With the holiday shopping season officially here, Chief Michael Murphy and the North Reading Police Department wish to remind residents of several precautions they can take when ordering items online to help prevent their gifts from falling into the wrong hands.
NORTH READING — Chief Michael Murphy reports that the North Reading Police Department arrested a man after an investigation into the proliferation of child pornography. After a thorough investigation, with the assistance of Homeland Security Investigations agents, JAMES WILLIS, AGE 28, OF NORTH READING was arrested without incident on Thursday morning and charged with: Possession of […]
NORTH READING — Chief Michael Murphy is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission (MPAC) is scheduled to arrive on Tuesday, Oct. 8 to begin examining various aspects of the North Reading Police Department’s policies, procedures, operations and facilities.
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy and the North Reading Police Department are alerting the community and asking for the public’s assistance after an alleged con man scammed a local babysitter out of hundreds of dollars via a gift card scam. On Friday, July 26, a 19-year-old Beverly woman babysat a 9-year-old girl after […]
The North Reading Police and Fire Departments responded to a single-vehicle crash this morning.
NORTH READING — As this weekend’s projected heat wave approaches, Chief Michael P. Murphy would like to remind residents to take precautions to protect themselves from the heat and humidity.
The North Reading Police Department recently completed a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course attended by over a dozen women.
The North Reading Police Department has fulfilled its commitment to improving services for those suffering from mental illness in its community.
Police are calling attention to the startling rise in youth marijuana use and the dangerous rise of a black market for marijuana after arresting a juvenile.
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the suspect from an armed robbery last week is in custody. On Saturday, March 16, at approximately 3:20 a.m., North Reading Police responded to a report of an armed, masked robbery at the 7-Eleven Convenience Store on Main Street. A man entered the store, and brandished […]