Friday, July 27, 2012
The crash occurred early Friday morning on I-93 in Stoneham, according to scanner reports.
A North Andover woman accused of drunk driving crashed into a State Police cruiser early Friday morning on I-93 in Stoneham, according to a State Pollice press statement. At 12:35 a.m., police responded to a car accident involving a State Police cruiser on I-93, according to the statement. A State Police trooper was inside the cruiser when it was struck by a 2004 Volkswagen Passat, according to a State Police spokesperson. The trooper was taken to Lahey Clinic for treatment of back and neck pain, and he was treated and released, according to police. Carolyn Rogers, 44, of North Andover, is facing several charges, including operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, failure to change lanes for an emergency …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The brush fire Wednesday afternoon was in the same area of the Middlesex Fells Reservation as Monday's fire near the edge of I-93 near Exit 34 northbound in Stoneham.
A brush fire in the Middlesex Fells Reservation along the edge of I-93 near the Medford-Stoneham border Wednesday afternoon was quickly extinguished, according to Stoneham Fire Lieutenant Matthew Rexrode. The fire was in the same area as the brush fires that broke out Monday afternoon near Exit 34 northbound of I-93, according to Rexrode. Stoneham Engine 3 put the fire out quickly, according to Rexrode. Medford firefighters were also called to the scene, added the lieutenant. The cause of the fire is unknown.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The project is set to begin Monday, June 4, according to the MWRA.
The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is expected to begin construction of a 20-million-gallon water storage tank behind the site of the former Boston Regional Medical Center on Woodland Road in Stoneham June 4, according to the MWRA. "(The MWRA) will be working on that tank until the completion date, anticipating compeltion of the tank sometime in the fall of 2014," Ragucci said during Tuesday night's Selectmen's session at Stoneham Town Hall. The MWRA has said they expect to complete the project in late 2014, according to a press statement. Addressing Safety Stoneham police have met with several agencies about the traffic in and around the construction site, including State Police, Department of Conservation and Recreation, …
Monday, May 14, 2012
The "Click It or Ticket" program runs from May 14 to June 3.
The Stoneham Police Department is partnering with the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security's Highway Safety Division, State Police and more than 120 police departments to participate in the "Click It or Ticket" initiative, according to a press statement. "The message is simple: Massachusetts drivers and passengers should always wear their seat belts or be prepared to face the consequences," reads the statement. During the Click It or Ticket program, which runs from May 14 through June 3, thousands of extra state and regional police officers will patrol the state’s streets and highways to promote and enforce seat belt use with the ultimate goal of saving lives, according to the statement. Many departments across the state have …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Check out some of the calls handled by Stoneham Police Department recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 10:26 a.m. April 15, Stoneham police responded to Woodland Road on a report of a suspicious person. Female walkers in the area claimed to see a naked man in his 40s or 50s in the roadway. State Police were notified and expected to handle the investigation. The man wasn't reportedly found. April 15 @9:50 a.m.: Police called to Curve Road for a report of vehicle vandalism. Police to investigate. @2:41 p.m.: Police respond to Sparhawk for a report of motor vehicle racing. The caller complained about the way the drivers were operating their vehicles. Police warned the drivers …
Monday, April 23, 2012
John Farias, 48, was slated for arraignment in Woburn District Court Monday morning.
A Stoneham man is facing drunk driving charges and other motor vehicle violations after leading police on a high-speed chase in Medford Saturday night, according to a State Police press statement. John Farias, 48, of Stoneham, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, failing to stop for police, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and several other motor vehicle violations, according to the statement. Farias' bail was set at $190, and he was expected to be arraigned in Woburn District Court Monday morning, according to the statement. At 6:46 p.m. April 21, State Trooper Peter Stanley attempted to stop a speeding BMW on Route 93 northbound in Medford, according to the statement. "Stanley …
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Ashleigh Baudin, 25, died in in a crash early Sunday morning on Route 93 southbound in Stoneham, according to State Police. Her passenger has not been identified by police.
A Methuen woman died and her passenger was seriously injured during a crash on Route 93 early Sunday morning, according to a State Police press statement. On Monday morning, police identified the accident victim as Ashleigh Baudin, 25. Her passenger—a Medford man—has not been identified by police. At about 3:30 a.m., troopers from the Medford Barracks responded to Route 93 southbound in Stoneham, south of Route 128, on a report of a motor vehicle crash, according to a press statement. "Upon arrival they found that a car had crashed into the rear of a box truck that had been parked in the breakdown lane with its emergency flashers activated," reads the statement. "Preliminary investigation indicates that the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle was …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
An unidentified person, who may have been drunk at the time of the accident, is being detained in a wrong-way collision Sunday night on Route 93 north in Stoneham.
A wrong-way driver who may have been drunk in a Sunday night crash on Route 93 north in Stoneham that resulted in four people being sent to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries is being detained by State Police, according to a State Police press statement. The accident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. near the Montvale Avenue exit, police said. The injured parties were taken to Winchester Hospital, and three of the four vehicles involved in the crash were towed from the scene while the fourth sustained minor damage, according to the statement. Route 93 was closed for approximately one half-hour while Troopers and Stoneham Fire Department worked to help victims and remove the crashed cars, read the statement. One person has been …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
See what types of calls kept the Stoneham Police Department busy recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 8:58 p.m. on Feb. 4, Stoneham Police were called to a Main Street building for reports of a group of kids in the lobby drinking and smoking. Travis Milan, 19, of 177 Cambridge Road, Woburn, was arrested on two felony warrants charging him with daytime and nighttime breaking and entering. Feb. 4 @5:10 p.m.: Police called to Pond Street following a report of a husband's elderly wife who had gone missing. She was later found just over the town line in Wakefield. Feb. 5 @2:43 a.m.: Police respond to a single-car crash on Route 93 northbound. State Police were notified. One …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
The man was reportedly returning to his house Saturday night around 6.
Stoneham Police reportedly received a report of a suicidal man possibly armed with a gun Saturday night, according to a Twitter report. State Police K-9 and trooper with a rifle were called to the area of 15 Garden St.; however, the man may have fled the area, according to Twitter user @NEFirebuff. The man reportedly has a prior record for assault and battery and drug possesion, according to @NEFirebuff. Airwing was suggested, but not being used, according to Twitter user @brianjdamico. The man's mother reportedly located the man and he was returning home around 6 p.m., according to @NEFirebuff.