Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 09/10/18 to 09/16/18
On September 12, 2018 at 8:15 p.m. Officer Dixon was dispatched to Barton Road to find whether a certain man resided there. The Malden Police requested that WPD attempt to locate him in relation to an incident that had occurred in their town earlier in the day. Officer Dixon took the man into custody, he was transported to the station and later transferred to the custody of the Malden Police Department.
On September 16, 2018 at 5:20 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was conducting traffic enforcement on Washington Street when he observed a Honda sedan and conducted a query of the vehicle’s registration. The query showed that the vehicle did not have a valid inspection sticker. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator, and requested his license and registration. 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 bailed.
On September 10, 2018 at 8:28 a.m. Officer Kane was dispatched to a business on Washington Street for a report of vandalism to the exterior of the building. The employee had been informed by an employee at a neighboring business that there was spray paint on the exterior of the building. The tagging was a cartoon figure and there are no suspects at this time.
On September 10, 2018 at 2:38 p.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a business on Worcester Street for a report of fraud. The reporting party stated that he had been receiving online orders for the past month or so and after they are delivered the credit card payment is disputed and payment is declined from the credit card. He stated orders are being made by individual(s) on Barton Road who request the orders be delivered to the community room. He stated one such order had just been placed. Officer Keenan responded to Barton Road and observed a juvenile male party sitting outside of the community room and asked if he had placed an order from the business. The male party stated he had and explained that he receives credit card numbers through a smartphone application and places orders for items. He does not know who the credit cards belong to. He indicated another juvenile party on Barton Road has done the same thing. Officers spoke with both individuals and their parents and one will be charged with Larceny Over $1,200 for charges totaling over $1,800 and the other juvenile will be charged with Larceny Under $1,200 for charges totaling over $300.
On September 12, 2018 at 7:10 p.m. Officer DeBernardi spoke with a male reporting party at the police station regarding fraud. The male party stated that an unknown individual had gained access to a family email address and attempted to have over $50,000 transferred from one of their accounts to a bank in Casper Wyoming. They had spoken with their financial advisor who provided them with the bank information and advised them that the Casper Wyoming Police Department had been notified and requested that the reporting parties file a police report with their local police department so they could begin their investigation.
On September 15, 2018 at 1:53 p.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a male reporting party who was the victim of attempted identity theft. An unknown individual attempted to open a credit card and bank account using his personal information. In order to obtain fraud protection for a year he needed to file a police report. There are no suspects.
On September 14, 2018 at 10:07 a.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a male reporting party about a property dispute. The male party indicated that a family member was removing items from their residence without his permission. Both parties were advised to speak with their attorneys about the matter.
On September 14, 2018 at 6:20 p.m. Officer Dixon spoke with a female party about her social media accounts being hacked into and deleted. She was concerned if someone had gained access to her social media accounts they may attempt to gain access to her financial accounts. Officer Dixon advised her to change her current passwords for all of her accounts and to monitor them for any fraudulent activity.
On September 15, 2018 at 3:01 p.m. Officer J. Popovski spoke with a male reporting party who stated he left his bicycle unlocked on a bicycle rack behind a business on Washington Street in the Hills around 10:30 a.m. and when he returned at 3:00 p.m. the bicycle was no longer there. He described it as an older Trek Mountain bike worth approximately $100.00. There are no suspects.
On September 16, 2018 at 2:59 p.m. Officer Rosenberg spoke with a female reporting party about credit card fraud. The reporting party stated that when she paid her credit card bill she noticed the balance was higher than it should have been and then noticed an unauthorized charge at an appliance store. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.