Category Archives: Crime

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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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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Alleged crack ring member gave anti-drug lessons at Wellesley High

The news of a suspect named Cheniel Garcia (a.k.a. Young Biggs, his rap persona) being arrested earlier this month in a major crack cocaine distribution operation might have a familiar ring to some Wellesley High School students and grads. As one student tells us, Garcia had visited the school more than once for a Framingham-based anti-drug […]

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Solved! The mystery of the Wellesley library Jag

Nothing like hunkering down with a good mystery story at Wellesley Free Library. A reader wrote to us last week asking what was up with a Jaguar that this reader claimed had been parked “for the entire winter” in the underground garage of the main library. The suspicion: Some classic car owner was saving himself […]

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Police dog allegedly tossed down stairs by Wellesley bank robbery suspect

The more details that emerge from the arrest of Brian Kalil of Quincy in connection with last weekend’s robbery at TD Bank in Wellesley, the more violent we’re learning the arrest actually was. An initial press release from the police on Thursday stated that “There were no injuries reported at the conclusion of the incident.” […]

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