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Police Log: Drivers Charged, Crews Respond to Report of Brush Fire Near School

The following information has been provided by the Stoughton Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Friday, Feb. 28

At 12:43 a.m., Stoughton officers responded to Bradford Street on a report of a suspicious-looking vehicle. Upon arrival, police located the vehicle, which was occupied by a  woman who reportedly appeared to be potentially intoxicated. Police charged the 23-year-old Stoughton woman for driving under the influence of drugs, driven with a suspended license, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, a marked lanes violation and possession of a Class A drug. 

At 10:50 a.m., police pulled over a vehicle on Park Street, where they charged a Sharon man for driving with a suspended license, failure to stop for a police officer while operating a motor vehicle and a state highway traffic violation.

At 4:34 p.m., police issued a summons to a Stoughton woman for larceny of less than $250 after responding to Mr. Chef's on Washington Street on a report that a customer ordered food with a stolen credit card. 

At 5:38 p.m., police responded to the area of Plain and West streets on a report of a two-car accident. Upon arrival, police issued a summons to an Easton resident for operating a vehicle with a revoked license, failure to yield at an intersection and failure to use care in backing up.

Saturday, March 1

At 1:33 a.m., police approached a hitch hiker in the area of Lindelof Avenue who had an active default warrant for his arrest out of Plymouth District Court. Police arrested the suspect, a 43-year-old Stoughton man, on the warrant and also on charges of possession of a Class B drug. 

At 10:50 a.m. police responded to the So Fresh & Clean Laundromat to remove a man who had been reportedly sleeping in the business. 

At 11:56 a.m., police and fire crews responded to Pine Street on a report of youths burning a small fire in the wooded area near dumpsters behind the Dawe Elementary School. Crews checked the are but were unable to locate any fires. 

At 12:09 p.m., police arrested a 22-year-old Stoughton man on five warrants.

At 7:13 p.m., police responded to the Olive Garden on a report of an unresponsive man in the lobby of the restaurant. Police determined that the man matched the description of a suspect allegedly involved in a hit-and-run incident they are investigating, and placed him into custody. 

At 10:33 p.m., police responded to Greenbrook Drive on a report of a suspicious-looking vehicle and subsequently issued a summons to a Stoughton woman for an uninsured motor vehicles and operating a vehicle with a suspended registration. 

Sunday, March 2

At 1:08 a.m., police received a report of a suspicious-looking Volkswagen or Toyota following an individual before pulling into the Stop and Shop parking lot on Washington Street. Officers checked the area and found that all vehicles were unoccupied. 

At 4:32 p.m., police received a report of a shoplifter at Kohl's on Technology Ctr. Drive. The store's loss prevention department reported a woman had been in the office, and police subsequently charged a Holbrook woman for shoplifting by concealing merchandise. 

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