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Sturbridge Police Seize 500 Bags Of Heroin During Traffic Stop

Sturbridge Police have announced the arrest of a 28 year old Burlington man after a traffic stop on Route 15. Officers, with help from Southbridge Police Detectives and the Massachusetts State Police, seized over 500 bags of heroin on Friday. Police say Zack Mazzocca was arrested and charged with trafficking over 100 grams of heroin.…

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Armed Carjacking Suspect Arrested In Worcester

After a day-long search, Massachusetts State Police and Worcester Police arrested the man who was wanted in connection to an overnight armed carjacking on Route 290. The suspect, 28 year old Donald Foy of Spencer, was taken into custody Thursday evening after another short chase and foot pursuit that ended on the roof of a…

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Man Shot By Auburn Police Has Died

District Attorney Joe Early Jr.’s office says an armed man who was shot by Auburn police officers on Wednesday has died. Joseph Loughery of Dublin, New Hampshire was shot by police after he ignored repeated commands by the officers to drop his weapon.  Loughery was approached by officers at about 1:15 p.m. while he was…

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Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Auburn

There is a heavy police presence in the area of Swanson Road in Auburn on Wednesday afternoon. Detectives from the Massachusetts State Police are on the scene investigating reports of an officer involved shooting.  At this time there are no reported injuries to any officers. The ramp from Route 290 to Swanson Road is closed…

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Holly Piirainen Remembered 25 Years After Murder

The family of a Grafton girl who went missing in Sturbridge in August of 1993 is holding a vigil today, 25 years after her remains were found. Holly Piiranien was 10 years old at the time.  She and her brother had been visiting her grandparents in Sturbridge when it is believed she was murdered.  Reports…

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3 Arrested For Heroin Trafficking In Sturbridge

Just after midnight on Thursday, October 18th, Massachusetts State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 84 in Sturbridge, which led to the arrest of three people for trafficking in heroin. A Honda CRV was spotted speeding and repeatedly drifting over lane markings, according to police.  Shortly after being pulled over, police determined the…

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3rd DUI For Driver Involved In Wrong Way Crashes on Route 395

A series of crashes on Route 395 on Sunday night were caused on a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction. Massachusetts State Police say 54 year old Michael Schold of Webster was driving his truck northbound in the southbound lanes of the highway hitting several cars between exits 1 and 4. It took crews several…

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Body Found On Mass Turnpike In Auburn

Investigators are asking for the public’s help after a body was found on the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike near exit 10, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The body, which has not been identified, was reported at approximately 10PM on Wednesday, August 29th. Anyone with information on the incident…

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Driver Accused Of Dragging Trooper In Webster Arrested

A 27 year old man with ties to Fitchburg and Dudley, accused of hitting and dragging a state trooper while fleeing a traffic stop on Chase Avenue in Webster on Friday, has been arrested by police. The trooper was treated and released for minor injuries at a local hospital.  At least 1 helicopter was sent to…

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State Police Searching For SUV That Dragged Trooper In Webster

UPDATE:  Fitchburg Police have made an arrest.  Details can be found here. Massachusetts State Police units are currently searching for suspects and a vehicle that fled a motor vehicle stop on Chase Avenue in Webster.  As the driver fled, the sport utility vehicle dragged the Trooper who had pulled it over for a short distance.…

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