February 11, 2016

Police investigate string of Gardner burglaries

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Gardner police are investigating a rash of burglaries that have taken place since January in the 200 block of West Main Street. Ilena Spalding, public information officer for the Gardner Police Department, said one of the thefts took place between February 15 and March 16. Stolen from a storage shed were items Continue Reading

Armed standoff comes to an end

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Shane Tucker, a 26-year-old Gardner man, is in custody following a five-hour standoff at a townhouse in the 700 block of East Lincoln Lane. According to Ilena Spalding, public information officer for the Gardner Police Department, officers were called to the residence at 12:45 a.m. on a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived, Continue Reading

Gardner police capture prison escapee

  Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Gardner police have arrested a man who two days ago escaped from the Lansing Correctional Facility. Ronny Dale Peters was taken into custody the morning of Sept. 16 and was turned over to U.S. marshals following an overnight manhunt that involved several law enforcement agencies. He was arrested at a residence Continue Reading