The following are excerpts from the Westwood Police log from Sept. 15-23. The log is public record.

 

Sunday, Sept. 15

9:21 p.m.: An officer conducted stationary traffic enforcement noticed a Toyota Highlander with an inspection sticker that had expired. The vehicle was pulled over; the operator said the vehicle belonged to his wife, but that he was now the main operator. He was cited to operating an unregistered vehicle and having an expired inspection sticker; the vehicle was towed.

 

Monday, Sept. 16

12:47 p.m.: A motor vehicle break-in was reported at Clapboardtree Street.

6:53 p.m.: A disturbance was reported at Nahatan Street.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

11:26 a.m.: A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of High Street and Dover Road resulted in one driver being transported to Norwood Hospital for neck pain, and the other driver cited to following too closely.

2:55 p.m.: A disabled motor vehicle was reported at Gay and Thatcher streets. The vehicle was gone on arrival.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

2:25 p.m.: A parked, unoccupied vehicle at the Eversource parking lot at Station Drive was sideswiped by another vehicle. There was minor damage to both vehicles.

5:37 p.m.: A resident of Magnolia Drive reported possible check fraud. The resident had sent a check to pay a bill of $197; somewhere along the way, the check was made out to someone else for $4,900. The case is under investigation.

 

Thursday, Sept. 19

9:33 p.m.: A disabled motor vehicle was reported at Route 128 North Highway.

 

Friday, Sept. 20

7:22 a.m.: One vehicle failed to stop at the sign at Church Street and struck another vehicle. One driver was cited for failure to stop; there were no injuries and no tow required.

5:11 p.m.: One vehicle rear-ended another during rush hour on Providence Highway. There was minor damage to the vehicle that was hit.

 

Saturday, Sept. 21

1:30 a.m.: A burglar alarm was reported at Locust Drive. The building was checked and secured.

11:39 a.m.: A resident of High Street reported that on the previous day, an oil burner technician came to inspect the furnace. Afterward, the technician asked the resident if they could take a photo of their feet for an anatomy class. The resident said no, twice, and the technician left. An officer contacted the technician and the company; the technician was ordered not to have any further contact with the resident.

3:41 p.m.: A resident of Magnolia Drive reported possible check fraud. The resident received word from their bank that their checking account had been overdrawn; a check for $4,800 had been cashed the day before. The resident said that the check was originally for $805 for a business; the altered check, sent electronically via phone, was made out to an individual. The bank is holding the check, and the case is under investigation.

3:25 p.m.: A resident of University Avenue reported a front license plate that had been missing since mid-August. The resident has already canceled the plate with the Registry and obtained new ones.

6:48 p.m.: A officer stopped a speeding vehicle at High Street. A check revealed that the registration had expired and was not renewable. The operator was cited for not having a registration in possession; the vehicle was towed.

 

Sunday, Sept. 22

3:33 p.m.: A resident of Parker Street reported that while they were talking their Airedale terrier puppy, it was attacked by two unleashed, boxer-like dogs. The puppy was injured in the right front leg. The matter has been referred to the Animal Control officer.

4:37 p.m.: The Fire Department was called to the Wegman's/Marshalls parking lot on University Avenue for a report of a dog locked in a car. The Fire Department managed to open the car without damage, and gave the dog some water. The owner was notified, and the matter turned over to the Animal Control officer.

 

Monday, Sept. 23

8:54 p.m.: Ulta Beauty on University Avenue reported that on the previous Friday, a while male dressed in mostly black took two Dyson hair dryers, worth $399 each, and fled into a waiting vehicle, described as a black sedan with tinted windows and no front license plate. The same thing apparently happened at the Ulta Beauty location in Braintree. The case is under investigation.