Police Log: String of Car Break-ins Reported

Friday, June 20

At 7:28 a.m., the owner of a Woburn business said someone broke into a company van and stole a belt sander, a radiator sander, an edger sander and a backpack vacuum. The items were valued at about $10,000. The suspects also reportedly broke a window during the break-in.

At 7:33 a.m., a Lancaster Avenue resident reported someone entered her unlocked car overnight and stole a GPS and $5 in quarters.

At 8:55 a.m., police responded to Main Street about a lost or stolen wallet. He said he thinks he left the wallet in his unlocked vehicle. The wallet contained his license to carry, credit cards, an insurance card, his license and about $800 in cash.

At 9:01 a.m., a Salem Avenue resident reported a $10 lottery ticket and power inverter were stolen from his parked car overnight. The man said a car window does not work properly, which might be how the person entered the vehicle. 

At 1:21 p.m., a Woburn resident reported she mistakenly left her purse in a shopping carriage after shopping at Stop & Shop and someone took the purse. The purse contained her driver’s license, a cell phone and about $400 in cash.

At 5:38 p.m., police arrested David Moscat, 18, 33 Garfield Ave., Woburn, and charged him on a warrant for larceny more than $250, breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony and receiving stolen property more than $250. Police made the arrest after a report of youths drinking in the woods on Dartmouth Street.


Saturday, June 21

At 10:28 p.m., police placed a 42-year-old Woburn man into protective custody after a report of an intoxicated man on Main Street. 


Sunday, June 22

At 3:27 a.m., police placed an intoxicated 23-year-old Woburn man into protective custody after a report of an unwanted guest.

At 1:33 p.m., police responded to Colonial Drive about a vehicle break-in. The owner said the vehicle was unlocked and parked in his driveway. The glove box was open and the driver’s visor was pulled down. A small expandable ball flashlight and power cord were taken.

At 9:32 p.m., police placed an intoxicated 56-year-old Woburn man into protective custody after a report of a disturbance on Franklin Street. 


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