Monday, Dec. 2
10:16 a.m.: Police conducted a routine traffic stop in the area of the Needham Town Common. Police stopped the vehicle on Chapel Street for displaying an expired registration sticker. As a result of a license check through the registry, a 32-year-old Waltham man will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
2:30 p.m.:Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of West Street and Birch Road. The vehicle’s registration was revoked. The vehicle was secured in a driveway and the operator, a 19-year-old female of Needham was issued a criminal citation and summons for operation of an unregistered motor vehicle, operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and operation of a vehicle after registration revocation.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
5:08 p.m.: A Grosvenor Road resident reported that her vehicle was entered sometime Dec. 2 or 3 and a GPS was taken. The vehicle was parked in the driveway and was unlocked.
8:34 p.m.: Police were dispatched to the intersection of Webster Street and Guild Road for a damaged fire hydrant. The hydrant appeared to have been knocked off its base by a vehicle. The Department of Public Works and Needham Fire Department were notified of the damage.
Wednesday, Dec. 4
7:39 a.m.: Police were dispatched to a Manning Street address for a report of a two-car crash involving a parked motor vehicle. It was determined that the operator had failed to clear her windshield of frost before operating the car and subsequently rear ended a parked motor vehicle. The operator was injured in the crash and was transported from the scene by paramedics.
1:37 p.m.: Party on Page Street reported that someone tried to withdraw money from their bank account. A fraud alert was made and the account was closed.9:57 p.m.: Police stopped a motor vehicle at the intersection of Highland Avenue at Cross Street for a U-Turn violation. The operator was unable to provide a license but did give a name. After further investigation, the name that the operator gave was false. Once the officer found the operator’s real name, Rashad Hobbes, 25, of Cheney Street, Dorchester, was arrested for giving an officer a false name, operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, an outstanding warrant and a U-Turn violation.