Southbridge Police Toy Drive Takes Over Toys For Tots, One Day Left To Register for Toy Distribution

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📷  L-R: Chief Shane Woodson, Gary Tremblay, Jim Keyes, Deputy Chief Jose Dingui. The SPD, Southbridge Lions Club & Southbridge Credit Union have organized a holiday toy drive. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – With 12 days left until Christmas, there is still time to either donate toys to the […]

Argument leads to arrest of Spencer man with guns, fireworks

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Keller denies, hides rifle before more guns recovered SOUTHBRIDGE — Local police arrested a Spencer man after a gun was allegedly brandished Monday evening during a dispute on High Street. Chase Keller, 20, of 45 Main Street in Spencer, was arrested on multiple gun-related charges after police responded to 115 High […]

Cops cuff Krise in cocaine case

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SOUTHBRIDGE — Local police continue their war on drugs in the community, arresting a 23-year-old Edwards Street resident on Thursday after executing a search warrant for narcotics. According to the Southbridge Police Department, Edward R. Krise, 23, of 23 Edwards Street, Southbridge, was arrested after detectives searched Krise’s second floor […]

State Senate candidate detained on the trail

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Merolli, Auclair were discussing “future” when found by police By Ryan Servant Citizen Chronicle Writer Ryan@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — Two area politicians tell The Citizen Chronicle a brief encounter with police shortly after midnight on Wednesday is a “nonstory.” Thomas Merolli and Kristen Auclair, who are in a romantic relationship, were detained […]

Southbridge PD surveilles, arrests two in alleged drug deal

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SOUTHBRIDGE — Acting on reports of drug deals in the parking lot of a local business, police arrested two men on Tuesday after witnessing an alleged sale. Orlando Rodriguez, 47, and Jovanny Ortiz, 43, were arrested and held at police headquarters pending bail or arraignment in Dudley District Court on […]