Large capacity weaponry, drugs seized in Sturbridge arrest

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Oklahoma man taken into custody by State Police at I-84 rest area 📸 Massachusetts State Police photo STURBRIDGE — An expired registration led to the discovery of large capacity weaponry and drugs in a rest area this week. The Massachusetts State Police reports Justin G. Barron, 39, of Heavaner, Oklahoma, […]

Ballfield vandalism investigated by police in Leicester

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Tips on Rochdale Park damage sought by law enforcement 📸 Leicester Police Department photos LEICESTER — While local baseball seasons continue to sit in the clubhouse hoping for a chance for their first pitches, police are investigating another type of activity at one ballfield. The Leicester Police Department reports it has […]

Percocet pills picked up in State Police pinch of Peabody man

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Butler stopped for speeding on I-84 in Sturbridge after midnight 📸 Massachusetts State Police photos STURBRIDGE — A Peabody man is facing a number of charges after a midnight traffic stop uncovered approximately 215 grams of Percocet and an illegal knife. Chaz Butler, 25, was pulled over shortly after midnight […]

Photo of Chief Steven Wojnar of the Dudley, Massachusetts Police Department

Chief’s Corner

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Week of May 17, 2020 A weekly column by Police Chief Steven Wojnar of the Dudley Police Department The COVID-19 situation continues to pose many challenges.  Among the many businesses closed during this pandemic, have been courthouses.  Most (including Dudley District Court) have now re-opened for some business, however, much […]

Webster drug dealer arrested with variety of narcotics

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Police seize $4,300, stun gun, marijuana, opioids, hallucinogens 📷 Webster Police Department photos WEBSTER — Responding to local tips of possible drug dealing, police wrapped a seven week long investigation with an arrest early Tuesday morning. Matthew Whalen, 19, was arrested by the Webster Police Department around 6 a.m. after […]