POLICE LOG: Chemical Explosion Injures One Woman
An excerpt from the Woburn Police Department's June 17-19 police log. The following arrest information was supplied by the Woburn Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
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.
June 17 –
At 7:33 a.m., police responded to a report of a breaking and entering at ABC Supply Company. According to police, about $1,100 in copper and tools were taken from the business.
At 8:20 a.m., a Marlboro Road resident reported a window broken overnight, possibly by a BB or pellet gun.
At 11:12 a.m., police responded to a chemical explosion at a Presidential Way building. According to police, a lab worker was mixing sodium hydroxide and tetrahydrofuran when the mixture exploded in her face. Other employees on scene immediately treated the worker, said police. She was taken to Winchester Hospital for several small cuts on her face and neck.
At 5:42 p.m., police were dispatched to Webster Avenue for a report of an argument. One person was taken to a family member’s home for the evening.
At 5:59 p.m., police encountered two 16-year-olds near the Cabot Road animal hospital. Officers took a small amount of marijuana from the teens and contacted their parents, said police.
At 7:59 p.m., police responded to the Mobil station on Main Street for a report of a customer who stole two drinks. According to police, the suspect said it was a misunderstanding and he forgot to pay for the drinks. He paid for the items, said police.
At 8:57 p.m., a Meadow Lane resident reported a car’s windshield was smashed between June 10 and 17.
June 18 –
At 6:55 a.m., the Hilton Hotel reported 11 stolen television sets. According to police, the TVs were stored in a first-floor room with two locks while they were being put in the various hotel rooms.
At 10:39 a.m., a Marlboro Road resident reported two car tires punctured and flattened overnight. An egg was also thrown and smashed onto the car roof, said police.
At 1:46 p.m., police and fire responded to a report of an accidental shooting on Marion Road. For the full story, click here.
At 6:13 p.m., police were called to Woodside Terrace for a report of a domestic dispute. According to police, the situation was resolved when officers arrived.
At 8:04 p.m., officers responded to a domestic dispute on Kilby Street. According to police, one person agreed to spend the night outside of the home.
June 19 –
At 12:04 a.m., Woburn Police and Fire responded to an altercation at the Sons of Italy on Lexington Street. Police said that one woman was unconscious, and may have fallen and hit her head, while another victim was knocked to the ground and stepped on. While the unconscious victim was taken to the hospital, the other victim refused medical treatment. Police said several people at the party were intoxicated.
At 12:05 a.m., police spoke to a 13-year-old girl who had left her house, without the permission of her mother. Police talked to both the girl and her mother, who both agreed to go to sleep and work things out in the morning.
At 12:38 a.m., a Spartan Circle woman waved down a police officer and reported several recent instances of harassment.
At 5:59 p.m., a 12-year-old boy reported his bike, a white and blue Haro BMX-style bicycle, was taken from outside the Pleasant Street Mobil station. According to police, the boy left the bike outside the store while he went in to buy water.
At 6:35 p.m., police responded to a report of threats made in the past during a custody pick-up and drop-off.
At 7:20 p.m., police and fire were dispatched to Fremont Street for an altercation between two men. According to police, both men appeared to be intoxicated and had minor injuries and torn clothing.
At 10:23 p.m., police responded to a report of a disturbance on Main Street. According to police, the two people involved said the argument was verbal only.
At 11:23 p.m., police were called to a Spring Court Extension home after a woman reported an argument. According to police, the woman said the argument was verbal only and the man had left the area and returned home.