The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
Jan. 22, 6:03 p.m.: Police were called to the Watertown Free Public Library because of an unruly patron. The man was reportedly out of control and when officers arrived he jumped up and began yelling about how no body wanted to listen to him. Police asked the man to step aside so he was not disturbing others at the library but he got more aggressive in his yelling and made derogatory remarks about the police. The man was also thrashing around. Police placed him under arrest and while booking the man they discovered he gave them an alias, and the court reported he used other names. The 43-year-old Watertown man was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.
Jan. 24, 5:01 p.m.: Police spotted a Ford pickup truck go through a red light on Mt. Auburn Street and head onto Galen Street. The vehicle was stopped and police discovered the driver was wanted on a warrant. The 48-year-old Rockland resident was arrested on a warrant from Hingham District Court for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.
Jan. 24, 4:48 p.m.: Police received a report of an accident where a truck left the scene after striking a wall on Belmont Street. Belmont Police were also called to the accident at the corner of Wilson Avenue. Officer spotted debris from a vehicle, including a Massachusetts license plate. Fluids from the vehicle could also be seen in the area. It appeared the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Belmont Street and tried to make a right at Wilson when it struck the wall. Then it kept going east. Police tracked the license plate to an Edenfield Avenue address and when they went to the home they found a Volkswagen Passat with heavy damage. Officers spoke to the driver who showed signs of intoxication, including an odor of alcohol on his breath, glassy eyes and difficulty standing straight. The man admitted to driving and striking something with his vehicle. The 47-year-old Watertown man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of property damage.
Jan. 23, 8:34 p.m.: Police were called to Target for a woman who was stopped after trying to leave the store without paying for $202.48 worth of merchandise. She had women’s clothing, Epson printer ink and Zagg screen protectors. The 53-year-old Brighton woman was summonsed to Waltham District Court for shoplifting over $100.
Jan. 28, 8:15 p.m.: A woman was spotted taking several items off the shelf at Target and did not pay for them. She was stopped and admitted to taking the clothing, earbuds and cookies. The items were recovered. The 24-year-old Boston woman was summonsed to Waltham District Court for shoplifting under $100 and was trespassed from the store.