LESS THAN NEIGHBORLY BEHAVIOR
At about 9:25pm, on Friday, November 27, 2009, officers from Area D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for an assault & battery in progress in the area of 27 Braddock Park. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated, upon returning home, he observed an intruder (his neighbor) inside his apartment. According to the victim, it appeared that the neighbor had managed to gain access to his apartment by going through the basement. The victim further states that it appeared that the neighbor had gone through some of his personal belongings. When confronted or discovered, the victim says that his neighbor pushed him to the ground and stated, “Where’s the rent?”
Officers arrested Ron Lake, 43, of Boston and charged him with Breaking & Entering (Night time) and Assault & Battery.
OVER THE LIMIT – UNDER ARREST
At about 10:01pm, on Friday, November 27, 2009, officers from Area E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a motor vehicle accident in the area of Seaver Street and Walnut Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers observed what appeared to be a minor fender bender. However, upon speaking to the operators, it became apparent that one of the operators (herein referred to as suspect) looked to be under the influence of alcohol. Upon speaking to the suspect, officers noted that the suspect had slurred speech and an odor of alcohol emanating from his person. When asked if he’d be willing to consent to a field sobriety test, the suspect was unable to provide a coherent answer.
Officers arrested Dave Birdie, 51, of Boston and charged him with Operating Under the Influence (Alcohol).