Wellesley Police log: CVS employee reports shoplifters in makeup aisle; credit cards & cash swiped from cars

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Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 12/24/18 to 12/30/18


On December 26, 2018 at 6:06 p.m. Officer DiCenso was on patrol and noticed a Chevrolet sedan without a valid inspection sticker.  She stopped the vehicle in a parking lot on Church Street and spoke with the operator.  The driver provided Officer DiCenso with the vehicle registration and stated he did not have his license with him.  A query of his information showed an active default warrant for his arrest for motor vehicle related charges issued by the Roxbury District Court.  He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.  While inventorying his personal property a small amount of cocaine was located in a folded up $20.00 bill which he indicated was for personal use. 

On December 27, 2018 at 1:35 p.m. Officer Shore was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Kirkland Circle when he observed a black pickup truck and queried the registration number to verify the registration status.  The query indicated there was an active warrant issued by the Stoughton District Court for the owner.  Officer Shore stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street at Hastings.  He spoke with the operator and owner of the vehicle. The operator was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and transported to Dedham District Court.


On December 26, 2018 at 7:22 p.m. Officer Dixon spoke with a female party who stated her motor vehicle was broken into on December 24th and multiple credit cards were stolen.  She stated she received an email receipt for a purchase made at an Old Navy Store in Boston at 6:24 p.m. and also received a phone call regarding the fraudulent purchase.  Officer Dixon contacted the Old Navy loss prevention and is investigating.

On December 27, 2018 at 6:51 p.m. Officer DiCenso spoke with a female reporting party about harassing social media messages she was receiving from an unknown individual.  The unknown individual indicated he knew the reporting party and attended the same college and when the reporting party indicated there was no student by the name he provided in the college directory and she told him she believed he was fake or posing as someone else.  The unknown individual became annoyed and demanded an apology and then started making threats to come to her residence and harm her.  Officer DiCenso advised the reporting party to change her social media settings to private and is investigating the matter.

On December 27, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Officer Dixon was dispatched to CVS on Worcester Street for a report of 4 female parties that were shoplifting makeup from the store.  The females had left the store prior to Officer Dixon’s arrival and the reporting party was unsure if they had a vehicle or left on foot.  The store employee he spoke with indicated there was store security camera footage of the theft and he would provide Officer Dixon with a copy.  The incident is under investigation.

On December 28, 2018 at 10:40 a.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a female party who stated an unknown person had used her personal information to obtain cable services in Las Vegas.  The reporting party contacted Cox Cable and Officer Cunningham spoke with an employee who stated the account was opened in September and closed in November.  There are no suspects at this time and the information received from the reporting party have been forwarded to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

On December 29, 2018 at 4:36 p.m. Officer Wall was dispatched to Falmouth Road to speak with a male reporting party who was working on a house under construction whose motor vehicle had been broken into during the day.  The reporting party stated that sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. someone entered his vehicle and took $250 in cash from his wallet.  The reporting party indicted there is a security camera on the property and he would forward any information found after viewing the security footage.  On December 31, 2018 the reporting party came to the police station and spoke with Officer Wall and stated the security footage showed a male party who had worked on December 27th on the property on December 29th.  He was told there would be no work for him on the 28th or 29th.  Officer Wall is investigating.

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