POLICE LOG: Drunk Driver Hits Parked Car

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  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:

Sept. 4 – At 9:14 p.m., Steven George Lutkevich, 60, of 4 Ingalls St., was arrested and charged with operating while under the influence of liquor. According to police, an officer walking on Main Street witnessed a motor vehicle hit a parked car several times while attempting to parallel park. The officer requested back-up because the driver appeared to be intoxicated. Police reported that Lutkevich told officers that he was “coming from Woburn and going to Woburn.” Police reported Lutkevich failed field sobriety tests at the scene of the crash and was taken into custody. 


Other Incidents:

Sept. 4 –

At 9:18 a.m., a guest at the Extended Stay Hotel reported a laptop computer and cash stolen from her room. According to police, the power cord was also taken. Police spoke to hotel management about the situation and attempted to contact people who had contact with the room.

At 10:54 a.m., police responded to an industrial accident at Kraft Foods. According to police, a worker was inflating a tire when the tire exploded, cutting his hand and knee. The man was taken to Lahey Clinic for treatment.

At 11:40 a.m., police conducted a well-being check on Hilltop Terrace.

At 11:56 a.m., police responded to a Henshaw Street business for a report of fraudulent checks cashed. According to police, someone cashed several checks in the amount of the business’s account on Sept. 1. The bank suspected fraudulent activity and contacted the account holder.

At 12:48 p.m., police were dispatched to a two-car accident at Washington Street and Washington Circle. One driver was cited for a stop sign violation, said police.

At 1:16 p.m., a Woburn woman reported ongoing harassment by her estranged husband. According to police, the woman said that she believes the man is tracking her phone number and personal information. She also told police that he drives by her home often and was found sitting outside her apartment complex. Police advised the woman how to obtain a restraining order.

At 1:50 p.m., police conducted a medical aid on Mishawum Road.

At 4:13 p.m., police responded to an accident on Cambridge Road.

At 4:22 p.m., police were dispatched to a two-car accident on Main Street at Mountain. One woman was transported to the hospital.

At 8:52 p.m., Michael Scott Najjar, 23, of 960 Main St. Apt. #R, was arrested and charged on an outstanding warrant. According to police, an officer observed a car drive through a Cambridge Road intersection at a high rate of speed. The officer turned on the cruiser siren and attempted to pull the car over, but the driver did not stop until Old Cambridge Road. During the motor vehicle stop, police learned that Najjar had an active warrant issued out of Burlington for driving offenses on Aug. 31. He was taken into custody.


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