Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Waltham Police continue searching for the suspect, a 30-year-old Lowell man, who fled police after the Middlesex County Suburban Drug Task Force observed a drug transaction on Tuesday, March 26.
Waltham Police have identified the drug suspect who escaped police pursuit on Tuesday, March 26. Police are searching for Jeffrey Hernandez, 30, of Lowell, according to Sgt. Tim King. The Middlesex County Suburban Drug Task Force had Hernandez under surveillinance on Tuesday when they witnessed him conduct a drug transaction, according to King. Police attempted to stop Hernandez's car, but he fled into Lexington. Hernandez later abandoned his car in the Simonds Road area, according to Lexington Police Chief Mark Corr. Lexington Police and Massachusetts State Police -- with assistance from area departments, the MSP Air Wing and K9 units -- searched the area of Pine Meadows Golf Course in Lexington for several hours but were unable to …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
A Belmont man is facing OUI and drug charges following his March 25 arrest in Lexington.
State Police arrested a Belmont man for operating under the influence of drugs last night following a short pursuit on Route 128 in Lexington. The incident began around 8:25 p.m. on Monday, March 25, when troopers assigned to the Concord Barracks received several reports of a red BMW operating erratically on Rte. 128/95 in Burlington, according to a Massachusetts State Police press release. Several troopers responded to the area to search for the vehicle, which was reportedly continuously striking the guardrail as it traveled northbound. The vehicle exited the highway and looped back onto Rte. 128/95 south, where Trooper Zachary Bolcome located it in Lexington, according to MSP. Following a brief pursuit, the BMW finally stopped in the …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The two Waltham men arrested last week in Lexington were targets of a local drug task force.
Editor's Note: The details of suspect Eleazar Fernandez's residencey have been changed to correct a reporting error following a clarification of information from the Lexington Police Department. The arrest of two Waltham men last Friday in Lexington came after a local drug task force set its sights on the pair of alleged dealers, investigators said. Eleazar Fernandez, 31, of Waltham, and Daniel E. White, 26, of 24 Eddy St., Waltham, were arrested last Friday, Feb. 15, after allegedly making a heroin deal while under police surveillance. The deal, and arrest, occurred in the Lahey Clinic’s parking area on Hayden avenue in Lexington. “They’ve been targets for some time now,” said Lt. Det. Michael McLean of the Lexington Police Department. “…
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Police reportedly found cocaine, marijuana and a double-edged knife found inside car parked in a Spring Street parking lot.
A patrol officer checking out a vehicle parked in a private lot Thursday night in Lexington led to the arrest of two Waltham men on drug, weapons and trespassing charges. According to the police incident report, shortly before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, a patrol officer noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in a private Spring Street parking lot, where “No Trespassing” signs were posted. Through the investigation, police located cocaine, marijuana and a double-edged knife in the vehicle and arrested Waltham residents Christopher and Jeffrey Healy on multiple charges, an LPD spokesman said. A K9 unit from Waltham also responded to the Lexington Police Station to further search the car for narcotics, but that effort did not turn up …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
New national study indicates that drug and alcohol use during the school day is a bigger problem than previously thought.
According to a new study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, roughly 17 percent of American high school students engage in smoking, drinking or doing drugs during the school day. The study also indicated that approximately 86 percent of students indicated that they knew of classmates who abused drugs or alcohol during the school day. This was the 17th such study conducted by the NCASA. The group interviewed more than 1,000 studentsm ages 12-17, according to the Huffington Post. Perhaps more disturbing aspects to the survey included roughly 50 percent of the students indicating there was a place on there campus where students reguarly went to do drugs or drink alcohol. And about 44 percent said they knew of a classmate …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Arrests made after investigation by the Suburban Middlesex County Drug Task Force.
Two Lexington twenty-somethings were arrested on drug-related charges earlier this week following what police described as a months-long investigation by the Suburban Middlesex County Drug Task Force. According to police, investigators executed multiple drug buys in the months leading up to the arrest of Lexington residents Kelly M. Roche, 20, and Nicholas C. Trombley. The bust was made at Wednesday night at Trombley’s residence on Bow Street. Some cash and a small amount of marijuana were seized during the arrest, according to Lt. James Barry, a spokesman for the Lexington Police Department. While Roche and Trombley were found in possession of less than an ounce of marijuana between them on Wednesday, police said each individual had sold …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The following information from June 1 to June 3 was provided by the Lexington Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Friday, June 1 1:37 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a loud party on Locust Avenue. 4:30 a.m. – After an officer located a vehicle parked on Worthen Road, Cullen Hickey Schultz, 17, of 40 Sherburne Road, Lexington, was arrested and charged with possession of a Class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute, being a minor transporting liquor and illegal possession of a Class D substance. According to the police report, there were two individuals in the vehicle and one outside of it. As a result of the investigation, officers found an amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia that police to believe Schultz intended to distribute the drugs. Police also found a large amount of alcohol in a gym bag with Schultz’ name on it, …
Friday, June 1, 2012
'Lexington is not immune to having drug sales take place,' says Police Chief Mark Corr.
In a span of just a little more than 48 hours, Lexington Police arrested four individuals on drug related charges in three separate incidents this week. According to police reports, marijuana was the drug of choice in two of the three situations, but the third involved the alleged sale of heroin and cocaine within a school zone. And two of the alleged dealers are Lexington residents, while the third is a Dorchester resident. The fourth person arrested, an Arlington woman, is not accused of dealing drugs. None of the busts came as a result of a drug user diming out a dealer in exchange of a lesser charge, but rather all three were officer-initiated arrests, Lexington Police Chief Mark Corr told Patch on Friday, June 1. “Lexington is not …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Their frat, ATO, recently lost its official university recognition for serving an underage girl. Their frat house has allegedly been under investigation for a year as a place of numerous drug transactions.
Two men from Lexington were among frat brothers 11 arrested as part of a drug raid at the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house near the University of New Hampshire on Sunday monring, according to the Union Leader of New Hampshire. Luke J. Archer, 20, of Lexington, was among the eight brother arrested on drug charges. He was charged with possession of a controlled drug. Gregory R. Dupree, 21, of Lexington, was one of the brothers arrested for disorderly conduct after allegedly interefering with officers conducting a search of the frat house, the NH pub reported yesterday. Police told the Union Leader that marijuana, prescriptions and other drugs were confiscated in the raid, which took place at around 6 a.m. Sunday after a lengthy drug …
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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