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Zero arrests in Wellesley last week

We’ve been getting the Wellesley Police Department arrests log in our email inbox for probably the past year or so, and the latest report is the first time I recall seeing no arrests listed. Usually there are at least a few. This past week’s shutout is “maybe a little unusual, but not unheard of,” the […]

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Grenade found in Wellesley home a dud

The Wellesley Police and Fire Departments responded to a home on Marshall Road — in a neighborhood near Morses Pond where many streets are named after military generals — this morning for a report of a grenade that had been found.  Construction crews working inside a single-family home found a military hand grenade while removing a wall. […]

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Wellesley Police seek witnesses of hit-and-run accident that injured teen cyclist

The Wellesley Police Department is looking for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at approximately 7:10 am on Central Street, just east of Bacon Street. A 16-year old male was riding his bike to school and was struck from behind.  One witness to […]

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Hey you with the tan line: Lose your wedding ring at Wellesley Sprague turf field?

A regular Swellesley Report reader contacted us earlier this week to say she found a men’s wedding ring on Monday, Seot. 29 on the turf field at Sprague in Wellesley and has since turned the silver band over to the Wellesley Police. If you think it might be yours, call the station at 781-235-1212  — they […]

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Wellesley bank robber: From trunk to attic to jail

From the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office: A 33-year-old Quincy man has pled guilty to robbing the TD Bank on Rte. 9 in Wellesley last December and has been ordered to spend the next 4 to 6 years in jail.  “Brian Kalil walked into the bank on December 15, 2013 and presented a note demanding money. […]

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Wellesley Police, Municipal Light Plant want to pull plug on phone scam

From Wellesley PD and WMLP: The Wellesley Police Department and Wellesley Municipal Light Plant have received a number of telephone calls this afternoon from Wellesley businesses regarding payment requests. Businesses are receiving a call informing them that unless a payment is made immediately, their electricity would be shut-off. The telephone calls are a scam and […]

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9/11 Memorial Observances in Wellesley

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Car flips on Weston Road in Wellesley

A Swellesley Report reader forwarded this photo from a scary multi-car crash on Weston Road in Wellesley near Fells Market shortly after Wellesley Middle School and High School let out (prompting fears among parents that kids might have been involved). According to Wellesley Police the crash happened under Rte. 9 when a driver traveling solo […]

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Police warn that Level 3 sex offender is attending college in Wellesley

The Wellesley Police Department has issued a notice that a convicted Level 3 sex offender is attending MassBay Community College. Sex offenders are categorized into 3 levels in Massachusetts, with those designated as Level 3 offenders considered most likely to re-offend. More info on the 20-year-old male can be found on the Wellesley Police Department […]

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Flooding hits Wellesley

Wellesley police were busy helping motorists get around town on Monday in the wake of flash floods on Rte. 9 and across other parts of town, including Wellesley Square. Officer Joseph on Rt. 9 after helping a motorist out of his flooded vehicle today is the #WPD Photo of the Day pic.twitter.com/mCASVUarC7 — Wellesley Police […]

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