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Watertown Police Log: Bra Theft, Stolen Packages

Also this week, a Best Buy customer allegedly paid for his merchandise with fake money.

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

Arrests (source: Police Lt. Michael Lawn/police logs)

Dec. 11: At around 9:18 a.m., police responded to a report of an erratic driver on Mount Auburn Street near Adams Avenue, according to Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. Witnesses told police the car, a Mercedes SUV, had been driving on the wrong side of the road and had hit a curb. Officers found the car with a flat tire and identified the driver. They detected alcohol on his breath before performing a field sobriety test. The suspect failed the test. Albert Essaim, 45, of Cambridge, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (second offense).

Dec. 11: At around 2:52 a.m. officers on patrol near Arsenal Street spotted a car speeding, according to Lawn. Officers stopped the car, identified the driver, and discovered he had ouststanding warrants for driving offenses. Salvatore Razionale, 23, of 58 Peter Spring Road, was arrested and charged with outstanding warrants for driving without a license and violating marked lanes. 

Dec. 14: At around 2:57 p.m., officers responded to a report of shoplifting at the Victoria's Secret in the according to Lawn. Officers spoke to an employee who said a woman had attempted to steal several items. The woman had entered the dressing room with two bras and one bottle of perfurme, but departed with one less bra. Also, a man who had placed his wallet on the counter told officers his wallet went missing. Police arrested the woman for larceny of the wallet, which she had in her hand. Police searched the woman and also found the missing bra. Tatica S. Reaves Quarshie, 37, of Boston, was arrested and charged with larceny from a person, shoplifting by stealing merchandise (3rd offense) and the three warrant charges.

INCIDENTS (source: Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn/police logs)

Dec. 10: At around 7:47 a.m., police responded to a report of vandalism at the Mount Auburn Cemetery. Somebody had drawn graffiti on the observation tower of the property. 

Dec. 12: At around 1:19 p.m., police responded to a report of a man who had used counterfeit money at Best Buy in the according to Lawn. Store security staff told police that a man had used 11 $20 bills to pay for an Xbox 360. 

Dec. 13: At around 11:35 a.m., police responded to a report of larceny at the 7-Eleven store on Mount Auburn Street, according to Lawn. A store employee told police $50,000 in overnight store deposits had gone missing over the past two weeks. 

Dec. 13: At around 2:31 p.m., police responded to a report of a stolen package at a Parker Street home. A UPS delivery truck had delivered the box at 1:15 p.m., but it was missing when the resident came home.

Dec. 13: At around 7:37 p.m., police responded to a report of a stolen package at a Spring Street home. A UPS delivery driver had delivered it earlier in the day, but it was missing when the homeowner came home.  

Dec. 14: At around 8:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a past breaking and entering at China Rainbow on North Beacon Street. The manager told police he arrived at the restuarant and found the door forced open and money missing from the lottery machine and cash register. Police are investigating the incident. 

Dec. 14: At around 6:22 p.m., police responded to a report of a stolen package at North Beacon Street home. It had been delivered on Dec. 14, but had later disappeared. 

Dec. 14: At around 6:28 p.m., police responded to a report of a past car breaking and entering on Fifield Street. The resident told police a GPS unit had gone missing sometime between Dec. 10 and Dec. 12. 

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