Elderly Man with Trench Coat, Cane Allegedly Exposes Himself to Woman on Mill Street

Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Tuesday to Thursday, Oct. 9-11.

The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Elderly Man with Trench Coat, Cane Allegedly Exposes Himself to Woman on Mill Street

An elderly man with white hair, a long black trench coat and a cane allegedly exposed himself Tuesday afternoon to a woman outside of the offices at 22 Mill St.

The woman told police that the man flashed her while she was walking into the building shortly before 3 p.m.

The woman called police shortly after entering the building, and an officer on Summer Street responded immediately. However, he was unable to locate the man, police said.

Male Allegedly Shoplifts Vodka from Arlington Liquors

Police responded to Arlington Liquors at about 2:12 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a shoplifting incident that had just occurred.

An employee told police that a young white male, in a black sweatshirt and jeans, had just placed a bottle of Burnett’s Vodka in his sweatshirt and run out of the store.

Construction Worker Reportedly Injured at Symmes Site

A construction worker at the Symmes site was injured shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday when a trestle fell from the floor above him and struck him on his back, according to police. The worker was wearing his hard hat at the time of the incident, police said. He was transported to Lahey Clinic by Arlington Rescue with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police: Bicyclist Collides with Car on Mass. Ave.

A female bicyclist collided with a car on Massachusetts Avenue shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday while she was attempting to cross Fairmont Street, according to police.

The bicyclist was traveling toward Cambridge on Mass. Ave. on the right of stopped traffic, police said. The vehicle was traveling toward Arlington Center and was taking a left onto Fairmont when it was struck by the bicyclist, police said.

The bicyclist hit the car’s front right fender and was back boarded for a possible spine injury and transported to the hospital via Arlington Rescue, according to police.

The driver, who said he stopped prior to the collision, was given a citation for failure to yield on a left turn, police said.

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Notable Incidents from Tuesday to Thursday, Oct. 9-11

Thursday, Oct. 11

9:57 p.m., Ernest Road, Arrest, assault and battery

9:08 p.m., Exeter Street, Neighbor problem

8:29 p.m., Pleasant Street, Annoying telephone calls

6:25 p.m., Lafayette Street, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

3:51 p.m., Hillside Avenue, False fire alarm

2:23 p.m., Russell Place, Breaking and entering into a motor vehicle

1:57 p.m., Park Avenue Nursing Home, Park Avenue, Larceny from a building

12:24 p.m., Margaret Street, Larceny

12:09 p.m., Oakland and Park avenues, Unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle

10:41 a.m., Belknap Street, Larceny under $250

Wednesday, Oct. 10

9:22 p.m., Stop & Shop, Massachusetts Avenue, Threats

6:59 p.m., Concord Turnpike and Pleasant Street, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

6:38 p.m., Foster Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Bicycle crash

4:23 p.m., Marathon Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Motor vehicle crash with injury, following too closely

1:35 p.m., Madison Avenue, Suspicious condition

8:58 a.m., Fairmont Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Bicycle crash (see above)

Tuesday, Oct. 9

2:57 p.m., Mill Street, Indecent exposure (see above)

2:12 p.m., Summer Street, Larceny under $250 (see above)

1:49 p.m., Hospital Road, Injury on town property (see above)

9:28 a.m., Gardner Street, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

Tim October 15, 2012 at 02:45 PM
Sex offenders , methadone clinics , people stealing vodka . This is what Arlington has turned into , let's just call this West Somerville and call it a day ...Our town leaders have caused this BS by allowing liquor stores , methadone clinics and sex offender rehab centers in the town . What's next Sandusky going to coach the AHS football team ?
Tim October 15, 2012 at 04:24 PM
Nelly Belly , they are at fault because they are the people that can say no we don't want a sex offender rehab right next to our High School ...no we shouldn't have a liquor store right behind our high school ... Or a Methadone clinic right in the middle of the town center ... They are afraid to step on the moonbats toes because it will hurt their political adgender ..
Duds October 15, 2012 at 04:47 PM
Stephen October 15, 2012 at 05:03 PM
@Nelly Belly, aka No Body, Everything the fault of elected officials? Hardly. Just public safety, water, sewer, roads, public education, those things. Crimes and weirdos are not in equal proportion everywhere, complacency guarantees higher rates. Elected officials set priorities; I'd advocate for increased spending on police, fire, those sort of things and less spending on social engineering, like accommodations for cyclists. Elected officials also set regulations on alcohol sales, these could be changed. Need I describe every common sense approach to helping keep Arlington a safe community to you? As for your imaginary friends, wake up, open your eyes, join the real world and suggest real solutions, not acceptance. Typical Warren supporter that you are, that may take some doing.
Stephen October 15, 2012 at 07:01 PM
"What does Elizabeth Warren have to do with a possible Dumbledore sighting? " Hahahaha, this person believes that Dumbledore sightings are "possible". Got to love it. Imagine, instead of $35K, what $150M could do spent wisely. Instead, we have a Town Meeting that spends no time discussing tens of millions of dollars of appropriations but days trying to ram social agenda items down the throat of an unwilling populace. The $35K for a special election, that I did not call (nelly belly, are confused little miss sock puppet) is a minor expense to get voters in this town engaged. However, the Town Meeting that was petitioned for by 200+ voters cost $5,000 during which we gave back $1,000,000 to parents of kindergarten students and "tens of thousands" by debt refinancing. A bargain. Small surprise that people who believe in Dumbledore are confused about what actually goes on.
Nelly Bly October 15, 2012 at 07:50 PM
Stephen, The elimination of Kindergarten fees was a result of some hard work by a group of people that didn't include you.
saul glick October 15, 2012 at 08:41 PM
Dumbledore. What is this word?
Nelly Bly October 15, 2012 at 08:44 PM
"He who must not blow leaves", I'm sure the 30% of Arlington that vote know exactly what happened.
John B October 17, 2012 at 01:03 AM
Nelly's comments got deleted. Guess you aren't allowed to disagree with the complainers. Great journalism.
Duds October 17, 2012 at 06:47 PM
Earthquake in Arlington?????.......This is the final straw. Our town legislators were ASKING for a catastrophe like this when they allowed the BOOZE peddlers to some in. Perverts, bank robbers...WHAT NEXT.......floods or wildfires? Thanks for the quake MOONBATS


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