Watertown Police Log: Man Assaults Pregnant Woman, Laptops Stolen from Best Buy

Also this week, a shoplifter tried to steal clothes from Wet Seal and a wallet stolen from 7-Eleven.

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

[Updated Sept. 20, 10:20 a.m.]


Oct. 8, 10:17 p.m.: Police dealt with a domestic disturbance on School Street, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. Richard J. O'Connell, 54, of 182 School St. in Watertown, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon, a fork.

Oct. 8, 10:55 p.m.: Police dealt with a domestic disturbance on Palfrey Street, Lawn said. Bashir Steven Minas, 34, of 223 Palfrey St. in Watertown, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

Oct. 11, 9:26 p.m.: Police were called to Glen Circle after a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area, Lawn said. When police ran the driver's record they discovered the he had two outstanding warrants. Thiago Aiala Dias, 22, of 16 Westford St. Apt. 5 in Boston, was arrested on two warrants out of Cambridge District Court for fraud.

Oct. 14, 5:48 p.m.: A officer patrolling on Arsenal Street stopped a car and discovered the driver had an outstanding warrant, Lawn said. Amando R. Leonardi, 28, of 247 Chestnut Hill Ave. in Brighton, was arrested on a warrant out of Natick District Court.

Oct. 14, 6:18 p.m.: Police dealt with a domestic disturbance on Mt. Auburn Street, Lawn said. Manuel Nieves-Melecio, 32, of 24 Nightengale St. in Dorchester, was arrested on a charge of assault and battery on a pregnant person.



Oct. 8 4:29 p.m.: The manager of Wet Seal in the Arsenal Mall spotted a woman go into a dressing room with two shirts and a pair of jeans, and when she came out some of the items were missing, Lawn said. The woman was stopped and had a the two shirts and the jeans, worth a total of $63.50. A 32-year-old Belmont woman will be summonsed to Waltham District Court on shoplifting charges.

Oct. 9, 8:45 a.m.: Someone broke into an unlocked vehicle on Homer Street and stole a pair of Maui Jim sunglasses and a small jar full of change, Lawn said.

Oct. 13, 8:36 a.m.: Two windows were broken at the Escort Limo offices on Arsenal Street, Lawn said. It appeared that someone broke the window, crawled in and knocked items off the shelf. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Oct. 13, 4:40 p.m.: A man came into Best Buy and took two laptop computers and left quickly without paying, Lawn said. He was last seen getting into a Ford 150 pickup and left the area. Police are investigating the incident.

Oct. 13, 7:28 p.m.: A man went into the 7-Eleven in Coolidge Square and left his wallet on the counter, Lawn said. When he came back the wallet was gone. It contained cash, credit cards and personal identification. A surveillance video showed a man taking the wallet from the counter and leaving.  

Oct. 14, 9:54 a.m.: The rear window of a car parked on Philip Darch Road was smashed, Lawn said. Nothing was taken.


Also this week:

Waltham Couple Caught Breaking into Apartments in Watertown

Dawn October 24, 2012 at 02:17 AM
When you catct them force them to read Exodus 20!


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