The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
Sept. 21, 3:25 p.m.: A group of four women who came into Target to return merchandise were recognized from security images from another store in the chain. The Target in Stoughton reported a theft of a number of items, and a woman matching the description of one of the suspects came into the Watertown store and humidifier worth $199.99 and returned it at the customer service desk and exchanged it for a vacuum cleaner. A second woman came to customer service with a child’s toy worth $44.99, and was also seen taking items off the shelf and put them in a shopping carriage and leave without paying. A third woman returned a baby carrier worth $159.99. The first woman, a 22-year old from Roxbury, was arrested on charges of receiving stolen property and larceny by false pretense. The second suspect, a 28-year-old Roxbury woman, was arrested on charges of shoplifting and larceny by false pretense. The third woman, a 26-year-old Dorchester woman, was arrested for receiving stolen property, larceny by false pretense and a warrant from Roxbury District Court for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
Sept. 21, 6:48 p.m.: A man was spotted in Target taking a pair of headphones and a CD player worth $58.42 and walkout without paying. The 50-year-old Boston man was arrested for shoplifting – a second offense.
Sept. 22, 2:39 a.m.: Police checked on a man who had fallen asleep at the wheel of a black pickup truck on Mt. Auburn Street. When they woke him, officers detected an odor of alcohol on his breath, so they conducted field sobriety tests. The 24-year-old Framingham man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Sept. 22, 10:49 p.m.: An officer ran the registration of a 2001 Volvo and found the owner had three outstanding warrants. The 25-year-old Watertown an was arrested on two warrants from Brookline District Court and one from Waltham District Court, all for driving with a suspended license.
Sept. 21, 5:28 a.m.: The manager of Aegis Associates on Galen Street reported that they caught someone on security tape throwing a liquid on their front door. It appeared the substance was vomit. The suspect was identified and a 48-year-old Watertown man was summonsed to Waltham District Court for defacement of property.
Sept. 21, 11:31 a.m.: An officer was flagged down on Nichols Avenue by a person who found deep scratch marks on the sides and hood of his vehicle.
Sept. 21, 6:07 p.m.: A woman parked her mountain bike on Prentiss Street for about 10 minutes, and when she came back it was gone. The bike was a pink Motiv mountain bike with a basket and a bell.
Sept. 21, 6:59 p.m.: Three chairs were taken from the porch of a condo at the Riverbank Lofts on Pleasant Street.
Sept. 21, 9:17 p.m.: A car parked in the parking lot of Greg’s Restaurant on Mt. Auburn Street had its passenger side window smashed and a black leather Coach bag was taken along with a laptop computer.
Sept. 22, 8:46 a.m.: Someone broke into Sasaki Associates offices on Pleasant Street and some cash and change was stolen off a desk.
Sept. 22, 6:57 p.m.: A bicycle locked to the bicycle racks at 9 Galen Street, near the bus turnaround, at about 7:45 a.m. was gone when the owner returned at 6:45 p.m.
Sept. 23, 5:59 a.m.: The janitor at St. Patrick’s Church noticed that a door usually closed near the alter was left open, and when he looked inside he found a TV was missing. There were no signs of forced entry.
Sept. 23, 11:45 a.m.: A vehicle was broken into on Prentiss Street and a laptop, a cell phone and a GPS unit were taken. A window may have been left open.
Sept. 23, 10:48 p.m.: A man was seen taking a pair of sunglasses from Target and left the store without paying, but security guards could not locate him.
Sept. 24, 7:09 a.m.: Dog feces were smeared on the passenger side door of a vehicle parked on Lexington Street.
Sept. 24, 7:41 p.m.: Two employees of Gymboree reported that money had been taken from their purses when they were left in a back room. Also, a small amount of money was taken from a cash deposit. A store employee admitted to taking money from three purses and the cash register, and the 18-year-old woman from Cambridge was summonsed to Waltham District Court on four counts of larceny.
Sept. 25, 8:04 p.m.: A vehicle parked at Target had its passenger side window smashed and two bags were taken from the vehicle.
Sept. 27, 3:37 a.m.: A bicycle left outside the New Yorker Diner on Mt. Auburn Street at 3:30 a.m. was gone when the owner returned a few minutes later. The bike was a neon blue Gary Fisher mountain bike. It had been left unlocked.
Sept. 27, 1:55 p.m.: Two teen-aged girls were seen taking items off the shelf at Stop & Shop on Watertown Street and tried to leave without paying. Security caught them and called their parents. A 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl, both from Newton, were trespassed from the store.