Police Advisory Imposters posing as Water Department Personnel The North Reading Police Department is alerting the community of suspicious behavior occurring in several communities close to our area. Wilmington, Methuen, and Dracut have reported similar incidents occurring in their town. In those communities, two to three white males have approached residents, claiming that they worked […]
Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 6, §§178C-178P, the individual who appears on this notification has been designated a Level 3 Sex Offender by the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Board has determined that these individuals have a high risk to re-offend and that the degree of dangerousness posed to the public is such that a substantial […]
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the North Reading Police Department is actively searching for a man who robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon.
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the North Reading Police Department arrested a man today on multiple charges and is continuing to investigate his possible connection to an assault last night on I-93.
The North Reading Police Department was recently awarded a Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Equipment Grant to provide car and booster seats for distribution to North Reading families in need. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research- Highway Safety Division awarded grants totaling nearly $170,000 to 65 local police […]
After receiving repeated complaints for drivers who are illegally passing school buses while picking up and dropping off students we are reminding the motoring public of the following information; Drivers on both sides of the road need to stop when school buses pick up or drop off children Drivers who ignore a stopped school bus […]
Chief Murphy is pleased to announce that members of the North Reading Police Department will be participating in the No-Shave November program for a second consecutive year. No-Shave November benefits Home Base, which is a joint Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital program. Their goal it is to help veterans and families heal from […]
Happy Halloween! The recommended times for trick or treat are from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Parents and trick-or-treaters are urged to use flashlights or glow sticks so they are visible to traffic. Homeowners are reminded to illuminate their walkways and driveways if they are welcoming trick-or-treaters. Motorists are reminded to be on the lookout […]
On Tuesday, September 4th, spraying is planned for neighborhoods of North Reading that are located in the vicinity of Turner Dr., Patriot Way, Abbott Rd., Greene St. and streets off of Chestnut St. All spraying occurs between dusk and 11:30. If we have to postpone for any reason, we will spray the area the following […]
As students prepare to return to school in the coming weeks, Chief Michael Murphy and the North Reading Police Department ask that community members follow several important safety tips.