Sunday, May 5, 2013
Anita Clark, 46, was found dead at her Glen Echo Blvd. home in Stoughton Saturday night. Willie Foster, 47, of Dorchester, is wanted for murder in this apparent domestic homicide.
UPDATE: The suspect in this case has been taken into custody, according to Stoughton Police. Click here for more details. *** Stoughton Police and the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office are searching for the suspect in an apparent domestic homicide on a quiet side street in Stoughton. Anita Clark, 46, was found dead, covered in the bedroom closet of her 76 Glen Echo Blvd. home Saturday evening, DA Michael W. Morrissey said during a press conference held at the Stoughton Police Station on Sunday. The suspect is Willie Foster, 47, of Dorchester. He is the estranged husband of the victim. Stoughton Police were conducting a well-being check at the home Saturday evening after friends expressed concern when they did not hear from Clark, …
Have you seen these two males?
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, May 5
Each week, we'll feature a different outstanding criminal case from around the region. Information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. If you have any information regarding the case, contact your local police department. Theft - Case No. 130159 March 21, 2013 MANSFIELD : T-Mobile store Case Details: Two White Males entered store, while clerk was helping another customer the removed security wire and ran out of store. One male described as 6’ approx. 150 lbs. and the other 5’9” wearing a black Chicago Bulls hat. If you have any information about the identity of this person or where they are, please contact: MANSFIELD PD: (508) 261-7301 x 225 Investigator: Detective Wright Case Submission No.: 130159
Friday, May 3, 2013
Deputy Chief Robert Devine and Accreditation manager Sgt. Tom Murphy were honored at a Mass. Police Accreditation Commission conference on May 2, receiving the SPD's official accreditation plaque, which recognizes professional excellence.
After a lengthy discussion with Selectmen on April 23 about several public safety issues surrounding a Stoughton nightclub, Stoughton Police Chief Paul Shastany ended on a positive note. He told Selectmen the department had achieved accredited status from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. Sworn in as chief April 5, 2010, the Stoughton Police Department has been working towards accreditation since. "It was a goal of mine before I was appointed [chief]. When I was appointed it was a mission," Shastany said. Deputy Chief Robert Devine and Accreditation manager Sgt. Tom Murphy were honored at a Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission conference on May 2, receiving the SPD's official accreditation plaque, which recognizes…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The shirts are $20 and $10 of each sale will go to One Fund Boston.
In the wake of the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks members of the Stoughton Police Department are selling t-shirts to help raise money for One Fund Boston. The front of the t-shirts, which only come in black, have an insignia of a Stoughton Police badge with the name Collier across it to honor fallen Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier who died in the line of duty, allegedly at the hands of the Boston Marathon bombers. The back of the shirt says "Boston Strong" and "Stoughton Strong" with a blue and yellow ribbon that has the zip codes of Boston and Stoughton on it. Officer Jen Sullivan and Sergeant Donna McNamara are selling the shirts for $20 apiece. $10 of each sale will go to One Fund Boston. The shirts …
The Stoughton, Avon and Randolph Fire Departments responded to a single car rollover on Route 24 northbound near the Route 139 overpass Wednesday morning.
A single-car rollover Wednesday morning on Route 24 northbound in Stoughton near the Route 139 overpass sent three to the hospital, according to Stoughton Fire Captain Bob O'Donnell. The crash occurred shortly after 11 a.m. The vehicle, a SUV (Jeep), was traveling northbound, and was cut off by another vehicle, causing it to rollover, O'Donnell said. The operator was ejected through the moonroof, and ended up by the guardrail in the median. She was transported to Boston Medical Center by an Avon ambulance, O'Donnell said. The other two passengers in the car, one in the front and one in the rear, were not ejected. The Stoughton Fire Department also transported them to Boston Medical Center. O'Donnell said the injuries did not appear to be …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Town Meeting representatives voted last year to establish the position of deputy police chief. Robert Devine has been with the Stoughton Police Department since 1999, most recently serving as executive officer.
The newly accredited Stoughton Police Department has officially filled its newly created deputy chief position. Steadily climbing the ranks of the Stoughton Police Department since his arrival in 1999, Robert Devine was appointed Deputy Chief of Stoughton Police on Tuesday. Devine, who has in effect been Chief Paul Shastany's right-hand man while serving as Executive Officer, is now officially second in command in his new position. On the opening night of Stoughton's Annual Town Meeting last year, town meeting representatives voted to establish the position of deputy police chief. The state legislature also signed off on creating the position. "Obviously, I'm thrilled," Devine said. "We work very hard here. It says a lot about how far …
Officials stress there is no threat to the public, details still emerging.
Boston Police announced a major new development in the Boston Marathon bombing case Wednesday morning. According to the department, there are three new suspects in custody. Boston Police tweeted the news just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. There were no further details, though the police said they would offer more information soon. There is no additional information being released at the moment. BPD said additional details will be provided when they become available. Police stressed there was no immediate threat to the public. UPDATES BELOW 4:40 p.m. Attorneys for the three suspects all gave brief statements outside of the courtroom. Each stressed that his client cooperated with the investigation. An attorney for Kadyrbayez denied that his …
The Dartmouth men joked with Tsarnaev about his resemblance to the FBI suspect photos, then “freaked out” when they concluded it was really him.
Federal law officials believe three classmates of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev destroyed evidence in Darmouth while the suspected bombing brothers fought police in a gunfight in Watertown. In a complaint filed in federal court Wednesday, special agent Scott Cieplik claims suspect Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov destroyed or concealed a laptop and backpack filled with fireworks. Third suspect Robel Phillipos, meanwhile, is being charged with lying to federal officials. According to the complaint, the April 18 night started when Kadyrbayev texted Tsarnaev, needling his friend about his resemblance to the FBI photos released earlier that day. Tsarnaev wrote back "LOL" and then said Kadyrbayev could go get anything they needed from Tsarnaev's …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
A Grand Jury is searching for this man.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, April 28
Each week, we'll feature a different outstanding criminal case from around the region. Information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. If you have any information regarding the case, contact your local police department. Case No. 130219 April 11, 2013 Dedham : Grand Jury Alvin Franklin Case Details: The Stoughton Police Department is looking for Alvin Franklin. There is a warrant is WMS (1382CR000436) for his arrest for failing to appear as a witness in a criminal case. Alvin failed to show up to testify in front of the grand jury investigating the non-fatal shooting that occurred here in Stoughton at the Lodge on Technology Center Drive on July 16, 2012. Alvin is a black male, approximately 5'08", 215 lbs, bald, with a stocky build. …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Three Stoughton Firefighters, Lt. Jay McNamara and new firefighter/paramedics Jeremiah Fowler and Justin Goldberg, were honored at Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen meeting during a swearing-in and badge pinning ceremony.
Three Stoughton Firefighters, Lt. Jay McNamara and new firefighter/paramedics Jeremiah Fowler and Justin Goldberg, were honored at Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen meeting during a swearing-in and badge pinning ceremony. Town Clerk Cheryl Mooney administered the oath to each firefighter, and family members had the honor of pinning the badges before a large gathering in the Great Hall of Town Hall. McNamara was sworn in as a permanent lieutenant, after serving as an acting lieutenant. He joined the department in 2004 and oversees the EMS operations. His wife, Erica, and two children, Ava and Jay, helped pin his badge. The youngest of nine children, his older sister, Donna, the second youngest, was recently sworn in as the first …