POLICE LOG: Woman Puts Dog Food in Sweatshirt, Leaves Store
An excerpt from the Woburn Police Department's Sept. 29 police log. The following arrest information was supplied by the Woburn Police Department. It 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.
Sept. 29 –
At 9:10 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident at Main and Salem streets. According to police, a driver attempted to go around a car that appeared to be parked. The “parked” car then pulled out, striking the other car, said police.
At 1:49 p.m., police were called to Market Basket for a report of a shoplifter. According to police, a woman was stopped with dog food, motor oil and other items in her sweatshirt. The store asked the woman to pay for the items.
At 2:57 p.m., police responded to Kilby Street for a report of a man cutting down trees on conservation land. According to police, a man reported an older man with white hair had been cutting down trees on the Middlesex Canal bed. Police found a man matching the description walking his dog and the man said he did not cut down any trees, but does walk in that area with his pet. Police spoke to Department of Public Works officials who said that Middlesex Canal Authority owns that land and has been working on it all week.
At 4:18 p.m., police began investigating a report of fraudulent transactions on three different credit cards.
At 4:52 p.m., police responded to Prospect Street for a report of an argument between two women. One woman was asked to leave the residence for the night.
At 7:53 p.m., a Kohl’s employee reported a man and woman took items from the store without paying for them. According to police, when the employee tried to stop them, he was unable to get to them before they left the area. Video surveillance footage has been forwarded to the detective bureau for further investigation.
At 9:12 p.m., police responded to Elm Street for a well-being check. According to police, a man ran from officers when they tried to check on his health at the request of family members. Officers caught up to the man, who was taken to Lahey Clinic by Woburn Fire, said police.
At 9:46 p.m., a man reported a strange encounter with a Woburn resident. According to police, the man said he was fixing the drainage system for a resident when he started asking the plumber odd questions and making him uncomfortable. Police said the man also said the resident was aggressive, hostile and later apologetic.