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Methuen Police Celebrate Lt. Frank Korn’s Retirement

Methuen Police Celebrate Lt. Frank Korn’s Retirement

    METHUEN — Chief Joseph Solomon is pleased to announce that the Methuen Police Department recently celebrated the retirement of Lt. Frank Korn after 32 years of dedicated service.…

ATF, Lawrence Police Recover Weapons Stolen from NH, Arrest Dangerous Gang Leader

ATF, Lawrence Police Recover Weapons Stolen from NH, Arrest Dangerous Gang Leader

August 18, 2018 In November of 2017, Detective O’Keefe of the Lawrence Police Department along with Special Agent Ryan Griffin of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives interviewed…

Shooting on Prospect Street in Lawrence Leaves Cars Damaged

Shooting on Prospect Street in Lawrence Leaves Cars Damaged

August 16, 2018 Lawrence Police were called to Prospect and Fulton Street shortly before midnight for a call of “shots fired”. When Police arrived at the scene they found a…

VIDEO of Woman Hit By Car on Essex St. in Lawrence on Tuesday

VIDEO of Woman Hit By Car on Essex St. in Lawrence on Tuesday

  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures on…

City Violates Public Records Law Refusing Methuen Superior Officers’ Public Records Requests

City Violates Public Records Law Refusing Methuen Superior Officers’ Public Records Requests

By: Tom Duggan – August 15, 2018 The attorney for the Methuen Superior officers union has requested public information from the city regarding salaries and contracts for other city departments…

Police Come Up Empty Handed in Tense Standoff in Lawrence Search for Stabbing Suspect with a Gun

Police Come Up Empty Handed in Tense Standoff in Lawrence Search for Stabbing Suspect with a Gun

By: Tom Duggan, Aug. 15, 2018 It was a tense hour and a half Wednesday morning at the corner of Bunker Hill and Lawrence Street as police responded to a man running…

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

The City of Methuen is in a financial mess that has resulted in the mayor and city council having to borrow $4M from the state. That $4M loan comes at…

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

  The City of Methuen is in a financial mess that has resulted in the mayor and city council having to borrow $4M from the state. That $4M loan comes…

VIDEO: Man Shot Three Times on East Haverhill St. in Lawrence ~ WARNING GRAPHIC

VIDEO: Man Shot Three Times on East Haverhill St. in Lawrence ~ WARNING GRAPHIC

8-9-18 BREAKING…. A 20 year old man was shot three times in the chest on East Haverhill and Berkeley St. in Lawrence late Thursday afternoon. He is identified as Emel…

Masked Man on Motor Bike Shoots up Home on Kingston Street in Lawrence, Bullet Enters Room Where 1 Year Old Was Playing

Masked Man on Motor Bike Shoots up Home on Kingston Street in Lawrence, Bullet Enters Room Where 1 Year Old Was Playing

STATE POLICE ARRESTED A SUSPECT IN THIS CASE – CLICK HERE FOR FOLLOW UP STORY August, 8, 2018 Lawrence Police responded to a call for “shots fired” on Kingston St.…

Haverhill Man Sentenced to 8 1/3 years for Fentanyl & Heroin Conspiracy

Haverhill Man Sentenced to 8 1/3 years for Fentanyl & Heroin Conspiracy

BOSTON – A Haverhill man was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for his role in an opioid trafficking conspiracy involving the distribution of fentanyl, heroin, and oxycodone across…

Lawrence Man Arrested for Threatening Man with Gun Behind Police Station

Lawrence Man Arrested for Threatening Man with Gun Behind Police Station

LAWRENCE – Today Thursday, August 2nd at approximately 12 PM, Lawrence Police Officers Carlos De Los Santos and Jose Gonzalez of Patrol Division responded to Wendy’s 55 Hampshire St, which is…

Shooting in Methuen Tied to Lawrence Address

Shooting in Methuen Tied to Lawrence Address

Methuen police are investigating a shooting on Tenney St. near the park. The shooting took place at approximately 5:14pm Tuesday. A caller described a white Honda Civic with Massachusetts Registration…

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

  July 28, 2018 It’s been a historically peaceful summer in Lawrence with violent crime down nearly 50% and murders (so far) this year down by 2/3.  Since the beginning…

Press Release from the Methuen Superior Officers Union in response to state rep Linda Dean Campbel

Press Release  from the Methuen Superior Officers Union  in response to state rep Linda Dean Campbel

     The Methuen Police Superior Officers Association applauds State Representative Linda Dean Campbell in calling for a state investigation into the city’s contract with our union.  We welcome the…