Steven M. Sargent, Chief
On February 20th, 2019, the Worcester Police Department asked for the public’s help in identifying a male who had broken into the Islamic Society at 57 Laurel St. On February 22nd, a Worcester Police officer was working an off-duty assignment directing traffic at the mosque at 248 East Mountain St when he was approached by a citizen at about 12:50 PM. The citizen told him that the person who had been breaking into mosques was currently inside the mosque at 248 East Mountain St.
Posted: Saturday 02/23/19
On February 19th, 2019, a lawsuit brought against Sgt. Stephen Roche of the Worcester Police Gang unit was resolved, with Sgt. Roche found “not responsible” by a jury. Attorney Hector Pineiro had filed the lawsuit in Federal court on behalf of Jose Ortiz, who accused Sgt. Roche of using excessive force during a 2014 drug raid.
Posted: Tuesday 02/19/19
On January 15th, January 19th, and February 3rd 2019, the Subway store at 281 Shrewsbury was robbed at knifepoint. In each robbery, a tall, masked male entered the store with a large kitchen knife and demanded money from the register. After an investigation, Worcester Police Department detectives came to believe that the same male was responsible for each robbery.
Posted: Sunday 02/17/19
When: Monday 02/25/19 6:30 PM
Where: Saint Bernard's Church, 228 Lincoln Street
When: Monday 02/25/19 7:00 PM
Where: Stop and Shop (Lincoln Plaza), 545 Lincoln Street
When: Tuesday 02/26/19 1:00 PM
Where: Greenwood Gardens (WHA), 327 Greenwood Street
When: Tuesday 02/26/19 6:00 PM
Where: Quinsigamond Village, 16 Greenwood Street
Suspect in Mosque Break Located and Arrested https://t.co/t45OtyLcuF
Federal Lawsuit Resolved in Worcester Police Sergeant's Favor https://t.co/pBarVhPR3x
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