Police Log: DJ Turntable Stolen, Man Tries to Take Vodka from Liquor Store

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Watertown Police Patch

The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.


March 31, 4:23 p.m.: A woman had been in Target for two hours and put numerous items in a cart and attempted to leave without paying. The 44-year-old woman from Cambridge was arrested for shoplifting.

April 1, 8:28 a.m.: Police served two warrants for a 27-year-old Watertown man on Dartmouth Street. One was out of East Boston District Court and one from Dorchester District Court.

April 2, 5:12 p.m.: A woman placed items in her pocket and tried to leave Target without paying. The 56-year-old Ipswich woman was arrested for shoplifting.

April 2, 6:36 p.m.: An officer patrolling ran the registration of a vehicle and found the owner of had a warrant. The 34-year-old Watertown man was arrested on the warrant from Waltham District Court for traffic offenses.

April 3, 3 p.m.: Security at Target recognized a woman from previous shoplifting incidents when she allegedly took $86.46 worth of merchandise the previous day, and on this day she took women’s and baby clothing worth $289.87. The woman was arrested on charges of larceny over $250 and shoplifting.

April 4, 3:54 p.m.: A shoplifter was caught with $83.06. The man was arrested for shoplifting.


March 30, 7:06 a.m.: A snowblower was taken from the side of a house on Avon Road.

March 30, 6:48 p.m.: A 19-year-old Roxbury woman was stopped at Target for taking $31 in items. The store will handle the incident internally.

March 31, 4:13 p.m.: A man walked into Coolidge Liquors and took a bottle of vodka worth $19. The clerk knew the person because he had shopped there previously. The 29-year-old Watertown man was located and paid for the item.

April 2, 4:24 p.m.: A Warren Street resident reported that he was supposed to have received a DJ turntable but when he got home he found an empty box. Later, the turntable was found in a neighbor’s back yard.

April 3, 11:24 a.m.: A Waverley Avenue resident found the rear window of his vehicle was smashed and a large piece of asphalt was found inside.

April 4, 7:08 p.m.: Target stopped two women – one 17 and one 19 – for shoplifting, one with $182 worth of items and one with $377. The store handled the incident internally.

April 5, 10:32 p.m.: The rear window of a pickup truck parked at a building on Waverley Avenue was smashed. It was not clear what caused the damage.

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