Friday, June 14, 2013
A 16-year-old boy was arrested by Northborough police.
Information submitted by the Northborough Police Department On Friday, June 14, 2013, members of the Northborough and Southborough Police Departments along with Massachusetts State Police K-9 handlers and their drug detection dogs conducted a sweep of Algonquin Regional High School. Police commenced the unannounced sweep at 9:15 Friday morning and it was completed by 10:15. As a result of this activity, a 16 year-old Northborough boy, a student at the school, was arrested for possession of a Class D controlled substance with intent to distribute. The contraband was located in the student’s locker and consisted of six foil wrapped packages. The student was called out of class and a additional three foil wrapped packages containing marijuana…
Friday, March 22, 2013
Principal Tom Mead said there has been an "uptick" in students using marijuana.
Last week, a K-9 search conducted by local police departments as well as the Massachusetts State Police sniffed out no drugs at Algonquin Regional High School. But Principal Tom Mead said the search was prompted by an apparent "uptick" in marijuana use among its students, reported the Worcester Telegram and Gazette. Mead reported to the Regional School Committee on Wednesday night that he was impressed with the search, noting how strong and efficient the K-9s were; the dogs and their handlers combed the hallways in only 16 minutes. The search was announced, but according to Northborough Police Chief Mark Leahy, and Mead, the next will not be. Mead noted at the Regional School Committee meeting that the next search would be "sometime in the…
Monday, January 28, 2013
Northborough police issued a student a $100 civil ticket.
A student was slapped with a $100 civil ticket by Northborough police after smoking marijuana on the bus on the way to school last week, said police. The 14-year-old boy was contfronted by school administrators and surrendered a wooden marijuana vaporizer that contained a small amount of the drug in it, said police. "It is a small wooden box with a bowl for the marijuana and a small heating element that heats the marijuana with little or no smoke," explained Lt. Bill Lyver.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Two local teens were charged with allegedly selling pot in Northborough.
After being pulled over for a routine traffic stop on Main Street, two teens were arrested for possessing and distributing marijuana last week. Matthew D Cvitkovich, 18, 22 Deerfoot Rd., and Michael J. O'hare, 17, 10 Caroline Terrace, both of Southborough, were arrested and charged with possession of Class D substance with intent to distribute, distribution of class D substance, possession of class D substance, conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws. Det. Sgt. Brian Griffin stopped the boys' car in the area of 270 Main St. on Sept. 25. Cvitkovich operated the vehicle and his passenger was O'Hare. After the stop, marijuana was located, as was money believed to be connected with the sale of the marijuana, according to police.
Monday, February 27, 2012
The following cases heard last week involve Northborough residents and/or occurred in Northborough.
Robson D. Rodrigues, 43, 67 Rustic Rd., East Walpole, was summonsed to Westborough District Court when Northborough police filled out a complaint Sept. 19 on charges of driving with an uninsured vehicle and suspended license. Judge Robert Calgione dismissed the charges upon court costs. Jason J. McKeon, 28, 11 Chesterfield Rd., Northborough, was arrested on Feb. 10 by Northborough police and charged with operating with a suspended license. Judge Vito Virzi dismissed the case without prejudice. Joshua A. Randall, 21, 76 Park St., Hudson, was arrested on Feb. 22 by Northborough police on charges of OUI, marked lanes violation, failure to stop/yield and leaving the scene of property damage. Judge Vito Virzi scheduled a pre-trial hearing for …