Monday, July 29
- A driver was hit by another car at the intersection of Great Plain Avenue and Chestnut Street at about 3:15 p.m. The driver told police that the other vehicle drove off in the direction of Wellesley. Wellesley Police were notified, but unable to find the vehicle.
- At about 3:30 p.m., police responded to a report of an erratic driver on Great Plain Avenue. They saw the vehicle, which had hit a granite curb several times and damaged both of the rims on the right side. Police spoke with the driver, an 87-year-old woman from Needham, who was cited for a marked lanes violation, and an immediate threat license suspension or revocation was filed with the RMV. Police towed the vehicle from the scene.
- Police arrested and charged Christopher McGrath, 21, of Brighton on School Street at about 4:30 p.m.
- After a crash on Great Plain Avenue at Douglas Road, police arrested and charged 60-year-old Peter Bace of Quincy for disorderly conduct and driving under the influence of alcohol at about 9 p.m.
- At about 12:15 p.m., police were sent to Melrose Avenue for a past dog bite. According to the reporting caller, the incident occurred on Greendale Avenue on Tuesday. The dog owner was identified, and confirmed that the dog has been properly vaccinated.
- Police were sent to a vehicle crash on Hunting Road, at about 2:30 p.m. Both drivers said that one of the cars was backing out of a driveway, and pulled in front of a car driving southbound on the street. The driver coming out of their driveway was cited for failing to use care while backing.
The above information was supplied by the Needham Police Department. Any charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.