Man Arrested After Leading Police on Chase While Riding a Scooter

Police placed a Waltham man under arrest after he led them on a chase in Watertown on his scooter. On May 7, at 2:27 p.m., an officer monitoring traffic at the corner of Main and Cross streets saw a Vespa-style scooter going approximately 50 mph, on the wrong side of the road while heading east, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. The operator, later identified as Neil Ozzy Frajul, 26, of Waltham, was not wearing a helmet, nor was he wearing eye protection. At that point the officer tried to stop the scooter, O’Connor said. “The scooter failed to stop and the rider ended up running the red lights in Watertown Square,” O’Connor said.

Police Log: Car Stolen, Men Get in Fight Over COVID-19 Concerns

The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department. Arrest

April 16, 12:46 a.m.: A caller reported seeing a vehicle being driven erratically on the 200 block of Arsenal Street at about 12:27 a.m. Police responded and located a vehicle matching the caller’s description a few minutes later on the 500 block of Main Street, but when they attempted to pull him over, the driver sped away. He was located a short time later pulled over on Grove Street in Waltham. The driver admitted to consuming alcohol before driving, and he showed signs of intoxication, including emitting a strong odor of alcohol. Police discovered he had a license suspended for an OUI and already had two prior OUI charges.

Man Who Stole Car from Watertown Caught in Boston

A Newton man wanted for stealing a car, after breaking into a Watertown home, was caught the next day by Boston Police. Watertown police arrested 36-year-old Jonathan L. Bradley Jr., of Newton, on multiple charges, including breaking into a home and stealing a 2012 Subaru Impreza. On April 13, an Elton Avenue resident heard sounds on the upper floor of a two-family home between 5:30 and 6:30 a.m. and later realized it was someone breaking into the home, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. “Thinking it was someone up early, the resident didn’t think anything of it,” O’Connor said. “When person got up they saw that a pocket book had been gone through, and their vehicle was missing from in front of the house.”

Police Nab Man Who Broke into Home in Watertown

Watertown Police took custody of a man wanted for breaking into a home in East Watertown on Feb. 6, but still seek a second suspect. Two men broke down the back door of a three-family home on Dexter Avenue, and took an estimated $5,000 in items from one of the units, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. “They were interrupted when the upstairs neighbor came home,” O’Connor said. “They fled through the backdoor.”

Man Arrested After Attacking Co-Worker, Threatened to Use Pipe & Knife

A Waltham man faces multiple charges after attacking a co-worker at Russo’s following an argument. A fight started at Russo’s when two employees got into an argument. One of the employees, later identified as Dmitry Kosorukov of Waltham, was drinking out of a 5-gallon jug of water and the other asked if he had paid for the water, and wanted to see a receipt, according to Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. Words were exchanged and Kosorukov allegedly threw the jug at the other employee and then hit him in the chest. He then pushed the other employee in the chest.

Argument Leads to Co-Worker Being Stabbed at Watertown Tire Store

An argument between co-workers at a Watertown tire store ended in a fight in which one was stabbed by a tire tool. A staff member at Doctors Express urgent care alerted Watertown Police that a man who had suffered a stab wound came in for treatment on Sept. 13 at 2:38 p.m.

“The staff explained that a patient came in with a minor stab wound,” said O’Connor, who added that they man had left before police arrived, but the business got his name and his place of employment — Town Fair Tires. The store is located west of Doctors Express on Arsenal Street. When police spoke with the man, he said that he had gotten into an argument with a co-worker while working in one of the bays at Town Fair Tire, and the incident turned physical.

Lowell Woman Busted in CVS Parking Lot With Multiple Crack Pipes

Watertown Police arrested a Lowell woman who was caught with crack pipes in her car. While patrolling the municipal lot behind CVS on Aug. 4, at 6:05 p.m. an officer noticed a car sitting alone in the back of the parking lot, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. “As the police car drove by the operator looked at the officer looked shocked and lunged toward the center console,” O’Connor said. “The officer spoke with the woman and observed drug paraphernalia, including glass pipes with burn marks on them.”

Police Find Drugs on Driver Found Passed Out at Wheel

A Watertown man faces several charges, including drug possession, following an arrest that started when he was found passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle. On Jan. 9, 2019, at 5:11 p.m., Watertown Police received a call about a vehicle blocking the intersection of Ralph Street and Grant Avenue. When officers arrived they saw a man passed out behind the wheel of a Ford F-250 pickup truck with the motor running and in gear, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. “It took several attempts banging on the window and yelling and he did not respond,” O’Connor said.