Larceny, Fraud in Needham Police Log: Nov. 22 - 24

The following information was provided by Needham Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Photo by Kelly A. Mello
Photo by Kelly A. Mello

Friday, Nov. 22

9:55 a.m.: A Green Street resident reported that someone was attempting to obtain credit cards using his personal information. He has contacted credit protection agencies to prevent further activities of this nature.

4:52 p.m.: A Central Avenue resident reported fraud. She reported that $9,000 was taken from her bank account over two days. The bank branch is located in Radio City, N.Y. This case is under investigation by the bank.

Saturday, Nov. 23

1:52 a.m.: Police were dispatched to a 2nd Avenue address for a report of a dispute between a cab driver and a customer. The matter was resolved and both parties went on their way.

10:53 a.m.: Police responded to a Great Plain Avenue business for a larceny report. The reporting party stated his cellular phone was stolen sometime between 10:15 and 10:45 a.m. from locker 22. The phone is described as a white Samsung Galaxy 4s valued at approximately $200. Police spoke with staff and they didn’t see anyone suspicious at the time of the theft. The reporting party was advised to contact his cell phone provider and cancel his service.

Sunday, Nov. 24

7:46 a.m.: Police responded to the intersection of Central Avenue and Jarvis Circle for a report of a motor vehicle crash with damage to a Needham Police Department radar trailer. Information gathered during the investigation led to charges being filed against a 32-year-old Needham man for leaving the scene of an accident after property damage, malicious destruction of property, marked lanes violation and operation of a motor vehicle to endanger.

10:56 a.m.: Police responded to a past larceny on Nardone Road. The resident stated that they hired a babysitter on Nov. 23 for their child. When they woke up, they learned that $200-$300 cash was stolen from a purse and items were left in the house. They learned that the babysitter had friends over while they were gone. Police have identified the parties involved and made an effort to contact each one. No charges have been filed at the time of the report.


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