ARREST LOG: Drunk Brothers Threaten Cops, Resist Arrest

An excerpt from the Woburn Police Department's Nov. 4 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  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. 3 –

At 5:12 p.m., Tianna Renee Cooper, 17, of 3 Prospect St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery after an argument with a woman. According to police, witness confirmed that Cooper punched and scratched the woman.

At 7:17 p.m., a 40-year-old Woburn man was placed into protective custody after police received a report of an unwanted party on Main Street. Due to the man’s intoxication level and inability to care for himself, he was taken into protective custody.

Feb. 4 –

At 6:26 a.m., Edwin D. Mahoney, 39, of 4 Westgate Drive, was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace, disorderly conduct, threat to commit a crime, assault and battery on a police officer (two counts) and resisting arrest. Brandon Matthew Mahoney, 30, of 11 Swasey in Haverhill, was also arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, resisting arrest and threat to commit a crime. According to police, officers responded to the Westgate Drive home four times between 11:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. for reports of loud noise. Police reported Mahoney and his brother were intoxicated and slammed the door on officers during the fourth visit. According to police, both brothers began yelling, calling the officers “pieces of [expletive].” Brandon Mahoney reportedly held his foot against the door to prevent officers from entering the home, said police. Both Mahoneys reportedly pushed police, struggling against the officers physically. Brandon Mahoney was taken into custody first, said police, while Edwin Mahoney went into another room and turned the stereo up, continuing to yell at officers. Police said Edwin Mahoney resisted arrest, threatening officers while being handcuffed. The man also told police he would “see [the officer] on the street and kick [his] [expletive].” Police also reported Brandon Mahoney told officers, “I’ll kill you all, I don’t care.” According to police, both Mahoneys continued “aggressive” and “out of control” behavior and were unable to be booked immediately.  

Feb. 5 –

At 2:48 a.m., Patrick Houghton, 24, of 15 Kimball Drive in Stoneham, was arrested and charged with operating while under the influence of liquor (second offense) and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. According to police, Houghton was taken into custody after a two-car accident on Washington Street. A driver told police he had backed out of a driveway on Washington Street and was driving when Houghton’s car came up behind him and rear-ended him. Houghton reportedly failed field sobriety tests, said police. Six empty beer bottles were found in Houghton’s car, said police.

At 12:08 p.m., Michael D. McCaughey, 26, of 89R Pleasant St. Apt. #C, was arrested and charged on an outstanding warrant. McCaughey was taken into custody by police after receiving a report of a disturbance on Pleasant Street.

At 4:52 p.m., a 40-year-old Woburn man was placed in protective custody for the second time this weekend. According to police, a Main Street restaurant reported the man was causing a disturbance. When police arrived, the man was “heavily intoxicated” and was placed in protective custody. According to police, the man repeatedly fell asleep during the booking process.  

On Feb. 5, Robert W. Nazzaro, 55, of 5 Russell Court was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery after police received a report he allegedly choked the victim around 2:30 p.m. during an argument.


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