February 11, 2016

Gardner welcomes new police chief

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com There’s a new chief in town, or at least there will be one soon. Gardner City Council members approved the hiring Gerald C. Cullumber as chief of police at a June 17 council meeting. Cullumber will replace Ken Francis, who died last August. Cullumber has more than 30 years of law enforcement Continue Reading

City may have new police chief this summer

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner may have a new police chief come July. City administrator Cheryl Harrison-Lee said the search for a new police chief is winding down, and she hopes to recommend a candidate for the job during the June 17 city council meeting. The new chief will replace Ken Francis, who died last August. Continue Reading

Gardner police investigating shooting injury

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner Public Safety officers are investigating a June 16 shooting. Officers responded to a report of an armed subject at 12:30 p.m. on June 16 at a home in the 600 block of East Shawnee. Upon arrival, they discovered a female in with a gunshot wound to the head in the home’s Continue Reading