Saturday, January 19, 2013
Three people were held up at gunpoint on St. Paul Street and Thatcher Street.
Brookline Police put out a statement regarding an armed robbery in Brookline in the early hours of Saturday, January 19. In a statement, Lt. Phil Harrington said that at around 12:11 a.m. Saturday morning, officers responded to reports of an armed robbery in the area of St. Paul Street and Freeman Street. Three victims reported they were approached from behind by two males. One of the males brandished a black handgun and they demanded their purses and their iPhones, then took off running towards Commonwealth Avenue. Police are searching for two male suspects described as white, one about 6’2’’ wearing a white hoody and a black jacket carried the handgun, the other stood between 5’1’’ to 6’ with a thick build wearing a black jacket and a …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Brookline Police Department. Charges listed to not imply conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Nate Homan
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Thursday, December 6 at 11:02 p.m.: Officers responded to an armed robbery at Mall Discount Liquors at 525 Harvard Street. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the employees, who stated that just before closing time, the suspect entered the store through the front entrance and locked it. The suspect then brandished a black semi-automatic pistol and ordered everyone behind the checkout counter to lie on the floor. The suspect then demanded that one of the employees fill a plastic bag with all the cash in the register. Once the bag was filled, the suspect ordered the employee to lie down. The suspect then took off. Officers watched the security footage while detectives dusted for fingerprints. According to the sales report, the suspect got away…
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Brookline responds to a presidential debate, two local businesses come together. Police look into a third armed robbery new BU and a slew of car breaks.
The week began with a look at Sagewell Imaging in Brookline, Monday morning, as well as launching our Brookline 2012 Election Guide. We also learned that Del Frisco's Grille will soon Serve Up Steaks in Chestnut Hill. Faulkner Hospital changes its name to Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. As it is Breast Cancer Awareness month, we're starting to Think Pink with a few events in Brookline. We also wanted to know Who Makes a Difference in Brookline? We looked at last week's Armed Robbery on Boston Border in the Police Log. Tuesday, we looked at the Candidates Wrangle over Character and Partisanship--and we were curious as to Who Won the Senate Debate. Word on the street is thatMBTA Renovations of Boston College Station Coming. In the …
Friday, November 25, 2011
During an armed robbery at 3 a.m. Friday, the thieves showed their victim a knife and gun.
Early Friday morning there was an armed robbery on Griggs Road. The two thieves threatened the victim by showing a knife and a gun, according to police. The incident took place at 3 a.m. The victim was walking home and was approached by two men, described by police as wearing dark clothes. The victim had several items taken but was not injured. The thieves fled on foot.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The man is being held pending a dangerousness hearing, the DA's Office said.
A Mattapan man was arrested Monday after he allegedly robbed one man and attempted to rob another in the area of Hammond Street and Middlesex Road. Dominique Bovell, 17, of 33 Suncrest Road, was charged with armed robbery, assault and battery and unarmed assault with intent to rob, police said. These robberies are among several that have happened in the same Chestnut Hill area including an alleged armed robbery at the Chestnut Hill MBTA station and another that occurred earlier last week. However, police could not comment whether Bovell was tied to previous robberies in Chestnut Hill. According to police reports, the first victim called Newton Police just before 11 p.m. Monday to report that he was robbed earlier in the evening. The …
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Man stole narcotics at knifepoint from a Beacon Street medical supply company last night.
Police responded to an armed robbery at J.E. Pierce Apothecary at 5:45 p.m. last night. The man reportedly brandished a hunting knife and took some narcotics. He took off in a black 2010 Ford. The suspect is described as a 6-foot tall man with a blond mustache. He wore a ski mask and sunglasses, black jacket, blue jeans and gloves. No one was hurt in the incident, and the Police are investigating the incident.