Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Westwood Police Department provided the following information. Patch prints all arrests.
Wednesday, June 12 4:14 a.m.: A family reported a person who they told not to come to their house anymore was at their house an hour ago. 9:51 a.m.: Officers received a report of an Australian Shepherd biting a landscaper on the right forearm and broke the skin. The victim drove himself to a nearby hospital. The dog was quarantined for 10 days. 8:40 p.m.: Police received a report of suspicious activity on Weatherbee Drive involving a light blue car driving around frequently. 10:16 p.m.: Police received a report of suspicious activity on Wildwood Drive involving a truck parked in her driveway which left when the homeowner turned on its lights. The truck turned out to be Norfolk Count mosquito control which was there at the home owner's …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Officers served sliced Turkey, mashed potatoes and other Thanksgiving accompaniments to more than 45 senior citizens last month.
Courtesy Westwood Police Department On Saturday, November 17th, the Westwood Police Relief Association provided a holiday meal for seniors at the Council on Aging on Nahatan Street in Westwood. They served sliced turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, rolls, carrots, drinks, dessert and coffee to about forty-five seniors. Present from the Council on Aging was Director, Pat Larkin, along with other COA staff and teenage volunteers. On hand from the Westwood Police Relief Association was President: Officer Tim Foley, Secretary/Treasurer: Sergeant Joseph Vinci and his family, Officer Donald Murphy and Officer Daniel Fafara. The Westwood Police Relief Association would like to thank all of the Westwood businesses and residents who donated …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The following information was provided by the Westwood Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.
The following information was provided by the Westwood Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction. IPod stolen- A Locust Drive resident called to report that their IPod had been stolen from their vehicle. The caller reported that they had left the IPod in the car late Friday night, so it appeared the theft had happened sometime between then and Sunday at around 6 p.m. Arrest, Vandalism- A Hillview resident called to report that he witnessed two males without shirts jumping on his car. Officers were dispatched to the address and one of the individuals was picked up and identified as the perpetrator. This resulted in a juvenile arrest. Tuesday, August 7 Credit Card Fraud- A resident of Oak Street reported…
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The passenger of a white Sports Utility Vehicle attempted to abduct an 11-year-old girl Monday night, according to police reports.
Westwood Police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old girl that occurred Monday night on Dover Road. At around 8:35 p.m. Monday, July 23, the girl was walking on Dover Road to a friend's house, when a white SUV with tinted windows, pulled up near the girl and stopped. A passenger in the vehicle then asked the girl to "get in the car," according to police. The girl ran away from the vehicle, which then drove off toward High Street, police said Tuesday. "It is believed the occupants of the SUV were in their late teens or early 20s," Westwood Police Detective Paul Toland told Westwood Patch. Police said the vehicle may be a late-model Ford Explorer. The matter is currently under investigation.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The break-ins occurred sometime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday.
Nearly a month after Westwood Police arrested four individuals for breaking into a home on High Street, officers are now investigating two additional reports of housebreaks on the same road that took place on Monday, April 9. The first of which occurred at a High Street residence, which was entered sometime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday, Westwood Police said in a statement Wednesday morning. Jewelry had been removed from the home. Close by, another High Street home was broken into and a stereo system was stolen, police said. That home was broken into during the same time frame, police believe. "Residents are reminded to secure their homes upon their departure, which would include locking doors and securing ground level windows," …