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News Flash

Posted on: November 12, 2019

Man Walks Out of Store Carrying Clothing In Front of Police Car

Hingham, MA- A man walked out of a store carrying $4,500 worth of clothing directly in front of a passing cruiser. The man dropped the clothing and ran but was arrested a short distance away. The man also had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.&n...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Evening House Break on Harbor View Drive

Hingham, MA - A home was broken into Saturday night on Harbor View Drive. The rear door had been forced open and items were stolen from a bedroom.

On October 19, 2019 at 8:10pm Officers responded to a home on Harbor View Drive in response to a residential ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Man Charged With Breaking into Restaurant

Hingham, MA – A Yarmouth Port man was arrested Friday for allegedly breaking into a restaurant. The man fled on foot and was tracked into the woods by a Sheriff’s Department K9. He was also charged with possession of several drugs incl...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Driver Discards Drugs at Scene Following Crash

Hingham, MA – A 58 Hull man was arrested after being involved in a crash last Tuesday. At the scene he told Officers he had thrown a bag of crack cocaine under his truck after the crash. He admitted to have just smoked crack. Both he and the oth...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

K9 Tracks Woman Who Broke Into Occupied Home

Hingham, MA – A 36 year old Quincy woman was arrested for breaking into an occupied home Friday. The resident confronted the woman in the house and she left taking items from the house with her. A police K9 tracked the woman hiding in bushes on ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Driver Injured After Truck Drives Into Occupied Building

Truck Crash Into Building 8/21/19

 

Hingham, MA – A 69 year old Brockton man was the only person injured Tuesday after his truck drove off the road and struck the side of an occupied business. Just before the crash numerous motorists called 9-1-1 reporting the truck driving errati...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Woman Falls Victim to Arrested Relative Phone Scam

Hingham, MA – A 77 year old Hingham woman fell victim to a common phone scam known as the “Arrested Relative Scam”. She purchased $5,000 worth of gift cards and gave the card numbers to the scammers.

On July 26, a 77 year old ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Driver Arrested for Third Offense Drunk Driving After Crash

Hingham, MA – A Weymouth man was arrested for third offense (felony) drunk driving after a noontime crash Tuesday. Seventeen opened bottles of vodka were found in his vehicle. 

On July 9, 2019 at 11:55am Officers responded to two car cra...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Charges Sought Against Parents for “Social Host Law” Violations

Hingham, MA – Charges have been filed against parents in two separate house parties after Officers respond to two unrelated disturbances Saturday night. The charges include violations of the “Social Host Law”.

On June 15, 2019...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Resident Observed Man Attempt to Enter Car in Driveway

A resident saw a man attempt to enter an unlocked car in his driveway overnight. The resident scared him away before anything was taken. 

On Friday, May 2, 2019 at 12:15am a resident on Bel Air Drive noticed his driveway motion light turned on. He...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Drugs and Cash Seized Following Traffic Stop

Hingham, MA – A Mattapan man faces additional charges after initially being arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Drugs following traffic stop Saturday morning. Officers later found a large amount of cash and suspected cocaine in his und...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Two Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Mail from Post Office Mailbox

Recovered Stolen US Mail

Hingham, MA – Two men were arrested overnight for allegedly stealing deposited mail out of the U.S. Post Office mailbox outside the Hingham Post Office.   

On Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3:10am Sgt. Nicholas Smith was on patrol in...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Police Warn of Officers Name Being Used in Online Scams

Hingham, MA – Police are warning that an Officers name and photos are being fraudulently used on social media and on a dating site to scam money from victims. The scammer(s) have been seeking money wired to them and personal credit card informat...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Old Hand Grenade Removed by Bomb Squad

Hingham, MA – Family members found old hand grenade while clearing out apartment Monday and moved it outside. It was picked up by the State Police Bomb Squad. 

On January 7, 2019 at 4:05pm Officers were sent to Linden Ponds (a gated seni...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: December 22, 2018

Reminder of Residents Losing Money in Scams

Reminder after several residents scammed out of money last several weeks. Please share with relatives, especially the senior population.

An 83 year old woman received a call that her “grandson” had been arrested and needed bail money. S...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Businesses Receive Emailed Bomb Threats

Two businesses reported that they received bomb threats by email today. The threats were later determined not to be credible.

On December 13, 2018 at 1:10pm a law firm at 1 Derby Street reported an email bomb threat. At 1:27pm a private investigation firm ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

ATM Machine Broken Into

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ATM Machine Broken Into  

Hingham, MA – Detectives are investigating a break into an ATM machine in which the cash was stolen.

At Wednesday November 28, 2018 at 6am, a customer attempted to use the ATM machine in Anchor Plaza on Lincoln S...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Two Arrested Following Drug Investigation

Hingham, MA – Two men were arrested last week following a drug investigation which resulted in the sale of fentanyl to a police officer. Following the arrests, cocaine, cash and the car were seized.

On November 20, 2018 Hingham Police Detectives,...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Packages Stolen From Front Door/Some Recovered

Today, November 14, 2018, a witness reported seeing a man remove a package from a front door of a home on Wompatuck Road in the Crow Point neighborhood. Officers were also able to recover empty packages in the neighborhood. They also found some items that...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Daytime House Break on Upper Gardner St.

Police are investigating a house break today in the 300 block of Gardner St. 

On October 23, 2018 at 2:30pm a resident of Gardner St. (near Winfield Rd.) arrived home from school and saw the back door had been kicked in. The resident did not enter...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Phone Calls About Gun Prompt High School Lockdown

Two
phone calls claiming a student had a firearm in the school led to a lockdown atHingham High School today. After a search, no firearms were found, and police
believe the calls were not credible. <_o3a_p>

OnMonday, October 1, 2018 around 9am the Hingham Hi...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Overnight Restaurant Break In

Hingham, MA – Police are investigating a break into a South Hingham restaurant that occurred Sunday morning. 

On September 16, 2018 at 6:15am Officers were sent to the Scarlet Oak Tavern on Main Street (Route 228) after employees arrivin...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Man Arrested for Lewd Conduct in Athletic Field Parking Lot

A
Hingham man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a police received acomplaint that a man was exposing himself in his car in a youth athletic field
and public park parking lot.  <_o3a_p>

OnAugust 22, 2018 at 3:32pm Officers were dispatch...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: September 2, 2018

Elderly Resident Falls Victim to “Grandparent Phone Scam”

An
elderly Hingham woman fell victim to the “Grandparent Phone Scam” and wasscammed out of $1,000.00.
 

On
August 8, 2018 at 10:00am an Officer was dispatched to meet the 85 year oldHingham resident about a scam. She explained she received a ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Police Investigating Report of Man Exposing Himself In Library

Police are investigating a report a man exposed himself in front of a
patron inside the Hingham Public Library Monday afternoon.<_o3a_p>

OnAugust 20, 2018 at 2:48pm Officers were dispatched to the Hingham Public Library
at 66 Leavitt Street for a report that a...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Man Arrested for Disseminating and Possession of Child Pornography

Hingham,
MA – A Hingham man was arrested today following an investigation and chargedwith disseminating child pornography and possession of child pornography. <_o3a_p>

On June 1,
2018 Hingham Detectives were contacted by Cohasset Detectives after the...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Man Arrested After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Man in Park

A manwas arrested after he allegedly pointed a gun and punched a man inside Bare
Cove Park after a dispute that began over marijuana. The man was arrestedinside the 484 acre park hours later after being located by a SWAT team. 

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On
Tuesday, J...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Strangers FInd Cash and Immediately Turn It In

You may not hear about them, but there are plenty of honest
people all around us. Here’s proof. At noon on April 20, 2018 two women driving in separatecars traveling north on Route 228 saw a wallet, cash and papers fall out of a van
ahead of...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Man Arrested Driving Stolen Car that Had Been Left Running

A homeless
man was arrested driving a stolen car early Sunday morning. An employee at businesshad left their car running to warm up in the parking lot. <_o3a_p>

On March
18, 2018 at 1:36am an employee of the 99 Restaurant at 428 Lincoln St. reportedhis car, ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Investigation of Incident of Cookies With Marijuana at School

Police are investigating an incident where a
student brought cookies containing marijuana to school and distributed them toseveral other students. <_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>On
January 11, 2018, Officers were sent to the South Shore EducationalCollaborative School at 75 Abing...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Threats to Kill Email Scam Attempts

Hingham- Another form of a scam by email were reported to us this week by residents. Two female residents, one 49 and one 75, reported opening emails in which they received death threats unless they paid using Bitcoins. 

Both residents recognized ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Welcome Home/Escort for Hingham Service Member

Hingham will welcome home United States Army Specialist James Ippolito on Thursday night. He is returning from an extended tour of duty in the Korean Peninsula. As our community has done with other returning service members, we will proudly escort him thr...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: September 24, 2017

Man Arrested for Breaking into Business Twice

Hingham, MA – A Brockton man was arrested for breaking into the same business two times within a week. The business was the AT&T store at 1 Shipyard Drive.

The first break occurred on September 7 when a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt, latex ...

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Hingham Police Department News
Posted on: September 1, 2017

House Break and Car Stolen from Summer Street Home

Police are investigating a house break on Summer Street in which the residents car was stolen and a stolen car was left in the driveway.

On Tuesday morning, August 29, 2017, Officers were sent to check a home on Summer Street at the request of the Canton P...

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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News
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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Hingham Police Department News