Man arrested in Home Invasion

Billerica – As previously reported, the Billerica Police responded to the report of a Home Invasion occurring in the River Pines Section of Billerica, specifically Maplewood Ave. Upon arrival at the scene, officers met with an adult male victim who reported having confronted an unknown male subject inside his home holding a knife and demanding his wallet. The suspect was described as “tall and slender”, wearing dark pants along with a gray hooded sweatshirt and a mask. The suspect fled prior to police arrival, resulting in an extensive search with the assistance of numerous law enforcement resources. Due to the … Continue reading

Billerica Police Alert Residents about Reported Home Invasion

BILLERICA — Police Chief Daniel Rosa is alerting residents that the Billerica Police Department is looking for a man allegedly involved in a home invasion this afternoon. Billerica Police received a 911 call at 12:22 p.m. from a Maplewood Avenue resident reporting the break-in at his home. The resident described the suspect as a tall, slender man wearing dark pants, a gray hooded sweatshirt and a mask. He was also reported as being armed with a knife. The suspect immediately fled the residence after realizing that the homeowner was home. Officers responded to the area and established a perimeter. The Chelmsford, … Continue reading

Maplewood Av Incident

CodeRED call launched at 1:45pm – The Police Department received a 911 call approximately 1 hour ago (1230pm) from the 30 block of Maplewood Av. reporting the break in of an occupied home. The occupant reported that the suspect was a tall slender male wearing dark pants, a gray hooded sweatshirt a mask and was armed with a knife.  The suspect immediately fled the residence according to the caller.  Officers and a K9 have searched the immediate area with negative results and we have no further information to share at this time.  The Dutile School is sheltered in place at this … Continue reading

Pedestrian Accident

Billerica – On Thursday, May 07, 2015, at approximately 0744 hours, the Billerica Police responded to an emergency 911 call reporting a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at Marshall Street and Middlesex Turnpike. On arrival, officers discovered an elderly female on the ground being attended to by a motorist. The pedestrian, who was conscious and alert, was suffering from an obvious injury to her ankle and head. The involved vehicle was described as a passenger transport van leased by the Courtyard Marriot Billerica. The investigation into the incident is currently on-going, however, preliminary information from the scene was that … Continue reading

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 Dot Corporation, the maker of MoneyPak, warns consumers to only use their MoneyPak number with businesses on their approved list … Continue reading