Oak Bluffs Selects Jonathan Searle as New Police Chief
A long-serving Edgartown police sergeant is slated to become the next police chief in Oak Bluffs after the town select board voted Monday afternoon to offer the job to Jonathan Searle.
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Oak Bluffs Police Found No Wrongdoing in Alleged Health Agent Incident
A series of police reports released this week in connection with the alleged incident involving health agent Meegan Lancaster detail a confusing and at times garbled timeline of events.
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Oak Bluffs Police Chief Will Retire
Ending a 35-year career in law enforcement with the town, Oak Bluffs police chief Erik Blake will retire at the end of June, the select board announced Tuesday night.
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Oak Bluffs Sergeant Resigns Amid Tangled Case of Missing Gun
A veteran Oak Bluffs police sergeant has resigned following a tangled internal investigation into a police department-issued rifle that went missing for more than two years and was later found beneath piles of equipment in the basement.
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Oak Bluffs Police Officer Resigns After Drunken Driving Charges
An Oak Bluffs police officer has resigned after facing drunken driving charges from his involvement in a two-car motor vehicle accident in Tisbury on Monday.
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Juvenile Arraigned in Oak Bluffs Stabbing Case
Oak Bluffs police have charged a 16-year-old male from Connecticut in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Ocean Park on June 28. According to a press release Tuesday, the juvenile has been charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault with intent to murder.
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Police Investigate Stabbing Incident
Oak Bluffs police and a state police detective unit are investigating a stabbing that occurred in Oak Bluffs late Sunday night, according to releases from both agencies.
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Trump Flag Vandalized
A New York avenue resident had his Trump flag vandalized, according to Oak Bluffs police.
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Island Inn Provides Emergency Housing During Pandemic
Aaron Wilson

The Island Inn in Oak Bluffs opened this week to provide emergency residence for Islanders who are at high risk of exposure during the pandemic and may need to be isolated from family or other household members.

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Oak Bluffs Seeks Consensus in Revamping Town Alcohol Rules
Louisa Hufstader
Oak Bluffs police officers, business owners and neighborhood residents filled many of the seats at an alcohol licensing workshop Tuesday evening, held by selectmen during their regular meeting.
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