At about 1:13 PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown), responded to a call for a larceny in progress at CVS in the area of 318 Hanover Street, Boston. Upon arrival, officers spoke with employees at the store who stated they witnessed a woman, later identified as Angelina Damelio, 33 of Malden, steal multiple items from the store. Damelio was seen putting items in her bag. When an employee confronted Damelio she began hitting him with her purse. At that time, Damelio began taking more items and fled the store. Officers were able to view video surveillance of the incident. A short time later officers patrolling the area observed Damelio at Salem Street and Cross Street where she was placed under arrest and charged with Shoplifting. Damelio was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.
At about 4:20 PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown), were walking out of roll call and made an on-site arrest for attempted larceny at the front desk of Boston Police District A-1 Station, 40 New Sudbury Street, Boston. Officers observed the suspect, later identified as Angelina Damelio, 33 of Malden, reach her hand through the six-inch gap of the safety glass and grab the front desk clerks tan leather purse that was sitting next to a computer. Damelio attempted to pull the purse towards her and through the hole in the partition. Officers confronted Damelio, at which point she began to cause a disturbance in the lobby area before attempting to leave. Officers immediately placed Damelio under arrest for Attempted Larceny, and she escorted back to the booking area. Damelio will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.