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Recent Crime News
Thursday Feb 2 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Police have arrested a Taunton man in the Sunday night stabbing death of a homeless man in the city's North End. Jorge Arce, 37, of 172 Oak Street, Taunton, was arrested Wednesday night by a Massachusetts State Police Trooper on Route 24 in Bridgewater, the Bristol County District Attorney's office reported. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 25 | via Lowell Sun
A gun-rights group, along with individual gun owners and retailers, is challenging the state's 1998 assault weapon ban in federal court, arguing the law unconstitutionally infringes on the right to bear arms and improperly bans an entire class of weapons. The lawsuit, filed Monday by a group of plaintiffs including the Gun Owners Action League, names as defendants Gov. Charlie Baker, Attorney General Maura Healey, Public Safety Secretary Daniel Bennett, the Massachusetts State Police and State Police Superintendent Col. Comment?
Jan 16, 2017 | via SouthCoastToday.com
After a highway gas station in Bridgewater was robbed by a man wielding a handsaw early Sunday morning, a Brockton woman and a Berkley man were both arrested and charged in connection to the crime. The Mobil gas station at the Route 24 South rest area in Bridgewater was held up by a man brandishing a small hand saw at 12:19 a.m. on Sunday, according to Massachusetts State Police. Comment?
Jan 16, 2017 | via Boston Herald
A 45-year-old Berkley man is accused of wielding a hand saw during a robbery at a gas station where he made off with $82 and eight packs of smokes yesterday, state police said. The alleged robbery occurred shortly after midnight at a gas station on the south side of Route 24, police said. Comment?
Jan 13, 2017 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Police nabbed an alleged bank robber on the Gomes Elementary School playground Friday after a robbery at BankFive on the south side of New Bedford. Police said the suspect, who lives in Bridgwater, claimed to have a weapon, but did not show it, and made off with a "substantial" amount of money. Comment?
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