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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Massachusetts State Police has announced a wanted suspect in Southbridge was apprehended with help from a K-9 officer and his handler. On Friday, July 26th Trooper Alex Berry was in the area heading home when he heard Southbridge Police officers were involved in a foot pursuit.  He and K-9 Indy arrived on the scene to…

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Just after 2PM on Wednesday, Southbridge Fire Department and the Massachusetts Hazardous Materials Response Team were called to the Emergency Room at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge. According to Southbridge Fire Department, hospital staff described a package having a foul odor, and requested that it be checked out.  As a result, the emergency room was put…

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Just after 9AM on Wednesday February 6th, Webster Police were dispatched to the parking lot behind Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street for what was described as a possible drug transaction. Upon arrival, Officer Timothy Moran noticed two vehicles, one of which was occupied by 30 year old Andrew Conant of Southbridge. Police say Conant was…

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On Friday, December 14, the TD Bank located on Route 131 in Sturbridge was robbed.  Police say the male suspect entered the bank and demanded money from a teller.  An undisclosed amount of cash was taken as the suspect fled on foot.  After an hours-long search, Sturbridge Police, with help from Massachusetts State Police, Southbridge Police…

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  With temperatures in the teens, and wind chills below zero on Thanksgiving morning, fans of Bartlett High School’s Indians and Southbridge High School’s Pioneers braved the cold to watch the 99th annual Thanksgiving Day football game.  Likely, the coldest Thanksgiving Day game ever between these 2 teams. As one fan, Abbi Poplawski posted, “Tradition…

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Around 7AM on Saturday morning, November 17th, Worcester Police were dispatched to Shamrock Street for a report of a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers observed 31 year old Octavia Orcutt of Southbridge outside of a home there.  Officers stayed with her while others attempted to locate possible victims. Inside a nearby apartment, officers located a…

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At 7:30 on Monday evening, October 15th, Southbridge Police were dispatched to 115 High Street for an argument between neighbors involving a firearm. As police began to investigate, they found 2 males with visible bruising on their faces and one of the men bleeding from his eye socket.  The 2 men claimed they were assaulted…

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We first learned about Tommie Lee Goddard after he turned himself in to Southbridge Police on August 2nd after he was charged in several break-ins. On Friday, August 10th Detectives from the Southbridge Police Department showed up at his apartment at 115 High Street with a search warrant, due to an ongoing investigation of breaking…

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The Southbridge Police Department is reminding motorists it is never a good idea to drive under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and now they will be patrolling local roads and looking for impaired drivers even more closely with help from a state grant. Funds from the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of…

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