Leicester PD awarded grant to protect walkers, bicyclists

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Data will point police to dangerous crosswalks, intersections LEICESTER — Local police will have a bit more money to ensure a greater focus on traffic safety, specifically for pedestrians and bicyclists. The Leicester Police Department was recently awarded a grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office […]

Police from 10 towns work to arrest suspected home burglars

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Surveillance video of tattooed suspect plays key role 📷 This image from a surveillance system helped area law enforcement agencies obtain and execute multiple search warrants that recovered stolen property and led to “numerous arrests” in Worcester. WORCESTER — At least 10 area law enforcement agencies collaborated on a series of […]

Two sent to hospital after truck crashes into tree

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Driver appears not to have used seatbelt LEICESTER — Two people were transported to an area hospital on Thursday afternoon after a pick-up truck crashed into a tree. The accident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. in the area of 196 Chapel Street. Leicester Police said the truck’s operator “has indicated […]

Morning commute snarled by jackknifed tractor trailer

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Portion of Main Street temporarily closed in Leicester LEICESTER — Main Street motorists faced an extra challenge in their commutes on Thursday morning after a tractor trailer jackknifed. According to the Leicester Police Department, a tractor trailer unit became stuck on Main Street, east of Washburn Square, after it had […]