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Menotomy Road Woman Reports Residence Broken Into, Cat Stolen

Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Friday to Sunday, Oct. 5-7.

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

Menotomy Road Woman Reports Residence Broken Into, Cat Stolen

A Menotomy Road woman told police Saturday morning that she believed someone had broken into her residence Thursday and stolen one of her cats.

The woman said she came home from work Thursday to find one of the window screens in her kitchen popped out of its tracks and one of her cats missing. The woman said she believed she knew who did it.

She said the suspect knew that one of her kitchen windows is always left cracked open for her cats.

Nothing else was reported missing. Police are investigating the incident.

Woman Taken to Hospital After Falling Off Bicycle

A woman fell off of her bicycle Friday afternoon on the Minuteman bike path, near Brattle Place.

Police officers, firefighters and EMTs responded to the scene at about 2:08 p.m. for a report of an unconscious woman.

Once there, police found the woman, who was with her husband, on her side. She had a few scrapes on her hands and elbows and had been bleeding from her right ear, according to police. She was placed in a neck collar and boarded and taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston by ambulance, police said.

Her husband said that he was riding in front of her but believes that she may have fallen after striking a raised portion of the concrete path in that area.

The woman was wearing a helmet when she fell, according to police.

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Notable Incidents from Friday to Sunday, Oct. 5-7

Sunday, Oct. 7

10:39 p.m., Fairmont Street, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

3:23 p.m., Russell Place, Breaking and entering into a motor vehicle

11:05 a.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

1:18 a.m., Broadway, Breaking and entering at night for felony

Saturday, Oct. 6

8:59 p.m., Mill Street, Criminal harassment

7:52 p.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Malicious destruction of property over $250

5:55 p.m., Palmer Street, Identity fraud

4:27 p.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Fire investigation

11:56 a.m., Menotomy Road, Breaking and entering during the day for felony (see above)

11:36 a.m., Chatham and Washington streets, Suspicious condition

10:57 a.m., Nicola Pizza, Massachusetts Avenue, Malicious destruction of property over $250

9:07 a.m., Grove Street, Motor vehicle crash without injury, negligent operation of a motor vehicle

Friday, Oct. 5

5:09 p.m., Park and Prospect avenues, Unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle

2:08 p.m., Minuteman bike path and Grove Street, Injury on town property (see above)

Ronnie October 10, 2012 at 03:36 PM
Did the police interview the other cats to find out what happened?
Vince October 10, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Sounds fishy to me.
Dana October 10, 2012 at 07:34 PM
This is in response to the woman who fell on the bike path. I know the exact place she fell and it is not the first time there has been a serious accident. There is a tree root that is breaking through and when bikers hit it-they go flying. Arlington really needs to look into it.
Tim October 11, 2012 at 02:55 AM
JUST when you things cant get any crazier in this town this story pops up..... I think someone stole my goldfish....
Greg October 11, 2012 at 10:36 PM
I saw some kids with red SOHO cups running away from a house, maybe they took your fish Tim.
Tim October 11, 2012 at 10:47 PM
If you see them tell them I want my fish back
Greg October 11, 2012 at 10:48 PM
I heard they have some connections in city government.
Tim October 11, 2012 at 11:35 PM
They probably do ... Most scum bags do

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