Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The accident involving a car and three motorcycles took place Sunday evening on Bay Road in Stoughton, near the Stoughton/Easton line.
A collision involving three motorcycles and a motor vehicle on Bay Road in Stoughton sent four to the hospital Sunday evening, according to Stoughton and Easton Fire officials. A call came in reporting the accident shortly before 7 p.m. on May 26 in the vicinity of 2530 Bay Road in Stoughton, near the Stoughton/Easton line, Captain Doug Campbell of the Stoughton Fire Department said. A motorcycle and car collided head on, throwing the operator of the motorcycle into the car's windshield. That motorcycle hit two other motorcycles nearby, according to Capt. Campbell. Lt. Evan Malone of the Easton Fire Department said two elderly occupants in the car were transported to Norwood Hospital by the Sharon Fire Department. Stoughton Fire …
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Have you seen this suspect?
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, May 26
Each week, we'll feature a different outstanding criminal case from around the region. Information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. If you have any information regarding the case, contact your local police department. Assault - Case No. 130015 January 02, 2013 North Attleboro : Wal-Mart RT-1 Case Details: The North Attleboro Police are looking for assistance in identifying this suspect. This suspect was one of two involved in a larceny of over $800.00 worth of merchandise from the Wal-Mart in North Attleboro. The incident occurred on January 2, 2013 at approximately 6:11pm. Security attempted to stop the two suspects when they were exiting the Store but the two male avoided captures and ran to an awaiting vehicle. The vehicle was a white…
Friday, May 24, 2013
Operation Blue Lights will be back in effect this weekend
This Memorial Day weekend, "Operation Blue Lights" will be back in effect in southeastern Massachusetts, State Police announced Thursday. According to WPRO News, "State Police will deploy 100 additional troopers across Southeastern Massachusetts over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend. It is an effort to curb accidents and fatalities, and to enforce traffic laws, said Major Anthony Thomas, Commander of Troop D, which patrols all of Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands." The emphasis on Routes 24 and 195 began last summer after a string of fatal accidents on Route 24, including the dealth of Norton youth Angel Pina in Stoughton and Mansfield teenager Lisa Banat in West Bridgewater on the Easton town line. Last year during…
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The following information was provided by the Easton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction. Events occurred between May 17 and May 19.
Friday - May 17, 2013 Suspicious Activity- 11:19 p.m. Bay Road-A party came into the police station to report that a fire cracker was thrown onto his vehicle and caused burn damage. The party stated that the firework was thrown from the yard located one house north of the abandoned house on Bay Road at CVS. The house has a garage with the door open and the light on. Easton police verified malicious damage to the vehicle but officers were unable to locate juveniles. Saturday- May 18, 2013 Accident- 8:36 p.m. Depot and Foundry Street- State Police reported a two-car accident with possible injuries. Easton emergency officials responded. Road Hazard - 8:50 p.m. Depot and Washington Street- A caller reported a rowboat in the road creating a …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
State Police were able to trace a firearm to a 2011 Easton housebreak.
An arrest made this week in Brockton has ties to a 2011 Easton housebreak, according to Massachusetts State Police. Jamie Monteiro, 19 of Brockton was arrested Monday night unlawful carrying of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawful possession of a large capacity feeding device and receiving stolen property $250, according to Trooper Thomas Murphy of the Massachusetts State Police Department. Murphy said Monteiro possessed a gun obtained from an Easton house-break in March, 2011. The arrest was made when members of the state police gang unit stopped at 80 Turner Street in Brockton to speak with a group of residents. Troopers noticed Monteiro try to conceal the gun was carrying, according to Murphy.
During a confrontation with the FBI and the Mass. State Police, a Florida man was shot and killed and an officer was injured.
One man is dead and an agent is injured after a confrontation between the FBI and Mass. State Police in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing in the Orlando area on Wednesday morning. The FBI on Wednesday morning said an agent, two Massachusetts State Police troopers and other law enforcement personnel were interviewing an individual in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing when he attacked the agent. The FBI identified the person shot and killed as Ibragim Todashev, 27. During the confrontation, Todaschev was shot and killed and the agent sustained non-life threatening injuries. "As this incident is under review, we have no further details at this time," the FBI said.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The following information was provided by the Easton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction. Events occurred between May 13 and May 16.
Monday - May 13 2013 Assault and Battery- 2:46 p.m. Lothrop Street- A resident arrived at the Easton police station to report an assault and battery of his son from a neighbor. Easton police are conducting a follow-up. Shoplifting- 2:54 p.m. Robert Way- Target loss prevention reported two suspects (one male, one female) who stole two watches. One male party was in a motor vehicle and the female party was still in the store. Both parties were now in the vehcile and the vehicle was heading to Route 123 towards Norton. Norton PD was notified. Norton PD eventually stopped the vehicle and a summons was issued. Tuesday- May 14, 2013 Motor Vehicle Accident- 3:17 p.m. Purchase Street and Turnpike Street- Several 911 callers reported a four-car …
Capt. Robert O'Donnell was given the award in front of a packed house at Good Samaritan Monday night.
An Easton resident was given given a “Hero Award” in honor of EMS week Monday night at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Capt. Robert O'Donnell of the Stoughton Fire Department was recognized for his service and quick response during the Boston Marathon bombings. His son, Bobby, a 2012 Oliver Ames High School graduate, was running in the race and O'Donnell was quick to spring to action at the finish line. According to a press release submitted by Good Samaritan, O'Donnell shared vivid pictures, videos and audio tapes Monday night. He also recounted how daily experiences in the field and lessons learned from Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) trainings and drills helped save lives. “After immediately thinking of my son who was running the race, and…
What would you say to local, state and national Emergency Medical Service personnel?
This week -- May 19 to 25 -- is National EMS Week and the theme is "EMS: One Mission. One Team." In 1968, President Gerald Ford signed the first EMS Week proclamation, designating a time for the nation to celebrate the emergency medical technician paramedic as well as an opportunity to educate the public about the critical role of EMS in the community, according to EMS.gov. Wednesday, May 22 has been designated as Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day, according to emsweekideas.org. Every day our local, state and national EMS respond to crisis situations. Recently, Boston's EMS was in the spotlight because of last month's bombings; and today, Emergency Medical Service personnel in Moore, Oklahoma, are in the national …
Monday, May 20, 2013
State Police will be out in Bristol County this Memorial Day weekend.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, May 20
From the Massachusetts State Police: Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in the Counties named below. The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways. It will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorists will be minimized with advance notice to reduce fear and anxiety. THANKS TO A GRANT PROVIDED BY THE HIGHWAY SAFETY DIVISION …