Watertown Police Log: March 19 to March 25

Man busted for stealing video games, woman uses stolen credit card and cash stolen from hockey players.

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


March 20, 1:39 a.m.: Police were called to Arlington Street where a man and woman were arguing, said. Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. The man had an arrest warrant in his name. Trevor C. Powell, 24, of 20 Sawin St. in Watertown, was arrested on a warrant from Concord District Court for negligent operation of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended license.

March 22, 11:38 a.m.: Police were called to Crawford Street for a disturbance, Lawn said. A 16-year-old boy from Watertown was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

March 23, 10:40 a.m.: Police were contacted about a man who violated a restraining order, Lawn said. Rafael Velasquez, 48, of 3 Columbus Terrace Apt. 2 in Cambridge, was arrested on a charge of violating a restraining order.

March 24, 3:42 p.m.: A man was caught shoplifting at when security saw him allegedly taking two PS3 video games and try to leave without paying, Lawn said. The games were worth a total of $119.98. When reviewing security tapes, security discovered he had taken games on two other occasions  – on March 20 he took two PS3 games worth $119.98 and on March 22 he took four games, worth $235.96. Darrell M. Bailey, 39, of 21 Westcott St. in Dorchester, was arrested on three counts of shoplifting.


March 19, 1:35 a.m.: A cab driver said he picked up a man at Faneuil Hall in Boston and took him to Rifle Court. The man told the cab driver he would go and get the money, but when he went inside he was then seen jumping over a fence. The fare was $22.60.

March 20, 12:09 p.m.: A woman went into the on Main Street and stole a $10 coffee mug, Lawn said. An employee identified the woman and she was contacted and the woman returned the mug.

March 22, 10:51 a.m.: A woman reported that someone took her credit card and ran up charges on it, Lawn said. She suspects a friend of her daughter who was saying with them. Security cameras at showed her using the card. A warrant will be sought for a 33-year old woman, believed to be homeless, for two cases of fraud and one count of larceny of items worth less than $250.

March 22, 5:05 p.m.: A bicycle was stolen from Arsenal Street, Lawn said. The owner of a blue and yellow Mongoose BMX bike worth $299 said he left the bike outside on Arsenal Street and when he returned it was gone. It was left unlocked.

March 22, 9:46 p.m.: A man left his 2007 Honda Accord in the Arsenal Mall parking lot and when he returned he discovered several items were stolen, Lawn said. Missing were a laptop bag, a Mac Book, and his girlfriend’s purse, which had $900 in cash inside. The car was left unlocked.

March 23, 3:16 p.m.: Two windows at were broken, possibly by rocks, Lawn said.

March 24, 11:26 p.m.: A man went through the belongings of people playing hockey at and stole about $500, Lawn said. The players saw a white male in a gray hooded sweatshirt in the area while they were playing.

March 25, 11:26 a.m.: Someone spray painted “911” on the hood and bumper of a 2012 Honda Pilot as well as on the end of the driveway of a Ralph Street home, Lawn said.

March 25, 4:18 p.m.: A Spruce Street resident reported that his 2006 Nissan Maxima was gone the day after he had a party at his home, Lawn said. Police discovered the car was involved in an accident on Huntington Avenue in Boston at 4:30 a.m. and two men were seen running away from the accident.


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