POLICE LOGS: Over $1,000 in Fuel Stolen

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

Jan. 31-

At 1:32 p.m. a caller from Diamond Truck Lease Corporation, 48 Sixth Road, reported that during the month of January four fuel tanks were drained of their diesel fuel. Caller said there were two 55-gallon tanks and two 125-gallon tanks, for a total value of $1,332.


Other Incidents

Jan. 31-

At 1:31 p.m. a Burlington Street caller reported that on Dec. 28, 2012 she and her husband had lent a vehicle to an acquaintance of her husband. The vehicle was only supposed to be on loan for a couple of days but has not yet been returned and the person who borrowed the vehicle has not been returning phone calls. Caller stated she spoke to him the day before and told him they were going to call the police. Caller stated the man said the vehicle would be returned that night but it was not.

At 1:47 p.m. a Crescent Avenue caller reported that her son, who had a history of substance abuse, had gotten into a verbal argument about him possibly using again and she wanted him to leave the apartment. Police arrived and the son left without incident.


Feb. 1-

At 5:34 p.m. a Kimball Court caller reported that he had been allowing his daughter’s friend to stay in the apartment while she got on her feet. He said the woman had been acting strangely lately and he had found needles in the bathroom and that she is a known recovering heroin addict. He stated that after he confronted her about it she decided to leave. She gave him an apartment key, which he believed to be a copy. There were also about $1,500 in funds another friend had provided for her expenses and the caller stated that she demanded he turn it over to her. When he refused she allegedly said her friends would come over and ‘take care’ of him.

At 5:45 p.m. a Nichols Street caller reported an air conditioner, which had been located in an enclosed entrance he shares with a neighbor, had been stolen.

 At 6:20 p.m. a man came to the station to report that he had received numerous text messages that day that made reference to him having sexual relations with the sender’s wife. The reporting party called the number once and the man answered but immediately hung up. Police called the number and told the caller to cease the harassment.


Feb. 2-

At 4:13 p.m. a woman came to the station to report her iPhone had been stolen out of a zipped jacket pocket while it was in a cubby at a gym. The woman said she noticed the phone was stolen and that the pocket had been unzipped. When she tried a phone location app she was given an address in Winchester.


Feb. 4-

At 10:52 a.m. a caller from Cedar Street reported a break-in of a storage container. The caller, a foreman for Prime Touch Services, reported the trailer was broken into over the weekend and a radial saw and leaf blower were stolen. Entry was gained by defeating a pad lock, which was not found. Police determined the theft likely occurred Friday or Saturday as there were no prints in the snow that fell Sunday.


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