Man arrested for breaking into La Salette Shrine, faces additional charges for disturbing incidents in police custody
John Maloney, 31, of Attleboro, is now facing an additional vandalism charge after he was arrested in connection with a break-in at the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, where he stole numerous beverages and a vestment.
Timothy J. Slowey, 43, receives a prison sentence of up to 5½ years for the rape and assault of a teenage girl whom he attempted to bribe with $50k to prevent her testimony. Following his guilty plea, the counts of attempting to suborn perjury and witness intimidation were dismissed.
Attleboro’s Congregation Agudas Achim received a disturbing email threat, similar to those sent to other Jewish centers in New England. Swift police action ensured safety, and all threats have been deemed non-credible.
Early Sunday, both Attleboro and North Attleboro police units responded to multiple 911 calls reporting possible gunshots around Interstate 95 and Toner Boulevard. Despite an extensive search, no shell casings or victims were discovered. State Police were also alerted in case the incident occurred within their jurisdictions.
The Attleboro Police are seeking public help to identify a suspect who stole three aluminum tables, worth $3,000, from The Coptic Holy Family Church. The incident happened on Tuesday evening and was captured on church surveillance, highlighting a suspected Ford pickup truck with a U-Haul trailer attached.
The crash, which took place Wednesday morning on Route 295 north, claimed the life of one of the drivers involved in the accident.