Police have arrested a Taunton man suspected of stealing almost 200 brass vases from burial plots at a Sharon cemetery and selling them to a scrap metal dealer.
Thieves are targeting cemeteries in Lawrence to score expensive scrap metal.
A new measure is in effect in Fall River that tightens up the requirements for buying and selling scrap metal.
Some thieves are apparently no longer content with just stealing copper wiring off of utility poles in Lynn.
Carver police say someone is stealing expensive car parts to sell off as scrap metal.
A mother and son accused of trying to steal a manhole cover are facing charges.
When a Greenfield family reported that their 24-foot diameter, above ground swimming pool had been stolen, police knew exactly where to look for it.
Officials in Abington in say they’re overwhelmed by the outpouring of support they have received from across the country.
Stealing metal such as copper or brass from abandoned houses has become big business.