WEST NEWBURY — Chief Jeff Durand reports that he has formally commended two West Newbury Police Officers for going above and beyond the call of duty recently in helping to de-escalate a potentially violent situation involving a person with access to several weapons who was apparently suffering a mental health emergency.
WEST NEWBURY — Fire Chief Michael Dwyer and Police Chief Jeffrey Durand report that the West Newbury Police and Fire Departments are suspending walk-in services temporarily to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19, the illness associated with the novel coronavirus, to staff and the public.
Chief Jeffrey Gillen reports that the Groveland Police Department has arrested two teenagers and charged them after they allegedly stole a motor vehicle and led police on a chase early Saturday morning.
WEST NEWBURY — Chief Jeffrey Durand reports that the West Newbury Police Department is charging five individuals with breaking into motor vehicles locally. The group of male suspects is also suspected in a series of motor vehicle break-ins all over the region that occurred this summer.
WEST NEWBURY — Interim Chief Jeffrey Durand would like to issue a warning to residents about a recent spike in scam callers looking to access computers.
WEST NEWBURY — Police Chief Art Reed and Fire Chief Michael Dwyer report that the West Newbury Police and Fire Departments responded to Pentucket Regional High School this afternoon after a student was struck by a vehicle.
WEST NEWBURY — Chief Art Reed announces that the West Newbury Police Department seeks to hire a full-time patrol officer.
Santa will visit the West Newbury police station, and residents are invited to come and meet him and take photos.
West Newbury Police Reserve Officer Kyle Roy earned a letter of commendation from the Board of Selectmen for his lifesaving actions.
WEST NEWBURY — Chief Art Reed is pleased to announce that the West Newbury Police Department is collecting food and toiletries for the town’s first Community Donation Center.