Police Log: Customer Threatens Geek Squad, Driver Faces OUI Charge After Driving on 3 Wheels

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Oct. 12, 11;11 p.m.: State Police sent out a be-on-the-lookout alert to Watertown and Newton police for an erratic driver that had gotten off the Mass Pike at Exit 17. Watertown Police located the vehicle in the parking lot at Repton Place on Pleasant Street. They found the driver half asleep in the car, with the motor running.

Man Caught in Watertown With Drugs, Firearm; Also Had Warrants in Boston, California

Watertown Police arrested a California man on drug charges and warrants after the Boston Police tipped them off that he was staying at a hotel in Town. Boston detectives learned that Marcus Leydon was staying at the Residences Inn by Marriott on Arsenal Street, and informed Watertown Police that he was wanted for a carjacking in Boston on a warrant out of Roxbury District Court, according to Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. Leydon also had warrants in his name for failing to stop for police and other traffic violations in from Brookline, and one from Santa Clara County in California for manufacturing a controlled substance. Watertown Police went to the hotel on the afternoon of Oct. 13 and encountered Leydon in the lobby.

Police Log: Package Thief Identified, Fraud Scheme Posing as Cable Company

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Sept. 28, 6:19 a.m.: A driver reported that a man appeared to be passed out behind the wheel inside a vehicle at the traffic light at the Watertown Square intersection. The witness removed the keys from the vehicle out of concern. The driver’s head was resting on the wheel and was unresponsive. Police were able to wake him after a few minutes.

Police Log: Man Pulls Knife During Road Rage Incident, 2 Mopeds Stolen

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Sept. 16, 1:56 p.m.: A shoplifter was detained at Home Depot after being seen trying to take items without paying for them. Store security saw the man place numerous hand tools in a tool box he grabbed at the store. After he filled the tool box, he attempted to exit the store but was stopped.

Police Log: Alleged Drunk Drivers Caught After Accidents, Phone Scams Stopped

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Sept. 2, 7:39 p.m.: Police got a call about a motorcycle accident on Pilgrim Road at Puritan Road. When officers arrived they found the rider standing on the front lawn of the home of a Puritan Road residence next to a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He had been traveling northbound on Pilgrim Road and attempted to turn left onto Puritan when his bike went off the road and up onto a lawn.

Police Log: Pair Pinched on Drug Charges, 2 Bicycles Stolen

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Aug. 11, 1:20 p.m.: A Watertown Police detective was dropping something off at an address on Sycamore Street when he spotted two men asleep in a black BMW. The detective recognized the car and when he looked inside he saw a large clear plastic bag with a brown substance inside, which he believed was fentanyl. Other items consistent with drug dealing were also found in the car.

Police Log: Dog Scares Off Intruder, Lightning Suspected of Starting Small Fire

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July 20, 6:34 a.m.: The Probation Department alerted Watertown Police that a resident was wanted on a warrant for probation violation. Officers went to Nichols Avenue and placed the 40-year-old man under arrest on the probation warrant out of Waltham District Court. 

Incidents

July 20, 2:43 p.m.: Someone living in a home on Longfellow Road that was under construction heard someone walk inside and say “hello?” Then the person saw the family dog and said. “That’s a big dog,” and left.