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Region Roundup: Trooper Arrested for OUI, Woman Killed in Crash, 7-11 Robbed [And More..]

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State Trooper Relieved of Duty After OUI Arrest

The Massachusetts State Police relieved Trooper Brian Simpkins of duty Friday morning following his arrest in the overnight hours by Stoughton Police for operating under the influence and violation of the open container law.

Simpkins, 39, of Canton, was ordered held in lieu of $1,000 cash bail at his arraignment Friday morning in Stoughton District Court.

Simpkins was found sleeping in his personal car, which was running, in the parking lot of the Wendy's restaurant on Washington Street in Stoughton at

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North Attleborough Woman Killed in Attleboro Crash

Kaisha Guerrini, 24, of North Attleborough was killed in the  Thursday night on North Main Street between Wamsutta Road and Keith Drive. She was a mother of a 3-year-old boy as well as a college student and sergeant in the National Guard, according to NECN.com.

"I've lost a beautiful person who cared a lot for other people and gave a lot to everybody," the victim's father James Guerrini told WCVB-TV in Boston on Friday.

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Turnpike Street 7-11 Robbed at Knife-Point

Easton Police responded to 7-11 on Turnpike Street at 11:30 p.m. Saturday night regarding an alleged robbery at knife point.

Police first received a notification from the alarm company reporting a panic alarm. Minutes later, the clerk from 7-11 stated the store was robbed at knife-point. The clerk said the suspect took cash from the drawer and three packs of cigarettes.

The suspect was described as a tall, white male possibly in his 20's wearing a heavy blue winter jacket. The suspect fled in a "white work van" with no front plate. The clerk was unable to read the rear licence plate. The vehicle drove onto route 106 towards West Bridgewater. West Bridgewater Police were advised.

The clerk pointed out the vehicle to officers as vehicle that left the scene. A felony vehicle stop was conducted and the parties checked out OK.

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Business Spotlight: Pam's Pet Sitting

Pam's Pet Sitting in Sharon is owned and operated by Pam Lipman, a veteran pet sitter since 2009 who is fully insured and bonded.

Her specialty includes cats, dogs, turtles, fish and even lizards.

Lipman was spotted walking one of her regulars, a dog named Dodger who happens to be a Hurricaine Katrina rescue.

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JoeC September 23, 2012 at 12:35 AM
Nice to see the MSP getting what they deserve.
Michael McKenney September 23, 2012 at 01:23 AM
I thought people were innocent until proven guilty JoeC? Even if he is a State Trooper, he is entitled to "equal justice under the law" regardless of his job or profession, just like everyone else.
Christopher D’Arpino September 23, 2012 at 12:06 PM
This is clearly a person who has a drinking problem and clearly should not have done what he is accused of doing. Having said that, saying he gets what he deserves because he is a MSP trooper is unfair. He should get what the justice system determines he deserves and i hope that includes help. His actions could have altered the lives of othersif he was in a n accident and his actions will effect his family and children as well. They are innocent victoms in this and did not ask for their world to be turned on its head. Being hateful toward police for doing their jobs is silly and immature. You hate them when they get you but happy when they get someone else... you dont want them in your business but get frustrated when they wont "do ore" to get into someone elses.. How many troopers were buried last year while merely doing their job? Maybe just maybe JoeC, when they pull you over they think they are just giving you YOU what YOU deserve... be thankful the SPD did their job really well and got this person off the streets so he couldnt hurt anyone and SPD did their job in a way we all can be proud to call them our police force...

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