The following is a statement from Melrose Police Chief Michael L. Lyle regarding the wording of a roadway electronic message sign in Melrose:
MELROSE — Chief Michael L. Lyle and the Melrose Police Department wish to warn residents of ongoing home improvement scams, including costly driveway paving scams, that occur around the region during this time of year.
MELROSE — Chief Michael Lyle regrets to announce that the Melrose Police Department’s Annual Junior Police Academy will be postponed indefinitely in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MELROSE — Chief Michael Lyle reports that the Melrose Police Department arrested a man today after he allegedly attempted to break into a home and nearly struck an officer with a car as he fled the scene, causing the officer to discharge his firearm.
Melrose Police wish to announce that a section of Main Street will be closed for the installation of a water line on Monday, Jan. 13, Tuesday, Jan. 14 and Wednesday, Jan 15. Main Street northbound at Grove Street will be closed, and motorists will be detoured from Grove Street to Lebanon Street to Upham Street to Main Street.
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 a parking ban will go into effect tonight at 12 a.m. due to inclement weather.
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.