Thursday, April 18, 2013
Massachusetts State Police troopers are investigating a tractor trailer rollover with an entrapment on Route 24 South near the Avon/Stoughton line, which has closed two lanes on the highway.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, April 18
The following is from a Massachusetts State Police press release: Massachusetts State Police troopers are investigating a tractor-trailer rollover with an entrapment on Route 24 South near the Avon/Stoughton line. The crash occurred Thursday at 3:40 p.m. on Route 24 South at Harrison Blvd. in Avon. The ramps to Harrison Blvd. and the first two travel lanes are closed at this time. A medical helicopter is responding to the scene.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
A look at what is happening around the region.
Downtown Eyesore to be Rebuilt After years as a public eyesore, the former home of Cheng Du on Washington St. in downtown Stoughton, owned by the Parsons family of Malcolm and Parsons, may soon be rebuilt. The building first suffered a fire a few years ago back in October of 2009, and then the roof collapsed under snow the following winter, in January of 2011. Plans have been submitted to the Stoughton Building Department for a rebuild to the 76,700 square foot property. Click here to read more. *** Stoughton Police Arrest Man for Second Offense OUI Police found a man sleeping in his vehicle at 1278 Park St. (Jubilee Church) in Stoughton shortly before 2 a.m. on Feb. 24. William Lawrence Albrecht, 52, of North Main St. in Randolph, was…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Stoughton Police Logs, Feb. 13-20, 2013.
The following information is from the Stoughton Police logs. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. *** Drunk Driving Arrest The Stoughton Police and Fire Departments responded to a motor vehicle accident on Sumner St. in Stoughton Feb. 17 at 12:27 a.m. after receiving a call from a pregnant woman stating her car was struck by another vehicle. The woman refused a transport to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, according to the Stoughton Police logs. The driver of the other vehicle, Martin Brayton Fitzgerald, 24, of Copeland St. in Brockton, was arrested for allegedly driving drunk. Fitzgerald was charged with operating under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle…
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Monday evening incident was the result of a failure to yield, Easton Police said. One person was transported to the hospital.
One person was transported to the hospital Monday evening after a four-car accident at the intersection of Turnpike and Purchase Street in Easton. Easton Police Chief Allen Krajcik said a Stoughton driver failing to yield resulted in the chain reaction accident. "Investigation by Officer Keith Boone indicates that a 2006 Buick operated by Joseph Cohen, age 18, of Jefferson Court [in] Stoughton stopped at the stop sign on Purchase Street but then failed to yield to a vehicle heading northbound on Turnpike," Krajcik said in a statement. Cohen allegedly failed to yield to Michael Hurley of Malden. Following the initial accident, a third vehicle heading north on Turnpike struck the rear of Hurley's vehicle, which was pushed into a fourth …
Friday, September 7, 2012
This was one of three OUI-related arrests Stoughton Police made in a 10-hour span Thursday night into Friday morning.
A Stoughton woman driving with a four-year-old child was arrested Thursday evening for operating under the influence (second offense) following a car accident on Central St. The Stoughton Police and Fire Departments responded to a two-car accident at Central St. and Lakewood Dr. at 8:25 p.m. on September 6. Maranda Schmitt, 33, of Central St. in Stoughton, was charged with OUI second offense; operating with a revoked license; operating to endanger; and behavior that endangered a child, according to Stoughton Police Executive Officer Robert Devine. Lt. Buddy O'Neil of the Stoughton Fire Department said a car operated by a man was traveling on Central St. from Sharon and the other car, driven by Schmitt, either veered over the centerline or …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
One man was transported to Good Samaritan after falling out of a tree Wednesday night, while two were transported to Good Samaritan following a two-car accident Wednesday night. All injuries were considered to be non life-threatening.
The Stoughton Fire Department received a call at 11:47 p.m. on August 29 reporting that a man had fallen out of a tree at 701 Washington St., SFD Captain Doug Campbell said. A SFD engine and ambulance responded to the scene. A 25-year-old male was transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton with non life-threatening injuries, Campbell said. The tree itself was about 40 feet high, Campbell said. but it is unknown how far up the tree the man was when he fell. *** Earlier Wednesday evening, at 8:41 p.m., the Stoughton and Avon Fire Departments responded to a two-car accident in the parking lot of the RK Plaza on Park St. in Stoughton. An Avon ambulance transported two patients to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton with non…
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The accident occurred at the intersection of Washington St. and Kinsley St. Thursday evening, sending a total of four to Good Samaritan with minor injuries.
Two adults and two children were transported to the hospital with minor injuries following a two car crash in Stoughton Thursday evening, according to Captain Scott Breen of the Stoughton Fire Department. The accident took place at the corner of Washington St. (Route 138) and Kinsley St. at 5:36 p.m. on August 2. A Toyota Avalon (sedan) and Lexus SUV collided, with the Lexus rolling over onto its roof, Breen said. Three of the patients were able to get out of their respective vehicles on their own, but the female driver of the Lexus had to be helped out by first responders, although luckily she was not entrapped in the vehicle, Breen said. There were two passengers in each vehicle, a total of one man, one woman and two male children. Two …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The two car accident occurred on Park St. in Stoughton shortly before 4 p.m. on July 2.
The Stoughton Fire Department and Police Department responded to a two car crash on Park St. Monday afternoon, which sent four to the hospital, according to Lt. Brad Newbury of the SFD. Two Stoughton ambulances and an Avon ambulance transported the patients to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton with minor injuries, according to Newbury. The accident occurred at 3:50 p.m. on Monday, July 2 near the intersection of Park St. and Jones Terrace, near the Stoughton Public Library. One vehicle rear-ended another, while both were traveling towards Brockton on Route 27 South, Newbury said. Newbury said three patients were transported from one vehicle, while one patient was transported from the other (the car that was rear-ended).
Saturday, June 9, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of June 3, 2012.
Easton Police Arrest Two For Heroin Possession Ryan Desrosiers, 27, of Falmouth, and his girlfriend, Andrea Poirier, 22, of Norwood, were arrested by Easton Police on June 1 after heroin was allegedly found in their car. Police located Desrosiers and Poirier near the Raynham Dog Track on Route 138 after receiving a call from a woman stating that her great grandson and his girlfriend were taking financial advantage of the woman's elderly sister, Easton Police Chief Allen Krajcik said. Read more by clicking here. *** Two Hospitalized After Roll-Over Crash on Stoughton/Easton Line Two drivers were transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton Thursday morning, June 7 with minor injuries after a car vs. car collision in front of …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
A Thursday morning car crash outside of Roche Brothers resulted in a hospital transport for two with minor injuries. The Stoughton Fire Department responded to the scene.
Two drivers were transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton Thursday morning with minor injuries after a car vs. car collision in front of Roche Brother's Plaza on Washington Street in Easton. Easton Fire officials said a Stoughton fire engine and a Stoughton ambulance arrived on the scene to find a Ford Escape on its side. By the time emergency officials arrived, the male driver had been able to exit the vehicle. The Escape had collided with a red S.U.V. of similar size. Both drivers were transported to the hospital by a Stoughton ambulance.