On December 26,2015, an envelope containing a large sum of cash was found on a sidewalk in town and turned in to the Winchester Police Department. The police department would like the assistance of the public in identifying the person who lost the cash. Please contact: Lieutenant Peter MacDonnell @ at 781-721-4625.
Local Landlord Pleads Guilty
Sarkis Kavlakian, 54 of Burlington plead guilty in Woburn District Court to stealing the identity of tenants and using their checking and credit card accounts to pay debts and purchase close to $10,000 in goods. He was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in the House of Corrections (suspended sentence) with 59 days to serve and three years of probation. Kavlakian, the owner of several rental units at 40 Church Street, Winchester was arrested in 2010 on these charges.