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Mattapoisett man in custody after late night search



A situation that caused a part of Route 6 to be shut down, resulted in a man in custody.

According to the Mattapoisett Police, on Saturday September 29, at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Mattapoisett Police received a telephone call from a third party, not at the home, reporting a domestic disturbance at a home on Fairhaven Road. Officers from the Mattapoisett Police Department, along with officers from the Fairhaven Police Department responded to area. The Acushnet and Marion Police Departments also responded and set up a perimeter around the house.

A female involved in the argument with her husband told police that her husband had fled the scene with a firearm. Officers searched the home where they found several containers with multiple calibers of ammunition.

The Massachusetts State Police Airwing was notified and responded to assist in the search for the male.

The Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council’s regional SWAT team also responded along with K9 officers from Plymouth and Bristol Counties. An extensive search of the area was conducted.

At 2:20 a.m., the male suspect made his way back to the residence where he was taken into custody by Mattapoisett police officers. The male is currently being held at the Plymouth County House of Correction. He will be arraigned Monday October 1, 2018 at Wareham District Court.

There is no further information available for release at this time.

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