Wellesley Police log: Envelope of cash a big letdown; formulaic theft reported at Roche Bros.

Wellesley police stationWellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 07/16/18 to 07/22/18

Incidents

On July 16, 2018 at 10:41 a.m. Officer Hughes spoke to a resident from Washington Street about an identity theft incident. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.

On July 16, 2018 at 5.22 p.m. Officer Wall was dispatched to Roche Bros Supermarket for a report of two male parties who had shoplifted some items from the store and left. The male parties were seen entering a Nissan Altima with New Jersey plates. A review of the store’s video surveillance showed the two male parties place containers of Similac Baby formula into a backpack. The value of the baby formula is $336.00. The incident is under investigation.

On July 17, 2018 at 9:01 a.m. Officer Kane was dispatched to Hastings Street for a report of an unregistered car on the property in violation of the Wellesley Town by-law. The owner of the vehicle was advised of the violation and has 30 days to remove or register the vehicle.

On July 18, 2018 at 5:50 a.m. Officer Knapp was dispatched to Indian Springs Way for a report of a tree down on a vehicle. A large tree limb had fallen during a storm and caused significant damage to the front end and both the front passengers and driver side of the vehicle. Officer Knapp requested that the Emergency Communications Department notify the Park and Tree Department to have the tree limb removed.

On July 19 ,2018 at 3:25 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with a female party at the police station who stated she had answered an ad on Craigslist for an apartment rental in the Chicago area and became aware it was a scam after paying for the rental. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.

On July 20, 2018 at 12:04 p.m. Officer K. Poirier spoke to a reporting party at the police station regarding a fraud incident. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.

On July 21, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Officer Wagner spoke to a female party on Crest Road who stated she had located an envelope with cash and an ID on the sidewalk on Central Street. The envelope contained $28.00 in cash. The Wellesley Emergency Communications Center attempted to contact the individual listed on the ID who resides in Wellesley.

Arrests

On July 17, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. Officer Lindelof was on patrol in the area of Bethel Road when he observed a Chevrolet van and queried the vehicle’s registration. The query showed that the registration was suspended and the owner’s license was also suspended. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator and owner,  and requested his license and registration. Officer Lindelof spoke to the driver, who indicated he had received notification from the registry of motor vehicles that his license was going to be suspended and he was aware that his insurance had lapsed. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and transported to Dedham District Court.

On July 17, 2018 at 10:55 p.m. Officer Dixon was on patrol on Worcester Street near Lantern Lane when he observed an Infiniti sedan and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query showed that the registered owner did not have a valid driver’s license. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator. A query of the driver’s information showed that his license was suspended. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on $300 bail. While conducting a motor vehicle inventory two prescription bill bottles without labels on them were located in the vehicle. One of the containers contained Hydrocodone pills which the operator did not have a prescription for.

On July 20, 2018 at 7:47 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol on Worcester Street near Washington Street when he observed a Mercedes sedan and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration which showed that the registered owner had outstanding warrant issued by Worcester District Court for motor vehicle related charges. He stopped the vehicle and made contact with the operator and owner. The Wellesley Emergency Communications Center confirmed the warrant issued by Worcester District Court as well as warrants in Georgia and Arizona. Additionally, the driver’s license was suspended. She was taken into custody, transported to the station booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on $300 bail.

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