Monday, Sept. 2
- Needham Police report seeing a white Jeep fail to stop at a stop sign, and almost cause a crash at the intersection of Highland and First Avenues. After pulling the driver over, at around 12:45 a.m., they determine that the driver, Michael Arsenault of Pembroke, 50, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of liquor--a second offense--and a marked lanes and stop sign violation.
- 5 p.m., a Boston man aged 26 is stopped on Highland Avenue for a failed inspection sticker, and then summonsed to court for driving with a suspended license.
- While performing a security check at Red Wing Bay, Needham police encountered a group of male youths drinking alcoholic beverages. Police will summons two of the Newton residents involved for being minors in possession of alcohol, at about 9:15 p.m.
- Police received a report of a disturbance at Pine Grove Street at around 10:45 p.m. On arrival, they found a naked man leaning against a nearby vehicle. They determined he was under the influence of narcotics, and will transport him to Newton-Wellesley Hospital for observation.
- A First Avenue business reported some counterfeit bills, two $20 notes which were passed. At around 4 p.m., police seized the bills and notified the Secret Service.
- Past vandalism reported at a Highland Avenue medical facility. It appeared to have been done with black marker some time before 10 a.m. The building owner reported that they will paint over the marks.
- At about 2:35 p.m., Needham Police responded to a report of a sick raccoon on Valley Road. The animal had sustained a head injury, and was dispatched and removed.
- A Fair Oaks Park resident reported that her application for a GAP credit card had been approved--although she hadn't actually applied for one at around 4:45 p.m. While following up, she learned that her name and social security number had been used to open the account.
The above information was supplied by the Needham Police Department. Any charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.