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Saturday | via Boston.com
Yalitza Camacho stood in her kitchen with her arms wrapped around her chest. Without her daughter, killed this month in a hit-and-run accident, her Dorchester home was quiet. Comment?
Sunday Jun 14 | via Boston.com
Surveillance cameras caught him circling the area of 296 Bowdoin St. in a white 2007 Ford Fusion on the Sunday before Memorial Day, as the neighborhood bustled around him. If he saw children playing, they did not deter him. Comment?
Sunday Jun 7 | via Patch.com
5:36 a.m. - A 34-year-old male from Brockton was arrested on Wheeler Circle and charged with domestic assault. 8:26 a.m. - A 47-year-old female from Brockton received a summons on Water Street for identity fraud. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 3 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Officials this week applauded the success of ShotSpotter technology after noting that in the first year, nearly 200 incidents were captured by the gunfire-detection sensors and police made several related arrests. Police said the sensor technology led to nine arrests from May 1, 2014, through April 30 of this year, as well as the recovery of three weapons, 180 shell casings and 60 “additional pieces of evidence.” “I think it's providing a return on investment for the city,” City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. said. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 2 | via Patch.com
6:49 a.m. - During a motor vehicle stop on Park Street by Curtis Avenue, a 24-year-old male from Brockton received a summons for operating with a suspended license and failure to have a motor vehicle inspection. 5:41 p.m. - Carley Diaz, 30, of Boston, was arrested at Kohl's and charged with larceny of property over $250. Comment?
Monday Jun 1 | via Patch.com
A new DNA test on a bloody jacket has brought a new charge against a former Braintree resident in a 1981 murder case. A modern DNA test on a jacket is apparently the reason why former Braintree resident Keith Butler is back in Massachusetts to face a murder charge stemming from 1981. Comment?
Monday Jun 1 | via SouthCoastToday.com
MATTAPOISETT - Jason A. Bobola was indicted last week on charges of stealing more than $100,000 from an elderly woman in town, Plymouth County DA Timothy J. Cruz said in a news release. Prosecutors allege that Bobola, 31, the son of Mattapoisett Building Inspector Andrew Bobola of Mattapoisett, stole more than $100,000 on various dates from July 2013 through January 2014, according to Beth Stone, a spokeswoman for Cruz. Comment?
May 26, 2015 | via Boston Herald
A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to four consecutive life sentences plus 40 years for killing two Boston men and wounding a third in a 2009 shooting on a Providence street. Nigel Nichols of Brockton, Massachusetts, was sentenced Tuesday in Providence Superior Court. Comment?
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