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Could Gang Activity Be Tied to Recent Break-Ins In Two Massachusetts Communities?

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    Police are investigating if an infamous gang is responsible for a recent rash of vehicle break-ins in two Massachusetts communities.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017)

    Police are investigating possible gang activity in at least two areas of Massachusetts after a rash of vehicle break-ins.

    Joe Piccolo and his dog Scotia are regulars at the East Foxboro Street dog park in Sharon.

    “I never lock my truck,” said Piccolo. “I never even think of it, ever, it’s open right now as we speak.”

    But now Piccolo says he’ll take more precautions, after hearing several cars in the lot having been targeted in recent days.

    Sharon Police said windows were broken into and pocketbooks, wallets and other valuables were stolen.

    Police are wondering if the infamous Felony Lane Gang is responsible for the Sharon break-ins and similar crimes in nearby Canton as well.

    The gang is a loosely connected group of criminals who typically break into cars and have made a name for themselves around the country.

    At the Canton Center commuter rail stop, someone took all four tires off of two different vehicles.

    “I park here daily,” said Brendan Murray. “My wife had sent me the story from Facebook that some of the cars were losing their tires.”

    Police are investigating if the gang is back, and they’re urging drivers to keep their valuable items away from plain sight.

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