Upton and Mendon added to local towns reporting suspicious person approaching children

Upton and Mendon Police Departments reported Saturday May 2 incidents involving a middle aged white man in a grey sedan suspiciously approaching young children. Upton Police said, "An 11 year old girl was approached and asked for directions by a grey sedan being operated by a middle aged white male. The incident took place on Elm Street, however reports of a suspicious vehicle were also received on Florence Circle and River Bend Road that had a similar description. If you have any information … [Read more...]

House Fire on Crockett Road

Upton Police Department are reporting that there is a house on fire on Crockett Road. The road will be closed while fire fighting operations are going on. Milford Fire, Hopkinton Fire, and Hopedale Fire are assisting at the scene. According to the Upton Police all occupants exited the home safely. It appears the fire started in the one story mobile home and spread to the addition. ....Call came in as a dryer fire. ....All companies were ordered out of the … [Read more...]

Jaws of Life Needed in Two Car Crash on Route 140 Upton

Photo Courtesy of Upton Police Upton Police are reporting on Saturday, March 28 at 3:40 p.m. police and fire responded to a two vehicle crash at 44 Milford Street, Upton with multiple injuries. Police Chief Michael Bradley wrote in a press release, "The preliminary investigation revealed that Thomas Burns, 41 years of age Milford, was operating a 2007 Toyota Sequoia traveling south on Milford Street. Burns vehicle crossed the center line striking a 2011 Ford Escape operated by Jess Freitas, … [Read more...]

Witness statements say folder was slid or tossed across the table regarding Mendon man’s allegation of assault

The Upton Police Department and the Worcester District Attorney will not pursue charges of assault against Mendon Upton Superintendent Dr. Maruszczak and Upton Selectman Flemming. The Worcester District Attorney’s office wrote in a Memorandum that witness statements reviewed, including the statement provided by Mike Watson, reveal no viable basis for criminal charges. Watson had reported to the Upton Police he was assaulted at a multi board meeting claiming Maruszczak threw a paper folder at … [Read more...]

Driver takes out air conditioning units and crashes into building

Car crashed into abandoned building next to the Upton Library - photo by Upton Police Overnight, according to the Upton police, a car went off the road and drove across the lawn of the Upton Library striking two air conditioning units. The car then crashed into the abandoned building next to the library. Police report occupants fled the scene. Upton Police Chief Bradley said the operator of the vehicle, Benjamin Nix, 21, of Framingham, was charged with negligent operation to endanger, … [Read more...]

Upton Police Department investigate house break

The Upton Police Department is investigating an attempted house break on Fiske Avenue that is believed to have occurred yesterday between the hours of 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The department is asking if anyone has information that may be helpful to the investigation, you are asked to contact Detective Palmieri or Officer Rankins at 508-529-3200. On November 18, 2014 the Milford Police Department reported an attempted breaking and entering on Whitewood Rd which is located at the end of East … [Read more...]

Upton PD working with Mass State Police to locate missing juvenile

If you are wondering what the helicopters are for the Upton Police Department just released that they are working in the area of Brooks Street with the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police to locate a missing juvenile. **update - juvenile was located during the search last night and is safe** … [Read more...]