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 […]
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 […]
Winchester resident and photographer, Amber Bruski has donated her time to support the Winchester Police K-9 Support Fund. Amber will be available for photo sessions on May 26th and June 30th with the proceeds being donated to the K-9 Support fund. The K-9 Support Fund is used to assist funding the expenses involved in caring […]