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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Virus Kills 15 Dogs in Lowell

Virus Kills 15 Dogs in Lowell

Canine Parvovirus is transmitted by a dog having contact with the feces or vomit of an infected dog.
Westford Police Charge Man with OUI, Negligent Driving

Westford Police Charge Man with OUI, Negligent Driving

The following are excerpts from the Westford police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

Police cracked down after an incident last month where an unsecured ax flew through the windshield of a trailing car.
Westford Police Log: OUI After Lake Shore Drive Crash, Domestic Violence in Graniteville, Man Caught on Deportation Warrant

Westford Police Log: OUI After Lake Shore Drive Crash, Domestic Violence in Graniteville, Man Caught on Deportation Warrant

The following are excerpts from the Westford police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
Local Man Gored by Bull

Local Man Gored by Bull

Officers shot and killed the animal at Flame Livestock Market in Littleton Saturday.
Help Catch 4 of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted'

Help Catch 4 of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted'

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Westford Police Bust Man for Domestic Violence, Drugs

Westford Police Bust Man for Domestic Violence, Drugs

The following are excerpts from the Westford police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
'Trained Killer' Driving Around with Lime-a-Ritas Threatens Cops Near Route 119

'Trained Killer' Driving Around with Lime-a-Ritas Threatens Cops Near Route 119

Thomas Flynn, 28, of Concord, was charged with a host of crimes.
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."
MA Patch Daily: Woman Sues Whole Foods Over Yogurt, Layoffs at Market Basket, Man Arrested for Doing Naked Yardwork

MA Patch Daily: Woman Sues Whole Foods Over Yogurt, Layoffs at Market Basket, Man Arrested for Doing Naked Yardwork

Plus, a Burlington man was convicted of raping a child and a Newton man was expected to be charged with leaving a dog in a hot car.
Police Log: OUI Arrest, Fugitive Captured

Police Log: OUI Arrest, Fugitive Captured

The following are excerpts from the Westford police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
State Police Warn Drivers to Follow License Plate Law for Electronic Tolling

State Police Warn Drivers to Follow License Plate Law for Electronic Tolling

State Police will enforce a law that prohibits licenses plates from being covered or obscured.
Westford Woman Charged with Domestic Violence

Westford Woman Charged with Domestic Violence

The following are excerpts from the Westford police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
Help Find 4 of the 'Mass. Most Wanted'

Help Find 4 of the 'Mass. Most Wanted'

Here's the latest list of wanted suspects.
Tsongas Announces $500K for New Firefighter Equipment

Tsongas Announces $500K for New Firefighter Equipment

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas announced federal funding for the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services in Stow.
Man Charged with Third OUI After Trying to Run from Westford Cops

Man Charged with Third OUI After Trying to Run from Westford Cops

The following is an excerpt from the Westford police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Drunk Driver Caught After Passing Car, Westford Cops Say

Drunk Driver Caught After Passing Car, Westford Cops Say

The following are excerpts from the Westford police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
ARRESTS: Men Busted on Littleton Road; Lowell Man Charged with Assault

ARRESTS: Men Busted on Littleton Road; Lowell Man Charged with Assault

The Westford Police Department supplied the following information. It does not indicate a conviction.