Police Log: Man Caught in Drug Sting, Road Rage Incident and Counterfeit Bills

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The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.


March 8, 11:27 a.m.: A Lawrence man was arrested in Watertown as part of a drug sting that also included busts in Dorchester and Brighton. The arrest came after a two-month investigation by the Suburban Middlesex County Drug Task Force and the Boston Police Drug Control Unit. Police found fentanyl – a prescription opioid – and cash when they searched the home on Riverside Street. The man, identified as Carlos Alfredo German-Peguero, 25, of Lawrence, was arrested on charges of trafficking in fentanyl, giving a false name and on an immigration detainer. See more details here.

March 10, 10 a.m.: Police responded to an incident at CVS on Main Street and when they investigated they found the woman who was creating a disturbance had seven outstanding warrants. Nicole Brun, 34, of Arlington, was arrested on the warrants: four from Quincy District Court – one for larceny from a person and fraud, one for larceny over $250, one for shoplifting, and one for violation of a court order; and one each from Hingham, Somerville and Cambridge district courts for shoplifting.

March 12, 1:45 a.m.: A man ran a red light on Mt. Auburn Street at Irving Street, and was pulled over. The officer discovered the driver did not have a license to drive. John Pasquali-Ferreira, 34, of Watertown, was arrested on charges of unlicensed driving, unsafe driving and a red light violation.


March 7, 10:30 a.m.: An employee at Launch Trampoline Park reported to police that an unknown person or persons passed three counterfeit $100 bills. The bills has passed the test using a counterfeit detector marker, but when the deposit was made at the bank they informed Launch that there were some fake bills. They were passed sometime between March 3 to March 5. The fake bills will be sent to the Federal Reserve to be destroyed.

March 10, 7:45 a.m.: A North Beacon Street resident reported that someone had shot a BB through his back window. The incident occurred between 11 p.m. on March 9 and 7:45 a.m. on March 10. The estimated damage was $300.

March 10, 8:45 p.m.: A tow truck driver driving down Rosedale Road went around a car stopped. He noticed the car began following him, and the driver honked and flashed his lights at him. The tow truck stopped and the other car pulled over as well. The driver of the car got out and began hitting the back of the tow truck with a wooden stick while yelling at the tow truck driver. The man then got in his car and drove away. The tow truck driver got a license plate and police were able to locate the driver of the car, who gave a similar account to the tow truck driver and apologized for his behavior. That satisfied the tow truck driver who decided not to press charges and reported only a small scratch on the truck.

March 12, 11:50 a.m.: A woman went to the cosmetics aisle at Stop & Shop on Pleasant Street and began putting items in her purse. She then went to the register where she paid for the items in her carriage but attempted to leave without paying for the cosmetics. She was stopped and was found to have 29 items of makeup and toiletries worth $259.01. The 25-year-old woman from Watertown was summonsed to Waltham District Court for larceny over $250.

March 12, 7:15 p.m.: Two men who went to work out at GymIt discovered items they had left in unlocked lockers had been stolen. They believe the theft occurred between 6 and 7:15 p.m. The items stolen include a wallet with cash, a debit card and a credit card inside; a set of keys; and a backpack. One man checked with his credit card company and found his credit card had been used in Brighton at a Dunkin’ Donuts and a CVS. Police obtained security video from GymIt and CVS and described the suspect as a white male, 25-45, balding and wore glasses, a zip-up gray hoody, a backpack and jeans.

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