The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
Jan. 5, 5:42 p.m.: A shoplifter was detained at Target along with her 2-year-old child. Security saw the woman putting items in the baby carriage and try to leave the store without paying. Police found $133.58 in items from Target and $127.99 in merchandise from Carter’s. The 33-year-old Boston woman woman was arrested on two counts of shoplifting.
Jan. 6, 3:30 p.m.: A women was seen putting clothing into a bag and she paid for two items but not the rest. She was stopped with $122.69 worth of merchandise. She was also wanted on a warrant. The 25-year-old Cambridge woman was arrested for shoplifting – a second offense, and a warrant from Lowell District Court for failing to appear for jury duty.
Jan. 6, 4:01 p.m.: A shoplifter was spotted leaving CVS in Watertown Square and police caught him at Summer and Spring streets. The 41-year-old South Boston man was arrested for shoplifting.
Jan 6, 5:18 p.m.: An officer in CVS in Watertown Square spotted a woman who he knew had a warrant in his name. The 26-year-old Watertown man was arrested on the warrant from Waltham District Court for shoplifting.
Jan. 9, 4:44 p.m.: A man was seen putting several items into a shopping cart at Home Depot and went to the refunds desk and got $612.07 back. The 27-year-old Allston man was arrested for larceny over $250.
Jan. 9 4:59 p.m.: An officer on Sycamore Street saw a vehicle violate a stop sign. The vehicle was stopped and the officer found the driver had an expired license. The 42-year-old Watertown man was arrested for driving without a valid license.
Jan. 5, 6:51 p.m.: A woman bought a 24-inch TV at Target and exited the store to wait for a ride. She went back inside for a moment and two older men were seen picking up the TV and putting it in a vehicle. The pair was identified and they returned the TV.
Jan. 5, 8:28 p.m. A Dexter Avenue resident discovered someone scratched the left fender and left front door. It appeared to be keyed.
Jan. 6, 12:06 p.m.: Someone tried to break into Hardy’s Spa on Belmont Street. Overnight, someone broke the glass in the door by apparently striking it with a crowbar several times. It appears entry was not gained.
Jan. 6, 7:13 p.m.: A vehicle was left unlocked on in a driveway on Riverside Street and someone rummaged through the center console and took $10 in change.
Jan. 8, 5:58 p.m.: Three sets of Christmas lights were stolen from a tree outside a home on North Beacon Street.
Jan. 9, 12 p.m.: An employee at the Dunkin Donuts at the Arsenal Project was spotted on video taking cash from four different registers.A small amount of cash was taken, and the employee was fired.
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