Thieves Break Into Watertown Bicycle Store, Take Two Bikes

A Watertown bicycle store was broken into, and two electric bicycles were taken. Watertown Police were called to Farina’s on Galen Street on July 6 at 10:12 p.m. for a break-in, said Watertown Police Sgt. Thomas Grady. The front door appeared to have been forced open. The locking mechanism was in place, but the doors were found open, Grady said.

Thieves Break Into Watertown Convenience Store

Police seek the two men broke into a convenience store on the Southside of Watertown. On Sunday, June 16 at 7:19 p.m., police responded to a front-door alarm at the Bus Stop Variety convenience store on Galen Street, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. “The business was closed and the door was ajar,” O’Connor said. “It was obvious the door frame had been damaged.” When police arrived, no one was in the store but items had been taken, O’Connor said.

Man Arrested After Cigarette Links Him to Watertown Home Break In

Watertown Police were able to link a man to a home break in through the brand of cigarette that he smokes. 

On May 1 at 11:15 p.m. Watertown Police received a call from a Winsor Avenue resident who said a man had just broken into her home, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. “The man entered here apartment and she had no idea who the person was,” O’Connor said. “She was upstairs when she heard her front door open. She went downstairs and saw a male in the interior of her apartment and she began yelling for him to get out. She was able to physically push him out, locked the door and called police.”

Police Catch Thief Trying to Break into Watertown Home

Watertown Police arrested a 38-year-old man who they caught in the act of trying to break into a home on Adams Street. 

On Jan. 26 at 12:38 p.m., Police received a call from a resident who saw a man standing on the lower roof of a nearby home, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. “An officer in the area arrived and observed a man standing inside the screen door of the basement,” O’Connor said. “The suspect saw police and began to walk away.” Police stopped the man, and identified him as Edwin P. Lopez of Watertown.