Thursday, July 19, 2012
A shoplifter at Kohl's in Stoughton was arrested on Thursday, but not before leading Stoughton Police on an approximate 7-mile car chase that started at Kohl's and ended in Brockton.
An alleged shoplifter at Kohl's in Stoughton led Stoughton Police on a chase down Route 24 and into Brockton Thursday morning before being placed under arrest, according to Stoughton Police Executive Officer Robert Devine. Driving at speeds reaching 100 m.p.h. on Route 24 southbound as she tried to flee the scene, Janelle Pacheco, 27, of Brockton, was charged with a number of offenses including reckless operation of a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and shoplifting. Stoughton Police Officer Sandra Barrett responded to investigate a case of shoplifting at Kohl's at 501 Technology Center Drive in Stoughton at 11:11 a.m. on July 19. Devine said Officer Barrett located the vehicle, a small blue sedan, and attempted to stop it, but Pacheco …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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The chase originated in Randolph, but after a short distance, ended on Willow St. in Stoughton. The driver of the vehicle is still at large. Traffic on Route 24 North was tied up Tuesday morning as police set up a perimeter on the highway.
A vehicle that failed to stop on West St. in Randolph on Tuesday led police on a short car chase that ended in Stoughton and tied up morning traffic on Route 24 Northbound. According to Stoughton and Randolph Police, whose departments both responded to the scene, a car failed to stop on West St. at 4:30 a.m., roughly behind the Randolph Showcase Cinemas, and led Randolph police on a short car chase which ended when the car crashed at the dead end of Willow St. in Stoughton. The suspect, a male wearing a brown jacket, jumped out of the car and took off on foot, into the woods, according to Randolph Police Lt. Robert Emerson. He said the suspect was still at large. Emerson said the car was stolen out of Dorchester. Police set up a perimeter …