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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A man and woman from Dudley are facing kidnapping and robbery charges after being accused of threatening a woman at gunpoint and forcing her to drive them around Dudley and Webster for an hour on Tuesday evening. Dudley Police say 44-year-old Jessie Thibodeau and 31-year-old Nichole Murphy approached the victim in her car in the…

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It’s hard to believe, but Summer is winding down, and now it’s time to start thinking about the kids going back to school. The Dudley Police Department was visited by the folks at Venture Community Services in Sturbridge on Thursday afternoon with a generous donation of backpacks for local students. Venture Community Services maintains group…

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Dudley Police are looking for help from the public after they responded to a report of an armed robbery at Patriot Gas convenience store, located at 251 West Main Street. Police say 2 male suspects, or a possibly a male and a female entered the store, one armed with a silver handgun.  The individuals got…

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On Saturday, April 27th the Dudley Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration conducted another prescription “Drug Take Back Day” event. For the 14th time in Dudley, the public had the opportunity to provide for safe disposal of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The free and anonymous service was well attended in Dudley with…

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During an overnight patrol of town on Thursday, April 11th, Dudley Police spotted a 2013 Mercedes parked on Laura Way near the Southbridge town line. After checking details on the license plate, the car was determined to be reported stolen from Charlton.   The officer found the vehicle to still be warm, suggesting it may have…

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The Dudley Police Department asking for help from the public after 3 homes were broken into within the last month.  In a post on Facebook, police say the 3 residential break-ins happened during daytime hours when the residents were away.  Two burglaries occurred in the New Boston Road and Eagle Drive area, and the most…

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Just after midnight on Saturday morning, Dudley Police patrolling Oxford Avenue spotted a vehicle traveling above the speed limit.  The officer tried to pull the car over, but it continued on to West Street, Pine Street and back to Oxford Avenue. The driver, later identified as 41 year old Kris Fitton of Webster, was seen…

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The Dudley Fire Department and Paramedics reported to a 2 car motor vehicle accident on Dudley Southbridge Road on Wednesday morning.  First responders worked to free the occupants of the vehicles just after the crash that occured at around 11:15AM. Three people were transported to area hospitals with what is being described as minor injuries.…

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In the event of an emergency, you may not always be able to call for help when you need it.  As of December 14th, Text-to-911 was made available statewide across Massachusetts. Gregory Lynskey, Director of the South Worcester County Communications Center says, “This is one of the most exciting changes for accessibility to emergency services…

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