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.
Enforcement and Removal Operations in Massachusetts arrests 29-year-old Brazilian wanted for attempted murder
BOSTON — Enforcement and Removal Operations Boston arrested an unlawfully present fugitive who is being sought by Brazilian law enforcement authorities for attempted murder in Brazil. The citizen of Brazil was arrested in Braintree on Sept 19. “This dangerous fugitive is no longer a threat to the community because...
Weekly Safety Report: Driver Critically Injured in Crash, Suspicious Activity Outside Middleborough Home
Two incidents occurred in Middleborough, Massachusetts this week. In the first incident, a driver was critically injured in a violent crash on Everett Street. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and transported to the hospital in critical condition. The second incident involves a man acting suspiciously outside a home on Pocksha Drive. Middleboro police are seeking public help in identifying the man, who was seen holding and feeling a package on the porch. The incidents are currently under investigation.
Brockton 15-year-old shot and killed, 17-year-old in custody on gun charge
BROCKTON — A 15-year-old Brockton boy was shot and killed on Friday afternoon, authorities say. The fatal shooting took place at 3:23 p.m. at 131 Lynn Road, according to the office of Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz. A 17-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with possession of a firearm, the DA's office said.
Weekly Safety Report: After-School Brawl, Drug Sweep, Assault Case, Capture of Wanted Fugitive, and Murder in Plymouth County, Massachusetts
This week in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents included a large after-school brawl involving Abington High School students, a drug sweep resulting in 19 arrests, the appointment of a special prosecutor in an assault case, the capture of a wanted Brazilian citizen, and a murder case where a Bridgewater man pleaded not guilty to bludgeoning his neighbor to death with a hammer.
Bristol County man offering $10,000 reward after dogs poisoned to death
A dog breeder is pleading to the public for help after two of his pets died after being poisoned. Sean Reardon of Reardon’s Kennels in Berkley is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever poisoned to death Mack & Lady. According to Reardon, a...
Massachusetts State Police announces 9th planned area Sobriety Checkpoint of the year
A ninth Sobriety Checkpoint for 2023 has been announced for the area by Massachusetts State Police. Colonel John Mawn Jr., Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in Bristol County. According to...
Autopsy provides information about cause of death for Patriots fan
A fan died at Gillette Stadium on Sunday during the New England Patriots-Miami Dolphins game, and an autopsy has revealed some new information about the tragic event. Massachusetts State Police announced on Monday that a man in his 50s had an apparent medical incident midway through the fourth quarter of the game. Paramedics on the... The post Autopsy provides information about cause of death for Patriots fan appeared first on Larry Brown Sports.
Bristol County Recruiting Correctional Officers at This Salary
I've known several guys who've worked as correctional officers in Bristol County and elsewhere. They tell me it's a tough job, and I have no reason to doubt them. At least a couple retired early due to job-related injuries. Being in any law enforcement position is not easy these days....
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.
Carjacking suspect crashes in Kingston after Route 3 police pursuit
KINGSTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts man is in custody after authorities said he stole a vehicle at knifepoint, led state troopers on a pursuit down Route 3 and then crashed the vehicle in Kingston. Boston police said they responded to a report of an armed carjacking in the area...
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings, Murder, and Robbery Raise Concerns in Bristol County, Massachusetts
This week in Bristol County, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety. These incidents include a shooting in New Bedford, a public forum on safety in Westport, a murder in Freetown, an armed robbery in Attleboro, and another shooting in New Bedford's West End.
Houghs Neck Runaway Ride Damage Still Littering Ballpark
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Milton Youth Task Force forum brings new ideas
Stories surrounding what takes place in the woods behind Cunningham Park after dark have long swirled around town, ranging from alcohol and drug use to violence and sexual assault. During a recent community forum held by the Milton Youth Task Force (MYTF), a video on Cunningham Park created by the...
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.
Attleboro store robbed at gunpoint
The clerk at Border Bets and Butts told police the suspect pulled out a firearm and demanded money and rolling papers.
2 off-duty firefighters save man’s life at Patriots game
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WCVB) – Two off-duty firefighters are credited with saving a man’s life at a New England Patriots game on Sunday. About 10 minutes before the start of the game at Gilette Stadium, off-duty firefighter Mark McCullough saw a man on the ground and ran to help.
Are Taunton tow trucks doing their jobs after crashes? Police investigating. Here's why.
TAUNTON — Are tow truck companies following the terms of their contracts with the city of Taunton?. That’s what the City Council and Taunton Police Department want to determine. Detective Sgt. Joseph Balmain told the Council's Committee on Police and License at its Sept. 5 meeting he is...
Bridgewater Man Arraigned for Allegedly Bludgeoning Neighbor to Death With Hammer
BROCKTON (WBSM) — A Bridgewater man has been arraigned on charges that he allegedly bludgeoned his neighbor to death with a hammer. According to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz, Dinis Moreira, 69, was arraigned today in Brockton Superior Court on one count each of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
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.