Thursday, March 7, 2013
Male suspect allegedly accompanied an Attleboro woman during an attempted fraud/larceny of $25,000 from TD Bank in Foxborough in February.
The Foxborough Police Department is searching for a black male described as “tall with a small build” who allegedly was with Charlese A. Townes, 19, of Attleboro during an attempted fraud/larceny of $25,000 from TD Bank in Foxborough on Feb. 14. Foxborough police arrested Townes shortly after the Feb. 14 incident and charged her with attempted larceny over $250. Foxborough Police Chief Edward O’Leary said his department had been working with secret service on the regional counterfeit check scheme allegedly involving Townes. O’Leary said Townes was also charged in North Attleboro. The black male allegedly with Townes during the larceny/fraud attempt in Foxborough was also involved in another attempt on the same day at a TD Bank in East …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Anyone with information is asked to contact Foxborough police at (508) 543-1212.
The Foxborough Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the owner of the copper model motorcycle pictured above. The copper model was in “the possession of an individual recently placed into custody,” Foxborough police said on its Facebook page. “Additional copper pieces were also discovered; one with the word “Love” engraved into it.” If you have any information regarding this item, you are asked to call Foxborough police at (508) 543-1212.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Foxborough police offer these tips to help residents protect their property and neighborhoods.
The Foxborough Police Department reported on its Facebook page Friday that housebreaks are on the rise in Foxborough and neighboring communities over “the last few months” and residents should take notice. “Since the start of the year, the Foxborough Police Department has begun investigating six reported residential breaks,” police said on its Facebook page. “The main reason for the recent area-wide increase in housebreaks appears to be attributed to the rising epidemic of drug abuse, specifically prescription pill and heroin abuse.” Police say drug abusers “have turned to breaking into homes” to take property, which can then be sold for “quick money to support their habits.” Foxborough Police said while they have “remained vigilant in …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Foxborough Police recently joined the social network to provide an online resource for the community.
You can now find the Foxborough Police Department on Facebook as it recently joined the trend started by many other police departments around the area and across the nation. "With the take off of social media not long ago, most people today are not only active members of these websites, but they have used them as a substitute for how they receive news and information," said Foxborough Police officer Patrick Morrison. The goal of the department's Facebook page, according to Morrison, is to provide a better outlet for the department to send out and receive information to residents and visitors of Foxborough. "Information will be added to the page as time goes on about such cases as: Amber Alerts, patterns of criminal activity, community …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The portable breath test machines are said to increase the town’s protection against potential lawsuits claiming false arrests at Gillette Stadium events.
Foxborough police recently obtained five additional portable breathalyzers for the department through an insurance grant applied for by Deputy Chief John Chandler. The five breath test machines will be used primarily to improve police accuracy in determining whether patrons attending Gillette Stadium events are incapacitated before being taken into protective custody. “Rather than just having a few machines available where people are actually processed and booked, we have preliminary testing stations at the wagons where people are brought to and we encourage them, if they [claim they] are not impaired, to take the portable breath test, which would give us a more scientific method of determining whether they are incapacitated,” Foxborough …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Incidents reported in Foxborough’s police logs from Dec. 27-31.
Editor’s note: The following information was provided by the Foxborough Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Arrests reported in Foxborough’s police logs from Nov. 28-30.
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Monday, December 3, 2012
Injuries are reported to be minor and both parties were transported to Norwood Hospital, according to Foxborough Fire.
Two elderly people were transported to Norwood Hospital Monday afternoon with minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident near 164 East St. Foxborough. “Injuries did not appear to be life threatening,” Foxborough Fire Captain David Healy said. “We had to extricate two parties – one from each vehicle. … They were both conscious and alert and both are being transported to Norwood Hospital for further treatment.” Healy said Foxborough fire received a call for a two-car motor vehicle accident with injuries and airbag deployment around 12:19 p.m. Monday from an off-duty firefighter. “One of our off-duty firefighters was on scene first and reported there was entrapment so we upgraded our response to a full recall,” Healy said. The accident …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The Norfolk County District Attorney's office notified the Foxborough Police Department that 138 cases had gone through the now closed Jamaica Plain drug testing lab where a chemist is accused of tainting drug samples.
The state's drug lab scandal involving approximately 60,000 drug samples could have an impact on over 100 cases in Foxborough, according to Foxborough Police Chief Edward O'Leary. "Our community was identified [by Norfolk County District Attorney's office] as having 138 various cases that could be impacted," O'Leary said. "I know the District Attorney's staff has been going through all the various cases that have been handled at Wrentham District Court to find out which ones may be impacted by that particular chemist being involved in some fashion." The cases that may be affected by the scandal are those where drug evidence was allegedly handled by chemist Annie Dookhan, who is accused of tainting drug samples during years of employment at…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Man was arrested on default warrant and operating motor vehicle with suspended license charges.
Friday, Nov. 2: 7:43 a.m. - Donald E. Deltufo, 50 of Foxborough was arrested following a motor vehicle at America's Best Value Inn and Sports Pub on Washington Street and charged with a default warrant. 2:19 p.m. - Richard Verdone, 38 of Fall River was arrested at Victoria's Secret Patriot Place and charged with a default warrant and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Sunday, Nov. 4: 5:19 p.m. - Manuel J. Mayancela, 31 of Brockton, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop at the Mobil station on Central Street and charged with a straight warrant and unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.