Boston Police Incidents for January 1, 2006

South End Armed RobberyA 31-year-old male from the South End reported to police that at 17:40 on Saturday night a black male asked him for a cigarette in the area of 128 Pembroke Street. The suspect then threatened to shot the victim. Before he fled, the suspect robbed the victim of an undisclosed amount of United States Currency. Two Teenager Shot on Morton Street Two 14-year-old males from Dorchester and Mattapan report that while walking in the area of 749 Morton Street at about 20:25 an unknown vehicle drove by and shot at them. Both victims sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds to their leg area. The victims were transported to the Boston Medical Center. No arrests have been made in connection to this incident. Four Arrested for Assault and Battery at Beacon and Joy Streets Twenty minutes before the New Year, members of the Boston and State Police along with ATF Agents observed a group of males punching and kicking a 19-year-old male, from Hanover, at Beacon and Joy Streets. The victim was transported to the Massachusetts General Hospital bleeding from the face in a semi-conscious state. Several witnesses reported to police that these four individuals were walking through the Boston Common randomly punching people. Police located the four in the Common near the visitor’s booth. When the officers approached the suspects they all fled in different direction. Three suspects were apprehended with the assistance of officers working the First Night festivities. A Boston Police Captain apprehended one after a lengthy foot chase. The following will be arraigned in the Boston Municipal Court on Tuesday: Michael Cotrone, 18; Sean Lynch, 17; Nicholas Stephens, 18; and Andrew Baird, 18, all of the suspects are from West Roxbury. Two Shot Outside Party in Roxbury At about 01:38, officers from District 2 responded to a report of two people shot at 131 East Cottage Street. On arrival, officers found a 16-year-old male from Roxbury and a 20-year-old from Dorchester suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds to their legs. Both victims’ were transported to the Boston Medical Center. No arrests were made. Griggs Place Party Ends with Four Arrests After receiving repeated 9-1-1 calls, officers from District 14 responded to 17 Griggs Place in Brighton for a loud party at 02:51. Officers ordered resident to end the party and were met with belligerent and hostile guests. After numerous orders to end the party, the following people were placed under arrest: Kenneth Harvey, 23; Sean Egan, 24; Adam Nation-Ames, 24 all of Allston, and John Friedl, 23, of Sudbury. A 24-year-old female will be summons into Brighton District Court. All arrested will be arraigned Tuesday morning. Suspect Arrested Hiding Under His Bed in Roslindale Officers from District 5 responded to a robbery in progress at Kittredge Street and Metropolitan Avenue in Roslindale at about 03:05. On arrival officers found an 18-year-old male from Jamaica Plain who stated Sean Gosse, 17, of Roslindale just attempted to rob him, then beat and kicked him. Victim was transported to the Faulkner Hospital where he was treated for a possible concussion, fractured cheekbone, broken nose, chipped tooth and lacerations around his mouth. The suspect fled from police but was later found hiding under his bed. He will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court. Victim Shot in Hand in Dorchester District 3 officers responded to 2 Thane Street for a report of a person shot. The third shooting on the year occurred at 05:14. Officers found a 23-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his hand. The victim reports while walking on Whitfield Street he was approached by two black males who shot him. The victim was transported to the Brigham and Woman’s Hospital. No arrests have been made.