Region Roundup: 90-Year-Old Charged, Suspected Gunman Detained, Restaurant License Suspended [And More]

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90-Year-Old Driver Charged With Hit and Run

The driver involved in the Dec. 8 hit and run on Park Street in Stoughton, which sent a teenage boy to the hospital, has been charged, the Stoughton Police announced in a release on the Department's Facebook page Wednesday morning.

Harry Minassian, 90, of 433 Lincoln St. in Stoughton, is being charged with leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury; failure to stay in marked lanes; leaving the scene of property damage; and negligent operation of a motor vehicle, according to the release.

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Local Restaurant Faces License Suspension for Sexual Misconduct

Due to an incident of sexual misconduct at Sportsway Cafe, the local bar will be facing a one-day liquor license suspension next month.

On Feb. 10, Norton Police Department received a report from a female Wheaton College student that she was sexually assaulted while at the Sportsway Café earlier that month. The victim stated to police that on Feb. 2, she was at the bar with friends when she was sexually assaulted by Paul Panaikas, an employee of the establishment. He was working at the time of the incident. Panaikas said that the 21-year-old woman initiated sex with him.

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Man With Umbrella Detained in Search For Seekonk Gunman

On Sunday at about 3:50 p.m., the Seekonk Police Department received a call reporting a man was seen carrying a rifle in the area of Stop & Shop on Highland Avenue. The man was reportedly seen walking westerly through the parking lot of the store. Since the call came in near the change of shift, two shifts of Seekonk officers, along with Massachusetts State Police and East Providence, R.I. officers responded to the area.

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Easton Police Officers Visit Boy With Cancer

The Easton Police Association, a nonprofit charitable organization within the Easton Police Department, has sent two full time officers to Virginia in order to make a Christmas wish come true for a six year old boy that has cancer.

Sergeant Keith Nunes and Officer Steve Hamilton will be en route to Rustburg Virginia Wednesday morning and returning Thursday evening.

The story came to the department via email from the Virginia State Police requesting agencies to read Nathan’s story and send him a Christmas card.

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