POLICE LOG: Man Found With Blu-Ray Discs in Pants
An excerpt from the Woburn Police Department's Feb. 25-27 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.
Feb. 25 –
- At 10:31 a.m., an Albert Street woman reported her two unlocked cars were entered during the night. The registration of both vehicles were taken.
- At 1:13 p.m., a bakery employee on Cummings Park reported her cell phone stolen from her locker while she was at work.
- At 4:20 p.m., a Dartmouth Road woman reported her purse was stolen from her car the day before while it was parked on Main Street. According to the victim, several gift cards, credit cards and $100 in cash was stolen, as well as the purse and her driver’s license.
- At 5:23 p.m., a Dunkin’ Donuts employee reported being struck with a closed-fist punch by another employee while working at the Main Street eatery. According to both parties involved, there was an argument and one person was insulted in front of customers. Stories differed on whether the closed-fist punch was the first strike, or if it was in self-defense of an attempted trip. Police advised the parties to seek a criminal complain at Woburn District Court.
- At 7:17 p.m., two Boston men and a South Boston woman reported their vehicles broken into while parked at the Boston Sports Club. All three cars had broken windows and were parked in the same area of the lot. According to police, a Dell laptop, Verizon cell phone, two iPods, credit cards, driver’s license, briefcase, laptop, watch and passport were taken from the cars.
- At 9:30 p.m., police were dispatched to Kohls Department Store for a report of three people caught shoplifting. According to police, two teens and a woman were observed concealing merchandise. Three perfume bottles, two shirts, a ring and a set of bracelets were recovered.
- At 10:04 p.m., police responded to a South Street group home for a report of a resident slapping an employee. According to police, the resident was upset because the home serves spaghetti four times a week.
Feb. 26 –
- At 3:58 p.m., Kevin Joseph Travers, 29, of 19 Mishawum Road, was arrested and charged on three outstanding warrants after a routine motor vehicle stop on Main Street. Travers’ vehicle was stopped because of revoked insurance. According to police, Travers was “verbally confrontational throughout the search and transport.”
- At 4:06 p.m., a Beach Street woman reported someone keyed her car.
- At 4:33 p.m., police received notification that an abuse prevention order had been violated.
- At 5:08 p.m., police were dispatched to Buckman Street for a report of a domestic dispute. A couple admitted to arguing loudly over financial issues, but said the argument was verbal only.
- At 5:20 p.m., a Main Street man reported placing an electric range in his backyard. The oven was taken from his property without permission.
- At 5:27 p.m., a Reading man was summonsed to Woburn District Court for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, not being in possession of a license and not having an inspection sticker after a motor vehicle stop on Arlington Road.
- At 7:38 p.m., police were called to Cedar Street for a report of a couple arguing. The couple admitted to arguing over family issues, but that it was only a verbal disagreement.
- At 11:49 p.m., police responded to Court Street for a report of a man assaulted by his ex-girlfriend. According to the man, he was punched in the face and jaw. When police spoke to the suspect and asked what happened, she said, “Whatever it was, he did it.” According to police, the alleged victim changed his story several times and finally told police he was not assaulted. Officers advised the parties of their rights to a restraining order and instructed them to stay away from each other for the rest of the evening.
Feb. 27 –
- At 5:12 a.m., a 15-year-old Franklin Street resident was arrested and charged with three counts of breaking and entering vehicles; three counts of larceny over $250; and three counts of receiving stolen property.
- At 9:47 a.m., a Crossman Road man reported his unlocked car was entered and several items were taken, including an iPod and iPhone charger.
- At 11:05 a.m., a Hiawatha Road woman reported her unlocked car was entered and several items stolen, including an iPod, a GPS unit and a iPhone charger.
- At 1:43 p.m., a Malden man was summonsed to Woburn District Court for operating a motor vehicle without a license.
- At 2:52 p.m., a Crossman Road resident reported a car window broken and two other cars entered during the night.
- At 3:24 p.m., a woman and three teens in her car reported being followed by another car when a passenger allegedly pointed a handgun at them. The woman reported leaving the scene and driving directly to the Police Station where they reported the incident. In investigating the incident, police believed the gun was a BB gun, but were unable to confirm. Police spoke to the gun owner, a 19-year-old Stoneham resident, on the phone and he denied owning the gun. Police were unable to confirm whether the gun was a firearm or a BB gun and told the 19-year-old he would be summonsed to Woburn District Court for assault by means of a dangerous weapon.
- At 3:25 p.m., a Crossman Road woman reported her unlocked car was entered and several items were taken, including a GPS unit, a radio faceplate, an mp3 player and a cell phone charger.
- At 3:28 p.m., a Hiawatha Road resident reported his unlocked car entered and a GPS unit and booklet of car wash tickets were stolen.
- At 3:29 p.m., an Indian Hill Road woman reported her unlocked car entered and a make-up handcase stolen from the vehicle.
- At 4 p.m., a Hiawatha Road resident reported a GPS unit was taken from his unlocked car overnight. According to the victim, he noticed footprints in the snow leading to his passenger-side car door.
- At 5:31 p.m., a Hiawatha Road resident reported her unlocked car was entered and a GPS unit and cell phone charger were taken.
- At 6:10 p.m., police responded to a report of a shoplifter at Target on Commerce Way. According to police, a Billerica man, who is known to Target Loss Prevention employees, was seen concealing several Blue Ray discs in his waistband. According to police, they recovered several discs worth over $500, including season sets of Sex and the City, the Good Wife, Ghost Whisperer and the movie Avatar.