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Police Blotter

Suspicious activity: A caller reported that on Tuesday a man approached her 3-year-old daughter in the park near St. Paul Street and touched her...

Brookline Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped In Car After Crash On Black...

Brookline firefighters rescued a woman who became trapped in her car after sliding on black ice and crashing into a large boulder Wednesday morning,...

Officials Put Out Fire At Apartment Building In Brookline

Officials put out a fire at an apartment building in Brookline. Brookline Police and Fire crews responded to the fire on Aspinwall Avenue. Officials believe the...

Brookline Man Charged With Hit-And-Run Accident Of Cyclist On Arborway

A Brookline man was arraigned on Wednesday for allegedly colliding with a bicyclist in a hit-and-run accident in an Arborway rotary in August. Massachusetts...

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 29 Laser on Colbourne Crecsent: At 7:46 p.m., a caller reported that someone in a home by Colbourne Cresvent and Winthrop Road was shining...

“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...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, Feb. 20 Graffiti on Stetson Street: Around 8:53 a.m. a caller reported graffiti on the front steps of a Stetson Street building. Coyote on Hawthorne Road: At...
Christian Amaral, 23

Man Denies Choking Child In Brookline Park

A man accused of choking a boy at a Brookline playground will have to spend at least another night in jail. Christian Amaral, 23, of Newton, has...

Crews Battle Large Blaze At Brookline Townhouse

Crews spent the overnight hours working to extinguish a fire that broke out at a Brookline townhouse. Officials said the three-alarm fire broke out at...

Brookline Resident’s Bulldogs 5K Supports Former Addicts And Wellness

A Brookline man is working – step by step - to help former substance abusers run a new course with the Boston Bulldogs Running...
Roy Moore

Brookline Attorney Files Complaint Urging Roy Moore’s Law License Be Revoked

As sexual assault allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore continue to make national headlines, one Brookline attorney decided it was time to take things...

Large Menorah Stolen From Outside Brookline Synagogue

Police in Brookline are trying to figure out who stole and damaged a 6-foot tall, 300-pound menorah from outside a synagogue before abandoning it...

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...

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...

Attempted Break-In Suspect Arrested After Foot Chase In Brookline

Police in Brookline arrested a man they say tried to break into a home near Longwood Medical Center while the resident was getting ready...

Car Crashes Into Anna’s Taqueria In Brookline

Anna's Taqueria opened for business as usual after a car crashed into the restaurant just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 in JFK Crossing. "We...

Officers Tim & Danny Received Commendations

The Chief stopped by today's roll call. Over the next few days, he will be handing out commendations of excellent work. We hope to...
Bruce Seals

Brookline Man Accused Of Masturbating While Peering Into Women’s Apartment

A Brookline man is accused of touching himself outside a Brighton apartment and scaring the two women who live there. One of the woman reported seeing...

Brookline Doctor Jailed Over Court Debt Released After Filing For Bankruptcy

A doctor from Brookline who was jailed Tuesday over a court debt was released Thursday evening. Dr. Nataly Minkina was sent to jail for contempt after failing...
Alexander Barron, 28

Alexander Barron, 28, Missing

Brookline police are turning to the public for help locating a missing man. Alexander Barron, 28, is described as being 5 feet, 10 inches tall,...

Police Investigating Thefts In Women-Owned Businesses In Brookline

Brookline Police are urging business owners to be on the lookout for a man posing as a customer at local businesses as part of...

Restaurant Owner Arrested For Allegedly Videotaping Customers In Bathroom

A Brookline restaurant owner was arrested for allegedly videotaping customers in the restaurant's bathroom, police say. Brookline Police put out a release on Thursday, saying...

Brookline Students And Allies “Walk Out” Undeterred By Snow

The snow day did not stop dozens of students across the town from walking out in an effort to show where they stood on...

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...

Pierce Fit Fest

Brookline Police Officers had a great time assisting at the Pierce Fit Fest today.  

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...
Ebrahim Jallow, 24

Pine Manor College Student Charged With Having Gun In Dorm Room

A student at Pine Manor College has been charged with having a gun in his dorm room. Ebrahim Jallow, 24, of Hartford, Connecticut, pleaded not...

BPD’s New Chief Of Police Andrew Lipson

We are pleased to announce and introduce our new Chief of Police Andrew Lipson, who was promoted last night from Deputy Superintendent to Chief...

Supa Mario Held On High Bail In Sex-Trafficking Case

A 31-year-old Boston man known as "Supa Mario" was ordered held on $25,000 cash bail in Middlesex Superior Court in a statewide indictment in...

Brookline Police Investigate Fight That Left One Hospitalized

A fight between two brothers during a social event at a local veterans’ post Saturday night left one person hospitalized Sunday morning with non-life-threatening...

Brookline Police, Homeland Security Arrest Man For Sex Trafficing

Brookline Police said the Department of Homeland Security brought in a man, who was then investigated and arrested for drug trafficking and gang affiliation...