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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Patrick made his first comments regarding the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month.
After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

Police cracked down after an incident last month where an unsecured ax flew through the windshield of a trailing car.
Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Mass. State Police Warn: State Law Requires Licenses be Legible, Uncovered

Mass. State Police Warn: State Law Requires Licenses be Legible, Uncovered

State Police will enforce law that prohibits licenses plates from being covered or obscured.
Bristol County Sheriff's Daughter Arrested After 7 Shot at Nightclub

Bristol County Sheriff's Daughter Arrested After 7 Shot at Nightclub

After seven people were shot at the Jalice Cafe early Saturday, Michelle Hodgson was charged with witness intimidation.
Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here's the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Dedham Man Charged with Alleged Armed Robbery in Attleboro

Dedham Man Charged with Alleged Armed Robbery in Attleboro

Lawrence J. Costello allegedly robbed a Bank of America on May 12.
Officials Will Not Release IDs of Victims in Mansfield Train Crash

Officials Will Not Release IDs of Victims in Mansfield Train Crash

Two males and a female were killed when their vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train Sunday.
South Attleboro Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

South Attleboro Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

State Police did not identify the man Monday.
Attleboro Woman Arrested in NH for DWI

Attleboro Woman Arrested in NH for DWI

New Hampshire State Troopers make arrest in Somersworth.
Man Admits to Exploiting Child in Bikini Model Ploy

Man Admits to Exploiting Child in Bikini Model Ploy

Joshua Dunfee posed as a photographer and offered a fake $20,000 bikini modeling contract to an Attleboro woman and her daughter in 2011, authorities said.
Fire Breaks Out on Norgate Road

Fire Breaks Out on Norgate Road

Firefighters declared it under control at about 2:45 p.m.
Three Arrested on Booze Charges in NH

Three Arrested on Booze Charges in NH

State troopers made the arrests in Plymouth.
Hit List Found in Hill-Roberts Elementary

Hit List Found in Hill-Roberts Elementary

The list was allegedly penned by a fourth grader.
Police Investigating Recent Spike in Heroin Overdoses

Police Investigating Recent Spike in Heroin Overdoses

A high number of heroin overdoses, including fatalities, have been reported in Massachusetts in the last two weeks.
Police ID Wallet Theft Suspect as 19-year-old

Police ID Wallet Theft Suspect as 19-year-old

Have you seen Cameron Pezza? East Providence Police are looking for him.
Feds Seeking Death Penalty for Accused Boston Marathon Bomber

Feds Seeking Death Penalty for Accused Boston Marathon Bomber

U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, of Massachusetts, announced the decision Thursday.
Attleboro Police Arrest Alleged Drug Dealer at Days Inn

Attleboro Police Arrest Alleged Drug Dealer at Days Inn

A Rhode Island man was arrested for cocaine possession with intent to distribute.
Shoplifting, Open Container and Drug Possession

Shoplifting, Open Container and Drug Possession

The following information about recent local arrests and charges was supplied by the Attleboro Police Department. An arrest and/or charge does not indicate a conviction.