Police Log: Man Dumps Kitty Litter on Roommate’s Head

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

At 10:03 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident at Salem Street and Salem Avenue. One driver was taken to the hospital. Roads were slippery at the time of the accident, according to police.

At 1:37 p.m., police responded to a Main Street business after an employee allegedly returned an item fraudulently for $21. The manager said the store will handle the matter.


Wednesday, Feb. 19

At 7:59 a.m., a woman reported a phone scam. She said someone called her saying that she was owed $8,000, but needed to send the caller $760. The woman had a feeling it was a scam, but deposited the money anyways.

At 12:43 p.m., a person reported a stolen iPad from a Commerce Way business. He said he was working a display for his company at the Commerce Way business when someone stole the iPad.

At 12:43 p.m., a Woburn resident reported identify theft. Someone used his debit card to buy $150 worth of items at a Bed, Bath & Beyond in Florida. When he reported the issue to his credit card, they found other transactions totaling more than $1,000 over the past year.

At 10:10 p.m., a person walked into the police station to report a hit-and-run at Olympia and Wildwood avenues. He said another vehicle rear-ended him. The driver of the other car gave him his phone number and then left the scene. The man complained of a sore neck and said he would drive himself to the hospital.

At 10:12 p.m., police responded to an argument among roommates on James Street. A woman said her male roommate was bothering her. She locked her bedroom door, but he reportedly forced open the door. He approached her and she felt uncomfortable. She pushed her roommate and he fell to the floor and injured his ankle. In return, the male roommate dumped a box of kitty litter over her head, which he said was in self-defense. The Fire Department cared for his injury. Neither roommates wanted to press charges and the female went to her friend’s house for the night.


Thursday, Feb. 20

At 2:03 a.m., police placed a 34-year-old Woburn man into protective custody. Police placed the intoxicated man into protective custody after responding to a call about a noise complaint.

At 7:56 a.m., police responded to Washington and Cedar streets about a two-car accident. A vehicle was turning onto Cedar Street when the driver lost control and struck another vehicle. There were no reported injuries. 


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