Wellesley Police Log for the Week of 01/01/18-01/07/18
On January 4, 2018 at 12:05 p.m. Officer Cunningham and other officers were dispatched to the area of Washington Street and Worcester Street for a report of a female party who had just been forced out of a motor vehicle, the operator stole her purse and wallet, and proceeded west onto Worcester Street. The female party provided Officer Cunningham with a vehicle description and registration number. Officer J. Popovski located the vehicle on Worcester Street near Oak Street in Natick. The female party identified the driver as well as another passenger. She stated that while in the vehicle the operator demanded money for driving her to Boston and then the other passenger grabbed her purse and took money from her wallet. She stated the operator then stopped the vehicle and dragged her out of the car and threw her onto the onramp to Worcester Street west from Washington Street and then drove away. The operator and passenger were taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and held on bail.
On January 2, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Officer Shore spoke to a female party at the police station who stated that 33 pieces of jewelry and $1,600 in cash that were in a large jewelry bag were missing. She stated she last saw the bag in August of 2017. She stated she moved to Boston in mid-August and noticed the bag missing in November. There are no suspects.
On January 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Officer Lindelof was on patrol on Worcester Street in the area of Cliff Road when he observed a Ford SUV and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration which showed that the registration was suspended, the registered owner’s driver’s license was suspended and the vehicle did not have a valid inspection sticker. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator and registered owner and advised her of the status of her license and the vehicle’s registration. The vehicle was towed by McQuillan’s Auto Service and the operator will be summonsed to Dedham District Court.
On January 3, 2017 at 4:47 p.m. Officer DiCenso was dispatched to a residence near Linden Street for a report of an elderly resident in need of services. Officer DiCenso and representatives from the Wellesley Fire Department spoke with family members that were present and provided some information on resources available to them. Referrals were made to the Wellesley Council on Aging and the Wellesley Public Health Department. Officer R. Poirier will follow up with the family.
On January 6, 2018 at 6:10 a.m. Officer Knapp was on patrol on Worcester Street near Bancroft Road and observed a GMC pickup truck abrubtly change lanes from the left travel lane to the right travel lane almost striking the vehicle in the right travel lane. Officer Knapp stopped the vehicle and spoke with the male operator. A query of the operator’s information showed that his driver’s license was suspended. The vehicle was towed by McQuillan’s Auto Service. The operator will be summonsed to Dedham District Court.
On January 7, 2018 at 2:20 p.m. Officer Lindelof was on patrol on Worcester Street near Cliff Road when he observed a Toyota sedan and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query revealed that the vehicle’s registration was revoked due to lack of insurance and the owner’s license was suspended. He spoke with the operator and confirmed he was the owner of the vehicle. The vehicle was towed by McQuillian’s Auto Service and the operator will be summonsed to Dedham District Court.