SIX STOUGHTON POLICE SAY D-N-A EVIDENCE HELPED THEM
ARREST A HATE CRIME SUSPECT.
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NEWS THREE'S JESSICA ARP JOINS US WITH AN UPDATE ON
A STORY WE'VE BEEN FOLLOWING SINCE APRIL.
THE TARGETED STOUGHTON FAMILY SAYS THEY ARE RELIEVED
AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE .
BUT THEY HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE MOTIVE FOR A CRIME.
POLICE CALLING IT RETAILIATION FOR A DRUG DEAL GONE
HARRY HALE SAYS HE'S RELIEVED SOMEONE IS IN CUSTODY
FOR A DISTURBING LETTER THAT SHOWED UP AT HIS HOME
you dont wanna go to your mailbox and come home and
we just coming from a funeral it was very supetting,
couldnt sleep, was scared :23 we lost a lot of sleep
and time over this, not feeling safe to go outside
BUT POLICE SAY 21-YEAR-OLD MATTHEW CIMAROLI WASN'T
TARGETTING THE WHOLE FAMILY WITH A PHOTO OF A LYNCHING
HE ALLEGEDLY MAILED TO THEM...
HE TOLD INVESTIGATORS HE WAS UPSET OVER MONEY STOLEN
IN A DRUG DEAL WITH HALE'S 18-YEAR-OLD SON JAVONE.
this is what we're informed that it had less to do
abotu hate and more to do about a transaction that
BUT STOUGHTON POLICE CHIEF GREG LECK SAYS CIMAROLI
WAS ARRESTED FOR FELONY THREATS TO INJURE WITH A HATE
i tihnk the message that we want to send is that we
dont tolerate this kind of behavior in stoughton and
we will aggressively pursue that
HALE SAYS THAT'S WHAT HE AND THE COMMUNITY WANTED...
NATS OF VIGIL
THEY TURNED OUT TO TAKE A STAND AGAINST RACIAL HARASSMENT
BACK IN APRIL.
i'm quite sure the community gonna be happy they really
supported us through this
BUT AS FAR AS THE SUSPECT'S REASON TO TARGET HIS SON...
HALE SAYS HE DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT ANY DRUG ACTIVITY.
52;40 i dont think thats true :42 but if thats what
they're saying, i havent had a chance to talk to him
about it, but i dont think that part is true :49
POLICE SAY IT WAS THAT D-N-A EVIDENCE THAT ULTIMATELY
LED THEM TO CIMAROLI...
THEY SAY HE WAS INTERVIEWED IN MAY, BUT D-N-A ON THE
LETTER WAS RECENTLY CONFIRMED TO BE HIS.
HE IS EXPECTED IN COURT THIS WEEK.
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