Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 09/17/18 to 09/23/18
On September 17, 2018 at 12:02 p.m. Officer J. Popovski was dispatched to the area of Weston Road for a report of a suspicious male party that was standing at the edges of properties and looking at residences along Weston Road. The reporting party stated he then noticed the male party at the bus stop and it appeared as though he were going through boxes. Officers located the male party, and spoke with him. A query of his information showed a warrant issued by Boston District Court for a probation violation and a warrant issued in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and transported to Dedham District Court.
On September 20, 2018 at 9:08 p.m. Officer Griffin was dispatched to the area of Worcester Street and Overbrook Drive for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Officer Griffin spoke with both parties involved and was advised by one operator that she was sitting at the red light when she was struck from behind. The other operator stated that he was at the red light when he lifted his foot off of the brake and collided with the other vehicle. Officer Griffin noted that his driver’s eyelids were droopy and his pupils were constricted, his speech was slurred and when asked he indicated that he takes several medications. He agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination to determine if he was able to safely operate a motor vehicle. He was unable to successfully pass these tests and was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later bailed.
On September 21, 2018 at 7:10 p.m. Officer Dixon was on patrol on Worcester Street when he was alerted by his cruiser mounted license plate reader that a Maryland license plate showed that the owner of the vehicle was wanted by the US Postal Inspector for Fraud by Wire. Officer Dixon stopped the vehicle and spoke with the owner and operator. He was taken into custody and was transported to the Wellesley Police Department where he was held until the US Postal Inspector could take custody of him.
On September 23, 2018 at 1:15 a.m. Sgt. Carrasquillo was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Emerson Road when he observed a Honda SUV drive past him at a high rate of speed. He estimated the speed to be 70 mph in a 50 mph zone. He travelled behind the vehicle and observed that the vehicle had difficulty maintaining its lane of travel and was operating at approximately 80 mph. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator. While speaking with the driver Sgt. Carrasquillo noticed that his speech was slurred and there was an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his person. The operator was unable to successfully complete some reasonable tests of balance and coordination used to determine his ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.
On September 17, 2018 at 7:35 a.m. Officer Barros was dispatched to Kirkland Circle for a report of a male party that appeared to be having a medical issue in a motor vehicle that was pulled over to the side of the road. The male party was unconscious and was administered Narcan and transported to the hospital. He will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for motor vehicle related charges.
On September 17, 2018 at 10:05 a.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a resident on Washington Street regarding a wheelchair being damaged by a vehicle. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On September 18, 2018 at 7:48 p.m. Officer Dennehy spoke with a female reporting party at the police station about a stolen iPhone. The female party stated that on September 16, 2018 she had placed her iPhone in her gym bag in the locker room at the Boston Sports Club and it was stolen. She stated she noticed a female party standing near her gym bag and provided a description. There are no suspects.
On September 19, 2018 at 2:11 p.m. Officer Keenan spoke with individual about a stolen credit card. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On September 20, 2108 at 11:27 a.m. Officer Keenan spoke with a reporting party from Cedar Street about bank fraud. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On September 20, 2018 at 4:02 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with a male party who stated his bike was stolen from the bike rack at the high school. He stated the bike was not locked and described it as a green Specialized bike valued at $500. At 6:27 p.m. Officer Kane received a message from the reporting party that a friend had borrowed the bike without telling him and had returned it to him.
On September 21, 2018 at 1:24 p.m. Officer Keenan was dispatched to Upwey Road for a report of a tree company doing work on her property without her permission. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On September 21, 2018 at 1:39 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with a female party who works at a business on Cedar Street who stated the a male party had followed her vehicle to Longfellow Pond and then back to her place of employment on Cedar Street and she thought it was suspicious. She provided Officer Kane with the vehicle registration number. He was able to make contact with the operator over the phone and learned that he was a private investigator and had misidentified the reporting party as the individual he was to be conducting surveillance on. Officer Kane followed up with the reporting party and advised her of this.
On September 21, 2018 at 4:20 p.m. Officer Dixon spoke with a female party who stated that her mountain bike was stolen from her yard on September 20th. She described the bike as a blue and white Omega Quest. There are no suspects.
On September 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Officer Kane was dispatched to Maugus Ave to speak to a resident about firearms the family no longer wished to keep. He took possession of the firearms and transported them back to the police station where they were marked for destruction and stored until they can be appropriately disposed of.