Wellesley Police log for the week of 01/08/18-01/014/18
In mid-November Officer D’Innocenzo had responded to Perrin Park to speak with a male party who had frequently been coming to the park with his dog prior to sunrise and would have his dog off leash during restricted hours. Sgt. Renzella had previously spoken to the same male party. Officer D’Innocenzo provided him with a copy of the Perrin Park regulations and explained that only residents were allowed to have their dogs off leash. The male party resides in Natick. He was advised that the next time he is encountered at Perrin Park with his dog off leash he will be issued a $200 fine.
On January 8, 2018 at 5:35 p.m. Officer Keenan was dispatched to the station to speak with a female reporting party who had inadvertently left her wallet in a shopping cart at Walmart in Framingham on December 30, 2018. She learned that one of the debit cards had been used at a gas station on Worcester Street in Wellesley on December 31, 2017. Officer Keenan spoke with the manager who will review the video footage to see if there are any images of the individual(s) who used the debit card. The incident is under investigation.
On January 8, 2018 Officer DeBernardi was dispatched to a residence for a report a possible past breaking and entering. He spoke with the elderly female party who felt someone may have entered the home in the past month and had recently noticed items that were damaged. Detective Connelly responded and looked at the items and felt the damage was older. Information was forwarded to Officer R. Poirier who will follow up with Springwell and the Council on Aging to see if the resident needs any services.
On January 9, 2018 at 11:14 p.m. Officer DiCenso was conducting building security checks when she observed a motor vehicle idling in the parking area behind St. John’s Church and another vehicle parked next to it that was not running. She spoke with the male party who was sitting in the vehicle who stated he was the cleaner and was waiting for the other cleaner to return from going to the ATM on Washington Street. Officer DiCenso asked the male party for identification, he indicated he did not have one with him and provided his name and date of birth. When the other male party returned she spoke with him and learned the male party operating the Volkswagen Jetta she had been speaking to had provided a false name to her. A query of his information showed that his license was suspended. He was advised he could not operate the vehicle and reluctantly made arrangements for the registered owner to come and drive the vehicle to avoid it from being towed. He will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for Operation of a Motor Vehicle after License Suspension.
On January 10, 2018 at 9:50 a.m. Officer Hughes was dispatched to Summit Road for a report of several empty Amazon packages found on Summit Road that belonged to other various addresses in Wellesley. Officer Hughes is investigating.
On January 10, 2018 at 7:19 p.m. Officer Cunningham was on patrol in the area of Grove Street when he received a Lojack notification that a Subaru station wagon had been reported stolen. Officer Cunningham located the vehicle parked on Grove Street and it was monitored for a while to see if someone returned to the vehicle to drive it. The vehicle had been stolen from a repair shop in Framingham on January 9, 2018. It was towed by Roadside Rescue and the Framingham Police Department was notified that the vehicle was located.
On January 11, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Officer Lindelof was dispatched to a residence on Russell Road for a report of a stolen package. The reporting party stated she believed the package, which contained diapers, was delivered on January 10, 2018 between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., however it was left outside overnight. On January 11, 2018 when she went outside to retrieve the package she noticed that it had been torn open and its contents were missing. There are no suspects.
On January 11, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. Officer Lindelof spoke with a female reporting party at the police station about a past credit card larceny where an unknown party had accessed her account and used it for two fast food deliveries to two different addresses in Bronx, New York. She had contacted the bank who advised her to file a police report so the charges could be reversed on her account. There are no suspects.
On January 12, 2018 at 11:44 a.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a business on Linden Street for a report of a male party that was leaving notes and attempting to make contact with a female employee who did not wish to have contact with him. The reporting party indicated that the male party appeared to be a postal employee and provided a business card that had his contact information on it. Officer Cunningham provided the female employee with information about obtaining a harassment prevention order, which she declined. He provided the reporting party with information about issuing a letter of no trespass. A letter of no trespass was issued and the male party was advised to stay away from the business and the female party. He indicated he would.
On January 12, 2018 at 3:33 p.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a reporting party from a business on William Street who stated that a former employee was filming the office and employees without his permission. The male party was no longer with the company and had come into the office to drop an item off and was recording the interaction. The reporting party asked him to stop recording and the former employee said he would not. The reporting party stated the former employee stated he would be returning to the business at a later time. The reporting party was advised he could issue a letter of no trespass if he did not want the former employee at the business in the future.
On January 12, 2018 at 5:16 p.m. Officer DeBernardi spoke with a female party about ongoing issues she is having with her neighbor who resides in her building. She spoke about multiple instances where she felt harassed by the neighbor. She wanted to obtain a harassment prevention order. Officer DeBernardi spoke with the on-call judge who issued the order. The order was later served to the neighbor.
On January 12, 2018 at 9:18 p.m. Officer Wall was dispatched to Roche Bros. for a report of a shoplifting suspect that was being detained by store employees. Upon arrival he was advised that male party had taken a 12 pack of beer and entered the men’s bathroom and then exited the bathroom with the beer in his pockets. An employee stopped the male party after he exited the store and asked him to return inside and to empty his pockets. He emptied the beer from his pockets. The store did not wish to press charges against the youth. He was instructed to contact his mother. Officer Wall spoke to the youth’s mother as well and it was explained that the only reason he would not be facing criminal charges for shoplifting was because the store did not wish to pursue charges.
On January 13, 2018 at 1:19 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a reporting party from Washington Street about identity theft. The report is not complete at this time and no further information is available.
On January 14, 2018 at 6:45 a.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was dispatched to the area of Albion Road by Woodcliff Road for a report of a utility pole that had been struck overnight. The pole had been severed in half and the bottom portion was knocked to the ground and the top portion was standing, causing the power and utility lines to be hanging very low to the two adjacent poles. There was some vehicle debris located in the area and a fluid leak which showed the vehicle had traveled down Woodcliff onto Lowell Road. Officers followed the fluid leak and located a tire that had dislodged from the vehicle on Old Colony Road. There were gouge marks now visible in the pavement traveling on Old Colony Road onto Bristol Road and then Wachusett Road. A jeep was located with a tire missing, damage to front bumper consistent with striking a utility pole and airbag deployment. Officer D’Innocenzo went to the registered owner’s address and learned that his son had been operating the vehicle the previous night. He spoke with the teen who stated that he was driving around with his friend around 2:30 a.m. and had taken his eye off the road while arguing with one of his passengers and struck the pole. His friends left the area of foot and drove the vehicle around until he found a location he felt was safe to leave the vehicle for the night until he could speak to his parents and have the vehicle towed. He was advised that he should have contacted the police after being involved in an accident. He will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Crash Resulting in Property Damage. Officer D’Innocenzo spoke to the other three occupants of the vehicle to ensure they were not injured.
On January 14, 2018 at 5:22 p.m. Officer Keenan was dispatched to a store on Linden Street for a report of a suspicious person who was outside of the store. Officer Keenan spoke with the store employee who stated that the male party had passed the store several times and looked into the store as he passed, but had not spoken to her or entered the store. She felt this was suspicious and that he may try to steal something. Officer Dixon located the male party and he stated he was waiting for a ride and thought a female party entering the store had said something to him as he went past and he asked if she was talking to him.
On January 14, 2018 at 7:10 p.m. Officer Dixon was dispatched to Lowell Road for a house alarm. As he was checking the exterior of the house to ensure it was secured he located an open door. Additional officers responded so they could check the interior of the residence. Once inside they found that a bedroom had been gone through and the contents of several bureau drawers were on the floor, including jewelry and jewelry boxes. Detective Connelly responded and processed the scene. It appeared that forced entry was made through a window. Officers checked the surrounding houses and located a screen removed from a window of a neighbor’s house and will follow up with that homeowner. The incident is under investigation.