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

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Watertown Police Patch

The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department. 


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.


June 16, 10:15 a.m.: Someone put up posters on the back wall of Sasaki Associates’ offices which overlooks the Charles River Path. The posters had a plastic cover and were screwed on to the wood and included political and religious messages. The screws were removed.

June 16, 11:52 a.m.: Two people were stopped at Target for taking children’s toys, clothes and other items worth $213.83. The pair, a father and daughter, were seen putting items in a large bag which had been placed inside a shopping carriage. A 60-year-0ld man and a 28-year-old woman, both of Watertown, were summonsed to Waltham District Court for shoplifting.

June 16, 2:25 p.m.: A blue mountain bike was stolen from the back of an apartment building on Riverside Street. The bike is worth $300 and was locked up. It had a basket over the rear tire.

June 17, 6:58 p.m.: Two women with small children were spotted shoplifting at the Arsenal Project and were seen leaving the mall parking lot in a red Infiniti. Police stopped the car on Arsenal Street west of the mall and found that one of women had less than an ounce of marijuana, so she was cited for violating the town ordinance for carrying marijuana.

June 18, 10:41 a.m.: Police investigated eight vehicle break ins on Spring Street, Fayette Street, Irving Street and Marshall Street. Items taken from the vehicles include a set of golf clubs, a GPS unit, personal items, change, a satellite radio receive, prescription sunglasses and an iPhone charger. Police are investing the incidents.

June 18, 11:45 a.m.: Someone smeared dog feces on the door knob to the business office of an apartment complex on Main Street.

June 20, 3:15 a.m.: A man was found passed out on Bridge Street. Police woke up the 34-year-old man from Waltham and found he was intoxicated. He was put in protective custody and taken to the Police Station.

June 21, 9:03 a.m.: The rear window of a vehicle parked on Edgecliff Road was broken. It did not appear to be broken to burgle the car.

Also this week:

A Man Wielding a Gun Robbed a Watertown Business

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