Police Log: Woman Reports Her Cell Phone Was Stolen at Horn Pond

Monday, June 23

At 4:08 p.m., police received a call from a woman whose cell phone and $25 cash were reportedly stolen at Horn Pond. She said she left her bag by the water’s edge and walked to her vehicle. She saw four teens with fishing rods pass by. She realized that she left her bag and walked back to retrieve it. The woman noticed the bag was open and her iPhone and $25 were taken. She said she saw the teens leave in a vehicle.

At 4:53 p.m., police responded to Target after a shoplifter stole three cell phones. The suspect reportedly broke open the package. He reportedly matches the description of a suspect who stole from Target stores in Salem, Saugus and Danvers.

At 9:09 p.m., police responded to New Boston Street after a tub grinder known as Hogzilla, which grinds down wood chips, caught fire. Police and Woburn Fire are investigating.


Tuesday, June 24

At 10:49 a.m., police arrested Susan Elizabeth Lepera, 40, 11 Cheryl Lane, Waltham, and charged her with violating a harassment prevention order.

At 11:22 a.m., an employee at a Commerce Way business reported that a laptop was stolen three weeks earlier.

At 1:21 p.m., a Stephanie Circle resident reported that her unlocked car was entered. An iPod, $30 in cash and sunglasses were taken.

At 6:08 p.m., police arrested Norris S. Hamilton, 43, 919 Blue Hill Ave., Apt. 2, Dorchester, and charged him on a warrant for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and not having an inspection sticker. Police made the arrest on Kimball Court after a report of a disturbance.

At 10:46 p.m., police arrested Kevin Michael Dapedra, 33, 184 Salem St., Woburn, and charged him with illegally possessing ammunition and carrying a dangerous weapon. An officer spotted Dapedra laying down on Salem Street with a bicycle. He was unconscious and police thought he may have had an accident. They were able to wake Dapedra and suggested he go to a hospital, but he refused. Believing the man was heavily intoxicated, the police placed him into protective custody. Police searched his backpack and found metallic knuckles and a round of rifle ammunition. He did not have an FID card.


Wednesday, June 25

At 7:58 a.m., police arrested John Anthony Ventolino, 27, 20 Murray Road, Woburn, and charged him on a warrant for possessing a Class B drug. 


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