Thursday, September 1, 2011
Autumn is knocking on the door.
1. How was everyone’s first day of school yesterday? 2. Those pre-Labor Day school days can be warm, can’t they? Yesterday the temperature topped out at about 85 degrees. 3. The National Weather Service says today will be very similar. Expect a sunny, 81-degree day. 4. Wellesley resident Cynthia Curtis will hold a party advocating for the U.S. Senate candidacy of Elizabeth Warren tonight at 7:30. 5. The Board of Selectmen will meet this morning at 8. On the agenda is an item titled “Discussion of Common Victualler Alcohol Licensing.”
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
A Waltham woman allegedly used a baby stroller to conceal clothes during an attempted shoplifting, and a local teen is charged with transporting beer on New Year's Eve.
Local teen charged with transporting alcohol on New Year's Eve On Dec. 31, at 11 p.m., Cameron J. Meekins, 17, of Wellesley was arrested and charged with transporting an alcoholic beverage under the age of 21. An officer on patrol in the area of Elm Street around 10:30 p.m. observed a car traveling very slowly with its passenger door open. The officer saw four young males exit the vehicle as it was moving and also saw a beer can fall to the ground as they did so, according to a police report. The officer stopped the car and questioned the driver, Meekins, about the beer can. Neither he nor any passenger claimed possession, according to the report. Meekins was charged with transportation because he was the driver. A post-arrest inventory of…
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Holiday parties already have begun, the WPD says, and motorists should be on the lookout for impaired drivers.
Wellesley police made two drunk driving arrests before the holiday portion of the week began. On Saturday night, Natick police notified the WPD of an incoming car traveling along Route 9 that was behaving erratically. Local officers located the vehicle and observed it alternately straddling the center line and drifting toward the shoulder of the road. They stopped the car and smelled alcohol on the breath of the driver, Pamela Lyn Stanley, 49, of 53 Crosby Road in Chestnut Hill. Stanley, eyes bloodshot, struggled to produce her license and registration, according to a police report, and slurred her speech when answering questions. She failed three field sobriety tests and was arrested, then bailed. "It's business as usual," Wellesley …
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
The WPD helps New Hampshire authorities nab a fugitive from justice and arrests a Watertown woman for OUI.
WPD apprehends fugitive wanted by New Hampshire authorities On Oct. 21, at 10:30 a.m., Arthur Jacobs, 50, of 1 Blackstone Road, Quincy, was arrested as a fugitive from justice. The Wellesley Police Department's warrant apprehension team had been informed by New Hampshire authorities that Jacobs was the target of a warrant in that state. Police arrested Jacobs at Roche Bros. on Linden Street, where he worked, and transported him to Dedham District Court. Jacobs was subsequently extradited to New Hampshire. Watertown woman arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol, drugs On Oct. 22, at 9:50 p.m., Christina E. Pierce, 22, of 15 Lexington St., Apt. 3, Watertown, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol…
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Framingham woman who crashed Into fence and drove onto lawn charged with DUI.
Driver of stickerless vehicle was target of warrant On Sept. 14, at 11:05 a.m., Kingsley Echema, 27, of 40 Mansfield Street, Allston, was arrested on a warrant for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. An officer patrolling Rte. 9 observed a vehicle without an inspection sticker and stopped it. While checking the license and registration of the driver, Echema, the officer discovered an outstanding warrant from Framingham District Court. Echema was bailed after his arrest. Wellesley police perform courtesy booking for Babson On Sept. 16, at 6:18 p.m., Wellesley police performed a courtesy booking of Widmaier Charles, 18, of 25 Ripley Road, Cohasset, for Babson College police. The WPD often performs courtesy bookings for Babson police, …
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Alcohol-related arrests occupy police on otherwise quiet Labor Day weekend.
Wellesley police arrest 16-year-old girl On Sept. 4, at 11:30 p.m., Wellesley police arrested a 16-year-old female and charged her with an undisclosed offense. WPD records clerk Sue Morse said the department could not release further information about the arrest because of the girl's age. Teen found with alcohol in the woods arrested On Sept. 4, at 11:50 p.m., Daniel Bazzari, 17, of 20 Woodchester Road was arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol. An officer on patrol observed a car parked near Reeds Pond at 11:17 p.m. The driver told the officer he was there to pick up a friend; the officer walked into the woods and reported finding Bazzari with a 12-pack of beer, a large bottle of malt liquor, and a backpack containing …
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Two men charged with repeat DUIs; host of house party accused of supplying alcohol to minors.
Taillight betrays active warrant for motor vehicle violations On Aug. 26, at 1:25 a.m., Palmer Clare, 24, of 10 Essex Road, Wayland, was arrested on a warrant for motor vehicle violations. An officer on patrol near Worcester Street noticed a vehicle traveling with its right taillight out. The officer stopped the car, driven by Clare, and a routine check of his license showed it was suspended and that he had an active warrant from Waltham District Court. Clare was transported to Dedham District Court after his arrest. Host of house party arrested for underage distribution On Aug. 26, at 11:13 p.m., Geoffrey D. Levesque, 20, of 60 Yarmouth Road was arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol and furnishing an alcoholic beverage …
Monday, August 23, 2010
Waltham man charged with OUI had open bottle of vodka in vehicle.
Driver of stickerless car has suspended license On Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m., Leonardo Santiago, 29, of 24 Belleville Road, Apt. 2, New Bedford, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license and operating a motor vehicle without an inspection sticker. An officer on patrol saw a car traveling east on Rte. 9 without a sticker and pulled it over. The driver, Santiago, produced a valid Florida license, but his license to operate in Massachusetts had been suspended. Santiago was arrested and bailed. Speeding, swerving vehicle leads to OUI, underage possession arrests On Aug. 19, at 2:20 a.m., police arrested Donald R. MacKenzie, 21, of 227 Ash St., Waltham, for operating under the influence of alcohol, possessing an open …
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Aug. 9-16 incidents include police stop of car full of teens with alcohol, an embezzling case and a domestic disturbance.
Warrant served on alleged embezzler On Aug. 9, at 7:20 a.m., Daniel A. Price, 53, of 199 Centre Ave., Abington, was arrested on a warrant, which alleges he embezzled money from a local business where he was an employee. Wellesley police declined to name the business. Price was transported to Dedham District Court and has a pretrial hearing scheduled for Sept. 16. Three teens arrested for possession of alcohol On Aug. 13, at 11:50 p.m., police arrested Richard Hansen, 17, of 11 Arnold Road, Adam Cote, 17, of 72 Linden Street, Apt. 4, and Jennifer Lindsey O'Keefe, 17, of 106 Overbrook Drive for underage possession of alcohol. Cote was also charged with larceny under $250, and Hansen with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to…
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Police catch 21-year-old with cocaine, arrest man swigging whiskey in convertible.
Man caught sipping whiskey in convertible On July 7, at 10:38 a.m., Ronald Slemin, 62, of 127 Linden St. was arrested and charged with operating under the influence, liquor, second offense; and possession of marijuana. A woman reported Slemin struggled to back into a parking spot in front of a Linden Street business, even though he had ample room to maneuver his white convertible. She also said she saw him drink from what looked like a brown whiskey bottle. The responding officer, familiar with Slemin, confronted him as he exited the business. Slemin's breath smelled of alcohol, his face was red, eyes bloodshot and speech slurred, according to the officer. He also had a small amount of marijuana in the car. Slemin was arrested, booked and …