Wednesday, April 11, 2012
"Hi Mom? I just got arrested and need bail money to support Muscular Dystrophy!"
When Brookline Police Officer Kate McCabe entered the Town Hall and served an arrest warrant to Finance Director Stephen Cirillo, this raised a few eyebrows in the office. Moreso when he made the prisoner walk from his office, was placed in the back of a cruiser, taken to jail, booked and photographed. He was then dressed in stripes, and informed that his bail was set at $2,400. Cirillo was then taken to a holding area and was instructed to make phone calls and raise bail. Officers even made sure he was fed and well-treated. However, Mr. Cirillo was not guilty of any crimes. In fact, he and dozens of other citizens, town employees and business leaders from Brookline and Newton volunteered to be arrested to raise money for the Muscular …
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Police allege the driver was drunk at the time of the crash.
A five-year-old boy is in "critical, but stable condition" at Children's Hospital this afternoon after the car he was riding in crashed into a pole last night. The driver of that car, Luis Paraga, 37, of Roxbury, has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash and driving without a license, Brookline Police said. Police said Paraga was the boyfriend of the boy's mother, and had permission from the mother to drive him. According to police, the crash occurred around 10:13 p.m. near the intersection of South Street and Newton Street in Brookline. When officers arrived on scene, they found a male sitting outside the car holding the five-year-old boy. Another passenger was seen walking…
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Police reports from the last week.
The following reports detail all Brookline Police Department arrests from June 29 through July 5.