Police Log: String of Broken Car Windows and More

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Watertown Police Patch

The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.


Oct. 20, 4:54 p.m.: An officer ran the registration of a Nissan Altima and found the owner had an outstanding warrant. The officer also discovered the driver had a suspended license. The 46-year-old Somerville woman was arrested on the warrant from Cambridge District Court for traffic offenses and a charge of driving with a suspended license.

Oct. 20, 5:39 p.m.: A man was stopped at Target trying to take items without paying. He had a total of $119.80 in merchandise. The 20-year-old Roxbury man was arrested for shoplifting.

Oct. 26, 2:40 a.m.: Police found a man sleeping behind the wheel of a car on Melendy Avenue, with his foot on the brake and fresh front-end damage. There was an odor of alcohol on the man’s breath and field sobriety tests were given. The 35-year-old Waltham man was arrested for  driving under the influence of alcohol.


Oct. 20, 3:02 a.m.: An officer patrolling spotted a car with is window broken on Lowell Avenue. The rear door was open, but nothing appeared to be missing.

Oct. 20, 4:03 p.m.: A Galen Street resident reported a package containing a laptop computer was delivered by FedEx on Oct. 7, but he never received it.

Oct. 21, 3:46 p.m.: A motorized razor scooter was vandalized on Philip Darch Road. the same resident found bicycle tires flattened multiple times.

Oct. 22, 3:09 p.m.: A woman tried to take multiple DVDs from Best Buy. She had 11 DVDs worth $181.89. The 55-year-old woman from Sharon was summonsed to Waltham District Court for shoplifting.

Oct. 23, 12:17 p.m.: The owner of a vehicle parked on Maplewood Street had scratches on the rear hatchback and the rear quarter panel.

Oct. 23, 8:35 p.m.: A Hunt Street resident reported that two packages had been stolen on Oct. 23 and another on Oct. 21.

Oct. 24, 5:49 a.m.: A landscaping truck parked in a lot on Walnut Street had a window broken overnight.

Oct. 24, 9:49 a.m.: A package containing a Samsung Galaxy phone was stolen from a home on Lexington Street.

Oct. 24, 2:33 p.m.: A woman was spotted putting many items into a carriage and tried to leave. She had $719.68 worth of merchandise. She was not arrested because she had her daughter with her, but was summonsed to Waltham District Court for larceny over $250.

Oct. 25, 9:56 a.m.: Someone threw eggs at a home on Common Street the previous evening. They came from the area of the Oakley Country Club.

Oct. 26, 1:09 a.m.: A person visiting a friend on Arsenal Street came out and found the driver side window of his vehicle shattered. It appeared no one entered the car.

Oct. 26, 2:10 p.m.: The rear window of a vehicle pared on Bromfield Street was shattered. There were no signs of entry.

Oct. 26, 5:28 p.m.: Two women were stopped at Target after they were seen placing items in the bottom of a shopping bag and then tried to leave without paying. They had a combined total of $60 worth of items. Target handled the incident internally, which involved a 26 year old woman and a 23 year old woman, both from Brighton.

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Man Arrested After Attempting to Steal Tons of Nail Polish

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