Wellesley Police Log for the Week of 04/16/18-04/22/18
On April 16, 2018 at 10:01 a.m. Officer Kane was dispatched to a residence on Auburn Road for a report of a motor vehicle that had been broken into sometimes between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Officer Kane spoke with a female reporting party who stated 4 vehicles that were unlocked in the driveway were entered overnight and wallets with cash and credit cards, a backpack with a laptop and designer sunglasses were taken from the vehicles. Officer Kane spoke with a neighbor with a home security recording system who stated he did not believe that the video extended beyond his own driveway. There are no suspects.
On April 16, 2018 at 1:41 p.m. Officer J. Popovski was dispatched to a residence on River Street to speak with a female reporting party about a verbal exchange that she had with another resident. She indicated that she has been harassed by various other tenants in the past and has reported previous issues to the Wellesley Housing Authority. She wished to have the incident documented.
On April 16, 2018 at 6:16 p.m. Officer DiCenso spoke with a male party from Auburn Road who stated that a vehicle that was unlocked in his driveway overnight was entered and money was taken from the vehicle. There were two other vehicles that were locked in the driveway and were found to still be secured in the morning. There are no suspects.
On April 17, 2018 at 12:36 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a male party at the police station who wished to surrender an old firearm that was no longer wanted by the family. Officer Hughes took possession of the firearm and marked it for destruction.
On April 17, 2018 at 3:28 p.m. Officer Hughes was dispatched to a residence on Washington Street to speak with a male party about vandalism to his motor vehicle. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On April 18, 2018 at 11:50 a.m. Officer Lindelof was dispatched to Mayo Road for a report of narcotics that a male party located while out walking his dog. The male party was walking his dog on a path and observed a drawstring style bag on the ground and when he opened he located a Ziploc bag that contained marijuana. Officer Lindelof took possession of the marijuana and transported it back to the police station where it would be stored until it could be properly destroyed.
On April 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Officer D. Popovski spoke with a female reporting party from Hastings Street about a package that was stolen on April 5, 2018. The reporting party had the management company check with the other residents in the building to see if someone had taken the package inside prior to reporting it stolen. There are no suspects.
On April 20, 2018 at 9:50 a.m. Sgt. Carrasquillo responded to the secured tow lot for a dispute between a patron and an employee of the tow company. The patron stated that while his vehicle was in the secured lot it was left unlocked and a Milwaukee bag contained a cordless hammer drill and impact kit was not in the vehicle. The drill was purchased for $325.00. The patron and employee had a disagreement about the towing fees charged. Sgt. Carrsquillo noted that there were several other items of value that were still in the vehicle it and it was unlikely that someone entered the vehicle and took that one item.
On April 20, 2018 at 10:49 a.m. Officer Joseph spoke with a male reporting party at the police station who stated that he had made a purchase online and at the time hadn’t noticed that the standard fee for the Global Entry is $100 and the fee he was charged was $149.99. During the transaction he provided his personal information. He had contacted PayPal to dispute the charges and he was advised to notify one of the credit reporting bureaus to place a fraud alert on his account.
On April 20, 2018 at 1:21 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with a resident on Washington Street about an ongoing neighbor complaint. The male party stated that the other party involved had contacted the police previously about his playing music too loudly and that when the police responded the music was not at an unreasonable noise level. He stated that he believes the neighbor has been making loud noises to retaliate. The neighbor denied that any noise had been made intentionally. Both parties had already contacted the Wellesley Housing Authority about the matter.
On April 21, 2018 at 1:45 p.m. Officer Joseph was dispatched to a business on Crest Road for a report of a dispute between two employees. The reporting party stated that another employee had verbally abused him by swearing at him when they had a disagreement about serving a customer. The other employee stated that he asked the reporting party to assist a customer and that when he failed to do so he got frustrated and raised his voice at him. They were advised to stay away from each other as best they could.
On April 18, 2018 Sgt. Gallagher was working a paid construction detail when he observed a Chevrolet pickup truck that he had stopped on April 11, 2018 pass his location. On April 11th the operator of the pickup truck’s right to operate in Massachusetts was suspended, but he had a valid out of state license. Sgt. Gallagher informed him that he needed to clear up the license suspension with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. A query of the vehicle’s registration revealed that the registered owner’s right to operate a motor vehicle was suspended in Massachusetts. Sgt. Gallagher stopped the vehicle and placed the man under arrest. He was transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later transported to Dedham District Court by Officer Cunningham.
On April 20, 2018 at 4:00 a.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Fire Headquarters when he conducted a random query of a BMW SUV’s registration. The query showed that the BMW did not have a valid inspection sticker. Officer D’Innocenzo stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator, who indicated he did not have a driver’s license when asked for his license and registration. A query of his information showed 3 active warrants for his arrest. The operator was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later transported to Dedham District Court.
On April 20, 2018 at 7:40 p.m. Officer Keenan was on patrol on Washington Street near Rice Street when he observed an Acura traveling in front of his vehicle having difficulty maintaining its lane of travel as well as following the vehicle in front of it too closely. The vehicle turned onto Kingsbury Street from the left travel lane on Washington Street and nearly struck a curb. Officer Keenan stopped the vehicle on Linden Street and spoke with the operator. While speaking with the operator, Officer Keenan could detect the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming and his eyes were glassy. The man agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination which he did not successfully complete. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.
On April 21, 2018 at 8:25 a.m. Officer Lindelof was dispatched to a report of a vehicle that had collided with a tree on Worcester Street. Upon arrival he located a male party outside of his vehicle who had struck a utility pole. The male party was unable to stand without losing his balance, his eyes were glossy and his speech was slurred. He indicated he had consumed alcohol as well as prescription medication. He agreed to taken some reasonable tests of balance and coordination and was unable to successfully complete these tests. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.
On April 21, 2018 at 9:50 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol with Sgt. Gallagher when he was advised by Sgt. Gallagher that a query of a Dodge sedan’s registration revealed that the registered owner, had a warrant for motor vehicle related offenses. Officer DeBernardi stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street near Lexington Road and verified the identity of the operator. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all right and later released on personal recognizance.
On April 22, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. Officer DiCenso was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Sprague Road when she observed a Toyota SUV and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query showed that the registration was revoked. Officer DeCenso stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator, and requested her license and registration. She stated she did not have a license and did not have the vehicle’s registration. A query of her personal information showed that her license was suspended. The number plates on the vehicle were assigned to a Jetta Volkswagen not a Toyota. A query of the vehicle identification number on the Toyota showed that it was not properly registered. The operator was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on $100 bail.