Posted on: July 20, 2017

Fingerprints Lead to Arrest in House Break

A Stoughton man was arrested Wednesday and charged with breaking into a Hingham home earlier this month after his fingerprints were matched with those found at the scene.

The break was reported on July 7, 2017 after the resident of a home on HMS Fitzroy Dr...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Driver Arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Carrying a Firearm Under the Influence

Hingham, MA – A Rockland man faces several charges after a crash Monday morning including driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and carrying a firearm under while under the influence.

On Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:12 am, Officers resp...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Driver Charged with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

A Hull man was arrested Sunday after a traffic stop and faces a possession with intent to distribute charge after he was found with more than two ounces marijuana, a food saver machine, food saver bags and $3,775 in cash.

On Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 10:20 ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Routine Check of License Plate Leads to Arrest for Trafficking in Cocaine

Routine Check of License Plate Leads to Arrest for Trafficking in Cocaine  

Hingham, MA – A routine computer check of a license plate led to the driver being arrested for trafficking in cocaine after he was found with 56 bags of cocaine.  ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Driver Arrested After Morning Crash for Eighth Operating Under the Influence

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A Hull woman was arrested for her 8th Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol charge after leaving the scene of crash Monday morning in Hingham Square. The woman, whose driver’s license had already been revoked for life...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Resident Victim of Student Loan Phone Scam

A 31 year of man fell victim to a student loan payoff scam and lost $1,350.00. The Hingham resident received a call on May 22, 2017 from a man who claimed to be from "The National Institute of Health and Human Services". The caller, who had a fo...

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Posted on: April 8, 2017

Man Faces Numerous Charges After Discovered Breaking Into Cars Overnight

Hingham, MA – A Hull man was arrested Saturday after a resident called police about a man who had broken into his car in his driveway. An Officer found him inside another parked car across the street but he fled on foot when confronted.  A police...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Package Thefts from Homes

Yesterday (April 5) we had reports of two packages that had been stolen after being delivered to homes. One was from Hemlock Rd. (containing medication). The other was from Rice Rd.

Last night, a resident of Old Colony Rd. found some opened and discarded p...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Elderly Resident Victim of Microsoft Computer Repair Scam

A 79 year old Hingham woman fell victim to a common scam known as the "Microsoft Computer Repair Scam".

The woman reported to Police she was the victim of identity theft. The woman said several days earlier she received a phone call from a number...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Three Face Charges After Brief Pursuit With Stolen Car

Hingham, MA – Three men face charges after an Officer located a stolen car traveling on Main Street Thursday morning. The driver did not pull over and led Officers on a brief pursuit before losing control and crashing into a tree.

On Thursday, March 2, 201...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

HPD K-9 FUNDRAISING EVENT

The Hingham K-9 Foundation is having their first official fundraiser this March. Please join us at the South Shore Country Club on Saturday, March 11th, from 7pm-11pm for a fun night of food, drinks, music & dancing. Enter for your chance at winning o...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

House Break on Chief Justice Cushing Highway (Route 3A)

A home on Chief Justice Cushing Highway (which is Route 3A) was broken into Monday. February 27, 2017. The resident arrived home to find their basement door open. Jewelry was stolen from a bedroom. It appears the suspect(s) entered the home by forcing ope...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Resident's Bank Account Hacked Using Public Wi-Fi

Hingham, MA - A resident reported making purchases using a Wi-Fi at a hotel led to her bank accounts hacked and $24,000 being stolen. The resident said she had been staying at an out of state hotel in December and used the hotel’s Wifi service t...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Couple Nearly Falls Victim to the “Grandparent Scam”

Hingham, MA – An elderly Hingham couple almost fell victim to a common scam referred to as the “Grandparent Scam” or “Arrested Relative” scam. Fortunately, as they were about to send the money, they received a call from their grandson who was not in jail....

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Police Investigating Assault of Teenager

Hingham, MA – Police are investigating an assault on a teenage girl by a man on North Street Wednesday night. The man grabbed the girl, pulling her pants down. The girl fought back and the man ran away.

The incident occurred on January 18, 2017 a...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Daytime House Break on Deerfield Rd

Hingham, MA - Detectives are investigating a house break that occurred during the day on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. 

It took place between 6:30am and 4:15pm. The suspect(s) gained entry to the home by walking around to the back of the house and fo...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Five Arrested After Organized Retail Theft of Display Phones

Five people were arrested Thursday night after an organized retail theft in which the group simultaneously grabbed at least 20 display iPhones from the Apple Store and ran. Four of those arrested were juveniles.

The incident occurred Thursday, December 15,...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Donation from Pink Patch Sales to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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The Hingham Police Department was proud to support the fight against breast cancer with the sale of commemorative pink patches shoulder patches as part of the Pink Patch Project. This week, we presented a donation of $2,000 from the proceeds from the sale...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Break Into Route 3A Business

A business on Route 3A was broken into Saturday night. The suspect(s) forced open the front door that faces the road and stole cash.

On Saturday December 10, 2016 at 11:35pm the owner of the Hingham Lobster Pound on Broad Cove Road (Route 3A) received a ca...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Resident Falls Victim to Sweepstakes Scam

     A 75 year old resident fell victim last week to a familiar sweepstakes scam by phone. Although he did not send any money, he did provide sensitive personal information that will likely be used for identity theft.

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Hingham Restaurant Recognized Phone Scam Attempt

Hingham, MA - A Hingham restaurant reported a familiar scam attempt by phone. The manager recognized it as a scam and did not send any money. Earlier this year, two other Hingham restaurants fell victim to similar scams and sent money.

Restaurants, many of...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Fatal Pedestrian Crash on George Washington Blvd.

Hingham, MA – Police are investigating a crash in which a pedestrian died after being struck by a truck Monday on George Washington Boulevard in front of the Hingham District Courthouse.

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Break into Hingham Business

Hingham, MA – An overnight traffic stop led to the arrest of a Taunton man and a Brockton woman for a break into a Hingham gas station which had not yet been reported.

On October 12, 2016 at 2:46am, Officer James Brady noticed a car on North St. in H...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Hingham Police Sergeant Completes First Line Supervisor Training at Roger Williams University.

Bristol, R.I. - The Justice System Training and Research Institute at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI, in partnership with the New England Association of Chiefs of Police, recently recognized Sergeant Philip P. Emmott of the Hingham, MA Police De...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Hingham Police Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Hingham, MA – The Hingham Police are proud to have joined the Pink Patch Project, a public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and support breast cancer research and treatment. Officers may replace their shoul...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Elderly Woman Assaulted in Home After Break In

Hingham, MA – An elderly woman was sexually assaulted in her home last night. The suspect, who had broken into the home, fled before Officers arrived.

On Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 9:02pm the resident called 9-1-1 reporting the incident. The suspect ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Man Arrested in Assault on Elderly Woman

Hingham, MA – A man has been arrested in connection with the break in and sexual assault of an elderly woman. The incident took place in her Hingham home on July 28, 2016.

Following an investigation, the suspect was identified and arrested in Boston on...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Teens Taken to Hospital after Eating Marijuana Candy

Hingham, MA – Two teens were transported to the hospital after they called 9-1-1 for help after consuming food laced with drugs. The teens claimed they had eaten candy with marijuana.

On July 21, 2016 an 18 year old Hingham teen called 9-1-1 from a ho...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Three Injured When Truck Drives Into Hingham Restaurant

Hingham, MA – Three people were injured Friday night when a truck drove into the front of a Hingham restaurant. The truck’s driver was arrested at the scene.

On Friday, August 26, 2016 at 9:59pm Officers responded to reports that a truck drove into the...Read on...

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