Wellesley Police log for the week of 05/28/18 to 06/03/18
There were no arrests!
On May 28, 2018 at 12:20 p.m. Officer R. Poirier spoke to a male reporting party at the police station regarding identity theft. The male reporting party noticed a fraudulent credit card charge on his account which was made in at an Apple Store in Orland Park, Illinois. He contacted the store and was advised they were aware of several fraudulent charges that occurred at their store, however they would not provide the reporting party with any information about what was purchased with his credit card information. Officer Poirier forwarded the report to the Orland Park Police Department for their information. There are no suspects.
On May 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Officer R. Poirier spoke with a male reporting party who stated an unknown individual had opened a Sears credit card using his personal information. The reporting party stated there were also five (5) other attempts to open other credit cards with his information. There were no charges made on the Sears credit card account. The reporting party has placed a 90 day fraud alert on his credit as a precaution. There are no suspects.
On May 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. several officers were dispatched to the area of the Wellesley Square Train Station for a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a commuter rail train and died. Wellesley officers assisted the Transit Police Department at the scene. The Transit Police Department is conducting an investigation into the accident.
On May 30, 2018 at 9:14 a.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a residence on Washington Street for a report of a tree limb that had fallen on a parked car. A tree crew was conducting work. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On May 30, 2018 at 4:24 p.m. Officer Griffin spoke with a female reporting party and an employee from Wellesley’s Council on Aging. The employee from the Council on Aging indicated that the elderly female party may have been a victim of fraud and explained that a law firm had contacted her offering assistance in obtaining debt relief and she had initially signed up for the service, but decided to cancel the program and request a refund. When she attempted to contact the company where her escrow account was being held they informed her that they were unfamiliar with the law firm. Officer Griffin contacted the law firm and found that they work directly with American Debt Relief and the reporting party had contacted Global Client Solutions who may not have be familiar with their law firm. They indicated they would not charge her for any services.
On May 31, 2018 at 9:43 a.m. Officer Knapp was dispatched to the Bates School for a report of illegal dumping. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On May 31, 2018 at 2:57 p.m. Officer R. Poirier spoke with a reporting party at the police station regarding identity theft. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On May 31, 2018 at 6:10 p.m. Officer Rosenberg spoke with a male reporting party from Arden Road regarding a theft. He indicated he had hired a company to service his gas grill and they informed him they delivered the grill to his residence on May 26th at 5:00 p.m. He stated he was unaware that the grill had been delivered and on May 27th he did not notice the grill on his property. The reporting party felt the company likely did not return the grill to his residence. Officer Rosenberg spoke with an employee from the company who stated he would reach out to the reporting party to attempt to resolve the issue with him directly.
On May 31, 2018 at 7:22 p.m. Officer Rosenberg spoke with a male reporting party regarding an ongoing neighbor dispute. The reporting party stated that her neighbor often yells at her and accuses her of doing things she has not done. Officer Rosenberg had spoken with another officer who was familiar with the most recent issue that occurred with the neighbor and he advised the reporting party he would make the Wellesley Housing Authority aware of the ongoing issues.
On June 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Officer R. Poirier spoke with a reporting party about identity theft at the police station. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.