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.
Billerica – On Thursday, February 23, 2017, at approximately 3:00 AM, Billerica Police responded to the area of Route 3 North by exits 27 and 28 for a report of a failure to stop pursuit by Bedford Police. Information received from Bedford Police indicated that they were in pursuit of a vehicle previously having been sought by the Revere Police Department for a serious domestic related incident in their city. Furthermore, it was also learned that said vehicle was previously pursued by the Massachusetts State Police on various roadways in the Commonwealth following the incident in Revere. Upon responding to … Continue reading
The Town of Billerica has declared a snow emergency parking ban starting tonight 12:00 AM for 24 hours. No on street parking will be allowed during the ban. Vehicles found parked on the street will be towed. In addition, there will be no trash or recycling pickup on Monday. Pickup throughout town will be delayed by one day as a result. Thank you for your cooperation. … Continue reading
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