Randolph Police Investigating Shooting at Gas Station

RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace reports that the Randolph Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place early Tuesday morning in a gas station parking lot.

At approximately 2:20 a.m., Randolph Police responded to 1370 North Main Street, Shell gas station, for a report of a man lying on the floor of the Seasons convenience store after being shot.

Officers located the victim, a 28-year-old Raynham man, lying on the floor of the store in front of the cash register. The man was treated by Randolph Fire Department paramedics and was taken by ambulance to a Boston hospital. The victim was shot once in the midsection. As of Tuesday morning, his condition was critical but stable.

Witnesses told police that the victim was shot in the parking lot and then walked into the store to seek help. A clerk in the store called 911.

Through the on-scene investigation, officers have determined that the suspect is a black male who was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and fled in a silver Honda Pilot SUV with a black female driving. The driver fled southbound on North Main Street (Route 28).

Detectives from the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.

The incident remains under active investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Randolph Police Department at 781-963-1212.

At this time, there is no evidence to suggest that this incident is related to a shooting that occurred late Saturday night where a woman was shot.

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Randolph Police Investigating Saturday Night Shooting

Police Seeking Public’s Help

RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace reports that the Randolph Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place late Saturday night.

At approximately 11:55 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Randolph Police responded to the parking lot of AutoToys, 517 North Main St., for a report of a person who was shot.

Upon arrival, officers observed a group of people in the parking lot, including first responders and paramedics that were tending to the victim. A 24-year-old Randolph woman was shot once in her right arm. She was transported to a local hospital and her injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

Through an on-scene investigation and speaking with multiple people who were in the area when the shooting occurred, officers learned that the victim was with a group of friends who were in a car parked in the parking lot, when all of a sudden multiple gunshots were fired and the victim was struck.

The rear windshield of the vehicle was shattered. No other injuries were reported.

The victim told police that she was sitting on the lower door frame of the front driver’s side door with the door open, when she saw a black male approach the vehicle from the rear just prior to the shots being fired. The man, who stood approximately 5-foot-8-inches to 5-foot-10-inches tall, was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with his hood up and gray sweat shorts.

Others in the vehicle and nearby neighbors said they did not see any suspects or vehicles fleeing from the area.

In reviewing surveillance footage near the scene, two vehicles were observed in the area of the shooting that appeared to be driving together. Two suspects were observed running from scene and appeared to enter a sedan that was parked behind the second vehicle, believed to be a Ford Explorer, before driving off.

Randolph Police are actively investigating this incident and are seeking the public’s help. Anyone who has information about this incident or saw anything suspicious in the area of Liberty Street and North Main Street last night is asked to call the Randolph Police Department at 781-963-1212.

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Randolph Police Charge Man Following Incident at Bank, Pursuit

Randolph Police Department
William Pace, Police Chief
41 South Main St.
Randolph, MA 02368

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: [email protected]

Randolph Police Charge Man Following Incident at Bank, Pursuit

RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace reports that the Randolph Police Department has charged a man who allegedly tried to take money out of his grandmother’s bank account and then led officers on a pursuit Tuesday afternoon.

PATRICK LAUBENSTEIN, AGE 27, OF RANDOLPH was charged with:

  • Uttering a Forged Instrument
  • Abuse/Neglect of an Elderly Person
  • Operating to Endanger
  • Failure to Stop for Police

He also had multiple outstanding warrants for his arrest.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., Randolph Police received a call from an employee of Envision Bank, 129 North Main St., reporting that LAUBENSTEIN was in the drive-thru attempting to take money out of a bank account belonging to his grandmother.

The bank did not give him money and before police arrived at the bank LAUBENSTEIN fled.

Officers located his vehicle a short distance later and attempted to pull him over. He refused to stop and he was pursued through Randolph and eventually onto Route 24 and then I-93 northbound.

During the pursuit, police subsequently learned that LAUBENSTEIN had picked his grandmother up earlier in the day from a nursing home in Milford and drove her to the Randolph bank in an alleged attempt to have her take money out of her account.

When officers discovered that the 81-year-old woman was inside the fleeing car, the pursuit was immediately terminated.

Through the subsequent investigation, it was discovered that LAUBENSTEIN drove to a house on Hilltop Road in Milton. With the assistance of Milton Police and State Police LAUBENSTEIN was placed in custody.

LAUBENSTEIN’S grandmother was located safely outside of the Milton home, along with the vehicle.

The incident is still under investigation.

LAUBENSTEIN is expected to be arraigned Wednesday in Quincy District Court.

These are allegations. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

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*UPDATED* Randolph Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash after Armed Robbery

Randolph Police Department
William Pace, Police Chief
41 South Main St.
Randolph, MA 02368

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: [email protected]

*UPDATED*

Randolph Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash after Armed Robbery

RANDOLPH — Commander John Hamelburg reports that the Randolph Police Department, with the assistance of the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office, is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that is believed to be connected to an armed robbery that occurred in town Wednesday afternoon.

At approximately 3 p.m., a man walked into Super Mart, located at 1151 North Main St., armed with a sawed-off shotgun and demanding money from the clerk. During the robbery, the man fired the shotgun into the floor of the store. No one was injured, and the store clerk was the only other person in the store at the time of the incident. The suspect escaped in a vehicle with an undisclosed quantity of cash.

Randolph Police broadcast a description of the suspect and of a blue 2009 Pontiac G6 sedan he was driving.

Shortly afterward, the Holbrook Police Department located a vehicle matching the description given over the air at a Holbrook home. The suspect, later identified as a 37-year-old Holbrook man, was in the driveway near the vehicle. He refused to adhere to multiple commands given to him by officers.

Eventually he got back into the Pontiac and drove out of the driveway, nearly striking the responding officers.

Holbrook Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver fled, leading police on a pursuit from Holbrook and eventually back into Randolph. At approximately 4:30 p.m., the pursuit ended when the driver crossed into the oncoming lane and crashed head-on into another vehicle near 306 Union St. in Randolph.

The man sustained serious injuries and was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The man’s identity is being withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.

The male driver of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

This crash and the robbery are being actively investigated by the Randolph Police Department.

Anyone with information about the robbery or crash is asked to call the Randolph Police Department at 781-963-1212.

No further information will be released at this time.

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Randolph Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash after Armed Robbery

Randolph Police Department
William Pace, Police Chief
41 South Main St.
Randolph, MA 02368

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: [email protected]

Randolph Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash after Armed Robbery

This is breaking news. Additional information will be provided when it is available. Media should stage at the Randolph Police Department, 41 South Main St.

RANDOLPH — Commander John Hamelburg reports that the Randolph Police Department is investigating a serious motor vehicle crash that is believed to be connected to an armed robbery that occurred earlier Wednesday afternoon.

At approximately 3 p.m., a suspect walked into Super Mart, located at 1151 North Main St., armed with a sawed-off shotgun and demanding money from the clerk. During the robbery, the suspect fired the shotgun into the floor of the store. No one was injured, and the store clerk was the only other person in the store at the time of the incident. The suspect escaped by vehicle with a quantity of cash.

Randolph Police broadcast a description of the suspect and of a blue 2009 Pontiac G6 sedan. Shortly afterward, the Holbrook Police Department located a vehicle matching the description given over the air being driven by a man matching the description given of the robbery suspect.

Holbrook Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver fled, leading police on a pursuit from Holbrook and eventually back into Randolph. At approximately 4:30 p.m., the pursuit ended when the suspect crashed head-on into another vehicle near 306 Union St.

The suspect sustained serious, life-threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital.

The male driver of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

This is a breaking news update. This situation is being actively investigated by the Randolph Police Department and the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office has been requested to the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Randolph Police Department at 781-963-1212.

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