12 Arrested on Main Street in Worcester on Drug Charges, Warrants

12 Arrested on Main Street in Worcester on Drug Charges, Warrants

WORCESTER – Twelve people were arrested during a sweep in the Main Street and King Street area of Worcester on Wednesday.

The Worcester Police Neighborhood Response Team [NRT] conducted targeted enforcement in the King and Main Street neighborhoods yesterday to address quality of life issues.

 As a result of Wednesday’s operation, 12 people were arrested on various charges including drug possession, distribution, trespassing and outstanding warrants.

The NRT is assigned to neighborhoods to solve long-term issues and emerging crime trends.

According to the Worcester Police, while enforcement is an overall necessary function, the objective of the NRT is comprehensive and substantive problem resolution.

Officers identify problems in neighborhoods by seeking information and feedback from residents, business owners and Neighborhood Groups.


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