State Police nab fugitive after pursuit

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Pennsylvania man fled down 84, 90, and 146 A Pennsylvania man wanted as a fugitive led the Massachusetts State Police on a pursuit late Friday afternoon before crashing and being apprehended. Genareo Brice, 28, of Chester, Penn., was spotted speeding on Route 84 eastbound at approximately 4:10 p.m. on Friday. […]

Pursuit leads to overturned vehicle

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Webster man allegedly threw cocaine out window during chase Dudley Police Department photo DUDLEY — Three area police departments were involved with the arrest of a Webster man who had a brief hospital stay after overturning his car in an apparent attempt to evade police shortly after midnight on Saturday […]

State Police bag Bronx duo with cocaine

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Unsafe lane changes in Sturbridge lead to bust Shaun Moriarty, Citizen Chronicle file photo STURBRIDGE — Erratic lane changes on Route 84 eastbound in the overnight hours led to the eventual arrest of two Bronx men allegedly trafficking cocaine. According to the Massachusetts State Police, Trooper Martin Cunniff was on […]

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′ […]