Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Dorchester man set up a scam to sell products under the table to customers.
An employee at Victoria's Secret got caught selling items under the table for less than sticker price and pocketing a profit. The 23-year-old Dorchester man worked as a seasonal employee at the store in the Arsenal Mall, and was caught be security, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "Store security received information that customers were approached by him and asked to make a deal to buy items from him from less than their value," Lawn said. "A total loss of $2,275 was discovered." Levell Odell Gillard, 23, of 8 Iowa St. Apt. 1 in Dorchester, faces a charge of larceny of over $250 by a single scheme, Lawn said.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
More than 100 bottles, combined, were taken from Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret.
Perfume thieves left two Arsenal Mall stores with feeling anything but rosy last week when they made off with dozens of bottles of fragrance in two separate incidents. On Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 1:51 p.m. a clerk at Bath & Body Works called police after she found that multiple bottles of perfume were missing, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. “While she was back room when someone entered the store and stole 32 bottles of perfume,” Lawn said, who said the items were worth $800. The clerk had seen a group of people near the front of the store before the theft, but could not provide a description, Lawn said. Three days later, 80 bottles of perfume disappeared from the Victoria’s Secret store in the mall, Lawn said. The theft was reported …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Clerk saw a man leaving Watertown's Arsenal Mall store with a bag full or bras.
A Victoria's Secret store clerk heard a strange noise, and when she came out to see what happened she saw two men leaving the store, one clutching a bag full of dozens of bras. The brassiere caper occurred at the Arsenal Mall location of the intimates retailer on Jan. 31 at 4;33 p.m., said Police Lt. Micheal Lawn. "She heard a noise coming from the opposite sales room, and when she looked she saw that some drawers were open and most of the bras were gone," Lawn said. Then the clerk saw a man with a Macy's bag full of bras heading for the exit with a second man. "When she attempted to stop him, he stared to run," Lawn said. The man made off with 70 to 80 bras, Lawn said, worth approximately $3,400. The man with the bag was described as a …