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Update: Additional Arrest Made for Providence St Gunshots

Armando Cruz, twenty-years-old of Milford, was located today and placed under arrest for his role in the shots fired on Providence St on November 14th. He was identified by multiple officers as being one of the males involved in the altercation and Providence St. He was taken into custody after a motor vehicle stop on Waverly St, and is charged with two counts of Armed Assault to Commit Murder, Possession of a Loaded Firearm without a License, Use of a Firearm in a Felony, Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Building, and Possession of Ammunition without a License. He will be arraigned in Worcester District Court.
Posted: Thursday 11/15/18

Officer on Paid Detail Observes Shots Fired, Makes Arrest

On Wednesday, November 14th at about 10:25 AM, a Worcester Police officer was working an off-duty assignment in the area of Vernon St at Ames St. He observed a Jeep traveling North from Providence St toward Dorchester St, and observed 3 males walking north on Providence St. The 3 males on foot fired shots at the Jeep, and the officer observed the front passenger, later identified as Emmanuel Whyee, twenty-years-old of 39 New Vista Lane, fire back at the males. The three males ran away from the area.
Posted: Wednesday 11/14/18

3 Arrested after Operations Officers on Routine MV Stop Nets Loaded Gun

On November 9, 2018, at approximately 5:10 PM, two Worcester Police officers, working out of the Operations Division, were on routine patrol in the Main South area.
Posted: Friday 11/09/18

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