Chief Michael L. Lyle would like to remind residents to be vigilant of potential scams around COVID-19, like requesting donations or selling products claiming to cure, prevent or detect the virus. Residents should not partake in any COVID-19 testing from door-to-door solicitors, people who approach them at grocery stores or other community venues, solicitors who […]
Chief Michael L. Lyle and the Melrose Police Department would like to remind residents of the upcoming hands-free law for drivers.
MELROSE — With the holiday shopping season officially here, Chief Michael Lyle and the Melrose Police Department wish to remind residents of several precautions they can take to protect themselves from theft and scams.
Chief Michael Lyle and the Melrose Police Department wish to warn residents of a scam reported today involving people claiming to work for Amazon.
MELROSE— Chief Michael Lyle reports that the Melrose Police Department arrested a man overnight in connection with attempted car break-ins. STEVEN GOODRICH, AGE 29, OF LOWELL, was arrested and charged with: Disorderly Conduct Attempt to Commit a Crime Furnishing a False Name Possession of a False RMV Document In addition, GOODRICH was wanted on multiple pre-existing warrants for […]
MELROSE— Chief Michael Lyle reports that a parking ban will go into effect tonight at 12 a.m. due to inclement weather.
Chief Michael Lyle and the Melrose Police Department reports that a resident is facing an animal cruelty charge after allegedly killing his dog Friday night. ADAM CROOK, AGE 44, OF MELROSE, was arrested and charged with Cruelty to an Animal. On Saturday, Nov. 23, Melrose Police responded to Mount Zion Road for a report of […]
MELROSE— Chief Michael Lyle and the Melrose Police Department wish to warn residents of ongoing home improvement scams in the area and provide tips to avoid being victimized.
Melrose Police, in conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will once again be participating in National Drug Take Back Day.
With Halloween right around the corner, Chief Michael L. Lyle and the Melrose Police Department wish to remind families of several important safety tips as they prepare to take their children trick-or-treating.