Dedham Police Log: Hit and Run with a Holiday Note, Vehicle Break-in and More

The following information was provided by the Dedham Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.


Tuesday, Dec. 25

(8:12 a.m.) According to police reports, there was a verbal altercation between a white female and an employee of a store on Bussey Street The female was under the influence of alcohol.  When the employee was on the phone with Dedham Dispatch, the female slapped the phone against the employee's face.  The store did not want to press charges, but the female was trespassed from the store.


Wednesday, Dec. 26

(9:56 a.m.) According to police reports, a vehicle was broken into.  The white, 2010 Lexus was parked on Stergis Way when the rear passenger window was smashed.  The owner's purse was the only item taken from the vehicle.

(10:26 a.m.) There was a report of a hit and run at the Whole Foods parking lot in Dedham.  According to police reports, the owner of the vehicle told police that there was damage to the rear drivers side quarter panel.  Then he noticed a note on his windshield stating, "I'm sorry for hitting your car.  Merry Christmas."  The note also included a phone number.  However, when police tried to call the number, it was a non-working Boston financial number.


Thursday, Dec. 27

(9:43 p.m.) According to police reports, a pedestrian was struck while crossing the crosswalk in Legacy Place.  As the driver approached the crosswalk and looked both ways, he claimed that there were no pedestrians and started to move.  Then he heard a bang on the front of his vehicle.  He hit a pedestrian and knocked her to the ground.  The pedestrian claimed that she did not have any injuries and appeared to be fine.  According to reports, police stated that at the time of the accident, it was dark with a mix of snow and rain.  So he believed that visibility was poor.


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