were walking along Pond Ave and passing a large dog, which she reports bit her hand, breaking the skin. The incident occured on Wednesday, before 7:45 p.m. On Thursday, the woman went to the hospital to evaluate her hand.

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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