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POLICE LOG: Man Found Passed Out Under Pizza

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.

POLICE LOG: Man Found Passed Out Under Pizza


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:

Nov. 11 – At 4:49 a.m., a 22-year-old Hadley man was placed in protective custody after police received another report of a problem at the Unicorn Park Marriot Hotel. According to police, the man was found passed out under several pizza boxes and beer cans. The hotel staff asked police to escort all of the room occupants off the premises. Police called a cab and followed it, as the driver brought the men to another nearby hotel. During the ride, the cabbie told police he no longer felt safe with the men, who had been drinking steadily all night in celebration of a 21st birthday party. At that time, police pulled over the cab and placed the Hadley man in protective custody. 


Other Incidents:

Nov. 8 –

At 2:19 p.m., a Woburn man reported $30,000 in belongings, including guitars, amplifiers and other musical equipment, were sold without his permission while he was incarcerated. Police spoke to the his roommate, who said she had given all of the man’s belongings to his mother while he was imprisoned.

At 2:38 p.m., a 31-year-old Woburn man was summonsed to court for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and not having an inspection sticker. The man was stopped by police during routine traffic enforcement on Montvale Avenue.

Nov. 9 –

At 7:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a threats made at the Marshalls warehouse on Commerce Way. According to police, a temp employee threatened to shoot another employee. Police advised the employees to contact WPD if the man returned to the warehouse building.

At 10:22 a.m., police were called to Woburn Memorial High School for a report of damage to a fence. According to police, a lock and fence around the school’s generator were damaged.

At 11:15 a.m., a John Street resident reported several items were stolen from the apartment, including a gaming system, iPad and jewelry. According to police, several people have keys to the residence. Also, the family dog was present during the time the items were stolen.

At 11:27 a.m., a Woburn man reported receiving several phone calls from the “Diabetes Foundation.” When the man refuses to release personal information, the caller hangs up, said police. The man told police he spoke to his phone company, but was told to talk to the police department.

At 11:59 a.m., police were dispatched to a two-car accident on Commerce Way near Target.

At 5 p.m., police were called to a two-car accident at Eaton Avenue and Main Street. There were no reported injuries.

At 5:02 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident on Cambridge Road. According to police, there were no injuries.

Nov. 10 –

At 10:49 a.m., a Woburn woman reported receiving a harassing text message.

At 11:16 a.m., a Woburn woman reported receiving a credit card bill and other mail for a woman who does not live at the address. The woman told police she has contacted the fraud department of the credit card company.

At 11:50 a.m., a woman came into the police station lobby to report that her daughter assaulted her the day before. When police attempted to get more information, the woman left, saying she did not want to press charges against her child.

At 11:53 a.m., police were called to Nancy’s Nails on Main Street for a report of a broken glass door. According to police, the damage could have been caused by a thrown rock or by accident as cars were driving past the business.

At 12:31 p.m., police responded to Totman Drive for a report of threats. According to police, one man said he was threatened by a neighbor. Police spoke to both men and advised them to stay clear of each other.

At 1:01 p.m., an 18-year-old Woburn man was summonsed to court for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a motor vehicle lights violation. According to police, the man was stopped on on Lexington Street after an officer observed his taillight was out.

At 5:50 p.m., police were dispatched to a two-car accident on Cambridge Road at Locust Street. There were no reported injuries.

At 7:52 p.m., an 87-year-old Melrose woman accidentally applied the gas pedal while pulling into a parking spot, causing her car to jerk forward and up a grass embankment. When the woman turned the wheel, she then struck a parked car. Police said the woman was not injured in the incident. The car was towed from the scene.

At 10:23 p.m., a 21-year-old Scituate man was placed in protective custody after police received a report of an intoxicated man lying on the floor in a hotel. According to police, the man was lying on the fourth-floor hallway floor of the Unicorn Park Marriot Hotel and was not wearing a shirt. Police took the man into custody when it became apparent he could not tell them if he had anywhere he could stay for the evening.

Nov. 11 –

At 10:31 a.m., a Woburn woman reported her iPhone was stolen after she left it in the Showcase Cinemas bathroom. The phone was tracked to Medford. That department told police they would attempt to retrieve the phone.

At 12:20 p.m., a Woburn man reported his car damaged while parked on Second Street.

At 1:12 p.m., a Woburn woman reported her credit card was used by a family member without her permission.

At 4:29 p.m., a Wade Avenue man reported someone placed glue and small sticks into his door lock.

At 4:51 p.m., police assisted Woburn Fire with a medical aid on Foster Street.

At 10 p.m., Marcus James Smith, 19, of 28 Campbell Street, was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (kitchen knife) and assault and battery causing serious bodily injury (collapsed lung). .

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