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 Webster and Oxford Police Departments are looking for help from the public to identify the man in the photos below. While not much information is known, it appears he may be driving a green Jeep and is wanted in connection to some crimes that may have been committed in the local area. If you…

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In the early morning hours of Thursday, July 4th, Police, Fire and EMS departments from Oxford were called to Interstate 395 north just before exit 5 for the report of a motorcycle crash.  Oxford Fire-EMS says, “the motorcyclist was struck by a deer while traveling on the highway.” Crews responded to the wooded area off…

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It was a scary sight on Sutton Avenue in Oxford as crews from Oxford Police, Fire and EMS were called to Honey Farms/Mobil after a vehicle crashed through the front of the store. The accident happened on Thursday afternoon.  An employee of the store said, “Everyone is okay here at the store, shaken but not…

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Days after several residents reported items being taken from unlocked vehicles in Oxford, Police have announced an arrest in connection to the break-ins. Oxford Police say a 16 year old juvenile male has been charged in connection with 3 of those incidents in town. Even though the victims have been notified and property has been…

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On Wednesday afternoon, crews are on scene of a “large oil spill” reported on Route 56 in Oxford near where it crosses with Route 20. Oxford Police, Fire and EMS report that MassDOT and the Department of Environmental Protection have been called in to assist.  If you need to travel in that area you are…

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The exit 4 off-ramp from Route 395 to Sutton Avenue was blocked to traffic on Friday afternoon due to a serious truck crash.  Oxford Police and Fire-EMS were called to the scene and transported 2 people to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The ramp has since re-opened to traffic. More photos of the crash are…

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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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It was a rough start to 2019 for 2 people kayaking on the French River in Oxford on New Year’s Day.  Oxford Police were dispatched to the area of 80 Harwood Street on the French River Bridge for the report of 2 kayakers requesting assistance. The pair was uninjured, but were stuck in the woods…

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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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