Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 2/11/19 to 2/17/19
On February 11, 2019 at 2:07 p.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a call for a contractor who had fallen approximately 10 feet from scaffolding. The male party was complaining about pain in his head and had suffered a laceration on his head. He was transported to the hospital for evaluation and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Office was contacted to investigate.
On February 13, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a residence for a well-being check on a resident that had been called in by a 3rd party. Officer Cunningham spoke with the homeowner and determined the individual was okay.
On February 13, 2019 at 3:49 p.m. Officer Shore spoke with a reporting party about checks being fraudulently cashed. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On February 14, 2019 at 10:01 a.m. Officer Cunningham was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street when he queried the registration of a GMC utility vehicle and learned the registration was revoked for lack of insurance. Officer Cunningham stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator who provided his license. While speaking with him he noticed that the inspection sticker had expired in June. Officer Cunningham advised the operator that the registration was revoked and the vehicle would need to be towed. Officer Cunningham returned to his police cruiser to complete paperwork and then noticed that the operator was aggressively driving away from the motor vehicle stop, continuing east on Worcester Street. As the vehicle approached a red light at 93 Worcester Street it attempted to pass between two vehicles stopped for the light, striking both vehicles. The GMC utility vehicle then exited Route 9 east and began traveling on Route 128 South. Officer Cunningham followed the vehicle a short distance and when it became apparent that the GMC was not going to stop again for Officer Cunningham he stopped following the vehicle. Officer Cunningham has petitioned the Dedham District Court for a warrant for the operator’s arrest for Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Revoked Registration, Speeding, Refusal to Stop for Police, Unsafe Lane Change, Failure to Stop for a Red Light, Operating of An Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Operating an Uninspected Motor Vehicle.
On February 14, 2019 at 12:46 p.m. Officer J. Popovski was dispatched to the Lower Falls area to speak with a parent who stated her 15-year-old daughter had exited her vehicle and she could not locate her. The two had been arguing prior to the teen exiting the vehicle. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the teen. At 2:30 p.m. the reporting party called the police department to inform them that the teen had returned home.
On February 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Officer Lindelof spoke with a female party who stated that someone had stolen her mother’s credit card and charged over $600 at two grocery stores in August 2018. She stated she had contacted the credit card company and was advised she needed to file a police report to dispute the charges.
On February 15, 2019 at 3:26 p.m. Officer J. Popovski spoke with a female reporting party regarding vandalism that had occurred to her vehicle sometime between February 12th and February 14th while parked in her driveway. Upon starting her vehicle several warning lights illuminated. The reporting party brought the vehicle to the dealership and learned that two tire sensors had been cut and it was going to cost approximately $687 to fix. Officer Popovski is investigating.
On February 16, 2019 at 9:09 a.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a residence for a well-being check. Upon arrival Officer Cunningham located the individual and verified the individual was okay. While at the residence he noticed it appeared very dirty and there was a large amount of garbage in the apartment as well as broken appliances. He has notified the Wellesley Housing Authority to follow up.
On February 17, 2019 at 12:21 p.m. Officer Cunningham spoke to a male reporting party about identity fraud. The reporting party stated he had received an email from his credit card company verifying his address change. He called the credit card company and advised them he had not requested an address change. The reporting party was informed that a replacement credit card was requested and was to be mailed to the new address. He was able to cancel the new card and was provided with the IP address used to change the mailing address. The incident is under investigation.
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