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RV crashes into swimming pool in Brockton

1 Aug

An RV crashed into a backyard and dove into a swimming pool on North Quincy Street this morning. The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Police and fire are still on scene.


Person shot in the head in Brockton

25 Jul

A medflight helicopter was requested after a person was shot in the head in the area of 10 West Chestnut Street around 1:00 AM in Brockton. The victim was transported by helicopter to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

UPDATE: Per Mark Parkinson, the victim was actually shot on Clinton Street, and walked to West Chestnut.

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Brockton MA: Bank robbery at HarborOne credit union on Legion Parkway

26 Jan

At approximately 10:40 Thursday morning, the HarborOne Credit Union at 68 Legion Parkway was robbed. The suspect, described as a white male, fled on foot. Police are searching the area.

UPDATE: Eric Hoffman reports that the suspect is in custody.

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3 (alleged) car thieves caught in Randolph

3 Aug

After a car was stolen in Brockton late this morning, the owner took quick action, getting into another car and contacting Brockton PD while following the stolen vehicle. Brockton PD and State Police attempted to catch up with the vehicle, which traveled Northbound on Route 24 onto I-93, and got off at Exit 5A headed towards Randolph.
Before police could arrive on scene, the three people in the vehicle ditched it near the old Piccadilly Pub in Randolph and fled on foot. The vehicle’s owner continued to follow the suspects. MSP, Brockton PD, and Randolph PD saturated the neighborhood and quickly took two suspects into custody on Royal St. The 3rd suspect fled through backyards on Emeline St, and a homeowner reported seeing him run through her yard on Pauline St. State Police K9 located the suspect in a Pauline St backyard and took him into custody.
MSP reports the suspect captured on Pauline St will additionally be charged with breaking & entering of a house.

Brockton, MA: Fire on Baxendale Ave

21 Jun

Members of the Brockton Fire Department are working at 10 Baxendale Ave, where a fire that started in a mattress on the third floor of a 6 family home quickly spread throughout the third floor and down to the second. The bulk of the heavy fire has been knocked down, and firefighters are overhauling the affected areas.