The following reports were provided by the Needham Police Department. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
Tuesday, April 16
- Needham Police dispatched to Central Avenue and West Street for a report of a crash involving a bike and a school bus, 4:15 p.m.. No injuries reported.
- A resident reported finding property belonging to a Webster Street resident on Beaufort Avenue, at about 6:15 a.m. Police are looking into the matter.
Wednesday, April 17
- Assault-and-battery incident reported at a Kendrick Street business. A supervisor told police that an employee had been drunk while working in the kitchen, at about 6 a.m., the employee denied the accusation and a fight broke out. Police summonsed a 47-year-old man from Watertown with assault-and-battery.
- Great Plain Avenue, at about 8 a.m., police stopped a vehicle with an expired registration. The driver was cited for driving with no registration in possession.
- Harassing phone calls reported at 5:50 p.m. from a home on Second Avenue.
- A woman brought a cell phone into the station, which she had turned up in the parking lot at St. Joseph's School. The owner lives in Medway, and was contacted to pick up the phone on April 18.
- 188 Linden Street had a reported past breaking-and-entering at about 7:15 p.m.
- Before 8 p.m., a Hillside Avenue resident reported fraudulent activity on his creditcard. The bank which issued the card has credited his account and will investigate.
Thursday, April 18
- A storage trailer belonging to a Kearney Road business was reportedly broken into, the owner reported that numerous hand tools were stolen from the vehicle, and that it had happened some time overnight.
- 3:45 p.m., a Thornton Road resident resident reported that he had been the victim of identity theft.