Category Archives: Police

Wellesley miracle sought: Finding owner of St. Fiacre statue

We frequently get requests from readers to help find missing dogs and cats or to reunite such pets with their owners. But today we got a new one: A request to help a statue of an Irish saint find its way home, perhaps to a resident’s home, a cemetery or a church. A Swellesley reader writes […]

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UPDATE: Wellesley Police say Level 3 sex offender no longer working in town

UPDATE: As of November 3, 2015 there are no longer any registered level 3 sex offenders working or living in Wellesley.  The level 3 sex offender identified last week is no longer employed in Wellesley. Wellesley Police have issued a community notification that a Level 3 sex offender has begun working in Wellesley at 40 Washington […]

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Woman hit by car at Routes 9 and 16 in Wellesley

A 72-year old pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle on the ramp from Route 16 East to Route 9 East in front of 422 Worcester Street, near Axiom Learning Center, during the busy morning commute time. The woman was conscious when she was transported by ambulance to a Beth Israel hospital, where she is […]

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Wellesley man allegedly issued threats at Stonehill College campus

The Brockton Enterprise has reported that a Stonehill College student and Wellesley resident was arrested last week and charged with creating a bomb threat with serious public alarm, possession of a hoax incendiary device, and defacing property. The student, 21, was arrested Wednesday evening after being interviewed by a Massachusetts State trooper. According to a […]

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Chief Cunningham not merely Wellesley Square window dressing

Don’t worry you beautiful families, new grads and lovely couples. That big striking portrait of Wellesley Police Chief Terrence Cunningham that’s front and center in Roger Pelissier’s portrait photography shop window on Washington Street won’t be there forever. You’ll get your space back. But give the Chief his chance. We’re told that Mr. Pelissier traveled to NYC recently with […]

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From Ireland to Cliff Estates to Wellesley police station cell and back to Ireland?

David Drumm, the former head of Anglo Irish Bank, was arrested at his Wellesley home this past weekend at the request of Irish authorities who want to extradite him to face more than two dozen criminal charges overseas related to that bank’s messy demise. Drumm has been living in Wellesley for the past 6 years, […]

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Ex-Wellesley Little League coach arrested, alleged to have had improper communications with minor in another community

Eric Winer, a once prominent Wellesley Little League coach who has been out of the WLL for a couple of years now, has been arrested by the Boston Police Department in relation to “alleged inappropriate and obscene communications with a minor,” according to a memo from the league. The alleged incident is said to have taken place in another […]

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Wellesley man busted for alleged $1M embezzlement

From the Department of Justice’s US Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts: The former controller of a Cambridge-based technology company was arrested [on Oct. 7] for embezzling $1 million from the company. The 43-year-old Wellesley man was charged in a criminal complaint with one count of wire fraud.   According to the complaint, the man worked at the company from 2004 […]

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