Department News


On Tuesday February 11th at 2pm Tyngsborough Police Officers responded to 112 Sherburne Ave. for a reported suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway of the residence.  Officers arrived and found a male subject standing near a vehicle parked in the driveway with its hood up, he initially told the officers that he was having engine problems.   The homeowners were not home at the time.  The subject repeatedly identified himself using what turned out to be a false name and date of birth.  A subsequent investigation revealed the subjects true identification and warrants for his arrest.   After we towed the vehicle from the scene, we discovered that the vehicle had been stolen out of Billerica, in addition the residence where the vehicle had been stolen from had been broken into and numerous items stolen.   Property stolen from the residence was recovered in the vehicle.

Richard McCullen, 30 yrs. old of Billerica was arrested and charged with the following;

  • (2) arrest warrants for past charges of possession of stolen property
  • Receiving a stolen motor vehicle

Additional charges may be forthcoming from our department; the Billerica Police Department is investigating the crimes that occurred in their community as well.