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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Man Charged with Murdering Lynnfield Native Karen Colclough

Man Charged with Murdering Lynnfield Native Karen Colclough

Colclough was found dead in Nicaragua.
Lynnfield Native Karen Colclough Found Dead in Nicaragua

Lynnfield Native Karen Colclough Found Dead in Nicaragua

Colclough was in the country on a religious mission.
Lynnfield Native Karen Colclough Missing in Nicaragua

Lynnfield Native Karen Colclough Missing in Nicaragua

Colclough was in the country on a religious mission.
Most Middlesex County Police Chiefs Agree to Mutual Aid Compact

Most Middlesex County Police Chiefs Agree to Mutual Aid Compact

Agreement allows police to cross town borders during emergencies, other situations.
Peabody Man Pleads Guilty to Making Meth

Peabody Man Pleads Guilty to Making Meth

Joseph E. Penachio was charged in a 2012 incident in which a meth making operation exploded in a first-floor room at the Holiday Inn on Route 1.
Lynnfield Firefighters ‘Fight For Air’ in Boston

Lynnfield Firefighters ‘Fight For Air’ in Boston

A team of firefighters joined first-responders from all over Massachusetts at the American Lung Association’s charity event Feb. 1.
Police Investigating Recent Spike in Heroin Overdoses

Police Investigating Recent Spike in Heroin Overdoses

A high number of heroin overdoses, including fatalities, have been reported in Massachusetts in the last two weeks.
Run for Ricey Scheduled For April

Run for Ricey Scheduled For April

The third annual event honors Peabody Firefighters James Rice, who died fighting a fire in Peabody in 2011.
Accident Pauses Traffic on Route 128

Accident Pauses Traffic on Route 128

Mass State Police investigated a car crash on Route 128 in Lynnfield Friday morning.
Feds Seeking Death Penalty for Accused Boston Marathon Bomber

Feds Seeking Death Penalty for Accused Boston Marathon Bomber

U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, of Massachusetts, announced the decision Thursday.
A Shoplifter And a Loud 'Boom' Among Weekend Reports

A Shoplifter And a Loud 'Boom' Among Weekend Reports

Information provided by the Lynnfield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Truck Fire On 128 Among This Week's Public Safety Calls

Truck Fire On 128 Among This Week's Public Safety Calls

Information provided by the Lynnfield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Report: Lynnfield Woman Targeted By Disturbing Phone Scam

Report: Lynnfield Woman Targeted By Disturbing Phone Scam

Lynnfield Police Chief David Breen tells Patch about this type of scam. Don't give cash or personal information to any caller.
Parking Lot Fight and Break-In Among Weekend Calls

Parking Lot Fight and Break-In Among Weekend Calls

Information provided by the Lynnfield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Vehicle Break-In, Stolen Catalytic Converter Reported

Vehicle Break-In, Stolen Catalytic Converter Reported

Information provided by the Lynnfield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.