Police Log: Man Tries to Take TV from Target, Grave Stone Robbed

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Watertown Police Patch

The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.


Sept. 22, 4:39 p.m.: An officer patrolling on Mt. Auburn Street stopped a vehicle and discovered the driver had a suspended license. The 42-year-old Watertown man was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

Sept. 23, 4:13 p.m.: Police received a call about a man soliciting door to door trying to sell electricity at a fixed rate. He had not registered with police to do so. Police discovered the man had a warrant for his arrest. The 20-year-old Longmeadow man was arrested on a warrant from Palmer District Court for traffic offenses.

Sept. 26 11:47 a.m.: Target security observed a woman take several clothing items and a grey leather bag worth a total of $222.42. The 25-year-old Norwell woman was arrested for shoplifting.

Sept. 26, 1:09 p.m.: A woman was seen shoplifting at Target by concealing items in a shopping bag and trying to leave the store without paying. She had $137.49 in merchandise and police also found prescription pills on her, for which she did not have a prescription. The 51-year-old Watertown woman was arrested on a charges of shoplifting and possession of a Class B drug.

Sept. 28, 3:42 p.m.: Target security saw a man take a TV and leave without paying. He put the TV in a green Mazda. When police arrived they saw the TV in the back seat of the Mazda. They also found wire cutters in the man’s pocket. The 37-year-old Lexington man was arrested on a charge of larceny over $250.


Sept. 22, 2:29 p.m.: Checks were stolen from Atlantic Battery Co. and the owner said they were taken by a former employee. A 28-year-old man from Arlington was summonsed to Waltham District Court for larceny over $250.

Sept. 23, 9:34 a.m.: A bronze cross was taken from a grave stone at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Sept. 23, 4:07 p.m.: A black BMX bike was stolen from a backyard on Robert Ford Road. The bike had “Hyper Bike Co.” written on it and it had foot pegs.

Sept. 24, 1:31 p.m.: An employee at Best Buy put her wallet in an office and when she returned later it was gone. It contained credit cards, cash and her driver’s license.

Sept. 24, 2:24 p.m.: A car was parked in a parking lot Nichols Avenue and both sides of the car appeared to be keyed.

Sept. 25, 12:11 p.m.: A man went to workout at GymIt and put his keys in a locker. When he returned, the keys were gone. He found that someone used the keys to go into his car and took cash from his wallet. The keys were left inside the car.

Also this week:

Watertown Police Bust Two for Allegedly Stealing a Car

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