Brookline Police Log: Thrown Bottle and a Fight on a Wild Weekend

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. 12 through 14. 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

  • An Addington Road woman reported to police about 11:30 a.m. on Friday that the front door lock on her apartment had been damaged, and that she was having trouble unlocking the door. She also told police that her nanny heard noises at the door, but did not see anyone.
  • 18 Euston Street, reported larceny incident at about 4:15 p.m. on Friday. 
  • A Commonwealth Avenue store manager reported that a suspect entered the store and took a cell phone case around 5:15 p.m. on Friday evening. The suspect was described as a black man in his 30s, about 6' tall, wearing a brown hoodie with "Rockaway" written in orange on the front.
  • 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, report came in of a motor vehicle larceny from the area of Kent Street and Webster Place. Police brought the owner with them to search nearby parking lots, but did not find it.
  • Officers received a report of shoplifting from 1329 Beacon Street, after a suspect in a red hoodie took a display phone attached to the wall, then fled the AT&T Store with another suspect in a grey hoodie. Suspects were described as two young black males, between 16- and 18-years-old. The one in the red hoodie was described as about 5'7' tall, around 150 pounds, and wearing a red hoodie with "FICH" written on it, and grey sweatpants. The kid in the grey hoodie was described as about 5'7" tall, also about 150 pounds, and wearing the grey hoodie, grey sweatpants and black sneakers.
  • About 6 p.m. on Saturday, 126 Thorndike Street reported a vehicle had been broken into. 
  • The wheels on a vehicle parked on Gerry Road had been removed when the owner returned at about 5 p.m. on Sunday. The owner said she parked in a space that had a row of bushes along the curb.
  • Police received a report of a breaking-and-entering at 73 Egmont Street on Sunday, about 11:30 p.m.


  • People were reportedly injured in a crash on St. Pauls Avenue and Newton Street, after a vehicle hit a utility pole and damaged it at the bottom just before 6 a.m. on Friday.
  • 7 a.m. Friday, injuries reported at the Babcock Street/Commonwealth Avenue intersection following a crash.
  • Hit-and-run crash reported near 140 Greenough Street, about 3 p.m. on Friday. 
  • An officer saw a parked vehicle at the intersection of Kent Street and Kent Square, with the driver's lights, interior lights and loud music all on. When questioning the driver, police reported smelling alcohol coming from the cabin of thec ar. The driver was arrested and charged with operating under the influence liquor, operating under the influence of drugs, assault, and possession of a class E substance before 4 a.m. Sunday.
  • Hit-and-run crash reported at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, after which papers were exchanged, outside of 145 Freeman Street.


  • An officer arrested a man at about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning after hearing a bang against the side of the cruiser. When he went to investigate it, he found a beer bottle shattered in the street, and two men nearby who fled when the officer approached. Both were arrested and charged with malicious damage and disorderly conduct.
  • A reported forgery at 300 South Street came in at about 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Police rendered assistance. 
  • Police responded to a loud music report at about 1 a.m. Friday on Washington Street, where the tenants were issued a bylaw citation.
  • At about 2 a.m. Sunday, at the Golden Temple on Beacon Street, a woman was involved in a fight with three other women. The individual woman told police she felt she was disrespected by the three women, and police determined the other three were defending themselves from an unwarranted attack. Police will charge the attacker with assault-and-battery.
  • Assault-and-battery incident reported at about 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at 300 South Street.
  • Sunday, 2:45 p.m., assistance rendered in a fraud case reported at 1195 Boylston Street.
  • Assault-and-battery incident reported at 12 New Terrace Road, Sunday at about 5 p.m.
  • 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, police received a report of, but were unable to find, an incident of open and gross lewdness in the Newton Street/West Roxbury Parkway area. 

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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