Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 11/26/18 to 12/02/18
On November 26, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Officer Shore spoke with a female reporting party about mail fraud. She stated she noticed she had not been receiving mail for a few days on November 13th and spoke with the Wellesley Hills Post Office and was advised her mail had been forwarded to an address in Texas at her request. The U.S. Postal Inspectors Office is investigating the matter but asked that she notify the police department.
On November 26, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Officer DeBernardi spoke with a female party from Sheridan Road who stated that an unknown male party had stolen 2 packages that had been delivered over the weekend. She stated the male party approached her porch wearing jeans, sneakers and a hooded sweatshirt and removed the two packages.
On November 28, 2018 at 1:33 p.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant for a report of damage to a security fence. The reporting party stated they observed a cut in the security fence that appeared to be old, but were unsure exactly when it had occurred. He stated it did not appear that anything had been taken at this time.
On November 28, 2018 at 2:28 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a reporting party from Livingston Road about a scam where they lost money. The report is not complete at this time and no further information is available.
On November 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Officer Gerard spoke with a female reporting party who stated she received a text message on November 26th notifying her of a package that was going to be delivered on November 29th. She spoke with her family members who stated they had not ordered anything. Another family member who is out of the country indicated he noticed a charge on his account for a purchase
he did not make. The item was to be delivered to a male party in Marblehead. The credit card was cancelled and they have filed a fraud report with a credit reporting bureau.
On December 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Officer Gerard spoke with a male reporting party about his child’s bicycle that was stolen from the athletic field at the high school on November 9, 2018. The bicycle was unlocked at this time and was described as a black colored Specialized bike. There are no suspects at this time.
On December 1, 2018 at 6:37 p.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to Barton Road for a report of a missing young child. Several officers were dispatched to check the area and the residence. The child was later located in a bedroom in the residence sleeping under a large blanket.
On December 2, 2018 at 7:16 p.m. Officer Keenan spoke with a male party about damage to his mailbox. He inspected the mailbox and noted there were pieces of red glass which were consistent with a tail light of a motor vehicle and it appeared a motor vehicle may have backed into the mailbox. Officer Keenan later spoke with a neighbor of the reporting party who stated she inadvertently backed into the mailbox and would speak with her neighbor when she returned home.
On November 27, 2018 at 10:49 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol and observed a gray BMW traveling at a high rate of speed on Worcester Street. He estimated the vehicle to be traveling at approximately 65 mph in the 50 mph zone. He stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street by Lexington Road. He spoke with the operator. A query of his personal information revealed two active warrants for his arrest issued by the West Roxbury and Roxbury District Courts for motor vehicle related charges. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and was held on $200 bail.
On November 30, 2018 at 10:06 p.m. Officer Wall was dispatched to the area of Great Plain Ave and Wellesley Ave for a report of a two car motor vehicle crash. He spoke with both operators and a query of one of the operator’s information showed that he did not possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in Massachusetts and an active default warrant for his arrest issued by Framingham District Court for motor vehicle related charges. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on $410 bail.
On November 30, 2018 at 10:55 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was dispatched to the area of Washington Street and Worcester Street for a report of an aggressive driver. The reporting party stated she had a traffic related incident with another vehicle on Route 128 and the vehicle had been following her since. Officer DeBernardi located both vehicles on Washington Street traveling west. He observed the Ford pickup truck following the reporting party’s vehicle too closely and swerving within its lane of travel. The Emergency Communications Center instructed the reporting party to pull into the police station parking lot and the Ford pickup truck followed her into the parking lot. Officer DeBernardi spoke with the operator of the vehicle, who did not possess a driver’s license. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on $100 bail.
On December 1, 2018 at 10:48 p.m. Officer Griffin was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street and observed a Toyota coupe traveling approximately 65 mph in a 40 mph zone. As he pulled out into traffic to stop the vehicle he observed it making unsafe lane changes. He stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street after Weston Road and when he spoke with the operator, he noticed that his eyelids were droopy, his eyes were bloodshot, he was fumbling through his paperwork and there was a moderate odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. The driver agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination to determine if was able to safely operate a motor vehicle. He was unable to successfully complete these tests. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.
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