31 Year Old Deported Felon Arrested for Drug Charges

Billerica – On Thursday, December 8, 2016, at approximately 2:30 PM, detectives from the Billerica and Tewksbury Police Department arrested Joel Perez-Matos, 31, currently living in Acton, MA for charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin and Cocaine (subsequent offense) in Billerica. Perez-Matos was stopped by detectives following tips received from Billerica residents of suspicious activity in the North Billerica area. A subsequent roadside search of his motor vehicle by a Billerica narcotics sniffing canine lead to the discovery of a large amount of individually packaged quantities of what is believed to be heroin and cocaine. In addition, approximately … Continue reading

Billerica Police Receive Grant to Get Impaired Drivers off the Road

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Kicks Off Extra Patrols During Holidays FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Commander Ronald Balboni Billerica, MA – December 6, 2016- The Billerica police will be increasing the number of patrols over the holidays through a special grant from the Highway Safety Division (HSD) of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). The Billerica Police Department will join more than 200 local police departments across the state and the State Police in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization. “Beginning December 9 and continuing into the New Year, you … Continue reading

Billerica Man Arraigned for Assault that Leaves Woman in Critical Condition

For immediate release: November 14, 2016 For more information contact: (781) 897-8325 LOWELL – District Attorney Marian Ryan and Billerica Chief of Police Daniel Rosa have announced that Jesse Fillerup, 24, of Billerica, was arraigned today in Lowell District Court and charged with assault with intent to murder, assault and battery causing serious bodily injury and assault and battery on a household or family member in connection with an alleged incident that took place on Thursday, November 10. Judge Thomas Brennan ordered the defendant held without bail pending an evidentiary hearing for a 58A dangerousness hearing scheduled for Monday, November 21. At … Continue reading

Billerica Police Seek Suspect Involved in Assault on Officer

Update – Arrested 11/5/16 BILLERICA — The Billerica Police Department is actively seeking two men in connection with alleged drug use and assault on a police officer on Friday evening. ERIC OBLENIS, AGE 28, OF BILLERICA, is wanted for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon to wit a Motor Vehicle and Operating to Endanger after he allegedly struck and dragged a Billerica police officer with a motor vehicle while the officer was seeking to question him in connection with suspicious activity in the area. OBLENIS is known to police. On Friday, Nov. 4, at approximately 7:41 p.m., two Billerica … Continue reading

District Attorney Ryan and Alternative House Host Domestic Violence Training for Cosmetology Students at Shawsheen Regional Technical High School

Cut It Out Middlesex Program Teaches Students and Salon Professionals How to Recognize Signs of Domestic Violence BILLERICA –Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan today hosted a training for cosmetology students at Shawsheen Regional Technical High School as part of her anti-domestic violence initiative Cut It Out Middlesex. The Cut It Out program teaches cosmetology students and salon professionals how to recognize the signs of domestic violence and explains resources available to help victims of abuse. Today’s training was hosted in partnership with the Alternative House, a Lowell based Domestic Violence organization that provides shelter, support, options, counseling and legal … Continue reading