The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department.
Aug. 20, 3:02 p.m.: Officers checked on the welfare of a woman on Chestnut Street at Main Street and during a query they found she had three outstanding arrest warrants. The 37-year-old homeless woman was arrested on the two warrants from New Bedford District Court for assault and battery on a correctional officer and a default warrant from Boston District Court.
Aug. 21, 3:43 a.m.: An officer on Pleasant Street spotted a vehicle drive past his cruiser that had front-end damage and no functioning headlights. The 2004 Honda Odyssey was pulled over and when Police checked the driver’s record they found he had a suspended license. He also failed to update his address with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. The 53-year-old Waltham man was arrested for driving with a suspended license — a subsequent offense, and motor vehicle lights violation.
Aug. 22, 6:29 p.m.: Waltham Police contacted the Watertown Police Department about a suspect in Watertown wanted for an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon charge in Waltham. Watertown Police went to the suspect’s address on Mt. Auburn Street and placed the man under arrest. The man was transferred to Waltham Police.
Aug. 23, 1:52 p.m.: Police received multiple 911 calls for a pickup truck that struck a parked vehicle on Orchard Street near the tot lot at Victory Field and then drove off. The Dodge pickup hit the vehicle so hard that it wound up on the sidewalk and also pushed it into another vehicle. The truck had significant damage to the right front end and including a flat tire. The driver turn right onto Church Street and took off at a high rate of speed. Police located the driver on Warren Street and observed the driver run a red light at Lexington Street. The officer tried to pull over the driver but he would not stop. The driver slowed when he hit traffic on Hagar Lane where it hits Warren Street in Waltham. The officer stopped the man, who seemed confused an showed signs of being intoxicated. The man failed field sobriety tests. The 47-year-old Waltham man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, failing to stop for police, speeding, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and five counts of leaving the scene of property damage.
Aug. 24, 2:04 a.m.: An officer on Arsenal Street spotted a vehicle going 40 mph in a 30 mph zone, and proceeded made a left onto Galen Street while the light was red. The officer pulled the vehicle over and when he spoke to the driver she showed signs of intoxication and the officer detected odor of alcohol on her breath. She failed field sobriety tests. The 31-year-old Framingham woman was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and failing to stop.
Aug. 21, 3:49 p.m.: A Channing Road resident reported told police she received multiple messages saying that credit card accounts had been opened in her name on Ebay, PayPal, Amazon and Macy’s, but she had not opened them. She then received a package at her home with four Apple watches worth $700 each that were charged to the Macy’s account. She reported that she had not ordered the watches. She contacted all the card issuers to report she had not opened the accounts.
Aug. 21, 9:05 p.m.: An woman who had been working out at Planet Fitness came came out to find that both of her Texas license plates had been stolen off her vehicle. Police reported the plates stolen.
Aug. 22, 1:25 a.m.: A Lexington Street resident noticed a strange purchases on his Discovery card. The resident found $2,674.84 in charge made in Colombia and Panama.
Aug. 23, 9:46 a.m.: A woman discovered her wallet was missing and believed that she dropped it somewhere while shopping at Russo’s or Stop & Shop, or while walking between the stores. She called to cancel her credit cards. A short time later an employee from Stop & Shop returned her wallet. It had been found at the Citizens Bank branch inside the store. The wallet still contained her credit cards and other items, but was missing $500 in cash. Police are investigating.
Aug. 24, 10:54 a.m.: A School Street resident discovered someone had been withdrawing money from her account. She was contacted by the fraud department at Bank of America, who reported that 7 to 10 checks had been cashed in locations around Boston for a total of $59,200. The woman was not missing checks, and it is suspected they were counterfeit checks. Bank of America is investigating.
Aug. 25, 6:o9 p.m.: A bicycle was stolen from the porch of a home on Lexington Street sometime between Aug. 24 and Aug. 25. The resident said it was a green and blue racing style bike. The bike had not been locked up and is worth $700.
Aug. 25, 6:33 p.m.: A Whites Avenue resident reported she had been defrauded while trying to purchase tickets to a Kenny Chesney concert. She found tickets on Craigslist, and contacted the seller. She was told to send $180 by Western Union to the seller, and she would be emailed the tickets. After sending the money, which came out to $192.50 with fees, she never received the tickets. The money was picked up at a store in Utica, N.Y.
Aug. 26, 4:44 p.m.: Security at Marshall’s called police for a customer creating a disturbance. The man had been seen taking some earbuds and tried to leave without paying. They were worth $20. The 27-year-old Brighton man was summonsed to Waltham District Court for shoplifting.
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