Common Scams

The Billerica Police Department has taken numerous reports this year involving scams amounting to thousands of dollars in losses to residents. Many of these scams involve the use of Green Dot MoneyPak cards, MyVanilla reload cards, Paypal prepaid cards and others. The Green Dot MoneyPak is a cash reload product that can be used to reload a prepaid debit card, add money to a PayPal account without using a bank account or to make same-day payments to major companies. Green … Continue reading

Area Car Breaks

Please be aware that there has been an increase of vehicles being broken into in the surrounding towns. Last week a number of vehicles were broken into in Bedford and Tewksbury. Billerica was affected as well but it was isolated. Last night, Chelmsford had a significant amount of vehicles entered and property stolen. Like the rest of these agencies we are asking that residents realize that every neighborhood and town is a potential target to thieves. Don’t let complacency deter … Continue reading

Burglary Suspects Apprehended

Billerica – On Saturday, September 6, 2014 at approximately 1:20 AM, the Billerica Police were contacted by a Buckland Security Officer regarding suspicious activity observed at #8 Federal Street, Billerica. On arrival, Officers learned that two suspects wearing dark clothing with gloves and masks were observed by Buckland Security in the area of a loading dock door for Parexel, a biopharmaceutical and medical device company. Due to the time of night and the fact that the business was closed, the … Continue reading

Career Opportunity – Emergency 911 Dispatchers

The Town of Billerica seeks motivated candidates to fill an Emergency Dispatcher position as well as establish a list for future position openings. Candidates for this position should have at least a High School Diploma, be 21yrs of age at time of employment and possess a valid driver’s license.  Prior experience as a 911 dispatcher is preferred but not required. Application process: All applicants will be subject to an Open/Competitive exam. An application and job description may be obtained from … Continue reading

Changes to Public Logs

Due to recent changes in Massachusetts law the Billerica Police Department will no longer release the following information in our public logs: Arrests associated with domestic violence Arrests associated with sexual assaults Incidents associated with domestic violence Incidents associated with sexual assaults These changes will be applied to our weekly arrest log, dynamic dispatch log, the RAIDS Online crime mapping application and all social media communications. … Continue reading