Monday, March 31
At around 1:19 p.m., Dedham Police responded to the area of 718 Providence Hwy on a report of an attempted larceny at the Hallmark. The store's manager stated a woman entered the store and made a purchase on her debit card, and while leaving she attempted to steal two tee shirts valued at $20 each. When confronted, the woman put the shirts down and left the store.
At 4:30 p.m., police responded to TJ Maxx on a report of a shoplifter. Upon arrival, police spoke with loss prevention staff and officers arrested Elizabeth Celorier, 35, of Roslindale, who reportedly attempted to steal a hair iron from the store. She was arrested, however, on a warrant out of Newton District Court for possession of a firearm, according to police records.
At 7:58 p.m., police responded to Sears on a report of two shoplifters at the store. Police were informed that a woman had fled the area in a black Toyota Camry, which officers located and were able to return the individual to Sears loss prevention. A man, meanwhile, later identified as Keith Howard, 21, of Boston, reportedly placed several items into a shopping cart and attempted to leave the store. The items valued approximately $438.98. Howard was charged with larceny of more than $250, according to police records.
Tuesday, April 1
At 7:15 p.m., police responded to a report of an attempted housebreak at an undisclosed location. Police spoke with the home owners who had just returned from a ski trip, when they discovered the front door chain was unlatched, which was thought to have been locked before the trip. The home appeared to be in order, the owners told police and nothing was believed to have been missing.
At 9:20 p.m., police responded to Amazing Adult Express on a report of a shoplifter. Officers arrived and spoke with a store employee, who said a man entered the store and began looking around, after which he headed for the door when the alarm went off. When the store employee tried to stop the man, he continued out the front door; a female who was in the store followed the man out and the two got into a green Toyota, which fled toward Providence Highway.
Wednesday, April 2
At 3 p.m., police received a report regarding a local woman who said that while watching TV in her apartment, she heard a loud bang and discovered a woman with black hair had been standing in her bedroom smoking a cigarette. The resident stated that a back hall stairway led to her room but the door had been locked, and that the intruder may have pushed into the door hard enough to gain entry. The intruder stated the court house told her there was an alarm company in the area and she thought that she had been in the correct place, then left and headed back toward the court house. Police responded and checked the area, but were unable to find the woman.
At 3:19 p.m., police responded to Sears on a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers spoke with loss prevention staff, who recovered about $857 worth of unpaid merchandise from Christine Cooper, 37, of Quincy, who police arrested on charges of larceny of more than $250 for allegedly stealing two Lands End bathing suits, two Lands End blouses, two bathing suit cover-ups, one sweater, one pair of sunglasses, one bottle of perfume and one bottle of cologne, according to police records.
Thursday, April 3
At about 3 p.m., police responded to Lovely Nails on Providence Highway on a report of larceny by check. Police spoke with the business owner, who said a customer had entered and had $99 worth of services done, which she attempted to pay for by check, but was told the check was not accepted. The woman said she didn't have cash on her but would retrieve the cash and return. In the meantime, she wrote out a check for the amount and said she would return with cash, which she did not, according to police records. Police spoke with the woman by phone and told her she would need to return with the money or a larceny complaint would be filed.
Saturday, April 5
At 12:37 a.m., police arrested Fred Barbosa, 27, of Randolph in the area of Elm Street for malicious destruction of property resulting in more than $250 in damages, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, according to police records.
At 9:48 p.m., police received a report from a caller who claimed someone shot a BB Gun at her car while she was driving. No injuries or damage were reported.