Woburn Man Summonsed After Fleeing From Alleged OUI Crash

The following information was taken from the Wilmington Police Department logs. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Wilmington Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.
Wilmington Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.
The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Friday, April 11, to Saturday, April 12.

Friday, April 4

  • At 2:22 a.m. police were off with what appeared to be a candle burning inside the new high school. Checked out OK as it was a heating device for construction.
  • At 6:54 a.m. a resident on Concord Street reported damage done to a vehicle. There was a screw in the front tire, and the vehicle’s owner believed the damage was done by a neighbor. There was no evidence to support the accusation.
  • At 10:29 a.m. police received a report of a vehicle driving around Main Street Plaza with a young child riding in the front seat. Police spoke with the operator and both children were properly restrained while the vehicle was moving.
  • At 11:31 a.m. medical aid was requested at Shawsheen School. The Fire Department transported one person to Winchester Hospital.
  • At 7:06 p.m. a Lowell Street resident made a complaint that the neighbor across the street is constantly spinning their tires to the point of causing smoke when they pull out of their driveway. The caller believed it was a safety issue for his children.

Saturday, April 5

  • At 12:33 a.m. a caller on Church Street reported a car crashed into a tree and the driver fled on foot towards Main Street. Police summonsed a Carl J. Proia, 28, of 21 Charles Street, Woburn, for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, speeding and leaving the scene of property damage.
  • At 8:19 a.m. a Chestnut Street resident said that twice over the last week his vehicle alarm has activated and it appears an attempt to enter the vehicle was made.
  • At 11:35 a.m. near Rocco’s Restaurant a two-car minor motor vehicle crash occurred and the involved parties appeared to be arguing. Police spoke with both involved drivers. One is adamant no accident occurred and the other stated her vehicle was struck. No damage was done to either vehicle.


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