Boston Police Incidents for January 9, 2006

Charlestown Dog ElectrocutedLast night at 18:28 hours a 28-year-old Charlestown resident was walking her 6-year-old dog in the area of Warren and Chelsea Streets when it stepped on a metal grate, fell and died. Animal control responded and took custody of the dog. Boston Public Works were notified, responded and repaired the wires that caused an electric current through the grate. Two Suspects Arrested After Attack on Boston Common Paul Bowders, 19, and Michael Lanagan, 23, both of Boston were arrested last night at 21:28 on the Boston Common. Both suspects were positively identified by two victims who reported that the suspects, armed with knives, attacked them. At the booking desk, the suspects were found to be in possession of cocaine and marijuana. They will both be arraigned in the Boston Municipal Court. Victim Reports Being Shot at on Wilcock Street A 26-year-old male from Dorchester reports that he was shot at in the area of 10 Wilcock Street last night at about 20:04. Officers from District 3 later found ballistic evidence as well as broken windows consistent with damage from bullets. Suspect Operating With a Suspended License Arrested with Drugs Officers from District 18 observed an occupied motor vehicle parked at 35 Fairmount Street in Hyde Park. Further investigation revealed the operator was operating after his license was suspended by the Commonwealth. The operator, James Bala, 22, of Foxboro was also found to be in possession of four bags of marijuana. He will be arraigned in Court today.