February 9, 2023

Athol

Heroin dealer seen doing drugs in Athol Memorial Hospital’s employee parking lot arrested

In addition to heroin, the man had crack, Gabapentin, over $2,000 in cash, and a female friend with him, who police say had a fire at her residence earlier that morning.

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Woman attempts to steal binoculars from man’s car outside Athol Mini Mart, gets arrested

Police say the woman had recently been trespassed from the mini mart for soliciting sex and money from customers.

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Gardner man charged after reporting girlfriend to police for stealing Glock from car

After several days of investigation, the man’s girlfriend was charged with larceny of a firearm, carrying a firearm without a license, and larceny over $1,200 by single scheme.

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Athol woman arrested at Country Convenience Store for prostitution and trespassing

According to police, for weeks, the woman has been at area businesses asking patrons for drugs and offering sexual favors in exchange for money.

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Athol man who attacked wife while drunk, then police after she escaped, returning to court Tuesday

According to police, the man, Duane Holden, pinned his wife to the floor, then held her by her hair as a neighbor dragged his wife from their apartment.

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Springfield-based drug dealer arrested in Athol while attempting to collect $80 cocaine debt

According to Athol police, the dealer, Angel Rivera, had $1,650 of heroin and $200 of cocaine in his possession at the time of his arrest.

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Worcester man on moped blows red light in Athol, flips over Honda, attempts to flee, gets arrested

As he was being transported to Athol Memorial Hospital, the man told an officer to “watch out” because “he knew people.” He racked up seven additional charges following the crash.

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Homeless Athol man injures officer as he resists arrest for trespassing at Cumberland Farms

The man, who had been trespassed from the Cumberland Farms on Main Street at least two times since 2020, had six active warrants out for his arrest.

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Naked Athol man threatens police & cat with butcher knife after calling 911 for a “genitalia” issue

The man – who held a butcher knife to a cat’s neck in front of police – also struck himself several times on the genitals with the sharp side of the butcher knife.

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Athol woman pulled over for expired inspection arrested for trafficking heroin and possessing crack

She was also wanted on an extraditable warrant from New Hampshire for possessing crack and heroin. Her bail was set at $50,000.

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Man seen screaming at people approaching the Athol Credit Union’s ATM, evades police, gets arrested

Police chased the man onto Main Street, where he obstructed traffic, attracting a crowd of rubberneckers before he was arrested.

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Trial of former Auburn elementary music teacher accused of raping student kicks off in Worcester

The alleged victim, 23, took the stand Monday, claiming he raped her multiple times while practicing together behind his desk, which was behind a partition.

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