Homeless Person Charged with Assault After Allegedly Attempting to Stab Another Man

Stoughton Police Logs, August 1-8, 2012: Drug Arrest; OUI Arrest; Disturbance at the Lodge at Stoughton Apartments; and more...

The following information is from the Stoughton Police logs. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.


Homeless Man Charged with Assault

A male called police at 7:05 p.m. on August 8 reporting that a man with with a knife was trying to stab him.

The alleged incident occured on Pierce St. in Stoughton and resulted in the arrest of Tyler Lowell, 20.

Lowell is listed as homeless, according to the log entry. He is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and with disorderly conduct.


Drug Arrest

A call reporting a pair of suspicious motor vehicles resulted in the arrest of a male and female on August 2.

received a call from an anonymous person at 6:55 p.m. on August 2 reporting suspicious activity happening at the corner of Atherton St. and Stoddard St.

Upon investigation, James Terrance, 22, of Rosindale was arrested for Class D drug possession (more than 1 ounce); distributing a Class D drug; and operating a motor vehicle outside of a license restriction.

Michena Occivil, 21, of Stoughton was also arrested, charged with Class D drug possession (more than 1 ounce).


OUI Arrest

A 47-year-old Stoughton resident was arrested following a motor vehicle stop in the center of town at Wyman St. at 8:25 p.m. on August 7.

Jean Caprice, of Wyman St. in Stoughton, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.


Judge Rotenberg Runaway

Police received a call at 12:28 p.m. on August 6 that a juvenile in custody of the Judge Rotenberg Center ran away from Stoughton District Court.

The log states the juvenile returned to court on their own.


Disturbance at the Lodge at Stoughton Apartments

Stoughton Police received a call at 6:28 p.m. on August 1 for a report of several parties yelling profanities at one another in a parking lot outside an apartment building at the Lodge at Stoughton, 400 Technology Center Drive.

The caller also reported that the group threatened a tenant who resides at the apartments.

According to the log, officers arrived and spoke with the parties involved. "This was a past argument over some car keys. Peace has been restored," the log states.


Residence Egged

Police received a call from a female at 10:39 p.m. on August 5 for a report that someone has thrown rocks at the front door of her Morton St. home.

An officer inspected the area and found an egg was thrown at the house.


Customer Service Incident at Target

Police received a call at 9:46 a.m. on August 7 from Target in Stoughton. According to the log entry:

"Party having trouble with customer service at Target. Officer was able to keep the peace. Party was upset over the store not refunding her on her air minutes. Party left the store without her phone or air minutes cards. Target secured the phone and cards. Officer also stated this was the fourth time she has been there for the same problem. Target advised them to call the company and try and get the refund that way."


Stop Using Our Bathroom

An employee from the Courtyard Marriott on Technology Center Drive in Stoughton called police at 7:29 p.m. on August 6 reporting an unwanted person coming off the street and continually using a bathroom at the hotel.

Officers arrived and spoke with the man in question and removed him from the building.


Suspicious Person Just Selling Magazines

Police received a call from Bassick Circle at 4:07 p.m. on August 4 for a "male party that was knocking on doors and now is sitting in front of the house drinking a beer."

Police investigated and found that the person in question was just drinking water and was going door to door selling magazines.


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