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Newton Dunkin' Donuts Worker Charged with Stealing from Safe

The following are excerpts from the Newton police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.

Police. Credit: patch file photo
Police. Credit: patch file photo

On June 3, a man came into the station to file a report of past larceny. He stated that he is the GM of a Dunkin Donuts, and had fired someone for a past incident. He realized that there was money missing from the safe in the back room, and reviewed the tape from the camera directly above the safe. It showed a man taking money from the safe. A man, 25, from Newton, will be charged with breaking and entering into a depository and larceny. 

On June 3, police responded to Woodrowe Ave. to a report of a suspicious incident. Police spoke to the parents of a ten-year-old and an eight-year-old. The parents said when their children were walking home from school, they were approached by an adult male, white, about 5'10", with grey hair wearing blue jeans and grey sweatshirt. The man approached the children at Nevada and California Street and said he worked at the Lincoln Elliot School. He asked the children if they wanted to see a turtle he had found. 

On June 3, police, on routine patrol in the area of the Chestnut Hill Mall, observed a small black car in the fire lane in front of Bloomingdales. The person had a default warrant out of Brighton and was placed under arrest for a warrant. Robin L. Switzler, 29, 14 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license. 

On June 3, police answered a report of a B&E on LaGrange St. The house had been broken into between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. The house was broken into through a screen, and also prying open the first floor dining room window. A Gibson guitar, Percocet pills, Garmin GPS, golf watch and jewelry were stolen. 

On June 4, police responded to Allen Ave. for a report of B&E into an MV. The owner woke up when he heard his car alarm, and saw that it had been rummaged through. 


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