POLICE LOG: Man Interrupts House Break-In
An excerpt from the WPD police log. The following arrest information was supplied by the Woburn Police Department. The arrest 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.
Featured Call of the Day:
April 19 – At 8:19 p.m., a Mountain Street resident interrupted a house-break in progress and immediately called 911. According to police, the man said he heard a noise in the home and saw a man in a white “hoodie” sweatshirt running down the stairs and out the front door. Police found that a window was smashed open in the home and that two items were taken out and placed next to the window. Nothing else was taken, reported the resident. Winchester Police responded to the scene with a K-9 unit to try to track the path of the suspect.
April 17 –
At 9:58 p.m., police responded to School Street for a report of a car striking a house. According to police, a 24-year-old woman was attempting to make a three-point turn in front of a School Street home when she hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. The car hit the home and damaged landscape lighting, irrigation and bushes.
April 18 –
At 1:53 p.m., a Stoneham woman reported she requested $40 in gas from King Gas at 146 Main St. but was given $56.21. The woman told police she informed the attendant that she could not pay for more than $40 because she did not have that much cash.
At 4:05 p.m., a Woburn woman reported hiring an acquaintance to repair a fence in her yard, but the man has not completed the job. According to police, the woman gave the man $400 to order materials. Later, the man requested another $70 for materials, said police. The man has yet to complete the job and has not returned the woman’s phone calls. Police advised the woman to start civil action in court.
April 19 –
At 8:16 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a Battlemarch Way home for a report of mailbox damage. Police reported that a FedEx driver had unknowingly struck the mailbox, damaging it. The resident reported the incident to FedEx and will work with the company for reimbursement. Police believe the driver did not intentionally strike the mailbox.
At 3:33 p.m., a Winchester woman reported her car damaged while parked in the Woburn Mall parking lot.
At 4:48 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident in the Woburn Mall parking lot.
At 6:09 p.m., several callers reported a fight between two women on Kimball Court. According to police, an argument between the women’s 7-year-old sons led to a “screaming match” between the mothers. Police restored peace and cleared the scene.
At 7:03 p.m., police were called to Richmond Park for a report of a fight between a man and a woman. According to police, the man said he was moving out and the woman yelled at him and was “getting in his face.” The woman admitted to police that was what happened. Police stood by as the man continued to gather his things and leave the home.
At 11:41 p.m., two men reported a disturbance on Sylvanus Wood Lane. According to police, both men said the other pushed him during a conversation outside the home. Police advised both to file cross-complaints of assault in court.