Chief Ken Albertelli
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
(781)729-1212 / 911
Posted By Winchester Police on September 22nd, 2015

Investigation into Assault, Attempted Abduction of 10-Year-Old Girl Leads Police to Suspect Winchester – Chief Kenneth C. Albertelli reports that the Winchester Police Department, investigating an attack on a 10-year-old girl, will seek charges against the same sexual assault suspect arrested last week by the Boston Police Department. The Department is expected to shortly announce […]

Posted By Winchester Police on February 27th, 2014

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 […]

Posted By Winchester Police on February 26th, 2014

The Middlesex County Beekeepers Association would like the public to be aware of honey-bee swarms.   If you encounter a swarm on your property or in your neighborhood, they recommend you contact the association’s swarm coordinator, Alexandra Bartsch  at 781-630-1129 (cell or text) . Before you contact the swarm coordinator please make sure you can answer the […]

Posted By Winchester Police on January 27th, 2014

The Winchester Police Department and the Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community is launching tip411, an internet based tool that enables the public to text message an anonymous tip to police, and lets the police respond back creating a two way anonymous “chat”. Reserved exclusively for Public Safety purposes and powered by CitizenObserver, a St. Paul MN company, tip411 puts […]

Posted By Winchester Police on January 2nd, 2014

The Town of Winchester is issuing a snow emergency on Thursday January 2nd, 2014 starting at 4:00 PM continuing through 12:00 PM, Friday January 3rd.  During these hours it is advised not to travel if possible.  All parked vehicles are to be off the street on private property to allow for snow removal.  Any vehicle […]

Posted By Winchester Police on November 18th, 2013

The Winter Parking Ban is an effect.  Vehicles parked on the street between 1:00 AM and 7:00 AM are subject to fines.  Any vehicles parked on the street during a snow emergency may be fined and towed.

Posted By Winchester Police on October 31st, 2013


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 […]

Posted By Winchester Police on October 4th, 2013

October 3, 2013 –  Wally Jacques Simon, 36, of Medford was found guilty of first degree murder and other charges in connection with the 2007 murder of Christopher Barbaro, 50, of Winchester, and the shooting of his brother, Bryan Barbaro, 48, of Winchester, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced today. Following an eight day jury trial […]

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Posted By Winchester Police on September 25th, 2013


Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 6, §§ 178C-178Q, the individual who appears on this notification has been designated as a Level 3 Sex Offender by the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Board has determined that this individual is at a high risk to reoffend and that the degree of dangerousness posed to the public is such […]

Posted By Winchester Police on September 23rd, 2013

An investigation by Winchester, Arlington and Lexington Police Departments as well as the Suburban Middlesex County Drug Task Force resulted in the arrest of two individuals for the sale of MDMA, also known as “Molly”.   Both individuals are Winchester residents.  Brandon Holladay, 23 and Nico Marrocco, 19 were subsequently arrested after selling the drug to […]

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Posted By Winchester Police on September 9th, 2013

September 9, 2013 – Winchester The Winchester Police Department and Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community feels it necessary to make residents aware of the dangerousness of the drug “Molly”.  Several recent incidents of “Molly” usage have been reported in surrounding cities and towns.  Winchester is not immune to similar problems but through communication and […]

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