The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
Oct. 19, 2 a.m.: Police went to Saltonstall Park when they were informed about a someone sleeping on a bench near the playground. Officers checked the welfare of the woman and then when they checked her background they found she was wanted on two warrants. The 36-year-old Waltham woman was arrested was arrested on two warrants out of Hingham District Court: one for assault and battery, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest; and one for disorderly conduct.
Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m.: A man came to the Watertown Police Station to turn himself in on charges out of New Jersey. The 33-year-old Watertown man was charged as a fugitive from justice for the financial crimes he was wanted for in New Jersey.
Oct. 20, 8:45 p.m.: Police responded to the area of Main Street near Spring Street for a man sleeping in a bus stop. Police checked to see if the man was OK and checked his record to find he was wanted on a warrant. The 33-year-old Weston man was arrested on the warrant from Lynn District Court for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended license.
Oct. 21, 2:10 p.m.: Target security spotted a man take several watches from the display and put it under other items in his carriage. He walked around for a while before trying to leave without paying. Security found he had nine watches worth $338.84. The 57-year-old Boston man was arrested on a charge of larceny over $250.
Oct. 21, 6:50 p.m.: A man was seen concealing multiple packages of razor blades while in the Watertown Street Stop & Shop. He attempted to leave without paying but he was stopped by security. He had 19 packages of Gillette razors worth $549.85, and the 55-year-old Waltham man was arrested on a charge of larceny over $250.
Oct. 22, 4:20 a.m.: A person was sleeping inside a vehicle at 7-Eleven in Coolidge Square. Police checked on the man’s condition and then looked at his record. He was wanted on a warrant, and when police searched the man back at the station they found he had some illegal pills. The 26-year-old Belmont man was arrested on a charge of possession of a Class C drug, and with the warrant from Cambridge District Court for driving with a suspended license and having no registration in his possession.
Oct. 22, 9:05 p.m.: A man was stopped by security at Target and was found to have a pedometer, socks and underwear in a backpack and was carrying a black jacket he had not paid for. He had a total of $264.92 in items. The 33-year-old Arlington man was arrested for shoplifting by concealing merchandise over $100.
Oct. 23, 12:35 a.m.: A vehicle ran a red light in Watertown Square going from Mt. Auburn Street and turning onto North Beacon Street. When police pulled over the vehicle, the officer smelled an odor of alcohol, and the she admitted to drinking before driving. Field sobriety tests were given and the 57-year-old Framingham woman was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, violating a red light and marked lanes violation.
Oct. 23, 1:05 a.m.: An officer on patrol went into the parking lot of the Pleasant Street Stop & Shop spotted a vehicle with its motor running. Police checked the woman’s record and found she had a warrant. The 23-year-old Watertown woman was arrested on the warrant from Waltham District Court for driving with a suspended registration and driving an uninsured vehicle.
Oct. 23, 12:40 p.m.: A shoplifter ran out of Target toward Arsenal Street. Police spotted a man fitting he description at a bus stop. Security saw the man take the spider security device off a Polaroid tablet and put it in a bag. The 58-year-old Boston man was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. The tablet was recovered.
Oct. 23, 4 p.m.: A man seen shoplifting from Target on a prior occasion was seen back in the store. He was spotted taking a back pack and then put a watch, clothing and two Samsung tablets inside. He was stopped by security. The day before he was seen taking a Samsung tablet. He had a total of $499.95 in merchandise. He also was wanted on a warrant. The 47-year-old Dorchester man was arrested on charges of shoplifting by concealment – a third offense, larceny over $250 and a warrant from Roxbury District Court for receiving stolen property over $250.
Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m.: Packages that had been delivered on two dates were reported stolen from a home on Arsenal Street. One was on Aug. 2 when a package containing an Atari game console worth $100 was taken. And on Oct. 13, a package with an electronic device worth $300 was taken.
Oct. 18, 8:30 p.m.: The owner of the yet-to-open La Bodega restaurant on Nichols Avenue heard two bangs on the back door. When he checked, he found the door ajar, but did not see anyone when he checked. Police looked around the building but did not find anyone, and the storage sheds in back had not been tampered with.
Oct. 19, 2:10 a.m.: A man was seen taking four packages from Repton Place but when he tried to ride off on a bike, he could not hold on to the packages. All were recovered and was seen heading toward Waltham.
Oct. 19, 2:50 a.m.: An officer patrolling on Pleasant Street spotted a broken window at the Watertown Ford showroom. The glass shattered but stayed intact. There is no sign that entry was gained. It appears it was broken by a small object, possibly a BB or pellet.
Oct. 19, 4:45 p.m.: A driver parked a Honda Accord in a parking lot on Main Street on Oct. 16, and when he returned on the 19th it was gone. Police are investigating.
Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m.: A woman dining at Branch Line in the Arsenal on the Charles put her purse on the back of her chair. When she finished her lunch she discovered her wallet was missing. Video surveillance showed a man sitting behind her reach into her purse and take the wallet. The incident is under investigation.
Oct. 20, 7:40 p.m.: A package was taken from Repton Place. UPS confirmed it delivered a package on Sept. 28, but the owner could not find it. It contained electronics worth $175.
Oct. 21, 6:10 p.m.: The owner of Vahey’s Liquors discovered a bottle of whiskey was stolen. When surveillance video was checked it showed a white or Hispanic man age 50-60 with a shaved head, wearing a blue sweatshirt with “Boston” written in white, with black sweatpants and white New Balance shoes take a bottle of Johnny Walker’s Black Label. He was seen putting it under his sweatshirt and then leave. The alcohol was worth $59.99.
Oct. 21, 8 p.m.: A vehicle parked in a driveway on Wilson Avenue was broken into. The owner found someone had gone through it and took a Garmin GPS device and $20 in cash. There were no signs of forced entry.
Oct. 22, 11:45 a.m.: A bicycle was stolen from the garage at Repton Place. It was parked there on Oct. 8 and was discovered missing the next day. The bike is a female Giant bicycle, teal in color and worth $150.
Oct. 22, 12 p.m.: A man came to the Police Station to report his Mazda 6 was stolen from his former home on Hardy Avenue. He last saw it there in July and discovered it was no longer there on Oct. 22. The car is considered missing and police are investigating.
Oct. 22, 10 p.m.: A home on Church Street was struck by an egg.