Needham Police Log: Stop-and-Go Hit-and-Run, Grove Street Rollover

The following information was supplied by the Needham Police Department. Any charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.

The following reports were provided by the Needham Police Department from Nov. 21 - 23. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

  • At about 8:30 a.m., police received a report of an overturned car on Grove Street, near the town line with Wellesley. According to a police press release, the crashed vehicle had hit a parked landscaping trailer and rolled over on Grove Street this morning, at about 8:15 a.m. Equipment from the trailer hit a landscaping worker. The driver, a 57-year-old woman from Natick, was taken to Beth Israel Deaconness in Boston with minor injuries. The worker was also taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Thursday, Nov 22

  • 600 Charles River Street, a resident reported to police that when she returned, she found four teenagers in her house. When she confronted them, they fled. Nothing appears to have been taken from the house, but police are investigating the incident. 
  • Police took a report of a hit-and-run crash on Central Avenue at about 6:15 p.m. They learned that a 74-year-old Central Ave resident had accidentally confused the brake with the gas, and accellerated rapidly into a handicap ramp, bush and railing at the side of the building.

Friday, Nov 23

  • An officer patrolling Highland Avenue reported seeing a vehicle he believed had an expired registration, at about 8:15 p.m. on Highland Avenue at Cross Street. After confirming with dispatch, the officer pulled the driver over and determined he had a revoked license. He arrested and charged the driver, Nector Dubon-Arevalo, 35, of Waltham was arrested for driving on a revoked license and an unregistered vehicle.


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