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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...

Man In Nightgown Groped Woman Near School In Brookline

A woman walking near a school in Brookline Sunday morning was groped by a man who may have been wearing a black nightgown with...

New, Clear Path To Outlaw Pot Shops

Uncertainty over the process cities and towns must follow to opt out of the sprouting legal marijuana market has sparked confusion across the state...

Statewide Grand Jury Indicted “Supa Mario” For Sex Trafficking In Brookline

A Boston man has been indicted on charges of human trafficking, rape and witness intimidation in connection with supplying multiple women with drugs and...

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...
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...

Officers Face Termination In Hearing

Police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun’s disciplinary hearing for potential termination due to absence from their jobs at the Brookline Police Department occurred...

First Circuit Court Of Appeals Rule No Right To Bear Arms...

On 2 November 2018, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held the Second Amendment effectively does not apply outside the home. From uscourts.gov: "This case involves...

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...

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...

Welding Torch Explodes, Causes Fire At Brookline High School & $150K...

The United Arts building at Brookline High School was evacuated late Wednesday morning after a welding accident caused a fire. Brookline firefighters responded to the...

Suffolk Freshman Dies In Startling Pike Crash

A 19-year-old Chestnut Hill man died early Sunday morning when his vehicle somehow went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel on the...

Ever Wonder What The Brookline Police Slammer Looks Like?

The Brookline Police launched a new YouTube special today in what appears to be a community relations effort to de-mystify the Brookline Police Department...

Be Aware Of Scam Calls

Please be aware of a recent telephone scam where an automated message tells you to call a number to resolve serious allegations against you...

Man Wanted By The FBI Hits Brookline Officer Over Head With...

Brookline Police arrested a Cambridge man wanted for threatening an FBI officer. In the process, he hit them over the head with a Snapple...

Fire Breaks Out At Brookline High School

A welding tank sparked a fire Wednesday morning at Brookline High School, officials said. Firefighters responding to the arts building on campus battled a blaze...

Realtor Judy Moses Was Killed In A Medford Pedestrian Crash

Judy Moses was realtor since 1986, who took pride in mentoring others, especially women, as a past president of the Women’s Council of Realtors...

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 Archdiocese Removes Nigerian Priest From Ministry After Sexual Abuse Allegation

The Archdiocese of Boston has removed a Nigerian priest residing at a Brookline church from ministry after receiving an allegation of sexual abuse of...
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,...

Brookline Police Department 2018 Mid-Year Review

The Brookline Police Department is pleased to release its 2018 Mid-Year Report, which covers crime in the first six months of the year, race/gender...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Say “Hi” To Brookline Police Department Officers At Brookline Day

We hope you will stop by and say hi to our officers at the Brookline Police Department table this Sunday at Brookline Day! We...

Retailers Look For Ways Around “Selling” Marijuana

Cannabis entrepreneurs are working to find a place in the Massachusetts market, sometimes treading on legally dubious ground. From a meet-up website that connects pot...

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...

Johnson & Johnson Talc Trial To Begin In New Brunswick

Nearly a year and a half ago, Stephen Lanzo III, 46, of Verona, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a deadly cancer of the lung linings,...

Brookline Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

Police in Brookline are searching for an armed robbery suspect who they say held up a convenience store and stole more than $3,000 over the...