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Dudley’s Drug Take-Back Day A Success

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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Webster Police K-9 Helps Track Down Burglary Suspect In Dudley

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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Dudley Police Investigating Recent Daytime House Break-Ins

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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Webster Man Arrested After Short Chase Through Dudley & Oxford

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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3 Injured In Dudley Crash

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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Texting 911 Is Now Available In Worcester County

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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911 Outage Impacts Local Police & Fire Departments

UPDATE:  The Massachusetts State Police say technical issues with the 9-1-1 system, and the resulting wireless capability outages, have been resolved. Massachusetts callers may resume using 911 from their cell phones for public safety emergencies.   If you have an emergency, dialing 9-1-1 from your cell phone may not go through, according to Massachusetts State Police. A…

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Dudley Police Announce Holiday Card Contest Winner

The Dudley Police Department has announced the winner of their 10th annual holiday greeting card contest.  All fourth graders from Dudley Elementary School were given the opportunity to submit a drawing which would be used as the cover photo of the holiday card sent out by the Dudley Police Department this year. The department says,…

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One Dead In Connection To Series Of Dudley Fires

Dudley Police and Fire Departments along with the State Fire Marshal’s office and the office of the Worcester County District Attorney are investigating a series of fires that broke out this morning. One person was killed after a vehicle, shed and home all went up in flames.  Crews were dispatched to 48 Dudley-Oxford Road just…

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Drug Take-Back Day A Success In Dudley

October 27th was National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, and several local police departments took part in collecting unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs. The last Take-Back Day brought in almost 1 million pounds of unused or expired prescription medication, nationwide. Locally, the Dudley Police Department joined the Drug Enforcement Administration for their 13th take-back event. The…

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