Police Log: Target Shoplifters Caught, Home Break-Ins Reported

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

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Friday, Feb. 7

At 6:55 a.m., Stoughton police issued a criminal summons to a Raynham man, aged 23, for driving with a suspended license after they pulled his car over in the area of Pleasant Street and Glen Echo Boulevard. The vehicle was towed from the scene. 

At 8:16 a.m., police received a report of larceny of a phone on Pleasant Street.

At 3:53 p.m., police received multiple calls in regards to a suspicious-looking man walking int he middle of of Central Street wearing a black trench coat and heading towards Stoughton High School. Upon arrival, police located the man and dropped him off on Maple Street, according to police records. 

At 6:56 p.m., police received a report of a past breaking and entering incident on Seventh Street. An individual claimed that after arriving home, he realized a number of items had been taken from his house and that the back door had been open. The matter is under investigation. 

At 8 p.m., a Soughton police detective found a home had been broken into on Seventh Street. 

Saturday, Feb. 8

At 10:26 a.m., police received a report from a Poskus Street resident that their home had been egged.

At 3:57 p.m., police received a report from a Turnpike Street resident that upon arriving home they found their home had been broken into via their back door. 

At 4:20 p.m., police responded to Target on a report of a shoplifter. Police issued a criminal summons to a Mattapan resident and a Dorchester resident on charges of shoplifting of more than $100 by asportation. 

At 8:31 p.m., police received a report of vandalism in the area of Stagecoach Road, where a car had been reportedly vandalized overnight.

At 10:21 p.m., police arrested a 32-year-old Stoughton woman on charges of wanton destruction of property worth more than $250, assault and battery on a police officer, assault and battery by a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct, after responding to a location on Washington Street.

Sunday, Feb. 9

At 4:57 a.m., police arrested a Brockton man for driving under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation. Police made the arrest after responding to a report of "yelling and moaning" near the Stoughton Motor Mart. Upon arrival police investigated a car that had been involved in an accident, snapping a utility pole. 

At 1:09 p.m., police arrested a Stoughton woman after pulling her over on Pleasant Street on a warrant, as well as charges of operating with a revoked license and for driving a vehicle that did not meet the Registry of Motor Vehicles safety standards. 


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