Police Chief Expects Suspect in Area Break-ins to be Charged with More Crimes Watertown

The suspect arrested for a string of home break-ins around the Boston area was charged with one offense in Watertown, but Police Chief Michael Lawn said he expects the suspect to be charged in connection with more of the recent burglaries. The most recent string of break-ins in Watertown took place on Feb. 1, 2019, but dozens of break-ins have occurred in town. During three of the most recent burglaries, residents were there when their homes were broken into. “Since the end of September we have had approximately 24 residential burglaries and home breaks in town.

Woman Arrested After Attempting to Break Into Two Watertown Homes

Watertown Police arrested a woman seen breaking into one home and attempting to enter another on Dec. 23. A Gleason Street resident called police on Dec. 23, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. after she saw a woman in her back yard approaching the backdoor of her home, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor. The resident confronted the woman and told her to leave before reporting the incident to Police.