There have been recent reports from residents regarding phone scams from people claiming to be from Social Security. The scammer knew the victim’s bank account number and used this knowledge to gain the victim’s trust in order to reveal his/her social security number. An attempt was later made to open a bank account online with […]
On Tuesday 2/12/2013 we had a Breaking and Entering to a house in the area of Main St at Evans St. This happened sometime during the daytime hours. Entrance was gained through the rear of the house and we believe the suspect(s) may have fled down Evans St. Anyone having any information or who saw […]
There appear to be robo-dialers targeting Watertown residents in an attempt to collect debit card information. The messages received indicate your card has been locked out and they request you enter your information to unlock your card. These messages have used Watertown Savings Bank,Â Sovereign Bank or no name at all. These calls are originating […]
On Thursday October 8, 2009, at 1519 hours, the Rockland Trust Bank at 430 Main St. was robbed. The suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, displayed a note in one hand demanding money and displayed a gun in his right hand at the same time. The suspect fled out the rear entrance of the […]
The lead detective investigating a recent house break has determined the suspect used a U-HAUL truck. The suspect backed a medium sized U-Haul truck into the driveway of the home after the victim had left for work. Entrance to the house was then gained through a rear door. There have been similar incidents in both […]
Luis Garcia is no longer wanted in connection with a hit and run motor vehicle accident which resulted in serious personal injury to a Watertown resident. He turned himself in at Waltham District Court on September 15, 2009.
We have added a new page to our website. You may view bicycles that have been recently recovered by the Watertown Police Department.
This is the time of year when we see a marked increase in door to door solicitors. All solicitors operating within the Town of Watertown must be registered with the Police Department. Background checks are conducted on all registered vendors. If you are approached by any solicitors and/or you have any question as to their […]
Over the past several days there have beenÂ multiple scams inÂ nearby communities including, Boston, Everett, Lexington, Winchester and Holbrook. These scams involve one or several males claiming to be working either for the water department or claiming to be cutting trees. One will engage a homeowner in conversation creating a diversion and a second and possibly […]
Over this past weekend 5 unlocked vehicles were broken into and property was taken from some of them. These incidents occured in the West End of Town, on Elmwood, Harrington, Warren and Carroll. Please make sure you lock your vehicle to prevent these type of crimes.