Wellesley Police log for the week of 06/04/18 to 06/10/18
On June 4, 2018 at 7:53 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was dispatched to Granite Street at Crown Ridge for a report of a male party who appeared to be unconscious in a motor vehicle. Cataldo Ambulance had been dispatched to the call as well and arrived prior to the officers. A medic from Cataldo Ambulance found the operator was asleep in the driver’s seat with the vehicle in drive. The medic placed the car in park and removed the keys from the vehicle to ensure the safety of those present. Officers spoke with the operator and observed that his eyes were glassy and bloodshot, his speech was slurred and he was unsure how he got to the intersection of Granite Street at Crown Ridge. While speaking with him they could detect an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle and his person. He initially agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination, but upon exiting the vehicle declined to take them. He was unsteady on his feet and had to lean on the vehicle to maintain his balance. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner and held on bail.
On June 6, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Officer DeBernardi was on patrol on Washington Street near Worcester Street when he observed a blue Ford pickup truck and conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query showed there was an active warrant issued by the Waltham District Court for motor vehicle related charges for the owner of the vehicle. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator and owner. He was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and transported to Dedham District Court.
On June 9, 2018 at 12:35 p.m. Officer R. Poirier was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Washington Street near Reidy Field. It was reported that a Toyota sedan was driving east on Washington Street, veered into the westbound lane striking a light pole on the sidewalk, the vehicle then crossed back into the westbound lane of travel and struck a vehicle that was driving in the westbound lane. The vehicle then continued east in the westbound lane, swerved into the eastbound lane and then struck a parked motor vehicle. The operator of the parked motor vehicle was on the sidewalk leaning into the vehicle when it was struck and suffered injuries as a result of the crash. The operator of the Toyota sedan indicated that she had taken some prescribed medication prior to driving her vehicle. There were several people on the sidewalks near the collisions. The operator agreed to take some reasonable tests of balance and coordination to [Read more…]