Saturday, March 30, 2013
The incident occurred at Austin's Mobil gas station on Washington Street in Canton shortly after midnight on Friday, police said.
Editor's Note: The following information was obtained through a press statement from the Canton Police Department. Arrests mentioned do not indicate conviction. A Stoughton man was arrested in Canton early Friday morning after he allegedly robbed Austin's Mobil gas station at 2776 Washington Street (Route 138) in Canton near the Interstate 93 interchange, according to an announcement from the Canton Police Department. Carlos Omar Santiago, 35, of Stoughton was arrested without incident. Santiago was arraigned at Stoughton District Court Friday morning on charges of assault to rob, armed assault and battery, and attempt to commit a crime. Police responded to the gas station shortly after midnight on Friday, after receiving a report from…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Fifth Annual Charity Hockey Benefit, played March 9 in Canton, aided the family of Canton Police Officer Ralph Centeno, who recently passed away. Take a look at photos of the Stoughton PD/FD in action in the media gallery of this article.
Typically, when the Stoughton Police and Fire Departments trade in their guns and hoses for hockey skates they are on opposing teams, but this past Saturday, the SPD and SFD joined forces at the Metropolis (Ponkapoag) Ice Rink in Canton for the Fifth Annual Charity Hockey Benefit. Members of the Stoughton Police and Fire Departments played on a split-squad team against the Randolph Police and Fire Departments. That game was followed by the Canton Police and Fire Departments taking on the Boston Police. Randolph and Boston both skated to victory. All proceeds from this year's event went to the family of Canton Police Officer Rafael Centeno, who recently passed away from pancreatic cancer. The event was sponsored by 1-800-BoardUp, which …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Fifth Annual Charity Hockey Benefit, played March 9 in Canton, will aid the family of Canton Police Officer Ralph Centeno, who recently passed away.
While later this month they will go head-to-head in the annual Guns 'N Hoses hockey game, the Stoughton Police and Fire Departments are joining forces this upcoming weekend to help the family of a fellow first responder. On Saturday, March 9, the Fifth Annual Charity Hockey Benefit will take place at the Metropolis (Ponkapoag) Ice Rink at 2167 Washington St./Route 138 in Canton at 8 p.m. All proceeds from this year's event will go to the family of Canton Police Officer Rafael Centeno, who recently passed away. Admission is free and donations will be accepted at the door. The benefit will include a chuck-a-puck contest, auction items, raffles, a live DJ and prizes. At 8 p.m., the Stoughton Police/Fire Department will take on the Randolph …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A Brooklyn man was arrested in Canton on Friday for allegedly accepting nearly 300 pounds of marijuana. Stoughton Police assisted in the arrest.
The Stoughton Police Department along with other state and local police agencies arrested a Brooklyn, New York man in Canton this past Friday for allegedly accepting a marijuana delivery valued at nearly $1 million, according to reports. Thomas Jin Kim, 30, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody after taking possession of nearly 300 pounds of pot, according to MyFoxBoston.com, and was subsequently charged with trafficking in marijuana. Canton police made the arrest shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, assisted by Detective Sergeant Robert Welch of the Stoughton Police, Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office, and members of the Drug Enforcement Agency, according to the Boston Globe and MyFoxBoston…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Norfolk DA Drug Task Force and local police arrested a Canton mortgage broker and three associates seizing as much as 70 pounds of alleged marijuana and $110,000 in possible drug proceeds.
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Thursday, January 24
The following is a press release from the Office of Norfolk County District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey: State Police detectives assigned to Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey’s Drug Task Force, working with Canton and Stoughton detectives, have seized as much as 70 pounds of alleged marijuana and $110,000 in possible drug proceeds – arresting four, according to DA Morrissey on Wednesday. "This is an investigation that began in September, focusing on the illegal distribution of marijuana in this area," Morrissey said in a statement. “State Police in our office, under the supervision of Sgt. Charles Kane, have been working closely with the Stoughton and Canton police departments in conducting surveillance and other …
Friday, July 27, 2012
A 26-year-old Raynham man allegedly threatened the operator of another vehicle with a gun during a Friday morning argument at the Mobil Station at the corner of Washington and Central Streets in Stoughton.
An argument at a Stoughton gas station escalated when a Raynham man allegedly threatened the operator of another vehicle with a gun, according to the Stoughton Police Department's Facebook page. The alleged incident happened Friday morning, July 27, around 7 a.m. at the Mobil Station at the corner of Washington and Central Streets. The operator of one vehicle, 26-year-old Frederick Baker, is said to have "pointed a firearm at and threatened the operator of the second vehicle," according to Stoughton Police. Baker left the Mobil station and then traveled into Canton. However, he was stopped and held by Canton Police on Randolph Street in Canton. Baker is charged with making threats and assault with a dangerous weapon. His .25 caliber …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Canton Police made an arrest, confiscating cocaine, heroin and a gun
Canton Police arrested a Stoughton man as part of a drug bust, which also involved several Canton residents, early Friday morning, confiscating drugs and a gun after an investigation. "It was an ongoing drug investigation which culminated in a search warrant served about 6:00 a.m. on Friday morning," Canton Police Lt. Helena Findlen said. "We were able to get a gun, cocaine, heroin and some pills," Findlen said of the bust., which took place on Weathervane Road in Canton. On Friday, February 10, police arrested John R. Lozzi of Stoughton, charging him with the possession of a firearm without a FID card and possession to distribute a Class B drug. Police also issued a court summons to the following: Ronald A. Lozzi of Canton on charges of …
Monday, January 9, 2012
Stoughton Police, with the assistance of three other police departments, executed a drug bust Friday night at a Stoughton residence.
The Stoughton Police Department executed a search of a Stoughton residence Friday evening, which resulted in the recovery of multiple drugs and the arrest of a Stoughton man. Stoughton Police, under the direction of Detective Sgt. Robert Welch, served a search warrant at 47 Wheeler Circle #152 at 8 p.m. on Jan. 6, recovering 8 pounds of marijuana, hundreds of Percocet pills, a handgun and $80,000, according to the Stoughton Police Department’s website. Michael Fraser, 30, was charged with possession to distribute a Class D substance; possession to distribute a Class B substance; drug violation near a school or park (Wheeler Circle is within 1,000 feet of the Hansen Elementary School); Class D drug possession; Class B drug possession; and …
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Stoughton Police report receiving false calls about robberies at the Shaw's in Stoughton and in Canton, while Sharon police dealt with a false report in their town.
Recent false robbery reports at the Shaw's Supermarkets in Shaw's Plaza in Stoughton and in Sharon and at the Cobb's Corner Plaza in Canton have police looking for answers. In a press release, Sharon Police said a 911 call they received around 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday stated a robbery was happening at the Shaw's in Shaw's Plaza, on South Main Street in Sharon. The responding officers determined the report was false, police said. Sharon Police said they also learned that Stoughton Police received a call earlier Wednesday, "where a male stated that the Shaw's in Canton was being robbed. This also proved to be false." Executive Officer Robert Devine of the Stoughton Police Department said his department has received “several” false robbery …