Newton Caretaker Arrested for Forging Checks to Herself From Elderly Woman in Her Care
last week arrested a caretaker who was allegedly forging checks to herself in the name of a woman in her care.
Police arrested Honorine Lue, 31, of Newton Sept. 26 after they found she had written nearly $1,000 worth of checks to herself in the name of the elderly woman she was caring for, according to Wellesley Police records clerk Sue Morse.
The woman alerted the Wellesley Council on Aging (COA) that there was money missing from her bank account last week. The COA then called the Wellesley Police Department, which conducted the investigation.
Lue was charged with forgery of a check, passing a false check and larceny from a person 60 or over.
Waltham Man Arrested for Warrant-Related Charge of Littering
Chu Q. Tran, 45, of Waltham was arrested last week due to a warrant-related charge of littering trash out of a motor vehicle.
Officer Christopher Cunningham saw Tran on Weston Road Sept. 30. Cunningham, who knew there was a warrant out for Tran’s arrested, confirmed the warrant out of Dedham District Court, and placed him under arrest.
Driver, Asleep at the Wheel, Arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
An officer arrested a drunk driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel at a Washington Street stop sign last week.
Officer Timothy Barros, on patrol on Washington Street, saw a vehicle stopped at a stop sign Sunday. Barros waited for some time but the vehicle did not proceed through, Morse said.
Barros walked up to the vehicle where he found Jeffrey S. Grupposo, 23, of Holliston in the driver’s seat asleep. Barros, opened the door and made several attempts to wake Grupposo, eventually succeeding by grabbing his shoulder and shaking him.
Barros detected a strong odor of alcohol and asked Grupposo to perform three field sobriety tests, which he failed.
Grupposo was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
Woman Arrested on Warrant after Officer Attempted to Deliver Unrelated Witness Summons
Officer Conor Ashe arrested a Boulevard Road woman after finding out there was a warrant out for her arrest while trying to deliver an unrelated witness summons.
Rebecca M. Bryant, 36 was arrested Sunday on the warrant out of Chicopee District Court. Charges related to the warrant were unknown, according to Morse.
Motorist Arrested for Driving with Suspended License after Partially-Covered License Plate Caught Officer’s Attention
A driver on Route 9 was arrested last week for driving with a suspended license after an officer saw a plastic covering on the driver’s license plate.
Marvin J. Brown, 49, of Falmouth was driving on Route 9 Sunday when Officer Nate Derby, on patrol in the area, noticed Brown’s license plate was covered with heavy plastic making it difficult to read, according to Morse.
When Derby got closer, he was able to read the plate number. Derby ran a check on the plate, which showed its status as “suspended,” Morse said.
He stopped the vehicle and placed Brown under arrest. Brown was charged with driving while his license was suspended, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and a number plate violation.
Motorist Arrested on Warrant-Related Charges
Erondy Dos Santos Rates, 43, of Framingham was arrested Sept. 26 on a warrant-related charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle out of Westboro District Court.