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23 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
While Middleborough's earliest Chinese immigrants experienced random and mercifully rare incidences of harassment, more official anti-Chinese discrimination was institutionalized in the Page Act of 1875, the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, and subsequent laws which placed severe restrictions upon the emigration, residence and naturalization of Chinese in America. Senator George Frisbie Hoar of Massachusetts lambasted the Exclusion Act as “nothing less than the legalization of racial discrimination.” Few Chinese escaped the pervasiveness of these laws, including a Middleborough Chinese laundryman known alternatively as Joe Yap and Joe Wong who experienced the consequences of this discrimination first hand in 1901. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via Patch.com
A Brockton man was convicted yesterday of robbing multiple banks by a federal jury following a six-day trial in U.S. District Court in Boston. James Patterson, 47, was found guilty of five counts of bank robbery. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via Patch.com
James Patterson, 47, was arrested on Aug. 4, 2014, near the Century Bank on Cambridge Street in Burlington carrying a black BB gun. A Brockton man was convicted on Monday of robbing multiple banks by a federal jury following a six-day trial in U.S. District Court in Boston. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via The Inquirer & Mirror
A Nantucket man was arraigned in Nantucket District Court Tuesday on two counts of forcible rape of a child following Nov. 4 allegations that he sexually assaulted his 3-year-old daughter on multiple occasions. Hadi Nabulsi, 24, of 55 Cato Lane, is being held on $35,000 bail and was ordered to return to court Monday, Nov. 16 for a pretrial hearing. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via Patch.com
2:07 a.m. - Skyler Lee Hammond, 23, of Stoughton, was arrested at Washington Street near School Street and charged with resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. 2:26 p.m. - Chelsea Volcjak, 28, of Berkley, was arrested at Kohl's and charged with larceny over $250. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 3 | via Patch.com
2;47 p.m. - Clayton Johnson, 22, of Brockton, was arrested on Atherton Street at Canton Street and charged with operating with a suspended license. 2:30 a.m. - During a motor vehicle stop on Wheeler Circle, Leonard Ward, 24, of Stoughton, was arrested on a warrant. Comment?
Oct 15, 2015 | via Patch.com
2:22 p.m. - A male on Pearl Street called for an unwanted female party. When police responded, Matthew McCoy, 33, of Stoughton and Melissa Ford, 31, of Brockton, were arrested on warrants. Comment?
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