The following information was provided by Watertown Police. The following incidents occurred between August 15 and August 21
August 19, 5:16 p.m.: Police were called to Target after security arrested two people who were seen leaving the store without paying for merchandise. Officers spoke with the suspects, and the suspect admitted to placing several items in a cart as the suspect pushed the cart. They had a total of $752.63 in goods, including nine watches, clothing, a knife and a kitchen appliance. Security recognized the male suspect from three previous shoplifting incidents on July 23, 24 and 27. Shatia Glover, 34, of Boston, was arrested for shoplifting over $250. Carlton Spence, 60, homeless, was arrested for shoplifting over $250 and three counts of shoplifting (on previous dates).
Aug. 21, 4:22 p.m.: Target reported suspects who were seen taking items from the store and gave police a description. The couple were on a road inside Arsenal Yards. They took an air fryer worth $230 and a Nespresso Vertuo coffee maker worth $150. When they were arrested, they also had a bag of Marshalls with clothes inside, but they did not have a receipt for the $60 worth of items. Isamar Santana, 30, from Brighton, was arrested on two counts of shoplifting and police discovered she was also wanted on three Brighton District Court warrants – one for receiving stolen property and building theft, the second for shoplifting and the third for shoplifting and concealment of stolen property. Megan Fricke, 27, of Boston, was arrested on two counts of shoplifting.
August 15: Police attended Bates Road for a stolen catalytic converter. The owner said his 2008 Toyota Prius was parked in the driveway and was taken overnight.
August 15, 6:38 p.m.: A resident of Sunnybank Road parked her vehicle in front of her home on August 14 around 2 p.m. and when she got out at 3:30 p.m. on August 15, the catalytic converter was missing. The vehicle was a 2008 Toyota Prius.
August 16, 6:05 a.m.: An employee arrived at Sensational Foods on Bigelow Avenue around 5:45 a.m. and discovered that the back door had been damaged and had been left wide open. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from a desk drawer. The owner said the business closed at 5:30 p.m. on August 15.
August 16, 11:34 a.m.: A catalytic converter was removed from a 2007 Toyota Prius on Walnut Street. The vehicle had been parked in the driveway on August 14 and the missing catalytic converter was discovered on August 15.
August 16, 11:37 a.m.: A package was taken from an apartment building on Pleasant Street. The resident had ordered gold coins worth $1,888 on July 21, and delivery was confirmed on August 4 in the front vestibule. The man picked him up on August 5 and he was missing.
August 17, 1:08 p.m.: A resident of Howe Street reported that the catalytic converter was stolen from a 2009 Toyota Prius. It had been parked in front of the house on August 14 and by August 16 it was missing.
August 17, 8:08 p.m.: The owner of a 2005 Toyota Prius discovered that the catalytic converter had been stolen. The car had been parked there for five days. He was discovered missing on August 16.
August 17, 8:20 p.m.: Residents of Upland Road were woken around 3 a.m. when they heard a deafening noise. They searched inside but found nothing. The next morning they came out and found that the glass had broken in the lower pane of the storm door at the front of the house.
August 18, 12:47 p.m.: A contractor working at 100 Forge Road in Arsenal Yards reported that construction equipment had been taken away. The Hilty core drill, worth $3,049, had been brought to the site but went missing between August 6 and 12.
Aug. 19, 12:12 p.m.: Target security reported a vehicle that had been parked in the same location for three days. Police went to investigate and found a white Ford F-550 that had been reported stolen in Rochester, New Hampshire on August 15. Security footage showed an unknown man and woman getting out of the truck, entering Target, taking a sill cover and exiting the back entrance of the Watertown Mall towards the bike path. The video was sent to the police in Rochester, NH
Aug. 19, 6:54 p.m.: Police received a report of a catalytic converter being taken from a 2004 Toyota Prius on Cypress Street. The vehicle was parked there on August 12 and the catalytic converter was discovered missing on August 19.