Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Pedestrians

Billerica – On Saturday, February 28, 2015, at approximately 7PM, Billerica PD responded to a reported motor vehicle collision involving two pedestrians.  Officers arrived to learn that an elderly male had been attempting to push his disabled motor vehicle off the roadway in the area of #649 Boston Road, Billerica, across from Town Plaza, when he was assisted by a Good Samaritan.  The Good Samaritan began to push the disabled motor vehicle from behind while the elderly male assisted by steering the disabled vehicle from outside the open driver’s side door.  The preliminary investigation shows that due to an electrical … Continue reading

Residential Roof Collapse

At approximately 6:43PM on February 16, 2015, the Billerica Police Department received a call from a man at 57 Lexington Road in Billerica reporting that his roof had collapsed and that he was trapped in the home. Minimal information was able to be obtained from the caller as to the nature of any injuries or number of occupants. Police, Fire, and EMS personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene while the dispatcher remained on the phone line with the caller in attempt to keep him calm and obtain additional information. Within minutes police arrived to find the home had a … Continue reading

2015 Police Officer Exam Announced

Boston – The Human Resources Division (HRD) has announced the 2015 Police Officer (Municipal and MBTA Transit Police) examination. This examination is scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2015 with a last filing date of March 13, 2015. A late fee will be applied to applications filed after March 13, 2015, so we ask that candidates be encouraged to apply early. Applications will not be accepted after March 26, 2015. Visit the HRD website http://www.mass.gov/anf/employment-equal-access-disability/civil-serv-info/exam-info/exam-sched/2015-police-officer-examination.html or www.mass.gov/hrd for more information. This exam is offered for all Police Departments covered under Civil Service and may also be utilized by some non-civil service … Continue reading

NE Patriots AFC Championship Game Counterfeit Ticket Arrests in Somerville

Somerville – On Thursday, January 15, 2015, Somerville Police received a call from Billerica Police relating that a Billerica resident had reported that he had bought counterfeit Patriots tickets (for the AFC championship game on 1/17/15) from a person via Craigslist. This transaction had taken place at the Holiday Inn, Somerville, earlier in the day. He had paid $900 for the four counterfeit tickets. Somerville Police Detective Sergeant Warren Chaille and Detective Paul Duffy conducted an investigation that led to the arrests of three men and a juvenile from New York, including the seizure of additional counterfeit tickets and thousands … Continue reading

Two Men Sentenced In Connection With Billerica Home Invasion Resulting In Murder

WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that two men were sentenced today after being convicted of charges in connection with a home invasion in Billerica on July 7, 2012 during which Quintin Koehler, 22, of Billerica was shot and killed. Peter Bin, 27, of Peabody, was convicted on December 19 by a jury in Middlesex Superior Court on a charge of first degree felony murder. Bin was sentenced by Middlesex Superior Court Judge Kathe Tuttman to life in prison without parole. Gabriel Arias, 22, of Lynn, was convicted on December 19 by a jury in Middlesex Superior … Continue reading