Category archives for: Police & Fire

Police team up to make stolen MV arrest

A call to the police station for erratic driving on Green Street led to the arrest of a Boston man on motor vehicle theft charges on Sunday, July 10. Police received the call around 2 p.m. and dispatched Officer Tim Taylor to the scene. Taylor ran the license plate and discovered that the car had […]

Fire & Police News: EMTs treat two overdose victims

  Jamie Meier, EMS coordinator for the Canton Fire Department, reported that EMTs successfully administered Narcan to two overdose victims last week. One victim was a male non-resident in his 30s and the other was a Canton woman in her 20s. Firefighters free worker trapped in elevator Firefighters were called to the Brightview senior living […]

CAASA Report: CFD responds to 2nd overdose death

The Canton Fire Department reported an overdose fatality last week — a male in his 30s. It was the town’s second drug-related fatality since the start of 2016. In other substance abuse news, the Canton Alliance Against Substance Abuse continues its series on the newly signed STEP Act — an act relative to Substance Use […]

Canton police still looking for armed robbery suspects

Deputy Police Chief Helena Rafferty reported on Tuesday morning that police have some leads but are still looking for the public’s help in identifying two male suspects who are wanted in connection with an armed robbery at Andalus Variety Mart, located at 1036 Turnpike Street (Route 138), on Saturday, June 4, at 1:30 p.m. The […]

News Notes: Worker injured falling through skylight

Canton firefighters and paramedics transported a man from the scene of R&L Corp., located at 30 Industrial Drive, to Boston Medical Center on Tuesday, May 24, around 1:45 p.m. Fire Lt. Greg Woodbury said a man fell from a roof

Canton police probe golf course, house break-ins

Police announced that they have juvenile suspects in connection with a previous break-in at the Milton Hoosic Club but no suspects yet in a break-in that occurred early Saturday morning, May 21, at the Wampatuck Country Club in which a safe was taken. Police are also looking at a non-resident adult person of interest in […]

Canton man among trio indicted for murder, kidnapping

Murder indictments were unsealed last week against the three men — including one from Canton — who have already been charged in the New Year’s Day 2014 kidnapping of an Avon man, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey’s office. James Robertson was taken from his parents’ Avon home by two men identifying themselves […]

Police, federal authorities make major drug arrest

Canton police and detectives, working with Framingham police and ATF and DEA agents, executed a search warrant and seized a fair amount of crack cocaine, cash, and a loaded firearm at an Arboretum Way residence late Friday, April 29. Hollis Owens Jr., 42, of Canton, will be charged with several offenses, including trafficking a Class […]

Hundreds turn out for ‘Not Quite the Marathon’ 5K

More than 270 runners descended on downtown Canton this past Sunday for the second annual “Not Quite the Marathon” 5K, a charity race to benefit the local nonprofit organization Cops for Kids with Cancer. Race organizer Laura Donahue hailed it as a major success as the event raised nearly $8,000, all of which will be […]

BOS hears plans to build medical marijuana dispensary

Selectmen did not render a decision but took under advisement the application of MD Holistics Co. to build a 5,000-square-foot medical marijuana dispensary at 1 New Boston Drive, off Route 138. MD Holistics has applied for state licensing approval, and the Mullin family, owners of the company, asked selectmen Tuesday night to send a statement […]

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