Police Log: Man Busted for 3rd OUI, Three Generators Stolen from Store

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Watertown Police Patch

The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department. 


Nov. 12, 3:05 p.m.: A samaritan called police to report a possible drunk driver on Howard Street. The person followed the car and, when police arrived, pointed thev vehicle out. Police found the vehicle parked and the driver asleep at the wheel. Officers woke the man and they smelled a strong odor of alcohol. The man admitted to drinking before getting into the vehicle. Field sobriety tests were given and the officer determined the driver failed. The 58-year-old Watertown man was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol, a third offense.

Nov. 13, 5 p.m.: A woman was stopped by Target security after she was seen going around the store putting items into a Target shopping bag. She attempted to leave without paying for $188.90 in merchandise. The 24-year-old Watertown woman was arrested on a charge of shoplifting over $100.


Nov. 7, 10:50 a.m.: Farina Cycles reported that three portable generators had gone missing from the store. The last time they were seen was Nov. 4, and the owner suspected they had been taken off the shelf. One was worth $1,000, another $1,400 and the third $800. Police are investigating.

Nov. 8, 4:50 p.m. A Comcast worker who had been working on a pole on Nash Street left the area after completing the work and later realized he had left a ladder there. He returned a half hour later, but it was gone. The ladder was worth $591.50.

Nov. 12, 9 a.m.: A vehicle parked on Spruce Street found the Tonneau cover of his pickup truck had been cut and tools were taken from the truck. The saws and drills were wroth $3,100. The incident is under investigation.

Nov. 12, 9 a.m.: A man became angry when he tried to exchange a phone card at CVS in Watertown Square and was told by the manager he needed a receipt to do so. The man pushed the manager, so police were called. Police spoke with the man. CVS wrote a tresspass letter, saying the man was not allowed to return to the store, but they did not press charges.

Nov. 12, 11:15 a.m.: Police received a complaint of a car parked on School Street for an an extended amount time. When they ran the plate, police discovered the vehicle was stolen from Quincy on Oct. 24. The car was towed and Quincy Police were notified.

Nov. 12, 2:50 p.m.: A man went into Old Navy and tried on some items on the sales floor and put his jacket down. The man forgot the jacket, and when he returned looking for it, the jacket was gone. The jacket contained his cell phone, and $700 in cash.

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