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Thursday, Nov. 9

ATM interference on Beacon Street: At 6:52 a.m., police received a report surveillance captured a man fidgeting with the ATM at 1228 Boylston Street. The caller requested Brookline Police check to make sure that nothing had been planted or glued to the ATM.

Urinating by Aspinwall Avenue: At 12:03 p.m., a caller reported a homeless man urinating in the alley behind a building on Aspinwall Avenue. The caller said this was an ongoing issue and described the man as black, wearing a black coat and baggy clothing.

Found radio on Harvard Avenue: At 3:41 p.m., police were notified that someone on Harvard Avenue had found a two-way police radio.

Unwanted visitors on New Terrace Road:At 5:18 p.m., a caller reported there were two men with suitcases, possibly missionaries, knocking on doors. The caller said the men were on New Terrace Road near High Street.

Fireworks at Cypress Playground: At 10:21 p.m., a caller reported multiple kids shooting off fireworks in Cypress Playground.

Friday Nov. 10

Intoxicated man on Stearns Road: At 2:42 a.m., a caller reported there was an intoxicated man attempting to get into the caller’s home on Stearns Road.

Recycling bin theft on Francis Street: At 1:40 p.m., a caller reported two recycling bins had been stolen from his yard on Francis Street.

Suspicious packages on Freeman Street: At 4:58 p.m., a caller reported coming home to find several packages ripped open in the front lobby of their Freeman Street building. The caller said the packages appeared to have been addressed to other buildings.

Loud bicycles near Cooldige Corner: At 8:12 p.m., a caller reported 100 bicycles blaring music while heading from Harvard Street towards Coolidge Corner.

Youths on Beacon Street: At 9:55 p.m., police received a report a group of kids were grabbing items off a pallet by the Trader Joe’s on Beacon Street and throwing the items into the street.

Saturday, Nov. 11

More suspicious packages on Amory Street:At 11:58 a.m., a caller reported finding two empty packages on their front porch on Amory Street. The caller said neither package was addressed to them.

Fighting customers on Beacon Street: At 3:41 p.m., a caller report two customers were fighting in the FedEx on Beacon Street.

Disruptive group on Green Street: At 8:15 p.m., a caller reported five white men on Green Street were screaming and acting like they were going to throw up. The caller said they were possibly intoxicated.

Yelling teenagers on Washington Street: At 11:20 p.m., police received a report a large group of teenagers was yelling, screaming and running into traffic near the Washington and School street intersection. The report states it was possibly related to an event at the VFW Post.

Sunday, Nov. 12

Break-and-Enter on Egmont Street: At 2:31 a.m., a caller reported a possible break-and-enter in progress. The caller said someone was banging on their apartment door and attempting to access the Egmont Street apartment.

Malicious damage on Harvard Street: At 10:39 a.m., the systems manager at United Parish Church on Harvard Street reported signs damaged outside.

Shoplifting on Commonwealth Avenue: At 6:40 p.m., a caller reported a shoplifting from the CVS on Commonwealth Avenue. The caller said a white male, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, with black hair, wearing a grey hoodie, baby blue jeans and carrying a white bag, stole makeup.

Monday, Nov. 13

Suspicious vehicle by Ashville Road: At 9:52 p.m., a caller reported a silver van with two men inside had been parked on Ashville Road by Bonad Road for 40 minutes. The caller felt this was suspicious.