Wellesley Police Log for the Week of 01/29/18-02/04/18
On January 31, 2018 at 5:37 p.m. Officer Keenan was dispatched to Washington Street in the lower falls area for a report of an erratic operator. A brown Honda sedan had reportedly struck a curb on Washington Street in Newton and was unable to maintain its lane of travel. It was also reported that the vehicle did not have headlights on. Officer Keenan located the vehicle and observed that it was unable to stay in its lane of travel. He stopped the vehicle on the onramp to Worcester Street from Washington Street. He spoke with the operator, and asked for her license and registration. When he spoke to her he noticed her speech was slurred. He advised her that it was reported that she had struck a curb in Newton and she stated she struck a snow bank. A query of her information indicated that her license was suspended. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner. While inventorying her personal property a prescription pill bottle without a label was located inside her purse. The pill bottle contained plastic bags with several different types of pills. She was unable to tell Officer Keenan what the various prescriptions were or who prescribed them. Some of the pills were determined to be Oxycodone. After the booking process was completed the woman was released on personal recognizance.
On January 29, 2018 at 12:55 a.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was dispatched to a residence on Weston Road for a report of a home invasion that had just occurred. The male reporting party stated that an unknown male had broken into his home and struck him on the head. Upon arrival officers observed numerous lights on inside as well as outside of the residence. The reporting party provided various versions of what had transpired with conflicting descriptions of the unknown party who entered the home. Information provided by the reporting party conflicted with the layout of the house. Nothing was taken from the residence and it did not appear as though anything had been disturbed despite the reporting party indicating that a struggle had ensured prior to him scaring the intruder off.
On January 29, 2018 at 7:58 a.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was dispatched to the area of Worcester Street near Weston Road for a report of an erratic operator. The vehicle was described as a gray Ford Focus. Officer D’Innocenzo was stationed in the breakdown lane on Worcester Street near Kingsbury Street. As the vehicle traveled past his location it drifted into the breakdown lane almost striking his marked police vehicle. The female operator stated that the vehicle was not hers and that her boyfriend let her borrow it. She stated that he had struck a deer and the vehicle pulls to the right and may have a bent axle. Officer D’Innocenzo noticed that it was also being driven with a temporary spare tire that was not standard size, the rear driver side window was missing and there was damage to the bumper. Officer D’Innocenzo requested a tow for the vehicle as it was not safe to operate.
On January 29, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Officer Dixon was dispatched to a residence on Russell Road to speak with a female party about an issue she was having after ending a relationship with a male party. She stated she met a male party though an online dating website and had gone on a date with him and then decided she did not want to continue to see him and despite breaking things off he has continued to contact her. She stated on January 29th as she was driving on Washington Street there was a vehicle following closely behind her with its high beams on and she thought it may have been the male party, but she did not see him. She was advised to block him on social media and to block his phone number to prevent him from contacting her in the future and advised of her option to obtain a harassment prevention order if he continues to contact her.
On January 29, 2018 at 6:50 p.m. Officer Wall was dispatched to Ivy Road for a report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival he met with the homeowners and learned that two residences across the street from each other had both been broken into. Forced entry was made into both residences, one though a rear door and one through a window. A detective responded and processed the scenes for any potential evidence. It appeared jewelry was taken from both residences. Officer Wall is investigating.
On January 30, 2018 Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a residence on Chestnut Street for a report of an attempted scam. The female party stated she received a call from an unknown party claiming to be her grandson and he indicated that he needed money for court. The unknown male caller put another male party on the phone who pretended to be her grandson’s attorney who instructed her that she needed to pay $7,000. Officer Cunningham advised her this was a scam and made contact with a family member to advise them on the situation.
On January 30, 2018 at 5:05 p.m. Officer Keenan was dispatched to the area of Worcester Street near Sprague Road for a report of a male party who was walking along Worcester Street and he appeared that he may need some medical assistance. Officer Keenan located the male party and after speaking with him learned that he was a juvenile who had been entered as a runaway by the Boston Police Department on January 26, 2018. The Department of Children and Families was notified and he was transported back to his boarding house in Framingham.
On January 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Officer R. Poirier spoke with a female reporting party at the police station about a possible harassment prevention order violation. The reporting party stated that she has an active harassment prevention order against someone and she learned her name was mentioned in an email sent to multiple other people. She was advised that this did not appear to be a violation of the harassment prevention order where direct contact had not been made.
On January 31, 2018 at 5:40 p.m. Officer Dixon spoke with a female party at the police station who stated that on January 28, 2017 she received a call from an unknown party who stated that she may be the victim of fraud and they were investigating. They told her they would transfer her to the police who would assist her with the investigation. She received another call from an unknown party who stated they were the police and they began asking for her personal banking information at which time she became suspicious. She did not provide any banking information to the caller. She was advised to check her accounts for any fraudulent activity.
On February 1, 2018 at 8:24 a.m. Officer Joseph was dispatched to a residence on Poplar Road for a report of a possible past breaking and entering. The male reporting party stated that it appeared someone had entered through a rear sliding door and items may have been taken from the master bedroom. Detective Dunajski responded and processed the scene for any potential evidence. The incident is under investigation.
On February 1, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Officer R. Poirier was dispatched to a residence on Temple Road to take possession of firearms and ammunition that a family no longer wanted. Officer Poirier took the items back to the police station where they were inventoried and securely stored until they can be destroyed.
On February 2, 2018 at 11:10 a.m. Officer Shore was dispatched to the police station to speak with a reporting party about identity theft. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On February 2, 2018 at 3:10 p.m. Officer J. Popovski was dispatched to the police station to speak with a business owner who stated that a customer had signed up for a service and paid in advance. They then cancelled the service and wanted a full refund. The business policy is that $200.00 would be deducted but could be used as a credit towards another service in the future. The reporting party stated that the customer was dissatisfied with this and threatened to discredit her business if the money was not refunded. She was advised to communicate to the customer the refund policy and if the customer is not satisfied with the response and attempts to discredit her business she could seek a civil remedy in court.
On February 2, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Officer Carrasquillo spoke with a party at the police station about a possible violation of a harassment prevention order. The reporting party stated she became aware that her name has been mentioned in an email that had been sent to several people, but not directly to her. She was advised that as the order was written this was not a violation as direct contact had not been made. She indicated she would be requesting that the Dedham District Court amend the order.
On February 3, 2018 at 10:46 a.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a female party at the police station about a violation of a harassment prevention order. After speaking with the female party Officer Cunningham determined that an email that was sent was in violation of the order and the party will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for violating the harassment prevention order.
On February 4, 2018 at 3:45 p.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to the police station to speak with a male party who stated that he had taken a trip recently and lost his passport while on the trip. He was advised he need to file a police report to replace the passport.