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Man Arrested for Shoplifting, Two Men Try to Pass Bad Check for $2,100

Burlington Police Department logs for January 1-2.

Burlington Police Department - Credit Rich Hosford
Burlington Police Department - Credit Rich Hosford
Following are excerpts from the Burlington Police Department log. Note that this is a sampling of activity in the log, not a complete account. We report all arrests included in the daily police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Wednesday, January 1- 
  • At 4:08 p.m. police arrested Mei Lu, 55, of 60 Bryant Street, Malden, on a charge of larceny over $250. Arrest made after Macy's reported a shoplifter attempted to steal $350 in merchandise. 
  • At 5:53 p.m. police issued a summons to a Watertown man on a charge of larceny over $250. Summons issued after a Nordstrom caller reported a man stole several bottles of cologne and fled the store. 
  • At 7:46 p.m. Macy's reported that they had a juvenile shoplifter in custody. Juvenile released to parents and store will seek a civil summons. 
Thursday, January 2- 
  • At 10:12 a.m. a Baron Park Lane caller reported she had received several harassing text messages from an ex-boyfriend. 
  • At 11:39 a.m. police issued summons to two Woburn men on charges of larceny over $250. Summons issued after a caller from Burlington Municipal Credit reported two males attempted to cash a bad check for the amount of $2,100. 
  • At 5:25 p.m. a caller at the Shell station at 140 Cambridge Street reported he was threatened by a new employee he was training and he wanted to trainee removed from the store. Police report states no threats were made but it was a clash of personalities. Store to handle internally. 

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