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 Winchester Police Department along with Medford and Somerville police, arrested Michael Wallace of Somerville for armed robbery. Wallace is being charged for the June 15, robbery of the Dairy barn on Main Street in Winchester. Wallace is also suspected of robbing convenience stores in Medford and Somerville. Both Winchester and Somerville police departments received anonymous tips which led to […]
Press Release Concerning an Indecent Assault and Battery that Occurred on Grove Street at Canterbury Road on June 22, 2011, at 2:01 PM The Winchester Police Department is currently investigating an indecent assault and battery upon a 12 year old female resident that occurred in our town today at 2:01 PM. The female victim was […]
Residents should be aware of incidents which have occurred in town involving people attempting to gain access to homes. The scam involves an individual ringing the doorbell of a home and meeting with the resident at the front door. The suspect then explains to the resident that he is there to measure the backyard for […]
Renovations to the police station began this week. While police service will be uninterrupted, there is a phase of the project where the Records department will be temporarily relocated. Starting around the second week of June, Records will be relocated to the trailer in the rear lot of the Public Safety Building. There will be […]
Support the Winchester Police Department as we take on the All Pro Celebrity Softball Team. Our annual Winchester Police Relief Association softball game will be held at 7:00 PM on June 6, at Ginn Field. The event is being held on the same day as Town Day, so come down to Ginn Field for the […]
Due to the En Ka Fair being held at the Jenks lot and high school lot, Skillings Road will be closed this week. One lane of traffic will be open for access to the high school until after school on Friday May 20. After 2:30 PM on the 20th, Skillings Road will be completely closed […]
We have added a small photo album of the Winchester Police Department. Photos will be periodically added to the album. You will be able to view the album any time by visiting the Photo Album link under About.
Over the past week, two bikes have been recovered by the Winchester Police. If your bicycle has been lost or stolen, contact Winchester Police at (781) 729-1214 with a description of your bike to determine if it is one we have recovered.
In the coming weeks, we will be adding a photo gallery to our website. Many of the photos will be of the Winchester Police Department from years past. A sample of those images is currently displayed on a small slideshow on the homepage, including a photo of the department from 1910. The images on the […]
The Massachusetts State 911 Department recently approved a wireless tracking device known as EmSeeQ from EmFinders. this device enables law enforcement and emergency responders to locate a wandering individual who is wearing the device. The device is the same size as a wrist watch and can be worn on the wrist or ankle. The device uses cellular technology to determine […]