Wellesley Police log for the Week of 0f 4/23/18-4/29/18
On April 30, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. Officer Joseph was dispatched to a residence for a well-being check due to mail being uncollected at the residence. The house was secure and the postal worker indicated the mail had not been picked up in over a week. The residence was secure and Officer Joseph was unable to determine if anyone was inside the residence. The fire department was able to open a door and it was determined that nobody was home. The postal worker took possession of the mail and left a note for the homeowner and the house was resecured.
On April 30, 2018 at 2:36 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with a male reporting party regarding an attempted scam involving an item he had listed for sale on Craigslist. An unknown party had contacted the reporting party and indicated he would purchase the item and send payment via check. Once the check was received it was for a different amount and the unknown buyer requested that the reporting party cash the check and give the difference to the mover when he picked up the boat. The reporting party made contact via text message with the buyer and cancelled the sale. There was no financial loss and no suspects.
On April 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Officer Dixon spoke with a female reporting party who wished to report a violation of a no contact order issued to a female party by the Framingham District Court. She stated that the female party saw her in a parking lot and began yelling at her and spat on her motor vehicle several times. Officer Dixon notified the individual’s probation officer of the incident and will forward the report to him.
On April 30, 2018 at 7:50 p.m. Officer Dixon responded to an apartment building on River Street for a noise complaint. While waiting for someone to open the door to the apartment building he observed a male party exit the property who is not allowed on the property as a condition of his probation. Officer Dixon advised the male party that his probation officer would be notified of the violation.
On May 1, 2018 at 9:43 a.m. Officer Kane was dispatched to Sprague Road for a report of vandalism to the sidewalk and tree lawn area in front of the residence. He indicated that some large trucks were parked there from April 6, 2018 through April 14, 2018 and that the trucks damaged the tree lawn and sidewalk. He was advised that the area that was damaged is town property and the appropriate parties would be notified.
On May 1, 2018 at 2:08 p.m. Officer Kane was dispatched to a residence on Worcester Street for a report of a potential past breaking and entering. The female reporting party stated that a broken pane of glass had been removed from the door and that several items in the house had been moved. She indicated that there should not have been anyone in the house. Officers checked the exterior of the house which was secure. The reporting party was advised to contact the police if anything was discovered to be missing.
On May 2, 2018 Sgt. Gallagher assisted the Weston Police Department with an investigation by assisting them with a fingerprint analysis, comparison and evaluation for a larceny case they were investigating that had occurred in their town.
On May 2, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Officer Hughes was dispatched to a residence on Oakdale Ave for a report of a past road rage incident which ended with the reporting party being struck in the face by the other involved party. After speaking with the reporting party Officer Hughes was able to make contact with the other involved party who indicated that the reporting party had assaulted him and he struck him in defense. Both parties were advised they could request a criminal complaint at Dedham District Court on their own if they wished to do so.
On May 2, 2018 at 12:45 p.m. Officer Shore spoke with a female reporting party at the police station regarding fraudulent wire transfers that were requested over the past few weeks from a business account for the company she works for. She stated both transfer requests appeared to have come from the company president, but she later learned that the email address of the requesting party was not the same email address as the company president. She contacted the businesses financial institution to request a stop on the second transfer but was unsure if that was successful. There are no suspects. The company is reviewing their server and website security.
On May 2, 2018 at 1:54 p.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a letter carrier who had been bitten by a dog while delivering mail. The letter carrier suffered a dog bite on his calf. Officer Cunningham responded to the dog owner’s house and was advised the dog noticed the letter carrier speaking to a neighbor and the dog lunged at the letter carrier. Animal Control Officer Webb was notified and will follow up.
On May 4, 2018 at 9:02 a.m. Officer Lindelof spoke with a male party who stated on May 2, 2018 he realized he was missing his green card and notified the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. They advised him to file a police report as part of the process of replacing his green card.
On May 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Officer Wall was dispatched to a residence on Royalston Road for a report of a dog walker leaving bags of dog feces on the reporting parties lawn. The reporting parties stated that it was an ongoing issue and that they had recently observed a young woman walking a small white dog and she did not pick up after the dog and when they confronted her with that they observed she had the same types of plastic bags that the dog feces found on their lawn had been in. They asked if she had left the bags of dog feces on her lawn and she indicated she had not. They provided an address which they believed to the home of the female dog walker. Officer Wall spoke with the residents of that address and they did not have a dog or a daughter the age of the woman described. Officer Wall advised the reporting parties to contact Animal Control Officer Webb to determine if there was a dog matching the description of the dog they saw that lives in the area and if there was she could speak to the owners about picking up after the dog.
On May 4, 2018 at 9:59 p.m. Officer Fritts was dispatched to the Boston Sports Club for a report of a wallet that had been stolen from a bag in an unlocked locker the prior evening and attempts to use his credit cards had occurred and been declined. The reporting party stated that he had contacted his credit card companies and cancelled the cards. He also stated that he had contacted the stores where the cards had been used. Officer Fritts asked him to forward the information regarding the credits cards to him so he could follow up.
On May 5, 2018 at 12:51 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with a female reporting party regarding fraudulent charges on her Lyft account in October and November of 2017. She stated she attempted to resolve the issue with her bank who referred her to Lyft who denied her fraudulent charge claim. Officer Kane is investigating.
On May 3, 2018 at 7:25 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol on Worcester Street near Kingsbury Street when he observed an Acura Sedan and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration which showed that it was registered in November 2017, but had not yet been inspected. He stopped the car and while speaking with the operator noticed that the passenger was not wearing a seat belt. He asked the passenger, for her identification. A query of her information showed an active warrant issued out of Brockton District Court for motor vehicle related offenses. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and
On May 5, 2018 at 2:45 a.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was on patrol on Worcester Street near Overbrook Drive when he observed a Chevrolet SUV traveling at a high rate of speed. He visually estimated the speed to be in excess of the 50 mph speed limit and confirmed it to be 85 mph. As Officer D’Innocenzo was following the vehicle prior to stopping it, the speed alternated between 60-90 mph. He stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street near Rockland Street and spoke with the operator, and detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his person and noticed that his eyes were glassy and bloodshot. The driver took and failed field sobriety 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 May 5, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was on patrol when he observed a Dodge SUV traveling on Walnut Street without a number plate displayed on the front of the vehicle. He conducted a query of the vehicle’s registration which showed that the registered owner of the vehicle had a warrant for his arrest issued by Woburn District Court for motor vehicle related offenses. Officer D’Innocenzo stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator and confirmed it was the owner. He was placed under arrest, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.