Weekend Snowstorm Causes Multiple Road Hazards For Easton's Emergency Officials

Road hazards and more from the Easton Police Department

The following information was supplied by the Easton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Easton's emergency officials were hard at work late Saturday night into Sunday morning during a snowstorm that brought six inches of snow to the Shovel Town, according to Easton Police Logs.

The road hazards began Saturday at 10:25 p.m. at the corner of Bay Road and Dean Street where wires came down and the area lost power.

At 12:35 a.m. Sunday, a tree fell across the road on Foundry Street. The tree department responded to the scene.

At 12:43 a.m. Sunday, a caller reported a power line down blocking half the road at Highland Street. An officer responded and reported a low cable wire.

At approximately 1 a.m., Sunday, wires were reported down near Highland Variety Store. Officers checked the roadways and the call was referred to National Grid.

At 2:24 a.m., wires were down and sparking at the corner of Poquonticut and Rockland Ave. Police and Fire Officials responded to the scene and National Grid was notified.

At 2:30 a.m., the tree department responded to Allen Road for a tree blocking the roadway.

Snow Results in Bay Road Accident Saturday Night

At approximately 11:50 p.m. Saturday, a caller reported losing control of his vehicle and driving off the road into bushes on Bay Road.

The operator of the vehicle reported minor body pain but refused treatment. AAA responded for the tow.

Shoplifting Reported at Shovel Shop Spirits

At approximately 1:15 p.m. Thursday, a Shovel Shop Spirits employee reported shoplifting. The caller said parties took off in an older model maroon minivan towards Stoughton.

An officer reported the parties are described as three light skin black females, possibly Cape Verdean. Two of the suspects were wearing bandanas. The suspects allegedly stole $340 worth of Grey Goose Vodka.

Stoughton Police were notified.


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