Daily Incidents for Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Suspects Launch Assault from Mo-pedYesterday at approximately 1:37 PM, District C-11 (Dorchester) officers responded to a radio call for an unarmed robbery at 108 Welles Avenue. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim, who stated that two black males on a yellow mo-ped had robbed him. The victim described the suspects and explained that one of them jumped off the mo-ped and assaulted him, and then removed his wallet from his back pocket. Officers conducted a search of the area and subsequently stopped two black males riding a yellow mo-ped who fit the description provided by the victim. The victim was transported to the location of the suspects and was able to positively identify them. The suspects, Brandon R. McCalop, 18, of Dorchester, and a 16 year-old male, were transported to District C-11 and charged with Unarmed Robbery. Orange Shirt Dead Giveaway for Robbery Suspect At approximately 5:20 PM on June 11, 2007, officers in District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to the residence of a victim for a report of an unarmed robbery committed against him. The victim stated that when he got off the bus at the corner of Blue Hill Ave. and Lawrence Ave., he observed five black males, approximately 15-18 years old, on the sidewalk near the bus stand. As he walked by the suspects, one of them approached him and stated, “Empty your pockets.” The victim described the suspect as wearing an orange and yellow polo shirt and baggy blue jeans. The victim stated that at this point a second suspect assaulted him. He stated that while he was on the ground, all the suspects reached into his pockets and emptied their contents. The suspects fled down Blue Hill Avenue. Officers searching the area soon observed a black male wearing an orange and yellow polo shirt and baggy blue jeans outside a storefront. Officers verbally commanded the suspect to remain where he was standing. The victim was brought to the scene and was able to positively identify the suspect. Kenneth Wilson, 17, of Dorchester, was transported to District B-2 and charged with Unarmed Robbery. Taunting iPod Thief Doesn’t Get Far At approximately 2:35 PM on Monday, June 11, 2007, District A-1 (Downtown) officers responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at 164 Tremont St. Upon arrival, officers were met by the victim, who stated that a black male with a red t-shirt and jeans removed her iPod from her back pocket as she exited the bus. According to the victim, the suspect then waved the iPod in her direction before fleeing on foot. The victim stated that she and a witness followed the suspect. Officers then searched the area with the victim. Officers, with help from the victim, spotted the suspect walking on Chauncy Street. Officers arrested and charged a 16 year-old male with Unarmed Robbery.