Two Local Package Stores Robbed

Billerica – On Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at approximately 8:48 PM the Billerica Police received a report of an attempted armed robbery at 129 Liquors, located at #252 Salem Road, Billerica. The clerk reported that a white male, between approximately 5’4” to 5’7” inches, medium build, wearing a grey sweatshirt, jeans, sunglasses, and a camouflage hat entered the store with a knife demanding money from the cash register. The suspect jumped the counter and spent about 90 seconds in the store before fleeing in an unknown direction. Shortly thereafter, at approximately 9:09 PM, Billerica Police received a 911 call from … Continue reading

The Billerica Police Department Celebrating National Night Out August 2, 2016

August 2, 2016 from 5 – 9pm at Billerica Town Hall. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. It provides an opportunity for our Men and Women in Blue to build relationships with our citizens. We will be partnering with the Billerica Recreation department who will be sponsoring Concerts on the Common with 4Ever Fab- Beatles tribute band. Lynnway Auto Auction has once again sponsored this year’s entertainer, Mr. Matt Roberts. He has appeared nationally on NBC’s Today show and starred in over … Continue reading

Serious Motor Vehicle Crash Involving Pedestrian

At approximately 3:50 p.m. on July 21, 2016, the Billerica Police Communications Center received numerous 911 calls regarding a pedestrian who was struck by a motor vehicle at 800 Boston Road/Route 3A. Upon arrival to the scene, Officers learned that a 35-year-old woman from Chelmsford was traveling northbound on Route 3A in a 2013 GMC Acadia when she struck a 14-year-old juvenile from Billerica who was on a bicycle crossing the street. The juvenile sustained serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to an area hospital. The woman was not injured and remained at the scene. She was the sole … Continue reading

Fireworks are Illegal in Massachusetts

BILLERICA — As the Fourth of July is approaching, the Billerica Police Department would like to remind residents that the use of fireworks is illegal in the state of Massachusetts. It is illegal to use, possess, or sell fireworks of any kind in Massachusetts, including Class C fireworks, which are sometimes falsely called “safe and sane fireworks.” Class C fireworks include sparklers, party poppers, snappers, firecrackers, spinners, cherry bombs and more. Citizens are also prohibited from purchasing fireworks elsewhere and then transporting them into the state. Additionally, while the government cannot prohibit the advertising and sale of fireworks by mail, … Continue reading

Sharing the Road With Motorcycles

The Billerica Police Department would like to remind both drivers and motorcyclists to share the road safely. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that, in 2013, there were 4,668 motorcyclists killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes, and an estimated 88,000 who were injured. Summer travel will inevitably increase the number of vehicles on the road. Drivers should take extra caution to be aware of motorcyclists on road, and motorcyclists should obey all traffic laws. To prevent crashes and fatalities, it is recommended that drivers and motorcyclists follow several safety tips outlined by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. Advice to … Continue reading