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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Wednesday, September 4th is the first day of school for Winchester students. Please drive safely and park legally!