Watertown Police Log: June 25 to July 1

Men tried to take sneakers from Target, man gets upset at police officers and men arrested for taking copper pipes from Home Depot.

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



June 26, 4:58 p.m.: Two men tried to steal sneakers from by putting them on and attempting to walk out of the store, said Watertown Police Sgt. Thomas Grady. The men were stopped by store security, who also found the men had a bike lock and a wheel cover. Evgeniy Dolzhenkov, 41, of 98 Chester St. Apt. 35 in Allston, and Iusup Dalimov, 46, of 1407 Commonwealthe Ave. Apt. 15 in Brighton, were each arrested on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

June 26, 8:50 p.m.: A man was arrested on assault and battery charges after they escorted a person seeking to remove personal items from a home on Belmont Street, Grady said. The man became defensive, and was upset about police assisting the person, and it turned into a physical altercation with police, Grady said. Steven C. Miller, 47, of 870 Belmont St., was arrested on three counts of assault and battery and one count of resisting arrest.

June 28, 12:30 a.m.: An officer on School Street spotted a car run a red light on Mt. Auburn Street. When the driver was stopped, the officer detected signs the driver had consumed alcohol, Grady said. Field sobriety tests were given, and the man was arrested. Jack N. Keverian, 25, of 5 Tannery Drive in Medfield, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and failing to stop.

June 28, 10:32 p.m.: Police ran the registration of a 1995 Chevy Blazer on Mt. Auburn Street and found the registration was revoked and the owner’s license was suspended, Grady said. Juan M. Gonzalez, 23, of Talbot St. in Newton, was arrested on charges of driving with a suspended license, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and driving an uninsured motor vehicle.

July 1, 1:01 a.m.: An officer spotted a car on the side of Pleasant Street with the engine running and the lights on, and when he talked to the driver the officer discovered the man had a warrant for his arrest, Grady said. Elmer Ramos, 37, of 14 Taylor St. Apt. 2 in Waltham, was arrested on a warrant out of Waltham District Court for possession of a Class B drug and failing to pay fines.

July 1, 2:09 p.m.: Two men working for as contractors allegedly took copper pipes and joints and took them out of the store without paying, Grady said. The total value of the items was $76.47. William J. Brown, 52, of 19 John St. in Chelsea, and Glenn W. Wicker, 53, of 592 Beech St. Apt. 9 in Revere, were each arrested on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.



June 25, 7:49 a.m.: A contractor taking down the building at 74 Acton St. reported that someone stole the glass from a front door of the building worth $300, Grady said.

June 27, 10:43 a.m.: Two children’s bicycles were reported stolen from a home on Forest Street, Grady said. One was a boys mountain bike worth $150 and was taken in June and the second was a girls 12-speed bike worth $200 which was taken in May.

June 27, 12:06 p.m.: The side mirror of a car parked on Stuart Street was broken off and hanging, Grady said.

June 28, 11:25 a.m.: Two fire extinguishers were removed from the parking garage at the  building, Grady said. One was found just off the property and the other is still missing.

June 28, 2:05 p.m.: A shopper at reported that someone took a plastic bag with personal items inside, Grady said.

June 28, 3:09 p.m.: A passenger side window of a 2008 Audi A4 was shattered while parked at the Harvard Business Publications parking lot on North Beacon Street, Grady said. The damage may have been caused by workers using leaf blowers in the area.

June 28, 4:21 p.m.: An ex-Target employee was spotted trying to take men’s clothing and baby clothing, worth a total of $160.04, Grady said. The 28-year-old Medford woman will be summonsed to court.

June 28, 7:44 p.m.: A verbal argument turned into a physical confrontation in the area of Keith Street, Grady said. Police told the two men involved that they could pursue charges by going to the Waltham District Court.

June 29, 5:08 p.m.: A lost wallet was reported, and the person said a credit card has been used for purchases of $11, Grady said.

June 29, 8:32 p.m.: The top of a plant was cut off at an apartment building on Mt. Auburn Street, Grady said.

Also this week:

  • An Everett man was after trying to run away from police
  • Two Newton teens were
  • A man faces larceny charges after from Best Buy


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