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A Night of Gun Violence Keeps Lawrence Cops Busy

A Night of Gun Violence Keeps Lawrence Cops Busy

By: Tom Duggan – 5-27-17 (all photos (c) 2017, Valley Patriot Lawrence Police, Massachusetts State Police, and the Essex County Sheriff’s Department were busy in Lawrence Friday night as several calls…

Residents Deserve Beaches That Are Safe and Affordable

Residents Deserve Beaches That Are Safe and Affordable

By: State Senator Katy Ives May, 2017 The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is responsible for the stewardship of over 450,000 acres of land which include parks, beaches, forests,…

North Andover Police Seek Public’s Help Finding Breaking and Entering

North Andover Police Seek Public’s Help Finding Breaking and Entering

North Andover Police are looking for the public’s help identifying and locating a man who broke into the Richdale convenience store at 75 Chickering Road. The B&E occurred sometime around…

Lawrence Police Arrest Four Home Invasion Suspects, One Suspect Still at Large

Lawrence Police Arrest Four Home Invasion Suspects, One Suspect Still at Large

Left to right: Juan Ocasio, Carlos Andujar, Raul Rios, Hector Rivera and Stephen Laboy, who police say is still at large and should be considered armed and dangerous. LAWRENCE —…

Feds Arrest Haverhill Man for Boston Bank Robbery

Feds Arrest Haverhill Man for Boston Bank Robbery

  A Haverhill man was arrested and charged today with robbing a branch of Santander Bank in Boston. Federal swat teams blocked off streets near Primrose as reports came that a…

Lawrence Cops Arrest Methuen man for Stealing an Elderly Woman’s Purse from a Lawrence Cemetery

Lawrence Cops Arrest Methuen man for Stealing an Elderly Woman’s Purse from a Lawrence Cemetery

This morning (Tuesday May 23rd) at approximately 10:30 AM, Lawrence Police responded to a Larceny from a person at the St. Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery on Currant Hill Road Lawrence.   Officers…

FBI Offers $5,000 Reward for Fugitive Diego Barros Pires ~ ARMED AND DANGEROUS!

FBI Offers $5,000 Reward for Fugitive Diego Barros Pires ~ ARMED AND DANGEROUS!

Aliases: Diego Pires, Diego Barros I Pires, “Smurf”, “Do It” Date of Birth Used: February 20, 1993 Sex: Male Nationality: American Scars and Marks: Pires has the following tattoos: one…

House Budget Will Need a Haircut

House Budget Will Need a Haircut

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell Following an extensive process that starts with hearings in January, the Fiscal Year 2018 House budget was finalized in the last week in April.…

Methuen Police Use Technology to Ensure Safety During High Speed Chases

Methuen Police Use Technology to Ensure Safety During High Speed Chases

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN METHUEN LOOP WEEKLY “Over the past year our team of officers has researched ways to reduce high speed pursuits, thus reducing the risk to the public, the…

MS-13 Gang Leader Charged with Authorizing Two Murders in MA

MS-13 Gang Leader Charged with Authorizing Two Murders in MA

Defendant alleged to be nationwide leader of Molinos clique BOSTON –The nationwide leader of MS-13’s Molinos clique was charged in a fifth superseding indictment in connection with authorizing two of…

Former MA Police Sgt. Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Funds From Disabled Veterans, Running Fraudulent Tax Prep. Business

Former MA Police Sgt. Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Funds From Disabled Veterans, Running Fraudulent Tax Prep. Business

“Glenn Pearson took advantage of disabled military veterans who could not manage their own financial affairs, by diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars in VA payments to his personal benefit,”…

DCF Disgrace in Methuen ~ What is DCF Costing Methuen Taxpayers?

DCF Disgrace in Methuen ~ What is DCF Costing Methuen Taxpayers?

  Police Called 754 Times in three years 419 Times for Missing Kids   By: Tom Duggan – May, 2017 “The Department of Children and Families has worked diligently to…

Mayor Rivera: “Lawrence Is NOT a Sanctuary City”

Mayor Rivera: “Lawrence Is NOT a Sanctuary City”

Protest for Illegal Aliens in Lawrence Closes Downtown Area Despite Promises Not to Do So By: Tom Duggan – May, 2017 Last week a rally was held in Lawrence in…

The Grainger Foundation Supports The Gr. Lawrence Psychological Center

The Grainger Foundation Supports The Gr. Lawrence Psychological Center

Lawrence, MA, May 11, 2017 – The Grainger Foundation, an independent, private foundation based in Lake Forest, Illinois, has donated $10,000 to The Psychological Center, Inc. – Daybreak Shelter in…

Methuen Police Seeking Suspect in Home Invasion, Shooting

Methuen Police Seeking Suspect in Home Invasion, Shooting

Methuen Police are seeking the suspect, pictured here, wanted in a violent home invasion Friday. (Courtesy Photo) Click here for surveillance video footage of the suspect. (Please note that the…