Wellesley Police log for the week of 08/06/18 to 08/12/18
On August 6, 2018 at 5:20 p.m. Officer Wall was dispatched to the area of Lexington Road and Worcester Street for a report of a male party who had approached a homeowner and asked for gas money because his car had run out of gas. Officer Wall observed a male party sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle stopped in the breakdown lane of Worcester Street and asked if he had approached a homeowner about gas money. He indicated he had because he ran out of gas. Officer Wall asked the male party for his identification. He provided Officer Wall with his name and date of birth. A query of his information showed he had two active warrants issued by the Framingham District Court for his arrest. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and held without bail.
On August 10, 2018 at 4:15 a.m. Officer Barros was dispatched to the area of Worcester Street near School Street for a report of a motor vehicle that was driving on its tire rims and did not have headlights on. Officer Barros located the vehicle and stopped it on Worcester Street and spoke with the operator. Officer Barros asked if she had struck anything and she indicated she had. He also asked if she had consumed any alcohol and she stated she had. While speaking with her,Officer Barros detected a moderate odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from her person and noticed that her eyes were bloodshot and glassy. The driver was unable to successfully complete some reasonable tests of balance and coordination which are designed to determine if a driver can safely operate a motor vehicle. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.
On August 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Officer DiCenso was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Weston Road when she observed Dodge sedan pass her location. She conducted a query of the vehicle’s registration which revealed that the registration was revoked. Officer DiCenso stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator. A query of her information showed that her license was suspended and she had an active default warrant issued by the Brockton District Court for motor vehicle related charges. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, afforded all rights and later bailed. The contents of the vehicle were inventoried pursuant to departmental policy. While conducting the inventory Percocet pills were located in an unlabeled bottle in a center console.
On August 6, 2018 at 4:15 p.m. Officer Fritts was dispatched to the Babson College Skating Rink parking lot for a report two motor vehicles that had been broken into. Officer Fritts spoke with two female parties who both had purses stolen from their vehicles. Windows were broken to gain access to both vehicles and their purses contained credit cards, gift cards, cash and identification. Officer Fritts is investigating.
On August 6, 2018 at 7:19 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was dispatched to a residence on Abbott Street for a report of damage to a screen. The reporting party suspected that someone might have tried to break into the residence. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On August 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Officer Gerrans spoke with a female reporting party from Barton Road who stated she had observed a male party exit a red SUV and walk to a wooded area and she believed he was going to urinate. She told him not to urinate at which point he walked back to his vehicle. The female party provided Sgt. Gerrans with the vehicle’s registration number. He was able to later make contact with the male party via telephone. The male stated he was driving the vehicle and has a medical condition which causes him to have to urinate frequently. He stated he was going to urinate, but did not because the reporting party told him not to. He apologized and indicated he would not do it again.
On August 7, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Officer DeBernardi spoke with a male party who stated his mother — a resident n Connecticut — had been the victim of credit card fraud and the Simsbury, Connecticut Police Department had identified a suspect, but needed him to speak to his local police department and provide a statement so they could move forward with charges. Officer DeBernardi spoke with the Simsbury Police Department and advised he would file a report and forward it to them.
On August 7, 2018 at 6:50 p.m. Officer DiCenso spoke with a female reporting party who stated she had a verbal disagreement with a neighbor that she felt was threatening in nature. Officers spoke with both parties and they had conflicting versions of what had occurred. The two parties then spoke to each other in the presence of the officers and were able to resolve the conflict and miscommunication.
On August 10, 2018 at 4:14 p.m. Officer DiCenso spoke with a male reporting party who stated on August 8th someone took a bag from his vehicle which contained his prescription medication. The reporting party had been in Wellesley, Natick, Framingham and Southboro and at times had left the vehicle unlocked. He had notified his insurance company and pharmacy and they required a police report to replace the medications.
On August 10, 2018 at 8:40 p.m. Officer Gerard spoke to a reporting party at the police station who stated they had spoken with a contractor in May regarding landscaping work and the installation of a basketball hoop. He indicated he was quoted a price of $35,752 for the work and paid that amount. He stated the contractor charged his credit card $16,000 twice and he also provided a check for $10,000 so he overpaid for the project which was not fully completed yet. The reporting party stated that the contractor stated it was an error that the credit card was charged twice and that he was having a cash flow problem, but that he would refund the overage at some point in the future. Officer Gerard spoke with the contractor who insisted it was an error and he was in the process of refunding the over charge. Officer Gerard will follow up to determine if the issue has been resolved.
On August 11, 2018 at 11:50 a.m. Officer Lindelof spoke with a female party who stated that she had an unpleasant encounter with an employee at the bank where she conducts her business. She stated that the employee was rude to her and would not continue to assist her with her banking transactions so she asked her to reverse the ones that had already been completed. She was concerned that she wouldn’t have documentation that they had been reversed so she took out her phone to record the interaction and the bank employee asked her to stop recording her. She ignored the bank employee and continued to record her at which point the bank employee took her phone. She stated she had to return to the bank and was concerned she would have to deal with the same employee in the future. Officer Lindelof advised her to contact the individual’s regional manager to speak about the issue. A short time later the bank employee called with concerns about the customer returning to the bank and indicated she did not feel comfortable with her returning to her branch to conduct her business and asked that we assist them by issuing a verbal no trespass order to her. Officer Lindelof contacted the reporting party and advised her that she was no longer welcome at that particular bank branch. She stated she would not return to that branch but was dissatisfied because she felt that the bank employee was the one who had been rude throughout their interaction.