LOCAL NEWS

HULL POLICE INVESTIGATING ANTI-SEMITIC, RACIST GRAFFITI

Joe DiFazio
The Patriot Ledger
September 4, 2019

HULL – Police are investigating the discovery of anti-Semetic graffiti at Fort Revere Park that has prompted one local rabbi to speak out. More than 20 messages and crude drawings were spray painted on the walls and ground of Hull’s historical forts, police reported. Read More

KIDS IN THE BROCKTON AREA...ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, RUN

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
September 4, 2019

BROCKTON – Children will be off to the races once again this weekend when the fall season of Kids Road Races begins. Read More

2 MEN ARRESTED AFTER CHASE NEAR BROCKTON SHOOTING SCENE

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
August 30, 2019

BROCKTON – A car driving with a failed inspection sticker near the scene of a shooting led to the arrest of two men and the seizure of a gun and drugs early Friday morning, police said. Read More

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION AWARDS $12M IN SKILLS CAPITAL GRANTS

Barnstable Patriot
August 30, 2019

WORCESTER – The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $12 million to 45 high schools, colleges and educational institutions that will use the grant to acquire the newest technologies to educate students and expand career education opportunities. Read More

25 CASINGS RECOVERED, MAN SHOT IN BROCKTON

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
August 29, 2019

BROCKTON – Gunfire erupted in the Campello section of the city early Thursday morning, leaving one man injured. Read More

LEARN TO PREVENT IDENTITY FRAUD AND SCAMS

The Sippican Week
August 29, 2019

MARION – On Monday, September 16 at 12:30 p.m., a representative from the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department will be on hand at the Marion Council on Aging to discuss the dangers of identity the and financial scams. Read More

MARSHFIELD FAIR CLOSES STRONG AFTER A SLOW START

Joe DiFazio
The Patriot Ledger
August 25, 2019

MARSHFIELD – Three-year-old Jake Lancaster, of Hingham, was holding an inflatable sword taller than he was as he walked down one of the midways at the Marshfield Fair with his dad Sunday afternoon, the last day of the fair. With a smile from ear to ear, the boy showed off the prize he won in a fishing game on his first-ever trip to the fair, enthusiastically pointing out a pirate on a nearby ride. Read More

MARSHFIELD FAIR'S 152ND YEAR OFF TO SMOOTH START

James Kukstis
Wicked Local
August 20, 2019

MARSHFIELD – Tradition lives on in Marshfield this week as tens of thousands flock to the town for the 152nd Marhfield Fair. Read More

POLICE ARREST EAST WAREHAM MAN FOR EARLY MORNING B&E

Wicked Local
August 20, 2019

WAREHAM – Wareham police said Officer Ryan Turner and Juvenile Detective Karl Baptiste responded to the Mass Coastal Railroad office on Cranberry Highway for an alarm on Monday, Aug. 19th, at about 1:10 A.M. Read More

PLYMOUTH: MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON AFTER CHILD RAPE CONVICTION

959 WATD
August 18, 2019

PLYMOUTH – A Plymouth man was sentenced to prison after a jury convicted him on one count of aggravated child rape and one count of indecent assault and battery on a person over 14. Read More

NO LAWSUIT OVER COUNTY FARM IN PLYMOUTH

Rich Harbert
Wicked Local
August 16, 2019

PLYMOUTH – Cooler heads may be prevailing in the dispute over the sheriff's department use of the Plymouth County Farm. Read More

DEADLINE PASSES WITHOUT THREATENED EVICTION FOR PLYMOUTH COUNTY FARM

Rich Harbert
Wicked Local
August 16, 2019

PLYMOUTH – A deadline for the sheriff, whose office runs the farm, to vacate the property passed last week without the start of eviction proceedings threatened by the county, which owns the land. Read More

HOLBROOK POLICE K-9 RETIRES AFTER SIX YEARS OF SERVICE

Wicked Local
August 15, 2019

HOLBROOK – Holbrook Police K-9 Bo retired from duty in August after more than six years of service. Read More

PLYMOUTH: THE COUNTY NOTIFIES THE SHERIFF NO LEGAL PAPERS WILL BE FILED WHILE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THEM OCCUR

959 WATD
August 14, 2019

PLYMOUTH – In Plymouth, before the deadline for the cease and desist order issued by the County Commissioners to the Sheriff regarding the County Farm expired last Friday at midnight, these developments occurred. Read More

MARSHFIELD POLICE READY FOR BUSY MARSHFIELD FAIR

James Kukstis
Wicked Local
August 13, 2019

MARSHFIELD – Each year, the Marshfield Fair brings tens of thousands of visitors to town; with the 152nd set to start this week, Marshfield Police are busy preparing for the accompanying traffic and security concerns. Read More

ICE PROTEST AT PLYMOUTH ROCK DRAWS THUMBS UP, DOWN

Emily Clark
Wicked Local
July 16, 2019

PLYMOUTH – The crowd gathered at Plymouth Rock Friday to protest the nation’s immigration policies drew mixed reactions from people driving by in cars. Many honked approval and waved, while a few pointed their thumbs down in disapproval and hung out their windows yelling derogatory comments at the protesters. Read More

HULL POLICE OFFICER HOSPITALIZED AFTER CRASH

The Patriot Ledger
July 14, 2019

HULL – A police officer on a motorcycle was sent to the South Shore Hospital on Sunday after being hit by a pickup truck during a funeral procession. Read More

POLICE RAMP UP SECURITY FOR MARSHFIELD'S LEVITATE FESTIVAL

Mary Whitfill
The Patriot Ledger
July 12, 2019

MARSHFIELD – Visitors to this year’s Levitate Music and Arts Festival can expect to see a few security changes, including expedited lines for VIP and TSA Precheck-approved attendees, enforcers from the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission, and lockers for any bags that don’t meet security standards. Read More

PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF ORDERED TO VACATE COUNTY FARM

Rich Harbert
Wicked Local
July 5, 2019

PLYMOUTH – The property dispute between the Plymouth County Commissioners and the Plymouth County Sheriff over the county farm is getting uglier. Read More

POLICE:300 MARIJUANA PLANTS SEIZED FROM CARVER HOME CONVERTED INTO GROW HOUSE

Boston 25 News
July 3, 2019

CARVER – An entire house that was converted into a large scale marijuana growing operation with more than 300 plants was discovered early Wednesday, and the tenant arrested, after the owner of the home alerted police that illegal activity was happening on the property, according to officials. Read More

PLYMOUTH GEARS UP FOR ANNUAL THIRD OF JULY CELEBRATIONS ALONG SOUTHERN BEACHES

Rich Harbert
Wicked Local
July 1, 2019

PLYMOUTH – Long before the start of Independence Day parades and celebrations across the nation, the party is on along the town’s southern shoreline. Read More

PLYMOUTH: OPERATION OF FARM REMAINS ISSUE OF CONTENTION BETWEEN COUNTY, SHERIFF'S OFFICE

959 WATD
July 1, 2019

PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth County Farm has become a point of contention between county officials and the Sheriff’s Department with the county recently ordering the sheriff’s department to cease and desist use of the farm as of 11:59 p.m. last night. Read More

SHERIFFS RENEW ICE AGREEMENTS DESPITE CRITICISM

Joe DiFazio
The Patriot Ledger
June 26, 2019

PLYMOUTH – Sheriffs in three Massachusetts counties are renewing their cooperation agreements with federal immigration officials despite critics who say the arrangement erodes trust between law enforcement and immigrant communities in the state. Read More

CAR STRUCK WHEN GUNFIRE ERUPTS IN BROCKTON

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
June 20, 2019

BROCKTON – A parked car was struck by a bullet when gunfire rang out Wednesday night around the corner from a park. Read More

RED CROSS RECOGNIZES COMMUNITY PARTNERS AT ANNUAL MEETING

Tim Dunn
CapeCod.com
June 20, 2019

HYANNIS – The American Red Cross of the Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts held its annual meeting last week at Fort Taber Community Center in New Bedford. Read More

PLYMOUTH: SHERIFF CALLS COUNTY LEGAL TACTICS A MONEY GRAB

Bobbi Clark
959 WATD
June 17, 2019

PLYMOUTH – In Plymouth, at the end of the month, if the County Commissioners have their way, forget a family outing at the County Farm. The Commissioners have issued a notice to Sheriff McDonald to cease and desist use of the 90 acre farm, by the public, as of 11:59 PM, June 30th. Read More

JUVENILE ARRESTED AFTER WHITMAN STABBING

Stephanie Spyropoulos
Whitman Hanson Express
June 17, 2019

WHITMAN – A 16-year-old Whitman teen is in stable condition, recovering from extensive injuries following a stabbing on Sunday evening in Whitman. Read More

NED'S POINT TOURS BEGIN FOR SUMMER 2019

Kenny Borges
Sippican Week Today
June 15, 2019

MATTAPOISETT – Jeff Caton has been photographing and drawing pictures of the lighthouse at Ned’s Point since he was in high school, but on Tuesday June 11, the day before his 53rd birthday, he saw his old subject from a new angle. Read More

10 CASINGS, 1 BULLET RECOVERED FOLLOWING DAYTIME BROCKTON SHOOTING

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
June 10, 2019

BROCKTON – Next to the triple-decker home, small pieces of ripped up yellow caution tape were scattered across the road. Read More

MARSHFIELD POLICE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT WHO GAVE OFFICERS A FAKE NAME

Mike Saccone
Boston 25 News
June 6, 2019

MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Police are on the hunt for a man accused of giving officers a fake name during his arrest, according to Chief Phillip Tavares. Read More

ROMANCE SCAMS PRESENTED BY THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

May 31, 2019

BROCKTON – Learn how to protect yourself when interacting online. Read More

AUDIT OF THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Office of the State Auditor
May 23, 2019

PLYMOUTH – In accordance with Section 12 of Chapter 11 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Office of the State Auditor has performed an audit of the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD) for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. Read More

8th ANNUAL TOUCH A TRUCK

Jody Dickerson
The Wanderer
May 22, 2019

MARION – The Marion Recreation Department would like to sincerely thank the many organizations and partners that helped make our 8th Annual Touch a Truck event on Saturday a great success. Read More

BODY OF MISSING NANTASCOT PLACE RESIDENT BELIEVED FOUND

Susan Ovans
Hull Times
May 20, 2019

HULL – The body of a Hull man who has been missing since early November has reportedly been found, Hull Police Chief John Dunn said Monday. Read More

MAN SHOT IN BROCKTON, 6 WEEKS AFTER HE WAS STABBED

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
May 20, 2019

BROCKTON – A city man was shot multiple times early Monday morning, the second time he was the victim of a violent crime in six weeks. Read More

WEST BRIDGEWATER ROLLOVER CAUSES A MESS

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
May 15, 2019

WEST BRIDGEWATER – A rollover crash left a widespread mess in the roadway Wednesday morning, but didn’t result in any serious injuries. Read More

BROCKTON, PLYMOUTH COUNTY SEE 'NOTABLE DECREASE' IN OVERDOSE DEATHS

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
May 15, 2019

BROCKTON – The state only saw a 1 percent decrease in opioid-related deaths last year over the previous year, but Brockton and Plymouth County saw a “notable decrease,” according to state officials. Read More

WHITEY BULGER LETTER DETAILING DECLINING HEALTH UP FOR AUCTION: 'IN TIME I GIVE IT A YEAR, IT'S OVER'

Chris Ciaccia
Fox News
May 15, 2019

BOSTON – A letter written in prison by infamous Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger detailing his declining health is up for auction. Read More

STONECRESTER FROM MASSACHUSETTS JAILED AFTER FAILING TO REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDER

Villages-News.com
May 14, 2019

MARION – A Stonecrester with a lifetime mandate to register as a sex offender is behind bars in the Marion County Jail after failing to do so. Read More

ROOFER ARRESTED AFTER MULTI-TOWN CHASE

Abram Neal
Whitman Hanson Express
May 13, 2019

PEMBROKE – Matthew Will, 38, owner of 5-Star Discount Roofing in Halifax, was arrested at his rental home on Furnace Colony Drive, Pembroke, at about 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9 after a dramatic chase and a tense standoff with police. Read More

BROCKTON POLICE DRIVE SHOOTING VICTIM TO HOSPITAL

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
May 13, 2019

BROCKTON – A patrolman drove a shooting victim to the hospital early Monday morning as another officer applied pressure to the victim’s wounds in the back of the cruiser. Read More

RAID ON WAREHAM HOME NETS FENTANYL, COCAINE

The Standard Times
May 10, 2019

WAREHAM – An East Wareham man was arrested on drug charges, including trafficking in fentanyl, after a joint investigation by Wareham and Fairhaven police detectives and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Acting Police Chief John Walcek said. Read More

CAR STRUCK BY GUNFIRE; 7 CASINGS RECOVERED IN BROCKTON

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
May 8, 2019

BROCKTON – A vehicle was damaged when several gunshots rang out on the north side of the city Wednesday morning. Read More

BARK IN THE PARK 2019

Wicked Local
May 7, 2019

PLYMOUTH – Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Bark in the Park, celebrating pooches from throughout the region. Read More

MARSHFIELD: WHITMAN MAN CHARGED WITH STORE ROBBERY

Dan McCready
959 WATD
May 3, 2019

MARSHFIELD – A Whitman man has been arrested in connection with a Marshfield robbery. Read More

SATURDAY IS NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

Wicked Local
April 25, 2019

BROCKTON – Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz and Sheriff Joseph McDonald are urging Plymouth County residents to get out this Saturday and safely recycle their expired and unwanted medications. Read More

PLYMOUTH COUNTY OFFICIALS STRESS UNITED APPROACH TO OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Corlyn Voorhees
The Enterprise
April 23, 2019

BRIDGEWATER – There’s no simple way to solve the opioid epidemic plaguing not only the Brockton area, but the entire nation. Read More

VIDEO: PLYMOUTH MAN SWORN IN AS PLYMOUTH DISTRICT COURT CLERK MAGISTRATE

David Kindy
Wicked Local
April 13, 2019

PLYMOUTH – Bearing the national and state flags, a black-clad Honor Guard of the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department marched into the arraignment court. After posting the colors, attention turned to the middle of the room at Plymouth District Court, where Adam Baler was standing front and center. Read More

PLYMOUTH: COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SEEK A LEASE AGREEMENT FROM THE STATE REGARDING THE COUNTY FARM

Bobbi Clark
959 WATD
April 11, 2019

PLYMOUTH – In Plymouth, the 90 acre County Farm is being discussed in executive sessions by the County Commissioners. Executive sessions are used to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of property, so what is the County’s goal in these negotiations? Read More

PASTOR SUSPECTS OPIOID ADDICT BEHIND VANDALISM, THEFT AT MARSHFIELD CHURCH

Mike Saccone
Boston 25 News
April 4, 2019

MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Police and the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a case of vandalism and theft at St. Ann by the Sea Church, according to a letter from Father John Carmichael. Read More

MAN FACING CHARGES AFTER STANDOFF WITH POLICE IN WAREHAM

Emily Sweeney
Boston Globe
April 4, 2019

WAREHAM – A man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly barricaded himself in a Wareham home and had a standoff with police, authorities said. Read More

PLYMOUTH MAN CHARGED WITH DRAGGING SANDWICH OFFICER WITH CAR

Wheeler Cowperthwaite
Cape Cod Times
March 26, 2019

BARNSTABLE – A 20-year-old Plymouth man is facing several charges after allegedly attacking a Sandwich police officer and dragging him for 30 feet after a traffic stop on Monday. Read More

UBER DRIVER ROBBED, CARJACKED IN BROCKTON

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
March 22, 2019

BROCKTON – An Uber driver was robbed at knifepoint and then carjacked, but the assailants were nowhere to be found when they rolled the vehicle over about 20 minutes later. Read More

TAUNTON POLICE TAKE PART IN LARGE-SCALE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEST

Taunton Gazette
March 21, 2019

TAUNTON – Taunton Police Lt. Eric P. Nichols and Patrolman John Borges participated in an exercise Thursday to test the communications technology interoperability among several Massachusetts law enforcement agencies. The exercise was conducted at Wompatuck State Park in Hingham. Read More

COURT RULES TO CONTINUE HOLDING 19-YEAR-OLD ONSET MAN ACCUSED OF MAKING FALSE BOMB THREATS

Wicked Local
March 21, 2019

BROCKTON – A Plymouth County Superior Court Judge has upheld the state’s motion to continue holding a 19-year-old Onset man in custody prior to his trial on three counts of making a false bomb threat with serious public alarm and one count of intimidating a witness. Read More

APPRECIATING CARVER ON CARVER HEALS NIGHT

Kathryn Gallerani
Wicked Local
March 21, 2019

CARVER – Donna Halunen Forand’s father grew up in Carver. She grew up in Carver, moved away, and returned to Carver. She loves Carver. Read More

DNA MATCH LEADS TO B&E CHARGES AGAINST TAUNTON WOMAN

Charles Winokoor
Taunton Gazette
March 19, 2019

TAUNTON – It took nearly two years, but police said they have DNA proof that a city woman broke into a camper trailer being stored at a self-storage facility. Read More

PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF MCDONALD DEFENDS ICE PARTNERSHIP

Rich Harbert
Wicked Local
March 19, 2019

PLYMOUTH – An agreement between the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is now more than 17 months old and shows no signs of ending anytime soon. Read More

WAREHAM POLICE SEEK MAN WHO ROBBED LOCAL MARKET AT GUNPOINT

CapeCod.com
March 18, 2019

WAREHAM – Wareham Police officers responded to the Wareham Country Market on Marion Road for an armed robbery. Read More

THREE CARS HIT BY GUNFIRE IN CAMPELLO AREA OF BROCKTON

Marc Larocque
The Enterprise
March 10, 2019

BROCKTON – Brockton police responded to a ShotSpotter alert during the early hours on Sunday, recovering nearly 20 gun shell casings and finding three cars that were hit by bullets. Read More

FOURTH MAN ARRESTED IN BROCKTON CELL PHONE STORE ROBBERY

Marc Larocque
The Enterprise
March 5, 2019

BROCKTON – A fourth suspect was arrested after a violent robbery on Jan. 26 in Brockton, committed by a group that later shot a gun at the police. Read More

'DON'T KNOW HOW WE ARE ALIVE' - CARVER WOMAN THANKFUL AFTER CRASH

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
March 4, 2019

CARVER – Kristine Robichaud was only about three miles away from her home early Saturday morning when her life almost changed forever. Read More

WAREHAM POLICE GET ASSIST FROM PLYMOUTH COUNTY K-9 TEAM IN ARRESTING 2 CHASE SUSPECTS

Wicked Local
February 19, 2019

WAREHAM – Wareham Police got an assist from a Plymouth County K-9 team in arresting two suspects following a car-turned-foot chase Monday night. Read More

7 GUNSHOTS FIRED WEST OF DOWNTOWN BROCKTON

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
February 14, 2019

BROCKTON – Police recovered seven shell casings after gunshots were fired just west of the downtown area Wednesday night. Read More

WAREHAM MAN FACES SEVERAL CHARGES FOR B&E OF MATTAPOISETT HOME

Tim Dunn
WBSM
February 10, 2019

MATTAPOISETT – A Wareham man faces multiple charges after breaking into a Mattapoisett home and stealing several items. Read More

RAYNHAM DRIVER STRIKES TAUNTON MAN WITH CAR IN WEST BRIDGEWATER

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
February 6, 2019

WEST BRIDGEWATER – A man walking across the entrance way of a supermarket parking lot was struck by a vehicle and injured Tuesday night. Read More

MAN SET WHITMAN DUMPSTER FIRE, RETURNED TO SCENE SMELLING LIKE GAS

Joe Pelletier
The Enterprise
January 31, 2019

WHITMAN – A Colorado man set a dumpster fire behind a town convenience store, then was arrested when he returned to the scene of the crime smelling like gasoline, officials said. Read More

BARNSTABLE SCHOOL SEARCHED AFTER BULLET FOUND IN CLASSROOM

Kristen Young
Cape Cod Times
January 29, 2019

HYANNIS – A bullet found in a classroom at Barnstable Intermediate School on Monday prompted a search of the school by police and school officials, according to the Barnstable Police Department. Read More

OCCUPIED BUS SLAMS INTO TREE IN LAKEVILLE

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
January 25, 2019

LAKEVILLE – A school bus carrying four children slammed into a tree Thursday afternoon, causing major damage to the bus and leaving the driver injured. Read More

BROCKTON MAN HELD WITHOUT BAIL IN STABBING OF BROTHER

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
January 24, 2019

BROCKTON – A Brockton man accused of stabbing his brother in the neck was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation during his arraignment earlier this week. Read More

GUNSHOT FIRED BEHIND BROCKTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
January 10, 2019

BROCKTON – A gunshot was fired behind an elementary school early Wednesday evening when a pre-arranged marijuana sale turned into an attempted armed robbery, police said. Read More

RAYNHAM MAN ARRESTED IN BROCKTON ARMED ROBBERY

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
January 9, 2019

BROCKTON – A combined effort by detectives and patrol officers led to the arrest of an armed robbery suspect early Wednesday morning, about six hours after the incident. Read More

BROCKTON'S NEW YEAR BEGINS WITH GUNSHOTS, CHAOS

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
January 1, 2019

BROCKTON – A man was shot, reportedly in the stomach, about six hours into 2019. Read More

BRISTOL COUNTY, FALL RIVER PD K9s GRADUATE NARCOTICS, WEAPONS ACADEMY

The Herald News
December 28, 2018

DARTMOUTH – The streets in Fall River and Bristol County are safer today than they were yesterday, and the community has some four-legged officers to thank for it. Read More

YEAR IN REVIEW 2018: STORIES THAT MADE HEADLINES IN HANOVER

Hanover Mariner Staff
Wicked Local
December 26, 2018

HANOVER – Hanover's 2018 year in review. Read More

PLYMOUTH 2018, THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Rich Harbert
Wicked Local
December 26, 2018

PLYMOUTH – Reporter Rich Harbert presents his take on Plymouth news in 2018. Read More

PLYMOUTH'S HOLIDAY SEASON OVERDOSES BELIE PROGRESS IN OPIOID CRISIS

Rich Harbert
Wicked Local
December 20, 2018

PLYMOUTH – The town lost two residents to the opioid crisis as the year comes to a close, but overdoses were down in Plymouth in 2018. Read More

GOOD SAMARITAN HELPS WAREHAM POLICE OFFICER SUBDUE ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT

Wicked Local
December 18, 2018

WAREHAM – A Wareham police officer with a Good Samaritan’s assistance corralled and arrested an armed robbery suspect who was offering violent resistance Tuesday morning for sticking up the Dollar General store at 3137 Cranberry Highway. Read More

BOSTON MAN CHARGED WITH SMASHING CAR WINDOW OUTSIDE BROCKTON HOSPITAL

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
December 14, 2018

BROCKTON – A Boston man will be charged with smashing a car window outside a city hospital after police say evidence at the scene led them to him. Read More

CAR GOES AIRBORNE, CRASHES INTO BROCKTON BANK

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
December 7, 2018

BROCKTON – A man suffered serious injuries early Friday morning when his car went airborne and crashed into a bank, landing on its roof. Read More

REHOBOTH MIDDLE SCHOOL ON LOCKDOWN AFTER PURPORTED GUN THREAT

The Herald News
November 20, 2018

REHOBOTH – The D.L. Beckwith Middle School was briefly on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon while police investigated a threat to school safety. Read More

MIDDLEBORO MAN CHARGED IN 'SERIOUS' STABBING IN CARVER

Jennette Barnes
South Coast Today
November 18, 2018

CARVER – A Middleboro man has been arrested on a charge of attempted murder in the multiple stabbing of a man during an argument Saturday night at a home in Carver. Read More

EXPERTS URGE PREPARATION FOR SOUTH SHORE COASTAL RESIDENTS

Mary Whitfill
The Patriot Ledger
November 15, 2018

SCITUATE – Experts are urging coastal residents to be proactive about protecting their property from the coastal flooding and other storm damage sure to come in the next few months. Evacuation procedures, property preparedness and floods are all things residents should be considering ahead of winter storm season, Dave Ball, president of the Scituate Coastal Coalition, says. Read More

BRIDGEWATER MAN STRUCK BY CAR, THROWN 15 FEET

Cody Shepard
The Enterprise
November 7, 2018

BRIDGEWATER – A town man who was struck by a vehicle while walking in a crosswalk Tuesday night was thrown 15 feet, police said. Read More

EAST BRIDGEWATER MAN, REPORTED MISSING FRIDAY MORNING, FOUND AFTER HOUR-LONG SEARCH

Josie Albertson-Grove
The Enterprise
October 26, 2018

EAST BRIDGEWATER – A 23-year-old man reported missing around 9:15 a.m. Friday was found unhurt about an hour later. Read More

HOMELESS MAN IS BEING HELD ON KIDNAPPING, OTHER CHARGES OUT OF KINGSTON

Kathryn Gallerani
Wicked Local
October 24, 2018

KINGSTON – A homeless man faces kidnapping, assault and battery and other charges after an alleged domestic assault in Kingston. Read More

HANOVER POLICE THWART CRIME, RECOVER $40K WORTH OF TIRES

Adam Silva
Wicked Local
October 23, 2018

HANOVER – As Hanover Police Officer Jason Lamb was completing an early morning area check near the Prime Infiniti car dealership earlier this month, an odd parking job lead to the recovery of $40,000 worth of stolen goods. Read More

BROCKTON POLICE OFFICER SHOOTS, SERIOUSLY INJURES KNIFE-WEILDING MAN

Corlyn Voorhees
The Enterprise
October 19, 2018

BROCKTON – A man armed with a knife was shot by a police officer Friday afternoon after he refused orders to drop the weapon, officials said. Read More

BUILDING BRIDGES: SPAN SALUTES A BIPARTISAN LEGACY

Tracy F. Seelye
Whitman Hanson Express
October 18, 2018

HANSON – Bridges over sometimes-troubled political waters — and the late Charles W. Mann’s role in spanning political divides throughout his career in public service — was the theme of the Oct. 12 dedication of the Hon. Charles W. Mann Bridge. Read More

PLYMOUTH COUNTY OUTREACH AWARDED

Joe DiFazio
The Patriot Ledger
October 11, 2018

PLYMOUTH – Plymouth County Outreach, a South Shore coalition of law enforcement and health care providers fighting opioid abuse, has won a national community policing award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Read More

PLYMOUTH AREA WILL RECEIVE $1M TO COMBAT OPIOID CRISIS

Johanna Seltz
Boston Globe
October 9, 2018

PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth area will be receiving just over $1 million in federal money over the next two years to help deal with the opioid crisis. Read More

PLYMOUTH AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST TACKLES ISSUES

Kathryn Gallerani & Emily Clark
Wicked Local
October 9, 2018

PLYMOUTH – Legislators discussed everything from dredging harbors to nurse-to-patient ratios, nuclear waste to the opiate crisis. Read More

LIISA BUDGE-JOHNSON REMEMBERED FOR DECADES OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND ADVOCACY

Richard Harbert
Wicked Local
October 6, 2018

PLYMOUTH – When Liisa Budge-Johnson found a cause or interest, she went at it full bore. Read More

POLICE OUTRAGED AT VANDALISM AT ACUSHNET CEMETERY

Curt Brown
South Coast Today
October 5, 2018

ACUSHNET – The vandals who toppled 17 headstones at the Acushnet Cemetery overnight Wednesday trampled on sacred ground, police said. Read More

MARSHFIELD SAFETY DAY TO SHOWCASE EMERGENCY RESPONDERS

Mary Whitfill
The Patriot Ledger
October 5, 2018

MARSHFIELD – Be it by land, by air or by sea, if it’s a rescue vehicle, it’s fair game for next weekend’s Marshfield Regional Safety Day. Read More

PLYMOUTH COUNTY OPIOID TREATMENT EFFORTS TO GET $500,000 GRANT

Mary Whitfill
The Patriot Ledger
October 3, 2018

PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office will receive a $541,300 federal grant to support the Plymouth County Outreach program, the Department of Justice said Wednesday. Read More