Wellesley Police Log 09/03/18 to 09/09/18
On September 6, 2018 at 10:40 a.m. Officer Shore was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Washington Street and stopped a Honda coupe for an expired inspection sticker. He spoke with the operator, and asked for his license and registration. A query of his 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 transported to Dedham District Court.
On September 4, 2018 at 11:40 p.m. Officer Griffin was conducting traffic enforcement on Central Street near Waban Street when he noticed a motorized scooter that was traveling east on Washington Street. His attention was drawn to the scooter because it was dark and motorized scooters are prohibited from traveling on public ways before sunrise or after sunset. Officer Griffin stopped the scooter and made contact with the operator. While speaking with Officer Griffin the male party fled the area on the scooter. Officer Griffin attempted to stop the man a second time, but he refused to stop. Officer Griffin had his identification and requested a warrant for the man’s arrest based on him fleeing from the stop and refusing to stop a second time. On September 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Officer Griffin accompanied by Officers from the Boston Police Department went to the suspect’s residence where he was taken into custody. He was transported to the Wellesley Police Department where he was booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and was held without bail. This episode also wound up connecting the suspect to the Hunnwell Field gun mystery from last week.
On September 6, 2018 at 8:40 p.m. Officer Dixon was dispatched to the area of Washington Street and Worcester Street for a report of an erratic operator. Officer Dixon located the vehicle on Worcester Street west near Cliff Road and observed that the vehicle had difficulty maintaining its lane of travel and nearly collided with the vehicle in front of it. He stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street near Audubon Road. He spoke with the operator, and noticed that her speech was slurred and he could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from her breath. She agreed to perform some reasonable tests of balance and coordination to determine if she could safely operate a motor vehicle. She was unable to successfully complete those tests. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on $500 bail.
On September 3, 2018 at 10:44 a.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a female reporting party at the police station who stated that she recently noticed a pair of diamond earrings and a necklace missing from her residence. She stated that she has had many contractors in her home doing work over the past several months and she does not suspect any one of them in particular of taking the items.
On September 4, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Officer Griffin spoke with a male reporting party who stated on September 3rd his wallet was stolen from his motor vehicle while he was he was at the Boston Sports Club. The reporting party stated that he noticed his wallet missing when he began driving away and his trunk was open. He stated his vehicle was unlocked while it was parked in the lot. There are no suspects.
On September 5, 2018 at 12:14 p.m. Officer J. Popovski spoke with a female party who stated her son left his bicycle on the corner of Damien Road and Hunting Circle at 8:20 a.m. She stated she noticed the bicycle there at 10:30 a.m. and that it was no longer there at 11:45 a.m. The bicycle is an orange Specialized Mountain bicycle valued at $400. There are no suspects. She requested that officers make some extra checks of the area in case the bicycle is somewhere in the neighborhood.
On September 6, 2018 at 7:40 a.m. Officer Wagner was dispatched to the area of Pilgrim Road at Brookfield Road to assist a citizen who had located a small child out by himself on Weston Road. When Officer Wagner arrived he was advised the parents had come and picked up the child and brought him home. Officer Wagner spoke with the parents who stated they had recently moved to the area and their 4-year-old son had gone outside because his sibling had left the front door open when they left for school and she was unaware that had happened. They were thankful that someone located him so quickly as they had realized he was not in the house and had begun searching for him.
On September 6, 2018 at 11:19 a.m. Officer J. Popovski spoke with the security director from a business on Worcester Street that received a suspicious letter. The contents of the letter were various pages from different magazines and books with various messages written on them. The security director just requested that the incident be documented in case they started receiving more correspondence from the unknown person.
On September 7, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Officer Gover spoke with a female party who stated her wallet was stolen in Boston. She stated she would follow up where it was taken.
On September 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Officer Wall spoke with a female party who stated that when she returned home from work this evening she noticed that her kitchen window was broken and a door was open. She had checked her home prior to calling the police and did not notice that anything was missing. There are no suspects.
On September 8, 2018 at 3:16 p.m. Officer Rosenberg spoke with a male party who stated on September 4th he was visiting a family member in Wellesley when a male party rang the doorbell and then began walking around the exterior of the home. The male party stated that he attempted to speak with the male party but he left in a blue Chevrolet sedan. The reporting party provided the registration number. Officer Rosenberg was able to obtain a phone number for the male party and learned that he worked for an insurance company and had come to the residence to inspect the home for insurance purposes.
On September 8, 2018 at 9:31 p.m. Officer DiCenso spoke with a male party at the police station who stated that his bicycle was stolen. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.