Police Log: Stolen Minivan Found in Town, Man Caught Trying to Scheme Home Depot

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July 1, 1:16 a.m.: An officer in Watertown Square saw a man who appeared to be sleeping in the ATM vestibule at Santander Bank in Watertown Square. The officer woke the man and spoke to him. It was discovered that the man had a warrant for his arrest. The 61-year-old homeless man was arrested on the default warrant from Waltham District court for failure to pay court fines and costs.

Police Log: Man Caught with Meth & Pills, Driver Unsuccessfully Tries to Evade Officers

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June 18, 7:43 a.m.: A man came into the Police Station because he believed he had a warrant for his arrest. Officers confirmed that the man was wanted on a warrant from Waltham District Court from 1992. The 51-year-old man from West Valley, Utah, was arrested on a total of four warrants from Waltham District Court, Cambridge District Court and Stoughton District Court. June 20, 8:42 a.m.: Police responded to a call for a man who was trespassing at the Watertown Housing building on Waverley Avenue.

Police Log: Man Arrested on 8 Warrants, Rash of Stolen Packages

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June 13, 2:17 p.m.: An employee at Sasaki Associates on Pleasant Street called 911 after an uninvited man was acting strangely inside the business. The man was seen walking around inside Sasaki’s offices and when he was confronted he became belligerent and used racial slurs. He then left and headed down the nearby Charles River Walk. An employee got a photo of the man and police were able to locate him on Pleasant Street near Howard Street.

Police Log: OUI Charge for Driver Who Hit Pole & Home, Fraudulent Check Cashed for More than $1K

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Dec. 24, 8:15 p.m.: An officer on Main Street encountered a man near Evans Street. While speaking with the man, the officer determined that the man had three active warrants. The 25-year-old Watertown man was arrested on three warrants from Waltham District Court, each for making a false 911 call.

Police Log: Woman Caught Breaking into Childcare Center, Multiple Vehicles Vandalized

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Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.: A woman attempted to return a bag of clothing to Marshall’s but store security recognized her from incidents at other stores so she was not allowed to return the clothing. The woman then walked around the store for 2-3 hours and placed items in a bag. She walked past the registers and left the store without paying.

Police Log: Man Hits Home With Car Repeatedly, Misunderstanding Over Uber

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Feb. 17, 4:40 p.m.: Police stopped a vehicle on Pleasant Street for crossing over marked lanes, and having improper inspection. When police spoke to the woman they discovered she had an arrest warrant in her name. The 44-year-old Newton woman was arrested on the warrant from Brookline District Court for traffic offenses.

Police Log: Traffic Stop Finds Cocaine, Clothes Stolen From Moving Couple

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Aug. 3, 10:36 p.m.: A Dexter Avenue resident called to report a man who had followed them home from a restaurant after they had gotten into an argument with him. The suspect left the area when police arrived. Officers followed him and pulled him over on Laurel Street for failing to signal when turning.

Police Log: Father, Daughter Caught Shoplifting; Man Arrested After Leaving Accident

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June 20, 12:18 a.m.: Police investigated a accident where a vehicle struck a light pole on North Beacon Street at Irving Street. Officers found the vehicle unattended, but while they were at the scene a man returned to the accident. Police asked him what he was doing there and he said he had been a passenger and was coming back to get something out of the car. He would not reveal the name of the driver. Police found he had four default warrants for multiple charges ranging from property damage and driving under the influence of drugs.