Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Waltham Police are searching for the suspect, a 30-year-old Lowell man.
Waltham Police have identified the drug suspect who escaped police pursuit on Tuesday, March 26. Police are searching for Jeffrey Hernandez, 30, of Lowell, according to Sgt. Tim King. The Middlesex County Suburban Drug Task Force had Hernandez under surveillinance on Tuesday when they witnessed him conduct a drug transaction, according to King. Police attempted to stop Hernandez's car, but he fled into Lexington. Hernandez later abandoned his car in the Simonds Road area, according to Lexington Police Chief Mark Corr. Lexington Police and Massachusetts State Police -- with assistance from area departments, the MSP Air Wing and K9 units -- searched the area of Pine Meadows Golf Course in Lexington for several hours but were unable to …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Scanner, social media and residents reporting there is an active search in Lexington along Route 128 and near Pine Meadows Golf Course.
According to scanner and social media reports, some confirmed by Lexington Police, there is an active search in Lexington for a suspect who fled from police after an alleged drug transaction that occurred in Waltham Tuesday afternoon. Social media says the suspect fled Waltham and headed north before ditching his vehicle, possibly around Bedford Street in Lexington. Thus began the foot pursuit that was ongoing into the evening. According to social media and reports from residents who live in the area, there was a heavy police presence around Reed Street and the Pine Meadows Golf Course around 4:30 p.m. State Police and members of the Lexington Police Department were reportedly involved in the search of that area. As of around 5 p.m., …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Miss a Waltham headline this week? Catch up with our weekly news roundup.
Lexington Police busted a major heroin dealer from Waltham. Mayor Jeannette McCarthy requested funding again for an internal police investigation of Waltham Police Chief Thomas LaCroix, who is facing serious criminal charges. Many residents shared their thoughts on whether homeowners should be required to shovel their sidewalks. The "Say Hi" campaign, designed to build a greater sense of community Waltham, exceeded its goals.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The two Waltham men arrested last week in Lexington were targets of a local drug task force.
Editor's Note: The details of suspect Eleazar Fernandez's residencey have been changed to correct a reporting error following a clarification of information from the Lexington Police Department. The arrest of two Waltham men on Friday, Feb. 15 in Lexington came after a local drug task force set its sights on the pair of alleged dealers, investigators said. Eleazar Fernandez, 31, of Waltham, and Daniel E. White, 26, of 24 Eddy St., Waltham, were arrested on Feb. 15 after allegedly making a heroin deal while under police surveillance. The deal, and arrest, occurred in the Lahey Clinic’s parking area on Hayden Avenue in Lexington. “They’ve been targets for some time now,” said Lt. Det. Michael McLean of the Lexington Police Department. “They…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Police reportedly found cocaine, marijuana and a double-edged knife found inside car parked in a Spring Street parking lot in Lexington.
A patrol officer checking out a vehicle parked in a private lot on Thursday, Feb. 14 in Lexington led to the arrest of two Waltham men on drug, weapons and trespassing charges. Christopher Paul Healy, 24, of 116 Goldencrest Ave., is facing the following charges: carrying a dangerous weapon (a knife), possession of a Class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute, possession of a Class B substance (cocaine) and trespassing. Jeffrey Joseph Healy, 23, of 116 Goldencrest Ave., is facing charges for illegal possession of a Class B substance (cocaine). According to the police incident report, shortly before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, a patrol officer noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in a private Spring Street parking lot, where “…
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Waltham man allegedly had oxycodone on him.
LEXINGTON -- On Friday, Feb. 24 at aorund 10:45 p.m., Lexington police detectives arrested Brian J. DeCola, 20, of 15 Willard St., Waltham, was charged with possession of Class B (oxycodone) with intent to distribute and violation of a drug-free school zone (Bright Horizons). He was arrested after an investigation by detectives.