DAILY INCIDENTS FOR OCTOBER 2, 2006

B&E Suspect Refuses to Exit Car after Being Found in Car by PoliceOfficers from District 1 responded to Tufts St. around 7:07pm yesterday for a breaking and entering in progress. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated that she went to get her car from a private parking garage on Tufts St. and observed an unknown male sitting in the driver’s seat of her car. Victim reported to officers that she secured the garage and car door when she last left. Officers responded to the car where they observed the suspect in the car and ordered him out of the car. Suspect refused to exit the vehicle and officers needed to physically remove him. Suspect, Joseph Barnaby, 50, of Brighton was arrested and charged with Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle and Resisting Arrest. OUI Suspect Arrested After Striking Victim in Crosswalk Around 9:15pm yesterday, officers from District 11 responded to 572 Washington St. in Dorchester for a motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian struck. On arrival, officers spoke to witnesses who reported that the victim was crossing the street in the crosswalk when a speeding motor vehicle failed to stop and then struck the victim. Officers approached the operator of the vehicle to question him about the accident when they detected a strong odor of alcohol and observed him to be unsteady on his feet. Several field sobriety tests were administered to the operator. The suspect, Seaton Barrington, 57, of Dorchester was arrested and charged Operating to Endanger, and Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Elephant Walk Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint Early yesterday morning around 12:38am, officers from District 4 while responding to a motor vehicle accident, were approached by a man with his hands bound behind his back stating that his restaurant was being robbed. The victim stated to officers that the suspects were still in the restaurant and that his wife was inside. Officers hurriedly made their way to the restaurant and began searching for the suspects. A second victim of the robbery was located in the basement. It was determined that the suspects had fled the scene. The victims revealed that the suspects approached one of the victims while he was taking the trash out of the rear door. The victims also stated that the suspects were armed with handguns and demanded money. The suspects proceeded to rob the restaurant of approximately $3,000.00 in petty cash and a laptop computer. One of the victims was treated and released on scene.