OMGPD: Mystery Pirate, $12,000 Worth of Stolen Bras & More Police Oddities
Our weekly roundup of some of the more unusual police reports from around the Boston area. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
He Just Can't Seem to Quit You, Car-Theft
A Waltham man already charged with a recent string of car break-ins has been arrested again. This time, he is facing charges for stealing more cars and their contents, according to the Boston Globe. Anthony Taranto, 27, of 78 Harvard St., was charged with multiple counts of auto theft and other crimes — twice in 10 days: http://patch.com/A-1sk4
A Check of the Arrrrr-ea Turned Up Empty
Concord Police responded to a report of an eye patch-wearing man walking down Fox Lane, toward the dead end. Police checked the area, but were unable to locate the pirate, er, we mean the man: http://patch.com/A-1vKc
You Thought the Torture Scenes in 'Zero Dark Thirty' were Bad
Concord Police also received a 911 call from an allegedly intoxicated woman at the Colonial Inn, who had called "to complain about her displeasure with the conditions of the home of her business partner,"describing the lack of heat in his house as "the equivalent of torture." Her business partner, who lives in Stoneham, told police they were in Concord on business: http://patch.com/A-1vKc
How Many Bras is That?
At about 2:15 p.m., Needham police received a report of a car hanging off of a retaining wall outside the Rosemary Street pool. No one was hurt; the driver told police he lost control of the car while sneezing: http://patch.com/A-1xNP
A Watertown woman tried to leave the area after she struck two cars on Arsenal Street, but she couldn't get very far because one of her wheels was missing. She was arrested a few blocks away: http://patch.com/A-1snv