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Friday, Aug. 25 Stolen before midnight: An officer was dispatched to Euston Street for a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim stated he had...

New “Fishing” Crime Hitting Massachusetts Postal Service Boxes

Postal service police are investigating a bizarre, new scam in the greater Boston area. Police said crooks have been stealing mail from official post office...

Boston Holocaust Memorial Vandalized For A 2nd Time This Summer

The New England Holocaust Memorial has been vandalized for the second time this Summer, according to the Boston Police. Boston Police said a witness on...

Brookline Police Department Releases A Mid-Year Review

The Brookline Police Department has released its mid-year review, and Patch is here to breakdown the 54-page document for readers. The review, which is...

Brookline Police Arrest Two in International ATM Scam

Two men have been arrested in connection to international ATM theft. Brookline police were dispatched to a bank on Harvard Street on Tuesday night...

Teen Arrested In Connection With 2016 Stabbing

A 19-year-old man walked into the Brookline Police Station August 11, 2017 at 4:00 a.m. and confessed to stabbing someone last year. On June 15,...

Distraction Residential Burglaries Targeting Massachusetts Residents

Since the beginning of August, East Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Braintree, and Medway have had reports of individuals approaching residences claiming to be water department...
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Rash Of Car Break Ins In Brookline

Brookline Police are warning residents and visitors to keep valuables out of sight and lock their cars when parking for any amount of time...

Brookline Man Faces Rape Charges In Barnstable Court

A 31-year-old Brookline man pleaded not guilty Friday to rape charges in Barnstable District Court, according to court documents. Anthony Collins, of Beacon Street, is...

Robbers Hold Gun To Man’s Head In Brookline Home, Steal His...

Police responded to a report of armed robbery from a Milton Road home around 2:11 a.m. on July 26, 2017. According to the police...

Heroin Drug Trafficking Bust In Brookline

Heroin Trafficking in Brookline? Police said two people were arrested yesterday on Boylston Street for possession of and intent to distribute heroin. Just after 1:00...

Missing 86-Year-Old Brookline Woman Found

A missing 86-year-old Massachusetts woman has been found after police requested the public's help. Ranina Ignatova left her apartment at the 1800 block of Beacon...

Man Arrested For Exposing Himself, Touching Woman In Brookline

rookline Police arrested a West Roxbury man after he allegedly touched a woman in a CVS with his exposed genitals on July 23. Police...

Texting While Driving

The Brookline Police Department’s "Offense Based Enforcement" program is underway. In addition to the regular enforcement, officers will address certain types of incidents, crimes...

Officers’ Promotions At The BPD

The BPD is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its officers this week! Officer John Canney and Officer Robert Teahan were promoted to...

Assessment For Re-Accreditation

Chief Daniel C. O’Leary is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on...

Police Blotter

Turn it down: At 6:26 a.m. Brookline police received a report that a man was using an industrial lawn mower and causing a lot...

Police Blotter

Erratic operation: At 9:49 a.m. a caller reported that a grey Acura was driving erratically and went through a red light at the intersection...

Officer Katie Talking To Driscoll 5th Graders

Officer Katie talking to Driscoll 5th Graders about how to be good friends to each other, how to make smart, healthy and safe choices...

Chief O’Leary Visited Sean Roberts Challenger League’s Super Stars Celebration

Chief O'Leary visited the Sean Roberts Challenger League Super Stars for their year end celebration this week. The Challenger League is a baseball league for...

“Chief” Graham Horowitz

“Attention on deck!” A police announcement usually heard when a commanding officer enters a room full of officers. Today, however, the commanding officer was not...

Brookline Police Talk Man Off Ledge

A man was talked off the ledge of a roof on Babcock Street thanks to the quick actions of one Brookline police officer with...

Happy National Running Day

Happy National Running Day from the Brookline Police Department. The BPD has many avid runners, five of whom are pictured below having just finished the...

Food Truck Friday

Come join the Brookline MA Police Department (and fellow sponsors Brookline Recreation, Brookline's Office for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations and City on a...

Brookline Man Arraigned In Prostitution Sting

One Brookline man and eight others from outside the Boston area were arraigned on charges they sought sex for a fee from Boston Police...

Registered Sex Offender Arrested for “Lewd Act” On Green Line

MBTA's Transit Police arrested a Canton man for, ahem, conducting himself in a lewd manner while he was on C Line. Turns out he...

Find Out Which Towns Will Or Will Not Allow Recreational Marijuana,...

Town-by-town, city-by-city residents of Massachusetts are deciding if they want to be able to drive to the corner store to buy marijuana. State officials delayed...

Rash Of Car Break Ins: Brookline Police Warn Residents

Several unlocked cars were broken into this week in Brookline and police are advising residents to lock their car doors and make sure not...

Neighborhood Crime Alert

Please be aware that overnight Monday night into Tuesday morning this week, several cars in the Aspinwall Hill neighborhood (University Road/Rawson Road) were broken...

Police Blotter

Breaking and entering: At 7:57 a.m. a caller reported the breaking and entering of an Audi between 4 p.m. and that morning at a...

Police Blotter

Breaking and entering: Someone reported a woman who had attempted to break into a side screen door of a home. The woman was described...

Police Blotter

Fight: Someone reported two men in a fight on Beacon Street. One man was described as wearing a black jacket, and the other was...
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