The following reports were provided by the Needham Police Department. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
- A healthcare worker who was terminated from working at a Webster Green residence still had the keys. Needham Police helped the resident recover those keys, 4:3 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 14
- A vehicle was damaged during the recent snow storm, near the 300 block of Second Avenue, which the vehicle owner reported at about 8:45 a.m. Police took a report and advised the owner to contact his insurance company.
- A Gould Street business reported fraudulent activity. Police investigated the case and learned that the activity was traced back to a former employee--who was located and will be charged with larceny over $250.
- 4:30 p.m., police received a report of an unregistered vehicle parked on the property. Police found the owner, and advised him of the town bylaw--he said it will be removed.
- 8 p.m., a caller reported a bat inside a Blackman Terrace home. Police captured the bat and submitted it for testing.
Friday, Feb. 15
- Police officers were dispatched to an 800 block Central Ave home for a past larceny--about $7,145 worth of construction materials was reportedly stolen from the home between 3 p.m. on Feb. 14 and 7 a.m. on Feb. 15.
- A Lakin Drive resident, after 4:15 p.m., reported a fraud incident. The resident said she received a credit card in the mail, which was still awaiting activation by mail. She had not applied for a new card, and contacted the company, who advised her to contact the police.
- Police pulled over a vehicle driving on Second Avenue, 5 p.m., for an inspection sticker violation. The driver, Allan Satrape, 29, of Stoughton, had an outstanding straight warrant from Dedham District Court for driving on a suspended license. He was placed under arrest on that warrant and issued a citation for the sticker.
- A Wellesley Avenue resident reported, after 5:30 p.m., that a laptop computer was taken from his backpack, which was left in a cubby in the fitness center at Needham High School. When he returned to the bag, he found the coat had been disturbed and the computer missing. Police are investigating the incident.
Saturday, Feb. 16
- At about 5 p.m., police responded to Second Avenue, where there was a reported disturbance. Police were met at the door by a resident, who said his daughter and a friend were arguing over an incident from the week before. They left before police arrived, there were no threats or physical violence.
- Police found graffiti on town property at a Hillside Avenue address. Police checked the area for other graffiti, but did not find any on the building or other parts of the property. Police are investigating.