Watertown Police Log: May 16 to May 22

Woman catches man in her house and a bakery is robbed.


May 16, 10:16 p.m.: Police went to Phillips Street to serve a summons, and discovered that the man they were serving had an arrest warrant out for him from Norwood District Court for a traffic offense, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. Brian W. Gould, 26, of 44 Phillips Street Apt. 1 in Watertown, was arrested on the warrant charge.

May 19, 11:20 p.m.: A woman was arrested after she seen swerving in the road and then allegedly struck three parked cars while she was driving on Orchard Street, Lawn said. When police arrived, they spoke to the driver, and detected an odor of alcohol on her breath. Ariel R. Gernes, 22, of 120 Pierce Road in Watertown, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and marked lanes violation.

May 21, 3:06 a.m.: Police were called to North Irving Park because a boyfriend and girlfriend were arguing outside their house, Lawn said. Police ran a warrant check and found that Marcus Reese, 39, of 4 North Irving Park Apt. 1 in Watertown, had a warrant out of Leominster District Court for a traffic offense.

May 22, 4:35 p.m.: Watertown Police were asked by Waltham Police to make an arrest of a town resident who had an arrest warrant in her name, Lawn said. Police arrested Martha M. Champagne, 43, of 105 Lexington St. in Watertown, on an arrest warrant for domestic assault and battery in Waltham.

May 22, 8:32 p.m.: Police stopped a driver on Mt. Auburn Street after he ran a red light, Lawn said. The officer discovered the driver had an outstanding warrant. Jason R. Punch, 33, of 10 Hemlock Drive in Natick, was arrested on a warrant for a traffic offense out of Cambridge District Court.


May 16, 1:41 p.m.: An employee at the Sons of Italy Hall on Pleasant Street heard a loud noise from the downstairs area, which was closed at the time, and found a window had been broken, Lawn said. The cause of the broken window is unknown.

May 17, 12:35 a.m.: A woman who lives on Warren Street woke up to find a man in a hooded sweatshirt and dark pants standing by her nightstand, Lawn said. She screamed and the man ran away. Lawn said the suspect’s description is similar to a , but police have not charged him for breaking into the home.

May 21, 4:05 a.m.: An employee of Lily’s Café and French Bakery on Arlington Street came in to find that the store had been ransacked and cash was taken, Lawn said. It appears the robber came in through a second floor window.


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