Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Two officers were injured in a struggle with the alleged bread thief who may have been on bath salts, according to a police report.
Somerville police had a violent encounter with a bread shoplifter, according to allegations in a police report. The report says it took three officers to subdue 17-year-old Juan Interiano, of Everett, who allegedly stole a loaf of bread from Pearl Street Market at about 11 p.m. on Feb. 28 and whom police think may have been under the influence of bath salts. When police arrived at the market, they found Interiano pacing back and forth in the store eating from a loaf of bread, according to the report. The store's clerk told police Interiano had stolen the loaf, left the store, then re-entered the store through the back and wouldn't leave. Police asked Interiano to leave, but he wouldn't, the report says. When officers tried to put Interiano…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
A man used a sartorial trick in an attempt to filch strip steaks from the supermarket, according to allegations in a police report.
A man used sneaky means in an attempt to shoplift $122 worth of beef strip steaks from Market Basket, according to allegations in a Somerville police report. According to the report, the man, 38-year-old Jayson Hebert, of Everett, was walking around the store on Jan. 6 wearing a tan jacket but "carrying a second jacket with the sleeves knotted at the cuffs." The store manager monitored Hebert and alerted the police officer on detail at the supermarket, and the two waited for Hebert at the front of the store, the report says. When Hebert walked out of the store without paying for anything, the police officer noticed the jacket hung over Hebert's shoulder was bulky, "as if it contained something," according to the report. When the officer …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
He allegedly tried to walk out of Kmart with DVD players, MP3 players, watches ... and donuts.
A homeless man tried to walk out of Kmart with nearly $500 worth of electronics and two donut sticks, according to a Somerville police report. According to the report, Carlos Carrion-Rosa, 44, of Cambridge, walked into the Kmart in Assembly Square at about 1:40 p.m. Saturday, grabbed a cart and pretended to shop. He put seven MP3 players, two DVD players and three watches into the shopping cart, and he eventually transferring them into a sports bag and tried to walk out of the store without paying, the report says. Security officers stopped him as he left the store and discovered he had about $491 worth of goods, including the two donut sticks. Police arrested Carrion-Rosa, and he was charged with shoplifting. Please remember that …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The man allegedly tried to roll the copper pipes out of the store using a lumber cart.
Somerville police on July 2 arrested a man who allegedly tried to wheel $1637.90 worth of copper pipes out of the Home Depot. Police made the arrest at about 8:45 a.m., according to a police report. The report says David Rowe, 32, of Dracutt, put the copper pipes into a lumber cart and then tried to push the cart through the front of the store without paying. The loss prevention officer stopped Rowe outside the store, the report says. Police responded and arrested Rowe, who was charged with larceny. Please remember that allegations contained in police reports do not indicate a conviction.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
A 27-year-old Lynn man allegedly shoplifted $280 worth of copper wire. Copper theft has been a trend over the past few years.
Somerville police arrested a man for allegedly trying to walk out of Home Depot with $280 worth of copper wire he hadn't paid for, according to a police report. A loss prevention officer followed Edward Diaz, 27, of Lynn, on March 6, as the man walked around the Assembly Square store and allegedly picked up several spindles of copper wiring. When Diaz allegedly exited the store without paying, the loss prevention officer confronted him, and Diaz tried to flee, according to the report. When police responded and searched Diaz, they allegedly found a syringe in his pocket in addition to a black folding knife. Police charged Diaz with larceny and possession of a dangerous weapon. Over the past few years, a rise in copper prices and the …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The employee tried to walk off with nearly $770 worth of merchandise, according to a police report.
A Somerville Target employee tried to filch iPods, a handheld Nintendo video-game system, video games and other electronics from the store, according to a Somerville police report. Somerville police responded to the Target at 180 Somerville Ave. at about 1:10 a.m. on Jan. 11 after the store's loss prevention officers caught the employee, identified as Jamal Crews-Williams, 20, from West Somerville, putting the merchandise into his backpack, the police report says. According to the report, Crews-Williams, whose shift began at 10:30 p.m., then hung his backpack on the coat rack in the employee area, beyond any points of sale. When police checked inside the backpack, they allegedly found three iPods, a Nintendo DS portable video game system, …
Monday, September 19, 2011
A Somerville man kicked two cops while they tried to arrest him at Kohls, police say.
A Somerville man faces a slew of charges after he allegedly kicked two police officers as they tried to arrest him for attempting to steal a pair of sweatpants and some underwear, according to Medford police. The man was recognized by police because he was throwing rocks at cars on Route 16 a few minutes earlier, according to a police report written by Officer Michael Pellegrino. About 8 p.m. Sept. 12, a loss prevention officer at Kohls Department Store on Mystic Valley Parkway spotted a man stuffing items into his backpack and ripping tags off shoes, the report said. The suspect was taken to the store's loss prevention office where he was met by Medford Police, police said. Pellegrino, one of the officers who responded to Kohls, …