Wellesley Police log for the week of 11/17/19-11/24/19:
On November 17, 2019 at 11:46 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol on Forest Street when he observed a Kia SUV traveling in front of him that crossed over the double yellow lane into the opposite lane of travel. The vehicle then turned right onto Washington Street and Officer DeBernardi observed that it was swerving within the travel lane and then swerved into the parking lane and abruptly swerved back into the travel lane. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator, and requested her license and registration. While speaking with her he detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from her person, observed that her eyes were bloodshot and glassy and noticed that her speech was slurred and she had difficulty speaking. She indicated she had consumed a glass of wine when asked. She agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination to determine if she was able to safely operate a motor vehicle. She was unable to successfully take these tests. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and later released on personal recognizance.
On November 20, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Officer Knapp assisted the Massachusetts Bay Community College Police Department with a courtesy booking. He was processed in the usual manner, afforded all rights and transported to Dedham District Court.
On November 20, 2019 at 6:10 p.m. Officer Harvey was on patrol on Worcester Street when she observed a Chevrolet van with commercial license plates but the vehicle did not have any company markings on the vehicle. Officer Harvey stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator, and requested his license and registration. A query of his information showed that his license was suspended. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and released on personal recognizance.
On November 24, 2019 at 4:41 a.m. Officer Dennehy was conducting building security checks when he located an Acura parked at a gas station, there was a female sleeping in the vehicle. When Officer Dennehy spoke with her he detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage on her person, her phone was not working and she was unable to contact someone to pick her up. She was taken into protective custody, processed in the usual manner and was later able to get in contact with a friend who came to the police station to pick her up.
On November 18, 2019 at 12:22 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a reporting party about credit card fraud. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On November 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Officer DeBernardi spoke with a female reporting party who received an email from an unknown individual that portrayed themselves as a clergy member at a local church. The individual asked the
reporting party to purchase 5 $100 eBay gift cards and indicated that she would be paid back later. The reporting party agreed to do so and upon sending the card details the individual asked for her to purchase 4 more cards. She became suspicious at that time and contacted the church and was advised that the email was not from the church. There are no suspects.
On November 19, 2019 at 12:57 p.m. Officer Kane spoke with a female reporting party who stated that some recently planted shrubs had been ripped out of the ground on her property on November 10th, November 15th and November 19th. The reporting party thought a neighbor may have been responsible, that they were going to replant the shrubs and that they would be installing security lighting and cameras. Officer Kane spoke with the neighbors who stated they were not responsible for removing the shrubs.
On November 20, 2019 at 12:11 p.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a female reporting party from a business on Worcester Street who stated an employee was terminated the previous day and had sent several threatening and harassing text messages. Officer Hughes requested that the local police department conduct a well-being check on the female party and they agreed to do so. The report is incomplete at this time and no further information is available.
On November 21, 2019 at 8:53 a.m. Officer Hughes spoke with a female reporting party regarding a lost diamond from a ring. The reporting party stated that on October 25th she noticed that the 1.25 ct princess cut diamond was missing from her ring and she believes she lost it in Wellesley.
On November 24, 2019 at 9:55 p.m. Officer Gerard was dispatched to a residence on Hillside Road for a report of a past breaking and entering. The reporting party discovered a window on the 2nd floor was open and noticed that items from bureaus and a closet on the 2nd floor were in disarray and several pieces of jewelry and other items were missing. Detective D’Innocenzo responded to process the scene. The incident is under investigation.
On November 24, 2019 at 9:06 a.m. Officer Kane was dispatched to Barton Road for a report of a small child that had wandered from an apartment. A neighbor located the small child and brought him to her apartment and contacted the police. Officer Kane noticed the child’s mother outside the apartment buildings looking for her child. The child was returned to the mother and she stated that she had just returned from work and the child was able to open the door and get outside while the babysitter was using the bathroom.