Police Log: Raccoon Found in Attic, 'Foul Odor' Reported

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

Credit: File photo.
Credit: File photo.

Monday, March 3

At 8:22 a.m., Stoughton Police received a report from a driver in the area of School and Cushing streets that a train gate hit his vehicle. The driver reportedly contacted the MBTA about the issue. 

At 8:41 a.m., police responded to Bob's Food Mart on Park Street on a report of two females fighting outside of the store. The two had left in their vehicles by the time police arrived on scene. 

At 10:15 a.m., police received a report that a counterfeit $100 bill had been used at IKEA.

At 7:02 p.m., police received a report from an Ethyl Way resident that strange noises could be heard from the man's condo. Police responded and determined the noise was a raccoon in the attic. The home owner contacted the wile life service to remove the animal. 

At 10:14 p.m., a Mill Street resident reported a "foul odor" coming from the woods across from the road, describing the smell as decomposition. Police inspected and determined the odor was coming from a new load of mulch that had been dumped at the Polillios Garden Center.

Tuesday, March 4

At 9:24 a.m., police received a report of a man rummaging through dumpsters in the area of Jones Terrace. The man reportedly had been known to check dumpsters for trash and cans. Officers cleared the area. 

At 4:14 p.m., police issued a summons to a 63-year-old Stoughton man for paying for sexual misconduct. 


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