Five Police Incidents That Had Woburn Talking

A look back at the week in police news in Woburn.

These five stories and Police Log entries had people talking on our Facebook page and readers clicking links this week.

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Emergency Crews Respond to Main Street Fire

Dec. 2—Emergency crews responded to a fire at 542 Main Street around 1 p.m. this afternoon.



POLICE LOG: Boy Approached By Stranger While Walking Home

Nov. 30—At 6:36 p.m., a Woburn man reported his 11-year-old son was approached by a stranger while walking home from the Shamrock School that afternoon. The man told police a woman asked the boy if he needed a ride home, but the boy ignored her. The woman was described as white, in her 30s, driving a white vehicle with tinted windows.  


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Trio of Woburn Residents Allegedly Stole Packages From a Stoneham Home

Dec. 3—A trio of Woburn residents are accused of stealing packages delivered to an Elm Street home Monday, according to a Stoneham Policepress statement.


Woburn Woman Sentenced For Sham Marriage

Dec. 6—A Woburn woman was sentenced to federal prison in Maine this week after being convicted of taking part in a sham marriage.


POLICE LOG: Woman's 'Bad Day' Gets Worse

Dec. 5—At 3:33 p.m., police were dispatched to a three-car accident on Salem Street. According to police, one woman admitted she caused the chain reaction accident because she was “crying due to a bad day at work.” That woman was cited for failure to use care and caution.


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