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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POLICE LOG: Toddler Accuses Teen of Assault

Oct. 12—At 3:26 p.m., police were called to the Convenient 38 for a report of an assault. According to police, a woman stated she was in line with her three-year-old son, holding his hand, when the toddler shouted “he punched me, he punched me.” The child told his mother that one of four teenaged boys leaving the store had hit him in the face. Police spoke to the youths, who denied touching the boy. The responding officer told the woman that it was “highly unlikely” that a teenager would hit a toddler holding his mother’s hand and the woman agreed. Police cleared the scene.

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Woburn Man May Have Sold Drugs To Teens

Oct. 16—A Woburn man was arrested Friday on drug charges after police began investigating claims that he sold marijuana to teenagers.


Woburn Man Struck By Car Succumbs to Injuries

Oct. 15—A 31-year-old father of two has succumbed to injuries he suffered after being struck by a car Oct. 9.

Allen Fisher, of Arlington Road, was crossing Washington Street near Leland Park after leaving a Pop Warner practice last Tuesday when he was struck by an oncoming car.


How Can Crosswalks Be Safer in Woburn?

Oct. 17—The community mourned the loss of a 31-year-old father yesterday, an Arlington Road man who was struck down while crossing Washington Street at Leland Park Oct. 9. The man was in the crosswalk, but was hit by a reportedly speeding car.

Today, we ask readers: How can crosswalks be safer in Woburn?


Presti Landlord Arrested on Gun Charges

Oct. 19—A man affiliated with the Joanne and Alyssa Presti murders was arrested on gun charges in Woburn Thursday night.


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