Monday, July 30, 2012

Barricaded subject in Paxton

Around 6:30 PM yesterday, Officials from Paxton, Leicester, Spencer and the State police responded to a home on Laurel Street for a Deparmtent of Corrections officer that barricaded himself inside. Area houses were evacuated and no injuries were reported.

State police say in a release that Bruce Bazinet, 50, a sergeant at the West Boylston jail, was alone in the house at 100 Laurel St. that he shares with his wife and daughter.

It was also stated, that Bruce Bazinet was potentially suicidal and that he was armed with several firearms including a rifle and several handguns.

A state police negotiator was called to the scene and the subject was taken into custody without incident roughly 2 hours later

He was transported to St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester for evaluation.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Fatal hit and run in Springfield

About 8:30 PM tonight, Springfield PD and Fire departments responded to 685 Sumner Ave for a reported hit and run involving a female pushing a baby carriage. Captain Collins with Springfield PD says that a 30 year old woman was struck and thrown into oncoming traffic subsequently being struck by another vehicle. She was transported to an area hospital where she passed away. The child said to be between 2 and 3years old was uninjured during the crash. Police are looking for a white Ford escort wagon with a blue decal on the rear and a missing side view mirror. Anyone with information is requested to call Springfield Police at (413)-787-6355.

Updated-5:30 AM-7/28-The vehicle has been located and a possible operator has been identified. They are still trying to locate that person.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Serious motorcycle crash closes local road in Wilmington

Around 7:40 PM, first responders from Wilmington police and fire converged on Aldrich Rd near Avery St for an accident involving a motorcycle. Upon arrival, a request was made for a medflight helicopter but they were unavailable. The State police accident reconstruction team has been requested to the scene and is responding. Billerica police are assisting with the closure of Cook St near the Wilmington line.

Missing autistic teen in Raynham MA

Around 6:30 PM today a 19 year old female w/ autism went missing from her home at 106 Tearall Rd in the town of Raynham. She is described as a white female, blonde hair and blue eyes, 5 feet tall; weighs 180 pounds. Last seen wearing a red Taylor Swift t-shirt and dark brown shorts. Troopers from the Mass State Police have been requested to assist in the search and are responding at this time.

Update.7:50 PM-Raynham PD reports she has been located lying in the woods not far from her home. EMS is responding to the location. Injuries don't sound to be life threatening at this time

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Norwell firefighters battle late night fire in warehouse

Firefighters from Norwell are currently fighting a fire at 55 Washington Street,  the site of Goldberg Enterprises. The building is reported to be a 7,200 square foot warehouse. Heavy smoke is reported to be pushing from the rear of the building. and a ladder pipe is being set up.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

North Andover bank robbery

North Andover PD are investigating an attempted bank robbery of the Citizens Bank inside the Stop and Shop on Turnpike St that occurred around 4:37 this afternoon. The suspect passed a note stating there was a bomb located inside the deposit box and then fled out of the store. Only description at this time is a tall white male. It is unclear whether he fled on foot or in a vehicle

Quincy firefighters battling blaze in block of stores

Around 2:45 this afternoon, firefighters were called to 320 Quincy Ave for a reported fire. Upon arrival it was reported that heavy fire was showing from the rear of a 1.5 story block of stores including a Dependable Dry Cleaners. Defensive operations have been ordered. Boston fire companies and many others have been summonsed to the scene for mutual aid and station coverage.

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Update 3:25 PM-Command still reports heavy fire venting in rear of building. Numerous hndlines and master streams in use. Boston Ladder 29 is setting up for ladder pipe operations. 1 firefighter has been transported to an area hospital.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Ludlow firefighters battle house fire

Around 10:50 PM, Ludlow firefighters responded to a 1 story house on Barre Dr for a reported fire. Upon arrival, units were reporting heavy smoke showing and reported fire in the basement extending upwards to the ground floor. 2 lines have been stretched. All companies are heavily engaged. So far no injuries have been reported.

At 11:07 PM, the officer in charge requested a Wilbraham engine to cover a station and Western Mass Electric to respond to the scene.

At 11:17 PM command reports the fire is under control.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Home invasion leaves 1 victim critically wounded

Around 4 AM this morning Billerica police and paramedics responded to 795 Boston road in the Pinehurst section of the town for a reported home invasion. Upon arrival patrol units reported they had a 22 year old male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the Lahey Clinic  in Burlington. Detectives remained at the scene throughout the morning gathering evidence. Billerica police have requested that any inquiries into the incident be referred to the District Attorneys office for further.

Lexington crash snarls traffic on 128

Around 1:45 PM today Lexington fire officials responded to Route 128 SB at the Route 2 interchange for a vehicle that rolled off of Route 2 East and onto the highway below. The Jaws of Life were used to extricate the victim who was then transported to the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. State police are on the scene and have requested the services of the Collision Analysis Reconstruction Services (CARS) unit. The 2 right travel lanes are restricted as an investigation is underway.