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.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Police are urging folks to keep their eyes open. This break-in is similar to a series of breaks that occurred last week in town.
Last week, Northborough neighborhoods were hit with a series of house breaks. On Aug. 16, police responded to reports of break-ins on Green Street, West Street, Howard Street, Hudson Street, Valentine Road and Brewer Street. Now, police are concerned another break that occurred on Monday is related. At approximately 5:30 p.m., a home owner called to report a breaking and entering on Chesterfield Road that day. It is believed it occurred between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to Sgt. Det. Brian Griffin. The suspect forced in a door and jewelry and electronics were stolen. "A black, small sedan was seen parked outside the victim's house and then was seen parked in his driveway," said Griffin. "This was reported to us by a witness. According …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Six homes were broken into on Aug. 16.
Northborough police responded to six residential house breaks on Thursday, Aug. 16. All of the breaks occurred between noon and 4 p.m. According to police, the houses that were broken into are on Green Street, West Street, Howard Street, Hudson Street, Valentine Road and Brewer Street, all located in the the northern part of town. Jewelry, cash and prescription medications were predominantly stolen, and electronic items for the most part were not touched, said police. Residents are encouraged to call police if any suspicious activity or suspicious vehicles are noticed. Call 508-393-1522 with any information.
Friday, May 25, 2012
The homeowner of a Green Street home believes her house was broken into while away on business.
Northborough police responded on Thursday to a past breaking and entering at 342 Green St. The homeowner believes her house was broken into some time over the past two weeks, while she was away on business. Jewelry and electronics as well as some other items have been reported as missing from the home, according to police. Police said it is unclear how the suspects entered there home, as there were no obvious signs of forced entry. Should anyone have any information about this break, police ask that you contact that the contact detectives at 508-393-1522.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Detectives from Northborough work with others in MetroWest to see if there is a connection to burglaries in neighboring towns. The chief reminds residents to be aware, and cautious.
Northborough police detectives are investigating a burglary that occurred at a home on Bay Drive late last night. The resident, who left on April 25 and returned on April 29, arrived home to discover she had been the victim of a housebreak. The thieves, say police, got in through the rear door, and among the items stolen were a television set, Nintendo and two laptop computers. "We believe the incident occurred between Friday morning and when the resident returned on Sunday," said Police Chief Mark Leahy. Leahy added that detectives are working with other area detectives to determine if there is a connection to other burglaries in neighboring communities. "If you see, hear or smell anything that makes you nervous, scared or alarmed, call …