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Thursday Jan 28 | via Boston.com
Two men allegedly fled a traffic stop in Brockton with a gun and drugs in their car, sparking a chase that ended with their arrests neighboring West Bridgewater, according to State Police. Kevin Green, 23, of Randolph and passenger Atiyana Phillips-Lawson, 19, of Dorchester were pulled over for an alleged motor vehicle violation, State Police said. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Boston.com
Investigators in Brockton arrested four men and seized guns, fentanyl, and cocaine in three different searches Tuesday, bringing a two-month investigation to a close, State Police said in a statement. Steve Gomes Depina, 28, Miguel Fidalgo, 32, and Joao Pires-Depina, 33, all of Brockton, and Joshua Pires, 25, of Dorchester were arrested and charged on various drug and gun offenses. Comment?
Saturday Jan 23 | via WLOX-TV Biloxi
A store owner shows how she used a club to scare off a robber with a knife. BROCKTON, MA Store worker Maria Alves talks on Thursday about an attempted robbery on Wednesday. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 20 | via Lawyers, Guns, and Money
Steve Lubet has tracked down the person who could well be Gideon Lewis-Kraus's source for the off the record claim in this part of GLK's profile of Alice Goffman: When it comes to Goffman's assertion that officers run IDs in maternity wards to arrest wanted fathers, another short Internet search produces corroborating examples in Dallas, New Orleans and Brockton, Mass., and a Philadelphia public defender and a deputy mayor told me that the practice does not at all seem beyond plausibility. First, Lubet found GLK's "corroborating examples," and discovered that they in no way actually corroborated Goffman's assertions . Comment?
Tuesday Jan 12 | via Berkshire Eagle
BROCKTON, MASS. >> Police say a 17-year-old Brockton boy struck in the back by a bullet that passed through his home's kitchen window was not the intended target. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 12 | via Boston.com
One man was wounded early Tuesday when people riding in two cars engaged in a gunfight in a residential neighborhood in Brockton, Brockton police said. The victim was found in the backyard of a home near the shooting scene, police said. Comment?
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