Thursday, January 17, 2013
There was attempted house break Wednesday evening on Davis Street.
A subject escaped after an attempted house break on Wednesday night. Northborough Police responded to the call around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday night at a home at 136 Davis St., where someone had attempted to force the front door open. The home, which was in complete darkness, appeared empty. However, when the suspect attempted to force the door open, the occupant turned on the lights after hearing a loud noise, said police. The subject fled when the lights came home. Massachusetts State Police's K9 unit was called to assist in the search, which led to a location on the side of the road where it appears the vehicle had been parked. Detective Jeff Noel is investigating.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Cars were broken into over the weekend, and Northborough is working with Westborough police to investigate.
Northborough police are working with Westborough police to investigate car breaks that occurred overnight on Saturday. Between 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. on Sunday, one car on Davis Street and the other on Tomahawk Drive were broken into, said police. Cash and gift cards were stolen from the vehicle parked on Tomahawk Drive and cash, credit cards and identification documents were stolen from the car on Davis. "Both vehicles had been rummaged through," said Lt. Bill Lyver. "Items were found scattered about in the cars, on the driveways and along Davis Street."
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
We asked where drivers speed the most in Northborough. Our chief of police weighs in.
Earlier this month, Patch asked Northborough drivers to "sound off" about where people tend to speed the most in town. Among the answers were Davis Ave. and Maple Street. According to Northborough Police Chief Mark Leahy, since Jan. 1 of this year, 1,278 speeding citations have been issued in Northborough. And in 2010, 1,399 were issued citations for speeding in Northborough, up to 1,773 in 2011. "The most heavily enforced streets are Church Street and Davis Street," said Leahy. So where do the cops hide with the radar guns? Leahy, of course, won't divulge the officers' favorite spots, but added, "they are driven by complaints from residents. "
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
A two-car accident in Northborough resulted in injuries.
Two drivers and an adult passenger were taken by ambulance to the hospital on Wednesday when their cars collided on Otis Street in Northborough. According to Northborough officer Bill Lyver, the first vehicle was headed south on Davis Street when it collided with another traveling north on Otis Street. The driver of the second vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign at the interection of Otis Street, and continued on to Davis Street, colliding with the other car, driven by On Gu Cho of Northborough. A citation was issued to the operator, Deborah Okita of Westborough, for failing to stop at the sign. Visit Northborough Patch for any updates.