Wellesley Police Arrest and Incident Log 07/02/18 to 07/08/18
On July 3, 2018 at 3:20 a.m. Detective D’Innocenzo was conducting traffic enforcement on Worcester Street when he observed a gray Nissan and conducted a random query of the registration. The query showed that vehicle had been reported stolen. Detective D’Innocenzo attempted to catch up to the vehicle and observed that it turned onto Edmunds Road in an attempt to evade him. He followed the vehicle onto Edmunds Road and observed that it had changed directions and traveled back to Worcester Street. The vehicle then turned around at Kingsbury Street and Detective D’Innocenzo stopped the vehicle on Worcester Street near Oakland Street and spoke with the operator. The Amesbury Police Department had entered the vehicle as stolen on July 2, 2018. The vehicle had been rented from a car rental company and the operator was listed as a secondary driver on the vehicle. The rental agreement had expired on June 26, 2018 and the operator had not extended the agreement nor returned the vehicle. Detective D’Innocenzo learned that the primary renter had made numerous unsuccessful attempts to contact the operator and request that she return the vehicle. The Amesbury Police had also attempted to contact the operator and were unable to do so. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and was later released on personal recognizance.
On July 2, 2018 at 9:15 a.m. Officer R. Poirier was dispatched to Eaton Court for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. He spoke with a female party who stated her vehicle was parked in the municipal parking lot on Eaton Court from June 30th and when she returned to the vehicle she noticed the front passenger window had been smashed and discovered her backpack, sneakers and tote bag had been removed from the vehicle. There are no suspects.
On July 2, 2018 at 9:40 a.m. Officer Lindelof spoke with a male reporting party at the police station. The reporting party stated he is a lifeguard at Morses Pond and on July 1, 2018 his wallet was stolen from the guard house while he was working. Some of the items contained in the wallet were located in a nearby trash barrel, but the wallet itself and $100 in cash were not located. There are no suspects.
On July 3, 2018 at 2:03 p.m. Officer J. Popovski spoke with a female reporting party who stated that she was looking for technical support for her Kindle devices and inadvertently called a fraudulent Amazon customer service number. The individual that answered the phone took the reporting party through steps to remotely access her computer and then another male party came onto the phone and began asking her for personal identifying information. The reporting party would not provide that information and she received notification that two electronic $50 Amazon gift cards had been purchased with the credit card she has on file with Amazon. She contacted her credit card company and cancelled the card and also changed her password. She was concerned that the individuals that had access to her computer may have compromised other information on her computer. Officer Popovski advised her to place a fraud alert on her account and monitor her credit for any suspicious activity.
On July 3, 2018 at 3:26 p.m. Sgt. Lemenager was on patrol on Cedar Street and observed a female party walking up a driveway from a residence on Cedar Street. Sgt. Lemenager was aware that the homeowners were away and made contact with the female party who was selling magazines door to door. She was advised it was against the town by laws in Wellesley [Read more…]