Suspect Tells Wareham Cops He Hopes They Are ‘Killed on Duty’
WAREHAM — One of two suspects arrested in Wareham early Tuesday morning allegedly told officers he hopes they get "killed on duty."
The man, Michael Lacrosse (pictured left), 37, of 13 Morrill Place, Lynn, was one of two men traveling on Cranberry Highway at about 1 a.m. on Tuesday. Wareham Police Officer Calib Larue was traveling north on Cranberry Highway when he saw the suspect's vehicle coming at him in the wrong lane of traffic. Officer Larue stopped the vehicle. But the car began to back up and away, forcing Officer Larue to jump from his cruiser and order the vehicle to stop.
Police say the driver, Patrick Martin, 38, of 149 Elm Street, Stoneham, and Lacrosse was uncooperative, with Martin giving Officer Larue a false name. Upon further investigation, Officer Larue discovered Martin had a warrant out for his arrest. Martin was placed into custody.
A search of the vehicle turned up a digital scale, multiple pills, suspected heroin, several phones, and over $2,000 in cash.
Police arrested Martin and Lacrosse. They were both transported to Wareham Police Department headquarters where they were processed and ordered held on $10,000 bail each.
During the booking process, police say Lacrosse became belligerent and told the officers that he hopes they "get shot and killed on duty."
Martin was charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class A drug, possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug, possession with intent to distribute a Class C drug, failure to identify self to police, possession of an open container of alcohol, warrant, and driving in the wrong lane of travel.
Lacrosse faces charges of possession with intent to distribute a Class A drug, possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug, and failure to wear a seatbelt.