POLICE LOG: Woman Reports Receiving Foot Warmers; Couple Steals Baby Formula

An excerpt from the Woburn Police Department's Feb. 23-24 police log.

The following is an excerpt from the  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.

Feb. 23 –

  • At 9:46 a.m., a Stoneham man was summonsed to for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a vehicle that did not meet state standards for safety. The man was pulled over by police on Washington Street when the officer observed the car’s rejected inspection sticker.
  • At 1:16 p.m., a Spring Court Extension woman reported a laptop missing from her apartment. The woman noticed a window screen was pulled away and the laptop was gone when she returned home.
  • At 2:02 p.m., a Lynn woman and Danvers man were summonsed to Woburn District Court for shoplifting by concealing merchandise and shoplifting second offense after police were called to for a report of a couple stealing baby formula. According to police, the woman told officers that she was taking the formula and selling it for $10 a can to a man in Lynn.
  • At 2:17 p.m., Devin T. Irvine, 20, of 2 Knight Ave., was arrested and charged on an outstanding warrant after he called police to report a physical assault. According to Irvine, he was punched by a suspect who then fled the area. He told police he had called 911 and then attempted to stop the suspect from leaving by jumping onto the hood of the car. The suspect continued to drive on three streets before stopping the car and allowing Irvine to get off the hood of the car. The suspect will be summonsed to Woburn District Court for domestic assault and battery.
  • At 3:48 p.m., police were dispatched to on Montvale Avenue for a report of a disturbance in the parking lot. According to police, three parties were arguing over borrowed money.
  • At 4:11 p.m., police responded to the for a report of youths breaking glass. When the officer arrived, he learned that two youths had just left a movie and were waiting for their ride. They found some empty glass bottles and began breaking them outside. The youths agreed to clean up the mess, using brooms and pans.
  • At 5:16 p.m., a man reported not receiving his check from his employer. According to the man, he normally is paid through a third-party and who allegedly forged the man’s signature on a check and passed it to someone else. The situation is being investigated.
  • At 6:38 p.m., a Body Therapy employee reported receiving a hand-written letter and package of Toasti Toes Foot Warmers from a Somerville man. In the letter, the man wrote that he had been “suffering from cramps on his left inner thigh” and he wanted to know how to get rid of them. He also asked Body Therapy employees to call him back and let him know how the foot warmers worked. Police are attempting to reach the man and investigate the incident.

Feb. 24 –

  • At 12:52 p.m., Carol E. Doherty, 45, of 7 Kelly Dr., was arrested and charged with operating while under the influence of liquor. Police found Doherty in a parking area on Burlington Street, her vehicle stuck in a snowbank. Police reported Doherty was revving her engine and burning rubber on her tires. According to police, Doherty failed several field sobriety tests and told officers that she was on Kelly Drive and not Burlington Street. She was unable to tell police how she arrived on Burlington Street. 


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