Police Logs: Shoplifter Arrested, Suspicious Man Taking Pictures at School

Burlington Police Logs for March 20-22.

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.

March 20

  • At 7:31 a.m. police issued a summons to a Burlington woman on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
  • At 12:01 p.m. security reported detaining a shoplifter. Store to handle.
  • At 5:50 p.m. police responded to a call of a house break-in on Winn Street. Homeowner reported that $30,000 in cash along with rare coins stolen.
  • At 7:23 p.m. a Kimball Apartments resident reported someone stole gas from her car overnight.

March 21

  • At 10:52 a.m. police issued a summons to a Woburn man on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, traveling with an insecure load and failure to wear a seat belt.
  • At 12:29 p.m. a manager reported a female party giving them a hard time and refusing to leave the story. Incident was an argument over return policy but she left prior to police arrival.
  • At 2:06 p.m. the principal at Memorial Elementary School reported a man in a maroon shirt was taking pictures of the children. The man was gone when police arrived.
  • At 2:23 p.m. police issued a summons to a Burlington woman on a charge of larceny over $200. Arrest made after reported two female shoplifters in the store.
  • At 3:40 p.m. police arrested Rani E. Wazenegger, 42, of 725 Branch Ave., Apartment 312, Providence, R.I. on charges of shoplifting $100+ and on a warrant from another agency.
  • At 8:27 p.m. a caller from Arboretum Way reported his neighbor shouted inappropriate comments at his four daughters and his fiance.
  • At 9:23 a caller from reported a black male was using credit cards with different names. Man was seen fleeing the area and entering the wetlands off of Meadow Road. 
  • At 10:01 p.m. police arrested John F. Sim, Jr., 21, of 7 Pontos Ave., Burlington on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

March 22

  • At 4:42 p.m. a caller reported a group of youths on dirtbikes in the Derryfield Avenue area. Police spoke with residents and advised them to have the kids stay off the roadway.
  • At 6:28 p.m. a caller from Kimball Court reported an unknown person had opened an NSTAR account with her information and used $5,858.58 in services.
  • At 10:49 p.m. a caller from Briarwood Lane reported that the lock on her apartment door was broken when she returned home.
  • At 11:42 p.m. a caller from the station at 140 Cambridge St., reported that a customer ate part of a sandwich in the store and did not have the money to pay for it. Customer agreed to come back and pay for the food the next day.


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