Police Reports: Bat Caught in Webster Street Home

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

Police were called to a Webster Street home on Sunday, May 27 for the report of a bat in the house. The bat was captured, removed from the house and sent to the state lab for rabies testing.

Other incidents noted in the May 29 reports:

Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle
A bicyclist reported on Friday, May 25 that he was struck by a vehicle while riding on Chestnut Street. The individual was not injured but wanted the incident documented.

Woman Reports Harassing Texts
A 34-year-old Needham woman reported on Wednesday, May 25 that she had been receiving harassing text messages. No physical threats were made.

Suspicious Basement Noise
A Beech Street resident reported hearing a suspicious noise in their basement on Saturday, May 25. Police checked the residence and did not find anything.

Resident Concerned about Being Followed
A Wachusett Road resident reported that a white van appeared to be following her while she walked in the neighborhood on Saturday, May 26 at around 6 a.m. No further description of the vehicle was given.

Woman Smashes Beer Bottles in Driveway
Police responded to a Webster Street home for the report of a past disturbance on Thursday, May 26 at around 7:29 p.m. The resident said that a woman had drriven onto his property and smashed two Corona bottles on his driveway.

Three Injured in Crash
Three people were taken to the hospital after being involved in a vehicle crash at Hunting Road and Kendrick Street on Saturday, May 26. The crash occurred at around 8:09 p.m. The individuals were transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. One of the drivers, from Newton, was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

Dog Bites Child on Border Road
A Border Road resident reported that a child was bitten in the leg by a dog on Saturday, May 26 at around 6:30 p.m. The dog believed to have bitten the child was found to be properly leashed with the owner, according to reports.

Loud Music Reported
Neighbors on Captain Robert Cook Drive called police twice on Sunday, May 27 to report one homeowner was playing loud music outside. Police responded and told the resident to turn off his music. The resident complied, and the matter was resolved.

Juvenile Caught Shoplifting at Sudbury Farms
Police were called to Sudbury Farms on Wednesday, May 23 for the report of sholifting. A loss prevention officer was with the suspect, who had allegedly admitted to the larceny. The suspect, a juvenile male, was released to his mother and will be summonsed to court on the charge.


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