At about 6:06am, on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, officers from Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded to 74 Train Street for a person breaking into a motor vehicle. The caller stated that a family member found a male inside his vehicle and was holding the suspect while awaiting the arrival of police. On arrival, officers observed the victim who was still holding the suspect. According to the victim, he was leaving his house to go to work but, when he went to enter his car, he observed the suspect inside his vehicle. At which point, the victim pulled the suspect out his car and held him until police arrived.
A search of the suspect enabled officers to see and seize a multi-purpose tool (complete with a wrench & several knives) and approximately forty dollars in loose change. While still on the scene, the victim noted that the suspect was wearing his sneakers, a pair of sneakers that had been left in the car.
Officers arrested Khuong Nguyen, 18, of Boston and charged him Breaking & Entering a Motor Vehicle.