Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Thousands of dollars worth of tools were stolen from a Habitat for Humanity project on Commercial St. in Stoughton on Sunday. The home was also vandalized. The robbery and damages will delay the project for up to a month.
A Habitat For Humanity project on Commercial St. in Stoughton is now running behind schedule after thousands of dollars worth of tools were taken when the home was broken into on Sunday. Erin Daxberger arrived at the home on Monday for her weekly check of the property and found the door wide-open, WBZ-TV reports. A compressor, nail guns, chop saw, and other tools were taken from the home, Martine Taylor, Executive Director of South Shore Habitat for Humanity told FOX25. The basement was also vandalized, now covered in paint. WBZ and FOX25 report that $3,000 worth of tools were stolen from the home. South Shore Habitat for Humanity is building the home for Erin and Chad Daxberger, both life-long Stoughton residents. The two have three young…
Monday, August 8, 2011
Gulf Stations on Turnpike St. and Dykeman Way were robbed Sunday morning. Samuel Stovall was arrested by Brockton Police later on Sunday in connection with both robberies.
A man armed with a knife was arrested Sunday morning after police said he robbed two gas stations in Stoughton earlier in the day, according to WCVB-TV, who first reported the story. Stoughton police responded to the Prestige Gulf Gas Station, located at 1580 Turnpike Street, at 7 a.m. on Sunday after a female clerk said she had been robbed at knifepoint. $300 worth of cigarettes were taken, in addition to an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect was seen fleeing in a black Dodge Neon. Police in Avon received a call about an hour later reporting a robbery at the Gulf gas station on Dykeman Way, next to the entrance to the Christmas Tree Shops, on the Stoughton/Avon line. Police said the man got away with an undetermined amount of cash …
Monday, August 1, 2011
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AROUND & ABOUT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT: Stoughton Police Sgt. Paul Williams, and his midnight shift cooordinated the arrest at a robbery in progress at Walgreen's at around 3 a.m. Monday. According to Police Chief Paul Shastany, "They caught the perpetrator inside, and an accomplice in a car outside. It was wonderful work. We're doing well at solving crimes." Shastany also said another problem occurred overnight. "Someone has been lighting dumpsters on fire outside the schools. Anyone with information should contact the detectives at 781-344-2424." IN OTHER POLICE NEWS... * The Stoughton Police Canine Unit will be having a Police Dog Demonstration on Saturday, Augsut 6, starting at 2 p.m. at the Arbors of Stoughton, 2121 Central Street. …
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
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