Billerica Man Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine

Billerica – On Thursday, September 21, 2017, detectives from the Billerica and Tewksbury Police Department narcotics units, executed a search warrant at 25 Sumac Street, Billerica following a multi-week investigation into a cocaine distribution operation. During the execution of the warrant, detectives located and seized cocaine and what is believed to be Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (commonly referred to as LSD), along with $3,200 in U.S. Currency. Arrested at the scene was Richard Rzeszut, 21, who is a resident at the 25 Sumac Street address. Mr. Rzeszut was charged with Trafficking in a Class B substance (cocaine) and Possession of a … Continue reading

Police Investigating Suspicious Death in Billerica – Updated

BILLERICA – Today at approximately 5:30 a.m. Billerica Police responded to a report of an unresponsive male on Concord Road in the area of Dean Road in Billerica. Upon arrival, first responders attempted to administer medical assistance to the victim, however he was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as a 30-year-old male from Lowell. His identification is being withheld at this time pending next of kin notification. Based on the circumstances surrounding the location and condition of the body, this death is being considered suspicious. This matter has been referred to the Office of … Continue reading

Billerica Police Department Receives Donation From Local Company

Safran MorphoTrust USA, located on Concord Road in Billerica has donated another year of support services for the department’s live scan fingerprinting system that Safran MorphoTrust USA manufactures. The system was purchased by the Commonwealth five years ago as part of a statewide project.  The original purchase included three years of support services which expired on 12/19/15.  The donation will continue support for another 12 months at no charge to the Town. The Police Department would like to thank Safran MorphoTrust USA publicly for this generous donation as well as other past donations and technical assistance they have provided over the years. … Continue reading

Child Suffers Serious Burns at Campfire – Updated 8/21/17

Billerica – On Saturday, August 19, 2017 at approximately 8:30pm, the Billerica Police received a 911 call reporting a young child had received burns to his legs at an outdoor campfire in the area of 1 Lampson Lane. Officer were immediately dispatched along with Billerica Fire and Ambulance services. Paramedics on scene made a request for Med Flight due to the child’s age and the severity of the injury. Med flight was directed to a landing zone at the Kennedy Elementary School field where the child was brought by Ambulance. The child was subsequently transported via Med Flight to Massachusetts … Continue reading

Billerica Woman Arrested for Trafficking in Fentanyl

Billerica – On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Billerica Police arrested Megan Ouellette, 33, of Billerica for Possession of a Class B Substance (Crack Cocaine) with Intent to Distribute and Drug Trafficking in a Class A Substance (Fentanyl) following an investigation into reports of drug distribution. The arrest occurred during a motor vehicle stop of Ouellette and an unnamed third party who was not charged, after their vehicle was observed engaging in what was believed to be a drug transaction. This arrest was made by members of the Billerica Police Department’s Drug Investigation Unit. This unit was created in 2015 to … Continue reading