Boston Police Incidents for December 22, 2005

Victim Stabbed in Brighton After Attempted RobberyA 23-year-old Brighton man reports that while walking home last night an unknown black male, 6’, wearing jeans and a dark jacket attempted to rob him at Goodenough and Faneuil Streets. The victim pushed the suspect at which time the suspect stabbed the victim in the wrist. The suspect fled on foot into the Faneuil project. The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center where he was treated for a non-life threatening injury. Beacon Street Bank Robbed Yesterday at 12:51pm, an unknown white male entered the Cambridge Trust on Beacon Street and robbed the bank of United States Currency. The suspect is described being an unknown white male in his early 30’s, about 5’4”, wearing a black hat, scarf, blue jacket and glove, and a pair of sunglasses. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction. Detectives are investigating the incident. Three People Arrested in East Boston After Robbing Victim Officers from East Boston responded to Chelsea to assist the Chelsea Police Department after they stopped a motor vehicle believed to be involved in an armed robbery that occurred in East Boston shortly before 1:00am this morning. The victim of the robbery reports while driving on Meridian Street, three people jumped into his vehicle and robbed him. The suspects fled in a vehicle while the victim followed calling police and providing a detailed description of the vehicle. All three suspects were placed under arrest. Daniel DiGiovanni, 30, of Lowell; Richard Botti, 35, of East Boston; and Michelle Chavez, 36, of East Boston will all be arraigned in East Boston District Court. Accidental Stabbing at Malcolm X Blvd and Tremont Street A 17-year-old male was transported to the Boston Medical Center after arriving home with a stab wound to the lower back. The victim reports that last night at about 8:20pm, a suspect pulled a knife on him and accidentally stabbed him. The suspect fled in an unknown direction while friends drove the victim home. The victim’s injuries are considered non-life threatening. Woman Arrested on Marginal Road and Arlington Street This morning at about 2:00am an officer from District 1 stopped a female walking into traffic in the Arlington St/ Marginal Road area. Further investigation revealed the female was wanted on a Dorchester District Court default warrant for Sex For a Fee. Police arrested Tanya Harding, 38, of Lynn and found her to be in possession of heroin. She will be arraigned in the Boston Municipal Court this morning.