Daily Incidents for Thursday, September 27, 2007

Officer Arrests Suspect After Shooting and Recovers FirearmYesterday at 3:07pm, while at the intersection of Marcella and Washington Street, an officer from District B-2 (Roxbury) heard a radio broadcast for a white vehicle wanted in connection to a shooting at 67 Elm Hill Avenue. The officer observed a white car being operated by a black male driving down Washington Street towards King Boulevard. The officer activated her lights and sirens in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop. The operator of the white vehicle drove over the curve and turned right onto Elmore Street. The officer then turned onto Elmore Street and observed the tail end of the vehicle turn onto Kensington Street. At this time, the officer did not see the vehicle parked on the street. The officer observed the vehicle parked in the driveway of 15 Kensington Street. The vehicle was parked a few feet away from a building dumpster. The officer observed the operator of the vehicle stepping out of the car. At that time the officer instructed the operator to step away from the vehicle. The operator was placed under arrest. The officer located a firearm in the dumpster. After further investigation, officers located a crime scene at 67 Elm Hill Avenue. Officers were informed that a white vehicle pulled up next to the driveway and multiple shots were fired. Officers observed a hole in the victim’s pants. Further investigation revealed that the victim suffered a bullet graze to his leg. Keith Meredith, 21, of Mattapan was arrested and charged with Possession of a Loaded firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Firearm Discharge within 500ft of a Dwelling and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. Suspect Arrested After Armed Robbery Officers from District A-1 (Downtown) were flagged down at 1:47am this morning by a passerby reporting a possible fight. Officers spoke with the victim who stated he was just robbed by gunpoint. The victim stated he was in the Boston Common about an half hour ago and a female asked him for a dollar. The victim stated when he took out his wallet a black male displayed a knife and demanded his wallet. The female suspect took the wallet and they both fled in different directions towards Tremont Street. A description of the suspect was broadcasted as a black male with a white baseball cap backwards, long white t-shirt, long blue jeans and white uptown sneakers. The female was described as wearing a white t-shirt and black jeans. Officers searched the area with the victim who observed the male suspect at 8 Park Plaza. Officers stopped the suspect who stated, “I did not do anything and I am not taking this from nobody.” Timothy Taylor, 36, of Boston was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery and Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon