Last week, Dudley Police were en route to a possible breaking and entering of a vacant house in town.  Once they arrived, two suspects fled the scene on foot on Pleasant Street towards Webster. After police were able to apprehend one suspect, the second eluded officers for a short time.  Dudley officers were unable to…

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The Webster Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying the individual in the photos above.  A local resident who wished to remain anonymous told THE LAKE 940 that this suspect is wanted in connection with a wallet being stolen from a vehicle on May 16th.  The incident happened on Nelson Street…

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In the early morning hours of April 22nd, Webster Police were called to an apartment that had been broken into by the resident’s ex-boyfriend.  A video was taken of a male, later identified as 28-year-old Jonathan Martin of 11 Harris Street.  As officers began to investigate, they received several calls from residents reporting sightings of…

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Over $3,000 worth of marijuana and $900 in cash was found during a traffic stop on Route 16 in Webster this week.  Webster Police say that an officer spotted a driver with an outstanding warrant near Honey Farms on Tuesday, August 20th around 10AM. The operator of the vehicle was identified as 28-year-old Ruben Viruet-Stevens of…

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The Webster Police Department have intercepted a kilogram of cocaine that was sent through the U.S. Postal Service. In a press release, Chief of Police Mike Shaw said the department received an anonymous tip.  Detective Christopher Trainor, who is also a member of the DEA High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force in Worcester, conducted…

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Webster Police have announced that 2 of their cruisers were involved in crashes this week.  The first accident took place over the line in Oxford last Thursday involving Officer Jacek Ochocki as he  was traveling on Cudworth Road over the bridge by Route 395.  Police say a minivan swerved into his lane and struck his…

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Connecticut State Police Troop D have announced they are looking to locate and arrest 27-year-old Patrick Salvas. Salvas, who was arrested last year after a Webster burglary, is also wanted for another burglary and larceny in Thompson earlier this year. Police say a warrant for his arrest with extradition has been authorized.  The suspect is…

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On Wednesday afternoon, May 8th, just after 1:30 PM Webster Police were called to a reported fight in the area of Pearl and Wall Street. Officers responded to the area and encountered a male on North Main Street at the intersection of Wall Street. The male was the victim of an apparent stabbing.  Another male…

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In the event of an emergency, you may not always be able to call for help when you need it.  As of December 14th, Text-to-911 was made available statewide across Massachusetts. Gregory Lynskey, Director of the South Worcester County Communications Center says, “This is one of the most exciting changes for accessibility to emergency services…

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Less than 2 weeks after Chief Timothy Bent of the Webster Police Department announced his retirement date, we now know who his successor will be. In what is being called “an unprecedented, strong move for the Town and Police Department, Town Administrator Willardson has promoted a new Command Staff.” Deputy Chief Mike Shaw, who has…

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