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Illegal Alien from the Dominican Gets 11 Years in Prison, $7M Fine for Identity Theft & Refund Fraud in LAWRENCE

Illegal Alien from the Dominican Gets 11 Years in Prison, $7M Fine for Identity Theft & Refund Fraud in LAWRENCE

Cashed More Than $7 Million in Fraudulently Obtained IRS Refund Checks  WASHINGTON — A illegal alien who had been twice deported and sentenced for re-entry to the US, (Dominican citizen)…

Methuen and Haverhill Police Work to Identify Student Who Threatened to Shoot Up School

Methuen and Haverhill Police Work to Identify Student Who Threatened to Shoot Up School

On Thursday, Methuen Police received a tip from a concerned parent that there was a social media posting threatening to shoot up a school shooting the next day. During the course…

Owners of North Andover Company Plead Guilty in Illegal Gaming Scheme

Owners of North Andover Company Plead Guilty in Illegal Gaming Scheme

Authorities Seized Over $1 Million in Laundered Gambling Proceeds, the Largest Seizure in the History of the Money Laundering Statute SALEM – The owners of a North Andover company have pleaded…

Four in Custody After Stolen Car Driver Rams 2 Police Cars, Dangerous Foot Chase

Four in Custody After Stolen Car Driver Rams 2 Police Cars, Dangerous Foot Chase

By: Tom Duggan – Dec. 13, 2017 LAWRENCE – Four men are in custody this morning after leading police on a chase through North Lawrence in a car stolen from…

Senator L’Italien Calls for Senate President to “Step Aside” Amid Sexual Allegations

Senator L’Italien Calls for Senate President to “Step Aside” Amid Sexual Allegations

Andover State Senator Barabara L’Italien (D) has called for Senate President Stanley Rosenberg to step aside as senate president while an investigation is being conducted against him and his husband…

State Declares Lawrence Police Officer Eugene Scanlon Killed in the Line of Duty 45 Years Later

State Declares Lawrence Police Officer Eugene Scanlon Killed in the Line of Duty 45 Years Later

By: Tom Duggan, Jr. – Dec. 1, 2017 Earlier this year The Valley Patriot learned about Lawrence Police Officer Jeremaiah O’Connor had died in the line of duty back in…

Lawrence Rep. Frank A. Moran Announces Bond Projects New Lawrence Police Station, Local Projects

Lawrence Rep. Frank A. Moran Announces Bond Projects New Lawrence Police Station, Local Projects

BOSTON – After more than 60 years of working in a crumbling building every day, the men and women of the Lawrence police department may finally be getting a new…

Lawrence Overreach in Trump Suit Puts All Residents at Risk

Lawrence Overreach in Trump  Suit Puts All Residents at Risk

By: Joe D’Amore – Nov. 2017 The City of Lawrence has placed wide swathes of the population at risk with its suit against the federal government in defending dubious principles…

Andover Fire and Rescue Puts Out Residential Fire

Andover Fire and Rescue Puts Out Residential Fire

ANDOVER – Fire Chief Michael B. Mansfield says that the Andover Fire and Rescue extinguished a one-alarm house fire this afternoon. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Andover Fire received a report of smoke…

Man Jumps into River Fleeing Police After Stealing Purse ~ 2 Cops In Hospital After Water Rescue

Man Jumps into River Fleeing Police After Stealing Purse ~ 2 Cops In Hospital After Water Rescue

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 22, 2017|1pm Two Lawrence Police Officers are in the Lawrence General Hospital Emergency room this afternoon after rescuing a man who jumped into the Spicket…

Requiring Prevention and Reporting of College Sexual Violence ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Requiring Prevention and Reporting of College Sexual Violence ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – Nov. 2017 The State Senate unanimously passed a comprehensive bill that would require higher education institutions in Massachusetts to set in place requirements on how…

VIDEO: Lawrence Superior Officers President Calls for Rolling Back Nightclub Closing Hours to 12am – Mayor Supports Change

VIDEO: Lawrence Superior Officers President Calls for Rolling Back Nightclub Closing Hours to 12am – Mayor Supports Change

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 19, 2017 After another night of violence and mayhem during last-call at Lawrence nightclubs Friday, Lawrence Superior Officers Union President Scott McNamara has called for the…

Bill Green’s Not So Excellent Adventure ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

Bill Green’s Not So Excellent Adventure ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

  In the mind of fired Lawrence Police Officer Bill Green he is the ultimate victim. Nothing bad that has ever happened to Bill has ever been his fault. Ever.…

Lawrence Police Arrest Man For 1st Degree Murder at YMCA

Lawrence Police Arrest Man For 1st Degree Murder at YMCA

Tom Duggan – 11-13-17 Lawrence Police and Massachusetts State Police arrested a Lawrence man Monday for the murder of Jose Bergos, (53) at the rooming house of the Lawrence YMCA.…

AG Healey: Drug Manufacturer Illegally Marketed Fentanyl; Paid, Disguised Kickbacks

AG Healey: Drug Manufacturer Illegally Marketed  Fentanyl; Paid, Disguised Kickbacks

BOSTON – An opioid manufacturer will pay $500,000 to resolve allegations that it engaged in a widespread scheme to unlawfully market its fentanyl spray and paid kickbacks to providers to…