A mountain lion has been sighted in Winchester. A resident reported seeing a mountain lion in the Dunster Lane, Pepper Hill Drive neighborhood off of Ridge Street. Massachusetts Environmental Police responded and viewed the animal’s paw print and stated the tracks strongly resembled that of a mountain lion. Photos of the tracks were sent to Mass […]
K-9 Axel is a dual purpose K-9 used for patrol and narcotics. He is a German Shepherd Dog, born in November 2007 in Slovakia. Axel began his career with Winchester Police Department in November 2008 by attending a 14-week Boston Police K-9 Patrol Academy. After working the streets for several month in patrol with Sgt. Filtzer, he attended a 10-week Narcotics Academy at the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office. Axel serves the Town of Winchester and surrounding communities by locating people, evidence and narcotics. Despite being on the job a short time, he has successfully tracked criminals, found drugs and has been commended for heroism in the line of duty.