Paint Poured Over Vehicle in Needham Police Log: Dec. 20 - 23

The following information was provided by Needham Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned it does not indicate a conviction.

Photo by Kelly A. Mello
Photo by Kelly A. Mello

Friday, Dec. 20

8:21 a.m.: A Needham resident reported that her wallet was stolen while she was in the locker room of the YMCA on Chestnut Street. The matter remains under investigation.

2:18 p.m.: Police responded to a two car crash Hillside Avenue at West Street with minor injuries. The operator of the other vehicle was cited for failure to yield right of way.

2:44 p.m.: Police arrested Joseph Rose, 55, of Central Street, Shrewsbury, and charged him with a road violation on Sterling Road.

Saturday, Dec. 21

1:21 p.m.: Police initiated a traffic stop in the parking lot of 3 Squares for a minor motor vehicle infraction. During a brief roadside investigation it was discovered the vehicle’s registration was revoked due to cancelled insurance. The 27-year-old Needham man was cited and will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for operation a motor vehicle with a revoked registration, operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and operation of a motor vehicle with no inspection sticker.

1:33 p.m.: A Coolidge Avenue resident reported she was the victim of internet fraud.

4:11 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a 2nd Avenue address where they spoke to the victim, a 31-year-old Needham male regarding credit card fraud. He reported his credit card had been used by someone other than him on bestbuy.com to purchase an item. The victim has spoken to Best Buy’s fraud department and will be calling his bank to cancel his credit card.

Sunday, Dec. 22

7:05 a.m.: Police were dispatched to Linden Street for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, police spoke with the reporting party who stated that another party was accusing her of stealing his clothes. The reporting party stated that she did not steal any clothes, and that the accusation came due to the fact that the male party saw a Modell’s bag full of clothes. The officer then spoke to the party in question, and he stated that he only saw her walking in the area of where his laundry was being done so he suspected that it was her. He then stated that he wasn’t going to make a big deal over fleece pants and socks. Both parties were satisfied and agreed to drop it.

1:22 p.m.: Police responded to a Rosemary Way address to speak with a person about vandalism done to a motor vehicle. The vehicle had paint poured on the front of the car and a nail was placed against one of the tires. The owner states that other damage has been done to his vehicle over the last year.

2:11 p.m.: An employee of the Christ Episcopal Church reported that her keys were stolen from her office sometime during the morning. She was advised to have the locks changed. A report was filed.


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