Brookline Police Log: Shoplifters, Knives and Stalkers

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 Aug. 29 through 30. 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

  • Police responded to a motor vehicle breaking-and-entering on Beacon Street, near the 1030 block, on Wednesday at about 8 a.m.
  • Theft recorded on Carlton Street, before noon on Wednesday.
  • About noon Wednesday, a man reported that he was the victim of a credit card fraud after seeing fraudulent charges made to his account in Georgia. The man has since canceled his card and notified his bank.
  • Police responded to a larceny of a vehicle at the Boylston Street Uhaul station, about 11:15 a.m. on Thursday. 
  • Bike theft resolved shortly after it was reported at about 11:15 a.m. on Thursday. The Park department located the bike, and returned it to a police officer at the Baker School.
  • Theft reported at 46 Carlton Street about 2:15 p.m. on Thursday. 
  • Andre Shoes reported a shoplifting incident on Thursday at about 4:15 p.m. The suspect was described as 5'4" tall, light-skinned black woman with short hair, gold hoop earrings and a white tank top, denim bottoms, sparkly designer shoes and two large bags. Two pairs of True Religion brand jeans were taken.


  • A car turning from Harvard Street to Sewall Avenue crashed into a parked car. The parked car sustained damage to the rear panel and tail light on the driver's side, at about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
  • Police resolved a road rage incident at the top of Hammond Street about 1:15 p.m. on Thursday.


  • The sound of leafblowers was reported on Summit Avenue, around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, and on Thursday at about 8:45 a.m. on Chatham Street. The use of leaf blowers is .
  • A Foster Street man reported a PHOP tag on the side of a dumpster, painted in white, around 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday. .
  • Police arrested a woman for trespassing at 400 Heath Street, about 9:45 p.m. last Wednesday. 
  • Police received a report of a woman with a knife, described as a black female in her 40s or 50s waving a knife on a bus in Brookline Village. MBTA police responded to the incident, and requested EMS for a psychiatric evaluation.
  • Police responded to a report of stalking at about 5 p.m. Thursday at 20 Stearns Road. 

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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