911 text option already paying dividends

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Local officials note calling 911 remains best option in most cases By Hope RudzinskiCitizen Chronicle Intern “Call if you can; text if you can’t.” That’s the new motto sweeping across Massachusetts police stations, with respect to the new 911 texting system, which went into effect in December. Texting? You read that right. […]

Webster PD seeks help identifying man suspected of gunfire

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“Soft lockdown” at nearby elementary school WEBSTER — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who reportedly fired a gun less than one mile from two elementary schools on Wednesday morning. The Webster Police Department is looking for a white or light-skinned male, about 5’8″ to 6′ […]

Webster PD charges Worcester man with attempted murder

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Police: Armed home invasion an effort to collect debt WEBSTER — A Worcester man has been charged with attempted murder after an alleged home invasion on Lake Street in an apparent effort to collect some sort of debt. Omar Abu, 27, of 78 Dorchester Street #1, Worcester, was arrested late […]

State Police arrest man for drug trafficking in Auburn

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Gonzalez going 95 on Pike led to drug discovery AUBURN — State Police arrested a Providence man for trafficking fentanyl and heroin after pulling him over for speeding on the Massachusetts Turnpike. In a Friday morning press release, the State Police said they arrested Nelson Gonzalez, 51, after a routine […]

Mileti charged with armed robbery at TD Bank

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Suspect previously blamed crimes on heroin use STURBRIDGE — Local police have made an arrest after an armed robbery of the TD Bank on Route 131 last week. Kenneth Mileti, 52, has been charged with assault and battery, armed robbery, disorderly person, disturbing the peace, and threats to commit a […]