POLICE LOG: Two Arrested After Shoplifting Complaint

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 Woburn Police Department  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:

Dec. 12 - At 12:26 a.m. police police responded to Kohl’s for a shoplifting complaint. Kohl’s loss prevention stated they had monitored a male and female enter the store with a large empty purse. The pair allegedly went to the juniors section, picked out merchandise and went to the changing area. Loss prevention noticed that the purse now seemed full and after the woman paid for a couple of items they followed the pair into the parking lot. The woman refused to re-enter the store until she had passed the bag to the man who then allegedly went to their vehicle and began unloading items and placing them under the seat.

Police searched the vehicle and the pair and found Oxycodone pill in the vehicle. That the male said were his but he had no prescription on him and the pills were not in a bottle made out to his name.  Police searched the pair and found a “spring loaded pocket knife” in the man's possession. Police also found $505.89 in unpaid merchandise in the vehicle.

Police arrested Jeanne Centrella, 40, of 23 Felton St., Woburn, on charges of larceny over $250, and possession of a Class B (Oxycodone).

Police also arrested Miltiades Brouzas, 43, of 55 Conn St. Woburn, on charges of Larceny over #250, possession of Class B (Oxycodone) and carrying a dangerous weapon.

Other Incidents:

Dec. 11 -

At 7:28 a.m. police responded to a call on Inwood Drive with a report of stolen tires. Reporting party said that when she returned to her car in the morning she discovered it was on concrete blocks and all four tires had been removed.

At 9:13 a.m. police responded to a John Street caller who said her vehicle’s tires were slashed sometime the night before. Both right side tired had been cut. Police investigating.

At 10:05 a.m. a caller reported that a check had been forged in her name and account for $6,500. The reporting party said the fake check had a signature that looks very similar to her own. Caller thought the bank that cashed the check was based in Florida.

At 10:37 a.m. police responded to a caller on Water Street who reported her vehicle had been broken into. Caller stated she had parked the car on Dec. 8 and when she returned she found the driver’s side door had been broken into. Her company laptop, camera and GPS unit were stolen.

At 6:06 p.m police arrested a Woburn man on an active warrant.

At 10:01 p.m. officers cited a driver on Montvale Ave for making an illegal turn. During the police stop the officer smelled marijuana smoke. A search was conducted and approximately 1 gram of marijuana was found in the vehicle. The substance was confiscated and the driver was cited for failure to stop at a red light.

At 11 p.m. a Vernon Street caller reported receiving prank calls and believed he knew the source. Police advised he seek a harassment order.

Dec. 12 -


At 5:06 a.m. Woburn Police assisted the FBI and Massachusetts State Police in arrested a wanted fugitive on the strength of an active warrant

Roth Gill December 12, 2012 at 11:13 PM
Yay for not arresting the guy who made an illegal turn and the police smelled pot! Saving my tax dollars and not taking up police time for bigger and better things....like people on pills stealing clothes from Kohl's!


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