The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
Aug. 15, 8:09 a.m.: An officer spotted a vehicle run a red light on Arsenal Street at School Street. The vehicle was pulled over on School Street at Dexter Avenue. The officer recognized the driver and knew he had a suspended license. The 46-year-old Waltham man was arrested on charges of driving with a suspended license, driving an unregistered motor vehicle, failing to stop, and a warrant for driving with a suspended license.
Aug. 18, 7:34 p.m.: An officer patrolling in Watertown Square spotted a vehicle crossing the center line. The 2004 Toyota Highlander was pulled over on Mt. Auburn Street. After checking the driver’s record, the officer discovered he had a warrant for his arrest. The 60-year-old Newton man was arrested on the warrant from Boston District Court for driving with a suspended license, and was charged with marked lanes violation, and driving with a suspended license.
Aug. 19, 12:13 a.m.: An officer just getting on duty was loading his cruiser at the Police Station when he heard a loud sound from Main Street. He went out and found the pedestrian crossing sign from the crosswalk had been run over, and a short distance over he found a license plate in a holder. The plate belonged to a 2006 Nissan Pathfinder. The officer located the vehicle on the 100 block of Main Street. The driver was asleep behind the wheel with the motor running and still in gear. The officer put the vehicle in park, turned the motor off and then woke the driver. The officer noticed signs of intoxication, including bloodshot eyes and an odor of alcohol. The driver failed field sobriety tests. When he first gave his name, he provided police with a false name and they discovered he was wanted on a warrant. Police found an open beer in his vehicle. The 40-year-old Hudson man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of property damage, driving with a suspended license — a subsequent offense, possession of an open container of alcohol, and a warrant from Framingham District Court for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was also held on an immigration detainer.
Aug. 13, 5:33 p.m.: A package was stolen from a home on Piteri Terrace. The package containing a Roomba vacuum was confirmed delivered on July 22, but it was not there when the owner got home. The Roomba cost $350.
Aug. 13, 6:59 p.m.: Employees at Sally Beauty Supply reported that the store was missing four packages of hair extensions. They were discovered missing during an inventory. The items are worth $555.96. Police are investigating.
Aug. 14, 7:48 a.m.: A man stopped at AAA Auto Clinic and asked if the employee wanted to purchase a couple of iPhones. The man looked at the receipts and saw that the serial numbers matched with the ones on the phone. He agreed to purchase them for $900. At some point, the man selling the iPhones for fake, plastic demo phones. The man left in a newer model Nissan Altima. The suspect is described as an African-American man, around 50 years old, 5-foot-11-inches tall, and weighed 250 pounds.
Aug. 15, 8:53 a.m.: A Walnut Street resident reported that her Volkswagen Jetta was damaged. She found a scratch on the front and rear driver-side door and the passenger side bumper. It appeared to have been made by a key or sharp object. She did not know why anyone would have scratched her vehicle.
Aug. 15, 3:50 p.m.: Security at Target spotted a woman take clothing, cleaning products and food and tried to leave without paying. When she was stopped, she had other items that appeared to have been taken from Carter’s. The items from Target were worth $134.43, and the items from Carter’s were worth $92. The 39-year-old Brighton woman was summonsed to Waltham District Court for two counts of shoplifting.
Aug. 16, 8:19 a.m.: A man had been in Starbucks and later realized his Bose Soundsport headphones were missing. He said he may have taken them off while he was in the store. He went back to the register, but they had not found the headphones. The headphones are worth $250.
Aug. 19, 3:11 p.m.: A man put his items in a locker at Boston Sports Club, and locked it. He left the items in the locker from 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 18. When he returned he found that his locker had been broken into and three bank cards were taken. They had been used for $4,300 in charges at the Chestnut Hill Mall. Police are investigating.