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Braintree Scanner Tales: Pair arrested for alleged drug transaction, Man charged with breaking into cars, Three arrested in alleged heroin drug deal, Police investigating stabbing, Attempted robbery at gas station

Posted by Jessica Bartlett  January 22, 2013 12:01 PM

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Pair arrested for alleged drug transaction

Two men were arrested in Braintree on Tuesday after allegedly dealing drugs.

According to police, shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, two officers saw a man and a woman pull their vehicles up alongside each other in the Burlington Coat Mall parking lot on Granite Street and appear to make some type of exchange.

Believing they witnessed a drug transaction, police stopped one of the suspects and searched his car. Officers discovered several Suboxone pills.

Another detective stopped the second suspect and found two prescription bottles containing the same type of pills. The officer also discovered $160.

Jason T. Munro, 23, of Holbrook, and Morgan T. Vayda, 27, of Stoughton, were placed under arrest and charged with conspiracy to violate the Controlled Substances Act.

Monroe was additionally charged with possession of Subozone. Vayda was additionally charged with distribution of Suboxone.

Man charged with breaking into cars

A Brockton man was arrested early Thursday morning after allegedly breaking into four Braintree cars.

An officer was patrolling the area of Matthew Court and Matthew Lane when he allegedly saw a man run across the road in front of him and behind a building.

The officer thought the behavior was suspicious and began looking for the suspect.

While searching for the suspect, the officer found a 17-year-old Weymouth man sitting in a parked car. The officer questioned the individual but soon spotted the first suspect run to another building, and sent the Weymouth teen on his way.

The officer went to looking for the first suspect again, and discovered two nearby vehicles that had been broken into. The officer called for a canine team from the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office to help look for the suspect.

A police dog arrived on scene and soon located the suspect, who fought with the dog and attempted to flee.

The suspect was ultimately taken into custody after a struggle.

A third car in the complex was discovered ransacked, and a fourth car at a nearby location was reported broken into later in the day.

Tyrell M. Mosley, 18, of Brockton, was charged with three counts breaking and entering, resisting arrest, giving a false name to a police officer, and cruelty to an animal.

Police are also seeking a warrant for the Weymouth man, who is believed to be an accomplice to the car breaks.

Three arrested in alleged heroin drug deal

Three people were arrested on Thursday after allegedly dealing heroin throughout the South Shore.

According to police, Drug Unit detectives learned that a Hyde Park resident was selling heroin in numerous communities, and that he would be making a delivery on Grossman Drive on Thursday morning.

Braintree and Weymouth detectives set up surveillance on the house, and saw the suspect and two companions arrive in a silver Cadillac SUV.

Uniformed officers stopped the car and conducted a traffic stop with narcotics dog “Lucky”.

Lucky indicated the center console area of the Cadillac, and officers soon found a void behind the car stereo containing 16 grams of heroin packaged into 22 separate bags.

Police also found a digital scale, and over $1300 combined from all three suspects.

Lutheurson J. Bonheur, 20, of Hyde Park, Colleen M. Gardner, 21, of Lynn, and a 16-year-old teen from Brockton, whose name has not been released due to age, were all placed under arrest.

The trio was charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of heroin, and conspiracy to violate the Controlled Substances Act.

Police investigating stabbing

Police are looking into reports that a 21-year-old Braintree man was stabbed at Braintree Village on Friday.

According to police, South Shore Hospital called officers on Friday afternoon after a man came in with a stab wound to his back.

The victim and his companions gave conflicting accounts of what the victim was doing before the assault, however investigators do not believe the attack to be random.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.


Attempted robbery at gas station

Police are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to rob the Mobil on the Run gas station at the South Shore Plaza.

A gas station attendant reported that on Sunday morning, at approximately 2 a.m., a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a hat partially covering his face entered the store.

The man allegedly showed a handgun and demanded money, but the clerk refused. The man then ran out of the store.

Police are looking for suspects.

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