Wellesley, Mass., police log for the week of Oct. 25-Nov. 3
On October 28, 2019 at 11:30 p.m. Officer Griffin was conducting traffic enforcement on Abbot Road when he noticed a Ford pickup truck with excessively dark tint. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator and asked for his license and registration. A query of the operator’s information showed that his license was revoked as a habitual traffic offender. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and transported to Dedham District Court.
On November 1, 2019 at 12:30 a.m. Officer Knapp assisted the Wellesley College Police Department with a courtesy booking. The suspect was booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on $200 bail.
On November 1, 2019 at 11:27 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol in the area Worcester Street near Route 128 when he observed a Subaru station wagon make a U-turn and queried the registration. The query showed that the vehicle was not properly inspected. Officer DeBernardi stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator, and noticed that his eyes were glassy and bloodshot. Officer DeBernardi detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver and his speech was slow and slurred. The driver agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination. 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 released on $250 bail.
On October 25, 2019 Officer Poirier was notified by a school custodian that he located some graffiti in the boy’s bathroom that was written with pencil. The graffiti had since been removed by the custodial staff. There are no suspects at this time.
On October 29, 2019 at 12:10 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke to a female party regarding an incident of ghosting. The report is not complete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 29, 2019 at 3:01 p.m. Detective Dunajski took a report from a female party regarding a theft. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 29, 2019 at 5:52 p.m. Officer Fritts spoke with a resident regarding a suspicious email. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On October 29, 2019 at 9:49 a.m. Detective McLaughlin spoke with a male reporting party from a business on Washington Street regarding several fraudulent checks that were attempted to be cashed against their account by a male party in Texas. The 4 checks totaled $80,000 and were deposited at different bank locations. Detective McLaughlin is investigating.
On November 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Officer Mankavech spoke with a male reporting party who stated on October 31, 2019 at 11:55 a.m. he parked his car in the lot for the Weston Road Café and a male party who exited the Fells Market told him to move his car. The reporting party stated he told him if
he backed up straight he would be fine. He stated the male started yelling at him and kicked his car, damaging it. Officer Mankavech spoke with the male who relayed a different account of what had occurred but admitted he had kicked the car and stated he was willing to pay for the damages.
On November 2, 2019 at 2:44 a.m. Officer Dennehy was dispatched to the Wellesley Country Club for a cab fare evasion. The students were identified by the Babson College Police Department as Babson students. They agreed to pay the $49.00 owed and the taxi driver was satisfied.
On November 2,2019 at 1:14 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with two female reporting parties regarding a forged check. They had mailed a check in June from the Wellesley Square Post Office and noticed in August that the check had not been cashed. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On November 2, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. Officers Harvey and Dixon spoke with a female reporting party who owns a business on Washington Street. The reporting party stated that at 4:10 p.m. while she was training a new employee on how to close the store for the evening she went outside for a few minutes and after they counted the cash drawer there was $200 missing. The female employee denied taking the money and left the store. The store owner reviewed the store’s security footage and noticed that the employee took the $20 bills from the register, counted out $200 and put it inside her bra. The employee agreed to speak to Officers Harvey and Dixon. She initially denied taking the money even after watching the video. Eventually she admitted to taking the money. She will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for Larceny Under $1,200.