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Shoplifting Reported at East Arlington Walgreens

Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Monday to Wednesday, July 23-25.

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

Shoplifting Reported at East Arlington Walgreens

Police responded to the in East Arlington at about 11:39 a.m. Monday, July 23, for a report of shoplifting.

Once there, a store employee told police that a male had just set off the sensor alarm while leaving the store and then run over to a nearby silver minivan, which was operated by a female. The minivan then took off toward Arlington Center on Massachusetts Avenue, according to the employee.

The male appeared to have merchandise in his shorts, the employee said.

The male was white, approximately 25 to 35 years old, with a slightly heavy or stocky build, thick dark brown hair and sideburns, police said. He was wearing a light gray shirt that had a darker collar and dark blue athletic shorts with one or more vertical stripes down the sides.

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Notable Incidents from Monday to Wednesday, July 23-25

Wednesday, July 25

6:32 p.m., Paul Revere Road, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

6:19 p.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Outside fire

5:20 p.m., Hawthorne Avenue, Larceny over $250

Tuesday, July 24

7:29 p.m., Jason Street, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

3:53 p.m., , Broadway, Threats

3:08 p.m., Brantwood Road, Wanton destruction of property over $250

2:53 p.m., Fairmont Street, Identity theft

11:06 a.m., Broadway and Cleveland Street, Motor vehicle crash without injury

10:28 a.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Injury on town property

Monday, July 23

11:08 p.m., Lantern Lane, Suspicious condition

8:05 p.m., Gray Street, Identity theft

5:31 p.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Suspicious person

4:49 p.m., Brattle Street, Assault and battery

11:39 a.m., , Massachusetts Avenue, Shoplifting by concealing merchandise

8:05 a.m., Lutheran Social Services, Hillside Avenue, Breaking and entering at night for felony

1:01 a.m., Linwood Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Motor vehicle crash with injury

Drew July 30, 2012 at 02:12 PM
LOL....but I think is more than that for some reason. It's like Walgreen's is THE place to shoplift at and never mind the people who DON'T get caught I would imagine! You rarely ever read about these incidents at the CVS's or even the other Walgreen's in the heights. it is so weird.. Maybe our friends at the town hall should conduct a million dollar study!! That would be another good way to waste our tax money.
Paul July 30, 2012 at 04:18 PM
The Police should ascertain the whereabouts of Jill and Inthegloaming and whether the aisle hit hardest was the CANDY aisle! Had a yardman been out nearby with his gas powered blower there MIGHT have been a witness!
Drew July 30, 2012 at 08:05 PM
..............for once we agree on something!!
Janet S July 30, 2012 at 11:30 PM
Arlington should count it's lucky stars this is the police log.
Tim July 31, 2012 at 12:37 PM
Maybe there are more loosers in East Arlington ?? I don't know why this store gets hit more ??

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