CRIME & SAFETY
DUI: Cassidy Ricci blows 0.164% BAC after leaving Electric Cowboy bar
24-year-old Cassidy Ricci was jailed on September 8th after police observed a black Infiniti SUV in the middle of the road not moving. While speaking with Ricci, officers could smell alcohol coming from her and the vehicle. She told officers that she was coming from the troubled Electric Cowboy bar and consented to sobriety tests. She performed poorly and was taken into custody. Once at booking, she blew a .164% BAC on the breathalyzer.
Repeat offender arrested in Fall River with loaded stolen gun and opioids sentenced to prison
A 23-year-old Brockton man arrested in Fall River while carrying a loaded stolen firearm and 40 suboxone strips was sentenced to state prison recently, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Melvin Arias-Brown pled guilty in Fall River Superior Court to indictments charging him with Carrying a Loaded...
2 airliners, Coast Guard helicopter targeted by lasers in Boston
The Federal Aviation Administration says it is investigating three incidents in which aircraft over Boston were targeted by a green laser, including a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter.
Woman critically hurt after her bike crashes into car door, then school bus
BOSTON - A woman has life-threatening injuries after her bicycle crashed into a car in Dorchester Friday morning.Boston Police told WBZ-TV it happened on Dorchester Avenue around 9:40 a.m.According to a Boston Public Schools spokesperson, the woman was riding her bike when a car door suddenly opened in front of her. She crashed into the door and the bike went flying into the side of a nearby school bus, the district spokesperson told WBZ.Police said the woman, who has not been identified, was rushed to the hospital with what they described as "life-threatening injuries."There were no children on the school bus at the time of the crash.At this point, no charges have been filed in the crash.
Toddler struck and killed by tow truck while lying in the road in Maine
The tow truck driver said he did not realize it was a child lying in the road until he hit her. A toddler died Wednesday in Maine after she was hit by a tow truck while lying in the road, according to Maine State Police. The 21-month-old girl was playing...
Authorities conducting water rescue in Boston
Authorities are conducting a water rescue in Boston on Saturday morning. Boston Police say a boat hit a marker in the area of Gallops Island. There is one person injured and being brought to shore for EMS.
Massachusetts Police Seek Identity of Suspicious Man Filmed on Porch Security Camera
Massachusetts police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man involved in suspicious activities in Middleborough, seen on a home surveillance camera. The unidentified man was filmed trying to access a Shore Drive home and going through an Amazon package left on the porch, which he later hid in a milk delivery container.
I-Team: Arrests at Gillette Stadium, Fenway, TD Garden jumped more than 60% last year
BOSTON - All too often it happens. A sporting event meant to provide good clean fun, takes a dark turn in the stands. Last Sunday at Gillette, Patriots fan Dale Mooney lost his life after a fight with a Dolphins fan. So far, his autopsy shows he died of a medical issue, not from a traumatic injury in the fight. But video of the confrontation shows a brutal exchange. The WBZ I-Team dug into arrest data at the Hub's biggest sports venues. At Gillette Stadium last year there were 15 arrests. At Fenway Park there were eight,...
Juvenile Males Terrorizing the Red Line Near JFK Station on Thursday
What appears to be a new trend lately – a group of teens wreaking havoc in the neighborhoods, especially on public transportation – happened again on Thursday night around 11pm on the Red Line. See Below. Here are some similar cases from the past few months. There was...
White powder mailed to Norwell home deemed not dangerous after investigation
NORWELL - Hazmat crews have determined white powder mailed to a home in Norwell is not dangerousThe crews were called to a home on Judges Hill Drive Friday evening after someone reported getting a large amount of white powder in a package. The fire and police departments also responded.Late Friday night, the white powder was deemed not hazardous. Officials believe someone was pulling a prank. Currently, it's not known if a criminal investigation is underway.
Old Road Closed Weekend Nights After Violence And Illegal Street Parties
BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Boston Police will start closing off Old Road in Dorchester on the weekends due to illegal street parties and violence. Police, elected officials and neighbors have identified Old Road as a hot spot for violence over the last year and a half. This area is very close to Franklin Park.
Lawrence Man Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Scheme Involving Stolen Puerto Rican Identities
BOSTON, MA – Joshua Cruz, 35, pleaded guilty today to his role in a complex… The post Lawrence Man Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Scheme Involving Stolen Puerto Rican Identities appeared first on Shore News Network.
Massachusetts’ Oldest Police Department is the Oldest in America
Our local police departments along with the Massachusetts State Police do so much to keep us safe and serve justice that sometimes we take it for granted. Think about all of the things our police departments do throughout Massachusetts to better the community like preventing crime and keeping us safe to things we may not even realize or think of including hosting and participating in sessions regarding virtual bullying, connecting with our children by visiting schools, offering in-person or virtual coffee chats with the public, giving public tours of the police stations, participating in community fundraising events like "Cop on Top" (an event where law enforcement officers sit on the rooftop of a building for one or more days to raise awareness of and funds for Special Olympics) or just having someone from law enforcement listen to citizen concerns. These are just a few examples of what our fine police departments do to put the community first.
Rollover crash prompts road closure in Norfolk
Norfolk Police Department said Rockwood Road is closed due to a one-vehicle rollover crash. Police told NBC 10 that the driver fell asleep on the wheel, causing the crash. Rockwood Road is closed between Boardman Street and Cleveland Street in front of the Emmanuel Baptist Church, according to Norfolk police.
Juveniles Charged After Ramming Braintree Police Cruiser During Chase
BRAINTREE, Mass. (WBZNewsRadio) - A pair of juveniles are facing multiple charges after leading authorities on a car chase, in a stolen car, through Braintree. Braintree police came upon the stolen vehicle at South Shore Plaza with two people inside. As officers tried to stop the car, the suspects rammed one of the cruisers. The suspects then took a turn down a dead end street. When they realized they had no where to go, the pair took off running.
Former Brockton Police Chief Issues Plea in Worcester Court
WORCESTER – Former Brockton Chief of Police Emmanuel Gomes was in Worcester District Court on Tuesday in a negligent driving case transferred from Wrentham District Court. Gomes was the Brockton Chief of Police for 36-years prior to retiring in January 2022. The criminal charge comes from a thee-vehicle wreck...
RI Man Sentenced For Trafficking Drugs Hidden In Toys, Halloween Decor
BOSTON (WBZNewsRadio) - A man from Rhode Island will spend the next seven years of his life behind bars for his role in a national drug trafficking scheme that hid contraband inside toy trucks, Disney merchandise and Halloween decorations. Nathan Boddie appeared in a Boston courtroom this week and was...
Houghs Neck Runaway Ride Damage Still Littering Ballpark
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Disturbing Assault in Boston at Braintree MBTA Station Garage
A sexual assault occurred at the Braintree MBTA station garage earlier this week, and police are now seeking information regarding a person of interest. According to NBC Boston, the attack took place at around 3 a.m., with the only information released being photos of a man dressed in a white tank top and red shorts.