Watertown Police Log: April 30 to May 6

Man tried to take nearly $700 of CDs from Target, cars broken into and Casey Park vandalized.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Watertown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


April 30, 10:16 p.m.: An officer patrolling on Main Street ran the registration of a vehicle and found it had revoked insurance, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. Alvaro I. Barrera, 33, of 17 Carey Ave. Apt. 1 in Watertown, was arrested on charges of unlicensed driving, driving an uninsured vehicle, driving with revoked registration and driving an unregistered motor vehicle.

May 3, 2:51 p.m.: Police ran the registration of a vehicle on Charles River Road and found the driver had a suspended license, Lawn said. Nicholas T. Kalamvokis, 47, of 8 Rogers St. in Newton was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

May 4, 1:08 a.m.: Police went to Mt. Auburn Street and arrested a 16-year old boy from Watertown on a Child in Need of Service warrant, Lawn said.

May 5, 12:17 p.m.: Police were called to the after a suspect had been caught putting CDs and other audio items in a bag, worth a total of $697, Lawn said. Veophet Robert, 27, of 2003 Commonwealth Ave. Apt. 28 in Boston, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting of items worth more than $100 by concealment.



May 3, 7:30 a.m.: A driver parked his 2007 Jeep Liberty in his father’s driveway on Hovey Street at 5:30 p.m. and when he returned in the morning he found someone had got into the vehicle, and took a GPS device and an iPad, Lawn said. The car had been left unlocked.

May 3, 9:37 a.m.: A employee discovered his cell phone had been taken from his unlocked car while he was working at the store. The cell phone had GPS function and he later tracked it down to a trash barrel on Washington Street in Roxbury.

May 4, 7:01 p.m.: A woman went to workout at on Arlington Street, and when she came out she found that her rear passenger-side window had been smashed, and her purse was taken, Lawn said. The purse contained credit cards, a cell phone and cash. Her friend’s Aerospotal bag was taken which contained a wallet with credit cards and cash inside.

May 4, 7:57 p.m.: The owner of a 2010 Toyota Prius parked at Miller’s Ale House and when she came back the driver’s-side window had been smashed, Lawn said. The car had been rummaged through but nothing was missing.

May 5, 7:53 a.m.: A 2006 Mercury was parked overnight on Carver Road and when the driver came out in the morning the owner found the drivers-side door was open and a Garmin GPS device was missing, Lawn said.

May 5, 11:32 a.m.: The owner of a 2006 Mazda left the car unlocked on Hall Avenue, and sometime overnight someone went in and took an Apple laptop and a wallet with cash, credit cards and a Starbuck’s gift card, Lawn said.

May 6, 9:20 a.m.: A representative from Watertown Little League told police someone had vandalized the baseball field at Casey Memorial Park on Watertown Street, Lawn said. Two banners hanging from the fence were spray painted with graffiti and a metal light pole and home plate were tagged with a marker pen.


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