Jul 29, 2014

Police Make Arrest in Robbery of Stoughton Home

Stoughton Police arrested an 18-year-old on Monday for allegedly breaking into a Stoughton home and stealing jewelry.

Police Make Arrest in Robbery of Stoughton Home

Persistent questioning from Detective Jim O’Connor of the led to solving a break-in at a Stoughton home, according to the Stoughton Police Facebook page.

Shane Scipione, 18, of Packard Road in Stoughton, was arrested on Monday, February 27 at 12:04 p.m. for an alleged home break-in on Robinette Road in Stoughton (off Bay Road).

Scipione is charged with breaking and entering; larceny under $250; receiving stolen property over $250; and the possession of marijuana (less than one ounce).

Acting Police Chief Robert Devine said Det. O’Connor had just cleared the scene of another call in the general area and observed Scipione walking down Woodpecker Road. Det. O’Connor approached Scipione and “found him to be in possession of jewelry and spray paint,” according to the SPD’s Facebook page.

Devine said police recovered a “sizeable amount of jewelry” and were able to identify the victim. Devine said Scipione was working alone.

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