The Billerica Police Department will participate in the national Click it or Ticket campaign next week to promote seat belt use through increased enforcement and education. Through federal highway safety grant funding, the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division has been successfully implementing the annual “Click It or Ticket” initiative since 2002. Over the past 12 years, Click It or Ticket initiatives have helped increase safety belt usage in Massachusetts from 51% in 2002 to 77% in 2014. During the same period, fatalities involving non-restrained (belted) vehicle occupants dropped significantly from 57% of crash fatalities to … Continue reading
Press Release: Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Billerica Police Investigating Fatal Crash at Lynnway Auto Auction Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Billerica Chief of Police Daniel Rosa have confirmed that three people have died, six remain hospitalized and three individuals were transported to area hospitals, treated and released, as a result of a collision that occurred today at Lynnway Auto Auction in Billerica. At approximately 10:13 a.m. today, a 2006 Jeep SUV driven by an employee of Lynnway Auto Auction, a male in his 70’s, accelerated through the cinder block wall of the business striking multiple individuals. The incident … Continue reading
Billerica – On Friday, April 21, 2017, at approximately 2:21 AM, Billerica Police were contacted by a resident at #45 Oak Street reporting an unknown number of individuals had entered her home and began firing a weapon. The reporting party had reportedly fled the home along with two other adults at the time police were contacted. Nobody reported being injured during the incident. In response to the reported home invasion, and with limited information on the whereabouts of the potential suspect(s) involved, the Billerica Police set up a safety perimeter around the home and shut down Oak Street. The Northeastern … Continue reading
BILLERICA — Chief Daniel Rosa is pleased to announce that Billerica Police Sgt. John Harring was one of eight municipal law enforcement officers from Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) to attend an advanced search and rescue and suspect tracking course offered by the Department of Homeland Security. The five-day class was held from March 27-31 in San Diego, Calif. Homeland Security Agent Christopher Hoelter led the class, which is called the BORTAC Tracking Course (Border Patrol Tactical Unit Tracking Course.) The course included day and night scenarios, where officers learned how to find a “sign” and then use it … Continue reading
Billerica Town Manager John Curran has declared a Snow Emergency for Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The Snow Emergency will be in effect from 8 AM until 8 PM. During this time, parking on all public ways will be prohibited. Vehicles found parked on public ways will be subject to a $50.00 fine and towing. The Chief of Police requests the cooperation of all residents to comply with this public safety ordinance to insure that snow plowing operations will not be hampered by illegally parked vehicles.