Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 01/21/19 to 01/27/19
On January 26, 2019 at 2:35 p.m. Officer Shore was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street near Fire Headquarters when his attention was drawn to a red GMC pickup truck with a loud exhaust. He noticed that the registration was expired and confirmed that information through the registry of motor vehicles and then stopped the vehicle on Chestnut Street near Cliff Road. Officer Shore spoke with the operator, and was provided with the registration and a Brazilian Driver’s License. A query of his information showed an active default warrant issued by the Concord 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.
On January 23, 2019 at 3:27 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a male party at the police station regarding a lost Overseas Citizen of India document. The male party requested a police report be filed so he could request a replacement document.
On January 25, 2019 at 10:55 a.m. Officer Shore spoke with a male party at a business on Walnut Street. The male party stated a former employee had not been responding to the company’s request for him to return a company owned laptop after he resigned. The company had made several attempts to contact the former employee by email, letter and phone with no response. Officer Shore attempted to contact the former employee on January 25th and left a message. He received a return phone call on January 26th indicating the computer had been shipped back on January 25th via FedEx and he provided the tracking number. Officer Shore was able to confirm the package was in transit and was due to be delivered on January 29th.
On January 25, 2019 at 11:52 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a female party at the Boston Sports Club who wanted to report suspicious activity. She stated that she had placed her purse on a bench in the women’s locker room and went to wash her hands and when she turned around she saw an employee going through her purse. The reporting party stated nothing was missing from the purse and the employee stated that she was looking for an ID to see who the purse belonged to. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On January 26, 2019 at 9:57 p.m. Officer Griffin was on patrol and pulled into the parking lot of CVS on Worcester Street at Overbrook Drive. The store was open and he noticed a vehicle parked in the rear of the parking lot, away from the other vehicles, with the car running and, its interior lights on and two individuals in the vehicle. Officer Griffin checked on the vehicle and noticed the operator had marijuana and a grinder on her lap and the vehicle smelled like freshly burnt marijuana. The operator indicated she had smoked marijuana at around 10:00 a.m. but not recently. The passenger indicated she had smoked marijuana approximately 30 minutes ago. Officer Griffin asked the operator if she was willing to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination to determine if she was able to safely operate the motor vehicle. The operator was able to successfully take these tests and was issued a Town Bylaw violation for having an Open Container of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle.
On January 27, 2019 at 6:05 p.m. Officer Keenan spoke with a female party at the police station who stated she had lost her iPhone at the Woodland MBTA train station the previous day. She stated she called the phone and an unknown female party answered and they made arrangements to meet in Wellesley at 3:00 p.m. so she could get her phone. The reporting party stated she waited for an hour and nobody showed up, she called the phone several times and nobody answered and then she utilized the Find My iPhone application which showed the phone was possibly in the area of Barton Road. Officer Keenan spoke with some juveniles and residents on Barton Road who stated they did not have the phone. While
searching for the phone it was turned off and the Find My iPhone was no longer able to work. There are currently no suspects.
Motor Vehicle Incidents
On January 22, 2019 at 6:27 a.m. Officer Fritts was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Washington Street. Officer Fritts spoke with both parties involved in the crash and requested their licenses and registrations. The male operator of the 2nd vehicle provided a registration and stated he did not have a license. Officer Fritts advised the male operator he would be summonsed to Dedham District Court for Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Failure to Use Care When Following.
On January 26, 2019 at 2:42 a.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol on Central Street at Weston Road when he observed a Honda sedan pass him. He conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration which showed that the registered owner’s license was suspended. Officer DeBernardi stopped the vehicle on Central Street at Bacon and confirmed the operator was the registered owner. He asked for her license and registration at which point the operator stated she did not have a license because it had been suspended. Officer DeBernardi advised her she would be summonsed to Dedham District Court for Operating a Motor Vehicle After License Suspension. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
On January 26, 2019 at 8:40 p.m. Officer Dixon was on patrol on Worcester Street when he observed a Toyota minivan and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query showed that the vehicle did not have a valid inspection sticker. Officer Dixon stopped the vehicle and spoke with the male operator and asked for his license and registration. The male party provided the registration and stated he did not have his license with him. A query of his information showed that his license was revoked. Officer Dixon advised him he would be summonsed to Dedham District Court for Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Revoked License and No Inspection Sticker. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
On January 27, 2019 at 7:50 a.m. Officer Dennehy was on patrol on Washington Street when he observed a Jeep SUV with an expired inspection sticker. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the male operator and requested his license and registration. The male party provided Officer Dennehy with a license that had expired in August 2018. Officer Dennehy confirmed the status of his license and advised him the he would be summonsed to Dedham District Court for Unlicensed Operation of Motor Vehicle and No Inspection Sticker. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
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