Sgt. Matthew Gebo Is Officer of the Year
The West Tisbury police department has named Sgt. Matthew Gebo as the 2019 police officer of the year.
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Drug Takeback Day Is Saturday

Islanders who want to safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications can take them to the West Tisbury police department on Saturday.

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Drunk Driving Arrests Keep Island Police Busy
Holly Pretsky

Island police responded to a number of drunk driving incidents over the weekend. In Oak Bluffs there were two separate arrests for operating under the influence.

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West Tisbury Police Mourn Death of Longtime Officer
Holly Pretsky

West Tisbury police announced Monday morning that Daniel Gouldrup, a longtime officer with the town, had died at home of apparent natural causes. Officer Gouldrop was 59, police said.

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Matt Gebo Officially Promoted to Sergeant

West Tisbury police officer Matt Gebo was officially promoted to sergeant last week.

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West Tisbury Swears in New Chief of Police
Holly Pretsky
Matthew Mincone was officially sworn in as the chief of police in West Tisbury, taking over for Daniel Rossi who announced his retirement in the fall.
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Police Department Aims for a First
Holly Pretsky

The town police department is completing the last steps in the process of gaining accreditation from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. It is first department on the Island to apply.

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Matt Mincone Is New West Tisbury Police Chief
Holly Pretsky

West Tisbury selectmen expeditiously selected Lieut. Matt Mincone to succeed Dan Rossi as West Tisbury police chief at Wednesday night’s meeting, drawing enthusiastic applause.

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Lieutenant Fast-Tracked for Chief in West Tisbury
Holly Pretsky

It’s all but certain Lieut. Matt Mincone will serve as the next West Tisbury chief of police starting in April. The selectmen hosted a forum for him Wednesday night.

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Police Chiefs in Two Vineyard Towns Will Retire
Steve Myrick

Dan Hanavan in Tisbury and Dan Rossi in West Tisbury have announced plans to retire, leaving vacancies in the top police job in two of the six Island towns.

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