Wellesley Police log: gas station drug bust, $70,000 in diamond jewelry lost or pilfered, stolen R.I. car found in town

Wellesley police stationWellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 03/11/19 to 03/17/19

On March 11, 2019 at 9:27 p.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a resident on Weston Road about a past larceny.  The reporting party indicated that she had ordered items online and the packages were stolen.  One package was delivered on March 4th and the other on March 9th.  The packages are left in a community room by the Post Office.  There are no suspects.

On March 13, 2019 at 3:34 p.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a female reporting party who stated her credit card had been compromised and the account was closed and new cards were issued.  On March 12, 2019 the reporting party received an email asking for personal information, credit card information from what she believed was Apple Computers.  It was not Apple Computers and the credit card was cancelled.  No suspects

On March 14, 2019 at 5:06 a.m. Officer Barros was conducting building security checks when he observed a Volvo SUV with Rhode Island registration plates that was parked at an odd angle.  He queried the registration which showed it had been reported stolen to the Providence Police Department on March 10th.  The Providence Police Department notified the owner that the vehicle had been located.  The vehicle was towed by Roadside Rescue and moved to their secure lot.

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On March 14, 2019 at 8:38 a.m. Officer Kane spoke with a male party who stated his unlocked vehicle was broken into overnight and two debit cards were taken from the vehicle.  When he noticed them missing he cancelled both cards and was advised there was no suspicious activity on either account.  There are no suspects at this time.  Several other communities in the area are reporting thefts from motor vehicles.  The Wellesley Police Department would like to remind residents to always lock their vehicles and not to leave any valuable items in their vehicles.

On March 14, 2019 at 10:49 a.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a male party at the police station who stated upon checking his credit score he learned that a National Grid account and 2 Comcast accounts had been opened using his personal information.  The reporting party stated he was advised the service address for the National Grid account was in Dorchester.  The incident is under investigation.

On March 15, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Officer Gover spoke to a female reporting party who stated she was missing a pair of 14 karat gold diamond hoop earrings valued at $10,000 and a 3 diamond stone ring valued at $60,000.  She is unsure if they were lost or stolen and has been unable to locate them for some time.  Officer Gover advised her to contact her insurance company and requested the appraisal paperwork for the jewelry.


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Separately, a Lowell man who ran a red light on Rte. 9 in Natick in 2016 and killed a man named John Gryska whose family lived in Wellesley, has been sentenced, according to a MetroWest Daily News report. The admittedly negligent driver of the car that caused the fatal crash loses his license for 15 years, will be on probation for 5 years, and has to complete 100 hours of community service, according to the report.


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