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Police Incident Log

- Updated January 14, 2013

Incident Log

Monday, January 13, 2014

11:59 pm Officer Robert Bielecki assisted the Fire Department responding to afire alarm sounding at a Winter Street location.

6:00 pm A caller reported he just struck a Deer on East Main Street. He had no injuries, but the deer fled the scene before police arrived.

1:19 pm/9:50 am On two occasions, Officer Stephen Buckley assisted parents in the safe proper installation of car seats.

8:04 am A Wood Street  homeowner called worried that because he basement door was open, someone may have entered illegally. Officers David Shane and Thomas Griffin responded and concluded that in all likelihood, the door was not shut tightly, and that no one entered the home illegally.

7:12 am A Connelly Hill resident reported that a deer attempted to jump her fence, but got impaled on it instead, and is still alive. Officer Stephen Buckley and Animal Control Officer William Proctor responded. Officer Proctor dispatched the animal and removed it from the fence.

2:05 am Officer Bielecki checked on a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped spot at a West Main Street business. It was the cleaners.




 Greg Brady Needs Home 



This is Greg Brady, a 12 week old mix, who is an incredibly loving ball of fur. He has been neutered and micro chipped. He is house trained, so far. Knows to sit for treats and feeding.  He is very playful and loving toward his adult foster brother.  Greg is getting used to being on a leash, but not a crate fan so far. Greg is quiet, and wants only to sit in your lap and cuddle. If you are interested in adopting Greg please contactDesireebfdr@gmail.com


Real Estate Transactions for Hopkinton Massachusetts

Compiled for HopNews.com by Eric Montville © 2014 All Rights Reserved
New Transactions from January 7, 2014 - January 13, 2014
Click on blue links to see Town's property card w/photo
Address Buyer Price Date Seller
5 Claflin Avenue Mark Agostinelli, Christina Agostinelli $370,000 January 13, 2014 Michael R. Pedroli, Kristine E. Laggis-Pedroli
7 Palomino Drive Benjamin J. Clark, Michelle P. Clark $607,000 January 10, 2014 Randy Charland, Jennifer Charland
14 Patriots Boulevard Smitha S. Abraham $336,000 January 9, 2014 Stagecoach Heights Realty LLC
11 Frostpane Lane, unit 57 John Xiao, Shiqin Wang $491,625 January 8, 2014 Pulte Homes of New England LLC
5 McGill Court, unit 46 Elizabeth Clancy $464,900 January 8, 2014 William A. Depietri, Lumber Street I Realty Trust
29 Ash Street Philip Adamo, Elise Adamo $315,000 January 7, 2014 Alyssa J. Omara, Jacquelyn M. Hodgman
Last Week
7 Autumn Ridge Drive, unit 41 Michael J. Sawyer, Barbara C. Sawyer $525,520 December 31, 2013 Pulte Homes of New England LLC

Police Arrest/Incident Log

- Updated January 13, 2013

Arrest Log

Sunday, January 12, 2014

7:29 pm Officer Peter Booth arrested James A. Berini, 45, of Hartford Avenue, Mendon, on East Main Street and charged him with Speeding in Violation of Special Regulation, No Inspection/Sticker and OUI Liquor.

3:09 am Officer Robert Bielecki arrested Lisa Dutton-Swain, 27, of Lake Avenue, Worcester, on Cedar Street and charged her with Marked Lanes Violation and OUI Liquor.

12:55 am Officer John Moran placed an individual into Protective Custody on West Main Street.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

6:41 pm Officer Peter Booth arrested Joseph A. Velazquez, 49, of Blueberry Lane, Hopkinton, on Blueberry Lane and charged him with Marked Lanes Violation and OUI Liquor.

Incident Log

Sunday, January 12, 2014

10:27 pm A Cross Street resident reported fireworks being shot off for the past 30 minutes. Officer Matthew McNeil checked the area but did not hear anything suspicious.

6:31 pm Officer Peter Booth stopped a motor vehicle on Main Street and subsequently arrested a 45 year-old male from Mendon and charged him with Speeding in Violation of Special Regulation, No Inspection/Sticker and OUI Liquor.

6:11 pm Officer Matthew McNeil assisted the Holliston Police Department with a section twelve on Mill Street.

5:55 pm Officer William Burchard assisted with a disabled motor vehicle on Elm Street.

3:34 pm A motorist reported that a large amount of water was coming down the driveway of a North Mill Street resident. The home owners were contacted and stated that they stopped draining there pool.

12:23 pm A resident stated that they found a lost dog on Wood Street near Lake Whitehall and would return it to its owner.

12:14 pm The DPW was notified to fix a pothole on West Main Street.

12:11 pm A caller from Oakhurst Road reported that he was attacked by a neighborhood dog and was now bleeding. Officer David Shane responded and notified the Animal Control Officer.

10:58 am A Wedgewood Drive resident reported that there was loose chickens running around. The Animal Control Officer was notified.

9:39 am Two officers responded to Chestnut Street to assist the Fire Department with a medical call.

8:13 am Officer David Shane advised the DPW that a pothole on Wood Street needed attention.

7:41 am A resident of Hidden Brick Road reported overnight lawn damage. Officer Stephen Buckley responded and took a report.

2:29 am Officer Robert Bielecki located the vehicle that struck a telephone pole on Cedar Street and subsequently arrested a 27 year-old female from Worcester and charged her with Marked Lanes Violation and OUI Liquor.

1:26 am Officer Robert Bielecki checked a parked motor vehicle on Hayden Rowe Street.

12:38 am Officer John Moran placed an individual into Protective Custody on West Main Street.

12:25 am Two callers reported a tree in the roadway on West Main Street. Officer John Moran responded and removed it.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

7:25 pm Sgt. Michael Sutton assisted a disabled motor vehicle on West Main Street.

6:01 pm A motorist reported that a vehicle traveling on Ash Street almost hit their vehicle then pulled over to the side of the road with its hazard lights on. Two officers responded and subsequently arrested a 49 year-old male from Hopkinton and charged him with Marked Lanes Violation and OUI Liquor.

5:46 pm The Fire Department responded to Rocky Woods Road for a pizza box that was on fire inside of an oven.

4:33 pm A caller reported that a red Ford 4x4 was driving very slowly through the area on Winter Street. Officer Aaron O'Neil checked the area with a negative find.

3:45 pm There were two callers from Hayden Rowe Street complaining about vehicles blocking the roadway and parking on their lawn. Officer William Burchard responded and advised that there was no parking issues.

3:41 pm A 911 caller from West Elm Street reported that they thought their house had been struck by lightning. Officer Aaron O'Neil responded with the Fire Department.

12:25 pm Officer Patrick assisted the Fire Department with a fire alarm activation on Nazneen Circle.

12:00 pm A motorist was concerned about the well being of an individual on the ice at the State Park. Officer Patrick O'Brien responded and spoke with the fisherman.

1:59 am A caller reported a damaged motor vehicle in the upper parking lot of Walcott Valley Drive and that a female was knocking on doors trying to get assistance. Three officers responded and located the site of the crash on Ash Street. The operator was issued a criminal application for leaving the scene of an accident.

Friday, January 10, 2014

11:15 pm A caller reported that a wrecker was all over the road on West Main Street. The Upton Police Department was notified and stopped the motor vehicle.

8:49 pm A caller reported that she thought she heard someone in the Main Street building that she was cleaning. Two officers responded and advised that all appeared to be in order.

7:05 pm Officer Aaron O'Neil responded to a motor vehicle accident without personal injury on West Main Street.

7:05 pm Officer Aaron O'Neil checked and spoke with the operator of a motor vehicle on West Main Street.

6:26 pm Officer William Burchard responded to a two car motor vehicle accident without personal injury on South Street.

6:16 pm Officer Aaron O'Neil assisted a disabled motor vehicle on West Main Street.

6:10 pm A resident of Falcon Ridge Drive reported that a white male came to her door inquiring if her cable was working ok. A Ford motor vehicle with New Jersey plates was also reportedly seen in the area. Officer Aaron O'Neil checked the area with a negative find.

3:49 pm The Ashland Police Department reported that a white box truck with red lettering forced a motor vehicle off of the roadway on Cross Street and was heading towards Hopkinton. Officer William Burchard responded and checked the area with a negative find.

11:34 am A walk-in from Trevor Lane spoke with Officer Gregg DeBoer regarding suspicious overnight phone calls and exterior noises.

8:01 am There were several 911 calls for a motor vehicle that was fully engulfed in flames in the High School parking lot. Three officers responded to assist the Fire Department.

Office Hours

January 13, 2014 — School Committee members, from left, Ellen Scordino and Jean Bertschman held casual office hours for parents at Water Fresh Farm Marketplace this morning in a recent initiative to reach more parents who have concerns that are not formally addressed by agendas at meetings.



Occupants Survive Crash, Stand By Vehicle, Get Struck by Tractor Trailer


At 4:32 a.m. the State Police Barracks in Charlton received a call for a serious crash on Route 90 eastbound in Oxford. The crash involved three vehicles, including a tractor trailer unit.


Preliminary reports indicate that a pick-up truck being operated by a 26 year-old man from Brookline was travelling eastbound when, for reasons still under investigation, left the roadway and crashed in the median guardrail. The pick-up then rolled over and came to rest in the center travel lane. At this time , the 26 year-old male operator from Brookline and his 25 year old passenger were not seriously injured and managed to exit the vehicle.


The rolled-over pick-up was initially passed by a sedan before being struck by a tractor-trailer unit. The tractor-trailer also struck the 26 year-old operator who had crawled out of his vehicle and was standing in the roadway. The operator sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to UMass Medical Center in Worcester. The 25 year-old male passenger was not hit by the tractor-trailer truck but sustained injuries from the crash and was also transported to UMass Medical Center. We have nothing further on their medical condition.


The tractor-trailer then struck the sedan that had just passed the rolled-over pick-up truck. The 26 year-old operator of the sedan and the 27 year-old passenger suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries and were both transported to UMass Medical Center by Ambulance. We have no further information on either occupant’s home of record. We also have nothing further on their medical condition.


The tractor-trailer came to rest against the median guardrail after striking the pick –up and then the sedan. The tractor-trailer operator is 26 year-old male from Rhode Island. He sustained serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to UMass Medical Center. We have nothing further on his medical condition.


Route 90 was closed for approximately 15 minutes accommodate the landing, rescue operation and take-off. The breakdown lane remained open while all three lanes were closed to allow for rescue operations, investigation and subsequent clean-up.


Responding State Police assets include troopers from the Charlton Barracks, State Police Collision Reconstruction and Analysis Section, State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section and Crime Scene Services responded to the crash with assistance from the Charlton, Oxford and Auburn fire departments and Mass Department of Transportation.


The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Press Release by Mass State Police.



Lost Dog

Roo, our foster red cattle dog, ran out during the thunderstorm into the woods in the town forest in the Holliston/Milford/Hopkinton MA area. She is very fearful. Please do not chase her. She has a white tip on her tail and weighs about 45 pounds. Please report any sightings to 508 269-6948 or andreademayo1@gmail.com . Thank you.


Please enjoy a look time lapse at the sky and Earth, linked by Ed Harrow on our Quality Conversation page.


Apply for One of Six Local Scholarships


The Marathon Fund Committee will be awarding 6 - $1,000 scholarships,  3-female, 3-male, to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Hopkinton.  Applications are now available at the selectmen's office in the town hall or in the guidance department at Hopkinton High School.


Applicants must be attending a 2 or 4 year college or university and have earned  at least one high school varsity letter.  Applicants must also have demonstrated a willingness to give his/her best effort in academics and extra-curricular activities. Completed applications should be turned in to the selectmen’s office by March 28, 2014.

The mother and child in yesterday's Amber Alert have been found unharmed.
Global Fogging

January 11, 2014 — The rise in temperature gave way to a rise in fog, as seen here, rolling on Lake Maspenock past Sandy Island this afternoon.
Lightning Strike

January 11, 2014 — A home on West Elm Street suffered from lightning striking a pipe in its yard that led into the house, tripping a couple of breakers. The residents dodged what could have been a worse situation, said Deputy Fire Chief Steve Slaman on scene this afternoon.


Hopkinton 63, Medway 45

Above, Nick Will goes up for two against Medway Friday night at home. Choose a thumbnail below to enlarge that photo.

Below, Nick Will wins the Medway rebound in front of the hometown cheering section.


 The Massachusetts State Police have activated an AMBER Alert

for the abduction of a 6 year old child from Fitchburg.


The Massachusetts State Police in conjunction with the Fitchburg Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating an abducted 6 year old female child from Fitchburg, MA.  The child, Alize Whipple, is described as a black female approximately 3’9” tall, weighing 45 pounds with dark hair.  Alize was last seen wearing a pink top, pink petite pants and pink sparkly shoes.  She was last seen on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at approximately 4:00p.m., on Normandy Street in the city of Fitchburg. 


Alize is believed to have been abducted by her non-custodial mother, Leeanna Wilson, 50, from Normandy Street in Fitchburg.  Leeanna is described as a white female approximately 5’5” tall, weighing 135 pounds with strawberry blonde hair. There is reason to believe Leeanna may cause harm to the child.


It is believed Leeanna Wilson is operating SC JJT687, a blue 1996 Buick Century.  (The picture was taken from the internet and is not the actual vehicle)


If you have seen and/or know the whereabouts of Alize Whipple and Leeanna Wilson please call 911 or contact the Fitchburg Police Department at 978-345-4355.


Hopkinton 48, Medway 32

January 10, 2014 — Autumn Kramer takes it down the court during the Friday night game against Medway.
Click a thumbnail to see a larger photo. Some boys bball photos on Saturday.


Night Out for Golden Pond

January 10, 2014 — Residents of the Golden Pond Assisted Living Facility hopped  into the company Limo-Bus and headed over to their favorite Friday night activity, watching the Hopkinton Boys Basketball. HopNews will present some photos from tonight's boys game on Saturday.


Police Seek Public’s Help in Locating Murder Suspect


FRAMINGHAM— Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Framingham Police Chief Ken Ferguson are asking for the public’s help in finding Jeremy Rodriguez, 19, of Framingham, who is wanted in connection with the murder of Juan Lopez on November 20 in Framingham.


An arrest warrant was issued last month for Rodriguez.  In addition to residing in Framingham, Rodriguez has also lived in the Worcester area and is known to frequent the Dorchester area of Boston.


Anyone who knows of Rodriguez’s whereabouts or has seen this suspect is asked to call Framingham Police Tip Line at 508-872-1212 ext. 3888 or Massachusetts State Police at 781-897-6600.


Two other men have been charged with the murder of Lopez.


Jose Cruz, 16, of Framingham and Bryan Pertarb, 20, of Hudson were arraigned December 19 in Framingham District Court on charges of murder, attempted armed robbery, armed assault with intent to rob, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, and unlawful possession of a firearm.  They were held without bail.  The next court date for both defendants is January 21 for pre-trial hearing.


At approximately 10:57 p.m. on November 20, Framingham Police responded to a report of a shooting in the parking lot at 15 Second St. in Framingham.  Upon arrival police discovered a male victim in the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.


The victim, Juan Lopez, 21, of Framingham, was transported to MetroWest Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.  An autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be a single gunshot wound to the chest.


It is alleged that when Lopez arrived at the location on Second Street he retrieved marijuana from the trunk of his car and then got into the driver’s seat of his vehicle.  It is alleged that Rodriguez walked up to the vehicle and fired a single gunshot through the driver’s side window, striking Lopez.  The three men then fled the scene.


The case is under investigation by Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Framingham Police.  The prosecutor assigned to the case is Assistant District Attorney Christopher Tarrant.  The Victim Witness Advocate is Lesia Schymonowytsch.


Police Arrest/Incident Log

- Updated January 10, 2013

Photo: Cruiser responds to medical emergency in area of Town Hall parking.


Arrest Log

Thursday, January 9, 2014

12:07 pm Officer Stephen Buckley arrested L. Dale Montgomery, 34, at his Walcott Valley Drive home and charged him with Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery With a Dangerous Weapon.



Incident Log

Thursday, January 9, 2014

5:33 pm A driver called about another driver entering an intersection in a dangerous manner, allegedly almost causing an accident. Officer Matthew McNeil caught up with the vehicle at a nearby business and checked on it.

2:02 pm Officer Stephen Buckley stood by while a disabled motor vehicle waited for a tow on West Main Street.

2:00 pm A housecleaner on Blueberry Lane arrived at the client's residence to the sound of a smoke alarm.

1:20 pm Officer Buckley assisted an individual whose vehicle was disabled on West Main Street, to get into the parking lot of the Community Covenant Church. The operator has called for a tow truck.

11:46 pm A third party caller reported a domestic incident had just occurred on Walcott Valley Drive. The suspect was out picking up a child from school, but had returned at home upon the arrival of two of five responding units. The individual was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault and battery.

9:33 am A Massachusetts State Trooper requested an officer for assistance with a warrant arrest on Wedgewood Drive. Officer Patrick O'Brien obliged.

8:52 am Someone at Center School reported an odor of natural gas in the building. Fire Department instruments could detect no gas.

5:45 am A Huckleberry Road caller reported activation of a carbon monoxide alarm.

5:30 am A walk in reported icing from water runoff, an ongoing concern, on Frankland Road. Officer Linda Higgins investigated, but found only a small patch that the DPW had already designated with cones.

Light Adjustment

January 10, 2014 — Highway Supervisor Mike Mansir, left, speaks with workers at the computer for the switching of the Main/Grove/Cedar traffic signals. Residents and police complained that the northbound travel lane on Grove Street would not get a green light unless another vehicle pulled up to the adjacent left turn lane.


Veterans Breakfast

January 10, 2014 — From left, Air Force Veteran Ray Gendreau, Joan Phipps and husband, Navy veteran Russell Phipps, enjoy their monthly veterans breakfast at the Hopkinton Senior Center this morning. It is held a 9:00 am on the first Friday of each month, but was postponed until today due to last Friday's storm.


 Authorities Seek Public's Assistance Identifying Woburn Robbery Suspects


           WOBURN –  Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Woburn Police Chief Robert Ferullo are seeking the public’s help in identifying three suspects who

robbed a Walgreens pharmacy in Woburn at gunpoint and assaulted two employees.

             At approximately 7:50 p.m. on January 7, Woburn Police responded to the Walgreens at 675 Main St. for a report of an armed robbery.  An investigation was immediately launched.

             The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Woburn Police are asking anyone in the public who recognizes the suspects and the customer in the store to please call Woburn Police Detectives at 781-933-1212. 

            According to authorities, three men entered the Walgreens store, two of whom were brandishing handguns.  One suspect grabbed the store clerk working at the front of the store, held her down, tied her up with zipties, and threatened her.

             Two other suspects ran toward the pharmacy counter and threatened the pharmacy clerk.  One suspect held a gun to her head and ordered her to open the locked cabinet where narcotics were kept.  The suspects assaulted the clerk and held her down while they stole large quantities of narcotics from the pharmacy.  The suspects then tied up the clerk and forcibly ripped her engagement ring and wedding band from her hand. 

             The suspects fled the store carrying a bag and a box filled with prescription medication.  It is believed that they fled in an older model, dark colored Jeep Cherokee. 

             The suspects wore hoodies and their faces were covered throughout the robbery.  Officials believe that two of the suspects were white males.  They possessed two weapons, one of which is believed to be a semi-automatic handgun.


            The case is under investigation by Woburn Police. Surveillance video of the robbery is below:





Police Incident Log

- Updated January 9, 2013

Photo: Fire Department responds to alleged domestic assault victim on Walcott Valley Drive

Incident Log

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

10:17 pm A Frankland Road resident reported that the ongoing problem with water in roadway freezing is worsening, and would like the complaint logged.

8:19 pm A passerby reported to Officer Gregg DeBoer that an animal carrier on the side of the road on East Main Street might have an animal inside of it. The carrier was gone upon arrival.

6:38 pm Officer Matthew McNeil responded to a two-vehicle crash at West Main and School Streets. There were no injuries.

3:43pm A student home sick from school on Huckleberry Road was startled by a strange man in his basement. He locked himself in an upstairs room and dialed 911. Further calls to his mother assured him that the oil delivery man was supposed to be there, and responding units confirmed his identity.

10:31 am A disabled motor vehicle on West Main Street was gone upon the arrival of Officer Thomas Griffin.

8:59 am A male and female, apparently unknown to the resident driving on Equestrian Drive, were walking and staring at him, watching him drive down the road. The resident drove around wondering where they went, but could not locate them, nor could a responding officer.

8:49 am The Highway Supervisor requested an officer's assistance for a resident dumping the water from his sump pump into the roadway on Pleasant Street. Officer Patrick O'Brien spoke with the resident, who promised to stop.


January 9, 2014 — Workers inside Center School reported the slight odor of gas on the second and third floors shortly after 9:00 am this morning. Having registered no readings on their equipment during a sweeping investigation, the Fire Department cleared the scene at 9:47 am upon the arrival of NSTAR.




Topsfield Police Seek Public's Help

Locating Missing 15 year-old


The Topsfield Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating a missing 15 year-old female. Her name is Marlena Voss and she was last seen riding a bicycle in the Town of Ipswich on January 6, 2014 while wearing a red coat, red Ugg-style boots and a two-tone backpack. She's described as being 5 feet, 9 inches tall with brown hair and blue eyes.


She may be in need of medical attention.


If you have seen Marlena, or have any information on her whereabouts, please call Topsfield PD at 978-887-6533.


EMC Senior Executive David Goulden Appointed CEO of EMC’s Information Infrastructure Business

Joe Tucci Remains Chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation


HOPKINTON, Mass. , January 8, 2014 - EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today announced the appointment of David Goulden as Chief Executive Officer of EMC Information Infrastructure, one of the businesses in the EMC Federation, effective immediately.  Joe Tucci remains Chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation.


“Over the past year David has done a phenomenal job of running EMC’s Information Infrastructure business.  David is both knowledgeable and widely respected across EMC and fully deserves this promotion,” said Joe Tucci.  “I am looking forward to continuing to work with David in my current capacity as Chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation.”


Goulden (54) is an 11-year EMC veteran, who has operated as EMC’s Chief Financial Officer for seven years and held full responsibility for EMC’s Information Infrastructure Business Units, Sales and Customer Operations, Services, Marketing and G&A functions since July 2012. Goulden has also been instrumental in making M&A a core competency for EMC by playing a leading role in more than 70 acquisitions since 2003. ~ Contributed content


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