John Guilfoil – Maynard Police Department http://maynardpolice.com Dedicated to the Community Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:12:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 https://i0.wp.com/maynardpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/53/2015/10/cropped-new-patch-2-copy.png?fit=32%2C32 John Guilfoil – Maynard Police Department http://maynardpolice.com 32 32 101755945 (Video) Maynard and State Police Respond to Report of Suspicious Device http://maynardpolice.com/2016/10/29/video-maynard-state-police-respond-report-suspicious-device/ http://maynardpolice.com/2016/10/29/video-maynard-state-police-respond-report-suspicious-device/#comments Sat, 29 Oct 2016 21:48:41 +0000 http://maynardpolice.com/?p=2428 Maynard Police, Fire, and State Police Bomb Squad respond to a neighborhood on Saturday morning after a homeowner found a suspicious device near their home.

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Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police
197 Main St.
Maynard, MA 01754

For Immediate Release

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-841-9948
Email: john@jgpr.net

(Video) Maynard and State Police Respond to Report of Suspicious Device

Click here for video of the device being rendered safe by the Bomb Squad. (Maynard Police Video)

MAYNARD — Police Chief Mark W. Dubois reports that the Maynard Police Department, Maynard Fire Department, and Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad respond to a residential neighborhood on Saturday morning after a homeowner reported finding a suspicious device near their home.

Officials respond to the area of 6 Walcott St. in Maynard at around 11 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival and after an assessment, Maynard Police decided to request the assistance of the Bomb Squad.

The bomb squad determined that the device was not explosive in nature. The bomb squad rendered the device safe. Officials do not believe there was any kind of detonation mechanism, and the incident is being investigated as a possible hoax device.

The incident is being investigated by the Maynard Police and State Police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Anyone with information about this incident or the device left in the neighborhood is asked to call the Maynard Police Department at 978-897-1011; or the Maynard Police Department Anonymous Tip line at 978-897-0563 or the Massachusetts Arson Hotline at 1-800-682-9229. All calls may be confidential. The Arson Hotline is part of the Arson Watch Reward Program which provides rewards of UP TO $5,000 for information that helps to solve the case. The program is funded by the property and casualty insurance underwriting companies of Massachusetts.

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Maynard Police Department Investigating Bomb Threat http://maynardpolice.com/2016/09/19/maynard-police-department-investigating-bomb-threat/ http://maynardpolice.com/2016/09/19/maynard-police-department-investigating-bomb-threat/#comments Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:55:20 +0000 http://maynardpolice.com/?p=2360 Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police 197 Main St. Maynard, MA 01754 For Immediate Release Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 Contact: John Guilfoil Phone: 978-841-9948 Email: john@jgpr.net Maynard Police Department Investigating Bomb Threat Threat Believed to be a Hoax MAYNARD — Lt. Michael A. Noble reports that the Maynard Police Department is working with state and […]

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Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police
197 Main St.
Maynard, MA 01754

For Immediate Release

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-841-9948
Email: john@jgpr.net

Maynard Police Department Investigating Bomb Threat

Threat Believed to be a Hoax

MAYNARD — Lt. Michael A. Noble reports that the Maynard Police Department is working with state and federal authorities to investigate a bomb threat that is believed to be a hoax.

Maynard Police received a call shortly before 6 p.m. Monday from a town resident who found a quantity of shotgun shells in a bag on the sidewalk in front of her house. Various messages were scribbled on the shells themselves, making references to terrorism and a bomb planted on a bus in town.

Maynard Police notified the Massachusetts State Police Fusion Center and federal authorities, as well as the Town Administrator’s office, School Department, and school bus contractor. The vicinity and all four of the town’s school buses were thoroughly searched by Maynard Police and the State Police Bomb Squad, and no danger was found. State Police took custody of the shotgun shells

“While we believe this incident is most likely a hoax, we are taking it very seriously and conducting a thorough investigation, utilizing all of the resources at our disposal,” Lt. Noble said. “We will prosecute those responsible.”

Maynard Police note that, even if a hoax is ascertained, this incident falls under MGL c 269 s 14 “Terroristic Threats,” violation of which is a felony carrying up to 20 years in prison.

Out of an abundance of caution, Maynard Police will have extra units monitoring the Maynard Public Schools on Tuesday.

This incident is being actively investigated by the Maynard Police Department. Anyone with information is strongly urged to call 978-897-1011 or 978-897-1012 or they may dial the department’s anonymous Tip line: 978-897-0563

Chief Mark W. Dubois is currently out of the state on United States Army Reserve duties. 

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Maynard Police Arrest Man for 4th OUI Offense http://maynardpolice.com/2016/06/06/maynard-police-arrest-man-4th-oui-offense-2/ http://maynardpolice.com/2016/06/06/maynard-police-arrest-man-4th-oui-offense-2/#comments Mon, 06 Jun 2016 15:44:01 +0000 http://maynardpolice.com/?p=2115 Chief Mark Dubois reports that the Maynard Police Department early Saturday morning arrested a man for driving with a suspended license and charged him with his fourth offense of Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol.

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Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police
197 Main St.
Maynard, MA 01754

For Immediate Release

Monday, June 6, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-841-9948
Email: john@jgpr.net

Maynard Police Arrest Man for 4th OUI Offense

MAYNARD —  Chief Mark Dubois reports that the Maynard Police Department early Saturday morning arrested a man for driving with a suspended license and charged him with his fourth offense of Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol.

RONALD ROYSE, AGE 48, OF ACTON (Maynard Police Booking Photo)

RONALD ROYSE, AGE 48, OF ACTON (Maynard Police Booking Photo)

RONALD ROYSE, AGE 48, OF ACTON was charged with:

  • Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol (Fourth Offense)
  • Operating With a Suspended License (Subsequent Offense)
  • One Way Street Violation
  • Motor Vehicle Lights Violation
  • Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle

On June 4 at approximately 1:16 a.m., Officer Thomas Palmerino was patrolling Nason Street when he noticed a vehicle with no headlights or taillights active, traveling the wrong way up the road.

Officer Palmerino caught up with the vehicle near the Maynard Fire Department and conducted a motor vehicle stop. ROYSE pulled over in a convenience store parking lot and immediately got out of the vehicle and held his hands up.

Officers on scene noticed that ROYSE had slurred speech and a strong odor of alcohol coming from him. He then failed multiple field sobriety tests. A breath test was administered, and ROYSE registered a .128, which is more than 50% higher than the legal limit of .08.

ROYSE was held at the Maynard Police Department on $10,000 cash bail pending his arraignment Monday morning in Concord District Court.

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Maynard Police Report James MacGillivary Found Dead Late Tuesday http://maynardpolice.com/2016/03/10/maynard-police-report-james-macgillivary-found-dead-late-tuesday/ http://maynardpolice.com/2016/03/10/maynard-police-report-james-macgillivary-found-dead-late-tuesday/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:37:14 +0000 http://maynardpolice.com/?p=2019 Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police 197 Main St. Maynard, MA 01754 For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Contact: John Guilfoil Phone: 978-841-9948 Email: john@jgpr.net James MacGillivary, Maynard Firefighter Arrested Last Month, Found Dead at his Home Tuesday Evening MAYNARD — Maynard Chief of Police Mark Dubois and Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan […]

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Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police
197 Main St.
Maynard, MA 01754

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-841-9948
Email: john@jgpr.net

James MacGillivary, Maynard Firefighter Arrested Last Month, Found Dead at his Home Tuesday Evening

MAYNARD — Maynard Chief of Police Mark Dubois and Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan have confirmed that on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at approximately 11:15 p.m. authorities responded to the report of an unresponsive male on Mill Street in Maynard.

The male was identified as the homeowner, James MacGillivary, 59, of Maynard. MacGillivary was transported to Emerson Hospital where he was pronounced dead just after midnight on Wednesday.

MacGillivary’s death is not considered suspicious.

No additional information is being released at this time.

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Maynard Firefighter Charged with Rape of a Child http://maynardpolice.com/2016/02/25/maynard-firefighter-charged-with-rape-of-a-child/ http://maynardpolice.com/2016/02/25/maynard-firefighter-charged-with-rape-of-a-child/#comments Thu, 25 Feb 2016 23:07:27 +0000 http://maynardpolice.com/?p=1990 Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police 197 Main St. Maynard, MA 01754 For Immediate Release Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 Contact: John Guilfoil Phone: 978-841-9948 Email: john@jgpr.net Maynard Firefighter Charged with Rape of a Child MAYNARD — Police Chief Mark Dubois reports that a Maynard firefighter, who earlier this month was placed on administrative leave, was […]

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Mark W. Dubois, Chief of Police
197 Main St.
Maynard, MA 01754

For Immediate Release

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-841-9948
Email: john@jgpr.net

Maynard Firefighter Charged with Rape of a Child

MAYNARD — Police Chief Mark Dubois reports that a Maynard firefighter, who earlier this month was placed on administrative leave, was arrested today after an investigation by the Maynard Police Department into allegations of sexual assault.

JAMES ANDREW MACGILLIVARY, AGE 59, OF MAYNARD was arrested at his home on Thursday. He is charged with Rape of a Child with Force, from an incident that allegedly occurred in 1991.

MACGILLIVARY has been a Maynard firefighter since 1986. He was placed on leave on Feb. 5 after allegations were made against him, and the Maynard Police Department opened an investigation. A termination hearing will be held in early March, according to town officials.

“This is a deeply disturbing case involving serious allegations,” Chief Dubois said. “Our detectives conducted a thorough investigation, working with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, to determine the appropriate course of action.”

MACGILLIVARY is being held a the Maynard Police Department pending his arraignment Friday in Middlesex Superior Court.

These are allegations. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Maynard Firefighter Placed on Administrative Leave http://maynardpolice.com/2016/02/05/maynard-firefighter-placed-on-administrative-leave/ http://maynardpolice.com/2016/02/05/maynard-firefighter-placed-on-administrative-leave/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:23:52 +0000 http://maynardpolice.com/?p=1975 MAYNARD -- Town Administrator Kevin Sweet reports that a Maynard firefighter has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into sexual abuse allegations that stem from alleged events in the early 1990s.

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Town of Maynard, Massachusetts
Kevin Sweet, Town Administrator
Municipal Building
195 Main St.
Maynard, MA 01754

For Immediate Release

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-841-9948
Email: john@jgpr.net

Maynard Firefighter Placed on Administrative Leave

MAYNARD — Town Administrator Kevin Sweet reports that a Maynard firefighter has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into sexual abuse allegations that stem from alleged events in the early 1990s.

In a letter to the firefighter on Friday morning, Maynard Fire Chief Anthony Stowers requested that the firefighter not report to work and not come to any town buildings or facilities while the matter is under investigation “to allow the Town to conduct a proper, thorough and fair investigation into these allegations.”

An investigation is being conducted by the Maynard Police Department and the Town of Maynard in consultation with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office into allegations made by a former town resident about sexual abuse that allegedly occurred in 1991.

This is an open and active investigation no further information, including the firefighter’s name can be released at this time.

“I am deeply disturbed by the allegations made, and a full and thorough investigation is underway,” Town Administrator Sweet said.

If anyone has any information or concerns, they are strongly urged to contact the Maynard Police Department at 978-897-1011.

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No School in Maynard on Monday, 10/29 http://maynardpolice.com/2012/10/28/no-school-in-maynard-on-monday-1029/ Mon, 29 Oct 2012 00:57:07 +0000 http://web.maynard.ma.us/gov/mpd1/?p=596 Due to Hurricane Sandy, all public schools in Maynard will be closed on Monday, 10/29.

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Due to Hurricane Sandy, all public schools in Maynard will be closed on Monday, 10/29.

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