Billerica and Tewksbury Police Investigating Three Armed Robberies – UPDATE ARREST

Billerica – On Monday. October 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM, Billerica Police arrested Michael Girouard, 60, of 0 Brandon Street, Billerica, charging him with the armed robbery of Petrolex that occurred at approximately 3:20 AM yesterday. As mentioned in a Billerica Police press release from earlier today, Billerica PD responded to an Armed Robbery of Petrolex where a suspect brandished a large framed silver revolver at the clerk demanding cash. The suspect fled on foot after receiving the money and cigarettes. Later in the day, a second Armed Robbery occurred in Billerica at Variety Plus Convenience located on the opposite … Continue reading

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