On Saturday, December 14th, many area police departments will be taking part in a “Goods For Guns” campaign.  Local residents with unwanted or unsafe firearms will be able to take them to a participating police station and trade them in for gift cards for local supermarkets. For each operable gun, you will receive $25 per…

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The Charlton Police Department, which often shares photos from neighboring departments that they call “Security Cameras Ruin Everything,” are looking for someone who has committed a crime in town this time. Police are searching for the male suspect in connection to a theft that took place recently.  Even though the photos are a little “fuzzy,”…

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Just before 7:30PM on Monday, June 17th, Charlton Police, Fire and EMS were called to a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Stafford Street and Center Depot Road. The 2 vehicle accident closed the roadway for a short time as a white GMC van and black Ford Escape were removed.  As police investigated,…

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Just before 4PM on Monday, January 14th, a multi-vehicle crash brought first responders from the Charlton Police and Fire Departments to Route 20 by the Juniper Hill apartments. Police say traffic was backed up for a while as EMTs cared for those injured in the crash, who were transported to area hospitals with non life-threatening…

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First responders have to be prepared for anything that may be sent their way.  Anything from car accidents, to robberies or even violent crime. On Tuesday, June 5th the Charlton Police Department received a call for a mother duck in distress on Route 20. When Officers arrived, they found 8 ducklings had fallen into a…

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On Monday night Charlton Police, known for their witty Facebook posts, took to social media to thank a local teenager and her mother. “Emily and her mom, Karyn, flagged down one of our cruisers today to present the Officer’s in our department with our own Police Officer Survival Kit,” the post read. The duo presented…

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Congratulations are in order for 2 local men from the Charlton Police Department.  Officers Gary Wood and Tim Smith were chosen as First Responders of the Year at the Central Massachusetts Emergency Medical System’s annual meeting. Thanks to the officers quick response and actions, a 46 year old man in cardiac arrest was successfully resuscitated…

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Officers from the Charlton Police Department responded to what they say was their “121st crash” on Sunday night, April 1st.  This, however, was no joke, like their earlier post. It was just before 10PM where this red car went off the road at the intersection of Major Hill Road and Ten Schoolhouse Road. The 3…

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On Friday, March 2nd at 1:30PM, two vehicles traveling on Route 20 in Charlton were involved in a road rage incident.  Police are still looking for the owner of a red vehicle that got away from the scene. Charlton Police say the initial confrontation occurred near Carpenter Hill Road and continued east on Route 20…

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Extra security, including a Charlton Police officer, was in place at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School on Wednesday after a student was overheard making a comment that involved possibly shooting up the school. The remark was allegedly made in a hallway on Tuesday afternoon.  Concerned students who overheard it reported it to authorities…

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