The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
Aug. 10, 1:34 a.m.: A driver struck three vehicles on Bromfield Street, including some parked vehicles. The 2015 Honda Fit had significant front end damage and the airbags deployed. The Fire Department checked the driver, who did not suffer serious injuries. The driver showed signs of consuming alcohol and admitted to drinking before getting into the vehicle. She said she may have fallen asleep before the accident. The driver, a 28-year-old Watertown woman, was taken to hospital for observation and was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
Aug. 10, 5:47 p.m.: A clerk at Al Moda at the Watertown Mall called police after receiving suspicious $20 bills from two customers. When officers arrived the clerk pointed out the suspects. Police identified two $20 bills as counterfeit notes. The pair was also seen making a purchase at Papa Gino’s and when police checked they found a counterfeit note there. A 27-year-old Brighton woman and a 30-year-old Brookline man were arrested and each face two counts of uttering counterfeit notes and one count of conspiracy.
Aug. 12, 2:37 p.m.: Members of the Fire and Police Departments responded to the Gables Apartments on Arsenal Street for a fire alarm. When they arrived they checked security tapes and spotted a woman in the vicinity when the alarm was pulled. They located her and she said she was at the building visiting a friend and had left some belongings in the friend’s apartment. She said she did not have a cell phone and had no other way to communicate with the friend so she pulled the alarm. The 30-year-old Allston resident was arrested on a charge of a false fire alarm and disturbing the peace.
Aug. 13, 6:02 a.m.: An officer driving eastbound on Main Street suddenly saw a car driving in the same lane toward him. The driver had taken a left from Galen Street onto Main Street westbound but went on the wrong side of the double-yellow line. The driver corrected the error but the officer pulled the 2005 Infiniti Sedan over. The driver showed signs of consuming alcohol and failed field sobriety tests. The 27-year-old Waltham man was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and marked lanes violation.
Aug. 7, 6:36 a.m.: Police got a call from a resident on Charles Street whose vehicle was broken into. Officers learned there were six vehicles in the area that had been broken into. All had been left unlocked. Missing was a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses worth $150, and some loose change. All the break-ins occurred overnight from Aug. 6 to 7.
Aug. 7, 8:56 a.m.: An Acton Street resident reported that a vehicle was broken into between Aug. 3 and 4 and an ATM card, and four bottles of perfume worth $240 were taken.
Aug. 7, 12:11 p.m.: A monument at the Catholic cemetery on Cottage Street was defaced with red spray paint. It appeared that the vandalism occurred some time ago because the paint was weathered. The monument is to a prominent priest in the Cambridge area in the 1800s. The cemetery is maintained by the Boston Archdiocese. The cost of cleaning the monument is $200. See more details about the incident here.
Aug. 7, 5:18 p.m.: Police were called to Hamilton Place for a vehicle that was broken into between Aug. 5 and 6. A GPS device, clothing, a leather case containing the owner’s manual, loose change and a wheeled grocery cart were taken.
Aug. 10, 9:11 a.m.: The owner of a Ford Fusion looked out and saw the doors, the hood and trunk were open which, she she told police, she thought was weird. She went out and found it was broken into overnight. The contents of the vehicle, which was parked on Waltham Street, were thrown around the interior of the vehicle. The vehicle had been left unlocked.
Aug. 12, 9:39 a.m.: A statue was damaged at Suphi Fur on Mt. Auburn Street. It appeared the incident occurred between midnight and 12:30 a.m. when somone entered a courtyard and and knocked the statue over. The statue is valued at $1,500. Police are investigating.
Aug. 12, 2:34 p.m.: An officer was called to Bartlett Street on the report of a vehicle that was broken into between Aug. 9 and 10. Some store discount cards, $20 in cash and an ID card were taken. It appeared that the vehicle had been left unlocked.