OPERATION COMMON CURE LANDS SIX BEHIND BARS

On Monday, March 17, 2008, officers from Area A-1 (Downtown) and members the Area A Neighborhood Drug Units conducted Operation Common Cure, a police initiative designed to address and remedy various quality of life concerns (emphasizing drug-related activities) adversely effecting the Boston Common. As a result of today’s operation, officers arrested the following six suspects:· Donald Hall, 37, of Dorchester for Possession & Distribution of Class B Drugs. · Marques Brown, 32, of Roxbury for Possession & Distribution of Class B Drugs. · Anthony Hill, 23, of New Bedford for Possession & Distribution of Class B Drugs. · Khyeme Johnson, 20, of Dorchester for Possession & Distribution of Class B Drugs. · Tyrone Bell, 40, of Boston for Possession & Distribution of Class B Drugs. · Pedro Colon, 21, of Charlestown on an outstanding warrant for Assault to Murder (Armed).