Spencer Man Turns Himself In After Month-Long Search


Spencer Police Department

On December 17th, Spencer Police announced they were searching for Stephen Patchen in the woods off Paxton Road.  Around 9AM Wednesday morning the fugitive turned himself into Western Worcester District Court in East Brookfield with his attorney.  Patchen had been on the run since mid-December and Detectives from Spencer working with the Massachusetts State Police Fugitive Unit have been searching for him.  Upon his appearance in court he was held for a dangerous hearing at a later date.