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Police Reports: Men Caught Shoplifting From Restaurant Depot

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

Two New Jersey men were arrested for shoplifting from the Restaurant Depot on Thursday, Sept. 13.

Police were called to the wholesale foodservice supplier at 114 First Ave. at 5:55 p.m. for the report of a shoplifter in custody. After an investigation, police arrested Guang Li, 29, and Mei Yang, 52, of Kearney, NJ for shoplifting by concealment.

Other incidents included in the Sept. 18 Needham Police Department reports:

Cab Driver Needs Help With Drunk Passenger
A Boston City Cab driver called the police station on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 11:20 p.m. for help with an intoxicated passenger. Police escorted the passenger to his home, and he was left in the care and custody of his father.

Cash Taken in Vehicle Break-in
A Mark Lee Road resident reported on Thursday, Sept. 13 that someone broke into her vehicle sometime in the past three weeks. A small amount of cash and change was missing from the vehicle.

Car of Teens Involved in Hit and Run
Police were called to the intersection of Oakland and Highland avenues on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7:35 a.m. for the report of a hit and run involving three vehicles.

The driver of one of the vehicles had fled the scene of the crash, which resulted in minor damage to the two remaining vehicles. One of the drivers, a woman, complained of minor head and neck pain but refused treatment.

The vehicle that fled the scene was described as a gray Subaru sedan that was possibly occupied by four male teenagers. It was last seen on Highland Avenue heading toward the Memorial Field parking lot.

Police searched the parking lot and the high school student lot but did not locate the vehicle. The incident remains under investigation.

Son Takes Vehicle Without Permission
A Junction Street resident reported on Thursday, Sept. 12 that her son had taken her vehicle without her authority. Police spoke with all parties and determined that the vehicle would be returned the next day. No charges were filed.

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