Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 04/15/19 – 04/21/19
On April 15 at 3:00 p.m. Detective Connelly was dispatched to a residence on Washington Street to speak to a female reporting party about a stolen motor vehicle. The reporting party stated that her roommate’s boyfriend stole her Nissan Sentra. She stated she had allowed her roommate to use the car the previous day, but did not give her roommate or her boyfriend permission to use the car on April 15th. She stated she noticed the car was missing at 10:00 a.m. and had contacted her roommate and was told that the car would be returned by 3:00 p.m. It was not returned at that time and she contacted the police department. At 9:13 p.m. Detective Connelly was conducting traffic enforcement and noticed the Nissan Sentra drive past him on Washington Street. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator, who provided a different name when asked for identification. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and held without bail. While conducting an inventory of the vehicle 3 credit cards that had been reported stolen earlier in the day were located in the vehicle as well as 4 packages of Suboxone strips which did not belong to the operator.
On April 15, 2019 at 11:18 a.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a female reporting party from Washington Street who stated her purse was stolen overnight. She stated she looked at her credit card statements and realized there were charges that occurred beginning the previous night that she did not make. It was later learned that the aforementioned car operator stole the credit cards and used them.
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On April 16, 2019 at 11:24 a.m. Officer Cunningham spoke with a female party regarding a scam. The reporting party was contacted on the phone by a female party that advised her if she sent $3,500 to an address in Connecticut she would receive $250,000. The reporting party sent the $3,500 and was later contacted by a male party posing as a UPS worker who stated she needed to pay $10,250 for her package to be released. She contacted UPS and learned the tracking number she provided was not a real tracking number and the male party did not work for UPS.
On April 16, 2019 at 9:40 p.m. a male party who works at a restaurant on Washington Street in the lower falls area reported an incident regarding a jacket that was stolen. The male party stated that two female parties entered the restaurant around 7:44 p.m., used the bathroom and left the restaurant after. There is video showing the female enter and leave the restaurant. One of the female parties has a leather jacket in her hand when she leaves the restaurant. The jacket is a Coach leather varsity style jacket valued at $500. Officer Dixon is investigating.
On April 17, 2019 at 11:10 a.m. Officer Gover was dispatched to a residence on Linden Street for a report of two contractors arguing. Officer Gover spoke with both parties who stated they were arguing over money owed for work done on a previous project. One of the male parties wished to have the incident documented in case there were any issues between them in the future.