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Metal Found In Halloween Sturbridge Candy Was Dental Piece

UPDATE: Sturbridge Police say the metal found in the candy was actually from the child’s dental work and the candy was not tampered with.  Police still say it is a good idea to check the candy. Sturbridge Police have posted a warning on Facebook to have parents check their children’s Halloween candy after a small…

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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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State Police Arrest Worcester Man On Gun Charges In Sturbridge

On Sunday, August 5th at 1:30AM, Massachusetts State Police arrested a Worcester man on Route 84 in Sturbridge after a motor vehicle stop. Troopers pulled over a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Route 84 eastbound for motor vehicle infractions.  Further investigation revealed that the operator, 23 year old Miguel Portela of Worcester, was unlicensed to…

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Sturbridge Police Search For ‘Sleight’ Suspects

While some people were getting ready to watch fireworks on the 4th of July, Sturbridge Police say the 2 females in the photo above entered the Shaw’s Supermarket in town around 7PM and made off with several hundreds of dollars after playing a scam on a store associate. Police are looking for help from the…

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Sturbridge Police Searching For Credit Card Fraud Suspects

Sturbridge Police are searching for the 2 men in the photos above in relation to a credit card fraud case.  Police say the men purchased several personal hygiene items with a stolen credit card to see if the card would work.  Once it did, they returned to the Walmart on May 8th and purchased a…

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Sturbridge Police Seek Shoplifting Suspect

The Sturbridge Police Department is looking for help from the public in identifying the man in the photo above.  He is wanted in connection to a shoplifting incident at the Staples store on Charlton Road (Route 20). If you have any information on the identification of the pictured male or his whereabouts, please reach out…

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6 Families Left Homeless After Fire In Sturbridge

Days before Christmas, 6 families are now without a place to live after a 5 Alarm fire destroyed their home in the Fiskdale section of Sturbridge.  Firefighters spent several hours putting out the blaze at 23 Brookfield Road late last night. The multi-family apartment building was destroyed and left uninhabitable.  Crews from surrounding fire departments…

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