Wellesley, Mass., Police Log Week of 07/17/17-07/23/17:
On July 19, 2017 at 2:07 p.m. Officer Janet Popovski was dispatched to the area of Worcester Street near the Natick town line for a report of an erratic operator who was involved in a hit and run accident in Natick. The reporting party described the vehicle as a gray Nissan. While en route to Worcester Street officers were advised that the reporting party had provided updated information and that the vehicle was all over the road and had nearly struck a construction sign as well as the vehicle he was driving in. The vehicle was located and stopped. Officer Popovski spoke with the operator, who denied being involved in an accident in Natick. Officer Popovski could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver, his eyes were bloodshot and glassy and his speech was slurred. He took and failed four field sobriety tests. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner and held on bail.
On July 27, 2017 at 1:45 a.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was on patrol on Worcester Street near Weston Road when he observed a Jeep travelling east and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query showed that the registered owner had two active warrants. Officer D’Innocenzo stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator. A query of the information he provided Officer D’Innocenzo showed that he did not possess a valid driver’s license. He did not have any identification with him. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.
On July 21, 2017 at 1:06 a.m. the Wellesley Police Department was notified that a young Wellesley man was in violation of his probation and a warrant had been issued for his arrest. The probation department contacted the police department and requested that we locate the man and take him into custody. He was located, taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and transported to Dedham District Court. [Read more…]