At about 11:38pm, on Saturday, January 23, 2011, officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) responded to radio call for a disturbance in the area of 125 Crawford Street. On arrival, officers observed a smashed and splintered front door. According to the victim, his friend smashed the door with a shovel after he and the suspect had been involved in a verbal altercation. Officers noted and observed a snow shovel which was lying next to the front door. The victim states, when the argument ended, he entered his apartment and closed the door. According to the victim, when the door closed, the suspect began hammering his door with the shovel.
Officers arrested Curt Porter, 24, of Boston and charged him with the Willful & Malicious Destruction of Property.