Police Log: Woman Tries to Use False Prescription, Bracelet Stolen

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The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department. 


June 29, 10 p.m.: Security at Target spotted a man taking a cell phone and hiding it in his sweatshirt pocket. The man left the store without paying for the phone but was stopped. The phone is valued at $129.99. While investigating, Police found pills for which the man did not have a prescription. The pills were identified as Amitriptylin. The 34-year-old Waltham man was arrested on charges of shoplifting over $100 and possession of a Class A drug.

July 2, 7:30 p.m.: A woman was seen walking through the clothing section at Target and taking items and putting them in a carriage. She then went around the store and took items from the cosmetics section and various cell phone chargers and put them in her carriage. Later she was seen putting the items in her pocketbook. She went to the register and purchased a few drinks and some chips, but not the other items. She was stopped and had $289.63 in merchandise. The 20-year-old Waltham woman was arrested on a charge of shoplifting over $100.


June 26, 10:20 a.m.: A fight between two men was reported on Main Street at Cross Street. Police were called but the fight was broken up before they got there by a firefighter from the nearby Fire Station. The two men, ages 55 and 58, had gotten into an argument over a woman. Neither was injured, nor did they want to pursue further charges.

June 26, 1:50 p.m.: A Melendy Avenue resident reported that two packages that were delivered to his home had gone missing. One was delivered on May 10 and contained computer hardware worth $159.96. The second came on June 1 and had $56.99 worth of computer hardware inside.

June 26, 4 p.m.: A man pulled up to his home on Rose Avenue and a man approached his vehicle and began yelling at him, saying he wanted to fight him. The driver knew the other man. He drove away. The driver had been involved in a road rage incident with the other man’s wife two days earlier, Police discovered. Officers contacted the man who threatened the driver and the man confirmed he had showed up at the Rose Avenue home. He also said he realized his actions were inappropriate.

June 27, 10:50 a.m.: A woman reported that someone tried to put sugar in her oil filter. The vehicle was parked on Nichols Avenue and she found a granular substance in the area of the oil fill hole of her vehicle, which police confirmed. The car had been left unlocked.

June 27, 4:15 p.m.: A woman came to get prescription narcotics at CVS on Main Street. She left the prescription and showed her identification. The pharmacist became suspicious because the dosage of Adderall was high. She contacted the doctor on the prescription, who said that he had not written the prescription and the woman was not a patient. The woman never returned for the prescription, but police have obtained an arrest warrant for the arrest of a 35-year-old Burlington woman.

June 29, 1:45 p.m.: A man came into Marcou Jewelers to get the clasp of a tennis bracelet repaired. He left it on the counter while speaking to the jeweler. Later the silver bracelet with diamonds worth $600 went missing. The man had noticed a woman in the store at the same time. Security video shows the woman grab it off the counter. Police identified the woman and went to speak to her. The 66-year-old Watertown woman was summonsed to Waltham District Court for larceny over $250.

June 29, 2:50 p.m.: A resident came to the Police Station to report being the victim of an email scam. The woman was contacted by a person saying the she could earn $500 a week for wrapping her car in advertising for Pepsi or Red Bull. She was sent a check for $1,998 and was told to deposit it and then wire $1,450 to Texas. Later she was told by her bank that the original check had bounced so she was out $1,450.

June 29, 8 p.m.: A package of State Vehicle Inspection stickers was delivered to Lexus of Watertown on June 23. Three days later someone went to get the package and found that it had been ripped open and two stickers were missing. The dealer has the numbers of the missing stickers and the incident is under investigation.

June 30, 10:15 a.m.: A Fayette Street resident discovered someone had broken into his unlocked vehicle on June 30. The resident has security video and the footage showed a person wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the hood up had entered the vehicle between 2:50 and 2:52 a.m. but nothing was missing.

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