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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...

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...

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...

National Hispanic Heritage Month At The BPD

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Detective Carlos Crespo. Detective Crespo, a first generation...

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...

Pedestrian Struck By Car In Brookline Was On Her Cellphone

This evening a pedestrian was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after a car hit them as they crossed the road at Longwood...
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...

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

Here is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to between Sunday, March 11 and Sunday March 18 taken from...

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...

“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...

Attempted Bank Robbery On Harvard Street Thwarted, Suspect In Custody

Brookline Police said they have a suspect in custody after they attempted to rob a bank on Harvard Street. Police said just after 1:00...
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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...
The suspect.

Surveillance Video Shows Woman Snatching Brookline Restaurant Employee’s Backpack

Brookline police say they are investigating after a woman was caught on surveillance video Thursday snatching a backpack that belonged to an employee at...

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:...

Recruitment Night: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) / Medical Reserve Corps...

If you or anyone you know – family, friends, neighbors, co-workers – are interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) or the...

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...

Marathon Security Gets Test Run

With situations playing out in real-time, nearly 250 public safety officials trained inside the state’s underground bunker Tuesday morning to prepare for next week’s...

Five Alleged Members Of Break-In Ring Arraigned

Five suspects accused of being part of a commercial breaking and entering ring that stole more than $50,000 worth of goods and 60 packages...

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...

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,...

Police Blotter

Crude vandalism: A caller on Gerry Road reported vandalism to a car at 6:01 p.m. that had genitalia carved into it. An egging: At 6:01...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
The suspect.

Police Seek Man After Incident At Brookline Playground

Police are looking for a man in connection with an incident at a Brookline Village playground, but they are not saying much else. The Brookline...

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...

Good Luck To Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos Who Is Riding...

Good luck to Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos who is riding 275 miles this weekend from Boston to NYC in the Tour de Force...

The “Route 128 Bandit” Has Been Sentenced

The Brookline Police Department is pleased to share that Paul Landrum, aka the “Route 128 Bandit,” has been sentenced to 57 months imprisonment, followed...

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...