Police seek suspect of Leicester bank robbery

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‘Bank employees were shaken,’ but no injuries reported LEICESTER — Local law enforcement is seeking the public’s help as it investigates a Thursday evening bank robbery. According to the Leicester Police Department, officers responded to a report of a bank robbery at the South Main Street branch of Cornerstone Bank […]

Men in blue to walk for kids with cancer

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Area police chiefs lacing up for Jimmy Fund Walk 📸 Shaun Moriarty file photo BOSTON — A group of current and former police chiefs from southern Worcester County will be hitting the streets, not in the fight against crime but rather the fight against pediatric cancer. Dudley Police Chief Steve […]

Area police collaborate on cocaine bust in Spencer

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Two men arrested with more than half a kilo of uncut cocaine 📸 Spencer Police Department photos SPENCER — Law enforcement from around Central Massachusetts converged on a Bixby Road apartment early Friday morning, arresting two men on multiple drug-related charges. According to a statement issued by the Spencer Police […]

Speeding driver bagged with more than two pounds of pot

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Stafford Street speeder had scale, baggies, and $12k at time of arrest 📸 Leicester Police Department photos LEICESTER — A traffic stop for speeding led to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash on Friday afternoon. At approximately 1 p.m., Officer Charles Laperle […]

Leicester cop clipped by SUV mirror, suffers minor injuries

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Driver fled scene before State Police interceded LEICESTER — A motorist was arrested after refusing to stop after their vehicle’s mirror struck a police officer working a traffic detail. The incident occurred less than two hours into a traffic detail for an ongoing paving project along Main Street (Route 9). […]