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Woodstock Woman Arrested Twice Within Hours

December 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Woodstock Woman Arrested Twice Within Hours

December 22nd was not a very good day for 47 year old Tina Boutilette of Woodstock, CT.  The Connecticut State Police Troop D have announced she was involved in a domestic violence incident where she was arrested after striking a male twice in the face and shoving him into a car.  She was also charged for interfering with an officer and breach of peace.  After she was released on $2,500 bond on December 23rd at 1:54PM, she was arrested a second time at 3:48PM for violating a protective order involving the original victim.  After her second arrest she was charged with violation of a protective order and held on a $15,000 cash or surety bond and transported…

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Armed Home Invasion In North Brookfield

December 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Armed Home Invasion In North Brookfield

The North Brookfield Police Department responded to a home on Ward Street yesterday at around 11am for a reported armed home invasion. Two men armed with handguns and wearing ski masks entered the home and tied up the home’s three occupants.  The suspects stole five handguns, cash and other small items.  One of the suspects was believed to be a white male, tall and heavy set. The other suspect was possibly Spanish, shorter than the first man with a stocky build. The suspects were heard to be leaving in a vehicle with a loud exhaust. One victim was able to free herself, then the other victims and call 911. This incident is being investigated by…

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15 Mile Backup Reported On MassPike

December 26, 2017 | Comments Off on 15 Mile Backup Reported On MassPike

The day after Christmas has seen some traffic problems throughout the area.  Massachusetts DOT officials are reporting a 15 mile traffic backup on the Mass Pike westbound from Grafton to Route 84.  When more information is available we will update this page.  

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Oxford Police Looking For Subway Robbery Suspect

December 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Oxford Police Looking For Subway Robbery Suspect

On Saturday, December 23rd just after noon, the Subway on Main Street in the center of Oxford was robbed. The suspect is described a white male with a large build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt or coat, with dark pants.  He was able to get away with an undetermined amount of cash.  Security camera observed the suspect exit the front door and run toward the rear of the building. If you can identify the suspect you are asked to Sergeant Marcelonis or Officer Picard at the Oxford Police Department at (508) 987-0156.  You can also send the department a private message on their Facebook page linked below. Security videos from the robbery are below. Entry…

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Sturbridge Police Investigating Credit Card Fraud

December 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Sturbridge Police Investigating Credit Card Fraud

The Sturbridge Police Department need your help in identifying this man.  They are investigating fraudulent use of a credit card at both Stop and Shop and Shaw’s grocery stores today. The male subject is wanted for questioning in regards to this matter. If you have any information on the identification or contact information for this person, please contact Sgt. Larry Bateman at (508) 347-2525 ext. 325   Our agency is investigating a credit card fraud which occurred at both Stop and Shop and Shaw's grocery stores, here in… Posted by Sturbridge Police Department on Saturday, December 23, 2017

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Will Webster See A White Christmas This Year?

December 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Will Webster See A White Christmas This Year?

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, you may be in luck this year! According to new data from The National Weather Service and the latest forecast from AccuWeather, the Webster area is expected to see a moderate snowfall on Monday. Early predictions show at least 2 to 4 inches could fall on Christmas Day, leading to tricky travels to Grandma’s house.  Some parts of Central Massachusetts could see 4 to 8 inches or more when all is said and done. Massachusetts has not seen snow on Christmas since 2009, and the last time it snowed more than an inch was in 2002. Remember if you have to travel in the snow, to go a…

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Two Charged In Crash That Killed Spencer Woman

December 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Two Charged In Crash That Killed Spencer Woman

A Worcester County Grand Jury handed up indictments today against two people in an October 29, 2016 crash that killed a Spencer woman.  Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr says that 21 year old Andrew Ledoux of Worcester was indicted for motor vehicle homicide, three counts of operating under the influence causing serious bodily injury and operating to endanger.  Ledoux was the driver in the crash that occurred on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westborough. As a result of the crash, 26 year old Ashley Sheehan was killed. 20 year old Gina Correiri was also indicted on a manslaughter charge.  She allegedly pulled on the steering wheel of the SUV causing it to leave…

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Popular Restaurant Destroyed By Fire

December 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Popular Restaurant Destroyed By Fire

An early morning fire in North Smithfield, RI destroyed a popular local restaurant.  The Coffee and Cream restaurant located at 4 Greenville Road (corner of Route 146A and Route 104) was severely damaged and will be closed until further notice.  The Smithfield Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire with the help from surrounding towns. There were no injuries reported.  The neighboring restaurant Beef Barn, owned by the same family was not damaged.  In a statement on Facebook, the owners of the restaurant thanked customers for their “love and support.”  There has been no official cause determined yet. This morning about 3am we received a devastating phone call from our local fire department informing us…

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Woman Arrested For Shoplifting From Putnam Stores

December 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Woman Arrested For Shoplifting From Putnam Stores

  Today at approximately 11 AM, Connecticut State Troopers assigned to the Danielson barracks began investigating numerous shoplifting incidents at various businesses throughout Northeastern Connecticut.  An investigation revealed that a female stole approximately $1000 worth of merchandise from the Putnam Stop & Shop as well as local area Walmarts. The female fled from store employees of Putnam Stop & Shop in a motorized wheelchair before speeding off in a red Kia Sportage. Troopers located and stopped the Kia on Reynolds Street in Danielson and found it completely full of stolen merchandise.  56 year old Jacalyn Whittemore was placed under arrest and transported back to Troop D where she was charged with larceny. Whittemore was released…

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Worcester Man Sentenced For Injuring Auburn Police Officer

December 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Worcester Man Sentenced For Injuring Auburn Police Officer

A Worcester man was sentenced to 15 years in state prison today for driving into an Auburn Police officer with his SUV as he fled police in February, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. 48 year old Matthew Ostrander pleaded guilty to 11 charges, including aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, leaving the scene of personal injury, operating to endanger and resisting arrest. He also pleaded guilty to a breaking and entering in the daytime charge related to the break-in of a home in Millbury that led to the police chase. Ostrander was also classified as a habitual offender, which requires he serves a minimum 15 year sentence on…

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