Department News

one year since passing of Dispatch Supervisor Glenna Greenslade

It’s been one year since we lost our beloved Glenna Greenslade, she was our dispatch supervisor for many years and served the town of Tyngsborough with distinction for 26 years.  She passed away on August 22, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.  She was a wonderful human being who loved her family, friends and community, we miss you Glenna.  RIP




Passing of Retired Deputy Chief Firefighter Donald Singleton

We are saddened at the passing of Donald Singleton, who retired as a Deputy Chief on the Tyngsborough Fire Department.  We extend our condolences to members of the Tyngsborough Fire Department, Don’s family & Friends.  Don was a good man, friendly, funny & loved the town of Tyngsborough and working at the Fire Department.

Rest in peace Don, you will be missed. 

Detour on Willowdale Road, Wednesday 8/23

Road paving will occur on Willowdale Road Wednesday 8/23 between the hours of 7:30 am – 2:30 pm.  During this time traffic will be detoured at Sherburne Ave @ Willowdale Rd. & Willowdale Rd@ Sequoia.  Please expect delays and seek alternate routes.  For further information please contact the Tyngsborough Highway Department foreman Jim Hustins @ 649-2310.

Violet Lane House Break

On Saturday, August 19th at approximately  11:50 p.m., a residence on Violet Lane was broken into. Homeowners were not home at the time of the break. It appears as though a tool was used to force open the rear garage door as well as the interior door to the residence in order to gain entry. The house alarm sounded and at this time it does not appear as though anything was taken.

Anyone with information in regards to this break, please contact Detective Sergeant Cindy Shay at (978) 649-7504  Ext. 131,  or you can leave an anonymous tip by calling (978) 649-7504 and then pressing 9.

Thank you,

Tyngsboro Police

Officer Rider & K-9 Jagr locate loaded firearm hidden near accident scene

On August 10th Officer Rider & K-9 Jagr were returning from training when they came upon a motor vehicle accident on Rt. 114 in Lawrence.  Officer Rider remained on scene until Lawrence Officers arrived, shortly after a large quantity of marijuana worth close to $100,000 was found in the vehicle by the responding Lawrence officers.  Officer Rider & K-9 Jagr then searched an area near the crash where it was suspected that the suspects had walked to, K-9 Jagr quickly located a loaded firearm hidden in that area.   Two subjects were arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana, illegal possession of a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm & unlawful possession of ammunition.

Great work to the Lawrence officers and to our K-9 team, Officer Rider & Jagr for taking a loaded firearm off the streets.

Arrests / criminal charges filed via summons 7/24 – 8/7


26 yr. old male of Nashua – Warrant for past charge of Assault & Battery & Larceny over $250

27 yr. old male of Lowell – Receiving stolen property over $250 & warrant for past charge of receiving stolen property over $250 and shoplifting.

22 yr. old male of Tewksbury – Arrest warrant



25 yr. old male of Pembroke, NH –  Fail to stop for police, reckless operation of a motor vehicle

38 yr. old male of Chelsea – Possession of Class D drug with intent to distribute (cultivation)

39 yr. old male of E. Taunton – Operating with a suspended drivers license

27 yr. old male of Brockton, MA – Breaking and entering, receiving stolen property over $250

17 yr. old male of Brockton, MA – Breaking and entering, receiving stolen property over $250

20 yr. old male of Tyngsborough – Leaving the scene of property damage

41 yr. old male of Lowell – Receiving stolen property over $250

29 yr. old male of Lowell – Destruction of property over $250

22 yr. old male of Lowell – Operating an unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle, no inspection sticker

25 yr. old male of Nashua – Operating a motor vehicle with a revoked drivers license

50 yr. old male of Burlington – Operating a motor vehicle with a suspended drivers license


All defendants are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law


Department Activity, July 2017

  • Arrests/criminal charges filed                               –      25
  • Traffic citations written                                          –    145
  • Incident reports generated;                                   –      97
  • 911 calls received                                                      –      74
  • Total calls numbers generated by dispatch        – 2,308
  • Business line calls direct to dispatch                   –     315
  • Residential & commercial Burglar alarm calls  –        61
  • Motor vehicle accidents investigated                  –        33
  • (investigation occurs only where there is substantial damage or injury)

Looking For Assistance Identifying Suspect

On Tuesday, August 1st, between 3:30 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., Cazadores Restaurant and Flints Corner Pizza were broken into.  If you can identify the person in these photos or have any information in regards to this break, please contact Detective Sergeant Cynthia Shay or Detective Peter Kulisich at (978) 649-7504.

If you would like to remain anonymous, please call the Tyngsboro Police tip-hotline at (978) 649-7504, Ext. #9.  Thank you.

-Tyngsboro Police

Paving Middlesex Rd @ Tyng. Bridge Intersection on Wednesday- expect delays

The road will be paved at the intersection of Middlesex @ Kendall Rd. (entrance to Tyngsborough Bridge) on Wednesday August 2nd beginning at 8am, please expect delays and seek alternate routes.


The Tyngsboro Police and Fire Departments hosted their Annual Touch-A-Truck Event at the Tyngsboro Farmers Market this weekend.