UPDATED POLICE LOG: Maine Woman Charged with Resisting Arrest and Assaulting a Police Officer
An excerpt from the Woburn Police Department's Jan. 21-23 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. 20 –
- At 11:45 a.m., Louise A. Nelson, 49, of 20 Ellis St., was arrested and charged with violating a harassment protection order.
Jan. 21 –
- At 2:52 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident on Montvale Avenue. There were no injuries in the crash. According to police, winter weather may have contributed to the crash.
- At 7:43 a.m., police responded to a three-car accident at the intersection of Main and Campbell streets. According to police, one car was slowing down for a yellow light when it was struck from behind. A third car was struck when the operator tried to avoid the car stopped for the light. According to police, snow on the road contributed to slippery conditions.
- At 3:28 p.m., police and fire responded to Woburn Recycling and Converting for a report of an industrial accident. According to authorities, a man was dumping cardboard waste at the time of the accident. He suffered a laceration to the head and was unconscious for several minutes. There were no witnesses to the accident. The man was taken to Lahey Clinic.
- At 3:29 p.m., a Woburn woman reported hitting a parked car after her vehicle slid on snow-covered Mill Street.
- At 8:30 p.m., a man reported his car window smashed and his car rummaged through while he was inside the Boston Sports Club. While the officer was speaking to the man, another man reported his car was also broken into. According to the second victim, his window was also broken and a cell phone and wallet were stolen.
Jan. 22 –
- At 3:47 a.m., a plow operator reported being struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene at Forest Park Road and Thomas Street. The man reported the other car did not stop at the intersection and struck his vehicle. The plow operator was unable to regain control of his vehicle and he went off the road, striking a storage unit on Thomas Street. Police attempted to find the other car involved in the crash, but were unable to find one matching the witness’ description.
- At 9:45 a.m., police responded to a report of a two-car accident at the intersection of Winn and Pleasant streets.
- At 11:37 a.m., police confiscated a firearm from a Main Street apartment and served an emergency restraining order to the resident.
- At 12:44 p.m., police responded to a report of a car striking another car that was parked illegally in a Kimball Court fire lane.
- At 1:44 p.m., police responded to a Sheridan Street home after a verbal argument lasted more than an hour.
- At 1:46 p.m., a woman reported a possible violation of a restraining order.
- At 2:38 p.m., Katherine Bohr, 61, of 38 Chapman St. in Bethel, ME, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer after police responded to the Anderson Regional Transportation Center on Atlantic Avenue for a report of a disturbance. According to police, Bohr repeatedly ignored officers' commands and she became combative, striking an officer several times with her pocketbook.
- At 3:10 p.m., officers responded to Main Street when the operator of a Franklin Auto Transport truck fell off the truck into the roadway. The man fell approximately four feet and landed on a car that was driving slowly past the truck. The man acknowledged falling from the truck and landing on the car, but said he was not run over, according to police. The man injured his knee and was taken to Lahey Clinic.
Jan. 23 –
- At 3:06 a.m., police responded to an accidental 911 call on Richardson Street.
- At 7:43 a.m., officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a Kimball Court apartment.
- At 11:19 a.m., a Hilltop Terrace man reported his mailbox struck and knocked off its stand overnight. According to police, tire tracks in the snow show that the mailbox was apparently targeted by someone in a car who then drove back onto the road.
- At 3:07 p.m., Christine M. Murray, 28, of 413 Lebanon St. Apt. #2 in Melrose, was arrested and charged with shoplifting more than $100 in merchandise by asportation after police responded to a report of a shoplifter at TJ Maxx in the Woburn Mall. According to police, Murray used a pair of scissors to remove security devices from items before placing them in her bag and heading out of the store.
- At 5:34 p.m., a woman reported she was attempting to pull into traffic on Main Street when she was blocked by another car. According to the victim, she was approached by another driver. When she opened the door of her car, she alleged he grabbed her hair and yelled at her. According to the woman, the man left the scene in his car.