Waltham Police Department

  • Agency: Waltham Police Department
  • Address: 155 Lexington St, Waltham, 02452 MA
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: (781) 893-3700
Fax: (781) 314-3506
Email:

Waltham Police Department is located at 155 Lexington St, Waltham, 02452 MA. The Waltham Police Department phone number is (781) 893-3700.

Waltham Police Department News

LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION Please be advised that John Patrick Bowen is a registered level 3 sex offender sometimes staying at 14 Hollace Street in Waltham. His primary address is in Fitchburg which is where he is registered, however he is giving 14 Hollace Street in Waltham as a secondary address. He was convicted of Assault with Intent to Rape (1988) and Open and Gross Lewdness (2001). If citizens have any questions regarding Bowen, please address those issues by contacting Detective Lorri Manning @ (781) 314- 3560. Thank you for your attention to this information. Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law the individuals classified as Level 3 Sex Offenders by the Sex Offender Registry Board are determined to be high risk to reoffend. That degree of dangerousness posed to the public is such that a substantial public safety interest is served by active community notification. WARNING: Sex offender registration information shall not be used to commit a crime against an offender or engage in illegal discrimination or harassment of an offender. Any person who uses sex offender registration information for such purpose shall be punished by not more than two and one-half (2 ½) years in a house of correction or by fine of not more than $1000.00 or both. M.G.L. c. 6, § 178N. WARNING: Any person who uses sex offender registration information to threaten to commit a crime may be punished by a fine of not more than $100.00 or by imprisonment for not more than six months. M.G.L. c.275, § 4. This individual is NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE. More information regarding Sex Offenders living and/or working in the City of Waltham can be found on our website www.city.waltham.ma.us/police-department/pages/sex-offender-registration or at the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board Website http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/sorb/

An important announcement from the Health Department of the City of Waltham.

End of an era. Last of the Ford Crown Vic's taken off the road. Good bye 452.

Waltham Police Athletic Legue (PAL) Summer schedule is now posted on the WPD web page. https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/police-department/pages/pal-summer-sports-schedule

Join the Waltham, Arlington, Belmont, Lexington, Newton, and Watertown Health Departments on June 14th for a drop in resource night at Government Center auditorium located at 119 School St. from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Please see the attached bulletin from the US Secret Service regarding counterfeit $100 bills being passed in our area. Extra attention to our friends in retail.

We are trying to find the owner of this ring - it was located during recovery of property from several other house breaks. If you have any information as to who the owner is please call Detective Bryant at 781-314-3558.

Animal Control to the rescue

Waltham Police youth camp enrollment. Please see GREAT Camp and Youth Academy Camp flyers for more information. Have your child reach out to their school resource officers for more info.

..................UPDATE: OWNER HAS BEEN LOCATED...................... This handsome fella was found in the Lincoln Street / Silver Hill area on Wednesday night. If anyone recognizes this fella please contact the Waltham Police 781-314-3600

Less than 2 weeks left to apply to become a police cadet.

The Waltham Lions Club carnival is CANCELED for tonight, Saturday, due to poor weather. They do plan on opening tomorrow, Sunday, at noon.

FYI the carnival opening today is delayed until 3:00PM. A decision will be made by the production midday if they will be opening at all today due to incoming weather.

UPDATE: The female individual in the Hannaford’s incident has been identified thanks to your tips. Thank you for your continued help. ************************************* The Waltham Police Detectives are looking to identify the three individuals (one female and two males) in the photos relating to a May 13th shoplifting incident at Hannaford’s Market on Russell St. If you know the identity any one or all three of these individuals, please call the Waltham Detectives at 781-314-3566.

The Waltham Police Department, in partnership with Waltham E-911, Bentley PD, Brandeis PD, Waltham Fire, Cataldo Ambulance and other agencies is conducting joint Active Shooter training at Bentley University. This type of multi-agency scenario based training is invaluable as it fosters cooperation and preparation for large scale events and improves our ability to respond efficiently. There may be loud noises associated with the training in the Bentley area over the next few weeks.

ID Needed: We are looking to ID the male who took another patron's laptop from the Common Cafe on Main Street on 5/02/18. He is described as a white male, possibly goes by the name of “Chris”, in his 50’s, grayish hair, thin, usually wears a leather jacket, white button down shirt and Khaki slacks. Please notify WPD Detectives at 781-314-3550 or message us here if you have information. UPDATE!!: This person has been identified and the laptop recovered. Thank you for all that gave us tips.

See attached press release regarding Ryan Lin, the individual arrested in connection to the multiple bomb threats made at Waltham schools last year - among other charges.

**** UPDATE (8:57pm 5/8)**** Molly has been located and is safe ********************************** Missing from the Highland St area: Molly Jordan, 15 years old. Last known clothing descripton is a t-shirt and dark pants. Last seen at around 6pm on 5/8. At this time, it is unknown where Molly may be headed. If more information becomes available, it will be updated here. If you see Molly, or have any information, please contact the Waltham Police at 781-314-3600.

***UPDATE - VASQUEZ IS NOW HOMELESS IN WALTHAM AS OF 5/11/2018*** LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION Wilfredo Vasquez is a level 3 sex offender newly registered in Waltham. He will be residing at 490 Lexington Street in Waltham. He was convicted in 1978 of Ch265/22A Rape of a child with force. If citizens have any questions regarding Vasquez, please address those issues by contacting Detective Lorri Manning @ (781) 314- 3560. Thank you for your attention to this information. Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law the individuals classified as Level 3 Sex Offenders by the Sex Offender Registry Board are determined to be high risk to reoffend. That degree of dangerousness posed to the public is such that a substantial public safety interest is served by active community notification. WARNING: Sex offender registration information shall not be used to commit a crime against an offender or engage in illegal discrimination or harassment of an offender. Any person who uses sex offender registration information for such purpose shall be punished by not more than two and one-half (2 ½) years in a house of correction or by fine of not more than $1000.00 or both. M.G.L. c. 6, § 178N. WARNING: Any person who uses sex offender registration information to threaten to commit a crime may be punished by a fine of not more than $100.00 or by imprisonment for not more than six months. M.G.L. c.275, § 4. This individual is NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE. More information regarding Sex Offenders living and/or working in the City of Waltham can be found on our website www.city.waltham.ma.us/police-department/pages/sex-offender-registration or at the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board Website http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/sorb/

For those young men and women interested in a law-enforcement career, there’s no better start than by becoming a Police Cadet here in Waltham. If you or someone you know between the ages of 18 and 23 is looking for a head start in joining the Law Enforcement profession, have them fill out this application before June 1 to start on an exciting career path. Call the Waltham Police Department at 781-314-3600 with any questions.