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Bank Robber Arrested

Today Brookline Police Officers arrested a 30 year old man from Dorchester on unarmed robbery charges. He was arrested this morning as he exited...

Police Blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 22 Extortion on Fisher Avenue: At 10:38 a.m. a caller on Fisher Avenue reported her husband received a letter attempting to extort money...

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 Arrest Alleged Package Thief

Brookline police arrested a man who was allegedly stealing packages from homes on Beacon Street. The suspect, Kelvin B. Garcia, 34, of Jamaica Plain, is...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, March 6 Graffiti on Marion Street: At 3:41 p.m. a caller reported graffiti on a Marion Street building. Difficult customer at Dunkin Donuts: At 4:09 p.m. a...

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...

Help Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

Police in Brookline are asking for the public’s help in identifying a bank robbery suspect. Authorities say the woman is wanted in connection with a...

Police Blotter

All of the following is from Brookline Police log or online blog. They are excerpts taken from the public police log and represent a...

Bank Robbery In Brookline

At 2:37 p.m. Thursday, October 19 police responded to a bank robbery at a bank on Route 9 in Chestnut Hill. Police said the robbery...

Overturned Car Snarls Traffic On Route 9

At 6:51 Monday morning Brookline police and fire responded to an overturned car accident on Route 9 East near Cypress Street. According to police the...

Got Kids?

If the answer is “yes” or even “I’m thinking about it,” then you will want to read up about these three female officers who...

Brookline Searches For New Police Chief

Do you have what it takes to be the chief of police for the town of Brookline? The town is actively searching for a...

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...

$400 Worth Of Razors Stolen: Brookline Police Logs

Here is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline Police department responded to this weekend. Saturday, Feb. 10 Drunk: Someone called to report a...

Emergency Crews Respond To 2 Rollover Crashes In Brookline

Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash Tuesday morning in Brookline that temporarily shut down Beacon Street. Officials say the crash before 10:00 a.m. and...

Gun Goes Off In Brookline, Bullet Into Home

Someone accidentally shot a gun in Brookline and the bullet went into someone's home, according to police. No one was reportedly injured. At 4:03 p.m....

BPD Officers Attend Child Seat Safety Technician Certification Training Program

The BPD is pleased to announce that four of its police officers are attending the Child Seat Safety Technician Certification Training this week. These officers...

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...

Police Blotter

Graffiti: At 10:20 p.m. Brookline Police received a report of graffiti on a poster on a South Street lamppost that read “Heil Hitler.” Gobble gobble:...

Illegal Immigrant Charged With Attempted Rape, Kidnapping In Brookline

A Honduran illegal immigrant accused of choking and attempting to rape a woman was arraigned in Brookline District Court on Tuesday. Mainor Suazo-Martinez, 20, was...

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,...

Click It Or Ticket: Brookline Police Join State Campaign

If you do not make a habit of wearing your seat-belt, which is the law, Brookline Police could pull you over this month. It...

Australian Man Convicted Of Making Threats Against Brookline Police

An Australian man is facing criminal charges in the United States following his conviction for making threats to Brookline police in December of last...

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...

Loud Parties, Egg Throwers And A Punch In The Face

Friday, May 5 Person down: A passerby called to report someone fell near Capital One near the corner of Beacon and Harvard streets. They had...

“Cryptocurrency Scheme”: Unregulated Digital Token Sales Lead To Charges

The Bay State’s top securities regulator has charged a Brookline man with selling millions of dollars in “Caviar tokens” through unregistered securities through a...

Only 2 Opioid Related Deaths In Brookline In 2016

Last year two people in Brookline overdosed on opioids, according to a new report by the state. That number is down from the three...

Brookline Business Loses $1K In Eversource Scam

On Saturday a Brookline business owner got a phone call from someone claiming to be a representative from Eversource. The woman told the business...
Prentice Pilot

The Latest Chapter In The Brookline PD Racism Saga: A $150K...

Several years into an ordeal that has challenged Brookline’s conceptions of itself as a bastion of liberal values, a black man who alleged discrimination in the town’s...

Pierce Fit Fest

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

Boston Man Sentenced For Two Bank Robberies

A Boston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for robbing a branch of RTN Federal Credit Union in Brookline and a branch...