Incidents for July 25, 2006

Alert NeighborErnesto Caraballo, 25, of Chelsea, was arrested for Attempted Breaking & Entering, Possession of Burglarous Tools, and Assault & Battery with Dangerous Weapon at approximately 8:30am on Trenton Street in East Boston. Caraballo was observed attempting to pry a car window open with a screwdriver. When the victim approached Caraballo, he was threatened with the screwdriver. A neighbor who witnessed the incident quickly dialed 911. The victim was not injured. Shoplifter Clipped About 10:45 am, an officer on patrol in the Mecca Mall in the Grove Hall area of Dorchester was notified that a person was being chased down Geneva Avenue. The officer proceeded to Geneva Avenue & Normandy Street where a CVS employee had cornered the suspect. Berrie Bethea, 37, of Dorchester had fled the store with hair trimmers and a haircut set without paying for those items. He was arrested and will be charged with Larceny.