Police Log: House Break-ins and a Possible Pellet Gun Shooting
The following information was supplied by the Newton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Break-in on Fairway Drive
A resident on Fairway Drive told police earlier this week that someone entered her home on Monday between 8:20 a.m. and 4 p.m. and stole several items from her jewelry box.
The stolen items included: an engagement ring with a round diamond, a star opal white gold ring, gold claddagh ring, an Ursuline Class of '89 ring with a green stone, a Colby College basketball ring, a silver necklace with a "motherhood charm", a gold necklace with amber stone, a gold necklace with a gold cross and a silver charm bracelet with several charms.
Pellet gun shooting?
Police responded to the area of Watertown Street and Albemarle Road Monday night after a woman reported her window was smashed while she was sitting at the red light waiting to turn onto Albemarle Road.
According to reports, the driver heard a loud bang and then realized her left driver's side window was completely shattered.
Police determined the window was broken by a pellet gun, rock or other projectile.
Domestic incident leads to arrest
A Newton man was arrested Tuesday after police responded to Deforest Road for reports of a domestic dispute, reports said.
William Hardy Martin, 17, of 36 Deforest Road, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct, police said.
Police responded to Chaske Avenue on Tuesday for reports of a breaking and entering into a house.
According to reports, a Bose stereo system, some jewelry, watches and loose change were missing.
Police also responded to Walnut Street on Tuesday for reports of a breaking and entering into a house.
Reports said the upstairs bedroom of the house was rummaged through with some cash and jewelry missing.
Police responded to Marvin Lane Wednesday after a man said his 1997 red Ford pickup truck was stolen from his construction site on Marvin Lane.
According to reports, the man said he parked the truck around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. The man also said the bed of the truck was filled with 150 square feet of tile.
Police searched the area and also spoke to a resident on Marvin Lane, who said her car was entered sometime overnight, but nothing was taken.
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