Police Log: Man Habitually Shoplifts Robitussin

Incidents and arrests from Monday to Tuesday, June 4-5.

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

Man Habitually Shoplifts Robitussin

An East Arlington employee reported at about 4:10 p.m. Monday that a male in his 30s had shoplifted two bottles of Robitussin cough medicine every day for the past two weeks. Through security footage and a follow-up investigation, police were able to identify a suspect.


‘Cowboy’ Steals Knee Brace from East Arlington Walgreens

A man wearing a cowboy hat and black leather vest shoplifted an adjustable knee brace from the East Arlington at about 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, a store employee told police.

Cash Stolen from Jam’n Java

An employee at Jam’n Java told police at about 10:25 a.m. Monday that someone had taken $120 from a cash register drawer in the coffee shop’s manager’s office.

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Notable Incidents from Monday to Tuesday, June 4-5

7:44 p.m., Hillside Avenue, False fire alarm

7:12 p.m., Jason Street, Larceny

6:54 p.m., , Massachusetts Avenue, Shoplifting by concealing merchandise (see above)

3:42 p.m., Edgehill Road, Breaking and entering into a motor vehicle

10 a.m., Central Street, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

Monday, June 4

9:36 p.m., Waldo Road, Assault and battery

8:51 p.m., Broadway, Improper use of credit card over $250

7:20 p.m., Highland Avenue, Motor vehicle crash without injury

6:31 p.m., Churchill Avenue, Bike larceny

4:12 p.m., , Massachusetts Avenue, Shoplifting by concealing merchandise (see above)

10:24 a.m., Jam’n Java, Massachusetts Avenue, Larceny under $250 (see above)

7:41 a.m., River Street, Breaking and entering at night for felony


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