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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Massachusetts State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County This Weekend

Massachusetts State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County This Weekend

The checkpoints will be "operated during varied hours."
Woman Sexually Assaulted on Fresh Pond Reservation Path

Woman Sexually Assaulted on Fresh Pond Reservation Path

The suspect was wearing a black ski mask, she said.
Tsarnaev Brothers Ate at Somerville Restaurant After Boston Marathon Bombing

Tsarnaev Brothers Ate at Somerville Restaurant After Boston Marathon Bombing

The brothers dined with Khairullozhon Matanov, who is being charged with obstructing the investigation into the attacks.
Sexual Assault Reported on Minuteman Bike Path

Sexual Assault Reported on Minuteman Bike Path

The alleged assault occurred Friday afternoon.
9 Level 2 or 3 Sex Offenders in Belmont

9 Level 2 or 3 Sex Offenders in Belmont

Level 2 and 3 sex offenders pose a moderate or high risk of reoffense, respectively, according to the state.
Former Lexington High Student Arraigned on School Shooting Threat

Former Lexington High Student Arraigned on School Shooting Threat

The former student, now at Clark University in Worcester, pleaded not guilty Friday to the charges against him.
Belmont Juvenile Charged with School Threat

Belmont Juvenile Charged with School Threat

Myles Fulton Penniman, 20, of 7 Parker St., Lexington, and a juvenile from Belmont were charged with threatening Lexington High School.
3-Alarm Fire on Marlboro Street Displaces 9

3-Alarm Fire on Marlboro Street Displaces 9

The early morning blaze completely destroyed the three-family home.
Police: Belmont Man Found with Heroin After Traffic Stop in Arlington

Police: Belmont Man Found with Heroin After Traffic Stop in Arlington

The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Chinese National, of Belmont, Re-Sentenced for Illegally Exporting Military Electronics to China

Chinese National, of Belmont, Re-Sentenced for Illegally Exporting Military Electronics to China

Yufeng Wei and her now ex-husband illegally shipped tens of millions of dollars worth of electronics to Chinese military contractors from Waltham, authorities said.
Alleged Triggerman in Tyler Zanco’s Murder Turns Himself In

Alleged Triggerman in Tyler Zanco’s Murder Turns Himself In

Domingo Mendes is now in custody, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.
Brush Fire in Belmont

Brush Fire in Belmont

The fire broke out early Sunday afternoon.
One Suspect Arrested in Connection with Tyler Zanco’s Murder

One Suspect Arrested in Connection with Tyler Zanco’s Murder

The other suspect is still at large.
Waltham Murder Suspect Arrested on Gun Charges Last July

Waltham Murder Suspect Arrested on Gun Charges Last July

The alleged triggerman Domingo Mendes was also charged with assault and battery earlier that month.
Waltham’s Tyler Zanco Killed During Retaliation for Drug Rip Off

Waltham’s Tyler Zanco Killed During Retaliation for Drug Rip Off

The 17-year-old Waltham High senior was shot to death Thursday, March 20, in the Gardencrest Apartments parking lot on Middlesex Circle.
Police Seeking Belmont Man in Connection with Tyler Zanco’s Murder

Police Seeking Belmont Man in Connection with Tyler Zanco’s Murder

Police have issued warrants for two suspects’ arrests.