Needham Police Log: Broken Windows and Cab Fares Evaded, and More

The following reports were provided by the Needham Police Department. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.

The following reports were provided by the Needham Police Department. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.

Friday, May 31

  • Police saw a black sedan taking an illegal turn from Chapel Street onto Great Plain Ave, 11 a.m. After pulling the vehicle over, they learned that the driver's right to operate a vehicle had been suspended. She was cited and summonsed for making a prohibited turn and driving on a suspended license.
  • A caller on Washington Street told police that a bicycle had recently been stolen from their property at about 2:15 p.m. The reporting caller gave a description of the bike, but police were unable to find anything. 
  • 8 p.m., police received a report of a Sudbury Farms of a hit-and-run vehicle crash. 

Saturday, June 1

  • A hit-and-run crash was reported at a Charles River Street home, about 6:15 a.m. During the day sometime, a vehicle ran into and damaged a Needham town gate. Police are investigating the incident.

Sunday, June 2

  • 2 a.m., police were dispatched to a the Mobil station on Great Plain Avenue for a report of cab fare evasion. Police spoke with the cab driver, and got a description of the two suspects. After searching the area, police found a 24-year-old Needham man matching the description, and a vehicle involved in the evasion. The Needham resident will be charged with cab fare evasion.
  • Vandalism reported at Stone Hearth Pizza, where a manager reported that the window of her vehicle had been smashed while she was working, at about 9 a.m.
  • 4:15 p.m., a Highland Avenue business told police that someone had fallen and hit her head. She was taken by Needham Fire Department to Beth Israel Hospital.


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