Jul 30, 2014

POLICE LOG: Yelling Late At Night Is Illegal

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: Yelling Late At Night Is Illegal


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.

Featured Call of the Day:

Sept. 3 – At 9:57 p.m., Michael D. Reed, 29, of 47R Prospect St. Apt. #102, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to police, officers went to Reed’s apartment to conduct a well-being check. When officers arrived, Reed was reportedly agitated and began yelling at them. Reed continued to yell at officers outside the apartment. When officers asked the man to lower his voice, he reportedly asked if “yelling was against the law.” Officers informed him that he would be placed under arrest for disorderly conduct if his behavior continued. Reed was taken into custody and reportedly continued to yell at officers while in the holding cell. 


Other Incidents:

Aug. 31 –

At 10:32 a.m., police responded to Lexington Street for a civil dispute between a landlord and a tenant. According to police, the landlord told the officer that he owned the refrigerator and washer/dryer set that was removed by the tenants. The tenants told police that they owned the appliances. Police advised the landlord to pursue the matter in court, if he chose.

At 10:51 a.m., police were dispatched to the area of Washington Street and Washington Circle for a report of live ammunition found in the creek. According to police, several .40 caliber, .38 special and shotgun shells were found in the water. The Department of Public Works picked up the ammunition, which was brought to the police station for destruction.

At 3:59 p.m., an officer responded to Anderson Way for a neighborhood disagreement over parking. According to police, one resident asked a man visiting the neighborhood to move his vehicle, which was parked on the right side of the street. Police observed the vehicle and noted that it was not causing any traffic or safety problems. Police informed the resident that the car could remain parked there and that if he wanted to pursue it, he could file a complaint in court.

At 6:56 p.m., police were called to the Extended Stay Hotel for a report of loud guests in the parking lot. According to police, an employee asked guests to move from the parking lot onto a grass area, and they refused. When the employee came back inside, police said a guest threatened her verbally. Police spoke ot the guests involved.

Sept. 1 –

At 3:21 a.m., a Creston Avenue woman reported her car vandalized after 9 p.m. According to police, the car’s front windshield was smashed and someone sprayed a fire extinguisher all over the vehicle. Police believe there may be video surveillance footage of the incident.

At 8:39 a.m., a Columbus Road resident reported vandalism to her home’s vinyl siding. According to police, three holes were found in the siding, likely caused by a BB gun pellet.

At 10:08 a.m., a Woburn woman reported her purse stolen while she was at a house party the night before. According to police, the woman’s license, work ID card, debit card and cash were stolen.   

Sept. 2 –

At 9:33 a.m., an Allied Van Lines driver reported his truck vandalized overnight. Police reported that the truck was tagged with graffiti while parked at the Comfort Inn.

At 10:20 a.m., a Woburn woman reported her car damaged in a hit-and-run accident on Main Street. Police believe a red car hit the parked vehicle sometime between 2 and 7:30 p.m.

At 10:33 a.m., a Mill Street woman reported her car keyed overnight.

At 11:31 a.m., police responded to Prospect Street for a report of a domestic dispute. According to police, a couple argued and neither would leave the apartment. After discussing the situation with police, a woman decided to leave and would return later to gather her belongings.

At 5:43 p.m., a woman struck a dog on Green Street. According to police, the dog ran out of a house on Eastern Avenue and the woman attempted to stop her car, but struck the dog lightly. The dog ran to Garfield Avenue where police found her with her owner. The owner told police the dog was not injured and the officer observed the pooch jumping around her owner.

At 5:54 p.m., Peter J. Decubellis, 18, of 23 Minchin Drive, was arrested and charged with assault and battery (domestic). According to police, the victim called 911 and reported Decubellis struck the victim in the face. Police said there was evidence that Decubellis also threw the victim to the ground.

At 9:15 p.m., a woman reported allowing an unknown man to use her cell phone at the Comfort Inn. The man used the phone and then ran away, jumping into a car.

Sept. 3 –

At 3:54 p.m., a Woburn man reported his Brazilian passport missing.

At 4:05 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on Hudson Street. According to police, a woman went to the residence to pick up her belongings and found them in the driveway. Police responded when the women were arguing with each other.

At 6:13 p.m., Macaulin P. O’Neil, 18, of 6 Linden St. in Stoneham, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering in the daytime (felony charge), vandalism of property and carrying a dangerous weapon (knife/brass knuckles). According to police, officers responded to the former RMV building on Hill Street for a report of youths spray painting and breaking into the building. Police found five youths inside, and asked if they had vandalized the building. The youths claimed they did not have spray paint, but police found six bottles in one teen’s possession. Several of the painted areas were still wet and dripping, said police. O’Neil was taken into custody when police found the teen’s switchblade knife and brass knuckles.  

At 7:52 p.m., police responded to a one-car accident on Alfred Road. According to police, the driver said he was blinded by another car’s high beams and drove off the road and into a utility pole.

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