Wellesley Police log for the Week of 04/23/18-04/29/18
On April 23, 2018 at 3:50 a.m. Officer Barros was dispatched to a residence on Washington Street for an intoxicated male party who was damaging property in the apartment. Upon arrival Officer Barros could hear glass being broken and approached the door and spoke with a man who was in the kitchen. The suspect indicated that the items he had broken were his. Officer Barros informed him that the glass door to the stove was broken as well as a door in the apartment. There were 3 other people present who did not confront the man. 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 26, 2018 Officer Cunningham responded to the Ulster Correctional Facility in Napanoch, New York to take custody of a man for two warrants that had been issued for his arrest by Dedham District Court and Norfolk Superior Court. He waived rendition and was transported to Norfolk Superior Court for a warrant for Forgery of a Document, Possessing/Using a False/Stolen Motor Vehicle Document and Attempt to Commit a Crime.
On April 28, 2018 at 11:07 p.m. Officer Keenan was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Weston Road at which time he observed a Mercedes sedan and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query revealed that the vehicle’s inspection sticker was expired and the registered owner’s license was suspended. Officer Keenan stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street near Washington Street and spoke with the operator of the vehicle, who provided Officer Keenan with a Florida driver’s license. A query of his information showed that his right to operate a motor vehicle was suspended in Massachusetts. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and released on personal recognizance.
On April 23, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Officer Gover spoke with a male reporting party at the police station regarding identity theft. The male party stated that an unknown party had opened an Amazon Prime credit card using his personal information. The reporting party had notified a credit reporting bureau and placed a watch on his accounts. Officer Gover contacted Amazon Prime and they would not provide any details about the items ordered without the email address used to open the fraudulent credit card account.
On April 24, 2018 at 11:55 a.m. Officer J. Popovski was dispatched to the Whole Foods parking lot for a report of an assault that had occurred. Officer Popovski spoke with two female parties who had different versions of the events that occurred. One party indicated that while parked in her vehicle another party entered the vehicle parked next to hers and struck her car. She stated she attempted to speak with the female party who became agitated, denied damaging her car and then pushed the car door striking her leg. The other female party stated that she was in her car on the phone when a female party began banging on the window and yelling at her accusing her of striking her car with her car door. Officer Popovski asked if it was possible that she struck the other party’s door when opening her door and she indicated that it was possible. She denied shutting the door on the other female party’s leg. Officer Popovski was not able to determine if there was any new damage to either vehicle.
On April 24, 2018 at 8:41 p.m. Officer DeBernardi spoke with a female party who stated that she had an issue with a driver from The Ride transportation service who had arrived late to pick her up and she got into a verbal argument with the driver. She was advised to file a complaint with The Ride service.
On April 26, 2018 at 12:15 p.m. Officer Rosenberg was dispatched to the Wellesley High School to speak with a Babson College Student who indicated on April 24th his debit card and other personal items were stolen from the Webster Athletic Center while he was working out and a pizza order had been made and delivered to Wellesley High School using his stolen debit card. Officer Rosenberg is investigating the incident.
On April 25, 2018 at 8:56 a.m. Officer Griffin spoke with a male reporting party who stated on April 23rd around 9:30 p.m. his wallet was stolen from an unlocked locker at the Boston Sports Club. He stated the wallet contained cash, credit cards and his driver’s license. Officer Griffin is investigating.
On April 26, 2018 at 10:27 a.m. Officer J. Popovski spoke with a female reporting party who stated her father inadvertently disposed of a bag that contained his passport on April 17th. She was advised to have him contact the United States Department of State and to request a replacement passport.
On April 26, 2018 at 2:54 p.m. Officer Lindelof was dispatched to Fiske Road to speak with a resident regarding an internet scam. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On April 27, 2018 at 2:10 p.m. Officer R. Poirier was dispatched to the Woodlawn Cemetery to assist a motorist who had attempted to turn around on an unpaved portion of the property and their vehicle got stuck in the mud. The duty tow was able to move the vehicle. The caretaker of the cemetery indicated that site work to prevent water run off had recently been completed and the vehicle may have damaged this work. He indicated he would evaluate the property for damage.
On April 28, 2018 at 12:50 a.m. Officer Knapp was dispatched to the area of Larch Road for a report of an intoxicated male party who would not get into a family members car. While responding to the area the caller indicated that the male party had gotten into the vehicle and the reporting party disconnected their call with the emergency communication center. Officer Knapp then encountered them on Willow Road at Lawrence Road and learned that the male party had invited a few friends to his residence while his parents were out and he had consumed alcohol. When the parents returned they yelled at the youth and he then left the house to go to a friend’s house. The reporting party stated she would discuss the incident with her son in the morning.
On April 28, 2018 at 7:50 a.m. Officer D’Innocenzo was dispatched to the police station to speak with a resident about identity theft. The female reporting party indicated that someone had used her credit card to purchase gasoline and phone cards. The reporting party had been in contact with the bank, cancelled the card and was issued a new card and credit for the charges. Officer D’Innocenzo is investigating.
On April 29, 2018 at 11:14 a.m. Officer R. Poirier was dispatched to a business on Linden Street for a report of a credit cards and cash being stolen from a customer’s wallet that had been secured in a locked locker while they were receiving spa services. One credit card had been used at the Apple Store in Natick and another at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Natick. Officer Poirier contacted the spa director and learned that another customer had reported that credit cards and cash had been taken from her wallet as well. Officer Poirier is investigating.
On April 28, 2018 at 12:03 p.m. Officer Kennan spoke with a male reporting party who stated that two bicycles were taken overnight from a locked garage. Officer Keenan went to the residence and did not observe any damage to the garage door. The reporting party stated that only one other family member would have had access to the garage, but that family member is not currently residing at the residence. Officer Keenan was unable to make contact with that family member via phone.
On April 29, 2018 at 9:43 p.m. Officer Dixon spoke with a female reporting party who was missing. She stated that the youth may have gone into Boston with some older kids, but she was unsure. Officer Dixon was able to identify some of the kids that he may have been with, but was unable to get in contact with them. He learned that they had gone to a concert at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston. A short time later the youth contacted his mother and he was transported home.