• rowley January 10, 2023 7:36 pm

    Former Rowley Police Officer Charged With Rape

    A retired Massachusetts police officer accused of rape stood before a judge in Newbury District Court on Tuesday. Retired Rowley Police Officer Perry Collins is charged with one count of rape. The man who once wore the badge stood handcuffed as he was arraigned in Newburyport District Court late this afternoon. Collins retired from the Rowley Police department last May….

  • rowley December 22, 2022 7:27 pm

    Retired Rowley Police Officer Under Investigation Amidst Allegations of Sexual Assault

    A longtime Rowley Police officer who retired last spring is the focus of a criminal investigation involving allegations of rape, sources tell the NBC10 Investigators. Sources say the assault happened while the officer was still working for the Rowley Police Department.  The officer retired back in May after more than three decades on the job.  We’ve learned he was...

  • rowley September 16, 2022 6:50 pm

    Did Animal Control Officers Kill a Dog? Kennel Investigation Sparks New Questions

    Investigators are looking into whether two Massachusetts animal control officers illegally shot and killed a husky. The incident allegedly happened on the grounds of the Hydrant Regency, a kennel in Rowley that’s now shut down because the kennel owner April Bernhardt is accused of keeping 37 dogs in dangerous conditions. The two animal control officers are from Rowley and Newbury….

  • Massachusetts September 14, 2022 7:52 pm

    Owner of Rowley Dog Kennel Charged With 40 Counts of Animal Cruelty

    The owner of a dog kennel in Rowley, Massachusetts, has been charged with 40 counts of animal cruelty after an investigation that started when a herd of goats was found walking along Route 1 last month. April Bernhardt, 40, of Rowley, owner of The Hydrant Regency on Route 1, turned herself in to police Wednesday and was charged with 39…

  • Massachusetts September 9, 2022 11:57 pm

    FBI Involved in Investigation Into Conditions at Rowley Dog Kennel

    An investigation into conditions at a Rowley, Massachusetts, dog kennel prompted by a small herd of wandering goats continues, with help from the FBI. The investigation started when a small herd of goats escaped from their enclosure on Aug. 27 and wandered along Route 1. This led Rowley police to their home, The Hydrant Regency dog kennel on Newburyport Turnpike,…

  • Massachusetts September 2, 2022 7:30 pm

    Wandering Goats Set Off Investigation Into Conditions at Mass. Dog Kennel

    A small herd of goats that escaped from their enclosure on Saturday and walked along Route 1 in Rowley, Massachusetts, led police to a nearby dog kennel where they found about 30 animals in unsanitary and unsafe conditions. The discovery led police to launch a criminal investigation on Monday, when they removed the animals from The Hydrant Regency on Newburyport…

  • Massachusetts September 20, 2021 3:14 pm

    Missing Massachusetts Woman Found Safe

    A Massachusetts woman who was missing for over a week has been found safe, authorities said Monday. The Essex County District Attorney’s Office said Dolly Thapa, a former Rowley resident who had recently been staying in Wellesley, “has been located alive and well.” Thapa, 38, had last been seen leaving a friend’s home on the morning of Sept. 12. She…

  • missing person September 18, 2021 11:42 am

    Investigators Release New Photo of Car Belonging to Missing Mass. Woman

    Authorities are looking for a missing Massachusetts woman. The Essex County District Attorney’s Office said Friday that investigators were searching for 38-year-old Dolly Thapa, a former Rowley resident who has recently been staying in Wellesley. She was last seen Sunday morning leaving a friend’s home in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, the district attorney’s office said. Family members reported her missing...

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