DAILY INCIDENTS FOR DECEMBER 21, 2006

Kidnapping Suspects Arrested with FirearmOfficers from District 11, yesterday around 10:50am, responded to a radio call for a person with a gun at 27 Oakley St. While en route, officers were given a description of the suspect and his vehicle. On arrival, officers observed the described motor vehicle along with two occupants, one matching the suspect description. Both occupants were removed from the car. At that time, officers observed a firearm partially exposed under the front passenger seat. Both suspects were placed under arrest and transported to District 11. During an inventory search of the motor vehicle, officers recovered additional ammunition and two bags of marijuana. Officers later spoke to the victim who reported that the suspects, while walking on Geneva St, approached him. Per victim, the suspect exited his car and threatened him over an outstanding debt. The suspect then told the victim to get in his car. The suspect drove to the victim’s house and ordered the victim to pay his debt. The victim reported that he entered his house, asked his neighbor to call the police, and fled out the back door. Suspect, Ernest E. Edwards, 24, of Dorchester was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Armed Assault with Intent to Rob, Kidnapping, Possession of Class D and Operating a Motor Vehicle without Being Licensed. Suspect, Jaida D. Cross, 19, of Dorchester was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Assault with Intent to Rob, Kidnapping and Possession of Class D. Multi-Agency Effort Nabs Suspect for Armed Robbery About 5:54pm yesterday, officers from District 2 with the assistance of Boston Housing Police, Wentworth University Police, and Northeastern Police arrested suspect, Edwin N. Torres, 17, of Roxbury and charged him with Armed Robbery. Officers from District 2 were dispatched to the intersection of Ruggles St. and Annunciation Rd. for armed robbery. While en route, BPD officers learned that a Housing officer was in pursuit of individuals, who matched the suspect descriptions. Officers also broadcasted the description to Wentworth University and Northeastern University Police. Based on that broadcast, the Northeastern Police located an individual matching one of the suspect’s descriptions in the rear of Ruggles MBTA station. A “pat frisk” was performed on that individual, and during the “pat frisk” officers located a replica silver and black firearm, holster, handcuffs, and a black Motorola radio. The victim subsequently positively identified the suspect. The victim reported that he was walking to his car on Annunciation Rd. when one of three suspects grabbed him from behind and demanded money, while a second suspect displayed a firearm. Per victim, he took money from his pocket and handed it to a third suspect. The suspects then unsuccessfully attempted to take the victim’s laptop computer before fleeing the scene. Officers located two other individuals believed to match the description of the two other suspects, but the victim was unable to positively identify them. Giving Spirit Lands Three in Jail Yesterday around 6:00pm, officers from District 6 responded to 7 Allstate Rd./Target to assist a detail officer. There, officers learned from Loss Prevention officers that an employee had been observed on close circuit television reducing merchandise price from the true value for two customers at her cash register. According to loss prevention officers, the cashier reduced a total actual cash value from over $250 to under $70 Suspects, Shantee Griffin, 18, and a 12 year old female juvenile from Dorchester and Latanya M. Stokes, 17, of Hyde Park were all arrested and charged with Larceny over $250.