Daily Incidents for Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Two Arrested On Drug ChargesLast night around 7:06pm, members of the Mountain Bike Unit were on patrol in the Grove Hall area and observed two individuals sitting on the top stairs of 67 Elm Hill Avenue. The building is clearly posted “No Trespassing- Police Take Notice” and officers have made numerous drug arrests at this location. Upon noticing the officers, both individuals stood up and began walking down the stairs. Officers asked the two individuals if they lived there and they both stated they did not. While walking up the stairs, officers observed that one of the wooden stairs post caps was removed and there was a brown paper towel stuffed into the hollowed post. Officers removed the paper towel and observed blunt tobacco inside the post. Dobey Veal, 19, of Dorchester was arrested and charged with Trespassing. Derek Garner, 19 of Dorchester was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B with in 1000ft of a School Zone, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B and Possession of Class B. Officers also recovered several off-white pieces of a rock like substance believed to be crack cocaine on the suspect. Concertgoer Arrested After Being Asked To Leave Last night at 9:29pm, officers were performing a detail at the TD Banknorth Garden, when they were requested by the building security to escort a couple of individuals out of the building for fighting during a concert. One of the combatants was escorted out of the building without any incident. However the second suspect was very boisterous and using profane language towards the officers and building security. After the suspect was escorted from the building he was asked not to return by building security. Officers were later approached by a member of security personnel, who stated that the suspect was back inside the building trying to gain entry into the concert. Officers once again attempted to escort the suspect, but the suspect started fighting and kicked an officer in the leg. John Finnegan, 19, of Dracut was arrested and charged with Disorderly, Resisting Arrest, Trespassing and Assault and Battery On a Police Officer.