Category Archives: Crime

Gretta Luxe in Wellesley Square burglarized overnight

The Gretta Luxe shop at 94 Central St., in Wellesley Square was burglarized after midnight on Thursday, with whoever did it smashing through the front door with a boulder (according to our tipster) and absconding with pricey purses and possibly other merchandise. Here’s what Wellesley Police have reported: The Wellesley Police Emergency Communications Center received […]

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Wellesley police investigating home burglaries

The Wellesley Police Department is investigating two home burglaries that took place on Friday, July 17  in the McLean Street and Ashmont Road neighborhood.  In both cases, residents left their homes for a few hours during the early evening hours on Friday night.  When the residents returned home, they discovered the burglaries. In at least one […]

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Wellesley man arrested for burglary, suspected to be prolific thief

A Wellesley man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an unarmed burglary in town on Marathon Monday after getting caught on a home surveillance camera on Whiting Road (see video below) and implicating himself on social media. Police say the man may have been involved in a couple dozen other similar car and house break-ins. The […]

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Wellesley Police release bank surveillance photos of robbery suspect

Wellesley Police have released these TD Bank surveillance photos of the Heartless bank robbery suspect from Valentine’s Day this past weekend at 380 Washington St. The Wellesley Police Department is asking that anyone who has any information about this incident or anyone who may have been in the area of Washington Street at Forest Street around 2:00 […]

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Heartless: Bank robbery in Wellesley on Valentine’s Day

  #WPD is investigating a bank robbery earlier today on Washington St at Forest St. No one was injured. — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) February 14, 2015 The Wellesley Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that took place on Saturday, Feb 14 at the TD Bank branch at 380 Washington St, Playhouse Square. No one […]

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Wellesley doctor identified as hospital shooting victim, local reports say

Wellesley doctor Michael J. Davidson died late Tuesday, the victim of a shooting earlier in the day at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he worked. Davidson, 44, is survived by 3 children and his wife, who is pregnant, according to local news reports.  The Yale-educated doctor was director of endovascular cardiac surgery at the hospital and an assistant […]

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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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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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