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Rockland police log, Jan. 26-Feb. 1

The following are excerpts from the Rockland police log for Friday, Jan. 26, through Thursday, Feb. 1. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Friday, Jan. 26 12:26 a.m.: A suspicious motor vehicle was reported at Wa

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-17 11:00:00

WANTED: Two Who Deposited Fake Check, Withdrew $25k

DEDHAM, MA - A couple who deposited an altered check at the Dedham Bank of America is now wanted by police. The Sept. 12 incident, which was just posted on Mass. Most Wanted by police, saw a woman with a fraudulent passport open an account at the Bank of America in West Roxbury. A $25,040 check was

PATCH - 2018-03-16 20:34:22

Cause of morning fire in vacant Easton home under investigation

Cause of morning fire in vacant Easton home under investigation (Easton Fire Department) The cause of a morning fire at a vacant home in Easton is under investigation. When firefighters responded to the home on Washington Street around 7:40 a.m. heavy flames were coming through the windows. Fire off

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-17 12:47:04

Housekeeper stabbed with scissors at Portsmouth, NH hotel - The Boston Globe

Portsmouth Police Department Jasmine Henderson, 32, allegedly used a pair of scissors to stab a housekeeper at a hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Friday morning. A New York woman was arrested for attempted murder Friday morning after she allegedly stabbed a housekeeper with a pair of scissors at a

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Stoughton man who tried to break into Brockton car had knife, drugs, say police

The man was found with a knife, heroin and cocaine, police said. BROCKTON - A Stoughton man who was seen trying to break into a vehicle had a knife and drugs on him when they found him hiding Thursday night, police said. Officers responded to the area of 17 North Warren Ave., about 11:26 p.m., for a

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-16 22:07:00

MASS MOST WANTED: 2 men brutally beat Plymouth gas station clerk

Have you seen these two men? Contact Plymouth police with any information. Crime occurred: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 Location: Route 44 Gas, 34 Samoset St., Plymouth Case details: Two medium-built while manlese in their 30s entered the Route 44 Gas at about 5:32 p.m. Feb. 17 and attacked the clerk wit

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-03-16 15:46:07

West Bridgewater police investigate shoplifting incident

WEST BRIDGEWATER - Police are investigating a shoplifting incident after parties entered a store, began to throw things around and stole items. Police were called to a store on North Main Street around 1:05 a.m., Friday, March 16, for parties causing a disturbance, as stated in the West Bridgewater

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-17 16:46:08

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Ahead Of Sunday's Parade

BOSTON (CBS) - St. Patrick's Day celebrations got underway early on Saturday in South Boston. The Irish were out in full force decked in green, even four-legged creatures. Kyle Murphy was among local residents celebrating in his community. "I'm an Irishman. This is a Foley, and I am a Murphy, this i

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-17 19:56:19

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Viral Fight Video Prompts Police Presence at Brockton Schools

Six Brockton middle schools, including South Middle School, will now have police officers outside the front doors around dismissal after cell phone video of a 13-year-old student being beaten and dragged by her hair went viral. The video, taken Monday, has been seen more than 30,000 times and shared

NECN - 2018-03-16 21:04:06

Ex-Hanson police chief, wife charged with shoplifting

Hingham District Court clerk and police are moving forward with the year-old charges after the couple failed to write apology letters, which would have led to the charges being dismissed. Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan HINGHAM -- Embattled ex-Hanson Police Chief Edward Sa

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-16 19:54:02

Plymouth resident featured in 'Last of the Red Hot Lovers'

MIDDLEBORO - Theatre One Productions will present Neil Simon's comedy, "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," with performances at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays March 16-18 and 24-26 at the Alley Theatre, 133 Center St. Middleboro Barney Cashman, played by Robert Duquette, of Somerset, d

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2018-03-16 19:58:00

Sharon St. Patrick's Day Weekend Forecast

Mostly cloudy until evening. High 37, low 21. Chance of precipitation: 8%. Wind 9 mph from the WNWSunday March 18 Partly cloudy overnight. High 36, low 19. Chance of precipitation: 6%. Wind 8 mph from the NWMonday March 19 Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon. High 40, low 24. Chance of precipita

PATCH - 2018-03-16 19:57:32

Two Boston cops under probe by Internal Affairs

Two high-ranking Boston police officers - including a superintendent on the command staff - are under internal investigation for an unspecified off-duty incident in June, police confirmed. Deputy Superintendent Beth E. Donovan and Lt. Richard J. Driscoll "were involved in an off-duty incident in Jun


Police to be posted outside all Brockton middle schools after beating caught on viral video

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter said that he was disturbed by the viral video of a student getting dragged around by her hair and beaten outside of South Middle School this week. As a result of parental concerns surrounding safety at dismissal time, Carpenter said that police officers will be statione


Broken brake light leads to drug arrests

HAVERHILL - Two men who were stopped by state troopers on Winter Street for a defective brake light were found to be in possession of 88 grams of marijuana as well as 42 vials of high potency THC oil, police said. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. When questioned, the men said they were pla


Quincy landlord pulls gun on tenant

When a Vassall Street woman asked her landlord to move his car after she parked in his driveway during the blizzard, he refused and pointed a gun at her, police said. Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan QUINCY - A Vassall Street landlord is facing multiple gun charges after he


Brockton men flee traffic stop, drag officer, say police

Police say they arrested two men after they fled a traffic stop and crashed a mile away. BROCKTON - A driver dragged an officer while fleeing a traffic stop, before crashing about a mile away Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officers Matthew Murphy and Ronald Cunningham were on patrol about 4:30 p.


St. Patrick's Day In Somerville: Where To Celebrate

SOMERVILLE, MA - Still cobbling together last-minute plans for St. Patrick's Day? Maybe you're looking to stray from your regular watering hole and check out one of the Irish pubs in your neighborhood. You're in luck. There's plenty to choose from in Somerville. Here's a look at where you can celebr

PATCH - 2018-03-16 14:32:28

Brockton: Man Arraigned in Connection to 1986 Kingston Murder

A man has been arraigned in connection the 1986 murder of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin of Kingston. 61-year-old Michael Hand, formerly of Kingston, was arraigned today in Brockton District Court. A not guilty plea was entered on his behalf. According to Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Sprague, Hand