UPDATE (5 p.m.): The FBI has confirmed to media outlets that activity on the property of 28 Maplecrest Drive in Dartmouth is related to the search for longtime fugitive Donald Eugene Webb.


UPDATE (2:40 p.m.): Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn and Saxonburg Police Chief Joe Beachem are on the scene.


Members of the Massachusetts State Police and the Saxonburg, Pennsylviania Police Department are currently digging in the backyard of the Dartmouth home of Stanley and Lillian Webb.

The law enforcement officials assembled outside the Maplecrest Drive residence earlier today. It is believed they are searching the backyard for the body of Donald Eugene Webb.

Donald Webb disappeared after the killing of the Saxonburg Chief of Police in 1980.

Back in June, FBI agents raided the Webb home and found a hidden room and a cane. It is believed that Webb may have been shot by Saxonburg chief Gregory Adams during the 1980 altercation and required the use of the cane.

At the end of June, Massachusetts State Police raided a number of SouthCoast businesses, seizing the gaming machines owned by Stanley Webb.

The FBI is currently offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to Webb’s capture.

News Director Taylor Cormier is live on scene and streaming live video on the WBSM Facebook page.



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