The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
March 22, 9 p.m.: A woman was spotted in Target paying for some items but not for other items in her carriage. She was stopped and security found that she had clothing and bedding worth $294.62. She said she had a gift card but it had no money left so she paid for what she could with cash but then left without paying for the other items. The 25-year-old Weston woman was arrested on a charge of shoplifting over $100.
March 26, 7:25 p.m.: A man left his cell phone at Domino’s on Arsenal Street and when he went back he caused a disturbance. Police arrived and checked his record and found the man had an arrest warrant in his name. The 28-year-old Dorchester man was arrested on the warrant from West Roxbury District Court for failing to pay fines on motor vehicle charges.
March 27, 2:50 a.m.: An officer patrolling in Watertown Square saw a vehicle run a red light at Galen Street. The vehicle was pulled over and the officer discovered the driver had a suspended license. The 19-year-old East Boston man was arrested for unlicensed driving, failing to stop and a warrant from Chelsea District Court for traffic offenses.
March 20, 8:35 a.m.: A man walking his dog near the Post Office on Main Street said he was approached by a man who said, “You look at me like that again and I will kill you.” The man walked away but was followed. The other man then told him to empty his pockets. The victim lived near by so he ran home and called police. The suspect was described as a white male, thin build with reddish-blonde hair, wearing a black leather jacket and a grey hooded sweatshirt. Police looked in the area but could not locate the suspect.
March 21, 10:50 a.m.: An employee at Stop & Shop on Watertown Street saw a woman walking through the health and beauty section carrying several items. The employee saw the same woman later and she had no items in her hand. Security video was reviewed and it showed her put items in her purse and walk past the registers without paying for groceries and health care items worth $37.10. The 29-year-old Watertown woman was summonsed to Waltham District Court on a charge of shoplifting.
March 21, 4:45 p.m.: First responders went to Myrtle Street for a fire and heavy smoke was coming from the home. The blaze was extinguished quickly and the home was ventilated. The cause was determined to be a broiler left on in the oven which caused the fire and smoke.
March 23, 3:45 p.m.: An employee at the Watertown Mall was watering a plant and found some cash in a planter outside the mall. The owner could not be found and the money was turned over to mall management, who gave it to police.
March 23, 10:10 p.m.: A man parked his car on Mt. Auburn Street near Cottage Avenue and went to Greg’s Restaurant. When he returned half an hour later the 2016 Toyota Corolla was gone. He told police he had locked the car and took the keys with him.
March 26, 5:34 a.m.: Police responded to Langdon Avenue for a report of a vehicle parked and running in the middle of the road. Officers found the owner, who lived on the street, who said he had no idea the vehicle was moved from the driveway. He said he parked it at 11:30 p.m. and sometimes he leaves his keys in the vehicle. No damage was found, but some change was taken and other personal papers were taken.
March 26, 6 a.m.: Another Langdon Avenue resident reported a missing vehicle. It had been parked in the driveway and it was left unlocked. The vehicle was located on Hillside Road. There were no signs of forced entry and there was no damage. Police returned the vehicle to the resident.
March 26, 10:20 a.m.: A vehicle was broken into on Carver Road. The owner parked it at about 8 p.m. the previous night and the next morning items were found thrown around the inside of the vehicle. Nothing was taken.
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