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6 Families Left Homeless After Fire In Sturbridge

December 21, 2017 | Comments Off on 6 Families Left Homeless After Fire In Sturbridge

Days before Christmas, 6 families are now without a place to live after a 5 Alarm fire destroyed their home in the Fiskdale section of Sturbridge.  Firefighters spent several hours putting out the blaze at 23 Brookfield Road late last night. The multi-family apartment building was destroyed and left uninhabitable.  Crews from surrounding fire departments were called in for mutual aid, including Brimfield, Warren and Charlton.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Sturbridge Coffee House located at 407 Main Street is collecting donations for the families. So many great donations, gift cards, $$, and 5 bags of clothing collected so far. #thankyoueveryone for all your support. Let's keep it going #supportlocalfriends Posted by…

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Woodstock Man Arrested For Operating Drug Factory

December 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Woodstock Man Arrested For Operating Drug Factory

On December 20th at approximately 7:15 PM, a trooper from Connecticut State Police’s Troop D was on patrol in Killingly and spotted a drug transaction take place between two vehicles in the parking lot of the Comfort Inn and Suites.  As the trooper approached, the vehicles quickly exited the parking lot. The trooper followed one of the vehicles onto Tracy Road and subsequently stopped it. When the trooper approached the vehicle, he detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, 23 year old Daniel Bowling of Woodstock produced two baggies of marijuana.  As the trooper conducted a search of the vehicle he observed several indicators of suspected narcotics dealing and requested…

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Danielson, CT Fugitive From Justice Arrested

December 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Danielson, CT Fugitive From Justice Arrested

On December 20th at approximately 6:30 PM, Trooper’s from the Connecticut State Police Troop D Quality of Life Task Force arrested 39 year old Alexis “Butter” Sanchez of Danielson for being a fugitive from justice.  Sanchez, who was located on Main Street in Danielson, held an active felony/extraditable arrest warrant in the State of New York. Sanchez was transported back to Troop D, processed and held on a $250,000 cash/surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior Court today.   Troopers were assisted by members of the Danielson Adult Probation Department.

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Dudley Police Thank Community For Toy Donations

December 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Dudley Police Thank Community For Toy Donations

The Dudley Police Department collected donations for needy families during the holiday season.  Many people and area businesses made generous contributions to this worthwhile cause.  A large volume of toys, clothing, and other gifts were provided to Dudley residents who needed assistance during these difficult times.  These were distributed on Wednesday, December 20th. Thanks to the generosity of those who donated, approximately 30 local families, including some 65 children, will enjoy the holiday season when they would have otherwise gone without.  Special thanks go out to Officers Chandler Boyd and Marek Karlowicz for coordinating and organizing this year’s drive once again.  Also, a special thank you goes out to the members of the Webster-Dudley Boys…

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Uxbridge Police Warn Of Text Scam

December 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Uxbridge Police Warn Of Text Scam

There are tons of scam artists out there, and nobody is immune to them.  Even Uxbridge Police Chief Jeffrey Louie was targeted by a scammer on his phone.  He shared this text on Facebook reminding people to not fall for texts or calls that seem too good to be true. Remember, if you have to pay any money to win a prize or collect a reward, it is most likely a scam. Chief Louie says, “Well…. I received a text this morning advising that I would be receiving over $2Million from a UN settlement with contact information on how to claim my good fortune via cashier’s check.”  The reminder continued,  “If you receive a similar…

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2 Injured In Oxford Crash

December 20, 2017 | Comments Off on 2 Injured In Oxford Crash

Oxford Police and Fire/EMS responded to a serious 2 car accident on Tuesday afternoon after 5PM.  Two people were transported from the scene to UMASS University Hospital with reports of injuries.  Preliminary investigation by police indicates a vehicle was turning left onto Main Street from Dana Road when it was struck by a vehicle travelling North on Main Street (near Carolo’s Pizza, in front of where the Police Station used to be.) In a Facebook post announcing this accident, the Oxford Police Department also reminded people that it is a good idea to “Buckle up, every trip, every time!”

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Arrest Made In Hope Cemetery Car Burning, Homicide Investigation Continues

December 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Arrest Made In Hope Cemetery Car Burning, Homicide Investigation Continues

On Tuesday night, Worcester Police along with assistance from Peabody Police and the Massachusetts State Police arrested 56 year old of Steven Foley of Northborough on an outstanding warrant in relation to the burning car found in Hope Cemetery in Worcester last week. Foley was transported to Worcester for booking and was arraigned in Worcester District Court on Wednesday morning.  The investigation into the burning car, and body found inside at the cemetery continues.  A woman was found burned inside the vehicle, it is currently being investigated as a homicide. The Telegram & Gazette reports the victim was a woman who worked at Mario’s Showplace in Webster for more than 10 years.  The Worcester District Attorney’s…

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Thompson Man Arrested For Drug Sale In Probation Office

December 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Thompson Man Arrested For Drug Sale In Probation Office

On December 18th, Connecticut State Troopers were dispatched to Danielson Adult Probation Office for a report of a client selling drugs in the lobby. Troopers arrived on scene and were informed by Probation Officers that a client, 35 year old Eric Starr of Thompson tried to sell heroin to other clients in the waiting area of the Probation Office. Starr was found to be in possession of “DABs”, Suboxone and a hypodermic needle. Starr was placed under arrest and transported to Troop D in Danielson where he was processed and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and held on a $5,000 cash/surety bond.  Starr is scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior Court on January…

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Warrant Issued For North Brookfield Grinch

December 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Warrant Issued For North Brookfield Grinch

An arrest warrant has been issued by the East Brookfield District Court for the arrest of 47 year old Lysa Graves in connection with a larceny from the North Brookfield Cumberland Farms on December 13th. Graves is alleged to have entered the Cumberland Farms, distracted the cashier and stole a Toys For Tots donation container with an unknown amount of cash. At this time the location of Ms. Graves is unknown, however she is believed to be residing in Worcester. Graves is being charged with one count of Larceny Under $250.00.  If anyone knows her whereabouts, you are encouraged to contact your local police department.

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Plainfield Shooting Suspect Found Dead

December 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Plainfield Shooting Suspect Found Dead

On December 19 at approximately 3:15 PM, members of the Plainfield Police Department were dispatched to the area of Deibler Lane at its intersection with Black Hill Road in the Central Village section of Plainfield for a reported male with a firearm. Upon arrival, Plainfield Police officers, assisted by the Connecticut State Police, conducted an immediate search of the area. The male was subsequently located in the wooded area and there was an exchange of gunfire. The male subsequently fled on foot into the woods. The Plainfield Police Department Nixle Alert System was activated, which advised all residents in that area to shelter in place. This included Black Hill Road, Jackson Road, Picket Road, Diebler…

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