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Pregnant Fugitive Arrested By Webster Police

November 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Pregnant Fugitive Arrested By Webster Police

Gina Giovangelo, the pregnant woman from Webster who was wanted by police on Cape Cod, has been taken into custody by police on Saturday. Yarmouth Police say the Webster Police Department was investigating a report of a suspicious female going through a purse in town.  Police interacted with the woman and determined her to be Giovangelo, even though she gave officers a fake name. The Webster Police Officer recognized her as the wanted suspect from Cape Cod and placed her under arrest.  Giovangelo is being held without bail.   On October 29th, a judge in Barnstable issued a no-bail warrant for her after she allegedly tested positive for heroin and left an inpatient drug treatment program for expectant…

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Serious Crash Closes Boston Road In Sutton

November 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Serious Crash Closes Boston Road In Sutton

Late Saturday night, Sutton Police were forced to close a portion of Boston Road in the area of St. Mark’s Church to Putnam Hill Road. A serious crash caused a utility pole to snap, causing power outages in the immediate area.  National Grid responded to the area and made repairs during the overnight. Sutton Police say the road will be closed until further notice.  Check their Facebook page for updates. It is unknown when the road will be re-opened, or if there were any injuries sustained in the crash. This link will be updated if more information is learned.  More photos from the crash scene are below from Sutton Police. Boston Rd by St Marks…

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Webster Dudley Veterans Day Parade

November 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Webster Dudley Veterans Day Parade

One hundred year ago, on November 11th 1918, fighting in World War I came to an end following the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany that called for a ceasefire effective at 11 AM.  It was on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Veterans Day, originally called Armistice Day, is a U.S. federal holiday, is a time to honor and thank those who are serving or have served in the military and are still with us.  It is sometimes confused with Memorial Day, which is a day to reflect and remember those who lost their lives in service to their country. On Veterans Day, it is a great time to think…

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Webster Police Searching For Dog Struck By Car

November 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Webster Police Searching For Dog Struck By Car

On Wednesday afternoon, November 7th, the Webster Police Department are asking the public to be on the lookout for Sydney.  A black dog who was hit by a car at the intersection of Klebart Avenue and Crosby Street. Police say the dog took off into the nearby woods and may be injured.  Officers were unable to locate her after a search this afternoon. Sydney is an 8 month old black lab mix with no collar or leash. Please contact Webster Animal Control at (508) 949-3883 or Webster Police at (508) 943-1212 if you see her. The pictured pooch “Sydney” was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Klebart Ave. and Crosby St. She took…

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8 Arrested In Southbridge Drug Busts

November 4, 2018 | Comments Off on 8 Arrested In Southbridge Drug Busts

On Friday, November 2nd, The Southbridge Police Department along with members of the Southern Worcester County Counter Crime and Drug Task Force made several arrests linked to and investigation of heroin and cocaine distributors. Just after 5AM, five search warrants were executed simultaneously at 105 Cross Street, 573 Main Street and 3 different apartments at 99 Cross Street in Southbridge. With assistance from K-9 officer Pablo, more than 260 packets of suspected heroin packaged for distribution were recovered along with over 20 grams of suspected crack cocaine/cocaine packaged for distribution as well as marijuana packaged for distribution. In addition to numerous digital scales and a live round of ammunition, detectives also found more than $6,000…

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Local Drug Task Force Presented With Donation From District Attorney

November 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Local Drug Task Force Presented With Donation From District Attorney

On Friday, November 2nd, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. visited with police chiefs and command staff officers of the South Worcester County Drug and Counter Crime Task Force. District Attorney Early presented the group with a check for $6,000 to assist the organization with their drug and counter crime enforcement efforts in the Southern Worcester County area, including police departments in Webster, Oxford, Dudley, Charlton, and Southbrige. In a press release, Dudley Police Chief Steve Wojnar said, “These agencies share the common goal to remove illegal drugs and their associated activities from the communities and provide a safer environment for all the residents.” The check was presented to the task force at…

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Metal Found In Halloween Sturbridge Candy Was Dental Piece

November 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Metal Found In Halloween Sturbridge Candy Was Dental Piece

UPDATE: Sturbridge Police say the metal found in the candy was actually from the child’s dental work and the candy was not tampered with.  Police still say it is a good idea to check the candy. Sturbridge Police have posted a warning on Facebook to have parents check their children’s Halloween candy after a small piece of metal was found yesterday. The metal object was found in a piece of Now and Later candy according to police. The child only trick or treated in the Heritage Green Complex located on Heritage Green Drive in Fiskdale. Police say it is unknown if the metal was intentionally placed in the candy or if it was a manufacturing…

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Body Found In Blackstone River In Millbury

November 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Body Found In Blackstone River In Millbury

On Wednesday evening, October 31st, Millbury Police and Fire Departments were called to the area around Providence Street by the National Grid electric substation to search for a missing woman in her 70s. The search ended overnight and was picked up again this morning just after 11AM, when the police and fire departments were assisted with the Massachusetts State Police Airwing.  Her body was found in the Blackstone River this morning. Foul play is not suspected at this time.  Her name or cause of death has not been released.

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Webster Woman Charged With Second OUI, Hit & Run

November 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Webster Woman Charged With Second OUI, Hit & Run

Just after 2AM on Thursday, November 1st, Dudley Police were called to Oxford Avenue where a hit and run was reported.  Three parked cars were struck.  The vehicle that was suspected of striking the cars was found stopped about a half mile from the scene on Pleasant Street in Webster. 29 year old Lauren Soucy from Webster was seen walking around the area, and police identified her as the driver of the vehicle that left the crash scene.  Police believe she was under the influence of alcohol and was taken into custody. She was transported to the Dudley Police Department for booking, was held on bail, and will appear in court this morning for arraignment.…

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Pregnant Webster Woman Wanted By Police On Cape Cod

October 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Pregnant Webster Woman Wanted By Police On Cape Cod

A 27 year old woman from Webster is wanted on Cape Cod.  The Yarmouth Police Department says Gina Giovangelo, who is 8 months pregnant is wanted on an outstanding warrant by the Barnstable Superior Court. Police say Giovangelo is a convicted felon and has a wide ranging criminal record in Massachusetts which includes homicide while driving intoxicated in 2010.  Most recently, she was stopped by Yarmouth Police in August 2018 and reportedly gave false information regarding her identity. Giovangelo is wanted again after not complying with court orders.  A no bail warrant has been issued for her arrest after it was reported she tested positive for heroin before walking away from a court mandated drug treatment…

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