Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Officials stress there is no threat to the public, details still emerging.
Boston Police announced a major new development in the Boston Marathon bombing case Wednesday morning. According to the department, there are three new suspects in custody. Boston Police tweeted the news just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. There were no further details, though the police said they would offer more information soon. There is no additional information being released at the moment. BPD said additional details will be provided when they become available. Police stressed there was no immediate threat to the public. UPDATES BELOW 4:40 p.m. Attorneys for the three suspects all gave brief statements outside of the courtroom. Each stressed that his client cooperated with the investigation. An attorney for Kadyrbayez denied that his …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Patch will post up-to-the-minute updates from MIT as Officer Sean Collier is honored by the school community.
Sean Collier will be remembered at an MIT memorial service at noon on Wednesday. Collier, who was killed Thursday, was laid to rest on Tuesday morning. Police believe the Boston Marathon bombing suspects shot Collier as he responded to an unrelated robbery. Patch will provide updates throughout the memorial service. We welcome you to add your condolences and memories of Sean in the chat above once the live chat begins.
Monday, April 22, 2013
A federal magistrate went to the hospital as a sealed complaint was filed against the bombing suspect.
A federal magistrate visited the bedside of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the surviving marathon bombing suspect was charged with the crime. Tsarnaev is charged with unlawfully using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction (namely, an improvised explosive device) against persons and property within the United States. He is also charged with maliciously damaging and destroying, by means of explosive, real and personal property used in interstate and foreign commerce and actively affecting interstate and foreign commerce resulting in personal injury and death. Tsarnaev remains in serious condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, according to the FBI. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said this afternoon that Tsarnaev will …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis told Face The Nation's Bob Schieffer he believes the marathon bombers had more targets planned.
Police Commissioner Ed David told "Face The Nation" host Bob Schieffer he believes the marathon bombers had more targets planned. "We have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene ... the explosive ordinance that was unexploded and the firepower that they had, that they were going to attack other individuals. That's my belief at this time," said Davis. "The scene was littered with unexploded improvised explosive devices that, actually, we had to point out to the arriving officers," said Davis, who said more devices were found in the suspects' getaway car. "This was as dangerous as it gets in urban policing." Davis described the explosives as "homemade." Aside from the pressure cooker bombs, and smaller bombs…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Manhunt had local residents nervous as night began to fall.
Like the rest of Greater Boston, Tewksbury residents were on pins and needles for nearly 24 hours, as local, state and federal law enforcement hunted and engaged the two brothers believed to be responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings on Patriots Day, as well as the murder of an MIT police officer from Wilmington, Thursday night. When the capture of 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was announced Friday night, many residents say they felt like they could finally exhale. "We were out walking and someone yelled, 'they got him!'" said Debbie Webb. "As we were walking by every house, you could see the TVs on and you could see they were all watching (the manhunt and capture). Every house had it on. It was kind of eerie. But at the same time …
Friday, April 19, 2013
After a night when police stopped him on the street, Patch's Al Wilson welcomed officers in to sweep his home in search of the suspected marathon bomber.
Watertown resident and Patch Sales Manager Alfred Wilson was briefly detained by police in Thurday night's frantic search for the marathon bombers. On Friday, the police were back, this time for a routine sweep of Wilson's house.
Review the details of this difficult week with our timeline.
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Friday, April 19
A week of sorrow. A week of mourning. A week of Bostonians coming together to persevere. Boston, Massachusetts, New England, and America have lived through one of the toughest weeks since 2001. Between the chaos of Monday, the false rumors and blind alleys of mid-week, and the violence and tension of Thursday night and Friday, it's hard to imagine so many incredible, indelible moments have happened this week. Use the timeline above to keep track of all the developments and details of Boston's darkest days in recent memory.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Tewksbury branch is the 6th TD Bank to be robbed in the Merrimack Valley in the past two months.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Break-in took place at 2:20 p.m.
Tewksbury Police are searching for a man believed to have broken into a home in the Regan Road/Shawsheen Street area at around 2:20 p.m. Shortly afterward, police issued a CodeRed alert to residents, asking for the public's help in tracking down the suspect. The suspect is described as being about 5'5", wearing a white baseball cap. Anyone who sees the suspect or has information regarding the break-in is urged to call Tewksbury Police at 978-851-7355.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Suspect allegedly hinted he had a weapon.
_Tewksbury Police,_ with the help of State Police and other area law enforcement agencies, are looking for a man who allegedly robbed the _Enterprise Bank, 910 Andover St._ early Thursday (Jan. 19) afternoon. According to Tewksbury Police, the robbery took place at 12:04 p.m. According to emergency transmissions, the suspect is a white male, wore a gray hooded sweatshirt and indicated he had a weapon, though he did not show a weapon.. It is not immediately known if the suspect left the bank with cash. However, emergency transmissions indicate that he entered a blue Ford with Massachusetts registration and escaped onto Andover Street. A State Police helicopter searched the area, while Tewksbury Police units canvassed nearby neighborhoods. …