POLICE LOG: Woman Crashes Car Over Cell Phone
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 28 – At 3:20 a.m., police were dispatched to Middlesex Canal Park for a one-car accident. According to police, the 40-year-old driver reported she dropped her cell phone and tried to pick it up off the car floor. As she did, she hit a bridge post on the road, said police.
April 27 –
At 3:07 p.m., police responded to Lexington Street for a report of a bicyclist struck by a car. According to police, the cyclist was later brought to Winchester Hospital with minor injuries.
At 4:13 p.m., a box truck driving on Squanto Road struck a low-hanging tree limb, causing the tree to fall across the road. The Department of Public Works removed the tree. There were no reported injuries.
At 9:29 p.m., Alisha Lorraine Culhane, 22, of 39 Spring Court Extension, was arrested and charged on an outstanding warrant.
April 28 –
At 12:10 a.m., a Liberty Avenue resident reported an unwanted party in the home. According to police, a man was intoxicated and yelling at the resident. He was removed by the home without incident, reported police.
At 10:09 a.m., an officer responded to Eastern Avenue for a report of a two-car accident. Police reported one car struck another after proceeding into the road after a stop sign. One driver was cited for failure to use care and caution.
At 7:47 p.m., a Woburn teen reported his motorized scooter stolen from a Pleasant Street address. According to police, the teen was visiting a friend and had left his scooter in the front entrance to the apartment. The neighbor told police she moved the scooter outside because it was “stinking up the house.” Shortly after the woman moved it, the scooter was stolen, reported police. The officer informed the woman that the scooter was not hers to move and she should have notified the owner.
April 29 –
At 12:59 a.m., William J. Hinchliffe-Metrano, 23, of 32 Rumford Park Ave., was arrested and charged breaking and entering into a boat/vehicle for a misdemeanor (two counts) and larceny under $250. According to police, a resident reported a man had just broken into his car and described the suspect as a white male wearing a dark shirt and having short blond hair. Police stopped a man matching that description, who was later positively identified as the suspect.
At 8:15 a.m., police responded to Lexington and Waltham streets for a two-car accident. According to police, skid marks at the scene indicated that one car was trying to cut the corner to make the turn. The officer reported that the car may not have been speeding, but likely panicked, causing the skid marks. Police reported that the two cars collided when they reached the intersection at the same time.
At 1:18 p.m., police were dispatched to Pearl Street for a previous house-break. According to police, several pieces of jewelry were taken from the home.
At 1:56 p.m., a woman reported losing her wedding band at CVS on Main Street.
At 6:15 p.m., a man requested police check the well-being of a man in Norfolk. The Norfolk Police were notified and checked on the man.
At 7:43 p.m., a Masa Restaurant employee reported a man left the eatery without paying his bill. He was described as a while male, red beard, wearing a Bruins shirt. Police found the man walking on Cambridge Road and spoke to him. The man admitted to leaving without paying his bill. The man and the restaurant worked out a plan for him to pay his bill.