Since the reported mountain lion sighting in February, The Winchester Police Department received a report of another sighting approximately 10 days later. A photograph of a second paw print (below) located at this sighting was sent to several independent mountain lion organizations in the United States. Experts from those organizations have conclusively stated that the […]
After a lengthy investigation involving several agencies, Taylor Goulding of Stoneham was charged with the armed robbery of the Dairy Barn in November. Stoneham police arrested Goulding who was suspected of robberies in Winchester, Woburn, Melrose, Reading and Stoneham. Police from those agencies as well as Wakfefield Police, the Southwest Middlesex Regional Drug Task Force and the […]
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.
On November 5 at approximately 8:00 PM, a white or hispanic male entered the Dairy Barn on Main street. The suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and robbed the store. The suspect was 5′ 8″ – 5 10″‘ and was wearing a black hoodie, black ball cap, black face mask, black jeans and black […]
The Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association is strongly OPPOSED to the adoption of the ballot initiative in November 2012 relative to so-called “Medical Marijuana.” As the state’s leaders in the law enforcement community, we cannot sit idly by and watch the damage this proposal would have on our children and our communities. Follow the […]
Yucklet Hinds, Gregory Lynch, Marlon Aponte and Justin Derek Sandy, all of New York City were arrested on 9/26/2012 and charged with credit card fraud. Three of the group entered Stop and Shop in Winchester and attempted to purchase gift cards using counterfeit credit cards. An alert store manager notified Winchester Police who were able […]
The Winchester Police Department is urging voters to Vote NO on Question 3 this November. For more information, visit http://mavotenoonquestion3.com/ The Commonwealth will be voting on Question 3 in November. If passed, Question 3 would set up an extensive system of marijuana storefronts in our state, allow people to grow marijuana in their homes and apartments, and […]
Due to an large number of bicycle thefts around Winchester center and the train stations, the Winchester Police Department took a proactive approach to the problem. Over the course of three days, a bicycle owned by the department was placed in several locations in and around the center for a couple of hours a day. […]
The Town of Winchester is accepting applications for a Temporary position of Civilian Dispatcher. Click on this post’s title for a link to more information. Civilian Dispatcher
Stephen Sean Sullivan of Arlington was identified and charged with B&E for an April Break into a home on Bacon Street.
Chief Albertelli is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on Monday June 18, 2012, to begin examining various aspects of the Winchester Police Department’s policies and procedures, operations and facilities. Verification by the Assessment Team that the Department meets the Commission’s standards is part of a voluntary process to gain […]