The following reports were provided by the Wellesley Police Department from Nov. 19 - 25. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
Oscar Hernandez, Barton Road resident aged 31. Officer Cunningham reports seeing a vehicle violation while traveling south on Cedar Street near Worcester Street, about 9:30 on Nov. 19. The Acura sedan was pulled over, and the officer determined that the driver, Hernandez, was driving on a suspended license. He was arrested and charged with an suspended license and failing to signal before stopping/turning.
Dequell Golson, 20 of Dorchester and William Earl, 19, of Boston. Officer Derby reported seeing a Honda Sedan on Nov. 25, around 10:15 p.m., with a defective headlight and taillight driving on Route 9 near Cedar Street. When the officer pulled the vehicle over, he reports seeing the driver get out of the car and get into the passenger seat. When asked why he switched seats, according to police reports, the man in the passenger seat said that he had always been there.
While speaking with Golson, the man in the passenger's seat, the officer detected a smell of raw marijuana. A query determined that both Golson and the (current) driver, Earl, had suspended licenses. The two were arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license and a town bylaw offense.
During the vehicle inventory, police found a backpack containing papers with Earl's name on them, and a pill bottle containing baggies of marijuana. Police say that he denied owning the backpack, but during booking, asked for items from the backpack. The two were additionally charged with possession of class D substance with intent to distribute.