POLICE LOG: Arrests, Accidents and Harassment
An excerpt from the Woburn Police Department's Jan. 14-18 police log.
The following is an excerpt from the Woburn Police Department log. Please note that this is a sampling of activity in the log, not a complete account. We report all arrests included in the daily police log.
Jan. 14 –
- At 8:02 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident at Lexington and Burlington streets.
- At 8:04 a.m., police and fire responded to On The Border on Commerce Way for a report of flashing traffic lights. Officials determined a plow operator most likely damaged the controls during snow removal.
- At 10:33 a.m., police removed a portable billboard from Micro Drive in violation of city ordinances.
- At 12:41 p.m., a man reported receiving over 40 harassing phone calls from a Stoneham man.
- At 4:24 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident at Washington and Erie streets. A driver was summonsed for failure to stop at a stop sign.
- At 7:04 p.m., a woman reported being harassed by a neighbor via phone messages and letters.
- At 7:20 p.m., police received a report of a man acting suspiciously and trying to gain entry to a home on Dewey Avenue.
- At 7:55 p.m., a man reported receiving harassing text messages.
- At 10:32 p.m., a Chelsea woman was summonsed to Woburn District Court for unlawfully attaching motor vehicle plates, permitting an unregistered motor vehicle to be operated and allowing an uninsured motor vehicle to be operated.
Jan. 15 –
- At 11:37 a.m., police responded to a report of a car accident on Main Street in which a car was forced into a snowbank while another tried to pass it on the right. The driver of the other car did not stop at the scene of the accident.
- At 10:53 a.m., a California woman reported her car was sideswiped by an unknown vehicle while it was parked in the Toys R Us parking lot on Cambridge Road.
- At 12:16 a.m., a woman reported a man did not leave her apartment when asked, then returned to the apartment after he did leave. The man did leave the building before police arrived.
- At 9:46 a.m., a caller reported seeing a woman crying in a car and believed that the male driving the car may have hit her. Police stopped the vehicle and spoke to the parties involved. Officers determined that an argument took place in the car, but did not believe a physical altercation happened.
- At 12:37 p.m., a Woburn man reported receiving threats against himself and his dog.
- At 5:20 p.m., Matthew David Mondi, 25, of 13 Alston Apt. #2 in Somerville, was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery.
Jan. 16 –
- At 12:21 a.m., officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Prospect Street.
- At 2:07 a.m., Michael Robert Mondou, 27, of 14 Crescent St. in Pepperell, was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. Police were patrolling the Courtyard Marriot parking lot when an officer observed a male “acting suspicious.” According to police, there was a foot pursuit as the suspect began to flee the scene. With the help of Stoneham Police, Mondou was apprehended and placed under arrest.
- At 2:35 p.m., police responded to a report of a verbal domestic dispute on Mill Street.
- At 4:58 p.m., a Winn Park woman reported her car, which had been buried in snow and not moved for several days, was damaged by an unknown vehicle.
Jan. 17 –
- At 12:02 p.m., police responded to a report of a two-car accident at Harrison Avenue and Abbott Street.
- At 2:26 p.m., a Billerica woman reported her car broken into and her purse stolen while the vehicle was parked at the Boston Sports Club on Presidential Way.
- At 6:08 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident on Cambridge Road. According to police, one driver reported having difficulty seeing due to high snowbanks. A driver was summonsed for failure to yield to oncoming traffic while turning left.
- At 7:24 p.m., Esau E. Cruz, 21, of 4 Ellis Court, was arrested and charged with assault and battery.
Jan. 18 –
- At 6:46 a.m., a Woburn woman was summonsed to Woburn District Court for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to use care and caution after police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the Montvale Avenue/Washington Street intersection.
- At 6:48 a.m., Michelle L. Fisher, 28, of 100 Arlington Road, was arrested and charged on an outstanding warrant after a motor vehicle accident at Green and Nashua streets.