Wednesday, March 19
At 8:35 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident on Lexington Street. A driver leaving the Lawless Chrysler parking lot was struck by another vehicle. Police believe the roadway intersection and driver inexperience of the person turning into the roadway were factors in the crash. There were no reported injuries.
At 11 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident at Montvale Avenue and Hill Street. A driver was passing a stopped bus, changed lanes and struck another vehicle. There were no reported injuries. The driver was cited for unsafe lane change.
At 12:46 p.m., police arrested Daniel Enrique Lara, 28, 107 Lowell St., Apt. 2, Lawrence, and charged him with possessing a Class A drug and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Police made the arrest after pulling over Lara’s vehicle on Bennet Street.
At 12:57 p.m., police summonsed a 26-year-old Woburn man to court and charged him with assault and battery on a police officer and disturbing the peace. Police responded to Richardson Street after a man had a seizure. Police went into the man’s room and found him on the floor after suffering a seizure. He reportedly became violent toward firefighters and ran out of the room. The man also threatened police and officers called in back up. After he pushed a sergeant, police tried to use a taser to subdue him, but the man ran upstairs and locked himself in his room. The man eventually opened the door and police tried to subdue him, but he continued to resist. Police handcuffed the man and he was taken to Winchester Hospital.
At 2:02 p.m. police responded to West Cummings Park after a hit-and-run accident. A woman parked her car in the Starbucks parking lot and was out of her car when another vehicle reportedly backed into her car. She said she banged on the trunk of the car and the driver looked at her, but left the scene. The woman described the car as a light silver Mazda or Honda sedan.
Thursday, March 20
At 8:20 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident at Mishawum Road and Commerce Way. Both vehicle suffered major front end damage and were towed. There were no reported injuries. One driver was cited for failing to stop at a red light.