On September 30, 2019 at 5:13 a.m. Officer Gerard was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Worcester Street near Route 95. While investigating the crash Officer Gerard queried one of the operators involved in the crash, and learned that his license was suspended and there were two active warrants for his arrest. During the accident investigation he learned that the operator ran the red light and was traveling at a high rate of speed when he ran the light. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later transported to Dedham District Court. He will also be summonsed for several motor vehicle related charges.
On October 1, 2019 at approximately 3:22 a.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol on Worcester Street when he observed an Audi sedan in the breakdown lane with its hazard lights on. He pulled up next to the vehicle to check on the operator and vehicle. The operator did not notice Officer DeBernardi’s presence despite having the blue lights illuminated and him sounding the vehicle’s horn. Eventually the operator looked over and then rolled his window down and upon speaking to him Officer Debernardi noticed that his speech was slow and thick tongued. The operator stated his front tire was flat. He then pulled his vehicle onto Westgate Road and Officer DeBernardi spoke with him further and observed that his eyes were glassy and bloodshot and there was a moderate odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. He agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination to determine if he could safely operate a motor vehicle. He was unable to successfully pass these tests. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later transported to Dedham District Court.
On October 3, 2019 at 12:25 p.m. Officer Shore was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street when he observed a Nissan sedan take a left hand turn from the Gulf gas station located at 461 Worcester Street across both the westbound and eastbound lanes of travel. He stopped the vehicle on the off-ramp from Worcester Street to Washington Street and spoke with the operator. He initially provided Officer Shore with a different name and date of birth, he stated that he had a valid license in Florida. While speaking to the operator, Officer Shore noticed a cellular phone on the passenger seat with a male party displayed on the screen. He asked the man if he was using FaceTime. He stated it was an Instagram video playing. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and held on $1,000 bail. During the booking process the man provided the booking officer with another false name. Once fingerprinted his true identity was learned. A query of his true name showed his license was revoked and there were two active warrants for his arrest issued by the Westborough District Court for Larceny over $1,200 and Quincy District Court for Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and False Report of a Crime.
On September 30, 2019 at 6:51 p.m. Officer DeBernardi took a report of a bicycle stolen from a garage on Linden Street. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 1, 2019 at 3:17 p.m. Detective D’Inncenzo took a report of a theft from a mailbox. The report is incomplete at this time. Detective D’Inncenzo is working with the Postal Inspector on the investigation.
On October 1, 2019 at approximately 7:22 p.m. Officer DiCenso took a check fraud report from a business on Central Street. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 2, 2019 at 5:10 a.m. Officer Wagner was dispatched to Thomas Road for a report of a possible breaking and entering into a motor vehicle. A female reporting party stated that she had observed a male party dressed in black going through her husband’s vehicle.
The reporting party then observed the male party enter a neighbor’s vehicle and yelled at the male party who fled on foot towards Weston Road. Officers were unable to locate the male party. The incident is under investigation.
On October 2, 2019 at 4:15 p.m. Officer DeBernardi spoke with a male reporting party who works at a car dealership on Worcester Street who stated an item was stolen from him while he was at work. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 3, 2019 at 10:08 a.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a reporting party regarding check fraud. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 3, 2019 at 9:47 a.m. Officer Kane spoke to a female reporting party regarding an issue with a contractor she hired. She found a contractor on Angie’s List who gave her an initial quote to replace some pipes in her basement for $2,000. The contractor then stated the project would cost $7,000 – $8,000. She had given a $1,000 deposit to the contractor’s employees that had not been cashed so she was able to stop payment. Officer Kane contacted the contractor and advised him she no longer wished for him to perform the work and she did not wish to speak with him.
On October 3, 2019 at 6:05 p.m. Officer Griffin spoke with a female reporting party who stated that her wallet was stolen from her purse which had been stored in a filing cabinet at work on October 2nd. She stated that multiple people would have had access to her office at various points when she left the office during her work day. The reporting party had cancelled all of credit and debit cards and notified her bank due to there being blank checks in her wallet. When she cancelled the cards there was no suspicious activity on the accounts at that time. She was provided with the Identity Theft Brochure, an IRS affidavit and advised of various ways to prevent identity theft.
On October 3, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. Officer Mankavech spoke with a female reporting party regarding her son’s bicycle that had been stolen from a bike rack at the middle school. The bike was not locked when it was taken and was described as a neon green GT mountain bike. There are no suspects at this time.
On October 4, 2019 at 9:40 a.m. Officer Cunningham was dispatched to a building at the Wellesley Office Park with the paramedics and Fire Department for a male party that had fallen approximately 6 feet from scaffolding. The male party initially lost consciousness, but had come to upon Officer Cunningham’s arrival. He was transported via MedFlight to Mass General Hospital for evaluation.
On October 4, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Officer D. Popovski spoke to a male reporting party regarding identity theft. The male party received a phone call on October 3rd from an unknown male party who stated he was a Verizon employee and stated that his Verizon account had been hacked and requested some personal information to help him. The reporting party provided the information and the following day he received an iPhone 10 that he had not ordered. He then received a text message from an individual who stated the iPhone delivery was fraudulent and they would send someone to his home to pick it up. He responded that he would be contacting the police. He then contacted Verizon and was advised that the phone was charged to his account. Verizon asked him to return the phone and they would credit his account and cancelled his account and opened a new account. There are no suspects at this time.
On October 5, 2019 at 1:22 p.m. Officer Hughes took a report of a stolen bicycle from Wellesley High School. He later located the bicycle and returned it to the reporting party. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Officer Gerard was dispatched to Qdoba on Linden Street for a report of youths creating a disturbance in the restaurant. He spoke with store employees and other parties present and learned that an employee thought the youths were serving themselves soda from the fountain without paying for it. The youths indicated they were getting water and not soda. One of the youths began making inappropriate statements and was advised he would need to leave due to his behavior. When leaving the restaurant, the same youth kicked the glass door and then threw his drink on the door. The youths then fled the area. Officer Gerard was able to identify them and spoke with the youths and/or their parents. Qdoba will be issuing a letter of no trespass to the youths.
On October 5, 2019 at 5:3) p.m. Officer Gerard spoke with a female reporting party regarding her son’s stolen bicycle. The reporting party stated the bicycle was taken from Linden Street between 4:30 p.m. and 4:50 p.m. The bicycle was described as a Trek bicycle. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 6, 2019 at 12:34 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke to a female reporting party who stated she was bitten by an aggressive dog at Brown Park. The dog involved was unable to be identified. Officer Hughes will refer the incident to ACO Webb.