Wellesley Police Log Week of 08/07/17-08/13/17
August 7, 2017 at 7:10 p.m. Officer Joseph was on patrol on Worcester Street near Cedar Street when he observed a Kia van traveling in front of him when he conducted a random query of the vehicle’s registration. The query showed that the registration had expired. He stopped the vehicle and made contact with the operator who provided his license information. The Wellesley Emergency Communications Center advised Officer Joseph that the registered owner had an active warrant issued by Chelsea District Court. The owner was the passenger in the vehicle. She was taken into custody, transported to the station, booked in the usual manner, afforded all rights and held.
On August 11, 2017 at 6:40 p.m. Officer Carrasquillo was dispatched to the area of Worcester Street near Wellesley Fire Headquarters for an erratic operator in a brown Chevrolet Tahoe that was unable to maintain its lane of travel and had possibly struck the guardrail. Officer Carrasquillo located the vehicle in the area of Worcester Street and Weston Road. He observed the vehicle veer from the left travel lane over the yellow line nearly striking the guardrail. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the operator. She indicated that she had taken some prescription medication and an open bottle of vodka was observed on the floor in the back seat of the vehicle. She took and failed 4 field sobriety 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 August 13, 2017 at 12:44 a.m. Officer Gerard was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Worcester Street near Longfellow Road. Upon arrival Officer Gerard observed a Chevrolet sedan that had struck the guardrail and had extensive front end damage. The operator of the vehicle indicated he was trying to avoid another car that was speeding on Worcester Street and he struck the guardrail. [Read more…]