Boston Police Incidents for January 17, 2006

Parking Attendants Stop Car Thief In CharlestownPolice Officers assigned to District 15 in Charlestown, responded to a 911call for a crime in progress at 197 8th Street in Charlestown around 7:15pm last evening. Three parking attendants had captured 25-year-old Gilbert Peterson of Charlestown after he was observed breaking into a 2004 Mercedes parked in the parking garage. He was placed under arrest. Women’s Wallet Taken In the North End A black male wearing a puffy black coat, dark pants, and a blue watch cap, approached a woman sitting in her motor vehicle on Hanover Street in the North End and requested money. The suspect stated to the victim that his motor vehicle had been towed and he needed some money to retrieve the vehicle. When the victim opened her purse, the suspect reached in the window and grabbed the victim’s wallet. The suspect fled on Hanover Street. The victim was not injured during the incident. Woman Arrested After Carjacking, Chase At 10:41am on Monday, a female victim reported to police that while dropping off her son at the New England Conservatory of Music, a white female entered her running, parked Audi and drove off. The victim’s 6-year-old son was in the back seat and was able to jump from the car before the female drove off. He was able to alert conservatory staff of the theft who then initiated a police response. Anti-crime officers from District 4 saw the victim’s car in a parking lot on Topeka Street with the female and a male suspect sitting in the vehicle. Officers followed the car to a McDonald’s parking lot on Massachusetts Ave. and the male, identified as 41-year-old Wayne Soule of Boston, jumped from the car and was quickly caught by officers. The female, identified as 38-year-old Kathleen Soule of Boston took off leading police on a brief chase. After nearly running down a detail officer, she was stopped at W. Springfield Street near Newland Street and taken into custody. She was positively identified by both the victim and her son and is charged with the following: Carjacking, Larceny of M/V, Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Refusal to Submit to Police, Negligent Operation, Resisting Arrest, and numerous traffic violations. Her husband was questioned and released. Arraignment will be in Boston Municipal Court. Roxbury Pre-School Broken Into, Computers Stolen Officers from District 2 responded to 185 Dudley Street, The Smiley Pre-School for a breaking and entering report. According to an employee, person(s) unknown broke into the building through a back door and stole several Dell computers, monitors and printers that were part of the buildings security system. No arrests have been made and this incident is currently under investigation.