POLICE LOG: Man Yells at Children in Target
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.
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April 3 – At 6:15 p.m., police received several reported of a father yelling at his children in the Target parking lot. According to police, the father said he was frustrated because his children had been screaming inside the store about toys and his credit card was declined. The man attempted to reprimand his children by yelling at them, said police. Police determined that nothing physical occurred and the yelling was caused by the stress of the children and the credit card.
April 4 –
At 6:49 p.m., police received a report of a break-in on Winn Court. According to police, an apartment was broken into and a five-gallon water jug filled with quarters was taken. Several other items were rifled through, but not stolen. Police spoke to two children in the area who said they an unfamiliar man in the area earlier who was walking on Winn Court and then headed toward Kilby Street.
April 6 –
At 11:02 a.m., police received a report of an incident at Dunkin’ Donuts on Cambridge Road. According to police, one woman claimed she received dirty looks from employees at the store and her license plate was copied down. Police spoke to the manager of the Dunkin’ Donuts, who said that the woman was very loud in the store and her employees were in fear. The manager admitted writing down the woman’s license plate number and told police that the woman followed her to the store and began kicking the door. Police saw video surveillance corroborating the Dunkin’ Donuts’ employee’s story. Police told the woman she is no longer welcome at the Cambridge Road eatery.
At 12:44 p.m., a Woburn man reported his Discover Card credit information compromised, possibly online. The man told police he was charged $195 and received “one of two” boxes at his home. Police said the man spoke to Discover about the incident already.
At 3:51 p.m., police responded to a report of a two-car accident at Montvale Avenue and Rainin Road. According to police, both drivers admitted that heavy traffic volume kept them from seeing the other car, causing the crash. There were no reported injuries.
At 4:43 p.m., a Woburn man reported he attempted to file his taxes electronically and was informed that someone had already filed a claim with his wife’s Social Security number. Police filed a report and gave the man the incident number for his personal reference. The man has spoken to the IRS about the issue.
At 4:52 p.m., a Woburn woman reported ongoing harassment from her landlord. According to the woman, she believes that the landlord is entering her apartment when she is not there. The woman also told police that she overheard him call her a “[expletive] animal” to a Boston Housing Authority inspector.
At 4:57 p.m., a 40-year-old Winchester woman was summonsed to Woburn District Court for shoplifting over $100 by concealment. According to police, the woman was caught by Target loss prevention officers stealing several make-up items and tank-tops. Police reported the woman admitted to stealing the items “because she did not have any money.”
At 11:07 p.m., a Creston Avenue resident reported receiving several harassing phone calls and text messages regarding a debt. According to police, the woman said she has paid some of the debt and continues to pay more each week.
At 11:33 p.m., a Lexington woman reported a hit-and-run accident on Main Street near Fisher Terrace. According to police, the woman said her car was clipped by a car that was beeping and cut in front her vehicle. The car fled the scene, said police.
April 7 –
At 10:26 a.m., a Dewey Avenue resident reported a car damaged while it was parked on Mishawum Road overnight.
At 4:57 p.m., police were dispatched to a report of an altercation between a man and a woman involved in a break-up. According to police, the argument was verbal in nature.
At 6:52 p.m., a Woburn woman reported her car damaged while parked in the North Suburban Transportation lot. According to police, the woman’s car window was smashed open by a golf ball, which was found in the vehicle.
At 8:35 p.m., a Greenwood Avenue man reported his truck’s window smashed. According to police, the man was not sure when it was damaged, but believed it happened within the last three days.
April 8 –
At 10:09 a.m., a Spring Street woman reported her car damaged while it was parked on the street overnight.
At 12:22 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident on Cambridge Road. According to police, one driver apparently pulled into oncoming traffic to pass another, striking the car and its driver’s side mirror.
At 5:34 p.m., a Franklin Street woman reported several items, including a television and an iPad, stolen from her apartment. According to police, the apartment has been vacant since a fire in the home two weeks ago. Detectives are investigating.
At 8:26 p.m., police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Karen Road. According to police, a couple argued over events at a family gathering earlier in the day.
At 8:52 p.m., a Marlboro Road resident reported several jewelry items and a Nintendo DSI stolen from the home.